newstennis20 hours ago

French Open 2017| Murray faces an uphill road to the finals

The French Open draws have been revealed and Andy Murray has been handed a tricky path to what would be his second consecutive final at Roland Garros. Though Murray has avoided the likes of Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal in his half, he still faces a tough road to the finals in Paris.
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newstennisa day ago

Andy Murray battling illness ahead of French Open

Andy Murray is reportedly unwell ahead of the French Open, the main draw of which starts on Sunday. The Briton world No 1 has been struggling with various ailments since the start of the year which has affected his run at major events. Murray was runner-up to Novak Djokovic at the last French Open.
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newstennis3 days ago

Ankle injury puts Eugenie Bouchard’s French Open participation in jeopardy

Eugenie Bouchard's chances of participating in the 2017 French Open, scheduled to begin next week, have now been jeopardized after the Canadian withdrew from the ongoing Nuremberg Cup due to an ankle injury. The 23-year-old suffered the injury during training sessions last week.
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newstennis4 days ago

Victoria Azarenka targets Wimbledon return after birth of her son

Former world No 1 Victoria Azarenka is looking to make her return to competitive tennis at the Wimbledon in July following the birth of her son. The 27-year-old Belarusian ace, who was No 1 in 2012 and 2013, has not played since last year's French Open in May and gave birth to son Leo in December.
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newstennis5 days ago

Novak Djokovic has Andre Agassi on board for French Open

World No 2 Novak Djokovic has sought the services of former great Andre Agassi for the upcoming French Open after losing the Italian Open final to Alexander Zverev. Earlier this month Serbian ace Djokovic parted ways with longtime coach Marian Vajda and fitness trainer Gebhard Phil Gritsch.
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newstennis8 days ago

Maria Sharapova will play qualifiers instead of requesting Wimbledon wildcard

Maria Sharapova has said she will not request a wildcard for Wimbledon after failing to gain a high enough ranking for direct entry to the main draw, but would rather play the qualifiers. The Russian star was denied a wildcard entry to Roland Garros on moral grounds by the French officials.
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newstennis8 days ago

WATCH | Rafael Nadal shows Jack Sock why he is the 'King of Clay'

Even though Rafael Nadal is not the player he once was, he still has his moments, especially on clay, where he produces glimpses from years gone by. In the Rome Masters, against Jack Sock, Nadal showed immense grit to keep a point alive before producing a magical passing shot to win the point.
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newstennis9 days ago

Maria Sharapova's racket sponsor supports French Open’s decision to not give her wildcard

Johan Eliasch the chief executive of Maria Sharapova’s racket sponsor Head, has backed the French Open’s decision not to give her a wildcard entry into the upcoming event at Roland Garros. However, he also blamed WADA for not doing their duty properly which led to the start of the ongoing situation.
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newstennis9 days ago

Novak Djokovic critical of Rome Masters' playing surface

World No 2 Novak Djokovic has questioned the quality of the clay surface at the Rome Masters, saying it is not as good as it once was. A four-time winner in Rome, the Serbian former world No 1 said the reason for the problems could be the limited action the courts have seen ahead of the tournament.
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newstennis10 days ago

Maria Sharapova vows to "rise up again" after French Open snub

Maria Sharapova has promised to ‘rise up again’ after being denied a wildcard entry for the French Open. The Russian was denied a wildcard on moral grounds, following her 15-month doping ban, as the French Tennis Federation said that it was not in the best interest of the game to allow her to play.
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