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Jannik Sinner: ‘Everyone expects me to win a Grand Slam but it doesn’t worry me’

Jannik Sinner says it doesn't bother him when people expect great things of him, because he will always put more pressure on himself than...

‘Roger Federer has broken so many records’ – Swiss star’s legacy is safe, says former world number five

Former world number five Rainer Schuttler says the legacy of Roger Federer is safe even if he loses matches after his injury. Federer has not...

‘Rafael Nadal is a phenomenon and an idol of mine,’ says rising Indian star Sumit Nagal

Indian ace Sumit Nagal has named 'phenomenon' Rafael Nadal as one of his tennis idols, alongside David Ferrer. Nagal, the world number 150, scored the...

‘Stefanos Tsitsipas is my greatest rival,’ says Daniil Medvedev

Daniil Medvedev has named Stefanos Tsitsipas as his greatest rival in a preview of what tennis may look like after the big three retire. Medvedev...

Novak Djokovic: ‘Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are incredible, but I’ll keep going to beat record’

Novak Djokovic says he will 'keep going' to give himself every chance of winning more Grand Slam titles than any man in history. Next week...

Daniil Medvedev: ‘The US Open final defeat to Rafael Nadal hurt me the most’

Daniil Medvedev says of his two Grand Slam final defeats, the one against Rafael Nadal hurt the most. Medvedev has established himself as the biggest...

VIDEO: Benoit Paire spits on court then deliberately tanks in astonishing Argentinian Open tantrum

Benoit Paire was at the centre of remarkable, yet ugly, scenes on Thursday as he indignantly crashed out of the Argentina Open. The fiery Frenchman...

“Best feeling in tennis!” – Stefanos Tsitsipas happy to dig deep in Rotterdam

Stefanos Tsitsipas says his hard-earned three-set win over Hubert Hurkacz in Rotterdam gave him more pride than overpowering an opponent instead. Tsitsipas needed to dig...

‘I think I can get back into the top ten,’ declares a resurgent Kei Nishikori

Kei Nishikori says he is convinced he can regain his position in the top ten after battling back from injury. Nishikori climbed as high as...

ANALYSIS: How often did the young big three lose first round matches, and how does it compare to Next Gen?

In all honesty, the young players of today are on a hiding to nothing when it comes to comparisons with the big three -...

Top seed Dominic Thiem told to expect ‘formidable challenge’ at Dubai Duty Free Championships

Dominic Thiem is ready to get his season back underway as he prepares to chase a maiden Dubai Duty Free Championships title. The reigning US...

‘He’s my favourite player – tennis needs him,’ Kei Nishikori backs Andy Murray to regain ranking

Kei Nishikori says old foe Andy Murray is his favourite player, and he believes tennis still needs the British ace. Nishikori has had some brilliant...

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic match ‘would not go down the same way’ at Roland Garros this year, says coach

Goran Ivanisevic says a Roland Garros rematch between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal 'would not go down the same way' as last season's final. In...

‘Novak Djokovic achieved a level of excellence in final,’ says Daniil Medvedev’s coach

The biggest problem Daniil Medvedev had in the Australian Open final was that Novak Djokovic 'was at a level of excellence,' says coach Gilles...

‘Players like Jannik Sinner are not born every year,’ says Italian Davis Cup captain

Davis Cup captain Filippo Volandri has backed Jannik Sinner to became the greatest Italian player of all time. Sinner managed to play himself into the...

‘It’s a new reality’ – Matteo Berrettini lifts lid on rankings-related pressures in tennis

Matteo Berrettini has opened up on the immense personal pressures that come with becoming a top tennis player. The Italian has made huge strides in...

‘We may have to make the court faster,’ admits Richard Krajicek after Alexander Zverev complaints

Tournament director Richard Krajicek admitted Rotterdam may have to change following criticism from Alexander Zverev. Zverev crashed out of the tournament on Wednesday after he...

‘I may play the full clay court swing,’ says Andy Murray as he gives scheduling update

Andy Murray gave his clearest indicator yet that he is feeling fit as he confirmed playing a full clay court swing is an option...

Andy Murray: ‘Roger Federer will play top-level tennis again because he is that good’

Andy Murray has backed Roger Federer to get back to playing 'top -level tennis' again following his knee surgery. Federer has not played a competitive...

‘I prefer not to judge’ – Rafael Nadal refuses to be drawn into Novak Djokovic criticism

Rafael Nadal says he refuses to 'judge' Novak Djokovic over the Adria Tour after a magazine attempted to draw him into comment. Djokovic arranged the...

‘Do not write Roger Federer off,’ warns Novak Djokovic’s coach Goran Ivanisevic ahead of comeback

You should never write off Roger Federer, says Novak Djokovic's coach Goran Ivanisevic ahead of the Swiss star's return next week. Federer has been out...

‘I don’t know if he can read my mind’ – Alexander Zverev says Novak Djokovic is the best returner in tennis

Alexander Zverev says Novak Djokovic is such a good returner that he wonders if he can actually read his mind. Djokovic, among many talents, is...

‘I want to be playing at this level,’ says Andy Murray after running Andrey Rublev close in Rotterdam

Andy Murray says he has learned a lot from his defeat in Rotterdam to Andrey Rublev, although there is regret there too. At times during...

Daniil Medvedev ‘cracked up,’ says Dusan Lajovic as Russian blows chance to topple Rafael Nadal in rankings

Dusan Lajovic said Daniil Medvedev 'cracked' as he blew his chance to overhaul Rafael Nadal in the world rankings. Medvedev had the opportunity to take...

‘I can’t win a set in Rotterdam, not even in practice,’ says Alexander Zverev after early exit

Alexander Zverev crashed out of Rotterdam on Wednesday before revealing he has not even won a set in practice there this week. Zverev has been...

‘Andrey Rublev will be at the top of the game for a long time,’ says Andy Murray

Andy Murray has tipped Andrey Rublev to 'be at the top for a long time' ahead of their meeting in Rotterdam. The pair are perhaps...

‘You know it can happen’ – Rotterdam tournament director holds no grudges after Rafael Nadal withdrawal

Rotterdam tournament director Richard Krajicek says he feared Rafael Nadal may withdraw after watching him at the Australian Open. Nadal went into the first Grand...

Andy Murray: ‘I can still compete with the best players in the world with one hip, so why should I stop?’

Andy Murray fired back at his critics in Rotterdam, saying he can still 'compete with the best players' even with one hip. Murray started the...

‘Novak Djokovic won because he was just the better player,’ says Daniil Medvedev

Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open final because he was simply the better player, Daniil Medvedev has admitted. Medvedev is back in action for the...

‘What Novak Djokovic has accomplished is unthinkable – he has raised the level,’ says Stefanos Tsitsipas

Self-confessed Roger Federer fan Stefanos Tsitsipas says Novak Djokovic has done 'unthinkable things' in raising the level of tennis. Watch any Stefanos Tsitsipas match and...

Marian Vajda: ‘I’m sorry I was not at Australian Open, but watching Novak Djokovic win was a pleasure’

Marian Vajda has said he is sorry he was not with Novak Djokovic in Australia, but it was 'a pleasure' to watch him from...

‘My dream is to be like Roger Federer,’ says world’s top junior as he sets out to make his mark

Holger Rune, the world's top ranked junior player, has set his sights on emulating his 'greatest idol' Roger Federer. Rune was born just weeks before...

‘Roger Federer has five main goals for 2021,’ says Grand Slam legend

Bjorn Borg, who has developed a close relationship with Roger Federer through the Laver Cup, says the Swiss star has five main goals for...

REMEMBER WHEN: Great Britain tried to recruit a teenage Novak Djokovic

There can be little room for doubt that Novak Djokovic and Serbia are intrinsically intertwined, such is the passion with which the world number...

‘Every time I lose I’m getting told to retire’ – Andy Murray lifts lid on mental struggles

Andy Murray has lifted the lid on the mental torments associated with his attempted comeback from hip surgery. Murray was world number one when the...

‘Roger Federer will slowly work his way back on Tour,’ says agent as he explains Miami withdrawal

Roger Federer is skipping the Miami Open to do a 'training block' to assess how his knee stands up to his Doha comeback, says...

‘Novak Djokovic is just stronger than everybody else and people won’t admit it,’ says coach

Goran Ivanisevic has described Novak Djokovic as a 'rock' mentally, saying he especially thrives when written off. Djokovic won his 18th Grand Slam title at...

‘I have no plans to retire,’ says Rafael Nadal as he discusses his plans for the future

Rafael Nadal has assured fans he has not made any plans for when he would like to retire from playing tennis. Nadal, the world number...

‘I found a way to win,’ says Andy Murray as he reports positive fitness update

Andy Murray battled his way to a 2-6, 7-6, 6-3 win over Robin Haase in Rotterdam on Monday before declaring himself pretty happy with...

‘I can’t honestly remember playing tennis without pain,’ admits Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal says he can't remember playing tennis without plain, although he admits it has got worse in recent years. Nadal has been forced to...

Goran Ivanisevic: ‘Nobody gets the kind of unfair media treatment that Novak Djokovic does’

Goran Ivanisevic has issued a strong rebuke to the media after what he believes is hugely unfair treatment of Novak Djokovic from the media. Djokovic...

Roger Federer to skip Miami Open as he eases his way back from knee injury

Roger Federer has reportedly decided to skip the Miami Open this month, which will cost him 1000 ranking points. Federer has been out for over...

Rafael Nadal: ‘It is not up to me to decide who is the greatest – I am grateful for my achievements’

Rafael Nadal says it is not up to him to decide who is best between himself, Roger Federer, and Novak Djokovic, but he has...

‘Realistic’ that Novak Djokovic doesn’t compete again until clay season, says Goran Ivanisevic

The injury that Novak Djokovic sustained at the Australian Open may keep him out until the clay season, Goran Ivanisevic has confirmed. Djokovic suffered an...

STAT PACK: The amazing numbers behind Novak Djokovic’s latest ATP record

It's official: there is not a single man to ever walk this earth who has spent more time as world number one than Novak...

Novak Djokovic is the most mentally tough player in tennis, says Alexander Zverev

Alexander Zverev believes Novak Djokovic is the mentally toughest player in tennis, and his remarkable 2019 Wimbledon win over Roger Federer proves it.  Djokovic underlined...

‘Roger Federer is the most mesmerizing player tennis has ever had,’ says Tim Henman

Roger Federer is the 'most mesmerizing player' in tennis's history, and he won't be coming back simply to make up the numbers, says Tim...

Andy Murray opens up on Covid test frustrations, saying: ‘I’m still getting over it’

Andy Murray says he is still bothered by the disappointment of missing the Australian Open due to an especially badly-timed positive Covid test.  As Murray...

‘I need to rebuild my confidence,’ admits Andy Murray ahead of Rotterdam test

Andy Murray says the only way to rebuild his confidence is to start winning matches again as he prepares to return to action in...

‘Grand Slam race won’t decide who the greatest of all time is,’ says top coach

Sascha Bejin says there will be much more to deciding who is the greatest of all time out of Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, and...

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Jannik Sinner: ‘Everyone expects me to win a Grand Slam but it doesn’t worry me’

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Victoria Azarenka withdraws from Qatar Open semi-final with a back injury

Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from her semi-final match against Garbine Muguruza in the Qatar Open, citing a back injury as the reason. The former world...

‘Roger Federer has broken so many records’ – Swiss star’s legacy is safe, says former world number five

Former world number five Rainer Schuttler says the legacy of Roger Federer is safe even if he loses matches after his injury. Federer has not...

‘Rafael Nadal is a phenomenon and an idol of mine,’ says rising Indian star Sumit Nagal

Indian ace Sumit Nagal has named 'phenomenon' Rafael Nadal as one of his tennis idols, alongside David Ferrer. Nagal, the world number 150, scored the...