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Kyrgios Pulls Out Of US Open

August 3, 2020  

  Nick Kyrgios has announced his withdrawal from the US Open due to concerns about the coronavirus. Kyrgios, who has been very outspoken about the virus, followed the footsteps of WTA number 1, A... Read More

Dimitrov Tests Positive For Coronavirus

June 22, 2020  

  World number 19, Grigor Dimitrov, announced on Sunday that he has tested positive for coronavirus. The player was involved in an exhibition game, the Adria Tour, hosted by Novak Djokovic. This ... Read More

Djokovic Describes US Open Protocol As “Extreme”

June 10, 2020  

  Serbian legend, Novak Djokovic has expressed his pessimism about participating in this year’s US Open due to the measures and protocols that would be enforced in a bid to keep everyone sa... Read More

Plans Underway For US Open To Hold

June 2, 2020  

  With professional tennis expected to resume in July, plans are being put in place to ensure that the US Open holds as planned, although there are no conclusions yet. Part of these plans include... Read More

Osaka Becomes Highest-Paid Female Athlete

May 25, 2020  

  Naomi Osaka is currently the highest-paid female athlete, according to a recent report published by Forbes. In the report, Osaka earned $37.4m, pre-tax, between June 1, 2019, and June 1, 2020, ... Read More

Professional Tennis On Further Hold

May 18, 2020  

  As some major sports around the world plan to get back after being on hold as a result of the pandemic, it seems tennis does not want to rush things. This is as the ATP and WTA have announced t... Read More

Murray Wins Virtual Madrid Open

May 4, 2020  

  Andy Murray has won the virtual Madrid Open after defeating David Goffin 7-6, winning by a tiebreaker. The event which held online saw the players play from the comfort of their homes. The game... Read More

Federer Speaks On Possible Unification Of ATP And WTA

April 27, 2020  

  20-time Grand Slam winner, Roger Federer, explained, in a series of tweets, why the merging of the ATP and WTA was necessary at this point. The two bodies have always operated independently sin... Read More

COVID-19: Sai Bhoyar aims higher after missing ITF debut

April 21, 2020  

  Promising young Indian tennis player, Sai Bhoyar has been practicing on the tar road in front of her house due to the lockdown order. It could be recalled that Bhoyar announced herself into the... Read More

Virtual Madrid Open To Hold

April 11, 2020  

  The Madrid Open, which was supposed to hold between the 1st and 10th of May would no longer hold as all professional tennis matches have been postponed till, at least, April 20, but that is und... Read More

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