Australian Open 2022: Rafael Nadal Makes Scorching Start In Bid For Record 21st Grand Slam | Tennis News

Australian Open 2022: Rafael Nadal in action during his first round match© AFP Rafael Nadal, the only Australian Open champion in the men’s draw after nine-time winner Novak Djokovic’s deportation, opened his campaign in blistering fashion in Melbourne on Monday. The Spanish sixth seed unleashed some of his trademark hammer forehands to wear down American Marcos … Read more

Novak Djokovic Loses Legal Fight To Avoid Deportation From Australia | Tennis News

Novak Djokovic lost his final bid to avoid deportation from Australia on Sunday, ending a sensational 11-day battle over his Covid-19 vaccination status and dashing his dream of a record 21st Grand Slam. In a few dry words, the chief justice of Australia’s Federal Court, James Allsop, Sunday dispensed with the unvaccinated tennis superstar’s attempt … Read more

Garbine Muguruza Fears “Real Truth” About Peng Shuai May Never Be Known | Tennis News

World number three Garbine Muguruza said Saturday that the “real truth” about what happened to Peng Shuai may never be known after the tennis star accused a senior Chinese politician of sexual assault. Peng, a former Wimbledon and French Open doubles champion, alleged on social media in November that former vice-premier Zhang Gaoli forced her … Read more

Novak Djokovic’s Visa Cancelled By Australia For Second Time, Faces 3-Year Ban | Tennis News

Australia’s government cancelled Novak Djokovic’s visa for a second time Friday as it sought to deport the tennis superstar after he arrived in the country without a Covid-19 vaccine. Immigration Minister Alex Hawke said he acted on “health and good order grounds on the basis that it was in the public interest to do so”. … Read more

Yuki Bhambri Goes Down In Australian Open Qualifiers, No Indian In Singles Main Draw | Tennis News

Yuki Bhambri lost in the qualifiers of Australian Open© AFP Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri suffered a straight sets defeat to Czech Republic’s Tomas Machac in the Australian Open qualifiers here on Thursday, meaning the year’s first Grand Slam will have no Indian participation in the singles main draw. Bhambri lost his second round qualifying … Read more

Alexander Zverev Named Germany’s Sportsman Of The Year | Tennis News

File pic of Alexander Zverev.© AFP Alexander Zverev capped the best season of his career by being named Germany’s Sportsman of the Year on Monday. Zverev earned a 59-15 record this season, with his biggest victories coming at the Tokyo Olympics, where he captured the singles gold medal, and at the ATP Finals. The German … Read more

Novak Djokovic, Stefanos Tsitsipas In French Open Rematch At ATP Finals | Tennis News

Novak Djokovic will face Stefanos Tsitsipas at the ATP Finals which start on Sunday.© AFP Novak Djokovic will face Stefanos Tsitsipas for the first time since their epic French Open title duel in June at the ATP Finals which start on Sunday. World number one Djokovic, who is looking to equal Roger Federer’s record of … Read more