Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tennis

Australian Open games to be suspended if air is too polluted

The air quality rules, announced by the Australian Open management, will apply to all outdoor matches and in retractable roof courts. Lee Jin-man / APAfter several days of controversy over the conditions under which the first Australian...

for the Australian Open, the fire test

The city of Melbourne enveloped in the smoke of the fires on January 14, the opening day of qualifying for the Australian Open. REUTERSThe number...

Chilean Nicolas Jarry and Colombian Robert Farah suspended for doping

Colombian Robert Farah at the US Open, September 6, 2019. Sarah Stier / APChilean Nicolas Jarry, 78e World Cup was suspended for doping after a Davis Cup test in November 2019 that tested positive for anabolics, the...

Australian Open games delayed due to fire smoke

A woman wears a mask over her face during workouts at the Australian Open Tennis Championships in Melbourne on January 15. ASANKA BRENDON RATNAYAKE / AFPToxic fumes from huge fires in southern Australia disrupted the Melbourne Tennis...

Smoke from fires in Melbourne makes tennis "extreme conditions"

"It was not going at all (...). On the ground, it was easier to breathe ", said Dalila Jakupovic, forced to give up on Tuesday, January 14, in the first qualifying round of the Australian Open in Melbourne. The...

Novak Djokovic's Serbia wins new ATP Cup at the expense of Spain

Novak Djokovic won a new trophy with Serbia on Sunday. CIRO DE LUCA / REUTERSFailing to have answered the big question "What is the ATP Cup for? ", Serbia has engraved its name in front of the...

Serena Williams titled in Auckland, her first trophy in almost three years

Serena Williams won her first title in nearly three years in New Zealand on Sunday. MICHAEL BRADLEY / AFPSerena Williams finally returns to success. The American tennis player won Sunday, January 12 in Auckland, New Zealand, her...

Australian Open organizers have no plans to postpone despite fires

Fires ? "The closest are several hundred kilometers from the city." The possibly toxic fumes linked to these fires? "There will be weather and air quality experts who will analyze all the data available live and assess the air...

Cadors at the ATP Cup

Novak Djokovic expresses his joy after his victory over Kevin Anderson in Brisbane. DAVE HUNT / REUTERSThe ATP Cup does not really unleash passions but its first day, Saturday January 4, allowed the stars of world tennis...

To help victims of fires in Australia, Australian sport is involved

Nick Kyrgios is playing the new ATP Cup in Australia with a black armband, in tribute to the victims of the fires. TRACEY NEARMY / REUTERS"It's more important than tennis! " Nick Kyrgios often hits the headlines....

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