newstennis9 hours ago

Federer says Francis Tiafoe is a star in the making

Roger Federer was pitted against Francis Tiafoe in the Miami open round 2 on Saturday. Federer was greatly impressed with the playing style of the 19-year old American player. He defeated Tiafoe in 2 straight sets. Federer further commented on the new breed of tennis players
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newstennis2 days ago

Rohan Bopanna crashes out of Miami Open

Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas were knocked out in the first round of the Miami Open by the all-Australian team of Nick Kyrgios and Matt Reid. The Indo-Uruguayan pair rallied from a set down but ended up losing the super tie-break. The match lasted an hour and 24 minutes.
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newstennis4 days ago

Watch| Iguana halts a tennis match

An iguana paid an unexpected visit to the Miami Open match between Tommy Haas and Jiri Vesely and even took a stroll on the court before being escorted out of the playing arena. Haas even managed to take a selfie with the reptile, before going down to his opponent 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 7-5.
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newstennis6 days ago

Forbes | 3 reasons why Roger Federer is now more important to tennis than ever

Writing for Forbes, Danielle Rossingh explained why Roger Federer's return to winning ways is not just good but necessary for tennis. She listed out the lack of rivalries, the inconsistency of Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, and failure of the youngsters to perform on the big stage as her reasons.
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newstennis7 days ago

WATCH: Stan Wawrinka abuses Roger Federer after losing in the final at Indian Wells

Stan Wawrinka, who lost to Roger Federer in the final of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, called his countryman an 'asshole’ when he saw him laughing during his post-match speech. Federer, considered the great player of all time, brushed it aside, saying he takes it as a compliment.
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newstennis11 days ago

Sania Mirza and Barbara Strycova knocked out of Indian Wells

The pair of Sania Mirza and Barbara Strycova were knocked out of the BNP Paribas Open, after going down to Martina Hingis and Yung-jan Chan in the quarter-finals. Leander Paes and his doubles partner Juan Martin del Potro have also lost their men's doubles match to be out of the tournament.
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newstennis13 days ago

WATCH | Ryan Harrison destroys five racquets in epic meltdown at Indian Wells

American tennis player Ryan Harrison destroyed five of his racquets on the court during his 4-6, 6-3, 5-7 loss to Damir Dzumhur in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Harrison’s rage poured out towards the end of the third set as he lost from a winning position.
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newstennis14 days ago

Caroline Wozniacki: Maria Sharapova’s wildcards are disrespectful to other players

Former world No.1 Caroline Wozniacki is completely against Maria Sharapova’s planned return from a 15-month drugs ban at Stuttgart next month and called it “disrespectful” to other WTA players. She said that when a player is banned for drugs, she should start from the bottom and fight her way back.
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newstennis15 days ago

Watch: Roger Federer has a fun interaction with kids at Indian Wells

Roger Federer made it an afternoon to remember for a group of 50 kids at the Paribas Open in Indian Wells, as the Swiss ace, who won his 18th grand slam at the Australian Open in January, answered their questions and even did 10 pushups after it was demanded of him by some of the children.
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newstennis16 days ago

Rafael Nadal says Davis Cup three set solution not enough

Rafael Nadal has opined that the International Tennis Federation should space out the Davis Cup to make it more suitable for the top players to compete in it. The Spaniard also suggested changing the frequency at which the tournament is conducted stating that having it every year devalues the event.
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