Ilie Nastase

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer becomes first player since Bjorn Borg to win title without dropping a set

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer becomes first player since Bjorn Borg to win title without dropping a set

With a win in the Australian Open in 2007, Roger Federer became the first player since Bjorn Borg in 1980 to win a tournament without dropping a set. Not only so, he is also the first ever to do it so on a hard court.

Jul 17, 2017, 11:43 AM IST
Tennis great Ilie Nastase sorry for Serena Williams `chocolate with milk` remarks

Tennis great Ilie Nastase sorry for Serena Williams `chocolate with milk` remarks

The comments last Friday prompted outrage from Williams, the 23-time Grand Slam winner, and messages of support from the world of tennis and beyond.

Apr 28, 2017, 20:35 PM IST
Serena Williams, Nadia Comaneci blast Ilie Nastase for 'racist', 'sexist' remark during Fed Cup

Serena Williams, Nadia Comaneci blast Ilie Nastase for 'racist', 'sexist' remark during Fed Cup

Nastase was overheard by a journalist commenting on Williams`s unborn child -- who will be mixed race as her fiance is white -- on Friday, saying: "Let`s see what colour it has. Chocolate with milk?"

Apr 25, 2017, 08:41 AM IST
Ilie Nastase banned from Fed Cup after controversial racial slur over Serena Williams' unborn baby

Ilie Nastase banned from Fed Cup after controversial racial slur over Serena Williams' unborn baby

"The ITF has launched an investigation into this matter as well as previous comments made by Mr Nastase during the week. The ITF does not tolerate discriminatory and offensive language and behaviour of any kind."

Apr 23, 2017, 10:24 AM IST
2015 ATP World Tour Finals: Wawrinka shocks Murray to set up all-Swiss semi-final with Federer, Nadal plays Djokovic

2015 ATP World Tour Finals: Wawrinka shocks Murray to set up all-Swiss semi-final with Federer, Nadal plays Djokovic

It's Federer vs Wawrinka, Djokovic vs Nadal in London semis.

Nov 21, 2015, 03:50 AM IST

Tennis legend Ilie Nastase says Murray `wasting time` looking for new coach

Romanian tennis legend Ilie Nastase has said that Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is wasting his time looking for a new coach as he does not need one.

Apr 11, 2014, 14:07 PM IST

Roger Federer can play until he is 60, says Nastase

Roger Federer should play until he is 60 if he wants to, according to Romanian former world number one Ilie Nastase.

Nov 26, 2013, 20:14 PM IST

Simona Halep fights back to beat Samantha Stosur for Sofia title

Simona Halep defeated Samantha Stosur 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 to clinch the season-ending Tournament of Champions on Sunday for her sixth title of the season.

Nov 04, 2013, 09:25 AM IST