the last dances of tennis legends

Before Federer, several legends had also bid farewell to tennis. PANORAMIC Swiss legend Roger Federer played his last match this Friday night in London, in doubles with Rafael Nadal at the Laver Cup. The opportunity to remember the outings of five great champions. Pete Sampras, a success as a farewell Exit the circuit at the … Read more

“a really special player”, Sampras’ tribute to Federer

Pete Sampras held, through a video, to welcome the retirement of Roger Federer. The American (14 Grand Slam titles) rewinds the thread of the crazy career of a “ really special player » : “I don’t know where to start so I’ll start at the very beginning. When we faced each other for the first … Read more

Medvedev, cracks, makes fun of the supporters and loses in Metz

Daniil Medvedev has mocked some of the French fans who booed him for throwing his racket away during his loss to Stan Wawrinka at the Moselle Open in Metz. Stan Wawrinka won 6-4, 6-7 (7/9), 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals of the Moselle Open, against Russian Daniil Medvedev (seeded n ° 1) Medvedev, seeded number … Read more

Djokovic doesn’t regret missing Grand Slams because he wasn’t vaccinated

Novak Djokovic has missed two of this year’s four Grand Slam tournaments because he was not vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, but the Serb has said he doesn’t regret his decision. Djokovic won the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon titles in 2021, but he was unable to defend his Melbourne Park crown this year … Read more

“ease”, “elegance”, Federer, “the gentleman of tennis” will be sorely missed by fans

Fans have no shortage of qualifiers to pay tribute to Switzerland, who will retire after the Laver Cup. Hundreds of fans rushed to attend Roger Federer’s last training session in London on Thursday, inconsolable to see this “gentleman of tennis” retiring with his ease and elegance. On the eve of his last match, a double … Read more

heartthrob of Medvedev, the rebirth of Wawrinka in Metz

The Swiss offered a prestigious success against the Russian, 4th in the world, during the 2nd round in Metz. The Russian Daniil Medvedev, 4th in the world, was not reassured before the November Masters by taking the door as soon as he entered the competition in Metz, beaten by the returning Swiss Stan Wawrinka in … Read more

Sonego releases Gilles Simon for his last in Metz

Italian Lorenzo Sonego (65th at ATP) beat Frenchman Gilles Simon (175th) on Thursday, who was making his last appearance at the ATP 250 tournament in Metz, in two sets, 7-6 (7/2), 6- 4, put an end to the adventure of the Frenchman in the 2nd round. The French veteran, who had come out of qualifying … Read more

Gilles Simon wins against Goffin in Metz

The Frenchman disposed of Belgian David Goffin (62nd) in two sets (6-3, 6-3) in the first round of the ATP 250 tournament in Metz on Tuesday. In a duel between former winners of the Metz tournament, Frenchman Gilles Simon (wild-card and 175th in the world) easily beat in two sets (6-3, 6-3) Belgian David Goffin … Read more

Osaka withdraws from Tokyo tournament due to abdominal pain

Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka, former world No.1, withdrew from the Tokyo tournament on Thursday, citing abdominal pain. The 24-year-old was due to meet Brazilian Beatriz Haddad Maia for the second round but was forced to drop out, explaining that her “body does not allow himto defend his chances. “It’s an honor to be able … Read more

“I see a lot of records falling in the last fifty years,” says Federer

In a long interview with L’Équipe, Roger Federer revisits his career: the highlights, the outstanding people, the turning points. “ mr tennis “, as L’Équipe had described it in the sports daily, seeing the announcement of his retirement accompanied by an evocative title “ God save the king “. The sports daily publishes this Thursday … Read more