Australian Open: Big players Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova progress to 3rd round

Australian Open: Big players Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova progress to 3rd round

Biggies ensured that so far on Wednesday there is no big casualties.

Leander Paes' Japan Warriors beat UAE Royals in IPTL India Leg opener

Leander Paes' Japan Warriors beat UAE Royals in IPTL India Leg opener

Royals began impressively with Ivanovic beating Nara, but Warriors won the opener 24-21 to record their first win.

 

I'm very happy to have been part of the rivalry with Roger Federer: Rafael Nadal

I'm very happy to have been part of the rivalry with Roger Federer: Rafael Nadal

Nadal also praised the IPTL format saying it would help him prepare for the next season.

IPTL 2015: India Aces thump UAE Royals in Rafael Nadal's debut

IPTL 2015: India Aces thump UAE Royals in Rafael Nadal's debut

In the second match of the day, home team Philippine Mavericks defeated Japan Warriors 25-21.

ATP World Tour Finals: Defending champion Djokovic joins Federer, Nadal in semis

ATP World Tour Finals: Defending champion Djokovic joins Federer, Nadal in semis

Novak Djokovic beat Tomas Berdych 6-3,7-5 in a Stan Smith group match to book last-four spot.

ATP World Tour Finals: Federer humbles Djokovic to enter semis, Nishikori stays alive

ATP World Tour Finals: Federer humbles Djokovic to enter semis, Nishikori stays alive

Roger Federer beat Novak Djokovic in straight sets to enter the semi-final of 2015 ATP World Tour Finals.

ATP Tour Finals: Roger Federer gets past Tomas Berdych in straight sets

ATP Tour Finals: Roger Federer gets past Tomas Berdych in straight sets

Federer will face world number one Novak Djokovic in his second round-robin match on Tuesday. 

Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer drawn in same group at ATP World Tour Finals

Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer drawn in same group at ATP World Tour Finals

Djokovic, bidding for a fifth title at the season finale next week, leads Group Stan Smith alongside Federer, Tomas Berdych and Kei Nishikori.

Rafa Nadal's Paris Masters journey ends, Novak Djokovic through to semis

Rafa Nadal's Paris Masters journey ends, Novak Djokovic through to semis

Djokovic beats Berdych 7-6 (3), 7-6 (8) as it's curtains for Rafa.

Rafael Nadal to face Chinese Wu Di in Beijing

Rafael Nadal to face Chinese Wu Di in Beijing

 Spanish tennis icon Rafael Nadal will meet Chinese world No.224 Wu Di in the first round of the China Open, which kicks off here early next week, and could face Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga a couple of rounds later.

Davis Cup: India gets bye in 1st round to host either Kiwis or Korea next

Davis Cup: India gets bye in 1st round to host either Kiwis or Korea next

Being the top seeds, the Indian Davis Cup team on Thursday received a bye for the first round of the Asia/Oeceania Group I 2016 competition.

Physical fitness will be key in Davis Cup, says Leander Paes

Physical fitness will be key in Davis Cup, says Leander Paes

Ahead of the much-anticipated Davis Cup tie between India and Czech Republic, tennis ace Leander Paes, who has recently won the US Open mix-doubles title, stated that physical fitness will play a crucial role during the tie.

Davis Cup: India have mountain to climb despite Tomas Berdych's absence

Davis Cup: India have mountain to climb despite Tomas Berdych's absence

 India will challenge Davis Cup powerhouse and top seeds Czech Republic for a place in the elite World Group, hoping that their players will capitalise on home conditions and absence of world number six Tomas Berdych in the Play-off tie, beginning here from Friday.

Davis Cup: Tomas Berdych gives a miss to India trip, Jiri Vesley to lead top seeds

Davis Cup: Tomas Berdych gives a miss to India trip, Jiri Vesley to lead top seeds

World number 48 Jiri Vesley will lead Czech Republic in the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie against India as the top seeds today named a four-member team, which does not have Tomas Berdych.

Tomas Berdych to miss Czechs` Davis Cup tie with India

Tomas Berdych to miss Czechs` Davis Cup tie with India

World number six Tomas Berdych will miss the Czech Republic`s Davis Cup play-off against India in New Delhi on September 18-20, the Czech team said on Tuesday.

Cincinnati Masters: Novak Djokovic routs Stan Wawrinka to book semi spot

Cincinnati Masters: Novak Djokovic routs Stan Wawrinka to book semi spot

World number one Novak Djokovic brushed aside Switzerland`s Stan Wawrinka in straight sets to advance to the semi-finals of the ATP and WTA Cincinnati Masters Friday.

Czech team to come full strength, India need miracle in Davis Cup: Mahesh Bhupathi

Czech team to come full strength, India need miracle in Davis Cup: Mahesh Bhupathi

The Indian Davis Cup team needs to pull off a miracle of sorts if it has to advance to the elite World Group, says Mahesh Bhupathi as the veteran doubles exponent revealed that Czech Republic will field a full strength team in the next month's Play-off tie, here.

India to host Czech Republic in World Group Play-offs

India to host Czech Republic in World Group Play-offs

 India were today handed a tough Davis Cup draw, being pitted against top seeds Czech Republic in the World Group Play-offs, to be held from September 18-20 either in New Delhi or Pune.

You making fun of me, asks beaten Tomas Berdych

You making fun of me, asks beaten Tomas Berdych

Tomas Berdych was knocked out of Wimbledon by Gilles Simon on Monday but that was news to one reporter who was convinced the Czech had triumphed.