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In an exclusive interview with Hindustan Times ahead of the tournament, Aditya Khanna, the co-founder of the PTL, talked about the impending season, what the future holds for PTL and the participation of Matthew Ebden. Djokovic has since been fighting to overturn the decision so that he can fly Down Under for the 2023 season, and earlier this week, the Serb was served with the delightful news of his visa van getting overturned. Speaking to Hindustan Times in an exclusive interview, Sharan talked about the PTL, the future of league-style tennis events and reflected back on his 2022 season well. TT star player Achanta Sharath Kamal, was awarded Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award, the country’s highest sporting honour from the President of India, Droupadi Murmu. Novak Djokovic admitted that it wasn’t his best day in the sport on Saturday after going past Thomas Fritz in the semi-final of the ATP World Tour Finals.
In the second semi-final, Casper Ruud Ruud will face the winner of Friday’s match between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Andrey Rublev. Rafael Nadal is on the verge of elimination from the ATP World Tour Finals after his straight-sets loss to Felix Auger-Aliassime. Nadal will have to depend on the result of the Thomas Fritz-Casper Ruud match to stay alive in the competition. Carlos Alcaraz will become the youngest year-end no. 1 player in ATP history at the end of December after Rafael Nadal was eliminated from the ATP finals. Swiatek currently is World No. 1 and the 20-year-old became the 28th woman tennis player to grab the World No. 1 women’s tennis ranking.
Polish tennis player Iga Swiatek defeated Ons Jabeur in straight sets in the US Open women’s singles final at Arthur Ashe Stadium. It is her third career grand slam title, and her first outside of the French Open, which she won in 2020 and 2022. 21-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets at the ATP Finals in Turin, Italy. Serena and Venus Williams had an easy start to the US open as they won their opening matches in straight sets.
Argentina are set to face the Netherlands in the first quarter-final of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning against Russia’s Daniil Medvedev during their singles tennis match of the ATP World Tour Finals, at the Pala Alpitour in Turin. The Serb will face either third-seeded Casper Ruud or Andrey Rublev in Sunday’s final as he attempts to win his first title at the event since 2015 and match Roger Federer’s record.
He said beating Nadal in a Roland Garros final will be the greatest challenge in this sport. Nadal stretched his record of men`s singles Grand Slam titles to 22, two ahead of Serbian Novak Djokovic and Swiss Roger Federer. World number one Iga Swiatek spoke out Tuesday after sexual harassment accusations against Poland’s tennis federation president Miroslaw Skrzypczynski. Verdasco, who has an ATP career-high ranking of 7 but is currently 125 in the world, was tested at an ATP Challenger event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in February. Proudly celebrating our thanniversary promoting the public’s access to credible, independent news and sport. As Serena Williams suggests she is set to retire, BBC Sport looks at the biggest moments from her iconic career.