“This is a decision that we have not taken lightly, and we have done so with the highest regard for public health and the wellbeing of all those who come together to make Wimbledon happen,”
“Now I’ve been social distancing for actually a really long time, for probably two weeks now, and every little thing makes me crazy.”
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The Indian team defeated Indonesia 2-1 and will take on either Latvia or the Netherlands in April in the play-offs.
Maria Sharapova, who won her maiden Grand Slam title in 2004, announced retirement from tennis at the age of 32.
“I just remember it was windy and being angry, hating my now-husband Alexis Ohanian. I was like ‘I can’t stand you and I don’t know why,” recalled Williams.
“There’s a lot of girls that are deserving of that centre-court spot,” the experienced player said.
She became the oldest No. 1 in WTA history and equalled Steffi Graf’s record for most consecutive weeks atop the rankings. She became the oldest woman to win a Grand Slam singles trophy in the professional era. However, now Williams is itching to equal Margaret Court’s record 24 Grand Slam titles.
“It was really fun — my sister was there. She made me paddleboard, and then the current took us and I almost died,” Osaka said in an interview.
“Whether it was health issues; coming back; having a child; almost dying from that – she has endured it all and she is still in championship form,” Allaster said. “Her records speak for themselves.”
The journey to World No. 1 was outstanding since Barty started the season ranked 15th without a grand slam quarter-final to her name. She finishes the season as the best player in the world.