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Musetti continues his Roman run

At four-all in the second set the lights went out during the Italian Open which could have disrupted the concentration of Italy’s emerging starlet, the 18-year-old Lorenzo Musetti, who was on his way to eliminating another top player from the Rome Masters listings.

ATP and WTA Kremlin Cup tournaments cancelled

The ATP and WTA jointly announced on Friday that the 2020 Kremlin Cup tournaments in Moscow have been cancelled by a mandate from health officials in the Russian capital, where there has been a surge in coronavirus infections.

Osaka withdraws from Paris, fans reduced

Japan’s Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the upcoming French Open with a hamstring injury, while the FFT is reducing the number of fans that will be allowed to attend Roland Garros due to the worsening coronavirus situation in the country.

On the day of the Bagel 

Bagels are pretty rare in pro tennis but in Rome on Thursday, Johanna Konta and Victoria Azarenka scored three between them - Konta taking one against clay-court specialist Irina-Camelia Begu, 6-0 6-4, while just five days after losing the US Open final, Azarenka...

Battling mental health issues to return to the court

In a short film released this week, the LTA follows 38-year-old tennis player Steven McCann from North London, as he shares his inspirational story of battling addiction to reignite his love and passion for the sport. The feature brings to life Steven’s journey to...

Fans to return in Paris

No one at the beginning of this Covid year could have predicted that we here at Tennis Threads would be writing the French Open in September, just a couple of weeks after the US Open had concluded!

Fed Cup rebrands as the Billie Jean King Cup

Tying in with the 50th Anniversary of the Fed Cup, the women’s team competition has been re-named the Billie Jean King Cup by the ITF, it was announced at a virtual press conference on Thursday.

Halep and Plíšková start Rome campaigns

Top seed Simona Halep overcame an early scare as she was broken 5 times by local wildcard Jasime Paolini in her opening match of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, but moved into the second round smoothly enough, 6-3 6-4, on Wednesday, while No 2 seed Karolina Plíšková...

Rafa and Novak back in action

The two players who have won the most Masters1000 titles between them were in action at the Rome stop for the first time having received byes in their opening matches.

Kerber falls as Muguruza kicks on in Rome

Falling victim to the quick transition from the slick fast hard courts of the US Open to the continental clay of Rome, No 15 seed Angelique Kerber was upset by Katerina Siniakova on Tuesday in straight sets, while Garbiñe Muguruza claimed the battle of Grand Slam...
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Osaka withdraws from Paris, fans reduced

Osaka withdraws from Paris, fans reduced

Japan’s Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the upcoming French Open with a hamstring injury, while the FFT is reducing the number of fans that will be allowed to attend Roland Garros due to the worsening coronavirus situation in the country.

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Musetti continues his Roman run

Musetti continues his Roman run

At four-all in the second set the lights went out during the Italian Open which could have disrupted the concentration of Italy’s emerging starlet, the 18-year-old Lorenzo Musetti, who was on his way to eliminating another top player from the Rome Masters listings.

read more
On the day of the Bagel 

On the day of the Bagel 

Bagels are pretty rare in pro tennis but in Rome on Thursday, Johanna Konta and Victoria Azarenka scored three between them - Konta taking one against clay-court specialist Irina-Camelia Begu, 6-0 6-4, while just five days after losing the US Open final, Azarenka...

read more
Battling mental health issues to return to the court

Battling mental health issues to return to the court

In a short film released this week, the LTA follows 38-year-old tennis player Steven McCann from North London, as he shares his inspirational story of battling addiction to reignite his love and passion for the sport. The feature brings to life Steven’s journey to...

read more

ATP TOUR

Musetti continues his Roman run

Musetti continues his Roman run

At four-all in the second set the lights went out during the Italian Open which could have disrupted the concentration of Italy’s emerging starlet, the 18-year-old Lorenzo Musetti, who was on his way to eliminating another top player from the Rome Masters listings.

ATP and WTA Kremlin Cup tournaments cancelled

ATP and WTA Kremlin Cup tournaments cancelled

The ATP and WTA jointly announced on Friday that the 2020 Kremlin Cup tournaments in Moscow have been cancelled by a mandate from health officials in the Russian capital, where there has been a surge in coronavirus infections.

Rafa and Novak back in action

Rafa and Novak back in action

The two players who have won the most Masters1000 titles between them were in action at the Rome stop for the first time having received byes in their opening matches.

WTA TOUR

ATP and WTA Kremlin Cup tournaments cancelled

ATP and WTA Kremlin Cup tournaments cancelled

The ATP and WTA jointly announced on Friday that the 2020 Kremlin Cup tournaments in Moscow have been cancelled by a mandate from health officials in the Russian capital, where there has been a surge in coronavirus infections.

On the day of the Bagel 

On the day of the Bagel 

Bagels are pretty rare in pro tennis but in Rome on Thursday, Johanna Konta and Victoria Azarenka scored three between them - Konta taking one against clay-court specialist Irina-Camelia Begu, 6-0 6-4, while just five days after losing the US Open final, Azarenka...

Halep and Plíšková start Rome campaigns

Halep and Plíšková start Rome campaigns

Top seed Simona Halep overcame an early scare as she was broken 5 times by local wildcard Jasime Paolini in her opening match of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, but moved into the second round smoothly enough, 6-3 6-4, on Wednesday, while No 2 seed Karolina Plíšková...

OFF COURT

Breakaway plan omits women

Breakaway plan omits women

If Novak Djokovic still wonders why he is not popular amongst his peers, one only has to look at the ill-timed and hugely unpopular move he has spearheaded to create a new player association during a time when so many are calling for unity and collaboration, and which...

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Cincy on hold after Osaka protest

Cincy on hold after Osaka protest

Organisers of the Western & Southern Open in New York placed the event on hold overnight following Naomi Osaka’s stance over racism and police brutality in the United States, prompting a joint statement from the USTA, WTA and ATP.

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Cause for celebrations

Cause for celebrations

In a week when the ATP Tour returns with two Challenger events in Prague and Todi, the WTA Tour takes a pause after successfully running three tournaments in Palermo, Prague and Lexington giving cause for some celebration.

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Osaka withdraws from Paris, fans reduced

Osaka withdraws from Paris, fans reduced

Japan’s Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the upcoming French Open with a hamstring injury, while the FFT is reducing the number of fans that will be allowed to attend Roland Garros due to the worsening coronavirus situation in the country.

Fans to return in Paris

Fans to return in Paris

No one at the beginning of this Covid year could have predicted that we here at Tennis Threads would be writing the French Open in September, just a couple of weeks after the US Open had concluded!

LTA NEWS

Battling mental health issues to return to the court

Battling mental health issues to return to the court

In a short film released this week, the LTA follows 38-year-old tennis player Steven McCann from North London, as he shares his inspirational story of battling addiction to reignite his love and passion for the sport. The feature brings to life Steven’s journey to...

Whiley wins second title while Hewett edged out

Whiley wins second title while Hewett edged out

Britain’s Jordanne Whiley clinched her second US Open women’s doubles title with best friend Yui Kamiji of Japan on Sunday after the second seeds defeated Dutch top seeds Marjolein Buis and Diede de Groot 6-3, 6-3.

Hewett, Reid and Lapthorne clinch fourth US doubles ttles

Hewett, Reid and Lapthorne clinch fourth US doubles ttles

Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid showed why they are the world’s top ranked men’s doubles partnership on Saturday’s penultimate day of the US Open Wheelchair Tennis Competition, as they claimed an unprecedented fourth title together in New York. Meanwhile, fellow Brit...

Hewett to bid for third successive US title

Hewett to bid for third successive US title

Alfie Hewett will bid for a hat-trick of US Open men’s wheelchair singles titles on Sunday after a magnificent performance saw him beat world No.2 Gustavo Fernandez of Argentina 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 in New York on Friday.

Hewett reaches fourth straight US Open semi-final

Hewett reaches fourth straight US Open semi-final

Alfie Hewett made an emphatic start to his bid to reach a fourth successive US Open men’s singles final after racing past his doubles partner and fellow Brit Gordon Reid 6-0, 6-2 on Thursday’s opening day of wheelchair tennis action at Flushing Meadows.

Wheelchair Tennis returns at the NTC

Wheelchair Tennis returns at the NTC

Elite parasport will return to the nation’s screens at the beginning of September for the first time since lockdown after the LTA announced the staging of a behind closed doors series for Great Britain’s leading wheelchair tennis players at the National Tennis...

The British Bulldogs just edge it

The British Bulldogs just edge it

As the organiser of the Battle of the Brits Team event, Jamie Murray couldn’t have been more delighted that, after a week’s highly competitive play, the final outcome of the event wasn’t settled until the last match.

Race to the line

Race to the line

Jamie Murray, the man behind the Battle of the Brit events, will be delighted that his team event has reached the final day with both teams sharing the points and the finishing line of 60, just ten matches away