Djokovic consolidates position 3, Nishioka and Huesler approach the Top 50

(Jürgen Fritz, 03.10.2022) There were big surprises at the 250 tournaments in Seoul and Sofia. Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka and Switzerland’s Marc-Andrea Huesler won there. In Tel Aviv, on the other hand, top-seeded Novak Djokovic won his third tournament this season, the fourth in the last 52 weeks, and can thus distance himself a little further from Casper Ruud.

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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.

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Carreño Busta moves into the Top 16

(Jürgen Fritz, 15.08.2022) At the Canada Masters in Montreal, 31-year-old Spaniard Pablo Carreño Busta wins a C tournament for the first time in his career with victories over Berrettini, Sinner and in the final over Hurkacz. In The True Tennis World Ranking, the bronze medallist from Tokyo thus rises from 26 to 16.

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Kyrgios now in the top 15

(Jürgen Fritz, 08.08.2022) Daniil Medvedev wins a tournament in Los Cabos (E) for the first time in 47 weeks and extends his lead in The True Tennis World Ranking by 10 points. Nick Kyrgios wins an ATP tournament in Washington (D) for the first time in three years and thus climbs from 17 to 15.

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Baez, Cressy and Cerundolo establish themselves in the Top 50

(Jürgen Fritz, 18.07.2022) Francisco Cerundolo beat fellow Argentine Sebastian Baez in the final of the Nordea Open in Bastad, Sweden, to win his first ATP tournament. Maxime Cressy was able to defeat John Isner in the semi-finals and Alexander Bublik in the final in Newport, USA, on grass. As a result, Baez, Cressy and Cerundolo each moved up about ten places in The True Tennis World Ranking.

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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 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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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 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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Olympische Spiele in Peking: Was wir nicht zu sehen bekommen

(Jürgen Fritz, 21.02.2022) Der 75-jährige Hongkonger Aktivist Koo Sze-yiu plante eine Demonstration gegen die Olympischen Winterspiele in Peking. Am Freitag, den 04.02.2022, unmittelbar vor Beginn der Spiele, wurde der an Krebs Erkrankte frühmorgens gegen 06 Uhr in seinem Haus im Stadtteil Cheung Sha Wan in Gewahrsam genommen und zum Verhör auf eine Polizeistation gebracht.

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Walijewa: starten ja; Medaille nein, wenn sie gewinnt

(Jürgen Fritz, 15.02.2022) Das 15-jährige russische Eiskunstlauf-Wunderkind Kamila Walijewa durfte heute auch im Einzel starten, obschon ihre A-Probe positiv auf Trimetazidin getestet worden war. Dies hatte der Internationale Sportgerichtshof CAS gestern entschieden. Doch diese Entscheidung trifft zum Teil auf heftige Kritik und hat absurde Folgen.

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Auger-Aliassime rises from 10 to 7 in JFB Ranking

(Jürgen Fritz, 14.02.2022) Felix Auger-Aliassime won the 500 tournament in Rotterdam, Reilly Opelka and Casper Ruud the 250 tournaments in Dallas and Buenos Aires. The week before Alexander Bublik won the 250 tournament in Montpellier, Albert Ramos-Vinolas the one in Cordoba and Joao Sousa in Pune. As a result, Auger-Aliassime rises from 10 to 7 in the JFB Ranking, Opelka from 24 to 18.

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