Roger Federer sails in Brisbane, Samantha Crawford crushes Andrea​ Petkovic

Roger Federer sails in Brisbane, Samantha Crawford crushes Andrea​ Petkovic

Bulgaria`s Dimitrov came from behind to beat Viktor Troicki. 

Rohan Bopanna ousted from China Open

Rohan Bopanna ousted from China Open

Beijing, Oct 7 (IANS) Top Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna, partnering American John Isner, lost his men's doubles first round in straight sets at the $2.7 million China Open here on Wednesday.

Little black book inspires Vasek Pospisil at Wimbledon

Little black book inspires Vasek Pospisil at Wimbledon

White shoes, shorts and shirts? Check. Little black book? Check.

Hard slog beckons for Rafael Nadal`s dreadlocked destroyer Dustin Brown

Hard slog beckons for Rafael Nadal`s dreadlocked destroyer Dustin Brown

Dustin Brown rocketed into the limelight when he knocked Rafael Nadal out of Wimbledon but the dreadlocked German is now facing the harder task of regular life slogging round the tennis circuit.

Rafael Nadal`s conqueror Dustin Brown downed by Viktor Troicki

Rafael Nadal`s conqueror Dustin Brown downed by Viktor Troicki

Dustin Brown`s fairytale Wimbledon came crashing to a halt on Saturday as the flamboyant conqueror of two-time champion Rafael Nadal slumped to defeat against Viktor Troicki in the third round.

Andy Murray into Queen`s final for fourth time

Andy Murray into Queen`s final for fourth time

Andy Murray successfully completed the first part of his hectic Queen`s Club schedule as the world number three reached the final with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/4) victory over Serbia`s Viktor Troicki.

Rain hampers Andy Murray`s bid to reach Queen`s final

Rain hampers Andy Murray`s bid to reach Queen`s final

Andy Murray faces a hectic schedule as he bids to win the Queen`s Club title for a fourth time after rain forced his semi-final clash with Viktor Troicki to be postponed until Sunday.

Kevin Anderson into Queen`s final after 34-ace barrage

Kevin Anderson into Queen`s final after 34-ace barrage

South Africa`s Kevin Anderson blitzed his way into his first Queen`s Club final with 34 aces in a 6-3, 6-7 (6/8), 6-3 win over French seventh seed Gilles Simon on Saturday.

Andy Murray unrepentant over Viktor Troicki blast

Andy Murray unrepentant over Viktor Troicki blast

Andy Murray has refused to back down from his stinging criticism of Queen`s Club semi-final opponent Viktor Troicki after he labelled the Serbian "unprofessional" before his year-long drugs ban.

Leander Paes records win on his 42nd birthday

Leander Paes records win on his 42nd birthday

 Leander Paes on Wednesday celebrated his 42nd birthday by reaching the quarter-finals of the ATP Aegon Championships with Canadian partner Daniel Nestor at the Queen's Club.

Rafael Nadal kick-starts his season with historic clay-grass double in Stuttgart

Rafael Nadal kick-starts his season with historic clay-grass double in Stuttgart

Rafael Nadal earned his second title of the season and his fourth on grass as he defeated Serb Viktor Troicki 7-6 (7/3), 6-3 on Sunday to become the first man to triumph on both clay and turf at the Stuttgart Open.

Rafael Nadal beats Gael Monfils to reach first grasscourt final since 2011

Rafael Nadal beats Gael Monfils to reach first grasscourt final since 2011

Rafa Nadal reached his first grasscourt final in four years after beating Gael Monfils 6-3 6-4 in the semi-finals of the Stuttgart International on Saturday.

Sam Groth stuns Feliciano Lopez to reach Stuttgart last eight

Sam Groth stuns Feliciano Lopez to reach Stuttgart last eight

 Australia`s Sam Groth pulled off a second-round shock at the Stuttgart grasstcourt tournament Wednesday by recovering from losing the first set to beat third-seed Feliciano Lopez in reaching the quarter-finals.

Monfils, Troicki reach last eight in Stuttgart

Monfils, Troicki reach last eight in Stuttgart

Fourth seed Gael Monfils needed two tie-breakers to force his way into the quarter-finals at the ATP tournament in Stuttgart on Wednesday with a second-round win over Austria`s Andrea Haider-Maurer.

Kei Nishikori brushes Viktor Troicki aside in Miami

Kei Nishikori brushes Viktor Troicki aside in Miami

Japan`s Kei Nishikori took just over an hour to romp to a 6-2 6-2 victory over Serbian Viktor Troicki and secure a place in the fourth round of the ATP and WTA Miami Masters on Monday.

Serbia, France sail into Davis Cup last eight

Serbia, France sail into Davis Cup last eight

Novak Djokovic spurred Serbia to a 3-0 win over neighbours Croatia in the first round of the Davis Cup on Saturday and they will be joined in the quarter-finals by an equally rampant France.

Novak Djokovic-led Serbia storm into Davis Cup quarter-finals

Novak Djokovic-led Serbia storm into Davis Cup quarter-finals

Serbia qualified for Davis Cup quarter-finals as their doubles team led by world number one Novak Djokovic defeated Croatia in their Davis Cup world group first round tie on Saturday for an overall 3-0 lead.

Novak Djokovic takes Troicki's place in doubles against Croatia

Novak Djokovic takes Troicki's place in doubles against Croatia

World number one Novak Djokovic has replaced Viktor Troicki as Nenad Zimonjic`s partner for Serbia in Saturday`s doubles against Croatia in their Davis Cup world group first-round tie, the International Tennis Federation said.

Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray on the mark in Davis Cup ties

Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray on the mark in Davis Cup ties

 Serbia`s world number one Novak Djokovic and Great Britain`s Andy Murray breezed to comfortable wins as Davis Cup World Group first round action began in dramatic style on Friday.

Davis Cup: Novak Djokovic gives Serbia 1-0 lead against Croatia

Davis Cup: Novak Djokovic gives Serbia 1-0 lead against Croatia

World number one Novak Djokovic got hosts Serbia off to a winning start in their Davis Cup World Group first round tie against Croatia on Friday.