Roger Federer lauds rivalry with Novak Djokovic after 20th win
Roger Federer lauds rivalry with Novak Djokovic after 20th win

Roger Federer rates his rivalry with Novak Djokovic as highly as his duels with Rafa Nadal, the Swiss said after beating the Serb to win a seventh Dubai title on Saturday.

Roger Federer stuns Novak Djokovic to win Dubai Open
Roger Federer stuns Novak Djokovic to win Dubai Open

Roger Federer scored the 84th title win of his career, kept his nose in front in his personal rivalry with Novak Djokovic, and equalled his best achievement at any tournament by winning the Dubai Open for the seventh time.

Novak Djokovic earns Dubai showdown with Roger Federer
Novak Djokovic earns Dubai showdown with Roger Federer

Novak Djokovic defeated Tomas Berdych in three sets in the Dubai Open on Friday to earn a shot at his 50th title and an opportunity to atone for last year`s loss to Roger Federer.

 Andy Murray believes grass court changes can bring more success
Andy Murray believes grass court changes can bring more success

Andy Murray believes his chances of reprising his historic 2013 Wimbledon triumph may have been helped by long awaited changes in the grass court calendar.

Andy Murray breezes into Dubai Open quarter-finals
Andy Murray breezes into Dubai Open quarter-finals

Andy Murray scored his most one-sided victory for eight months and his easiest win over a top 50 player for nearly six years when he trounced Joao Sousa, the Portuguese number one, 6-0, 6-2.

Novak Djokovic enters second round in Dubai open
Novak Djokovic enters second round in Dubai open

World No.1 Novak Djokovic defeated Canada's Vasek Pospisil 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of this year's Dubai duty free tennis championships here.

Dubai Open: Novak Djokovic begins bid for 50th title
Dubai Open: Novak Djokovic begins bid for 50th title

Novak Djokovic returned to the tour after his historic triumph in Melbourne by beginning a bid for his 50th title with a surprisingly testing 6-4, 6-4 win over Canadian Vacek Pospisil.

Andy Murray celebrates climb with a win
Andy Murray celebrates climb with a win

Andy Murray followed his climb above Rafael Nadal to world number three with a chequered but foundation-laying straight-sets win over Gilles Muller to begin his bid to win the Dubai Open title.

Roger Federer sorry for India `bleed blue` upset
Roger Federer sorry for India `bleed blue` upset

Roger Federer has apologised for getting caught up in the bitter rivalry between Indian and Pakistani cricket fans after he was pictured admiring the blue shirt of World Cup champions India in a marketing photo-shoot.

Simona Halep makes it a Gulf double for tenth WTA title
Simona Halep makes it a Gulf double for tenth WTA title

Top-seeded Simona Halep earned the tenth title of her career and made herself a double champion in the Arabian Gulf by capturing the Dubai Open with a tenacious and skilful 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) win over Karolina Pliskova on Saturday.

New star Karolina Pliskova reaches her biggest final
New star Karolina Pliskova reaches her biggest final

Karolina Pliskova, the steep-serving 22-year-old from Prague who last month became the youngest player in the current top 20, reached the biggest final of her career with her third outstanding win at the Dubai Open.

Pliskova, Mugoroza surf new wave in Dubai
Pliskova, Mugoroza surf new wave in Dubai

Karolina Pliskova, the striking 22-year-old who is part of a new wave on the women`s tour, upset the seedings for a second time at the Dubai Open to reach the semi-finals on Thursday.​

Venus Williams and Petra ​Kvitova head pile of scattered seeds in Dubai
Venus Williams and Petra ​Kvitova head pile of scattered seeds in Dubai

Titleholder Venus Williams and Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova headed a long list of seeds blown away on Wednesday at the  Dubai Open.

Venus Williams suffers first Dubai defeat in a decade
Venus Williams suffers first Dubai defeat in a decade

Venus Williams lost her title and an unbeaten record stretching back a decade when she subsided to a 6-4, 6-2 third round Dubai Open defeat against Lucie Safarova

Peng Shuai loses to Tsvetana Pironkova in Dubai Open tennis
Peng Shuai loses to Tsvetana Pironkova in Dubai Open tennis

Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai lost in a neck-and-neck match against Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova in the second round of the women's annual Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships here.

Caroline Wozniacki and Petra Kvitova get out of jail in Dubai
Caroline Wozniacki and Petra Kvitova get out of jail in Dubai

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and former world number one Caroline Wozniacki both escaped from trouble when it seemed they might be on their way out of the Dubai Open on Tuesday.

Venus Williams outshines new star in title defence opener at Dubai Open
Venus Williams outshines new star in title defence opener at Dubai Open

Venus Williams, who could return to the world`s top ten for the first time in four years if she makes a successful defence of the Dubai Open title this week, began the journey with a 6-1, 6-2 rout of highly-regarded Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic on Monday.

Arjun Atwal's win, Hero support among 2014 highlights for Tiger Woods
Arjun Atwal's win, Hero support among 2014 highlights for Tiger Woods

 Left to nurse injuries for better part of the year going by, celebrated American golfer Tiger Woods said his close friend Arjun Atwal's Asian Tour triumph and a sponsorship deal with the Hero Group counted among the high points of 2014 for him.

Dubai Open winner Arjun Atwal to tee off at RCGC
Dubai Open winner Arjun Atwal to tee off at RCGC

It will be a special homecoming for Indian golfer Arjun Atwal, who recently won the Dubai Open, when he tees off at the prestigious Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) for the Rs 1.5 crore McLeod Russel Tour Championship, here on Thursday.

Arjun Atwal credits family, Tiger Woods for resurgence
Arjun Atwal credits family, Tiger Woods for resurgence

 Indian golfer Arjun Atwal credited his friendship with Tiger Woods and the strong family support for restoring his former glory after he won the Dubai Open Sunday.