Australian Open

Sameer Verma, B Sai Praneeth exit Australian Open badminton

Sameer Verma, B Sai Praneeth exit Australian Open badminton

Fourth seed Sameer Verma was shocked by Chinese qualifier Lu Guangzu, while second seed B Sai Praneeth was knocked out by Lee Cheuk Yiu as the Indian challenge ended at Australian Open badminton championship on Friday.

May 11, 2018, 20:49 PM IST
Praneeth, Sameer progress with contrasting wins in Australian Open badminton

Praneeth, Sameer progress with contrasting wins in Australian Open badminton

While Praneeth beat Israel's Misha Zilberman in straight games 21-17 21-14, Sameer had to toil hard to get the better of New Zealand's Abhinav Manota 13-21 21-17 21-12 in the opening round of the HSBC BWF World Tour Super 300 event.

May 09, 2018, 18:17 PM IST
Serena Williams wins on WTA Tour return at Indian Wells

Serena Williams wins on WTA Tour return at Indian Wells

Serena Williams shook off the rust from a 15-month layoff due to pregnancy to win her opening match at the WTA Indian Wells event with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Zarina Diyas.

Mar 09, 2018, 13:14 PM IST
New British number one Kyle Edmund wants ''legitimate'' Murray battle

New British number one Kyle Edmund wants ''legitimate'' Murray battle

Edmund progressed to his first grand slam semi-final at the Australian Open in January and has risen to a career-high 24th in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday.

Mar 05, 2018, 14:08 PM IST
Grand Slam hasn't changed my life, says Caroline Wozniacki

Grand Slam hasn't changed my life, says Caroline Wozniacki

Australian Open winner Caroline Wozniacki insisted on Sunday that despite last month`s breakthrough Grand Slam triumph her life has not changed in the slightest.

Feb 11, 2018, 19:00 PM IST
Rafael Nadal will return to action in Acapulco in late February

Rafael Nadal will return to action in Acapulco in late February

Spanish world No. 1 Rafael Nadal said he will return to tennis action at a hard-court event in Acapulco, Mexico, in late February.

Feb 01, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
This life wasn't possible without Mirka: Roger Federer thanks wife after Australian Open win

This life wasn't possible without Mirka: Roger Federer thanks wife after Australian Open win

Roger Federer has credited his wife Mirka with keeping him motivated and still going strong at 36, although his longevity has "many pieces to the puzzle". The Swiss master won his 20th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open on Sunday when he defeated Marin Cilic 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1. 

Jan 29, 2018, 11:56 AM IST
My fairytale continues, says emotional Federer

My fairytale continues, says emotional Federer

Federer defeated Croatia's Cilic 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 to win the men's singles title, his sixth triumph at the Australian Open.

Jan 28, 2018, 18:40 PM IST
Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic for 20th Grand Slam trophy

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic for 20th Grand Slam trophy

The Swiss ace defeated Cilic 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in a five-set battle to claim his sixth Australian Open title.

Jan 28, 2018, 17:19 PM IST
Closed roof for Australian Open final draws criticism

Closed roof for Australian Open final draws criticism

The temperature was 37 degrees Celsius (98.6 F) when Cilic and Federer took the court.

Jan 28, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
Bopanna-Babos pair ends runner-up at Australian Open

Bopanna-Babos pair ends runner-up at Australian Open

The Indo-Hungarian combine converted two of those chances to claim the early advantage.

Jan 28, 2018, 13:34 PM IST
Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic win Australian Open men's doubles title

Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic win Australian Open men's doubles title

Seventh-seeded Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic won their first Grand Slam doubles title on Saturday, crowned the Australian Open champions in a tough final 6-4, 6-4.

Jan 27, 2018, 21:29 PM IST
Caroline Wozniacki beats Simona Halep to win Australian Open

Caroline Wozniacki beats Simona Halep to win Australian Open

Caroline Wozniacki claimed her maiden grand slam title with a 7-6(2) 3-6 6-4 win over top seed Simona Halep in the Australian Open final on Saturday.

Jan 27, 2018, 17:21 PM IST
Australian Open: Rohan Bopanna and Timea Babos enter mixed doubles final

Australian Open: Rohan Bopanna and Timea Babos enter mixed doubles final

Bopanna served well while Babos stood out with her fierce returns in their 7-5, 5-7, 10-6 win over Brazilian Marcelo Demoliner and Spain’s Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez in the semifinal.

Jan 26, 2018, 18:08 PM IST
Roger Federer into Australian Open final as Chung Hyeon retires injured

Roger Federer into Australian Open final as Chung Hyeon retires injured

Defending champion Roger Federer strolled into the Australian Open final in a bitter-sweet win after Chung Hyeon`s retired injured in their semi-final on Friday.

Jan 26, 2018, 16:09 PM IST
Timea Babos, Kristina Mladenovic win Australian Open women's doubles

Timea Babos, Kristina Mladenovic win Australian Open women's doubles

Hungarian Timea Babos and France’s Kristina Mladenovic defeated Russian duo Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 6-4 6-3 to win the women’s doubles title at the Australian Open on Friday.

Jan 26, 2018, 14:45 PM IST
Boris Becker 'lost' five of six Grand Slam trophies: Report

Boris Becker 'lost' five of six Grand Slam trophies: Report

Boris Becker does not know the whereabouts of five of the six Grand Slam trophies he won during his career, according to a report.

Jan 26, 2018, 14:10 PM IST
Marin Cilic sweeps past Kyle Edmund into Australian Open final

Marin Cilic sweeps past Kyle Edmund into Australian Open final

He will face either defending champion Roger Federer or unseeded South Korean Chung Hyeon, who play on Friday.

Jan 25, 2018, 17:43 PM IST
Simona Halep outlasts Angelique Kerber to set up Australian Open final with Caroline Wozniacki

Simona Halep outlasts Angelique Kerber to set up Australian Open final with Caroline Wozniacki

World number one Simona Halep quelled a tenacious Angelique Kerber fightback and saved two match points to reach her first Australian Open final with a 6-3 4-6 9-7 victory in a compelling scrap on Rod Laver Arena on Thursday.

Jan 25, 2018, 13:44 PM IST
Rohan Bopanna, Timea Babos enter semis of Australian Open mixed doubles

Rohan Bopanna, Timea Babos enter semis of Australian Open mixed doubles

India’s Rohan Bopanna and Timea Babos of Hungary entered the mixed doubles semifinals at the Australian Open with a straight-set win over Colombian Juan Sebastian Cabal and Abigail Spears of USA, here on Wednesday.

Jan 24, 2018, 19:38 PM IST