newstennis3 days ago

VIDEO | Roger Federer bamboozles Bemelmans with a no-look shot before getting the winner

One of the reasons Roger Federer is the best in his game is because of his ability to make difficult things look ridiculously easy. The Swiss ace exhibited one such instance yet again at Rotterdam as he stunned Ruben Bemelmans with a no-look return before clinching the winner like a boss.
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featuretennis11 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.
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newstennisa month ago

Australian Open | Bopanna-Babos enter mixed doubles QF; Nadal concedes match mid-way due to leg injury

In what was a proud moment for Indian Tennis fans all over the world, the pair of Rohan Bopanna and his partner Timea Babos reached the quarters of the mixed doubles at the Australian Open. Last year’s finalist Rafael Nadal bowed out due to a leg injury during the match against Marin Cilic.
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newstennisa month ago

AUSTRALIAN OPEN | Rafael Nadal defeats Dzumhur as Wozniacki ousts Bertens

Friday saw no upsets as Rafael Nadal, Grigor Dimitrov and Nick Kyrgios had convincing wins against Damir Dzumhur, Andrey Rublev and Wilfried Tsonga respectively. In women’s singles, Caroline Wozniacki defeated Kiki Bertens as 15-year-old Kostyuk was knocked out by Elina Svitolina in the round of 32.
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reporttennisa month ago

Australian Open | Rafael Nadal, Grigor Dimitrov enter third round with contrasting victories

Rafael Nadal has progressed to the third round of the Australian Open after a sublime straight-set victory over Leonardo Mayer on Wednesday. On the other hand, third-seed Grigor Dimitrov was tested to the limit but eventually overcame the challenge of American qualifier Mackenzie McDonald in 5 sets.
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newstennisa month ago

I don't think a 36-year-old should be a favourite of a tournament, says Federer

Defending Champion Roger Federer plays it safe citing his age as a major reason as to why he shouldn't be considered as one of the favourites to win the Australian Open 2018. Federer has also added that Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are in a better situation to win the tournament in Melbourne.
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newstennisa month ago

Incredibly talented Nick Kyrgios difficult to beat, says Roger Federer

Roger Federer, who has a realistic chance of retaining the Australian Open title given his opponents’ injury concerns, believes the talented Nick Kyrgios to be a tough challenge. Bookies have handed Kyrgios odds of 16/1, placing the sole Australian seed as the fifth favourite to win the title.
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newstennisa month ago

Bookies pick Roger Federer as favorite to win Australian Open

With the much-awaited Australian Open draw was finally revealed on Thursday and bookies have placed World no. 2 Roger Federer as the favourite to defend his title. Federer is followed by World No.1 Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, both of whom have come to the tournament with injury concerns.
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newstennisa month ago

Australian Open 2018 draw | Roger Federer starts title defence against Aljaz Bedene

Australian Open draw has been announced and defending champion Roger Federer is pitted against Aljaz Bedene in the first round of the tournament while injury-return Novak Djokovic takes on America's Donald Young. Last year’s runner-up Rafael Nadal will open up against Victor Estrella Burgos.
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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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