Melbourne: American legend Pete Sampras on Friday lamented the lost art of serve and volley tennis and the one dimensional nature of the modern game, which he likened to "throwing rocks" at each
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Sydney: Top ranked tennis player, Rafael Nadal is among the top two contenders to win the first Major of the year – Australian Open. Another contender is
MELBOURNE: Maria Sharapova celebrated her return to the grand slam spotlight on Tuesday with an emphatic 6-3 6-4 win over American Bethanie Mattek-Sands to charge into the second round of the
Melbourne: World number two Victoria Azarenka says her boyfriend singer Redfoo wants a wildcard for the US Open and has been taking tips from Novak Djokovic.
The American singer, dancer and
Melbourne: Australia`s Davis Cup captain Pat Rafter has enjoyed smiting foes in the senior`s tour since his retirement, but fears he may have bitten off more than he can chew by agreeing to
Melourne: An Australian waiter`s bold request for a "selfie" from Maria Sharapova has met with an icy response from the Russian world number three.
Sharapova admitted she was taken aback when her
Doha: World number one Rafael Nadal will play Frenchman Gael Monfils in the Qatar Open final after beating surprise package Peter Gojowczyk in the semi-final on Friday.
Nadal`s 4-6, 6-2, 6-3
Doha: World number one Rafael Nadal will appear in the final of the Qatar Open for the second time after beating surprise package Peter Gojowczyk in the semi-final on Friday.
Nadal`s 4-6, 6-2, 6-
Brisbane: Swiss tennis great Roger Federer insisted Monday he was still capable of winning a Grand Slam singles crown despite a relatively poor 2013 season which saw him slip to world number six
Brisbane: Six of the top 10 women`s players will compete in the Brisbane International beginning Sunday but arguably all eyes will be on the men`s draw as Swiss superstar Roger Federer makes his
Paris: Tiger Woods regained the world number one ranking after an absence of two and a half years in 2013, but the debate over who is currently the best golfer in the world rages on.
Bangalore: Happy to be reunited with doubles partner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan, Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna on Tuesday exuded confidence of doing "extremely well" in the upcoming
Paris: Rafael Nadal defied the career obituary writers with his stunning renaissance in 2013 as he and fellow major winners Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray cut struggling Roger Federer adrift.
New Delhi: Hailing IPL for successfully creating loyal followers, India tennis star Leander Paes friday said, the city-based franchise league is the way forward to popularise other sports, which
New York: The 500 million-dollar revamp of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center begins in February, and will continue on and off while the site plays host to the US Open , according to
Los Angeles: Four-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has hired Sven Groeneveld as her new coach for the 2014 season.
The Russian world number four made the announcement on her Facebook page
London: Novak Djokovic insists he is willing to defy his flagging energy levels in a bid to finish the campaign with more glory at the ATP World Tour Finals.
The defending champion booked his
London: Rafael Nadal believes his return to the top of the world rankings after a seven-month injury nightmare is one of the greatest achievements of his remarkable career.
Just 12 months, Nadal
Johannesburg: Professional golfer Gary Player, who is widely regarded as South Africa`s greatest ever sportsman celebrated his 78th birthday yesterday.
According to Sport24, Player has nine Major
Bridgetown: Reigning Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will headline Barbados’ Dream Cup opening next month.
Organisers say the Dream Cup, into its third year, was started to promote opportunities
Istanbul: Serena Williams capped off a season to remember by capturing her fourth WTA Championship title with a 2-6 6-3 6-0 win over Li Na on Sunday.
The 32-year-old American finished off a
Pune: Veteran Indian tennis player Leander Paes today heaped praise on retiring cricketer Sachin Tendulkar for his longevity in the sport and the way he had conducted himself on and off the field
Washington: Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is set to step up his rehabilitation program by returning to practice next month following a back surgery in September.
According to CNN, Murray was
Las Vegas: Former US Open champion Webb Simpson moved closer to a fourth victory on the PGA Tour as he maintained a commanding four-shot lead after Saturday`s third round of the Shriners Hospitals
Philadelphia: Gregory Gaultier, 2006 champion, clinched the Delaware Investments US Open Squash Championships title after beating another former champion, Nick Matthew, in straight games in the
Day in Pics: 24th October
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