The four top favourites for Wimbledon

(Jürgen Fritz, 26.06.2022) Who can win the men’s singles competition this year on the grass of Wimbledon, the most traditional and prestigious of all tennis tournaments? In my opinion, only four players can do it.

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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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Nadal will compete in Acapulco

(Jürgen Fritz, 19.02.2022) What a starting field at the 500 tournament in Acapulco next week! Five of the top six in the world will be there: Daniil Medvedev, defending champion Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, 2020 winner Rafael Nadal and Matteo Berrettini.

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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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Nadal rises from 8 to 5 in JFB Ranking, Djokovic remains No. 1

(Jürgen Fritz, 31.01.2022) Rafael Nadal won the Australian Open for the second time on Sunday, his 21st Grand Slam title. This has never been achieved by a male player since 1877. In the JFB Ranking, the Spaniard rises from 8 to 5 with only eight tournaments played in the last 52 weeks. Djokovic remains No. 1 thanks to Zverev’s early elimination and Medvedev’s defeat again in the final.

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Barty races to Australian Open final in 6:06 hours

(Jürgen Fritz, 27.01.2022) Ashleigh Barty is sweeping through the women’s singles at the Australian Open. The world No. 1 also gave her opponent no chance in today’s semi-final against Madison Keys, winning 6-1, 6-3 in just 62 minutes. The Australian needed only 366 minutes = 6:06 hours for the six rounds to reach the final and is also considered the favourite there.

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Zur Causa Djokovic: ein Kommentar

(Jürgen Fritz, 16.01.2022) Novak Djokovic ist natürlich – abgesehen davon, dass er ein absolut genialer Tennisspieler ist – auch ein Idol der irrationalen Impfgegner und Verschwörungsgläubigen, der religiösen und esoterischen Spinnereien und des serbischen Chauvinismus eines Volkes, das in größeren Teilen offensichtlich nie in der Moderne angekommen ist und das sichtlich unter Minderwertigkeitsgefühlen leidet.

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Djokovic verliert vor Gericht und muss Australien verlassen

(Jürgen Fritz, 16.01.2022) Kurz vor 18 Uhr Ortszeit (08 Uhr MEZ) wurde die Entscheidung bekannt gegeben. Novak Djokovic, der Titelverteidiger, darf nicht an den Australian Open teilnehmen. Der Einspruch des neunmaligen AO-Champions gegen seine verweigerte Einreise und die Annullierung seines fragwürdigen Visums wurde einstimmig abgelehnt.

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