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Tennis

‘I will not be relaxing’ says Serena Williams after playing her final match before expected retirement

September 14, 2022  

  Asked if she planned a retirement U-turn like legendary NFL quarterback Tom Brady, Serena Williams said the seven-time Super Bowl winner had “started an amazing trend”; Williams pla... Read More

The postponements and changes which will take place to scheduled sport due to Queen Elizabeth II’s death

September 12, 2022  

While football paused over the weekend as a mark of respect following the death of The Queen, other sporting events continued and paid their own tributes; EFL programme is set to recommence on Tuesday... Read More

Ryan Peniston into second round but Katie Swan beaten

June 28, 2022  

Britain’s Ryan Peniston made a superb start to his Wimbledon debut as he overcame Swiss player Henri Laaksonen in straight sets in the first round. The in-form 26-year-old wildcard, ranked 135th... Read More

Daniil Medvedev – World’s number one

June 13, 2022  

Russia’s Daniil Medvedev has replaced Novak Djokovic at the top of the world rankings, two weeks before a Wimbledon at which he will not be allowed to play. Wimbledon has been stripped of its ra... Read More

Karolina Pliskova loses in second round to Leolia Jeanjean at Roland Garros

May 26, 2022  

Eighth seed Karolina Pliskova suffered a shock exit in the second round of the French Open, losing to world number 227 Leolia Jeanjean of France. Jeanjean, 26, is competing as a wildcard at Roland Gar... Read More

Novak Djokovic wins his first title of the year and sixth in Rome

May 16, 2022  

World number one Novak Djokovic boosted his preparations for next week’s French Open by winning his first title of the year at the Italian Open in Rome. Djokovic beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-0 7-6 ... Read More

The first African player to win a WTA 1000 event.

May 9, 2022  

Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur recovered from a mid-match struggle at the Madrid Open to become the first African player to win a WTA 1000 event. The 27-year-old, the world number 10, trailed 4-1 early on... Read More

A call to quit

March 23, 2022  

The Australian made the announcement on social media on Wednesday, saying she was leaving to “chase other dreams”. She said she was “absolutely spent” and “physically I h... Read More

Nadal feels lucky to be part of dominant ‘Big Three’

February 1, 2022  

Rafa Nadal said he was lucky to be part of an era of tennis that included Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic after the Spaniard won a men’s record 21st Grand Slam title at the Australian Open to m... Read More

Tennis: Euphoric Spain celebrates Nadal’s record triumph

January 31, 2022  

Spain united on Monday in celebration of Rafa Nadal’s epic comeback to beat Daniil Medvedev in the Australian Open final and secure a record 21st Grand Slam title. The 35-year-old Spaniard achie... Read More

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