newstennis10 days ago

I just hope I can find my rhythm and range a bit earlier, says Roger Federer

Roger Federer, who would be returning to action with Stuttgart open after missing clay court season, hopes to find his rhythm and range as earlier as possible. Federer insisted that his return to tennis would not be easy after not playing for three months, since the loss against Thanasi Kokkinakis.
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newstennis11 days ago

Rafael Nadal unsure about Wimbledon participation owing to fitness issue.

Rafael Nadal is unsure about his participation in the Wimbledon as he would wait to see how his body recovers after a taxing clay court season. Having longevity of his career in mind, the two-time Wimbledon champion will consult his team and coach Carlos Moya before taking the big call.
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newstennis14 days ago

Andre Agassi thinks Roger Federer should not be criticized for backing out of French Open

After Roger Federer backed out of the French Open for the third consecutive year, he invited a lot of criticism but Andre Agassi has voiced his support for the Swiss maestro in his decision. Agassi stated that he wants Federer to be careful so that he keeps playing for as long as possible.
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newstennis17 days ago

French Open | Novak Djokovic appearance in the Wimbledon doubtful

After his quarter-final defeat in the French Open against Marco Cecchinato, three-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic has revealed his uncertainty in participating in the grass-court tournament. Djokovic was beaten 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 1-6 7-6 (13-11) by the Italian World No. 72, in Paris on Tuesday.
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newstennisa month ago

Injured Andy Murray may return in time for Wimbledon

Andy Murray, who has been out of action since 2017, can still return to play at Wimbledon 2018 according to his mother. The British professional tennis player underwent a hip surgery in January this year, after which his chances of returning to the professional tennis circuit looked pale.
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newstennis5 months ago

Roger Federer joins calls for higher prize money cut in Grand Slams

Roger Federer joined Novak Djokovic in the demand for higher prize money at the Grand Slams, as the 19-time Grand Slam champion's participation now adds weight to the debate. The Swiss ace stated that his fellow players also had an agreement with the Grand Slam pool, which has run its course.
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newstennis6 months ago

Andy Murray to trim schedule to prevent recurrence of injuries

Andy Murray has planned to trim his schedule for the new season to prevent the recurrence of the injuries that blighted his campaign in 2017, after the Wimbledon quarter-final exit in July. Murray has been suffering from a hip problem that kept him out of the latter part of the season last year.
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newstennis6 months ago

33-year-old Marion Bartoli announces return after four-year time away

French tennis ace Marion Bartoli, on Tuesday, surprised many by announcing her comeback in professional tennis after a four-year hiatus from the game. The Frenchwoman had retired from tennis after winning the Wimbledon 2013 following which she had contracted a life-threatening mystery virus.
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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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newstennis9 months ago

Roger Federer's appearance fees at ATP events revealed

Roger Federer has always featured in the list of the world's highest paid tennis players and between June 2016 and 2017 made a cool $64 million. Federer has a lot of sponsors by his side as well and he charges $2 million to play exhibitions and over $1 million to play ATP 250 and 500 events.
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