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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: 'Disaster' as Rafael Nadal's bid for 12th title ended by Andrey Rublev
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Monte Carlo Masters: 'Disaster' as Rafael Nadal's bid for 12th title ended by Andrey Rublev

Rublev clinched his first win against third-seeded Nadal on his first match point with a typically powerful winner on forehand — a weapon Nadal struggled to contain all match.

Monte Carlo Masters: Novak Djokovic eliminated in shock defeat against Dan Evans, Rafael Nadal wins
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Monte Carlo Masters: Novak Djokovic eliminated in shock defeat against Dan Evans, Rafael Nadal wins

World number one Djokovic was broken five times by the Briton in their last-16 clash and suffered his first loss of the year, having won the Australian Open for the ninth time in February.

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.

Monte Carlo Masters 2021: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal begin road to Roland Garros
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Monte Carlo Masters 2021: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal begin road to Roland Garros

Nadal has 71-5 record in Monte Carlo where he has fallen short of the quarter-finals just once - on his debut in 2003 as a 16-year-old.

French Open 2021 postponed by one week, set to begin on 30 May, says report
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French Open 2021 postponed by one week, set to begin on 30 May, says report

Last year's French Open was delayed by four months and held in September and October instead of its longstanding May-June slot.

When will next generation of tennis overtake Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic?
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When will next generation of tennis overtake Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic?

In sum, no 20-something appears poised to wrest the mantle from the 30-somethings who have dominated the sport for so long.

Serena Williams pulls out of Miami Open to recover from recent surgery
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Serena Williams pulls out of Miami Open to recover from recent surgery

The 23-time Grand Slam champion joins Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic among the stars to have pulled out of the tournament, which gets under way on Monday with qualifying rounds.

Mexican Open: Alexander Zverev beats top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in final to win ATP Acapulco title
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Mexican Open: Alexander Zverev beats top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in final to win ATP Acapulco title

Tsitsipas, who was coming off semi-final appearances at the Australian Open and Rotterdam, was denied a sixth ATP trophy.

Novak Djokovic to skip Miami Open, says need to 'balance time on tour and at home'
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Novak Djokovic to skip Miami Open, says need to 'balance time on tour and at home'

The 33-year-old Serbian star won his 18th Grand Slam singles crown and ninth Australian Open singles title last month.

Rafael Nadal withdraws from ATP Miami Open to prepare for European clay season
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Rafael Nadal withdraws from ATP Miami Open to prepare for European clay season

Nadal has not played since being ousted from last month's Australian Open quarter-finals by Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas

ATP rankings: Daniil Medvedev overtakes Rafael Nadal to take second spot behind Novak Djokovic
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ATP rankings: Daniil Medvedev overtakes Rafael Nadal to take second spot behind Novak Djokovic

Medvedev, who was beaten by world number one Novak Djokovic in this year's Australian Open final, was elevated to second thanks to his win in the final of the Marseille tournament on Sunday.

'Great for self-esteem': Daniil Medvedev marks World No 2 breakthrough with title in Marseille
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'Great for self-esteem': Daniil Medvedev marks World No 2 breakthrough with title in Marseille

Daniil Medvedev cruised to victory in Marseille on Sunday, beating 93rd-ranked Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4, 6-7 (4/7), 6-4 in the final

Qatar Open: Beaten Federer hopes to be '100 percent' for Wimbledon
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Qatar Open: Beaten Federer hopes to be '100 percent' for Wimbledon

Looking ahead, Federer also said that he had not taken decisions on tournaments before Wimbledon or the Tokyo Olympics but hinted that he would likely be at Roland Garros.

Rafael Nadal declines wildcard invitation for Dubai Championships
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Rafael Nadal declines wildcard invitation for Dubai Championships

Nadal was hampered by the problem at the Australian Open, where he was knocked out in the quarter-finals by Stefanos Tsitsipas.

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.

Novak Djokovic takes Roger Federer's world number one record, eyes Grand Slam history
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Novak Djokovic takes Roger Federer's world number one record, eyes Grand Slam history

Novak Djokovic began his 311th week as the No 1 player in the men's rankings on Monday.