Tennis

#TOKYO 2020: #OSAKA BECOMES THE FIRST #TENNIS PLAYER TO LIGHT THE #OLYMPIC CAULDRON

The Tokyo Olympics are underway after a unique and moving opening ceremony, and it was Naomi Osaka who officially set the event into motion when she lit the Olympic Cauldron.https://85191d9c298058d068f34369e22e95f9.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html The four-time Grand Slam champion and Japanese star received the… Read More ›

World’s oldest #Tennis player from #Ukraine – 97 and still in the game – ultimate goal is to live to 100 years old and take on #RogerFederer

For 97-year-old Leonid Stanislavskyi, a Ukrainian who has been playing amateur tennis for over half a century, it is next to impossible to find a worthy adversary in his age group. That has not stopped him from participating in the… Read More ›

#NYTimes: At #Wimbledon, Felix Auger-Aliassime and #DenisShapovalov Stir a Nation

The young Canadians advanced on Monday to the men’s singles quarterfinals, one in easy straight sets, and the other in a gutty five-set victory. As the Montreal Canadiens, Canada’s hope for hockey’s Stanley Cup, faced elimination across an ocean, the… Read More ›

Jakarta Post – #Tennis: #Djokovic ready to be first among equals at #Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic is targeting a record-equalling 20th major and sixth Wimbledon title from next week, edging him closer to becoming only the third man to complete a calendar Grand Slam. The world number one has already won a ninth Australian… Read More ›

#Forbes: #RogerFederer Survives Epic 4-Set Clash At #FrenchOpen, #NovakDjokovic Looms In Quarters

Across a career of more than two decades, and hundreds and hundreds of tennis matches, Roger Federer never played in one quite like this. Under the lights at the French Open for the first time in his career. With no… Read More ›

#CNN – #Naomi #Osaka: #SerenaWilliams wants to give world No. 2 a hug; others label her a ‘princess’

During her post-match media conference 23-time grand slam champion Serena Williams said: “The only thing I feel is that I feel for Naomi. I feel like I wish I could give her a hug because I know what it’s like…. Read More ›

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