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WTA to fill extra slot in grass court calendar in 2015

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 14:55

Women`s tennis will be boosted by a new grasscourt tournament in 2015 as part of the Wimbledon build-up while Asia`s footprint will continue to grow, the Women`s Tennis Association (WTA) said Thursday, according to reports.

Early French Open exit may have boosted Wimbledon preparations, says Murray

Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 12:02

British tennis ace Andy Murray has said that he believed that an early exit from the French Open may have enhanced his preparation for the Wimbledon, which kicks off in ten days` time.

Ramanathan, Ankita national grasscourt champs

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 18:43

Promising Chennai youngster Ramkumar Ramanathan and women`s top seed Ankita Raina became the new champions with easy wins in the respective finals of the National grasscourt tennis championships, here today

Rushmi wins double at national grass-court tennis

Last Updated: Saturday, February 11, 2012, 22:17

Five-time national champion Rushmi Chakravarthi overcame a stiff challenge from Sri Vaishnavi Peddi Reddy before winning 6-7 (3) 7-6(2) 7-5 in a three-hour battle to clinch the title in the Indian Jute-AITA National grass-court tennis at the South Club courts on Saturday.

Philipp Kohlschreiber wins Halle grasscourt title

Last Updated: Monday, June 13, 2011, 09:25

Germany`s Philipp Kohlschreiber won the Halle grasscourt tournament for his third singles title of his career after countryman Philipp Petzschner retired with a back problem.

Sleepy Eastbourne braced for Williams duo’s return

Last Updated: Monday, June 13, 2011, 09:07

Serena and Venus Williams make their long-awaited returns from lengthy injury absences at the Eastbourne grasscourt tournament from Monday in the last warm-up before Wimbledon.

Kohlschreiber wins after Petzschner retires

Last Updated: Sunday, June 12, 2011, 19:39

Germany`s Philipp Kohlschreiber won the Halle grasscourt tournament on Sunday after countryman Philipp Petzschner retired with a back problem.

Ivanovic, Peng out of Birmingham

Last Updated: Saturday, June 11, 2011, 23:52

Serbian second seed Ana Ivanovic and Chinese third seed Peng Shuai were both knocked out of the WTA Birmingham grasscourt tournament on Saturday in the semi-finals.

Nadal, Murray, Roddick in Queen`s last eight

Last Updated: Friday, June 10, 2011, 09:00

Rafael Nadal had to dig deep to reach the quarter-finals at Queen`s with a hard-fought 6-3, 5-7, 6-1 win against Czech veteran Radek Stepanek.

Title for Suresh, Kyra at the National Grasscourt Meet

Last Updated: Saturday, March 05, 2011, 20:03

A.S Suresh Krishna of Andhra Pradesh showed real promise as he stunned reigning champion Ashutosh Singh to claim the men`s singles crown at the National Grass-court Tennis Championships.

Top seed Ljubicic crashes on Dutch grass

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 16, 2010, 09:14

Ivan Ljubicic was knocked out of ATP-WTA grasscourt event Rd 2 after losing to Alejandro Falla.

Ashutosh, Ankita national grasscourt champions

Last Updated: Saturday, December 26, 2009, 18:43

Qualifier Ashutosh Singh of Delhi and wild card Ankita Raina of Gujarat emerged winners at the Vishwarupa Tubes National Grasscourt Tennis Championship at Calcutta South Club.