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‘I’m excited about my comeback,’ says Roger Federer ahead of Geneva return

Roger Federer says he's excited to make a return to tennis for what will be only his third match in 15 months in Geneva.Federer...

Novak Djokovic: ‘I think I have a good chance to go all the way at the French Open’

Novak Djokovic says his Rome Masters final defeat has given him renewed hope for his chances of winning Roland Garros this year.Djokovic and Nadal...

‘Clay campaign beneficial to my grass season preparations,’ says Roger Federer

Roger Federer believes clay-court tennis can only help him prepare for the grass season - because it always has before.Federer is easing his way...

‘I didn’t feel any fatigue’ – Novak Djokovic offers no excuses for Rome defeat

Novak Djokovic says he wasn't fatigued in the Rome final against Rafael Nadal, and it has been a big confidence booster ahead of Roland...

Rafael Nadal: ‘Tenth win in Rome was unimaginable,’ after he beats Novak Djokovic to the title

Rafael Nadal has won his 10th Rome Masters title, beating world number one Novak Djokovic in the final.Nadal started strongly taking the first set...

Iga Swiatek ‘overwhelmed’ after embarrassing Karolina Pliskova 6-0, 6-0 in Rome final

Iga Swiatek described herself as 'overwhelmed' after she produced a stunning performance to embarrass Karolina Pliskova 6-0, 6-0 in the Rome final.The reigning Roland...

Novak Djokovic on Rafael Nadal final: ‘It’s great to play my biggest rival of all time again’

Novak Djokovic will face his 'biggest rival of all time' Rafael Nadal in the final of the Rome Masters on Sunday in what will...

Rafael Nadal on Novak Djokovic Rome final: ‘I will need to play my best tennis’

Rafael Nadal once again proved his clay court mastery as he eased past Reilly Opelka and into the final of the Rome Masters.Many were...

‘I’ll give it my all!’ – Novak Djokovic says he will be ready for Rafael Nadal showdown

Novak Djokovic has pledged to 'give his all' when he comes up against old foe Rafael Nadal in the final of the Rome Masters...

Andy Murray bad luck continues as he misses French Open due to continued ‘discomfort’

Andy Murray will skip the French Open and warm-up tournaments, and go straight to prepare for grass court season instead, it has been reported.Murray...

‘Serena has little chance at Roland Garros, but a very good chance at Wimbledon,’ says Navratilova

Serena Williams has 'very little chance' of winning Roland Garros and she knows it, says Martina Navratilova, but Wimbledon will be different.Williams suffered an...

Andy Murray rejects Geneva wild card due to ‘injury,’ claims tournament chiefs

Andy Murray appears to have suffered a fresh injury blow with Geneva chiefs claiming he rejected a wild card due to injury.Murray had planned...

‘I had to dig deep’ – Novak Djokovic says Stefanos Tsitsipas contest was his toughest of the year

Novak Djokovic admitted he had to 'dig deep' against Stefanos Tsitsipas to win what he described as his toughest match of the year.The Rome...

‘I am on this train now until Wimbledon,’ says Roger Federer ahead of Geneva

Roger Federer says he intends to play a full schedule from now until Wimbledon, meaning his return to tennis starts now.Federer has played just...

‘Rafael Nadal is not as strong on clay this year,’ says Grand Slam legend

Rafael Nadal is 'not as strong' this year on clay going into Roland Garros than previous years, says Boris Becker.Nadal has won one clay...

‘I would be the first to understand if Olympics is cancelled,’ says Roger Federer

Roger Federer has demanded a decision is made over whether the Olympics can go ahead this year quickly for the sake of the athletes.Federer...

Ashleigh Barty on Rome withdrawal: ‘The pain was becoming too severe to continue’

Ashleigh Barty said she had to withdraw from her Rome quarterfinal against Coco Gauff on Friday because 'the pain was too severe.'Barty has been...

Boris Becker worried Novak Djokovic may struggle at French Open, saying: ‘He’s not at his best’

Boris Becker believes Novak Djokovic is 'not at his best' going into the French Open, and that could open the door for other challengers...

‘It’s probably a fluke’ – Reilly Opelka says he’s as surprised as anyone by clay success

Reilly Opelka says his success on clay in Rome this week is 'probably just a fluke' after he marched into the semi-finals.The American ace...

‘It was an important victory against a great player,’ says Rafael Nadal after downing Alexander Zverev

Rafael Nadal roared back into top form on clay by dismissing Alexander Zverev 6-3 6-4 in the Rome Masters quarter-finals.The world number six got...

‘I fought until the end,’ says Rafael Nadal after three set battle to Rome quarterfinal

Rafael Nadal had to find his best tennis to win a hard-fought three set battle against Denis Shapovalov to reach the quarter-finals of the...

‘I learned about my game and where I’m at,’ says Andy Murray on Rome doubles test

Andy Murray says being at the Rome Masters has been really positive for his development and in assessing where he is on his comeback.Murray...

‘Change of plans!’ – Serena Williams confirms she’ll play Emilia-Romagna Open

Serena Williams will look to move on quickly from her Rome Open disappointment by accepting a wild card to play in Parma.Williams played her...

Stefanos Tsitsipas: ‘I hope to give Novak Djokovic a challenge in Rome Masters quarters’

Stefanos Tsitsipas says he wants to give Novak Djokovic a challenge when they meet in the Rome Masters quarter-finals.Tsitsipas has been in fine form...

Novak Djokovic powers into Rome quarters before declaring: ‘I am on a good trajectory’

Novak Djokovic says he is on a 'good trajectory' after he absolutely dominated Alejandro Davidovich Fokina at the Rome Masters.The world number one was...

‘Andy Murray deserves a wild card,’ says Roland Garros tournament director

Andy Murray 'sure deserves' a wild card for the French Open, says tournament director Guy Forget, but fitness will determine whether or not he...

‘I’m disappointed and sad – I have to get better,’ says Jannik Sinner after Rafael Nadal defeat

Jannik Sinner says it is 'tough to accept' his defeat against Rafael Nadal in the Rome Masters after he put up an impressive fight...

‘I don’t wanna be here, please default me’ – Daniil Medvedev suffers another clay meltdown

Daniil Medvedev put in a bizarre performance at the Rome Masters, even by his usual standards for clay court events.The world number two has...

Novak Djokovic to Serena Williams: ‘Words cannot describe how much you’ve given tennis’

Serena Williams reached a big tennis milestone this week in Rome - her 1000th professional match - and there have been no shortage of...

‘It’s not easy coming back to sea-level, the ball barely reached the net,’ says Alexander Zverev

Alexander Zverev says moving from the altitude of Madrid to the sea-level of Rome in a few days nearly caught him out in his...

Rafael Nadal not surprised to see youngsters winning, but warns them: ‘I will keep fighting!’

Rafael Nadal says he is 'ready to accept' the younger players have now muscled in at the top table of the ATP Tour, but...

‘Those days are gone’ – Dominic Thiem says he can’t play every week any more

Dominic Thiem says the days of him playing a packed schedule on the ATP Tour 'are gone' as he tries to be smarter about...

‘I was stressed out’ – Novak Djokovic overcomes frustration to advance in Rome

Novak Djokovic briefly let his frustrations at the weather get to him at the Rome Open, but he still had enough to ease past...

‘It’s incredibly tough to win a Grand Slam against the best three players in history,’ says Dominic Thiem

Dominic Thiem thinks people underestimate how difficult it is to win Grand Slams in an era dominated by Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael...

‘I can’t give you a clear answer’ – Rafael Nadal unsure of Olympics participation

Rafael Nadal says he doesn't know whether he can play the Olympics this year given all the uncertainty that surrounds the event.Nadal has always...

Mark Petchey: ‘If Andy Murray didn’t feel he could win titles, he would put his racquets away’

Mark Petchey says Andy Murray is still targeting winning big titles, and if he felt he couldn't he would have already retired.Petchey coached Murray...

‘I want to become a complete player,’ says Stefanos Tsitsipas as he targets grass improvements

Stefanos Tsitsipas says he intends on mastering the grass court game in his pursuit to become 'a complete player.'Tsitsipas, in theory, should have a...

‘Four tournaments is enough’ – Novak Djokovic confirms he’ll play Belgrade 2

Novak Djokovic has confirmed his intention to play in Belgrade the week before Roland Garros, although he reiterated he would be playing less from...

Novak Djokovic on Andy Murray after practice session: ‘He is moving well’

Novak Djokovic believes Andy Murray is 'moving well' after training with him ahead of the Italian Open in Rome.Murray has had a frustrating start...

‘Madrid Masters final defeat hurts, but it will be useful,’ says Matteo Berrettini

Matteo Berrettini says losing to Alexander Zverev in the Madrid Masters final 'hurt,' but he believes he can use that to push on to...

Daniil Medvedev: ‘I am never going to be like a Spanish player on clay, but I can improve’

Daniil Medvedev says he will never be a natural on clay, but he believes he can compensate for that with trial, error, and adjustments.Medvedev...

‘If there is a way, Andy Murray still has the will – he’s in great shape,’ says insider

Andy Murray is 'in very good shape' and still targeting a return to tennis elite, says coach and TV analyst Mark Petchey.Murray has endured...

‘One day at a time’ – Serena Williams hints she may not play Tokyo Olympics

Serena Williams said she has not yet decided if she will play the Tokyo Olympics, although she has hinted she is unlikely to.Williams has...

‘I feel awesome!’ – Alexander Zverev likes his Roland Garros chances after Madrid title

Alexander Zverev says his Madrid Masters final win over Matteo Berrettini has left him feeling 'awesome.'The German was made to work hard for the...

‘I’m super happy and on the right track,’ says Dominic Thiem

Dominic Thiem says he's 'super happy' that he reached the Madrid semi-finals and hopes he's on the right track to play even better in...

Naomi Osaka – Tokyo Olympics should only happen if everyone is ‘comfortable and safe’

Naomi Osaka says there are still discussions taking place in her home country about whether the Tokyo Olympics should take place this year due...

‘Rafael Nadal professionalism is off the charts,’ says Martina Navratilova

Rafael Nadal won the Laureus Award for Sportsman of the Year for the second time in his career this week and was 'saluted' by...

‘Dominic Thiem usually kicks my ass, so I’m happy to win this one,’ says Alexander Zverev

Alexander Zverev said he was happy to get the better of Dominic Thiem in the Madrid Masters semi-finals.Zverev and Thiem met for the 11th...

Matteo Berrettini on Alexander Zverev final clash: ‘It’s going to be a challenging match’

Matteo Berrettini says he is expecting a very tough match against Alexander Zverev in his first Masters level final.Berrettini beat Casper Ruud 6-4, 6-4...

‘No shame, no regrets’ – Ashleigh Barty takes Madrid final defeat in her stride

Ashleigh Barty was in philosophical mood after losing out in the Madrid Open final to the ever-improving Aryna Sabalenka.It was a rematch from the...

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‘I’m excited about my comeback,’ says Roger Federer ahead of Geneva return

Roger Federer says he's excited to make a return to tennis for what will be only his third match in 15 months in Geneva.Federer...

Novak Djokovic: ‘I think I have a good chance to go all the way at the French Open’

Novak Djokovic says his Rome Masters final defeat has given him renewed hope for his chances of winning Roland Garros this year.Djokovic and Nadal...

‘Clay campaign beneficial to my grass season preparations,’ says Roger Federer

Roger Federer believes clay-court tennis can only help him prepare for the grass season - because it always has before.Federer is easing his way...

‘I didn’t feel any fatigue’ – Novak Djokovic offers no excuses for Rome defeat

Novak Djokovic says he wasn't fatigued in the Rome final against Rafael Nadal, and it has been a big confidence booster ahead of Roland...