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Dominic Thiem looks back on winning ways at Bastad |  ATP Tour |  Tennis

Dominic Thiem looks back on winning ways at Bastad | ATP Tour | Tennis

The wait was long, but Dominique Thiem is again a winner on the ATP circuit. The former world No. 3 battled to a 3-6, 6-1, 7-6(5) first-round win over Emil Ruusuvuori Tuesday afternoon at Nordea Open in Bastad. It was the Austrian’s first victory at tour level in 14 months, including nine in 2020 U.S. …

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'Rafael Nadal made impressive comeback,' Roger Federer recalls

“Rafael Nadal made an impressive comeback”, recalls Roger Federer

In 2012, Rafael Nadal won the record seventh Roland Garros crown, completing another impressive swing on clay and hoping for more for the rest of the season. Instead, the Spaniard missed the second half of the season with a left knee injury. He didn’t play after Wimbledon and had to finish outside the top 2 …

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Rafael Nadal's uncle delivers stark verdict on why Nick Kyrgios lost to Novak Djokovic

Rafael Nadal’s uncle delivers stark verdict on why Nick Kyrgios lost to Novak Djokovic

Rafael Nadal’s uncle Toni has explained that one of the reasons Nick Kyrgios lost to Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final was because of his “messy” understanding of tennis. The Aussie won the first set on Sunday but Djokovic responded to take the next three as Kyrgios gave the fans and the referee several outbursts. …

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ATP Ranking if Wimbledon points mattered as Novak Djokovic stays behind Rafael Nadal

The ATP rankings would have been very different had points been awarded at Wimbledon this year with Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Cam Norrie benefiting. Djokovic won a seventh Wimbledon title after beating controversial Nick Kyrgios in the final, with the Serbian underlining the relief he felt to win another Grand Slam when he is …

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Roger Federer hints he could retire after missing out on Wimbledon

Roger Federer has dropped the biggest hint yet that he may be about to end his tennis career. The 20-time Grand Slam champion was forced to miss Wimbledon this year with a knee injury and hasn’t played a competitive match since last year’s tournament at the All England Club. Prior to Wimbledon this year, Federer …

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Ash Barty: ‘I haven’t watched the Wimbledon final this year. I’ve hit enough tennis balls in my life’

A Hours after Elena Rybakina lifted the famous Wimbledon trophy on center court, an intriguing bet has been placed at another cathedral of British sport, 500 miles away. It involved two big names in their respective fields, Kevin Pietersen and Ash Barty, and a friendly disagreement over whether the former world No. 1 might still …

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Inside Kyrgios' post-Wimbledon party with tequila alongside girlfriend Costen

Inside Kyrgios’ post-Wimbledon party with tequila alongside girlfriend Costen

NICK KYRGIOS was in the mood to party despite losing the men’s Wimbledon final. The Australian, 27, reached a Grand Slam final for the first time in his career but fell short against Novak Djokovic in a 6-4 3-6 4-5 6-7 loss. seven Nick Kyrgios drank a beer shortly after his final loss seven The …

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Ash Barty: ‘I haven’t watched the Wimbledon final this year. I’ve hit enough tennis balls in my life’

A Hours after Elena Rybakina lifted the famous Wimbledon trophy on center court, an intriguing bet has been placed at another cathedral of British sport, 500 miles away. It involved two big names in their respective fields, Kevin Pietersen and Ash Barty, and a friendly disagreement over whether the former world No. 1 might still …

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Summer: Rafael Nadal (right) was taking some time off after pulling out of Wimbledon last week due to injury as he enjoyed a holiday in Formentera on Monday

Shirtless Rafael Nadal soaks up the sun on a yacht in Formentera

He pulled out of Wimbledon in dramatic fashion last week on the eve of his semi-final against Nick Kyrgios with a torn abdominal. And Rafael Nadal was taking some time off to relax after the disappointing tournament as he enjoyed a holiday in Formentera on Monday. The 36-year-old Spaniard showed off his sporty physique as …

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