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Nick Kyrgios gets Brisbane title boost ahead of Australian Open

Nick Kyrgios gets Brisbane title boost ahead of Australian Open

Nick Kyrgios clinched his maiden tour title on home soil in a big confidence boost ahead of the Australian Open, beating Ryan Harrison 6-4, 6-2 in the Brisbane International final on Sunday.

Jan 07, 2018, 16:59 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
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
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova withdraws from Brisbane with viral illness

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova withdraws from Brisbane with viral illness

The 27-year-old Czech was unable to take the court in her first round match against Estonian Anett Kontaveit and was replaced in the draw by lucky loser Heather Watson.

Jan 01, 2018, 16:11 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World No.1 Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Brisbane International with a knee injury, but said he still intends to play in next month's Australian Open.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Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori has withdrawn from the season-opening Brisbane International as he recovers from a wrist injury.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
'Man of the Match' Steve Smith praises Australia's Ashes grit

'Man of the Match' Steve Smith praises Australia's Ashes grit

Australia sealed a dominant victory before lunch on Monday, having chased 170 runs without the loss of a single wicket in a blow to England’s pride.

Nov 27, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Ashes: England can bounce back from Gabba hiding, says Joe Root

Ashes: England can bounce back from Gabba hiding, says Joe Root

Root’s team matched Australia for three days at the Gabba but their batsmen crumbled on day four to be dismissed for 195 in the second innings.

Nov 27, 2017, 10:59 AM IST
Australia crush England by 10 wickets to win first Ashes Test

Australia crush England by 10 wickets to win first Ashes Test

Warner finished unbeaten on 87 with newcomer Bancroft hitting the winning runs to remain 82 not out in Australia's 173 without loss in the fourth innings on Monday.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:16 AM IST
Ashes: Stonewall Steve Smith drags Australia back from the brink

Ashes: Stonewall Steve Smith drags Australia back from the brink

Captain Steve Smith frustrated England with a fighting half-century and pushed Australia to 165/4 at the close of a see-sawing day two, rescuing the hosts after a top-order collapse in the series-opening Ashes test in Brisbane on Friday.

Nov 24, 2017, 14:38 PM IST
Ashes, 1st Test: Australia fight back but England 137 runs ahead at stumps on Day 2

Ashes, 1st Test: Australia fight back but England 137 runs ahead at stumps on Day 2

Australia dismissed England for 302 and then survived loss of early wickets to reach 165/4 at stumps, led by skipper Steve Smith's unbeaten half-century and Shaun Marsh on 44.

Nov 24, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
Ashes, 1st Test: England collapse to 302 all out on Day 2 in Brisbane

Ashes, 1st Test: England collapse to 302 all out on Day 2 in Brisbane

Joe Root's team tumbled from 246 for four to be all out as Australia seized the upper hand following an attritional opening day.

Nov 24, 2017, 09:22 AM IST
Ashes: James Vince collects praise for fighting knock

Ashes: James Vince collects praise for fighting knock

Vince fell short of a potentially career-defining century on day one of the first Test at the Gabba, with Nathan Lyon running him out after tea at 83.

Nov 23, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
Ashes, 1st Test: James Vince's 83 stands out, England 196/4 on rain-hit Day 1

Ashes, 1st Test: James Vince's 83 stands out, England 196/4 on rain-hit Day 1

England were 196/4 at the close after winning the toss on the rain-hit opening day of the first Ashes Test against Australia at the Gabba on Thursday.

Nov 23, 2017, 14:12 PM IST
Spotlight falls on Steve Smith, Joe Root on Ashes stage

Spotlight falls on Steve Smith, Joe Root on Ashes stage

Two of the world's best batsmen will be in opposition when Australia's Steve Smith and England's Joe Root both lead their countries for the first time in an Ashes Test at Brisbane on Thursday.

Nov 22, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
Steve Smith, Joe Root continue war of words on Ashes eve

Steve Smith, Joe Root continue war of words on Ashes eve

The war of words that has added spice to the lead-up to cricket’s oldest enduring Test series will give way to genuine hostilities on Thursday when bitter Ashes rivals Australia and England march out in front of a packed crowd at the Gabba.

Nov 22, 2017, 13:15 PM IST
Shaun Marsh joins David Warner on Australia's Ashes injury list

Shaun Marsh joins David Warner on Australia's Ashes injury list

Australia batsman Shaun Marsh has joined opener David Warner as an injury concern on the eve of the series-opening Ashes Test against England in Brisbane.

Nov 22, 2017, 12:56 PM IST
Jake Ball in as England unveil XI for first Ashes Test

Jake Ball in as England unveil XI for first Ashes Test

Fast bowler Jake Ball will be part of England's four-pronged pace attack as the visitors revealed their eleven on the eve of the first Ashes Test beginning at the Gabba in Brisbane on Thursday.

Nov 22, 2017, 12:47 PM IST
For now Steve Smith has David Warner in Australia's XI for Ashes opener, Glenn Maxwell on standby

For now Steve Smith has David Warner in Australia's XI for Ashes opener, Glenn Maxwell on standby

Should Warner lose his fitness race, the hard-hitting Glenn Maxwell could slot into the middle order, with Shaun Marsh elevated to open alongside uncapped Western Australia teammate Cameron Bancroft.

Nov 22, 2017, 10:42 AM IST