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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - 4 days ago
Fed Cup to be renamed Billie Jean King Cup
Last updated on .From the section TennisKing won seven Fed Cups as a player and four as the US team's captainThe Fed Cup is to be renamed the Billie Jean King Cup after the tennis great and founder of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA).American King, 76, is one of the g...continued
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0cefff9aac729a36835c46e07795e1e7 Mariano @Mariano - 7 days ago
At U.S. Open Wheelchair Finals, Players Are Glad the Events Were Held at All
Lapthorne, who lost in the round-robin stages of the quad singles tournament but won the doubles title alongside Alcott, said that wheelchair athletes felt validated by being heard and allowed to participate.“To make sure we’re included in these things the same as the abl...continued
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40e54b9707df84c11f580308a13132cb Hulda @Hulda - 8 days ago
A U.S. Open Missing Fans and Stars: Was it Worth It?
Two of the biggest stars in the sport did not make the trip. Another one was disqualified midway through.Six of the top 10 women’s singles players decided to skip the event, citing concerns about traveling during a pandemic. There were no ticket-buying spectators, robbing...continued
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3c59b35923f7f5e6a11c533088a15138 Jessika @Jessika - 8 days ago
'I've tried to mature' - Osaka on how coronavirus break helped her win US Open
Last updated on .From the section TennisNaomi Osaka celebrated her second US Open win with her team and boyfriend Cordae (on the far right)US Open champion Naomi Osaka says the time she was forced to take off tennis because of the coronavirus pandemic helped her win a thi...continued
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B1adb7ec7ad84fbf0007aae5b870eb61 Alan @Alan - 10 days ago
U.S. Open: Medvedev and Zverev Continue Journeys From Russia
It took many steps to bring Medvedev and Zverev to the brink, and in both cases, leaving Russia was a big one.Zverev’s parents, Alexander Sr. and Irina, met in Sochi, the Russian resort city and tennis hub on the Black Sea. It was also the home of Yevgeny Kafelnikov, the ...continued
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Aafc872a384e36f0c748991d0e7580c6 Minnie @Minnie - 11 days ago
A Deep U.S. Open Run Becomes a Pitch For College Tennis
Forty years ago, Arias was 15, holding his own against players in the top 100. He turned pro at 16 in 1980 and by 1983, he was No. 6 in the world. “I don’t think there’s any way today that a 15-year-old boy could beat a top 100 player,” he said.Brady said she decided to g...continued
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - 13 days ago
Jennifer Brady Went to College, Then Germany to Get Better at Tennis
“I have a lot of confidence in my legs, in my strength,” Brady said that week. “I think that I’m stepping on the court with a different mentality, a different sort of belief in myself and, just kind of changed. I feel like a different person, a better person; fresh, menta...continued
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192059156a7075f96be3d979645bdbcc Zackery @Zackery - 13 days ago
French Open 2020: 11,500 fans to attend Roland Garros during each day
Last updated on .From the section TennisCourt Philippe Chatrier holds more than 15,000 fans, but capacity will be limited to 5,000 during this year's French OpenSerena Williams is yet to decide whether she will play in this month's French Open after tournament organisers ...continued
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - 13 days ago
With Novak Djokovic Out, the U.S. Open Peeks at Tennis’s Future
Even before Novak Djokovic was tossed from the United States Open for accidentally striking a line judge with a ball during his fourth-round match, the 2020 edition of this tournament was not destined for any showdowns between all-time greats on the men’s side.It had also...continued
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76cef6f73945104b91bf5d96ec4a3ce2 Rowan @Rowan - 13 days ago
Despite Big Hiccups and No Fans, the U.S. Open Has Had Some Classics
The court-level camera angles helped, too, bringing viewers into the players’ space and avoiding the wider shots that would have made clear that hardly anyone was watching in person.It was intimate, even meditative at times, as the two rivals took turns being brilliant un...continued
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B2e1b8b378e5e7660ec2a2923ad69789 Marlon @Marlon - 14 days ago
Ashe Stadium Again Turns Into an Arena of the Absurd
Since its opening in 1997, Arthur Ashe Stadium has been the site of some of the most thrilling tennis in the history of the game, matches that have gone into the small hours of the night, in front of raucous and often unruly crowds, by tennis standards.It has also been th...continued
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40e54b9707df84c11f580308a13132cb Hulda @Hulda - 14 days ago
With Fans Barred From the U.S. Open, One Gets as Close as He Can
When Berrettini was asked in an interview after an early victory where he would celebrate, he revealed that he was headed to Via Della Pace, as many of the Italian players did. That was before a fire shut down the restaurant in February.“It was the Italian players’ lounge...continued
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - 14 days ago
Why Novak Djokovic Was Disqualified From the U.S. Open
Novak Djokovic’s default from the United States Open after hitting a line judge in the neck with a ball that he struck toward the back of the court in frustration is perhaps the most costly one in tennis history.It fell under the Grand Slam rule book’s definition of “phys...continued
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B2e1b8b378e5e7660ec2a2923ad69789 Marlon @Marlon - 15 days ago
The U.S. Open Descends Into Pandemic Precaution Chaos
And yet, even Colvin could not have foreseen the shifting rules and the subsequent confusion that local health departments have caused.Widmaier said that during the summer, the U.S.T.A. had made it clear to players, their representatives and leaders of both the Associatio...continued
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0a3d7829480267a63997ae3c91bb2ebe Adelia @Adelia - 17 days ago
Tennis: Keys continues Flushing Meadows sprint - Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Australian Open - Second Round - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - January 22, 2020. Madison Keys of the U.S. reacts during the match against Arantxa Rus of the Netherlands. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File PhotoNEW YORK (Reuters) - American Madison ...continued
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B2ab4609b89b7e7c7408477bb01daf27 Jimmy @Jimmy - 18 days ago
Kim Clijsters Is Back. Again.
Kim Clijsters is used to riding out storms.In 2009, Clijsters, the affable Belgian, calmly waited out a furious tirade by Serena Williams in the semifinals of the United States Open that ultimately cost Williams a penalty on match point and sent Clijsters into the final. ...continued
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6fbf27ec08c2f7663e39dc017353475e Josiah @Josiah - 18 days ago
UPDATE 1-Tennis-Shapovalov comes through Kwon scare to reach third round - Reuters UK
Sep 2, 2020; Flushing Meadows, New York, USA; Denis Shapovalov of Canada hits the ball against Soonwoo Kwon of Korea on day three of the 2020 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY SportsNEW ...continued
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 18 days ago
Play ping-pong on any table in your home with this kit
Products featured here are selected by our partners at StackCommerce.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission.TL;DR: Start a ping-pong match no matter where you are with the Home Portable Table Tennis Set for $42.99, a 13% ...continued
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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - 20 days ago
Tennis: U.S. Open day one - Reuters India
NEW YORK(Reuters) - Highlights of the first day at the U.S. Open on Monday (times ET; GMT-4). The Grand Slam, the second this year after Wimbledon was cancelled and the French Open was postponed, is being played without spectators due to the COVID-19 pandemic:Aug 31, 2020...continued
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422f200971248def7ffc1673a54fa3cb Grayce @Grayce - 20 days ago
U.S. Open 2020: Robin Montgomery, 15, Is Ready for Her Debut
“I look at Frances and I’m like ‘I’m going to see you at the Open,’” Montgomery recalled, beaming. “He sprinted out of the fitness room, kicked the door, and he’s screaming. We were all just really excited.”Another hurdle followed the good news, however: A player in Montg...continued
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Ac7d6ae4836b778c0e45d9f73deed0cb Delia @Delia - 20 days ago
Naomi Osaka honors Breonna Taylor during US Open match
Tennis star Naomi Osaka is using her platform to pay tribute to Breonna Taylor and spread awareness about racial injustice.On Monday, during a match against Misaki Doi in the US Open's first round, Osaka walked onto the court wearing a black face mask with the name of Bre...continued
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9b25e3cdd7708c288912746ec95d7c9b Liliane @Liliane - 20 days ago
IBM's Watson is helping tennis fans argue with each other
New York (CNN Business) With spectators unable to fill stadiums, sports leagues have to get creative with new forms of digital engagement to keep fans entertained.During the US Open, which started Monday, the US Tennis Association is inviting fans to engage in online deba...continued
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C83c832ac4865208bba7331dd2976162 Izaiah @Izaiah - 21 days ago
The tennis grand slam that will be like nothing ever seen before
The 2020 US Open in New York will be unlike you've ever seen before and it's all because of the coronavirus. Big names missing, no fans, a bubble for the tournament - it's all uncharted territory for tennis.Source: CNNSource: CNNPowered by NewsAPI.org
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56a34dc91390858efd1999c86a89c348 George @George - 22 days ago
Quiet please! U.S. Open players bemoan the sound of silence - Reuters India
NEW YORK (Reuters) - As chatty spectators so often learn the hard way, silence is golden in the sport of tennis.FILE PHOTO: A sign reminding onlookers of proper health and safety protocols to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is seen inside the USTA...continued
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C00261b321f2a17e788496ab5cfcebed Jaydon @Jaydon - 22 days ago
Quiet please! U.S. Open players bemoan the sound of silence - Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - As chatty spectators so often learn the hard way, silence is golden in the sport of tennis.A sign reminding onlookers of proper health and safety protocols to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is seen inside the USTA Billie Jean...continued
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