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New world No.1 Roger Federer beats Grigor Dimitrov to win Rotterdam Open

New world No.1 Roger Federer beats Grigor Dimitrov to win Rotterdam Open

Roger Federer celebrated his impending return to the top of the world rankings by winning the Rotterdam Open on Sunday, his 97th title.

Feb 18, 2018, 21:40 PM IST
Qatar Open: Novak Djokovic gets a 'Selfie' surprise after winning his way into quater-final

Qatar Open: Novak Djokovic gets a 'Selfie' surprise after winning his way into quater-final

The world number two won his second round match 6-3, 6-4 in just 72 minutes against Horacio Zeballos.

Jan 05, 2017, 13:41 PM IST
Qatar Open: Andy Murray progresses into quater-final with hard fought victory over Gerald Melzer

Qatar Open: Andy Murray progresses into quater-final with hard fought victory over Gerald Melzer

Murray, who looked drained at the end, will play Spain`s Nicolas Almagro next.

Jan 05, 2017, 09:42 AM IST
Roger Federer beats Florian Mayer in Stuttgart last-eight; moves closer to Jimmy Connors' record career match wins

Roger Federer beats Florian Mayer in Stuttgart last-eight; moves closer to Jimmy Connors' record career match wins

the Swiss maestro moved closer to Jimmy Connors' record career match wins (1,256).

Jun 11, 2016, 00:01 AM IST
Jimmy Connors wisdom bolsters Eugenie Bouchard run at US Open

Jimmy Connors wisdom bolsters Eugenie Bouchard run at US Open

Canada`s Eugenie Bouchard, slumping this season after a magnificent Grand Slam run last year, has regained form at the US Open with some help from a tennis legend -- Jimmy Connors.

Sep 05, 2015, 21:44 PM IST

Tennis at Flushing Meadows: 5 reasons why US Open is one of its kind!

Unlike the other three Slams, US Open has established itself as the ultimate fan favorite – no shrills, no frills. Come as you may, win hearts and enjoy the best tennis! Here are five differentiating factors that make tennis at the Flushing Meadows one of its kind.

Aug 27, 2015, 18:06 PM IST
Nobody beats Maria Sharapova 17 times in a row -- except Serena Williams

Nobody beats Maria Sharapova 17 times in a row -- except Serena Williams

Thirty-five years after Vitas Gerulaitis famously exclaimed that nobody beats him 17 times in a row, Maria Sharapova now knows how the flamboyant American felt.

Jul 10, 2015, 01:00 AM IST
Ivo Karlovic oldest man in Wimbledon last-16 for 39 years

Ivo Karlovic oldest man in Wimbledon last-16 for 39 years

Croatia`s Ivo Karlovic became the oldest man in 39 years to reach the Wimbledon last-16 when he beat French 13th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the third round on Saturday.

Jul 04, 2015, 22:25 PM IST
Well-heeled Wimbledon needs a touch of McEnroe attitude

Well-heeled Wimbledon needs a touch of McEnroe attitude

Watching a grey-haired, smart-suited 56-year-old John McEnroe speak with mature insight about all-things tennis it seems odd to think that many feel that what the sport needs is a dose of the "superbrat" attitude of the brash New Yorker’s youth.

Jun 25, 2015, 20:16 PM IST
Rafael Nadal wins first title of 2015 at Argentina Open

Rafael Nadal wins first title of 2015 at Argentina Open

Spanish top seed Rafael Nadal defeated local player Juan Monaco to win the Argentina Open, lifting his first title in 2015.

Mar 02, 2015, 09:47 AM IST
Ivo Karlovic becomes oldest ATP winner since 1989

Ivo Karlovic becomes oldest ATP winner since 1989

Croatia`s Ivo Karlovic became the oldest ATP winner since Jimmy Connors in 1989 when he captured the Delray Beach Open final on Sunday.

Feb 23, 2015, 10:54 AM IST
Roger Federer claims Brisbane crown and 1,000th win

Roger Federer claims Brisbane crown and 1,000th win

Roger Federer brought up his 1,000th victory at tour level in style Sunday when he beat Canadian Milos Raonic in three tough sets to win the Brisbane International.

Jan 11, 2015, 18:43 PM IST
John McEnroe welcomes Novak Djokovic to "all-time greats” club

John McEnroe welcomes Novak Djokovic to "all-time greats” club

Novak Djokovic was hailed as “one of the greats of all time” by John McEnroe as he again claimed the year-end world number one spot with a victory at the ATP Tour finals on Friday.

Nov 15, 2014, 10:21 AM IST
Roger Federer eyes 1,000 win landmark

Roger Federer eyes 1,000 win landmark

Roger Federer has set his sights on another memorable milestone as the 17-time Grand Slam champion eyes the 1,000th win of his illustrious career.

Nov 11, 2014, 23:38 PM IST

Ace at Queen`s, now can Dimitrov be king of Wimbledon?

When Grigor Dimitrov grasped the Queen`s Club trophy after winning the Aegon Championships on Sunday a quick glance at the names engraved on its plinth might have given him goose bumps.

Jun 16, 2014, 09:32 AM IST

Djokovic to vie with Federer for spot in Monte Carlo final

Serbia`s Novak Djokovic and Swiss great Roger Federer will face one other in the semifinals of the Monte Carlo Masters after each triumphed in hard-fought matches Friday.

Apr 19, 2014, 09:36 AM IST

Maria Sharapova hails training after grueling second round match in Melbourne

Russian star Maria Sharapova said Thursday her intense training after shoulder surgery had paid off after surviving a big scare against Karin Knapp in intense heat at the Australian Open.

Jan 17, 2014, 09:06 AM IST

Maria Sharapova appoints Sven Groeneveld as coach

Four-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has hired Sven Groeneveld as her new coach for the 2014 season.

Nov 22, 2013, 10:31 AM IST

Sharapova calls time on coach Connors following `shocking` Cincinnati loss

Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova is believed to have decided to end her relationship with new coach Jimmy Connors, after losing to American Sloane Stephens in the second round of the Western and Southern Open at Cincinnati .

Aug 16, 2013, 13:45 PM IST

Maria Sharapova won`t change schedule after Cincinnati setback

Despite losing to Sloane Stephens in the second round at the Cincinnati Masters, Maria Sharapova won`t change a thing in her preparation schedule for the US Open.

Aug 15, 2013, 00:20 AM IST