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John McEnroe on how to make tennis more exciting: ditch the umpires

John McEnroe, sports initial superbrat, is promoting the extreme elimination of umpires in a quote to perk up tennis John McEnroe , the initial bad young boy of tennis, is promoting the extreme elimination of umpires in a quote to perk up the sport. McEnroe made the proposition while likewise suggesting tiebreaks at 4 video […]

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Andy Murray is the 26th mens No1 in tennis but how does he compare? | Kevin Mitchell

Andy Murray lags Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic however much better than lots of other previous No1s and is perhaps the very best professional athlete Britain has actually produced in the previous years T hree years earlier in New York, where Andy Murray was safeguarding thanks to the withdrawal through injury of Milos […]

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Novak Djokovic: mens tennis should fight for more prize money than women

Novak Djokovic thinks males need to be granted more cash prize than ladies following a row stimulated by remarks from the president of Indian Wells, Raymond Moore Novak Djokovic thinks that guys need to be granted more cash prize than ladies following a row the guys last , the Serb stated females should have the […]

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US Tennis says sorry for using Nazi-era anthem before Germany Fed Cup match

The United States Tennis Association has apologised after a version of Germanys historic national anthem associated with the Nazi regime was performed before a Fed Cup match Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/feb/12/us-tennis-nazi-era-anthem-germany-fed-cup-match-deutschlandlied

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Andy Murray becomes world tennis No1 after Raonic walkover in Paris

Andy Murray will become the mens world No1 after reaching the Paris Masters final courtesy of Milos Raonics withdrawal Milos Raonic withdrew from his Paris Masters semi-final against Andy Murray at the last minute on Saturday, handing the Scot the world No1 spot for the first time. The Canadian said he tore his right quad […]

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Andy Murray slaps down John Inverdale’s claim he was first with two tennis golds

BBC host was criticised after he praised Scot for becoming the first person to win two tennis golds forgetting the Williams sisters four medals each Andy Murray has put John Inverdale in his place for saying the Scot was the first person to win two Olympic golds for tennis, as the BBC presenter made the […]

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Roger Federer touches tennis perfection after lightening load of expectation | Andrew Anthony

Few expected the 35-year-old to win the Australian Open after his injuries but he has been on stunning form since and a more relaxed attitude has helped Two comeback kids met in Miami and played a very fine match of tennis this week. One was Juan Martn del Potro, the lanky, lugubrious Argentinian who has […]

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Hamou, Nastase and Court will tennis ever escape the dark ages? | Kevin Mitchell

Tennis players whether past or present need to realise that while everybody is entitled to an opinion these arguments are not about morality but tolerance It is encouraging and correct that tennis players are prepared to comment on issues from homosexuality to sexual harassment, and occasionally politics. Sport doesnt have to exist in a vacuum. […]

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Yes, Margaret Court, lesbians can rise to the top in tennis. Other sports, too | Kate O’Halloran

It goes without saying that women who play male-dominated sports at an elite level have defied a whole range of stereotypes Margaret Court is right, Margaret Court: ‘Tennis is full of lesbians’ audio This is why transgender kids are targeted for her ire, as is Casey Dellacqua, an Australian tennis player with a female partner […]

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Amazon outbids Sky to win exclusive ATP tour tennis rights

Amazon Prime streaming service will now show nearly all elite mens tennis events except the four grand slams Tennis fans wanting to watch Andy Murray and Roger Federer on a regular basis through the season will have to pick up an Amazon subscription, after the US digital giant nabbed the UK rights to the ATP […]

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