Djokovic defends third place, Kyrgios now in top twenty, Norrie and Sinner in top ten

(Jürgen Fritz, 11.07.2022) With another Wimbledon win, Novak Djokovic can defend third place in the JFB 52 Week Tennis World Ranking. Nadal moves ever closer to the top three, Alcaraz overtakes Ruud and Tsitsipas. Sinner and Norrie can both move them up four places and are now in the top ten. Kyrgios rises from 57 to 19.

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Nadal starts training for Wimbledon on Monday

(Jürgen Fritz, 12.06.2022) The suspended Medvedev (1) and the injured Zverev (2) will certainly not be competing at Wimbledon 2022. The injured record winner Federer will also be absent. Nadal (4) was also feared to be absent from the third Grand Slam tournament of the year due to his severe foot complaints. But now there is hope.

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Zverev operated on his foot: What does that mean for Wimbledon and the US Open?

(Jürgen Fritz, 08.06.2022) The pictures of Alexander Zverev twisting his ankle so badly in the Roland Garros semi-final against Nadal that he tore several ligaments in his right foot went around the world. Now the world No. 1 in the JFB Ranking had to undergo surgery. What does this mean for Wimbledon, which starts in just under three weeks, and what for the US Open starting at the end of August?

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Zverev is No. 1 in the world for the first time in the JFB Ranking

(Jürgen Fritz, 06.06.2022) Djokovic was unable to defend his Roland Garros title. He was eliminated by Nadal in the quarter-finals and drops from 1 to 3 in the JFB Ranking. Medvedev was even eliminated in the round of 16. This means that Zverev, who reached the semi-finals, takes over the top position for the first time and Rafael Nadal moves up from 5 to 4 with his victory, the finalist Ruud from 9 to 5.

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Nadal played in Paris with injections and numb foot

(Jürgen Fritz, 06.06.2022) This performance will go down in sporting history. There has probably never been anything comparable across all disciplines: Rafael Nadal won Roland Garros for the 14th time and won his 22nd Grand Slam title. Now it became known that he was only able to play the whole tournament at all with injections in nerves of his foot.

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One of these four will win Roland Garros 2022

(Jürgen Fritz, 20.05.2022) Two days to go until the start of Roland Garros, the highlight of the clay court season. In the women’s singles, world number one Iga Swiatek is the clear favourite to win the tournament after her five tournament wins in a row. In the men’s singles, there are four players who are likely to win the title this year.

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Zverev und Medvedev scheitern in Miami im Viertelfinale – Djokovic bleibt die Nr. 1

(Jürgen Fritz, 01.04.2022) Es bleibt dabei: Alexander Zverev und Daniil Medvedev können 2022 nicht an ihre Erfolge ihrer 2021er Saison anknüpfen. Beide scheiden in Miami bereits im Viertelfinale aus und bleiben weiter ohne Turniersieg in der laufenden Saison. Zverev scheitert in Florida an Casper Ruud, Medvedev an Hubert Hurkacz. So bleibt Novak Djokovic weiter die Nr. 1, obschon er seit Monaten kaum spielen darf.

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Djokovic remains No. 1 in JFB Ranking, Nadal rises to 4, Fritz to 15

(Jürgen Fritz, 22.03.2022) Taylor Fritz’s win in Indian Wells moves him into the top 15 for the first time. Despite another break in play, Novak Djokovic remains at No. 1 in the JFB 52 Week Tennis World Ranking, while Rafael Nadal moves up to No. 4 with his win in Acapulco and his run to the final in Indian Wells with only ten tournaments played in the last 52 weeks.

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Zverev beschimpft Schiedsrichter als „fucking idiot“, schlägt mit dem Racket auf dessen Stuhl

(Jürgen Fritz, 23.02.2022) Bilder, wie man sie im Tennissport kaum kennt, bekamen die Zuschauer am Dienstagabend in Acapulco zu sehen. Nach einem engen Ball, den der Schiedsrichter zugunsten der Doppelgegner wertete, flippte Alexander Zverev völlig aus, beschimpfte den Schiri als „fucking idiot“ und donnerte nach dem Match seinen Schläger viermal mit fast voller Kraft gegen den Stuhl, auf dem der Schiedsrichter noch saß.

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