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Maria Sharapova and Madison Keys withdraw from Birmingham tournament

Maria Sharapova and Madison Keys withdraw from Birmingham tournament

While Sharapova has said she needs to rest before Wimbledon, keys is nursing an injury

Jun 14, 2018, 09:35 AM IST
 Sara Errani ''disgusted'' by extended doping suspension

Sara Errani ''disgusted'' by extended doping suspension

Italian tennis player Sara Errani said she was "disgusted" after her ban for an anti-doping violation was increased from two to 10 months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Monday.

Jun 12, 2018, 08:51 AM IST
French Open: Roger Federer eyes top spot return in Stuttgart Cup

French Open: Roger Federer eyes top spot return in Stuttgart Cup

 Roger Federer said today his motivation is sky-high as he bids for a possible return to the number one ranking if he reaches the final at the Stuttgart Cup.

Jun 11, 2018, 21:19 PM IST
French Open: Rafael Nadal unsure of Wimbledon appearance after record French Open win

French Open: Rafael Nadal unsure of Wimbledon appearance after record French Open win

 Rafael Nadal has cast doubt on his participation at Wimbledon, saying he needs to see how his body recovers after a long clay court campaign culminated in an 11th French Open title.

Jun 11, 2018, 19:38 PM IST
French Open: Sara Errani doping suspension increased to 10 months by CAS

French Open: Sara Errani doping suspension increased to 10 months by CAS

 Italian tennis player Sara Errani`s ban for an anti-doping violation has been increased from two to 10 months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the Swiss-based tribunal said on Monday.

Jun 11, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
French Open: Yuki Bhambri back in 80s, Prajnesh touches career-best rank of 169

French Open: Yuki Bhambri back in 80s, Prajnesh touches career-best rank of 169

 Top-ranked Indian singles player Yuki Bhambri today jumped nine places to 84 while Prajnesh Gunneswaran touched a career-best rank of 169 after climbing 14 spots on the ranking ladder.

Jun 11, 2018, 18:33 PM IST
French Open: Catch us if you can Rafael Nadal keeps old guard in control

French Open: Catch us if you can Rafael Nadal keeps old guard in control

 When Rafael Nadal broke down in tears on the Roland Garros podium on Sunday as 15,000 people, plus a smattering of Hollywood heavyweights, stood and honoured his staggering 11th French Open

Jun 11, 2018, 16:12 PM IST
Rafael Nadal defeats Dominic Thiem in three-sets, wins 11th French Open title

Rafael Nadal defeats Dominic Thiem in three-sets, wins 11th French Open title

Rafael Nadal now has 17 Grand Slam titles, just three behind Roger Federer.

Jun 10, 2018, 22:06 PM IST
French Open: Krejcikova, Siniakova claim maiden Grand Slam doubles title

French Open: Krejcikova, Siniakova claim maiden Grand Slam doubles title

The Czech tennis pair of Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova on Sunday earned their maiden Grand Slam doubles title, defeating Japanese duo Makoto Ninomiya and Eri Hozumi 6-3, 6-3 in the final of the French Open women`s doubles.

Jun 10, 2018, 19:44 PM IST
Rafael Nadal eyes 11th French Open title as clock ticks

Rafael Nadal eyes 11th French Open title as clock ticks

Rafael Nadal admits that his desire to clinch an 11th French Open title on Sunday is fired by his growing realisation that the end of his career may not be too far away.

Jun 10, 2018, 09:31 AM IST
French Open: Simona Halep eases past Sloane Stephens, wins first title

French Open: Simona Halep eases past Sloane Stephens, wins first title

Top seed and Romanian tennis ace Simona Halep won her first ever grand slam title after surging past a fighting Sloane Stephens of the United States in the final of women`s singles at the Roland Garros on Saturday.

Jun 10, 2018, 08:45 AM IST
Brazilian tennis great Maria Bueno dies

Brazilian tennis great Maria Bueno dies

Brazilian tennis legend Maria Bueno, who dominated the women`s game in the late 1950s and for much of the 1960s, has died at the age of 78 after a battle with mouth cancer.

Jun 09, 2018, 15:11 PM IST
Simona Halep defeats Garbine Muguruza, to play in third final

Simona Halep defeats Garbine Muguruza, to play in third final

World No. 1 and Romanian tennis ace Simona Halep on Thursday eased past third seed Garbine Muguruza of Spain.

Jun 08, 2018, 11:50 AM IST
Rafael Nadal fights back to reach French Open semis

Rafael Nadal fights back to reach French Open semis

World number one Rafael Nadal continued his quest for 11th French Open title as he cemented his place in the semi-finals at the Roland Garros after struggling past Diego Schwartzma of Argentina on Thursday.

Jun 07, 2018, 18:41 PM IST
Simona Halep faces Garbine Muguruza challenge for French Open final spot

Simona Halep faces Garbine Muguruza challenge for French Open final spot

World number one Simona Halep will aim to book her place in the finals of the ongoing French Open when she crosses swords with Spanish-Venezuelan player Garbine Muguruza in their last-four clash on Thursday.

Jun 07, 2018, 12:05 PM IST
FRENCH OPEN: Garbine Muguruza thrashes Maria Sharapova to reach semi-finals in Paris

FRENCH OPEN: Garbine Muguruza thrashes Maria Sharapova to reach semi-finals in Paris

Garbine Muguruza roared into the French Open semi-finals with a 6-2 6-1 demolition job of Maria Sharapova on Wednesday.

Jun 06, 2018, 19:24 PM IST
French Open: Rafael Nadal, Halep to play for semi-final berths

French Open: Rafael Nadal, Halep to play for semi-final berths

World number one Rafael Nadal will continue his quest for record 11th French Open title, when he crosses swords with Diego Schwartzman in the quarter-finals of the men`s singles event on Wednesday.

Jun 06, 2018, 12:13 PM IST
French Open: Novak Djokovic facing career crisis point

French Open: Novak Djokovic facing career crisis point

 Novak Djokovic is facing the gravest crisis of his career after a shock French Open defeat to Italian journeyman Marco Cecchinato left him contemplating missing Wimbledon to rebuild his game and reboot his state of mind.

Jun 06, 2018, 10:50 AM IST
Tennis: Cecchinato stuns former champion Djokovic at French Open

Tennis: Cecchinato stuns former champion Djokovic at French Open

Marco Cecchinato beat former champion and 12-times major winner Novak Djokovic 6-3 7-6(4) 1-6 7-6(11) at the French Open on Tuesday to become the first Italian man to reach a Grand Slam semi-final in 40 years. 

Jun 06, 2018, 00:13 AM IST
French Open: Dominic Thiem crushes Zverev to book semi-final spot

French Open: Dominic Thiem crushes Zverev to book semi-final spot

 Austrian Dominic Thiem destroyed a lacklustre and battle-weary Alexander Zverev 6-4 6-2 6-1 on Tuesday to reach the French Open semi-finals for the third consecutive year.

Jun 05, 2018, 20:19 PM IST

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