No ranking points at Wimbledon: What Djokovic, Medvedev, Osaka and other players have to say about the decision

Asked about the decision not to award ranking points at Wimbledon this year, four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka said the tournament will now be “more like an exhibition”. Other players have responded with anger, confusion and thoughts of skipping Wimbledon altogether. The announcement, made by the WTA and ATP on Friday, was in response … Read more

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga says French Open loss will be a ‘good memory’ even when his career ends

PARIS — Jo-Wilfried Tsonga bid an emotional farewell to tennis in a special appearance on Court Philippe Chatrier at Roland Garros after losing his first-round match Tuesday at the French Open to Casper Ruud. Tsonga, 37, announced last week that he would retire after this year’s tournament, ending a career that saw him reach the … Read more

Daniil Medvedev said ATP explanation is ‘logical’ for not awarding Wimbledon ranking points

Daniil Medvedev said he finds the ATP’s explanation for why it is not awarding Wimbledon qualifying points much more “logical” than Wimbledon’s original rationale for barring players from Russia and Belarus from competing in this year’s tournament. The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) announced in April that players from Russia and Belarus would not … Read more

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