The Guardian says SWATHES of empty seats on Wimbledon’s Centre Court have been blamed on hospitality guests wining and dining rather than watching the tennis.
The Independent says TENNIS FANS at Wimbledon have said they are saddened, disappointed and frustrated by Sir Andy Murray’s loss after a hard-fought match on day three.
‘It’s a joke!’ – Emma Raducanu hits back at pressure claims after suffering second round Wimbledon exit
The Metro says EMMA RADUCANU has slammed ‘joke’ suggestions that she was under pressure to perform at Wimbledon following her second-round elimination.
BBC Sport says BRITISH TWO-TIME CHAMPION Andy Murray suffered his earliest Wimbledon exit as he lost in four sets against American John Isner in the second round.
The Independent says WITH HER RIGHT KNEE knelt and left fist clenched, the power, poise and aura of Serena Williams returned to Wimbledon.
BBC Sport says VENUS WILLIAMS is poised for a surprise Wimbledon appearance after requesting a late wildcard to play alongside Jamie Murray in the mixed doubles.
BBC Sport says BRITAIN’S ANDY MURRAY maintained his record of never losing in the first round at Wimbledon with an encouraging win over James Duckworth.
Daily Express says TENNIS fans have slammed Wimbledon for its “backward” and “embarrassing” ticket system, with some vowing to “never” return again.
The Independent says THE NERVOUS EXCITEMENT that engulfed Wimbledon for Emma Raducanu’s fourth-round match last year made Court No 1 feel like a cramped elevator.
BBC Sport says EMMA RADUCANU’S agent insists the US Open champion is not being distracted by commercial interests.
BBC Sport says THE SIGNS pointed to one of the greatest players of all time slipping quietly into retirement without the farewell she deserves.
The Independent says Sue Barker will retire as presenter of the BBC’s Wimbledon coverage at the end of this year’s tournament after 30 years, the broadcaster has announced.
BBC Sport says Emma Raducanu is expected to be fit for Wimbledon after a scan showed the injury which forced her to retire at the Nottingham Open was a side strain.
BBC Sport says Rafael Nadal demonstrated once again why he is the greatest player in French Open history by beating long-time rival Novak Djokovic in a late-night thriller to reach the men’s singles semi-finals.
BBC Sport says Emma Raducanu showed fight and spirit to come back from a set down and win her senior debut at the French Open against Czech teenager Linda Noskova.
The Metro says Laura Robson has been forced to retire from tennis at just 28 years old as injuries have brought a painfully early end to her career.
The Guardian says the process of adjusting to the rigours and intensity of a full season always stood as a challenging task for Emma Raducanu after her US Open victory, but, even so, her inability to remain healthy has been alarming.
The Guardian says After a valuable week in Madrid filled with confidence and grit, Emma Raducanu was unable to foray any deeper into the tournament after being outplayed at the end of a tussle by a sharper and more seasoned opponent.
Daily Express says Emma Raducanu reckons she is playing her best tennis since winning the US Open after reaching the last 16 of the Madrid Masters without dropping her set.
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The Guardian says Emma Raducanu believes she is on the right track as she continues to adjust to life on tour despite describing her decision to part from her coach, Torben Beltz, this week as “tough”.
The Independent says Emma Raducanu has announced she has split from coach Torben Beltz after just five months.
Daily Express says NOVAK DJOKOVIC criticised the decision to ban Russian and Belarusian athletes from competing at this year’s Wimbledon.
Daily Express says NOVAK DJOKOVIC has been forced to come from a set and a break down in both his matches in Belgrade this week.
The Guardian says Emma Raducanu defeated Germany’s Tamara Korpatsch 6-0, 2-6, 6-1 in Stuttgart to set up a quarter-final clash with the world No 1, Iga Swiatek, at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix.
The Independent says Emma Raducanu breezed into the second round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix match in Stuttgart with a straight-sets victory over Storm Sanders.
Emma Raducanu suffered an early exit as she was beaten in the second round of the Miami Open by Katerina Siniakova.
The Metro says Ash Barty has said she would ‘never say never’ about returning to professional tennis following her shock retirement.
France24 says World number one Ash Barty has decided to retire from professional tennis at the age of 25 and at the peak of her game.
The Guardian says Novak Djokovic will not be allowed to compete at the Indian Wells and Miami ATP Masters 1000 tournaments this month.
BBC Sports says Andy Murray has pledged to donate his prize-money earnings for the rest of the year to help children affected by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The Guardian says Novak Djokovic’s efforts to compete at the next grand slam on the tennis calendar will be far less complicated than his failed Australian Open bid.
The Guardian says The reigning US Open champion, Emma Raducanu, retired in the final set of a marathon first competitive outing since bowing out at the Australian Open.
The Guardian says Novak Djokovic returned to competition for the first time since his deportation from Australia last month.
Novak Djokovic insists he’s not anti-vax but will continue refusing vaccination even if it means missing tournaments
The Metro says Novak Djokovic insists he is not anti-vax but will continue to refuse vaccination even if it means missing future tennis tournaments.
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