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ATP Finals Preview: Injury fears cloud Rafael Nadal-Roger Federer dream clash

ATP Finals Preview: Injury fears cloud Rafael Nadal-Roger Federer dream clash

The two all-time greats get star billing in London after each won two Grand Slams and locked down the top two rankings spots as Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray had injury-plagued seasons to forget.

Nov 11, 2017, 10:48 AM IST
Tennis superstar Serena Williams reportedly in labour

Tennis superstar Serena Williams reportedly in labour

Williams and her fiance, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, have said they plan to keep the sex of the baby a surprise until birth.

Sep 02, 2017, 00:23 AM IST
Maria Sharapova to face Garbine Muguruza in Madrid exhibition

Maria Sharapova to face Garbine Muguruza in Madrid exhibition

Sharapova is not free to compete on the WTA Tour until at least April 2017.

Oct 23, 2016, 00:13 AM IST
SHOCKED Novak Djokovic smashes racquet, rips shirt — MUST WATCH

SHOCKED Novak Djokovic smashes racquet, rips shirt — MUST WATCH

World number one Novak Djokovic showed his wild side on Saturday after losing to Roberto Bautista Agut in the first semi-final of the Shanghai Masters.

Oct 16, 2016, 00:08 AM IST
WADA made 'mistakes' with meldonium ban: Andy Murray

WADA made 'mistakes' with meldonium ban: Andy Murray

Sharapova had her two-year tennis ban for doping reduced to 15 months by the Lausanne-based CAS.

Oct 04, 2016, 22:01 PM IST
Andy Murray says he was stalked by a hotel maid

Andy Murray says he was stalked by a hotel maid

The star is currently in Beijing for the China Open.

Oct 04, 2016, 21:57 PM IST
Serena Williams speaks out against police killings, says  'silence is betrayal'

Serena Williams speaks out against police killings, says 'silence is betrayal'

The 35-year-old reflected on the recent deaths of African-American men at the hands of law enforcement.

Sep 28, 2016, 16:39 PM IST
Injured Serena Williams pulls out of China tournaments with injury

Injured Serena Williams pulls out of China tournaments with injury

The 22 time Grand Slam champion has won only one Slam this year -- defending her title at Wimbledon.

Sep 23, 2016, 23:06 PM IST
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique hails Rafael Nadal as epitome of sportsmanship

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique hails Rafael Nadal as epitome of sportsmanship

Former French Sports Minister Roselyne Bachelot had accused Nadal of faking an injury in 2012 to cover up a drug ban.

Mar 11, 2016, 23:49 PM IST
Australian Open: Djokovic vs Federer – Date, Time, TV listing and everything else about dream semi-final

Australian Open: Djokovic vs Federer – Date, Time, TV listing and everything else about dream semi-final

Their 44 meetings is only the second highest rivalry tally in the Open era, beaten by the 47 between Djokovic and Nadal.

Jan 27, 2016, 22:39 PM IST
Rafael Nadal starts 2016 with a bang; captures 3rd  Mubadala World Tennis Championship title

Rafael Nadal starts 2016 with a bang; captures 3rd Mubadala World Tennis Championship title

Nadal had previously won this professional tennis exhibition tournament in 2010 and 2011.

Jan 03, 2016, 00:03 AM IST
Rejuvenated Venus joins sister Serena Williams in top 10, again

Rejuvenated Venus joins sister Serena Williams in top 10, again

Venus Williams rejoined her sister Serena in the top 10 of WTA singles' ranking.

Nov 12, 2015, 19:03 PM IST
Crafty Pole Agnieszka Radwanska beats Petra Kvitova to claim first ever WTA Finals title

Crafty Pole Agnieszka Radwanska beats Petra Kvitova to claim first ever WTA Finals title

Agnieszka Radwanska claimed her biggest ever tennis title after beating Petra Kvitova in the finals of WTA Finals.

Nov 01, 2015, 18:40 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
Undefeated Novak Djokovic humbles Rafael Nadal to win sixth China Open title

Undefeated Novak Djokovic humbles Rafael Nadal to win sixth China Open title

Novak Djokovic maintained his unbeaten run in Beijing with a successful China Open title defence against Rafael Nadal.

Oct 11, 2015, 18:55 PM IST
Ageless Roger Federer tops Forbes rich list for ninth straight year

Ageless Roger Federer tops Forbes rich list for ninth straight year

Swiss maestro Roger Federer has been named as the top-earning tennis player of the ninth straight year, according to business magazine Forbes. The 17-time Grand Slam champion has a combined worth of USD 67 million in prize money, endorsement deals and appearances between June 1, 2014 and June 1, 2015.

Sep 26, 2015, 17:56 PM IST
`Superhero` Federer rescues young fan from US Open crowd crush

`Superhero` Federer rescues young fan from US Open crowd crush

Roger Federer has long enticed fans with his flawless tennis strokes, but his off-court antics at the ongoing US Open have elevated him to superstar status.

Sep 10, 2015, 14:03 PM IST
Serena, Sharapova stunned, Nadal ousts Dimitrov in Madrid

Serena, Sharapova stunned, Nadal ousts Dimitrov in Madrid

Serena Williams`s stunning 27-match winning streak was snapped in resounding fashion by Petra Kvitova on Friday as the Czech progressed to the Madrid Open final 6-2, 6-3.

May 08, 2015, 21:39 PM IST
Rafael Nadal overcomes Grigor Dimitrov test to make Madrid semis

Rafael Nadal overcomes Grigor Dimitrov test to make Madrid semis

Defending champion Rafael Nadal reached the semi-finals of the Madrid Open for the third consecutive year with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Bulgaria`s Grigor Dimitrov on Friday.

May 08, 2015, 21:33 PM IST