Category: Tennis

Haitian-Japanese Tennis Star, Naomi Osaka Becomes The Highest Paid Female Athlete Of All Time – caribbeannationalweekly.com
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Haitian-Japanese Tennis Star, Naomi Osaka Becomes The Highest Paid Female Athlete Of All Time – caribbeannationalweekly.com

Haitian-American tennis star, 22-year-old Naomi Osaka is the highest-paid female athlete of all time. According to Forbes, the Japanese-Haitian athlete earned a total of $37.4 million USD from prize money and endorsements between June 2019 and May 2020. Osaka is currently backed by 15 endorsement partners ranging from Nissan Motor, Shiseido and Yonex, with almost all of them worth seven…

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French tennis federation approves coronavirus support fund – ESPN
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French tennis federation approves coronavirus support fund – ESPN

1:36 PM GMTAssociated Press The French tennis federation will set aside €9 million ($9.8 million) for its players who financially struggle as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.The money will come from a larger €35 million ($38.1 million) support plan for French tennis as a whole. It will go to the players ranked outside the…

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Tennis star Naomi Osaka passes Serena Williams as top-earning female athlete – ESPN
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Tennis star Naomi Osaka passes Serena Williams as top-earning female athlete – ESPN

5:48 PM GMTESPN News Services Tennis star Naomi Osaka has been a Grand Slam champion and No. 1 in the WTA rankings. Now she is No. 1 on another list: top-earning female athlete.According to a story posted on Forbes.com on Friday, the 22-year-old player earned $37.4 million from June 1, 2019, to June 1, 2020,…

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Young tennis star, Coco Gauff says fame made her “depressed” – – Face2Face Africa
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Young tennis star, Coco Gauff says fame made her “depressed” – – Face2Face Africa

Rising tennis star, Coco Gauff, has disclosed that the pressures from her newfound fame in Tennis came at a price, as she struggled with her mental health. The 16-year old, who had one of the best runs in the Grand Slam, also experienced one of the most difficult periods, she said in an article for…

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Tennis’ low-paid players need help: Mouratoglou, Tennis News & Top Stories – The Straits Times
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Tennis’ low-paid players need help: Mouratoglou, Tennis News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

PublishedApr 10, 2020, 5:00 am SGT LOS ANGELES • Serena Williams’ coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, has called on tennis’ governing bodies to come together and devise a way of helping lower-level professionals struggling financially because of the coronavirus shutdown. The season was halted early last month as a result of the pandemic, leaving lesser-known players, who…

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Table Tennis gives me life –Quadri – New Telegraph Newspaper

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Tennis: Australian star Nick Kyrgios offers to drop off food to hungry people during lockdown – The Straits Times
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Tennis: Australian star Nick Kyrgios offers to drop off food to hungry people during lockdown – The Straits Times

SYDNEY (AFP) – Controversial tennis star Nick Kyrgios has offered to deliver food to people finding themselves hungry during the coronavirus lockdown, his latest charitable effort after spearheading sporting donations to help Australia’s bushfire crisis. The Canberra-based Kyrgios, infamously outspoken and known for his fiery on-court antics, said he would personally drop food on doorsteps…

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Tennis stars, including Serena Williams, react with sadness to Wimbledon being canceled – For The Win
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Tennis stars, including Serena Williams, react with sadness to Wimbledon being canceled – For The Win

It was a cancellation we probably saw coming, but is a stunner nonetheless. Wimbledon has been officially taken off the calendar by the All England Club in 2020, and it’ll be the first time since World War II that the tournament won’t have a set of champions hoisting the hardware. The annual tournament was scheduled…

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Wimbledon 2020 tennis championships canceled due to coronavirus – CNBC
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Wimbledon 2020 tennis championships canceled due to coronavirus – CNBC

Novak Djokovic of Serbia lifts the trophy after winning his Men’s Singles final against Roger Federer of Switzerland during Day thirteen of The Championships – Wimbledon 2019 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 14, 2019 in London, England.Matthias Hangst | Getty Images Sport | Getty ImagesThe Championships 2020 at Wimbledon has been…

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Wimbledon tennis is CANCELLED due to coronavirus pandemic – Daily Mail
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Wimbledon tennis is CANCELLED due to coronavirus pandemic – Daily Mail

2020 OLYMPIC GAMES  The 2020 Olympic Games has been postponed until 2021 on March 24 – becoming one of the last major sporting events this summer to fall victim to the coronavirus.Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe held a crucial conference call with Olympics chief Thomas Bach on Tuesday to formally decide a plan and they have…

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British Tennis’ Heather Watson Opens Up On Happiness Off The Court – Forbes
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British Tennis’ Heather Watson Opens Up On Happiness Off The Court – Forbes

Heather Watson celebrates with the champion trophy at the Mexican Open in Acapulco, Mexico. (Photo … [+] by Hector Vivas/Getty Images) Getty Images In the aftermath of the cancelation of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, California, British tennis star Heather Watson —the No. 50 player in the world — had some trouble sleeping…

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Table tennis has justified its status, says NTTF boss … Allays fear over Quadri’s qualification for Tokyo – Sports247
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Table tennis has justified its status, says NTTF boss … Allays fear over Quadri’s qualification for Tokyo – Sports247

Following the qualification of the trio of Olufunke Oshonaike, Olajide Omotayo and Offiong Edem for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the President of Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF), Ishaku Tikon has said the sport in its usual nature has justified its status among all sports in Nigeria. An excited Tikon who was with the team at…

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Goodbye tennis, Maria Sharapova announces retirement – The Punch
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Goodbye tennis, Maria Sharapova announces retirement – The Punch

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova, one of the world’s most recognisable sportswomen, on Wednesday announced her retirement at the age of 32. “Tennis — I’m saying goodbye,” Sharapova said in an article for Vogue and Vanity Fair magazines. “After 28 years and five Grand Slam titles, though, I’m ready to scale another mountain —…

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Kindness Wins: Tennis Star Madison Keys On Creation Of New Initiative – Forbes
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Kindness Wins: Tennis Star Madison Keys On Creation Of New Initiative – Forbes

Tennis star Madison Keys has launched Kindness Wins, an initiative […]

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Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Looking Forward to Welcoming Sofia Kenin – Tennis World USA
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Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Looking Forward to Welcoming Sofia Kenin – Tennis World USA

After breaking through to win the Australian Open in Melbourne for her first career Grand Slam title, Sofia Kenin will be heading to Dubai for the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships where she will be among the star attractions thanks to her stellar performance Down Under. Colm McLoughlin, Executive vice-chairman & CEO, Dubai Duty Free,…

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