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# tennis - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Andy Murray to donate rest of season’s prize money to Unicef’s Ukraine appeal
# Ukraine
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# Ukraine

Andy Murray to donate rest of season’s prize money to Unicef’s Ukraine appeal

Mar 8th 2022, 4:55 PM 2,184 Views 2 Comments

The Scot is working with Unicef UK to provide children with medical supplies and educational kits.

Zverev given probation for Mexico meltdown
# Tantrum
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# Tantrum

Zverev given probation for Mexico meltdown

Mar 8th 2022, 8:02 AM 3,835 Views 3 Comments

Zverev shocked the tennis world during the Mexico Open last month after smashing his racket several times against the umpire’s chair.

# tennis - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

Belarusian tennis star Azarenka 'devastated' by violence against Ukraine
# Speaking Out
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# Speaking Out

Belarusian tennis star Azarenka 'devastated' by violence against Ukraine

Mar 2nd 2022, 8:21 PM 7,132 Views 0 Comments

Authoritarian Belarus is closely linked to Russia and has been used as a key staging ground for the invasion of neighbouring Ukraine.

Elina Svitolina dedicates Monterrey Open victory to Ukrainian army
# Message
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# Message

Elina Svitolina dedicates Monterrey Open victory to Ukrainian army

Mar 2nd 2022, 12:20 PM 4,542 Views 0 Comments

Ukraine’s number one beat Russian Anastasia Potapova.

Djokovic announces split from long-time coach
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Djokovic announces split from long-time coach

Mar 2nd 2022, 8:04 AM 4,184 Views 0 Comments

A turbulent 2022 continued for the Serb.

# tennis - Monday 28 February, 2022

Medvedev replaces Djokovic as world number one
# Top Of The Pile
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# Top Of The Pile

Medvedev replaces Djokovic as world number one

Feb 28th 2022, 10:46 AM 4,038 Views 2 Comments

The Russian is the first man outside the game’s “Big Four” to occupy the top spot since 2004.

# tennis - Saturday 26 February, 2022

'I would fight' - Tennis player joins Ukraine military reserves
# Future Plans
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# Future Plans

'I would fight' - Tennis player joins Ukraine military reserves

Feb 26th 2022, 9:23 PM 9,424 Views 2 Comments

Sergiy Stakhovsky famously defeated Roger Federer on Wimbledon’s Centre Court in 2013.

# tennis - Friday 25 February, 2022

'No war please': Russian star into final with peace plea
# Hope
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# Hope

'No war please': Russian star into final with peace plea

Feb 25th 2022, 8:00 PM 6,340 Views 0 Comments

Andrey Rublev made a plea for peace after notching an eighth consecutive victory.

# tennis - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Nadal matches best career start, Zverev expelled after striking umpire's chair
# Mexican Open
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# Mexican Open

Nadal matches best career start, Zverev expelled after striking umpire's chair

Updated Feb 23rd 2022, 8:57 AM 4,774 Views 1 Comment

The 35-year-old Spaniard defeated American Denis Kudla 6-3, 6-2 in his first match since winning the Australian Open.

# tennis - Monday 21 February, 2022

Fans' welcome 'exceeded expectations', says Djokovic on winning return
# Dubai
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# Dubai

Fans' welcome 'exceeded expectations', says Djokovic on winning return

Feb 21st 2022, 9:58 PM 3,521 Views 6 Comments

‘The [Australian Open] final, I was trying not to watch it, but then I had my household watching… so I had to follow it.’

# tennis - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Djokovic 'not anti-vax' but would rather skip events than be forced into jab
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Djokovic 'not anti-vax' but would rather skip events than be forced into jab

Feb 15th 2022, 8:02 AM 27,552 Views 68 Comments

The Serbian was deported in extraordinary circumstances on the eve of last month’s Australian Open.

# tennis - Monday 7 February, 2022

WTA still 'concerned' over Peng Shuai after new denial
# Response
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# Response

WTA still 'concerned' over Peng Shuai after new denial

Feb 7th 2022, 7:49 PM 2,503 Views 0 Comments

The Chinese tennis player has issued a further denial of sexual assault allegations.

# tennis - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Barca official who said Rafael Nadal 'represents the enemy state' resigns
# Fall-out
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# Fall-out

Barca official who said Rafael Nadal 'represents the enemy state' resigns

Feb 3rd 2022, 6:02 PM 10,385 Views 0 Comments

The La Liga club’s president Joan Laporta today confirmed the resignation of Alfons Godall.

# tennis - Sunday 30 January, 2022

Rafael Nadal savours record-breaking 21st grand slam title following retirement fears
# Proud
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# Proud

Rafael Nadal savours record-breaking 21st grand slam title following retirement fears

Jan 30th 2022, 8:37 PM 6,616 Views 3 Comments

Nadal fought back from two sets down to defeat Daniil Medvedev and win a record 21st grand slam title at the Australian Open.

Nadal stages stunning comeback to win record-breaking 21st Grand Slam title
# History In The Making
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# History In The Making

Nadal stages stunning comeback to win record-breaking 21st Grand Slam title

Jan 30th 2022, 2:13 PM 47,577 Views 58 Comments

The Spaniard came from two sets down to beat Daniil Medvedev in an epic Australian Open final.

# tennis - Saturday 29 January, 2022

Imperious Ashleigh Barty sweeps to Australian Open title
# Hometown Hero
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# Hometown Hero

Imperious Ashleigh Barty sweeps to Australian Open title

Jan 29th 2022, 10:27 AM 25,409 Views 5 Comments

Barty beat Danielle Collins in straight sets to become the first Australian winner of the women’s singles title in 44 years.

# tennis - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Swiatek fights to set up Australian Open semi-final against Collins
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Swiatek fights to set up Australian Open semi-final against Collins

Jan 26th 2022, 8:12 AM 1,697 Views 0 Comments

Swiatek recovered from a set down while Collins ended Alize Cornet’s run.

# tennis - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Ailing Nadal outlasts Denis Shapovalov in dramatic Australian Open quarter-final
# Down Under
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# Down Under

Ailing Nadal outlasts Denis Shapovalov in dramatic Australian Open quarter-final

Jan 25th 2022, 8:26 AM 5,547 Views 3 Comments

Madison Keys pulled off another big upset with a straight-sets, last-eight victory.

# tennis - Monday 24 January, 2022

Tetchy Medvedev fells stubborn Cressy as Halep 'sick and dizzy' during defeat to Cornet
# Wrap
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# Wrap

Tetchy Medvedev fells stubborn Cressy as Halep 'sick and dizzy' during defeat to Cornet

Jan 24th 2022, 8:59 AM 2,445 Views 0 Comments

It took the Russian world number two 3hr 30min to subdue the unseeded American.

'Pathetic' - Australia Open under fire for ban on Peng Shuai shirts
# Controversy
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# Controversy

'Pathetic' - Australia Open under fire for ban on Peng Shuai shirts

Jan 24th 2022, 8:30 AM 30,109 Views 8 Comments

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova was among those to criticise the decision.

# tennis - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Australian Open defends ban on 'Where is Peng Shuai?' t-shirts
# Firm Line
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# Firm Line

Australian Open defends ban on 'Where is Peng Shuai?' t-shirts

Jan 23rd 2022, 1:29 PM 23,610 Views 10 Comments

A video posted online appears to show a firm line being taken against people wearing the t-shirts.

Barty and record-chasing Nadal advance to Australian Open quarter-finals
# Melbourne Victory
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# Melbourne Victory

Barty and record-chasing Nadal advance to Australian Open quarter-finals

Updated Jan 23rd 2022, 1:00 PM 2,451 Views 0 Comments

Rafael Nadal’s victory over Adrian Mannarino featured a gruelling first set that lasted 81 minutes.

# tennis - Saturday 22 January, 2022

Medvedev, Tsitsipas march into last 16 as Halep fires warning
# Australian Open
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# Australian Open

Medvedev, Tsitsipas march into last 16 as Halep fires warning

Jan 22nd 2022, 9:35 AM 1,685 Views 2 Comments

After the drama of Friday, when defending champion Naomi Osaka exited Melbourne in the third round, the women’s seeds were also mostly untroubled on day six.

# tennis - Thursday 20 January, 2022

‘Plainly open’ to conclude Novak Djokovic was anti-vaccination, judges decided
# Line Call
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# Line Call

‘Plainly open’ to conclude Novak Djokovic was anti-vaccination, judges decided

Jan 20th 2022, 9:09 AM 33,149 Views 36 Comments

The Federal Court of Australia published the reasons for the decision not to quash the cancellation of Djokovic’s visa.

# tennis - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Djokovic holds major stake in firm developing Covid drug - CEO
# Outside Interests
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# Outside Interests

Djokovic holds major stake in firm developing Covid drug - CEO

Jan 19th 2022, 8:43 PM 9,328 Views 9 Comments

QuantBioRes is planning to launch clinical trials in the UK in the summer

Top seed Barty powers through as Nadal eventually quells qualifier in Australian Open
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Top seed Barty powers through as Nadal eventually quells qualifier in Australian Open

Jan 19th 2022, 8:37 AM 2,563 Views 0 Comments

With defending champion Novak Djokovic out of season’s first Grand Slam, the men’s draw has opened up for Spanish veteran Rafa Nadal.

# tennis - Monday 17 January, 2022

Naomi Osaka 'more comfortable in my skin' after turbulent year
# Scrutiny
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# Scrutiny

Naomi Osaka 'more comfortable in my skin' after turbulent year

Jan 17th 2022, 5:43 PM 2,144 Views 0 Comments

The Japanese former world number one opened the defence of her Australian Open title with a battling 6-3, 6-3 win against Colombia’s Camila Osorio.

# tennis - Sunday 16 January, 2022

Has the time come for a new 'Big Three'? The main questions ahead of the Australian Open
# William Hill
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# William Hill

Has the time come for a new 'Big Three'? The main questions ahead of the Australian Open

Jan 16th 2022, 7:00 AM 3,601 Views 0 Comments

Much of build-up to the first Grand Slam tournament of the year has focused on the Novak Djokovic visa row.

# tennis - Friday 14 January, 2022

Djokovic doctor slams Australia for trying to deport 'super healthy' star
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Djokovic doctor slams Australia for trying to deport 'super healthy' star

Jan 14th 2022, 5:12 PM 5,609 Views 23 Comments

Igor Cetojevic, a Bosnian-born Serb who lives in Cyprus, criticised the decision.

Concerns over 'media circus' as Djokovic takes fight against deportation to Australian Federal Court
# The Land Down Under
# The Land Down Under

Concerns over 'media circus' as Djokovic takes fight against deportation to Australian Federal Court

Updated Jan 14th 2022, 12:40 PM 99,162 Views 205 Comments

The tennis star is seeking to defend his Australian Open title.

# tennis - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Novak Djokovic in for ‘difficult’ time from crowd, says ex-coach Boris Becker
# Word Of Warning
From The42
# Word Of Warning

Novak Djokovic in for ‘difficult’ time from crowd, says ex-coach Boris Becker

Jan 11th 2022, 11:03 AM 3,192 Views 0 Comments

The 20-time major winner is still awaiting news on whether Australian immigration minister Alex Hawke will decide to cancel his visa.

# tennis - Monday 10 January, 2022

Djokovic says he wants to play Australian Open after visa cancellation overturned
# Advantage
# Advantage

Djokovic says he wants to play Australian Open after visa cancellation overturned

Updated Jan 10th 2022, 3:14 PM 96,264 Views 177 Comments

A government lawyer warned Australia may yet use ministerial powers to order the tennis player’s removal from the country.

Timeline: How the Novak Djokovic Australia controversy unfolded over the past week
# Djokovic
# Djokovic

Timeline: How the Novak Djokovic Australia controversy unfolded over the past week

Jan 10th 2022, 2:08 PM 10,106 Views 12 Comments

The world tennis number one is to be released from detention after winning his court battle.

Justice has spoken so Djokovic should play in Australian Open: Nadal
# Melbourne
From The42
# Melbourne

Justice has spoken so Djokovic should play in Australian Open: Nadal

Jan 10th 2022, 11:18 AM 2,573 Views 0 Comments

The Australian government has warned it could still force the Serb to leave by cancelling his visa for a second time.

# tennis - Sunday 9 January, 2022

Australian government fails in bid to delay Novak Djokovic visa hearing
# Latest
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# Latest

Australian government fails in bid to delay Novak Djokovic visa hearing

Jan 9th 2022, 10:47 AM 43,641 Views 47 Comments

The world number one has been detained at an immigration facility in Melbourne since Thursday morning.

# tennis - Friday 7 January, 2022

'Do better' - Nick Kyrgios issues surprise defence of Novak Djokovic
# Show Of Support
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# Show Of Support

'Do better' - Nick Kyrgios issues surprise defence of Novak Djokovic

Jan 7th 2022, 10:54 AM 6,604 Views 31 Comments

A year after he called Djokovic a ‘tool’, Kyrgios has said his nation’s handling of the situation has been ‘really bad.’

# tennis - Thursday 6 January, 2022

Novak Djokovic has been ‘crucified’ and is ‘prisoner’ in Australia, says father
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Novak Djokovic has been ‘crucified’ and is ‘prisoner’ in Australia, says father

Jan 6th 2022, 9:41 PM 36,257 Views 71 Comments

The Serbian is awaiting the outcome of an appeal against the decision by the Australian Border Force (ABF) to cancel his entry visa and deport him.

Melbourne 'maggot-fame hotel' at centre of Djokovic vaccine saga
# Uncomfortable
From The42
# Uncomfortable

Melbourne 'maggot-fame hotel' at centre of Djokovic vaccine saga

Updated Jan 6th 2022, 3:09 PM 63,702 Views 36 Comments

The nine-time Australian Open champion has been stripped of his entry visa by border control agents.

Osaka in cruise control to reach Melbourne quarters
# Summer Set
From The42
# Summer Set

Osaka in cruise control to reach Melbourne quarters

Updated Jan 6th 2022, 11:29 AM 2,272 Views 0 Comments

Second seed Simona Halep was also untroubled in her second-round match, beating fellow Romanian Elena-Gabriela Ruse 6-2-6-1.

Nadal says Djokovic knew the risks: 'He made his own decisions'
# Challenge
From The42
# Challenge

Nadal says Djokovic knew the risks: 'He made his own decisions'

Jan 6th 2022, 9:15 AM 44,162 Views 36 Comments

The Serb has launched a court challenge to stay in the country and play at this month’s Australian Open where both he and Nadal would be chasing a record 21st Grand Slam title.