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Leander Paes or Rohan Bopanna: Sania Mirza has her task cut out ahead of 2016 Rio

Leander Paes or Rohan Bopanna: Sania Mirza has her task cut out ahead of 2016 Rio

With less than a year to the all-important 2016 Rio Olympics to go, Indian tennis fans are waiting with bathed breath, whom Mirza should team-up with in the mixed-doubles events. Unlike the previous editions, this time, the All India Tennis Association will have two players to choose from - the veteran Leander Paes or the ambitious Rohan Bopanna.

Grand Slam hopes fading fast for Rory McIlroy

Grand Slam hopes fading fast for Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy`s hopes of becoming just the sixth player to win all four Grand Slam titles dimmed further on Friday as he again failed to find his best game at the Masters.

Roger Federer best of all-time, insists Toni Nadal

Roger Federer best of all-time, insists Toni Nadal

Rafael Nadal`s uncle and lifelong coach Toni Nadal believes Roger Federer and not his 14-time Grand Slam champion nephew deserves to be considered the greatest tennis player of all time.

I made her run: Alize Cornet on how she managed to beat Serena Williams

I made her run: Alize Cornet on how she managed to beat Serena Williams

Popular in the tennis circuit after taming Serena Williams thrice this year, Frenchwoman Alize Cornet says the key to conquering the world number one lies in countering her man-like serves with exhausting rallies.

Serena Williams slams `sexist, racist` slur from Russian tennis boss

Serena Williams slams `sexist, racist` slur from Russian tennis boss

World number one Serena Williams lashed out at "sexist" and racist" comments from the head of Russian tennis Sunday after he jokingly called her and her sister Venus the "Williams brothers".

Removing Serena Williams as No 1 a step too far: Simona Halep

Removing Serena Williams as No 1 a step too far: Simona Halep

Simona Halep looked back on a "special year" Sunday following her remarkable ascent to number two in the rankings, but said the top spot remains a distant dream while Serena Williams is still playing.

`Sad day` for tennis, says Martina Hingis on Li Na`s exit

`Sad day` for tennis, says Martina Hingis on Li Na`s exit

Swiss tennis legend Martina Hingis said Friday Li Na`s retirement was a loss to world tennis, crediting the Chinese star with raising the game`s profile in her home country.

`Smart` racket offers tennis revolution

Aluminium and graphite swept away the wooden racket that Bjorn Borg used to win 11 Grand Slam titles, but smart rackets that analyse power and spin promise a new tennis revolution.

`Smart` racket offers tennis revolution

Aluminium and graphite swept away the wooden racket that Bjorn Borg used to win 11 Grand Slam titles, but smart rackets that analyse power and spin promise a new tennis revolution.

Sampras: Federer can win another major title

Roger Federer could play for another four years and add to his tally of 17 Grand Slam titles, according to former No. 1 Pete Sampras.

Nadal not interested in celebrity coaching

Rafael Nadal has no intention of joining the dizzying coaching merry-go-round which has seen Novak Djokovic hire Boris Becker in just one of a raft of changes ahead of the 2014 season.

Roger Federer enjoys day-long yacht cruise with wife after Wimbledon win

The tennis champion who earns 30million pounds a year, took Mirka on a day-long yacht cruise, setting sail from Porto Cervo off the northern coast of the Italian island.

Federer eager to taste elusive Olympic glory

Roger Federer has said it would be a special feeling for him to win the gold medal at this year’s London Olympics.

Federer says confidence loss cost him major titles

Roger Federer suspects he knows why he hasn’t been able to add to his record 16 Grand Slam titles the last two years.