Durand Cup: Vasco SC, Tuff Laxmi Prasad qualify for knockouts
Durand Cup: Vasco SC, Tuff Laxmi Prasad qualify for knockouts

Vasco SC and Tuff Laxmi Prasad scored victories in their respective matches to qualify for the quarter-finals league cum knock out stage of the 127th Durand Cup, here on Sunday.

Andy Murray improves London chances with Valencia win
Andy Murray improves London chances with Valencia win

Andy Murray collected more points to aid his World Tour finals qualification bid when he fought back from a set down to beat Kevin Anderson 6-7(3) 6-4 6-4 in the quarter-finals of the Valencia Open on Friday.

Parupalli Kashyap loses in French Open badminton quarters
Parupalli Kashyap loses in French Open badminton quarters

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap's surge was halted by fifth-seeded Chinese shuttler Zhengming Wang in the French Open Super Series quarter-finals, here on Friday.

Rafael Nadal crushes Pierre-Hugues Herbert for Basel last-eight place
Rafael Nadal crushes Pierre-Hugues Herbert for Basel last-eight place

Rafael Nadal shrugged off his impending date with appendix surgery by routing outclassed Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France 6-1, 6-1 on Wednesday to reach the Swiss Indoors quarter-finals.

Somdev ousted but Myneni, Yuki move to quarters in Pune
Somdev ousted but Myneni, Yuki move to quarters in Pune

Somdev Devvarman suffered yet another early defeat but Saketh Myneni continued his impressive run by storming into the singles quarter-finals of the ATP Pune Challenger tournament, here on Wednesday.

Harinder Pal Sandhu, Ravi Dixit make quarter-finals of JSW Challenger Squash Circuit
Harinder Pal Sandhu, Ravi Dixit make quarter-finals of JSW Challenger Squash Circuit

Asian Games gold medalist Harinder Pal Sandhu defeated qualifier Benjamin Coates 11-1, 11-5, 11-5, to enter the quarter-finals of the JSW Challenger Squash Circuit tournament here Thursday.

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu enter Denmark Open quarters
Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu enter Denmark Open quarters

Leading Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu earned straight-game wins to advance to the women's singles quarter-finals of the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier here Thursday.

Marin Cilic through to Kremlin Cup quarter-finals
Marin Cilic through to Kremlin Cup quarter-finals

US Open champion Marin Cilic was made to work hard before he earned a 6-3 3-6 6-3 win over 128th-ranked Russian journeyman Evgeny Donskoy to reach the quarter-finals of the Kremlin Cup on Wednesday.

Top-seed Angelique Kerber reaches Pan Pacific quarters
Top-seed Angelique Kerber reaches Pan Pacific quarters

Top-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany beat Ukraine`s Elina Svitolina 6-4, 6-4 Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the $1 million Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.

Bagel blitz as Agnieszka Radwanska down Chanelle Scheepers in Seoul
Bagel blitz as Agnieszka Radwanska down Chanelle Scheepers in Seoul

Top seed and defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska handed out a humiliating 6-0, 6-0 beating to Chanelle Scheepers on Wednesday to reach the WTA Korea Open quarter-finals.

Lucie Safarova shoots down rising Swiss star Belinda Bencic in Tokyo
Lucie Safarova shoots down rising Swiss star Belinda Bencic in Tokyo

Seventh-seeded Lucie Safarova battled back to beat wild card Belinda Bencic 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 Wednesday and reach the Pan Pacific quarter-finals, spoiling the Swiss teenager`s upward momentum this year.

Fourth seed David Ferrer out of US Open
Fourth seed David Ferrer out of US Open

Spanish fourth seed David Ferrer was knocked out of the US Open by French 26th seed Gilles Simon in the third round on Sunday.

Sara Errani outlasts Mirjana Lucic-Baroni to reach US Open last eight
Sara Errani outlasts Mirjana Lucic-Baroni to reach US Open last eight

Sara Errani`s softly-softly approach paid off Sunday as she booked her US Open quarter-final berth with a 6-3, 2-6, 6-0 victory over Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.

Serena Williams closing in on first Cincinnati title

World number one Serena Williams continued her march towards a first Western and Southern Open title, easing into the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati tournament with a 6-2 6-2 demolition of 13th seeded Italian Flavia Pennetta on Thursday.

Spain gain a place in FIFA rankings

Spain move up one place to seventh alongside Brazil in the latest FIFA world rankings in the only movement in the top 10.

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.

Varvara Lepchenko shocks Agnieszka Radwanska in Stanford

Unseeded Varvara Lepchenko toppled second-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the WTA hardcourt tournament at Stanford.

Vasek Pospisil, Jack Sock advance to ATP Atlanta quarters

Canadian fourth seed Vasek Pospisil and American Jack Sock, who combined to win the Wimbledon doubles title, advanced to the ATP Atlanta Open quarter-finals with straight-set victories Wednesday.

Caroline Wozniacki books Istanbul quarter-final berth

Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the quarter-finals of TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup after beating Italian Karin Knapp 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 on Thursday. The former World number one from Denmark will play Karolina Pliskova for a place in the semi-final.

FIFA World Cup: Costa Rica seek inspiration from Santos and Pele

Surprise World Cup quarter-finalists Costa Rica sought inspiration from Pele on Wednesday as they prepared for their World Cup quarter-final against the Netherlands.