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(Reuters) - If unpredictability is a weapon on a tennis court then no player possesses a more potent threat than maverick Nick Kyrgios, the 22-year-old Australian who divides opinion like no…
05.24 / 01:18
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PARIS (Reuters) - Security worries could create a tense atmosphere at the French Open this year after a bomb attack on a British concert hall killed 22 people, French tennis player Lucas Pouille said on…
05.24 / 00:43
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The ITF today announced that Spanish duo Sergio Casal and Emilio Sanchez will receive the ITF’s highest accolade, the Philippe Chatrier Award, for their services to the game as players and coaches. The award will be presented at the 2017 ITF World Champions Dinner on Tuesday 6 June in Paris at the Pavillon Cambon Capucines. The Philippe Chatrier Award, named after the former ITF President, was introduced in 1996 and is awarded each year for outstanding contributions to tennis. Billie Jean …
05.23 / 16:52
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Five-time Grand Slam champion and former world No. 1 Maria Sharapova has been awarded a main draw wild card into the 2017 Rogers Cup presented by National Bank, taking place August 5-13 at Aviva Centre in Toronto. “Maria is a Grand Slam champion and a fan favourite,” said Karl Hale, tournament director, Rogers Cup Toronto. “She has served her suspension and we know our guests will be excited to see her play. She will join what is set to be a star-studded field, as we look forward to welco…
05.23 / 16:09
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Czech tennis player Petra Kvitova, who sustained serious injuries to her racket-holding left hand in a knife attack in December, is ready to play at Wimbledon but will make a last-minute decision on whether to participate in the French Open, according to her spokesman Karel Tejkal on Tuesday. Tejkal said that the efforts of Kvitova, Wimbledon champion in 2011 and 2014, were aimed at getting fit to play in the tournament. The left-handed player, world No. 16, is set to register on…
05.23 / 15:48
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LONDON (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic could be on the verge of "something special" after teaming up with Andre Agassi for the French Open, former Roland Garros runner-up Henri Leconte said on…
05.23 / 12:02
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LONDON (Reuters) - Twice champion Petra Kvitova is set to play at Wimbledon this summer, less than seven months after she was stabbed by an intruder in her home, a member of her support team told Reuters on…
05.23 / 09:40
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Former world No.1 Victoria Azarenka of Belarus on Monday announced she is ready to return to the tennis court after maternity leave and is set to play in a grass-court event before Wimbledon. The two-time semi-finalist at All England Lawn Tennis Club, gave birth to her first child, Leo, in December 2016. In April she announced that she would return to the court in August at the Stanford tournament, but the two-time Australian Open champion has decided to speed up her return. "My…
05.23 / 03:33
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(Reuters) - When the ATP Race standings were updated this week Andy Murray, the world number one, languished down at…
05.23 / 02:22
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LONDON (Reuters) - Tennys Sandgren describes himself as a walking…
05.23 / 01:21
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(Reuters) - Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki's preparation for next week's French Open suffered a huge blow after she retired injured from her opening-round match against American Shelby Rogers at Strasbourg International on…
05.22 / 16:50
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