Djokovic shrugs off wrist injury fears

Novak Djokovic insists the wrist injury that forced him to pull out of a Wimbledon warm-up event this week won`t affect his bid to win the grasscourt Grand Slam.

Nadal still the man to beat at the French Open

If this season`s records are supposed to provide an indication to the man who will be crowned `king of Roland Garros`, Rafa Nadal`s hopes of winning a record-extending ninth French Open title could be in jeopardy.

`Physically fit` Nadal upbeat about chances to retain French Open title

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal is reportedly continuing his Roland Garros preparations as he heads into the Rome Masters, an event where he has been champion for the last five years, for a final major tune-up.

Wawrinka is now part of ``Big Five``, says Djokovic

The so-called Big Four of men`s tennis is now the Big Five according to long-standing member of the elite Novak Djokovic, but Stanislas Wawrinka is not so sure.

Nadal advances to third round of Barcelona Open; Ferrer crashes out

World No.1 Rafael Nadal has successfully began his bid for a record ninth title at the Barcelona Open by moving ahead to the third round, while fellow Spaniard David Ferrer crashed out of the tournament on Wednesday.

Nadal searches for fire as French Open nears

Rafael Nadal won`t panic after having his cloak of claycourt invincibility ripped to shreds by David Ferrer, but admits he needs to quickly rediscover his famed Spanish fire.

King Rafa records 300th clay win at Monte Carlo Masters

World number one Rafael Nadal cruises past Andreas Seppi 6-1, 6-3Thursday to record his 300th career win on clay. The Spaniard is the 11th player to achieve this feat. His compatriot and idol, Carlos Moya was the last person to do so.

Impending birth could see Federer miss French Open

Former men`s tennis world number one Roger Federer hinted on Wednesday the upcoming birth of another child for him and wife Mirka Vavrinec could prevent him playing in the French Open next month.

IAAF ratifies Anju`s top finish in 2005 World Athletics Final

Star Indian long jumper Anju Bobby George has officially become the gold medal winner at the World Athletics Final held at Monte Carlo in 2005 after the International Association of Athletics Federation ratified the result.

Nadal shines, Federer fades as big four becomes three

Rafael Nadal defied the career obituary writers with his stunning renaissance in 2013 as he and fellow major winners Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray cut struggling Roger Federer adrift.

Rihanna arrives three hours late for concert

Singer Rihanna showed up more than three hours late for her show in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Nadal best ever on clay, says Murray

Andy Murray has lauded Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal after the latter routed World No 1 Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-1 to win the an eighth straight Monte Carlo title.

Returning to number one not a priority, says Nadal

Rafa Nadal has played down the significance of his victory over Novak Djokovic in Monte Carlo, saying winning tournaments was his priority rather than reclaiming the world number one spot.

Nadal ready for clay after recovering from knee injury

Spaniard Rafa Nadal confirmed on Monday he was fit to pursue an eighth consecutive victory at the season`s opening clay court tournament in Monte Carlo after recovering from a recurrent knee injury.

Tom Jones forced to cancel £200-a-head gig in Monte Carlo due to heart scare

Singer Tom Jones was forced to pull out of a concert in Monte Carlo after he was taken to the hospital for falling ill.

Selena Gomez concerned Brit accent is not up to the mark in ‘Monte Carlo’

Selena Gomez has admitted that she is nervous her British accent in the romantic comedy ‘Monte Carlo’ will not be up to the mark.