Serena Williams says plenty of room to improve at US Open
Serena Williams says plenty of room to improve at US Open

Top-ranked Serena Williams, coming off her fourth consecutive Grand Slam triumph at Wimbledon, said Thursday she has plenty of room to improve before chasing more history at the US Open.

Victoria Azarenka, Daniela Hantuchova withdraw from WTA event
Victoria Azarenka, Daniela Hantuchova withdraw from WTA event

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka of Belarus has withdrawn from next week`s WTA event in Washington because of a right shoulder injury, tournament officials said Thursday.

Juan Martin del Potro in dark over return
Juan Martin del Potro in dark over return

Injury-plagued former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro admitted Thursday that he still cannot pinpoint a return to the tour after undergoing a fourth wrist operation.

Rafael Nadal safely into Hamburg quarter-finals
Rafael Nadal safely into Hamburg quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal eased into the Hamburg Open quarter-finals Thursday with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/2) win over Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic as the Spaniard continues to try and resuscitate his flagging season.

Former No.1 Nirupama Sanjeev visits Sania Mirza Tennis Academy
Former No.1 Nirupama Sanjeev visits Sania Mirza Tennis Academy

 The trainees at the Sania Mirza Tennis Academy (SMTA) here had the opportunity to learn the tricks of the trade when Nirupama Sanjeev, former number one women's tennis player in India, visited the facility on Thursday.

Yuki Bhambri in 2nd round in Lexington Challenger
Yuki Bhambri in 2nd round in Lexington Challenger

Yuki Bhambri dispatched Croatia's Matija Ecotic in straight sets to advance to the second round but Ramkumar Ramanathan was ousted from the USD 50,000 ATP Challenger event, here.

Roger Federer withdraws from Rogers Cup in Montreal
Roger Federer withdraws from Rogers Cup in Montreal

World number two Roger Federer has withdrawn from next month`s Rogers Cup in Montreal, though he gave no reason for his decision in a statement released by organisers on Wednesday.

Delhi to host World Group Play-off tie against Czech Republic
Delhi to host World Group Play-off tie against Czech Republic

 Agreeing to the popular demand from players, the AITA on Wednesday selected Delhi as venue for the Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie against top seeds Czech Republic, to be held from September 18-20.

Somdev Devvarman out of Atlanta Open
Somdev Devvarman out of Atlanta Open

 Somdev Devvarman, the country's top singles player, was knocked out of the ATP Atlanta Open following a three-set defeat against American qualifier Jared Donaldson, here.

Saketh Myneni ousted from Lexington Challenger
Saketh Myneni ousted from Lexington Challenger

 Indian Davis Cupper Saketh Myneni suffered a tame straight set defeat to bow out of the Lexington ATP Challenger while Yuki Bhambri was locked 4-4 with his rival in his first round match, here.

Somdev Devvarman ousted from Atlanta Open tennis
Somdev Devvarman ousted from Atlanta Open tennis

Despite pushing the contest to the deciding set, Indian tennis ace Somdev Devvarman lost his men's singles opener at the Atlanta Open here to 18-year-old American Jared Donaldson.

Serena Williams, Sania Mirza top WTA rankings
Serena Williams, Sania Mirza top WTA rankings

21-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams continue to rule the roost in women's tennis. The 33-year-old retained her top spot in the WTA singles' ranking released on Monday. In the doubles' Indo-Swiss pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis tops the billing.

Rafael Nadal battles past Fernando Verdasco in Hamburg
Rafael Nadal battles past Fernando Verdasco in Hamburg

Top seed Rafael Nadal bidding to rediscover some semblance of his former all-conquering form recovered from losing the first set to beat fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 and reach the second round of Hamburg`s ATP tournament on Tuesday.

Novak Djokovic matches Rafael Nadal in rankings
Novak Djokovic matches Rafael Nadal in rankings

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic held on to the World No.1 spot with 13,845 points in the latest rankings released on Monday.

Dominic Thiem wins Umag as Novak Djokovic looks on
Dominic Thiem wins Umag as Novak Djokovic looks on

Austria`s Dominic Thiem won his second career title on Sunday when he defeated Portugal`s Joao Sousa 6-4, 6-1 in a Croatia Open final watched by world number one Novak Djokovic.

Bernard Tomic shrugs off troubles to defend Bogota title
Bernard Tomic shrugs off troubles to defend Bogota title

Controversial Australian Bernard Tomic retained his Bogota ATP title on Sunday with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 victory over France`s Adrian Mannarino.

France's Benoit Paire beats Tommy Robredo for title in Bastad
France's Benoit Paire beats Tommy Robredo for title in Bastad

France`s Benoit Paire won his first career title, defeating Spain`s Tommy Robredo 7-6 (9-7), 6-3 in the final of the Swedish Open here.

Lesia Tsurenko wins first WTA title in Istanbul
Lesia Tsurenko wins first WTA title in Istanbul

Ukraine`s Lesia Tsurenko, ranked 71 in the world, won her first WTA tournament, the Istanbul Cup on Sunday, when she defeated Poland`s Urszula Radwanska 7-5, 6-1.

Samantha Stosur defeats Karin Knapp for Bad Gastein title
Samantha Stosur defeats Karin Knapp for Bad Gastein title

Former US Open champion Samantha Stosur came from a set down to win the Bad Gastein WTA Open on Sunday with a 3-6, 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 triumph over Italian Karin Knapp.

Rafael Nadal says he's feeling fine despite recent losses
Rafael Nadal says he's feeling fine despite recent losses

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal on Sunday said ahead of the Bet-At-Home Open here that he was feeling well and had to accept the fact that he had lost more matches in the past six months than in the previous 11 years.