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Federer has mixed feelings about Miami Open venue

Washington: Swiss tennis player Roger Federer, who has played four Miami Open finals and won three, all on the old Crandon Park courts in Key Biscayne, said that he has “mixed feelings” with this year’s move to the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. For the first time in 31 years, the tournament has another venue


Djokovic singles out his 2019 Australian Open triumph

Melbourne: Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic on Sunday recognized the stellar performance he needed to put in to defeat Spaniard Rafael Nadal for his record seventh Australian Open title. Despite having won 14 other Grand Slam titles, including three consecutive trophies by defeating Nadal in the final of the 2011 Wimbledon, the 2011 US Open and

Stefanos Tsitsipas

Tsitsipas stuns champion Federer to enter quaters

Melbourne: Greece’s promising tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas on Sunday secured a seat in the Australian Open quarterfinals, having upset the two-time defending champion Roger Federer of Switzerland 6-7(11-13), 7-6(7-3), 7-5, 7-6(7-5). With the defeat, Federer, who won the most recent two editions of the Australian Open and six times overall, is expected to fall to the

Federer cruises into Round of 16 at Australian Open

Melbourne: Swiss tennis star Roger Federer (3) defeated American Taylor Fritz by a comfortable 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 scoreline in less than an hour and a half in the third round men’s singles match at the Australian Open here on Friday. The early stages of the match seemed to predict a comfortable course for the reigning champion

Sharapova defeats defending Australian Open champion Wozniacki

Melbourne: Russia’s Maria Sharapova defeated defending Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 here on Friday. The 30th-seeded 2008 Australian Open champion recorded her first win against Denmark’s Wozniacki (seeded third) in a grand slam, as Sharapova was defeated by the Dane at the 2010 and 2014 US Opens, reports Efe. “I knew I was

Sydney, Brisbane to host inaugural edition of ATP Cup team event

Melbourne: The Australian cities of Sydney and Brisbane as well a third still-to-be-confirmed capital city will jointly host the inaugural edition of the ATP Cup men’s team event in January 2020, Tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley announced on Monday. “With more than 100 players from 24 nations vying for 22 million in prize money and 750