Exclusive: Daniil Medvedev hoping to follow Carlos Alcaraz's example in bounceback season ahead of Australian Open - Eurosport

Daniil Medvedev made the Australian Open final in early 2022 and reached world No. 1 for the first time. But he wasn't able to stay at the top of the rankings, only winning two titles across the season and finishing at No. 7 after a group-stage exit at the Nitto ATP Finals. The Russian believes he is capable of challenging for major honours again. He says Carlos Alcaraz set an example he could follow when he won the US Open in 2021.
#DaniilMedvedev #AustralianOpen #NittoATPFinals #News #Sports #Tennis

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"I just wanted to kill myself" - When Jennifer Capriati opened up on her mental health struggles as a teenager

Jennifer Capriati broke out as a 13-year-old in 1990 and became the youngest-ever player to reach the top 10 of the WTA rankings at the age of 14. By 1993, she had reached three Grand Slam semifinals and won Olympic gold in Barcelona. However, after a disappointing defeat to Georgia's Leila Meskhi in the first round of the 1993 US Open, she struggled with her mental health. The American had a tough time in the late 1990s but saw a resurgence in the early 2000s.
#JenniferCapriati #GrandSlam #Olympic #Barcelona #News #Health #MentalHealth

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'Rafael Nadal's abnegation marked me', says former star

Rafael Nadal won the Australian Open at the age of 16 in 2003. The Spaniard reached four Challenger finals by the end of March. The 16-year-old reached the third round of the US Open as one of the youngest players ever. Nadal defeated compatriot Fernando Vicente in the first round to earn his first victory in New York.
#RafaelNadal #AustralianOpen #Spania #NewYork #News #Sports #Tennis

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.
#CarlosAlcaraz #ATP #Spaniard #Major #NewYork #News #Sports #Tennis

3 days ago

What connects Holger Rune and Stan Wawrinka against Novak Djokovic?

Novak Djokovic won the opening set in 41 hard-court ATP finals between 2007 and 2016, winning all of them. The Serb has won 55 titles on the hard court, losing only two finals. Novak's first loss came at the US Open against Stan Wawrinka at the end of the year. Holger Rune beat Novak 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 in the Paris Masters final.
#HolgerRune #Serb #USOpen #News #Sports #Tennis

3 days ago

Venus Williams addresses her tennis future

Venus Williams has hinted she will return in 2023 as she admits she would like to play again. The 42-year-old was out of singles action for a year before returning to action in August. Williams last played at the US Open, where she lost to Alison van Uytvanck.
#VenusWilliams #USOpen #News #Sports #Tennis

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Nadal news: Rafael Nadal's adorable interaction with child mascot in Mexico during Latin American exhibition tour

Rafael Nadal and Casper Ruud have engaged in five matches in Latin America. The Spaniard won the tour's final match 7-6 (8-7) 6-4 at Plaza de Toros Mexico. The event also featured a mixed doubles match featuring former US Open finalist Leylah Fernandez and American Jack Sock against Mexican duo Santiago Gonzalez and Renata Zarazua.
#Nadal #LatinAmerican #Spaniard #Mexico #News #Sports #Tennis

5 days ago

Iga Swiatek's coach praises No

Iga Swiatek won the French Open and US Open this year and reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open. The 21-year-old became world No. 1 in April after Ashleigh Barty retired at the start of the season. Her coach Tomasz Wiktorowski has praised her for how quickly she has improved over the course of the year.
#IgaSwiatek #Eurosport #GrandSlam #FrenchOpen #News #Sports #Tennis

5 days ago

'Carlos Alcaraz has got everything', says former Top 10

Carlos Alcaraz won the US Open in 2022, becoming the youngest ever number one number one. The Murcia-based tennis player is considered to be the most promising NextGen. Many attribute this rapid growth to the fact that Novak Djokovic missed several tournaments, including the U.S. Open.
#CarlosAlcaraz #USOpen #Murcia #News #Sports #Tennis

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

Tennis news: "I find it bizarre" -  Danny Murphy questions Emma Raducanu being bestowed with MBE honor

Emma Raducanu became an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) by King Charles III on Tuesday. The 2021 US Open champion received the honor in an investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle. Former Liverpool player Danny Murphy said that he found it bizarre that a sportsperson gets the medal for doing their job.
#EmmaRaducanu #Liverpool #USOpen #WindsorCastle #News #Sports #Tennis

6 days ago

Serena Williams: 'I really don't do anything for me'

23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams says growing up in Compton gave her the ability to adapt to almost any playing condition during her career. Compton, a notorious Los Angeles neighborhood, is known for violence and gang activity. Williams, 41, ended her amazing career after the US Open.
#SerenaWilliams #GrandSlam #USOpen #Compton #News #Sports #Tennis

6 days ago

Emma Raducanu grateful for chance to turn to Andy Murray for advice

Emma Raducanu says she is grateful to be able to turn to Andy Murray for advice. The British No 1 shot to stardom with a stellar run to reach Wimbledon last year. She became the first ever qualifier to win a Grand Slam when she clinched a famous US Open title.
#EmmaRaducanu #TennisNews #British #Wimbledon #News #Sports #Tennis

6 days ago

Tennis news: "Behind closed doors, life is different" - Serena Williams opens up on her life away from the spotlight

Serena Williams revealed that she was 'evolving' away from her illustrious career post the 2022 US Open in New York. The former World No. 1 revealed that it got lonely for her when she was dominating the sport. The 23-time Grand Slam champion also claimed that her life was different behind closed doors.
#SerenaWilliams #USOpen #World #NewYork #News #Sports #Tennis

1 weeks ago

Serena Williams' life post-retirement took roots from father Richard's advice of having backup plan if "tennis didn't work out"

Serena Williams drew wisdom from the words of her father as she built her career: 'Have a backup plan in case tennis didn't work out' The 23-time Grand Slam champion retired from tennis after the US Open last September. She has her clothing and jewelry line as well as a venture capital firm, Serena Ventures, that invests in companies that embrace diverse leadership.
#SerenaWilliams #SerenaVentures #GrandSlam #USOpen #News #Sports #Tennis

1 weeks ago

Emma Raducanu answers if there was any special treatment for her after 2021 US Open

Emma Raducanu became the first qualifier ever to win a Grand Slam title. The 20-year-old became one of the most popular and beloved British athletes among kids. After the US Open, she was struggling to get a court at her local club. She is 'proud' of the impact she has had on British kids.
#EmmaRaducanu #GrandSlam #British #News #Sports #Tennis

1 weeks ago

Serena Williams' husband fan of Arnold Schwarzenegger: "Sorry it took me so long!"

Serena Williams lost in three sets to Ajla Tomljanovic in the third round of the US Open. The 23-time Grand Slam champion threw a 5-3 lead to the winds and saw her opponent close at 5-7. In the decisive set, however, the North American player collapsed and collected only one game.
#SerenaWilliams #USOpen #GrandSlam #News #Sports #Tennis

1 weeks ago

Britain’s Emma Raducanu receives MBE honor from King Charles III for tennis achievements - India Today

Emma Raducanu was made an MBE – Member of the Order of the British Empire – for her achievements in tennis. She won the US Open back in 2021 at the age of 18 and became only the second female player from Britain to win a major. The 20-year-old was bestowed with the honour by King Charles III at Windsor Castle.
#EmmaRaducanu #IndiaToday #USOpen #Britain #News #Sports #Tennis

1 weeks ago

"I've done pretty well compared to most teenagers" – Emma Raducanu gets candid about life and career as she covers Grazia

Emma Raducanu is the latest cover star for Grazia UK. The 20-year-old British tennis player won the US Open in 2021. The rising star revealed that she struggled to get a court for tennis practice sessions after the historic victory. She also revealed that Andy Murray’s advice held a lot of significance and she had always looked up to him.
#EmmaRaducanu #GraziaUK #British #USOpen #News #Sports #Tennis

1 weeks 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.
#CarlosAlcaraz #Slam #USOpen #News #Sports #Tennis

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