British Tennis Chiefs Disappointed With ATP over $1mn Fine for Russia Player Ban

British tennis chiefs say they are 'disappointed' at being fined $1 million by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) for banning Russian and Belarusian players from their events. The British government came under pressure from the British government to impose a ban. The LTA accused the ATP of a “lack of empathy over the situation in Ukraine’s situation. The ATP insisted they had no intention of changing course.
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8 hours ago

ATP Finals Flashback: Roger Federer matches Ivan Lendl, Boris Becker

Roger Federer defeated David Ferrer 7-5, 6-3 in an hour and 26 minutes in the semi-final. Federer claimed his sixth and last ATP Finals crown in London, becoming the most successful player at the premium ATP event and lifting his 70th ATP crown. He reached his seventh ATP Finals title match as only the third player after Ivan Lendl and Boris Becker!
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17 hours ago

ATP fines Britain’s LTA for banning Russian and Belarusian players from competing at 2022 Wimbledon Championships

Britain’s Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has been fined £820,000 ($1.49 million) by the ATP on Wednesday for their ban on Russian and Belarusian players. The said players were barred from competing across five events, namely Queen's Club, Eastbourne, Surbiton, Nottingham and Ilkley; a decision that cost them a £164,018 ($200,284) fine per event. The All England Club also decided to ban them from Wimbledon, which led the ATP and WTA to strip the tournament of its ranking points. The LTA say they are considering their response to the sanction.
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20 hours ago

ATP slaps LTA with massive fine over ban of Russian, Belarusian players

ATP fine LTA $1m for banning Russian and Belarusian players from its events last year. LTA say they are 'deeply disappointed' with the decision. The LTA hit out at the ATP over showing a lack of empathy for the situation in Ukraine.
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22 hours ago

'Roger Federer loved soccer so...', says former ATP ace

Roger Federer's game was among the most difficult to break as he barely had any weaknesses in his tennis arsenal, former World No. 6 Nicolas Lapentti said on a recent episode of The Craig Shapiro Tennis Podcast. Federer turned 38 in 2019 and finished the season inside the top-3 behind his biggest rivals.
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In pictures: Dominic Thiem, Matteo Berrettini, among others, touch down in Saudi Arabia ahead of the Diriyah Tennis Cup

ATP stars Dominic Thiem, Matteo Berrettini, Hubert Hurkacz, and Dominic Stricker have arrived in Saudi Arabia. The Diriyah Tennis Cup will be held on the outskirts of the capital city of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh. The tournament's Twitter page posted media of the athletes from right before they entered their hotel. Daniil Medvedev, who won the title in the tournament's debut year, will defend it.
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Tennis 2022: Alcaraz takes down Djokovic and Nadal in epic feat

Carlos Alcaraz is the youngest male player to finish the year as the World No.1 in the history of the ATP's computerised rankings. The 19-year-old pocketed more than A$15 million this season to edge out Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. The Spaniard also joined compatriot Nadal as the first players from the same country to claim the top two spots at the close of a season in 26 years. Nadal won the Australian Open and French Open in an extraordinary year that saw him become claim the men's record for most grand slam victories of all time with 22.
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2 days ago

Carlos Alcaraz Becomes Youngest Year-End No

The 2022 U.S. Open champion Carlos Alcaraz officially became the youngest men’s tennis player in ATP history to finish the season at world No. 1. The 19-year-old is the first player other than Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer or Andy Murray since 2003 to be ranked No.1 at the end of the season. Rafael Nadal sits at No. 2 with his fellow Spaniard Casper Ruud in the top two spots.
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2 days ago

Carlos Alcaraz youngest year-end No

Carlos Alcaraz is the youngest year-end No. 1 in the history of the ATP computerized rankings. The 19-year-old joins fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal as the first players from the same country to claim the top two spots at the close of a season since 1996. The final men’s tennis rankings for 2022 were published Monday.
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2 days ago

Tennis news: Carlos Alcaraz overtakes Novak Djokovic, becomes 5th ATP player to earn $10M prize money in a season

Carlos Alcaraz has overtaken Novak Djokovic as the season's prize money leader with a whopping $10.1 million. The Serb had previously led the table in total earnings this season with $9,934, 582. The young Spaniard surpassed him after getting a bonus pool boost.
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2 days ago

Novak Djokovic earns more than Rafael Nadal but less than Carlos Alcaraz

Carlos Alcaraz, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have been the season's best players. The trio claimed all four Major titles in 2022. The 19-year-old Spaniard is the youngest player on the ATP throne. Carlos became the fifth player with $10,000,000 in a single season after Federer and Nadal.
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2 days ago

Carlos Alcaraz passes Boris Becker and matches Andy Roddick

Carlos Alcaraz is spending his 13th week as world no.1. The 19-year-old Spaniard won his first Major title at the US Open in New York. Carlos is the 19th player with 13 No.1 weeks on the ATP throne. The Spaniard's next target is Daniil Medvedev, who has 16 weeks.
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3 days ago

Former ATP star pays tribute to Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic closed his 2022 with a flourish, triumphing for the sixth time at the ATP Finals and equaling Roger Federer's record. Serbian phenomenon won Wimbledon, the Internazionali BNL d'Italia, ATP Finals in Turin, the ATP 500 in Astana and the ATP 250 in Tel Aviv. Janko Tipsarevic, captain of the Serbian national team at the North Palmyra Trophy, the controversial exhibition organized in Saint Petersburg, spoke about his compatriot.
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3 days ago

'The impact Roger Federer had on the game is...', says ATP ace

Roger Federer retired in September of this year due to the precarious state of his right knee. The Swiss tried by all means to return to the circuit, but his physique sent him clear signals. Federer played the last match of his career alongside his arch-rival Rafael Nadal at the Laver Cup, the exhibition he founded in 2017.
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4 days ago

'Roger Federer never had a wrinkle on his shirt', says ATP star

Roger Federer's career came to an end at this year's Laver Cup. The 41-year-old played his last match with Rafael Nadal at the O2 Arena in London. The 20-time Grand Slam champion hoped to give himself one last round in 2023, but his right knee did not allow it.
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5 days ago

'Carlos Alcaraz showed great mental strength', says former star

The 2022 season has officially closed on the men's senior circuit. Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz took the top two places in the world rankings at the end of the year. The ATP tour has established the first nomination lists to award the tennis players who have most distinguished themselves in the last year.
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5 days ago

'Roger Federer said many years ago that...', says ATP ace

Roger Federer claimed his only junior title at Wimbledon in 1998. The 19-year-old defeated four opponents to meet in the quarterfinals in 2001. Federer defeated seven-time Wimbledon champion Pete Sampras in the fourth round. The youngster battled a groin injury and took painkillers to play games. Roger spoke of his difficulties at the All England Club in 1999 and 2000.
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5 days ago

'That's what Roger Federer has been doing so well for...', says ATP star

Rafael Nadal and Casper Ruud are in Colombia to play exhibitions in the lower part of the American continent. The South American tour continues after the Argentine stop in Argentina and Chile. Nadal thanked the fans for their love in Bogotá and said he hopes to return to Roger Federer one day.
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5 days ago

Holger Rune beats Novak Djokovic and writes history books

Holger Rune won five consecutive top-10 victories at the Paris Masters. The 19-year-old became the first player to achieve that at a single ATP tournament. Rune defeated world no. 10 Hubert Hurkacz 7-5, 6-1 in the second round to reach the last 16. The Dane beat Felix Auger-Aliassime in the semi-final to win the title clash against Novak Djokovic. Rune defended ten out of 12 break points, including six in the last game.
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5 days ago

'Carlos Alcaraz serves better than...', says former ATP ace

Carlos Alcaraz won the US Open and became the youngest number 1 in the history of men's tennis. Juan Carlos Ferrero's protégé also has two Masters 1000 titles and two ATP 500 titles. Nicolas Lapentti said that Rafael Nadal at 19 was not as strong as Alcarz.
#CarlosAlcaraz #ATP #USOpen #Masters1000 #News #Sports #Tennis

6 days ago