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# tennis - Monday 14 June, 2021

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

'Everything is possible': Djokovic eyes Golden Grand Slam

Jun 14th 2021, 11:53 AM 3,857 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
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# Roland Garros

Krejcikova wins French Open, dedicates victory to Novotna

Jun 12th 2021, 4:36 PM 3,666 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
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# Epic

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

Jun 11th 2021, 11:01 PM 7,636 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
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# Roland Garros

Stefanos Tsitsipas battles past Alexander Zverev to reach French Open final

Jun 11th 2021, 8:22 PM 2,503 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
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# Doubling Up

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

Jun 11th 2021, 5:25 PM 3,085 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
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# Pav

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

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 7:45 PM 3,516 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
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# Roland Garros

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

Updated Jun 9th 2021, 11:01 PM 4,893 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
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# Roland Garros

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

Jun 9th 2021, 4:55 PM 2,671 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
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# Struggles

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

Jun 7th 2021, 3:44 PM 6,606 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
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# Tennis

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

Jun 6th 2021, 8:20 PM 4,669 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
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# The Long Game

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

Updated Jun 6th 2021, 4:01 PM 59,079 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
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# Roland Garros

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

Jun 4th 2021, 5:18 PM 2,461 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
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# Roland Garros

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

Jun 2nd 2021, 8:11 AM 3,475 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
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# Tennis

Djokovic eases to opening Roland Garros win on silent night

Jun 1st 2021, 10:55 PM 2,729 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
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# Precedent

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

Jun 1st 2021, 6:41 PM 4,764 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 20,816 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
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# Empathy

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

May 31st 2021, 11:07 PM 5,308 Views 7 Comments

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

Federer impresses with straight-sets win on grand slam return at French Open
# Roland Garros
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# Roland Garros

Federer impresses with straight-sets win on grand slam return at French Open

May 31st 2021, 5:54 PM 2,204 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old is playing in his first major tournament since last year’s Australian Open after two knee operations.

Osaka wants to use French Open media boycott 'to bring about change', says coach
# Call For Change
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# Call For Change

Osaka wants to use French Open media boycott 'to bring about change', says coach

May 31st 2021, 11:58 AM 3,063 Views 3 Comments

On Sunday, officials at Roland Garros threatened Osaka, the world number two, with disqualification.

# tennis - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Osaka warned she faces French Open disqualification if she continues to refuse media interviews
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# French Open

Osaka warned she faces French Open disqualification if she continues to refuse media interviews

May 30th 2021, 8:00 PM 54,568 Views 64 Comments

The world number two was fined on Sunday for not holding a post-match press conference.

'Work in progress' Osaka lets racket do talking at French Open
# Roland Garros
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# Roland Garros

'Work in progress' Osaka lets racket do talking at French Open

May 30th 2021, 12:47 PM 3,262 Views 1 Comment

The world number two won her opening match in straight sets.

# tennis - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Naomi Osaka won’t talk to media at French Open due to impact on mental health
# Departure From The Norm
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# Departure From The Norm

Naomi Osaka won’t talk to media at French Open due to impact on mental health

May 27th 2021, 5:09 PM 6,478 Views 15 Comments

The world number two feels news conferences put an unfair burden on players.

# tennis - Monday 26 April, 2021

Zoos and wildlife parks, tennis and golf: Here's what restrictions are changing today
# Reopening
# Reopening

Zoos and wildlife parks, tennis and golf: Here's what restrictions are changing today

Apr 26th 2021, 6:10 AM 33,471 Views 35 Comments

Zoos and wildlife parks are permitted to reopen from today.

# tennis - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Dan Evans stuns Novak Djokovic to reach Monte-Carlo Masters quarter-finals
# Upset
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# Upset

Dan Evans stuns Novak Djokovic to reach Monte-Carlo Masters quarter-finals

Apr 15th 2021, 3:43 PM 2,158 Views 0 Comments

The British number is now in the quarter-finals of a Masters event for the first time, where he will face David Goffin

# tennis - Sunday 11 April, 2021

'The only moment of happiness is when I'm at home' - Tennis' enfant terrible in remarkable outburst
# Angry
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# Angry

'The only moment of happiness is when I'm at home' - Tennis' enfant terrible in remarkable outburst

Apr 11th 2021, 10:32 PM 9,971 Views 0 Comments

Benoit Paire brought his horror show to mainland Europe on Sunday.

# tennis - Thursday 8 April, 2021

French Open postponed by a week in hope for more spectators to attend
# Delayed
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# Delayed

French Open postponed by a week in hope for more spectators to attend

Apr 8th 2021, 9:38 AM 1,912 Views 0 Comments

The main draw is due to start on May 30 and finish on June 13.

# tennis - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Barty reaches Miami final as Hurkacz topples Tsitsipas
# Upsets
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# Upsets

Barty reaches Miami final as Hurkacz topples Tsitsipas

Apr 1st 2021, 11:15 PM 1,783 Views 8 Comments

Australia’s Barty fired 27 winners in a 6-3, 6-3 victory over fifth-seeded Ukrainian Elina.

# tennis - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

GAA county senior teams can train from 19 April, golf courses and tennis courts open from 26 April
# Return To Play
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# Return To Play

GAA county senior teams can train from 19 April, golf courses and tennis courts open from 26 April

Updated Mar 30th 2021, 6:31 PM 19,998 Views 53 Comments

The Government announced the latest on the easing of restrictions this evening.

Andy Murray interested in moving into golf after tennis career
# Greener Pastures
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# Greener Pastures

Andy Murray interested in moving into golf after tennis career

Mar 30th 2021, 10:02 AM 5,766 Views 1 Comment

The former world number one says becoming a caddie to a professional golfer appeals to his desire to stay in sport.

# tennis - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Earthquake fails to stop action during Zverev's Mexican Open semi-final win
# Down In Acapulco
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# Down In Acapulco

Earthquake fails to stop action during Zverev's Mexican Open semi-final win

Mar 20th 2021, 12:57 PM 2,285 Views 1 Comment

Alexander Zverev and Dominik Koepfer were able to finish the point mid-tremor.

# tennis - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Federer beaten in his second match since returning from 13-month lay-off
# The Comeback
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# The Comeback

Federer beaten in his second match since returning from 13-month lay-off

Mar 11th 2021, 6:21 PM 2,287 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old failed to capitalise on a match-point in his Qatar Open clash with Nikoloz Basilashvili.

# tennis - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Djokovic crushes Medvedev in less than two hours to land ninth Australian Open title
# King Of Melbourne Park
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# King Of Melbourne Park

Djokovic crushes Medvedev in less than two hours to land ninth Australian Open title

Feb 21st 2021, 12:00 PM 14,656 Views 12 Comments

Djokovic’s 7-5 6-2 6-2 victory brought him an 18th grand slam title.

# tennis - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Naomi Osaka continues meteoric rise by clinching another Australian Open title
# Queen Of Melbourne
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# Queen Of Melbourne

Naomi Osaka continues meteoric rise by clinching another Australian Open title

Feb 20th 2021, 10:21 AM 29,155 Views 11 Comments

The 23-year-old has become the first woman since Monica Seles to win her first four Grand Slam finals.

# tennis - Friday 19 February, 2021

Medvedev reaches first Australian Open final to set up showdown with Djokovic
# Fourth Seed
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# Fourth Seed

Medvedev reaches first Australian Open final to set up showdown with Djokovic

Feb 19th 2021, 11:21 AM 3,050 Views 4 Comments

The Russian beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets this morning.

# tennis - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Djokovic puts on a masterclass to cruise into ninth Australian Open final
# Melbourne
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# Melbourne

Djokovic puts on a masterclass to cruise into ninth Australian Open final

Feb 18th 2021, 11:04 AM 4,135 Views 3 Comments

The world number one ended Aslan Karatsev’s remarkable run in straight sets.

Brady edges into Australian Open final against Osaka
# Success
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# Success

Brady edges into Australian Open final against Osaka

Feb 18th 2021, 8:00 AM 6,314 Views 0 Comments

The American star edged Karolina Muchova 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in a tense semi.

# tennis - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Tsitsipas stuns Nadal in five sets to reach Australian Open semi-final
# Melbourne
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# Melbourne

Tsitsipas stuns Nadal in five sets to reach Australian Open semi-final

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 1:13 PM 5,357 Views 2 Comments

Earlier, a badly-cramping Daniil Medvedev won a brutal all-Russian clash against Andrey Rublev.

World number one Barty stunned in Australian Open quarter-finals by Muchova
# Australian Open
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# Australian Open

World number one Barty stunned in Australian Open quarter-finals by Muchova

Feb 17th 2021, 7:48 AM 3,406 Views 1 Comment

Muchova clinches a place in grand slam semi-finals for the first time, where she will face USA’s Jennifer Brady.

# tennis - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Djokovic battles through the pain barrier to reach Australian Open semi-finals
# Abdominal Injury
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# Abdominal Injury

Djokovic battles through the pain barrier to reach Australian Open semi-finals

Feb 16th 2021, 6:00 PM 2,958 Views 5 Comments

The world number one came from a set down to defeat Alexander Zverev and set up a clash with qualifier Aslan Karatsev.

Serena Williams downs Halep to set up semi-final showdown with Naomi Osaka
# Australian Open
From The42
# Australian Open

Serena Williams downs Halep to set up semi-final showdown with Naomi Osaka

Feb 16th 2021, 10:01 AM 3,542 Views 0 Comments

Williams moves one step closer to a 24th grand slam title with a 6-3 6-3 victory.