• Novak Djokovic to Roger Federer: "You were an example of excellence"

    Novak Djokovic took a while compared to the others to pay omage to Roger Federer. Perhaps he needed to rationalize a little better or simply to search and find the right words to express his feelings for the Swiss, who yesterday announced his retirement from the scene with a socail announcement.The Swiss champion will say goodbye after the Laver Cup to be held in London next week. And in addition to the presentation of Nole he will be able to count on that of Nadal and Murray for one last g
  • Roger Federer: 'The focus was maybe more on her'

    18-time Grand Slam champion Chris Evert enjoyed seeing Roger Federer acting as Novak Djokovic's coach. On Sunday, Djokovic faced Felix Auger-Aliassime in the Laver Cup. Since Djokovic and Federer were teammates at this year's Laver Cup, Federer took the opportunity to give the Serb some in-match advice. Unfortunately for Djokovic, he didn't get a win, as Auger-Aliassime turned the Serb around 6-3 7-6(3). "Roger coaching Novak is hilarious, I mean that in a good way. He makes me smile. Roger need
  • ATP Tel Aviv: Novak Djokovic remains perfect vs. Vasek Pospisil

    Novak Djokovic is through into the Tel Aviv semi-final following a 7-6, 6-3 triumph over Vasek Pospisil in an hour and 53 minutes. It was their first meeting since Eastbourne 2017, and Novak is still perfect against the Canadian, winning all six matches and 13 sets. Djokovic claimed nine points more than Pospisil and created the gap in the shortest range up to four strokes. The Serb defended his second serve nicely and fended off two out of three break points. Vasek dominated with his first serv
  • Serena Williams tells how she met her husband

    Serena Williams revealed she was annoyed by Alexis Ohanian when she first met him and tried to get him out of a restaurant. Seven years ago in Rome, Williams and Ohanian met for the first time. Now, they are married and share one kid together. “So we were at this restaurant and, it was at the hotel we were staying at and I was in Italy and this guy shows up and the whole place is empty and this guy, like, really tall, he comes with his computer and he, like, plops down right
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  • Tiger Woods, Italy tries for Ryder Cup 2023

    Tiger Woods is the name of the dream of all Italian golfers, rightly shared by the leaders of the golf movement in our home. "We dream of Tiger Woods at the Ryder Cup 2023. We have already tried to take him to the Italian Open and we will try again." To come out of the closet are Franco Chimenti and Gian Paolo Montali (who had already talked about it here).Tiger Woods, Ryder CupThe president of Federgolf and the general manager of the Ryder Cup Project spoke about it from Trento, from the fifth
  • Bernard Tomic issues strong response to Nick Kyrgios

    Bernard Tomic has told Nick Kyrgios that it is "just a matter of time" before he meets him on a tennis court. On Wednesday, Kyrgios held a Q&A with fans on Instagram. One fan wanted to know whether Kyrgios was interested in meeting Tomic in an exhibition match. Kyrgios took a shot at 660th-ranked Tomic, suggesting they're not in the same league. "The exhibition against Tomic going to happen," a fan asked Kyrgios on Instagram.Kyrgios answered: "TBH (to be honest), don't th
  • Gael Monfils releases injury update

    Gael Monfils has confirmed that his recovery is going well but noted that he may take additional time before returning to the court due to pregnancy of his wife Elina Svitolina. In May, Monfils announced he and Svitolina were expecting their first child. Svitolina, a fellow tennis pro, is due to give birth in October. After being out for three months due to a heel injury, Monfils returned to action at the Montreal Masters, where he sustained a foot injury. Because of the inju
  • Ex-Australian Open semifinalist Hyeon Chung comments on his return to tennis

    Former world No. 19 Hyeon Chung couldn't hide his happiness after returning to the court following a two-year absence.Chung, 26, is competing in the doubles event of this week's Korea Open in Seoul. In the Seoul doubles first round, Chung and Sonwoo Kwon defeated Hans Hach and Treat Huey 2-6 6-2 10-8. “Due to my injuries, I needed to [stay on the] sideline over the [past] few years and then finally I made it back on court again,” Chung said, per the ATP website. “I&rs
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  • Ryder Cup, Guido Migliozzi fly in the ranking

    The comeback success at the Open de France, in Guyancourt, also made Guido Migliozzi fly in the rankings regarding the Ryder Cup of 2023 in Rome. The Vicenza player in the European Points List has risen by 13 positions.He is now third behind only Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry.The first three of the European Points List, as well as those of the World Points List (where Migliozzi is fifth), will win a place by right in the Europe team. Luke Donald will therefore complete the roster with the six wil
  • Player fails to copy Roger Federer's LC freak shot, hits the wrong "balls"

    A tennis player tried to copy Roger Federer's through-the-net freak shot that he pulled off at the beginning of the doubles match he played at the Laver Cup 2022 alongside friend and rival Rafael Nadal. The young tennis player hit one of the posts that keep the net tight instead of getting the ball through the small space between the post and the net. The ball bounced off hitting the tennis amateur in a sensible area.The tennis player shared the video of his attempt on Twitte
  • Roger Federer: "I was devastated after Wimbledon 2021"

    In an interview during the Laver Cup, Roger Federer admitted that he was devastated at the end of Wimbledon 2021. He explained: "I lost to Felix Auger-Aliassime in Halle and I cried after that match, because I knew I was not going to win Wimbledon.I was aware that I didn't have a chance in London, but I wanted to be there at all costs. After passing Mannarino with a bit of luck, I felt better in the following rounds. I played well against Norrie and I thought I would have a chance against Matteo
  • Novak Djokovic comments on victory over Vasek Pospisil for Tel Aviv semifinal

    Novak Djokovic kept it classy after ousting Vasek Pospisil at the Tel Aviv Open as he congratulated the Canadian on putting up a big fight and good performance. On Friday, Djokovic saw off Pospisil 7-6 (5) 6-3 to progress into the Tel Aviv semifinal. Djokovic and Pospisil, who have a very good relationship off the court, were going up against each other for the sixth time.Following his latest victory, Djokovic owns a 6-0 head-to-head versus Pospisil.“It was a great, positive win,
  • Novak Djokovic weighs in on idea of Roger Federer as coach one day

    Novak Djokovic says he can definitely envision Roger Federer being a tennis coach one day as he underlined that the Swiss has a very impressive tennis knowledge. Throughout this past Laver Cup, Federer could have been seen giving coaching tips and advice to Team Europe players. Djokovic, who represented Team Europe, was on the receiving end of Federer's coaching this past weekend in London. "I think that Roger can offer a lot. It's logical to expect him to be able to share so many
  • "Roger Federer's knee was on the limit," said mum Lynette

    Lynette, Roger Federer's mother, expressed her sincere opinion on the retirement of her son, happened last week at the OS Arena, in London, for the Laver Cup.She explained: "Both Robert and I had long accepted the idea that Roger Federer's career could be over. Not only because of his age, but also because of the physical problems he has had in the last three years. On this path we have always kept a modicum of hope, but then we realized that her right knee couldn't take it anymore."Lynette is p
  • 'Devastated' Juan Martin del Potro opens up on life without tennis

    2009 US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro admits he is having a hard time accepting a life without tennis. Del Potro, 34, retired from professional tennis in February.After being out for two and a half years due to four knee surgeries, del Potro returned earlier this year just to say goodbye to tennis in front of his home fans in Buenos Aires. In the Buenos Aires first round, del Potro lost to Federico Delbonis. "I can’t psychologically accept a life without tennis,”
  • Does Roger Federer have a future as a coach ahead?

    Roger Federer said goodbye to tennis in one last heartwarming event, the 2022 Laver Cup at London's O2 Arena. The Swiss champion, conditioned by constant knee problems, has decided to end his career by playing one last tournament in the company of two historical rivals Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.The Laver Cup turned out to be the perfect stage to close the curtain and greet all his fans. Team Europe, for the first time, failed to conquer the team event dedicated to Rod Laver, but it gave gr
  • Challenge Tour, three steps before the Final

    Lorenzo Scalise and Matteo Manassero are playing the last cards in the race towards the DP World Tour 2023. They have three events to try to reach the Rolex Grand Final, the last event of the Challenge Tour which will take place from 3 to 6 November in Mallorca, in Spain, to which the best 45 in the order of merit will be admitted and where the 20 'cards' for the major circuit will be assigned to the first twenty. Three mandatory steps, the first in France, the other two in England.Lorenzo
  • Rafael Nadal: 'He was honest with me about all the things that...'

    Breaking into the top-50 shouldn't be a problem for talented and hard-working tennis players, even in the strongest of times. Rafael Nadal wasted no time in carving out a place for himself on the ATP ranking list, breaking into the top-50 for the first time in August 2003, just after his 17th birthday! Nadal lost a bit of ground in 2004 after a nasty injury, ranking 50th for a couple of months and starting again in 2005. Since January 31, 2005, Nadal has been continuously in the top 50, improvin
  • Norrie pulls out of Korea QF, Brooksby gets bye

    Norrie pulls out of Korea QF, Brooksby gets bye
    Cameron Norrie withdrew from the Korea Open on Friday due to illness, giving American Jenson Brooksby a bye into the semifinals of the competition in Seoul.
  • Leylah Fernandez opens up on feeling 'extremely terrified' before first pro match

    Leylah Fernandez reveals she felt "extremely terrified" moments before her first professional match.Fernandez, who turned 20 earlier this month, has been a pro since 2019. After feeling terrified and losing her first pro match, Fernandez realized the importance of good mental health."I remember clearly the very first time I played my professional match, I was extremely terrified to get on court because I didn't know if I was strong enough, if I was fast enough and you know, I think all thos
  • Novak Djokovic, 35, explains why he is still active

    Novak Djokovic has said that he is hungry for more success and that's one of the main reasons why he is still active.Djokovic, 35, has won on pretty much every level and he is the second on the all-time Grand Slam list with 21 Majors. Also, Djokovic holds the record for the most weeks spent at the top position. “I still want to play tennis even though I achieved pretty much everything that you can achieve in tennis," Djokovic said, per Sportskeeda. "I still have passion and hunge
  • Sanderson Farms Championship, Pga's back

    After the week off for the Presidents Cup, which the United States won rather easily, the PGA Tour returns for the second tournament of the 2022/23 season. The stage is that of the course of the Country Club of Jackson, located precisely in Jackson, Mississippi.Sanderson Farms Championship, statementsThe concomitance of the tournament with the prestigious Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on the DP World Tour inevitably ended up undermining the average quality of the field of this tournament, in
  • Rafael Nadal: 'I would like to say goodbye on court'

    Despite having won two Grand Slams, Rafael Nadal has had a lot of problems this year. The Spanish veteran left everyone speechless by winning the Australian Open and Roland Garros, although his foot continued to hurt. Just when he was able to ease that pain, he got a tear in his abdominals that prevented him from playing the Wimbledon semifinal. The former world number 1 had to miss the Canadian Open and showed up at the US Open far from the best condition. The 22-time Grand Slam champion never
  • Serena Williams reveals what daugher Olympia told her after loss to Emma Raducanu

    Serena Williams reveals her daughter Olympia provided some great comfort following a heavy defeat at the WTA 1000 event in Cincinnati. In her final pre-US Open tournament, Williams suffered a 6-4 6-0 defeat to Emma Raducanu in Cincinnati. After that match, it was Olympia who provided some words of encouragement to her mother. Williams then performed much better at the US Open, where she reached the third round in her final tournament. "Absolutely. Apparently, she was saying l
  • Bertolucci furious with Bublik: "Idols respect opponents!"

    Alexander Bublik was the protagonist, on Sunday, of the final of the ATP 250 tournament in Metz against Lorenzo Sonego and here too he ended up in the crosshairs of critics.During the match, after losing the first set, Bublik began to give up completely and started playing in an atypical way. Symptomatic of his attitude is what happened in the second part with Bublik who did not close a practically made point, 'having fun' doing the smash with the handl. In that circumstance Sonego did not give
  • ATP Tel Aviv: Novak Djokovic makes convincing start

    The 21-time Major champion Novak Djokovic is off to a winning start in Tel Aviv. Novak took down Pablo Andujar 6-0, 6-3 in an hour and 27 minutes for a place in the quarter-final. The Serb dropped only nine points in eight service games and did not face a break point. Andujar failed to follow that pace, allowing Djokovic to take half of the return points and grab four breaks from 12 opportunities. Novak struggled a bit with a wrist injury at the Laver Cup, losing to Felix Auger-Aliassime on Sund
  • Roger Federer addresses tennis future

    Roger Federer insists he is not worried about the future of the game as he is confident that men's and women's tennis is in good hands with the talent they have. Federer, 41, and 41-year-old Serena Williams retired from tennis this month. When former 14-time Grand Slam champion Pete Sampras retired in 2002, many feared the game would be on decline from that point.Then, Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic showed up and all of them beat Sampras' Grand Slam record. With Federer
  • Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz get company in Turin

    World no. 2 Casper Ruud will compete at the ATP Finals in Turin for the second straight season. The last year's semi-finalist has joined Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz at the premium ATP event, playing on a high level in 2022 and elevating his game to a higher level. Ruud won 46 ATP matches this season ahead of the current week, reaching two Major finals and missing a chance to become world no. 1 after the US Open. Casper claimed three small ATP titles on clay this year. Also, he accumulated no
  • Novak Djokovic unveils the final goal for 2022

    One of the most interesting themes of the Laver Cup was Novak Djokovic's return to the court. The former world number one had been absent from the playing courts for about two months and still appeared in good condition.The Serbian tennis player did well especially on the first day while on the last day he was among the protagonists of the defeat, with the sensational defeat against Canadian tennis player Felix Auger Aliassime.After the defeat of Team Europe, the tennis player spoke at the
  • Roger Federer: 'I was sobbing so hard'

    Several days have passed since Roger Federer's farewell, but the emotions are still alive in the hearts and minds of all fans. During the first day of the Laver Cup, the King played his last match alongside Rafael Nadal before hanging up his racket. The two were defeated by the Americans Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock, who also took some criticism, but the result was not in the least important that evening. The Swiss phenomenon received a splendid tribute at the end of the meeting, as well as enjo

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