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US Open executive lays out possible plans for 2020 including charter flights for players to New York

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Fabio Fognini Undergoes Surgery On Both Ankles | ATP Tour

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Fabio Fognini has been using his time at home in Italy to bond with his three-year-old son, Federico, and play backyard tennis with his wife, former US Open champion Flavia Pennetta. But when he recently transitioned to a real court for training sessions, the ankle issues that plagued him for nearly four years still remained. The 33-year-old decided to tackle the problem on Saturday by undergoing arthroscopic surgery on both ankles. Fognini explained in an Instagram post on Saturday that he believed this is the best possible time for him to have the procedures. ”I’ve been having a problem with
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Naomi Osaka surpasses Serena Williams as world’s highest-paid female athlete, according to Forbes

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Roland Garros Flashback: Gustavo Kuerten Shocks World No. 1 Roger Federer In 2004 | ATP Tour

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Editor's Note: But for the COVID-19 pandemic, Roland Garros would now be underway. During the next two weeks ATPTour.com will look back on memorable matches and happenings at the clay-court Grand Slam, which tournament organisers are now hoping to stage in September After maiden championship victories at Wimbledon in 2003 and the Australian Open earlier in the year, Roger Federer arrived at Roland Garros in 2004 seeking his third Grand Slam trophy in 11 months. The World No. 1, who entered the event fresh from lifting his second Hamburg European Open trophy, avoided a third-straight first-round loss at the clay-court
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French Open will either be played with limited fans or none at all, according to French tennis director

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Roland Garros Flashback: Eric Winogradsky Stuns Stefan Edberg In 1987 | ATP Tour

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With just two tour-level victories to his name and no wins against Top 100 opposition, French wild card Eric Winogradsky entered Roland Garros in 1987 under the radar. But, after his win against World No. 77 Marcel Freeman in the first round, the 21-year-old made headlines around the world with a 7-6, 7-6, 7-5 victory against two-time reigning Australian Open champion and World No. 3 Stefan Edberg. With four trophies to his name already that year and a comfortable victory in his opening match against Mike Leach, Edberg was attempting to avoid back-to-back second-round losses in Paris after a five-set
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World TeamTennis set to play entire 2020 season in West Virginia

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Roland Garros Flashback: Teenage Marat Safin Stuns Andre Agassi In R1 | ATP Tour

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Editor's Note: But for the COVID-19 pandemic, Roland Garros would now be underway. During the next two weeks ATPTour.com will look back on memorable matches and happenings at the clay-court Grand Slam, which tournament organisers are now hoping to stage in September. It was always going to be a question of when and not if Marat Safin announced his arrival on Tour. That moment came in his Grand Slam debut at 1998 Roland Garros, when the 18-year-old Russian qualifier stunned Andre Agassi 5-7, 7-5, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 and handed the American his first opening-round defeat in Paris. Agassi was enjoying
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Nike releases film ‘Never Too Far Down’ featuring top athletes’ major moments of triumph and perseverance

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Wayne Gretzky & Steve Nash Dish On Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal & Novak Djokovic | ATP Tour

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Wayne Gretzky and Steve Nash are legends in the hockey and basketball worlds, respectively. Besides both of them being Canadian, they share something else in common: a love for tennis. Gretzky, 59, and Nash, 46, both followed the sport closely before this era, but both stars are in awe of the Big Three: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. “If you could see a Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal final, and Djokovic is pretty good, but there’s something about Nadal and Federer playing and competing for a championship,” Gretzky said on Tennis United. “For me, that gets my blood flowing and
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