Brisbane International

Nick Kyrgios up four spots to No. 17 in ATP rankings

Nick Kyrgios up four spots to No. 17 in ATP rankings

Kyrgios won the Brisbane International on Sunday.

Jan 08, 2018, 15:54 PM IST
Brisbane International: Elina Svitolina wins title, sends Australian Open warning

Brisbane International: Elina Svitolina wins title, sends Australian Open warning

Svitolina ranked sixth in the world, fired 10 aces and never faced a breakpoint on the way to a 10th career tour title.

Jan 06, 2018, 17:38 PM IST
Brisbane International: Nick Kyrgios battles past Grigor Dimitrov, to set up a final against Ryan Harrison

Brisbane International: Nick Kyrgios battles past Grigor Dimitrov, to set up a final against Ryan Harrison

The 22-year-old Kyrgios was dominant on serve, hitting 19 aces and winning 82 percent of his first-serve points, and broke Dimitrov in the seventh game of the final set to claim his first victory over the Bulgarian in three meetings.

Jan 06, 2018, 15:22 PM IST
Elina Svitolina stuns Karolina Pliskova to reach first Brisbane final

Elina Svitolina stuns Karolina Pliskova to reach first Brisbane final

Ukraine's Elina Svitolina stunned second seed Karolina Pliskova on Friday to reach her first Brisbane International final in four attempts.

Jan 05, 2018, 21:48 PM IST
Brisbane International: Grigor Dimitrov downs injured Kyle Edmund to reach semi-finals

Brisbane International: Grigor Dimitrov downs injured Kyle Edmund to reach semi-finals

Dimitrov was on court for almost two-and-a-half hours before finally subduing the British number two, who was right in the contest until he hurt his ankle with the score at 4-4 in the third set.

Jan 05, 2018, 19:04 PM IST
Qualifier Aliaksandra Sasnovich reaches Brisbane International final

Qualifier Aliaksandra Sasnovich reaches Brisbane International final

Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich became the first qualifier ever to reach the final of the Brisbane International tennis tournament when she beat seventh-seeded Latvian Anastasija Sevastova on Friday.

Jan 05, 2018, 15:46 PM IST
Johanna Konta fails to finish her Brisbane International QF due to injury

Johanna Konta fails to finish her Brisbane International QF due to injury

Konta called for treatment to her right hip at the beginning of the third set but decided she could not continue and handed Svitolina the match 1-6, 7-6 (8/6), 3-2.

Jan 04, 2018, 14:07 PM IST
Andy Murray pulls out of season-opening Brisbane International

Andy Murray pulls out of season-opening Brisbane International

Murray suffered a right hip injury in 2017 and has not played on the ATP tour since losing a tough five-setter to American Sam Querrey in the quarter-finals at Wimbledon.

Jan 02, 2018, 16:21 PM IST
Brisbane International: Elina Svitolina cruises past Carla Suarez Navarro, eyes pole position

Brisbane International: Elina Svitolina cruises past Carla Suarez Navarro, eyes pole position

Svitolina, currently ranked sixth in the world, was speaking after an impressive 6-2, 6-4 win over Spain`s Carla Suarez Navarro in the first round of the Brisbane International on Monday.

Jan 01, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
Brisbane International: Back injury forces fourth-seeded Caroline Garcia out in first round

Brisbane International: Back injury forces fourth-seeded Caroline Garcia out in first round

Garcia, who enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2017 when she reached a career-high world ranking of eight, took the first set 6-3 with relative eas

Dec 31, 2017, 14:37 PM IST
Andy Murray set to make ATP Tour return at Brisbane International

Andy Murray set to make ATP Tour return at Brisbane International

Andy Murray will make his long-awaited return to the ATP Tour in the Brisbane International on Sunday, after nearly five months out through injury.

Dec 30, 2017, 14:09 PM IST
Rafael Nadal pulls out of Brisbane International but says yes to Australian Open

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Brisbane International but says yes to Australian Open

World No.1 Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Brisbane International with a knee injury, but said he still intends to play in next month's Australian Open.

Dec 28, 2017, 09:47 AM IST
Kei Nishikori, Sloane Stephens out of Brisbane International

Kei Nishikori, Sloane Stephens out of Brisbane International

Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori has withdrawn from the season-opening Brisbane International as he recovers from a wrist injury.

Dec 23, 2017, 17:02 PM IST
Positive Petra Kvitova looking forward to a stronger 2018

Positive Petra Kvitova looking forward to a stronger 2018

The Czech required four hours of surgery on her left hand last December after being attacked by a man wielding a knife who had gained access to her apartment by posing as a utility worker.

Dec 17, 2017, 23:37 PM IST
Kei Nishikori vows to come back stronger after injury layoff

Kei Nishikori vows to come back stronger after injury layoff

Nishikori, who underwent elbow surgery and was sidelined for almost a year in 2009, chose rehabilitation instead of surgery to treat his wrist injury.

Nov 25, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
Brisbane welcomes Nick Kyrgios despite Shanghai walk-off

Brisbane welcomes Nick Kyrgios despite Shanghai walk-off

Brisbane director spoke the day after Kyrgios, ranked 21st in the world, abruptly exited midway through his opening match in Shanghai, just two days after a high-profile meltdown in the China Open final.

Oct 11, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
Rafael Nadal confirmed for Brisbane International

Rafael Nadal confirmed for Brisbane International

The 15-time Grand Slam champion will take the top rankings spot when the official ATP rankings are released on Monday.

Aug 20, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
Brisbane International: 'Baby Fed' Grigor Dimitrov beats Kei Nishikori to win first title since 2014

Brisbane International: 'Baby Fed' Grigor Dimitrov beats Kei Nishikori to win first title since 2014

He defeated Japan's Kei Nishikori in three sets, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 in one hour and 50 minutes at Queensland Tennis Centre.

Jan 08, 2017, 17:49 PM IST
Karolina Pliskova pulls out of Sydney International with thigh injury

Karolina Pliskova pulls out of Sydney International with thigh injury

Pliskova demolished France`s Alize Cornet 6-0, 6-3 to win the Brisbane International on Saturday.

Jan 08, 2017, 09:36 AM IST
Brisbane International: Sania Mirza wins first title of the season, but loses No.1 rank to her partner

Brisbane International: Sania Mirza wins first title of the season, but loses No.1 rank to her partner

Mirza, however, will enter next week's Australian Open with a different partner.

Jan 07, 2017, 19:23 PM IST