Tennis

Tennis Star Osaka Lights Tokyo Olympics Cauldron A

Friday, July 23, 2021
Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka lit the Olympic cauldron as the Tokyo Games opened on Friday after a year rsquo;s pandemic delay and lingering coronavirus threats. Osaka lifted the torch to the gleaming cauldron, which had unfurled at the top of a ramp representing Mount Fuji, in the highlight o ...

Tennis:  Coco Gauff Tests Positive To Covid-19

Monday, July 19, 2021
American teen tennis star Coco Gauff will miss the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19, she announced on Sunday. Gauff, coming off a run to the fourth round at Wimbledon, tweeted her sadness at missing out on ldquo;a dream come true rdquo; at age 17. ldquo;I am so disappointed ...

Federer Withdraws From Tokyo Olympics

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Roger Federer announced on Tuesday he has withdrawn from the upcoming Tokyo Olympics after a ldquo;setback rdquo; in his recovery from a knee injury. The 20-time Grand Slam champion was knocked out of Wimbledon in the quarter-finals by Hubert Hurkacz last week. The 39-year-old Federer, who ha ...

Djokovic Wins 6th Wimbledon Title 

Monday, July 12, 2021
Novak Djokovic won a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title and sixth Wimbledon on Sunday with a four-set victory over Italian slugger Matteo Berrettini with rival superstar Roger Federer hailing the achievement as a ldquo;wonderful performance rdquo;. The world number one triumphed 6-7 (4/7), 6 ...

Ashleigh Barty Beats Pliskova To Win First Wimbledon Title

Sunday, July 11, 2021
Ashleigh Barty won her first Wimbledon title on the 50th anniversary of fellow indigenous Australian Evonne Goolagong Cawley rsquo;s maiden crown, beating Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 6-7 (4/7), 6-3 in the final on Saturday. The 25-year-old Australian mdash; who wore a specially-designed dress in trib ...

Federer Crashes Out Of Wimbledon Open

Thursday, July 8, 2021
Roger Federer faced serious questions over his future on Wednesday after crashing out of Wimbledon in the quarterfinals, just five weeks shy of his 40th birthday. Eight-time Wimbledon champion and 20-time Grand Slam title winner Federer lost 6-3, 7-6 (7/4), 6-0 to a Poland 39;s Hubert Hurkacz, a ...

Tennis: Djokovic, Federer Zoom Into Wimbledon Open Last Eight 

Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Novak Djokovic marched into his 50th Grand Slam quarterfinal while Roger Federer became the oldest man in the modern era to make the last-eight at Wimbledon on 39;Manic Monday 39; at the All England Club. World number one Djokovic, chasing a sixth Wimbledon and record-equalling 20th major, eas ...

Osaka Set To Play At The Olympics, Ends Media Boycott 

Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Tennis star Naomi Osaka said Monday she wants to be on top form at the Olympics and will take part in press conferences, after pulling out of several tournaments citing her struggles with depression and anxiety. The world number two told Japan rsquo;s national broadcaster NHK she was getting read ...

Tennis: Djokovic, Federer Headline Manic Monday At Wimbledon Open

Monday, July 5, 2021
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer headline the final 39;Manic Monday 39; at Wimbledon with the two Grand Slam heavyweights looking to edge closer to a dream title showdown. World No 1 Djokovic, chasing a sixth Wimbledon and record-equalling 20th major, is already halfway to becoming just the th ...

Federer Sets New Record At Wimbledon 

Friday, July 2, 2021
Switzerland rsquo;s Roger Federer celebrates after winning the men rsquo;s singles first round tennis match against Uzbekistan rsquo;s Denis Istomin at the Philippe Chatrier court on Day 2 of The Roland Garros 2021 French Open tennis tournament in Paris on May 31, 2021. (Photo by Anne-Christine POUJ ...
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