newstennis13 hours ago

BBC receives record peak audience during Wimbledon Women’s Quarter-Final

BBC television has released some astounding figures concerning the Wimbledon women’s quarterfinal that took place on 11 July. The clash between Britain's Johanna Konta and Romanian Simona Halep has notched up a record 7.4 million audience views, one million more than the men’s final.
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newstennisa day ago

Four Wimbledon and French Open matches under scanner for unusual betting

The Tennis Integrity Unit flagged a total of four matches played at Wimbledon and French Open for unusual betting patterns. Out of the four matches flagged three were played at Wimbledon - two qualifiers and one match in the main draw - drawing unusual bets while one was at the French Open.
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newstennis3 days ago

Federer blasts young players for not putting up tough challenge in Wimbledon

Roger Federer has voiced his disappointment in the young players’ performance, criticizing them for not delivering in recently concluded Wimbledon. He also revealed the reason for his success stating that the young players are not strong enough to challenge ‘Fab-4’, which has been helpful for them.
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newstennis3 days ago

Pune to replace Chennai as venue for "Chennai Open"

Pune is all set to host what used to formerly be known as the Chennai Open as the 'Maharastra One' from next year after the tournament moves to Pune. The organizers of the ATP 250 event, played on hard courts, are trying to rope in players such as Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic for 2018.
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newstennis4 days ago

Marin Cilic focuses on the positives from his Wimbledon campaign

Having been outclassed by Roger Federer in the Wimbledon final on Sunday, Marin Cilic said that he would rather focus on the fact that he made it to the final of the most prestigious tournament of the year, rather than his loss in the final. The Croatian also revealed his plans ahead of the US Open.
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featuretennis4 days ago

Roger Federer - A humble champion

Humility is a virtue of the strong and not a vice of the weak. But having said this, how an individual deals with success will always be the true test of one's humility. And though remaining down to earth amid the highs and lows may seem like a tough task, Roger Federer has shown us the way.
Rohit George
newstennis4 days ago

Reports : Chennai Open's venue may shift to Pune

The Chennai Open, India's only ATP event, may move out of the city to Pune owing to the scarcity of sponsors and the political unrest that has gripped the state of Tamil Nadu. Meanwhile, the Maharashtra government has pitched Pune's Balewadi Stadium as the venue for the ATP 250 World Series event.
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newstennis5 days ago

Roger Federer gives no guarantees of returning to Centre court

Despite a record eighth Wimbledon title, Roger Federer has said that he is not sure if he will return to play another Wimbledon as he feels his age may catch up with him finally. The Swiss maestro also expressed his disbelief at coming back and winning a Slam after his long injury lay-off last year.
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reporttennis5 days ago

Wimbledon 2017 | Jamie Murray and Martina Hingis win mixed doubles title

Top seeds Jamie Murray and Martina Hingis defeated defending champions Heather Watson and Henri Kontinen 6-4 6-4 to win the Wimbledon mixed doubles title yesterday. Sunday's win took Hingis’ overall Grand Slam tally to 23 and five of her six mixed wins have come since the beginning of 2015.
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reporttennis5 days ago

Wimbledon 2017 | Roger Federer crushes Marin Cilic to claim record eighth Wimbledon title

Roger Federer outclassed Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 to claim his eighth Wimbledon title and his 19th Grand Slam overall. The Swiss maestro was at his dominant best throughout the final and barely broke a sweat during the encounter as he became the first man to win eight Wimbledon titles.
Rohit George