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The King bids farewell

On the 23rd of September 2022, Roger Federer played the last match of his exceptional career at the Laver Cup in London. One of the greatest players of all time, the 41-year-old Swiss deserves tribute for revolutionising his sport, on and off the courts. “I’m happy. I’m not sad,” Federer tells former world no.1 Jim […]

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Raducanu’s dazzling display

Emma Raducanu, at only 18 years old, dazzled the sporting world with a historic victory in the US Open. She won convincingly over Canada’s Leylah Fernandes in straight sets (6-4, 6-3) sending her world ranking from 150 to 22. Raducanu made her entrance with her surprise performance at Wimbledon. Given the opportunity as a wild […]

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World of sport weighs in on the Serena Williams controversy

Serena Williams alleged that she was a victim of sexism after a row with umpire Carlos Ramos in the recent US Open final. The headlines were set to read well for Williams as she was bidding to win her record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title, yet it was her competitor, Naomi Osaka, who woke up to […]

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The media meltdown surrounding Serena Williams demonstrates their double standard

It is not unusual for Serena Williams to be a topic of discussion during tennis season. Nor is it unusual for her to make a statement. Equally, it is not unusual for a tennis player to get angry on the court, and yet Williams’ anger has caused a media meltdown well beyond her own impassioned […]