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Tennis: Kiki Bertens keen to capitalise on WTA Finals reprieve

Tennis: Kiki Bertens keen to capitalise on WTA Finals reprieve

Bertens has had her best year on tour to date, winning three titles and reaching the Wimbledon quarter-finals. 

Oct 20, 2018, 17:00 PM IST
Tennis: Sloane Stephens enjoys emotional campaign post Grand Slam breakthrough

Tennis: Sloane Stephens enjoys emotional campaign post Grand Slam breakthrough

World No 8 Sloane Stephens has been drawn alongside Angelique Kerber, Kiki Bertens and current U.S. Open winner Naomi Osaka. 

Oct 20, 2018, 16:45 PM IST
Rafael Nadal holds top spot in ATP rankings, Novak Djokovic in 2nd; Federer 3rd

Rafael Nadal holds top spot in ATP rankings, Novak Djokovic in 2nd; Federer 3rd

Djokovic climbed up to the 2nd spot after claiming the Shanghai Masters title for the 4th time against Croatia's Borna Coric on Sunday. 

Oct 15, 2018, 16:15 PM IST
French Open champion Simona Halep earns second successive year-end top ranking

French Open champion Simona Halep earns second successive year-end top ranking

The 27-year-old Romanian beat Sloane Stephens at the Roland Garros to win her maiden Grand Slam title in June.

Oct 15, 2018, 15:37 PM IST
Tennis: Australian Open organisers working towards stand on coaching rule

Tennis: Australian Open organisers working towards stand on coaching rule

The tournament`s heat policy, which involves a calculation based on humidity and temperature and can be confusing to understand, was also being reviewed.

Oct 09, 2018, 15:28 PM IST
Nick Kyrgios attracts more scrutiny from officials, says Todd Woodbridge

Nick Kyrgios attracts more scrutiny from officials, says Todd Woodbridge

Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios` previous outbursts and bad behaviour have meant that umpires are probably keeping a closer eye on him than his opponents, according to compatriot Todd Woodbridge.

Oct 09, 2018, 10:43 AM IST
Serena Williams keen to 'move on' from US Open row

Serena Williams keen to 'move on' from US Open row

The 23-time Grand Slam champion lost the decider in straight sets to Japan's Naomi Osaka after a fiery confrontation with chair umpire Carlos Ramos

Sep 24, 2018, 16:37 PM IST
Roger Federer, Alexander Zverev lead the way as Team Europe retain Laver Cup

Roger Federer, Alexander Zverev lead the way as Team Europe retain Laver Cup

Roger Federer`s 6-7(5) 7-6(8) 10-7 victory over American John Isner put the Europeans just three points from their victory with Alexander Zverev ensuring a composed finish against Kevin Anderson 

Sep 24, 2018, 09:28 AM IST
Laver Cup: Anderson beats Djokovic again as Team World hits back

Laver Cup: Anderson beats Djokovic again as Team World hits back

The South African blasted 17 aces past the Serbian world number three in a 7-6(5) 5-7 10-6 victory as Team World rallied to win the final two matches

Sep 23, 2018, 12:41 PM IST
Pan Pacific Open final: Efficient Pliskova proves too strong for ''tired'' Osaka

Pan Pacific Open final: Efficient Pliskova proves too strong for ''tired'' Osaka

Osaka, supremely confident and in top form coming into the contest on the back of 10 consecutive wins, appeared uncertain as her Czech opponent broke serve once in each set to triumph in 64 minutes

Sep 23, 2018, 12:17 PM IST
Osaka wins 10th straight match to power into Tokyo final

Osaka wins 10th straight match to power into Tokyo final

The U.S. Open champion recorded her 10th victory in a row against Italy`s Camila Giorgi 6-2 6-3 and will face world number eight Pliskova in the final

Sep 22, 2018, 12:58 PM IST
Rafael Nadal to skip ATP Asian swing due to knee injury

Rafael Nadal to skip ATP Asian swing due to knee injury

World number one Rafael Nadal on Wednesday said he would skip the Asian leg of the ATP tour to recover from the knee injury he picked up at the U.S. Open. 

Sep 20, 2018, 21:04 PM IST
Croatia’s Borna Coric sets up Davis Cup final with France

Croatia’s Borna Coric sets up Davis Cup final with France

Borna Coric kept his cool to prevail in a thrilling winner-takes-all duel with fellow young gun Frances Tiafoe on Sunday and steer Croatia into the final of the Davis Cup for the second time in three years with a monumental 3-2 victory over the U.S.

Sep 16, 2018, 23:26 PM IST
Naomi Osaka not disheartened by Serena Williams row in U.S. Open final

Naomi Osaka not disheartened by Serena Williams row in U.S. Open final

Naomi Osaka said Serena Williams`s row with the umpire during the U.S. Open final had not altered her feelings about winning a Grand Slam largely because she had no idea how she was supposed to react, the Japanese said on Thursday.

Sep 13, 2018, 16:34 PM IST
US Open 2018: Kei Nishikori avenges Marin Cilic loss to enter semis

US Open 2018: Kei Nishikori avenges Marin Cilic loss to enter semis

Kei Nishikori advanced to the U.S. Open semi-finals on Wednesday with a grinding 2-6 6-4 7-6(5) 4-6-6-4 win over Marin Cilic, gaining a small measure of revenge on the man who crushed his grand slam dream in 2014 final.

Sep 06, 2018, 14:29 PM IST
US Open 2018: Novak Djokovic beats heat and John Millman to reach semis

US Open 2018: Novak Djokovic beats heat and John Millman to reach semis

Novak Djokovic sweated it out from behind the baseline to beat Australian John Millman 6-3 6-4 6-4 at the U.S. Open on Wednesday and set up a semi-final clash with Japan’s Kei Nishikori.

Sep 06, 2018, 14:13 PM IST
Path clear to U.S. Open but Serena Williams not looking ahead

Path clear to U.S. Open but Serena Williams not looking ahead

Serena Williams powered her way to within two victories of a seventh U.S. Open title on Tuesday and while she refused to look ahead there are many willing to do it for her, and what they see is a suddenly open path to a 24th Grand Slam.

Sep 05, 2018, 14:07 PM IST
US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal survives Dominic Thiem scare to reach semis

US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal survives Dominic Thiem scare to reach semis

Defending champion  Rafael Nadal failed to win a single game in the opening set of his U.S. Open quarter-final against Dominic Thiem on Tuesday but fought back to beat the Austrian 0-6 6-4 7-5 6-7(4) 7-6(5) in a match that ended past 2 am in New York.

Sep 05, 2018, 13:56 PM IST
US Open 2018: Roger Federer's insane flick shot leaves Nick Kyrgios open-mouthed

US Open 2018: Roger Federer's insane flick shot leaves Nick Kyrgios open-mouthed

Roger Federer on Saturday produced a shot of his career which left his opponent Nick Kyrgios speechless by the 37-year-old’s masterclass in a third-round showdown at the US Open. 

Sep 02, 2018, 10:25 AM IST
US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal edges past Karen Khachanov to 4th round

US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal edges past Karen Khachanov to 4th round

Rafael Nadal has feasted on Russian opposition in the past but Karen Khachanov nearly served up a major U.S. Open upset on Friday, forcing the world number one to rally for a breathless 5-7 7-5 7-6(7) 7-6(3) third round win.

Sep 01, 2018, 11:58 AM IST

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