Troicki crushes Kukushkin to win Sydney title
Troicki crushes Kukushkin to win Sydney title

Serbian Viktor Troicki ruthlessly dismantled ailing Kazakh qualifier Mikhail Kukushkin 6-2 6-3 to win the Sydney International for his second career ATP title on Saturday. 

Petra Kvitova downs fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova to win Sydney title
Petra Kvitova downs fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova to win Sydney title

Petra Kvitova completed her preparations for an assault on a third grand slam title in triumphant style on Friday by downing fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova 7-6 7-6 to win the Sydney International title.

Juan Martin Del Potro knocked out of Sydney International
Juan Martin Del Potro knocked out of Sydney International

Juan Martin Del Potro's Sydney International title defence is over after the Argentine lost to Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin in straight sets Thursday.

Milos Raonic starts new year with ace blitz
Milos Raonic starts new year with ace blitz

There are no real secrets to the success of rising tennis star Milos Raonic. The towering Canadian has a booming serve that is one of the most dangerous weapons in the game.

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal tackle two extremes in Basel
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal tackle two extremes in Basel

Home hero Roger Federer and ailing Rafael Nadal will be working to completely different agendas when the Swiss Indoors begins on Monday.

Marin Cilic overpowers Tommy Robredo to reach Kremlin Cup semis
Marin Cilic overpowers Tommy Robredo to reach Kremlin Cup semis

US Open champion Marin Cilic moved into the last four of the Kremlin Cup with a 6-3 6-3 win over Spain`s Tommy Robredo on Friday.

Injured John Isner pulls out of Winston-Salem

Two-time champion John Isner withdrew from the US Open tune-up event at Winston-Salem on Thursday with a left ankle injury.

Somdev Devvarman ousted from Aptos Challenger event

Somdev Devvarman went down fighting against world number 54 Mikhail Kukushkin in the quarter-finals of the USD 100,000 ATP Challenger event here.

Somdev Devvarman tames Zhang to move to quarterfinals of US Challenger

A struggling Somdev Devvarman won the war of attrition against Ze Zhang for a second-round win at the USD 100,000 ATP Challenger event here on Friday.

Serena crashes at soggy Wimbledon in nine-year low

World number one and five-time champion Serena Williams crashed to her earliest defeat at Wimbledon for nine years on Saturday while Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova sailed smoothly through.

Rafael Nadal into Wimbledon last 16

Rafael Nadal defeated Kazakhstan`s Mikhail Kukushkin 6-7 (4/7), 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 to reach the Wimbledon last 16 Saturday, shining beneath the Centre Court roof while torrential rain swept away action on outside courts.

Tendulkar enjoys Nadal match at Big W with Becks in attendance

Sachin Tendulkar today took some time off to enjoy an afternoon at the Wimbledon watching Rafael Nadal in action. Tendulkar was seated in the Royal Box of the Centre Court where he watched the match between Rafael Nadal and Mikhail Kukushkin.

Nadal eyes easier passage to Wimbledon fourth round

World number one Rafael Nadal, into the third round for the first time since 2011, will be hoping for an easier ride on the Wimbledon grass after two tough rounds when he meets Mikhail Kukushkin on Saturday.

Nadal takes revenge for Rosol humiliation

Rafael Nadal avenged his shock 2012 Wimbledon defeat to Lukas Rosol on Thursday with a tense and hard-fought 4-6, 7-6 (8/6), 6-4, 6-4 win over the big-hitting Czech.

Federer, Wawrinka slump in Davis Cup

Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka slumped to a shock defeat in the Davis Cup on Saturday as minnows Kazakhstan opened a 2-1 lead in their quarter-final clash.

Czechs on top, Swiss level, Italy, Germany lead

Holders Czech Republic took a huge step towards the Davis Cup semi-finals by opening a 2-0 lead over Japan on Friday, while Roger Federer`s Switzerland were locked at 1-1 with Kazakhstan in their quarter-final.

Lu books Memphis quarter-final

Fourth-seeded Lu Yen-Hsun of Taiwan rallied for a three-set victory over US qualifier Denis Kudla on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the US National Indoor Tennis Championships.

Gasquet, Halep win Kremlin Cup titles

Top-seeded Frenchman Richard Gasquet battled back from a set down to win his third title of the year, beating Kazakhstan qualifier Mikhail Kukushkin in the Kremlin Cup final in Moscow on Sunday.

Murray in quarters after Kukushkin retires hurt

Andy Murray breezed into quarter-finals of the Australian Open Monday after Mikhail Kukushkin retired due to injury in their third set.

Murray hobbles in his first singles match of 2012

Andy Murray shook of some rustiness and overcame some big returns from Mikhail Kukushkin to win his first singles match since late November.