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US Open-Cincinnati double-header eyed

US Open-Cincinnati double-header eyed

The United States Tennis Association has proposed moving August’s ATP/WTA Cincinnati Masters to New York for a doubleheader with the US Open, the New York Times reported Tuesday. The Times reported that the proposal, which is designed to ward off threats to both tournaments from the coronavirus pandemic, was being considered by both the ATP […]

Gov’t will decide on French Open spectators

    The head of French tennis said on Monday he would like a full house at the French Open but conceded only the government can decide if spectators can attend the re-arranged tournament. The claycourt Grand Slam, which would now have been into its second week under the original schedule, was pushed back by […]

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Thiem, Kyrgios to play 2 events in Berlin

Dominic Thiem, Nick Kyrgios, Elina Svitolina and Kiki Bertens will compete in grass and hard-court events in Berlin in July featuring both men’s and women’s fields. The behind-closed-doors competition will be held on grass at the Steffi Graf Stadium from July 13-15 and then switch to hard court in a hangar at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport […]

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Capadocia chasing her Grand Slam dream

BY REY C. LACHICA           As a student-athlete, Marian Capadocia was a class act as she courageously climbed her way up to the ladder of success despite the trials she encountered along the way. Notwithstanding her stormy relationships with some sports officials in the past, Capadocia has lorded over the local […]

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‘Am I next?’ Tennis phenom Gauff upset by black man’s death

Rising US tennis star Coco Gauff has added her voice to those expressing outrage at the death of an unarmed black man in Minnesota who was in police hands. Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who can be seen in video kneeling on the neck of a handcuffed George Floyd for at least five minutes, was […]

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Federer is the world’s highest-paid athlete

Roger Federer is the world’s highest-paid athlete for 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic knocked soccer’s Lionel Messi off top spot, according to the annual Forbes list released on Friday. The Swiss tennis great, owner of a men’s record 20 Grand Slam singles titles, earned $106.3 million in the last 12 months, including $100 million via […]

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