AFTER graduating high school at the Rafa Nadal Academy (RNA) in Spain last week, Miko Eala, the older brother of the Filipina teen tennis prodigy Alex, is now looking forward to continue his tennis journey - this time, playing for Penn State University ...
Jun 23, 2020
BELGRADE, Serbia - Novak Djokovic's charity tennis exhibition series, combined with an overall softening of coronavirus restrictions in Serbia and Croatia, has been followed by an increase in the number of positive cases among professional athletes.Two tennis players ranked among the ...
Jun 22, 2020
THERE might be wheelchair tennis competition at the 2020 US Open, after all.The US Tennis Association acknowledged on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) it should have consulted wheelchair athletes before announcing their events at Flushing Meadows were being canceled - and now is ...
Jun 20, 2020
SPORTS and other forms of exercise where social distancing can be practiced have officially been included in the list of activities to be allowed in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ).Running and cycling were listed by the Inter-Agency Task Force ( ...
May 24, 2020
THE British government says tennis courts and golf courses in England can reopen from Wednesday, although people can only play with members of their own household.The sports venues were ordered to be closed in March when Britain imposed a national lockdown ...
May 11, 2020
SERENA Williams' coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, says he is starting an independent tennis league to have professionals play matches without spectators starting in May at his academy in Nice, France.The ATP and WTA professional tours have been on hold since March because ...
Apr 19, 2020
ONE of the pillars of Philippine tennis passed away on Wednesday.Longtime Philippine Tennis Association (Philta) president Col. Salvador 'Buddy' Andrada died of a lingering illness as he had been undergoing dialysis at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute for several years ...
Apr 8, 2020
THE ATP suspended all men's professional tennis tournaments for six weeks because of the COVID-19 pandemic, while the WTA said Thursday (Friday, Manila time) it was calling off three events for now and would decide on any further changes ...
Mar 13, 2020
PETROS Tsitsipas beat Jeson Patrombon, 6-2, 6-1, on Friday to give Greece a 2-0 lead in its Davis Cup World Group II playoff tie against the Philippines at the Philippine Columbian Association (PCA) courts in Paco, Manila.The 19- ...
Mar 6, 2020
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AJ LIM faces a daunting task against world No. 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Davis Cup World Group II playoff on Friday. But did you know that the Filipino netter actually defeated the Greek once in his career?That happened in the ...
Mar 5, 2020
STEFANOS Tsitsipas is proud to represent Greece in the Davis Cup World Group II playoff against the Philippines this coming weekend.Ranked No. 6 in the world, Tsitsipas joined the Greece team in the trip to Manila despite the threat of the ...
Mar 3, 2020
WORLD No. 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas is all set to see action for Greece in the Davis Cup World Group II playoff match against the Philippines at the Philippine Columbian Association.Tsitsipas joined the team's first practice at the PCA courts on ...
Mar 3, 2020
THE Philippines hopes to make the most of whatever home advantage it has against a Greek side expected to bring heavy artillery in the Davis Cup World Group II playoffs set March 6 and 7 at the Philippine Columbian Association.Stefanos Tsitsipas, ...
Feb 26, 2020
At Toy Fair 2020 in New York, Funko announced slews of new figurines for 2020, including giant-headed versions of these iconic NBA pairs from the '80s and '90s.First up: Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, recreating, in Funko POP ...
Feb 23, 2020
BASEL, Switzerland - Roger Federer has had surgery on his right knee and will miss the French Open and several other tournaments.Writing on his Facebook page Thursday, the 20-time Grand Slam champion said his knee "has been bothering me for a ...
Feb 20, 2020
THE Philippine tennis community is mourning the passing of Fr. Fernando Suarez.Known to Catholics as a healing priest, Suarez passed away after suffering a heart attack while playing tennis at his home in Ayala Alabang. He was 52.Persons who knew ...
Feb 5, 2020
MELBOURNE, Australia - Outplayed at his own brand of physical tennis for much of the match, Rafael Nadal finally claimed a set to try to start a comeback against Dominic Thiem.Nadal marked the moment by hopping in a crouch at the baseline ...
Jan 29, 2020
ALEX Eala made a rousing debut in the Australian Open juniors tournament as she overcame Shavit Kimchi of Israel in three sets on Sunday.The 14-year-old Filipina won, 6-0, 4-6, 6-2, to advance to the second round ...
Jan 26, 2020
ALL the ingredients are there for a classic fourth-round match between Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios at night on Rod Laver Arena.Their matches are always close, Nadal leads 4-3 in career head-to-heads, and they're 1- ...
Jan 26, 2020
MELBOURNE, Australia - Playing nothing like what her age or her ranking would suggest, Coco Gauff steadily made her way to her latest Grand Slam upset, eliminating defending champion Naomi Osaka in the Australian Open's third round 6-3, 6-4 ...
Jan 24, 2020
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