A world without Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer: tennis is approaching that moment that many would like to never come.
There is a whole generation that does not know what it is to follow tennis without the presence of the Spaniard and the Swiss.
Roger Federer’s future as a tennis player at 40: “Everything is still a bit uncertain”
“People used to look at 40-year-olds and they were mega old. Now, all of a sudden, I’m one of them”, the swiss maestro says in a candid interview where he also admits to be “surprisingly bad” at karaoke.
Lost in translation: Djokovic leaves Tokyo with more wounds than he expected and worried about the US Open, the tournament where he wants to make big history
The world number one player suffered three defeats between Friday and Saturday. After losing his two chances to fight for that Olympic gold he never won, he lost the dispute for the bronze in singles and gave up looking for it in the mixed doubles.
The International Tennis Federation’s plans: 11-day tournament in Paris 2024, advance gender equality with Hopman Cup 2022 and ATP to understand Djokovic’s PTPA
“Tennis was one of the first sports that was 50-50, gender-balanced men and women, which is very important to the IOC”, said ITF president Dave Haggerty in an interview with Around the Rings in Tokyo.
With Djokovic’s stumble, the Golden Slam is confirmed as a pipe dream: next chance (if), Paris 2024
The next goal of the world tennis number one is the conquest of the US Open, a tournament that could break the exciting duel of Grand Slam titles he is fighting with Federer and Nadal.
Furious day for Russian tennis player Medvedev in the face of a question about his country’s state doping: “I don’t want to see you ever again!”
The world tennis number two did not accept a question about state doping in his country, which leads Russia to participate in Tokyo 2020 under the acronym ROC.
Djokovic leads protest and twists the arm of Tokyo 2020 tennis organizers
The world number one, along with Alexander Zverev and Daniil Medvedev, got the tournament to delay the start of the day for 3pm. “The conditions are brutal, I’ve never seen anything like it.”
Tennis in Tokyo, between hot weather and loud insects
High temperatures on the tennis courts in Tokyo are making players struggle. ITF won’t delay the start of the daily schedule despite athletes asking for it.