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French Open 2021: Roger Federer confirms he will play at Roland Garros this year
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French Open 2021: Roger Federer confirms he will play at Roland Garros this year

Federer, who will turn 40 in August, has played just one tournament in 2021, winning one match in Qatar in March on his return from 13 months on the sidelines after undergoing two bouts of knee surgeries.

Monte Carlo Masters: Rafael Nadal 'not worried' about COVID-19 infection after Daniil Medvedev practice
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Monte Carlo Masters: Rafael Nadal 'not worried' about COVID-19 infection after Daniil Medvedev practice

Nadal was not considered a close contact of Medvedev, and therefore not required to quarantine, allowing him to pursue a 12th Monte Carlo title.

Monte Carlo Masters: Stefanos Tsitsipas strolls into last-16; Novak Djokovic to face rising star Jannik Sinner
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Monte Carlo Masters: Stefanos Tsitsipas strolls into last-16; Novak Djokovic to face rising star Jannik Sinner

Tsitsipas, who had been given a bye into the second round, took just one hour and 24 minutes to beat 29th-ranked Russian Karatsev.

Monte Carlo Masters: Relaxed Rafael Nadal 'ready' to chase 12th title in Monaco
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Monte Carlo Masters: Relaxed Rafael Nadal 'ready' to chase 12th title in Monaco

Rafa Nadal is aiming for a 12th Masters title in the principality ahead of his pursuit of a 14th French Open success and a record 21st Grand Slam.

Qatar Open: Roger Federer makes winning return against Dan Evans after 13 months out
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Qatar Open: Roger Federer makes winning return against Dan Evans after 13 months out

"It's been a long and tough road for me," said Federer, who hasn't played a match since a semis defeat to Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open in January 2020, 405 days ago.

Qatar Open: Roger Federer returns from injury layoff of over a year to face Dan Evans
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Qatar Open: Roger Federer returns from injury layoff of over a year to face Dan Evans

Federer hasn't played a match since his semis loss to Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open in January 2020 and joked with the umpire about the rules of the game at the start of his game against Dan Evans at Doha.

Australian Open 2021: Vanquished Daniil Medvedev says Big Three are like 'cyborgs of tennis'
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Australian Open 2021: Vanquished Daniil Medvedev says Big Three are like 'cyborgs of tennis'

The defeat left Medvedev, 25, a leading member of the next generation, wondering how to overcome Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, who have 58 major titles between them.

From war to peace, with a spiritual guru in tow: Novak Djokovic's path to tennis immortality
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From war to peace, with a spiritual guru in tow: Novak Djokovic's path to tennis immortality

A strict vegetarian diet, spiritual guru and family hugging-sessions are among the unusual methods that have helped Novak Djokovic to take his place among the immortals of tennis.

Nine finals, nine titles: Recounting Novak Djokovic's dominance at Australian Open
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Nine finals, nine titles: Recounting Novak Djokovic's dominance at Australian Open

Here's a look at Djokovic's incredible run of success and the records he has set on the way to becoming the undoubted king of Melbourne Park:

Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic beats Daniil Medvedev to win ninth Slam in Melbourne
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Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic beats Daniil Medvedev to win ninth Slam in Melbourne

Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open dominance improved to 18-0 combined in semi-finals and finals. On Sunday, Daniil Medvedev joined the ranks of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka, Dominic Thiem, all of whom have lost to Djoko in semis or finals in Melbourne.

Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic says he felt 'at his best' in demolition of Aslan Karatsev
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Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic says he felt 'at his best' in demolition of Aslan Karatsev

After beating qualifier Aslan Karatsev, Djokovic, showing no ill-effects from an abdomen injury sustained in the third round, said, "This is the best I've felt in the entire tournament. I could swing through the ball. No pain. The best match so far."

Australian Open 2021: Stefanos Tsitsipas finds 'nirvana' in stunning upset of Rafael Nadal
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Australian Open 2021: Stefanos Tsitsipas finds 'nirvana' in stunning upset of Rafael Nadal

"I wasn't thinking about a lot of things," said Tsitsipas. "How would I describe myself? Nirvana. Just was there... playing, not thinking."

Australian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal not blaming quarantine after shock ouster
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Australian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal not blaming quarantine after shock ouster

"I'm not the guy that's going to find excuses on that or going to complain about what happened, no. Just accept. I never considered myself an unlucky person at all," Rafael Nadal said after his ouster.

Australian Open 2021: For some, facing a Grand Slam legend means a dream come true. And a lopsided defeat
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Australian Open 2021: For some, facing a Grand Slam legend means a dream come true. And a lopsided defeat

It is a tricky balance when someone of Cameron Norrie’s ilk — ranked 69th and, until this week, the owner of a grand total of six wins in Grand Slam matches — goes up against someone of Rafa Nadal’s stature on one of their sport’s biggest stages.

Australian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal emerges unscathed from 'tough' workout to keep Grand Slam dream alive
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Australian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal emerges unscathed from 'tough' workout to keep Grand Slam dream alive

World No 2 Rafael Nadal accelerated his pursuit of a record 21st Grand Slam title on Saturday with a testing victory over Cameron Norrie.

Australian Open 2021: Fans are in, but crowd numbers are thin on Day 1 of Grand Slam
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Australian Open 2021: Fans are in, but crowd numbers are thin on Day 1 of Grand Slam

The lines for beer on Day 1 at the Australian Open were noticeably thinner than usual, and the lawn chairs set up in front of the giant television screen in Garden Square were far emptier.

Australian Open: Players buoyed with thought of fans back in stands at Melbourne Park
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Australian Open: Players buoyed with thought of fans back in stands at Melbourne Park

'When you play in front of an empty big stadium, it just feels very strange,' said Novak Djokovic

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal says he's 'still not ready' as star reveals he'll sit out ATP Cup clash against Greece
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Australian Open: Rafael Nadal says he's 'still not ready' as star reveals he'll sit out ATP Cup clash against Greece

The Australian Open gets underway on Monday with Nadal, the 2009 champion, looking to edge ahead of Roger Federer, who also has 20 Slam titles to his name.

ATP Finals 2020: Dominic Thiem secures victory over Rafael Nadal; Stefanos Tsitsipas outlasts Andrey Rublev
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ATP Finals 2020: Dominic Thiem secures victory over Rafael Nadal; Stefanos Tsitsipas outlasts Andrey Rublev

Nadal, who lost the 2010 and 2013 finals of the event, has to beat Tsitsipas in his last group match to reach the semi-finals of the prestigious season-ending tournament.

French Open winner Rafael Nadal announces he will compete at Paris Masters next month
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French Open winner Rafael Nadal announces he will compete at Paris Masters next month

Rafael Nadal has never won the Paris Masters in his career. This year, the tournament is scheduled to run from 2-8 November.