Serena Williams on verge of year-end No. 1 ranking after Maria Sharapova loses
Serena Williams on verge of year-end No. 1 ranking after Maria Sharapova loses

Serena Williams was on the verge of clinching the year-end world number one ranking for the fourth time on Thursday after Maria Sharapova, the only woman with any chance of overtaking her, lost for the second time at the WTA Finals.

Caroline Wozniacki beats Agnieszka​ Radwanska in Singapore
Caroline Wozniacki beats Agnieszka​ Radwanska in Singapore

Denmark`s Caroline Wozniacki beat Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 7-5, 6-3 at the WTA Finals in Singapore Wednesday to take top position in White Group of the season finale.

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal race through in Basel
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal race through in Basel

Top seeds Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal raced through their Swiss Indoors assignments on Wednesday, spending under an hour each on court and dropping just five games between them.

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.

Serena Williams shocker changes nothing for Eugenie Bouchard
Serena Williams shocker changes nothing for Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard said she would go for broke against Serena Williams in a last-ditch bid to rescue her WTA Finals campaign after slumping to her second big defeat on Wednesday.

Anna Ivanovic gets `goosebumps` for Daddy Novak Djokovic
Anna Ivanovic gets `goosebumps` for Daddy Novak Djokovic

Ana Ivanovic said she was thrilled for men`s world number one Novak Djokovic on Wednesday after her childhood friend announced the birth of his first child.

Ana Ivanovic downs Eugenie Bouchard for first Singapore win
Ana Ivanovic downs Eugenie Bouchard for first Singapore win

Ana Ivanovic recovered from her opening loss to race to a 6-1 6-3 victory over an out-of-sorts Eugenie Bouchard on Wednesday, putting the world number seven back into the mix for a WTA Finals last-four berth.

Andy Murray eases past Jurgen Melzer, Tomas Berdych out in Valencia
Andy Murray eases past Jurgen Melzer, Tomas Berdych out in Valencia

Andy Murray`s return to form continued as he progressed to the second round of the Valencia Open on Wednesday with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Austria`s Jurgen Melzer.

Serena Williams says she`s `nowhere near 100 percent`
Serena Williams says she`s `nowhere near 100 percent`

Serena Williams admitted her fitness was "nowhere near 100 percent" as her WTA Finals hopes receded after one of the heaviest defeats of her career on Wednesday.

Tomas Berdych shocked by Pablo Andujar in Valencia
Tomas Berdych shocked by Pablo Andujar in Valencia

Tomas Berdych`s hopes of reaching the World Tour Finals in London next month suffered a blow as he was dumped out of the Valencia Open in the first round by Pablo Andujar 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday.

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.

Serena Williams thrashed by Simona Halep at WTA Finals
Serena Williams thrashed by Simona Halep at WTA Finals

 World number one Serena Williams suffered one of the heaviest defeats of her long and illustrious career as she was humbled 6-0 6-2 by Romanian Simona Halep at the WTA Finals on Wednesday.

Novak Djokovic becomes father as wife Jelena gives birth to baby boy
Novak Djokovic becomes father as wife Jelena gives birth to baby boy

The world number one, Novak Djokovic became father on Tuesday as wife Jelena gave birth to a baby boy.

Singapore's bright lights leaves tennis players in the dark
Singapore's bright lights leaves tennis players in the dark

Caroline Wozniacki and Maria Sharapova were far from happy to be caught in the glare of the stadium lights at the WTA Finals in Singapore on Tuesday.

Roger Federer flirts with perfection in late-season surge
Roger Federer flirts with perfection in late-season surge

Life couldn`t be better - or more surprising - for Roger Federer as the 33-year-old takes aim at multiple major goals starting with a sixth title at his home Swiss Indoors.

Wozniacki outlasts erratic Sharapova; Agnieszk​a Radwanska wins
Wozniacki outlasts erratic Sharapova; Agnieszk​a Radwanska wins

Caroline Wozniacki put a huge dent in Maria Sharapova`s bid to finish the season as world number one by overcoming some distracting bright lights to outlast the Russian 7-6(4) 6-7(5) 6-2 in their marathon opening group match at the WTA Finals on Tuesday.

Caroline Wozniacki outlasts erratic Maria Sharapova in WTA Finals
Caroline Wozniacki outlasts erratic Maria Sharapova in WTA Finals

 Caroline Wozniacki put a huge dent in Maria Sharapova`s bid to finish the season as world number one by overcoming some distracting bright lights to down the Russian 7-6(4) 6-7(5) 6-2 in their marathon opening group match of the WTA Finals on Tuesday.

Somdev, Yuki advance but Ramkumar makes early exit in Pune
Somdev, Yuki advance but Ramkumar makes early exit in Pune

 India's top singles players, led by Somdev Devvarman, easily advanced to the second round of ATP Pune Challenger but rising star Ramkumar Ramanathan made a shock first-round exit, here on Tuesday.

Tommy Robredo ousts John Isner in Valencia
Tommy Robredo ousts John Isner in Valencia

Fifth seed John Isner crashed out of the Valencia Open in the first round to Spanish veteran Tommy Robredo 7-6 (7/3), 6-3 on Tuesday.

CTL's Bangalore franchise launched
CTL's Bangalore franchise launched

 

Bangalore: The Bangalore franchise team, owned by Air Asia chief executive Mittu Chandilya, was Tuesday named Bangalore Raptors. The team will participate in the Champions Tennis League (CTL) commencing Nov 15.