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# tennis - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

Australia cancels Novak Djokovic visa for failing to meet strict entry requirements
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# Novak Djokovic

Australia cancels Novak Djokovic visa for failing to meet strict entry requirements

Jan 5th 2022, 10:02 PM 59,325 Views 104 Comments

Djokovic landed in Melbourne this evening.

Novak Djokovic's entry to Australia now in doubt due to visa mix-up
# Double Fault
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# Double Fault

Novak Djokovic's entry to Australia now in doubt due to visa mix-up

Updated Jan 5th 2022, 3:24 PM 28,901 Views 15 Comments

Australian media reports said the nine-time Australian Open champion may have submitted a request for the wrong type of visa.

Djokovic got 'no special favour' for jab exemption, says Australian Open boss
# Controversy
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# Controversy

Djokovic got 'no special favour' for jab exemption, says Australian Open boss

Jan 5th 2022, 7:49 AM 24,691 Views 29 Comments

Craig Tiley has defended the integrity of the process that reviewed Djokovic’s exemption application.

# tennis - Tuesday 4 January, 2022

Naomi Osaka makes winning return in Melbourne in first match in four months
# Summer Set
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# Summer Set

Naomi Osaka makes winning return in Melbourne in first match in four months

Jan 4th 2022, 8:42 AM 2,702 Views 1 Comment

Andy Murray was beaten by Facundo Bagnis after error-strewn display in Melbourne

# tennis - Sunday 2 January, 2022

'Quite a bit to play out' in Djokovic saga: Australian Open chief
# Game Set And Vax
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# Game Set And Vax

'Quite a bit to play out' in Djokovic saga: Australian Open chief

Jan 2nd 2022, 11:14 AM 3,733 Views 0 Comments

Djokovic has refused to say if he’s vaccinated against Covid-19.

# tennis - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Djokovic mystery deepens as stars arrive ahead of Australian Open
# Melbourne Rebel
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# Melbourne Rebel

Djokovic mystery deepens as stars arrive ahead of Australian Open

Dec 28th 2021, 12:00 PM 51,902 Views 3 Comments

To enter Australia, the nine-time champion and members of his entourage have to be vaccinated.

# tennis - Monday 20 December, 2021

Rafael Nadal’s Australian Open plans in doubt after positive Covid test
# Covid-19
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# Covid-19

Rafael Nadal’s Australian Open plans in doubt after positive Covid test

Dec 20th 2021, 1:32 PM 2,037 Views 0 Comments

The former world number one is working his way back from a left foot problem.

Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai denies saying she was sexually assaulted
# China
# China

Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai denies saying she was sexually assaulted

Dec 20th 2021, 8:12 AM 41,680 Views 31 Comments

A Chinese-language newspaper posted a video of Peng following international concern for her wellbeing.

# tennis - Friday 10 December, 2021

Nadal and Osaka to return to action in Melbourne
# Melbourne Summer Set
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# Melbourne Summer Set

Nadal and Osaka to return to action in Melbourne

Dec 10th 2021, 9:09 AM 1,325 Views 0 Comments

Nadal, competing with Djokovic to be the first man to reach 21 Grand Slam titles, has hardly played since losing in the semi-finals of the French Open.

# tennis - Thursday 2 December, 2021

ATP expresses concern for Peng Shuai but does not suspend tournaments in China
# Stopping Short
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# Stopping Short

ATP expresses concern for Peng Shuai but does not suspend tournaments in China

Dec 2nd 2021, 7:38 PM 2,933 Views 18 Comments

Concerns for the welfare of Peng have prompted a rare show of unity in tennis, but so far that does not look set to extend to a sport-wide boycott of China.

Djokovic 'fully' supports WTA's China decision over Peng
# Backing
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# Backing

Djokovic 'fully' supports WTA's China decision over Peng

Dec 2nd 2021, 11:32 AM 2,046 Views 0 Comments

Calls have grown for other sports organisations to take action.

# tennis - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

Women's Tennis Association suspends all tournaments in China over Peng Shuai concerns
# Peng Shuai
# Peng Shuai

Women's Tennis Association suspends all tournaments in China over Peng Shuai concerns

Dec 1st 2021, 8:14 PM 18,924 Views 8 Comments

The WTA is concerned about Peng following her accusations of sexual assault against a powerful politician.

British former Wimbledon semi-finalist and world number four retires aged 30
# Hanging Up The Racket
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# Hanging Up The Racket

British former Wimbledon semi-finalist and world number four retires aged 30

Dec 1st 2021, 11:31 AM 6,876 Views 0 Comments

‘I got to live my dreams,’ says Sydney-born Johanna Konta.

# tennis - Sunday 21 November, 2021

Chinese tennis star tells Olympic officials she is ‘safe and well’
# Peng Shuai
# Peng Shuai

Chinese tennis star tells Olympic officials she is ‘safe and well’

Nov 21st 2021, 6:54 PM 51,690 Views 53 Comments

Concern had been mounting for Peng Shuai’s welfare following her high-profile allegation of sexual assault.

WTA still concerned about Peng Shuai as Chinese state media release videos of tennis star
# Where Is Peng Shuai
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# Where Is Peng Shuai

WTA still concerned about Peng Shuai as Chinese state media release videos of tennis star

Nov 21st 2021, 9:38 AM 15,246 Views 23 Comments

Peng, the former Wimbledon doubles champion, is seen smiling in the apparently new footage released by China state media.

# tennis - Friday 19 November, 2021

White House ‘deeply concerned’ over Peng Shuai situation. UN demands proof of star's well-being
# Me Too
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# Me Too

White House ‘deeply concerned’ over Peng Shuai situation. UN demands proof of star's well-being

Updated Nov 19th 2021, 9:19 PM 3,662 Views 4 Comments

‘We are calling for an investigation with full transparency into her allegation of sexual assault.’

WTA boss threatens to pull out of China as concern for missing Peng Shuai grows
# Missing
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# Missing

WTA boss threatens to pull out of China as concern for missing Peng Shuai grows

Nov 19th 2021, 8:38 AM 28,359 Views 18 Comments

Serena Williams joined Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic in drawing attention to the case.

# tennis - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Explainer: Who is missing Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai and what allegations did she make?
# Peng Shuai
# Peng Shuai

Explainer: Who is missing Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai and what allegations did she make?

Nov 18th 2021, 1:04 PM 21,639 Views 23 Comments

Peng, a former Wimbledon and French Open doubles champion, has not been heard from for two weeks.

# tennis - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

Concern grows for missing Chinese tennis star after letter allegedly from player is published
# Worry
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# Worry

Concern grows for missing Chinese tennis star after letter allegedly from player is published

Nov 17th 2021, 10:37 PM 7,065 Views 0 Comments

Peng Shuai has not been heard from since alleging that a Chinese politician sexually assaulted her.

Naomi Osaka expresses 'shock' as concerns grow for missing Chinese star Peng Shuai
# Where Is Peng Shuai
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# Where Is Peng Shuai

Naomi Osaka expresses 'shock' as concerns grow for missing Chinese star Peng Shuai

Nov 17th 2021, 12:00 PM 44,028 Views 25 Comments

Peng has not been heard from since alleging that a powerful Chinese politician sexually assaulted her.

Roger Federer out of Australian Open and unlikely to be fit for Wimbledon 2022
# Injury Timeout
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# Injury Timeout

Roger Federer out of Australian Open and unlikely to be fit for Wimbledon 2022

Nov 17th 2021, 9:13 AM 2,590 Views 0 Comments

The 20-time major winner is recovering from a series of knee operations.

# tennis - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Jones contacts Raducanu to clarify remarks that were 'taken out of context'
# Mr Writer
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# Mr Writer

Jones contacts Raducanu to clarify remarks that were 'taken out of context'

Nov 11th 2021, 5:27 PM 9,840 Views 7 Comments

The England rugby head coach suggested the tennis star has struggled for form since her US Open win.

# tennis - Monday 25 October, 2021

Unvaccinated players can compete at Australian Open: leaked email
# Change Of Heart
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# Change Of Heart

Unvaccinated players can compete at Australian Open: leaked email

Oct 25th 2021, 10:19 AM 2,635 Views 1 Comment

The email contradicts officials’ earlier statements implying unvaccinated players would not be granted visas.

# tennis - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Djokovic expresses doubts about playing in Australian Open over vaccine status
# Decisions Decisions
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# Decisions Decisions

Djokovic expresses doubts about playing in Australian Open over vaccine status

Updated Oct 19th 2021, 12:00 PM 25,256 Views 33 Comments

Tournament officials have said unvaccinated players are unlikely to be allowed to enter the country for the event.

# tennis - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Murray's wedding ring was 'misplaced' after it turns up in hotel lost and found
# Crisis Over
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# Crisis Over

Murray's wedding ring was 'misplaced' after it turns up in hotel lost and found

Oct 9th 2021, 10:45 AM 6,050 Views 2 Comments

The former world number one says a member of the hotel staff located his wedding ring.

# tennis - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Andy Murray 'in the bad books at home' after wedding ring stolen along with tennis shoes
# Unlucky
From The42
# Unlucky

Andy Murray 'in the bad books at home' after wedding ring stolen along with tennis shoes

Oct 7th 2021, 9:14 AM 3,769 Views 3 Comments

The British star explained he left his tennis shoes outside and were nowhere to be seen when he returned in the morning.

# tennis - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Andy Murray welcomes ATP investigation into allegations against Alexander Zverev
# Speaking Up
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# Speaking Up

Andy Murray welcomes ATP investigation into allegations against Alexander Zverev

Oct 6th 2021, 10:15 PM 7,076 Views 0 Comments

Zverev denies the claims made by his former girlfriend Olga Sharypova, which first surfaced nearly a year ago.

# tennis - Monday 27 September, 2021

Osaka feeling 'itch' to make tennis return in near future
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Osaka feeling 'itch' to make tennis return in near future

Sep 27th 2021, 9:56 PM 2,727 Views 0 Comments

‘It wouldn’t really matter to me if I won or lost, I’d just have the joy of being back on the court.’

# tennis - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Nick Kyrgios unsure how long he will keep playing tennis
# Nick Of Time
From The42
# Nick Of Time

Nick Kyrgios unsure how long he will keep playing tennis

Sep 26th 2021, 1:53 PM 4,428 Views 4 Comments

Nick Kyrgios has dropped a hint that his career may come to a premature end.

# tennis - Monday 13 September, 2021

Emma Raducanu can ‘rule the world’ after shock US Open success
# Net Gains
From The42
# Net Gains

Emma Raducanu can ‘rule the world’ after shock US Open success

Updated Sep 13th 2021, 5:00 PM 36,819 Views 25 Comments

Former Wimbledon champion Virginia Wade says the 18-year-old needs advice on how to cope with her increased fame

# tennis - Sunday 12 September, 2021

US Open triumph 'an absolute dream' for teen sensation Raducanu
# A Star Is Born
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# A Star Is Born

US Open triumph 'an absolute dream' for teen sensation Raducanu

Updated Sep 12th 2021, 12:00 PM 31,683 Views 35 Comments

The 18-year-old beat Leylah Fernandez to become the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam.

# tennis - Saturday 11 September, 2021

18-year-old Emma Raducanu completes New York fairytale with US Open final victory
# A Star Is Born
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# A Star Is Born

18-year-old Emma Raducanu completes New York fairytale with US Open final victory

Sep 11th 2021, 11:25 PM 53,988 Views 61 Comments

Raducanu triumphed 6-4 6-3 to become the first British woman to win a grand slam singles title for 44 years.

Superstitions keep Fernandez's dad/coach from US Open
# Distance
From The42
# Distance

Superstitions keep Fernandez's dad/coach from US Open

Sep 11th 2021, 12:52 PM 4,054 Views 2 Comments

The teenager ousted three of the world’s top five to reach the final.

# tennis - Friday 10 September, 2021

Emma Raducanu reaches US Open final with straight sets defeat of Maria Sakkari
# Ace
From The42
# Ace

Emma Raducanu reaches US Open final with straight sets defeat of Maria Sakkari

Sep 10th 2021, 7:43 AM 7,262 Views 12 Comments

The Kent teenager is the first qualifier – male or female – to reach the final of a grand slam tournament.

# tennis - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Djokovic moves two shy of Slam with Zverev next at US Open
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Djokovic moves two shy of Slam with Zverev next at US Open

Sep 9th 2021, 8:17 AM 2,171 Views 2 Comments

Top-ranked Djokovic stretched his Grand Slam win streak to 26 matches.

# tennis - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

British teenager Raducanu reaches US Open semi-finals with stunning display
# Prodigy
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# Prodigy

British teenager Raducanu reaches US Open semi-finals with stunning display

Sep 8th 2021, 7:47 PM 6,823 Views 1 Comment

The 18-year-old from Kent became the first qualifier in US Open history to reach the last four.

# tennis - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Second seed Medvedev advances to US Open semi-finals
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Second seed Medvedev advances to US Open semi-finals

Sep 7th 2021, 8:50 PM 2,446 Views 0 Comments

Medvedev is chasing his first Grand Slam title.

# tennis - Monday 6 September, 2021

Emma Raducanu hammers Shelby Rogers to reach US Open quarter-finals
# Tennis
From The42
# Tennis

Emma Raducanu hammers Shelby Rogers to reach US Open quarter-finals

Sep 6th 2021, 9:41 PM 4,713 Views 0 Comments

The 18-year-old continued to bulldoze her way through the draw with a 6-2 6-1 victory at Flushing Meadows.

Medvedev to face Dutch qualifier in US Open quarter-finals
# Flushing Meadow
From The42
# Flushing Meadow

Medvedev to face Dutch qualifier in US Open quarter-finals

Sep 6th 2021, 7:50 AM 1,713 Views 0 Comments

It’s getting down to the business end of the tournament in New York.

# tennis - Sunday 5 September, 2021

'This type of hate is so exhausting and never ending' - Sloane Stephens
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

'This type of hate is so exhausting and never ending' - Sloane Stephens

Sep 5th 2021, 12:08 PM 7,712 Views 0 Comments

The 2017 champion lost to Angelique Kerber 5-7 6-2 6-3.