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Kyrgios sends volley at Wilander over Murray comments

Swede Wilander’s comments came after three-time Grand Slam champion Murray’s first-round defeat by Stan Wawrinka at the French Open on Sunday in which he won only six games.
FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Australian Open - Fourth Round - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - January 27, 2020. Australia's Nick Kyrgios reacts during his match against Spain's Rafael Nadal. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Australian Open - Fourth Round - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - January 27, 2020. Australia's Nick Kyrgios reacts during his match against Spain's Rafael Nadal. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 28, 2020 10:08 PM IST
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Wimbledon Final: All the work’s done, says Roger Federer ahead of clash against Novak Djokovic

With eight Wimbledon titles in his locker, Federer has every right to be confident. But Djokovic is himself a four-times champion, and can equal the great Bjorn Borg with victory for a fifth crown.
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.(AFP)
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 14, 2019 02:32 PM IST
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Wimbledon is Roger Federer’s best chance to win 21st slam, says Mats Wilander

Federer, a 20-times Grand Slam champion and the world number three, won the last of his eight Wimbledon titles in 2017 and is seeded second this year behind top-ranked Novak Djokovic.
Switzerland's Roger Federer during practice.(REUTERS)
Switzerland's Roger Federer during practice.(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 30, 2019 07:23 PM IST
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‘Cactus’ Djokovic eyes 13th Roland Garros quarter-final

Top seed Novak Djokovic bids to reach the Roland Garros quarter-finals for the 13th time on Monday while 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova looks to capitalise on a star-stripped women’s draw to make the last-eight.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts after winning his third round match against Italy's Salvatore Caruso(REUTERS)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts after winning his third round match against Italy's Salvatore Caruso(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 03, 2019 12:25 PM IST
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French Open: Reigning champion Simona Halep shrugs off expectations

Simona Halep enters Roland Garros as favourite for the title given the contrasting form of some of the top names, including Japan’s world number one Naomi Osaka, but her own claycourt preparation has not been spectacular either.
Romania's Simona Halep returns the ball to Netherlands' Kiki Bertens during their WTA Madrid Open final.(AFP)
Romania's Simona Halep returns the ball to Netherlands' Kiki Bertens during their WTA Madrid Open final.(AFP)
Updated on May 20, 2019 06:37 PM IST
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Plenty of elan, but only one style suits French Open tennis grand slam

The classical styles of tennis would be unlikely to reap rewards in today’s power-trumps-all era of Roland Garros, where technological equipment advancements and bigger, stronger athletes have arguably wiped much of the artistry out of the arena.
View of a Roland Garros 2018 ball on a court in Paris on May 24, 2018, ahead of The Roland Garros 2018 French Open tennis tournament.(AFP)
View of a Roland Garros 2018 ball on a court in Paris on May 24, 2018, ahead of The Roland Garros 2018 French Open tennis tournament.(AFP)
Updated on May 25, 2018 05:39 PM IST
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Resurgent Novak Djokovic ready for fresh start, says Mats Wilander

Novak Djokovic will be seeded down at around 20 for the French Open but there will be a few players anxiously eyeing the drawsheet hoping the 2016 champion is not in their vicinity.
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic will eye a fresh start at the 2018 French Open.(Reuters)
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic will eye a fresh start at the 2018 French Open.(Reuters)
Updated on May 24, 2018 06:56 PM IST
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