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# tennis - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Home favourite Osaka crashes out of Olympics
# Upset
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# Upset

Home favourite Osaka crashes out of Olympics

Tue 6:09 AM 6,122 Views 1 Comment

She suffered a shock third-round defeat at the hands of Marketa Vondrousova.

# tennis - Sunday 25 July, 2021

'Refreshed' Osaka wins on return, Barty shocked in first round in Tokyo, Andy Murray withdraws from men's singles
# Tennis
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# Tennis

'Refreshed' Osaka wins on return, Barty shocked in first round in Tokyo, Andy Murray withdraws from men's singles

Updated Jul 25th 2021, 7:42 AM 8,824 Views 3 Comments

World number one Barty was beaten by Spain’s Sara Sorribes Tormo.

# tennis - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Coco Gauff pulls out of Olympics in Japan after testing positive for Covid-19
# Ruled Out
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# Ruled Out

Coco Gauff pulls out of Olympics in Japan after testing positive for Covid-19

Jul 18th 2021, 10:08 PM 4,503 Views 4 Comments

The 17-year-old was due to represent the USA in the Tokyo games.

# tennis - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Djokovic sets sights on history as he commits to Tokyo Olympics
# Landing Soon
From The42
# Landing Soon

Djokovic sets sights on history as he commits to Tokyo Olympics

Jul 15th 2021, 10:14 PM 3,017 Views 5 Comments

Djokovic is seeking the first ever Golden Grand Slam by a male player.

# tennis - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Wimbledon matches probed over potential irregular betting patterns
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

Wimbledon matches probed over potential irregular betting patterns

Jul 14th 2021, 2:49 PM 5,399 Views 0 Comments

Two matches are being investigated by the International Tennis Integrity Agency [ITIA].

# tennis - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Novak Djokovic makes history as he triumphs at Wimbledon
# Take A Bow
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# Take A Bow

Novak Djokovic makes history as he triumphs at Wimbledon

Jul 11th 2021, 5:44 PM 31,744 Views 15 Comments

He overcame Italy’s Matteo Berrettini and lost just two sets during the entire championship.

# tennis - Friday 9 July, 2021

Berrettini sees off Federer's conqueror to make Italian history at Wimbledon
# Bravo
From The42
# Bravo

Berrettini sees off Federer's conqueror to make Italian history at Wimbledon

Jul 9th 2021, 4:36 PM 3,824 Views 2 Comments

The world number nine will face either Novak Djokovic or Denis Shapovalov in Sunday’s final.

Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Olympics following decision to play without fans
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Olympics following decision to play without fans

Jul 9th 2021, 8:34 AM 4,697 Views 7 Comments

The Australian said he was not motivated to play with no spectators present after Games organisers banned crowds.

# tennis - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Ashleigh Barty reaches Wimbledon final with win over Angelique Kerber
# Sw19
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# Sw19

Ashleigh Barty reaches Wimbledon final with win over Angelique Kerber

Jul 8th 2021, 3:48 PM 3,391 Views 0 Comments

Australian Barty is one step away from emulating her mentor Evonne Goolagong, who won her second title here in 1980.

# tennis - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Emma Raducanu produces stunning display to reach last 16 at Wimbledon
# History Maker
From The42
# History Maker

Emma Raducanu produces stunning display to reach last 16 at Wimbledon

Updated Jul 3rd 2021, 8:32 PM 11,169 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile teenager Coco Gauff matched her feat of two years ago by reaching the fourth round.

Federer coasts to third-round victory over Norrie, injured Kyrgios forced to retire
# Fed Express
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# Fed Express

Federer coasts to third-round victory over Norrie, injured Kyrgios forced to retire

Updated Jul 3rd 2021, 6:24 PM 7,066 Views 3 Comments

The Australian is out of the tournament with an abdominal injury.

# tennis - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Victoria Azarenka delivers 13-word press conference after Wimbledon defeat
# Blunt
From The42
# Blunt

Victoria Azarenka delivers 13-word press conference after Wimbledon defeat

Jul 1st 2021, 10:07 PM 13,708 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, Great Britain’s Emma Raducanu continued her Wimbledon fairytale with a sensational win over Marketa Vondrousova.

Roger Federer impresses as he continues his dominance over Richard Gasquet
# Blown Away Gasquet
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# Blown Away Gasquet

Roger Federer impresses as he continues his dominance over Richard Gasquet

Updated Jul 1st 2021, 9:42 PM 2,877 Views 0 Comments

There were wins also for Nick Kyrgios, Alexander Zverev, and Daniil Medvedev.

World number one Barty progresses at Wimbledon but third seed Svitolina dumped out
# Recovery
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# Recovery

World number one Barty progresses at Wimbledon but third seed Svitolina dumped out

Jul 1st 2021, 5:38 PM 2,534 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Coco Gauff enjoyed a Centre Court homecoming this afternoon.

# tennis - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Curfew calls a halt to late-night thriller between Nick Kyrgios and Ugo Humbert
# Nick Of Time
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# Nick Of Time

Curfew calls a halt to late-night thriller between Nick Kyrgios and Ugo Humbert

Jun 30th 2021, 8:15 AM 4,980 Views 0 Comments

The decision drew a few boos from an enthralled crowd before a standing ovation for the players.

# tennis - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Serena Williams retires injured from first round match at Wimbledon
# Forced Out
From The42
# Forced Out

Serena Williams retires injured from first round match at Wimbledon

Jun 29th 2021, 8:20 PM 29,110 Views 23 Comments

Roger Federer and Ashleigh Barty both progressed but only after overcoming scares.

# tennis - Monday 28 June, 2021

Injured Simona Halep withdraws from Tokyo Olympics
# Ruled Out
From The42
# Ruled Out

Injured Simona Halep withdraws from Tokyo Olympics

Jun 28th 2021, 9:38 PM 2,356 Views 0 Comments

The Romanian has missed the French Open and Wimbledon.

Andy Murray wins first Wimbledon singles match since 2017
# Day One
From The42
# Day One

Andy Murray wins first Wimbledon singles match since 2017

Updated Jun 28th 2021, 9:01 PM 6,061 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere today at SW19, Novak Djokovic made a winning start and Stefanos Tsitsipas crashed out.

# tennis - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Serena Williams the latest tennis star to opt out of the Olympics
# Decision
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# Decision

Serena Williams the latest tennis star to opt out of the Olympics

Jun 27th 2021, 2:23 PM 4,572 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old has four Olympic gold medals and made her debut at the Sydney Games in 2000.

# tennis - Friday 25 June, 2021

Defending champ Simona Halep the latest big-name withdrawal from Wimbledon
# Absent
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# Absent

Defending champ Simona Halep the latest big-name withdrawal from Wimbledon

Jun 25th 2021, 10:31 AM 3,517 Views 0 Comments

The Romanian tore her left calf muscle during a match in Rome in May and also missed the French Open.

# tennis - Sunday 20 June, 2021

Ireland seal Davis Cup promotion after play-off victory over Georgia
# Warriors
From The42
# Warriors

Ireland seal Davis Cup promotion after play-off victory over Georgia

Jun 20th 2021, 11:11 AM 4,409 Views 3 Comments

The side progressed into Group II.

# tennis - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Osaka withdraws from Wimbledon and targets Olympics
# Opting Out
From The42
# Opting Out

Osaka withdraws from Wimbledon and targets Olympics

Jun 17th 2021, 8:49 PM 4,562 Views 4 Comments

The world number two pulled out of the French Open citing her struggle with depression and anxiety.

Rafael Nadal says he is pulling out of Wimbledon and Olympics
# Game Set And Relax
From The42
# Game Set And Relax

Rafael Nadal says he is pulling out of Wimbledon and Olympics

Jun 17th 2021, 1:13 PM 9,974 Views 4 Comments

The Spaniard says he is ‘listening to his body’.

# tennis - Monday 14 June, 2021

'Everything is possible': Djokovic eyes Golden Grand Slam
# Tennis
From The42
# Tennis

'Everything is possible': Djokovic eyes Golden Grand Slam

Jun 14th 2021, 11:53 AM 3,847 Views 1 Comment

Djokovic now has nine Australian Opens, five Wimbledons, three US Opens and two French Opens.

# tennis - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Krejcikova wins French Open, dedicates victory to Novotna
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Krejcikova wins French Open, dedicates victory to Novotna

Jun 12th 2021, 4:36 PM 3,653 Views 1 Comment

The 25-year-old emulates compatriot Hana Mandlikova who claimed the trophy in Paris in 1981.

# tennis - Friday 11 June, 2021

Novak Djokovic overcomes Rafael Nadal in French Open classic to reach final
# Epic
From The42
# Epic

Novak Djokovic overcomes Rafael Nadal in French Open classic to reach final

Jun 11th 2021, 11:01 PM 7,586 Views 6 Comments

Djokovic came from a set down to end Nadal’s reign as champion.

Stefanos Tsitsipas battles past Alexander Zverev to reach French Open final
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Stefanos Tsitsipas battles past Alexander Zverev to reach French Open final

Jun 11th 2021, 8:22 PM 2,489 Views 1 Comment

Zverev recovered from two sets down to force a decider as Tsitsipas prevailed 6-3 6-3 4-6 4-6 6-3.

‘I’m just going to have fun’ – Barbora Krejcikova set for two French Open finals
# Doubling Up
From The42
# Doubling Up

‘I’m just going to have fun’ – Barbora Krejcikova set for two French Open finals

Jun 11th 2021, 5:25 PM 3,071 Views 0 Comments

Krejcikova will play Anastasia Pavlychenkova in the singles final on Saturday and will also contest the doubles final.

# tennis - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Krejcikova saves match point to set up French Open final with Pavlyuchenkova
# Pav
From The42
# Pav

Krejcikova saves match point to set up French Open final with Pavlyuchenkova

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 7:45 PM 3,509 Views 6 Comments

It will be a Czech Republic v Russia final at Roland Garros.

# tennis - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Djokovic sets up Nadal reunion after curfew-interrupted French Open quarter-final
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Djokovic sets up Nadal reunion after curfew-interrupted French Open quarter-final

Updated Jun 9th 2021, 11:01 PM 4,881 Views 1 Comment

Matteo Berrettini was his quarter-final opponent.

Sakkari stuns reigning champ Swiatek to become first Greek woman to reach Grand Slam semi
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Sakkari stuns reigning champ Swiatek to become first Greek woman to reach Grand Slam semi

Jun 9th 2021, 4:55 PM 2,666 Views 0 Comments

For the first time in the Open era, the French Open semi-finals will feature four women who have never previously gotten this far at the Slams.

# tennis - Monday 7 June, 2021

French Open quarter-finalist 'locked herself away, cried' before match
# Struggles
From The42
# Struggles

French Open quarter-finalist 'locked herself away, cried' before match

Jun 7th 2021, 3:44 PM 6,584 Views 1 Comment

Barbora Krejcikova, ranked 33 in the world, defeated America’s Sloane Stephens, the 2018 runner-up in Paris.

# tennis - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Serena Williams knocked out of French Open by Rybakina as quest for 24th Slam goes on
# Tennis
From The42
# Tennis

Serena Williams knocked out of French Open by Rybakina as quest for 24th Slam goes on

Jun 6th 2021, 8:20 PM 4,662 Views 3 Comments

Williams took the positives after a 6-3 7-5 defeat to Elena Rybakina.

Roger Federer pulls out of French Open after advancing to last 16
# The Long Game
From The42
# The Long Game

Roger Federer pulls out of French Open after advancing to last 16

Updated Jun 6th 2021, 4:01 PM 59,066 Views 10 Comments

‘It’s important that I listen to my body and make sure I don’t push myself too quickly on my road to recovery.’

# tennis - Friday 4 June, 2021

Serena Williams powers into French Open fourth round to boost record hopes
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Serena Williams powers into French Open fourth round to boost record hopes

Jun 4th 2021, 5:18 PM 2,443 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere there were wins for Daniil Medvedev and Alexander Zverev.

# tennis - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Djokovic hails 'bold, brave' Osaka for French Open withdrawal
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Djokovic hails 'bold, brave' Osaka for French Open withdrawal

Jun 2nd 2021, 8:11 AM 3,455 Views 7 Comments

Osaka refused to attend post-match press conferences, and revealed the depression she has been suffering since 2018.

# tennis - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Djokovic eases to opening Roland Garros win on silent night
# Tennis
From The42
# Tennis

Djokovic eases to opening Roland Garros win on silent night

Jun 1st 2021, 10:55 PM 2,719 Views 1 Comment

A French government Covid-19 curfew started at 9pm.

Grand slams pledge support to Osaka and promise 'meaningful improvements', but stress the need for rules
# Precedent
From The42
# Precedent

Grand slams pledge support to Osaka and promise 'meaningful improvements', but stress the need for rules

Jun 1st 2021, 6:41 PM 4,754 Views 4 Comments

The tennis world has been reacting to Osaka’s shock decision at Roland Garros.

Opinion: When Naomi Osaka talks, we should listen - athletes are not commodities
# Pro Tennis
# Pro Tennis

Opinion: When Naomi Osaka talks, we should listen - athletes are not commodities

Updated Jun 1st 2021, 2:15 PM 20,555 Views 50 Comments

As Osaka withdraws from the French Open, psychology professor Peter Terry says we should remember that athletes are not super human

# tennis - Monday 31 May, 2021

Serena 'feels for' Osaka, has also experienced 'very difficult' press conferences
# Empathy
From The42
# Empathy

Serena 'feels for' Osaka, has also experienced 'very difficult' press conferences

May 31st 2021, 11:07 PM 5,289 Views 7 Comments

The US star earned a first-round 7-6 (8/6), 6-2 win over Irina-Camelia Begu.

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