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#Tennis

# tennis - Yesterday’s News

More Australian Open players go into isolation taking number up to 72
# Mess
# Mess

More Australian Open players go into isolation taking number up to 72

Updated 10 hours ago 7,770 Views 2 Comments

47 players had already been told they had to stay in their rooms for 14 days, with Australian Open director saying players knew the isolation risk.

# tennis - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Disarray as two test positive for virus on Australian Open plane
# Flight Risk
# Flight Risk

Disarray as two test positive for virus on Australian Open plane

Sat 9:52 AM 5,865 Views 0 Comments

Victoria Azarenka, 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens and Japan’s Kei Nishikori were among those on the flight.

# tennis - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Murray's Australian Open in doubt after positive virus test
# Tennis
# Tennis

Murray's Australian Open in doubt after positive virus test

Thu 11:15 AM 2,136 Views 0 Comments

The former world number one is isolating at home in London.

# tennis - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

US tennis player gets news of positive Covid-19 test midway through Australian Open qualifying match
# Disqualified
# Disqualified

US tennis player gets news of positive Covid-19 test midway through Australian Open qualifying match

Tue 11:02 AM 4,239 Views 1 Comment

World number 114 Denis Kudla went on to claim victory but was then pulled out of the tournament and placed in quarantine.

# tennis - Monday 28 December, 2020

Roger Federer to miss Australian Open for first time in his career
# Goat
# Goat

Roger Federer to miss Australian Open for first time in his career

Dec 28th 2020, 9:06 AM 3,923 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old has undergone two operations on his right knee in 2020.

# tennis - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Djokovic supports domestic violence policy in tennis following allegations against opponent
# Structures
# Structures

Djokovic supports domestic violence policy in tennis following allegations against opponent

Nov 21st 2020, 10:00 AM 7,828 Views 2 Comments

Germany’s Alexander Zverev denies abuse claims made by his ex-girlfriend.

# tennis - Sunday 8 November, 2020

'I didn't want to see the light of day' - Tennis star Kyrgios opens up on depression battle
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'I didn't want to see the light of day' - Tennis star Kyrgios opens up on depression battle

Nov 8th 2020, 9:10 AM 5,149 Views 5 Comments

The Australian says he found it tough spending so long away from his home and family.

# tennis - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Rafael Nadal claims 1,000th match win of career
# 1000 Not Out
# 1000 Not Out

Rafael Nadal claims 1,000th match win of career

Nov 4th 2020, 8:56 PM 4,054 Views 1 Comment

The 20-time Grand Slam champion enjoyed a comeback twin over Feliciano Lopez in the Paris Masters second round.

# tennis - Friday 30 October, 2020

Djokovic suffers heaviest defeat to lucky loser ranked 42nd in the world
# Shock Result
# Shock Result

Djokovic suffers heaviest defeat to lucky loser ranked 42nd in the world

Oct 30th 2020, 7:47 PM 9,478 Views 1 Comment

Lorenzo Sonego won the quarter-final of the Vienna ATP tournament 6-2, 6-1.

# tennis - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Tennis Ireland forced into U-turn after announcing courts would remain open under Level 5 restrictions
# Living With Covid-19
# Living With Covid-19

Tennis Ireland forced into U-turn after announcing courts would remain open under Level 5 restrictions

Updated Oct 22nd 2020, 12:50 PM 58,186 Views 44 Comments

All activities must now be suspended after a new statement from the governing body.

# tennis - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

'That's one of the problems - Maria Sharapova made her legacy as the highest-paid female athlete'
# BTL
# BTL

'That's one of the problems - Maria Sharapova made her legacy as the highest-paid female athlete'

Oct 14th 2020, 10:31 PM 12,786 Views 5 Comments

On the latest edition of Behind the Lines, Caitlin Thompson assess the legacy left by Maria Sharapova.

# tennis - Friday 9 October, 2020

Nadal closes in on Federer's Grand Slam record by booking 13th French Open final berth
# King Of Clay
# King Of Clay

Nadal closes in on Federer's Grand Slam record by booking 13th French Open final berth

Oct 9th 2020, 5:50 PM 7,116 Views 11 Comments

The Spaniard brushed aside Diego Schwartzman without dropping a set to claim his 99th win at Roland Garros.

# tennis - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Nadal books French Open semi spot in 1.30am finish at Roland Garros
# Winner And Sinner
# Winner And Sinner

Nadal books French Open semi spot in 1.30am finish at Roland Garros

Oct 7th 2020, 8:14 AM 5,790 Views 2 Comments

Nadal beats Jannik Sinner 7-6 (7/4), 6-4, 6-1 to set up Schwarzmann clash.

# tennis - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

French Open embroiled in alleged match-fixing scandal
# Corruption
# Corruption

French Open embroiled in alleged match-fixing scandal

Oct 6th 2020, 3:01 PM 7,121 Views 2 Comments

Prosecutors have opened an investigation into possible ‘fraud in an organised group’ and ‘active and passive corruption in sport’.

# tennis - Monday 5 October, 2020

Novak Djokovic admits 'awkward deja vu' after ball hits line judge again
# Worry
# Worry

Novak Djokovic admits 'awkward deja vu' after ball hits line judge again

Oct 5th 2020, 8:18 PM 7,286 Views 6 Comments

The world number one racked up his 35th win of 2020 today.

# tennis - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Polish teenager Iga Swiatek stuns title favourite Simona Halep at French Open
# Upset
# Upset

Polish teenager Iga Swiatek stuns title favourite Simona Halep at French Open

Oct 4th 2020, 12:23 PM 4,528 Views 2 Comments

Swiatek won only a single game against Halep at the same stage last year.

# tennis - Friday 2 October, 2020

Nadal cruises into last-16 at Roland Garros as Thiem and Halep impress
# French Open
# French Open

Nadal cruises into last-16 at Roland Garros as Thiem and Halep impress

Oct 2nd 2020, 7:36 PM 2,793 Views 0 Comments

The Spaniard is now 96-2 at the French Open in his 16th appearance.

# tennis - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'I’m struggling to walk' - Williams' season could be over after fresh Achilles injury setback
# Roland Garros
# Roland Garros

'I’m struggling to walk' - Williams' season could be over after fresh Achilles injury setback

Sep 30th 2020, 11:37 AM 4,530 Views 2 Comments

Her wait to equal Margaret Court’s Grand Slam titles record goes on.

# tennis - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Djokovic in cruise control at Roland Garros as row sparks video replay call
# French Open
# French Open

Djokovic in cruise control at Roland Garros as row sparks video replay call

Sep 29th 2020, 5:51 PM 6,329 Views 2 Comments

Djokovic is aiming to become the first man in 50 years to win all four Grand Slam titles twice.

# tennis - Monday 28 September, 2020

Serena overcomes patchy French Open start as Thiem aces Cilic test
# Roland Garros
# Roland Garros

Serena overcomes patchy French Open start as Thiem aces Cilic test

Sep 28th 2020, 5:03 PM 3,737 Views 0 Comments

Rafa Nadal, meanwhile, says he will defend his title in the ‘most difficult conditions’ he has ever met at Roland Garros.

'Shut up' - Kyrgios jumps to Murray's defence after Wilander tells him to retire
# French Open
# French Open

'Shut up' - Kyrgios jumps to Murray's defence after Wilander tells him to retire

Sep 28th 2020, 1:06 PM 12,046 Views 1 Comment

Murray was beaten 6-1, 6-3, 6-2 by Stan Warwrinka in the first round at Roland Garros on Sunday.

# tennis - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Five players out of French Open qualifying following positive coronavirus tests
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Five players out of French Open qualifying following positive coronavirus tests

Sep 20th 2020, 10:00 PM 4,614 Views 3 Comments

Two players set to take part in the qualifying tournament have tested positive for Covid-19.

# tennis - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Andy Murray wants Margaret Court Arena renamed over anti-gay views
# Court Battle
# Court Battle

Andy Murray wants Margaret Court Arena renamed over anti-gay views

Sep 17th 2020, 8:12 AM 10,845 Views 9 Comments

The Grand Slam title record holder is now a controversial figure in the game.

# tennis - Monday 14 September, 2020

Thiem's historic comeback sees off Zverev to win US Open men's title
# Epic
# Epic

Thiem's historic comeback sees off Zverev to win US Open men's title

Sep 14th 2020, 7:39 AM 5,241 Views 1 Comment

It marked the first time in the competition’s Open era history that a player had recovered from losing the opening two sets to win the title.

# tennis - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Osaka wins second US Open title and says she's keeping Kobe Bryant's legacy alive
# Grand Slam
# Grand Slam

Osaka wins second US Open title and says she's keeping Kobe Bryant's legacy alive

Sep 13th 2020, 10:59 AM 5,857 Views 2 Comments

The 22-year-old lost the opening set to Victoria Azarenka 6-1 but fought back to claim the silverware in New York.

# tennis - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem power through at US Open

Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem power through at US Open

Sep 10th 2020, 7:31 AM 4,395 Views 0 Comments

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka awaits the American in the semi-finals.

# tennis - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Osaka, Zverev one step closer as US Open semi-finals start to take shape
# Tennis
# Tennis

Osaka, Zverev one step closer as US Open semi-finals start to take shape

Sep 9th 2020, 8:24 AM 3,584 Views 0 Comments

Osaka will face Jennifer Brady while Zverev meets Pablo Carreno Busta in the last four.

# tennis - Monday 7 September, 2020

Novak Djokovic ‘extremely sorry’ after US Open disqualification
# Apology
# Apology

Novak Djokovic ‘extremely sorry’ after US Open disqualification

Sep 7th 2020, 4:32 PM 7,451 Views 5 Comments

The star said he felt ‘sad and empty’ after his quest for an 18th grand slam title ended when he was defaulted for hitting a line judge with a ball.

Kyrgios trolls Djokovic with Twitter poll on ban
# US Open
# US Open

Kyrgios trolls Djokovic with Twitter poll on ban

Sep 7th 2020, 8:45 AM 13,687 Views 10 Comments

Kyrgios was quick to have his say after Djokovic was sensationally disqualified.

# tennis - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Mannarino's match delayed by three hours as NY health officials try to stop him from playing
# US Open
# US Open

Mannarino's match delayed by three hours as NY health officials try to stop him from playing

Sep 5th 2020, 9:05 AM 6,560 Views 3 Comments

Zverev eventually won the match in four sets.

# tennis - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Serena Williams starts bid for 24th grand slam title with straight sets win
# US Open
# US Open

Serena Williams starts bid for 24th grand slam title with straight sets win

Sep 2nd 2020, 8:13 AM 2,629 Views 2 Comments

Williams is one title away from matching Court’s record.

# tennis - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Murray makes spectacular return to grand-slam stage with gruelling comeback victory
# Fair Deuce
# Fair Deuce

Murray makes spectacular return to grand-slam stage with gruelling comeback victory

Sep 1st 2020, 11:29 PM 5,612 Views 2 Comments

The Scot was two sets and a break down, and faced a match point in the fourth set, against Japanese world number 49 Yoshihito Nishioka.

'I want to spread awareness' - Osaka wears mask honouring black woman shot dead by police
# Action
# Action

'I want to spread awareness' - Osaka wears mask honouring black woman shot dead by police

Sep 1st 2020, 8:38 AM 4,849 Views 2 Comments

The 22-year-old made the gesture in her opening game at the US Open.

# tennis - Thursday 27 August, 2020

More major sporting events postponed, as soccer, tennis and baseball join protest
# TAKING ACTION
# TAKING ACTION

More major sporting events postponed, as soccer, tennis and baseball join protest

Aug 27th 2020, 8:00 AM 40,095 Views 56 Comments

Naomi Osaka withdrew her semi-final, saying ‘before I am an athlete, I am a black woman’.

# tennis - Friday 21 August, 2020

'I am not afraid of being in a dangerous health situation' - Djokovic to play at US Open
# Novak Okay
# Novak Okay

'I am not afraid of being in a dangerous health situation' - Djokovic to play at US Open

Aug 21st 2020, 9:39 AM 4,062 Views 11 Comments

The Serbian star also defended his controversial Adria Tour, which led to a cluster of Covid-19 cases.

# tennis - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Coronavirus case found in US Open 'bubble'
# Flushing Meadows
# Flushing Meadows

Coronavirus case found in US Open 'bubble'

Aug 18th 2020, 10:51 PM 4,397 Views 1 Comment

The person who has contracted the virus “is not a player” and is asymptomatic.

# tennis - Monday 17 August, 2020

Wimbledon champion and world no.2 Halep the latest star to confirm she will skip US Open
# Safety First
# Safety First

Wimbledon champion and world no.2 Halep the latest star to confirm she will skip US Open

Aug 17th 2020, 4:52 PM 4,388 Views 1 Comment

‘I always said I would put my health at the heart of my decision and I therefore prefer to stay and train in Europe,’ said the Romanian.

# tennis - Thursday 13 August, 2020

'Excited' Djokovic confirms US Open participation
# Return Of The Joker
# Return Of The Joker

'Excited' Djokovic confirms US Open participation

Aug 13th 2020, 4:36 PM 4,051 Views 4 Comments

The Serb said he had completed ‘all the check-up’s and was fully recovered from coronavirus.

# tennis - Friday 7 August, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about Roger Federer?
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Quiz: How much do you know about Roger Federer?

Aug 7th 2020, 9:30 PM 32,203 Views 16 Comments

Game. Set. Match.

# tennis - Monday 3 August, 2020

Puerta reveals he lied about failed drug test after French Open final loss to Nadal
# Admission
# Admission

Puerta reveals he lied about failed drug test after French Open final loss to Nadal

Aug 3rd 2020, 7:21 PM 8,916 Views 0 Comments

The 2005 triumph against Mariano Puerta marked the first of 12 titles at Roland Garros for Rafael Nadal.

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