Daniil Medvedev

Russian, Belarusian tennis players will be allowed to compete at US Open

Russian, Belarusian tennis players will be allowed to compete at US Open

The US Open will allow tennis players from Russia and Belarus to compete this year despite the ongoing war in Ukraine, which prompted Wimbledon to ban those athletes. US Tennis Association CEO and executive director Lew Sherr, whose group runs the US Open, said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday that …

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Tennis star Marta Kostyuk says Ukraine ‘stands with Wimbledon’ after decision to ban Russian players

Tennis star Marta Kostyuk says Ukraine ‘stands with Wimbledon’ after decision to ban Russian players

Ukraine tennis star Marta Kostyuk says the whole country ‘stands with Wimbledon’ after its decision to ban Russian players and is relieved it did not lead to a boycott despite the opposition from Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic Ukrainian tennis player Marta Kostyuk supports the banning of Russian players Kostyuk says all Ukrainian tennis players …

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No ranking points at Wimbledon — What Djokovic, Medvedev, Osaka and other players have to say about the decision

No ranking points at Wimbledon — What Djokovic, Medvedev, Osaka and other players have to say about the decision

When asked about the decision to not award ranking points at Wimbledon this year, four-time major champion Naomi Osaka said the tournament will now be “more like an exhibition.” Other players have responded with anger, confusion and thoughts of skipping Wimbledon altogether. The announcement, made on Friday by the WTA and ATP, was in response …

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Looking ahead to Wimbledon – A way-too-early tournament preview

Looking ahead to Wimbledon – A way-too-early tournament preview

And so, to Wimbledon. The nature of the tennis calendar means the players will hardly have time to get the clay stains out of their socks before they switch surfaces and mindsets for the grass-court season, which culminates, as ever, at Wimbledon. This year’s championships will be rather different, of course, with no ranking points, …

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