Kei Nishikori fires to victory in opening Tokyo match
Kei Nishikori fires to victory in opening Tokyo match

Kei Nishikori thrilled his home fans as the US Open finalist posted a 6-3, 6-4 opening victory over Ivan Dodig on Wednesday to reach the second round of the Japan Open.

Petra Kvitova overcomes Peng Shuai to power through in China
Petra Kvitova overcomes Peng Shuai to power through in China

World number three Petra Kvitova opened her campaign to win a second consecutive tournament in China in commanding style Wednesday as she dumped out home-crowd favourite Peng Shuai in the $5.4 million China Open.

Serena Williams, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga headline Hopman Cup
Serena Williams, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga headline Hopman Cup

World number one Serena Williams will play in January`s mixed teams Hopman Cup in Australia, joining defending champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, tournament organisers said Wednesday.

Maria Sharapova, Grigor Dimitrov line-up for Brisbane
Maria Sharapova, Grigor Dimitrov line-up for Brisbane

French Open champion Maria Sharapova is set to take part in the Brisbane International as a tune-up for January`s Australian Open, along with Grigor Dimitrov, Lleyton Hewitt and Sam Stosur.

Li Na receives teary goodbye at China Open
Li Na receives teary goodbye at China Open

It was a fitting goodbye for China's biggest tennis star, complete with hugs from her former competitors, cheers from Chinese fans, and a bouquet of flowers from Rafael Nadal.

Rafael Nadal returns in style, Novak Djokovic wins in China
Rafael Nadal returns in style, Novak Djokovic wins in China

Rafael Nadal made an emphatic return to singles competition Tuesday after being sidelined for three months, sweeping aside Richard Gasquet of France in the $5.4 million China Open.

Inspired Kei Nishikori ready for London ATP final
Inspired Kei Nishikori ready for London ATP final

Kei Nishikori will take his growing confidence on court into the concluding weeks of the ATP season, with hopes of becoming the first Asian man to qualify for the eight-man final in November.

Sharapova, Berdych win but Radwanska falls in China
Sharapova, Berdych win but Radwanska falls in China

Five-times Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova made it through to the third round of the $5.4 million China Open Tuesday, while men`s third seed Tomas Berdych won his opening match.

US Open champion Marin Cilic not `raising expectations`
US Open champion Marin Cilic not `raising expectations`

Marin Cilic said Monday it would be "dangerous" to raise his expectations too high as he began his first tournament since his confidence-boosting maiden Grand Slam victory earlier this month.

Yuki needs to add another 20kms to his serve: Anand Amritraj
Yuki needs to add another 20kms to his serve: Anand Amritraj

India's Davis Cup skipper Anand Amritraj says Yuki Bhambri must utilise his big frame to send down booming serves if he wants to fare better in his tennis career.

Serena Williams fights back in China, Marin Cilic also through
Serena Williams fights back in China, Marin Cilic also through

US Open Champions Serena Williams and Marin Cilic powered through their openers at the $5.4 million China Open Monday, with the women`s number one crushing her opponent after being 5-0 down.

Winning five medals here is pretty good show: Sania Mirza
Winning five medals here is pretty good show: Sania Mirza

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza feels the five medals that the team has managed to grab at the ongoing Asian Games is a pretty good performance given that the country did not come with the best unit possible for the event.

Ramkumar Ramanathan wins Antalya ITF Futures singles title
Ramkumar Ramanathan wins Antalya ITF Futures singles title

Rising Indian tennis star Ramkumar Ramanathan clinched his second ITF Future title in as many weeks with a resounding 6-3 6-0 win over Venezuela's Ricardo Rodriguez in Antalya, Turkey on Sunday.

Asian Games: Sanam-Saketh reach doubles final, Yuki-Divij settle for bronze
Asian Games: Sanam-Saketh reach doubles final, Yuki-Divij settle for bronze

Indian men's doubles pair of Sanam Singh and Saketh Myneni assured India of atleast a silver medal in tennis while Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan missed out on a golden opportunity to make it 1-2 for the country blowing away two match points en route settling for a bronze.

Maria Sharapova powers through, Sara Errani tumbles in China
Maria Sharapova powers through, Sara Errani tumbles in China

World number four Maria Sharapova powered through her first-round match at the $5.4 million China Open on Sunday, but faces a tricky opponent at the next stage in Beijing.

Kei Nishikori triumphs in Malaysian Open
Kei Nishikori triumphs in Malaysian Open

Japan`s rising tennis star Kei Nishikori clinched his first Malaysian Open title on Sunday after taming France`s Julien Benneteau in two tightly fought sets.

Andy Murray wins first title since Wimbledon in Shenzhen
Andy Murray wins first title since Wimbledon in Shenzhen

Andy Murray has won his first title since his historic Wimbledon victory last year, surviving a scare to beat Tommy Robredo in three sets Sunday at the inaugural ATP Shenzhen Open.

Rafael Nadal targets Novak Djokovic, China record on return
Rafael Nadal targets Novak Djokovic, China record on return

Rafael Nadal makes his long-awaited return to action at the China Open this week, where he will be seeking to challenge world number one Novak Djokovic's 100 percent record in Beijing.

Asian Games: Indian pair of Sania-Prarthana settles for bronze
Asian Games: Indian pair of Sania-Prarthana settles for bronze

Indian pair of Sania Mirza and Prarthana Thombare settled for a bronze after losing their women's doubles semifinal to Chinese Taipei's Chin Wei Chan and Su Wei Hsiehin in the Asian Games, here on Sunday.

Sanam-Myneni in men's doubles Asiad tennis final
Sanam-Myneni in men's doubles Asiad tennis final

A brilliant performance by Indian pair Sanam Singh and Saketh Myneni helped them overcome top seeded Thai team of Sanchai and Sonchat Ratiwatana to reach the men's doubles final of the 17th Asian Games at the Yeorumul Tennis Courts here Sunday.