Tag: Tennis

People are questioning this tennis player’s alleged alt-right ties

Tennys Sandgren's unexpected success has people enquiring about if he has links to the alt-right.Image: GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images This year has been rather fruitful for the underdog at the Australian Open tennis tournament.  One of the unexpected successes is a Tennessean with a funny name, Tennys Sandgren, whose giant-killing efforts have earned him a place […]

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Tennis player’s loud shrieks imitated by crowd, umpire tells them to shut it

Scream queen.Image: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images Surely you’d be used to hearing the shrieks of tennis players hitting the ball by now. But it was on a whole new level with Belarusian teenager Aryna Sabalenka, who was playing Aussie player Ashleigh Barty at the Australian Open on Tuesday. SEE ALSO: Will Ferrell crashes on-court interview with […]

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Tennis players want more money? It’s not as absurd as it sounds | Greg Jericho

Its easy to scoff but a look at the incomes of golf and tennis players shows that unionisation may not be such a bad idea Business Tennis players want more money? It’s not as absurd as it sounds Contact author @GrogsGamut Share on Twitter View more sharing options Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share […]

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Andy Murray and fallen five highlight parlous state of mens tennis | Kevin Mitchell

The worlds top five arrived at the 2017 Australian Open with realistic title aspirations. This year there is no guarantee they will even reach the starting line In the year since the five topranked mens players Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Milos Raonic, Stan Wawrinka and Kei Nishikori arrived in Melbourne with reasonable expectations of challenging […]

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Serena, Djokovic, Murray: 2018 the year of tennis comebacks

(CNN)If you like a comeback, then tennis is your sport next year. There aren’t one, two or three multiple grand slam champions making a return in 2018 but a handful. Follow @cnnsport Serena’s quest for 24 … as a mum Williams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou told CNN in November that a decision hadn’t been made yet […]

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Boris Becker: Can tennis great remember his record-breaking Wimbledon run?

(CNN)Boris Becker, who rocked the tennis world in 1985 when he ended up being the youngest male to win a grand slam songs title, turned 50 today. Follow @cnnsport Having reached SW19 as a fresh-faced 17-year-old, he entrusted to a host of records to his name: the youngest winner of a guys’s songs grand slam, […]

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Jana Novotna, former Wimbledon tennis champion, dies aged 49

Jana Novotna, the Czech tennis gamer who won the 1998 womens songs at Wimbledon, has actually passed away at the age of 49 Jana Novotna, who has actually passed away of cancer at 49, will permanently be kept in mind for a minute of tears in defeat on Centre Court at Wimbledon, as much as […]

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Roger Federer not averse to subtle change as tennis considers its future

The world No2 Roger Federer stated he was not averse to modifications in the seedings at tennis grand slams developed to provide more youthful gamers a possibility, following the differing success of experiments in Milan T ennis has actually been wandering inexorably to a crossroads for a minimum of 5 years, and hardly ever has […]

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Nick Kyrgios walks off tennis court despite finding his ‘purpose’

(CNN)He declares he is an altered male with a brand-new “function” in life to assist kids however tennis bad kid Nick Kyrgios stimulated more debate when he gave up mid match at the Shanghai Masters. Follow @cnnsport A year after being handed an eight-week restriction and fined about $40,000 by the ATP for not providing […]

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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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