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Tennis Australia boss Craig Tiley blames ‘changing circumstances’, ‘miscommunication’ for Djokovic saga

Tennis Australia boss Craig Tiley blames ‘changing circumstances’, ‘miscommunication’ for Djokovic saga

Tennis Australia boss Craig Tiley says “forever changing circumstances” and “miscommunication” with the federal government were the main reasons behind the Novak Djokovic saga that plagued this year’s Australian Open. Most important points: Craig Tiley claims Tennis Australia has asked for clarification from the federal government several times in the run-up to the Australian Open …

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Rafael Nadal: Iga Świątek discusses ‘surreal’ moment she hit with tennis legend

Rafael Nadal: Iga Świątek discusses ‘surreal’ moment she hit with tennis legend

Iga Świątek has discussed the “surreal” moment she hit with tennis legend Rafael Nadal at the 2021 French Open. The 20-year-old has regularly described Nadal as her childhood idol. In a column for BBC Sports, she reiterated her admiration for the 20-time Grand Slam winner. “You may have heard that I’m a big fan of …

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Australian Open 2022 – Australian tennis coach Darren Cahill plots the demise of Ash Barty’s Australian Open

Australian Open 2022 – Australian tennis coach Darren Cahill plots the demise of Ash Barty’s Australian Open

He’s hardly her secret weapon, but Darren Cahill has emerged as Amanda Anisimova’s key ally in the American prodigy’s daring quest to crash the Australian Open Barty. After fending off match points to oust defending champion Naomi Osaka in the shock of the Open, Animisova now plans to crush Ashleigh Barty’s title dreams on Sunday. …

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Australian Open 2022: Nick Kyrgios claims tennis rival coach ‘threatened to fight’ after doubles upset

Australian Open 2022: Nick Kyrgios claims tennis rival coach ‘threatened to fight’ after doubles upset

Nick Kyrgios has sensationally claimed that he was threatened with a fight after his doubles upset at the Australian Open on Friday. Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis knocked out the world No. 1 by beating Mate Pavic and Nikola Mektic for what the Croatian Wimbledon and Olympic champions said was a disrespectful audience. But the match-up …

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Jelena Dokic Instagram, former Tennis star calls out social media trolls for body and weight shaming

Jelena Dokic Instagram, former Tennis star calls out social media trolls for body and weight shaming

Former Australian tennis star turned commentator Jelena Dokic has lashed out at social media trolls for body-shaming her, labeling it “disgusting behaviour”. Dokic, who has repeatedly spoken out bravely about the abuse she suffered for over 20 years at the hands of her father Damir, regularly posts on her Instagram account to highlight the importance …

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Tennis Australian Open Sam Stosur says goodbye after last game in Melbourne Park

Tennis Australian Open Sam Stosur says goodbye after last game in Melbourne Park

Samantha Stosur’s award-winning singles career has come to an end after a second round defeat at her farewell Australian Open at Melbourne Park. The 2011 US Open champion lost 6-2 6-2 to Russian tenth seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova on Thursday. Stosur received a standing ovation from the crowd at the Kia Arena before leaving after a …

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Naomi Osaka, Roger Federer: Levels of Social Media Abuse of Tennis Stars Uncovered

Naomi Osaka, Roger Federer: Levels of Social Media Abuse of Tennis Stars Uncovered

Naomi Osaka was the tennis player who received the highest number of offensive tweets in 2021, according to a study by Pickswise. To highlight what tennis stars are dealing with on social media, Pickswise analyzed every tweet sent to the top players over the past 12 months. Osaka, 24, was the most abused tennis player …

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Never a poster boy but has ‘Novax’ Djokovic been so divided?  |  tennis news

Never a poster boy but has ‘Novax’ Djokovic been so divided? | tennis news

There is an elusive and inexplicable link between Novak Djokovic and controversy. The same man who shares his umbrella with a ball boy on the field while he waits for it to rain also often infuriates the onlookers and antics. The same man who is now a paragon of fitness in modern sport has previously …

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