featuretennis17 days ago

Rafael Nadal Vows to End Roger Federer's Domination

Roger Federer might be on top of the world after winning the Men’s Singles in Australian Open, but he is yet to cover plenty of ground before he becomes the World No. 1 again. And Rafael Nadal, who is currently sitting atop the ATP rankings, has vowed to crush Federer’s hopes of overtaking him.
Ayesha d'Souza
newstennis2 months ago

Andy Murray to trim schedule to prevent recurrence of injuries

Andy Murray has planned to trim his schedule for the new season to prevent the recurrence of the injuries that blighted his campaign in 2017, after the Wimbledon quarter-final exit in July. Murray has been suffering from a hip problem that kept him out of the latter part of the season last year.
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newstennis3 months ago

Judy Murray backs change in ATP scheduling after injury-packed 2017

Judy Murray has asserted that the ATP needs to rethink the scheduling of the year’s matches to avoid players missing out majors due to injuries. The 58-year-old coach pointed out that despite managing their workload, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal ended up missing quite a bit of the action.
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newstennis3 months ago

Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl part ways again

Eighteenth months after re-signing with Ivan Lendl, Andy Murray has decided to split with the veteran coach by "mutual agreement" after yet another successful campaign in 2016. The duo had first teamed up in 2012, which had proved to be the start of Murray’s success on the biggest stage.
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newstennis4 months ago

WATCH | Roger Federer in a kilt defeats a tartan-hat wearing Andy Murray

Andy Murray looked quite different to the crowd as he donned a Tam o' Shanter complete with ginger wig to face Roger Federer during a charity game in Glasgow, who had borrowed a kilt from a female fan mid-game. The not so serious game ended in the Swiss’ favour, who won it 6-3 3-6 10-6.
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featuretennis4 months ago

Long recovery breaks and advanced conditining foresee ageing players dominate world tennis for years to come

Tennis has undergone a huge change over the years. No more can a knee or elbow surgery force the end of an athlete’s career, even if he has crossed his prime. With men’s tennis mostly dominated by players in their early and mid-thirties now, recovery breaks have become a growing trend.
Subhayan Dutta
newstennis6 months ago

US Open draw | Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal semi-final a possibility

World No.1 Rafael Nadal could battle it out against his formidable foe Roger Federer in the semi-finals of the US Open according to the draw unveiled on Friday. Nadal will start his campaign against Serbia's Dusan Lajovic while Federer will take on American Frances Tiafoe in the opening round.
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newstennis6 months ago

Cincinnati Masters: Ramkumar Ramanathan beats Chris Eubanks to move into second round

India’s Ramkumar Ramanathan made it to the second round of the ongoing Cincinnati Masters, after he beat American qualifier Chris Eubanks 6-7, 6-1, 6-4. The 22-year-old Indian will next face either American Jared Donaldson or Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in the second round.
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newstennis6 months ago

Hip injury forces Andy Murray to pull out of Cincinnati Masters

World No.1 Andy Murray announced that he won't be competing at the Cincinnati Masters tournament scheduled to commence next week as he is still recovering from a hip injury. However, he is still hopeful of making a return at the US Open later this month where will be looking to bag a second title.
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newstennis7 months ago

Novak Djokovic's decade-long run in top-four comes to an end

Former World No.1 Novak Djokovic has dropped one place to fifth with Stan Wawrinka moving up to the fourth position in the latest ATP rankings published on Monday (July 31). This is the first time since July 2007 that the 12-time Grand Slam champion has been ranked outside the top four.
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