newstennisa month ago

Amazed by what Roger Federer has done to reinvent himself, says Leander Paes

Veteran Indian tennis player Leander Paes has heaped praise on Roger Federer, admitting that he was amazed to see how the Swiss maestro has "reinvented" himself to win Grand Slams in the twilight years of his career. Federer had confirmed his participation in next year’s Olympics on Monday.
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newstennis2 months ago

Sumit Nagal loses Banja Luka Challenger final in straight sets

22-year-old sixth seed Sumit Nagal suffered a defeat to Dutchman Tallon Griekspoor in the final of the €46,600 Challenger tennis tournament in Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina. Nagal, who hadn't dropped a single set in the tournament, suffered a straight-sets defeat against the Dutchman.
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newstennis2 months ago

Sumit Nagal calls for support to stay afloat after ‘dream’ Grand Slam debut

Despite becoming a household name following his Grand Slam debut against Roger Federer, Sumit Nagal has struggled to get new sponsorships and has for support to stay afloat. Latest ATP rankings have made Nagal India’s second highest-ranked tennis player as he leapfrogged Ramkumar Ramanathan.
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newstennis3 months ago

Sumit Nagal will definitely have a solid career, says Roger Federer

Roger Federer heaped praise on India's Sumit Nagal after the latter put up a spirited performance in the opening round loss at this year's US Open. The talented youngster succumbed to a 6-4, 1-6, 2-6, 4-6 defeat in a match that lasted two hours and 50 minutes in his maiden Grand Slam appearance.
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newstennis3 months ago

US Open | Sumit Nagal gives Roger Federer huge scare before losing

India’s Sumit Nagal had his dream debut in the US Open against the legendary Roger Federer on Tuesday as the youngster showed grit and quality to take a break off the former World No.1. However, despite the strong fight, his inexperience finally got the better of him as he lost in four sets.
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newstennis3 months ago

Sumit Nagal gets dream Grand Slam debut against Roger Federer after qualification

India's Sumit Nagal booked a place in the main draw of the US Open, after a win over Joao Menezes, where he was dealt a dream matchup against Roger Federer. Nagal will be joined by Prajnesh Gunneswaran making it the first time since 1998 that India have two players in the singles main draw.
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newstennis5 months ago

There are not many real friends on the tour, says Roger Federer

20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer admits that once he retires, there won't be many players that he'll be in touch with, insisting that he would only know who his "real friends" are once he retires. Federer also says that he will miss his Tennis family once he hangs up his boots.
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newstennis5 months ago

French Open | Rafael Nadal downs Roger Federer while rain suspends Novak Djokovic play

Rafael Nadal took a giant stride to contend for his 12th Roland Garros title as he got the better of Roger Federer in straight sets on a windy day in Paris. In other game, Novak Djokovic’s tensed duel against Dominic Thiem had to be suspended due to rain as they are scheduled to continue today.
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newstennis5 months ago

VIDEO | Off-balance Roger Federer creates unbelievable backspin to stun Rafael Nadal

Even before the tournament began, headlines had spread like wildfire that this was going to be the last Roland Garros for the legendary Roger Federer. Federer would have wanted to leave with fond memories from France and he did exactly that by probably hitting the shot of the tournament.
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newstennis5 months ago

VIDEO | Roger Federer smashes ball into stands as petrified fan protects face

Experience has been defined in a number of different ways over the ages, and one of the more prominent descriptions has been keeping calm in the face of adversity. But 37-year-old Roger Federer denied that trait when he was seen hitting the ball into the stands in anger after it came off the net.
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