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Tennis badboy Nick Kyrgios: Five controversial moments |  Tennis News

Tennis badboy Nick Kyrgios: Five controversial moments | Tennis News

LONDON: Nick Kyrgios will hope his tennis can do the talking when he faces American Brandon Nakashima for a place in the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday. The Australian’s antics in his third-round win against Stefanos Tsitsipas on Saturday grabbed the headlines, overshadowing some brilliant tennis. AFP looks at some of the other famous antics of …

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French players have beaten some of tennis’ biggest superstars including Serena Williams and Iga Swiatek at Wimbledon

French players have beaten some of tennis’ biggest superstars including Serena Williams and Iga Swiatek at Wimbledon

This year’s Wimbledon saw some of tennis’ biggest female superstars being eliminated in the first week. These include Serena Williams, Iga Swiatek and Emma Raducanu, among others. Williams was eliminated in the first round, Raducanu in the second, and Swiatek in the third. The one similarity in all their defeats is that they all lost …

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Wimbledon updates |  No.  1 Swiatek loses, streak ends at 37 |  Pro Tennis

Wimbledon updates | No. 1 Swiatek loses, streak ends at 37 | Pro Tennis

AP WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): Top-ranked Iga Swiatek is out of Wimbledon in the third round and her winning streak is over at 37 matches. The French Open champion lost to Alize Cornet of France 6-4, 6-2 on No. 1 Court. The 21-year-old Pole hadn’t lost a match …

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3 young tennis stars who disappointed in the 1st week of Wimbledon 2022

3 young tennis stars who disappointed in the 1st week of Wimbledon 2022

The first week of Wimbledon 2022 has not panned out as tennis experts would have predicted before the start of the tournament. One of the major disappointments in the first week was that last year’s finalist Matteo Berretteni and 2017 finalist Marin Cilic pulled out due to Covid-19 at the last moment. Co-incidentally, both were …

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It’s great for tennis to have Serena Williams back;  She fights till the last point: Tatjana Maria

It’s great for tennis to have Serena Williams back; She fights till the last point: Tatjana Maria

It’s hard to imagine a tennis player, pro or budding, who doesn’t look up to Serena Williams as a source of inspiration. With 23 singles, 14 doubles, and two mixed doubles Grand Slam titles, the American legend has achieved almost everything there is to achieve in the sport. The latest to join the list of …

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