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Wimbledon: Tsitsipas calls Kyrgios a ‘bully’, Aussie terms him ‘soft’ | Tennis News – Times of India

World No. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas blasted Nick Kyrgios, calling him a "bully" with an "evil side" after an ill-tempered third-round match at Wimbledon on Saturday. The Aussie, who won the testy encounter 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (7), responded by saying the Greek was being "soft". Drama and entertainment are never far when Kyrgios is on court. And it proved no different on Court 1 on Saturday. Classic @NickKyrgios.The underarm fake followed by an ace 💥#Wimbledon https://t.co/4mOD8WgB8J— Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) 1656828244000Tennis was scintillating throughout the three-hour 17-minute match but it was overshadowed by Kyrgios' histrionics and Tsitsipas losing his cool. It all began with the 27-year-old Kyrgios demanding that his opponent be defaulted after the latter angrily whacked a ball into ...
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Swiatek beats Azarenka to sweep into Italian Open quarters | Tennis News – Times of India

ROME: Iga Swiatek continued her hot streak on Thursday by seeing off Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 6-1 to move into the Italian Open quarter-finals. World number one Swiatek needed nearly two hours to claim her 25th straight victory as the 20-year-old bids for a fifth tournament win in a row. Swiatek is the favourite for the French Open which starts later this month and showed why in an impressive performance against Azarenka, herself a former top-ranked player and Grand Slam winner. Azarenka got off to a blistering start at the Foro Italico, the two-time Australian Open winner claiming the first three games and breaking Swiatek twice in the process. However Swiatek replied by winning three games of her own before taking game seven on her serve, surviving three break points in a long battle at...
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Australian Open: Medvedev’s rant at umpire, and the ‘sting operation’ that caught Tsitsipas for illegal coaching

During his 7-6(5), 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 win in the Australian Open semifinal over Stefanos Tsitsipas, Daniil Medvedev went on a belligerent rant. The Russian lost his temper late in the second set, berating the chair umpire and accusing his opponent of being coached illegally by his father-coach Apostolos from the sidelines. The meltdown seemingly prompted a ‘sting operation’ to catch Tsitsipas. MEDVEDEV BLOWS UP! 😡😡 The Russian has sensationally accused Tsitsipas of being coached and has GIVEN IT to the umpire over it too! 🤯🤯#AusOpen – live on Channel 9, 9Now and Stan Sport. pic.twitter.com/8Xa3qOjvnf — Wide World of Sports (@wwos) January 28, 2022 Medvedev’s meltdown Deep in the second set — after serving a pair of double faults that handed Tsitsipas a crucial break — Medvedev received a co...