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IPTL: Indian Aces start-off 2016 campaign with a win over Japan Warriors - Watch highlights

IPTL: Indian Aces start-off 2016 campaign with a win over Japan Warriors - Watch highlights

The Mixed Doubles even saw the duo of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna prevailed 6-5 against Jelena Jankovic and Jean-Julien Rojer.

'Clay King' Rafael Nadal ready to die for another Grand Slam title 'Clay King' Rafael Nadal ready to die for another Grand Slam title

Last month he announced he would be bringing down the curtain on his season prematurely to focus on being full fit for next year.

Andy Murray one win away from becoming World No.1 in BNP Paribas Masters Andy Murray one win away from becoming World No.1 in BNP Paribas Masters

Despite three grand slam titles, Murray has never been a world number one.

Novak Djokovic's downfall: Drop of form is normal in sports, says World No. 1 after losing to Marin Cilic Novak Djokovic's downfall: Drop of form is normal in sports, says World No. 1 after losing to Marin Cilic

The Serb`s end-of-year dominance in recent years had seen him sweep three straight titles in Paris and lift an incredible four consecutive Tour finals crowns in London.

Paris Masters: Marin Cilic stuns Novak Djokovic to clear Andy Murray top spot path Paris Masters: Marin Cilic stuns Novak Djokovic to clear Andy Murray top spot path

If the Briton defeats Berdych he would then take on Milos Raonic or Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for a chance to claim the number one ranking.

Paris Masters: John Isner outlasts Jack Sock to make semis Paris Masters: John Isner outlasts Jack Sock to make semis

Novak Djokovic, battling to hold onto his world number one ranking from the fast-charging Andy Murray, takes on Marin Cilic later.

Paris Masters: Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray win, Marin Cilic books London spot Paris Masters: Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray win, Marin Cilic books London spot

Murray advanced in much easier fashion by demolishing France`s Lucas Pouille 6-3 6-0. The Scot will next take on Czech seventh seed Tomas Berdych or another Frenchman, Gilles Simon.

Paris Masters: Novak Djokovic survives Grigor Dimitrov scare Paris Masters: Novak Djokovic survives Grigor Dimitrov scare

The record four-time champion will remain top of the rankings if he reaches the final in the French capital.

Paris Masters: Marin Cilic survives David Goffin scare, locks down ATP finals berth Paris Masters: Marin Cilic survives David Goffin scare, locks down ATP finals berth

Cilic will face either world number one Novak Djokovic or 14th seed Grigor Dimitrov in the quarter-finals in Paris.

Paris Masters: Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray advance; Stanislas Wawrinka knocked out Paris Masters: Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray advance; Stanislas Wawrinka knocked out

It went less smoothly for Murray, who overcame a blip to down Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 6-3 6-7(5) 7-5 before U.S. Open champion Wawrinka was knocked out by German qualifier Jan-Lennard Struff 3-6 6-7(6) 7-6(1).

AITA agrees to election of new President but asks Sports Ministry to implement uniformity first AITA agrees to election of new President but asks Sports Ministry to implement uniformity first

The ministry has asked the tennis body to elect a new President within 90 days. 

Novak Djokovic retains top spot, Roger Federer falls to ninth in ATP rankings Novak Djokovic retains top spot, Roger Federer falls to ninth in ATP rankings

Swiss great Roger Federer fell to ninth place, while French Gael Monfils rose to seventh place.

Sania Mirza retains World No. 1 status for second successive year Sania Mirza retains World No. 1 status for second successive year

Defending champions Sania and Hingis had lost to Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina in the semi-finals of the WTA Finals Singapore yesterday.

Dominika Cibulkova beats Angelique Kerber to win WTA Finals in Singapore Dominika Cibulkova beats Angelique Kerber to win WTA Finals in Singapore

In the doubles finals Russian Olympic champions Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina beat US Open winners Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova 7-5 (7-5) 6-3.

Aussie bad boy Nick Kyrgios accepts 'care plan', ATP ban could be reduced Aussie bad boy Nick Kyrgios accepts 'care plan', ATP ban could be reduced

Kyrgios was beaten 6-3 6-1 by Mischa Zverev in the second round in Shanghai after a bizarre display in which he delivered a series of half-hearted serves and walked off court before the German returned the ball to him.

Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis crash out of WTA Finals semis Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis crash out of WTA Finals semis

The second-seeded Indo-Swiss combination squandered a one-set lead to go down 6-3, 2-6, 6-10 to the Russian pair of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina.



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Hansie Cronje was the toughest bowler I have faced. He was tricky to play. Even when I am set, when I see Hansie coming in to bowl I used to tell myself, anybody but him.

Sachin Tendulkar