The 35-year-old Serb has won the last three editions of Wimbledon in 2018, 2019 and last year, with the 2020 tournament cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
novak djokovic repeated his hardline refusal to get a Covid-19 vaccination on Saturday as he resigned himself to sitting out the season's last Grand Slam at the US Open.
Rafael Nadal said Saturday that for the first time in 18 months he has defeated the crippling foot pain which threatened to push him to the brink of retirement. Nadal captured his 14th French Open and record-extending 22nd major earlier this month to put himself halfway to the first men's calendar Grand Slam since 1969.
Rafa Nadal's hopes of winning Wimbledon for the first time in over a decade and staying on track for the calendar year Grand Slam will meet a familiar adversary in novak djokovic who is bidding to extend his domination at the grasscourt major.
The last 12 months didn't pan to plan for Samir Banerjee, not after the 18-year-old's spectacular splash at Wimbledon, where he won the junior boys' crown. The Indian-American is learning quickly, though, that while life as a tennis pro may be ambiguous, certitude is the way forward.
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Wimbledon champion novak djokovic will head into next week's tournament as the men's top seed with Russian world number one Daniil Medvedev banned from taking part while Germany's second-ranked Alexander Zverev is out injured.
Reigning Queen's champion Matteo Berrettini needed three sets to see off Denis Kudla as he reached the quarter-finals of the grass-court tournament on Thursday.
To understand exactly what goes into this ever evolving world of physical and mental management of athlete fitness and more, Timesofindia.com sat down for an in-depth chat with Stephen Mutch, who was also the head physiotherapist for Team Scotland at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and is also one of the advisory board members at GITAM University.
Daniil Medvedev defeated Ilya Ivashka in a battle of banned Wimbledon players on Friday to reach the 's-Hertogenbosch semi-finals and move closer to regaining the world top ranking.
Rafael Nadal would probably not have played any Grand Slam other than the French Open with the chronic foot injury that needed numbing injections in Paris, the 14-time Roland Garros champion said on Monday.
At 36 years, Rafael Nadal became the oldest man to win the French Open, his 14th title at Roland Garros and his 22nd Grand Slam title overall. With this victory, Nadal also surged ahead of Roger Federer and novak djokovic — by two Grand Slam titles each. Nadal's 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 victory against Casper Ruud saw his backhand dominate as much as his forehand.
French Open champion Rafael Nadal said he would play at Wimbledon later this month if his body allowed him to, the Spaniard said on Sunday after winning Roland Garros for the 14th time. "I am going to be in Wimbleodn if my body is ready to be in Wimbledon. Wimbledon is not a tournament that I want to miss," said Nadal, who has been suffering from a chronic foot injury.
Rafael Nadal romped to his 14th French Open title on Sunday with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 thrashing of Casper Ruud in Sunday's final.
Rafael Nadal beat Casper Ruud in the French Open final on Sunday to win a men's record-extending 22nd Grand Slam title.
Rafael Nadal won a record-extending 22nd Grand Slam title on Sunday by crushing Casper Ruud in the French Open final.
There are three certainties in life -- death, taxes and Rafael Nadal winning the French Open. The Spaniard secured a 14th title at Roland Garros with a straight-sets rout of Casper Ruud on Sunday, swelling his record-setting Grand Slam collection to 22. Nadal, the oldest ever champion in Paris at 36, now has 112 match wins on the famous crushed red brick against just three defeats in 17 years.
Rafael Nadal won his 14th French Open title on Sunday when he defeated Norwegian Casper Ruud in straight sets.
Cilic defeated Andrey Rublev at the French Open on Wednesday to become only the fifth active player to make the semifinals at all four Grand Slams.
Daria Kasatkina said Rafael Nadal's late-night "fighting spirit" in defeating novak djokovic to make the French Open quarter-finals inspired her to secure a maiden Grand Slam semi-final spot on Wednesday. Kasatkina claimed a 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) victory over fellow Russian, Veronika Kudermetova and will take on world number one Iga Swiatek on Thursday for a place in Saturday's championship match.