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India gets WTA event after 5 years, 'Mumbai Open' in November

MSLTA had recently bagged the hosting rights of India's ATP World Tour event, Chennai Open and it was re-branded as Maharashtra Open, to be held in Pune.

Sports Schedule for the day: July 25, 2017

An action-packed Tuesday for you with a pinch of each of the sport.

Novak Djokovic has bone bruise; unlikely to play US Open

Novak Djokovic has bone bruise; unlikely to play US Open

Djokovic got injured during his Wimbledon 2017 quarter-final clash against Tomas Berdych on July 12 as the Serb hit his forehand wide and into the tramlines.

Andy Roddick reflects on career spent in vacuum of Big Four

Andy Roddick reflects on career spent in vacuum of Big Four

International Tennis Hall of Fame inductee Andy Roddick said on Saturday he was honoured to have played in the era of the Big Four, but also acknowledged that they caused him no end of frustration during his career.

ATP Hall of Fame Open: John Isner fires 20 aces to blast into Newport semis

Isner, ranked 21st, never faced a break point in the 73- minute triumph to book a Saturday date against countryman Bjorn Fratangelo on the grass at Newport, Rhode Island.

Amritraj brothers disappointed with Chennai Open shift to Pune

Amritraj brothers disappointed with Chennai Open shift to Pune

The former Davis Cuppers, who hailed from Chennai, had worked hard to bring the tournament here in 1997 as the Gold Flake Open ATP tournament, generating great fan following.

Chennai Open renamed as Maharashtra Open, to be held in Pune

Chennai Open renamed as Maharashtra Open, to be held in Pune

The season-opening Maharashtra Open will be a USD 550,000 event, which is USD 44,270 more than the Chennai Open.

Wimbledon 2017: Three matches from coveted tournament under investigation over match-fixing

Wimbledon 2017: Three matches from coveted tournament under investigation over match-fixing

Days after the prestigious Wimbledon tournament came to an end, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has announced that it would investigate into the result of three matches from this year's tournament.

After 21 years, Chennai Open ready for exit from city

After 21 years, Chennai Open ready for exit from city

The reason is surprising since the Tamil Nadu government has been supporting the event for long and IMG had even extended the contract with TNTA for three more years recently.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer had 'different types of drinks' until 5 am to celebrate historic title with close friends

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer had 'different types of drinks' until 5 am to celebrate historic title with close friends

Federer's tally of 19 Grand Slams keeps him four clear of Rafael Nadal's 15. He now stands alongside Helen Wills Moody as joint-fourth on the all-time list of grand slam winners. In front of him stands, Margaret Court (24), Serena Williams (23) and Steffi Graf (22).

WTA Rankings: Garbiñe Muguruza climbs to fifth place after clinching Wimbledon title

WTA Rankings: Garbiñe Muguruza climbs to fifth place after clinching Wimbledon title

The 23-year-old Spaniard won 7-5, 6-0 over United States` Venus Williams in the women`s singles final at Wimbledon in just an hour and 17 minutes on Saturday, reports Efe.

Wimbledon 2017: When Garbine Muguruza asked Roger Federer, "Are you ready to dance?"

Wimbledon 2017: When Garbine Muguruza asked Roger Federer, "Are you ready to dance?"

Garbine Muguraza went into Wimbledon ranked 15th in the world and her victory at the All England Club will push her up to fifth in the WTA Rankings when they are published on Monday.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer becomes first player since Bjorn Borg to win title without dropping a set

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer becomes first player since Bjorn Borg to win title without dropping a set

With a win in the Australian Open in 2007, Roger Federer became the first player since Bjorn Borg in 1980 to win a tournament without dropping a set. Not only so, he is also the first ever to do it so on a hard court.

Roger Federer's class on grass: Twitter goes berserk as Swiss maestro clinches record eighth Wimbledon title

Roger Federer's class on grass: Twitter goes berserk as Swiss maestro clinches record eighth Wimbledon title

With the win on Sunday, the 35-year-old not only became the oldest singles champion in Wimbledon, but also became the first player since Bjorn Borg in 1978, to win the entire tournament without dropping a set.

Don't laugh! I never dreamed I'd be Wimbledon legend, says Roger Federer

Don't laugh! I never dreamed I'd be Wimbledon legend, says Roger Federer

The Swiss star, who will turn 36 in three weeks' time, eased past the mark of seven All England Club titles he had shared with Pete Sampras since 2012 with a 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 win over injury-hit Marin Cilic in the final yesterday.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer offers no guarantees he will be back at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer offers no guarantees he will be back at All England Club

Fourteen years after a pony-tailed Swiss starlet first soared into the tennis ether at The All England Club, Federer returned on Sunday as a 35-year-old veteran to confirm his place as the greatest man ever to play the grasscourt slam with a record eighth title.

Wimbledon 2017: Martina Hingis and Jamie Murray grab mixed doubles title

Wimbledon 2017: Martina Hingis and Jamie Murray grab mixed doubles title

After fellow Swiss Roger Federer had claimed a record eighth Wimbledon singles title, Hingis and Murray delighted the Centre Court crowd with a 6-4 6-4 victory over reigning champions Heather Watson of Britain and Finland`s Henri Kontinen.

Wimbledon 2017: Marin Cilic says blister caused meltdown in final against Roger Federer

Wimbledon 2017: Marin Cilic says blister caused meltdown in final against Roger Federer

The Croatian seventh seed was distraught after going 3-0 behind in the second set, sitting on his chair in tears.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer attains tennis immortality, thrashes Marin Cilic to win record 19th Grand Slam title

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer attains tennis immortality, thrashes Marin Cilic to win record 19th Grand Slam title

Federer, 35, took one hour and 43 minutes to send seventh seed Cilic packing in straight sets 6-3, 6-1, 6-4.

Wimbledon 2017: A look back at Roger Federer and Marin Cilic's journey at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017: A look back at Roger Federer and Marin Cilic's journey at All England Club

As far as Wimbledon is considered, it was only last year that the two had faced each other in the quarter-final round. Going down in the first two sets, Federer picked himself up to stun Cilic 6-7, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-3 in a nail-biting five-set match.