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Serena finds 'doubles partner' in her two-year old daughter
Washington, July 4 (IANS) Twenty three-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams was seen in a different hue as she posted pictures with her daughter who was seen as her doubles partner at the tennis court.
2020-07-04
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Adria Tour aftermath shows the health risk that exists: Sania
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Tennis ace Sania Mirza feels that the aftermath of World No.1 Novak Djokovic's infamous Adria Tour will make players think twice before getting back to the tour. Sania's comeback year has been hampered because of the coronavirus pandemic that has enforced a break in competitive tennis since the second week of March.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Gauff can change the world for the better, feels Navratilova
London, July 2 (IANS) Legendary tennis player Martina Navratilova heaped praise on 16-year-old America sensation Coco Gauff for her powerful speech at a 'Black Lives Matter' protest recently.
2020-07-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic and wife Jelena test negative for COVID-19
Belgrade, July 2 (IANS) Tennis World No.1 Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena have both tested negative for coronavirus, the player's media team said on Thursday. Djokovic was the fourth player to test positive after participating in his Adria Tour which ended up producing a cluster of coronavirus cases.
2020-07-02
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Sports,Tennis
Sumit Nagal wins PSD Bank Nord Open tournament in Germany
Berlin, July 1 (IANS) Rising tennis star Sumit Nagal has become the first Indian to win an international tournament in the COVID-19 era after he lifted the PSD Bank Nord Open trophy, a locally organised clay court tournament in Germany.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Tennis
Kyrgios, Becker engage in Twitter war after Australian slams Zverev
Sydney, June 30 (IANS) Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios and German great Boris Becker engaged in a war of words on Twitter after the former criticised German world no.7 Alexander Zverev for not following social distancing norms. Becker called Kyrgios "rats" for "telling off" a fellow sportsperson.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
Serbian PM throws weight behind under-fire Djokovic
Belgrade, June 30 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has found support in his country's Prime Minister Ana Brnabic who has backed the Serbian after he was heavily criticised following the Adria Open fiasco.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Sports,Tennis
Not his fault: Matic defends Djokovic after Adria Open fiasco
Manchester, June 30 (IANS) Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic launched a passionate defense of compatriot and World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic after the latter was criticised heavily following the Adria Open fiasco.
2020-06-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Adria Tour: Zverev seen partying days after promising self isolation
Monte Carlo, June 29 (IANS) German tennis player Alexander Zverev has been facing a lot of criticism after images and video emerged on social media wherein he can been seen partying just days after apologising for his participation in the ill-fated Adria Tour.
2020-06-29
Category: International, Macao,Sports,Tennis
Murray pulls out of third-place match at Battle of the Brits
London, June 28 (IANS) Andy Murray has pulled out of third place play-off with Cameron Norrie in the Battle of the Brits exhibition tournament, the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) said on Sunday.
2020-06-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
New schedule unrealistic for veterans like Nadal, Djokovic: Toni Nadal
Madrid, June 28 (IANS) World No.2 Rafael Nadal's uncle and former coach Toni Nadal has said that the Spanish tennis great is considering what schedule to maintain during the upcoming season restart on the ATP Tour, even if it means not playing the US Open.
2020-06-28
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
India's Davis Cup match against Finland postponed to 2021
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) India's Davis Cup World Group I match against Finland has been postponed to 2021, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said. The ITF announced the postponement of all Davis Cup matches, including that of the Finals, to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-06-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Davis Cup Finals postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19
London, June 26 (IANS) The Davis Cup Finals, which was to be held in November this year, has been postponed to next year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Friday. The venue for the tournament remains Madrid and will now be held from November 22, 2021.
2020-06-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic's coach Ivanisevic latest to be diagnosed with COVID-19
Belgrade, June 26 (IANS) World no.1 Novak Djokovic's coach and former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic is the latest to test positive for coronavirus after his participation in the ill-fated Adria World Tour. Ivanisevic made the announcement in an Instagram post on Friday.
2020-06-26
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Sports,Tennis
AITA eyeing resumption of training for players in September
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) is working on resuming activities, starting with training camps for players in September. The national governing body for tennis informed Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju of their plan in a meeting he had with presidents and secretary generals of 15 National Sports Federations (NSF) on Thursday.
2020-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Outgoing Wimbledon chief disappointed with images from Adria Tour
London, June 25 (IANS) Outgoing Wimbledon chief Richard Lewis has said images from the tainted Adria Tour in Serbia and Croatia were disappointing.
2020-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
COVID-19: Kyrgios hits out after Djokovic's father blames Dimitrov
Sydney, June 25 (IANS) Australia tennis star Nick Kyrgios hit out at World No.1 Novak Djokovic's father after the latter blamed Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov for Adria Open fiasco.
2020-06-25
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic's Adria Tour hasn't been a good look for tennis: Murray
London, June 24 (IANS) Former tennis World No.1 Andy Murray said that Novak Djokovic's Adria World Tour has given tennis a bad name for its lack of social distancing rules and the subsequent spurt of coronavirus cases that have come for those involved in it.
2020-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Kyrgios slams Djokovic and Co for partying during Adria Tour
Sydney, June 24 (IANS) Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios once again hit out at World No.1 Novak Djokovic and other tennis stars who participated at the Adria Open recently.
2020-06-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
We were wrong, it was too soon: Djokovic on Adria Tour
Belgrade, June 24 (IANS) World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, who has tested positive for coronavirus, has issued an apology and has also admitted it was too soon to hold the Adria Tour which he organised with his brother in Serbia and Croatia.
2020-06-24
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Sports,Tennis
World No.1 Novak Djokovic tests Covid positive
Belgrade, June 23 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has tested positive for coronavirus after events that unfolded in the Adria Tour which he helped organise in Serbia and Croatia this month.
2020-06-23
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Sports,Tennis
COVID-19: World No.1 Novak Djokovic tests positive
London, June 23 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has tested positive for coronavirus after his Adria Tour tennis project held two events while ignoring social distancing, as per a Daily Mail report.
2020-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
COVID-19: Troicki third tennis player to test positive
Belgrade, June 23 (IANS) Viktor Troicki has become the latest players to test positive for coronavirus after playing in Novak Djokovic's Adria Tour. Grigor Dimitrov and Borna Coric had earlier tested positive, raising doubts over tennis governing bodies' intentions of restarting the tour.
2020-06-23
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Sports,Tennis
Murray opens door for participation at US Open 2020
London, June 23 (IANS) Former World No.1 Andy Murray said he is ready to participate at this year's US Open if he is assured by the authorities that it will be safe to travel to New York considering the coronavirus threat.
2020-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic must 'feel responsibility' for COVID-19 at Adria Tour, says Evans
London, June 23 (IANS) Britain's Dan Evans has lashed out at Novak Djokovic, saying the World No.1 should "feel some responsibility" after Grigor Dimitrov and Borna Coric tested positive for coronavirus after playing at his Adria Tour event.
2020-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
COVID-19: Kyrgios slams hosting of Adria Tour after stars test positive
Canberra, June 22 (IANS) World No.40 Nick Kyrgios on Monday slammed the decision to go ahead with Adria Tour after two stars who participated in the tournament tested positive for coronavirus. Bulgarian Grigor Dmitrov had tested positive on Sunday while Croatian Borna Coric was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Monday.
2020-06-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
Been my dream to win Wimbledon since I was a little girl: Konta
London, June 22 (IANS) World No.14 Johanna Konta said it has been her dream to win the Wimbledon title and she will continue to strive for it even as the 2020 edition of the Grand Slam was cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic.
2020-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
After Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric diagnosed with COVID-19
Zadar (Croatia), June 22 (IANS) A day after Grigor Dimitrov tested positive for coronavirus, Crotian tennis player Borna Coric has informed that he has also been diagnosed with COVID-19.
2020-06-22
Category: International, Croatia,Sports,Tennis
Tennis star Dimitrov tests positive for coronavirus
Zadar (Croatia), June 22 (IANS) Grigor Dimitrov took to Instagram to announce that he has tested positive for coronavirus. The tennis star was one of the players who took part in the Adria Tour with the likes Novak Djokovic, Alexander Zverev and Dominic Thiem among others.
2020-06-22
Category: International, Croatia,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic advances to final of exhibition tournament in Croatia
Zadar (Croatia), June 21 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic reached the final of his exhibition tournament in Zadar, Croatia, after easing through the round-robin group stage on the first day. This is the second stage of the Adria Tour with Austrian Dominic Thiem winning the first leg in Belgrade, Serbia.
2020-06-21
Category: International, Croatia,Sports,Tennis
Have been working on a new version of myself during lockdown, says Paes
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Tennis legend Leander Paes on Saturday said he has been working on a 'new version' of himself during this COVID-19 induced lockdown period to keep himself ready for the rigours of the sport once it resumes.
2020-06-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Tennis
Paes 'concerned' about Olympics' revenue generation next year
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Tennis legend Leander Paes on Saturday said he is concerned about the already postponed Tokyo Olympics next year, saying with global economy taking a hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, he is worried about how the revenue would be generated for the sporting spectacle, especially if it is held behind closed doors.
2020-06-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Tennis
US Open 2020 organisers to consider wheelchair event
New York, June 20 (IANS) The US Open organisers have said they could a better communication with the wheelchair athletes before announcing they would not be part of this year's scaled-down event at the Flushing Meadows in New York, adding that they are now rethinking their decision.
2020-06-20
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Top stars pushing to include wheelchair tennis at US Open, says Alcott
Sydney, June 19 (IANS) Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic are supporting the push to include wheelchair tennis in the upcoming US Open, according to Australian nine-time Grand Slam singles title winner Dylan Alcott.
2020-06-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
KSLTA to approach state govt for land to construct tennis stadium
Bengaluru, June 19 (IANS) The Executive Committee meeting of the newly elected body of the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSLTA) was held in Bengaluru on Thursday. Although the elections to KSLTA Executive committee were held as early as February 17, the EC could not meet owing to the restrictions imposed due to Covid-19.
2020-06-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Aus Open set for full program in 2021, including wheelchair events
Sydney, June 19 (IANS) Tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley on Friday said that the Australian Open Grand Slam is on track to proceed early next year and will include a full schedule of events.
2020-06-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
I would love to go: Djokovic on US Open participation
New York, June 19 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic has opened the door for his participation in this year's US Open just days after organisers put forward the schedule in wake of coronavirus pandemic.
2020-06-19
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Disgusting discrimination: Alcott slams US Open organisers
New York, June 18 (IANS) Ten-time Grand Slam winner Dylan Alcott has slammed the US Open organisers for excluding wheelchair tennis players from this year's schedule. The US Open is set to be held as per its original schedule from August 31 to September 13 with restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-06-18
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Can't wait to return to US Open 2020: Serena Williams
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Twenty three-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams has committed herself for the 2020 US Open which will be played at the Flushing Meadows from August 31 to September 13 behind closed doors in New York.
2020-06-18
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Nick Kyrgios labels ATP chief Andrea Gaudenzi 'potato'
Sydney, June 18 (IANS) Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios has labelled ATP chief Andrea Gaudenzi as a "potato" after the Tour announced the revised calendar amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-06-18
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
ATP Tour to restart from August 14, US Open schedule unchanged
London, June 17 (IANS) The ATP Tour will resume on August 14 with the Washington Open, according to revised calendar that was issued on Wednesday. The US Open will also be held according to its original schedule from August 31 with the Cincinnati Open being held at the Flushing Meadows before that from August 22.
2020-06-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
US Open will go ahead behind closed doors, says New York Governor
Washington, June 17 (IANS) New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that the US Open will be played from August 31 to September 13 behind closed doors.
2020-06-17
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Emotional Djokovic breaks down after victory over Zverev
Belgrade, June 15 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic broke down in tears following his victory over Alexander Zverev in the Adria Open exhibition tour event on Sunday.
2020-06-15
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Sports,Tennis
Dominic Thiem wins first leg of Adria Tour in Belgrade
Belgrade, June 15 (IANS) World No. 3 Dominic Thiem defeated Filip Krajinovic 4-3 (7-2), 2-4, 4-2 to win the first leg of Adria Tour tennis tournament held in Serbia.
2020-06-15
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Sports,Tennis
COVID-19: ITF to distribute $350,000 to lower ranking players
Lausanne, June 11 (IANS) The International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Thursday announced that it will distribute $350,000 to help players ranked 501 to 700 in ATP or WTA singles and 176 to 300 in doubles affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
2020-06-11
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Tennis
ATP selfish to make US Open happen: Nick Kyrgios
New York, June 11 (IANS) Nick Kyrgios slammed the ATP for pushing on with the 2020 US Open despite the coronavirus situation in the country and the social unrest that has followed the death of George Floyd.
2020-06-11
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Sania comes forward to encourage local brands in India
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Tennis sensation Sania Mirza has been vocal about promoting Indian brands in her bid to help the country strive towards becoming self-reliant amid the COVID-19 pandemic which has taken a toll on the world's economy at large.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Tennis
Federer edges out Ronaldo in Forbes' list of highest paid athletes
Zurich, May 29 (IANS) Swiss tennis great Roger Federer has become the first from his sport to top Forbes' list of highest paid athletes. With an estimated $106.3 million earned over the past 12 months, Federer edged out Portuguese football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo from the top spot.
2020-05-29
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Tennis
This Eid doesn't feel same for countless of reasons, says Sania
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India tennis star Sania Mirza greeted her followers on Eid-ul-Fitr but conceded it doesn't feel the same 'due to countless reasons'. Eid is being celebrated in most part of the country on Monday, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Federer backing drew attention to ATP-WTA merger idea, says Konta
London, May 20 (IANS) World number 14 Johanna Konta feels ATP-WTA merger was proposed a long time ago but getting backing from 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has drawn everybody's attention towards it.
2020-05-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis