newstennisa month 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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newstennis2 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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newstennis2 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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newstennis3 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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newstennis5 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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newstennis5 months ago

Nick Kyrgios : Don't put me in the same category as Bernard Tomic

Nick Kyrgios has distanced himself from compatriot Bernard Tomic saying that the latter has "lost his way" and that he doesn't make a lot of sense these days. This year Tomic has missed more tournaments than he has played, which has seen his ranking plummet from a career high 17 to 146.
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newstennis6 months ago

Maria Sharapova given wild card entry into US Open

Maria Sharapova has been handed a wild card entry into the main draw of this year's US Open on the basis of being a former winner, as decided by the USTA. Following her 15-month ban from the game for testing positive for meldonium, this will be her first major tournament since January 2016.
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newstennis6 months ago

Hip injury forces Andy Murray to pull out of Cincinnati Masters

World No.1 Andy Murray announced that he won't be competing at the Cincinnati Masters tournament scheduled to commence next week as he is still recovering from a hip injury. However, he is still hopeful of making a return at the US Open later this month where will be looking to bag a second title.
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newstennis6 months ago

Eugenie Bouchard: I did soul searching, I still love tennis

Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard has confessed that she still loves the game despite enduring a tough run of form since the turn of the year. Moreover, the 23-year-old also revealed that she was very satisfied with the training session that she had along with Andre Agassi last week.
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newstennis7 months ago

Roger Federer and I are better prepared to compete for World No.1 spot, says Rafael Nadal

World No. 2 Rafael Nadal believes he and 3rd placed Roger Federer are better prepared to fight it out for the World No.1 spot owing to their splendid run of form in the recent past. Andy Murray currently holds the World No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings with 7750 points to his name.
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