Djokovic doesn’t regret missing Grand Slams because he wasn’t vaccinated

Djokovic doesn’t regret missing Grand Slams because he wasn’t vaccinated

Novak Djokovic has missed two of this year’s four Grand Slam tournaments because he was not vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, but the Serb has said he doesn’t regret his decision. Djokovic won the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon titles in 2021, but he was unable to defend his Melbourne Park crown this year … Read more

“ease”, “elegance”, Federer, “the gentleman of tennis” will be sorely missed by fans

“ease”, “elegance”, Federer, “the gentleman of tennis” will be sorely missed by fans

Fans have no shortage of qualifiers to pay tribute to Switzerland, who will retire after the Laver Cup. Hundreds of fans rushed to attend Roger Federer’s last training session in London on Thursday, inconsolable to see this “gentleman of tennis” retiring with his ease and elegance. On the eve of his last match, a double … Read more

heartthrob of Medvedev, the rebirth of Wawrinka in Metz

The Swiss offered a prestigious success against the Russian, 4th in the world, during the 2nd round in Metz. The Russian Daniil Medvedev, 4th in the world, was not reassured before the November Masters by taking the door as soon as he entered the competition in Metz, beaten by the returning Swiss Stan Wawrinka in … Read more

Sonego releases Gilles Simon for his last in Metz

Italian Lorenzo Sonego (65th at ATP) beat Frenchman Gilles Simon (175th) on Thursday, who was making his last appearance at the ATP 250 tournament in Metz, in two sets, 7-6 (7/2), 6- 4, put an end to the adventure of the Frenchman in the 2nd round. The French veteran, who had come out of qualifying … Read more

Osaka withdraws from Tokyo tournament due to abdominal pain

Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka, former world No.1, withdrew from the Tokyo tournament on Thursday, citing abdominal pain. The 24-year-old was due to meet Brazilian Beatriz Haddad Maia for the second round but was forced to drop out, explaining that her “body does not allow himto defend his chances. “It’s an honor to be able … Read more

“I see a lot of records falling in the last fifty years,” says Federer

In a long interview with L’Équipe, Roger Federer revisits his career: the highlights, the outstanding people, the turning points. “ mr tennis “, as L’Équipe had described it in the sports daily, seeing the announcement of his retirement accompanied by an evocative title “ God save the king “. The sports daily publishes this Thursday … Read more

Federer dreams of last balls with Nadal by his side

Opposed for years in the race for titles and in place of world No.1, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will meet side by side to compete in a double Friday in London. On Wednesday, Federer, 41, appeared before the press for a specially atmospheric press conference after his retirement was announced last week in a … Read more

“Having the Big 4 is a dream come true”, enthuses Federer before the Laver Cup

After training this Monday and Tuesday in London with Stefanos Tsitsipas, Roger Federer (41) will take part in his last official competition, the Laver Cup (September 23-25) in London. The Swiss legend was attributed to SRF, in comments reported by Eurosport: I’m really looking forward to a competition like the Laver Cup where competitors become … Read more

only one match for Roger Federer in London?

According to the Swiss press, the legendary player would not be able to line up in singles during the Laver Cup. He dreams of a double curtain drop with Rafael Nadal. Uncertainty reigns around the role that Roger Federer will play within the European team led by Björn Borg opposed to the formation of the … Read more

Stan Wawrinka joins the main draw in Metz

Swiss Stan Wawrinka beat Hungarian Zsombor Piros 6-7 (7/4), 6-2, 6-0 in the second qualifying round of the ATP 250 tournament in Metz on Monday and made it into the main draw. The former world No.3, now down to 284th place in the world, overcame a first set lost in the tie break before dominating … Read more