A day after sports ministry made it clear that athletes who remain unavailable for national duty would not get financial aid from it, top tennis star Leander Paes said his commitment should not be questioned since he has given his all in the last 24 years while playing for India.
American twins Bob and Mike Bryan added another accolade to their lengthy resume after taking the Shanghai Masters men`s doubles title on Sunday to become the first pair to win all nine ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournaments.
Somdev Devvarman`s lean patch extended today as the top-singles player of the country lost his fifth straight first-round match on the ATP tour when he bowed out of Barcelona Open following a defeat against Martin Klizan, here.
Lleyton Hewitt`s 600th win looked very much like every other of his ATP Tour career as the Australian battler scraped his way past Robin Haase 3-6 6-3 6-3 in the first round of the Sony Open on Thursday.
For the Swiss maestro, `age is just a number`. Following his final defeat at Indian Wells to Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer said that tennis players `don`t just forget how to play tennis`. And in the latest tennis rankings, the former world number one has improved his standings, at five.
Former men`s world number one Roger Federer had to dig deep to progress to the quarter-finals of the Dubai Open on Wednesday eventually beating fellow veteran Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-7 (4/7) 6-3 in their second round clash.