newstennis28 minutes ago

Get professional or get out of here – Australian media to Nick Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios once again finds himself in the eye of a storm after his second round Australian Open exit at the hands of Andreas Seppi. The 21-year-old threw away a two-set lead in the match and faced the wrath of the Australian media and John McEnroe in the studio for his perceived lack of effort.
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newstennis7 hours ago

Andre Agassi : It pisses me off that Roger Federer makes it look so easy

American tennis great Andre Agassi has described Roger Federer as “arguably the greatest ever” for “what he could do on every surface”. The former world No1 also said that everyone should be grateful for the fact that they are watching one of the greatest generation of tennis stars at the moment.
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newstennisa day ago

Somdev Devvarman slams AITA over Nagal row in open letter

In an open letter, Somdev Devvarman has criticized the All India Tennis Association (AITA) and Secretary General Hironmoy Chatterjee for allegedly leaking the reasons for dropping Sumit Nagal to the press. Devvarman defended Nagal, who has maintained his innocenece in the entire controversy.
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newstennis2 days ago

Australian Open | Ivo Karlovic and Horacio Zeballos serve up 108 aces

Big-serving Croatian Ivo Karlovic produced another memorable performance as he racked up 75 aces in his first-round tie against Horacio Zeballos at the Australian Open on Tuesday. Karlovic won the five-set marathon encounter, which went on for five hours and 14 minutes, 6-7, 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 22-20.
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newstennis3 days ago

WATCH: Roger Federer answers questions about his hidden talent, best tennis memory, and more

Former World no.1 Roger Federer, or just ‘Roge’ according to him, believes that he has no other talents apart from his tennis skills. In a free-rolling interview, Federer hailed Michael Jordan and Stefan Edberg as his childhood idols and went on to pick the 2003 Wimbledon win as his favorite moment.
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newstennis3 days ago

Venus Williams: I know how to play tennis…I like to think I’m good at this

Venus Williams, who is playing in her 17th Australian Open, has joked about knowing “how to play tennis” after defeating Kateryna Kozlova 7-6, 7-5 in the first-round clash in Melbourne. The 36-year-old, seeded 13th at the event, is confident that “2017 is going to be a wonderful year” for her.
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newstennis4 days ago

It's been a long time since I played 'pain-free', admits Rafael Nadal

Tennis star Rafael Nadal has admitted that he played the entire last year suppressing excruciating pain in his left wrist. Nadal, who is however confident of competing for more titles despite suffering from multiple injuries, said that he is not aiming to surpass Federer's record of 17 Grand Slams.
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newstennis5 days ago

Djokovic sidesteps queries on Boris Becker's 'work-rate' remarks

Australian Open title holder Novak Djokovic has played down the rumours of a rift between him and former coach Boris Becker saying that he has nothing bad to say about the German. Djokovic also said that regaining the World No.1 rank will never be his priority ahead of the Australian Open.
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newstennis6 days ago

Watch : Novak Djokovic 'hits' Shane Warne for a six

In a battle between sports, Novak Djokovic came out on top by hitting Shane Warne for a six during a charity event on Thursday at the Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne. Djokovic also managed to beat Warne in a bowl out later (though with a bit of cheating) after taking tips from Aaron Finch.
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newstennis6 days ago

Australian Open | Tricky draw for Murray, Djokovic

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic have been handed a tricky draw at the Australian Open, starting on Jan 16 at the Melbourne Park. Although former world No1 Roger Federer has an easy opener, the Swiss ace will face stern challenges as he advances in the opening grand slam of the season.
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