Swiss ace Roger Federer has claimed tennis needs to do the most in the fight against doping, saying it would be naive to think the sport is clear of drugs cheats. The 17-time grand slam champion said naivety says that tennis is clean, the way it's been all the way through, reports. Federer added it's pretty good, of course every sport always has some cases, but he thinks their sport needs to do the up most to try to make sure integrity stays & that the fans don't tune into different…
Five-time Davis Cup champions Spain found itself in an unusual position after going down 0-2 in the opening match of their World Group first round match against Canada.With the No.1-ranked Spaniards missing their top four players, including superstar Rafael Nadal and world No.4 David Ferrer, No.12-ranked Canada took advantage as their top player, Milos Raonic, won the opening match on the hard court at the University of British Columbia campus, beating Albert Ramos 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 Friday.
Serena Williams reached the fourth round at the Australian Open here Saturday after thrashing Japanese Ayumi Morita 6-1, 6-3 at the Melbourne Park. Williams showed no discomfort from the right ankle injury she sustained in the first round and stayed on track for a third consecutive Grand Slam title. The tournament-favorite won last year's Wimbledon and US Open titles, reports Xinhua.
The cooled tension between All India Tennis Association (AITA) and some prominent players have simmered once again after the first has leaved out the names of all rebel players including Mahesh Bhupati, Somdev Devvarman, Rohan Bopanna and Yuki Bhambri refusing the demands of seconds.
Roger Federer has received the Swiss Athlete of the Year award for the fifth time, it was announced on his website. Federer, 31, also clinched the award in 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2007. "There is nothing more wonderful than receiving standing ovations in Switzerland," Federer said at the ceremony Monday.
Now there is a good news for the Wimbledon Cahmpionship organizer as according to latest announcement the tournaments has witnessed huge profits which is likely to seven percent jump. The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), Britain's tennis governing body has announced about the facts.
Boris Becker, former german tennis player has said Rafael Nadal is the ability to break the Roger Federer's 17 Grand slam record haul. As per the sport24 reports, Boris Becker indicated that this year Rafael Nadal finds his top form and how has already 13 titles to his credit. Also pointed that he is 27 year old and does not intend to stop there.
Martina Hingis, Former No. 1 tennis player of Switzerland has determinded to comeout of her retirement a gap of 6 years to play at the Southern California Open in Carlsbad. This match will be played from July 27 to Aug 4, 2013. Martina Hingis will be team up with Daniela Hantuchova from Slovakia.