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Top Tennis Stars Headline Saudi Exhibition

Top tennis stars including Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Carlos Alcaraz, and Jannik Sinner are set to participate in an exhibition event titled the "6 Kings Slam" in Saudi Arabia in October. Joining them are Daniil Medvedev and Holger Rune, making for an exciting lineup of players. This event marks Saudi Arabia's latest venture into tennis, with the kingdom aiming to bolster its presence in the sport. The participation of high-profile players like Nadal and Djokovic adds prestige to the tournament, highlighting the growing
Medvedev battles heat to stay on track for Djokovic Olympic showdown

Medvedev battles heat to stay on track for Djokovic…

TOKYO: Daniil Medvedev struggled with the heat in Tokyo on Wednesday (Jul 28) before reaching the Olympic quarter-finals, staying on course for a heavyweight clash with Novak Djokovic. Second seed Medvedev defeated Italy's Fabio Fognini 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 to set up a last-eight meeting with Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain at Ariake Tennis Park. Two-time Grand Slam runner-up Medvedev, who had urged organisers to delay start times after his opening match, again found the temperatures testing as the extreme weather policy once more
Daniil Medvedev moves to No 2 in rankings; US men tumble

Daniil Medvedev moves to No 2 in rankings; US…

LONDON: Russian Daniil Medvedev overtook Rafael Nadal and moved into No 2 in the ATP rankings on Monday. And for the first time since the computerized rankings began in August 1973, there is no American man in the top 30. Novak Djokovic remained No 1, extending his all-time record to 320 weeks. Medvedev slid in behind him after Spain's Nadal fell to eventual champion Alexander Zverev of Germany in the quarterfinals of the Mutua Madrid Open last week. A first-round loss in Madrid
Medvedev tames claycourt demons to advance in Madrid

Medvedev tames claycourt demons to advance in Madrid

LONDON: World number three Daniil Medvedev's love-hate relationship with claycourts continued on Wednesday as he took out his frustration on the court before overcoming Spain's Alejandro Davidovich Fokina for his first career win at the Madrid Open. Medvedev, who has received an opening-round bye in Madrid, said last month clay was his least preferred surface and once again made his feelings clear during the second round match. "I don't want to play here on this surface!" exclaimed Medvedev at a change of ends.