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The Covid-19 pandemic has given hope that Roger Federer will extend his career after recovering from knee surgery earlier this year. And tennis legend Boris Becker believes Federer and Serena Williams will be able to extend their careers due to the loss of tennis this year. “If the year is lost then I don’t think it’s bad for Federer or Serena,” the former World number 1 told UK Sky Sports. “They haven’t really abused their
All options are on the table for January’s Australian Open as the COVID-19 crisis continues to envelop the world. Melbourne Grand Slam boss Craig Tiley on Sunday spelled out the various possibilities for the  2021 edition after extensive war-gaming by tournament officials. Ideally, the event would be played as scheduled, with the question of audiences a major sticking point. With Australia and neighboring New Zealand on the way to tamping down infections to practically nil, one
Roger Federer’s foundation is keeping up the good works as the founder sits out the tennis lockdown, with the organisation donating 1 million USD to aid African children during the COVID-19 crisis. The Swiss-based philanthropic body, funded by the 20-time Grand Slam champion, has directed the monies towards food for starving school kids. “COVID-19 is a global health and economic crisis. As a humanitarian response, the Roger Federer Foundation has granted one million USD to
Stan Wawrinka believes that staging the US Open sometime in the autumn is the key to reviving tennis during the COVID-19 crisis period. The three-time Grand Slam winner, who is self-isolating at home in Switzerland, told of his concerns about an ATP season which has been shut down since early March and is not due to possibly restart until July 13 – a day after the now-cancelled Wimbledon final. “I hope for the world that
The British Tennis Coaches Association are putting on another completely free course on Monday 18th May 2020 at  12 Noon GMT. The Tennis Brainwave Exploring Brainwave function and its application to tennis coaching. This 90 minute fun, unique course will be delivered by BTCA National Manager, Royston Kymberly. Although focussed on the application to tennis coaching, you can sign up if you are interested even if you are not a tennis coach. Limited spaces, so

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