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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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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Charter flights to ferry US Open tennis players and limited entourages from Europe, South America and the Middle East to New York. Negative COVID-19 tests before traveling. Centralised housing. Daily.. Mid-Day - Published
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.. Mid-Day - Published
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.
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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.. Mid-Day - Published
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.. Mid-Day - Published
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.. Mid-Day - Published
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".
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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.
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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.
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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.. Mid-Day - Published
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.. Mid-Day - Published
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.. Mid-Day - Published
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.. Mid-Day - Published
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.
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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.. Mid-Day - Published
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.. Mid-Day - Published
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.. Mid-Day - Published
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.. Mid-Day - Published
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.. Mid-Day - Published
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.. Mid-Day - Published
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.. Mid-Day - Published
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.. Mid-Day - Published
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.. Mid-Day - Published
Wimbledon champion Simona Halep, 28, is pretty shocked to see a global lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic. "Not even in my worst nightmares could I think that the globe can stop in such a way... Mid-Day - Published
The United Kingdom on Friday announced 12 additional charter flights to evacuate its nationals who are stranded in India amid travel restrictions owing to the coronavirus crisis. The announcement was.. Mid-Day - Published
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.. Mid-Day - Published
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.. Mid-Day - Published
The fate of the IPL 2020 season is currently unknown due to the Coronavirus pandemic that has struck the world. Many other sports including the Wimbledon and other main events have been either.. Mid-Day - Published
Ace Indian tennis player, Mahesh Bhupathi, in an exclusive interview with WION’s Sports Editor, Digvijay Singh Deo, gave his reactions to the cancellation of Wimbledon and opened up about a lot of.. Zee News - Published
*Djoko, biggest loser?*
Before the season went into cold storage, Novak Djokovic had captured an eighth Australian Open and was on an 18-0 winning streak since the turn of the year. Talk was of.. Mid-Day - Published