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Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete, says Forbes [Video]

Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete, says Forbes

Roger Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete for 2020 with Lionel Messi knocked off the top spot amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Kvitova wins at all-Czech tennis tournament under strict social-distancing measures [Video]

Kvitova wins at all-Czech tennis tournament under strict social-distancing measures

Petra Kvitova easily advances in an all-Czech tournament in Prague on Tuesday beating Barbora Krejcikova 7-6(3) 6-2.

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Petra Kvitova ready for return headlining all-Czech tournament [Video]

Petra Kvitova ready for return headlining all-Czech tournament

Two-times Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is happy to finally play tennis again for fans - even if they can only watch from television.

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Roland Garros' doors firmly locked on what should have been opening weekend [Video]

Roland Garros' doors firmly locked on what should have been opening weekend

The French Open should have started this weekend - instead Roland Garros remains closed to the public, with hopes the tournament will still take place later in 2020.

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Djokovic announces Balkans-based tour for June and July [Video]

Djokovic announces Balkans-based tour for June and July

World number one Novak Djokovic is bringing together some of the world's top tennis players for a series of matches to run from Jun. 13-Jul. 5 in the Balkan region.

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Novice cyclist raising money to help prolong life of dying friend [Video]

Novice cyclist raising money to help prolong life of dying friend

Joe Ogunmokun is a novice cyclist who has taken on the challenge to ride the equivalent distance of Wimbledon to Saint-Tropez in France (1377.6km), to raise money for his mentor, Ben Chatfield, who is..

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Andy Murray in profile [Video]

Andy Murray in profile

A look at former world number one and Olympic gold medal winner Andy Murray's career.

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Martina Navratilova to miss first Wimbledon since 1973 due to coronavirus pandemic [Video]

Martina Navratilova to miss first Wimbledon since 1973 due to coronavirus pandemic

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova is in lockdown in her home in Florida and says she is coping with the situation, but saddened that she will not be at Wimbledon for the first time since 1973, now the..

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Boris Becker fears for calendar if 2020 French & U.S. Opens are cancelled [Video]

Boris Becker fears for calendar if 2020 French & U.S. Opens are cancelled

Becker also believes the current coronavirus crisis presents the sport with a unique opportunity to restructure, drop tournaments and bring the men's and women's game closer together.

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On this day: Born May 2, 1975: David Beckham, English footballer [Video]

On this day: Born May 2, 1975: David Beckham, English footballer

David Beckham turns 45 on May 2

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Brits seen sun bathing and enjoying the sun during lockdown [Video]

Brits seen sun bathing and enjoying the sun during lockdown

Members of the public seen sitting in groups, sun bathing and standing around, against advised guidelines.As the government warns that we are still on lockdown, Brits continue to flout the..

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For once, Nadal found wanting as he is flummoxed by Instagram [Video]

For once, Nadal found wanting as he is flummoxed by Instagram

Rafael Nadal struggles to get in touch with Roger Federer and Andy Murray during Instagram live chat.

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U.S. Open decision to be made in June - behind closed doors unlikely [Video]

U.S. Open decision to be made in June - behind closed doors unlikely

The organisers of the U.S. Open say a decision on whether to hold the grand slam this year amid the coronavirus outbreak will be made in June, and playing it without fans is on the table but highly..

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Mother of tennis star Jennifer Capriati finds furry friend during coronavirus pandemic [Video]

Mother of tennis star Jennifer Capriati finds furry friend during coronavirus pandemic

Finding companionship in a furry friend. A Singer Island woman saw one of WPTV's stories on a local animal rescue trying to clear their shelter and ended up finding the perfect partner.

Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach     Duration: 01:46Published
Pandemic Insurance: Wimbledon's Organizers Set For Huge Payout [Video]

Pandemic Insurance: Wimbledon's Organizers Set For Huge Payout

LONDON — The All England Lawn Tennis Association, which organizes the Wimbledon tennis tournament, is set to recover half of its losses from canceling the event thanks to the $2 million pandemic..

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Federer on Wimbledon: We must come together by staying apart [Video]

Federer on Wimbledon: We must come together by staying apart

Eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer has addressed tennis fans across the globe, asking them to cheer for new champions this summer.

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Fan-craving Petra Kvitova thanks little ball boy

A little ball boy peeking from behind a fence gave Petra Kvitova the only touch of the fan support she misses at a Prague tournament played behind closed doors. "It was after I played a decent passing..
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Cancel Grand Slams rather than playing behind close doors: Petra Kvitova

Two-time Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova said on Monday that she would prefer Grand Slams did not take place as opposed to playing them behind closed doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking on..
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Eight-time Grand Slam champ Ashley Cooper of Oz no more

Eight-time Grand Slam tournament winner Ashley Cooper has died aged 83, Tennis Australia announced on Friday, with Rod Laver hailing him as a "wonderful champion".  The former Australian, Wimbledon..
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Tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas: Lockdown is beneficial for environment

Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas opened up regarding life in lockdown and stated humans should be out under lockdown once every year as it will be 'good for our planet'. The World No.6 also stated..
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Tennis hottie Eugenie Bouchard agrees to go on a date with fan for Rs 64.2 lakh

Canadian tennis ace Eugenie Bouchard continues to raise funds for charity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, she agreed to go on a date with fan who bid to pay GBP 70,000 (approx R64.2..
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Nick Kyrgios tells Andy Murray: You are better than Novak Djokovic

Nick Kyrgios told Andy Murray on Saturday the British tennis star was better than world number one Novak Djokovic, claiming the Serb "dodges" his serve while the Scot "is on it like a light". By his..
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Petra Kvitova, Pliskova sisters to clash in Prague event

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, the Pliskova sisters and other top-100 Czech players are set to clash at a tennis tournament in Prague on May 26-28, organisers said Sunday. "This is the..
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COVID-19: French Open could be held without fans, says chief Bernard Guidicelli

French tennis chief Bernard Guidicelli admitted on Sunday that Roland Garros, already controversially pushed back four months due to the Coronavirus, could be staged behind closed doors. Guidicelli,..
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2020 French Open could be held behind closed doors

Since the postponement was announced in March, Wimbledon was cancelled for the first time since the Second World War while doubts remain on whether the US Open will be held.  
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Tennis star Dmitrii Baskov turns hero to feed poor in Ahmedabad amid COVID-19

Moldovan tennis player Dmitrii Baskov has been hailed as an Indian hero after joining a campaign to feed Ahmedabad's poor, who are struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Davis Cup player arrived..
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Watch video: Maria Sharapova recalls fun dinner outing with Novak Djokovic

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Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has revealed that fellow tennis star and World No.1 Novak Djokovic was once fanboying on her over dinner. During an Instagram Live chat with the Serbian..
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ATP, WTA raise USD 6 million for Player Relief Programme

A fund for tennis players hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic has been created, the sport's governing bodies announce, adding that they had contributed more than $6 million (5.3 million euros). In..
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Rafael Nadal: 2020 is practically lost for tennis

Rafael Nadal has said he views the rest of this year as "practically lost" for tennis and would even be relieved if the sport returned as normal at the start of 2021. The men's and women's tours have..
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Maria Sharapova and boyfriend break lockdown rules to visit friends

Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova has allegedly flouted the strict Coronavirus-caused lockdown rules in the US, where over 55,000 have died due to the pandemic. According to British tabloid, The..
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Pal Serena Williams' some genius!

It is said that a friend in need is a friend indeed, and tennis champion Serena Williams is happy to be just that. Recently, when she was asked in an online interview by model Naomi Campbell to speak..
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Let two become one! Billie Jean King agrees with Federer, Nadal

WTA founder Billie Jean King joined Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on Wednesday in suggesting now is the time to merge the men's ATP and women's body into one umbrella organisation to oversee the two..
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Birthday boy Sachin Tendulkar is worried about post-COVID-19 pandemic cricket

The COVID-19 pandemic has not just made cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar realise the importance of freedom to do simple things in life. It has also left the record-breaking Indian batsman a bit worried..
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Roger Federer proposes ATP-WTA merger amid COVID-19 crisis

20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer came up with a radical proposal regarding the future of international tennis. The Swiss superstar suggested a merger between men's tennis body ATP and women's..
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Post-COVID-19 world could be blessing in disguise for Indian sports, says Abhinav Bindra

Legendary shooter Abhinav Bindra believes once the coronavirus pandemic subsides, it could be a blessing in disguise for Indian sports due to absence of much foreign exposure. "The post-COVID-19 world..
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COVID-19: Rafael Nadal frustrated, Roger Federer recovering happily

Rafael Nadal on Monday expressed his frustration that tennis players remain unable to practise due to the coronavirus pandemic, while Roger Federer revealed he was happy with his recovery from knee..
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Novak Djokovic: I am against vaccination

Novak Djokovic has said he would be against a compulsory Coronavirus vaccination if it became a requirement for tennis players to travel to tournaments. "Personally, I'm against vaccination. I wouldn't..
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Novak Djokovic said that he, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are organising aid for players struggling with the paralysis of the game due to the Coronavirus pandemic. "I spoke to Roger and Rafa a few..
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COVID-19: Play not possible, feel Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic

Rafael Nadal thinks the global nature of tennis means there is little chance tournaments will go ahead any time soon as sport continues to be paralysed by the coronavirus pandemic. Novak Djokovic also..
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Simona Halep: It's unbelievable how world stopped due to COVID-19!

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COVID-19: UK announces 12 additional flights to evacuate stranded nationals from India

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COVID-19 impact: Wimbledon cancelled but All England club to get Rs 947 crore!

The 2020 edition of the Wimbledon had to be cancelled due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, but The All England Club is set to pocket over £100 million (Rs 947 cr) due to the insertion of a..
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‘Tomorrow will be better than today’: Roger Federer turns narrator for Wimbledon


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How Wimbledon, unlike IPL, avoided the corona blow


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Coronavirus: Wimbledon organisers to receive over 140 million USD as part of pandemic insurance

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COVID-19 impact: Nick Kyrgios offers to deliver food to hungry in lockdown

Controversial tennis star Nick Kyrgios has offered to deliver food to people finding themselves hungry during the coronavirus lockdown, his latest charitable effort after spearheading sporting..
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Wimbledon champion Simona Halep is pain-free from foot injury


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Can’t wait for Wimbledon 2021: Vijay Amritraj

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