Rod Laver: 'Roger Federer a résisté à l'épreuve temps'

The Australian legend Rod Laver praised Roger” federer>. Laver, who is particularly connected to the Basel native as in 2017 the Laver Cup was introduced in Prague, said: “For me, I think Roger Federer is certainly the greatest player that has come along. Roger plays his greatest tennis on the big occasions, on any surface.… Read More »

Roger Federer et Novak Djokovic parlent d'Andy Murray revenir

Speaking to reporters in Cincinnati Roger” federer> and Novak Djokovic commented on Andy Murray playing singles again. The Brit will open his run against the Frenchman Richard Gasquet. The Swiss said: “You do have a sense of how things will go before your first match. Are you crushing everybody in the practice sets or losing… Read More »

Roger Federer espère jouer jusqu'à 40 ans

In an interview to DigiSport Roger” federer> was asked about the keys of his longevity at 38 years of age. The Swiss player said: “You have to be more careful, listen to your body well, understand what it just pain and what it is an injury. The good thing is that I have been working… Read More »

WeS Open 2019: Pratique Federer Dimitrov

7-time Cincy Tennis champion Roger Federer and our 2017 champion Grigor Dimitrov began their Cincinnati stay with a friendly practice session on Center Court at the Western & Southern Open. The Basel native feels excited to be back in Ohio: “It’s peaceful, quiet and easy-going. We have enough tournaments in big cities, so it’s a… Read More »

Semaine 33: Federer, Djokovic et Murray reviendront dans Cincinnati

Now in mid-August, here we are at the traditional Western & Southern Open (From 2019 August 12th to 2019 August 18th), ATP/WTA combined appointment on the hard-courts of Cincinnat, which is a prelude to the upcoming US Open, the last seasonal Slam that will start on 2019 August 26th. Men will play the seventh ATP… Read More »

Les succès de Roger Federer et Djokovic peuvent inspirer Murray – Expert

Andy Murray’s former coach Mark Petchey believes that the Wimbledon final between Novak Djokovic and Roger” federer> will inspire the British player to be competitive at the highest level again. Petchey said: “Playing doubles compared to singles isn’t like 50% more workload, it is more like 75 to 80%. You don’t get three service games… Read More »

Classement ATP: Rafael Nadal fait pression sur Novak Djokovic

The sixth Masters 1000 tournament is behind us, with Rafael Nadal defending the title and 1000 points in Montreal to stay in touch with Novak Djokovic. The Serb is spending the 264th week at the top of the ATP ranking, needing just seven more to pass Jimmy Connors and Ivan Lendl and continue the race… Read More »

Maria Sharapova cherche quelqu'un qui puisse l'aider, dit Bychkova

The former Russian player Ekaterina Bychkova commented on Maria” sharapova> changing coach, switching from Thomas Hogstedt to the Italian Riccardo Piatti. Bychkova said: “Maria is looking for options, someone that can help her in finding motivation in order to keep playing. It’s clear that the attention increased because she has had big wins in the… Read More »

Alexander Zverev et tête-à-tête: une inquiétante statistique?

As we said earlier, Alexander Zverev is going through a very negative period, both on the court and off the courts. This period lasts at least from the German’s victory at the ATP Finals 2018. This season he has had many problems, especially in the Grand Slam tournaments. Also, there is a head-to-head statistic that… Read More »

Rafael Nadal remporte le titre Coupe Rogers

Rafael Nadal retained his Rogers Cup title winning in Montreal this year after triumphing in Toronto in 2018. Once again he won a straight-set final, not against Stefanos Tsitsipas this time but the Russian Daniil Medvedev. Nadal, who only lost a set throughout the tournament against Fabio Fognini in the quarter-finals, was satisfied with his… Read More »

Paolo Lorenzi marque un 400e match gagnant sur l'ATP Challenger Tour

Tennis – Italian veteran Paolo Lorenzi has scored his 400th match win on the ATP Challenger Tour, becoming only the second player to achieve the feat on the Challenger circuit. 37-year-old Lorenzi scored a 1-6, 7-5, 6-4 win over Sadio Doumbia to reach the semi-finals of the Internazionali di Manerbio Trofeo. The Italian, who is… Read More »

Feliciano Lopez parle de son mariage avec Sandra Gago

In an interview, the tennis player Feliciano” lopez> spoke about his upcoming wedding with his girlfriend Sandra Gago. Lopez had already celebrated his first wedding with Alba Carrillo back in July 2016. “You have to share this day with the people you love the most and it will definitely be one of the happiest days… Read More »

Pour Roger Federer, il est essentiel de jouer au tennis entraîneur

In an interview, Roger” federer> coach Severin Luthi gave some advice to the younger players. Luthi said: “Enjoying is the most important thing, it’s a big strength when you have it because playing tennis means you have many options: slices, topspin balls, hitting angles… You can enjoy the variety.” Asked how a relaxing day is… Read More »

Sauter la Coupe Rogers aidera-t-il Novak Djokovic à Cincinnati?

At the grassy grand slam of Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic played his hand right on most counts and took down his seven opponents with the utmost sets and hours on court. “It was a huge relief,” Djokovic smilingly said at the Wimbledon final press conference. After all the years of playing in his career, duelling against… Read More »

Personne ne peut être comparé à Rafael Nadal, dit Alcaraz père

Carlos Alcaraz’s father commented on his 15-year-old son being compared to Rafael” nadal> after winning his first ATP Challenger match in Murcia. Carlos Sr. believes people should not focus on it. “Rafa has been there for 15 years, I think, so people have been looking at Carlos when he was 12. They saw him playing,… Read More »

Nadal vs Medvedev – Match Point

Rafael Nadal said: “He was playing very well during the whole week. So for me, it was important in the beginning that he doesn’t take advantage, because finals are always a little bit more difficult for everyone. I’ve played a lot of these. I know beginnings can be tricky, especially against a great player like… Read More »

Toronto ou Montréal, quoi de mieux? Rafael Nadal ne peut pas choisir

The Rogers Cup is a unique tournament throughout the year as it takes one year in Toronto and one year in Montreal for both men’s and women’s events. Rafael” nadal> was asked to pick what’s the better tournament between the two. The Spaniard replied: “Don’t put me in that position (smiling). Honestly, both are great… Read More »

Serena Williams: "2018 a été une année miraculeuse pour moi"

Serena” williams> commented on how different her match in Toronto was against Naomi Osaka compared to the ones she lost to the Japanese at the Miami and US Opens last year. The American said: “I knew her game a little bit more, so that’s a little easier. And, you know, I’m just overall a little… Read More »

Rafael Nadal: 'Bautista Agut peut atteindre l'ATP Finales'

Rafael” nadal> praised Roberto Bautista Agut’s success. The 29-year-old has beaten Novak Djokovic twice this year and also reached the Wimbledon semifinals for the first time. Nadal was happy in seeing Bautista Agut getting so much success. “He’s a great player”, admitted Nadal. “He has been a great player for a very long time already.… Read More »

Eugénie Bouchard répond fermement aux critiques des fans sa

Through her official Twitter account, Eugenie” bouchard> answered the criticism coming from a fan claiming that she checks social media too much. Bouchard insisted she is totally focused and committed to tennis. “I practised until 10:00 PM tonight”, wrote Bouchard. Analyzing her loss to Bianca Andreescu in Toronto, Bouchard said: “I think it was a… Read More »

Dévoilement: les tenues de l'US Open de Rafael Nadal en 2019

Rafael” nadal> 2019 US Open outfits have been unveiled. The Spanish player will wear sleeveless shirts. A black one for the night session, along with black shoes and shorts. His apparel also has splashes of fuschia. For the day session, Nadal will wear a pink shirt and some white shorts. Nadal has won 58 matches… Read More »

Dominic Thiem sur les raisons de sa mauvaise performance vs Medvedev

Dominic” thiem> lost to Daniil Medvedev at the Rogers Cup in Montreal in a straight-set quarter-final match. The Austrian admitted he was tired from his week in Kitzbuhel. “With all the traveling and short transition, two very tough matches yesterday and two days ago, I think the battery was empty today. I was not on… Read More »

Monfils partage le moment où il a décidé de se retirer de Match de Nadal

In a press conference at the Rogers Cup, Gael Monfils shared the reasons behind his withdrawal from the semifinals match against Rafael Nadal. The Frenchman had played a two-and-a-half-hour quarter-final against Roberto Bautista Agut earlier in the afternoon. Recalling the moments following the win over the Spaniard, Monfils said: “Right after, the first question of… Read More »

Vasek Pospisil: 'Je ne suis pas seul au Conseil. Il y a aussi Djokovic '

On a column for Radio Canada, Vasek Pospisil spoke about the struggles in making tournaments increase the prize money. The Canadian player said: “ATP has no interest in changing anything. The business is too good. Fortunately, I’m not alone: there is also Novak” djokovic>. Despite the appearance of a “David against Goliath” fight, I didn’t… Read More »

Greg Rusedski parle du retour d'Andy Murray en simple prochaine semaine

Former world No. 4 Greg Rusedski is surprised to see two-time Cincinnati champion Andy” murray> making a singles comeback next week. Murray, a three-time Grand Slam champion, accepted a wildcard into the Cincinnati Masters. The former world No. 1 last played singles at the Australian Open, where he was edged out by Spain’s Roberto Bautista… Read More »

Jil Teichmann peut-il imiter Belinda Bencic?

Jil Teichmann, like her countrywoman Belinda Bencic, was born in 1997. After years in which the star of Swiss women’s tennis was (and still is) Bencic, Teichmann is making an important place in her nation’s tennis and, in the future, she could team up with Bencic, to help the nation do well in the Fed… Read More »

Roger Federer est quelque chose d'inexplicable, dit Robin Soderling

The two-time Grand Slam finalist Robin Soderling praised Roger” federer>. The Swede said he would pay the ticket to watch the Swiss: ‘He is just something unexplainable. What he still is doing in tennis is just remarkable.” Soderling commented on Rafael Nadal’s evolution over the time: “He definitely moved better a few years ago but… Read More »

La croissance constante de M. ATP 500 Nikoloz Basilashvili

The growth of Nikoloz Basilashvili continues constant, starting from 2017. The Georgian has just won his third career title, in Hamburg, on clay-courts. Curiously he won only ATP”> titles, a curious statistic, considering everything. Basilashvili is continuing to achieve brilliant results, due to technical, physical and mental improvements, which are characterizing these last three years… Read More »

Van Uytvanck et Minnen: un baiser contre l'homophobie

Alison Van Uytvanck and Greet Minnen are a couple in life. They came out at Wimbledon 2018 after Van Uytvanck’s victory against Garbine Muguruza. At the end of the match, Greet and Alison exchanged a kiss to celebrate the victory. They love each other, they want to become a family and have children, but in… Read More »

Daniil Medvedev sur Stefanos Tsitsipas: Nous ne sommes certainement pas copains

Russia’s Daniil” medvedev> insists he doesn’t feel anymosity towards Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas but underlines that they are “definitely not friends.” Medvedev, 23, confronted 20-year-old Tsitsipas after their Miami Masters clash last year as the Russian accused the Greek of bad sportsmanship and claimed he was insulted on the court. Medvedev appeared to be ready to… Read More »

Les pandits parlent de Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka gains

Chanda Rubin and James Blake spoke, on Tennis Channel, about Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka and many more WTA players leading the highest-paid female athletes list. Rubin said: “How many years Sharapova has been there, Serena as well. How quickly Osaka has moved up to number two, just from last year post US Open so it’s… Read More »

Révélé: la tenue de l'US Open 2019 de Roger Federer

Roger” federer> unveiled the outfit he will wear in this year’s US Open. It will be the second time that the Swiss player wears this kit in the fourth calendar Grand Slam of the season. Explaining the reasons behind the design, Federer said: “I wanted a full-body black style for the design of this US… Read More »

Naomi Osaka explique ce qui rend Serena Williams unique

Naomi Osaka shared what makes Serena” williams> different than other players. The Japanese, who beat the American both times they faced each other in 2018 Miami and US Open, said: “I mean, it’s just so different, though, the way that she strikes the ball. I can’t even compare it. But then again, I haven’t played… Read More »

Naomi Osaka redevient le n ° 1 mondial!

Naomi” osaka> will be the world No. 1 again on the WTA Rankings on Monday, August 12. The Japanese player will overtake Ashleigh Barty, who lost to Sofia Kenin in the Rogers Cup opening round. That meant that Osaka and Karolina Pliskova could have been at the top of the rankings again. Pliskova lost to… Read More »

Kevin Anderson devrait manquer Cincinnati Masters

World No. 10 Kevin” anderson> won’t be returning to action next week as he has announced his withdrawal from the Cincinnati Masters. The 33-year-old hasn’t played since picking up a third round exit at Wimbledon due to a knee injury. Previously, the South-African pulled out from Washington and this week’s Montreal Masters. After a career-best… Read More »

Roger Federer et Novak Djokovic s'entraînent à Cincinnati

Roger” federer> and Novak Djokovic are back on Tour. For the first time since Wimbledon final, they will compete again in next week’s Cincinnati tournament. The Swiss trained with the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Friday, while the Serb hit with the Italian Matteo Berrettini. The Italian has not played since Wimbledon either, as he was… Read More »