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Aslan Karatsev’s historic run at the Australian Open ends

Karatsev, born in Russia and raised in Israel, had a remarkable run in Melbourne, including a defeat of top-10 Jewish player Diego Schwartzman.

By EMILY BURACK/JTA
19/02/2021

Russian-Israeli tennis player Aslan Karatsev makes Australian Open history

He’s only the second qualifier in history to make it to the Australian Open semifinals.

By EMILY BURACK/ JTA
16/02/2021

Diego Schwartzman loses in third round upset at Australian Open

At last year’s Australian Open, Schwartzman lost in the fourth round to eventual winner Novak Djokovic.

By EMILY BURACK/ JTA
13/02/2021

An exciting year ahead for Israeli athletes

Between Avdija, soccer and many Olympic storylines there is plenty for fans to look forward to.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
31/12/2020
Tennis player Mika Dagan-Fruchtman at the Al Habtoor Challenge tournament in Dubai, Dec. 2020

Mika Dagan-Fruchtman advances to finals in UAE tennis tournament

Dagan-Fruchtman will go on to face Dalma Gálfi of Hungary on Tuesday afternoon in the finals of the Al Habtoor Challenge tournament.

08/12/2020
Israeli tennis player Mika Dagan-Fruchtman

Mika Dagan-Fruchtman first Israeli invited to UAE tennis tournament

Dagan-Fruchtman, 17, is from Raanana and is ranked among the top eight tennis players in Israel and among the top 200 in the world.

02/12/2020

Nadal wins 13th French Open to claim record-equalling 20th Grand Slam

Tennis fans would have been salivating at the prospect of another epic clash in one of the sport's greatest rivalries but it proved to be one of the most one-sided Grand Slam finals in the Open era.

By REUTERS
11/10/2020

Schwartzman advances to open semifinals with 5-hr upset of Dominic Thiem

“Dominic is one of the best players right now in the world, winning the last Grand Slam, two time finals here, we are friends, I have a lot of respect for him.”

By EMILY BURACK/ JTA
07/10/2020
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