newstennis3 days ago

Yuki Bhambri confused and disappointed after his exclusion from TOP Scheme

Yuki Bhambri admitted that he was surprised and shocked upon being excluded from the Target Olympic Podium Scheme and justified his preference of playing with the best the US Open over Asian Games. All India Tennis Association has, however, asked the government to reconsider the decision.
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newstennis7 months ago

Grand Slam Board releases list of possible rule changes for 2018 season

The 2017 season has given the Grand Slam Board a lot to ponder upon and they have released a list of changes after their meeting, in London, that could be enforced in 2018. A major change would be the players being penalized if they decide to withdraw just before a tournament or in the first round.
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newstennis8 months ago

Fabio Fognini faces conditional suspension for two Grand Slams

Grand Slam Board has threatened Italian ace Fabio Fognini with a two-year ban and $96,000 fine after the 30-year-old was found guilty of misconduct at the US Open six weeks ago. He is in danger of missing out on two Grand Slams, including US open, if he commits another major offence before 2020.
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newstennis9 months ago

Toni Nadal predicts Rafael Nadal will catch Roger Federer

Rafael Nadal's uncle and long-time coach, Toni Nadal, has tipped his nephew to reach Roger Federer's record haul of 19 Grand Slam titles. Toni has also added that, despite the loss of form and injuries over the last few years, he always believed that Rafa could win Grand Slam titles again.
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newstennis9 months ago

Rafael Nadal has a lot more to offer, claims Carlos Moya

Carlos Moya believes that Rafael Nadal, who won his second major of the year in New York last week, is capable of competing at the highest level for a few more years if he manages to stay fit. The Spaniard is just three Grand Slams away from equalling Roger Federer's record of 19 major titles.
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newstennis9 months ago

WATCH | Rafael Nadal’s spectacular shot surprises Kevin Anderson in US Open final

While most fans expected the final of the US Open between Rafael Nadal and Kevin Anderson to be a one sided affair, the former looked intent to give the fans their money's worth. Nadal came up with an audacious lob-cum-slice return to give the fans at the Arthur Ashe court something to cheer about.
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newstennis9 months ago

US Open | Rafael Nadal defeats Kevin Anderson to lift men’s title

The final held no such surprise that the previous rounds had promised as tournament favorite Rafael Nadal cruised to a one-sided victory over Kevin Anderson to lift his third US open title. This Spaniard’s 16th Grand Slam title means that he is only three behind Roger Federer's tally of 19 titles.
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newstennis9 months ago

US Open round up | Sloane Stephens lifts US Open title by defeating Madison Keys

Sloane Stephens became only the fifth unseeded woman to win a major title in the Open era as she defeated Madison Keys 6-3, 6-0 in the final. She is also the first American woman from outside the Williams family to win a major singles title since Jennifer Capriati at the 2002 Australian Open.
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newstennis9 months ago

I'm angry to lose a chance like this, admits Del Potro after losing semifinal against Rafael Nadal

Juan Martin del Potro stated he was angry over his US Open semifinal loss to Rafael Nadal and admitted he never had control of the match. He praised his opponent Nadal for his improved backhand which helped him win the semi final 4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 6-2 and tipped him to lift the title again.
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newstennis9 months ago

WATCH: Rafael Nadal pulls off an inhuman stretch to get a point against Juan Martin Del Potro

Juan Martin Del Potro was given a taste of things to come as early as in the first set today when an obstinate Rafael Nadal pulled off an inhuman stretch following a magnificent sprint to win a stunning point. The Spaniard has reached the US Open final, where he faces South Africa's Kevin Anderson.
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