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#Tennis

# tennis - Friday 24 June, 2022

Serena Williams to face unseeded Harmony Tan in Wimbledon opener
# Draw
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# Draw

Serena Williams to face unseeded Harmony Tan in Wimbledon opener

Jun 24th 2022, 2:42 PM 1,790 Views 0 Comments

Novak Djokovic begins his quest for a seventh title against South Korea’s Kwon Soon-woo.

# tennis - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Serena Williams’ Eastbourne doubles run cut short
# Comeback
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# Comeback

Serena Williams’ Eastbourne doubles run cut short

Jun 23rd 2022, 12:23 PM 4,511 Views 0 Comments

Partner Ons Jabeur has withdrawn with a knee injury, and the American will now turn her attention to Wimbledon.

# tennis - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

'It's OnSerena' - Williams steps up comeback after second successive win
# Getting There
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# Getting There

'It's OnSerena' - Williams steps up comeback after second successive win

Jun 22nd 2022, 10:54 PM 4,249 Views 0 Comments

The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion was speaking after her win with partner Ons Jabeur.

# tennis - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

'I doubted I'd ever return,' says Serena Williams after winning comeback
# The Long Road Back
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# The Long Road Back

'I doubted I'd ever return,' says Serena Williams after winning comeback

Jun 21st 2022, 11:03 PM 5,545 Views 0 Comments

A leg injury at last year’s Wimbledon forced her off tour for a year and saw her ranking plummet to 1,204 in the world.

# tennis - Monday 20 June, 2022

Russian player changes nationality to avoid Wimbledon ban - report
# Unorthodox
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# Unorthodox

Russian player changes nationality to avoid Wimbledon ban - report

Jun 20th 2022, 9:12 PM 10,242 Views 0 Comments

Natela Dzalamidze, a 29-year-old doubles player ranked No 44 in the world, is set to compete.

# tennis - Friday 17 June, 2022

Nadal says his 'intention is to play at Wimbledon'
# On Track
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# On Track

Nadal says his 'intention is to play at Wimbledon'

Jun 17th 2022, 1:50 PM 2,180 Views 1 Comment

The Spaniard is hoping to make his first appearance at the All England Club in three years.

# tennis - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Former Wimbledon finalist Marin Cilic into Queen's last eight
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Former Wimbledon finalist Marin Cilic into Queen's last eight

Jun 15th 2022, 10:37 PM 2,579 Views 0 Comments

The 33-year-old Cilic has been in good form of late, advancing to the last four of this season’s French Open before losing to Casper Ruud.

# tennis - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

Players from Russia and Belarus allowed to play at US Open under neutral flag
# Door Is Open
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# Door Is Open

Players from Russia and Belarus allowed to play at US Open under neutral flag

Jun 14th 2022, 6:37 PM 3,053 Views 1 Comment

The move comes after the Grand Slams condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

# tennis - Saturday 4 June, 2022

Anger at French Open amid claim female players treated like 'second class citizens'
# Prejudice
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# Prejudice

Anger at French Open amid claim female players treated like 'second class citizens'

Jun 4th 2022, 4:48 PM 6,639 Views 2 Comments

Tennis pioneer Billie Jean-King has waded into the tournament’s scheduling row.

# tennis - Friday 3 June, 2022

Bigger issues than tennis on Coco Gauff's mind ahead of French Open final
# Conscientious
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# Conscientious

Bigger issues than tennis on Coco Gauff's mind ahead of French Open final

Jun 3rd 2022, 7:48 PM 4,760 Views 1 Comment

The 18-year-old, who has only just graduated high school, was widely praised for her impromptu ‘peace, end gun violence’ message.

Nadal into 14th French Open final after Zverev quits with horror injury
# Roland Garros
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# Roland Garros

Nadal into 14th French Open final after Zverev quits with horror injury

Jun 3rd 2022, 5:29 PM 9,781 Views 1 Comment

Zverev had to leave the court in a wheelchair after turning his ankle.

# tennis - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Women's matches less appealing than men's at French Open, says tournament director
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Women's matches less appealing than men's at French Open, says tournament director

Jun 1st 2022, 6:36 PM 5,796 Views 3 Comments

Amelie Mauresmo, a former world number one, said it was ‘tough’ to schedule women’s matches for the prime night session slots.

Rafael Nadal outlasts Novak Djokovic to inch closer to 14th French Open title
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Rafael Nadal outlasts Novak Djokovic to inch closer to 14th French Open title

Jun 1st 2022, 7:58 AM 6,716 Views 10 Comments

The Spaniard hustled his way to a 6-2 4-6 6-2 7-6 (4) win in an enthralling showdown lasting four hours and 12 minutes.

# tennis - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Zverev delighted to edge past Alcaraz 'before he starts beating us all'
# French Open
From The42
# French Open

Zverev delighted to edge past Alcaraz 'before he starts beating us all'

May 31st 2022, 7:45 PM 5,282 Views 2 Comments

The German third seed secured a semi-final meeting with either Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros.

Trevisan into first Grand Slam semi-final at French Open
# Roland Garros
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# Roland Garros

Trevisan into first Grand Slam semi-final at French Open

May 31st 2022, 2:04 PM 2,406 Views 0 Comments

The 28-year-old will face either Coco Gauff or Sloane Stephens for a place in the final.

# tennis - Monday 30 May, 2022

Teenage sensation Rune stuns Tsitsipas to reach French Open quarter-finals
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Teenage sensation Rune stuns Tsitsipas to reach French Open quarter-finals

May 30th 2022, 5:31 PM 3,760 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Daria Kasatkina and Veronika Kudermetova guaranteed a Russian woman will make the semi-finals with wins today.

# tennis - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Alcaraz and Zverev pull off French Open escapes as kingpins Nadal and Djokovic cruise
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Alcaraz and Zverev pull off French Open escapes as kingpins Nadal and Djokovic cruise

Updated May 25th 2022, 10:45 PM 5,544 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile this evening, Barbora Krejcikova was forced out with Covid.

# tennis - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Medvedev cruises at French Open as Paris struggles to escape Wimbledon shadow
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Medvedev cruises at French Open as Paris struggles to escape Wimbledon shadow

May 24th 2022, 6:22 PM 2,530 Views 0 Comments

Medvedev routed Argentina’s 103rd-ranked Facundo Bagnis today.

# tennis - Monday 23 May, 2022

Defending champion among the big names to crash out early at French Open
# Disappointment
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# Disappointment

Defending champion among the big names to crash out early at French Open

May 23rd 2022, 8:24 PM 7,586 Views 0 Comments

Barbora Krejcikova tumbled out in the first round on Monday.

# tennis - Friday 20 May, 2022

Wimbledon stripped of ATP ranking points after decision to ban Russian players
# Sw19
From The42
# Sw19

Wimbledon stripped of ATP ranking points after decision to ban Russian players

May 20th 2022, 8:32 PM 7,601 Views 11 Comments

Wimbledon chairman Ian Hewitt said the UK Government had left them with “no viable alternative” following invasion of Ukraine.

# tennis - Monday 9 May, 2022

'Two days ago I went to bed at 4, 4.30 am. Yesterday I went to bed at 5.20am' - Zverev
# Tired
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# Tired

'Two days ago I went to bed at 4, 4.30 am. Yesterday I went to bed at 5.20am' - Zverev

May 9th 2022, 12:51 PM 8,385 Views 1 Comment

The German star succumbed in 62 minutes to Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz but was unhappy that on the previous two nights he had been last on court.

# tennis - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Illness rules Andy Murray out of Madrid Open clash with Novak Djokovic
# Unwell
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# Unwell

Illness rules Andy Murray out of Madrid Open clash with Novak Djokovic

May 5th 2022, 10:53 AM 2,069 Views 0 Comments

The pair had been due to meet for the first time in more than five years.

# tennis - Monday 2 May, 2022

Andy Murray ‘not supportive’ of Wimbledon ban on Russian players
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Andy Murray ‘not supportive’ of Wimbledon ban on Russian players

May 2nd 2022, 10:22 AM 5,459 Views 8 Comments

The three-time grand slam winner said the Government’s guidance to Russian and Belarusian players could put their families at risk.

# tennis - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Djokovic and unvaccinated players permitted to play at this year's Wimbledon
# Title Defence
From The42
# Title Defence

Djokovic and unvaccinated players permitted to play at this year's Wimbledon

Apr 26th 2022, 2:29 PM 1,829 Views 2 Comments

The world number one has only competed at three tournaments in 2022 because of entry restrictions imposed by various countries.

US Open champion Raducanu splits from coach after less than six months
# Changes
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# Changes

US Open champion Raducanu splits from coach after less than six months

Apr 26th 2022, 9:11 AM 7,673 Views 2 Comments

Raducanu hired Torben Beltz at the end of last season but it was a short-lived relationship.

# tennis - Sunday 24 April, 2022

Swiatek shows ruthless streak with emphatic win to claim fourth WTA title on bounce
# Relentless
From The42
# Relentless

Swiatek shows ruthless streak with emphatic win to claim fourth WTA title on bounce

Apr 24th 2022, 2:54 PM 2,217 Views 1 Comment

The 20-year-old picked up her 23rd straight victory to add Stuttgart to her collection after her title wins in Doha, Indian Wells and Miami this year.

# tennis - Thursday 21 April, 2022

Wimbledon ban 'complete discrimination and illogical', says Russia's Rublev
# Not Happy
From The42
# Not Happy

Wimbledon ban 'complete discrimination and illogical', says Russia's Rublev

Apr 21st 2022, 6:33 PM 7,738 Views 16 Comments

World number one Novak Djokovic also hit out at the “crazy” decision.

# tennis - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Wimbledon 2022 ban on Russian and Belarusian players slammed as 'unfair'
# Barred
From The42
# Barred

Wimbledon 2022 ban on Russian and Belarusian players slammed as 'unfair'

Updated Apr 20th 2022, 4:37 PM 24,025 Views 53 Comments

The decision was taken in response to the invasion of Ukraine.

# tennis - Friday 8 April, 2022

Boris Becker found guilty of four charges related to bankruptcy
# Verdict
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# Verdict

Boris Becker found guilty of four charges related to bankruptcy

Apr 8th 2022, 4:21 PM 20,949 Views 0 Comments

The six-time grand slam champion was accused of hiding millions of pounds worth of assets.

# tennis - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Serena Williams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou to work full-time with Simona Halep
# Link-up
From The42
# Link-up

Serena Williams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou to work full-time with Simona Halep

Apr 7th 2022, 2:34 PM 2,846 Views 0 Comments

Halep is currently ranked 20th in the world. She won Roland Garros in 2018 and Wimbledon the following year.

# tennis - Monday 28 March, 2022

Tennis star Boris Becker tells jury bad publicity damaged his personal brand
# Court
# Court

Tennis star Boris Becker tells jury bad publicity damaged his personal brand

Mar 28th 2022, 3:34 PM 21,393 Views 0 Comments

The six-time Grand Slam champion was declared bankrupt in June 2017.

16-year-old earns landmark win at Miami Open
# Prodigy
From The42
# Prodigy

16-year-old earns landmark win at Miami Open

Mar 28th 2022, 8:58 AM 5,289 Views 0 Comments

Linda Fruhvirtova on Sunday became the youngest player to reach the last 16 of the tournament since 2004.

# tennis - Thursday 24 March, 2022

Osaka's resurgence continues as she puts fan's jeers behind her
# Sharp
From The42
# Sharp

Osaka's resurgence continues as she puts fan's jeers behind her

Mar 24th 2022, 8:17 PM 3,138 Views 0 Comments

Japanese star makes light work of 13th seed Angelique Kerber to progress in Miami Open.

Ash Barty would ‘never say never’ about returning to professional tennis
# Future
From The42
# Future

Ash Barty would ‘never say never’ about returning to professional tennis

Mar 24th 2022, 8:05 AM 1,941 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old also hinted at a role with junior tennis in her home country.

# tennis - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

'I finally started talking to a therapist after Indian Wells' - Osaka
# Seeking Help
From The42
# Seeking Help

'I finally started talking to a therapist after Indian Wells' - Osaka

Mar 23rd 2022, 9:32 PM 3,726 Views 3 Comments

The Japanese star had time away from the sport in 2021 because of mental health problems.

World number one Ash Barty announces shock retirement aged 25
# Completed It Mate
From The42
# Completed It Mate

World number one Ash Barty announces shock retirement aged 25

Mar 23rd 2022, 7:27 AM 38,764 Views 25 Comments

The Australian said triumphing at Wimbledon in 2021 was the culmination of her ‘one true dream’.

# tennis - Monday 21 March, 2022

Becker trial to start as former Wimbledon winner fights to avoid prison
# Court
From The42
# Court

Becker trial to start as former Wimbledon winner fights to avoid prison

Mar 21st 2022, 10:58 AM 46,934 Views 0 Comments

The 54-year-old is a six-time Grand Slam singles champion.

# tennis - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Nadal reaches last 16 at Indian Wells as Medvedev crashes out
# Winning Run
From The42
# Winning Run

Nadal reaches last 16 at Indian Wells as Medvedev crashes out

Mar 15th 2022, 8:01 AM 1,826 Views 0 Comments

The 35-year-old Spaniard has won all 17 of his matches in 2022.

# tennis - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Germany's Zverev says meltdown was ‘worst moment of my life’
# Regret
From The42
# Regret

Germany's Zverev says meltdown was ‘worst moment of my life’

Mar 10th 2022, 2:43 PM 2,892 Views 1 Comment

The Olympic gold medallist was thrown out of the Mexican Open last month.

# tennis - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Novak Djokovic included in Indian Wells draw despite doubts over US entry
# Bnp Paribas Open
From The42
# Bnp Paribas Open

Novak Djokovic included in Indian Wells draw despite doubts over US entry

Mar 9th 2022, 10:57 AM 1,138 Views 0 Comments

The 34-year-old Serbian is the only man in the top 100 who remains unvaccinated against coronavirus.