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Tsonga floors off-key Monfils at Japan Open

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 16:23

Second seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga bludgeoned close friend Gael Monfils into submission with a 6-3, 7-6 victory in a first-round French rendezvous at the $1.43 million Japan Open on Monday.

Lee Chong Wei cruises through to Japan final

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 18:12

Malaysia`s world number one Lee Chong Wei crushed fifth-seeded Nguyen Tien Minh of Vietnam to reach the Japan Open final on Saturday, brushing aside controversy at home over the resignation of his coach.

Japan Open: Ajay Jayaram, K Srikanth ousted as India`s campaign ends

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 17:14

India`s campaign in the Japan Open badminton tournament ended on Friday after Ajay Jayaram, K Srikanth and H S Prannoy lost their respective men`s singles quarterfinal matches at the USD 200,000 Super Series event here.

Prannoy, Srikanth reach quarters, Sindhu crashes out in Japan

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 15:48

Young Indian shuttlers K Srikanth and H S Prannoy advanced to the quarterfinals of men`s singles competition in the Japan Open with superb wins but it was curtains for teen sensation P V Sindhu at the USD 200,000 Super Series event on Thursday.

PV Sindhu, Ajay Jayaram reach second round of Japan Open

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 22:08

Rising Indian shuttler P V Sindhu entered the second round without much ado but it was Anand Pawar and K Srikanth who created a flutter at the Japan Open as they notched up stunning victories over their higher-ranked opponents in the men`s singles competition here.

Saina Nehwal, Paruappli Kashyap miss out; Sindhu leads Indian charge in Japan

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 20:08

Saina Nehwal has decided to give it a miss, while Parupalli Kashyap will also skip the Japan Open due to an ankle injury and in their absence young P V Sindhu will spearhead the Indian challenge at the USD 200,000 Super Series tournament, starting here on Tuesday.

Saina Nehwal needs time to recover

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 20:03

Reiterating her decision to skip the Japan Open Super Series in Tokyo later this month, World No.4 Saina Nehwal said she needs more than two weeks of rest to recover after the hectic Indian Badminton League (IBL) that concluded Aug 31.

Watson ends Britain`s 24-Year wait for WTA title

Last Updated: Sunday, October 14, 2012, 15:36

Heather Watson beat Chang Kai-Chen of Taiwan in the final of the Japan Open tennis here Sunday to end Britain`s 24-year wait for a WTA Tour singles title.

Chang dispatches Stosur in Osaka

Last Updated: Saturday, October 13, 2012, 17:14

World No.134 Chang Kai-Chen stunned top seed Sam Stosur of Australia in the semifinal of the Japan Open on Saturday.

Japan Open: Nishikori beats Raonic to claim home title

Last Updated: Sunday, October 07, 2012, 20:36

Kei Nishikori became the Japan Open`s first home champion here Sunday with a gritty three-set win over big-serving Milos Raonic.

Paes-Stepanek pair loses in final of Japan Open

Last Updated: Sunday, October 07, 2012, 13:08

Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek faltered at the final hurdle as they suffered an upset straight-set defeat at the hands of Alexander Peya of Austria and Brazil`s Bruno Soares.

Paes-Stepanek in final of Japan Open

Last Updated: Sunday, October 07, 2012, 00:26

Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek outplayed Daniele Bracciali and Frantisek Cermak in straight sets to storm into final of the ATP Japan Open, here today.