“I still have not been able to re-watch that match, I got my bu * t kicked” – Eugenie Bouchard on losing 2014 Wimbledon final

Former World No. 5 Eugenie Bouchard recently featured on the ‘Off the Vine’ podcast where she recollected her thumping loss in the final of Wimbledon 2014. Aged just 20, the Canadian made headlines by becoming the first player from her country to make a Grand Slam final. She swept 12 straight sets to qualify for … Read more

County Championship: Keaton Jennings shines as Lancashire dominate Yorkshire | Cricket News

Keaton Jennings became only the second Lancashire player to post three Roses hundreds in as many innings; Ben Stokes scored an impressive 82 to continue his strong start to the season; Haseeb Hameed struck his first century of the season to put Nottinghamshire in charge against Middlesex Last Updated: 05/12/22 8:56 pm Keaton Jennings’ partnership … Read more

Tennis news today: Simona Halep knocked out of Italian Open, Naomi Osaka leaves IMG to start her own agency

Former World No. 1 Simona Halep exited the 2022 Italian Open in the second round after falling to a straight-sets defeat against Danielle Collins. Off the field, four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka has left her current agency IMG to start her own venture named EVOLVE. Reigning Roland Garros champion Barbora Krejcikova is set to … Read more

“You can’t finish your semifinal match at 1 AM and play the final the next day”

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic spoke out against the organizers of the Madrid Open for scheduling a late-night semifinal on Saturday ahead of Sunday’s final. The Serb, who got past Aslan Karatsev 6-3, 6-2 in his opening match at the Italian Open, came out in support of Alexander Zverev in his press conference. The German … Read more

Tennis news today: Novak Djokovic begins Italian Open campaign with win over Aslan Karatsev, ATP unlikely to award ranking points for Wimbledon due to ban on Russian and Belarusian players

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic made a winning start at the 2022 Italian Open. Djokovic defeated Aslan Karatsev in straight sets to progress into the third round after a first-round bye. Wimbledon’s decision to ban Russian and Belarusian players from competing could result in the ATP not awarding any ranking points for this year’s edition. … Read more

“ATP’s job was an absolute disgrace; two days ago I went to bed at 4-4: 30 am, yesterday I went to bed at 5:20 am”

Alexander Zverev lashed out at the ATP’s scheduling system after crashing to a 6-3, 6-1 defeat against Carlos Alcaraz in the final of the Madrid Masters on Sunday. The German revealed that he would often have to go to bed very late, presumably because he was assigned the last match of the evening session a … Read more

PSG Transfer News Roundup: Lionel Messi wanted Neymar to rejoin Barcelona; Zinedine Zidane backed to take charge at Parc des Princes, and more

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) could only manage a 2-2 draw against Troyes at the Parc des Princes on Sunday in Ligue 1. The Parisians, though, have already won the league title this season Meanwhile, an Argentinean journalist has said that Lionel Messi desperately wanted Neymar at Barcelona. Elsewhere, French Football Federation president Noel Le Graet has … Read more

Alexander Zverev criticizes ATP Tour over late-night matches, says he’s ‘tired of it’

MADRID – Alexander Zverev criticized the ATP Tour for its scheduling of late-night matches and said he was at a disadvantage in Sunday’s final against Carlos Alcaraz at the Madrid Open. The third-ranked Zverev was overpowered by the 19-year-old Spaniard in straight sets. Zverev conceded that he probably would have lost to Alcaraz even if … Read more

“After beating all three in a row, you feel like you’re going to beat them every time; that makes you full of confidence”

David Nalbandian has said that beating the Big Three of Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer made him confident of beating them again. The Argentine is the only player to beat Nadal, Djokovic and Federer (in that order) in the same tournament. He did so in one magical week in the Spanish capital in … Read more

Tennis news today: Emma Raducanu and Bianca Andreescu set for a first round showdown at the Italian Open, Daniil Medvedev to make his comeback at the Geneva Open

The 2022 Italian Open men’s and women’s singles draws are out and there are some unbelievable first-round matches on the cards. US Open champions Emma Raducanu and Bianca Andreescu will face each other in the first round in a highly anticipated contest. Daniil Medvedev, who has been on the sidelines since undergoing hernia surgery, is … Read more