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Stuart Fraser @stu_fraser London via Scotland

Tennis correspondent, The Times (@TimesSport). Views are mine.

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@ashleycoops1 Hi Ashley. Thanks for sending me a tweet. Hope you gave your uncle Stephen a coaching tip or two on the tennis court :)Thanks to Kevin Anderson for giving his thoughts to @TimesSport on Wimbledon's introduction of a final-set tiebreak… https://t.co/Fh12jAZaB0More details on Wimbledon's decision to introduce a tiebreak at 12-12. Know of some players who believe it should b… https://t.co/1h3tFidzd5BREAKING: Wimbledon announce the introduction of fifth-set tiebreaks at 12-12 from next year.No Simona Halep or Serena Williams at the final Singapore edition of WTA Finals, but a compelling field could well… https://t.co/tdSLWBlYKZ
10/19
2018
@pmouratoglou Abuse? It's fact, Patrick.Man who illegally coached during US Open final and sparked a sh*tstorm calls for coaching to be made legal... https://t.co/pzKjB5l8vjThis is an incredible intro @samwolfson https://t.co/cnmjttXT7J
Retweeted by Stuart FraserRafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic warned by Amnesty International that their participation in a lucrative exhibition… https://t.co/Luu4LeZmrJ
10/18
2018
Thursday’s TIMES Sport: “Wembley sale derailed by revolt at FA” #bbcpapers #tomorrowspaperstoday https://t.co/vGKNJGTDt2
Retweeted by Stuart FraserKICK. CAN. ROAD. https://t.co/bYCeqGRihDTHIS WILL FOREVER BE BRILLIANT! @TheRock @steveaustinBSR 🤣 https://t.co/yiw6mlIaBE
Retweeted by Stuart FraserRetweet please if you think it’s time John Humphrys made way now for a younger and more objective journalist on @BBCr4today.
Retweeted by Stuart Fraser @BeatsSupport Hi. Had these for 10 months and the foam cover has come loose. Will they still be under warranty? https://t.co/uvZJ46Kc96 @martin_domin I'm the man for the job... https://t.co/0KSPswXXNuThe reason why Andy Murray has established a base in Philadelphia in recent months: Bill Knowles, a world-renowned… https://t.co/ycpyCQoUjt
10/17
2018
This is genuinely staggering. Tory Brexiteer MP Andrew Bridgeman blithely asserts (wrongly) that the English are en… https://t.co/trhhhG7yD3
Retweeted by Stuart FraserAndy Murray back in Philadelphia for rehabilitation, and springing birthday surprises... https://t.co/91KWyDPKtE
10/16
2018
Novak Djokovic considering playing Vienna or Basel next week. If he does, then he can become world No 1 as soon as… https://t.co/kwTyJimnZMAnother Futures title (third in five weeks) for 16-year-old Jack Draper in Nigeria at the weekend, and will rise to… https://t.co/n3UWUarKDlMoS column on Gazza and the Scottish Football Hall of Fame https://t.co/1kup2gE2xR @mailsport
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10/15
2018
Novak Djokovic did not drop serve once in 47 service games this week. Faced just four break points... https://t.co/yTbFFUU7koNovak Djokovic in China since the start of 2009 (61-4): WWWWWWWWLWWWWWWWLWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWLWWWWWWWWWWWWW… https://t.co/jtfIuSQlXONovak Djokovic wins his 32nd Masters title at the @SH_RolexMasters with a 6-3 6-4 victory against Borna Coric. Ei… https://t.co/S57UO3W3zHJamie Murray and Bruno Soares lose 6-4 6-2 to Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot in the final of the @SH_RolexMasters#Shanghai https://t.co/lPvzcwFkrv
10/14
2018
@yipyipcoyote OK, sure... https://t.co/1AQhAQYHCoFederer has not played on French soil since April 2016 at the Monte Carlo Masters (which is on the French side of the Monaco border).Interestingly, Roger Federer said he will make a decision on next year's clay-court participation as soon as next m… https://t.co/gXBozrDadRDjokovic and Pique spoke with each other for close to half an hour on site in Shanghai this evening. One suspects t… https://t.co/DbGFzpmDoMHeck of a stat... https://t.co/rk661EaCGpBorna Coric defeats Roger Federer 6-4 6-4 to reach his first ATP Masters 1000 final at the @SH_RolexMasters. Coric… https://t.co/EuTNtxL5uX @RCLUCK1 😂 @DenisSeget @SH_RolexMasters That is the RaceNovak Djokovic has just finished his press conference and is now heading for a meeting with Gerard Pique, who has t… https://t.co/q2Rt7oSbG3 @YapCW Davydenko (2009), Federer (2010, 2014) and Bautista Agut (2016). @newballsplease 1000th tour match.Novak Djokovic's record in China is quite remarkable. Since the start of 2009, he was won 60 of the 64 matches he h… https://t.co/aREobNFHhFNovak Djokovic beats Alexander Zverev 6-2 6-1 to reach the @SH_RolexMasters final. The Serbian returns to world No… https://t.co/4BP6NZN58zInteresting excerpt on Novak Djokovic's first tour-level match from this biography, written by Chris Bowers.… https://t.co/mfYrUtsOr7Novak Djokovic is playing his 1,000th tour-level match today. His first was at the age of 16 in April 2004, defeati… https://t.co/cqFhv3eaQVKyle Edmund in with a shot of being an alternate at the ATP Finals but is unsure if he would take it up: "Being an… https://t.co/SHC9buJTQwNovak Djokovic (29 wins in 31 matches since the start of Queen's in mid-June) will overtake Roger Federer as world… https://t.co/86ceNUTTKpErm... name this player. https://t.co/HIiFltKHfj
10/13
2018
@RBS_Help I'm in China. I've received an email from you giving me a number to call. I've now been on hold for more… https://t.co/BnLsP4PR6a👏 This was incredible... Vinnie Jones passionately defends Paul Gascoigne after the "absolutely disgraceful" decis… https://t.co/oaUX1g5h5q
Retweeted by Stuart FraserHere's What the Failed Soyuz Rocket Launch Looked Like to an Astronaut in Space https://t.co/bPWJIiYFAP https://t.co/x0eZi5P2XC
Retweeted by Stuart Fraser"Does Paul Gascoigne deserve his place in the Scottish Hall of Fame? You're joking!? 100% he does!" "This is an em… https://t.co/rXqzJOwguM
Retweeted by Stuart FraserFederer doing this more often these days. Convinced he is preparing for a switch to cricket when he eventually call… https://t.co/tuuJ1x60OtBit tight towards the end but Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares come through with a 6-3 6-4 win against Juan Sebastian… https://t.co/a2d7sNNcZeAlexander Zverev on towels: "I have never, I think, used a towel in a match, so for me, it doesn't make a differenc… https://t.co/3yCTKSqeT2More on the "World Team Cup and Davis Cup confusion", as described by Novak Djokovic. It is a hot topic in Shanghai… https://t.co/FxoKOVejBi @SH_RolexMasters Well worth pushing for a place as an alternate. £80,000 even if you don't play a match. Possible 2… https://t.co/dX4jUEiDGmKyle Edmund loses 6-4 6-4 to Alexander Zverev in the quarter-finals of the @SH_RolexMasters. Ends the week at No 12… https://t.co/ZvSb6kBlcE
10/12
2018
Roger Federer on Davis Cup participation: "I highly doubt it, of course. We'll see what happens. I don't think this… https://t.co/iaH9nYVxn7 @jamesgrigor @jakarta200887 While this does not cover other players, I asked ITF president David Haggerty recently… https://t.co/TpBaOlIJFdThe ITF today held the pre-draw for Fed Cup Euro/Africa Group I to decide which nations will play in Bath in Februa… https://t.co/7PxuX3DHIKRafael #Nadal’s family tell me that a cousin of Rafa’s best friend has died in the #Majorca floods. The tennis sta… https://t.co/xb6d0izf6O
Retweeted by Stuart FraserGrandstand average so far: 42.8 Show Ct 3: 41.2 Data after four days of play, all three courts slowly getting quick… https://t.co/n3DE4ZpVQj
Retweeted by Stuart FraserNovak Djokovic today: "I just feel like the date of the Davis Cup is really bad, especially for the top players. Be… https://t.co/AvcHWQWPUrYou can see from the launch images a serious malfunction. Thankfully crew survived ballistic reentry. However this… https://t.co/zmol4E8v5g
Retweeted by Stuart FraserJUST IN: Soyuz rocket carrying two astronauts makes an emergency landing on Earth after an issue with a booster, NA… https://t.co/ObyVUfrU0m
Retweeted by Stuart FraserJamie Murray and Bruno Soares have qualified for the ATP Finals in London after reaching the semi-finals of the… https://t.co/InsD8NqVnAThere are serious doubts over the participation of several top players in next year’s inaugural Davis Cup Finals af… https://t.co/BDBOyPls2i
Retweeted by Stuart FraserKyle Edmund reaches his second Masters quarter-final with a 7-6 6-3 win against Nicolas Jarry in Shanghai. After wi… https://t.co/X7V3BdhpqfRafael Nadal on the front page of The Times this morning, helping with the clean-up after flash floods in Mallorca. https://t.co/eIhWvWFRlI
10/11
2018
Wimbledon Park Golf Club vote in favour of changing their articles of association. A vote on the All England Club's… https://t.co/j6n2sRGio6Rafa Nadal achicando agua en un taller mecánico de San Llorenç tras las inundaciones. La foto es de Jordi Cotrina. https://t.co/QxvgqsmUs8
Retweeted by Stuart FraserA rare conference call between all of tennis's governing bodies took place last week on the issue but several stumb… https://t.co/aL53tPWpTlZverev: "Making a tournament at the end of November, it’s crazy. By the end of the year, we are all tired. No, it’s… https://t.co/vr1UuZdhUeSerious doubts over participation of top players at the inaugural Davis Cup Finals in November 2019. Roger Federer… https://t.co/w2RWeionyC @stu_fraser @GBtennis Amazing he was just 20 at the time. I remember being 5-1 down thinking I was going to struggl… https://t.co/hgYVDOO3bT
Retweeted by Stuart FraserThis barely even makes sense from this angle. Medvedev's bouncing-on-the-other-side-of-the-net shot. https://t.co/9OmHFoKQrQ
Retweeted by Stuart FraserAs Daniil Medvedev gives a good account of himself here against Roger Federer, the mind goes back to watching him s… https://t.co/mCoUO3W3wy @StefMylesTennis Feel free to link to my tweet about the ATP player council president, since I'm the one who broke it :)After attending Beijing last week, coach Ivan Lendl is not in Shanghai with Alexander Zverev as he has had to trave… https://t.co/xFCnxCEZr7Johanna Konta said after her US Open first-round exit that her partnership with coach Michael Joyce would continue… https://t.co/5DMsOCjlyDGood work from Kyle Edmund to come back out in first match today and see off Andreas Seppi 6-3 6-4. Faces Nicolas J… https://t.co/mf4SwWqJmW
10/10
2018
A fit and healthy Kyle Edmund on discussions with Roger Federer about steak and South African delicacies at the Lav… https://t.co/YhHkhInswkSevere flood waters increasing rapidly in Oban, Scotland. https://t.co/62fIW0Tvsp
Retweeted by Stuart FraserGood start for Kyle Edmund in Shanghai. Gets out of a spot of bother in the first set and beats world No 35 Filip K… https://t.co/1OptiW2oneMy take from courtside on another controversial episode of Nick Kyrgios in Shanghai. The Australian had a go at sup… https://t.co/KiwfmsEenR
10/9
2018
Three umpires have been suspended for life after being found guilty of match-fixing and betting offences at a serie… https://t.co/Lm54EWRhR0
Retweeted by Stuart FraserNovak Djokovic re-elected as president of the ATP Player Council at a meeting in Shanghai this evening. Kevin Ander… https://t.co/hWLDZgCFY7In Shanghai to witness another bizarre Nick Kyrgios performance. From a set up, he loses to world No 104 Bradley Kl… https://t.co/tL5Z5ZP1T0
10/8
2018
Kyle Edmund knocked out of Beijing semis with 7-6 6-4 defeat by Nikoloz Basilashvili. Edmund, who will rise to a ne… https://t.co/fEHRqsGM24
10/6
2018
Edmund will rise to No 14 in the world on Monday - his highest career ranking - after reaching the #ChinaOpen semi-… https://t.co/XJgWWoNOqD
Retweeted by Stuart FraserDedek's father, also called Petr, is the owner of D&D Real, a sponsor of one tournament on the European Tour and an… https://t.co/mjP6r01JXZAnother missed cut on the European Challenge tour for Czech golfer Petr Dedek. Since 2012, he has missed the cut at… https://t.co/AUce4NYdwGOne for the weekend. Somehow 15 years old... @Junkie_XL https://t.co/tXTtDeSBSy @DanKing_1974 Classic Didsbury Rules case in Glasgow last monthFrom playing on the grass of Didsbury to being in contention for a WTA Finals place, quite a rise for Aryna Sabalen… https://t.co/AaykWR1LpbIn fact, Nishikori's win over Tsitsipas in Tokyo guarantees that Edmund will be ranked No 14 on Monday, no matter h… https://t.co/9rR3MWyoRuKyle Edmund reaches his third semi-final of the year, defeating Dusan Lajovic 6-3 7-6 in Beijing. Edmund guarantee… https://t.co/AxMSrKLCXx60 years ago today the first two jets carried passengers across the Atlantic Ocean. Right now, hundreds of flights… https://t.co/Ai1katgXbw
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10/5
2018
Reminiscent of Andy Murray announcing Ross Hutchins as his new coach on Twitter on April Fools' Day 2011 ("Felt lik… https://t.co/21T5AO6LwhNick Kyrgios on Wednesday: "James is my coach now - you can quote me on that one." Nick Kyrgios on Thursday... https://t.co/KWxxZl6jexRangers’ Europa League campaign under Steven Gerrard began back in July. They’ve played 10 games and not lost a si… https://t.co/EC9CoOqxUX
Retweeted by Stuart FraserOh no Sabalenka.. https://t.co/nuAVNapJWt
Retweeted by Stuart FraserFormer LTA chief executive Roger Draper (father of 16-year-old prospect Jack) has joined the board of the Saudi Ara… https://t.co/HCUu2ahFpk
10/4
2018

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