Roger Federer reveals Laver Cup absence ‘hurts me a lot’: Tennis news 2021

Roger Federer has opened up on his progress from more knee surgery and revealed the most painful pill to swallow as he takes time off. Roger Federer said his injury comeback was not yet in sight but insisted he was over the worst as the 40-year-old tennis great targets a return to the courts. Federer had been out for more than a year with two surgeries on his right knee before getting back onto the tour this year. Watch Tennis Live with beIN SPORTS on Kayo. Live Coverage of ATP…

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Russian Grand Prix 2021: Time, TV channel, live stream

Formula 1 is heading east for round 15 of the 2021 campaign, returning to Russia for the eighth year in a row. The two title contenders, Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton, certainly are not heading to Russia with love after coming together last time out in Monza, with the collision forcing them both to retire. That left the Dutchman still narrowly ahead of his rival in the standings, but the Briton will fancy his chances of changing that in Sochi. Not only will Verstappen have a three-place grid penalty as…

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James photo-shopped into new kit amid claims Everton departure finalised

By Conor Laird Published: September 20, 2021 10:46 pm Last Updated: September 20, 2021 10:51 pm   Suggestions that James Rodriguez is inching ever closer to an imminent departure from Everton have moved up a notch on Monday evening. James the outcast Colombian international Rodriguez has proven something of a forgotten man on the blue half of Merseyside thus far this season. As the Toffees marched their way to an impressive 10 points from 12 across their opening four Premier League fixtures, Rodriguez was left to watch on from home,…

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Canadiens’ Jonathan Drouin battled anxiety, sleep disorder

Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports NHL Montreal Canadiens Hockey Inside Out Hockey “It was time to step away from the game and literally take a step back from everything and kind of enjoy life,” he says in RDS interview. Author of the article: Stu Cowan  •  Montreal Gazette Publishing date: Sep 20, 2021  •  1 hour ago  •  2 minute read  •  10 Comments Montreal Canadiens’ Jonathan Drouin during NHL action against the Vancouver Canucks in Montreal on March 20, 2021. Photo by Allen McInnis /Montreal Gazette Article content Jonathan Drouin says…

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Novak Djokovic total career Grand Slams prediction made by John McEnroe

Novak Djokovic currently has 20 Grand Slams to his name (Picture: Timothy A.Clary/AFP via Getty Images) Novak Djokovic will win another ‘two to four more majors’ according to tennis legend John McEnroe. The Serb is currently gearing up for his fourth Grand Slam final appearance of the year when he takes on Daniil Medvedev in tonight’s US Open showpiece. Victory for Djokovic would see him complete a first career Grand Slam, becoming the first player since Rod Laver in 1969 to win all four in the same year. It would…

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Mazepin: New chassis has 'massively improved' one-lap pace

Nikita Mazepin received from Haas what he asked for, namely a lighter chassis and the Russian driver claims the change has “massively” impacted his one-lap pace. Back in June, Mazepin justified his performance deficit to teammate Mick Schumacher by a heavier chassis that was leaving him a “sitting duck”. At the time, Haas team boss Guenther Steiner confirmed that there was a weight difference between the two drivers’ chassis, but the Italian insisted the disparity was minimal. Mazepin was nevertheless supplied with a new car at Spa and insists the…

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Behind the scenes at Wycombe as they prepare to face Manchester City | Wycombe

It is 10.30am on Thursday, the morning after Manchester City put six goals past RB Leipzig, but at Wycombe Wanderers’ training ground the focus is not on their glamour trip to the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday but their next League One opponents. Downstairs the kit man, Steve Vaux, is applying the Carabao Cup logo to the sleeves of the away kits but upstairs Gareth Ainsworth has the attention of his players as he runs through some clips of Charlton Athletic. An hour later Ainsworth drags a goal into place in…

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Roger Federer: “I’m feeling strong and excited for what’s to come”

Roger Federer says returning to the Tour in 2022 will be a “challenge” but wants to get back in training and to competition “as quickly as possible”. The 40-year-old is on the sidelines after having his third knee operation in August, having only returned to the Tour in March after missing almost all of 2020 following the first two surgeries. Federer said last month that he would need to be “on crutches for many weeks” and “out of the game for many months” but the 20-times Grand Slam champion says…

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George Russell found working with Robert Kubica an ‘eye-opener’

George Russell has paid tribute to the part Robert Kubica played in the development that has earned him a promotion to Mercedes. The Briton’s dream move has become reality for 2022 as he will partner Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes, who have managed his career so far. Part of that management was facilitating a three-year ‘loan’ spell at Williams where Russell has honed his skills, in the first of those seasons with Kubica as his team-mate. Like Russell, the experienced Pole was not used to being on the Formula 1 grid…

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