• Roger Federer: 'There was a limit to what I could do'

    Roger Federer's presence at the Laver Cup is still not certain. Or at least not on the field. The Swiss arrived in London a handful of days ago, but as the 20-time Grand Slam champion's physical trainer Pierre Paganini explains, the real decision about active participation on court will only be made a few hours before the matches begin on Monday. Friday September 23. "It will probably be a last minute decision," explained the historical physical trainer Paganini to the Blick newspaper. Therefore
  • Hugh Jackman reacts to Roger Federer tearful speech: "I hope you can take..."

    Famous actor Hugh Jackman reacted to Roger Federer's emotional speech that happened at the end of his Laver Cup retirement match."My friend. Congratulations! I saw your speech last night. You are one of a kind. An extraordinary man - who has gracefully shown humility to all around you. I hope you can take in the gratitude that millions and millions, including me, have for you. HJ" Hugh Jackman replied to one of Federer's posts on Instagram.Hugh Jackman honored Federer soon after retire
  • Carlos Alcaraz shared a touching greeting for Roger Federer

    In the last few hours, a very important event for the history of tennis took place. During the fifth edition of the Laver Cup, that of 2022, during the usual exhibition featuring the best athletes in the world, the Swiss champion Roger Federer said goodbye to the world of tennis. The Swiss Maestro ended his amazing career with 20 Slams title, of which 8 Wimbledon titles.Frantic hours, in some ways dramatic, with everyone who wanted to greet their favorite in their own way. Federer retired at 41
  • The great Rod Laver shares message to Roger Federer

    Australian tennis legend Rod Laver said that it was definitely very emotional to follow Roger Federer's final match. On Friday night in London, Federer teamed up with Rafael Nadal for his final match at the Laver Cup.Federer and Nadal, who were playing together for the second time, suffered a tight defeat as Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe won 4-6 7-6 (2) 11-9."Retirement comes to all at some stage, but it seems the greater the player, the harder the moment. That was hard, @rogerfederer. We la
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  • Hsieh Cheng-Wei beats Tiger Woods' record

    A round of 69 shots (-3) on Thursday and another of 74 (+2) this Friday have been a milestone in the history of golf. It was marked by the Taiwanese Hsieh Cheng-Wei, a Taiwanese boy who, at only 14 years and 33 days, and thanks to those two cards, got the first cut made in a professional tournament of his incipient career. He did it at the Linkou International, sanctioned by the Asian Tour, making him the youngest player in history to play the weekend in an elite event.Hsieh Cheng-Wei, resultsOr
  • Who does Roger Federer call "brochacho"

    After Federer's coach Severin Luthi captioned a video showing them hugging each other at Roger's retirement event at O2 Arena with "Love you, brochacho", the Swiss Maestro reacted on his Instagram Stories.    View this post on Instagram           A post shared by Severin Lüthi (@severinluthi)Federer shared the video and wrote: "Once a brochacho, always a brochacho."According to the Urban Dictionary, brochacho is
  • Guido Migliozzi: "Now I want the Ryder Cup"

    At Guyancourt's Le Golf National (par 71) behind him was Rasmus Hojgaard, one shot off. A decisive birdie (nine those made in the final lap, of which five consecutive) in the final that allowed the Mile to overtake the Dane, leader in the first three rounds. In third place with 273 (-11) the French Paul Barjon, the South African George Coetzee and the Belgian Thomas Pieters.The exploit earned Migliozzi (who scored his best lap of the season and equaled the course record) a check for € 510,0
  • Roger Federer takes historic photo with Rafael Nadal's father and sister

    Roger Federer took a picture with Rafael Nadal's father and sister Maria Isabel Nadal after his retirement match at Laver Cup. Nadal's sister posted the picture on her Instagram account.    View this post on Instagram           A post shared by Maribel Nadal (@mariabel_nadal)Maria Isabel was near Rafael Nadal when the Spaniard won at Roland Garros in 2022.    View this post on Instagram  &nbs
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  • Jean Garaialde, even the teenagers know him

    About thirty young pros, joined on occasion by the top-of-the-basket amateurs, are out from one week to the next, for a handful on the reference circuit in Europe and, for the others, on the secondary circuits whose tournaments contribute to their formation.Jean Garaialde, storyChallenge Tour, Alps Tour, Pro Golf Tour, Swedish Golf Tour and the female LETAS are all short ladders, level by level, which can lead to the pre-square of the McIlroy & Co cadors, the summit of the DP World Tour, ex-
  • Twitter honors Roger Federer with special "king" emoji

    Social media platform Twitter honored Roger Federer by introducing a special emoji depicting a tennis racket with a crown on it.Twitter explained how you can post the special emoji."With @rogerfederer set to retire after this week's Laver Cup, Twitter will honor a player that claimed 20 major titles and held the world no. 1 men's ranking for 237 consecutive weeks. The following hashtags will prompt an emoji featuring a tennis racquet with a crown, allowing fans to celebrate his historic career a
  • Simona Halep reveals nose after removing surgery bandage

    After several days in which she had to wear a bandage in the area where she underwent the nose surgery, Simona posted the first pics without the bandage on social media."Sunny day - happy day," Halep captioned the photos.    View this post on Instagram           A post shared by Simona Halep (@simonahalep)Halep on her nose surgeryHalep decided to undergo a surgical procedure to address her difficulties with breathing
  • Quintuple, the Rasmus Højgaard's nightmare

    Rasmus Højgaard went through hell on hole n°2 of the Albatros at the Golf National. 3 times the Dane's ball ended up in the penalty area. But the triple winner on the DP World Tour, barely 21 years old, showed great bravery to retain the lead in the standings. Something to make him very proud of.Rasmus Højgaard, resultsIt takes exceptional resilience to recover from such a “Bérézina“.Starting with a 6-stroke lead, Rasmus Højgaard sank from hole
  • Andy Murray on being coached by Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer e Novak Djokovic

    Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray gave credit to fellow Team Europe members after his opening Laver Cup match.In the third singles match of Friday's programme at the Laver Cup, Murray took on Alex de Minaur of Team World.Throughout the match, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic were giving tips to Murray and encouraging to keep pushing. In the end, Murray fell just short as de Minaur won 5-7 6-3 10-7.“Sometimes I was maybe in a good position and I was just getting
  • Quite a scene in Parma; Sloane Stephens overcomes bee sting, difficult opponent

    American tennis star Sloane Stephens got stung by a bee during her Parma opener and then proceeded to win the match.In the Parma first round, Stephens defeated Magdalena Frech with a 3-6 6-3 6-4. Late in the third set, Stephens got stung by a bee. Even though the sting caused certain discomfort for Stephens, she was able not to just finish the match, but to also win it."I got stung by a bee at 4-4 in the 3rd set during my match today and it was not a pleasant experience. 0/10 - Do not
  • Chris Evert comments on Novak Djokovic being coached by Roger Federer

    Former 18-time Grand Slam champion Chris Evert enjoyed seeing Roger Federer acting as coach to Novak Djokovic. On Sunday, Djokovic clashed Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Laver Cup.Since Djokovic and Federer were teammates at this year's Laver Cup, Federer used the opportunity to give some in-match tips and advice to the Serb. Unfortunately for Djokovic, he didn't get a win as Auger-Aliassime upset the Serb 6-3 7-6 (3)."Roger coaching Novak is hilarious, I mean that in a good way. It make
  • Jack Sock reveals how he felt after match point that finished Roger Federer's career

    Jack Sock said it was "super fun" to be a part of Roger Federer's final match but also admitted that he went "numb" after the point that finished the Swiss career.On Friday night in London, Sock and Frances Tiafoe clashed Federer and Rafael Nadal in a doubles match at the Laver Cup.Even though Sock and Tiafoe had the whole O2 Arena turned against them, they still managed to beat Federer and Nadal 6-4 5-7 11-9."It's tough, I think," Sock said after the match. "While playing, it felt like a match.
  • Guido Migliozzi: "I did not think I could win"

    Italian golf is back to having a beautiful day: Guido Migliozzi is the third blue in history to win the French Open. And he does it with a magnificent -9 on the last lap, complete with an exceptional second shot at hole 18 for which the highest possible and imaginable comparisons have been wasted.Guido Migliozzi, statementsThus the man from Vicenza at the end of his performance, in the interview of the winner on the microphones of the DP World Tour: "An explosion of sensations. An incredible day
  • Tim Henman describes the great Roger Federer

    Former British No. 1 Tim Henman described Roger Federer as "a brilliant and graceful" individual who will always be remembered for the impact he had on the game of tennis. Henman, who now works as a tennis expert for Eurosport, was asked to describe Federer in three words. "Brilliant - his game because it is the highest accolade. Graceful - his game and how he has behaved because he made it all look so easy. Legacy - because he has always understood his responsibility around what he is
  • "Special agent" Jack Sock sneaks behind Novak Djokovic to eavesdrop Europe tactics

    Laver Cup's social media team observed that Jack Sock went to spy on Team Europe's tactics during Matteo Berrettini's match against Felix Auger-Aliassime. Yet, Sock's gathered information wasn't enough for Team World to win the match since the Italian won 7-6, 4-6, 10-7.    View this post on Instagram           A post shared by Laver Cup (@lavercup)"Sending in special agent Sock," Laver Cup captioned the video.ATP world n
  • Ryder Cup is in Trento for the Sport Festival

    In Trento, in the fifth edition of the Sport Festival, at the MUSE, Museum of Sciences, the great protagonist - Sunday 25 September - was the Ryder Cup which in 2023, and for the first time in its history, will be played in Italy, in Rome on Marco Simone Golf & Country Club course.Ryder Cup, Trento"Ryder Cup, the most beautiful golf there is". This is the name of the event that saw as special guests: Franco Chimenti, President of the Italian Golf Federation; Gian Paolo Montali, General Manag
  • Liudmila Samsonova reacts to winning Tokyo, keeping perfect record in WTA finals

    Liudmila Samsonova was a bit lost for words following her latest triumph as she underlined that Zheng Qinwen was a difficult opponent to handle.Samsonova, who was unseeded in the Tokyo main draw, edged out Zheng 7-5 7-5 to win her third title of the year and fourth overall WTA title. Samsonova has kept a perfect record in WTA Finals as she is now 4-0 in four finals played."It's amazing, I don't have too many words right now. I need little bit of time. It was a really tough match because hug
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas honors Roger Federer: 'He won Majors even before iPhone'

    Stefanos Tsitsipas was among the selected players who competed at the last week's Laver Cup. The Greek made a great start on an opening day, toppling Diego Schwartzman and skipping Saturday's action. Tsitsipas was back on the court on Sunday, and Team Europe's eyes were set on him in a must-win encounter against Frances Tiafoe. Everything worked fine for Stefanos against his coeval, winning the opening set in no time and creating four match points in the second set tie break. Tiafoe endured thos
  • Novak Djokovic shares thoughts on Roger Federer's sendoff

    Novak Djokovic said he was grateful to be in the position to witness Roger Federer's big night and the sendoff of one of the greatest players in tennis history. On Friday night in London, Federer said goodbye to tennis by teaming up with Rafael Nadal for a doubles match at the Laver Cup. Djokovic, who was on the Team Europe bench supporting Federer and Nadal, described it as one of "the most beautiful moments experienced in live."“I think we would all agree this was one of the mo
  • Presidents Cup, International doesn't give up

    In Charlotte (North Carolina) the International Team (excluding European players) raises its head, halves the disadvantage against the USA and, in the 12 single matches that will conclude the contest, will seek a comeback in the 14th edition of the Presidents Cup golf . The United States of Davis Love III remain in the lead 11-7 and, to celebrate their ninth consecutive success in the competition, they will have to win 4.5 points (12 still up for grabs), against the 8.5 necessary for their oppon
  • Novak Djokovic praises Felix Auger-Aliassime: 'He deserved to beat me'

    Novak Djokovic stayed away from the court for over two months following his seventh Wimbledon title. The Serb skipped the North American hard-court swing due to his vaccination status, and we saw him in action during the weekend at the fifth Laver Cup. Like he did not miss two and a half months, Djokovic performed at a high level on Saturday. The Serb toppled Frances Tiafoe in 72 minutes and joined forces with Matteo Berrettini to deliver another point for Team Europe ahead of the deciding day.
  • Rafael Nadal reveals his favorite victory over Roger Federer

    Roger Federer ended his incredible career during the Laver Cup in London. Rafael Nadal was alongside his great rival, with two legends teaming up and facing Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe. Roger and Rafa squandered a match point and suffered a 4-6, 7-6, 11-9 loss during an emotional night at O2 Arena. Nadal and Federer met 40 times between 2004 and 2019, forging one of the greatest rivalries in tennis history and pushing each other to the limits. Asked about his most notable victory over Roger, Ra
  • Nick Kyrgios, Daniil Medvedev confirmed for ATP 500 grass event in 2023

    Nick Kyrgios and Daniil Medvedev have signed up to play in Halle next year, per Michal Samulski.Players confirmed for next year’s ATP500 Halle:Nick KyrgiosFelix Auger-AliassimeAlexander ZverevJannik SinnerDaniil Medvedev— Michal Samulski (@MichalSamulski) September 25, 2022Kyrgios, 27, is expected to make his second Halle appearance in 2023.This year, Kyrgios made his Halle debut.In his first Halle appearance, Kyrgios reached the semifinal before losing to Hubert Hurkacz.On the other
  • Ryder Cup, dream of Rome is Tiger Woods

    "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." The president of Federgolf, Franco Chimenti, and the general manager of the Ryder Cup project, Gian Paolo Montali, from Trento and on the occasion of the fifth edition of the Sport Festival, do not hide their ambitions.Tiger Woods, Ryder CupThe goal is to have Woods in the Eternal City, certainly for the great show that in a year will see the Europe team challenge the USA
  • Panatta destroys Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock: "They are troglodytes"

    Roger Federer has officially said goodbye to the world of tennis. The Swiss tennis player took part in the farewell match on Friday evening: Roger teamed up for the last time with his great friend and rival Rafa Nadal and the two played and lost against Americans Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe.The latter entered the controversy after the victory for several reasons. If some of the Fedal fans wanted a last big win for Roger, others did not like the behavior of the two tennis players who punctually
  • Tim Henman explains what made Roger Federer so unique

    Former four-time Wimbledon semifinalist Tim Henman feels there will be those who will aspire to play the game like Roger Federer, but doubts that we will see a player who will really be able to play with that "unique style." Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam champion, is widely considered as the player who had the most aesthetically pleasing game to watch. When players get asked about Federer, they often answer that the Swiss made tennis look so easy. "To someone I call a great friend

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