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Tiafoe has coronavirus, exits Atlanta event

ATLANTA -- Frances Tiafoe has tested positive for the coronavirus and withdrawn from the All-American Team Cup tennis tournament.Tiafoe was scheduled to face Tennys Sandgren on Saturday in the weekend tournament involving eight top American men's players at Life...

Up to 60% capacity allowed at French Open

Up to 60% of the usual attendance capacity will be allowed inside the Roland Garros grounds for the 2020 edition of the French Open amid the coronavirus crisis, organisers said on Thursday.French Tennis Federation president Bernard Giudicelli told a...

Up to 60% capacity allowed at French Open

Up to 60% of the usual capacity will be allowed inside the Roland Garros grounds for the 2020 edition of the French Open amid the COVID-19 crisis, organisers said on Thursday.French federation president Bernard Giudicelli told a news conference...

Wimbledon donates strawberries to NHS workers

Wimbledon has began donating 200 portions of strawberries per day to front line NHS workers in London for what should have been The Champions Fortnight, the All England Club announced on Thursday.The club says more than 26,000 strawberries that...

Djokovic, wife test negative for coronavirus

BELGRADE, Serbia -- Novak Djokovic and his wife have tested negative for the coronavirus, his media team said Thursday, 10 days after announcing they had contracted the disease.The top-ranked player tested positive for the virus after playing in an...

US Open may allow in some front-line workers

The USTA is sticking to its plan to play the US Open without fans in attendance, but if the coronavirus pandemic remains under control the tournament will most likely open up to a limited number of spectators who have...

Berlin exhibition matches in July to allow 800 fans

BERLIN -- Up to 800 spectators per day will be allowed at a tennis exhibition in Berlin in mid-July, even after four players tested positive for the coronavirus after playing in a similar event fronted by Novak Djokovic.Organizers of...

Kyrgios blasts ‘doughnut’ Becker in Twitter spat

Nick Kyrgios and Boris Becker traded insults on social media on Tuesday following the Australian's criticism of Alexander Zverev after a video appeared to show the German dancing in a crowded club despite the coronavirus pandemic.The video was posted...

Man Utd’s Matic backs Djokovic over tennis event

Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic has defended his Serbian compatriot Novak Djokovic for hosting the ill-fated Adria Tour where a number of players, including the world No. 1, tested positive for the coronavirus.Djokovic was criticised for hosting the tennis...

Sumit Nagal wins German tournament amid temperature checks, regular sanitising

In a town in northern Germany, far from TV cameras and the media glare, Sumit Nagal became the first Indian to win an international tournament in the Covid era. He should have been hundreds of miles away, preparing for...