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Simona Halep dominates Venus Williams to end long day at Rogers Cup

Simona Halep dominates Venus Williams to end long day at Rogers Cup

Top seed Simona Halep made quick work of Venus Williams 6-2 6-2 on Thursday to end a long day at the Rogers Cup that saw her advancing to the quarter-finals.

Aug 10, 2018, 11:49 AM IST
Rohan Bopanna skips Rogers Cup to save shoulder for Asian Games

Rohan Bopanna skips Rogers Cup to save shoulder for Asian Games

Bopanna will compete at the Asian Games without any competitive match since the Wimbledon Championships.

Aug 06, 2018, 17:32 PM IST
Rafael Nadal leads ATP rankings, Roger Federer secures second spot

Rafael Nadal leads ATP rankings, Roger Federer secures second spot

Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) released men's world singles ranking on Monday.

Aug 06, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
Serena Williams withdraws from Rogers Cup, citing personal reasons

Serena Williams withdraws from Rogers Cup, citing personal reasons

Williams, who has not played since losing the Wimbledon final to Germany’s Angelique Kerber last month, will have her place in the draw taken by Germany`s Tatjana Maria.

 

Aug 04, 2018, 23:01 PM IST
Andrea Petkovic reaches semi-finals at rain-delayed Citi Open

Andrea Petkovic reaches semi-finals at rain-delayed Citi Open

Unseeded German Andrea Petkovic reached the Citi Open semi-finals for the second consecutive year, beating sixth seed Belinda Bencic 6-3 2-6 7-6(8) on Friday.

Aug 04, 2018, 14:44 PM IST
Fatigued Andy Murray withdraws from Citi Open, Rogers Cup

Fatigued Andy Murray withdraws from Citi Open, Rogers Cup

Former world number one Andy Murray withdrew from the Citi Open on Friday, citing fatigue.

Aug 04, 2018, 14:36 PM IST
Venus Williams falls in quarter-final at Silicon Valley Classic

Venus Williams falls in quarter-final at Silicon Valley Classic

Venus Williams has not advanced past the third round of a tournament since March and has yet to find the form that helped her reach two Grand Slam finals in 2017.

Aug 04, 2018, 13:26 PM IST
Johanna Konta crashes out in Silicon Valley Classic, Victoria Azarenka retires hurt

Johanna Konta crashes out in Silicon Valley Classic, Victoria Azarenka retires hurt

Serena slayer Johanna Konta was sent packing from the Silicon Valley Classic on Friday when she suffered a 7-6(4) 6-3 quarter-final loss to fourth seed Elise Mertens.

Aug 04, 2018, 12:13 PM IST
Venus Williams tops Britain’s Heather Watson at Silicon Valley Classic

Venus Williams tops Britain’s Heather Watson at Silicon Valley Classic

The typically reserved 38-year-old American broke Watson six times and showed rare flashes of emotion after critical points in the two-hour affair, pumping her fist and shouting.

Aug 03, 2018, 12:31 PM IST
Alexander Zverev wins battle of Zverev brothers at Citi Open

Alexander Zverev wins battle of Zverev brothers at Citi Open

World number three and top seed Alexander, 21, broke Mischa, 30, three times en route to a victory that sets up a quarter-final with seventh seed Kei Nishikori, who dispatched Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov 7-6(1) 6-3.

Aug 03, 2018, 12:28 PM IST
Andrea Petkovic astonishes Sloane Stephens at Citi Open

Andrea Petkovic astonishes Sloane Stephens at Citi Open

Sloane Stephens’ preparations for her U.S. Open title defense suffered a setback on Wednesday when she was shocked 2-6 6-4 6-2 by German Andrea Petkovic in the second round of the Citi Open.

Aug 02, 2018, 16:06 PM IST
Andy Murray happy to come through hardcourt matches at Citi Open

Andy Murray happy to come through hardcourt matches at Citi Open

Former world number one Andy Murray took another big step in his comeback from hip surgery by beating fellow Brit Kyle Edmund 7-6(4) 1-6 6-4 in the second round of the Citi Open on Wednesday.

Aug 02, 2018, 11:24 AM IST
Britain’s Johanna Konta cruises past Sofia Kenin at Silicon Valley Classic

Britain’s Johanna Konta cruises past Sofia Kenin at Silicon Valley Classic

A day after handing Serena Williams the worst loss of her career, Britain’s Johanna Konta continued her dominance over American competition with a 6-1 6-4 dismantling of Sofia Kenin at the Silicon Valley Classic on Wednesday.

Aug 02, 2018, 11:19 AM IST
Sloane Stephens gets hard court campaign off to winning start at Citi Open

Sloane Stephens gets hard court campaign off to winning start at Citi Open

Sloane Stephens began the build-up to her U.S. Open title defence with a 7-5 6-4 win over wildcard Bethanie Mattek-Sands back on the American hardcourts at the Citi Open in Washington, DC on Tuesday.

Aug 01, 2018, 17:57 PM IST
Serena Williams suffers career's worst loss to Britain’s Johanna Konta

Serena Williams suffers career's worst loss to Britain’s Johanna Konta

As poorly as Williams played, the 27-year-old Konta was sharp, firing six aces and smacking 17 winners to Williams’ nine while controlling the tempo of the match.

Aug 01, 2018, 11:49 AM IST
Serena says she is victim of 'discrimination' over drug tests

Serena says she is victim of 'discrimination' over drug tests

Williams has been tested on five occasions in 2018, unlike other American players who have been tested once or not at all.

Jul 26, 2018, 14:33 PM IST
I was not patient with my tennis expectations: Novak Djokovic

I was not patient with my tennis expectations: Novak Djokovic

The 31-year-old, who had to remain aloof from the tennis court because of an injury in the right elbow, described his mental, physical and emotional struggle reaching the Wimbledon title in an open letter.

Jul 22, 2018, 12:34 PM IST
Ramkumar Ramanathan in Hall of Fame Open final, eyes India’s first title in 20 years

Ramkumar Ramanathan in Hall of Fame Open final, eyes India’s first title in 20 years

Ramkumar Ramanathan will meet American Steve Johnson for the Hall of Fame Open title in Rhode Island on Sunday. 

 

Jul 22, 2018, 10:13 AM IST
Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan, Divij Sharan ousted from Newport ATP event

Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan, Divij Sharan ousted from Newport ATP event

India's challenge has ended in the doubles event of ATP Hall of Fame Open following defeats of Divij Sharan and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan with their respective partners in the semifinals in Newport, USA. 

Jul 21, 2018, 17:39 PM IST
Serena Williams returns to world's top 30 in WTA rankings

Serena Williams returns to world's top 30 in WTA rankings

Serena Williams returned to the world’s top 30 in the WTA rankings released on Monday after finishing as Wimbledon runner-up.

Jul 17, 2018, 15:52 PM IST

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