Angelique Kerber targets Wimbledon after debut grass win in Birmingham
Angelique Kerber targets Wimbledon after debut grass win in Birmingham

Angelique Kerber suggested that she is back to her best in time for Wimbledon after lifting her first grass court title in a compelling final against Karolina Pliskova in Birmingham on Sunday.

Karolina Pliskova conquers rain and a giant-killer to reach Birmingham final
Karolina Pliskova conquers rain and a giant-killer to reach Birmingham final

Karolina Pliskova, the tall, steep-serving Czech with the tattoos and an increasing penchant for grass, beat both the rain and the week`s greatest giant-killer to reach the final in Birmingham on Saturday.

Kristina Mladenovic causes another grass-court upset
Kristina Mladenovic causes another grass-court upset

Kristina Mladenovic, the cosmopolitan Frenchwoman with two Grand Slam doubles titles and a liking for grass, produced her second successive upset at the Wimbledon warm-up tournament in Birmingham on Thursday.

Sania Mirza-Casey Dellacqua pair suffer 1st round defeat in Birmingham
Sania Mirza-Casey Dellacqua pair suffer 1st round defeat in Birmingham

Playing with new partner Casey Dellacqua in the absence of Martina Hingis, India's Sania Mirza crashed out of the WTA Aegon Classic following a straight set defeat, here on Thursday.

Sabine Lisicki's world record of 27 aces in a match
Sabine Lisicki's world record of 27 aces in a match

German tennis ace Sabine Lisicki set a world record for serving aces in a women's singles match by firing 27 aces past Swiss Belinda Bencic to win her second round outing at the Aegon Classic here.

Crisis-hit Eugenie Bouchard forgets Wimbledon
Crisis-hit Eugenie Bouchard forgets Wimbledon

Eugenie Bouchard slumped to a seventh opening round loss in nine tournaments on Wednesday, casting a major doubt over her ability to repeat last year`s run to the Wimbledon final.

Mo Farah set for Monaco return after Alberto Salazar controversy
Mo Farah set for Monaco return after Alberto Salazar controversy

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah confirmed on Wednesday he will return to the track for the Diamond League meeting at Monaco on July 17, his first appearance since doping allegations against his coach Alberto Salazar.

Victoria Azarenka injures foot, Ana Ivanovic loses in Birmingham
Victoria Azarenka injures foot, Ana Ivanovic loses in Birmingham

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka was forced out of the Aegon Classic in Birmingham with a foot injury on Wednesday shortly after defending champion Ana Ivanovic suffered a shock defeat.

Defending champion Ana Ivanovic beaten in Birmingham
Defending champion Ana Ivanovic beaten in Birmingham

Defending champion Ana Ivanovic double-faulted on match point on the way to losing to qualifier Michelle Larcher De Brito in the second round of the Aegon Classic in Birmingham on Wednesday.

Lucie Safarova withdraws from Birmingham WTA event
Lucie Safarova withdraws from Birmingham WTA event

Losing French Open finalist Lucie Safarova has withdrawn from the WTA grass-court tournament in Birmingham that gets under way on Monday.

Lucie Safarova seeks to take French form into grass season
Lucie Safarova seeks to take French form into grass season

Lucie Safarova, who nearly became a sensational French Open champion eight days ago, hopes to make it clear that she is a front-line Wimbledon contender too during the coming week.

From startled rabbits, England roar like lions
From startled rabbits, England roar like lions

England`s transformation from "startled rabbits" at this year`s World Cup to record-breakers against New Zealand on Tuesday has left fans and pundits shaking their heads in disbelief.

Mo Farah coach doping claims overshadow Birmingham meet
Mo Farah coach doping claims overshadow Birmingham meet

Mo Farah`s stepdown for a speed tuning 1500m at Sunday`s Diamond League meet in Birmingham has been overshadowed by allegations that his renowned coach encouraged doping.
 

US state lacks evidence, frees man after 30 years

A man who spent nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row walked free two days after prosecutors acknowledged that the only evidence they had against him could not prove he committed the crime.

US state lacks evidence, frees man after 30 years

A man who spent nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row walked free two days after prosecutors acknowledged that the only evidence they had against him could not prove he committed the crime.

CM Parkash Singh Badal condemns attack on Sikh in Birmingham

The Punjab Chief Minster Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday strongly condemned the assault on a Sikh man on a crowded street in Birmingham in United Kingdom earlier in the day.

British police probe brutal attack on Sikh man in UK

A Sikh man was beaten up in a suspected racial attack in the British city of Birmingham and police have launched an investigation after the sickening video of the assault emerged on the Internet.

Another British teenager arrested for trying to join Islamic State extremists

Another British teenager was on Monday arrested in Birmingham on suspicion of preparing to travel to Syria to join Islamic State extremists as police stepped up efforts to stop radicalised young Britons from joining the dreaded group.

All England championship: I lost focus and got nervous, says Saina Nehwal
All England championship: I lost focus and got nervous, says Saina Nehwal

After her dreams of winning All England badminton championship ended in agony with a defeat in the final, a crestfallen Saina Nehwal on Sunday said it was her lack of focus and nervousness which led to her loss.

Chen Long survives Jan Jorgensen challenge to win All England title
Chen Long survives Jan Jorgensen challenge to win All England title

World number one Chen Long hopes to emulate his legendary compatriot Lin Dan after regaining an All-England Open men`s singles title which some doubted he could capture a second time.