Tennis

Tsitsipas' Greece to face Spain, Australia in ATP Cup

Greece has been drawn in the same group as Spain and Australia in the group stage of the ATP Cup in Melbourne next month after the draw was made on Friday.

The Greek men's national team has relatively little depth beneath world number 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas and will be hard pushed against Rafael Nadal's Spain in Group B of the tournament.

Australian Open almost canceled - Djokovic the main culprit

Novak Djokovic cast a shadow on himself by organizing the Adria Tour in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, especially when the British media are concerned.
We have already written about how the residents of the hotel in Melbourne are not happy that the tennis players will stay in their building, and the British "Times" blamed no one but Novak Djokovic for that.

Tsitsipas' mentor opens new academy in Dubai

Patrick Mouratoglou, the French tennis expert who discovered and coached Greek tennis sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas, announced last month the opening of a Mouratoglou Tennis Center Jumeirah in Dubai.

In collaboration with the prestigious Jumeirah hotel group, the Mouratoglou Tennis Center opened its doors on December 15 marking the beginning of Mouratoglou's international expansion.

Cosmote TV to screen ATP tour

Continuing for the next three years, the top tournaments of the ATP Tour will be hosted exclusively in Greece on Cosmote Sport HD, as leading subscription TV platform Cosmote TV announced on Thursday it has renewed its agreement with the ATP and ATP Media for the 2021-2023 seasons, securing over 2,000 hours of live broadcasts every year.

Tennis: Simona Halep will be quarantined in Adelaide before the Australian Open

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep will be in quarantine for 14 days in Adelaide, along with the other three players in the top three spots of the professional tennis world rankings, including Serbian Novak Djokovic and Spanish Rafael Nadal, before travelling to Melbourne to take part in the Australian Open, the organizers were quoted as saying by Reuters.

Turkish resort town to host world tennis stars

The Antalya Open, the first Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tournament of 2021 to be held in the Mediterranean province of Antalya, will start on Jan. 5 and will continue until Jan. 13.

World No. 10 Matteo Berrettini will lead three top 20 players at the event, one of two tournaments set to take place in week 1 of the 2021 ATP Tour calendar.

Tennis: Australian Open 2021 Delayed, to be Played in Melbourne from February 8 to 21

The ATP confirmed an updated schedule to the start of the new tennis season, which includes a delayed Australian Open which will now start 3 weeks later than planned. The ATP released the fixtures for the first 7 weeks during which the annual ATP 250 event in Maharashtra will not be held as scheduled.

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