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Tennis: All You Need to Know About Iga Swiatek

Poland's Iga Swiatek celebrates after winning her semi final match against Argentina's Nadia Podoroska REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

October 10 (Essentially Sports) - Iga Swiatek made the headlines after defeating top-seeded Simona Halep in the fourth round of the French Open 2020. What is even more applauding is that the 19-year-old Polish player managed to reach the finals of the tournament. She will face World No.6 Sofia Kenin there. Having earned a big name at such a young age, it is worth knowing ...

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Up to 1,000 fans to be allowed in for Italian Open tennis

© Provided by Associated Press The stands around the Central Court of the Foro Italico are empty during a match between Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Italy's Salvatore Caruso, at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. The tournament at the Foro Italico was rescheduled from May because of the pandemic and is being played without fans in attendance. (Alfredo Falcone/LaPresse via AP)

Rome, September 18 (AP) — Up to 1,000 spectators will be allowed in to watch the semifinals and finals of the Italian Open tennis tournament, the government said Friday. The tournament, which features nine-time champion Rafael Nadal and top-ranked Novak Djokovic, has so far been played without fans because of the coronavirus pandemic. “Starting with the semifinals and finals of ...

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Federer is the world’s highest-paid athlete, says Forbes

With 20 Grand Slams and over 1,200 wins under his belt, Swiss superstar Roger Federer is arguably the greatest tennis player of our generation. Click through to take a look back at his incredible feats over the years.

May 30 (Reuters) - Roger Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete for 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic knocked soccer's Lionel Messi off top spot, according to the annual Forbes list released on Friday. The Swiss tennis great, owner of a men's record 20 Grand Slam singles titles, earned $106.3 million in the last 12 months, including $100 million via endorsements, ...

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Djokovic sets up Federer showdown with Raonic rout

Tennis - Australian Open - Quarter Final - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - January 28, 2020. Serbia's Novak Djokovic in action during his match against Canada's Milos Raonic. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Melbourne, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Defending champion Novak Djokovic set up a semi-final showdown with ‘Big Three’ rival Roger Federer at the Australian Open on Tuesday with a thumping 6-4 6-3 7-6(1) victory over Canada’s hapless Milos Raonic. Federer saved seven match points in a five-set thriller with American battler Tennys Sandgren only hours before but there was no luck ...

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