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Friday, December 20, 2013


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ATP Players Council Debating Giving Lucky Losers Portion Of Prize Money

The ATP Players Council has been discussing what would be a radical move, asking first round losers who retire with an injury at the Grand Slams to give up 30% of their prize money to the lucky loser who would have replaced them.




King To Represent USA At Winter Olympics

The White House announced that President Obama selected Billie Jean King to be a member of the U.S. delegation to the upcoming Sochi, Russia Winter Olympic Games.




Federer Trainer Says Federer Is Fit

Veteran Swiss trainer Pierre Paganini likes the current look of Roger Federer as his 32-year-old client regains his classic form after a 2013 marred by injuries and setbacks. Pagannini, who has split his time over the last month with training Federer in Dubai and Stan Wawrinka in Switzerland, told Zurich's Tages Anzeiger that if Federer's fitness holds up in 2014, he can again be a major threat on the ATP.


French Newspaper Honors Nadal And Williams

The French national sporting newspaper l’Equipe, in the view of many a publication that provides the best and most comprehensive coverage of tennis around the globe, has awarded its’ Champions de Champions awards to Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams.



Australian Open To Offer Expanded Online Coverage

Australian Open officials are optimistic of breaking an online record after the re-launch of the website, with hopes of smashing the record 15.5 million unique visitors from 2013. The expanded site is up and running in time for the start of the Australian tennis summer next weekend with the Hopman Cup in Perth and Brisbane International on the other side of the continent.


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