"1st time I believed I could win Slams on hardcourts" - Iga Swiatek on how reaching Australian Open 2022 SF helped her

World No. 1 Iga Swiatek won eight titles this year, including Grand Slam titles at Roland Garros and US Open. The Pole won 47 matches on hardcourt this year and lost seven times. The 21-year-old is looking forward to the first Grand Slam of the year in 2023.
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'I like Novak Djokovic's focus on wellness and longevity', says expert

Novak Djokovic is allowed to return to Australia next month. The former world number 1 will play in Adelaide before the Australian Open. Kim Clijsters is intrigued by the Serb's focus on health and fitness. Paul McNamee says Djokovich has given up two Slams this year due to anti-Covid vaccine.
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2 days ago

'Carlos Alcaraz doesn't have to be considered...', says former ace

Carlos Alcaraz won his first Slam at the US Open in 2022. The 19-year-old Spaniard became the youngest number 1 in the history of men's tennis. Mats Wilander has said that Carlos shouldn't be compared to Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic.
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1 weeks ago

'Novak Djokovic's still this guy that has kept himself in...', says analyst

Novak Djokovic ended his 2022 with a bang, winning the ATP Finals for the sixth time and equaling Roger Federer's record. The 35-year-old turned his year around by triumphing at Wimbledon for the fourth consecutive time. The Serbian reached 21 Slams, just one trophy short of Rafael Nadal's record, but will try to catch up as early as the Australian Open 2023.
#NovakDjokovic #ATPFinals #Serbian #News #Sports #Tennis

1 weeks ago

'I’d take Rafael Nadal's two Slams over...', says former ATP star

Rafael Nadal was forced to end his 2022 season prematurely with an abdominal tear. The injury sustained at the Paris-Bercy Masters 1000 turned out to be more serious than expected. Spain will have Pablo Carreño Busta and Roberto Bautista Agut in singles.
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2 weeks ago

Greg Rusedski reveals Novak Djokovic's ultimate goal

Greg Rusedski believes Novak Djokovic is targeting to set a new record for most Grand Slam singles titles in tennis history. In men's tennis, Rafael Nadal holds the record with 22 Grand Slams. In women's tennis history, Margaret Court owns the all-time record with 24 Slams, while Serena Williams is second with 23 Majors.
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2 weeks ago

"I’d take Rafael Nadal's two Slams over anyone else’s year" - Andy Roddick clashes with a fan over who was the best player of 2022

Rafael Nadal won two Grand Slam titles this year. The Spaniard returned to the court after a six-month layoff due to a chronic foot injury. The 36-year-old went on to win a record 14th French Open title. He also bagged ATP 250 and 500 titles in Melbourne and Acapulco (Mexico)
#RafaelNadal #GrandSlam #FrenchOpen #Melbourne #News #Sports #Tennis

2 weeks ago

Djokovic news: "Don't think he wants the men’s record, he wants the all-time record" - Greg Rusedski believes Novak Djokovic is chasing Margaret Court in Slam race, not just Rafael Nadal

Novak Djokovic won his 21st Grand Slam at Wimbledon this year, taking him one behind Rafael Nadal's tally. The all-time leader in Grand Slams is currently Margaret Court, who owns 24 Majors, followed by Serena Williams, who has 23. Former US Open runner-up Greg Rusedski believes the Serbian is eyeing Court's record. He also predicted Nadal to win the French Open and the US Open next year.
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2 weeks ago

"The real question is, how long is he gonna play Rafa?" - Patrick Mouratoglou on why Novak Djokovic can win up to 10 Grand Slams in the next 3-4 years

Patrick Mouratoglou said Novak Djokovic could win up to 10 Grand Slams by the time he retires. The French tennis coach said Djokovi could play in three of four more years. He also questioned how long Nadal would be able to swing his racquet and win Slams to increase his tally.
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2 weeks ago

Rafael Nadal happy to have Novak Djokovic back at Australian Open: "Novak will be able to play again, that's the best news possible"

Rafael Nadal has expressed his delight at having Novak Djokovic cleared for the Australian Open in 2023. The World No. 8 was denied a chance to compete in his most successful Slam due to his unvaccinated status. The Australian government has since overturned its requirements for mandatory vaccinations from visitors. Nadal will be part of the United Cup, a mixed-team event that will be played across Australia from December 29 to January 8.
#RafaelNadal #AustralianOpen #World #Australia #News #Sports #Tennis

3 weeks ago

"Nadal and Djokovic at the top for another two seasons," said Pioline

Cedric Pioline believes Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will remain at the highest levels for another two seasons. The next few years are going to be very exciting for the next generation of players. Nadal won the Australian Open and Roland Garros, stretching over Roger Federer in the all-time ranking of Slams.
#Nadal #AustralianOpen #RolandGarros #News #Sports #Tennis

3 weeks ago

"What a remarkable achievement, given how few opportunities he had to garner points"- Journalist Steve Flink on Novak Djokovic's performance in the 2022 season

Novak Djokovic won the most grand Slam titles in tennis history in 2022. He was unable to compete in australia and new york, but the opportunity was missed. The 21-time grand slam champion said: "it would be a perfect ending to the season. The cherry on the cake, for sure, but it’s a long week"
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4 weeks ago

"Showed them that he was the best at Wimbledon, so they stopped him from going to New York" - Novak Djokovic's father Srdjan on his son missing 2022 US Open

Srdjan Djokovic was deported from australia and handed a three-year visa ban. The 21-time grand slam winner hasn't had the best start to his 2022 season. He was given the green light to play in the year's first grand Slam.
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4 weeks ago

Iga Swiatek reacts to Simona Halep doping news

Iga Swiatek says it was confusing to hear Simona Halep failed a doping test. The world no 1 has reached nine finals this year and won two grand Slam titles. She is preparing for the WTA finals.
#IgaSwiatek #Slam #WTA #News #Sports #Tennis

1 months ago

Novak Djokovic: 'It is always a big wish'

Novak Djokovic is the overwhelming favorite to win the 2022 Paris Masters. Sports betting expert Pamela Maldonado has picked Djokovich as the overwhelming winner of the Paris Masters in 2022. The Serbian has won four consecutive titles at Wimbledon, the seventh time in a row. The 'Djoker' has equaled his idol Pete Sampras at 21 Slams.
#NovakDjokovic #ParisMasters #Serbian #News #Sports #Tennis

1 months ago

Rafael Nadal takes break from Paris Masters, flies back to Spain to serve as groomsman in friend's wedding

The 23-time grand Slam champion flew back to Spain to be a groomsman for his friend Tomeu who is getting married today. He will soon return to the tournament to continue preparations for the 2022 Paris Masters.
#RafaelNadal #Slam #ParisMasters #Spain #News #Sports #Tennis

1 months ago

'Novak Djokovic is putting himself in the shoes of...', says ATP ace

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal shared the first three Slams of the season. The former world no.1 had to miss the Australian Open and the US Open due to his vaccination status. He also won the tournament for the seventh time in his career.
#NovakDjokovic #ATP #Slam #AustralianOpen #News #Sports #Tennis

1 months ago

Carlos Alcaraz makes one thing clear regarding his newfound fame

Alcaraz, 19, is already a grand Slam champion and the youngest no 1 in tennis history. He says he still has the same family, the same friends and the same team. The 19-year-old believes he can further improve his game.
#CarlosAlcaraz #Slam #News #Sports #Tennis

1 months ago

'Novak Djokovic will have the largest number of...', says former ace

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal shared the first three Slams of the season. The serb had to skip the Australian Open and the US Open due to his vaccination status. A tear in his abs affected his performance at the laver cup.
#NovakDjokovic #Slam #AustralianOpen #News #Sports #Tennis

1 months ago

WTA Finals: Evert and Navratilova to hand over trophies; Groups named after American greats Nancy Richey, Rosie Casals, Pam Shriver and Tracy Austin

The groups at the event have been named after american greats Nancy Richey, Rosie Casals, Pam Shriver and Tracy Austin. Navratilova has won a staggering 31 women's doubles titles — including at least seven at all four grand Slams.
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1 months ago

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