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#Tennis

# tennis - Last year 2021

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

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

Sep 10th 2021, 7:43 AM 7,275 Views 12 Comments

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

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 2,178 Views 2 Comments

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

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 6,832 Views 1 Comment

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

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 2,463 Views 0 Comments

Medvedev is chasing his first Grand Slam title.

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

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

Sep 6th 2021, 9:41 PM 4,724 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
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# Flushing Meadow

Medvedev to face Dutch qualifier in US Open quarter-finals

Sep 6th 2021, 7:50 AM 1,722 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 5th 2021, 12:08 PM 7,732 Views 0 Comments

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

Tearful Osaka to take break from tennis after shock loss
# US Open
From The42
# US Open

Tearful Osaka to take break from tennis after shock loss

Sep 4th 2021, 7:57 AM 8,237 Views 12 Comments

“I honestly don’t know when I’m going to play my next tennis match,” Osaka said.

Simona Halep brushes aside injury concerns to reach US Open third round
# New York Minute
From The42
# New York Minute

Simona Halep brushes aside injury concerns to reach US Open third round

Sep 2nd 2021, 8:15 AM 1,410 Views 0 Comments

Halep missed the French Open and Wimbledon through injury.

US Open crowd jeer Stefanos Tsitsipas after another extended bathroom break
# Flushing Meadow
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# Flushing Meadow

US Open crowd jeer Stefanos Tsitsipas after another extended bathroom break

Sep 2nd 2021, 7:00 AM 8,426 Views 4 Comments

The late-night crowd on Arthur Ashe made their feelings clear about the Greek player’s actions.

Novak Djokovic survives scare to keep calendar slam bid on track at US Open
# Slam Talk
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# Slam Talk

Novak Djokovic survives scare to keep calendar slam bid on track at US Open

Sep 1st 2021, 7:41 AM 2,210 Views 1 Comment

The world number one lost the second set but prevailed in four as teenage opponent Holger Rune succumbed to cramping.

Stefanos Tsitsipas claims innocence after Andy Murray vents anger at US Open
# Comfort Break
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# Comfort Break

Stefanos Tsitsipas claims innocence after Andy Murray vents anger at US Open

Aug 31st 2021, 8:18 AM 8,281 Views 5 Comments

The third seed said he had observed the rules on bathroom breaks despite Murray’s anger following a five-set loss to the Greek.

Naomi Osaka eases through US Open first round over Marie Bouzkova
# Ace
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# Ace

Naomi Osaka eases through US Open first round over Marie Bouzkova

Aug 31st 2021, 8:06 AM 1,562 Views 0 Comments

The dual Flushing Meadows champion was made to work in the first set before cruising through the second.

Who can deny Djokovic an historic Slam? The talking points ahead of the US Open
# Empire State Of Mind
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# Empire State Of Mind

Who can deny Djokovic an historic Slam? The talking points ahead of the US Open

Aug 30th 2021, 9:45 AM 1,954 Views 0 Comments

The Serb is chasing the calendar year Grand Slam at Flushing Meadows.

Nothing sinister about my bathroom breaks - Tsitsipas
# Toilet Trouble
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# Toilet Trouble

Nothing sinister about my bathroom breaks - Tsitsipas

Aug 22nd 2021, 3:52 PM 7,673 Views 1 Comment

Alexander Zverev took a dim view of the lengthy pause in play.

Nadal ends season due to foot injury, meaning another big name misses US Open
# Calling Time
From The42
# Calling Time

Nadal ends season due to foot injury, meaning another big name misses US Open

Aug 20th 2021, 12:06 PM 1,646 Views 0 Comments

The world number three has 20 major titles to his name, including four in New York.

Naomi Osaka admits she felt ungrateful in her attitude towards playing tennis
# Mindset Change
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# Mindset Change

Naomi Osaka admits she felt ungrateful in her attitude towards playing tennis

Aug 19th 2021, 8:43 AM 3,780 Views 8 Comments

The second seed fought back from a set and a break down to beat American teenager Coco Gauff in the second round at the Western and Southern Open.

Osaka rallies to oust Gauff, while Andy Murray remains optimistic after Cincinnati setback
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Osaka rallies to oust Gauff, while Andy Murray remains optimistic after Cincinnati setback

Aug 18th 2021, 11:18 PM 3,273 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, Venus Williams was among the US Open women’s and men’s wildcard selections.

Tearful Osaka attends first press conference since withdrawing from French Open
# Back On Track
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# Back On Track

Tearful Osaka attends first press conference since withdrawing from French Open

Aug 16th 2021, 11:08 PM 6,001 Views 8 Comments

The four-time grand slam champion pulled out of Roland Garros for mental health reasons.

Rafa Nadal's US Open in doubt as he pulls out of Toronto Masters
# Race Against Time
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# Race Against Time

Rafa Nadal's US Open in doubt as he pulls out of Toronto Masters

Aug 11th 2021, 8:40 AM 2,620 Views 0 Comments

Nadal, who has already skipped Wimbledon and the Olympics, could miss the final Grand Slam of the year.

Federer pulls out of Toronto and Cincinnati to raise US Open doubts
# Concern
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# Concern

Federer pulls out of Toronto and Cincinnati to raise US Open doubts

Aug 5th 2021, 9:06 PM 2,021 Views 1 Comment

Federer, who has played five events this year, underwent two right knee operations in 2020.

Racism, media, fans and tour drove Kyrgios to dark places until he realised, 'it's all bull****'
# Knowledge Is Power
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# Knowledge Is Power

Racism, media, fans and tour drove Kyrgios to dark places until he realised, 'it's all bull****'

Aug 2nd 2021, 9:07 PM 5,319 Views 2 Comments

‘I did fall into places where people like Naomi Osaka are now speaking about mental illness, where I was going through, in my personal opinion, 20 times as bad,’ said the Australian.

Andy Murray’s bid for fourth Olympic medal ends in doubles defeat
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Andy Murray’s bid for fourth Olympic medal ends in doubles defeat

Jul 28th 2021, 8:44 AM 4,231 Views 0 Comments

Croatian duo Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig advanced to the quarter-finals.

Home favourite Osaka crashes out of Olympics
# Upset
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# Upset

Home favourite Osaka crashes out of Olympics

Jul 27th 2021, 6:09 AM 6,159 Views 1 Comment

She suffered a shock third-round defeat at the hands of Marketa Vondrousova.

'Refreshed' Osaka wins on return, Barty shocked in first round in Tokyo, Andy Murray withdraws from men's singles
# Tennis
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# Tennis

'Refreshed' Osaka wins on return, Barty shocked in first round in Tokyo, Andy Murray withdraws from men's singles

Updated Jul 25th 2021, 7:42 AM 8,848 Views 3 Comments

World number one Barty was beaten by Spain’s Sara Sorribes Tormo.

Coco Gauff pulls out of Olympics in Japan after testing positive for Covid-19
# Ruled Out
From The42
# Ruled Out

Coco Gauff pulls out of Olympics in Japan after testing positive for Covid-19

Jul 18th 2021, 10:08 PM 4,532 Views 4 Comments

The 17-year-old was due to represent the USA in the Tokyo games.

Djokovic sets sights on history as he commits to Tokyo Olympics
# Landing Soon
From The42
# Landing Soon

Djokovic sets sights on history as he commits to Tokyo Olympics

Jul 15th 2021, 10:14 PM 3,038 Views 5 Comments

Djokovic is seeking the first ever Golden Grand Slam by a male player.

Wimbledon matches probed over potential irregular betting patterns
# Investigation
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# Investigation

Wimbledon matches probed over potential irregular betting patterns

Jul 14th 2021, 2:49 PM 5,445 Views 0 Comments

Two matches are being investigated by the International Tennis Integrity Agency [ITIA].

Novak Djokovic makes history as he triumphs at Wimbledon
# Take A Bow
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# Take A Bow

Novak Djokovic makes history as he triumphs at Wimbledon

Jul 11th 2021, 5:44 PM 31,848 Views 15 Comments

He overcame Italy’s Matteo Berrettini and lost just two sets during the entire championship.

Berrettini sees off Federer's conqueror to make Italian history at Wimbledon
# Bravo
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# Bravo

Berrettini sees off Federer's conqueror to make Italian history at Wimbledon

Jul 9th 2021, 4:36 PM 3,851 Views 2 Comments

The world number nine will face either Novak Djokovic or Denis Shapovalov in Sunday’s final.

Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Olympics following decision to play without fans
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Olympics following decision to play without fans

Jul 9th 2021, 8:34 AM 4,716 Views 7 Comments

The Australian said he was not motivated to play with no spectators present after Games organisers banned crowds.

Ashleigh Barty reaches Wimbledon final with win over Angelique Kerber
# Sw19
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# Sw19

Ashleigh Barty reaches Wimbledon final with win over Angelique Kerber

Jul 8th 2021, 3:48 PM 3,425 Views 0 Comments

Australian Barty is one step away from emulating her mentor Evonne Goolagong, who won her second title here in 1980.

Emma Raducanu produces stunning display to reach last 16 at Wimbledon
# History Maker
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# History Maker

Emma Raducanu produces stunning display to reach last 16 at Wimbledon

Updated Jul 3rd 2021, 8:32 PM 11,263 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile teenager Coco Gauff matched her feat of two years ago by reaching the fourth round.

Federer coasts to third-round victory over Norrie, injured Kyrgios forced to retire
# Fed Express
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# Fed Express

Federer coasts to third-round victory over Norrie, injured Kyrgios forced to retire

Updated Jul 3rd 2021, 6:24 PM 7,112 Views 3 Comments

The Australian is out of the tournament with an abdominal injury.

Victoria Azarenka delivers 13-word press conference after Wimbledon defeat
# Blunt
From The42
# Blunt

Victoria Azarenka delivers 13-word press conference after Wimbledon defeat

Jul 1st 2021, 10:07 PM 13,786 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, Great Britain’s Emma Raducanu continued her Wimbledon fairytale with a sensational win over Marketa Vondrousova.

Roger Federer impresses as he continues his dominance over Richard Gasquet
# Blown Away Gasquet
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# Blown Away Gasquet

Roger Federer impresses as he continues his dominance over Richard Gasquet

Updated Jul 1st 2021, 9:42 PM 2,900 Views 0 Comments

There were wins also for Nick Kyrgios, Alexander Zverev, and Daniil Medvedev.

World number one Barty progresses at Wimbledon but third seed Svitolina dumped out
# Recovery
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# Recovery

World number one Barty progresses at Wimbledon but third seed Svitolina dumped out

Jul 1st 2021, 5:38 PM 2,592 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Coco Gauff enjoyed a Centre Court homecoming this afternoon.

Curfew calls a halt to late-night thriller between Nick Kyrgios and Ugo Humbert
# Nick Of Time
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# Nick Of Time

Curfew calls a halt to late-night thriller between Nick Kyrgios and Ugo Humbert

Jun 30th 2021, 8:15 AM 5,010 Views 0 Comments

The decision drew a few boos from an enthralled crowd before a standing ovation for the players.

Serena Williams retires injured from first round match at Wimbledon
# Forced Out
From The42
# Forced Out

Serena Williams retires injured from first round match at Wimbledon

Jun 29th 2021, 8:20 PM 29,157 Views 23 Comments

Roger Federer and Ashleigh Barty both progressed but only after overcoming scares.

Injured Simona Halep withdraws from Tokyo Olympics
# Ruled Out
From The42
# Ruled Out

Injured Simona Halep withdraws from Tokyo Olympics

Jun 28th 2021, 9:38 PM 2,404 Views 0 Comments

The Romanian has missed the French Open and Wimbledon.