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#Tennis

# tennis - Tuesday 9 August, 2022

‘I’m evolving away from tennis’ - Serena Williams set to retire
# Calling Time
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# Calling Time

‘I’m evolving away from tennis’ - Serena Williams set to retire

Updated Tue 2:47 PM 20,792 Views 13 Comments

The US Open is expected to be the 23-time grand-slam champion’s final tournament.

# tennis - Saturday 30 July, 2022

Djokovic says he is 'preparing' to play US Open despite vaccination ban
# Holding Out Hope
From The42
# Holding Out Hope

Djokovic says he is 'preparing' to play US Open despite vaccination ban

Jul 30th 2022, 6:52 PM 3,404 Views 9 Comments

More than 43,000 people have signed a petition to allow Djokovic to compete at the year’s final Grand Slam.

# tennis - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

Coach Fissette announces split from Osaka after two Grand Slam wins
# Free Agent
From The42
# Free Agent

Coach Fissette announces split from Osaka after two Grand Slam wins

Jul 20th 2022, 9:40 PM 3,520 Views 2 Comments

Fissette previously worked with a host of other Grand Slam title winners such as Kim Clijsters, Victoria Azarenka, Simon Halep and Angelique Kerber.

# tennis - Tuesday 19 July, 2022

Retired tennis star Barty rules out golf as a career
# Putt To Bed
From The42
# Putt To Bed

Retired tennis star Barty rules out golf as a career

Jul 19th 2022, 8:12 AM 8,525 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old three-time Grand Slam winner stunned the sporting world with her bombshell retirement in March.

# tennis - Friday 8 July, 2022

'He was happy to sit in his room and play video games' - Kyrgios' rise hailed
# Different Outlook
From The42
# Different Outlook

'He was happy to sit in his room and play video games' - Kyrgios' rise hailed

Jul 8th 2022, 8:57 AM 7,408 Views 0 Comments

The richly-talented but deeply divisive Australian is through to the biggest match of his career.

# tennis - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Nadal battles on despite 'seven millimetre' tear to abdomen - report
# Grin And Bear It
From The42
# Grin And Bear It

Nadal battles on despite 'seven millimetre' tear to abdomen - report

Jul 7th 2022, 3:01 PM 5,059 Views 2 Comments

The two-time champion intends to play Nick Kyrgios in tomorrow’s semi-final.

# tennis - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

Nadal unsure he will be fit to face Kyrgios in Wimbledon semi
# Doubt
From The42
# Doubt

Nadal unsure he will be fit to face Kyrgios in Wimbledon semi

Jul 6th 2022, 10:13 PM 11,025 Views 0 Comments

The Spaniard admitted his father and sister had been gesticulating for him to quit his quarter-final match against Fritz.

‘More mature’ Kyrgios relishes first ever Wimbledon semi-final berth
# Polarising
From The42
# Polarising

‘More mature’ Kyrgios relishes first ever Wimbledon semi-final berth

Jul 6th 2022, 9:17 PM 5,036 Views 5 Comments

The controversial Australian will face Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals.

Former champion Halep progresses to Wimbledon semi-finals
# Centre Court
From The42
# Centre Court

Former champion Halep progresses to Wimbledon semi-finals

Jul 6th 2022, 3:29 PM 2,560 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old will face Elena Rybakina, who became the first player representing Kazakhstan to reach a Grand Slam semi-final.

# tennis - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Tennis star Kyrgios charged with assault in Australia
# Due In Court
From The42
# Due In Court

Tennis star Kyrgios charged with assault in Australia

Jul 5th 2022, 1:25 PM 40,370 Views 0 Comments

The 27-year-old reached the quarter-finals of Wimbledon on Monday.

# tennis - Saturday 2 July, 2022

Tsitsipas says Kyrgios is 'a bully' with 'evil side'
# No Love Lost
From The42
# No Love Lost

Tsitsipas says Kyrgios is 'a bully' with 'evil side'

Jul 2nd 2022, 10:57 PM 8,305 Views 2 Comments

The mercurial Australian prevailed 6-7 (2/7), 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (9/7) in the match, during which both players were warned by the umpire.

Incredible scenes as Kyrgios wins bad-tempered Wimbledon clash with Tsitsipas
# Chaos
From The42
# Chaos

Incredible scenes as Kyrgios wins bad-tempered Wimbledon clash with Tsitsipas

Jul 2nd 2022, 10:05 PM 18,280 Views 4 Comments

Earlier, Iga Swiatek’s remarkable 37-match winning streak came to an end.

# tennis - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Britain's Boulter dedicates shock win at Wimbledon to late grandmother
# Emotional
From The42
# Emotional

Britain's Boulter dedicates shock win at Wimbledon to late grandmother

Jun 30th 2022, 7:05 PM 3,774 Views 0 Comments

She secured a stunning upset against 2021 finalist Karolina Pliskova.

# tennis - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Andy Murray knocked out of Wimbledon by big-serving John Isner
# Tennis
From The42
# Tennis

Andy Murray knocked out of Wimbledon by big-serving John Isner

Jun 29th 2022, 9:49 PM 6,402 Views 2 Comments

Isner fired down 36 aces to hand Murray his earliest Wimbledon exit.

Serena Williams leaves future open after first-round Wimbeldon defeat
# Uncertain
From The42
# Uncertain

Serena Williams leaves future open after first-round Wimbeldon defeat

Jun 29th 2022, 11:27 AM 3,809 Views 2 Comments

On her return to the Centre Court, the 40-year-old was beaten by Frenchwoman Harmony Tan last night.

# tennis - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Last year's runner-up out of Wimbledon due to Covid-19
# Positive Test
From The42
# Positive Test

Last year's runner-up out of Wimbledon due to Covid-19

Jun 28th 2022, 11:57 AM 5,165 Views 2 Comments

Italian Matteo Berrettini is the second player in two days to pull out with the virus after Marin Cilic.

# tennis - Monday 27 June, 2022

Djokovic racks up 80th Wimbledon win as Alcaraz fights back
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Djokovic racks up 80th Wimbledon win as Alcaraz fights back

Jun 27th 2022, 9:46 PM 4,105 Views 0 Comments

The six-time champion battled past Kwon Soon-woo in four sets.

# tennis - Friday 24 June, 2022

Serena Williams to face unseeded Harmony Tan in Wimbledon opener
# Draw
From The42
# Draw

Serena Williams to face unseeded Harmony Tan in Wimbledon opener

Jun 24th 2022, 2:42 PM 1,779 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
From The42
# Comeback

Serena Williams’ Eastbourne doubles run cut short

Jun 23rd 2022, 12:23 PM 4,496 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
From The42
# Getting There

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

Jun 22nd 2022, 10:54 PM 4,243 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
From The42
# The Long Road Back

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

Jun 21st 2022, 11:03 PM 5,536 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
From The42
# Unorthodox

Russian player changes nationality to avoid Wimbledon ban - report

Jun 20th 2022, 9:12 PM 10,233 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
From The42
# On Track

Nadal says his 'intention is to play at Wimbledon'

Jun 17th 2022, 1:50 PM 2,171 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
From The42
# Tennis

Former Wimbledon finalist Marin Cilic into Queen's last eight

Jun 15th 2022, 10:37 PM 2,571 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
From The42
# Door Is Open

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

Jun 14th 2022, 6:37 PM 3,044 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
From The42
# Prejudice

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

Jun 4th 2022, 4:48 PM 6,632 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
From The42
# Conscientious

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

Jun 3rd 2022, 7:48 PM 4,753 Views 0 Comments

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
From The42
# Roland Garros

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

Jun 3rd 2022, 5:29 PM 9,777 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 5,784 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
From The42
# Tennis

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

Jun 1st 2022, 7:58 AM 6,709 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 5,276 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
From The42
# Roland Garros

Trevisan into first Grand Slam semi-final at French Open

May 31st 2022, 2:04 PM 2,402 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 3,755 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
From The42
# Tennis

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

Updated May 25th 2022, 10:45 PM 5,537 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
From The42
# Tennis

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

May 24th 2022, 6:22 PM 2,525 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
From The42
# Disappointment

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

May 23rd 2022, 8:24 PM 7,581 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 7,592 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
From The42
# 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 8,375 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
From The42
# Unwell

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

May 5th 2022, 10:53 AM 2,062 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
From The42
# Tennis

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

May 2nd 2022, 10:22 AM 5,451 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.

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