In a first, Nicol David retains US Open squash title

In her longest title triumph since the introduction of PAR (point-a-rally) scoring, favourite Nicol David overcame second seed Laura Massaro in the final of the Women`s Delaware Investments US Open Squash Championship at Drexel University here to become the first player in the event`s history to retain the title.

Tommy Haas sees off 1988 Olympic champ`s son in Vienna

Former champion Tommy Haas saw off qualifier Miloslav Mecir Jr 7-5, 7-6 (10/8) on Thursday to reach the Austrian Open quarter-finals.

Rafael Nadal can beat Roger Federer`s 17-Slam haul, says Becker

Rafael Nadal is capable of beating Roger Federer`s record haul of 17 Grand Slams, former German number one Boris Becker told AFP on Thursday.

Squash: Nicol David aims for US Open double

Malaysia`s Nicol David is seeded to become the first player for more than 20 years to successfully defend the Women`s Delaware Investments US Open title when the Women`s Squash Association (WSA) World Series Platinum event gets underway here Friday at Drexel University.

Federer already looking forward to `great` 2014

Looking back is a waste of time, as far as Roger Federer is concerned.

Injured Sharapova out of WTA Championship

World number three Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the end-of-season WTA Championship in Istanbul due to the shoulder injury that kept her out of the recent US Open.

US Open up five-point lead in Presidents Cup

The United States opened up a commanding five-point lead over the Internationals before play was suspended at the 10th Presidents Cup on Saturday with four matches yet to be completed after another day of foul weather.

Serena bags world number one year-end crown for third time

Serena Williams has clinched the year-end women`s world number one ranking for the third time in her career after winning two grand slam titles during an excellent 2013.

Andy Murray to undergo back surgery, may miss rest of season

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is to undergo minor back surgery and may be sidelined for the rest of the season, the BBC reported on Thursday.

Jaded Williams withdraws from Tokyo tournament

Women`s world number one Serena Williams has pulled out of next week`s Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo citing fatigue, Japan`s Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday.

Serena retains WTA rankings lead following US Open win

US Open champion Serena Williams has reportedly remained in the top position in the latest top ten women`s tennis rankings issued by Women`s Tennis Association ( WTA).

Djokovic boosts men`s ATP rankings lead over Nadal

World No.1 Novak Djokovic has reportedly boosted his lead in the latest top ten men`s tennis ranking by the Association of Tennis Professionals ( ATP) over US Open champion Rafael Nadal.

Rafael Nadal keeps Spain in Davis Cup World Group

US Open champion Rafael Nadal teamed up with Marc Lopez to give Spain an unassailable 3-0 lead over Ukraine in their Davis Cup World Group play-off on Saturday.

Davis Cup: In-form Nadal subdues Stakhovsky to put Spain in control

A ruthless Rafa Nadal made a seamless transition from hard court to clay when he crushed Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine 6-0 6-0 6-4 to give Spain a commanding 2-0 lead in their Davis Cup World Group playoff in Madrid on Friday.

Novak Djokovic fired up to recapture Davis Cup glory

Winning the 2010 Davis Cup for Serbia proved the launch pad for Novak Djokovic to reach the top of the men`s game and the 26-year-old hopes another epic run will have a similar effect.

Secret of ‘superstitious’ Rafael Nadal’s success revealed!

Rafael Nadal has reportedly shown his superstitious side like every other tennis player by eating the same meal at the same restaurant every night before his winning matches.

US Open 2013: To win all four Grand Slams in one year is impossible, claims Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal ruled out an assault on a calendar year Grand Slam, a mission so intimidating that only two men have ever achieved it in the sport`s history.

US Open 2013: Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams brace for hefty tax cut post title triumph

Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams each took home a record USD 3.6 million in prize money for winning US Open titles.

US Open 2013: After 13th Major title, is Rafael Nadal favourite to surpass Roger Federer's tally?

Rafael Nadal has now 13 Major titles to his name after winning the US Open defeating Novak Djokovic in the final on Monday.

US Open 2013 Men's Singles Final: Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic – Statistics

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic clashed for the third time in the final of US Open on Monday with the former winning the title in four sets 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.

Nadal crowned US Open champion even before winning in ATP website `goof-up`

In a major goof-up, the ATP website on Monday morning showed Rafael Nadal to have already been crowned champion of the US Open, although the score was yet to be determined.

Revitalized Serena Williams ready for Grand Slam history run

Serena Williams has taken her tennis career to another level by winning four of the past six Grand Slam titles since teaming up with French coach Patrick Mouratoglou.

Novak Djokovic vows Open frustration to create motivation

World number one Novak Djokovic suffered his third loss in four consecutive trips to the US Open final on Sunday, but vowed his latest disappointment will be inspiration to prove his best is yet to come.

For Billie Jean King, 40 years after feats, women have `so far to go`

The two women who battled in Sunday`s final of the US Open tennis tournament earned prize money equal to their male counterparts and perhaps no person was more instrumental in bringing about that parity than Billie Jean King.

US Open 2013: Leander Paes and Stepanek win men’s doubles

India`s Leander Paes and Czech Radek Stepanek won the US Open men’s doubles title by defeating second seeds Austria-Brazil pairing of Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares on Sunday.

US Open 2013 Men’s singles final: Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal – Preview

The new greatest rivalry in tennis will be on display at Arthur Ashe Stadium when world number one Novak Djokovic meets number two Rafa Nadal for the US Open title on Monday.

US Open 2013 Men`s singles final: Rafael Nadal – Road to final

Monday marks the 37th occasion when two of the men’s tennis hottest properties Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic draw swords against each other.

List of Paes` eight men`s doubles Grand Slam titles

A list of men`s doubles Grand Slam titles won by India`s Leander Paes.

Age is just a number to look at and smile: Leander Paes

The oldest tennis player to win a Grand Slam with the US Open men`s doubles trophy, Indian veteran Leander Paes said age is just a number for him, something that he just "looks at and smiles".

Serena Williams shows no signs of fading, matches Roger Federer

It has been 14 years since Serena Williams won her first US Open but there was no hint of decline as the 31-year-old American outlasted Victoria Azarenka to claim her fifth title.