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Roger Federer: Old guard not ready to make it easy

June 24, 2019  

Roger Federer doesn’t expect any young star to take over at the top of men’s game any time soon. The Swiss feels that Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and himself are still offering plenty at ... Read More

Andy Murray admits to ‘butterflies’ after winning Queen’s return

June 22, 2019  

Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray suggested he wanted ‘the nerves and the butterflies in the stomach’ after making his competitive return to tennis with an impressive victory in t... Read More

Aggressive Jelena Ostapenko overcomes Johanna Konta

June 20, 2019  

Jelena Ostapenko said a more aggressive style of play helped her beat the in-form Johanna Konta and progress through to the quarter-finals of the Birmingham Classic. The former French Open champion wo... Read More

Kerber beats Williams to set up Bencic clash

May 27, 2019  

Angelique Kerber was pleased with the way her game improved after beating Venus Williams in the quarter-final of the Indian Wells Masters. The world number eight struggled early on but managed to find... Read More

Serena Williams withdraws from Miami

May 27, 2019  

Serena Williams has been forced to withdraw from the Miami Open with a knee injury. The American former world number one has struggled with injury issues throughout 2019 and her second-round win over ... Read More

Simona Halep delighted to pass Polona Hercog test

May 27, 2019  

Simona Halep remains in the hunt for the Miami Open title after fighting back to see off Slovenian world number 93 Polona Hercog. The world number three lost the opening set and needed a tie break in ... Read More

Petra Kvitova’s quest for top spot hits Miami blocker

May 27, 2019  

Petra Kvitova’s wait to become world number one goes on after she was beaten by Ashleigh Barty in the Miami Open quarter-finals. The Czech player lost out in a midnight thriller, as Barty prevailed 7-... Read More

Roger Federer hoping to ‘bother’ Anderson in Miami

May 27, 2019  

Roger Federer respects the big-serving ability of Kevin Anderson ahead of a quarter-final clash at the Miami Open. The Swiss suggests the hard court clash will be the South African’s ‘cup of tea’, tho... Read More

Andy Murray doubts chances of playing singles at Wimbledon

May 22, 2019  

Andy Murray says there is “very little chance” of him playing singles at Wimbledon this year as he continues his rehabilitation following hip surgery. The former world number one has not p... Read More

Rafael Nadal happy to recapture winning feeling

May 22, 2019  

Rafael Nadal claimed his first title of the year by defeating world number one Novak Djokovic 6-0 4-6 6-1 in the Italian Open final in Rome on Sunday. The Spaniard had lost to Djokovic in the Australi... Read More

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