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In lockdown, tennis players pursue online business and management courses to aid their careers off court
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In lockdown, tennis players pursue online business and management courses to aid their careers off court

With the coronavirus outbreak forcing a suspension of tennis tours since March, players have some time on their hands to widen their horizons.

US Open 2019: Unheralded German qualifier Dominik Koepfer relishing 'unreal' run at Flushing Meadows
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US Open 2019: Unheralded German qualifier Dominik Koepfer relishing 'unreal' run at Flushing Meadows

Dominik Koepfer arrived at the US Open with just two career tour-level wins, but he has eclipsed that total in New York with his stunning run to the last 16.

Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal says he won't dwell on Monte Carlo semi-final loss, looks to bounce back in Catalan capital
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Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal says he won't dwell on Monte Carlo semi-final loss, looks to bounce back in Catalan capital

Rafael Nadal said he won't waste time dwelling on his Monte Carlo semi-final loss but instead will concentrate on bouncing back at the Barcelona Open.

ATP Buenos Aires: Unseeded Spanish youngster Jaume Munar defeats Fabio Fognini in comeback victory
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ATP Buenos Aires: Unseeded Spanish youngster Jaume Munar defeats Fabio Fognini in comeback victory

Unseeded Munar, who qualified for last month’s Australian Open but retired against Fognini in his first match, followed up his run to last year’s ATP Next Gen semi-finals by beating the world number 15

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 115: Gujarat Fortunegiants enter PKL final; Kevin Anderson-Gilles Simon semis showdown and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 115: Gujarat Fortunegiants enter PKL final; Kevin Anderson-Gilles Simon semis showdown and more

We discuss Gujarat Fortunegiants' thrilling victory over UP Yoddha in PKL, the semi-finals showdown between Gilles Simon and Kevin Anderson at Maharashtra Open, Manchester City closing gap on Liverpool and more.

Jaume Munar interview: Spanish star on following mentor Rafael Nadal's mantras, importance of ATP NextGen Finals and more
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Jaume Munar interview: Spanish star on following mentor Rafael Nadal's mantras, importance of ATP NextGen Finals and more

Jaume Munar is the product of the Rafa Nadal Tennis Academy in Mallorca and is tipped to lead the next generation of Spanish tennis stars.

Maharashtra Open 2019: Former finalists Gilles Simon, Kevin Anderson set up semi-final clash
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Maharashtra Open 2019: Former finalists Gilles Simon, Kevin Anderson set up semi-final clash

Top-seed and world number six Anderson did not struggle much in taking out seventh-seed Jaume Munar from Spain 6-3, 6-3 as he fired 14 aces to stroll past his rival.

Maharashtra Open 2019: Kevin Anderson earns hardfought straight sets victory; Gilles Simon enters quarter-finals with comeback win
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Maharashtra Open 2019: Kevin Anderson earns hardfought straight sets victory; Gilles Simon enters quarter-finals with comeback win

South African Kevin Anderson, 32, served 20 aces against 23-year-old Djere, who is ranked 93rd in the world singles chart, and won both sets in tie-breaks.

Next Gen ATP Finals format tests mental readiness of budding players, but not their physical prowess
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Next Gen ATP Finals format tests mental readiness of budding players, but not their physical prowess

The Next Gen Finals is reveling in its role of being the catalyst for the champions of the future to reach their goals. It gives them the experience and mental fortitude to be on the tour. Along with the idea, that they belong.

Next Gen ATP Finals: Stefanos Tsitsipas shrugs off freak hand injury against Andrey Rublev to set up final with Alex de Minaur
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Next Gen ATP Finals: Stefanos Tsitsipas shrugs off freak hand injury against Andrey Rublev to set up final with Alex de Minaur

Top-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas shrugged off a freak hand injury to reach the Next Gen ATP Finals championship match with a 4-3 (7/3), 3-4 (5/7), 4-0, 2-4, 4-3 (7/2) win over Andrey Rublev

ATP Next Gen Finals: Interactive timeline of Jaume Munar's steep rise from being World No 343 just a year ago
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ATP Next Gen Finals: Interactive timeline of Jaume Munar's steep rise from being World No 343 just a year ago

Ranked 343 a year ago, Spain's Jaume Munar is now in the Next Gen Finals. Here's an interactive timeline of his career so far:

French Open 2018: Novak Djokovic asks fans to not obsess over his injury concerns after reaching third round
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French Open 2018: Novak Djokovic asks fans to not obsess over his injury concerns after reaching third round

Djokovic was far from his best on Wednesday against Munar, the World No 155 who has trained at the Rafael Nadal Academy in Spain.

French Open 2018: Novak Djokovic edges past Jaume Munar to set up third round clash with Roberto Bautista Agut
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French Open 2018: Novak Djokovic edges past Jaume Munar to set up third round clash with Roberto Bautista Agut

Djokovic, the 2016 Roland Garros champion, is seeded 20 this year after struggling to rediscover his best form after returning from a right elbow injury.