Monday, February 26, 2024

Tennis

Wimbledon 2020 cancelled

This year’s third major, Wimbledon has been cancelled.The decision was taken following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.It followed an emergency board meeting of the All England and Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) on Wednesday.   The tournament, widely viewed as...

Barty calm after Australian Open ouster

World number one Ash Barty has been knocked out of the Australian Open.She was beaten in three sets by Karolina Muchova on Wednesday as the 25th seed progressed to the last four.Barty's bid to become the first Australian woman...

Djokovic tests positive for COVID-19

 World number one men's tennis player, Novak Djokovic has tested positive for coronavirus following the conclusion of the 2020 Adria Tour. Djokovic and other players who took part in the tournament disregarded social distancing regulations by partying and playing football...

Osaka sad as winning run ends

Japanese tennis star, Naomi Osaka says her defeat to Maria Sakkari at the Miami Open did not come to her as a surprise as she has not been playing well recently.Osaka's 23-match winning streak came to a shuddering halt...

Naomi Osaka’s huge US open win

Naomi Osaka demonstrated her growing maturity to fight back against Victoria Azarenka in a compelling US Open final and claim her third Grand Slam title. Japanese fourth seed Osaka, 22, won 1-6 6-3 6-3 for her second US Open...

Roger Federer wants ATP and WTA tours merged

Twenty-time grand slam champion, Roger Federer has called for the ATP and WTA tours to merge.Federer wants the governing bodies of men’s and women’s tennis – the ATP and WTA – to merge following the effects of the coronavirus...

Djokovic apologises for striking linesperson with ball

World number one and number one seed, Novak Djokovic has apologised for hitting a linesperson and being disqualified at the US Open. The Serbian admits that he feels "really sad and empty" following the incident which earned him a...

Serena Williams pleased with comeback

The first tennis grand slam tournament of the year, the Australian Open is set to kick off in one week and after two weeks of hard or soft quarantine, players are in search of match minutes and tournament organizers...

Nadal knocked of Australian Open

Rafael Nadal has been knocked out of this year's Australia Open.He was beaten 3-6 2-6 7-6 (7-4) 6-4 7-5 by Stefanos Tsitsipas in the quarter final at the Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday.Tsitsipas looked down and out after trailing...

Spain mull tennis tournament featuring Nadal

Royal Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) has announced that it is mulling over the possibility of organizing a domestic men's tour which will help in keeping country's top players in a position to build match fitness.Leading Spanish publication, Marca reported...
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