newstennisa month 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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newstennisa month ago

French tennis federation to build Rafael Nadal's statue at Roland Garros

French tennis federation chief Bernard Giudicelli has confirmed the construction of Rafael Nadal's statue at Rolland Garros via Facebook today, a news which was revealed in May. Nadal won a record 10th title in June this year defeating Stan Wawrinka in the finals of the clay-court tournament.
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newstennisa month 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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newstennis2 months ago

Del Potro asks Djokovic to spend quality time with kids

Novak Djokovic has been advised to spend quality time with wife and kids by Argentine Juan Del Potro as the Serbian prepares for a stronger comeback next year. Del Potro is well acquainted with Djokovic's situation as he has himself missed a large part of his career with frustrating wrist injuries.
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newstennis2 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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newstennis2 months ago

It will take time for Djokovic to get his intensity back, believes Pat Cash

Former Australian tennis great Pat Cash has insisted that Novak Djokovic will take some time to come back to winning ways after an early comeback next year. But the 1987 Wimbledon champion suggested that the Serb must be mentally prepared when he does decide to return to court.
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newstennis2 months ago

Novak Djokovic unlikely to play US Open

Former world number one Novak Djokovic may end the year without a Grand slam for the first time in seven years as he might have to withdraw from the US Open due to his elbow injury. Djokovic was forced to retire from his Wimbledon quarterfinal match against Tomas Berdych for the same injury.
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newstennis2 months 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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featuretennis2 months 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.
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newstennis2 months ago

Novak Djokovic considers taking a break after Wimbledon injury scare

Novak Djokovic, knocked out of Wimbledon yesterday, is considering a break from tennis to find a long-term solution to his injury woes. The former World No.1, forced to retire from his QF match against Tomas Berdych, remarked that his pain had shot up day by day and that "today was the worst day".
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