newstennisa month ago

VIDEO | Organizers "cut off mic", give champagne to stop Alexander Zverev’s overstretched speech

Everyone reacts differently to victories. While some soak in the accolades and move on with a sense of pride, others cannot control their emotions and find an escape in words. Alexander Zverev is definitely the second kind, whose overstretched victory speech seemed to disrupt ATP’s schedule.
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newstennisa month ago

VIDEO | Boos after beating Roger Federer leave Alexander Zverev on the brink of tears

Tennis is an emotional game for both fans and players alike and it tends to flow out when a game is tight. Yesterday, in the semi final of the ATP Finals, Alexander Zverev was left distraught after fans inside the O2 Arena started booing him following his win over favorite Roger Federer.
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newstennisa month ago

Novak agrees with me about ATP Tour being too long, says Alexander Zverev

21-year-old Alexander Zverev has pointed out that even world No. 1 Novak Djokovic shared his views about the ATP Tour being too long with him. This came after the likes of Roger Federer and Tim Henman chose to differ from the views of the German World No. 5, stating it is always in players’ hands.
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newstennisa month ago

VIDEO | Roger Federer almost breaks Kevin Anderson’s ankles with perfect passing winner

Roger Federer mightn’t be a big title contender anymore with Novak Djokovic reaching his "second prime", but the Swiss ace still remains the best showman the world has ever seen. His win over Kevin Anderson in the ATP Finals proved it as he outwitted his opponent with a brilliant passing shot.
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newstennisa month ago

VIDEO | Roger Federer stuns Novak Djokovic with unreal reflexes at the net during Paris semi final

Though Roger Federer failed to win the Paris Masters, losing the semis to Novak Djokovic, the tournament turned out to be the maestro’s showboating playground. After executing a stupendous backspin winner against Kei Nishikori, Federer won the crowd with a stunning reflex winner against Djokovic.
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newstennisa month ago

VIDEO | Roger Federer stuns Kei Nishikori by backspinning a tennis ball like ping pong

When the celluloid-made ping pong ball is drifted properly against the paddle’s rubber, it can be spun in unrealistic ways on the surface of a table tennis table. But, perfecting that with a graphite net against an air pressured ball is a whole different thing, unless you’re Roger Federer.
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newstennis2 months ago

World Number 6 Kevin Anderson to return for this year’s Maharashtra Open

South African tennis ace Kevin Anderson will be back for the Maharashtra Open Tennis Tournament this year. The World Number 6 had also participated in the last year’s event even when he went on to lose the men’s singles finals 7-6, 6-2 in straight sets to his French opponent Gilles Simon.
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newstennis2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Fernando Verdasco’s antics towards young ball boy during China Open

A series of Tweets from prominent personalities headed by Swiss legend - Roger Federer were directed towards 34-year old Fernando Verdasco after his recent outburst towards a young ball boy in China. Verdasco aggressively gesticulated at the ball boy to hurry up during last month's Shenzhen Open.
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newstennis3 months ago

US Open | Juan Martin Del Potro believes Novak Djokovic can break Roger Federer’s record

Juan Martin Del Potro is of the opinion that former world number one - Novak Djokovic has it in him to break Swiss legend, Roger Federer’s record of 20 Grand Slams in the coming years. Del Potro went down 3-6, 6-7 (4/7), 3-6 against Djokovic in the final of the 2018 US Open on Sunday.
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newstennis4 months ago

US Open 2018 | Umpire Mohamed Lahyani was wrong to get out of chair and talk to Nick Kyrgios, says Roger Federer

Tennis star Roger Federer has stated that umpire Mohamed Lahyani was wrong to get out of the chair and talk to Nick Kyrgios during the Australian’s 2nd round US Open match against Pierre-Hugues Herbert. The controversial pep-talk has sparked a row over the impartiality of officials in the sport.
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