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Aslan Karatsev , Russian-Israeli tennis player, makes history at Australian Open

Aslan Karatsev , Russian-Israeli tennis player, makes history at Australian Open

Aslan Karatsev, who lived in Israel as a child, makes first Grand Slam appearance. 'It's an unbelievable feeling.'Emily Burack, JTA, 17/02/2021 07:43
Diego Schwartzman beats Nadal and Shapovalov to advance to Italian Open finals

Diego Schwartzman beats Nadal and Shapovalov to advance to Italian Open finals

Jewish Argentine tennis star beats Rafael Nadal and Denis Shapovalov to advance to Italian Open finals.Emily Burack, JTA, 21/09/2020 14:59
Top-ranked tennis player tests positive for coronavirus

Top-ranked tennis player tests positive for coronavirus

Novak Djokovic announces he and his wife tested positive for coronavirus after he played in exhibition matches in Serbia and Croatia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2020 04:56
For the first time in 75 years: Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus

For the first time in 75 years: Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus

Annual Wimbledon tennis tournament canceled for the first time for a reason other than war.Ben Ariel, 02/04/2020 04:09
Diego Schwartzman fights off injury to win longest match in tennis tournament’s history

Diego Schwartzman fights off injury to win longest match in tennis tournament’s history

Despite injury, Diego Schwartzman manages to net win after nearly four-hour quarterfinal match in the Buenos Aires Classic.JTA, 17/02/2020 07:55
Diego Schwartzman finishes 2nd at Vienna Open

Diego Schwartzman finishes 2nd at Vienna Open

Argentine-Jewish tennis player finishes second at Vienna Open, is now 14th ranked player worldwide.Emily Burack, JTA, 29/10/2019 07:29
Top-ranked Jewish tennis player advances to US Open quarterfinal

Top-ranked Jewish tennis player advances to US Open quarterfinal

Argentinian-Jewish player Diego Schwartzman advances to US Open quarterfinals for second time in three years.Emily Burack, JTA, 04/09/2019 07:44
Jewish tennis player makes third round of US Open

Jewish tennis player makes third round of US Open

Argentine-Jewish tennis player Diego Schwartzman makes it to 3rd round of US Open.Emily Burack, JTA, 31/08/2019 20:19
British tennis champ says club rejected her due to anti-Semitism

British tennis champ says club rejected her due to anti-Semitism

Angela Buxton, who won at Wimbledon in 1956, claims she was rejected by All England Club because of anti-Semitism.Marcy Oster, JTA, 15/07/2019 07:13
Yeshiva U women’s tennis to play in NCAA Division III tournament

Yeshiva U women’s tennis to play in NCAA Division III tournament

Yeshiva University women’s tennis team will participate in the NCAA Division III tournament for the first time.JTA, 10/05/2018 08:01
Argentine star Diego Schwartzman reaches tennis’ top 20

Argentine star Diego Schwartzman reaches tennis’ top 20

Diego Schwartzman becomes first Jewish player since 1990 to rank among top 20 in Association of Tennis Professionals.JTA, 26/02/2018 15:37
South African Minister to boycott tennis match against Israel

South African Minister to boycott tennis match against Israel

South Africa's Sports Minister says he will boycott tennis match against Israel because of "Israeli discrimination and occupation."Elad Benari, 30/01/2018 06:37
Israeli Judoka wins gold medal

Israeli Judoka wins gold medal

Israeli Tal Flicker takes gold at Judo Grand Slam in Abu Dhabi after Arab nation bans participants from wearing Israeli flags.Tzvi Lev, 26/10/2017 18:46
Israeli tennis player quits match because of Yom Kippur

Israeli tennis player quits match because of Yom Kippur

Israeli tennis player Dudi Sela forfeits game at Shenzhen Open in order to observe the Yom Kippur fast.Elad Benari, Canada, 29/09/2017 20:30
Israeli-born tennis semifinalist loses match

Israeli-born tennis semifinalist loses match

Israeli-Canadian teen loses in semifinal match of Montreal tennis tournament.JTA, 14/08/2017 14:36
Meet Diego Schwartzman, the best Jewish tennis player on earth

Meet Diego Schwartzman, the best Jewish tennis player on earth

Fun (and Jewish) facts about Argentina's up-and-coming Jewish tennis star.JTA, 28/06/2017 23:00
Watch: Serena Williams surprises fans with a tennis match

Watch: Serena Williams surprises fans with a tennis match

World-class tennis player Serena Williams surprises fans with a one-on-one tennis match., 05/03/2017 19:22
Israeli tennis star announces retirement

Israeli tennis star announces retirement

Shahar Peer announces retirement after having to deal with chronic shoulder injury.Neri Weiss, 01/03/2017 02:45
Nazi national anthem accidently used in US-German tennis match

Nazi national anthem accidently used in US-German tennis match

US Tennis Association mistakenly uses version of German national anthem associated with Nazi regime.David Rosenberg, 12/02/2017 17:40
Tennis player: You all should have been gassed'

Tennis player: You all should have been gassed'

Belgian tennis club suspends player who told a Jewish competitor on the court, “All of you should have been gassed.”JTA, 28/07/2016 06:42
Jewish tennis player takes ATP title in Turkey

Jewish tennis player takes ATP title in Turkey

Jewish-Argentine player Diego Schwartzman wins first Association of Tennis Professionals tournament.JTA, 03/05/2016 03:25
New scholarship to develop Israeli tennis legends

New scholarship to develop Israeli tennis legends

First annual scholarship by Holocaust survivors will be awarded in under-18 tournament, seeking to take Israeli tennis to the world stage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2016 12:04
YU Mens' Tennis Team Makes it to NCAA Playoffs

YU Mens' Tennis Team Makes it to NCAA Playoffs

Victory over Mount St. Mary’s means Yeshiva U. tennis team earns college its first National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament.Matt Yaniv, 28/04/2014 18:22
Tunisia: Tennis Cup Ban for Boycotting Israeli

Tunisia: Tennis Cup Ban for Boycotting Israeli

Tennis Federation shows unusual resolve, bans Tunisia from Davis Cup after tennis player Jaziri pressed to forfeit match against Israeli.Ari Yashar, 04/11/2013 13:35
Israeli Tennis Players Penalized

Israeli Tennis Players Penalized

When the Israel Davis Cup team was penalized for refusing to compete on Yom Kippur, "Hiddush" advocated for freedom of religion for Israel.Kochava Rozenbaum , 16/08/2013 00:13
Team Fined for Refusing to Play on Yom Kippur

Team Fined for Refusing to Play on Yom Kippur

The Israel Davis Cup team will be fined 10,000 euros for refusing to compete on Yom Kippur and asking to postpone the game by one day.Elad Benari, 12/08/2013 04:44
Israeli, 12, Wins World Tennis Championship

Israeli, 12, Wins World Tennis Championship

Ishai Oliel is world champion for children aged up to 12 – the first Israeli to hold the title. Netanyahu called to congratulate.Gil Ronen, 23/12/2012 20:28
Israel Promoted to Davis Cup World Group

Israel Promoted to Davis Cup World Group

A good day for Israel at the Davis Cup: Amir Weintraub defeats Japan's number two, helping Israel move up to the Davis Cup World Group.Elad Benari, Canada, 16/09/2012 20:53
Paralympics War Vet Medalist: I'd Do It All Again

Paralympics War Vet Medalist: I'd Do It All Again

Noam Gershoni thinks bringing honor to Israel may be more important than having been wounded to do so.Gil Ronen, 09/09/2012 17:28
Israeli Tennis Players Make History in London

Israeli Tennis Players Make History in London

Israeli tennis players Andy Ram and Yoni Erlich beat world champion Roger Federer and his partner in London, advance to quarterfinals.Elad Benari, 01/08/2012 23:46