Champions Tennis League from Nov 23-Dec 6
Champions Tennis League from Nov 23-Dec 6

 The second season of the Champions Tennis League (CTL) will be held from November 23 to December 6, its founder and former player Vijay Amritraj said here on Tuesday.

'India can't perform well in Davis Cup without top-50 players'
'India can't perform well in Davis Cup without top-50 players'

 Indian tennis great Vijay Amritraj is not giving much of chance to the Somdev Devvarman-led team in its Davis Cup World Group play-off against Czech Republic later this month and says "we can't do well in team events" unless we have top 50 singles players.

Serena Williams' coach says Slam total biggest target
Serena Williams' coach says Slam total biggest target

Two people close to history-chasing Serena Williams, coach Patrick Mouratoglou and older sister Venus Williams, say the world number one is relaxed and feeling fine as she aims for a calendar Grand Slam.

US Open: Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Nick Kyrgios take centre-stage
US Open: Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Nick Kyrgios take centre-stage

Five-time champion Roger Federer gets his bid to become the oldest US Open winner in 45 years underway Tuesday but will be overshadowed by Andy Murray`s clash with enfant terrible Nick Kyrgios.

Serena Williams credits Steffi Graf influence for mental focus
Serena Williams credits Steffi Graf influence for mental focus

Top-ranked Serena Williams launched her quest to win the US Open and complete a calendar Grand Slam by beating 86th-ranked Russian Vitalia Diatchenko for her 29th consecutive Slam match triumph.

Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic roll but Kei Nishikori falls at US Open
Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic roll but Kei Nishikori falls at US Open

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic cruised into the second round of the US Open on Monday while Japanese fourth seed Kei Nishikori crashed out after his runner-up effort last year.

Five facts you must know about Serena Williams ahead of US Open
Five facts you must know about Serena Williams ahead of US Open

One of the greatest tennis players of all time, Serena Williams is eyeing for her 22nd major slam as US Open is set to kick start from Monday.

Rafael Nadal works on building mental toughness heading into US Open
Rafael Nadal works on building mental toughness heading into US Open

 Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal says mental toughness had always been one of his main strengths and hopes it would be no different this year at the US Open starting here on Monday.

Eugenie Bouchard says need `unique` players like Nick Kyrgios on tour
Eugenie Bouchard says need `unique` players like Nick Kyrgios on tour

Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard has described Australian bad boy Nick Kyrgios as charismatic and said there is a need for such unique players on the tour.

US Open leading men cheering for a Serena Grand Slam
US Open leading men cheering for a Serena Grand Slam

 Serena Williams is on the brink of the grandest achievement in tennis, the single season Grand Slam, and even the leading men at the US Open championships starting on Monday are cheering her on.

Tough tests from the start for Roger Federer, Andy Murray
Tough tests from the start for Roger Federer, Andy Murray

Roger Federer and Andy Murray, two of the hottest players on the U.S. hardcourts during the run-up to the U.S. Open, face difficult tests right from the start at the season`s final grand slam starting on Monday.

Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal start US Open title bids
Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal start US Open title bids

Three-time defending champion Serena Williams begins her quest to complete a calendar-year Grand Slam while past winners Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal launch their campaigns Monday at the US Open.

Gael Monfils match moved after Maria Sharapova withdraws
Gael Monfils match moved after Maria Sharapova withdraws

French 16th seed Gael Monfils was called upon to add some star power to Monday`s last US Open match at Louis Armstrong Stadium after Maria Sharapova withdrew from the tournament.

US Open 2015: Rivals, men's stars want to see Serena Slam sweep
US Open 2015: Rivals, men's stars want to see Serena Slam sweep

Serena Williams` historic quest for a calendar year Grand Slam and 22nd major singles title has captivated both rivals and men`s stars who have flirted with four consecutive Slam titles.

Maria Sharapova withdraws from US Open with leg injury
Maria Sharapova withdraws from US Open with leg injury

Russian third seed Maria Sharapova withdrew from the US Open with a right leg injury, easing the path to a calendar-year Grand Slam for top-ranked Serena Williams.

Andy Murray confident at US Open even without Amelie Mauresmo
Andy Murray confident at US Open even without Amelie Mauresmo

 British third seed Andy Murray is confident as he prepares to launch his latest US Open campaign on Tuesday despite coach Amelie Mauresmo being absent on maternity leave.

Belief powers Kei Nishikori bid for US Open final return
Belief powers Kei Nishikori bid for US Open final return

Japanese fourth seed Kei Nishikori, last year`s US Open runner-up, makes another bid to become the first Asian man to win a Grand Slam singles title starting Monday.

US Open: Serena Williams chases calendar Slam, history
US Open: Serena Williams chases calendar Slam, history

World number one Serena Williams feels the pressure of chasing history at the US Open, but she accepts the intensity as the price for dominating a generation of women`s tennis.

Novak Djokovic ponders his own Slam possibilities
Novak Djokovic ponders his own Slam possibilities

Not since Australian legend Rod Laver in 1969 has a man completed a calendar year Grand Slam, but top-ranked Novak Djokovic believes he could be the next man to do it.

Petra Kvitova downs Lucie Safarova for New Haven three-peat
Petra Kvitova downs Lucie Safarova for New Haven three-peat

Second-seeded defending champion Petra Kvitova clinched her third WTA Connecticut Open crown here Saturday with a 6-7 (6/8), 6-2, 6-2 victory over Czech compatriot Lucie Safarova.