• Roger Federer updates health status ahead of Laver Cup

    Wednesday, Roger Federer published a video on social media in which he thanked everyone for sending him messages and also gave an update on his health status ahead of Laver Cup."Hey everybody! Just wanted to give a quick update on how everything is. Number one, huge thank you to all the wonderful messages I have received over the last few days. It's been clearly very very emotional but good. I'm happy to be in London, and it's been wonderful to be surrounded by really close family, Mirka, kiddie
  • Roger Federer: 'I knew it could be my last match at...'

    After more than 20 years on tour, there is a question that haunts Roger Federer's close circle: What's next? A figure of his magnitude could undoubtedly be of great importance for the development of "white sport", although from what he has hinted, he will be away from it for a while and will dedicate time to his family. But what will he miss most about tennis? “Everything that is breathed around, the fans, the interactions, even some trips. I feel ready to do different things in life and t
  • Parma Ladies Open: Maria Sakkari claims last-8 spot; Sloane Stephens exits

    Maria Sakkari advanced to the quarter-finals of the Parma Ladies Open. The Greek who’s the highest seed this week in the Italian event beat Arantxa Rus in their second-round match. Sakkari needed two hours and 36 minutes to notch a 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 victory.
    Sakkari saved five of the six break points she faced and converted three break points on the Dutchwoman’s serve. The only time Sakkari conceded her serve was in the first set.
    Sakkari will play Belgium’s Maryna Zanevska for a c
  • Novak Djokovic: 'Whoever I step out on court against is...'

    One of the most interesting topics of the Laver Cup was the return of Novak Djokovic to the court. The former world number one had been absent from the courts for about two months and still seemed to be in good condition. The Balkan tennis player did well especially on the first day, while on the last day he was one of the protagonists of a resounding defeat against the Canadian tennis player Felix Auger Aliassime. After the defeat of Team Europe, the tennis player spoke at a press conference an
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  • Norrie into Korea Open quarter-finals

    Norrie into Korea Open quarter-finals
    Cameron Norrie is through to the quarter-finals of the Korea Open after seeing off Kaichi Uchida 6-2 6-2.
  • Norrie cruises into Korea Open quarter-finals

    Norrie cruises into Korea Open quarter-finals
    Second-seed Cameron Norrie beat Japan's Kaichi Uchida 6-2 6-2 to cruise into the quarter-finals at the Korea Open in Seoul.
  • Novak Djokovic pays ultimate tribute to Roger Federer's greatness

    Novak Djokovic says he has "a tremendous respect" for Roger Federer and underlined the impact the former 20-time Grand Slam champion had on tennis.Djokovic, a 21-time Grand Slam champion, took part in Federer's farewell at the Laver Cup. Federer was one of Djokovic's biggest rivals, but the Serb has nothing but a great level of respect and admiration for the Swiss."I have a tremendous respect for him," Djokovic said of Federer, per Sportskeeda. Everything he has contributed to our sport, on
  • My Leander, surprise victory for the first title

    Surprise victory of the Swedish My Leander who obtained the first title on LET Access imposing herself with 213 (72 73 68, -3) strokes, the only player with a score below par, in the Rose Ladies Open on the course of The Melbourne Club At Brocket Hall (par 72), in Hatfield, near Welwyn Garden City, England, where the best of the Italians was Alessandra Fanali, rookie among the proettes, 18th with 221 (77 71 73, +5).My Leander, resultsMy Leander, 28 year old from Östertälje, got the bet
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  • Roger Federer reacts to Bill Gates' retirement message

    Billionaire Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, congratulated Roger Federer after the Swiss Maestro ended his career at Laver Cup 2022."Congratulations on a phenomenal career, Roger Federer," said Bill Gates on Instagram.Roger Federer shared Bill's message on his Instagram Stories.How Gates reacted when Federer announced his retirementBill Gates called Roger Federer "an inspiration" and wished him the best in his next chapter. Gates, a Federer admirer, paid tribute to the 20-time Grand Sla
  • 'Rafael Nadal had his own way which I was happy to see', says legend

    Roger Federer has quit tennis. The world of tennis loses a legend, not a rivalry with international appeal. Novak Djokovic knows it well: "Rafael Nadal will continue to be my number one rival. On the other hand, the Djokovic-Nadal rivalry has been a glorious chapter for 16 years, since that first meeting in 2006 in France, when Rafa reached the quarter-finals in straight sets when the Serbian player retired. Since then 59 clashes in total, 30 in favor of Djokovic, nine Slam finals. For Nadal, th
  • Tallinn Open: Barbora Krejcikova reaches last-8; Kaia Kanepi ousts Jelena Ostapenko

    Barbora Krejcikova reached the quarter-finals of the Tallinn Open on Wednesday. The Czech got through against Marta Kostyuk 7-5, 6-3 in an hour and 40 minutes.Krejcikova, who’s seeded seventh this week, won 71% of her first-serve points to her opponent’s 68%. She also converted four break points on Kostyuk’s serve while saving six of the seven break points she faced.
    In the quarters, the 2021 French Open champion will face Beatriz Haddad Maia. The Brazilian, seeded third, got t
  • Rafael Nadal vs Roger Federer in Madrid? "Exciting, but who knows"

    Roger Federer's farewell gave many emotions to tennis fans, and not only. In addition to the protagonist of that evening, many around him were overwhelmed by emotion: in particular, Rafael Nadal. The Spanish tennis player, who was the companion of the last double of the Swiss champion, his great rival and great friend of him.The twenty-two-time winner of the Grand Slam titles returned to talk about that evening so dense, to the microphones of El Partidazo de COPE: "It was a moment of many emotio
  • Chris Evert nicknames Roger Federer's wife Mirka as "The Rock"

    Chris Evert, after seeing how Mirka comforted Roger Federer during his retirement event at Laver Cup, nicknamed the Swiss Maestro's wife. "The Rock," Evert nicknamed Mirka on Twitter.The ROCK…. https://t.co/72gZt2JdYr— Chris Evert (@ChrissieEvert) September 26, 2022At the end of the match, the tears of Rafa Nadal, Roger's friend and rival, impressed but even more tender was the embrace of Mirka (wife), parents and children of the Swiss tennis player, all gathered around Roger's
  • Amateur Matthis Lefèvre wins first pro victory

    Thanks to a sumptuous last card on a route he knew on the end of the clubs, Matthis Lefèvre won last week the IPS New Mexico Open, a professional tournament of the local section of the PGA America.It was at the cost of an incredible last card of 62 (-9) that Matthis Lefèvre snatched victory. Two bogeys, but above all an eagle and nine birdies, the last of which was at 18, allowed the player who learned all his skills in Hossegor to win this tournament counting for the local PGA. He
  • Coach Ivan Ljubicic reveals how it felt working with Roger Federer

    Coach Ivan Ljubicic insisted Roger Federer was really pleasant to work with and added Federer always wanted to hear the truth and nothing else.Ljubicic started working with Federer in 2016 as he was a part of the Federer's until the end of the 41-year-old's career. "Easy! Easy because he makes it easy for coaches. He is really open and makes sure you have freedom. You are comfortable and you feel you can say whatever you think is right and the way it is," Ljubicic told Eurosport. "He always
  • 'Rafael Nadal is still my greatest rival,' Novak Djokovic admits

    Two young guns met in the 2006 Roland Garros semi-final. They were Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, playing their first encounter on the Tour. Sixteen years later, Novak and Rafa stand on the record-breaking 59 duels, setting the Open era record that will take some beating in the future. Born within a year, two great rivals have pushed each other to the limits in numerous thrilling encounters, setting their eyes on the biggest trophies and chasing Roger Federer. Nadal and Djokovic will finish th
  • 'Rafael Nadal became a very strong personality', says legend

    The last few days have been really important for Rafael Nadal. The Spanish tennis player participated in the 2022 Laver Cup in London, an event in which he was especially close to his great friend and rival Roger Federer and his farewell match. The two, protagonists of the Fedal, a historic rivalry that lasted about twenty years, played together in the last game of the Swiss. In addition to the great emotions, Nadal's tears at the withdrawal of his great friend and colleague, a rather rare episo
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas sleeps with a racquet signed by.. you guess who

    Stefanos Tsitsipas was among the selected players who competed at the last week's fifth Laver Cup. The Greek made a great start on an opening day at London's O2 Arena, 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
  • Rafael Nadal hugs Federer's kids in front of wife Mirka (WATCH)

    After Roger Federer said goodbye to the professional tennis world at Laver Cup, he headed toward the locker room along his friend and rival Rafael Nadal, who took the opportunity to greet Federer's wife Mirka and hug the Swiss Maestro's kids.You can watch the video of the moment below.    View this post on Instagram           A post shared by 𝗙𝗘𝗗𝗔𝗟 𝗧𝗘𝗡⻼
  • Carlos Alcaraz enters 2022 Time100 Next after stellar season

    TIME magazine published its annual TIME100 Next, recognizing the rising stars from different industries. Carlos Alcaraz earned his place on the Phenoms list following a cracking season that made him the world's leading player! The 19-year-old Spaniard conquered men's tennis by a storm, needing only a couple of years to transform himself from a prominent junior into the most vital link in the chain. Thanks to his excellent results, Carlos became the most successful teenager since Rafael Nadal, al
  • Britney Yada hits the Murphy USA El Dorado

    Britney Yada, with a nice recovery in the final round, won with 205 (69 71 65, -11) hits the Murphy USA El Dorado Shootout played on the Mystic Creek Golf Club course (par 72), in El Dorado, Arkansas. In the middle of the table Roberta Liti, 49th with 221 (76 70 75, +5).Britney Yada, resultsHe resides in Hilo, in the Hawaiian Islands, and at 30 years, 11 months and 24 days, Britney Yada, a professional since 2014, obtained the first title on the Epson Tour for a palmarès in which one also
  • Serena Williams falls in love with CEO wearing her skirt

    Serena Williams was amazed by the look of the CEO of EveryStilishGirl, a job listing company connecting black and brown women with opportunities in fashion and media, named Nana Agyemang as the brand owner tried one of Serena's creations."Wow! Loving Nana Agyemang in this Serena skirt," wrote Williams on Instagram."Anything for you, Serena Williams. Also, yes to creating the most flattering pieces," Nana responded on the same social media platform.Nana Agyemang posted a short video highlighting
  • Moment when Roger Federer almost collided with Nadal at Laver Cup got animated

    A YouTube content creator animated the moment when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal almost collided in their first doubles match together at the 2017 Laver Cup against Team World. "When Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer Almost collided with each other whilst returning the ball against Team World at the 2017 Laver Cup. Animated Version, took me long haha to make it. Hope you'll enjoy it," the creator described the video.At the 2022 Laver Cup, the only danger for the legendary doubles pair came fr
  • 'Roger Federer's story doesn't exist without...', says former ATP ace

    Roger Federer ended his career on Friday at the Laver Cup after 25 years on Tour. Federer decided to end his glorious tennis career after dealing with a knee injury for three seasons. Roger has undergone three surgeries since February 2020, playing only six tournaments in the previous three years and unable to compete without injury. Federer brought together his great rivals and friends at the Laver Cup in London and played his last match alongside Rafael Nadal. The two legends lost to Frances T
  • Patrick Reed change his mind on St Andrews

    Mere days after being seen on the entry list for the famous Links Championship, Saint Andrews' Patrick Reed is no longer among the entrants.The 2018 Masters winner dropped out of the world's top 50 after missing the cut at the French Cazoo Open and was hoping perhaps to make a comeback at the Scottish links of Kingsbarns, Carnoustie and St Andrews.Patrick Reed, situationAfter having chained the BMW PGA Championship of Wentworth, the DS Automobiles Italian Open and the trip to Paris in recent wee
  • Legendary Wimbledon presenter wants the AELTC to honor Roger Federer

    Sue Barker said she would like to see Wimbledon honor Roger Federer by renaming something after him at The All England Club. Even though Federer wasn't a British player, throughout his entire career he was one of the most popular players at Wimbledon. The level of support Federer was receiving at Wimbledon was immense and it felt like a home player was playing. Federer, who retired from professional tennis after the Laver Cup, is a record eight-time Wimbledon champion. "I'm n
  • Bouchard sighs after fashion company president asks about her soulmate

    After Genie Bouchard posted a series of photos from her short trip to Seoul for the Korea Open, she got a funny message from the president of a t-shirt company in Miami, Mike Hoerner. "Have you found your Seoulmate?" Hoerner asked Bouchard on Instagram.Genie replied to the joke in a bored manner: "Mike..."In the photos she posted on Instagram, Bouchard appears near her coach Tim Blenkiron. "Seoul goes hard. Swipe to the end for peak tourists," Bouchard said about the Instagram post.  &
  • Alps Tour at the penultimate seasonal stage

    Great golf returns to GC Castelconturbia after two years for the dispute of the Castelconturbia Alps Open, a tournament scheduled for the Italian Pro Tour, the circuit of national and international competitions organized by the Italian Golf Federation, with the support of the Infront official advisor, and penultimate seasonal stage of the Alps Tour. On the Agrate Conturbia (NO) track, the event will be anticipated from 28th to 30th September with the traditional Pro-Am event on Tuesday 27th Sept
  • Novak Djokovic: 'It allows us to meet each other on...'

    The 2022 Laver Cup left unrepeatable moments for both the fans and the protagonists themselves who took advantage of this event to be close to their rivals and, incidentally, get closer to them in their personal relationship. One of those who made the most of the occasion was the Serbian Novak Djokovic, who recognized after the defeat of Team Europa that in his case, it was a good opportunity to get to know Roger Federer more closely. "I feel like these weeks of Laver Cup have strengthened our t
  • Roger Federer: 'I believe I would have had a chance against...'

    Earlier this summer, Roger Federer found he could no longer compete at the highest level. When he tried to push harder in training, his right knee didn't respond as he would have hoped. The Swiss champion underwent a resonance, the outcome of which was not at all satisfactory. Within days, the King realized it was over and started thinking about how to announce it. In a letter posted on Instagram on September 15, the 41-year-old from Basel announced that the Laver Cup would be his last ATP event

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