Djokovic Confirms He Has Visa To Play In 2023 Australian Open

PARIS, France – Serbia’s Novak Djokovic has confirmed that he will take part in the next year’s Australian Open after being granted a visa. ”I was very happy to receive the news yesterday”, the 35-year-old Serb, who was sent home from Australia on the eve of last year’s event after a row about his COVID-19 … More Djokovic Confirms He Has Visa To Play In 2023 Australian Open

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Former No.1 Kerber Announces Pregnancy, To Miss U.S. Open

NEW YORK – Former world number one Angelique Kerber is pregnant and will skip the U.S. Open, which starts in New York on Monday, the three – time Grand Slam winner from Germany said. The left – handed Kerber, 34, last played at Wimbledon where she lost in the third round to Belgium’s Elise Mertens. … More Former No.1 Kerber Announces Pregnancy, To Miss U.S. Open

Halep Beats Haddad Maia For Third Canadian Open Title

PARIS, France – Simona Halep ended Beatriz Haddad Maia’s dream run in Toronto with a hard – fought 6-3 2-6 6-3 victory to claim her third Canadian Open title on Sunday. Halep’s serving woes from her semifinal win carried over at the outset the final as she produced four double faults and was broken in … More Halep Beats Haddad Maia For Third Canadian Open Title

Former Formula One Supremo Ecclestone Charged With UK Tax Fraud

LONDON – Former Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has been charged with fraud over a failure to declare more than 400 million pounds ($477 million) of overseas assets to the British tax authority, prosecutors said on Monday. The Crown Prosecution Service said Ecclestone, 91, faced one count of fraud by false representation. ‘This follows a … More Former Formula One Supremo Ecclestone Charged With UK Tax Fraud

Hamilton Slams Spectators For Cheering When He Crashed

PARIS, France – Mercedes’ seven time world champion Lewis Hamilton said on Saturday he had been stunned to hear spectators cheered when he crashed hard in qualifying for the Austrian Formula One Grand Prix. The 37 – year – old Briton qualified 10th in Friday for the Saturday sprint. He started ninth and finished eighth … More Hamilton Slams Spectators For Cheering When He Crashed

Ailing Nadal Finds Mental Steel To Edge Fritz In Wimbledon Epic

LONDON – A hurting Rafa Nadal exhibited heroic mental strength to edge American 11th seed Taylor Fritz in a final set tiebreak during a captivating Wimbledon quarter – final on Wednesday to keep alive his quest for a calendar year Grand Slam. Struggling with an abdominal injury, Nadal appeared close to retiring mid – match … More Ailing Nadal Finds Mental Steel To Edge Fritz In Wimbledon Epic

Kyrgios First To Sign To Osaka’s Evolve Sports Agency

PARIS, France – Nick Kyrgios on Monday became the first athlete to join Evolve, the new sports agency co – founded by four – time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka. Osaka broke with IMG last month to launch Evolve with longtime agent Stuart Duguid. Evolve describes itself as a multifaceted agency focused on brand partnerships, … More Kyrgios First To Sign To Osaka’s Evolve Sports Agency