Djokovic falls further behind, Ruud the new world No. 3

(Jürgen Fritz, 19.09.2022) Novak Djokovic did not want to play for Serbia in the Davis Cup this year. The Wimbledon winner, who played very successfully in the Davis Cup last year, thus loses quite a few points and falls back to fourth place. Medvedev and Rublev also lose many Davis Cup points from last year. Casper Ruud moves up to position three.

Read More…

Alcaraz is the new No. 1 of the world

(Jürgen Fritz, 13.09.2022) The world has a new Grand Slam winner and a new No. 1. It’s the youngest No. 1 ever in men’s tennis. 19-year-old Carlos Alcaraz beats 23-year-old Casper Ruud 6-4, 2-6, 7-6, 6-3 in the youngest US Open final in 32 years. There are two Spaniards at the top of the world now.

Read More…

Heute beginnen die US Open 2022

(Jürgen Fritz, 29.08.2022) Es ist nach Wimbledon das älteste, das traditionsreichste Tennisturnier der Welt: die US Open. Vor 141 Jahren, im Jahr 1881 wurden die U.S. National Championships der Herren erstmals ausgetragen (Wimbledon erstmals 1877). Heute gehen die US Open 2022 in Flushing Meadows in New York los.

Read More…

Coric jumps up by over 100 places

(Jürgen Fritz, 22.08.2022) Borna Ćorić, No. 152 in the ATP Ranking, beats four top ten players in five days at the Cincinnati Masters and wins a 1000 tournament for the first time in his career. In The True Tennis World Ranking he shoots up to 37. Cincinnati finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas overtakes Casper Ruud to become world No. 6 again.

Read More…

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.

Read More…

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?

Read More…

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.

Read More…

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.

Read More…

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.

Read More…

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.

Read More…