• Diego Schwartzman reacts to blowing big lead against Aslan Karatsev

    Diego Schwartzman reacts to blowing big lead against Aslan Karatsev
    Top-ranked Argentine tennis player Diego Schwartzman wasn't particularly happy with the way he performed after he took a comfortable lead against rising Russian Aslan Karatsev at the Madrid Masters.Schwartzman, seeded at No. 7, was up 6-2 2-0 before Karatsev created a stunning comeback to win 2-6 6-4 6-1. "I'm not sure if I changed something," said Schwartzman. "I think he changed. He was missing almost every single shot. After [I was up] 6-2, 2-0, he started to hit too many winners, too ma
  • Daniil Medvedev: I like to play on grass but I need some confidence on surface

    Daniil Medvedev: I like to play on grass but I need some confidence on surface
    Russian tennis star Daniil Medvedev insists he loves to play on grass despite his not-so-great career record on the surface. Medvedev kicked off his grass season last week in Halle, where he lost Jan-Lennard Struff in his opening match. This week, Medvedev is the No. 1 at an ATP 250 event in Mallorca. “I like to play on grass, I just need to get some confidence in my game on the surface, because we didn’t play [on it] for two years. Two years ago, I was not the same pl
  • Murray on injuries, Wimbledon and Scotland's Euros push

    Murray on injuries, Wimbledon and Scotland's Euros push
    With Wimbledon less than a week away, two-time champion Andy Murray is preparing to compete in the singles for the first time in four years.
  • 'Novak Djokovic is the top favorite at Wimbledon,' says Todd Woodbridge

    'Novak Djokovic is the top favorite at Wimbledon,' says Todd Woodbridge
    World no. 1 Novak Djokovic is the player to beat ahead of the season's third Major at Wimbledon. Novak claimed titles at the Australian Open and Roland Garros and will seek the same outcome at the All England Club, where he claimed five crowns in the past nine editions. If he beats seven rivals, Novak will join Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on 20 Major titles and make the GOAT race closer than ever. Todd Woodbridge puts Novak in the driving seat ahead of Wimbledon, saying he is the top favorite
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  • 'Rafael Nadal has to take responsibility for this', says top coach

    'Rafael Nadal has to take responsibility for this', says top coach
    Rafael Nadal saw his great goal of the season, namely Roland Garros, fade before his eyes. The Spanish champion was hoping not only to win his 14th title in Paris, but also to overtake his eternal rival Roger Federer by lifting himself to 21 Majors. The path of the former world number 1 was abruptly interrupted in the semifinals against Novak Djokovic, who rallied him and inflicted his third overall defeat in the French Grand Slam. The Iberian and the Serbian met 58 times in the major circuit, a
  • Louis Oosthuizen: ""Second, it is frustrating"

    Louis Oosthuizen: ""Second, it is frustrating"
    Louis Oosthuizen insisted he had no regrets as he finished second in a Major Championship for the sixth time at the 2021 U.S. Open.Louis Oosthuizen, statements"I'm second again. No, look, it's frustrating. It's disappointing. I'm playing good golf but winning a Major Championship is not just going to happen. You need to go out and play good golf. I played good today but I didn't play good enough. I definitely left a few putts or shots out there.  I took the tee shot on at 17 and I
  • 'The only thing missing is a Slam to catch up with Federer and Nadal', says analyst

    'The only thing missing is a Slam to catch up with Federer and Nadal', says analyst
    Novak Djokovic's 2021 seems to become even more special, with the Serbian having already conquered the Australian Open and Roland Garros, winning half of the much-coveted Grand Slam (made in the Open era only by Rod Laver in 1969). Furthermore, this year Nole was also able to break the record of Swiss Roger Federer in terms of weeks spent at the top of the ATP rankings. The Belgrade champion is today only one distance away from the incredible number of 20 Majors held by Federer and Rafael Nadal,
  • Pierre-Hugues Herbert, Nicolas Mahut react to winning Queen's

    Pierre-Hugues Herbert, Nicolas Mahut react to winning Queen's
    Pierre-Hugues Herbert enjoyed playing alongside his close friend Nicolas Mahut on the grass courts of the Queen's Club. Herbert and Mahut, seeded at No. 3, beat Reilly Opelka and John Peers 6-4 7-5 to win their third Queen's title. Herbert and Mahut claimed an early break in the first set and then held on to their serve to win the opener. The Frenchmen failed to serve out for the match in the 10th game of the second set but managed to serve out for the match in the 12th game.&ldqu
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  • 'Novak Djokovic does get a bit gnarly at times on court but...', says Aussie legend

    'Novak Djokovic does get a bit gnarly at times on court but...', says Aussie legend
    After crashing in the quarterfinals of the 2021 French Open last week, Daniil Medvedev entered the Halle Open to begin swing preparations on the grass court. However, Medvedev suffered a setback at the Halle Open, losing to German Jan-Lennard Struff 6-7, 3-6 in the first round. Playing his first game of the season on a grass court, Medvedev started with a 5-2 lead in the first set, yet Struff returned to the competition and secured the biggest victory of his career. With the start of the Mallorc
  • Cameron Norrie pulls out of Eastbourne after Queen's runner-up finish

    Cameron Norrie pulls out of Eastbourne after Queen's runner-up finish
    British tennis star Cameron Norrie has withdrawn from this week's ATP 250 event in Eastbourne. Norrie, who is enjoying a career-high ranking of No. 34 in the world, ended runner-up to Matteo Berrettini in Sunday's Queen's final. Norrie had been scheduled to play this week in Eastbourne but he will instead take a rest ahead of Wimbledon. Norrie fought well against Berrettini but fell just short as the Italian won 6-4 6-7 (5) 6-3. "[It was an] unbelievable week," Berrettini sai
  • Jon Rahm triumphs at Us Open after Covid

    Jon Rahm triumphs at Us Open after Covid
    In the first race after the positivity at Covid Jon Rahm in California, with a total of 278 (69 70 72 67, -6) shots and two decisive birdies in the final, he wins the 121st edition of the US Open and celebrates the first Major of his career . Full loot for him, the fourth Spanish player to win a Grand Slam event and the first in the history of this tournament. For a success that also allows him to return to first place in the world ranking thus putting an end to a domination, that of Dustin John
  • 'Roger Federer, Nadal, Djokovic are still better than the others', says former ace

    'Roger Federer, Nadal, Djokovic are still better than the others', says former ace
    The Mallorca Championships will be held for the first time next week. The organizers of the Spanish tournament were forced to cancel the event in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic that virtually stopped the grass season. Mallorca will thus return to host an ATP tournament from 2002; the last time it was played on clay. The number one seed will be Daniil Medvedev, who will try to redeem the bad defeat suffered in the first round of the Halle tournament against Jan-Lennard Struff. The Russian, who
  • Dominic Thiem: I returned to practice court after early French Open exit

    Dominic Thiem: I returned to practice court after early French Open exit
    Austrian tennis star Dominic Thiem wasn't happy with his French Open campaign so he decided to return to the practice court and put up some good work.Thiem, a former back-to-back French Open runner-up, suffered a shock first round loss at the French Open to Pablo Andujar. “Straight after Roland Garros I was going back on a practice court for almost two weeks on a hard court, still at home, just to fix my shots again, because they were not as they should be in the clay-court season,&rd
  • 'Serena Williams and I won't play mixed doubles at Wimbledon this year,' says Murray

    'Serena Williams and I won't play mixed doubles at Wimbledon this year,' says Murray
    The three-time Major winner Andy Murray will not compete in the mixed doubles at this year's Wimbledon, throwing everything on the singles draw after receiving a wild card. Two years ago, Andy shared the court with the 23-time Major winner Serena Williams at the All England Club, beating two rivals before falling to Melichar and Soares in the third round in three sets. Andy and Serena will not team up again, as the Briton wants to focus on his singles campaign and a notable result after only thr
  • Stan Wawrinka undergoes second foot surgery

    Stan Wawrinka undergoes second foot surgery
    Stan Wawrinka claimed three Major titles in 2014, 2015 and 2016, beating all the top-ranked players en route to tennis immortals. Stan became world no. 3 after the Australian Open 2014 and stayed inside the top-10 for almost five years between 2013-2018. The Swiss lost the pace in 2017 after a knee injury, undergoing two surgeries in August and skipping the rest of the season. Wawrinka claimed the title in Geneva in May that year, and that remains his last ATP trophy, struggling with injuries an
  • 'Roger Federer’s having a hard time seeing...', says top analyst

    'Roger Federer’s having a hard time seeing...', says top analyst
    For the first time since 1973 and the famous boycott, there were no former champions in the 2003 Wimbledon quarterfinals, with the remaining eight players remaining a chance to go all the way and win glory. In 2001, Roger Federer was the quarterfinalist after that surprising victory over Pete Sampras. The Swiss returned to the All England Club two years later as one of the favorites and lost a set in seven games to become Major Champion at 21. In the semi-finals, Federer defeated Andy Roddick 7-
  • 'Novak Djokovic's Roland Garros comebacks were incredible,' says Todd Woodbridge

    'Novak Djokovic's Roland Garros comebacks were incredible,' says Todd Woodbridge
    Two weeks ago, Novak Djokovic and Stefanos Tsitsipas battled in the Roland Garros final. It was the sixth final in Paris for Djokovic, who ousted the king of clay Rafael Nadal in the semis to gain a massive boost ahead of the title clash. Despite that, the first-time Major finalist Tsitsipas gave his best in the opening two sets to forge a 7-6, 6-2 advantage and move a set away from tennis glory. Like many times before, Novak started all over from the third set and left the youngster far behind
  • 'Novak Djokovic just knows that there is a way back in every match', says former star

    'Novak Djokovic just knows that there is a way back in every match', says former star
    There is little time left and the international tournament of Mallorca will begin where some of the most important tennis players in the world will be present. In the circuit we have seen the world number one Novak Djokovic train and not only, but also other top ten important ones such as the Russian and number two Daniil Medvedev and the Austrian Dominic Thiem. With them present to the delight of the Spanish fans the idols of the house Pablo Carreno and Jaume Munar, tennis player from Mallorca.
  • Nelly Korda: "I was listening to Bubba Watson"

    Nelly Korda: "I was listening to Bubba Watson"
    It was a record-setting day for Meijer LPGA Classic 54-hole leader Nelly Korda. Between the tournament scoring record after three rounds, to the barrage of birdies (11 in total on Saturday), the Rolex Rankings No. 4 had it going on.Nelly Korda, statements“I was listening to Bubba Watson talk yesterday and I’m like, you know, it makes so much sense what they say. We take golf so seriously when you’re out here. You love it so much and you may say, ‘Ohh, it’s just golf
  • 'It all relies on how much Roger Federer trusts in his game and...', says top analyst

    'It all relies on how much Roger Federer trusts in his game and...', says top analyst
    Roger Federer, who gained a huge confidence boost in Halle, was one of the players to beat at Wimbledon 2003, reaching the quarter-finals in 2001 and hoping to put that short campaign of a year ago behind him. When Ivo Karlovic stunned defending champion Lleyton Hewitt early in the tournament, Roger remained the top favorite in that part of the draw, playing well and earning a spot in the second week for the second time in three years at the All England Club. Federer stormed Hyung-Taik Lee in th
  • 'Novak Djokovic is on a course towards Golden Slam,' says doubles legend

    Since the start of the Open era in 1968, 12 players have won all four Major titles and an Olympic gold medal. Four players have achieved that in singles, and Serena Williams stands alone as the only competitor who earned that in both singles and doubles! On the other hand, Steffi Graf stole the honors in 1988 when she won all four Major titles and the Olympic gold in Seoul, securing a "Golden Slam," as the new accomplishment was called. Andre Agassi and Rafael Nadal are the only players who won
  • 'Novak Djokovic most definitely goes in a heavy favorite for...', says legend

    'Novak Djokovic most definitely goes in a heavy favorite for...', says legend
    World number 1 Novak Djokovic will play the 2021 Mallorca Championship in preparation for Wimbledon. The Serbian receives an invitation from the tournament director, Toni Nadal (remember that Rafael Nadal will not play the grass season and the Tokyo Olympics). Djokovic will also attend the official opening of the new center court stadium at Mallorca Country Club on Friday June 18, 2021. Djokovic will play an exhibition match with his coach Goran Ivanisevic and former world No.2 Tommy Haas. Edwin
  • 'Roger Federer is fine physically, he needs more matches,' says Todd Woodbridge

    'Roger Federer is fine physically, he needs more matches,' says Todd Woodbridge
    Two years ago, Roger Federer went to Wimbledon as one of the title favorites, playing well and advancing into the title clash. In the most thrilling Wimbledon final in history, Roger wasted two match points against Novak Djokovic, losing all three tie breaks to finish runner-up after almost five hours. Things are looking much different for the Swiss ahead of the next week's Wimbledon campaign, playing only eight matches in the past 17 months and lacking more time on the court. Roger suffered a k
  • Bubba Watson: "This golf course is a beast"

    Bubba Watson: "This golf course is a beast"
    It is this experience that meant it was no surprise for Rahm to see fellow former Farmers Insurance Open winner Bubba Watson (2011) shoot a 4-under 67 to join him at 3-under heading to the weekend.Bubba Watson, statements“I've played well here. This golf course is such a beast. Great putters don't make as many putts because rumor is it bounces around these greens. I've got a chance on this course. The golf course has definitely changed since I won ten years ago, but I can see some of the s
  • Norrie 'excited' by Wimbledon seeding

    Norrie 'excited' by Wimbledon seeding
    Cameron Norrie insists he's excited about the prospect of being seeded at Wimbledon for the first time in his career, following his run to the final at Queen's Club.
  • 'Novak Djokovic wants Roger Federer’s level of popularity', says top journalist

    'Novak Djokovic wants Roger Federer’s level of popularity', says top journalist
    The GOAT debate has escalated further after Novak Djokovic won his second Roland Garros a week ago. The number 1 in the world has extracted the maximum from himself to put on the bulletin board the 19th Grand Slam of his amazing career, in some ways the most suffered (together with Wimbledon 2019). The Serbian champion had to recover two sets both against Lorenzo Musetti and in the final against Stefanos Tsitsipas, as well as eliminating the king of the earth Rafael Nadal in the penultimate act.
  • 'Rafael Nadal's Wimbledon withdrawal is a big advantage for me,' says Andrey Rublev

    'Rafael Nadal's Wimbledon withdrawal is a big advantage for me,' says Andrey Rublev
    The 20-time Major champion Rafael Nadal will skip Wimbledon for the first time since 2016, taking a couple of weeks off and charging batteries for the US Open. Nadal made a slow start to the season due to a back injury, entering only one tournament before April and embracing a full clay-court swing. The king of clay claimed titles in Barcelona and Rome after passing a couple of challenging obstacles at both events, including saving a match point against Stefanos Tsitsipas and Denis Shapovalov. R
  • Ons Jabeur becomes first Arab woman to win a WTA title

    Ons Jabeur becomes first Arab woman to win a WTA title
    Tunisia's Ons Jabeur made history on Sunday when she became the first Arab woman to win a WTA title, beating Russian Daria Kasatkina in the final of the grasscourt event in Birmingham.
  • 'What Novak Djokovic managed to produce in Paris is some of...', says legend

    'What Novak Djokovic managed to produce in Paris is some of...', says legend
    With no fans in the crowd, tennis players felt out of place on the courts. Unquestionably, his absence made even the best of tennis matches seem incomplete. However, the good news is that this would not happen at the 2021 Wimbledon Championship. After being canceled last year due to the ongoing pandemic, Wimbledon will return on June 28, 2021. Excitingly, fans will also enter the All England Club and witness the only grass court Grand Slam event to be embarked. again. The All England Lawn Tennis
  • Jon Rahm: “I just had to survive at Us Open"

    Jon Rahm: “I just had to survive at Us Open"
    Jon Rahm should’ve been stressed standing over critical par putts midway through his second round at the U.S. Open but with his previous experience at the Farmers Insurance Open in his back pocket his heartrate never lifted.Jon Rahm, statements“I just had to survive. I've got to say, that stretch of putts on 10, 11, 12 was key. Things could have taken a turn for the worse, and I was able to save three great pars in a row. The memory of some putts and some breaks can always help. Obvi

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