Rafael Nadal, Stanislas Wawrinka make winning starts on Monte Carlo clay
Rafael Nadal, Stanislas Wawrinka make winning starts on Monte Carlo clay

Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal and holder Stan Wawrinka both expressed quiet relief at getting back to clay after opening wins on Wednesday at the Monte Carlo Masters.

Novel clay to shape future of energy storage

 Materials scientists from Drexel University in the US have invented a novel clay by mixing a new class of material and water.

A walk through clay, kiln and pottery

At first there seems to be nothing unusual about this village at the edge of Delhi till you meander through untarred and uneven lanes with houses on both sides and realise they all have one thing in common.

HC stays govt order on collection of clay from lakes

Madras High Court stayed till September 26 a Tamil Nadu government order, which mandated a seigniorage fee of Rs one lakh from those collecting clay for pottery from lake areas in the state.

Serena Williams accepts Murray`s `Battle of the Sexes` challenge, but on clay

American tennis star Serena Williams has reportedly accepted the challenge of British ace Andy Murray, saying that she would play against the Scot in a modern-day Battle of the Sexes.

Material made of clay and papaya seeds could provide cheap clean water

An inexpensive new material made of clay and papaya seeds removes harmful metals from water and could lower the cost of providing clean water to millions of people in the developing world.

Djokovic gambles on ankle in Monte Carlo

Novak Djokovic tested his damaged right ankle on Saturday with a quick exhibition hit with Andy Murray in front of the famed Monte Carlo Casino before deciding to take a chance and play in the ATP Masters 1000 starting on Sunday.