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ITF chief David Haggerty doesn't want 'to punish billion Chinese people' over Shuai Peng
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ITF chief David Haggerty doesn't want 'to punish billion Chinese people' over Shuai Peng

Peng, a 35-year-old Wimbledon and French Open doubles champion, has alleged that former Chinese vice-premier Zhang Gaoli, now in his 70s, forced her into sex during a years-long on-and-off relationship.

Davis Cup: Medvedev, Rublev help Russia overpower Germany, set up summit clash with Croatia
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Davis Cup: Medvedev, Rublev help Russia overpower Germany, set up summit clash with Croatia

The second-ranked Medvedev brushed aside Jan-Lennard Struff aside 6-4, 6-4 to seal the Russian victory after Rublev took the lead with a 6-4, 6-0 win over Dominik Koepfer.

Davis Cup: Daniil Medvedev leads the way as Russia defeat Sweden to enter second successive semi-final
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Davis Cup: Daniil Medvedev leads the way as Russia defeat Sweden to enter second successive semi-final

Russia will on Saturday face Germany for a place in Sunday's final with Novak Djokovic's Serbia meeting neighbours Croatia in the other semi-final on Friday.

Davis Cup: Novak Djokovic performs double duty as Serbia defeat Kazakhstan to enter semi-finals
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Davis Cup: Novak Djokovic performs double duty as Serbia defeat Kazakhstan to enter semi-finals

Djokovic eased past Alexander Bublik 6-3, 6-4 to level the quarter-final at 1-1 before teaming with Nikola Cacic to see off Andrey Golubev and Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 in the decisive doubles.

Davis Cup: Germany win decisive doubles encounter to knock Great Britain out, enter semi-finals
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Davis Cup: Germany win decisive doubles encounter to knock Great Britain out, enter semi-finals

Britain’s Joe Salisbury and Neal Skupski looked destined to force a third set, but Kevin Krawietz and Tim Puetz won the final seven points to help Germany book a clash with Russia or Sweden in Madrid on Saturday

Tokyo Olympics 2020: AITA to refer Rohan Bopanna's call-recording act to ethics committee
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: AITA to refer Rohan Bopanna's call-recording act to ethics committee

AITA also released its complete correspondence with the International Tennis Federation (ITF) concerning the qualification of India's men doubles team for the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: AITA hits back at Rohan Bopanna, questions why doubles star didn’t qualify on his own
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: AITA hits back at Rohan Bopanna, questions why doubles star didn’t qualify on his own

The AITA had announced the nomination of Bopanna and Sharan for the men's doubles event of the Tokyo Games. However, Bopanna (38) and Sharan (75), with a low combined rank of 113 missed out on qualification.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rohan Bopanna hits back after AITA condemns 'misleading' tweets over qualification
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rohan Bopanna hits back after AITA condemns 'misleading' tweets over qualification

In a response to Bopanna's tweet, Sania echoed similar sentiments, saying that the lack of clarity may well have cost India a shot at winning the medal in the mixed doubles event.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: AITA asks ITF to consider Ankita Raina's Asian Games bronze for place in women's singles draw
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: AITA asks ITF to consider Ankita Raina's Asian Games bronze for place in women's singles draw

Ankita had won a bronze at the 2018 Asian Games, where the winner was assured of a continental qualification place in the women's singles draw at the Tokyo Olympics.

2021 Davis Cup Finals to be held in Innsbruck, Turin along with Madrid
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2021 Davis Cup Finals to be held in Innsbruck, Turin along with Madrid

Madrid will host two groups, two last-eight ties, the semi-finals and the final.

WTA to change classification of tournaments to 'create consistency' across professional tennis
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WTA to change classification of tournaments to 'create consistency' across professional tennis

The tour's highest Premier Mandatory and Premier 5 tournament categories will from 2021 be renamed WTA 1000, mirroring the ATP 1000 tournaments which are one step down from the Grand Slams.

Fed Cup renamed to Billie Jean King Cup in honour of former tennis great, pioneer for women's tennis
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Fed Cup renamed to Billie Jean King Cup in honour of former tennis great, pioneer for women's tennis

King's association with the Fed Cup goes back to its founding, when she was a member of the US team that won the inaugural tournament in 1963 at Queen's Club in London.

Novak Djokovic says he has no hard feeling for Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal for not joining new players' union
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Novak Djokovic says he has no hard feeling for Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal for not joining new players' union

Nadal and Federer called for "unity, not separation" after Djokovic revealed at the weekend that he was spearheading a controversial breakaway union for professional male players.

Davis Cup, Fed Cup cancelled for 2020 due to coronavirus, will resume next year, says ITF
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Davis Cup, Fed Cup cancelled for 2020 due to coronavirus, will resume next year, says ITF

The ITF said the 18 nations that already qualified for the Davis Cup 2020 finals will keep those spots in 2021.

When tennis returns: No fans in stands, reduced prize money, rustiness and travel concerns
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When tennis returns: No fans in stands, reduced prize money, rustiness and travel concerns

Now that there is a plan in place for top-level tennis to resume - starting in August in Italy, then Washington, with Grand Slam action to follow in New York, then Paris, assuming the COVID-19 outbreak allows - it's time to consider ways in which the sport will look different.

Rescheduled French Open to begin one week later than initially proposed date, say organisers
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Rescheduled French Open to begin one week later than initially proposed date, say organisers

An FFT statement said it had consulted with the ATP, WTA and International Tennis Federation (ITF) to allow the French Open showpiece the benefit of an extra week.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tennis to resume in August as ATP and WTA announce revised schedules
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tennis to resume in August as ATP and WTA announce revised schedules

The men’s Tour will resume on 14 August with the Citi Open, ATP 500 event in Washington, DC, while the first WTA event will be staged in Palermo, Italy from 3 August.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Shutdown brings tennis coaches' struggles to the fore
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Shutdown brings tennis coaches' struggles to the fore

Financial aid has slowly trickled in for tennis players in the lower echelons of the sport during the COVID-19 shutdown but the vast majority of men and women who coach them for a living have been left to fend for themselves.

Coronavirus Outbreak: International Tennis Federation to release funds to lower-ranked players through national federations
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Coronavirus Outbreak: International Tennis Federation to release funds to lower-ranked players through national federations

Only those tennis players who have been regular in the competition in the last 10 months, will be extended help.

French Open working towards avoiding clash of dates with US Open, says Roland Garros director Guy Forget
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French Open working towards avoiding clash of dates with US Open, says Roland Garros director Guy Forget

French Open director Guy Forget said he was working hand in hand with tennis authorities to make sure the dates of the claycourt Grand Slam tournament and those of the US Open do not clash, adding that Flushing Meadows would make an announcement next month.