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Tennis world goes bonkers over Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal photo

Rafa Nadal (pictured left) and Roger Federer (pictured right) embrace at the net at Wimbledon. (Getty Images) The tennis world has reacted with excitement and joy after a photo of Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal emerged during a special tradition at Wimbledon. Federer left the tennis world stunned after making a surprise visit to London […]

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Serving for the scoop: tennis as a journalistic tool

This article is part of FT Globetrotter’s guide to tennis In the early 1990s, a British foreign correspondent wrote a memoir called Fishing in Africa. It was in the longstanding tradition of correspondents spinning their experiences covering revolutions and wars into a book. But Andrew Buckoke’s book had a particular narrative strand that caught his publisher’s […]

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An ‘Island’ of Disgusting Wet Wipes Changed The Course of The Thames River in London

A “wet wipe island” the size of two tennis courts has formed in the Thames, causing the river as it flows through London to change course, according to The Times of London. Ministers have asked people to stop using wet wipes, and the government is considering banning those that contain plastic.   Fleur Anderson, a Labour […]

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Rod Laver Arena-style tennis courts coming to New Plymouth

Hamish Blair/AP The Rotokere Tennis Club is fundraising to instal a Plexicushion tennis court. This type of court is used at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. Will Johnston Tennis courts identical to those at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne will be laid down in New Plymouth by the end of the year. The […]

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‘Why do we need to be shy about talking about it?’ – Tennis star Alicia Barnett opens up about stress of wearing Wimbledon whites on her period

British tennis star Alicia Barnett has opened up about the stress of wearing Wimbledon whites while on her period and trying to play world-class tennis while feeling “bloated and tired”. Gloucestershire-born Barnett, 28, made her debut at the tournament on Friday with a victory in the first round of the mixed doubles alongside fellow team […]

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Photo Gallery: 2nd Annual Ray Simon Toledo Men’s Tennis Tournament finals

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The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup Anime Introduces Cast for French Team

  From one country of red, white and blue to another, The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup today moved the spotlight onto France to introduce another squad of international athletes ahead of the sports anime’s premiere later this week.   A short trailer for the world number-three team was released, along with character […]

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University of Illinois’ Heck claims tennis title at Ray Simon Open

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Wimbledon chiefs fume as British tennis is fined $1m over ban of Russian athletes

British tennis is fined $1m over their ban of Russian athletes, leaving Wimbledon chiefs fuming… as Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries insists the organisers should be ‘PRAISED’ for condemning the invasion of Ukraine British tennis has been issued a series of fines worth $1m from sport’s authorities The Wimbledon organisers have been fined for banning Russian athletes […]

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Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic makes it through to quarter-final meeting with Jannik Sinner

Defending champion Novak Djokovic came through a late-night four-setter against Dutchman Tim van Rijthoven to set up a meeting with Italian youngster Jannik Sinner; Tunisian third seed Ons Jabeur advanced to her second consecutive Wimbledon quarter-final against unseeded Marie Bouzkova Last Updated: 03/07/22 10:55pm Novak Djokovic came through in four sets against dangerous Dutchman Tim […]