Konta ‘didn’t want to watch’ Wimbledon after Covid-enforced withdrawal | Johanna Konta

Johanna Konta has opened up about her torrid, Covid-19-affected summer, during which she was withdrawn from Wimbledon on the eve of the tournament as a close contact of an infected team member. The British No 1 then contracted the virus herself, ruling her out of the Olympics. Although she watched the Tokyo Games, Konta says … Read more

After missing Wimbledon and the Olympics with Covid, finally it’s all go for Jo Konta at the US Open

Jo Konta saw her hopes of playing at Wimbledon and the Olympics dashed by Covid… but now it’s finally all go at the US Open for the British No 1 who wants to salvage something from a summer that had promised plenty By Mike Dickson for the Daily Mail Published: 17:30 EDT, 29 August 2021 … Read more

Novak Djokovic is on verge of ultimate tennis achievement before US Open | Novak Djokovic

Perhaps the clearest measure of Novak Djokovic’s greatness, as he prepares for the most significant shot he will ever have at winning tennis’s ultimate achievement, the calendar grand slam, is that he has already achieved a near equivalent feat. Djokovic’s run of four consecutive grand slam titles between Wimbledon in 2015 and the French Open … Read more

Heading Into the U.S. Open, Novak Djokovic Knows His Role

For all of the head-scratching moves Djokovic has made — such as holding a much-maligned exhibition tour in Belgrade in the middle of the pandemic, hitting a line judge in the throat with an anger-filled swipe during last year’s U.S. Open, upsetting the tennis establishment by trying to start the breakaway Professional Tennis Players Association … Read more

Andy Murray reaches second round of Winston-Salem Open following victory against Noah Rubin

Andy Murray reaches the second round of the Winston-Salem Open with straight sets victory against Noah Rubin after original opponent Nick Kyrgios withdrew due to a knee injury Andy Murray was set to face Nick Kyrgios in the Winston-Salem Open first round  The Australian withdrew with an injury a week before the start of the … Read more

Can Novak Djokovic Be Invincible Again?

For months and months this year, at the most important tennis tournaments, it seemed as if Novak Djokovic was invincible, as if he simply could not be beaten. With the biggest titles on the line, professional tennis threw everything it had at Djokovic for the first seven months of 2021. In Australia in February, he … Read more

Emma Raducanu breezes past Mayar Sherif and into US Open draw | US Open tennis

In her first overseas grand slam appearance, Emma Raducanu has swept through the US Open qualifying tournament to reach the main draw, defeating the fourth seed Mayar Sherif of Egypt 6-1, 6-4 in the final qualifying round. Away from the Wimbledon crowds, the spotlight and any wildcards as in her breakthrough run to the round … Read more