Latest in Tag: Tennis Highlight

Latest in Tag: Tennis


Djokovic maintains top spot in professional tennis players’ ranking

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic has maintained the top position among professional tennis players, while Rafael Nadal ranked second after Djokovic won the Australian Open tennis championship on Sunday, after Djokovic managed to beat Nadal in the three halves. Djokovic topped the ranking with 10,955 points, followed by Nadal with 8,320 points, then the German Alexander Zverev …

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Tennis match-fixing: 13 detained in Brussels area

Belgian authorities have detained 13 people in and around Brussels in an investigation targeting alleged match-fixing in professional tennis. Investigations are underway across Europe and in the United States.Police in Belgium have detained 13 people as part of a Europe-wide investigation into match-fixing in tennis, Brussels prosecutors confirmed on Tuesday morning. The investigation, which is …

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Federer ousts Nadal, tops world rankings

Swiss Roger Federer is now the world’s number one tennis player, after topping the world ranking table for the first time since November 2012, becoming the oldest player to make this accomplishment, after winning the title for the Rotterdam Open. Federer, 36, managed to eliminate Rafael Nadal from the top rankings after his remarkable success …

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Roger Federer clinches Australian Open title

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer has won his 20th Grand Slam singles title, beating Croatian Marin Cilic in a tense Australian Open final. It is also Federer’s sixth title in the Australian event.Roger Federer of Switzerland beat Croatian Marin Cilic in the Australian Open final in Melbourne on Sunday, clinching his 20th Grand Slam title. …

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Tennis: Djokovic thrashes Thiem to reach Rome Masters final

Novak Djokovic overcame having to play twice in a day and romped into the Rome Masters final with a 6-1 6-0 drubbing of Dominic Thiem. The Serb will play German rising star Alexander Zverev in Sunday’s showpiece.Djokovic, the four-time champion, was forced to finish his quarterfinal over Juan Martin del Potro earlier in the day …

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Tennis: Djokovic dumped out in Monte Carlo quarters by Goffin

Novak Djokovic’s very shaky season continued as he was beaten by the Belgian 10th seed 6-2 6-3 7-5. The Serbian has now been knocked out early in his last four tournaments.David Goffin proved too good for a faltering Djokovic as the Belgian reached the Monte Carlo semifinals with a thrilling victory. Former world number one …

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Germany’s Angelique Kerber back to No. 1

German tennis star Angelique Kerber has returned to the top of the women’s singles rankings. This comes despite her early exit at the tournament at Indian Wells in California.Angelique Kerber is back on top of the WTA women’s singles rankings, which were published early on Monday, just hours after the conclusion of the Indian Wells …

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Murray usurps Djokovic following ATP victory

The British tennis player Andy Murray defeated Novak Djokovic in the final of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) last week, scoring a decisive 6-3/6-4 victory over his long-time rival and winning him his first ATP World Tour Finals title. This victory has also propelled Murray to first place in the global rankings, marking him …

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US Open: Keys stages epic comeback

There were no massive upsets in the early women’s action at the US Open on Friday. But American Madison Keys pulled off an amazing back-from-the-dead act against Japan’s Naomi Osaka.

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Wimbledon: Raonic to meet Murray in final

Scotland’s Andy Murray steamrolled Tomas Berdych in the late Wimbledon semi. Earlier Roger Federer who was leading 2 sets to 1 was stunned by Milos Raonic, who became the first Canadian to make a Grand Slam final.

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Djokovic proceeds to finals in 2016 BNP Paribas Open after beating Nadal

The 2016 BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, held in California, is almost at an end. Yesterday the two world champions, Serbian Novak Djokovic, ranked first internationally, and Spanish Rafael Nadal, ranked fifth internationally, played against each other. Djokovic came out on top, with scores of 7-6 and 6-2. In the other semi-final match, Canadian Milos …

Maya Nawar