The future of Novak Djokovic, who recently defeated Nick Kyrgios to win his twenty-first Grand Slam singles title, is in serious jeopardy. Although Nole won at Wimbledon, he will most likely be sidelined for the rest of the season due to his injury. To be more specific, entry to both Canada and the United States… Continue reading Some American fans hope to see Novak Djokovic at the 2022 US Open.
A few days ago, Novak Djokovic won Wimbledon, giving him 21 Grand Slam titles and putting him ahead of his great rival, Roger Federer, who has only won 20. The year hasn’t been easy for the Serbian champion; he missed out on playing in the Australian Open and now he may not even be able… Continue reading Goran Ivanisevic is very upset with the ATP and says, “They are ridiculous!”
The fifth-seeded Lucia Bronzetti will face off against the sixth-seeded Jasmine Paolini, and the fourth-seeded Sara Sorribes Tormo will face off against the sixth-seeded Irina-Camelia Begu. To reach the semifinals, Bronzetti had to beat Caroline Garcia, the fifth seed, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3. This match took two hours and 56 minutes. The 78th ranked player in… Continue reading Lucia Bronzetti and Jasmine Paolini win the Palermo Ladies Open, guaranteeing Italy a place in the tournament’s final round.
One of my last lines of work: “I’m getting close to the end of my career.” After defeating Aljaz Bedene in the opening round of the ATP 500 tournament in Hamburg, Fabio Fognini made history as the first Italian tennis player in ATP Tour history to win 400 games. The Italian snapped a three-match losing… Continue reading “I’m close to the end of my career,” Fabio Fognini said.
On Saturday, Bernarda Pera completed her week at the Hamburg European Open by defeating the top-seeded Anett Kontaveit in the final. In one hour and 14 minutes, the No. 62 ranked Estonian was defeated by the No. 58 ranked American, 6-2, 6-4. Ranks as the world’s No. 2 most popular number. Pera was in command… Continue reading Bernarda Pera wins the European Open in Hamburg for the second time in as many weeks.
Nick Kyrgios has long been known to dislike the clay-court season and favor hard and grass courts. He also finished as runner-up at Wimbledon in 2015 and 2016. This year, the Australian player has had his best results on both hard and grass courts. They celebrated their first Grand Slam doubles championship win with close… Continue reading Nick Kyrgios goes for the ATP title and the clay-court tournament.
Richard Gasquet, in his autobiography, ranked the five greatest one-handed backhands of all time. “To be completely egotistical, here are my five favorite one-handed backhands: Gasquet lists the tennis players Wawrinka, Gasquet, Federer (especially for the slice), Kuerten, Gaudio, and A. Costa. Recently, Mouratoglou ranked Djokovic higher than Gasquet as having the best backhand in… Continue reading Gasquet has one of the greatest backhands of all time, surpassing Federer and placing in the top five. Excluding Nadal and Djokovic
Igor Kochetkov, a representative of the LGBT Network, was recently profiled in The Guardian; he claims that Daria Kasatkina, who recently came out as gay in an interview, protects s*xual minorities from attacks from Putin because the Russian state does not want to divide people during war. Kochetkov, commenting on Kasatkina’s public gay reveal, called… Continue reading Putin will “think twice” before attacking minorities now that Kasatkina has come out as gay, he says.
Leylah Fernandez said she initially didn’t give much thought to her foot injury, but was devastated by the scan results. As recently as Roland Garros, the Canadian tennis player advanced to the quarterfinals before losing in three sets to eventual champion Martina Trevisan. Fernandez continued to play despite being clearly hampered by a foot injury… Continue reading Injured runner Leylah Fernandez: “I undervalued my foot injury.”
Position Six in the World Although he claims not to be obsessed with his ranking, Carlos Alcaraz admits that he would love to make his ATP Finals debut this season. The 19-year-old Alcaraz is currently ranked third on the Race to Turin list and has had a fantastic season. If all goes well, Alcaraz could… Continue reading Aims for the Remainder of 2022, as Revealed by Carlos Alcaraz