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Tennis in 2019: Rafael Nadal on top as new faces make mark in women's game

Tennis in 2019 Rafael Nadal on top as new faces make mark in women's game

  • Dec 26, 2019
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Rafael Nadal ended the season on top of the world to give men's rankings a familiar look, but a new group of women shows that the old ranger can be overthrown.The world's number one in Spain Novak Djokovic won their two Grand Slam titles in 2019, keeping the time of the father and young competitors alive for another year. But Ashleigh Barty and teen Bianca Andreescu were new faces on the list of the biggest women winners when familiar names disappeared from the show.Here is a look at some great conversation topics for this season.Can Nadal stay ahead in 2020?Rafael Nadal reached at the Italian Open in May without a title in 2019.He beat Novak Djokovic in the final and lost only three games for the remaining season, and won the French Open and the US Open before inspiring Spain to the glory of the Davis Cup on the homeland, where he finished as the world’s number one for the fifth time.By the combined age of 103, Nadal, Djokovic and Roger Federer continue to dominate men's tennis and a brave player is required to predict their imminent disappearance.But in the end, there is a sense of a reliable challenge from an exciting young crop, including Daniel Medvedev, who drove Nadal in the US Open, winner of ATP Finals Stefanos Tsitsipas."I think I am about to win the Grand Slam champion," Tsitsipas said after beating Dominic Thiem in the final in London.Read More: Defending champion PV Sindhu eyes turnaround at World Tour Finals23-year-old Australian Ashleigh Barty rose from anonymity at number 15 in the world at the end of 2018 to top the overall standings after that by winning the French Open and WTA Finals along the way.Teen Bianca Andreescu of Canada made the most dramatic shot, from 178th to fifth in the world, beating Serena Williams in the US Open final to become the first Canadian to win the Grand Slam singles title.Andreescu announced during her win at Flushing Meadows "NextGen is here"."You see a lot of new faces and I think we'll just get better from here." Federer’s Wimbledon painRoger Federer earned two points at Wimbledon in his special service to beat Novak Djokovic and win his 21st Grand Slam title. Instead, he hesitated. Djokovic, in a match that lasted less than five hours, won his sixteenth Garnd Slam and two months later Nadal won his nineteenth."It's an incredible opportunity," said the 38-year-old Swiss veteran, and who must fear his days as the ultimate leader on the list are numbered.Serena’s court problemSerena Williams runs out of chances to win the 24th title of the Grand Slam tournament that would have taken her to the Margaret Court’s record.The 38-year-old reached the final in both Wimbledon and US Open, but he only won four games against Simona Halep in London and lost in consecutive sets to Bianca Andreescu in New York.She followed up on the losses in the finals of both events the previous year, indicating that Williams was feeling the pressure.Speaking after her defeat at the US Open, she reduced the search for the court’s record."I'm not necessarily chasing a record. I'm just trying to win the Grand Slams ," he said."It's definitely frustrating, but for the most part I'm still here. I'm still doing what I can do." The return of the yearIn January, British former world number one Andy Murray admitted that the 2019 Australian Open could be his last tournament during a  press conference. But the 32-year-old Scottish returned to court after hip resurfacing surgery and beat veteran Stan Wawrinka in the European Open Championship final in October."It means a lot," Murray said after his victory. "The past few years have been very difficult ... I did not expect to be in this position, so I am very happy." A star is bornAfter being the youngest player to win the Wimbledon title, Coco Goff, 15, surprised Venus Williams five time champion in the first round in consecutive sets, belying her ranking 313."My dream was to win. That's what happened," said the American, whose career at the All England Club ended in the final by champion Simona Halep in the fourth round. Gauff reached the third round of the US Open before winning the maiden title in Linz.At the end of 2018 she ranked 875 but will reach 2020 at 68Read More: US Open Tennis 2019 Championships

Tennis news atp nick kyrgios injury woes continue at delray beach open 2020

Tennis news atp nick kyrgios injury woes continue at delray beach open 2020

  • Feb 19, 2020
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ATP Tennis News 2020World number 21 Nick Kyrgios got a thriving Australian summer this year. He reached the quarter-finals of the mayor of Melbourne and lost to world champion Rafael Nadal 19 times.However, continuing the 2020 season looks like a challenge for  Kyrgios. The best retirement player from the Delray Beach Open of ATP Tour 2020 hours before his first match against Tommy Paul.Kyrgios deals with an infected doll. "I have been dealing with a small injury on the left wrist; I have been dealing with it since last week or so. It is a type of tendon. Regardless of this good feeling," Kyrgios said.In 2019, Kyrgios's shoulder and collarbone were injured, and therefore, he suspended the Asian swing and then played in the Davis Cup Finals.With Kyrgios withdrawing, the lucky loser Daniel Elahi Galan Riveros will move to the main draw. To date, no Australian has passed the first round of ATP 250 in Florida, USA.One of my favorite places to play "- Nick Kyrgios at Delray Beach OpenKyrgios generally loves playing in Delray, as he is home to basketball events. He is an avid basketball fan who plays and tracks regularly"Delray is a place where I feel very comfortable. I always have one of my favorite weeks of the year. Obviously, the basketball court is a big part of it.""I love coming to the US; it feels like home. Obviously, I love basketball. I feel comfortable here. Maybe this is one of my favorite places to play just for the environment."Next week, Kyrgios will fly to Acapulco to defend the ATP 500 title in Mexico.At the Delray Beach Open 2020, third seed Taylor Fritz was overthrown by Cameron Norrie in the three narrow groups. Americans Frances Tiafoe and Rilley Opelka are in the second round of the championship.Canadian Milos Raonic rolled over Denis Istomin and only one point fell into his first service. As for the second seed, Raonic, she will face Cedrik Marcel Stebe in the second round.Read More; Novak Djokovic Records Which May Never Be Broken atp tennis news 2020

World TeamTennis to Allow up to 500 Fans at Matches

World TeamTennis to Allow up to 500 Fans at Matches

  • May 27, 2020
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Tournament organizers announced on Tuesday that the World Tennis Championships, an innovative mixed-gender professional tennis league, will begin on July 5 at the Greenbrier, West Virginia, and up to 500 fans will be allowed to attend matches during its three-week season. .WTT said it would adhere to all the health and safety protocols required by the authorities to ensure the safety of its players, coaches, and key personnel amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Grand Slam champion Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens will participate in the event, which will consist of a regular season of 63 games followed by the playoffs.WTT plans to stage at least three matches per day at the Greenbrier's 2,500-seat outdoor stadium, while an indoor court will be installed for back-up."The overwhelming feedback of our players is that they want to play WTT and feel comfortable doing it in a safe environment, which is our first priority," said Carlos Silva, WTT CEO.WTT also said it would increase the prize money to a record $ 5 million, with an additional $ 1 million awarded in compensation from the WTT Qualifiers.All the matches will be streamed or streamed live on CBS, CBS Sports Network, Tennis Channel and ESPN+, tournament organisers said.Major professional tennis tours, ATP for men and WTA for women have been closed since March 8 due to a novel coronavirus outbreak.Since then, tournaments have been held in the US and Germany with strict social distance measures and without the support of fans.New Zealand will host a team tennis tournament for local male players from June 3, while world number one Novak Djokovic hosted a tournament in the Balkans from June 13 to July 5.Read More: How to reschedule T20 World Cup? ICC committee debates in BCCI's absence

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Novak Djokovic reveals the greatest motivation for continuing his career

  • Jun 12, 2020
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Serbian legend Novak Djokovic does not seem to hang tennis rackets any time soon. Also, his victories at Grand Slam stadiums do not seem to stop at the highest level in every game he plays.World number one Djokovic has denied former rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on numerous occasions to add more major titles to their name. He is also one of the reasons why NextGen Tennis has not achieved a breakthrough in the Grand Slam stages.The main champion for 17 times, Djokovic revealed his motivation for hitting the ball hard and harder with the passage of days. First of all, I must say that I am in a very special position and role. Novak told Wish & Go Podcast: “I have been a very successful person in popular sports around the world. It feels like I have a loudspeaker in my hand. There aren't many athletes in this privileged position. I won it with my success and I am grateful for that. It is one of the reasons I still play professional sports."He said: "The most important reason is that I love it, I love competition, and the second is that I feel that the terrain inside me causes a storm of emotions, which I cannot experience anywhere else in such a short time." He said.Novak Djokovic on his priorities besides tennisIn addition to tennis and its unparalleled competitiveness in the professional tennis circuit, Novak tends evenly towards the health sector. He participates extensively and uses his platform effectively to spread awareness of mental and physical health.In addition, Novak, 33, is passionately spreading the importance of education among children. His foundation works proactively to ensure that disadvantaged children receive a quality education. "For me, in addition to sports, the most important issues are health and education."Article source: essentially sportsImg source: allsportspkAlso Read: NFL Preseason: NFL discusses shortening preseason, according to report

Roger Federer Reveals 2021 Plans

Roger Federer Reveals 2021 Plans

  • Jul 07, 2020
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It has been more than six months since Roger Federer invested and bought a stake in the Swiss shoe sneaker brand "On". Finally, Federer and On collaborated to introduce a new series of shoes named "Roger Center Court O Series".The shoes are launching today and are a limited edition from the brand. Today it is also special because Federer won his first Grand Slam at Wimbledon 2003. To receive fans a gift, Federer launched with the shoe brand on YouTube and interacted with fans and answered a few questions.Because of the pandemic, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was postponed to 2021. A young group of fans from Tokyo asked the Swiss teacher about his plans for the Olympic Games.Federer was excited about the Olympics. He wanted to play but the pandemic did not stop him. But you will definitely love to go to Tokyo in 2021. Your goal is always to be at the Olympic Games."I love going to Tokyo. It's a great place. I'm so excited to go. It's very disappointing for all athletes to postpone the Olympics, and we are now looking forward to the next year. My goal is to participate in the Olympic Games. For me, it has always been an incredible story.""I carried the Switzerland flag, which was one of the big honors you can get as an athlete" - Roger Federer.Then he talked about the Olympics and his journey in the games. Federer participated in four Olympics he won two medals. He even met his wife Mirka at the Sydney Olympics in 2000. Federer's moment of pride was bearing the Swiss flag at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics."At the 2004 and 2008 Olympics in Athens and Beijing, I carried the Swiss flag, which was one of the great honors you can get as an athlete. She also won the Olympic gold medal with Stan Wawrinka and a Silver in Singles." He lost to Andy Murray in 2012. He is now rehabbing from two knee surgeries. Federer would want to finally add an Olympic Singles Gold to his tally to complete his trophy.Read More: HOW TO IMPROVE FRONT CRAWL TECHNIQUE? TIPS ON IMPROVING FRONT CRAWL STYLEArticle Source: essentiallysports.com

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Australia Open 2021 Champions to See a Drastic Change in Prize Money

  • Dec 31, 2020
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I'm not sure I can blame the Covid, but the Australia Open 2021 men's draw has been drastically cut this year.Australia Open 2021: Single champion to win $ 2,750,000 The men's singles champion's wallet is down 33% to $ 2,750,000 from $ 4,120,000 this year.The runner-up will come out next year with a cash prize check of $ 1,500,000, down 27% from 2,065,000 in 2020.Semi-finalists in Melbourne Park will receive a cash prize of $ 850,000, which is 18% less than the $ 1,040,000 guaranteed amount in this year's semifinals of Australia Open 2021.However, the prize money to reach the Australia Open 2021 quarter-finals remains the same this year at $ 525K.Australia Open 2021: Increase Payments to Reach Rounds 16, 32 and 64While the end of business payouts for this year's first Grand Slam tournament decreased, prize money to reach rounds 16, 32, and 64 increased by 7, 19%, and 17%, respectively.While those who qualify for the Round of 16 will receive $ 320,000 apiece, up from $ 300,000 this year, those who do not make it past the Round of 32 will receive $ 215,000 each, which is a marginal increase. $ 180,000 in 2020.Those who drop in the first round will also see an 11% salary increase, from $ 90K this year to $ 100,000.Australia Open 2021: Double Champions to take home $ 600,000The total of doubles business finale prizes also saw a decline, with tournament winners receiving $ 600,000, 21% less than $ 760,000 this year of Australia Open 2021.The second-place pair will get $ 340,000, down slightly from $ 380,000 in 2020.However, the prizes for the semi-finalists and quarter-finals are unchanged from this year, at $ 200,000 and $ 110,000, respectively.As with the men's singles draw, here too, the payouts of those who hit rounds 16, 32, and 64 saw a slight increase.Those who qualify for the fourth round will receive $ 65,000, up from 62,000 this year, while those who drop into the role of 32 will receive $ 45,000, a marginal increase from $ 38,000 this year.Australia Open 2021: The rating bag has been marginally raised from 2020Those who lose in the first round will also win higher bonuses of $ 30,000, up 20% on the $ 25,000 this year.The championship winner in the mixed doubles category will also receive a $ 150,000 cut from $ 190,000 this year. The runner-up will receive $ 85,000, down 15% from $ 100,000 this year of Australia Open 2021.However, the rating portfolio has increased marginally as of this year of Australia Open 2021.Also Read: Australian Open 2021 delayed, will be playing in Melbourne from February 8 to 21

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Australian Open 2021 organizers forced to cancel the quarantine stay plan for international players

  • Jan 05, 2021
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The Australian Open 2021 organizers have to find new accommodations in quarantine for international players after apartment owners at the completed hotel in Melbourne threatened legal action.The Australian Open 2021 has been postponed for three weeks while plans are in place for quarantine arrangements.Australian tennis and government authorities have arranged for the players a mandatory 14-day quarantine service in the Westin Melbourne ahead of the Australian Open 2021 on February 8-21.The international players are expected to arrive in Melbourne from mid-January and will be allowed to train a maximum of 5 hours per day in Melbourne Park during the quarantine period.Look what was said at Australian Open 2021On Tuesday, the plan was scrapped after Westin apartment owners complained that they had not been properly consulted and would seek a court order against them.“After consultation between Westin Melbourne's owners, current hotel residents, and COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria, the decision has been made to accommodate the players and their support teams arriving in Melbourne for the next ATP Championship at an alternate location. From the hotel,” Westin said. in SENTENCE.Victoria State Police Secretary Lisa Neville told reporters on Tuesday that an alternative quarantine hotel had been secured for the players, which "will be suspended today or tomorrow."Several of the world's best players plan to compete in tournaments in Melbourne Park a week before the Grand Slam season opens. The ATP Cup, two ATP events, and two WTA tournaments will be held in Melbourne a week before the Australian Open 2021Also Read: Australia Open 2021 Champions to See a Drastic Change in Prize Money

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Is the elimination of Line officials at the 2021 Australian Open a smart move?

  • Jan 06, 2021
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With the advent of technology, tennis is doing its part to incorporate it. But this has a price. It seems likely that the linemen will be eliminated from the sports day in and day out as the falcon's eye is gaining prominence. The Australian Open 2021 has taken the step to implement the Hawk's Eye as the lead legal brand sponsor judge. But was the decision a preview of the future, or was it a precaution due to COVID-19?Why were the strip men eliminated from the Australian Open 2021?It was recently announced that the Australian Open 2021 would wear Hawk's eye in place of stadium officials. Hawkeye calls or the electronic line will be used throughout the tournament, but not in the qualifying event.This decision can be seen in two ways. First, the COVID-19 model. With the emergence of the new strain of Coronavirus, Australia has taken vigorous measures to control it. There is a facility limit and players must be quarantined for a period of 14 days. So it stands to reason that there will be fewer people in the stadiums, and getting rid of the line guards is one way to do that.Novak Djokovic sees no reason to have line judges The second is the transition to technology. Over the years, Hawk-eye has become more accurate and faster. Hence, the call for the dismissal of line officials gained momentum. The main defender of this was world number one Novak Djokovic. The Serbian was firmly against the use of guards in tournaments. His statement coincided with an incident with the assistant referee at the 2020 US Open, but the player said his statement was not due to his exclusion.“The technology is so advanced right now, there is absolutely no reason why you should keep line umpires on the Court. That’s my opinion” Djokovic said.Rafael Nadal opposes the dismissal of the linesmenBut wearing a falcon's eye eliminates the human element in tennis. World number two Rafael Nadal opposed Djokovic's idea of a non-linear judge.“Personally, I prefer the line umpires to what we have here… If you ask me what I would like to see in the future… Well, I believe we have room for evolution as a sport as tennis has not changed a lot in the last fifty years, compared to other sports, that is a reality, but at the same time I do not believe that this is the way to improve the “show.” Nadal said.Why eliminating service lines causes problems in the Australian Open 2021?Nadal can get it here. The sport will evolve over time, but eliminating the referees is not the way. The correct way is to merge both of them together. As in football, there are referees and technology working simultaneously so that all decisions are correct. Likewise, tennis can have a line and technique experts to oversee legal signs.Excluding line, officials would mean the loss of livelihoods for thousands of people. Many people trust him, and that's hard and skillful work. Eliminating them will leave them without their main source of income.Also Read: Australia Open 2021 Champions to See a Drastic Change in Prize MoneyHow will we get the new referees' chair without assistants?Moreover, the tennis match culture will change with the elimination of the umpires. Tennis hasn't changed much in years and has had a specific way of playing. Moreover, another interesting argument is that the rulers of the See are no longer rulers. So, tennis would need a way to find new referees if the linemen were removed.“Another way to think about it is that tennis is an industry and [automation is] a significant change. How are we going to create a new generation of umpires? I started as a line judge; how will young umpires get their chance?” ATP umpire Ali Nili said.Currently, electronic line calls have been used in the US Open Finals and the 2020 ATP Finals. The Australian Open 2021 is also on the train. It is meant to be a precaution, given COVID-19, but what could be an uncertainty could become a habit in the future.Also Read: Australian Open 2021 organizers forced to cancel the quarantine stay plan for international players

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Australian Open 2021 to Issue Hefty Fine for Protocols Breach

  • Jan 08, 2021
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We are just a month away from the start of the Australian Open 2021. But while the excitement is at its peak, the situation surrounding the outbreak cannot be taken lightly. As a result, the championship decided to impose heavy fines on anyone who did not follow the protocols.It is an attempt to inculcate the importance of safety regulations in all Melbourne Park attendees. Therefore, not only will the actions be limited to the culprit, but they will also affect your team members equally.Organizers have already agreed to bring all players and team members via charter flights on January 15 and 16.Fines and fees at the Australian Open 2021If someone leaves without permission from a licensed Victorian government official, the person faces a tour fine of up to $ 20,000.However, a fine will not be the only way to resolve the issue. The Australian Open 2021 has listed the number of strict measures one could face in the event of a violation.Initially, to maintain tournament fitness, the perpetrator may face disqualification. Moreover, the loss of prize money is possible.Apart from that, prolonged quarantine and isolation in a hotel room ordered by the government are also listed as measures.In particular, the Australian Open 2021 is the first tournament to allow time out of hotel rooms during the quarantine. Accordingly, the organizers expect players to follow the rules if they want to enjoy the benefits.Finally, the guilty person may also face arrest and deportation from Australia. Players are also advised that a violation of their team members will be considered a violation by them.Given the circumstances, players hope that no restrictions will be taken lightly. When it comes to tennis, everyone works hard to win their first major tournament of the year.Hopefully, there isn't a single instance of default and Happy Slam will happily start.Also Read: Australian Open 2021 delayed,will be playing in Melbourne from February 8 to 21

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Novak Djokovic is rejuvenating with his family before the Australian Open 2021

  • Jan 11, 2021
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One of the most brutal players on this tour was world number 1, Novak Djokovic. Over the years, he has built a reputation for not matching his opponents like no other. The way the Serbian player covers the tennis courts makes it almost as if there are two players on his side of the court.The results obtained and the success of Novak Djokovic has been phenomenal in the last decade. It turns out that he is the only player in the modern era to have won four major tournaments in a row (Wimbledon 2015, US Open 2015, Australian Open 2016, French Open 2016).Novak Djokovic is spending quality time with his family in MarbellaAs the world enters the new year, the Grand Slam champion has traveled 17 times to Marbella, Spain. Serbs trained in the warmer climates rather than the snowy regions of Serbia.Since the much-needed break was fine after a somewhat erratic season, Djokovic decided to travel to the seaside location to relax. Even the world's No. 1 has bought properties in the area.After a disappointing season last year, the Serbian ace will surely look to bounce back next Australian Open season. He will also want to forget some of the episodes he played in the previous season, such as being disqualified for accidentally hitting a woman with the ball at the US Open.Also Read: Australia Open 2021 Champions to See a Drastic Change in Prize MoneyNovak Djokovic is the favorite at the Australian Open 2021It won't be long before the eight-time Australian Open champion leaves for Australia. Ahead of the Australian Open 2021, the Serbian will be leading the event in Adelaide. He will also lead Serbia in the ATP Cup, the defending champion.With the Serbian player having enjoyed one of the most successful periods of his career in Melbourne, he will definitely be the favorite at the Australian Open 2021.Also Read: Australian Open 2021 to Issue Hefty Fine for Protocols Breach

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Will Roger Federer play Australian Open 2021?

  • Jan 12, 2021
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Every fan is desperate for the Australian Open 2021 for one reason only. It is believed that the great Roger Federer will be back on the field after a year at Grand Slam. The excitement in the tennis world is at an all-time high and they want to welcome the Swiss master with open hands.Roger Federer suffered a knee injury at the Australian Open last year. The semi-final match against Novak Djokovic was the last professional tennis match he had ever played. Then he underwent two knee operations during the long period of rest due to the Coronavirus epidemic. The injury did not allow the legend to go out on the field all season.However, just a month after the Australian Open 2021, Roger Federer delivered some unfortunate news. The winner of the 20 Grand Slam decided to withdraw from the Grand Slam. It is definitely a heartbreaking moment for fans. However, they do realize Roger Federer may be back soon.Why is Roger Federer not playing the Australian Open 2021?Roger Federer's withdrawal from the Australian Open 2021 surprised fans. According to Craig Tilly, CEO of Tennis Australia, Roger Federer couldn't recover in time. The Swiss were definitely not feeling well and so he decided to retire. However, there were also some other claims.According to an Australian Open 2021 official, Roger Federer's decision was not to withdraw from the Grand Slam, but rather to the influence of his wife Mirka. The official further claimed that Roger Federer withdrew due to his family and quarantine issues, not due to injury.Roger Federer biographer Simon Graf described all of these claims as false and unfounded. It was believed Roger Federer would definitely have played in Grand Slam if he were completely fit.Whatever the reason, it is clear that world number five Roger Federer will not be playing in Melbourne now. It looks like the fans will have to wait a little longer to see the legend on the field again.When will Roger Federer return to the court?There is no official confirmation of Roger Federer's return at this time. However, Graf believes Roger Federer will definitely play the Dubai Tennis Championships in March 2021.Roger Federer certainly hasn't had an impressive record at the US Open or the French Open in the past decade. Since he's not playing in the Australian Open 2021 now, he's sure to be aiming for Wimbledon 2021 now.Also Read: Novak Djokovic is rejuvenating with his family before the Australian Open 2021

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Roger Federer Net Worth

  • Jan 12, 2021
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While it's easy to focus on the likes of Patrick Mahomes and LeBron James, American athletes aren't the only ones who can make huge sums of money. If you want proof of this fact, look no further than Roger Federer. During his time on the tennis court, the Swiss star earned more than his fair share of the cash.Although Roger Federer net worth is millions, Ace Tennis is not entirely obsessed with living the luxury life. In fact, you already have a simple plan for your retirement.Roger Federer’s legendary tennis careerIn the tennis world, some legendary names have stood the test of time. Although it hasn't been called a profession yet, it's actually safe to put Roger Federer in this category.Roger Federer appeared on the scene in the late 1990s, making a name for himself in the youth circle. Joined the ATP Tour as a teenager in the summer of 1998; The following year, he made his Grand Slam debut at the French Open.While there were some growing pains along the way, Roger Federer showed he had what it took to play at the highest level; In 2001, he dueled with Pete Sampras in a classic five-set match at Wimbledon. The Swiss star achieved final success in 2003, earning his first singles title at Grand Slam, defeating Andy Roddick at the All England Club. From there, the rest is history.Despite turning 39 in August 2020, Roger Federer is still a staple in the tennis world. The Swiss may have missed a step in recent years, but his resume - 20 Grand Slam titles, 11 runners-up times, and countless other records - speaks for itself.Also Read: Darts Rules: How To Play Darts | Players and equipment | ScoringTurning tennis success into a $450 million net worthDue to the individual nature of tennis, Roger Federer did not sign massive group contracts like most North American athletes. However, this fact did not prevent him from amassing a huge net worth.According to Forbes, Roger Federer has earned more than $ 130 million in profit over the years. However, these funds represent only a small portion of your earnings. Due to his stellar status, "the Swiss have an unparalleled portfolio of lucrative endorsement deals".Roger Federer has dealt with companies like Mercedes-Benz, Rolex, Credit Suisse, Barilla, and Wilson Sporting Goods, each generating millions of dollars annually. He also moved from Nike to Uniqlo in 2018, where he signed a 10-year deal worth $ 300 million.As you'd expect, these income streams combine to make Roger Federer incredibly rich. The Swiss star's net worth is estimated to be roughly $ 450 million.Roger Federer has a simple plan for his retirementNo professional athlete, not even a dominant player like Roger Federer, can keep playing forever; In the end, Father Time catches up with everyone. While the Swiss star isn't ready to call it a career yet, he knows exactly what he will do upon retirement.As per Roger Federer net worth, he could spend his free time doing whatever his heart desires. However, he seems to have a pretty casual plan up his sleeve.“After my career, I'm not going to sit on the couch,” Roger Federer told NZZ in German, according to a quote posted by Business Insider. "I recently bought an old bus from the 1960s. I can't wait to take it. Europe is small, everything is easily accessible. Traveling is easier than ever."While Ace Tennis is no stranger, your European retirement trip will be a little different; With no sporting obligations, Roger Federer will be ready to just relax."I would like to visit all the cities and countries in which I was a tennis player, completely relaxed and without the stress of sports," he explained.That feeling is something we can all deal with, even without millions of dollars in the bank.Also Read: Virat Kohli Net Worth 2020

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ATP Cup 2021: When and Where Is It, Teams, Schedule, Format, Prize Money

  • Jan 14, 2021
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The ATP Cup 2021 will officially announce the start of the Australian tennis season. Most of the world's best players will compete in the ATP Cup, which starts a week before the Australian Open.When and Where Will It Be Played?The ATP Cup 2021 will be played entirely in Melbourne Park from February 1-5. The five-day tournament (Monday to Friday) will take place alongside two other ATP 250 events, occupying the fifth week of the ATP calendar.How does the tournament work?The tournament consists of 12 teams, divided into four groups of three for the group stage, and it is a free game for all. The winners from each team advance to the knockout stages, with the remaining four teams competing in the semi-finals.Which teams will compete?Here are the 12 teams competing in the 2021 ATP Cup. Each team consists of four players. Meanwhile, Nick Kyrgios withdrew from this year's ATP Cup and decided to compete in the ATP 250 event instead.Serbia: Novak Djokovic, Dusan Lajovic, Filip Krajinovic, Nikola CacicSpain: Rafael Nadal, Roberto Bautista Agut, Marcel Granollers, Pablo Carreno BustaAustria: Dominic Thiem, Dennis Novak, Philipp Oswald, Tristan-Samuel WeissbornRussia: Daniil Medvedev, Andrey Rublev, Aslan Karatsev, Evgeny DonskoyGreece: Stefanos Tsitsipas, Michail Pervolarakis, Markos Kalovelonis, Petros TsitsipasGermany: Alexander Zverev, Jan-Lennard Struff, Kevin Krawietz, Andreas MiesArgentina: Diego Schwartzman, Guido Pella, Horacio Zeballos, Maximo GonzalezItaly: Matteo Berrettini, Fabio Fognini, Simone Bolelli, Andrea VavassoriJapan: Kei Nishikori, Yoshihito Nishioka, Ben McLachlan, Toshihide MatsuiFrance: Gael Monfils, Benoit Paire, Nicolas Mahut, Edouard Roger-VasselinCanada: Denis Shapovalov, Milos Raonic, Peter Polansky, Steven DiezAustralia: Alex de Minaur, John Millman, John Peers, Luke SavilleWhat is the format?Each tie consists of two singles matches and one doubling. The country that wins two matches will win a draw. Each country will play two qualifying matches in the group stage. The singles match will be the best of the three sets of tiebreakers, while the doubles match will feature an ad-free scoring and tiebreaker match instead of the third set.How Much Is the Prize Money?The ATP Cup 2021 prize is $ 7.5 million. The total prize money awarded to players consists of three components, including entrance fees, the prize money for individually won matches, and the prize money for relationships.Also read: Australian Open 2021 organizers forced to cancel the quarantine stay plan for international players

When and Where to Watch Australian Open 2021?

  • Jan 18, 2021
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We are only three weeks away from the Australian Open 2021 and his craze has reached its climax. Fans are eagerly waiting for their stars to return to the field as soon as possible, having had to give up tennis for most of 2020. The tournament will take place from February 8, 2021, to February 21, 2021, in Melbourne, Australia.Although Roger Federer has withdrawn from the tournament, there are several other major players who will capture the attention of the fans. Defending champion Novak Djokovic and world number two Rafael Nadal will start as the first and second seed. US Open 2020 winner Dominic Tim, Daniel Medvedev, and Stephanos Tsitsipas will be other players to watch at Grand Slam.When it comes to the WTA tournaments, world number one Ashley Barty will return to the Grand Slam tournament. Naomi Osaka and defending champion Sofia Kenin are other strong contenders for the title. Nevertheless, all eyes will be on the 2020 French Open winner Ija Soyatek and Arena Sabalenka, who record a colossal winning streak.As is often the case, one of the most anticipated questions is: Can Serena Williams lift her 24th Grand Slam title in Melbourne this year?Where can fans enjoy the live-action of the Australian Open 2021?Nine Network is the official broadcasting organization for Grand Slam in Australia after claiming the rights in 2020 for five years. Fans in Australia will be able to watch the action live on Nine Network.In Europe, Eurosport is the exclusive Grand Slam live announcer. Apart from that, SRG (Swiss Broadcasting Corporation) will broadcast the championship in Switzerland, NOS (Nederlandse Omroep Stichting) in the Netherlands, and RTS (Radio Serbia TV) in Serbia.The tennis channel, ESPN 2 and ESPN 3 will broadcast the matches live in the USA.In China, the national CCTV station together with Shanghai TV and Beijing TV will present the event live for the fans. In India, fans will receive live updates on the Sony SIX network, while in Japan, the Australian Open 2021 will be broadcast live on NHK and the pay-TV network WOWOW.Fans all over the world will be able to watch the competition of their favorite players live.Also Read: Australian Open 2021 to Issue Hefty Fine for Protocols Breach

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Australian Open 2021 on Verge of Being Canceled?

  • Jan 19, 2021
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Following the schedule, the Australian Open 2021 will begin on February 8, 2021. However, clouds of uncertainty still hang around the Grand Slam.The coronavirus epidemic is not over yet and it could become a major obstacle for the elderly. The effect is that the pandemic has the potential to cancel the Grand Slam.Two crew members tested positive before the Australian Open 2021Two crew members onboard tennis trips have recently tested positive for COVID-19. This is a major concern as there is a possibility that they may have infected other passengers.According to some reports, management required about 50 players to remain under strict quarantine until further orders. This is also very annoying for players as they will not be able to train outside until the following instructions arrive.In such a scenario, it's really hard for Tennis Australia to organize the event as scheduled. However, Craig Tiley, Tennis Australia's CEO, has more to say about it.Although two crew members have contracted the virus, Tilly said management will stick to the planned date without any delay or cancellation. He noted that it was unfortunate that two people had tested positive, but he also revealed that there were 643 other tests that came back negative.“Ticket sales have gone well, we have two weeks of great tennis and we definitely intend to continue with those appointments. So far, we have had 643 negative tests and two, unfortunately, they have been positive,” Tilly said.From Tiley's words, it looks absolutely certain that the Australian Open 2021 will take place in its regular schedule. However, there are still three weeks left before Grand Slam. Even though Tiley appears assertive in her position, she will have to change something in her plans if more positive situations arise in the future.As of now, the Australian Open 2021 is underway and will be held from February 8, 2021, to February 21, 2021. It will be the first major tournament of the year, so fans are very excited about it. . They definitely hope it won't be canceled so they can see their favorite stars live soon.Also Read: Novak Djokovic is rejuvenating with his family before the Australian Open 2021

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Rafael Nadal Raises Huge Injury Concerns Ahead of Australian Open 2021

  • Feb 04, 2021
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Rafael Nadal is currently preparing for the 2021 season by participating in the ATP Cup, and the Spaniard was expected to oversee the pitch in his first match against Australian Alex de Minor, but the 34-year-old withdrew from the match due to a back injury. There is more bad news in this regard.Rafael Nadal will not play his second game against Stefanos TsitsipasFans were very disappointed in Rafael Nadal's absence against Alex de Minor. We will have to wait another day to get close, but the Spanish team is now facing more negativity as the tournament progresses.Spain comfortably overtook Australia in their first match, but once again struggled with a squad shortage as they faced a promising Greek side led by Stefanos Tsitsipas. The main event in this confrontation was the showdown between Tsitsipas and Rafael Nadal, but the match appears to be off the table.A back injury has been worrying Rafael Nadal for some time and preventing him from playing professional matches. It has been confirmed that Rafael Nadal will not play against Greece and that is a problem.Roberto Bautista Agut replaced Rafael Nadal against Australia, and it is expected that he will also face the challenge from Tsitsipas.While Spain has their support, tennis fans will be disappointed that the second-ranked player in the world is no longer in good shape ahead of the Australian Open 2021.“I'm not good enough to play tomorrow” - Rafael NadalThis is not the perfect start for Rafael Nadal until 2021. He had two good matches in the group stage of the ATP Cup 2021 but had to answer them from the bench.The Spaniard should not be disappointed with this back injury, it is just the beginning of a new season. There is still a lot to come, but the 34-year-old declared his inability to participate in the ATP Cup with a disappointing message. "I'm not good enough to play tomorrow," Rafael Nadal said.However, if Spain can defeat Greece, Rafael Nadal can return and help his country in the ATP Cup semi-finals. It all depends on how Spain plays against Greece in their next match.Also Read: Tennis in 2019 Rafael Nadal on top as new faces make mark in women's game

Naomi Osaka Fined For Media Boycott, Could Face Expulsion From French Open

  • May 31, 2021
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Osaka, who was fined $ 15,000 for not attending a press conference following her first-round win at Roland Garros, may also face suspension from other Grand Slam tournaments.On Sunday, the major tennis tournament board said that Japanese Naomi Osaka may be kicked out of the French Open if she continues to boycott press conferences after the tournament match.The board added that Osaka, who was fined $15,000 for missing a press conference after winning the first round at Roland Garros, may also be suspended from other Grand Slam tournaments.The Grand Slam champion said earlier this week that she would not face the media during the French Open, citing mental health reasons."Naomi Osaka has warned us that if she continues to ignore her obligations to the media during the tournament, she will expose herself to the potential additional consequences of violating the code of conduct," Grand Slam's board of directors said in a statement."It is not surprising that repeated violations lead to tougher penalties, including failure of the tournament  and the initiation of a major investigation into a violation that could lead to more heavy fines and the suspension of Grand Slam in the future."The council reminded Osaka that "a key element of the Grand Slam bylaws is the players' responsibility to interact with the media, whatever the outcome of the match.""The mental health of the players who compete in our tournaments and the rounds are of paramount importance in the Grand Slams," he added.Also Read: Villarreal Edge Manchester United In Epic Penalty Shootout To Win Maiden Europa League Title

Roger Federer chooses rest, withdraws from French Open

  • Jun 07, 2021
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World champion Roger Federer announced, on Sunday, his withdrawal from the 2021 French Open before the fourth-round match in Paris. Federer was about to face ninth seed Matteo Berrettini in a semi-final match after winning the first three rounds of the Grand Slam on clay.Roger Federer underwent two knee surgeries last year that kept him out for most of the tour. The 39-year-old played the Australian Open last year and only returned to the Grand Slam at Roland Garros.Federer opened his career by defeating Denis Istomin. He beat former US Open champion Marin Cilic in four sets in his second-round match and put up a heroic effort against German Dominic Kupfer in front of the empty stands at Philippe Chatrier in a late-night match on Saturday. The 27-year-old German pressured him hard, but the 20-time Grand Slam champion kept his composure to win the match in 4 sets.Federer did not participate in the French Open last year. He had reached the semi-finals in 2019, which was also his first major appearance on clay in 4 years."After discussion with my team, I have decided to withdraw from the French Open today," Federer said on a social media site on Sunday."After two knee surgeries and over a year of rehab, it's important that I listen to my body and make sure I don't stress myself on my way to recovery."I'm excited to have 3 matches under my belt. There is no better feeling than to be back on the pitch. See you all soon."Federer admitted on Saturday that he was not sure if he would be on the field on Monday for the fourth-round match. Federer said he would receive a call after an argument with his team."We are going through these matches ... we analyze them well and look at what follows and we will do the same tonight and tomorrow," he said."Because I have to decide whether or not to keep playing, or it's not at the moment risky to keep pushing or it's just a perfect way to just relax."Federer had returned to competitive play in March in Qatar, where he was ousted in the quarter-finals. He began his preparations for the French Open at the Geneva Open last month but struggled with a first-round exit against Spaniard Pablo Andujar.Meanwhile, French Open director Guy Forget wished Federer luck for the rest of the season."We were all happy to see him again in Paris, where he played three first-class matches. We wish him all the best for the rest of the season." Forget what was said.Federer is expected to play two grasscourt tournaments ahead of Wimbledon 2021, which he scored earlier in the season. The 39-year-old is also likely to represent Switzerland at the Tokyo Olympics later this year.ALSO READ: Naomi Osaka Fined For Media Boycott, Could Face Expulsion From French Open

Wimbledon 2021: Novak Djokovic Wins Twentieth Grand Slam With Sixth Wimbledon Triumph

  • Jul 12, 2021
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Novak Djokovic won a record-equalling twentieth Grand Slam title and 6th Wimbledon on Sunday with a four-set triumph over fighting Matteo Berrettini of Italy. The world number one won 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 to move level on 20 majors with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. His success likewise put him 3/4 of the way to the principal schedule Grand Slam of every one of the four majors since 1969. A 6th triumph at the All England Club for Djokovic, who was playing in his 30th last at the Slams, added to his nine Australian Opens, two Roland Garros titles just as three at the US Open. Should he win a fourth title in New York in September, he will turn out to be only the third man in history after Don Budge (1938) and Rod Laver (1962 and 1969) to finish the scheduled Grand Slam. "It was more than a fight. He is a genuine Italian sledge I felt it on my skin," said Djokovic of Berrettini. "It implies none of us three will stop. Roger and Rafa are legends they are the explanation I am the place where I am today." The Serb additionally now has 85 professional titles while he has become the primary man to break the $150 million prize cash hindrance. Also Read: Novak Djokovic Outlives Stefanos Tsitsipas at French Open To Win Nineteenth MajorA gold decoration at the Tokyo Olympics could give him the principal ever Golden Grand Slam by a male player. Djokovic conquered a cheeky begin to break for 3-1, which he extended to 5-2. He even had a set point in a long-distance race eighth game which the Italian saved after eight deuces. Revived, he broke Djokovic when he served for the set and afterwards ruled the sudden death round which he fixed with his fourth pro of the challenge. The favourite raged to a 5-1 lead in the second set on the rear of a twofold break. Berrettini, offering to be Italy's first men's Grand Slam champ since Adriano Panatta at the 1976 French Open, ripped at his way back to 4-5, saving three set focuses, however, Djokovic this time served it's anything but a set each. Djokovic struck first again for a 2-1 lead in the third set and fended off three break focuses in the 6th game, a demonstration of rebellion which brought watching Hollywood star Tom Cruise to his feet.That was Berrettini's last possibility of the set as Djokovic served it out in the tenth game. A fatigued Berrettini then, at that point presented a twofold issue on break highlight hand Djokovic a 4-3 lead in the fourth set. Djokovic continued coming, running from the rear of the court to pull off a wondrous get and he hung on for 5-3. Also Read: Lionel Messi Led Argentina Beat Brazil To Win Copa America End 28 Year Long WaitBerrettini, expecting to be Italy's first singles champion at Wimbledon, saved two title focuses in the eighth game. However, he was frail on the third as Djokovic cleared to his place ever. "Novak is an extraordinary top dog he is composing history on this court," said Berrettini. "It's anything but the end it is the start for me. "Without my family, companions and group this would not have been conceivable so I simply say Grazie."

Tokyo 2020: World No 1 Novak Djokovic Affirms He Will Contend At Olympics

  • Jul 16, 2021
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World number one Novak Djokovic has affirmed that he will contend at the Tokyo Olympics. While Djokovic is set out toward Tokyo, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem and Nick Kyrgios are among the top men's players who will not be contending in the Olympics. Djokovic finished the third leg towards accomplishing the Golden Slam last end of the week when he added the Wimbledon title to his Australian Open and Roland Garros wins in 2021. No man has at any point won the four pummels and an Olympic gold around the same time, with Germany's Steffi Graf the solitary player to achieve the accomplishment in 1988. Also Read: India Visit Through England Cricket Need To Live With Covid 19 For Not So Distant Future Says ECB Boss Tom HarrisonDjokovic, 34, posted on Twitter that he had booked his flight and was pleased to address Serbia at the Olympics. After he won Wimbledon on Sunday for his record-tying twentieth vocation Grand Slam title, Djokovic said he couldn't say whether he planned to play in Tokyo. "I'm extremely pleased to pack for Tokyo and join our public group in the battle for the most brilliant decorations on the Olympic fields," Djokovic, who won a bronze award at the 2008 Beijing Games, tweeted. "As far as I might be concerned, the game for Serbia has consistently been unique happiness and inspiration and I will put forth a valiant effort to satisfy us all! We should go." In the wake of succeeding at Wimbledon, Djokovic said he was "50-50" about contending at the July 23-Aug. 8 Games following the coordinators' choice to forbid fans from joining in and the limitations on the number of individuals he can take to the Games. Yet, the 34-year-old said on Thursday he had booked his trip for Tokyo

Novak Djokovic Knows 'History Is On The line' At Tokyo Olympics

  • Jul 23, 2021
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Novak Djokovic realizes how close he is. Not simply to making history and turning into the main man to accomplish a Golden Slam by winning every one of the four significant tennis competitions and an Olympic singles gold decoration around the same time. Of course, that is at the forefront of Djokovic's thoughts as he enters the Olympic competition beginning Saturday. However, the greater finished result would be the consequence of such an accomplishment that is weighing most vigorously on him outperforming Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to be viewed as the best tennis player ever. The objective is incredible to the point that Djokovic would even not like to think about the results. "I would prefer not to be essential for the discussion. I would prefer not to be contrasted with anyone, the highest level Serb said Thursday. It's as yet an extremely long approach to likely noteworthy accomplishment. "I realize that there is a ton of things on the line. I know there's a set of experiences on the line. I'm advantaged and inspired to be in this position. I've endeavoured to be here. In any case, we should discuss history if everything goes incredible here," Djokovic added. Also, Read: ICC ODI Rankings Shikhar Dhawan Bounces 2 Spots To Sixteenth Virat Kohli Static At The Second Spot"At this moment all centre goes to the following test." In Serbia, the discussion is as of now finished. Olympic advisory group head of mission Natasa Jankovic presented Djokovic at the group's news meeting as "the best tennis player ever." By winning Wimbledon this month, Djokovic coordinated with Federer and Nadal with his twentieth Grand Slam title having opened the year by catching the Australian and French Opens. He is just one of them to have won each Slam twice. He is the main one to hold each of the four significant titles at the same time, something he did over the finish of 2015 and the beginning of 2016. The solitary tennis player to accomplish a Golden Slam was Steffi Graf in 1988. "I'm not in contact with Steffi, but rather on the off chance that you can interface her, I would be enchanted to ask her how she did it, Djokovic said, reviewing how he momentarily worked with Graf's significant other, Andre Agassi. "At the point when I was contemplating her (Golden Slam), I didn't imagine that would be feasible. Yet, at this moment it appears to be increasingly more practical for me. Obviously, that is one of the objectives and dreams. Making matters more clear for Djokovic is that neither Federer nor Nadal are playing in Tokyo. However, that likewise was the situation finally year's U.S. Open, where Djokovic was precluded for accidentally hitting a line judge in the throat with a ball. "I have not experienced such a large number of enormous competitions in the previous 15 years without Roger and Rafa playing, Djokovic said. So it's somewhat bizarre, to be straightforward because I'm accustomed to seeing somewhere around one of them." Djokovic will open against No. 139 Hugo Dellien of Bolivia on the hard courts of the Ariake Tennis Park. A big part of the best 10 men's players is not in Tokyo, with Dominic Thiem, Matteo Berrettini and Denis Shapovalov additionally missing for different reasons. "Yet at the same time, the absolute best parts on the planet are here," Djokovic said. "(Daniil) Medvedev, (Stefanos) Tsitsipas, (Alexander) Zverev, (Andrey) Rublev. Those are the folks who are in the main 6-7 on the planet and they are the greatest possibility for winning a decoration. Djokovic had straightforwardly thought to be passing on the Olympics, having won a bronze award at the 2008 Beijing Games. Eventually, his longing to address Serbia and accomplish something exceptional was excessively incredible. Also Read: Shikhar Dhawan Finishes 10,000 Runs In International Cricket As Opener"It's the most uncommon, most memorable game throughout the entire existence of the game," Djokovic said of the Olympics. "Addressing your nation, being essential for an aggregate group is something that I treasure. It's something that empowers me actually and gives me a ton of certainty and extraordinary energy for my very own presentation.

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US Open 2021: Naomi Osaka kicks off title defence with straight sets win over Marie Bouzkova

  • Aug 31, 2021
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Naomi Osaka overcame her slow start with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Czech Marie Bouzkova on Monday as the world number three defended her US Open title defense is underway in front of a large crowd. Unseeded Bouzkova held her ground for most of the first set but was unable to seize four break opportunities against the four-time Grand Slam winner of Japan. Osaka, who scored 21 wins but made 13 unforced errors in the first set, broke Bozkova 5-4 to win the opening match and never looked back, winning the first five matches of the second despite struggling with her first serve. The match ended with a winning forehand, she smiles and wave to the stands that were empty a year ago."It feels kind of crazy to play in front of everyone again," Osaka said. "Last year when we didn't have a crowd, I know I felt lonely." The evening was a reassuring comeback for Osaka, who was eliminated by the third round of the Tokyo Olympics and the Western & Southern Open. She said she felt at home at Arthur Ashe Stadium, where she won her first major title three years ago. "I think it might be the court where I've played the most matches in my career," said Osaka. "I'm just glad I won."Also Read- Shooter Avani Lekhara First Indian Woman To Win Gold At Paralympics

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Medvedev wins US Open to end Djokovic calendar Grand Slam bid

  • Sep 13, 2021
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A match from the end of his bid for what would have been the calendar's first Grand Slam tournament in men's tennis since 1969, Novak Djokovic covered his face with a towel, hiding his tears during the changeover.In 27 Grand Slam matches in 2021, on hard courts, clay courts and grass, Djokovic is unbeatable. Needing one more victory, in Sunday's US Open final against Daniil Medvedev, to complete a season sweep for major titles and claim his 21st career record, Djokovic couldn't pull it off.Outplayed by someone using a similar style to his own, Djokovic came up just short of those two historic milestones, losing 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to first-time major champion Medvedev at Arthur Ashe Stadium.Also Read- Novak Djokovic outlives Stefanos Tsitsipas at French Open to win nineteenth majorA simply stunning performance from @DaniilMedwed pic.twitter.com/0sF1r2CiNg— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 12, 2021No.1 ranked Djokovic had been sublime in the sport's top four tournaments, enduring the burdens of expectations and pressure for the past seven months and, in New York, the past two weeks. He beat Medvedev in the Australian Open final in February, then added titles at the French Open in June and Wimbledon in July.He made mistakes, 38 inadvertent mistakes in all. He couldn't convert the chance of a break until it was too small, too late, going just 1 for 6. He also showed frustration, destroying his racket by hitting it three times against the court after one point, drawing boos from the crowd of 25,703 and a code violation from chair umpire Damien Dumusois. List of players to defeat Novak Djokovic in a Grand Slam in 2021:Daniil Medvedev-end of list-— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 12, 2021Much of Djokovic's troubles had to do with No. 2 ranked Medvedev, who used his 6-foot-6(1.98meter) frame to chase everything and respond with seemingly effortless groundstrokes, in the same way. that Djokovic wears down foes, and delivered pinpoint serving. Medvedev won 20 of his first 23 service points, forming a pattern. He finished with 16 aces and 38 winners in total, 11 wins more than Djokovic. After overcoming several double faults at match point, Medvedev finally finished the job, then toppled over to the court on his side. Djokovic reached the 31st Grand Slam final, equaling the record of six victories on the hard court at Flushing Meadows. But he couldn't get the last thing he needed. He remains tied with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal with 20 major titles. And the last man to complete a true Grand Slam going 4-4 at the majors in a single season remains Rod Laver, who did it twice, in 1962 and 1969, and was in the stands on Sunday. The last woman to achieve this feat was Steffi Graf in 1988. Instead, Djokovic joined Jack Crawford in 1933 and Lew Hoad in 1956 as men who won the first three Grand Slam tournaments over a year and reached the U.S. Open final before losing. Djokovic came out a bit cold Sunday, double faulted in each of his first two service games and mixed enough groundstroke fouls bowing his head or rolling his eyes after some that 12 minutes, Medvedev was a point from a second break and a 3-0 lead. Djokovic eventually used a couple of aces at 117 mph and 124 mph to hold there, but it was Medvedev who stole the show in the early going. It was the fifth consecutive match in which Djokovic lost the first set, and 11th in Grand Slam play this year, but unlike other cases, he was unable to win again. This moment though pic.twitter.com/dgvqLMpdBv— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 12, 2021Djokovic got to love-40 in Medvedev’s first service game of the second set but did not come through on any of those break points. On the third, Djokovic put a sliced backhand in the net, then pounded his racket against his left thigh — one, two, three, four times, perhaps as disappointed in his footwork as anything. Thousands of fans tried to reinforce him by chanting his nickname "No-Le! No-Le! No-Le!" After some of Medvedev's mistakes, some in the stands would applaud, considered poor form in tennis and repeatedly admonished with a “please” from Dumusois.Also Read- Taliban set to ban womens sports in Afghanistan, claims report

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Tennis Rankings: Roger Federer drops out of top 10 for first time in 4 years

  • Oct 18, 2021
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Tennis great Roger Federer has dropped out from the top 10 in the men's singles rankings for the first time since January 2017. The 20-time Grand Slam champion has slipped from 9th to 11th spot in the charts updated by the ATP on Monday after the Indian Wells Masters 1000 final. Roger Federer has not played on the men's singles circuit since his quarter-final exit at Wimbledon 2021. He pulled from the Tokyo Olympics and the US Open following which he underwent a third surgery on his right knee. Federer also underwent knee surgeries in 2020. Federer missed most of the 2020 season as he did not play in a major tournament after exiting the Australian Open in the semi-finals. In fact, the Swiss great's last Grand Slam title came in 2018 when he won the Australian Open. Federer said during his public appearance at the Laver Cup last month that he was in no rush to get back to the circuit but insisted he is recovering well from the surgery. Novak Djokovic, who lost the US Open final and an opportunity to complete a Calendar Slam, continues to retain the top spot in the men's singles rankings while US Open champion Daniil Medvedev is at the 2nd spot. 20-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal, who missed the US Open, has moved to the 5th spot while Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev complete the top 5. Hubert Hurkacz on Monday became the second man from Poland to break into the top 10 of the men's singles rankings. The Polish star, who won the Miami Open this year, is the first man from his country to accomplish the feat since Wojtek Fibak, who climbed to a career-high World No. 10 on 25 July 1977. Hurkacz began the season at World No. 34. Meanwhile, Cameron Norrie, who scripted history by winning the Indian Wells tittlen Sunday, jumped to a career-high 15th spot in the men's singles rankings.Also Read- Yuvraj Singh Arrested, Released on Bail Over Casteist Remark on Yuzvendra Chahal

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Novak Djokovic beats Daniil Medvedev for record 37th Masters title

  • Nov 08, 2021
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Novak Djokovic won a record-extending sixth Paris Masters title by avenging his U.S Open final defeat against Russian Daniil Medvedev with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory in Sunday's showpiece match. The Serbian, who is guaranteed to secure the year-end world number one spot for a record seventh time, needed time to adjust to break the world number two's sturdy defence but was unstoppable once he found his opening. Djokovic was looking to avoid ending a season without the Masters title for the first time since 2017 and kept his cool at all times to accomplish his mission against the holder. Medvedev was overwhelmed in the third set and bowed out of the contest on the first match point when Djokovic unleashed a superb forehand winner down the line. Make that 37 ATP Masters 1000 titles for @DjokerNole : @TennisTV | @DjokerNole | #RolexParisMasterspic.twitter.com/rq4GJ5ZEHJ— ATP Tour (@atptour) November 7, 2021Two months after Medvedev denied us open djokovic a record-breaking 21st Grand Slam men's singles titles when he beat the Serb at Flushing Meadows, the Russian hoped to lock his opponent into a backhand-to-backhand battle again. Medvedev broke in the opening game as Djokovic made a flurry of unforced errors with the lanky Russian keeping him on the back foot. The world number one drew 2-2 but Medvedev stole his serve again to advance 4-3 up with a splendid sliced backhand at the net. The Russian then held serve twice to pocket the first set when Djokovic back long. However, the Serbian turned the tables in the second set, leading 3-1 when Medvedev buried a backhand into the net. Djokovic served and volleyed to save a break point at 5-3 and saw off a second with a big serve. Medvedev set up a third with a spectacular block at the net but the top seed's first serve again came to the rescue. In the end, Djokovic led the match into a decider with an ace on his third set point. Serving for the match, Djokovic gave Medvedev plenty of space and the Russian pulled a break back but his tank was empty and he surrendered on his serve in the next game. Medvedev complained he had been bothered by a spectator making too much noise in the crowd. A well earned celebration #RolexParisMasters | @DjokerNole pic.twitter.com/jJyZtw107o— ROLEX PARIS MASTERS (@RolexPMasters) November 6, 2021"I got mad because crucial, crucial moment, 5-2 for him, double break, even if I manage to get the break back, we all know that against Novak it's tough to actually come back from this score," he told a news conference. "I got mad because it was not nice, and it was done on purpose. Some of the spectators, they were just into the match and you could feel it. You're getting ready for serve, they were like, Allez, Novak, or Allez, Daniil. But you could feel it was like they are just trying not to be in the game, and you wait. "This one was done, when I did the toss already, it was done by a Serbian spectator... I hope he doesn't watch tennis anymore."Also Read- Babar Azam Becomes First Captain To Score 3 Fifties In T20 World Cup