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British ATP Events Escape 'Points' Punishment For Banning Russian Players

British ATP Events Escape 'Points' Punishment For Banning Russian Players

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine prompted the British Lawn Tennis Association and the All England Club to bar players from Russia and its war ally Belarus.

17 May 2022
World No.2 Daniil Medvedev Gears Up For Geneva Open 2022 After Five-Week Break Due To Injury

World No.2 Daniil Medvedev Gears Up For Geneva Open 2022 After Five-Week Break Due To Injury

Daniil Medvedev has been banned from Wimbledon 2022 following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Medvedev starts his Geneva Open 2022 campaign on May 18.

16 May 2022

French Open 2022: Teen Sensation Carlos Alcaraz Heads To Roland Garros Among Favourites

Carlos Alcaraz made heads turn by beating Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in successive matches en route to his Madrid Open 2022 title. It was also Alcaraz’s...

Kevin Anderson, Two-time Grand Slam Finalist, Retires At Age 35

Kevin Anderson, Two-time Grand Slam Finalist, Retires At Age 35

Kevin Anderson was the runner-up to Rafael Nadal at the US Open in 2017 and to Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon in 2018.

04 May 2022

Boris Becker Jailed: Novak Djokovic 'Heartbroken' For Friend

Tennis great Boris Becker has been jailed for two and a half years for hiding GBP 2.5m worth of assets and loans to avoid paying debts

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02 May 2022
Wimbledon 2022: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic Slam Ban On Russian, Belarusian Players

Wimbledon 2022: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic Slam Ban On Russian, Belarusian Players

The ATP and WTA tennis tours have both publicly criticized Wimbledon's decision which was announced on April 20.


30 April 2022
Boris Becker's Fall From Grace: German Tennis Great's Journey From Wimbledon Centre Court To Jail

Boris Becker's Fall From Grace: German Tennis Great's Journey From Wimbledon Centre Court To Jail

Some 37 years after charming the world with the first of his six Grand Slam titles as a 17-year-old, Boris Becker was jailed over bankruptcy.


30 April 2022
Boris Becker Gets Prison Sentence For Hiding Assets In Bankruptcy

Boris Becker Gets Prison Sentence For Hiding Assets In Bankruptcy

Boris Becker was found to have transferred hundreds of thousands of pounds after his June 2017 bankruptcy from his business account to other accounts.


27 April 2022
Wimbledon 2022: All England Club Defends ‘Agonising Decision’ To Ban Players From Russia, Belarus

Wimbledon 2022: All England Club Defends ‘Agonising Decision’ To Ban Players From Russia, Belarus

After Russia attacked Ukraine, with help from Belarus, tennis players from Russia and Belarus were able to continue competing but as 'neutral'.


26 April 2022
Novak Djokovic Can Defend Wimbledon Title As COVID Vaccination Not Compulsory

Novak Djokovic Can Defend Wimbledon Title As COVID Vaccination Not Compulsory

Novak Djokovic, who was barred from participating in Australian Open this year, had also to sit out for tournaments at Indian Wells and Miami because he was...


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21 April 2022
Wimbledon Bans Players From Russia, Belarus Over Ukraine War

Wimbledon Bans Players From Russia, Belarus Over Ukraine War

French Open will be the first Grand Slam event to be held since Russia's invasion of Ukraine. It is expected to permit Russian and Belarusian players.


20 April 2022
Maria Sharapova, Five-time Tennis Grand Slam Champion, Announces Pregnancy

Maria Sharapova, Five-time Tennis Grand Slam Champion, Announces Pregnancy

Maria Sharapova is engaged to British businessman Alexander Gilkes. She is the only Russian woman to win all four Grand Slam tournaments.


19 April 2022
Ashleigh Barty Signs For Icons Series Global Golf Tournament A Month After Quitting Tennis   

Ashleigh Barty Signs For Icons Series Global Golf Tournament A Month After Quitting Tennis   

Ashleigh Barty won the Australian Open women’s singles competition in January before shockingly deciding to quit tennis last month.


09 April 2022
Tennis Legend Boris Becker Found Guilty Over Bankruptcy, Could Face Jail Sentence Upto Seven Years

Tennis Legend Boris Becker Found Guilty Over Bankruptcy, Could Face Jail Sentence Upto Seven Years

It was found out that Boris Becker has transferred hundreds of thousands of pounds after his June 2017 bankruptcy from his business account to others.


17 March 2022
Russia-Ukraine War: Wimbledon May Allow Daniil Medvedev If He Plays As A 'Neutral'

Russia-Ukraine War: Wimbledon May Allow Daniil Medvedev If He Plays As A 'Neutral'

Even French Open organisers will allow Daniil Medvedev, the world's leading tennis player, if he shuns the Russian flag.


16 March 2022
All Grand Slams To Use 10-Point Tiebreaker In Final Set, Starting With French Open

All Grand Slams To Use 10-Point Tiebreaker In Final Set, Starting With French Open

While the Australian Open already uses the 10-point tiebreaker, the French Open was the only Grand Slam to not use a deciding tiebreaker.


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17 November 2021
Swiss Tennis Great Roger Federer Set To Miss Wimbledon 2022, Won’t Play Australia Open

Swiss Tennis Great Roger Federer Set To Miss Wimbledon 2022, Won’t Play Australia Open

Swiss tennis great Roger Federer shares the men’s Grand Slam record of 20 titles with Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.


23 September 2021
Naomi Osaka, Struggling With Mental Health, Withdraws From BNP Paribas Open Tennis

Naomi Osaka, Struggling With Mental Health, Withdraws From BNP Paribas Open Tennis

Japanese Osaka, who sat out of Wimbledon this year, returned at Tokyo Olympics but made a surprise exit in the third round.


23 September 2021
Simona Halep, 2-Time Grand Slam Champion, Parts Ways With Coach Darren Cahill

Simona Halep, 2-Time Grand Slam Champion, Parts Ways With Coach Darren Cahill

The Romanian, missed the French Open, Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympics because of a tear in her left calf at the Italian Open in May.


17 September 2021
Simona Halep, Former Tennis World No. 1, Marries Her Boyfriend In Romania

Simona Halep, Former Tennis World No. 1, Marries Her Boyfriend In Romania

Simona Halep's career has been hindered by injuries after she won two Grand Slam titles in 2018 and 2019.


09 September 2021
BNP Paribas Open 2021: Top Ranked Novak Djokovic, Ashleigh Barty Headline Lineups

BNP Paribas Open 2021: Top Ranked Novak Djokovic, Ashleigh Barty Headline Lineups

The tournament is returning to the Southern California desert for the first time since 2019 and will take place from October 4 to 17


15 July 2021
Two Matches At Wimbledon Under Scanner After ‘Irregular Betting Patterns’ Reported

Two Matches At Wimbledon Under Scanner After ‘Irregular Betting Patterns’ Reported

The International Tennis Integrity Agency said that it is investigating the matter


16 July 2021
Sans Frontiers

Sans Frontiers

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12 July 2021
Wimbledon: Matteo Berrettini 'On The Right Road' After Loss To Novak Djokovic

Wimbledon: Matteo Berrettini 'On The Right Road' After Loss To Novak Djokovic

Matteo Berrettini finished with a 57-31 edge in total winners, but he also made 48 unforced errors, more than twice as many as Novak Djokovic's 21


12 July 2021
Novak Djokovic '50-50' On Whether To Play At Tokyo Olympics

Novak Djokovic '50-50' On Whether To Play At Tokyo Olympics

If Novak Djokovic wins in Tokyo and at the U.S. Open, he'd be the first male tennis player to complete a 'Golden Slam'


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