• 'Rafael Nadal beat me, and I felt..,' Daniil Medvedev recalls

    Daniil Medvedev made his ATP Finals debut in 2019 and lost all three matches despite a great effort. The Russian had a massive chance to score at least one triumph in London, and a notable one. He forged a 5-1 advantage in the decider against world no. 1 Rafael Nadal and wasted a match point in game seven. After a roller coaster ride, Nadal overcame a deficit and prevailed 6-7, 6-3, 7-6 in two hours and 46 minutes for his second thrilling win over Medvedev within two months. Speaking about the m
  • Bernard Tomic shares message to Roger Federer

    Former world No. 17 Bernard Tomic paid a tribute to Roger Federer as he described the Swiss as one of the greatest in tennis history.Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam champion, retired from tennis after the Laver Cup. Tomic, 29, played against Federer four times.In those four meetings, Tomic didn't clinch a single win over Federer.Tomic won just one set in those four matches as he took a set off Federer when they played in the Davis Cup, in 2011."One of the greatest players ever. Honor playing
  • Paige Spiranac ironically replies to fan who asks for her sizes!

    Although Maxim magazine has voted her the most sxxy woman in the world, golfer Paige Spiranac is now afraid to leave the house. At the recent American Century Championship, a fan of her threatened her after accusing her of scamming him for $ 10,000.Paige explained that a fan approached her to ask for a photo, but the threats soon began: "Apparently, this man was scammed by a fake profile created by someone. It was a very scary situation and luckily I had my team there so I called my agent who tr
  • 'With Roger Federer you have the feeling that...', says former star

    Roger Federer played the last match of his extraordinary career last week and even today he doesn't seem to believe it. The Swiss champion gave a long and interesting interview to the microphones of the New York Times where he told several anecdotes and impressions about his career. Here are his words: "The first feelings after the withdrawal? I feel complete, I lost my last match in both singles and doubles, I was left without a voice to cheer on my teammates, I lost the challenge with Team Eur
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  • Srdjan Djokovic gives stunning explanation to why Novak is not beloved in tennis

    Srdjan Djokovic thinks Novak Djokovic is not beloved only because some have a problem with seeing a Serb dominate the game of tennis. Srdjan Djokovic acknowledged that throughout history tennis has been a sport for the rich and he feels some are not pleased to see a Serb and an individual from Eastern Europe accomplishing so much in tennis. "Novak isn't giving any reasons not to be loved. Why is that happening? I don't know. Probably because it's a bourgeoisie sport, because it was cre
  • Celine Borge won Tuscaloosa Toyota Classic

    Roberta Liti, with an excellent performance, finished in tenth place with 207 (73 66 68, -9) hits in the Tuscaloosa Toyota Classic, signing her best result of the season.Celine Borge, resultsOn the Ol 'Colony Golf Course (par 72), in Tuscaloosa in Alabama, the Norwegian Celine Borge, 24 years old from Tonsberg, achieved her first success on the Epson Tour, with 201 (67 71 63, -15) strokes , being the first edition of the tournament, at the moment it set the record on 54 holes and with the 63 (-9
  • TRANSFORM DREAMS INTO REALITY

    TO TRANSFORM A DREAM INTO REALITY, YOU NEED TO CREATE SPECIFIC, MEASURABLE, REALISTIC, PURSUITABLE AND TIMELY GOALS.Successful tennis players, once they have visualised their future, are able to turn their vision into reality by setting goals.A goal, to be truly defined as such, must be specific, measurable, realistic, achievable and timed. These five characteristics are what distinguish a goal from a dream.When we think about, “I want to be ranked no. 10 on the ATP rankings, and win Wimbl
  • Novak Djokovic: 'I saw him cry before his last practice'

    Last week, Novak Djokovic took the 89th singles title of his extraordinary career. The former world number 1 triumphed in the ATP 250 in Tel Aviv without losing a single set, also benefiting from a not impossible draw. The Serbian's goal is to get the pass for the ATP Finals in Turin, as he himself admitted shortly before the start of the tournament. For Nole this is the third seal of the season, after the successes on the ground in Rome and on the grass of Wimbledon. As everyone knows, the 35-y
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  • Lucky loser David Goffin reacts to shock victory over Carlos Alcaraz at Astana Open

    Former world No. 7 David Goffin said he believed he could beat Carlos Alcaraz after upsetting the first-seeded Spaniard at the Astana Open.On Tuesday, Goffin ousted Alcaraz 7-5 6-3 in the Astana Open first round.Goffin, who is now the 66th-ranked player in the world and entered the Astana Open main draw as a lucky loser, turned back the clock on Tuesday and sent Alcaraz packing out of the Kazakh capital. "I always believe that I have the level to cause some trouble against those guys," Goff
  • Novak Djokovic posts classy message to Marin Cilic after Tel Aviv Open final

    Novak Djokovic admitted he was very happy after winning his 89th career-title and also told Marin Cilic it was a pleasure to meet him in another ATP final.On Sunday, Djokovic defeated Cilic 6-3 6-4 in the inaugural Tel Aviv Open final."Very happy to win this new title! Thank you to @telavivopen and all the fans and tennis supporters for the amazing support and reception that my team and I received during this week in Israel," Djokovic wrote on Instagram. "Marin, it is always a special pleasure a
  • When Rafael Nadal called Novak Djokovic an excellent all-rounder

    Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic were the opponents in the 2009 Monte Carlo Masters final. Nadal scored a 6-3, 2-6, 6-1 victory after grueling two hours and 43 minutes for his fifth consecutive crown in the Principality. Rafa saved six out of 11 break chances and seized seven return opportunities to control the scoreboard in sets one and three. Rafa beat Novak for the seventh time in as many encounters on clay, although he had to work hard to remain perfect against the Serb on the slowest surface
  • Holger Rune responds to fan calling him 'Holger Rude' and 'stupid athlete'

    French Open quarterfinalist Holger Rune has once strongly denied that he screamed at his mother to leave during his quarterfinal match at Roland Garros. On Sunday, a fan referred to Rune as "Holger Rude" and called him "a stupid athlete. "Holger Rude! Rude to his mom, Stupid athlete!" a fan tweeted.Rune said in his response: "No my dear. I never am or will be rude to my mother. If you are referring to roland garros she was not the one I asked to leave and I told the press after but gos
  • Rafael Nadal recalls: 'I got bageled and felt less nervous after'

    After considerable progress in 2003, Rafael Nadal was ready for an even stronger charge in the following season. The 17-year-old reached the first ATP final in Auckland at the beginning of the 2004 season and advanced into the Australian Open third round. Rafa stunned world no. 1 Roger Federer in straight sets in Miami and made a name for himself. The young Spaniard marched towards the top-30 before experiencing a left ankle injury against Richard Gasquet in Estoril that halted his progress. Nad
  • ITF to collab with WTA on 2023 calendar clashes

    ITF to collab with WTA on 2023 calendar clashes
    The International Tennis Federation (ITF) will work with the women's body (WTA) to ensure players can play in WTA and ITF tournaments after Iga Swiatek opted to skip the Billie Jean King Cup, the world tennis governing body said on Tuesday.
  • Evans, Kyrgios through to round of 16 in Japan

    Evans, Kyrgios through to round of 16 in Japan
    Dan Evans and Nick Kyrgios progressed to the round of 16 at the Japan Open, while top-seeded Casper Ruud lost on Tuesday.
  • Novak Djokovic reveals what was his extra-motivation in Israel

    World No. 7 Novak Djokovic admitted that being out of action for three months gave him the extra motivation to win it all at the inaugural Tel Aviv Open.After winning Wimbledon, Djokovic sat out the entire North American hard court swing because he wasn't allowed to enter Canada and the United States as an unvaccinated foreigner.In Israel, Djokovic won four matches without a dropped set to win his third title of the year. On Sunday, Djokovic capped off his brilliant Tel Aviv run with a 6-3
  • Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz visit an autism center in Nur-Sultan

    Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz found time to go to a children's hospital in Nur-Sultan and make the little ones smile. On Monday, the Serbian and Spanish champions visited the Nur-Sultan autism center.The Astana Open released the touching images of their charity action, which shows Djokovic and Alcaraz playing with the children, looking at their drawings and in general doing their best to make them smile and entertain them.For his part, Djokovic has long since approached the world of charity
  • Carlos Alcaraz makes honest admission regarding reaching No. 1 spot

    Carlos Alcaraz admits he is surprised by how fast he reached the world No. 1 position. Alcaraz, 19, reached the top spot following his US Open triumph. In the US Open final, a maiden Grand Slam title and the top ranking were on the line for Alcaraz.After beating Casper Ruud, Alcaraz became a Grand Slam champion and achieved the top position in the world. “I haven’t had too much time to understand what I achieved at US Open,” Alcaraz said, per the ATP website. &ld
  • Rafael Nadal reveals special match on December 1

    The 22-time Major champion Rafael Nadal has had a great season despite injuries and setbacks. Rafa claimed two Major titles to pass Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic and top the GOAT charts. Also, the Spaniard is back inside the top-2 for the first time since 2021, becoming the third-oldest player in that group. Rafa has been dealing with an abdominal injury since Wimbledon, missing the single action after the US Open and hoping to compete again in the upcoming weeks. Meanwhile, the Spaniard and
  • How Roger Federer earned one billion dollars in career

    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 enjoy
  • Ryder, austrian Sepp Straka enters the dance

    Beaten in the play-off this Sunday in Mississippi by the Canadian Mackenzie Hughes, Sepp Straka nevertheless made a remarkable entry to sixth place in Europe in the world ranking by qualifying points for the next Ryder Cup in Italy. The Austrian has only played in all and for all six specific tournaments of the DP World Tour since… 2013!Sepp Straka, Ryder CupSepp Straka, 29, did not lose everything this Sunday in Jackson (Mississippi). Beaten on the 2nd play-off hole of the Sanderson Farm
  • AGEL Open: Karolina Pliskova careens out of Ostrava at the hands of Alycia Parks

    The biggest story on Tuesday at the AGEL Open in Ostrava, Czech Republic was that of Alycia Parks’. The American ousted Karolina Pliskova, 6-0, 7-6(3) in an hour and 28 minutes in their first-round match.Both Parks and Pliskova combined for a total of 15 double faults in the match, eight of which came off Pliskova’s racquet. However, Parks also had six aces while her opponent had none. Parks also won 72% of her first-serve points while winning 85% points on return on the ex-world no.
  • Sorana Cirstea ends her season, explains why she was out in recent weeks

    Romanian tennis player Sorana Cirstea has announced that she is ending her 2022 season due to a shoulder injury.Cirstea, 32, last played at the Tiriac Foundation Trophy in Bucharest, which took place between September 12-18.Cirstea, who was clearly hampered by a shoulder injury in Bucharest, didn't make a deep run in front of her home fans as she suffered a surprise defeat to 114th-ranked Simona Waltert in the first round. Now, Cirstea took to social media to explain why she didn't appear i
  • The Billionaire Trying to Turn Kazakhstan Into a Tennis Nation

    Bulat Utemuratov decided in 2007 to create a tennis culture for the masses in a former Soviet Republic known for combat sports and weight lifting.
  • Novak Djokovic does it again!

    Novak Djokovic has won three ATP titles this season. The Serb achieved that for the 14th time in the past 16 years, moving closer to his milestone ATP title no. 90. Novak is the only player with ATP titles on three different surfaces, achieving that for the sixth time since 2011 to hold an impressive record. Djokovic's first title of the season came at the Masters 1000 event in Rome, beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-0, 7-6 in the final. Novak needed an hour and 36 minutes to dismiss the Greek, deliv
  • 'Roger Federer has changed our sport since...', says former ace

    Roger Federer's career ended at the Laver Cup, the exhibition he founded, which took place at the O2 Arena in London from 23 to 25 September. The former world number 1 played a double alongside his great friend and now former rival Rafael Nadal, giving his fans the chance to see him on the pitch after more than a year of absence. The Swiss phenomenon had decided to have knee surgery again after Wimbledon 2021, in which he had reached the quarterfinals thanks also to a not impossible scoreboard.
  • The Billionaire Trying to Turn Kazakhstan Into a Thriving Tennis Nation

    Bulat Utemuratov decided in 2007 to create a tennis culture for the masses in a former Soviet Republic known for combat sports and weight lifting. Add tennis to the list, too.
  • Andy Murray, ex-top-15 player receive wildcards into inaugural ATP 250 event in Spain

    Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray and former world No. 12 Feliciano Lopez have both been awarded main draw wildcards into the inaugural Gijon Open. Next week, the inaugural Gijon Open is set to take place and it is set to feature two well-known names. ATP250 Gijon main draw wildcards:Andy MurrayFeliciano LopezMartin Landaluce— Michal Samulski (@MichalSamulski) October 4, 2022In Gijon, Spanish tennis fans will have a chance to see former world No. 1 Murray in action. 
  • Denis Shapovalov discusses wanting to approach big moments with excitement, not fear

    Canadian tennis star Denis Shapovalov, 23, admits he would like to approach big moments with excitement rather than fear.Shapovalov, the 22nd-ranked player in the world, hasn't been really convincing with his game this season as he is just 24/20 on the year.During the clay and grass seasons, there was one period during which Shapovalov suffered six consecutive losses.Shapovalov is undoubtedly one of the most talented players in the game but it seems that he is having difficulties handling the bi
  • Challenge Tour, the new livescoring system

    The Challenge Tour has revolutionized its livescoring system. Players must now enter the score directly on a given equipment when they leave. The latter has several features that players seem to appreciate.No, Ugo Coussaud is not on his phone in the middle of the Hopps Open de Provence when he monopolizes the top 10 of the ranking. Angoumoisin enters his score on a mobile lent by the Challenge Tour. The goal is simple: to offer more responsive livescoring on the circuit's website and application

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