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036a71cbab8d3106d8fc0389f9b4ef6f Eleanora @Eleanora - 3 months ago
Federer tops Forbes' list of top-earning tennis players - Reuters
Roger Federer was the highest earning tennis player in the world over the last 12 months, making about $90.6 million before taxes, despite the Swiss maestro's time on court being limited by injury, Forbes' said on Thursday.
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3c59b35923f7f5e6a11c533088a15138 Jessika @Jessika - 3 months ago
Table Tennis-Hong Kong bags first women's team bronze - Reuters
Hong Kong's Lee Ho Ching, Doo Hoi Kem and Minnie Soo Wai Yam secured bronze at the women's team event on Thursday after a close 3-1 win over the German team.
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39b1531710d6d8cc8cd7a9a0bb2d9867 Ryleigh @Ryleigh - 3 months ago
Tennis-Australia deserved mixed doubles bronze: Barty - Reuters
Australia were handed an automatic bronze in the mixed doubles after world number one Novak Djokovic withdrew because of injury but Ash Barty said on Sunday they fully deserved the medal after playing "incredible" tennis this week.
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6fbf27ec08c2f7663e39dc017353475e Josiah @Josiah - 3 months ago
Table Tennis-Japan Twitterati praise Hungarian paddler's Olympic hairdo - Reuters
Hungary's Maria Fazekas celebrated her second appearance at the Olympics by dying the five-ring symbol into the back of her two-block hair cut, to the delight of those on Japanese social media watching her in the team event on Sunday.
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Eb0f1753654cff1630386503eeba7c5d Bobby @Bobby - 3 months ago
Novak Djokovic is Sensitive, Even When the Crowd’s Not Against Him
Fans at the U.S. Open lustily cheered Djokovic’s teenage opponent Holger Rune, but once you have played the villain in New York, it’s easy to jump to conclusions.
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C0c3cfe5664cc7e6deb04e9e150ccd98 Devin @Devin - 3 months ago
Naomi Osaka on Tennis and Childhood: ‘Home Is Queens and These Courts’
The defending U.S. Open champion got her start playing with her family in a city park in Jamaica, Queens.
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Da22e3d6f8549192c3eca95f63ffdcdc Elody @Elody - 3 months ago
Naomi Osaka on Her Tennis Roots: 'Home Is Queens and These Courts'
The defending U.S. Open champion got her start playing with her family in a city park in Jamaica, Queens.
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292890d964de1c8eba1a56fae0ed91c0 Alexzander @Alexzander - 3 months ago
Benoit Paire Loses, But Scores a Victory Just by Playing
Last year the French player missed the tournament after a positive Covid-19 test kept him confined to his hotel room. Even after a first-round loss, Paire felt free.
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7094e9deddcf03241ed9894017ba09bc Rose @Rose - 3 months ago
King lauds Osaka for mental health stand, calls it 'fantastic progress' - Reuters
Tennis great Billie Jean King has praised Naomi Osaka for speaking out on mental health issues and her stand against racial injustice.
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Eaf5ad4012b7eb20009963fdaea7d2c9 Cynthia @Cynthia - 3 months ago
Novak Djokovic Knocks on the Door of a Very Exclusive Club
Only five players have achieved a Grand Slam, the last being Steffi Graf in 1988. Winning four major titles in a calendar year — the holy grail of tennis — is improbably hard.
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6ede9b368e706f8b5e5082140d4d45d9 Moises @Moises - 3 months ago
Table Tennis-China advance to women's team final - Reuters
China will aim to keep its undefeated Olympic women's team table tennis record alive after the trio of Chen Meng, Sun Yingsha and Wang Manyu breezed into the Tokyo 2020 final with a 3-0 win over Germany on Wednesday.
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Eac8a1ccc60323b8c8f2660965836fef Immanuel @Immanuel - 3 months ago
Can Novak Djokovic Be Invincible Again?
For months, the Serbian champion was unbeatable at the sport’s biggest tournaments. Then came the Olympics.
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3830cba028d7333d81fee686fab573c8 Kari @Kari - 3 months ago
Serena Williams and Her Fellow Tennis Greats Are Limping Toward the Exits
Graceful final chapters in tennis can be difficult to achieve, as Serena Williams and Roger Federer are learning firsthand.
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 3 months ago
Afghanistan, Tennessee, U.S. Open: Your Thursday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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1a914154cd263fa68f1b8d6529ef63dd Sandrine @Sandrine - 3 months ago
Paralympic organisers under fire after extreme heat delays wheelchair tennis
Suspension the first of its kind under new ITF safeguardsTemperatures at Ariake Tennis Centre hit 31.2C by 10.30amThere was a new record at the Paralympic Games on Friday, but one organisers would rather not have been set, after pla…
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39b1531710d6d8cc8cd7a9a0bb2d9867 Ryleigh @Ryleigh - 3 months ago
Tokyo Paralympics 2020: day three – in pictures
The best images from the third day’s action in Tokyo, including fencing, swimming, table tennis and wheelchair rugby Continue reading...
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F0eeb861062e22bc7a935a0992b58cb8 Ariel @Ariel - 3 months ago
Heading Into the U.S. Open, Novak Djokovic Knows His Role
Heading into the United States Open, an opportunity to win all four majors in the same calendar year has not altered his outlook on life and tennis.
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394b4c0c4dd468b433ba43c77bdbb708 Bart @Bart - 3 months ago
USTA announces slate of mental health resources ahead of U.S. Open - Reuters
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced a mental health initiative for players on Tuesday, with the main draw of the U.S. Open kicking off next week.
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Da22e3d6f8549192c3eca95f63ffdcdc Elody @Elody - 3 months ago
Factbox: List of U.S. Open women's singles champions - Reuters
List of U.S. Open women's singles champions since tennis turned professional in 1968:
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C1e15b7459468dc79542fc656b7a9fa2 Madalyn @Madalyn - 3 months ago
US Open to introduce mental health resources - Reuters
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced a mental health initiative for players on Tuesday, with the main draw of the U.S. Open kicking off next week.
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F8901f0cff3b25b34627127dbc99fb89 Allene @Allene - 3 months ago
Tennis-Osaka strolls into third round at Games - Reuters
Japan's Naomi Osaka sent out an ominous message to competitors at the Tokyo Games on Monday, sweeping past 50th-ranked Viktorija Golubic 6-3 6-2 to book a place in the third round.
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0dc07c0d4e39afa6eb19dda76eb11879 Kristina @Kristina - 3 months ago
Tennis-Nishikori upsets fifth seed Rublev on home soil - Reuters
Japan's Kei Nishikori advanced to the second round of the men's singles at the Tokyo Games on Sunday, triumphing over fifth seed Andrey Rublev 6-3 6-4 on home soil.
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29d678841773a96cd144675798d50e70 Maida @Maida - 3 months ago
Table Tennis-Germany's Ovtcharov bags bronze in men's singles - Reuters
Germany's Dimitrij Ovtcharov beat Taiwan's Lin Yun Ju 4-3 in a head-to-head battle at the Olympics men's table tennis singles on Friday to win the bronze medal.
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Dd00644dc8212e2e9fd2e6ce7a756bbf Jerrold @Jerrold - 3 months ago
Table Tennis-Japan wins mixed doubles gold - Reuters
Japan's Jun Mizutani and Mima Ito defeated China's Xu Xin and Liu Shiwen to win gold at the table tennis mixed doubles event on Monday.
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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - 3 months ago
Olympics-Table Tennis-China win men's team gold - Reuters
China's team of Ma Long, Xu Xin and Fan Zhendong won the gold medal in the Olympic men's team table tennis event on Friday.
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