Maria Sharapova retires from Tennis

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Five-Times Grand slam champion has announced her retirement. "Tennis--I'm saying goodbye,"she wrote in an essay that appeared Wednesday in Vouge and Vanity Fair. The 32-year-old Russian enjoyed a glittering career that saw her complete a career Grand Slam, win 36 WTA titles, and spend 21 weeks as WTA World No.1. The 32-year-old

The Merry Old Land of Woz

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Great Dane Caroline Wozniacki, the Danish superstar from Odense, announced herself on the professional scene in 2005, just two years after her junior career started. Her first Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tour event was the Western and Southern Financial Group Women's Open in Cincinnati where she lost in the first round

The pros and cons of the new Davis Cup format

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Ushering in an element of team spirit to an individual sport like tennis is a welcome concept, but still it has not been totally embraced by the players wielding the rackets, recently, at least. The Davis Cup, the most famous team event, has in fact, been more of a nuisance for

Is This a Case of “Bjorn Again”?

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Older fans at tennis matches have recently been nudging each other and asking whether time travel has been invented. There, on the court, they have seen an intriguingly familiar figure. Tall, broad-shouldered and with long blond hair, whispers of “Doesn’t he look like, you know, him!” have been circulating through

Wimbledon 2019 Preview

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It is time for the biggest tennis tournament! Wimbledon 2019 is just around the corner and we are going to witness all the greatest players battle to win this important trophy. Some of the fans are not aware that Wimbledon is the only Grand Slam event played on a grass

What now for Nadal?

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On October 31st 2018 the world number one Rafael Nadal had to withdraw from another APT tournament due to injury. This has been a recurring theme since 2005 but something that has happened more frequently as the years have gone by. Nadal withdraw from the Paris Masters last week before His

Andy Murray withdraws from Wimbledon

Andy Murray pulls out of Wimbledon

Andy Murray has pulled out of Wimbledon on the eve of the tournament as he's still recovering from hip surgery. Andy Murray was always in a race against time as he aimed to be fit in time to be able to compete at Wimbledon, the two-time champion made his long-awaited return