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Kyrgios on Loss: My Head's in the Shed

Inactivity has robbed Nick Kyrgios of connectivity to competition. Tonight, Mackenzie McDonald separated Kyrgios from his Washington, DC title. Watch: Nadal Backs Biles Playing clean combinations the 107th-ranked McDonald saved all five break points he faced defeating defending Citi Open champion Kyrgios 6-4, 6-4. It was Kyrgios’ first opening-round exit in four tournaments as he fell to 7-5 on ...

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Watch: Nadal Backs Biles' Olympic Withdrawals

Rafael Nadal knows how elite sport requires mind, body and spirit synergy. The 20-time Grand Slam champion expressed support for gymnastics star Simone Biles, who withdrew from the Olympic team and all-around competitions due to mental issues. Biles returned to competition to win the bronze medal on balance beam. Tiafoe: I See Myself As Top 10 In an interview ...

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Nadal Commends Korda as Future Star

Sebastian Korda grew up looking up to Rafael Nadal. Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Nadal says it won’t be long before the ATP Tour is looking up to Korda in the rankings. More: Nadal Eager for Competition The top-seeded Nadal practiced with Korda at the Citi Open ahead of his return to the pro circuit in Washington, DC. Asked to ...

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ROC Stars: Pavlyuchenkova and Rublev Win Gold in Thriller

By Richard Pagliaro | Sunday, August 1, 2021 Great expectations weren’t in the game plan for friends and first-time partners.  In fact, Andrey Rublev and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova launched their Olympic mixed doubles pairing with a modest goal: have fun. More: Carreno Busta Shocks Djokovic for Bronze Showing fierce spirit, the pair rose to ROC star status with a stirring gold-medal ...

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Tokyo Olympics Day 1: Order of Play

Iga Swiatek kicks things off on Centre Court, with Novak Djokovic up fourth. Centre Court starting at 11:00 WS 1 (6) SWIATEK Iga (POL) vs BARTHEL Mona (GER) MS 1 BUBLIK Alexander (KAZ) vs (2) MEDVEDEV Daniil (ROC) WS 1 DIYAS Zarina (KAZ) vs (8) KREJCIKOVA Barbora (CZE) MS 1 (1) DJOKOVIC Novak (SRB) vs DELLIEN Hugo (BOL) Court 1 ...

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Uzbekistan Pair Banned for Corruption

Uzbekistan player Ismailov and his compatriot, Amal Sultanbekov, have been banned from the sport, following an investigation into match fixing at a tournament in 2019, the International Tennis Integrity Agency announced today. Ismailov, who reached a ATP career-high rank of No. 397, was already serving a seven year ban after a previous investigation. The investigation into the second match fixing ...

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Grip MD: Remedy for Your Grip Woes

Struggling to correct your grip? Grip MD is your remedy. Grip MD is a new training device developed by two former collegiate tennis stars that aids players of all levels to perfect the proper volley, serve, and slice grip. Novak: I Know History is on the Line Grip MD is the creation of former ATP World Tour doubles No. ...

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Petra Kvitova will Carry the Flag for the Czech Republic at Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony

By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Friday July 24, 2021 Petra Kvitova, 2016 Olympic Bronze medalist, has been named the flag-bearer for the Czech Republic for the opening ceremony at the Tokyo Olympics. The 31-year-old two-time Wimbledon champ will march alongside NBA player Tomas Satoransky, of the Chicago Bulls. Kvitova joins Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko, Paraguay’s Veronica Cepede Royg and Chinese ...

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