newstennis2 days ago

Del Potro: Roger Federer is the best ever, he can be World No. 1 again

Argentine tennis star Juan Martin del Potro has called Roger Federer as the ‘best player ever’ and hoped that the Swiss maestro could compete with Djokovic and Murray for the first position. He also added that he woke up at 5 AM, only to watch Federer and Nadal locking horns at the Australian Open.
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newstennis3 days ago

Roger Federer signs a three-year deal with Swiss Indoors

Reigning Australian Open champion Roger Federer has signed a three-year deal with Swiss Indoors, for which he will continue playing at the event until 2019. Federer, who had missed the second half of 2016 with a knee injury, returned to action and scripted a fairytale win at the Australian Open.
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newstennis4 days ago

Roger Federer eager to team up with Rafael Nadal in first-ever Laver Cup

In a Ryder Cup-style tournament, which will see two teams – Team Europe and Team Rest of the World – compete against each other, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will join forces. Bjorn Borg will captain the European team, while American legend John McEnroe will lead the Rest of the World team.
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newstennis6 days ago

Bengaluru to host India-Uzbekistan Davis Cup tie in April

Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSLTA) will host the India-Uzbekistan Asia-Oceania Zone Group I Davis Cup tie from April 7 to 9, the All India Tennis Association (AITA) has announced. Uzbekistan has a 3-2 head-to-head record over India in the premier competition.
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newstennis7 days ago

Sania Mirza-Barbora Strycova lose in Doha semis

Sania Mirza and Barbara Strycova crashed out of the Qatar Total Open 2017 after they lost their semifinal in Doha last evening. The Indo-Czech duo suffered a 3-6, 6-1, 8-10 loss to the fourth-seeded pair of Abigail Spears and Katarina Srebotnik in a closely contested match.
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newstennis8 days ago

Sania Mirza critical of media's approach to her tax evasion notice

Sania Mirza launched a scathing attack on Indian media, saying a section of it was more interested in writing negative news rather than reporting on her on-court progress. A day after clarifying the tax evasion allegations, the women's doubles world No 1 took to Twitter to express her anger.
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newstennis8 days ago

Commentator to sue ESPN after being sacked for Venus Williams 'gorilla' comment

Doug Adler, who was sacked by ESPN after he appeared to call Venus Wiliams a 'gorilla' during live commentary at the Australian Open, is now planning to sue the broadcaster for unlawful dismissal. He has insisted that he had actually used the word 'guerilla' to describe Venus's playing style.
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newstennis8 days ago

Sania Mirza denies tax evasion

Sania Mirza, who was summoned in connection with an alleged case of non-payment of service tax, has denied any tax evasion and said that the Rs 1 crore given to her by the Telangana government was a "training incentive". Mirza’s chartered accountant was present before authorities yesterday.
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newstennis9 days ago

WATCH: Rafael Nadal's superstitions on the Tennis court

All sportspersons have some routines, habits, or superstitions that they believe put them in a position to perform better, and tennis superstar Rafael Nadal is no different. Every time he steps on the court, there are some things that he always does very particularly. Watch this video to find out.
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newstennis10 days ago

Maria Sharapova deserves a second chance : Boris Becker

Boris Becker has come out in support of Maria Sharapova stating that the Russian had paid her dues with her 15-month ban and now deserves a second chance. The German also added that tennis, as a sport, deserved far more credit for how the players have managed to keep the game clean.
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