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# tennis - Friday 30 October, 2020

Djokovic suffers heaviest defeat to lucky loser ranked 42nd in the world
# Shock Result
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# Shock Result

Djokovic suffers heaviest defeat to lucky loser ranked 42nd in the world

Oct 30th 2020, 7:47 PM 9,496 Views 1 Comment

Lorenzo Sonego won the quarter-final of the Vienna ATP tournament 6-2, 6-1.

# tennis - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Tennis Ireland forced into U-turn after announcing courts would remain open under Level 5 restrictions
# Living With Covid-19
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# Living With Covid-19

Tennis Ireland forced into U-turn after announcing courts would remain open under Level 5 restrictions

Updated Oct 22nd 2020, 12:50 PM 58,367 Views 44 Comments

All activities must now be suspended after a new statement from the governing body.

# tennis - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

'That's one of the problems - Maria Sharapova made her legacy as the highest-paid female athlete'
# BTL
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# BTL

'That's one of the problems - Maria Sharapova made her legacy as the highest-paid female athlete'

Oct 14th 2020, 10:31 PM 12,916 Views 5 Comments

On the latest edition of Behind the Lines, Caitlin Thompson assess the legacy left by Maria Sharapova.

# tennis - Friday 9 October, 2020

Nadal closes in on Federer's Grand Slam record by booking 13th French Open final berth
# King Of Clay
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# King Of Clay

Nadal closes in on Federer's Grand Slam record by booking 13th French Open final berth

Oct 9th 2020, 5:50 PM 7,131 Views 11 Comments

The Spaniard brushed aside Diego Schwartzman without dropping a set to claim his 99th win at Roland Garros.

# tennis - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Nadal books French Open semi spot in 1.30am finish at Roland Garros
# Winner And Sinner
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# Winner And Sinner

Nadal books French Open semi spot in 1.30am finish at Roland Garros

Oct 7th 2020, 8:14 AM 5,808 Views 2 Comments

Nadal beats Jannik Sinner 7-6 (7/4), 6-4, 6-1 to set up Schwarzmann clash.

# tennis - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

French Open embroiled in alleged match-fixing scandal
# Corruption
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# Corruption

French Open embroiled in alleged match-fixing scandal

Oct 6th 2020, 3:01 PM 7,169 Views 2 Comments

Prosecutors have opened an investigation into possible ‘fraud in an organised group’ and ‘active and passive corruption in sport’.

# tennis - Monday 5 October, 2020

Novak Djokovic admits 'awkward deja vu' after ball hits line judge again
# Worry
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# Worry

Novak Djokovic admits 'awkward deja vu' after ball hits line judge again

Oct 5th 2020, 8:18 PM 7,312 Views 6 Comments

The world number one racked up his 35th win of 2020 today.

# tennis - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Polish teenager Iga Swiatek stuns title favourite Simona Halep at French Open
# Upset
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# Upset

Polish teenager Iga Swiatek stuns title favourite Simona Halep at French Open

Oct 4th 2020, 12:23 PM 4,550 Views 2 Comments

Swiatek won only a single game against Halep at the same stage last year.

# tennis - Friday 2 October, 2020

Nadal cruises into last-16 at Roland Garros as Thiem and Halep impress
# French Open
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# French Open

Nadal cruises into last-16 at Roland Garros as Thiem and Halep impress

Oct 2nd 2020, 7:36 PM 2,799 Views 0 Comments

The Spaniard is now 96-2 at the French Open in his 16th appearance.

# tennis - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'I’m struggling to walk' - Williams' season could be over after fresh Achilles injury setback
# Roland Garros
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# Roland Garros

'I’m struggling to walk' - Williams' season could be over after fresh Achilles injury setback

Sep 30th 2020, 11:37 AM 4,553 Views 2 Comments

Her wait to equal Margaret Court’s Grand Slam titles record goes on.

# tennis - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Djokovic in cruise control at Roland Garros as row sparks video replay call
# French Open
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# French Open

Djokovic in cruise control at Roland Garros as row sparks video replay call

Sep 29th 2020, 5:51 PM 6,363 Views 2 Comments

Djokovic is aiming to become the first man in 50 years to win all four Grand Slam titles twice.

# tennis - Monday 28 September, 2020

Serena overcomes patchy French Open start as Thiem aces Cilic test
# Roland Garros
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# Roland Garros

Serena overcomes patchy French Open start as Thiem aces Cilic test

Sep 28th 2020, 5:03 PM 3,749 Views 0 Comments

Rafa Nadal, meanwhile, says he will defend his title in the ‘most difficult conditions’ he has ever met at Roland Garros.

'Shut up' - Kyrgios jumps to Murray's defence after Wilander tells him to retire
# French Open
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# French Open

'Shut up' - Kyrgios jumps to Murray's defence after Wilander tells him to retire

Sep 28th 2020, 1:06 PM 12,068 Views 1 Comment

Murray was beaten 6-1, 6-3, 6-2 by Stan Warwrinka in the first round at Roland Garros on Sunday.

# tennis - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Five players out of French Open qualifying following positive coronavirus tests
# Covid-19
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# Covid-19

Five players out of French Open qualifying following positive coronavirus tests

Sep 20th 2020, 10:00 PM 4,627 Views 3 Comments

Two players set to take part in the qualifying tournament have tested positive for Covid-19.

# tennis - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Andy Murray wants Margaret Court Arena renamed over anti-gay views
# Court Battle
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# Court Battle

Andy Murray wants Margaret Court Arena renamed over anti-gay views

Sep 17th 2020, 8:12 AM 10,895 Views 9 Comments

The Grand Slam title record holder is now a controversial figure in the game.

# tennis - Monday 14 September, 2020

Thiem's historic comeback sees off Zverev to win US Open men's title
# Epic
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# Epic

Thiem's historic comeback sees off Zverev to win US Open men's title

Sep 14th 2020, 7:39 AM 5,258 Views 1 Comment

It marked the first time in the competition’s Open era history that a player had recovered from losing the opening two sets to win the title.

# tennis - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Osaka wins second US Open title and says she's keeping Kobe Bryant's legacy alive
# Grand Slam
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# Grand Slam

Osaka wins second US Open title and says she's keeping Kobe Bryant's legacy alive

Sep 13th 2020, 10:59 AM 5,877 Views 2 Comments

The 22-year-old lost the opening set to Victoria Azarenka 6-1 but fought back to claim the silverware in New York.

# tennis - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem power through at US Open From The42

Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem power through at US Open

Sep 10th 2020, 7:31 AM 4,414 Views 0 Comments

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka awaits the American in the semi-finals.

# tennis - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Osaka, Zverev one step closer as US Open semi-finals start to take shape
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Osaka, Zverev one step closer as US Open semi-finals start to take shape

Sep 9th 2020, 8:24 AM 3,600 Views 0 Comments

Osaka will face Jennifer Brady while Zverev meets Pablo Carreno Busta in the last four.

# tennis - Monday 7 September, 2020

Novak Djokovic ‘extremely sorry’ after US Open disqualification
# Apology
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# Apology

Novak Djokovic ‘extremely sorry’ after US Open disqualification

Sep 7th 2020, 4:32 PM 7,525 Views 5 Comments

The star said he felt ‘sad and empty’ after his quest for an 18th grand slam title ended when he was defaulted for hitting a line judge with a ball.

Kyrgios trolls Djokovic with Twitter poll on ban
# US Open
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# US Open

Kyrgios trolls Djokovic with Twitter poll on ban

Sep 7th 2020, 8:45 AM 13,707 Views 10 Comments

Kyrgios was quick to have his say after Djokovic was sensationally disqualified.

# tennis - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Mannarino's match delayed by three hours as NY health officials try to stop him from playing
# US Open
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# US Open

Mannarino's match delayed by three hours as NY health officials try to stop him from playing

Sep 5th 2020, 9:05 AM 6,570 Views 3 Comments

Zverev eventually won the match in four sets.

# tennis - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Serena Williams starts bid for 24th grand slam title with straight sets win
# US Open
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# US Open

Serena Williams starts bid for 24th grand slam title with straight sets win

Sep 2nd 2020, 8:13 AM 2,645 Views 2 Comments

Williams is one title away from matching Court’s record.

# tennis - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Murray makes spectacular return to grand-slam stage with gruelling comeback victory
# Fair Deuce
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# Fair Deuce

Murray makes spectacular return to grand-slam stage with gruelling comeback victory

Sep 1st 2020, 11:29 PM 5,637 Views 2 Comments

The Scot was two sets and a break down, and faced a match point in the fourth set, against Japanese world number 49 Yoshihito Nishioka.

'I want to spread awareness' - Osaka wears mask honouring black woman shot dead by police
# Action
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# Action

'I want to spread awareness' - Osaka wears mask honouring black woman shot dead by police

Sep 1st 2020, 8:38 AM 4,876 Views 2 Comments

The 22-year-old made the gesture in her opening game at the US Open.

# tennis - Thursday 27 August, 2020

More major sporting events postponed, as soccer, tennis and baseball join protest
# TAKING ACTION
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# TAKING ACTION

More major sporting events postponed, as soccer, tennis and baseball join protest

Aug 27th 2020, 8:00 AM 40,121 Views 56 Comments

Naomi Osaka withdrew her semi-final, saying ‘before I am an athlete, I am a black woman’.

# tennis - Friday 21 August, 2020

'I am not afraid of being in a dangerous health situation' - Djokovic to play at US Open
# Novak Okay
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# Novak Okay

'I am not afraid of being in a dangerous health situation' - Djokovic to play at US Open

Aug 21st 2020, 9:39 AM 4,076 Views 12 Comments

The Serbian star also defended his controversial Adria Tour, which led to a cluster of Covid-19 cases.

# tennis - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Coronavirus case found in US Open 'bubble'
# Flushing Meadows
From The42
# Flushing Meadows

Coronavirus case found in US Open 'bubble'

Aug 18th 2020, 10:51 PM 4,405 Views 1 Comment

The person who has contracted the virus “is not a player” and is asymptomatic.

# tennis - Monday 17 August, 2020

Wimbledon champion and world no.2 Halep the latest star to confirm she will skip US Open
# Safety First
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# Safety First

Wimbledon champion and world no.2 Halep the latest star to confirm she will skip US Open

Aug 17th 2020, 4:52 PM 4,403 Views 1 Comment

‘I always said I would put my health at the heart of my decision and I therefore prefer to stay and train in Europe,’ said the Romanian.

# tennis - Thursday 13 August, 2020

'Excited' Djokovic confirms US Open participation
# Return Of The Joker
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# Return Of The Joker

'Excited' Djokovic confirms US Open participation

Aug 13th 2020, 4:36 PM 4,059 Views 4 Comments

The Serb said he had completed ‘all the check-up’s and was fully recovered from coronavirus.

# tennis - Friday 7 August, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about Roger Federer?
# Tennis
# Tennis

Quiz: How much do you know about Roger Federer?

Aug 7th 2020, 9:30 PM 32,275 Views 16 Comments

Game. Set. Match.

# tennis - Monday 3 August, 2020

Puerta reveals he lied about failed drug test after French Open final loss to Nadal
# Admission
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# Admission

Puerta reveals he lied about failed drug test after French Open final loss to Nadal

Aug 3rd 2020, 7:21 PM 9,065 Views 0 Comments

The 2005 triumph against Mariano Puerta marked the first of 12 titles at Roland Garros for Rafael Nadal.

# tennis - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Nick Kyrgios pulls out of US Open over coronavirus concerns
# NET LOSS
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# NET LOSS

Nick Kyrgios pulls out of US Open over coronavirus concerns

Aug 2nd 2020, 9:35 AM 5,441 Views 4 Comments

Fellow Australian Ashleigh Barty, the current women’s world number one, withdrew from the tournament earlier this week.

# tennis - Friday 10 July, 2020

'Class act' Wimbledon praised for distributing £10m in prize money despite cancellation
# Tennis
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# Tennis

'Class act' Wimbledon praised for distributing £10m in prize money despite cancellation

Jul 10th 2020, 10:30 PM 6,857 Views 6 Comments

The Wimbledon finals should have taken place this weekend.

# tennis - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Novak Djokovic and his wife test negative for coronavirus
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Novak Djokovic and his wife test negative for coronavirus

Jul 2nd 2020, 2:35 PM 3,807 Views 0 Comments

The couple had been self isolating since returning to Belgrade from Zadar in Croatia.

# tennis - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Becker calls Kyrgios a 'rat' for criticising Covid-partying Zverev
# Grass Season
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# Grass Season

Becker calls Kyrgios a 'rat' for criticising Covid-partying Zverev

Jun 30th 2020, 5:16 PM 8,571 Views 6 Comments

The German doesn’t feel sportspeople should ‘tell off’ one another.

# tennis - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Dimitrov tests positive for coronavirus after playing in Djokovic event
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Dimitrov tests positive for coronavirus after playing in Djokovic event

Jun 21st 2020, 7:53 PM 11,386 Views 7 Comments

Tennis’s world number 19 says he is ‘back home and recovering’.

# tennis - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Delayed French Open to go ahead 'in its usual format' from 27 September
# Tennis
From The42
# Tennis

Delayed French Open to go ahead 'in its usual format' from 27 September

Jun 17th 2020, 5:37 PM 2,116 Views 1 Comment

Unlike the US Open, Roland Garros will maintain its qualifying event in the week before the main draw.

# tennis - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Players express concerns as US Open gets go-ahead without fans
# Flushing Meadows
From The42
# Flushing Meadows

Players express concerns as US Open gets go-ahead without fans

Jun 16th 2020, 5:49 PM 2,410 Views 1 Comment

The tournament will take place behind closed doors from 31 August to 13 September.

# tennis - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Novak Djokovic breaks down in tears at Belgrade event
# Emotional
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# Emotional

Novak Djokovic breaks down in tears at Belgrade event

Jun 14th 2020, 10:56 PM 10,203 Views 1 Comment

The 33-year-old failed to make the final in the first leg of his Balkans charity tennis tournament.