Nov 30, 2022 Associated Press LONDON — Former top-10 professional tennis player Fernando Verdasco accepted a voluntary provisional doping suspension of two months after testing positive for a medication for ADHD, the International Tennis Integrity Agency announced Wednesday. Verdasco, who turned 39 this month, said he was taking methylphenidate as medication prescribed by his doctor
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Nov 29, 2022 British tennis player Emma Raducanu was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) on Tuesday, a little more than a year after she shocked the sporting world when she became the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam. The then-18-year-old Raducanu catapulted her career to new heights when
Nov 29, 2022 Associated Press U.S. Davis Cup team coaches Mardy Fish and Bob Bryan were fined $10,000 apiece and handed bans of four months after promoting a gambling operator via social media. The London-based International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) announced the punishments Tuesday, saying that Fish and Bryan cooperated fully with its investigation and
Nov 27, 2022 Associated Press MALAGA, Spain — Felix Auger-Aliassime fell to his back behind the baseline then waited for teammates to race off Canada’s bench and pile on top of him. A few minutes later, the Canadians finally could lift the Davis Cup. “I think of us all here, we’ve dreamt of this moment,”
AFP •zaterdag 26 november, 21:23 De finale van de Davis Cup gaat zondag tussen Canada en Australië. In de tweede halve finale in Málaga waren de Canadezen met 2-1 te sterk voor Italië. Vrijdag plaatste Australië zich al voor de 48ste keer voor de eindstrijd, door Kroatië met 2-1 te kloppen. In de kwartfinales…
Nov 25, 2022 Associated Press MALAGA, Spain — Australia had to fight back twice to reach its first Davis Cup final in 19 years after beating Croatia 2-1 on Friday. Lleyton Hewitt’s team recovered from losing the first singles. Then the Australian doubles pair battled back from a set down in the decider. Australia won
Orange Pictures •donderdag 24 november, 13:09 Kiki Bertens mocht al even proeven aan het assistent-bondscoachschap, maar treedt nu echt in dienst bij de KNLTB. Ze ondersteunt bondscoach Elise Tamaëla bij het Billie Jean King Cup-team. De 30-jarige voormalig nummer vier van de wereld gaat namens de bond bovendien meetrainen, de tennissters op locatie bezoeken…
•dinsdag 22 november, 19:21•Aangepast dinsdag 22 november, 22:46 Van de Zandschulp verliest van De Minaur in Davis Cup Het Nederlands Davis Cup-team is na de twee enkelpartijen uitgeschakeld in de kwartfinales. Na Tallon Griekspoor verloor ook Botic van de Zandschulp zijn wedstrijd, waardoor Australië verzekerd is van een plaats in de halve finales.
Nov 21, 2022 D’Arcy MaineESPN.com The 2022 WTA and ATP seasons are officially over, and neither will soon be forgotten. With farewells to some of the sport’s biggest names and the emerging dominance of a group of bright young stars, this year was one for the history books. But in a season chock full of
Nov 20, 2022 Associated Press TURIN, Italy — Novak Djokovic claimed a record-equaling sixth ATP Finals title by beating the third-seeded Casper Ruud on Sunday to top a fantastic finish to the season for the Serb. Djokovic won 7-5, 6-3 to secure his first title at the event since 2015 and match Roger Federer’s record.
11:09 AM ET ESPN News Services Wimbledon, after protests during the 2022 event, is relaxing its requirement for all-white clothing to allow female players to wear “mid/dark-colored undershorts” to be more comfortable on their periods. Wimbledon’s strict policy about all-white attire for players is one of the best-known features of the grass-court Grand Slam tournament,
9:59 AM ET Associated Press TURIN, Italy — Player compensation on the ATP Tour and the lower-level ATP Challenger Tour will rise to a record $217.9 million combined in 2023, thanks to a $37.5 million increase announced Thursday that is the largest single-season jump for the men’s tennis circuit. On-site prize money will go up
6:56 PM ET Associated Press TURIN, Italy — Five-time champion Novak Djokovic eased into the final four of the ATP Finals with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Andrey Rublev on Wednesday. It took the seventh-seeded Djokovic just 68 minutes to defeat Rublev and make it two wins out of two to qualify for his 11th
10:48 AM ET ESPN News Services Novak Djokovic has confirmed that he will take part in next year’s Australian Open after being granted a visa. “I was very happy to receive the news yesterday,” said Djokovic, who was sent home to Serbia from Australia on the eve of last year’s event after a row about
11:13 AM ET Associated Press TURIN, Italy — Rafael Nadal’s error-strewn performance damaged his chances Tuesday of adding the ATP Finals trophy to his glittering list of titles. The top-seeded Nadal lost 6-3, 6-4 to tournament debutant Felix Auger-Aliassime to leave him with two straight defeats in Turin. The 36-year-old Nadal has now lost four
•vandaag, 12:38 Novak Djokovic miste begin dit jaar de Australian Open, omdat hij zich niet had laten inenten tegen het coronavirus en daarom niet in aanmerking kwam voor een visum. Voor de komende editie bestaan geen obstakels voor de Serviër, aldus de Australische editie van The Guardian en de zender ABC.
6:42 AM ET Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic is set to be granted a visa to play in next year’s Australian Open despite his high-profile deportation in January. The Australian Broadcasting Corp. on Tuesday said it had confirmed newspaper reports that the immigration minister had overturned a potential three-year exclusion period for Djokovic.
5:31 PM ET Associated Press TURIN, Italy — Novak Djokovic beat Stefanos Tsitsipas for the ninth straight time by 6-4, 7-6 (4) in the players’ opening match at the ATP Finals on Monday. Djokovic has beaten Tsitsipas in his third straight tournament following wins in Astana, Kazakhstan, and at the Paris Masters. “All the matches
6:25 PM ET Associated Press TURIN, Italy — Rafael Nadal’s bid to win one of the few titles missing from his glittering career started poorly as he was beaten in straight sets by eighth-seeded Taylor Fritz in their opening match at the ATP Finals on Sunday. After a close-fought opening set, Fritz dominated the second
3:20 PM ET Associated Press GLASGOW, Scotland — – Belinda Bencic keeps delivering big titles for Switzerland. The Olympic singles champion made sure Switzerland won the biggest prize in women’s team tennis for the first time on Sunday, completing a near-perfect tournament by beating Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic in straight sets in the Billie Jean King