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Basilashvili Arrested In Georgia

STARNBERG, May 24, 2020 According to multiple reports, World No.27 Nikoloz Basilashvili was arrested on Saturday for physically assaulting his ex-wife. The 28-year-old Georgian has been charged with “domestic violence in the presence of a minor against a member of […]

Federer: It Would Be ‘Very Difficult’ To Play In Empty Stadiums

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) In an interview published by Brazilian sports website in Rio de Janeiro on Friday (and translated from Portuguese), Roger Federer said it would be “very difficult” for him to play big tournaments […]

Women’s Tennis (Re)Opens In U.S. – Albeit Just For The Weekend

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The UTR Pro Match Series presented by Tennis Channel, dubbed the “(Re)Open,” returns this weekend with three days of women’s play featuring Americans Alison Riske, Amanda Anisimova and Danielle Collins, and Ajla Tomljanovic […]

Hanging Out With Babsi – And Stefanos

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Eurosport has launched “Hanging Out With Babsi,” a new Instagram Live series hosted by former Austrian pro Barbara Schett-Eagle, who resides with her family in Queensland, Australia. On Wednesday’s debut, Schett interviewed rising Greek […]

LTA Plans To Resurrect British National Championships

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) According to a BBC report over the weekend, the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), the governing body for tennis in Great Britain, intends to host its first British National Championships since 2002 later this […]

Querrey Wins Home Court Advantage Exhibition

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The Home Court Advantage exhibition, billed as the “California French Open” because of its green clay-court surface, was won by 45th-ranked Sam Querrey. He defeated 488th-ranked lucky loser Brandon Holt in an all-U.S. […]

Opelka Criticizes ATP’s Handling Of Covid-19 Shutdown

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) During a telephone interview with Racquet magazine’s Giri Nathan published Friday, UTR Pro Match Series champion Reilly Opelka was asked “How do you think the ATP has handled this crisis, and what would you […]

Possible Change In Dates For Tata Open Maharashtra

MUMBAI, May 16, 2020 (Tata Open Maharashtra Press Release) With the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting the sporting world and causing mass cancellations and postponements of the tournaments, Tata Open Maharashtra may also be impacted when the new calendar is invoked. Tournament […]