Tag Archives: Tennis

Naomi Osaka Quits the French Open

The four-time Grand Slam tournament winner took a stand about mandatory appearances at news conferences. She wrote on Instagram that she had suffered from bouts of depression since 2018. Naomi Osaka dropped out of the French Open one day after officials threatened to expel her from the season’s second Grand …

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Novak Djokovic tests positive for coronavirus

Top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic announced Tuesday he and his wife have COVID-19 after he played in a series of exhibition matches he organized in Serbia and Croatia with zero social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic. Raising questions about the full-fledged return of tennis, including the U.S. Open, planned for …

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Messi tops the list of highest paid athletes.

Barcelona star Lionel Messi is the highest paid athlete in the world after earning $127 million over the last 12 months, according to Forbes. Becoming only the second footballer to top the list, the 31-year-old Argentine edged out rival Cristiano Ronaldo, who sits second having earned $109 million last year. …

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