Australian Open 2014: I can knock off Nadal, Djokovic, warns Federer

Roger Federer warned he was still a force to be reckoned with Saturday as he heads into the Australian Open armed with a new, bigger racquet and with Stefan Edberg in his corner.

Spain`s Muguruza wins first WTA title in Hobart

Spanish qualifier Garbine Muguruza won her first WTA title with a 6-4, 6-0 victory over Czech seventh seed Klara Zakopalova in the final of the Hobart International Saturday.

Pironkova stuns Kerber in Sydney for first title

Bulgarian qualifier Tsvetana Pironkova`s fairytale run at the Sydney International ended with her first WTA title when she stunned world number nine Angelique Kerber 6-4 6-4 in the final on Friday.

Coach backs Serena to be `first woman since 1988` to win four Grand Slams in one year

The coach of world number one Serena Williams has backed her to become the first female player since 1988 to win all four Grand Slam titles in the same year, in 2014.

Nadal ousts Gulbis to reach Doha semis

World number one Rafael Nadal showed his trademark grit and determination on Thursday as he reached the semi-finals of the Qatar Open with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Latvian Ernests Gulbis.

Stop the `extreme pressure` on players, says Murray

Andy Murray wants to put a stop to the habit of putting "extreme pressure" on players, as part of a legacy for his history-making achievement in winning Wimbledon.

Serena recalls moment she gained edge over Sharapova

Perhaps unsurprisingly, Serena Williams has a clear memory of the moment her on-court rivalry with Maria Sharapova swung in her favour, leading to one-way domination for the last eight years.

India to host first Wimbledon tennis event outside UK

Former Great Britain No.1 Tim Henman will be in India to spearhead a new initiative aimed at boosting the development of junior tennis in the country.

Andy Murray hoping to surpass Wimbledon-winning form

Andy Murray can be better than when he won Wimbledon, he suggested before taking little more than half an hour to win his first match in four months on the ATP world Tour in Doha on Tuesday.

Murray overlooked for British knighthood despite `historic` Wimbledon win

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has reportedly been overlooked for a British knighthood in next week`s New Year Honours list, despite becoming the first British man to win the Grand Slam tournament in 77 years.

Old rivalries resume as Djokovic hires Becker

Boris Becker once shared a bitter rivalry with Ivan Lendl across the net and now the two former world number ones will try to outwit each other from courtside after the German`s shock appointment as coach to Novak Djokovic.

Murray crowned BBC Sports Personality of the year

Andy Murray, the first British tennis player to win the Wimbledon in 77 years, was crowned the BBC Sports Personality of the Year here.

Scotland names Murray ` Sportsperson of the Year`

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has revealed that world number one Rafael Nadal had sent him a saucy, `sexy` text message while he (Murray) was dining in a restaurant with his girlfriend Kim Sears in America.

Andy Murray in dash to Palace after drugs test

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray was held up on his way to receive an OBE at Buckingham Palace by a random drugs test on Thursday.

Murray`s mother calls him great fun

Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray`s mother Judy has said that her son is great fun but he chooses to keep his private side away from the cameras.

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.

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.

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.

Boris Becker urges Murray to set new targets following US Open exit

Tennis legend Boris Becker has said that he believes Wimbledon champion Andy Murray needs to set himself new challenges after losing his US Open title with a defeat in the quarter-finals.

Murray needs rest to recharge Grand Slam batteries: McEnroe

Tennis legend John McEnroe and coach Darren Cahill have said that they believe Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will recover quickly and come back stronger from his US Open defeat to Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka .

Women served more aces per game than men during Wimbledon

Women tennis players served up more aces per game than their men counterparts during this year`s Wimbledon, raising the question about which gender made the better players once again.

Bartoli hints at comeback following decision to retire

Wimbledon Champion Marion Bartoli has hinted that she could make a comeback to tennis after her retirement from the sport recently.

`Murray fever` sparks tennis madness in UK

Following the historic Wimbledon win of Scot tennis player Andy Murray, an upsurge in the numbers of children and young people either inquiring about joining or signing up for tennis membership in the UK has been found by British media.

Proposed roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium to be `five times larger than Wimbledon`

The United States Tennis Association is planning to build a state-of-the-art retractable roof over the Arthur Ashe Stadium, keeping in view years of rained-out US Open finals, which would span five times further than the roof at Wimbledon`s Centre Court .

Murray celebrates best friend`s win over cancer

Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray had another celebration after his best friend and former doubles partner Ross Hutchins revealed that he was winning his battle against cancer.

Rod Laver tips Murray to win more slams

Tennis legend Rod Laver has said that he believes Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray could win a lot more Grand Slams in his career and could be in the game`s history books by the time he retires.

Majority of Brits against Murray receiving knighthood

A recent poll has revealed that the tennis superstar should not get a knighthood for his amazing triumph, which led to the end of Britain`s 77-year long wait for a men`s singles champion at Wimbledon from their nation.

Murray more focused on winning Grand Slams than money

Although new Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray has been flooded with sponsor requests for endorsing new products since his historic victory, the Scot has said that he is focused on winning more Grand Slams and not money.

Pressure of playing at home microcosm of what Murray faced at Wimbledon, says golfer Gallacher

Scottish golfer Stephen Gallacher has said that the pressure of playing at home has been eased by Andy Murray`s win at Wimbledon, which has made him feel more relaxed before he takes part in the Scottish Open.

Murray credits Fergie`s `focused pep talk`

New Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray has thanked Sir Alex Ferguson for his Wimbledon success, adding that the legend told him to concentrate throughout the match for consistency.