Jessica Ennis-Hill targets strong showing in Beijing World Championships
Jessica Ennis-Hill targets strong showing in Beijing World Championships

Jessica Ennis-Hill has revealed she hopes to compete at next year`s World Championships in Beijing as she steps up her preparations to defend her Olympic title in 2016.

Simona Halep splits with coach Wim Fissette
Simona Halep splits with coach Wim Fissette

World number three Simona Halep has split with coach Wim Fissette, despite enjoying the best year of her career.

Australian Open: China`s Li Na guns for second Grand Slam title

China`s Li Na guns for her second Grand Slam title and her first in three Australian Open finals Saturday against a player who is in some of the best form of her life.

Australian Open: Caroline Wozniacki`s Grand Slam dream ends

The sunshine girl of tennis, Caroline Wozniacki`s love-hate story with the sport continues. The Dane, who loves to flaunt her affairs with golf sensation, Rory McIlroy, once again failed in the Majors. The season opening Slam in Melbourne thus witnessed, once again, a possible blot the 23-year-old`s otherwise impressive career.

Watson to be rested for second ODI against England

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson will reportedly be rested for the second one-day international against England at Brisbane on Jan 17, while pacer James Pattinson and first ODI star Aaron Finch have been released to play for the domestic Melbourne Renegades on Tuesday.

Kim Clijsters admits only Australian Open may tempt her out of retirement

Retired Belgian tennis ace Kim Clijsters has admitted that the the thought of playing at the Australian Open may encourage her for a third stint on the women`s tour.

China`s Li targets second Slam title

China`s Li Na set her sights on a second Grand Slam title Saturday as she voiced hope a new, more aggressive approach could help her end her Australian Open jinx.

Tears, blackout - now a win for China`s Li?

Li Na blacked out during last year`s Australian Open final and in 2012 she departed in floods of tears. Now she may feel that, finally, her time has come.

Clijsters thinks Bartoli could make comeback to tennis

Former World No.1 Kim Clijsters has said that Wimbledon Champion Marion Bartoli was a great person to have around on the tour and that the Frenchwoman could make a comeback to the game.

Players in shock but back Bartoli decision

The tennis world reacted with stunned disbelief on Thursday as word of Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli`s retirement spread, leaving the sport without one of its most popular champions and intriguing personalities.

Once-mighty Belgium courts trouble in Fed Cup

Not so long ago, Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin were dominating women`s tennis and turning little Belgium into a force.

US Open: Laura Robson upsets Li Na

Ranked 89th, Robson had never been past the second round of a major tournament or knocked off a top 10 opponent before this year`s Open. Now she`s done both, after eliminating the ninth-seeded Li 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-2.

Murray believes Brit teen star Robson capable of reaching ‘top of world’ in tennis

Tennis star Andy Murray believes British player Laura Robson can join him at the top of world in women tennis after watching the teenager finish the scintillating career of Kim Clijsters

US Open 2012: Kim Clijsters loses to Laura Robson in second round

Kim Clijsters lost 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5) to 18-year-old Laura Robson of Britain in the second round of the US Open.

Clijsters upsets Ivanovic at Olympics

Belgium`s Kim Clijsters knocked out 11th seed Ana Ivanovic of Serbia in straight sets in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament Wednesday.

Sharapova stoic about losing No.1 spot

Maria Sharapova is calm about losing the World No.1 spot with defeat in the fourth round at Wimbledon, the Russian tennis star has said.

Wimbledon 2012: Kim Clijsters reaches 4th round

Kim Clijsters reached the fourth round of Wimbledon on Friday when 12th-seeded Vera Zvonareva retired with an apparent respiratory problem when trailing 6-3, 4-3.

Kim Clijsters plays at Wimbledon for last time

As a reporter began to formulate a question about the first time Kim Clijsters retired, only to return to tennis, the four-time major champion cut off the query with a smile and a quick response.

Kim Clijsters to retire again after US Open

This year`s US Open will bring down the curtains of stupendous career of former world number one Kim Clijsters, who came out of retirement in 2009 after more than two years out of the sport.

Clijsters to miss French Open with hip injury

Former world number one Kim Clijsters will miss out on a final chance to claim an elusive French Open title after opting to skip the entire claycourt season due to a hip injury.