Wimbledon was stripped of ranking points by ATP, WTA and ITF. As a result, Daniil Medvedev could displace Novak Djokovic at the top of the charts.
Wimbledon has banned Russian and Belarusian players from the 2022 tournament in response to the invasion of Ukraine, but men's tour organisers the ATP branded the move 'unfair' on Wednesday.
Russian and Belarusian players have been able to continue to compete in ATP and WTA events under a neutral flag since Russia invaded Ukraine on 24 February.
Miami Open 2022: Tearful Osaka enters final after beating Bencic; Medvedev stays No 2 after losing to Hurkacz
The unseeded Osaka defeated No 22 Belinda Bencic 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday in the Miami Open semi-finals.
Zverev has been accused of physically and emotionally abusing Sharypova on multiple occasions during their relationship, especially in 2019 during the US Open, Laver Cup and Shanghai Masters events.
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Daniil Medvedev, ranked second in the world by ATP, has removed the Russian flag from all social media profiles and says that he wishes for world peace to reign.
Andrey Rublev and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova have been among the few Russian tennis players to speak out specifically against the conflict in Ukraine.
Djokovic is a five-time champion at Indian Wells, where organisers have said proof of full vaccination will be required for spectator entry into the grounds for the tournament in the California desert.
Ukraine's Elina Svitolina refuses to play against Russian, Belarusian players, slams tennis bodies for not doing more
Svitolina, ranked 15th in the world, is the top seed in the WTA tournament in Monterrey where she is drawn to play Russian Anastasia Potapova in her first match.
Russia's Andrey Rublev sends out message for peace, says victory in Dubai ATP quarters ‘not important’
In the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Rublev posted a photo on Instagram of two characters featuring the colours of the two nations' respective flags hugging each other.
On Monday, top seed Djokovic needed just 74 minutes to make the last 16 where he will face either Karen Khachanov or Alex de Minaur.
The organisers have dubbed the first day of the ATP event 'Magnificent Monday' and a couple of other marquee entrants, Marin Cilic and Andy Murray, will also be in action.
While Kadhe lost to third seed Enzo Couacaud of France 6-7 (7), 5-7, Rawat suffered 4-6, 6-2, 4-6 defeat to Swiss rival Antoine Bellier.
Paying a price for his unrelenting errors, Prajnesh lost 4-6 2-6 to top seed Aleksandar Vukic but Kadhe brushed aside the challenge of compatriot Adil Kalyanpur 6-2 6-2.
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Joao Sousa, 32, will now fight for his fourth singles title in his 11th final on the ATP Tour while Finnish youngster Emil Ruusuvuori will be eyeing his maiden ATP World Tour title
Nadal admitted that it had been hard at times to keep motivated because of the latest injury to dog a career that has brought him 20 Grand Slam crowns
The ATP statement, however, made clear that Novak Djokovic could have avoided the problem.
Nadal decided to play the lower level tournament to get some match practice after missing much of 2021 with injury and Covid.
Nadal, who suffered a foot injury last year and sat out Wimbledon and the US Open in 2021, received a first-round bye at the Melbourne Summer Set before meeting Lithuania's 104th-ranked Berankis.
The duo had to dig deep to stun the eighth seed American duo of Nathaniel Lammons and Jackson Withrow 6-7(4) 7-6(3) 10-4 in a super tie-breaker in the second round