Wednesday, January 13, 2021 00:01 AM (GMT + 7)
(Sports news) John Isner became the latest top 70 ATP player to announce his withdrawal from the 2021 Australian Open.
Following in the footsteps of Federer, “giant” Isner dropped the 2021 Australian Open
After stopping at the ATP 250 Delray Beach Open, world No. 25 male tennis player John Isner confirmed he would withdraw from the 2021 Australian Open because of the complicated developments of Covid-19 in the US and Australia. Thus, the 2m08 player is the 4th name in the top 70 ATP not to attend the first Grand Slam of the year, alongside Roger Federer (5th place ATP), Kyle Edmund (48) and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (60). .
John Isner confirmed his absence from the 2021 Australian Open
“It was not an easy decision (withdrawing from the Australian Open) but I feel extremely comfortable. Family is the most important thing right now. But after the Australian Open, I look forward to playing the full part.” rest of the season, “quoted Isner in the media.
Eugenie Bouchard reached the 2nd round at the Australian Open qualifier
Former world number 5 player Eugenie Bouchard defeated Australian rival Abbie Myers with 2 sets with the score 6-2, 6-3 to win the second round at the Australian Open. After 74 minutes of playing, the Canadian tennis beauty went on to go on in the qualifying round taking place in Dubai.
Bouchard is working hard to improve its own ranking
Bouchard will need 2 more wins to secure their place in the draw for the main round of the Australian Open. The 16 qualifiers in Dubai will move to Melbourne to prepare for the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the 2021 season to kick off on February 8.
Alex De Minaur faces Alexander Bublik in the ATP 250 final
The three-time ATP Tour champion and runner-up Next Gen ATP Finals 2019, Alex De Minaur excellently defeated former top 10 player in the world David Goffin in the semi-finals of the Antalya Open tennis tournament.
Winning a ticket to the final with a victory after 3 sets 6-4, 3-6, 6-2, De Minaur will meet the Kazakh player – Alexander Bublik. Bublik went to the final match of the tournament by beating Jeremy Chardy 6-4, 6-7, 6-3 after more than 2 hours in the second semi-final.
Djokovic is upset with quarantine rules at the Australian Open
The Serbian admitted himself quite annoyed with the Australian Open organizing committee quarantining one group in Adelaide, while the other would be in Melbourne, where the tournament was held. Notably, Djokovic is the player who founded the new PTPA Tennis Association. PTPA’s motto is to ensure equal and fair rights for players, which Nole is not feeling at the Australian Open.
Mercedes is not afraid of being defeated at F1 2021
Mercedes top racing team claims they are not afraid of what is going to happen at F1 season 2021. New rules are expected to come into effect in motorsport, creating opportunities for teams like Red Bull. Racing narrowed the gap with the current world championship team Mercedes.
However, the CEO of Mercedes racing team, Mr. Toto Wolff is very optimistic and confident that he will not be surpassed in F1 new season. “We will face tremendous challenges when the rules are slightly revised for 2021. There are factors that are against us but on the other hand it drives us a lot. We are always welcome. received a change and have done so much in the past, “shared Mr. Toto Wolff.
(Sports news) World No. 16 player David Goffin received an unexpected defeat by young talent Alex de Minaur in the semi-finals …