• Todd Woodbridge weighs in on Novak Djokovic's Australian Open chances

    Australian tennis legend Todd Woodbridge thinks Novak Djokovic is "the heavy favorite" to win the Australian Open title. While Djokovic was in Turin for the ATP Finals, the Australian government informed him that his three-year ban from entering the country was rescinded. With that being said, record nine-time Australian Open champion Djokovic is set to return to Melbourne Park in 2023. Before Djokovic was denied participation at this year's Australian Open, he captured three cons
  • Roger Federer: 'The doctors have advised me to be...'

    Tennis icon Roger Federer was in New York on Sunday watching the game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Boston Celtics from the Barclays Center. Federer, who recently retired from professional tennis, had the chance to see some of the best basketball players in the world live, as the Nets and Celtics are one of the best teams in the NBA. When Federer was introduced on the big screen, the Brooklyn crowd gave him a standing ovation and a warm welcome. In the end, the Celtics - who are led by Jayso
  • ATP Finals Flashback: Roger Federer reaches final over Andy Murray

    Roger Federer claimed six ATP titles in 2012, achieving that for the first time since 2007. Roger conquered Rotterdam, Dubai, Indian Wells, Madrid, Wimbledon and Cincinnati and finished second in the standings behind Novak Djokovic. Andy Murray was the third-strongest link that year thanks to his first Major title at the US Open. The Briton headed to the ATP Finals as one of the title contenders in front of the home fans. Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray stood ahead of Tomas Berdych and Jo-Wilfrie
  • Matteo Berrettini: "It was a hellish year"

    Matteo Berrettini's season will remember it as a season full of regrets. It started with the quarter-finals on the blue Melbourne Park, inevitably conditioned by problems of a physical nature, certainly also by the brace on the lawns before the forced forfeit due to covid at the Championships.Tournament that would not have earned him points, of course, but that would have given him at least the chance to finish in the top four given the results. In short: after a bittersweet season which es
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  • 'Novak Djokovic chased calendar Grand Slam, and I..' says Daniil Medvedev

    Daniil Medvedev kicked off the season as world no. 2, seeking his second consecutive Major title at the Australian Open. The Russian reached the final and faced Rafael Nadal in the title clash. Medvedev played well and opened a massive 6-2, 7-6, 3-2, 40-0 advantage, looking good to seal the deal in straight sets. Instead, Nadal recovered his game and scored a monumental 2-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 triumph in five hours and 24 minutes to steal the crown from Medvedev. Daniil did not enjoy the rest of
  • Elina Svitolina sums up her year

    Ukrainian tennis star Elina Svitolina described 2022 as "the happiest and the most tragic year" for her. On February 24, Russia invaded Ukraine. In May, Svitolina announced that she and her husband Gael Monfils were expecting their first child.This past October, Svitolina and Monfils became parents to a baby girl Skai. Seeing her country invaded put Svitolina in major distress, but becoming a mother brought some happiness. Svitolina on her year "This year has been both t
  • Serena Williams in pink outfit shows the futuristic Lincoln Star Concept

    Serena Williams is a sports icon, loved and revered by brands, such as the Lincoln car brand, of which the former US star is the testimonial. 23 times Slam champion said goodbye to the tennis world at the US Open. The American legend stopped in the third round of the last Grand Slam of the year losing in three sets against one of the best versions of Ajla Tomljanovic.In an interview with actor Bradley Cooper, Serena Williams returned to talk about her farewell.She said: "Even though it's somethi
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas controversies are wrong: apologies come late

    Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas often makes unsympathetic statements. The Greek champion is not the best when it comes to speaking in front of the microphone and he proved it a few weeks ago.At the end of the match against Rublev in the last Atp Finals Stefanos made quite surprising statements which have generated various criticisms. The Top Ten released several piqued sentences but this one in particular left all the insiders somewhat surprised.In fact, Tsitsipas stated at the conference
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  • Diriyah Tennis Cup: Alexander Zverev makes winning return

    Alexander Zverev is off to a winning start at the Diriyah Tennis Cup. The German took down his good friend Dominic Thiem 10-8, 10-7 in under half an hour to advance into the quarter-final in Saudi Arabia. It was Alexander's first match in six months, injuring his ligaments in the Roland Garros semi-final and missing the rest of the season. Zverev played well against Thiem, dropping two points behind the initial shot and prevailing in the tense moments to advance into the quarter-final. There wer
  • "Novak Djokovic is very open, unlike Rafael Nadal" said young star

    Lorenzo Sonego replaced Jannik Sinner in the best way in the Davis Cup and won both singles matches played against Frances Tiafoe and Denis Shapovalov. The Piedmontese showed all his professionalism and responded to the sudden call of captain Filippo Volandri, struggling with Sinner's hand injury.Sonego took the court against the underdogs, but delivered top-level tennis. The fundamental contribution of the blue, unfortunately, was not enough to bring Italy to the final. The team led by Vol
  • Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia, now it's war

    In the second part of his interview given to The Independent newspaper, Rory McIlroy explained how his relationship with Sergio Garcia had deteriorated violently since the Spaniard's departure from the LIV.The text conversation that Rory McIlroy is talking about dates back to the US Open. It is a heated exchange between the two players who had become very close after several Ryder Cup campaigns side by side.Rory McIlroy and Sergio GarciaAccording to the Northern Irish, Garcia made contact on Fri
  • Roger Federer meets a special fan in New York!

    Roger Federer, after his professional career, will have time to take a vacation and travel the world, as predicted by the Swiss Maestro after the Laver Cup and at the following Tokyo event.The former number one, who has expressed a desire to travel with his family, for now is limited to a few visits related to sponsors.Roger Federer meets a special fan in New York!First Japan and Tokyo, now it's time for New York, for an event with Rolex. In the hotel, before heading to the event, the Grand Slam
  • 'I would love to sit down with Novak Djokovic and...', says former star

    Jelena Djokovic has revealed on Instagram that she and Novak Djokovic have been hiking in the La Concha Mountains in Malaga, Spain. Djokovic, who finished his 2022 season with a record sixth ATP Finals title, is staying fit this offseason as he prepares for her return to Australia in January. Through her Instagram account, Jelena revealed that she and her husband went on an excursion with Marko Djokovic and the Spanish professional tennis player Carlos Gómez Herrera. "Another summit (succ
  • 'Seeing Roger Federer with the players on the court...', says former star

    Roger Federer retired from professional tennis at the 2022 Laver Cup, where he played the last match of his legendary career. The Swiss has decided to hang up his racket at the age of 41, being by now aware that he can no longer compete at the highest levels. The news of his retirement has generated a wave of reactions in every corner of the world, testifying to the enormous impact that the King has had on tennis and on sport in general. The former ATP number 1 did his best to be able to treat h
  • 'I didn't have the opportunity to meet Rafael Nadal', says top footballer

    Rafael Nadal vs. defeated Korda 6-2, 1-6, 7-6(3) Rafael Nadal's perfect start to the season, a run that included three titles, was on the line in Indian Wells, and the Spaniard held his own against Sebastian Korda by winning his 13th straight set since the Australian Open final. But the American took command of the match, beating Nadal in a dominating second set and moving within two points of victory at 5-2 in the third. Once again, Nadal showed his fighting spirit by rallying from that double-
  • Biarritz, ambitious plan against erosion threat

    Between Biarritz and Bidart, the international training center of Ilbarritz has the most beautiful panorama of the Basque Country. An exceptional site between sky, sea, mountain... and golf.Schools and pros welcome golfers of all levels, from initiation to high-level development, either by using the various equipment and spaces made available to them, or by going to play a nice 9-hole course partly suspended on the 'Atlantic Ocean.Thus tens of thousands of sportsmen but also lovers of the Basque
  • 'I'm sure Novak Djokovic's going to be more motivated than ever', says legend

    Novak Djokovic has been cleared to travel to Australia next month. In fact, we recall that the Serbian was unable to play the 2022 Australian Open due to the well-known vaccination issue. The former world number 1 was expelled from the country after a bad soap opera that lasted about ten days, following which he was "inflicted" with a three-year ban (subsequently revoked by the new government). Also due to his vaccination status, the 35-year-old from Belgrade also had to give up the US Open and
  • Alexander Zverev's golden hart to relaunch himself

    Alexander Zverev came back to talk about diabetes. The German tennis player, through the German press agency Deutsche Presse Agentur, had communicated the opening of a foundation in his name.In fact, the Alexander Zverev Foundation Aufschlag gegen Diabetes, which aims to promote projects focused on a correct, healthy and active lifestyle, and to provide medicines, including insulin, to children affected by this disease. On that occasion, the former world number two had declared that he himself h
  • Anastasija Sevastova announces happy news

    Former world No 11 Anastasija Sevastova has given birth to a baby girl Alexandra.Sevastova, 32, took to Instagram to announce the happy news."Baby Alexandra," Sevastova captioned the post in which she can be seen holding the baby.     Pogledajte ovu objavu na Instagramu.           Objavu dijeli Anastasija Sevastova (@nastysevastova)Sevastova, who has plummeted to No 685 in the world, appeared in a total of two tourna
  • Another wasted chance for Scottie Scheffler

    Another wasted chance for Scottie Scheffler. Runner up for the second consecutive year in the Bahamas in the Hero World Challenge won again by Viktor Hovland, the American missed his opportunity to return to first place in the men's golf world rankings. The number 1, therefore, remains Rory McIlroy.Scottie Scheffler, rankingOnly two variations in the Top 10. With Hovland who, thanks to his success in the unofficial tournament of the PGA Tour, passes from 12th to 9th position. Step back for Matt
  • 'Rafael Nadal really fascinates me', says top footballer

    Three-time Indian Wells champion Rafael Nadal reached the fourth round in the desert for the 13th time. Rafa barely survived the second round, overcoming a 5-2 deficit against Sebastian Korda in the deciding set and moving on. Two days later, the Spaniard faced Daniel Evans in the third round and scored a 7-5, 6-3 win in one hour and 43 minutes to stay on the title track. Nadal improved to 17-0 in 2022 and achieved a huge milestone, becoming the first player with 400 Masters 1000 wins! Rafa defe
  • Roger Federer: 'I have to take it easy'

    Some tennis fans were willing to pay up to £15,000 to watch Roger Federer's last match. Following the US Open, Federer announced his plans to retire after the Laver Cup. Seven days later, Federer's career came to an end at the Laver Cup in London. In the last match of his career, Federer teamed up with Rafael Nadal in a doubles match. The £15,000 is more than double the price of a ticket to this year's World Cup final in Qatar. But Vision4Sport director Chris Newbold has an explanati
  • Franco Chimenti: "2023, unrepeatable year"

    The countdown is over, 2023 is almost upon us. It will be the most important year in the history of italian golf.The President of Federgolf Franco Chimenti talked about it with Golf and Tourism.Franco Chimenti, statements"Enthusiasm grows with each passing day and we get closer and closer to this historic season. The results are beginning to be in line with what we expected once the very serious crisis caused by Covid has been overcome. We are facing significantly increasing numbers among both y
  • Karolina Pliskova re-hires coach she fired after Wimbledon

    Former world No 1 Karolina Pliskova has announced that she is re-hiring coach Sascha Bajin. #Reunited #2023 pic.twitter.com/fkFb9m5rtQ— Karolina Pliskova (@KaPliskova) December 6, 2022After Wimbledon, Pliskova announced her decision to split with Bajin. Five months later, Pliskova is back to working with Bajin. Pliskova hired Bajin for the first time ahead of the 2021 season and their first stint lasted a year and a half. “I’m mainly coming back because I st
  • 2022 in Review: Carlos Alcaraz downs Marin Cilic

    Carlos Alcaraz played well at the season's first Masters 1000 event in Indian Wells. An 18-year-old reached his first Masters 1000 semi-final and lost to Rafael Nadal after over three hours of a grueling battle. Hungry for more, the young gun played well in Miami and advanced into the fourth round with a 6-4, 6-4 triumph over the 21st seed Marin Cilic. Carlos beat Marin in an hour and 35 minutes, serving well and delivering one break in each set. The Spaniard dropped 14 points in ten service gam
  • Nintendo Switch Sports, the update with golf

    Golf is finally here for Nintendo Switch Sports.It was one of the missing sports in the evolution of the historic Nintendo game, which began to entertain us way back in 2006 with Wii Sports, the year the Nintendo Wii console arrived on the market. It was the beginning of the era of interactivity, thanks to the wireless device (Wii Remote) capable of simulating a golf club in its movement in three dimensions. Now, with the 2022 version for Nintendo Switch, a remote control is used that is very si
  • 'The way that Novak Djokovic's able to leave...', says former star

    There are many players who dream of reaching the Top Ten and being part of the world tennis elite. Becoming one of the top ten players on the main circuit means squeezing high-level tennis for a good part of the season and reaping a series of important results in the most prestigious tournaments on the Tour. Looking at the dynamics of the game from another perspective, beating one of the top ten players is as difficult as it is complex. For this reason, it is very interesting to analyze the spec
  • Simona Halep reportedly makes big step toward clearing her name in doping case

    A Romanian judge serving with the Court of Arbitration for Sport has revealed that Simona Halep has identified how Roxadustat got into her body.In October, the ITIA announced that two-time Grand Slam champion Halep was being provisionally suspended after failing a doping test.In her statement, Halep called it "the most shocking news" of her life.In recent weeks, Halep has been working hard on clearing her name.Now, it is being reported that Roxadustat was reportedly found in the supplement witho
  • Japan Golf Tour has chosen side in golf war

    The PGA Tour and the DP World Tour have announced that they are joining forces with Isao Aoki's Japan Golf Tour (photo) to create bridges between the three circuits.Starting this season, the top three players on the Japan Golf Tour Organization (JGTO) Order of Merit will earn playing rights on the DP World Tour for the following year.An announcement that resembles the one made earlier this year regarding the top ten players not otherwise exempt from the DP World Tour, rewarded with accession to
  • 2022 in Review: Nick Kyrgios destroys Andrey Rublev in 52 minutes

    Nick Kyrgios entered the Miami Masters with a wild card, with no one wishing to face him in the opening rounds. The 5th seed Andrey Rublev drew the Aussie and met him in his first match. Rublev had a deep run in Indian Wells and could not repeat that in Florida, as Kyrgios destroyed him 6-3, 6-0 in 52 minutes! Nick served at 80% and defended two out of three break points. Andrey struggled to find the first serve and gave over half the points in his games. The Russian faced seven break points and

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