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# tennis - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

From The42 Former US Davis Cup captain Pat McEnroe tests positive for virus Covid-19

Former US Davis Cup captain Pat McEnroe tests positive for virus

The 53-year-old is the younger brother of seven-time Grand Slam singles champion John McEnroe

# tennis - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

From The42 Wimbledon faces prospect of cancellation as organisers prepare for 'emergency meeting' The Waiting Game

Wimbledon faces prospect of cancellation as organisers prepare for 'emergency meeting'

The 2020 tournament is set to start in London on 29 June.

From The42 'Together we can overcome this crisis': Federers donate €940k to help vulnerable Swiss families Covid-19

'Together we can overcome this crisis': Federers donate €940k to help vulnerable Swiss families

More than 8,800 people in Switzerland have tested positive for Covid-19.

# tennis - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

French Open rescheduled, Roland-Garros officials confirm

The French Open was due to start in May but the Grand Slam will now take place in September due to coronavirus.

# tennis - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

'I'm saying goodbye' - Sharapova announces retirement from tennis at 32

The five-time Grand Slam champion revealed the news in an essay with Vanity Fair.

# tennis - Thursday 20 February, 2020

From The42 Forget Paris: Roger Federer ruled out of French Open Swiss To Miss

Forget Paris: Roger Federer ruled out of French Open

The 38-year-old Swiss star will wait until Wimbledon to bid for his 21st Grand Slam title.

# tennis - Sunday 2 February, 2020

From The42 Dizzy, dehydrated Djokovic rallies from brink to win eighth Australian Open Thriller

Dizzy, dehydrated Djokovic rallies from brink to win eighth Australian Open

The 32-year-old had to rally from two sets to one down to beat the courageous fifth-seeded Dominic Thiem.

# tennis - Saturday 1 February, 2020

From The42 21-year-old American Kenin claims sensational Australian Open title win Triumph

21-year-old American Kenin claims sensational Australian Open title win

She stunned two-time Major champion Garbine Muguruza.

# tennis - Friday 31 January, 2020

From The42 Dominic Thiem outlasts Alexander Zverev to reach Australian Open final On Top Down Under

Dominic Thiem outlasts Alexander Zverev to reach Australian Open final

He becomes the first Austrian player to qualify for the final of the competition.

# tennis - Thursday 30 January, 2020

From The42 'Barty Party' over as Kenin reaches maiden slam final against Muguruza Down To Two

'Barty Party' over as Kenin reaches maiden slam final against Muguruza

Sofia Kenin became the first American other than a Williams sister to progress to the Australian Open final since Lindsay Davenport in 2005.

# tennis - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

From The42 Thiem ends Nadal hoodoo in Australian Open thriller Monkey Off The Back

Thiem ends Nadal hoodoo in Australian Open thriller

Rafael Nadal felt the heat as Dominic Thiem beat the world number one for the first time at a Grand Slam.

# tennis - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

From The42 Unbelievable scenes as Roger Federer saves 7 match points in 'miracle' escape Take A Bow

Unbelievable scenes as Roger Federer saves 7 match points in 'miracle' escape

The six-time champion produced a remarkable escape.

From The42 Ash Barty beats Kvitova to end 36-year wait Ace

Ash Barty beats Kvitova to end 36-year wait

The home favourite proved too good for Petra Kvitova in the Australian Open quarter-finals.

# tennis - Monday 27 January, 2020

From The42 Navratilova and McEnroe slam 'ventriloquist' Court as she's honoured in Australia Art V Artist

Navratilova and McEnroe slam 'ventriloquist' Court as she's honoured in Australia

The 24-time Grand Slam winner has often attracted controversy over her views on race and homosexuality.

# tennis - Sunday 26 January, 2020

From The42 Remarkable Australian Open run of 15-year-old Coco Gauff comes to an end Tennis

Remarkable Australian Open run of 15-year-old Coco Gauff comes to an end

Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic remains on course for a record-extending eighth Australian Open title.

# tennis - Saturday 25 January, 2020

From The42 Kyrgios comes through five-setter to book Nadal clash Man At Work

Kyrgios comes through five-setter to book Nadal clash

Despite taking a medical time-out with a hamstring injury in the first set, the home favourite beat Karen Khachanov in five to face the Spaniard.

# tennis - Friday 24 January, 2020

From The42 Serena Williams suffers shock loss at Australian Open, ending record bid Upset

Serena Williams suffers shock loss at Australian Open, ending record bid

She was sensationally knocked out in the third round by China’s Wang Qiang.

# tennis - Thursday 23 January, 2020

From The42 Kyrgios apologises to team for being 'a bit of a d***head' Remorse

Kyrgios apologises to team for being 'a bit of a d***head'

The Australian hurled expletives to his players’ box during his second-round win at the Australian Open.

# tennis - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

From The42 Kyrgios seals first-round win at Australian Open after 'emotional couple of months' with bushfires Oz

Kyrgios seals first-round win at Australian Open after 'emotional couple of months' with bushfires

The 24-year-old enjoyed a straight sets victory over Italian Lorenzo Sonego.

# tennis - Monday 20 January, 2020

From The42 15-year-old Coco Gauff stuns Venus Williams once again at Australian Open Make It A Double

15-year-old Coco Gauff stuns Venus Williams once again at Australian Open

‘That was really difficult,’ the American teenager said after the first round clash.

# tennis - Sunday 19 January, 2020

From The42 Monfils nursing injury after hurting hand playing computer game Australian Open

Monfils nursing injury after hurting hand playing computer game

The men’s tenth seed gets his Australian Open campaign underway on Tuesday.

# tennis - Thursday 16 January, 2020

From The42 Coco Gauff v Venus Williams rematch the highlight of Australian Open draw Tennis

Coco Gauff v Venus Williams rematch the highlight of Australian Open draw

Gauff/Williams winner could potentially face defending champion Naomi Osaka in the third round.

# tennis - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

From The42 'I just couldn’t breathe anymore' - Tennis player abandons Australian Open match played in thick smoke Poor Air Conditions

'I just couldn’t breathe anymore' - Tennis player abandons Australian Open match played in thick smoke

Slovenian Dalila Jakupovic had a coughing fit on court at Melbourne Park and was forced to retire.

# tennis - Sunday 12 January, 2020

From The42 Serena Williams ends three-year title drought in Auckland Winning Ways

Serena Williams ends three-year title drought in Auckland

Williams beat fellow American Jessica Pegula 6-3 6-4 in the women’s final in New Zealand.

# tennis - Saturday 11 January, 2020

From The42 US Open champion and Canadian teen star withdraws from Australian Open No Show

US Open champion and Canadian teen star withdraws from Australian Open

Bianca Andreescu will not have the chance to secure back-to-back grand slams, withdrawing with a knee injury.

# tennis - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

From The42 Grounded! Greece star Tsitsipas injures father with racket in on-court outburst Lost The Cool This post contains videos

Grounded! Greece star Tsitsipas injures father with racket in on-court outburst

After hitting his father with his racket during an angry swipe, Stefanos Tsitsipas insisted it had been accidental.

From The42 Smoke delays unlikely at Australian Open, say organisers On Schedule

Smoke delays unlikely at Australian Open, say organisers

Novak Djokovic suggested postponing the start of the tournament if conditions did not improve.

# tennis - Thursday 2 January, 2020

From The42 Tennis star Nick Kyrgios pledges $200 per ace to victims of Australian bushfires Donation

Tennis star Nick Kyrgios pledges $200 per ace to victims of Australian bushfires

The Australian hopes to use his powerful serve to help those who have been affected by the fires.

# tennis - Saturday 28 December, 2019

From The42 Murray to miss Australian Open with injury Setback

Murray to miss Australian Open with injury

The 32-year-old suffered a pelvic problem playing for Great Britain in the Davis Cup last month

# tennis - Friday 13 December, 2019

From The42 2010 French Open winner 'back in action' following cancer diagnosis Recovery

2010 French Open winner 'back in action' following cancer diagnosis

Francesca Schiavone originally retired last year after 22 seasons in the sport.

# tennis - Friday 6 December, 2019

From The42 Former world number one Wozniacki announces retirement at 29 Family Life

Former world number one Wozniacki announces retirement at 29

The Dane will hang up her racket after next month’s Australian Open.

# tennis - Monday 25 November, 2019

From The42 'I will never retire!' Federer not thinking about calling it a day Like A Fine Wine

'I will never retire!' Federer not thinking about calling it a day

However, the 38-year-old admitted he is relishing the freedom retirement will bring.

# tennis - Friday 22 November, 2019

From The42 Tearful Troicki says sorry as Serbia suffer heartbreaking Davis Cup defeat to Russia Giveth And Taketh

Tearful Troicki says sorry as Serbia suffer heartbreaking Davis Cup defeat to Russia

Serbia had hoped to mark Janko Tipsarevic’s farewell by winning the Davis Cup, but Russia ruined those plans in Madrid on Friday.

# tennis - Sunday 17 November, 2019

From The42 Tournament debutant Tsitsipas overcomes Thiem in thriller to win ATP Finals title Greece Lightning

Tournament debutant Tsitsipas overcomes Thiem in thriller to win ATP Finals title

Stefanos Tsitsipas and Dominic Thiem served up a classic at the O2 Arena and it was the Greek who came out on top.

# tennis - Thursday 14 November, 2019

From The42 Near-flawless Federer outclasses Djokovic to avenge Wimbledon defeat and reach ATP semis FedEx

Near-flawless Federer outclasses Djokovic to avenge Wimbledon defeat and reach ATP semis

The Swiss 38-year-old feels he ‘played incredible’ at London’s O2 Arena.

# tennis - Sunday 20 October, 2019

From The42 Tears of joy as Murray seals miraculous European Open win Mint Condition This post contains videos

Tears of joy as Murray seals miraculous European Open win

Winning an ATP Tour title in 2019 was far beyond the expectations of an emotional Andy Murray.

# tennis - Thursday 17 October, 2019

From The42 38-year-old Federer to play French Open ahead of gold medal bid in Tokyo Grand Slam

38-year-old Federer to play French Open ahead of gold medal bid in Tokyo

Federer has only won the French Open once.

# tennis - Sunday 13 October, 2019

From The42 'I'll remember this day for the rest of my life' - Teenage star Gauff wins first WTA title Breakthrough

'I'll remember this day for the rest of my life' - Teenage star Gauff wins first WTA title

The 15-year-old triumphed in the final in Linz against Jelena Ostapenko.

# tennis - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

From The42 Fuming Andy Murray tells Fognini to 'shut up' during bad-tempered exchange in Shanghai No Love Lost

Fuming Andy Murray tells Fognini to 'shut up' during bad-tempered exchange in Shanghai

The two players confronted one another in a lengthy exchange at the 2019 Shanghai Masters.

# tennis - Friday 13 September, 2019

From The42 Former world number one Osaka changes coach for second time this year Alternative

Former world number one Osaka changes coach for second time this year

The 21-year-old has announced she will no longer be working with Jermaine Jenkins.