Lesia Tsurenko

Ukrainian tennis player Lesia Tsurenko laments lack of support for her home country in her sport

PARIS — Words like “invasion” and “politics,” “ban” and “boycott” are suddenly part of everyday discourse in tennis, as they are in many segments of society, indeed, and for the Ukrainian professional player Lesia Tsurenko these are not abstract concepts. Her country is under attack from Russia. He weighs it constantly. Taking the court to …

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Let the coaches coach? After Wimbledon, men’s tennis will try

WIMBLEDON – As in many sports, tennis has its share of well-known coaches. Unlike other sports, tennis does not always allow them to train. Indeed, at Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic can take no instructions from Goran Ivanisevic on Center Court during Friday’s men’s semifinals. No other players and coaches should have communicated during matches either, whether …

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