Sunday, January 24, 2021

Tennis

Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem slammed for 'silence' on Australian Open Covid crisis

Novak Djokovic was this week criticised for complaining about the conditions facing players in strict quarantine - now Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem have been blasted for keeping quiet Read More

Andy Murray out of Australian Open due to Covid as Scot 'devastated' to miss...

Andy Murray has confirmed he will miss the Australian Open after testing positive for coronvirus earlier this month. The former world No 1 was scheduled to make his return to the Australian Open for the first time since 2019...

Roger Federer expected to make injury comeback at tournament he last won in 2011

However, Krajicek doesn't think Federer, who is currently training in Dubai, will make the trip to Rotterdam.“I think Roger will play in Doha, the week after Rotterdam,” Krajicek said. “But if he's fit and ready to play, we will...

Novak Djokovic hits back in Australian Open row with scathing statement on lockdown letter

Tennis: Judy Murray gives Andy coronavirus recovery updateNovak Djokovic has taken the chance to justify his letter to Australian Open chiefs, asking them to ease quarantine restrictions following fierce criticism from colleagues including Nick Kyrgios. Upon arrival Down Under,...

Novak Djokovic criticised for Australian Open complaints amid coronavirus chaos

“I tell you what, we would have to go searching for a lot of tennis courts in the backyard to be able to host all those players here in Melbourne.“If it was about food and other things, well, look,...

Rafael Nadal has Jimmy Connors record in his sights and will hold out Roger...

There were few chances in the ATP's latest rankings update on Monday, with no fresh introductions into the top 50, but there was a major milestone for Rafael Nadal. The 'King of Clay' has now been in the top...

Roger Federer retirement date predicted as Swiss backed to bow out in familiar territory

Roger Federer could end up announcing his retirement at the Swiss Indoors later this year, reckons tennis writer and Federer biographer Simon Graf. Federer turns 40 in August this year and has struggled with injury problems in the last...

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic tipped to have 2021 Grand Slam problems

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have dominated the men's singles events over the past few years. Read More

Andy Murray 'highly unlikely' to play at Australian Open after missing charter flight

Andy Murray is “highly, highly unlikely” to play a part at the Australian Open after his positive COVID-19 test, according to Todd Woodbridge. The former world No 1 missed the specially arranged charter flights for players and coaches as...

Andy Murray tests positive for coronavirus just weeks ahead of Australian Open

Andy Murray has tested positive for coronavirus just weeks ahead of the Australian Open. Murray is set to compete at the Grand Slam which is set to begin on February 8 but that is now in jeopardy. The Brit...