Novak Djokovic on Australian Open entry list but Serena Williams will miss tournament due to medical reasons

Novak Djokovic has been named on the entry list for next month’s Australian Open, while Serena Williams has withdrawn on medical grounds. There is still uncertainty around nine-time Aussie Open champion Djokovic’s participation in the tournament after players were told they would have to be fully vaccinated in order to participate. Djokovic, who is tied […]

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Welcome to the Tinderverse: Tinder’s CEO talks metaverse, virtual currency

Dating app Tinder is exploring how to blur the boundaries between offline and online worlds, CEO Renate Nyborg said in an interview at the Reuters Next conference. The chief executive of the Match Group Inc-owned (MTCH.O) dating app cited the company’s newly launched Explore feature. Interactive events like “Swipe Nights” allow users to choose their […]

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ITF ‘does not want to punish a billion people’ by suspending China tournaments in Peng Shuai row

The governing body of tennis, the International Tennis Federation (ITF), has not suspended tournaments in China because it “does not want to punish a billion people,” its president said Sunday. The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced an immediate suspension of all tournaments in China, including Hong Kong, in response to Beijing’s silencing of Chinese tennis […]

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