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# tennis - Friday 10 July, 2020

From The42 'Class act' Wimbledon praised for distributing £10m in prize money despite cancellation Tennis

'Class act' Wimbledon praised for distributing £10m in prize money despite cancellation

The Wimbledon finals should have taken place this weekend.

# tennis - Thursday 2 July, 2020

From The42 Novak Djokovic and his wife test negative for coronavirus Covid-19

Novak Djokovic and his wife test negative for coronavirus

The couple had been self isolating since returning to Belgrade from Zadar in Croatia.

# tennis - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

From The42 Becker calls Kyrgios a 'rat' for criticising Covid-partying Zverev Grass Season

Becker calls Kyrgios a 'rat' for criticising Covid-partying Zverev

The German doesn’t feel sportspeople should ‘tell off’ one another.

# tennis - Sunday 21 June, 2020

From The42 Dimitrov tests positive for coronavirus after playing in Djokovic event Covid-19

Dimitrov tests positive for coronavirus after playing in Djokovic event

Tennis’s world number 19 says he is ‘back home and recovering’.

# tennis - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

From The42 Delayed French Open to go ahead 'in its usual format' from 27 September Tennis

Delayed French Open to go ahead 'in its usual format' from 27 September

Unlike the US Open, Roland Garros will maintain its qualifying event in the week before the main draw.

# tennis - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

From The42 Players express concerns as US Open gets go-ahead without fans Flushing Meadows

Players express concerns as US Open gets go-ahead without fans

The tournament will take place behind closed doors from 31 August to 13 September.

# tennis - Sunday 14 June, 2020

From The42 Novak Djokovic breaks down in tears at Belgrade event Emotional

Novak Djokovic breaks down in tears at Belgrade event

The 33-year-old failed to make the final in the first leg of his Balkans charity tennis tournament.

# tennis - Thursday 11 June, 2020

From The42 Kyrgios slams 'selfish' ATP for pressing ahead with US Open plans Premature

Kyrgios slams 'selfish' ATP for pressing ahead with US Open plans

The tournament at Flushing Meadows is set to go ahead as planned at the end of August.

# tennis - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

From The42 Federer to miss rest of 2020 campaign after undergoing knee surgery Extended Break

Federer to miss rest of 2020 campaign after undergoing knee surgery

The Swiss legend’s decision mirrors his move to prematurely shut down his season due to the same injury in 2016.

# tennis - Monday 8 June, 2020

From The42 Taylor Townsend says fans confuse her with other black tennis players Frustration

Taylor Townsend says fans confuse her with other black tennis players

The athlete added she gets treated differently by security personnel at tournaments.

# tennis - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

From The42 Put your tennis knowledge to the test in our French Open quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Put your tennis knowledge to the test in our French Open quiz

Let’s see how much you know about the Grand Slam tournament that was due to begin this week.

# tennis - Sunday 24 May, 2020

From The42 Georgian tennis star charged with assaulting ex-wife Problems

Georgian tennis star charged with assaulting ex-wife

Nikoloz Basilashvili, ranked 27th in the world, faces up to three years behind bars if found guilty.

# tennis - Monday 18 May, 2020

From The42 In pictures: Tennis and golf clubs reopen as lockdown restrictions are eased Phase One

In pictures: Tennis and golf clubs reopen as lockdown restrictions are eased

Phase One of the roadmap kicks in from today.

# tennis - Thursday 7 May, 2020

From The42 2021 Australian Open tennis could be cancelled, organisers concede Covid-19

2021 Australian Open tennis could be cancelled, organisers concede

‘We’re hoping for the best but planning for everything.’

# tennis - Sunday 26 April, 2020

From The42 'I'd rather give to people that really need it': Thiem sceptical about fund to help lower-ranked players Coronavirus

'I'd rather give to people that really need it': Thiem sceptical about fund to help lower-ranked players

‘No tennis player will be fighting to survive,’ says world number three.

# tennis - Thursday 23 April, 2020

From The42 Top stars back Federer over tennis merger suggestion as Kyrgios hits out One Organisation

Top stars back Federer over tennis merger suggestion as Kyrgios hits out

‘Now is the time’ to merge the men’s and women’s governing bodies, the Swiss great says.

# tennis - Monday 20 April, 2020

From The42 'Personally I am opposed to vaccination': Djokovic casts doubt over his return to tennis Covid-19

'Personally I am opposed to vaccination': Djokovic casts doubt over his return to tennis

The world number one says his opposition to vaccination might be a problem once tennis resumes.

# tennis - Thursday 16 April, 2020

From The42 Teen sensation Gauff suffered depression before Wimbledon breakthrough Problems

Teen sensation Gauff suffered depression before Wimbledon breakthrough

The US star she struggled with her mental health after being constantly touted as the sport’s next big thing.

# tennis - Saturday 4 April, 2020

From The42 From a US scholarship to inspiring the next generation and female coaches: Driving tennis in Ireland New Vision

From a US scholarship to inspiring the next generation and female coaches: Driving tennis in Ireland

Wicklow’s Gráinne O’Neill is the national co-ordinator for women in tennis.

# tennis - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

From The42 Federer 'devastated' at Wimbledon cancellation Tennis

Federer 'devastated' at Wimbledon cancellation

Tennis stars have reacted with dismay to the news that Wimbledon has been cancelled for 2020.

From The42 Organisers confirm cancellation of this year's Wimbledon Covid-19

Organisers confirm cancellation of this year's Wimbledon

The grass-court Grand Slam event was previously only cancelled by world wars.

# tennis - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

From The42 Former US Davis Cup captain Pat McEnroe tests positive for virus Covid-19

Former US Davis Cup captain Pat McEnroe tests positive for virus

The 53-year-old is the younger brother of seven-time Grand Slam singles champion John McEnroe

# tennis - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

From The42 Wimbledon faces prospect of cancellation as organisers prepare for 'emergency meeting' The Waiting Game

Wimbledon faces prospect of cancellation as organisers prepare for 'emergency meeting'

The 2020 tournament is set to start in London on 29 June.

From The42 'Together we can overcome this crisis': Federers donate €940k to help vulnerable Swiss families Covid-19

'Together we can overcome this crisis': Federers donate €940k to help vulnerable Swiss families

More than 8,800 people in Switzerland have tested positive for Covid-19.

# tennis - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

French Open rescheduled, Roland-Garros officials confirm

The French Open was due to start in May but the Grand Slam will now take place in September due to coronavirus.

# tennis - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

'I'm saying goodbye' - Sharapova announces retirement from tennis at 32

The five-time Grand Slam champion revealed the news in an essay with Vanity Fair.

# tennis - Thursday 20 February, 2020

From The42 Forget Paris: Roger Federer ruled out of French Open Swiss To Miss

Forget Paris: Roger Federer ruled out of French Open

The 38-year-old Swiss star will wait until Wimbledon to bid for his 21st Grand Slam title.

# tennis - Sunday 2 February, 2020

From The42 Dizzy, dehydrated Djokovic rallies from brink to win eighth Australian Open Thriller

Dizzy, dehydrated Djokovic rallies from brink to win eighth Australian Open

The 32-year-old had to rally from two sets to one down to beat the courageous fifth-seeded Dominic Thiem.

# tennis - Saturday 1 February, 2020

From The42 21-year-old American Kenin claims sensational Australian Open title win Triumph

21-year-old American Kenin claims sensational Australian Open title win

She stunned two-time Major champion Garbine Muguruza.

# tennis - Friday 31 January, 2020

From The42 Dominic Thiem outlasts Alexander Zverev to reach Australian Open final On Top Down Under

Dominic Thiem outlasts Alexander Zverev to reach Australian Open final

He becomes the first Austrian player to qualify for the final of the competition.

# tennis - Thursday 30 January, 2020

From The42 'Barty Party' over as Kenin reaches maiden slam final against Muguruza Down To Two

'Barty Party' over as Kenin reaches maiden slam final against Muguruza

Sofia Kenin became the first American other than a Williams sister to progress to the Australian Open final since Lindsay Davenport in 2005.

# tennis - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

From The42 Thiem ends Nadal hoodoo in Australian Open thriller Monkey Off The Back

Thiem ends Nadal hoodoo in Australian Open thriller

Rafael Nadal felt the heat as Dominic Thiem beat the world number one for the first time at a Grand Slam.

# tennis - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

From The42 Unbelievable scenes as Roger Federer saves 7 match points in 'miracle' escape Take A Bow

Unbelievable scenes as Roger Federer saves 7 match points in 'miracle' escape

The six-time champion produced a remarkable escape.

From The42 Ash Barty beats Kvitova to end 36-year wait Ace

Ash Barty beats Kvitova to end 36-year wait

The home favourite proved too good for Petra Kvitova in the Australian Open quarter-finals.

# tennis - Monday 27 January, 2020

From The42 Navratilova and McEnroe slam 'ventriloquist' Court as she's honoured in Australia Art V Artist

Navratilova and McEnroe slam 'ventriloquist' Court as she's honoured in Australia

The 24-time Grand Slam winner has often attracted controversy over her views on race and homosexuality.

# tennis - Sunday 26 January, 2020

From The42 Remarkable Australian Open run of 15-year-old Coco Gauff comes to an end Tennis

Remarkable Australian Open run of 15-year-old Coco Gauff comes to an end

Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic remains on course for a record-extending eighth Australian Open title.

# tennis - Saturday 25 January, 2020

From The42 Kyrgios comes through five-setter to book Nadal clash Man At Work

Kyrgios comes through five-setter to book Nadal clash

Despite taking a medical time-out with a hamstring injury in the first set, the home favourite beat Karen Khachanov in five to face the Spaniard.

# tennis - Friday 24 January, 2020

From The42 Serena Williams suffers shock loss at Australian Open, ending record bid Upset

Serena Williams suffers shock loss at Australian Open, ending record bid

She was sensationally knocked out in the third round by China’s Wang Qiang.

# tennis - Thursday 23 January, 2020

From The42 Kyrgios apologises to team for being 'a bit of a d***head' Remorse

Kyrgios apologises to team for being 'a bit of a d***head'

The Australian hurled expletives to his players’ box during his second-round win at the Australian Open.

# tennis - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

From The42 Kyrgios seals first-round win at Australian Open after 'emotional couple of months' with bushfires Oz

Kyrgios seals first-round win at Australian Open after 'emotional couple of months' with bushfires

The 24-year-old enjoyed a straight sets victory over Italian Lorenzo Sonego.

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