India's doubles star Rohan Bopanna says the bitterness that had developed between him and Leander Paes in the build-up to the 2012 London Games is "long gone and over" and he was not averse to the idea of pairing with his senior compatriot for the Rio Olympics if there are no fitness issues.
Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna will be awarded the Davis Cup Commitment Award here Saturday on the sidelines of the ongoing World Group play-off tie against Serbia, it was announced by International Tennis Federation (ITF) Thursday.
Tennis fans emerged into Japan`s early morning sunshine dejected but proud on Tuesday after Kei Nishikori`s bid to become the first Asian man to win a grand slam singles title came to a shuddering halt in New York.
Croatia`s Marin Cilic swept past Japan`s Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 to win the US Open on Monday and reach the pinnacle of the sport one year after a doping ban kept him out of the year`s final grand slam.
Chinese netizens hailed Peng Shuai as the "pride" of the country after a heat-related illness ended her US Open dream, with fans extolling her journey from childhood heart surgery to Grand Slam semi-final.