Friday, January 15, 2021

Tennis

Andrew Geddes, former tennis coach, sentenced on appeal to 18 years in prison for rape of minors

The Yvelines Assize Court sentenced, on Wednesday January 13, on appeal a former tennis coach, Andrew Geddes, to eighteen years of criminal imprisonment for the rape of several of his former students, all minors at the time facts. ...

Roger Federer withdraws from Australian Open

Switzerland's Roger Federer, during the Australian Open 2020 in Melbourne. DAVID GRAY / AFP Former world tennis master Roger Federer has withdrawn from the Australian Open, which he will miss for the first time in his...

Daniil Medvedev wins London Masters tennis by beating Dominic Thiem

Daniil Medvedev lifts his new trophy in the O2 arena in London on Sunday 22 November. Frank Augstein / APThe Russian Daniil Medvedev (world number 4) won at 24 the first Masters of his career, Sunday,...

Daniil Medvedev’s crazy end to the season

Daniil Medvedev, November 21, 2020 TOBY MELVILLE / REUTERSHe's the fit man of the moment. Winner of the Masters 1000 in Paris at the beginning of November, the Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev could well make...

Between Bernard Giudicelli and Gilles Moretton, a tense match at the Tennis Federation

The election to the presidency of the French Tennis Federation (FFT), which was to be held on December 12, has been postponed to February 13, 2021, given the health situation. LEE SMITH / REUTERSIn this year...

Gilles Moretton taking on French tennis

Gilles Moretton, former tennis player and finalist in the 1982 Davis Cup, formalized in January his candidacy for the presidency of the French Tennis Federation (FFT). Sudan / Alpaca / Andia.frRoland-Garros 1984. Gilles Moretton puts away...

Daniil Medvedev wins the Masters 1000 at Bercy for the first time

Daniil Medvedev withstood Zverev's devastating serves in the Bercy Masters 1000 final on November 8 Christophe Ena / APMissiles in service, followed if necessary by bursts of laser shots from the baseline: Russian Daniil Medvedev won a...

Ugo Humbert, defeated at Bercy with honors

Ugo Humbert lost Friday November 6 against Milos Raonic, in the semi-final of the Masters 1000 at Paris-Bercy. Christophe Ena / APThe only lightening of French tennis with absent subscribers since the coronavirus crisis, Ugo Humbert...

Lucas Pouille announces the end of his collaboration with Amélie Mauresmo

At the end of two years of collaboration, Amélie Mauresmo will no longer train Lucas Pouille. The 26-year-old Northerner, 69e in the ATP ranking, announced Saturday, October 24 on his Twitter account. ...

the first time “Le Monde” wrote it

Rafael Nadal, triumphant, on the clay court of Philippe Chatrier, at the end of the Roland-Garros final, October 11, 2020. Anne-Christine Poujoulat / AFPVSit will reassure some. Sometimes the best stories start with a missed date....

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