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Friday, May 13, 2022


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Elina Svitolina wants better mental health protection for juniors

May 12, 2022 12:13:52 pm

Svitolina dealt with things differently back in her junior days, and perhaps more resiliently.

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Naomi Osaka breaks from IMG to start own sports agency

May 12, 2022 11:12:53 am

Duguid and Osaka began discussing the venture at the Tokyo Olympics last year, Duguid told Reuters via email, adding that the firm, called Evolve, will operate as a "small boutique and bespoke agency."

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Rafael Nadal negates Isner’s power to advance in Rome

May 11, 2022 7:12:50 pm

The match went with serve in the opening set and Isner squandered two break points at 3-3, before Nadal stepped up his game and broke in the next game after a lapse in concentration from the towering American.

Harsh reality of jail hits Boris Becker

May 11, 2022 3:07:30 pm

As his prison term begins, tennis legend shocked at cramped accommodation & quality of food.

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Refreshed Iga Swiatek is ready for a title defence in Rome

May 10, 2022 10:09:39 am

Replacing Ash Barty at the top of the world rankings following the Australian's shock retirement in March, Swiatek has adjusted well to the pressure of having a target on her back.

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Italian Open: Rafael Nadal likens his body to ‘an old machine’

May 10, 2022 10:02:26 am

Nadal won his opening 20 matches of the year, which included the Australian Open title, but he said at the Italian Open on Monday that his stretch of good form means nothing now.

Alcaraz’s drop shot: When audacity meets playfulness and embarrasses legends

May 10, 2022 5:28:21 pm

The shot is usually accompanied by risk but at the hands of the teenage Spaniard, turns into a weapon both deadly & beautiful.

After Madrid title, Alcaraz withdraws from Italian Open

May 9, 2022 4:27:00 pm

The Spanish teen beat Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic back-to-back in Madrid then defeated Alexander Zverev in Sunday's final for his tour-leading fourth title of the year.

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Alexander Zverev criticizes ATP Tour over late-night matches

May 9, 2022 2:40:01 pm

The third-ranked Zverev was overpowered by the 19-year-old Spaniard in straight sets.

Carlos Alcaraz beats Djokovic to reach Madrid Open final

May 8, 2022 1:07:41 am

Carlos Alcaraz converted on his third match point to clinch the victory in front of a raucous home crowd on the Caja Mágica center court.


Change of guard? Alcaraz overpowers Nadal at Madrid Open

May 7, 2022 10:11:31 am

In a clash of generations, 19-year-old Carlos Alcaraz overcame an injury to defeat his idol 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 in the Madrid Open quarterfinals on Friday.

Djokovic advances to semifinals in Madrid

May 6, 2022 8:56:23 pm

Djokovic, a three-time champion in Madrid, had little trouble on the outdoor clay against Hurkacz, whose poor hitting ended any thoughts of a quarterfinal upset.

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Rafael Nadal gives edge to Carlos Alcaraz in Madrid Open showdown

May 6, 2022 10:29:29 am

The 35-year-old Nadal and the 19-year-old Alcaraz will meet Friday in a clash of generations that Spanish fans had been craving to see up close.

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Rafael Nadal returns from injury with straight-set win in Madrid Open

May 5, 2022 8:48:31 am

Nadal showed few signs of rustiness in his 6-1, 7-6 (4) opening win at home. He cruised in the first set and recovered in the second after twice losing his serve following a rain interruption.

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Naomi Osaka, Garbine Muguruza exit Madrid Open in 2nd round

May 2, 2022 1:17:27 pm

Osaka said that her movement was limited by pain in her left leg, which was heavily taped.

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Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic slam Wimbledon ban on Russian players

May 3, 2022 7:55:44 am

The two tennis greats said Sunday that Wimbledon had acted unfairly.

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Are the next global tennis stars among these tweens?

May 1, 2022 9:51:20 am

The search for elite players is so competitive that IMG, the agency that once ruled tennis, is cultivating preteens to find the next prodigy, giving kids access to representatives from the pro tours and Nike.

Boris Becker’s sensational entry into tennis and the retirement plan that went terribly awry

April 30, 2022 7:01:05 am

Becker, like anyone else, needs to face the consequences of his actions but purely for that magical night you feel the law should avoid the course that slithers past his trophy cabinet.

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Boris Becker gets 2 1/2 years in prison for bankruptcy offenses

April 29, 2022 8:53:31 pm

Becker, wearing a striped tie in Wimbledon’s purple and green colors, walked into the courthouse hand in hand with girlfriend Lilian de Carvalho Monteiro.

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World No.1 Iga Swiatek pulls out of Madrid with shoulder injury

April 27, 2022 5:00:18 pm

Swiatek, who won her maiden Grand Slam title at the French Open in 2020, was scheduled to open her campaign against a qualifier at the WTA 1000 event on clay in Madrid, the main draw of which starts on Thursday.

Federer plans tournament return at Swiss Indoors in October

April 26, 2022 8:20:27 pm

The event in Basel announced in a statement posted on its website on Tuesday that the 20-time Grand Slam champion “has officially entered the tournament and will appear on the entry list with the protected ATP ranking" of No. 9.

US Open champion Raducanu parts ways with coach

April 26, 2022 7:07:17 pm

The 19-year-old British player said Tuesday she's seeking “a new training model” despite rising to a career-high ranking of No. 11 this week after reaching the quarterfinals at the Stuttgart Open.

Djokovic can play at Wimbledon; no vaccination required

April 26, 2022 6:51:08 pm

During the annual spring briefing ahead of Wimbledon, which starts on June 27, Bolton said that “whilst, of course, it is encouraged” that all players get vaccinated, “it will not be a condition of entry to compete” at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament this year.

Rublev defeats Djokovic 6-2, 6-7 (4), 6-0 to win Serbia Open

April 24, 2022 10:59:57 pm

The second-seeded Russian player dug deep to stop Djokovic from mounting another comeback as he prevented the top-ranked Serb from claiming his first title of 2022.

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Barcelona Open: Carlos Alcaraz stuns top-seed Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach semis

April 23, 2022 12:29:17 pm

Alcaraz won the quarterfinal 6-4, 5-7, 6-2 after breaking the fifth-ranked Greek five times on the outdoor clay court named for Rafael Nadal.