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Russian tennis players barred from 2022 Wimbledon

Russian tennis players barred from 2022 Wimbledon

Officials of one of the four prestigious Grand Slam tournaments, the 2022 Wimbledon, announced a decision on Wednesday to bar players from Russia and Belarus, the tournament’s organizers said in a statement. "On behalf of the …

Russia’s Daniil Medvedev tops ATP rankings

Russia’s Daniil Medvedev tops ATP rankings

Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev has risen to the top position in the updated rankings of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Last week, Medvedev played in the semifinals of a tournament in Mexico’s Acapulco, …

Daniil Medvedev to become new world No. 1

Daniil Medvedev to become new world No. 1

Novak Djokovic will be replaced as men’s world number one by Daniil Medvedev next week after he was eliminated from the Dubai Duty Free Championships by Jiri Vesely at the quarter-final stage. Djokovic, who was …

Daniil Medvedev enters Australian Open final

Daniil Medvedev enters Australian Open final

Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev defeated Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semi-final of the Australian Open - the first Grand Slam tournament of the season. The match ended with 7:6 (7:5), 4:6, 6:4, 6:1 score in …

Novak Djokovic: deportation without vaccination

Novak Djokovic: deportation without vaccination

Novak Djokovic was deported from Australia on Sunday after losing a bid to stay in the country to defend his Australian Open title. The Associated Press says the No. 1-ranked tennis star has spent the past 10 days at the center …

Aslan Karatsev wins Kremlin Cup

Aslan Karatsev wins Kremlin Cup

Russia's tennis player Aslan Karatsev won the Kremlin Cup on October 24 to keep his hopes of qualifying for the ATP Finals alive. Karatsev secured his second tour-level title with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over former US Open winner …

Daniil Medvedev blasts his way into the Australian Open final

Daniil Medvedev blasts his way into the Australian Open final

Russian tennis star Daniil Medvedev has another opportunity to land a first Grand Slam title after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach the Australian Open final. The in-form Russian won 6-4 6-2 7-5 against Greek fifth seed …

World's No. 1 tennis player tests positive for COVID-19

World's No. 1 tennis player tests positive for COVID-19

Novak Djokovic, the men’s world number one tennis player, tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday and then apologised to all individuals who contracted the virus after playing in an exhibition tournament he organised in Serbia and …

Maria Sharapova to take part in charity virtual tennis event

Maria Sharapova to take part in charity virtual tennis event

Tennis stars Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka, Kei Nishikori and others will participate in a virtual charity tennis tournament. IMG is the company coordinating the tournament titled “Stay at Home Slam” and …

Fed Cup event can be moved from China to Kazakhstan

Fed Cup event can be moved from China to Kazakhstan

A Fed Cup event has had to be moved to Kazakhstan because of health scares caused by the lethal coronavirus in China, the International Tennis Federation said. "The decision to move the event to a different venue was taken due to …