Posts Tagged "Tennis"

Winning a grand slam is the ultimate tennis dream. Simply playing in one is an aspiration for many, since only 128 make each tournament, in a game that has more than a billion players the world over.

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Nick Kyrgios has danced into the Cincinnati Masters semi-finals after winning his rain-delayed match against Ivo Karlovic 4-6 7-6 (8-6) 6-3.

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Maria Sharapova has been granted a wildcard invitation for the US Open main draw and will take part in a grand slam event for the first time since the 2016 Australian Open.

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It’s becoming obvious that Bernard Tomic, who started 2017 ranked No.17 in the world, will not be in the top 100 by the end of the US summer.

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Bernard Tomic’s desire to earn a lifetime of income from the elite ATP tour faces a major setback if his latest fall in world rankings forces him to regularly qualify for tournaments.

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Roger Federer has won the Cincinnati Masters as many as seven times.

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German fourth seed Alexander Zverev upset Roger Federer 6-3 6-4 in the Rogers Cup final in Montreal on Sunday to join the Swiss right-hander as the most trophy-laden player on the ATP Tour this year with five titles.

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Australian tennis ace Thanasi Kokkinakis put up a spirited effort against American Sam Querrey, however was slightly outclassed in all areas during the Los Cabos Open final.

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Australia have made a brilliant start to their Davis Cup campaign in 2017, returning to the semi-finals for the first time since 2015, but there is nothing quite as difficult as an away tie on clay.

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Australian tennis prodigy Thanasi Kokkinakis has advanced to his first tour-level final at the Las Cabos Open on the back of a hard fought tussle against top seed Tomas Berdych.

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Novak Djokovic will miss the rest of this season because of an injured right elbow.

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Pat Rafter has expressed a number of regrets about his dealings with Bernard Tomic and conceded that his four-year tenure as Davis Cup captain was largely unenjoyable.

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Bernard Tomic says he was offered millions of dollars to play tennis for other countries and remains amazed he’s done so well at the sport given how little effort he sometimes puts in.

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The world number 20 and defending champion, Nick Kyrgios, has withdrawn from the Atlanta Open, citing a right hip strain.

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Over the past few years there was always a controversial debate about who really should be considered as the greatest tennis player to grace the game.

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Roger Federer is tennis. That was known years ago. And now, Federer is greatness, true greatness, across all of sport, across all its titans.

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Another Sunday evening, another Championships final at SW19. Yet another piece of tennis history waited for its turn to be rewritten, and once again Roger Federer was the focus.

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Roger Federer’s historic eighth Wimbledon victory is a reminder that we are living at a truly incredible time for watching sports.

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Wimbledon is over for another year, with Roger Federer and Garbine Muguruza blitzing the competition to claim the men’s and women’s titles respectively.

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Roger Federer ran through an out-of-sorts Marin Cilic in straight sets early Monday morning, 6-3 6-1 6-4, to secure his eighth Wimbledon and 19th overall major title.

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