Naomi Osaka: 'Je ne lirai pas le livre de Sascha Bajin'

Naomi” osaka> former coach Sascha Bajin wrote a book in Japanese recalling his co-operation with the two-time Grand Slam winner. They did not end in good terms and Osaka, asked by a journalist if she will read the book, said: “Man, you’re shady. I haven’t read it. Don’t plan on reading it.” On her performance… Read More »

Laslo Djere: Je dois améliorer mon jeu sur terrain dur

Serbian tennis star Laslo Djere admits he isn’t satisfied with the way he performs on hard as he is eager to improve his game on that particular surface. Djere, ranked at No. 37 in the world, has had a disappointing US summer hard-court campaign so far, having lost his openers at the Masters 1000 events… Read More »

J'ai toujours voulu rencontrer Roger Federer, dit Andrey Rublev

Andrey Rublev defeated Stan Wawrinka in a straight-set match, 6-4 6-4, in Cincinnati, to reach the third round and book a clash against Roger” federer>. The Russian player is satisfied with his improvements after suffering, like in the previous seasons, some injuries. “I’m just trying to work every day, trying to do my best every… Read More »

Truc incroyable tiré par Frances Tiafoe

On his origins, Frances Tiafoe said: “I started playing tennis originally for my family, but I’m in a better place now. It’s all about those young guys, especially love for more black people to play tennis. That’s the goal. Obviously Serena and Venus did a great job of that. James in his time. Obviously you… Read More »

Sam Groth: Thanasi Kokkinakis mérite l'US Open joker

Former Australian tennis player Sam Groth believes that fellow compatriot Thanasi Kokkinakis has deserved to receive an US” open> wildcard as he has proved capable of competing against and beating the top guys. On Wednesday, Tennis Australia handed an US Open wildcard to former world No. 69 Kokkinakis — who has plummeted to No. 212… Read More »

Roger Federer et Djokovic sont comme Hamilton et Bottas, dit Hanniken

Mika Hanniken compared the rivalry between Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottad in Formula 1 to the one featuring Roger” federer> and Novak Djokovic. The Serbian player leads the head to head meetings 26-22 after prevailing in a five-set Wimbledon final. Hanniken said: “It was impossible for Valtteri Bottas to be able to ride better at… Read More »

Medvedev: 'Rafael Nadal allait de mieux en mieux à Montreal'

In a press conference in Cincinnati Daniil” medvedev> looked back to his 6-3 6-0 loss to Rafael Nadal in the Montreal final. The Russian player said: “He played great. I started good, started good. Had breakpoint in the first game. And even talking about first set, I only lost with one break, which is close.… Read More »

Djokovic offre une superbe défense contre Querrey

Analyzing his win over Sam Querrey in Cincinnati, Novak Djokovic said: “I had the nervous start, because, I mean, I didn’t play a match for four weeks, I think. So it took me a little bit of time to really adjust, to also hit big serve that was coming sometimes more than 135 miles an… Read More »

Roger Federer: 'Je n'aime pas parler mal de notre sport'

Roger” federer> is back in the Player Council to help tennis head in the right direction. The Swiss player believes the game is in a good state regardless of the many controversies going on. “We like to battle a little bit within our sport instead of maybe opening the horizon a little bit and the… Read More »

Novak Djokovic explique pourquoi il a eu un départ lent contre Sam Querrey

Novak” djokovic> defeated Sam Querrey in straight sets, 7-5 6-1. The Serbian player only struggled in the first set. Explaining the reasons behind it, the Belgrade native said: “To be honest, it wasn’t the fact that I’m the reigning champion, it wasn’t affecting so much neither positively or negatively, or didn’t feel any added pressure… Read More »

Maria Sharapova partage ce qu'elle a le plus manqué en compétition

Last week in Toronto, at the Rogers Cup, Maria” sharapova> was satisfied with her performance during her three-set loss to Anett Kontaveit. Sharing the reasons behind it, following her first-round win in Cincinnati over Alison Riske, the Russian said: “I don’t know if I was positive because I lost the match, but I felt like,… Read More »

Simona Halep risque de manquer Cincinnati à cause d'un pied blessure

Wimbledon champion Simona Halep underwent foot treatment for the injury that made her retire in the Toronto quarterfinals just a couple of days before her Cincinnati first match. Simona accused Achilles heel discomfort along with lower left leg ‘pain’ in her Toronto run that saw her stop in the quarterfinals. There, she lost the first… Read More »

Serena et Venus Williams ont inspiré les Noirs à jouer tennis – Tiafoe

Frances Tiafoe appreciates spending time with kids holding clinics with them, signing autographs and taking photos. The American player said: “I love young guys coming up to me, autographs and things like that, embracing me, screaming “Big Foe” all the time, I think it’s pretty cool. I started playing tennis originally for my family, but… Read More »

Roger Federer fait une superbe demi-volée à deux mains

Roger Federer defeated Juan Ignacio Londero in straight sets, 6-3 6-4, to open his run in Cincinnati on a winning note. The Swiss player hit some great winners like this amazing two-handed half volley winner. Londero tried to give it back but he could not as Federer was basically perfect coming to the net. Federer… Read More »

Bilan de Serena Williams: sera-t-il heureux? fin?

Of the last three Slam finals lost by Serena” williams>, who at Wimbledon 2019 against Simona Halep was the most important and great chance lost. First of all, because she had almost always beaten her rival. Second; Serena plays her best tennis on grass, while Simona has never played well on this surface. Third; during… Read More »

Sloane Stephens: Les médias sociaux, c'est ma vie professionnelle

Sloane” stephens> is very active when it comes to managing her social media channels. The American player said: “I just blocked somebody this morning. People are people, and everyone’s human and the human side of this sport means that people can be attacked. People can say whatever they want with no accountability. That’s pretty tough,… Read More »

Andy Murray aspire à un équilibre délicat du tennis avec reviens

After deep thought, Andy Murray decided to play singles again since nearly eight months ago when he hobbled off the court at Melbourne with severe hip pain. Speeding up time, he tried his first singles match with France’s Richard Gasquet at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati. Gasquet who has conquered many illnesses and… Read More »

Federer vs Londero Match Point

Roger that! 👍 7-time champion @rogerfederer” speeds past juan ignacio londero in minutes to book his spot round at tennis tv> Roger Federer said: “Conditions are fast. We barely had any rallies in the first set. It was just bang-bang tennis. And like you said, he had a good forehand. He hides is well with… Read More »

ATP Cincinnati: Roger Federer suit Novak Djokovic après triomphe rapide

In the first encounter after that memorable Wimbledon final, the seven-time Cincinnati champion Roger Federer took down Juan Ignacio Londero 6-3, 6-4 in an hour for the 47th victory at this tournament. It was a rock-solid performance from the Swiss outside a few loose backhands, serving well and dropping 11 points behind the initial shot… Read More »

La crise de Naomi Osaka aura-t-elle une fin difficile? tribunaux?

Will Naomi Osaka’s crisis have an end on the hard-courts? The Japanese player is going through a difficult time, which has lasted since after her victory at the Australian Open. The American hard court and the indoor season after that could be the cure for this negative moment, which has now lasted for six months.… Read More »

Daniil Medvedev prévoit de battre Federer, Djokovic, Nadal

Daniil Medvedev feels confident ahead of his next matches against Roger” federer>, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in the future. The Russian player believes the gap between him and the older guys is not as big as it was in the past. “I think I gained experience by playing these matches. Novak, for example, I… Read More »

Stefanos Tsitsipas: 'Nick Kyrgios est sarcastique à 95% du temps'

How did the idea for Nick” kyrgios> and Stefanos Tsitsipas to play doubles together come up? The Greek player revealed it in an interview in Cincinnati. Tsitsipas and Kyrgios partnered up in Washington and now they will repeat it in Cincinnati. “He asked by saying he wanted to play the ATP Cup for Greece”, said… Read More »

Dominic Thiem incertain de jouer à Cincinnati

Dominic” thiem> is unsure about whether playing in Cincinnati. The Austrian player has been dealing with a cold since last week in Montreal and he is not at his best yet. Thiem had a short training session on Monday and he will decide on Tuesday if he will start his campaign. His opponent would be… Read More »

Roger Federer: "J'ai été à moitié cassé de Wimbledon"

In an interview to Tennis Channel, Roger” federer> commented on how his post-Wimbledon run time has been like. The Swiss player said: “I slept in a caravan the day after my Wimbledon final. It was a tough first few steps down the ladder from the bed. And it was a bad night’s sleep. But the… Read More »

Le champion de 2015, Kevin Anderson, adopte un wildcard Winston-Salem Open

World No. 14 Kevin Anderson has accepted a wildcard into the Winston-Salem” open>, the tournament announced. After a two-year absence, the 33-year-old is set to return to Winston-Salem and make his fifth appearance at the tournament. The top-ranked South-African made a splash at the Winston-Salem event in 2015 after beating France’s Pierre-Hugues Herbert in the… Read More »

Kyrgios vs Sonego rallye passionnant

Amazing lob tweener by Nick Kyrgios against Lorenzo Sonego. The Italian player still won this rally and got excited, as you can see by the video. Kyrgios really enjoyed himself on Monday night in Cincinnati and he admitted that he really got thrilled playing such an entertaining tennis. Kyrgios knows how to go far in… Read More »

Rafael Nadal explique comment il tente d'éviter des blessures

Rafael” nadal> commented on how his schedule has evolved over the years. The Spaniard used to commit to ATP 500 events like Basel, Beijing or Queen’s. Now he rarely plays back-to-back events and he gives priority to his clay-court season and Masters 1000s in general. “I am not playing that much any more, no? I… Read More »

Roger Federer n'a pas de faiblesse, dit Shapovalov

Denis Shapovalov praised Roger” federer>. In an interview, the Canadian player, who faced the Swiss for the first time earlier this year in Miami losing in straight sets, said: “He’s got every shot mastered. When he needs a shot, he’s going to go for it and he’s going to make it. I don’t think he… Read More »

La championne torontoise Bianca Andreescu se retire de Cincinnati

The 19-year=old Bianca Andreescu has been one of the players of the season so far despite playing only eight tournaments, entering the top-15 after another marvelous week at home in Toronto. Playing only one match after Miami, Bianca made the best possible return in front of the home fans, battling past Eugenie Bouchard, Daria Kasatkina,… Read More »

Nick Kyrgios frappe une volée incroyable à Cincinnati

Nick Kyrgios said: “Obviously a win feels good all the time. I knew it was going to be tough. I was just talking about it. I feel like when guys play me they go out there and try and play their best level. They try and keep things on their racquet and red line.”

Bianca Andreescu s'empare du titre à Toronto: Serena se retire

“I’m speechless right now…This has been a dream come true. I had many, many tough matches,” Bianca Andreescu said half smiling and happy but surprised. She was just getting her rhythm together in playing Serena Williams. But she had just led 2 to 1. The Canadian teen raised her level and went up 3 to… Read More »

Andy Murray: "Je ne jouerai pas en simple à l'US Open"

Andy” murray> lost to Richard Gasquet in a straight-set first round match, 6-4 6-4, in Cincinnati. The British player, speaking in a press conference, said: “I don’t really know what I was expecting, to be honest. I think I did okay. I think there was a lot of things I would like to have done… Read More »