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Djokovic battles past Cilic, goes undefeated in ATP Finals round-robin play

Djokovic battles past Cilic, goes undefeated in ATP Finals round-robin play

Saturday`s first semi-final will pit 37-year-old Swiss world No. 3 Roger Federer, winner of a record six ATP Finals titles, against 21-year-old German world No. 5 Alexander Zverev.

Nov 17, 2018, 17:53 PM IST
Roger Federer's words of wisdom help German wonderkid Alexander Zverev see the light

Roger Federer's words of wisdom help German wonderkid Alexander Zverev see the light

He has three titles to his name this season, including winning a third Masters 1000 in Madrid, and on Saturday he will become the first German in 15 years to contest a semi-final match at the season-

Nov 17, 2018, 09:18 AM IST
New ATP Cup is no 'land grab', says Tour chief Chris Kermode

New ATP Cup is no 'land grab', says Tour chief Chris Kermode

The new event, seen as a threat to the International Tennis Federation`s (ITF) revamped 18-nation Davis Cup competition starting in Madrid next November, will take place over 10 days in three

Nov 16, 2018, 14:35 PM IST
ATP Finals: Normal service resumed as Federer breezes into semis

ATP Finals: Normal service resumed as Federer breezes into semis

Record six-time champion Federer turned on the style to avenge this year`s gut-wrenching Wimbledon quarter-final defeat by Anderson in which he squandered a match point.

Nov 16, 2018, 13:59 PM IST
ATP Finals: Serbian star Novak Djokovic beats American John Isner 6-4, 6-3

ATP Finals: Serbian star Novak Djokovic beats American John Isner 6-4, 6-3

With Cristiano Ronaldo as a witness in a VIP box, Djokovic beat Isner, the tallest player (2.08 m) in history to compete in the tournament in one hour and 13 minutes on Monday. 

Nov 13, 2018, 15:52 PM IST
Novak Djokovic backs Roger Federer in preferential treatment row

Novak Djokovic backs Roger Federer in preferential treatment row

Six-time champion Federer is back in action, in the night session, at the ATP Finals on Tuesday when he takes on Dominic Thiem, aiming to hit back after losing to Kei Nishikori in his opening group

Nov 13, 2018, 15:13 PM IST
Kei Nishikori to replace Juan Martin Del Potro at ATP Finals

Kei Nishikori to replace Juan Martin Del Potro at ATP Finals

Nishikori will join Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Alexander Zverev, Kevin Anderson, Marin Cilic and Dominic Thiem at the elite eight-player event.

Nov 04, 2018, 22:50 PM IST
Karen Khachanov shocks Novak Djokovic to win Paris crown

Karen Khachanov shocks Novak Djokovic to win Paris crown

The 22-year-old Russian has for some time been seen as one of the rising young talents of the sport but few could have envisaged his demolition of the Serbian superstar, who was on a three-month, 22-

Nov 04, 2018, 22:45 PM IST
Novak Djokovic defeats Roger Federer in Paris Masters thriller

Novak Djokovic defeats Roger Federer in Paris Masters thriller

Following current world number 1 Rafael Nadal`s withdrawal, it had undoubtedly become the most highly-anticipated clash at the tournament.

Nov 04, 2018, 16:19 PM IST
Tennis: Karen Khachanov destroys Dominic Thiem to make Paris Masters final

Tennis: Karen Khachanov destroys Dominic Thiem to make Paris Masters final

Karen Khachanov showed why he is one of the finest young talents in tennis as he powered into the final of the Paris Masters with a thunderous 6-4 6-1 victory over Dominic Thiem on Saturday.

Nov 03, 2018, 21:14 PM IST
Novak Djokovic marks return to world number one with Paris win

Novak Djokovic marks return to world number one with Paris win

Djokovic extended his winning streak to 20 straight matches and equalled a personal record of 29 consecutive completed sets won as he maintained the remarkable spell of form that has seen him rise

Nov 01, 2018, 20:03 PM IST
Tennis: Divij Sharan India's new number one doubles player

Tennis: Divij Sharan India's new number one doubles player

Sharan said he will cherish the moment and strive to get better. 

Oct 29, 2018, 15:41 PM IST
Tennis: Roger Federer beats Marius Copil to win 99th career title in Basel

Tennis: Roger Federer beats Marius Copil to win 99th career title in Basel

Despite being broken twice by Copil, Federer was never truly in danger, striking 22 winners and winning 32 out of 34 first-serve points.

Oct 28, 2018, 22:48 PM IST
Tennis: Sloane Stephens proud despite coming up short at WTA Finals

Tennis: Sloane Stephens proud despite coming up short at WTA Finals

Sloane Stephens was disappointed but proud with her performance in Singapore after the American started well before fading to a 3-6 6-2 6-2 defeat by Ukraine`s Elina Svitolina. 

Oct 28, 2018, 22:40 PM IST
Tennis: Svitolina subdues Stephens to claim WTA Finals triumph

Tennis: Svitolina subdues Stephens to claim WTA Finals triumph

Stephens struggled to match Svitolina`s relentless pace with the Ukrainian moving 3-0 ahead after edging two epic games. 

Oct 28, 2018, 21:19 PM IST
Kei Nishikori, Kevin Anderson reach Vienna Open final

Kei Nishikori, Kevin Anderson reach Vienna Open final

The Japanese, ranked 11th in the world will face this year`s Wimbledon runner-up Kevin Anderson after the South African defeated Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 6-3 3-6 6-4.

Oct 28, 2018, 17:17 PM IST
India No.3 Pranjala Yadlapalli enters her maiden WTA main draw

India No.3 Pranjala Yadlapalli enters her maiden WTA main draw

While Pranjala emerged victorious, two-time national champion Mahak Jain was beaten by Japan's Hiroko Kuwata 6-3 6-4 and bowed out of the USD 125,000 event.

Oct 28, 2018, 16:48 PM IST
WTA Finals: Sloane Stephens thumps Karolina Pliskova, enters final

WTA Finals: Sloane Stephens thumps Karolina Pliskova, enters final

After losing the first set, the 25-year-old made a thrilling comeback and conquered Pliskova in the next two games to eventually clinch a 0-6, 6-4, 6-1 win.

Oct 28, 2018, 16:13 PM IST
WTA Finals: Caroline Wozniacki stays alive in Singapore, Elina Svitolina wins again

WTA Finals: Caroline Wozniacki stays alive in Singapore, Elina Svitolina wins again

The 28-year-old Wozniacki sealed victory on her first match point with a big serve and will hope to complete round robin play with a victory over Svitolina to secure a semi-final berth.

Oct 23, 2018, 23:01 PM IST
WTA Finals: Frustrated Naomi Osaka looking for answers after opening defeat against Sloane Stephens

WTA Finals: Frustrated Naomi Osaka looking for answers after opening defeat against Sloane Stephens

Osaka can still advance to the semi-finals if she wins at least one of her remaining pool matches against Angelique Kerber and Kiki Bertens.

Oct 22, 2018, 22:53 PM IST