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Roger Federer snubs Paris Masters as Rafael Nadal eyes year-end No. 1 spot

Roger Federer snubs Paris Masters as Rafael Nadal eyes year-end No. 1 spot

Federer has pulled out of next week's Paris Masters, virtually ensuring old rival Rafael Nadal will end 2017 on top of the world rankings

Oct 30, 2017, 11:14 AM IST
Roger Federer outlasts Juan Martin Del Potro for eighth Swiss Indoors title in Basel

Roger Federer outlasts Juan Martin Del Potro for eighth Swiss Indoors title in Basel

Federer displayed some rare flashes of temper as he battled past Argentina's Del Potro 6-7(5), 6-4, 6-3 for an eighth Swiss Indoors title in front of a partisan Basel crowd on Sunday

Oct 30, 2017, 10:15 AM IST
Juan Martin del Potro sets up final showdown with Roger Federer at Swiss Indoors

Juan Martin del Potro sets up final showdown with Roger Federer at Swiss Indoors

While Del Potro beat defending champion Cilic 6-4, 6-4, Federer swatted aside Goffin 6-1, 6-2 to set up the title clash.

Oct 29, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Del Potro wins opener in Basel to keep ATP Finals hopes alive

Del Potro wins opener in Basel to keep ATP Finals hopes alive

Juan Martin del Potro's quest for an unlikely spot in the ATP World Tour Finals gathered pace as he beat Portugal's Joao Sousa in his opening match at the Swiss Indoors on Wednesday.

Oct 26, 2017, 09:13 AM IST
Roger Federer routs Frances Tiafoe in Basel opener

Roger Federer routs Frances Tiafoe in Basel opener

Roger Federer thrashed American teenager Frances Tiafoe 6-1, 6-3 on Tuesday as the top seed began his week at the Swiss Indoors with a resounding first-round victory.

Oct 25, 2017, 09:41 AM IST
Arsene Wagner asks Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil to lower wage demands as contract talks begin

Arsene Wagner asks Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil to lower wage demands as contract talks begin

Ozil is eyeing an offer of 200,000 pound-a-week instead of Arsenal's current offering of 140,000.

 

Dec 06, 2016, 16:12 PM IST
Swiss Indoors: German qualifier Mischa Zverev stuns US Open champion Stan Wawrinka

Swiss Indoors: German qualifier Mischa Zverev stuns US Open champion Stan Wawrinka

Two-time champion Juan Martin del Potro hit 14 aces but still went down to a 7-5, 6-4 loss to Kei Nishikori.

Oct 29, 2016, 09:27 AM IST
Swiss Indoors: Crowd favourite Stan Wawrinka passes three-set test in Basel

Swiss Indoors: Crowd favourite Stan Wawrinka passes three-set test in Basel

The top seed, in the absence of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, was put through the wringer over three sets by American qualifier Donald Young.

Oct 28, 2016, 11:04 AM IST
Swiss Open: Saina Nehwal, Sai Praneeth reach pre-quarterfinals

Swiss Open: Saina Nehwal, Sai Praneeth reach pre-quarterfinals

Nehwal is a two-time winner of Swiss Open, capturing back-to-back titles in 2011 and 12.

Mar 16, 2016, 20:18 PM IST
Swiss Indoors: Six interesting facts from Roger Federer's win over Rafael Nadal

Swiss Indoors: Six interesting facts from Roger Federer's win over Rafael Nadal

With the rise of Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka, the Nadal-Federer has taken a back seat of late.

Nov 02, 2015, 15:36 PM IST
Swiss Indoors: Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to claim 88th career title

Swiss Indoors: Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to claim 88th career title

Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal to claim his seventh Swiss Indoors and 88th career title in Basel.

Nov 01, 2015, 21:38 PM IST
For old times' sake, it's Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal in Swiss Indoors final

For old times' sake, it's Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal in Swiss Indoors final

Almost after 2 and half years, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will play in a final, at Swiss Indoors.

Oct 31, 2015, 23:38 PM IST
Celtic, Monaco fail to make Champions League grade

Celtic, Monaco fail to make Champions League grade

A header by Markus Rosenberg and an own goal from Dedryck Boyata condemned Scottish champions Celtic to a second successive season without the riches to be accrued from the Champions League group s

Aug 26, 2015, 11:13 AM IST
Basel winger Derlis Gonzalez signs for Dynamo Kiev

Basel winger Derlis Gonzalez signs for Dynamo Kiev

Paraguay international Derlis Gonzalez has signed a five-year contract with Dynamo Kiev completing his transfer from the Swiss side Basel, the Ukrainian club said on Thursday.

Jul 30, 2015, 17:48 PM IST

Turkish Airlines plane turns back after false bomb alert

A Turkish Airlines passenger plane flying from Istanbul to Basel turned back over Bulgarian air space Friday after a bomb alert that later turned out to be false, the airline said.

Apr 17, 2015, 16:20 PM IST
Young Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth wins Swiss Open title

Young Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth wins Swiss Open title

Young Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth clinched the Swiss Grand Prix Gold championship title after overcoming a strong challenge from Viktor Alexson in a hard-fought men's singles final here on Sunday.

Mar 15, 2015, 20:39 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth enters Swiss Open semis

Kidambi Srikanth enters Swiss Open semis

Top Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth entered the men's singles semi-finals following his straight games win over Japanese eighth seed Takuma Ueda at the $120,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold here on Friday.

Mar 13, 2015, 19:54 PM IST
Porto beats Basel, enters UEFA Champions League quarterfinals

Porto beats Basel, enters UEFA Champions League quarterfinals

Porto has beaten Basel 4-0 at the Dragao stadium in northern Portuguese city Porto to ease into the European champions league quarterfinal.

Mar 11, 2015, 09:11 AM IST
UEFA Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo helps Real Madrid equal record, Porto hold Basel

UEFA Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo helps Real Madrid equal record, Porto hold Basel

Cristiano Ronaldo ended a rare three game goalscoring drought with the first goal in Real Madrid`s record equalling 10th straight Champions League win on Wednesday beating Schalke 04 2-0 in Germany.

Feb 19, 2015, 08:45 AM IST
Liverpool will `fight` for return: Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool will `fight` for return: Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers vowed that his team would redouble their efforts to secure a return to the Champions League after they were knocked out of the competition by Basel.

Dec 10, 2014, 10:28 AM IST