• LIV Golf Tucson, Marc Leishman first leader

    Marc Leishman takes the stage and leadership in the United States. In Marana, Arizona, in the LIV Golf Tucson, second event of the 2023 Arab Super League, the Australian closed the first round of the individual competition leading the standings with a score of 65 (-6) strokes, one ahead of a trio of pursuers, all in 2nd place with 66 (-5), made up of: Mexican Abraham Ancer, South African Louis Oosthuizen and American Matthew Wolff.LIV Golf Tucson, resultsOn the course of the Gallery Golf Club (p
  • Iga Swiatek: "There is a rivalry with Elena Rybakina and Aryna Sabalenka"

    Iga Swiatek will not play the 2023 Miami Open, due to a rib injury, and she won't have the chance to defend the title she won last season.The Grand Slam champion has suffered from an infection since the Doha tournament but it was at Indian Wells that the muscle problems began. At the Miami Open, the Polish woman explained the reasons for her non-presence.Speaking of her retirement from Miami, she also revealed a few details about her rivalries on the court, especially with Elena Rybakina and Ary
  • Jordan Spieth, one Texan can hide another

    It's a decidedly Texan spring on the PGA Tour. While Scottie Scheffler, a native of New Jersey but Texan by adoption, has just taken over the throne of world number 1, two other cowboys from around Dallas competed for victory on Sunday at the Valspar Championship. Once is not custom, it is the lesser known of the two who won...Jordan Spieth, resultsThe logical favorite on Sunday at the Valspar Championship was Jordan Spieth, winner of the Masters and the US Open in 2015, the year he became world
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas 'happy' for recent success of Carlos Alcaraz, Daniil Medvedev

    Stefanos Tsitsipas says he is happy for the success of Carlos Alcaraz and Daniil Medvedev as he thinks he is also benefiting from them doing good.At the Indian Wells Masters, Alcaraz won the title and reclaimed the world No 1 spot with his win.On the other side, Medvedev - who was beaten by Alcaraz in the Indian Wells final - previously won three consecutive titles in Rotterdam, Doha and Dubai."I'm happy for them. I believe in the message of ubuntu, by having others be good, [to] sort of witness
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  • Rory McIlroy against the current about balls

    Certainly Rory McIlroy is not the type to send them to say. The former (for now) number one in the world has always taken a stand on the most important topics in the world of golf. From the dry no to the petrodollar sirens to certain vitriolic comments on colleagues and situations. Now McIlroy goes against the tide once again.Rory McIlory, statementsThe Northern Irishman gave the green light to the Model Local Rule, i.e. the proposal by the USGA and R&A to adopt "slowed" balls in profes
  • Ben Shelton: "Roger Federer congratulated me on my victories"

    Ben Shelton, who last year was not in the top 600 of the ranking and today finds himself in 39th place in the ATP ranking.An extraordinary journey made by the young American talent, sealed by the quarterfinals at the Australian Open reached this year. Speaking during an interview with the ATP website, Shelton expressed all his amazement for having reached this level in such a short time.He analyzed: "Everything that happened to me in the last few months was totally unexpected, my father tol
  • Mats Wilander sees a bit of Novak Djokovic in Elena Rybakina

    Former seven-time Grand Slam champion Mats Wilander says he sees a bit of Novak Djokovic's attitude in Elena Rybakina.On Wednesday, Chris Evert told Eurosport that Rybakina, Iga Swiatek and Aryna Sabalenka could become the WTA version of the Big Three."That's an incredible credit to Sabalenka, Rybakina and Swiatek. When Chris Evert calls them Roger, Rafa and Novak, the 'big three' already, I can see what she means because they all have their own weapons, and when they are playing at their b
  • Jessica Pegula thinks American men are closing in on landing Grand Slam titles

    Jessica Pegula thinks American male tennis players are making positive strides and closing in on landing the United States a men's Grand Slam title.The United States, one of the most successful tennis nations, hasn't had a male Grand Slam champion since Andy Roddick won the 2003 US Open. On the women's side, the United States never stopped enjoying lots of Grand Slam success. "The woman's American side has been pretty deep for a really long time. I think probably in the past year or tw
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  • Sergio García, controversy with Fred Couples

    Sergio García is again immersed in a controversy with another golfer for statements. If after leaving the PGA Tour for the LIV he had clashes with several players, including the most viral one that faced the Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy... now the verbal confrontation has been with Fred Couples, winner of the 1992 Augusta Masters The North American called the man from Castellón a "clown" for complaining about the North American circuit and, incidentally, also incited Phil Mickels
  • ATP Miami: Carlos Alcaraz opens title defense in style

    World no. 1 and the defending Miami Masters champion Carlos Alcaraz is through into the third round in Florida. Carlos sailed past Facundo Bagnis 6-0, 6-2 in 64 minutes to extend his winning streak that started in Indian Wells. Alcaraz served at 53%, and no one noticed that. The young gun dropped 13 points in seven service games and got broken once from two chances offered to his rival. The Argentine could not follow that pace, taking only 17 points behind the initial shot and experiencing 11 br
  • Tomas Etcheverry: "Mental health is important in tennis"

    Tennis is unquestionably one of the sports that requires more mental strength, perhaps even more than physical strength. A continuous battle of nerves that often rewards components such as head, lucidity and coldness even before talent.Tomas Etcheverry, Argentine tennis player, talked about this topic in an interesting chat with the ATP, who is doing well in this first part of the season. The current number 73 in the ranking has shown that he has his head on his shoulders and his main objec
  • Alcaraz advances at Miami Open, remains No. 1

    Alcaraz advances at Miami Open, remains No. 1
    Carlos Alcaraz picked up a straight-set win at the Miami Open Friday to keep his world No. 1 ranking over idle Novak Djokovic.
  • Monica Seles: "Naomi Osaka is like me, actually, better!"

    Monica Seles said that Naomi Osaka is her heir. Seles talked about the Japanese tennis star with Chris Evert, on the official WTA Tour website. She hopes that Naomi will be able to return soon after her motherhood.Seles explained: "Of the younger generation, Naomi Osaka is the player who most reminds me of someone like me, even better. She can still improve a lot, she has to hit the ball first, …bam bam!I'm amazed though how well she moves in court, she is simply a sensational tennis play
  • Scottie Scheffler and Rory McIlroy, great start

    The good start of Scottie Scheffler and Rory McIlroy, the false start of Jon Rahm. In Texas, the World Golf Championship-Dell Technologies Match Play started under the sign of confirmations and surprises. In Austin, world number 1 and reigning champion Scheffler ruled (1 up the final result) Davis Riley after a more balanced challenge than expected. While the Northern Irishman McIlroy, third in the world ranking, dominated (3&1) the meeting with Scott Stallings.World Golf Championship-Dell T
  • Ivan Ljubicic: Roger Federer influenced tennis more than Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic

    Ivan Ljubicic acknowledged Roger Federer is not the most successful player in tennis history but also highlighted that no player had more influence on tennis than the Swiss had.During his appearance on Nova TV, Ljubicic - who coached Federer for six seasons - explained why the Swiss cannot be ruled out from the GOAT contention just because he won't finish with the all-time Grand Slam record.Federer finished his career with 20 Grand Slams, while Nadal and Djokovic are tied on the first place with
  • Jon Rahm starts World Match Play with defeat

    Jon Rahm has not had a good start this Wednesday in the World Match Play. The Barrika player has lost against Rickie Fowler in his first match in group 2 and will be forced to carry out his next duels and wait for Fowler's stumble to aspire to a leadership that grants the only access place for the round of 16 .Fowler has taken the victory by 2 and 1 in a day in which Rahm has shown himself to have many problems in the putt. A very fast start by the player from Barrika, who has gone two up on thr
  • Holger Rune thinks he has unlocked just over half of his potential

    Holger Rune, 19, thinks he has unlocked just around 55 to 60% of his potential.Rune, who is enjoying a career-high ranking of No 8 in the world, is one of the most promising and talented players in the world.In late 2022, Rune became a Masters champion and a top-10 player in style.In the Paris Masters final, Rune upset Novak Djokovic to win the biggest title of his career.Rune, who has three ATP titles in his collection, also entered the top-10 for the first time in his career following his Pari
  • Chanda Rubin: Naomi Osaka conquered courts, motherhood will be interesting next step

    Chanda Rubin acknowledged Naomi Osaka is a very successful young lady and added that motherhood will be "an interesting next step" for the Japanese. Osaka, 25, is a four-time Grand Slam champion and has been ranked at No 1. In January, Osaka took to Instagram to announce her pregnancy. "It's terrific. So many life changes for Naomi Osaka. She's already conquered the tennis courts. Multi Grand Slam champion and so many other accomplishments. But this is going to be an interesting n
  • Augusta, the first time of the Masters in 1934

    Eighty-nine years ago, at 9.45am (local time), defending Miami Open champion Ralph Stonehouse took the first tee shot of what would become one of the most famous (and celebrated) tournaments in the world.From the Camellia tee, the current 10th hole, Stonehouse kicked off the Augusta National Invitation Tournament, the original name of the tournament.The following year the order of the holes was reversed, thus establishing what is still followed today.The current name Masters Tournament, however,
  • Lesia Tsurenko's coach rips Aryna Sabalenka: 'Using same trick as Russian propaganda'

    Lesia Tsurenko's coach Nikita Vlasov is accusing Belarusia's Aryna Sabalenka of "using the same trick as the Russian propaganda."After Ukraine's Tsurenko said a panic attack caused her to give a walkover to Sabalenka in their Indian Wells third-round match, Sabalenka said that "there was more than just a panic attack or more than a political situation" in that case.Vlasov seemingly took Sabalenka's comments as a direct shot at him. "Something that surprised me the most was that while addres
  • Rachel Stuhlmann is like a goddess in Miami: the outfit leaves you speechless

    Rachel Stuhlmann has just arrived in Florida, for the Miami Open 2023.The tennis Influencer attended an event organized by Citi Taste of Tennis and for the occasion she decided to wear a breathtaking dress, which left everyone speechless. She wore an elegant gown with a plunging neckline and slit.A photo that delighted her followers:About RachelOver the years, sport and consequently also tennis has undergone a strong change. Over the decades, social networks have had an increasingly important us
  • Masters, deep changes to Rory McIlroy's bag

    As the first major of the season approaches, Rory McIlroy is preparing to unveil major changes to the composition of his bag.Rather disappointed with his driving performance during The Players, Rory McIlroy did not hesitate to explain on the evening of his missed cut that he was not satisfied with his Stealth 2 driver which he had been obliged to add to his bag after considering that the previous model was in danger of no longer passing the conformity tests due to significant wear on its face.Ro
  • Miami Flashback: Roger Federer plays his first Masters 1000 quarter-final

    Roger Federer made a great start to the 2001 season. The Swiss claimed his first ATP title in Milan, scored three Davis Cup wins over the USA and played in the Rotterdam final. Roger stood on the verge of the top-20 ahead of Indian Wells, losing to Nicolas Kiefer in the first match and extending his terrible Masters 1000 run. Federer made a fresh start in Miami and advanced into his first Masters 1000 quarter-final. The Swiss scored victories over Younes El Aynaoui, Mark Philippoussis and Thomas
  • Daniil Medvedev's coach calls Carlos Alcaraz 'the Mike Tyson of tennis'

    Daniil Medvedev's coach Gilles Cervara has called Carlos Alcaraz "the Mike Tyon of tennis."On Sunday, Alcaraz saw off Medvedev 6-3 6-2 in the Indian Wells final.Reflecting on the Indian Wells final, Cervara admitted he was in awe of the strength and speed of Alcaraz's shots."Alcaraz is the Tyson of tennis. He is able to hit those forehands at certain times with his racket. There were shots with which he put Daniil ten metres from the ball after hitting with insane power and speed. We knew that q
  • Alexander Zverev feels he is slowly regaining his old tennis

    Former world No 2 Alexander Zverev feels his game is improving and he believes he could have reached the Indian Wells Masters had he won a thriller against Daniil Medvedev. Last week, Zverev won his opening two matches in Indian Wells before Medvedev outlasted him 6-7 (5) 7-6 (5) 7-5 in the round-of-16.Zverev, who missed the entire second half of the 2022 season due to injuries, thinks Indian Wells was a step in the positive direction for him."I feel that little by little I am recovering my
  • Why Danny Lee’s friendship with Kevin Na paid off with his big LIV golf win in Tucson

    Between the Valspar PGA tournament and the LIV Golf Tucson last Sunday, the renegade team golf event ended up with the more exciting conclusion, with Danny Lee holing out during a dramatic four-man, then three-man playoff. Watching his jubilant reaction to one of the biggest finishes of his career said everything about what the long-awaited victory meant to him.Danny Lee became the youngest US Am champ in ‘08, beating Tiger’s record by 6 months. Then became the youngest winner on the
  • Russia's Anastasia Potapova denies sending political message after WTA warning

    Russian tennis player Anastasia Potapova strongly denies there was any political motivation behind her decision to wear a Russian football club shirt in Indian Wells.For her Indian Wells third-round match against Jessica Pegula, Potapova decided to come out on the court wearing a Spartak Moscow shirt.Potapova received criticism from world No 1 Iga Swiatek and she was also formally warned by the WTA for her actions. Addressing the warning from the WTA, Potapova said she was surprised."There
  • WGC-Dell Technologies 23, last time in Austin

    What will be held this year in Austin will be a somewhat sad edition of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. The World Golf Championship tournaments, which until a few years ago enjoyed great prestige, have quickly been replaced by others on the world golf calendar and, this year, it really seems that it is difficult to see a real future for them. The proof is also in the end of the match play tournament which is spread over five days. It seemed untouchable, but this year will be the last time.
  • Miami Flashback: Roger Federer challenges Rafael Nadal. Who wins?

    Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal played their last two Masters 1000 finals in 2017. The penultimate came in Miami, and Roger used his form to topple a great rival and claim his first title in Florida since 2006. They met for the 37th time, and Federer earned a 6-3, 6-4 victory in an hour and 35 minutes, lifting the trophy and celebrating his 14th win over Nadal. Roger beat Rafa for the fourth time in a row, never achieving that before! It was Federer's 19th victory in 20 matches in 2017, making th
  • Iga Swiatek explains part Roger Federer played in her decision to join On Running

    Iga Swiatek says Roger Federer being associated with On Running is definitely something that is a good advertisement for the Swiss sportswear company.This week, Swiatek announced her decision to leave ASICS and join ON Running.Since 2019, Federer has been investing in On Running. On Running also signed rising ATP star Ben Shelton to an endorsement deal. "I think just the fact that Roger is involved in that kind of company is just a good recommendation for tennis players. I think also h

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