• Krajicek: In 2018, We Sold 10K tickets in 12 Hours Due to Roger Federer

    Krajicek: In 2018, We Sold 10K tickets in 12 Hours Due to Roger Federer
    Former Wimbledon champion Richard Krajicek says he is working hard with his team in order to keep improving the ABN AMRO World Tennis tournament where he is the Tournament Director. Krajicek says he and the team want to become a Master's Series event and are working on the same. According to Zealandnet, Krajicek says, "Everything must be at our best. If we have the chance to increase our status, then we are ready. We can and want to become a master's tournament now, although it is not up to
  • Elena Rybakina: 'I didn't think about Sofia Kenin's Australian Open title'

    Elena Rybakina: 'I didn't think about Sofia Kenin's Australian Open title'
    The 20-year-old Elena Rybakina has been one of the players to beat this season, reaching final in three out of four tournaments played in 2020 and cracking the top-20 for the first time. The Moscow native lost the final in Shenzhen before winning Hobart, losing to Ashleigh Barty in the third round of the Australian Open before another final run in St. Peterburg. Competing as the top-20 player for the first time, Elena kicked off the Dubai campaign with a 6-7, 6-3, 6-3 triumph over the Australian
  • ATP Marseille: Sinner, Simon, Hurkacz and Cilic advance. Khachanov bows out

    ATP Marseille: Sinner, Simon, Hurkacz and Cilic advance. Khachanov bows out
    An 18-year-old Jannik Sinner is through to the second round in Marseille, beating Norbert Gombos 6-4, 7-6 after two hours and three minutes. The youngster fired nine aces and fended off all six break chances, securing one break in the opener and prevailing in the tie break of the second to find himself in the last 16. Jannik dropped only six points behind the initial shot in the opener, earning a break at love in game ten with a forehand down the line winner to take it 6-4. The Italian had to wo
  • Roger Federer promotes a cure for air pollution after Credit Suisse criticism

    Roger Federer promotes a cure for air pollution after Credit Suisse criticism
    After being involved in the Credit Suisse scandal, reflecting accusations from climate change activists around the world, including Greta Thunberg, Roger Federer has proven once again his care for the world we live in.Roger partnered up with Pascal Pienaar, business owner and climate activist, to promote a plant known as Portulacaria afra, or more colloquially, ‘elephant food’, porkbush or spekboom. This succulent plant grows in South Africa and it can absorb 10 times more pollution
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  • Serbian Youngster Mihailo Topic Meets Novak Djokovic and Goran Ivanisevic

    Serbian Youngster Mihailo Topic Meets Novak Djokovic and Goran Ivanisevic
    Serbian youngster Mihailo Topic recently won the Serbian under 12 national title and got a chance to meet the World No. 1 when Djokovic was in Serbia this week.After winning his record eighth Australian Open title in Melbourne, Djokovic is taking a break and is back home in Serbia with his family.On Monday, the 10 year old Topic, whose expenses are covered by Djokovic, tweeted about meeting Djokovic and his coach, the former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic, who is also in Serbia with Djokovi
  • Kyle Edmund seeks more titles after getting out of wilderness in New York

    Kyle Edmund seeks more titles after getting out of wilderness in New York
    Surviving a tough challenge from Soonwoo Kwon in the quarters, Kyle Edmund brought his best tennis in the last two matches at New York Open to become the third champion after Kevin Anderson and Reilly Opelka. Kyle claimed the second ATP title (Antwerp 2018, also indoor) following a 7-5, 6-1 triumph over Andreas Seppi in an hour and 21 minutes, taking the upper hand in the closing moments of the opening set and dominating in the second to seal the deal in style. Reaching the semi-final of the Aus
  • Dubai Open: Elena Rybakina ousts Australian Open champion Kenin in opener

    Dubai Open: Elena Rybakina ousts Australian Open champion Kenin in opener
    Elena Rybakina stunned fifth seed Sofia Kenin in their first-round match at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday. The 20-year-old who lost the St. Petersburg final on Sunday quickly bounced back from that loss to win 6-7(2), 6-3, 6-3 in two hours against the 2020 Australian Open champion.Immediately, after the victory, Rybakina said, "I've worked a lot, and it's amazing that I managed to win today. I just finished a tournament, and I only came here one day before [this match], so
  • Dominique Monami: Clijsters Feels at Home at the US Open and that can be a Target

    Dominique Monami: Clijsters Feels at Home at the US Open and that can be a Target
    Former Top 10 player Dominique Monami says she was impressive in her first match in more than seven years during her loss in the first round of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Monday and that the former World No. 1 can target the US Open.Speaking to Sporza, Monami says, "In the first set she looked for her rhythm, but she came more and more into the match and when the nerves were gone, she could play her best tennis. Her serve still needs to improve. It was not har
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  • Mary Pierce on Sania Mirza: I Knew Sania Mirza Would Be a Good Player

    Mary Pierce on Sania Mirza: I Knew Sania Mirza Would Be a Good Player
    Former Australian and French Open champion Mary Pierce says she was not surprised that India's Sania Mirza developed into a top player after partnering with her in the WTA event in Hyderabad in 2003. Speaking to the Sportstar, Pierce says, "Mahesh (Bhupathi) was organising that tournament and wanted to know whether I would like to play with a local girl. It was Sania’s first tournament at that level. She was not that well known then. I saw her hitting the strokes well. There
  • Sock rallies at Delray, wins first match of year

    Sock rallies at Delray, wins first match of year
    American Jack Sock beat defending champion Radu Albot 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (2) at the Delray Beach Open for his first victory of the year.
  • Boris Becker: 'Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic are still in front but..'

    Boris Becker: 'Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic are still in front but..'
    Speaking with media ahead of the Laureus Awards in Berlin, former world no. 1 and multiple Major champion Boris Becker urged the youngsters to step in and challenge Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic at Major events. Since the Australian Open 2017, three legends have won all 13 Major titles, dominating on all surfaces and from start to finish of the season to hold the highest ranking positions and every Major crown for more than three years now. Roger Federer is still at the top with
  • ATP Rio: Dominic Thiem struggles vs. world no. 341 but stays on Roger Federer's trail

    ATP Rio: Dominic Thiem struggles vs. world no. 341 but stays on Roger Federer's trail
    The first ATP 500 clay event of the season is up and running in Rio de Janeiro, with a solid field of players fighting for the title and 500 points. The champion from three years ago, world no. 4 Dominic Thiem is the main favorite, skipping the last week's ATP 250 tournament in Buenos Aires and returning to the court in Rio for the first time since the Australian Open final that he lost to Novak Djokovic in five sets. Standing close to Roger Federer on the ATP ranking list, Dominic would pass th
  • Matteo Berrettini to also skip Acapulco

    Matteo Berrettini to also skip Acapulco
    Italian tennis star Matteo Berrettini has picked up yet another tournament withdrawal as the 23-year-old won't be playing at the Mexico Open in Acapulco next week. Berrettini, ranked on a career-high ranking of No. 8 in the world, skipped the inaugural ATP Cup at the beginning of the season and also pulled out of this week's Rio Open in Rio de Janeiro. The Italian played two matches at the Kooyong exhibition leading up to the Australian Open but couldn't do much at Melbourne Park since
  • Thiem advances at Rio Open, Ruud knocked out

    Thiem advances at Rio Open, Ruud knocked out
    The top-seeded Dominic Thiem outlasted Brazilian Felipe Meligeni Alves to advance to the second round of the Rio Open on Tuesday.
  • Serena Williams Joins The Mom Project as Strategic Advisor

    Serena Williams Joins The Mom Project as Strategic Advisor
    Tennis legend Serena Williams has joined The Mom Project, a leading career destination connecting moms with world-class companies, as a strategic advisor, according to a press release from the company.The Mom Project currently serves a community of 200,000+ professionals, while connecting them to over $50M in economic opportunity since its inception in 2016. Some of the companies working with The Mom Project currently include Facebook, Nike, Invesco, Etsy, JLL, Gap, Delt
  • On this day: Roger Federer eases past Grigor Dimitrov for Rotterdam crown

    On this day: Roger Federer eases past Grigor Dimitrov for Rotterdam crown
    Back in 1999, 17-year-old Roger Federer came to Rotterdam for the first time ranked 178th and had a great run, reaching the quarter-final before losing to world no. 2 Yevgeny Kafelnikov in three tight sets. 19 years later, Roger left Rotterdam with his third title (2005 and 2012) and world no. 1 ranking after a commanding 6-2, 6-2 triumph over Grigor Dimitrov in just 55 minutes on February 18, 2018. It was the 97th ATP crown for Roger in his illustrious career and t
  • Khachanov out of Marseille, Hurkacz progresses

    Khachanov out of Marseille, Hurkacz progresses
    Aljaz Bedene produced an upset and knocked Karen Khachanov out of the Open 13 Provence in the round of 32 on Tuesday.
  • Naomi Osaka Features in Tokyo 2020 Video for Official Motto

    Naomi Osaka Features in Tokyo 2020 Video for Official Motto
    The organisers of the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 have revealed that the official motto of this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games is going to be "United by Emotion", as per the official website of the Games.The Motto emphasises the power of sport to bring together people from diverse backgrounds to connect and celebrate in a way that reaches beyond their differences. "United by Emotion" expresses the hope that as spectators, volunteers, and athletes from over 200 National Olympic Committe
  • Julian Ocleppo - The Tennis Player Who Has Walked the Ramp for Tommy Hilfiger

    Julian Ocleppo - The Tennis Player Who Has Walked the Ramp for Tommy Hilfiger
    On the face of it, 22 year old Julian Ocleppo is one of just many journeymen on the tennis circuit. He is ranked No. 309 in the singles rankings and No. 231 in the doubles rankings and reached the semi-finals of the recently concluded ATP Challenger event in Bengaluru, India. However, not many know that his mother Dee Ocleppo is married to the American fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger and he has also walked the ramp for the Hilfiger brand in Milan.Speaking to ESPN India, Ocleppo says, "They'
  • Roger Federer loses Rotterdam record to Felix Auger-Aliassime

    Roger Federer loses Rotterdam record to Felix Auger-Aliassime
    Gael Monfils has been the player to beat during the indoor swing this February, winning the title in Montpellier last week and reaching another final in Rotterdam, his 31st on the ATP level overall. Just like seven days ago, the defending champion took down Filip Krajinovic 6-4, 7-6 in an hour and 45 minutes for the 12th victory in 14 matches so far in 2020, rattling off 16 sets in a row and seeking the tenth ATP title on Sunday. Monfils fired 14 aces and faced only one break points, suffering a
  • GrandMom on Coco Gauff: I love her dearly, so Winning is not the motivation for me

    GrandMom on Coco Gauff: I love her dearly, so Winning is not the motivation for me
    Coco Gauff has taken the tennis world by storm over the past 9 months and returns to her native Delray Beach this weekend for an exhibition match on Saturday night.The 15 year old will be playing the featured match on center court on Saturday night at the Delray Beach Open against NCAA Champion and University of Miami star Estela Perez-Somarriba. It will be her first match in Delray Beach since her breakthrough at Wimbledon last year. One of the people firmly in her corner is her grandmothe
  • Injured top seed Kyrgios out of Delray Beach

    Injured top seed Kyrgios out of Delray Beach
    Top seed Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the singles draw at the Delray Beach Open on Tuesday with a wrist injury.
  • Richard Gasquet wants to enjoy time on court as end of career is approaching

    Richard Gasquet wants to enjoy time on court as end of career is approaching
    Former world No. 7 Richard Gasquetnow just wants to enjoy his time on the court as he knows his career might soon come to an end as he has been struggling to stay healthy for the past several years. For the second consecutive season, the Frenchman was forced to skip the beginning of the year as earlier this season he was forced to skip the Qatar Open and Australian Open due to a knee injury. The 34-year-old kicked off his 2020 season in Montpellier two weeks ago, where he made the quar
  • Nick Kyrgios loves Delray Beach but can't play this week

    Nick Kyrgios loves Delray Beach but can't play this week
    Australia's Nick Kyrgios, 24, revealed the Delray Beach Open is one of his favorite stops on the Tour before he pulled out of the event just hours before his opening match at the tournament due to a wrist injury.The tournament has an indoor basketball court just next to the player lounge and the 24-year-old Australian loves spending time there.The Australian was the top seeded player in an ATP event main draw for the first time in his career but lucky loser Daniel Elahi Galan Riveros w
  • That time when Roger Federer played the piano

    That time when Roger Federer played the piano
    Do you remember the advertisement video for Uniqlo during which Roger Federer played the piano? Almost a year after that spot for his new brand (he left Nike for UNIQLO: a new $ 30 Million-year contract for ten years), Federer does many things, including a semifinal at the French Open 2019, the final at Wimbledon of the same year, the semifinal at the Australian Open 2020 and the Match for Africa 6 (With Rafael Nadal, Bill Gates and Trevor Noah), which marked a crowd record for a singl
  • Carlos Alcaraz Garfia, the first player born in 2003 to win an ATP Tour match!

    Carlos Alcaraz Garfia, the first player born in 2003 to win an ATP Tour match!
    Carlos Alcaraz Garfia, one of the most promising young player of the ATP Tour, was the first tennis player born in 2003 to win an ATP Tour match, at the Rio de Janerio tournament: he did it against his countryman Albert Ramos Vinolas, in a 3-hour and 36 minutes match, won with the final score of 7-6 (2) 4-6 7-6 (2).In this tournament, played on clay-courts, there was the outbreak of Foxtenn technology, an electronic call system in a tournament that uses a quantity of high definition an
  • ATP Marseille: Tsitsipas brothers edged out by No. 1 seeds in doubles opener

    ATP Marseille: Tsitsipas brothers edged out by No. 1 seeds in doubles opener
    Stefanos Tsitsipas and Petros Tsitsipas have failed to register their first team win at the ATP level after losing their doubles opener at an ATP event in Marseille. The Tsitsipas brothers competed extremely well against top seeds Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies but the 2019 French Open champions escaped with a 6-4 6-7 (5) 10-6 win. Krawietz and Mies, who appeared at the Nitto ATP Finals last year, converted the lone break point of the first set in the seventh game to secure the opener
  • Lucas Pouille out of Acapulco, will start season at Indian Wells Challenger

    Lucas Pouille out of Acapulco, will start season at Indian Wells Challenger
    French tennis star Lucas Pouille, 25, has further delayed his comeback as he has announced his withdrawal from the upcoming Mexico Open in Acapulco. The 25-year-old pulled out of the ATP Cup, Adelaide International and Australian Open because of an elbow injury but hoped that he would be ready to start his season in February. Unfortunately that wasn't the case as the Frenchman was also forced to skip this month's ATP events in Montpellier and Rotterdam and now he is set to miss next we
  • Jannik Sinner's insane no-look lob! Is it already the shot of the year?

    Jannik Sinner's insane no-look lob! Is it already the shot of the year?
    After the first career victory against a top-10 (David Goffin in Rotterdam - ed.) Jannik Sinner is continuing to amaze all tennis fans. The young Italian player was the protagonist of an insane shot during his first round match in Marseille against world no. 102 Norbert Gombos.Sinner, on a smash of his opponent and with the point (almost) lost, invented a spectacular no-look lob that left his opponent astonished. Could it already be the shot of the year?Sick skills 🤩Scary good react
  • Léo Borg's first match-pro: the highlights

    Léo Borg's first match-pro: the highlights
    Léo Borg, son of the legendary Bjorn Borg, played his first professional match at the Faip – Perrel Challenger Trophy, in Bergamo, Italy. Thanks to a wild-card, Borg played the first round match directly against Chun-Hsin Tseng.The Taipei player defeated Borg in two sets, with the final score 6-3 6-1. There was a lot of curiosity to see Borg play.The 17 years-old, for now, will still have to go a long way to make a good impression among the professionals. Will he be able t

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