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Federer out of Australian Open for 1st time in career after knee surgery

Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer will miss the Australian Open for the first time in his career as he continues his recovery from two rounds of knee surgery, organizers said Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/28 17:28:40

Federer training, committed to playing Australian Open: tournament organizer

All the world's top players, including 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer, are expected to be in Melbourne for the coronavirus-disrupted Australian Open, tournament organizer Craig Tiley said.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/20 16:33:39

Australian Open gets February start as virus hits second Slam season

The Australian Open was pushed back to February 8 on Thursday after weeks of negotiations as coronavirus disruption hits a second Grand Slam tennis season.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/17 17:23:40

Major breakthrough

Tennis welcomed a first men's Grand Slam champion from outside the “Big Three” since 2016 in Dominic Thiem during a 2020 campaign with compelling storylines despite the COVID-19 pandemic wiping out almost half the season, including Wimbledon.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/12/15 16:43:40

Australian Open in Feb: report

The start of the Australian Open will be delayed until February 8 because of coronavirus prevention measures, a newspaper reported, as negotiations on players' arrival and quarantine in Melbourne continued on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/2 16:43:41

Australian Open delay 'most likely'

The Australian Open is likely to be delayed by a week or two as negotiations between organizers, the tennis tours and the Victoria government over health measures continue, the state's sports minister said Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/11/25 21:33:40

Medvedev claims ATP Finals title

Daniil Medvedev barged to the head of the queue of young pretenders as the Russian captured the biggest title of his career by beating Dominic Thiem 4-6, 7-6 7/2), 6-4 in an absorbing climax to London's last ATP Finals on Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/11/23 15:48:41

Aussie Open decision 'soon,' says event chief

Australian Open chief Craig Tiley said Sunday he expected “decisions soon” on arrangements for the tournament after reports said it could be shifted from its usual January slot, while Rafael Nadal urged players to be patient.
Soure:AFP: 2020/11/22 15:28:42

Medvedev beats Nadal

Daniil Medvedev sent Rafael Nadal packing after a grueling slugfest at the ATP Finals in London on Saturday to set up a title match against Novak Djokovic's conqueror Dominic Thiem.
Soure:AFP: 2020/11/22 15:28:40

Medvedev destroys Djokovic

Daniil Medvedev shocked Novak Djokovic in straight sets to book a place in the last four at the ATP Finals on Wednesday as former champion Alexander Zverev got his campaign up and running.
Soure:AFP: 2020/11/19 16:13:40

Inspired Thiem outshines Nadal

Austria's Dominic Thiem produced a fearless display of attacking tennis to beat Rafael Nadal 7-6 (9/7), 7-6 (7/4) in a high-quality duel to book his place in the last four at the ATP Finals on Tuesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/11/18 16:13:41

Djokovic off to a flying start

Novak Djokovic produced a master class on Monday to launch his campaign for a record-equalling sixth title at the ATP Finals as Daniil Medvedev outfought former champion Alexander Zverev.
Soure:AFP: 2020/11/17 15:13:41

Nadal cruises at ATP Finals

Rafael Nadal launched his bid for a first ATP Finals trophy in style on Sunday, taming in-form Andrey Rublev in straight sets in London after Dominic Thiem beat Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Soure:AFP: 2020/11/16 16:43:40

Alexander Zverev says 'that's not who I am' after abuse allegations

Alexander Zverev opened up about the domestic assault allegations he is facing on Friday, apologizing for the negative attention it has brought to tennis and insisting the picture painted by his ex-girlfriend is “not who I am.”
Soure:AFP: 2020/11/15 16:23:41

Zverev stops Nadal

Top seed Rafael Nadal's bid for a maiden Paris Masters title was halted on Saturday when the Spaniard was beaten 6-4, 7-5 in the semifinals by German fourth seed Alexander Zverev.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/11/8 15:43:41

'Great achievement': Rafael Nadal claims 1,000th win of career

Rafael Nadal said he was proud of a "great achievement" after securing the 1,000th Tour-level victory of his illustrious career on Wednesday, becoming the fourth man to reach that mark with a comeback win over Feliciano Lopez in the Paris Masters second round.
Soure:AFP: 2020/11/5 19:33:42

Disappointing run

Second seed Stefanos Tsitsipas was dumped out of the Paris Masters on Tuesday after losing to in-form Frenchman Ugo Humbert in a marathon second-round tie.
Soure:AFP: 2020/11/4 19:08:40

Djokovic eyes 'amazing' record

Novak Djokovic said it will be "amazing" to equal childhood idol Pete Sampras' all-time record of ending the year as world No.1 on six occasions.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/26 17:43:40