Thursday, July 2, 2020

Tennis

Davis Cup and Fed Cup postponed to 2021

Kristina Mladenovic, November 10, 2019 in her match against Australian Ashleigh Barty, in the Fed Cup final won by the French. TONY ASHBY / AFPLatest victims of the Covid-19 in the tennis world, the Davis Cup and...

Patrick Mouratoglou's post-containment mini-championship

Patrick Moratoglou and Serena Williams at the Wimbledon tournament in July 2019. HANNAH MCKAY / REUTERSStefanos Tsitsipas' forehands can again be scrutinized during the weekend of June 13 and 14 on a tennis court, while the men's...

Goodbye 2020, hello 2021 for Roger Federer

Knee operated in February, Roger Federer initially planned to return during the grass season this summer. HECTOR RETAMAL / AFPWhile the ATP, the men's professional circuit, should give players indications this Wednesday about the possible competition schedule...

In Algeria, letter from tennis player Ines Ibbou asking for more "respect" makes authorities react

Ines Ibbou, aged 14, in 2013, with her coach of the time, Midoun Zine-el-Abidine. YASSINE KHIRI / AFPThe video has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times. And it has reacted to sports stars, such as tenniswoman...

The closed door is not excluded for Roland-Garros

The Roland-Garros tournament has been postponed to September 20 and could possibly be postponed by another week. CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFPAfter having decided to postpone the Roland-Garros tournament from May to September, due to the epidemic due...

Wimbledon 2020 edition canceled, tennis fears white season

Serbian Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon on July 14, 2019. HANNAH MCKAY / REUTERSMembers of the venerable All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) are foresighted when it comes to Wimbledon. In the insurance policy taken out...

"Indian summer" of Roland-Garros is already causing friction

Court Philippe Chatrier in the rain, June 4, 2019. THOMAS SAMSON / AFPListening to Bernard Giudicelli, it's a season that doesn't just exist "In the north of America" but also very close to the Porte d'Auteuil in...

Roland-Garros will take place in September

"The containment measures in force make it impossible to prepare for the tournament and, consequently, to organize it on the dates initially planned," explained the French Tennis Federation. KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFPDue to the epidemic due to...

For secondary circuit players, "six weeks without tennis, one season is a long time"

If the stars of the circuit can afford not to make money on the courts for six weeks, the more modest do not have this luxury. PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFPWhat if Roger Federer's big winner in the...

Indian Wells, first tournament victim of coronavirus

At Indian Wells, March 8, the day before qualifying begins. AL BELLO / AFPGloves and preventive measures have done nothing: the epidemic of new coronavirus spreads in California, forcing its organizers to cancel the tennis tournament of...

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