Australian Open may be forced behind closed doors in 2021

2020-04-08 12:46

Australian Open organisers are putting contingency plans in place for the 2021 tournament, including the option to potentially play behind closed doors.

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Tennis stars to do battle online in virtual Madrid Open

2020-04-07 09:50

The likes of Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal could be set to face each other online after the cancelled Madrid Open announced it will run a virtual competition later this month.

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Nadal thanks 'class act' Djokovic for Covid-19 contribution

2020-04-04 15:15

They are fierce rivals on the court, but Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are always happy to put their rivalry aside during a time of need, and the coronavirus is no different.

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Roger Federer looking forward to 2021 Halle Open

2020-04-03 15:25

Roger Federer has all but confirmed his participation in the 2021 campaign after revealing he is excited about taking part in the Halle Open next year.


Isner: No 2020 Wimbledon would be 'tough pill to swallow'

2020-03-31 23:01

Top-rated American tennis player John Isner says it will be a "tough pill to swallow" if Wimbledon gets canceled this year.

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WATCH | Keeping sharp, Federer plays trick shots - in the snow!

2020-03-31 11:57

While practising physical distancing, tennis star Roger Federer is keeping himself busy by practicing trick shots in the snow at home.

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Djokovic donates €1m to help Serbia combat coronavirus

2020-03-27 15:42

World No 1 Novak Djokovic said he was donating €1 million to help his native Serbia buy respirators and other gear to combat the coronavirus.

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All grass-court events 'remain as scheduled at this time'

2020-03-25 16:42

ATP President Andrea Gaudenzi says all grass-court events will go ahead as planned as things stand, but admits that could change.

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Convicted rapist Bob Hewitt to be freed on parole

2020-03-24 16:50

Former tennis champion and convicted child rapist Bob Hewitt has been granted parole which will see him released next month.


Wimbledon cancellation | Has Federer played his last match at SW19?

2020-04-03 13:23

Sy Lerman wonders whether the 2020 Wimbledon cancellation will result in eight-times champion Roger Federer having played in his last such event.

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Patrick McEnroe tests positive for coronavirus

2020-03-31 21:02

Davis Cup-winning former US captain Patrick McEnroe said he has tested positive for coronavirus, but is feeling well and no longer has symptoms.


French Open organisers under fire for 'unilateral decision' to postpone event

2020-03-30 14:25

The French Open is facing criticism over French Tennis Federation president Bernard Giudicelli's decision to "go it alone" and reschedule the tournament.

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Coronavirus | Federer donates 1 million Swiss francs

2020-03-25 14:49

Swiss tennis superstar Roger Federer has donated one million Swiss francs for vulnerable families in his home country in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Murray upbeat after difficult recovery process

2020-03-24 12:15

Andy Murray admits he has gone through "emotional ups and downs" during his recovery process but is now feeling optimistic as he closes on a return to full fitness.


Hunger games? Tennis foot soldiers struggle in time of coronavirus

2020-03-29 08:53

Tennis' unheralded army of foot soldiers claim they are struggling to afford food after being made unemployed overnight by the coronavirus.

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PICTURES | Nadal whips up a storm in the kitchen for wife

2020-03-24 19:24

World No 2 Rafael Nadal is making the most of his enforced coronavirus pandemic isolation - by cooking for his wife.

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Russian young gun backs decision to reschedule French Open

2020-03-23 12:30

Andrey Rublev has welcomed the decision to postpone the French Open to later in the year rather than cancel it, as it will still give players a chance to earn prize money.


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