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From The42 Five players out of French Open qualifying following positive coronavirus tests Covid-19

Five players out of French Open qualifying following positive coronavirus tests

Two players set to take part in the qualifying tournament have tested positive for Covid-19.

From The42 Andy Murray wants Margaret Court Arena renamed over anti-gay views Court Battle

Andy Murray wants Margaret Court Arena renamed over anti-gay views

The Grand Slam title record holder is now a controversial figure in the game.

From The42 Thiem's historic comeback sees off Zverev to win US Open men's title Epic

Thiem's historic comeback sees off Zverev to win US Open men's title

It marked the first time in the competition’s Open era history that a player had recovered from losing the opening two sets to win the title.

From The42 Osaka wins second US Open title and says she's keeping Kobe Bryant's legacy alive Grand Slam

Osaka wins second US Open title and says she's keeping Kobe Bryant's legacy alive

The 22-year-old lost the opening set to Victoria Azarenka 6-1 but fought back to claim the silverware in New York.

From The42 Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem power through at US Open

Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem power through at US Open

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka awaits the American in the semi-finals.

From The42 Osaka, Zverev one step closer as US Open semi-finals start to take shape Tennis

Osaka, Zverev one step closer as US Open semi-finals start to take shape

Osaka will face Jennifer Brady while Zverev meets Pablo Carreno Busta in the last four.

From The42 Novak Djokovic ‘extremely sorry’ after US Open disqualification Apology

Novak Djokovic ‘extremely sorry’ after US Open disqualification

The star said he felt ‘sad and empty’ after his quest for an 18th grand slam title ended when he was defaulted for hitting a line judge with a ball.

From The42 Kyrgios trolls Djokovic with Twitter poll on ban US Open

Kyrgios trolls Djokovic with Twitter poll on ban

Kyrgios was quick to have his say after Djokovic was sensationally disqualified.

From The42 Mannarino's match delayed by three hours as NY health officials try to stop him from playing US Open

Mannarino's match delayed by three hours as NY health officials try to stop him from playing

Zverev eventually won the match in four sets.

From The42 Serena Williams starts bid for 24th grand slam title with straight sets win US Open

Serena Williams starts bid for 24th grand slam title with straight sets win

Williams is one title away from matching Court’s record.

From The42 Murray makes spectacular return to grand-slam stage with gruelling comeback victory Fair Deuce

Murray makes spectacular return to grand-slam stage with gruelling comeback victory

The Scot was two sets and a break down, and faced a match point in the fourth set, against Japanese world number 49 Yoshihito Nishioka.

From The42 'I want to spread awareness' - Osaka wears mask honouring black woman shot dead by police Action

'I want to spread awareness' - Osaka wears mask honouring black woman shot dead by police

The 22-year-old made the gesture in her opening game at the US Open.

From The42 More major sporting events postponed, as soccer, tennis and baseball join protest TAKING ACTION

More major sporting events postponed, as soccer, tennis and baseball join protest

Naomi Osaka withdrew her semi-final, saying ‘before I am an athlete, I am a black woman’.

From The42 'I am not afraid of being in a dangerous health situation' - Djokovic to play at US Open Novak Okay

'I am not afraid of being in a dangerous health situation' - Djokovic to play at US Open

The Serbian star also defended his controversial Adria Tour, which led to a cluster of Covid-19 cases.

From The42 Coronavirus case found in US Open 'bubble' Flushing Meadows

Coronavirus case found in US Open 'bubble'

The person who has contracted the virus “is not a player” and is asymptomatic.

From The42 Wimbledon champion and world no.2 Halep the latest star to confirm she will skip US Open Safety First

Wimbledon champion and world no.2 Halep the latest star to confirm she will skip US Open

‘I always said I would put my health at the heart of my decision and I therefore prefer to stay and train in Europe,’ said the Romanian.

From The42 'Excited' Djokovic confirms US Open participation Return Of The Joker

'Excited' Djokovic confirms US Open participation

The Serb said he had completed ‘all the check-up’s and was fully recovered from coronavirus.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How much do you know about Roger Federer? Tennis

Quiz: How much do you know about Roger Federer?

Game. Set. Match.

From The42 Puerta reveals he lied about failed drug test after French Open final loss to Nadal Admission

Puerta reveals he lied about failed drug test after French Open final loss to Nadal

The 2005 triumph against Mariano Puerta marked the first of 12 titles at Roland Garros for Rafael Nadal.

From The42 Nick Kyrgios pulls out of US Open over coronavirus concerns NET LOSS

Nick Kyrgios pulls out of US Open over coronavirus concerns

Fellow Australian Ashleigh Barty, the current women’s world number one, withdrew from the tournament earlier this week.

From The42 'Class act' Wimbledon praised for distributing £10m in prize money despite cancellation Tennis

'Class act' Wimbledon praised for distributing £10m in prize money despite cancellation

The Wimbledon finals should have taken place this weekend.

From The42 Novak Djokovic and his wife test negative for coronavirus Covid-19

Novak Djokovic and his wife test negative for coronavirus

The couple had been self isolating since returning to Belgrade from Zadar in Croatia.

From The42 Becker calls Kyrgios a 'rat' for criticising Covid-partying Zverev Grass Season

Becker calls Kyrgios a 'rat' for criticising Covid-partying Zverev

The German doesn’t feel sportspeople should ‘tell off’ one another.

From The42 Dimitrov tests positive for coronavirus after playing in Djokovic event Covid-19

Dimitrov tests positive for coronavirus after playing in Djokovic event

Tennis’s world number 19 says he is ‘back home and recovering’.

From The42 Delayed French Open to go ahead 'in its usual format' from 27 September Tennis

Delayed French Open to go ahead 'in its usual format' from 27 September

Unlike the US Open, Roland Garros will maintain its qualifying event in the week before the main draw.

From The42 Players express concerns as US Open gets go-ahead without fans Flushing Meadows

Players express concerns as US Open gets go-ahead without fans

The tournament will take place behind closed doors from 31 August to 13 September.

From The42 Novak Djokovic breaks down in tears at Belgrade event Emotional

Novak Djokovic breaks down in tears at Belgrade event

The 33-year-old failed to make the final in the first leg of his Balkans charity tennis tournament.

From The42 Kyrgios slams 'selfish' ATP for pressing ahead with US Open plans Premature

Kyrgios slams 'selfish' ATP for pressing ahead with US Open plans

The tournament at Flushing Meadows is set to go ahead as planned at the end of August.

From The42 Federer to miss rest of 2020 campaign after undergoing knee surgery Extended Break

Federer to miss rest of 2020 campaign after undergoing knee surgery

The Swiss legend’s decision mirrors his move to prematurely shut down his season due to the same injury in 2016.

From The42 Taylor Townsend says fans confuse her with other black tennis players Frustration

Taylor Townsend says fans confuse her with other black tennis players

The athlete added she gets treated differently by security personnel at tournaments.

From The42 Put your tennis knowledge to the test in our French Open quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Put your tennis knowledge to the test in our French Open quiz

Let’s see how much you know about the Grand Slam tournament that was due to begin this week.

From The42 Georgian tennis star charged with assaulting ex-wife Problems

Georgian tennis star charged with assaulting ex-wife

Nikoloz Basilashvili, ranked 27th in the world, faces up to three years behind bars if found guilty.

From The42 In pictures: Tennis and golf clubs reopen as lockdown restrictions are eased Phase One

In pictures: Tennis and golf clubs reopen as lockdown restrictions are eased

Phase One of the roadmap kicks in from today.

From The42 2021 Australian Open tennis could be cancelled, organisers concede Covid-19

2021 Australian Open tennis could be cancelled, organisers concede

‘We’re hoping for the best but planning for everything.’

From The42 'I'd rather give to people that really need it': Thiem sceptical about fund to help lower-ranked players Coronavirus

'I'd rather give to people that really need it': Thiem sceptical about fund to help lower-ranked players

‘No tennis player will be fighting to survive,’ says world number three.

From The42 Top stars back Federer over tennis merger suggestion as Kyrgios hits out One Organisation

Top stars back Federer over tennis merger suggestion as Kyrgios hits out

‘Now is the time’ to merge the men’s and women’s governing bodies, the Swiss great says.

From The42 'Personally I am opposed to vaccination': Djokovic casts doubt over his return to tennis Covid-19

'Personally I am opposed to vaccination': Djokovic casts doubt over his return to tennis

The world number one says his opposition to vaccination might be a problem once tennis resumes.

From The42 Teen sensation Gauff suffered depression before Wimbledon breakthrough Problems

Teen sensation Gauff suffered depression before Wimbledon breakthrough

The US star she struggled with her mental health after being constantly touted as the sport’s next big thing.

From The42 From a US scholarship to inspiring the next generation and female coaches: Driving tennis in Ireland New Vision

From a US scholarship to inspiring the next generation and female coaches: Driving tennis in Ireland

Wicklow’s Gráinne O’Neill is the national co-ordinator for women in tennis.

From The42 Federer 'devastated' at Wimbledon cancellation Tennis

Federer 'devastated' at Wimbledon cancellation

Tennis stars have reacted with dismay to the news that Wimbledon has been cancelled for 2020.

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