Federer quit the Australian Open to get Wimbledon and the Olympics easier to win?

Roger Federer’s representative has confirmed that the Swiss tennis player will miss 2021 Australian Open due to not recovering from a knee injury.

Recently, the Australian Open organizers and Roger Federer’s representative have confirmed that the 39-year-old will not attend the first Grand Slam tournament next year. The Australian Open is a tournament that the Swiss legend has won 6 times in the past.

Federer has not yet scheduled a return

Federer has not played since losing to Novak Djokovic in the 2020 Australian Open semi-finals earlier this year. During that time, the 39-year-old had undergone two knee surgeries. Although he has returned to training in the past time, the Swiss legend still decided to return after consulting with the coaching staff.

Federer has not yet scheduled a return

The Australian Open used to be the place to witness Federer’s perfect return. At this tournament in 2017, the Swiss legend won the championship even though he had suffered a severe back injury before. A year later, Federer returned to Melbourne and continued to successfully defend the championship trophy, which is also the 20th Grand slam title of the player’s career.

Federer’s absence will make the attraction of the Australian Open significantly affected by the Swiss legend who has the largest fan base in the world. Australian Open director Craig Tiley said Federer was disappointed by not being able to attend Melbourne. Meanwhile, former British No. 1 Greg Rusedski thinks that Federer is heading to Wimbledon.

The schedule of the Australian Open

According to the plan, the Australian Open opens on February 8 instead of January 18 as in previous years due to the effects of the Covid-19 epidemic. All players will have to undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine upon arrival in Australia. During that time, players will be continuously checked for Covid-19 but are allowed to practice 5 hours/day at a safe location.

Ja Morant set a record in the NBA, The WTA announces the 2021 season

Young talent in basketball, Ja Morant has just set a record in the first round of NBA 2020/21. The American pitcher scored 44 points for the Memphis Grizzlies against San Antonio Spurs. He became the youngest player in NBA history to score more than 40 points in the opening game. Unfortunately, Morant’s team still lost with the score 119 – 131.

Red Bull wants Sergio Perez to reveal Mercedes secrets

The press said that the Red Bull team in recent years has gathered a lot of information from driver Sergio Perez to grasp the Mercedes team engine. Perez recently joined Red Bull after his contract with Racing Point, and the Mercedes engine information was learned by Perez while at Racing Point. The year 2021 will be the last year Red Bull will use a Honda engine before switching to a new engine.

The WTA announces the 2021 tennis season

The opening tournament of WTA season of women’s tennis world in 2021 will take place in Abu Dhabi (UAE). It will be from January 5th to January 13th at the Zayed Sports City International Tennis Center.

The WTA announces the 2021 tennis season

Following the WTA 500 tournament in Abu Dhabi, the 2021 Australian Open qualifying for female tennis players will be held in Dubai from January 10-13. From January 15, male and female tennis players will arrive in Melbourne on a private flight arranged by Tennis Australia. Players participating in the tournament with their coaching staff will be required to complete their mandatory quarantine period for 2 weeks.

From January 31 to February 7, two WTA 500 tournaments will take place at Melbourne Park. This is before the first Grand Slam of the year kicks off on February 8 and lasts until February 21. Also in the second week of the 2021 Australian Open, a WTA 250 will be held in Melbourne.

Joshua just wants to fight the championship holder

Famous British puncher Anthony Joshua denied conflict with fellow countryman Tyson Fury. At the same time, he confirmed his determination to become the absolute champion of world heavy boxing.

Federer prefers to play in the Laver Cup more than the Davis Cup

Mats Wilander said that Roger Federer always showed interest in playing at Laver Cup, a tournament co-founded by “Express Train” more than the famous Davis Cup tennis cup. In the 4th year held, Laver Cup took place from 24-26 September 2021 in Boston (USA). Besides Federer, Dominic Thiem has been confirmed as a member of the European team. The World team has yet to announce an official member.

Federer admits the possibility of retiring and other hot sports news

Nadal received bittersweet news from the Mubadala tournament

According to the announcement from the organizers, the tennis represents the end of the old year and new year Mubadala Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi (Emirates Arab unity) will not take place this year because of the impact of the Covid -19 pandemic.

This makes defending champion Rafael Nadal unable to compete with other players to defend his title this year. But “Gaur” will retain the position of current champion of Mubadala Tennis Championship for at least 1 year. Last season, Nadal beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7 (3-7), 7-5, 7-6 (7-3) after 3 hours 12 minutes of playing the final match of this tournament.

Federer admits the possibility of retiring

Former world number 1 tennis player Roger Federer is ready to hang his racquet despite wanting to return to tennis. Roger Federer’s speech at the Swiss Sports Awards served as a warning to tennis fans as he admitted his current injury could have caused him to miss his entire tennis season.

Federer admits the possibility of retiring

The Swiss tennis player is in the process of recovering from two knee surgeries that he underwent in February this year. However, the Express Train admits it is still possible that he will be forced to end his peak career here.

Grigor Dimitrov is about to welcome a new coach

According to the Bulgarian press, former world No. 3 Grigor Dimitrov is preparing to cooperate with the longtime advisor of top Asian tennis player Kei Nishikori, Mr. Dante Bottini.

Mr. Bottini is famous for working as a technical advisor to Kei Nishikori from 2010 to 2019. During that time, Bottini helped the Japanese to win 12 ATP titles and climbed to 4th place on the ATP chart five years ago.

Vettel auctioned his helmet to charity

The four-time world champion, Sebastian Vettel, has just raised charity funds through the auction of the insurance used in the final race of the F1 2020 season. The 7-color rainbow hat is the design. This veteran rider is next to it, after constantly changing different color caps at the races since the beginning of the 2020 season.

Sofia Kenin became the best female tennis player in 2020 and other sports news

American female tennis player Sofia Kenin was honored as the best female tennis player in 2020 after a year of great success. The 22-year-old won his first Grand Slam title in the Australian Open, where she beat world number 1 Barty in the semi-finals and former No. 1 Muguruza in the final.

Kenin went on to the second Grand Slam final of her career at the French Open but lost to Swiatek. The American female tennis player finished 2020 in 4th place on the WTA rankings.

Sofia Kenin was honored as the best female tennis player in 2020

Khabib and the possibility of rematching McGregor

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov announced his retirement in October after knocking out boxer Justin Gaethje. Recently, the Russian “Eagles” stated that he was not interested in facing the winner of the match between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier.

However, Khabib also said that he would consider returning to the ring if he received an offer of $ 100 million from the UFC.

Oliveira won Ferguson, challenging McGregor & Poirier

Charles Oliveira drew a lot of attention after overwhelming Tony Ferguson in the last UFC 256 match. He by scoring with a big gap after three rounds. After the match, Oliveira said he wanted to match the winner of the McGregor – Poirier match which took place early next year, due to Oliveira having a series of 8 consecutive victories.

Russell will not replace Bottas

Mercedes head Toto Wolff has confirmed that Valtteri Bottas will not be replaced by George Russell on this team during the F1 2021 season, although Bottas has just been overshadowed by youngsters at the Sakhir GP.

Lebron James won the Sports player of the year award

Lebron James helped the Los Angeles Lakers win the championship of the American professional basketball (NBA) season 2019/20. He has received the Sports Player of the Year award voted by the prestigious magazine The Times. Before that, American throws also received the same award from Sports Illustrated magazine.

Tony Ferguson believes Khabib will return

In a recent interview, Tony Ferguson believes that Khabib’s retirement was just a “momentary emotion” due to his father’s grief. Before that, his father was also the coach of the Russian puncher who died of Covid-19 infection. Tony Ferguson has not spoken to Khabib once, despite being scheduled for 6 times for different reasons.

Tokyo Olympics was delayed, costing the organizer $2.4 billion

According to AFP news agency, the organizers of the Tokyo Olympics said it would need an additional $ 1.5 billion in operating costs to organize the event due to the delay by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Additionally $ 900 million will need to be spent on anti-pandemic measures next year for the Games to run smoothly. Thus, the extra cost of the organizers will be up to 2.4 billion USD. This is a huge number when compared with many recent Olympic organizers.

Tokyo Olympics was delayed, costing the organizer $2.4 billion

Nadal receives the Noble Order of the Royal Family

On December 3rd, Rafael Nadal has just been awarded the Medal “Gran Cruz de la Orden del Dos de Mayo” by Madrid Community President, Mrs. Isabel Díaz Ayuso at the Royal Spain Post to honor the achievements. His sport was resounding, his spirit of respect for opponents and his great dedication to the community.

At this solemn ceremony, the world’s No. 2 male players expressed sympathy to the victims of the Covid-19 pandemic in Spain and the world this year.

The Olympic legend disarms the assassin of the late US president

Rafer Johnson is a 10-star triathlon once held a torch to light the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic radio station. He has passed away due to his old age and weakness at the age of 84. The former 1960 Rome Olympics gold medalist also disarmed the assassin of late US President Robert F. Kennedy on 6/6/1968.

48 NBA basketball stars have been infected with Covid-19

American Basketball Players Association (NBA) announced that 48 cases were found positive for Covid-19 in the first test from November 24 to 30 (546 athletes participated in the test). Expected, this number may increase after 2 more tests also took place around the end of November.

Anthony Davis signed a new contract with the Los Angeles Lakers

Anthony Davis will stay in Los Angeles Lakers for a long time with an extremely valuable max contract. As confirmed by prestigious journalist Adrian Wojnarowski, Anthony Davis and Los Angeles Lakers are completing a five-year, $ 190 million max contract.

This information was shared by AD representative Rich Paul from Klutch Sports. It appeared just 24 hours after James signed an $ 85.7 million $ 85.7 million extension contract.

Latest football news around the world on November 17th, 2020

The latest news from top football clubs such as MU, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Man City, Barca, Real Madrid… on November 27 will be updated here.

Juventus shocked the football star of MU

The source of Calcio Mercato revealed that Juventus was considering the possibility of asking MU midfielder Donny van de Beek in the summer transfer window next year.

This information is surprising to many people because Van de Beek just joined MU this summer for 40 million pounds. But coach Solskjaer did not use the former Ajax player. Van de Beek has only 86 minutes of playing in the Premier League and is only the third choice to replace Bruno Fernandes or Paul Pogba.

Van de Beek was mainly used as a late substitution

Therefore, Juventus is considering asking to borrow Van de Beek next summer with a buyout clause for a price of about 25-30 million pounds. Juventus is also ready to exchange players if MU has a need.

Barca received good news about Pique

Barca received the good news when midfielder Gerard Pique did not need surgery to treat a ligament injury in the defeat of Atletico Madrid last week. The Spaniard turned down surgery because of the injury less than expected and he could return to the pitch from April next year.

Previously, Barca’s medical team was concerned that Pique might have to retire for 6-8 months and miss the rest of this season. However, Dr. Ramon Cugat is a famous surgeon still advising Pique to have surgery to completely resolve the injury.

MU asked to borrow Barca stars

The source of journalist Fabrizio Romano revealed that MU was asking to borrow Barca striker Ousmane Dembele in the January transfer window next year. MU once failed with a similar offer in the summer of this year because Barca just wanted to sell off to earn a large amount of money and resolve the financial crisis in recent years.

Therefore, Barca will only agree to lend to MU Dembele if there is a term to buy out afterward. However, Barca may consider extending Dembele if he cannot sell this player at the end of the season. The reason is that Dembele’s contract with Barca is only valid until the end of next season and Barca does not want to lose the French player.

Khabib reaffirms that he has quit UFC completely and other sports news

In an interview with Russian news agency RT Sport, Khabib Nurmagomedov first responded to UFC president Dana White’s comments that he would return to the game despite saying his retirement after UFC 254.

Nadal is sad because he has no audience

Speaking after his victory over Tsitsipas, Nadal was quite upset when he did not get the audience’s encouragement. Playing at the ATP Finals has never been easy when you have to face the best players in the world every day. Usually, players get a little tired after a long season but this year it’s different.

Sad because of current love. Usually, not when it’s going to be great after a good game, but now it’s a different story. It’s a pity to say goodbye to the O2 gym this way, but we have to deal with what’s going on.

Klay Thompson took one more season off

Golden State Warriors Basketball Club’s three-point-throw star is officially off for a second consecutive season. That is the latest announcement from the former American professional basketball champion (NBA). Last season, Thompson was sidelined with a ligament injury and had a heel injury recently during training.

Fury’s family moved home because fans were bothered

Paris Fury, wife of Tyson Fury revealed that the WBC heavyweight boxing champion family had just moved because of being bothered by fans. Specifically, many strangers kept coming to Fury’s house to meet the “Gypsy King”, so Paris Fury worries that this is not safe for her 5 children.

Max Verstappen buys private jet

The driver of the Reb Bull F1 team, Max Verstappen has just decided to buy his own plane. Before that, the Dutch driver often flew “thanks” to legendary David Coulthard. According to the Dutch press, Verstappen bought the flying machine from tycoon Richard Branson at a “not cheap” price.

Thiem denied holding back in the match against Rublev

After two consecutive wins, Dominic Thiem unexpectedly lost to Rublev in the final match of the group stage ATP Finals. Therefore, many opinions that Thiem kept her strength for the semi-finals as Austrian players were negative.

Tiger Woods plays well in the first round of The Masters 2020 & other sports news

Tiger Woods performed well in the first round of The Masters 2020 with a record of -4 strokes compared to the standard.

Tiger Woods plays well in the first round of The Masters 2020

The defending champion, Tiger Woods performed quite well in the first round of The Masters 2020. The American golfer did not score “bogey” (beat the standard number of strokes) and won 4 birdie points (beat below against with standard strokes “after playing the first 18 holes. This achievement puts Tiger Woods ninth on the overall standings, three more strokes than the top (-4 and -7 strokes).

Tiger Woods plays well in the first round of The Masters 2020

Nadal received the good news ahead of the ATP Finals

On November 12, Rafael Nadal took a flight from his home town of Spain to London (UK) to prepare to compete at ATP Finals (November 15-22). The world’s No. 2 male tennis player is transported by a luxury car from the airport to the Intercontinental Hotel in North Greenwich, next to the O2 Arena (where the tournament brings together the 8 best male players of the year).

Nadal also recently passed a PCR test and was found negative for Covid-19. This is good news for Rafa besides the fact that he will avoid having to face Novak Djokovic soon in the ATP Finals group stage as they are placed in two different groups as they are the top 2 seeds of this year’s tournament.

Dylan Groenewegen was given a nine-month ban

The world’s top cyclist Dylan Groenewegen was given a nine-month ban for causing a horrifying sprint accident that caused Fabio Jakobsen to crash against the fence in Poland last month. As a result, Jakobsen was in a coma and had to undergo many facial surgeries.

Groenewegen expressed remorse and hoped his countryman soon recovered to return on the track. Groenewegen’s sentence will last until May 7, 2021.

Sabine Lisicki, the German tennis player who won the Wimbledon women’s singles 2013, announced on her personal page that she will have to have knee ligament surgery and will only return to play early next year. Former No. 12 in the world was in the Grand Slam final in England 7 years ago, where she lost to French rival Marion Bartoli 1-6, 4-6.

Nadal is still optimistic towards the ATP Finals and other hot sports news

Nadal thinks this is a positive tournament and he is optimistic towards the 8 best players of the tennis tournament.

Nadal is still optimistic towards the ATP Finals, despite losing to Zverev

Champion Roland Garros Nadal continued his disappointing days at the Paris Masters when he was eliminated in the semi-finals against Alexander Zverev. However, Nadal still thinks that this is a positive tournament and he is optimistic towards the 8 best player tournament by the end of the year (which starts from November 15).

Mike Tyson wants a rematch with Evander Holyfield

Mike Tyson is about to return to the professional boxing floor when he and Roy Jones Jr are on the radio on November 28. In a recent interview, the American puncher pointed out the next opponent who wants to fight.

Mike Tyson wants a rematch with Evander Holyfield

Two races in Bahrain were not in the audience

According to the latest announcement, two races to be held in Bahrain, Bahrain GP, and Sakhir GP, will be held without spectators. This is decided after discussions between F1 organizers and the Government of Bahrain.

However, according to a Bahraini source, some family members and medical staff who have contributed to the fight against Covid-19 will be given special access to the courtyard after a careful medical examination.

Israel Adesanya changes its weight class next year

According to MMA Mania, Israel Adesanya wants to switch from middleweight to light heavyweight (from 185lbs to 205lbs). The Last Stylebender is winning in the middleweight class and defeating all of the biggest opponents in this weight class, so the Nigerian puncher wants to find a new challenge in his career.

Ducati MotoGP racing team had a complete blood change

According to the latest announcement from Ducati, their MotoGP team will change completely. Young talents Enea Bastianini and Luca Marini replaced Andrea Dovizioso and Danilo Petrucci. Both drivers were born in 1997 and have no experience in racing MotoGP. Before that, both were playing for Esponsorama Racing team in Moto2.

Golf beauty Zhang Jienalin unexpectedly took the throne at the China LPGA Tour

At the start of the final day, golf beauty Zhang Jienalin had a record of more than one club in the lead. The golfer even got one more error than the standard for hole number 4. But with great efforts in the last holes, Zhang Jienalin surpassed and won the championship extremely spectacularly.

The hot sports news in the world at the end of October 2020

Here is the hot sports news in the world at the end of October 2020. Let’s check out the news in the following article!

3 Badminton players infected with Covid-19

The 28th-class badminton player in the world and 2 countrymen were forced to withdraw from the tournament in Germany after being positive for Covid-19.

Recently, 3 Indian badminton players including Lakshya Sen, Ajay Jayaram, Subhankar Dey received positive results for Covid-19, and announced their withdrawal from the SaarLorLux Open 2020 (taking place in Germany).

In which, Lakshya Sen is ranked 28th in the world and is also the defending champion of the tournament. It is known that all 3 athletes have contacted many members of the training board.

The NBA is down 10% of its revenue in 2020

In its latest financial report, the NBA revealed total revenue for last season was $ 8.3 billion. This means it is down 10% from the previous year. The reason is that the Covid-19 pandemic affects surrounding activities. They were unable to sell tickets to fans (loss of 800 million USD). Besides, the loss from television royalties due to not playing on schedule (400 million USD).

Tyson Fury suddenly wants to fight Oleksandr Usyk

Tyson Fury wants a game in December to prepare for a confrontation with Anthony Joshua early next year. According to news from BoxingNews24, the Ukrainian puncher, Oleksandr Usyk is one of Fury’s three choices. Oleksandr Usyk is an uncomfortable opponent and Fury needs to be careful with his decisions.

Khabib pocketed at least $ 7 million after UFC 254

According to many sources, the amount of remuneration received by Khabib Nurmagomedov after attending UFC 254 will be $ 7 million, including $ 6.76 million for the competition, $ 50,000 for the award for the best performance of the event and 52,000.

Extra bonus USD. But this number is not expected to stop there because UFC is statistics revenue from pay-per-view services to calculate the percentage of food divided with Khabib. This will be the largest amount of remuneration Khabib received in his UFC career.

Mercedes does not want to sign a year with Hamilton

Mercedes does not want to sign a year with Hamilton

The head of the Mercedes racing team, Toto Wolff, said he had no intention of keeping Lewis Hamilton on a short-term contract after he ended his contract with Mercedes at the end of the F1 2020 season.

Tiger Woods declined to attend the Houston Open

Tiger Woods representative Mark Steinberg said the 15-time PGA Tour Major championship golfer will not attend the Houston Open next week. Woods mentioned the possibility of participating but decided to stay home to prepare for the Augusta National tournament which will kick off from August 12.