Defending Roland Garros champion Djokovic still at number one in JFB rankings

(Jürgen Fritz, 22.05.2022) The French Open begins today. Defending champion Novak Djokovic continues to lead the JFB 52 Week Tennis World Ranking, even extending his lead a little after his win in Rome. But he loses ten points next week because his tournament win from Belgrade 2 last year drops out of the ranking. And he has 100 points to defend at Roland Garros.

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Seven Europeans in Miami quarter-finals: Deep crisis in US men’s tennis

(Jürgen Fritz, 31.03.2021) The absolute European dominance in world men’s tennis continues once again. In the first Masters 1000 tournament of the year, the Miami Open 2021, the fifth biggest tournament of the year, a staggering seven Europeans are in the quarter-finals and only one US American: 20-year-old Sebastian Korda. Although more than half of the top European players did not start, the score in Miami is 7-1 for Europe against the rest of the world.

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Medvedev und Thiem im vorweggenommenen Endspiel der US Open

(Jürgen Fritz, 10.09.2020) Daniil Mevedev und Dominic Thiem, die Nr. 1 und die Nr. 2 der Welt bei den Herren U33, sind die beiden herausragenden Spieler der US Open 2020. Am Freitag treffen die beiden im Halbfinale, im Grunde dem vorweggenommenen Endspiel aufeinander. Von 128 Spielern im Herreneinzel sind vier übrig geblieben. Zeit für ein Zwischenresümee.

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