Monday 11/01/2021 10:10 AM (GMT + 7)
(Sports news, Tennis news) Weekly tennis news from January 5-11: Roger Federer shared his future if he left his professional tennis career. Meanwhile, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic were accused by a colleague of being biased towards the Australian Open.
Federer reveals his future if he retires
Recently, in an interview with GALA magazine in Zurich (Switzerland), Roger Federer paid special praise to his wife Mirka Vavrinec and “revealed” about himself if he broke up his tennis career. profession.
Federer has come up with a plan where he will settle down after he retires
“Over the past 20 years, I’ve been on the move, constantly moving to tournaments around the world. My longest stay at home is 5-6 weeks maximum. A long vacation as it is now. “I can spend a lot of time with my family. When someone is important to you, emotions come out and a face without emotions will melt like sugar.”
“Mirka is the best mother, the best wife I know! Mirka has always been a big prop, she is a wonderful person. Throughout my long career, she has always supported me,” Federer to speak.
When asked about his life after retiring, Federer revealed that he will probably settle in his home country of Switzerland, but that will only happen if the legend’s body cannot continue to allow him. to play well too.
“Switzerland is my absolute favorite country and I always knew that one day after the end of my tennis career I would live here. If the gears no longer work I will stop.” Federer concluded.
Nadal and Djokovic were jealous of their colleagues because they were so favored before the Australian Open
Famous French tennis player Jeremy Chardy recently publicly expressed outrage when the 2021 Australian Open organizers gave priority to Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem (men’s singles), Serena Williams, Simona Halep and Naomi. Osaka (women’s singles) is participating in the tennis tournament “warming” in Adelaide on January 29, instead of having to quarantine in Melbourne before attending the Australian Open (February 8-21).
Djokovic and Nadal will travel to Adelaide for a performance tournament before heading to Melbourne for this year’s Australian Open
Speaking to L’Equipe, Chardy said: “To put it mildly, the announcement to the top 3 players each of these is a bit unusual and strange. They will even be able to benefit from it. have access to a gym at the hotel and do your own workouts without being counted toward the 5 hour quota “.
“They can even go out and get around. They’ll almost be able to live a normal life (instead of being isolated). They’ve got a lot of perks. If they enjoyed everything more than you, it wouldn’t be. It has to be the same preparation for the upcoming Australian Open, and that is so weird for a sport we are all supposed to have in common. gender, I would be distraught. “
Lady Svitolina made a spectacular escape in Abu Dhabi
After easily surpassing Jessica Pegula and former world No. 2 Vera Zvenareva, both after only two sets in the first two rounds of the WTA Abu Dhabi tennis tournament, the beautiful Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina has faced many difficulties when Opposing opponents from Russia Ekaterina Alexandrova in round 3.
Svitolina (left) struggled to overcome Alexandrova
In set 1, Svitolina showed the bravery of seed number 2 with a quick 6-2 victory. But in the second set, when the 17th seed Alexandrova pulled into the tie-break series, the “rose” from Ukraine lost with the score 5-7.
Entering the final set, two more players must enter the tie-break series. In this match, Svitolina choked 10-8 after a self-destructive error to officially surpass Alexandrova after 3 sets. In the quarterfinals, she will face another Russian opponent, Veronika Kudermetova.
Video Elina Svitolina beat Ekaterina Alexandrova in 3rd round Abu Dhabi Open 2021:
Sharapova said the reason for refusing to become US citizens
Maria Sharapova was born on April 19, 1987 in Nyagan (Russia) and she started to practice tennis from the age of 4 years old. In 1994, when he was only 7 years old, “Russian Doll” moved to Florida (USA) to have more conditions to develop his career as a professional tennis player.
Sharapova explained the reason why she did not choose to convert her citizenship into an American
Recently, in an interview with Tennis World USA, Sharapova revealed the reason why she still holds Russian citizenship without US citizenship despite having enough conditions to do so:
“I certainly would have been a US citizen if I really wanted that. But the fact that I have never asked myself about this, I have never talked to that with my family and coaching staff.
After all, it is a matter of a family’s living environment and the rich culture one has. I have had many life experiences and in general I have been shaped by Russian culture since I was a child.
I not only mention my pride in my nation but also the spirit and tenacity of the nation, I have inherited from that the spirit of never giving up. And for this reason, I decided to still have only Russian nationality, “explained Masha.
Serena’s husband “went mad” because of someone who insulted his wife and children
After learning that Ion Tiriac had offensive racist and sexually offensive words to Serena Williams and her daughter, Alexis Olympia, Serena’s husband Alexis Ohanian publicly criticized the 81-year-old Romanian tennis player on Twitter. personal.
Serena Williams’ husband “protested” deeply with Ion Tiriac
“It’s 2021, but it can’t be helped to get angry at a racist and sexist clown targeting my family. I had to google his name (Ion Tiriac). It turned out, daughter.” My 3-year-old has more Grand Slam wins than that clown, “the entrepreneur Ohania tweeted sarcastically.
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