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“These statements only harm, why do you say this?” – Ana Salas criticizes Dmitry Tursunov’s comments on women’s tennis

Valencia Open director Ana Salas has criticized the comments made by Emma Raducanu‘s former coach Dmitry Tursunov on the state of women’s tennis. The Russian had recently expressed that some women pro players put in only 50 percent effort on the court. In an interview with Punto de Break, Salas hit back at Tursunov’s comments […]

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Dmitry Bivol describes plans for retirement | DAZN News Norway

The WBA champion appeared on The DAZN Boxing Show. Dmitry Bivol told The DAZN Boxing Show of his plans for retirement, suggesting he may let himself go, or try to succeed in another sport. Bivol most recently fought earlier this month when he beat Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez to retain his WBA light heavyweight championship. He […]

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Dmitry Bivol prefers another fight to Jake Paul clash | DAZN News Norway

The WBA champion appeared on The DAZN Boxing Show. A big-money Jake Paul fight does not appeal to Dmitry Bivol, but he praised the American for his success. The WBA light heavyweight champion fought most recently in November when he faced Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez, and now faces a lengthy wait as either Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez […]

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Dmitry Orlov skates at optional practice, will travel with Capitals on upcoming three-game road trip

Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov has missed the past three games with a lower-body injury. Orlov has skated with the team in recent days and it appears he could return as soon as Sunday in Tampa Bay. The Athletic’s Tarik El-Bashir reports that the Russian blueliner was on the ice for Saturday’s optional practice and that […]

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Emma Raducanu: Dmitry Tursunov exits with Andy Murray’s former fitness coach, Jez Green joining her team

Emma Raducanu has turned to Andy Murray’s former fitness coach, Jez Green, to address her ongoing injury problems after ending her partnership with Russian Dmitry Tursunov. The British No 1 enjoyed a promising spell alongside Tursunov, winning eight of her 15 matches which included a run to the semi-finals of the Korea Open in Seoul […]

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Emma Raducanu gives update on new Russian coach as Dmitry Tursunov returns in Cincinnati

Emma Raducanu has given an update on her coaching situation as she continues her trial with Dmitry Tursunov this week in Cincinnati. The Russian did not join the world No 13 in Toronto last week, where she lost in the opening round, and Raducanu has now opened up on the early stages of their partnership. […]

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Emma Raducanu’s new coach Dmitry Tursunov caught up in Russian propaganda – ‘He is ours’

Emma Raducanu is continuing to find herself in tricky territory after hiring Russian coach Dmitry Tursunov. There were fears the country would use his link with the US Open champion to further their own agenda, and the country’s tennis federation has now fired back after he started working with the 19-year-old on a trial basis, […]

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Emma Raducanu being ‘harassed’ after Dmitry Tursunov link up as Russia slam claims

Russian TV has fired back at British MP Chris Bryant for his claims that the nation will use Emma Raducanu’s decision to appoint Dmitry Tursunov as her latest coach as a PR coup. Bryant has been accused of ‘harassing’ the 19-year-old with his views as she gears up for the 2022 US Open. Raducanu’s coaching […]

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Emma Raducanu ‘will be used as Russian propaganda’ after linking up with Dmitry Tursunov

Emma Raducanu has been warned she will be used for Russian propaganda after she hired Moscow-born Dmitry Tursunov to be her new tennis coach. The comments were made by the chair of the all Parliamentary group on Russia, Chris Bryant, who encouraged the 19-year-old to reconsider her decision.  The British star has been without a […]

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Tennis news today: Emma Raducanu assigns Dmitry Tursunov as her new coach, defending champion Danielle Collins withdraws from next week’s tournament in San Jose | 28 July 2022

Emma Raducanu has appointed a new coach, Dmitry Tursunov, to work with her for the upcoming hardcourt swing. Danielle Collins, the defending champion at next week’s Silicon Valley Classic in San Jose, has withdrawn from the event due to an injury. After Nick Kyrgios, top seed Reilly Opelka was the latest to withdraw at the […]