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Observations on absence of Federer and Nadal at the 2021 U.S. Open

As the 2021 edition U.S Open is few hours to its opening stage, many tennis loving fans will miss the presence of two of the 'Three Big'- Roger Federer Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic as this will be the second time since 1997 they will be absent from the United States' biggest tennis event, part of it are due to the complication from the global pandemic.

  8 months ago ago
Observations on absence of Federer and Nadal at the 2021 U.S. Open

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Novak Djokovic may have missed out on Olympic glory but more Grand Slam success lies ahead

On Friday, in Tokyo, the world's number one tennis player, Novak Djokovic of Serbia was beaten in three sets by Germany's Alexandre Zverev. It was the semifinals of the men's singles event, with Djokovic aiming for Gold. But a 1–6, 6–3, 6–1 victory for Zverev in just over 2 hours crushed Djokovic's hopes for Gold and sent the German into the men's singles final.

  9 months ago ago
Novak Djokovic may have missed out on Olympic glory but more Grand Slam success lies ahead

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Decorated players in the history of the U.S. Open Championship

As the U.S Open set to begin tomorrow, many stakeholders have written their names in gold at least for once in the history of America's biggest tournament, unlike some top guns who had spotlighted their names pulling some emphatic feats consecutively, in which they will be remembered for in the annals of the event.

  8 months ago ago
Decorated players in the history of the U.S. Open Championship

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Top 10 greatest tennis players of all time

Tennis is one of the most paying sports in the world. The sport has produced and is still producing great legends. Journey with me as I unveil the top 10 greatest tennis players of all time. 1. Roger Federer The Swiss professional tennis player was born on the 8th of August, 1981.

  8 months ago ago
Top 10 greatest tennis players of all time

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Predictions on projected top performers at 2021 U.S. Open

As today marks the beginning of America's biggest tennis event, the U.S. Open, there are variants of suggestions on players who will make crucial stages at the event. The tennis loving fans are looking up to Novak Djokovic to achieve a calendar Grand Slam since 1962 when Australian tennis player, Rod Laver achieved that feat even more once.

  8 months ago ago
Predictions on projected top performers at 2021 U.S. Open

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Top female tennis player in the WTA rankings

Just like their male group, the Women's Tennis Association  (WTA) season is drawing its curtain with the commencement of America's biggest tennis tournament, the U.S Open which is the fourth and last of Grand Slams, tennis players will be looking out to compete in the major WTA tour events as they look to boost their points on the world rankings.

  8 months ago ago
Top female tennis player in the WTA rankings

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US OPEN 2021: Tennis Players to look out for in the event

The United States Open, simply put the US Open will be in its one hundred and forty-first edition on August 30, as so many tennis players of the world, about 128 players will be competing for the Grand Slam which comes annually as the fourth and last Grand Slam of the ATP season.

  9 months ago ago
US OPEN 2021: Tennis Players to look out for in the event

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Top ATP ranked tennis players in the world

The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) season is approaching an end with the commencement of America's biggest tennis tournament, the U.S Open which is the fourth and last of Grand Slams, tennis players will be looking out to compete in the major ATP tour as they look to boost their points on the ATP rankings.

  9 months ago ago
Top ATP ranked tennis players in the world

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Roger Federer's impact in the U.S. Open

Despite the absence of the 40-year-old tennis player's absence recently, his impact in the biggest American's tennis event cannot be overemphasised, because his reign came upon the new millennium winning the U.S. tennis crown in five consecutive years between 2004 and 2008, repeating the same timely feat in Wimbledon, winning five of the title on a stretch.

  8 months ago ago
Roger Federer's impact in the U.S. Open

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Decorated male tennis players in Wimbledon history

As one of the major courts in world tennis, the grass-court is where three of the major events have been played until after 1975 when the court was allowed to Wimbledon as the permanent ground for competition. The grass-court has been put some of the tennis players to stardom.

  8 months ago ago
Decorated male tennis players in Wimbledon history

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Teenager Breaks Records To Reach US Open Final

18 year old Emma Raducanu became the first teenager in history to reach a Grand Slam final. For Emma, it was her first appearance in the US Open tournament. Photo Credit: Skysports She's also the first British woman to reach the US Open final since Virginia Wade in 1968.

  8 months ago ago
Teenager Breaks Records To Reach US Open Final

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Watch out for teen star Emma Raducanu

Emma Raducanu, the current U.S. Open champion and the first teenager to win the title after Maria Sharapova. The 18 year old who who set a new record by defeating her fellow teen from Canada Leyla Fernandez in an intense and entertaining match at the Arthur Ashe court by 6-4, 6-3.

  8 months ago ago
Watch out for teen star Emma Raducanu

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Andreescu explains her decision to withdraw from Strasbourg ahead of Roland Garros

2019 US Open champion, Bianca Andreescu announced her decision to withdraw from the Internationaux de Strasbourg following her second-round win over Maryna Zanevska. The Canadian explained that she felt some discomfort in her abdominal region and would not like to take any risks ahead of the Roland Garros tournament.

  1 year ago ago
Andreescu explains her decision to withdraw from Strasbourg ahead of Roland Garros

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Tennis: Novak Djokovic Withdraws From Cincinnati, As Injury Takes Wawrinka Out Of US Open

The World No 1 tennis player, Novak Djokovic, has withdrawn from the Western & Southern Open. According to Sky Sports, his withdrawal is to enhance his chances of securing a calendar Grand Slam. The 20-time major singles champion, Djokovic, has now opted out of the tournament in Cincinnati.

  9 months ago ago
Tennis: Novak Djokovic Withdraws From Cincinnati, As Injury Takes Wawrinka Out Of US Open

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3 Key Players That Will Miss US Open Due To Injuries

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Dominic Thiem are the three key players that will miss the US Open due to injuries. Rafael Nadal made the announcement through the US Open official website that he will not take part in the remainder of the 2021 season due to a foot injury.

  9 months ago ago
3 Key Players That Will Miss US Open Due To Injuries

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Thiem opens up on feelings at the Australian Open

Following the 2021 Australian Open that happened in February, Austrian tennis player, Dominic Thiem has poured out his feelings, describing his outing in Melbourne as' too many efforts' that brought little output.Dominic Thiem You could remember the 2020 US Open champion could not advance past the fourth round against Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov in an easy 6-4,6-4,6-0 contest, after upending Makhail Kukushki, Dominic Koepfer and Nick Krygios at the previous rounds in Melbourne, Australia.

  1 year ago ago
Thiem opens up on feelings at the Australian Open

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Andreescu pulls out of Strasbourg event despite victory

Canadian tennis player, Bianca Andreescu has decided to withdraw from the Internationaux de Strasbourg after her win over Belgium's Maryna Zanevska, nursing an abdominal injury The 2019 U.S Open champion has been partially active this season participating in only four tournaments including the Australian Open. Andreescu won her last match in Strasbourg over Zanevska, in a 6-1, 6-4 encounter at the second round of the event.

  1 year ago ago
Andreescu pulls out of Strasbourg event despite victory

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Nadal believes 'the Big Three' Grand Slam records can be broken

Spanish tennis player and world number three, Rafael Nadal has predicted that the Grand Slam records of the Big Three might be broken.Rafael Nadal The Big Three, which are Roger Federer(20), Novak Djokovic(18) and Nadal(20) have been dominating world tennis for more than a decade, bagging 58 titles combined from the four Grand Slams( US Open, French Open, Australian Open and Wimbledon) that happened in the ATP World Tour season.

  1 year ago ago
Nadal believes 'the Big Three' Grand Slam records can be broken

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Emma Raducanu Makes History As She Wins US Open

The US open experienced a grand style and historic end today as the women section of the grand slam lawn tennis competition ends today. From the early stages of the competition, it was obvious that some sort of history will be made during the course of the tournament and indeed, history was made.

  8 months ago ago
Emma Raducanu Makes History As She Wins US Open

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'I am back to playing really well in practice,' says Thiem

World number four and Austrian tennis player, Dominic Thiem has been in a good state of mind in the training, looking for a good start on clay court events.The 2020 U.S Open champion has not played since suffering a stunning defeat from Lloyd Harris at the first round of the Qatar Open in Dubai.

  1 year ago ago
'I am back to playing really well in practice,' says Thiem