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Rafael Nadal to skip ATP Asian swing due to knee injury

Rafael Nadal to skip ATP Asian swing due to knee injury

World number one Rafael Nadal on Wednesday said he would skip the Asian leg of the ATP tour to recover from the knee injury he picked up at the U.S. Open. 

Sep 20, 2018, 21:04 PM IST
Croatia’s Borna Coric sets up Davis Cup final with France

Croatia’s Borna Coric sets up Davis Cup final with France

Borna Coric kept his cool to prevail in a thrilling winner-takes-all duel with fellow young gun Frances Tiafoe on Sunday and steer Croatia into the final of the Davis Cup for the second time in three

Sep 16, 2018, 23:26 PM IST
Naomi Osaka not disheartened by Serena Williams row in U.S. Open final

Naomi Osaka not disheartened by Serena Williams row in U.S. Open final

Naomi Osaka said Serena Williams`s row with the umpire during the U.S. Open final had not altered her feelings about winning a Grand Slam largely because she had no idea how she was supposed to react

Sep 13, 2018, 16:34 PM IST
Novak Djokovic defeats Juan Martin del Potro for third US Open title

Novak Djokovic defeats Juan Martin del Potro for third US Open title

Djokovic now has 14 Grand Slam wins and equals Pete Sampras.

Sep 10, 2018, 06:22 AM IST
Serena Williams points towards sexism in tennis after controversial US Open final

Serena Williams points towards sexism in tennis after controversial US Open final

Serena Williams lost the match to Japan's Naomi Osaka after a number of outbursts against chair umpire Carlos Ramos. " I don't cheat. You've robbed me of a game," she was heard telling him.

Sep 09, 2018, 09:35 AM IST
In match filled with drama, Japan's Naomi Osaka defeats Serena Williams to win US Open

In match filled with drama, Japan's Naomi Osaka defeats Serena Williams to win US Open

Serena Williams was handed a violation code when her coach was reportedly seen giving her instructions. The veteran tennis star was upset, outraged and eventually humbled.

Sep 09, 2018, 06:33 AM IST
US Open: Rafael Nadal's repeat bid in NYC derailed by injury

US Open: Rafael Nadal's repeat bid in NYC derailed by injury

Rafael Nadal suffered from knee soreness but braved the pain for some time into the match. In the end, it was just too much.

Sep 08, 2018, 07:57 AM IST
US Open 2018: Kei Nishikori avenges Marin Cilic loss to enter semis

US Open 2018: Kei Nishikori avenges Marin Cilic loss to enter semis

Kei Nishikori advanced to the U.S. Open semi-finals on Wednesday with a grinding 2-6 6-4 7-6(5) 4-6-6-4 win over Marin Cilic, gaining a small measure of revenge on the man who crushed his grand slam

Sep 06, 2018, 14:29 PM IST
US Open 2018: Novak Djokovic beats heat and John Millman to reach semis

US Open 2018: Novak Djokovic beats heat and John Millman to reach semis

Novak Djokovic sweated it out from behind the baseline to beat Australian John Millman 6-3 6-4 6-4 at the U.S. Open on Wednesday and set up a semi-final clash with Japan’s Kei Nishikori.

Sep 06, 2018, 14:13 PM IST
Path clear to U.S. Open but Serena Williams not looking ahead

Path clear to U.S. Open but Serena Williams not looking ahead

Serena Williams powered her way to within two victories of a seventh U.S. Open title on Tuesday and while she refused to look ahead there are many willing to do it for her, and what they see is a

Sep 05, 2018, 14:07 PM IST
US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal survives Dominic Thiem scare to reach semis

US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal survives Dominic Thiem scare to reach semis

Defending champion  Rafael Nadal failed to win a single game in the opening set of his U.S. Open quarter-final against Dominic Thiem on Tuesday but fought back to beat the Austrian 0-6 6-4 7-5 6-7(4

Sep 05, 2018, 13:56 PM IST
US Open 2018: World no 2 Roger Federer tossed out by unseeded John Millman

US Open 2018: World no 2 Roger Federer tossed out by unseeded John Millman

In a shocking exit, the World no. 2 Roger Federer lost to unseeded Australian John Millman during the US Open 2018 on Monday.

Sep 04, 2018, 10:43 AM IST
US Open 2018: Maria Sharapova's unbeaten run ends at the hands of Carla Suarez Navarro

US Open 2018: Maria Sharapova's unbeaten run ends at the hands of Carla Suarez Navarro

Navarro will now face Madison Keys in the US Open Quater Finals.

Sep 04, 2018, 06:59 AM IST
Big names and young guns turn up the heat at US Open

Big names and young guns turn up the heat at US Open

Big names and up-and-comers were set to clash at the U.S. Open on Monday as soaring temperatures led tournament officials to bring the heat rule back into effect.

Sep 03, 2018, 23:45 PM IST
Serena Williams squares off against Kanepi on U.S. Open day seven

Serena Williams squares off against Kanepi on U.S. Open day seven

Williams has never dropped a set in four previous meetings with Kanepi, the last of which was at the 2014 U.S. Open, but the Estonian is high on confidence after eliminating top seed Simona Halep in

Sep 02, 2018, 23:48 PM IST
US Open 2018: Roger Federer's insane flick shot leaves Nick Kyrgios open-mouthed

US Open 2018: Roger Federer's insane flick shot leaves Nick Kyrgios open-mouthed

Roger Federer on Saturday produced a shot of his career which left his opponent Nick Kyrgios speechless by the 37-year-old’s masterclass in a third-round showdown at the US Open. 

Sep 02, 2018, 10:25 AM IST
US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal edges past Karen Khachanov to 4th round

US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal edges past Karen Khachanov to 4th round

Rafael Nadal has feasted on Russian opposition in the past but Karen Khachanov nearly served up a major U.S. Open upset on Friday, forcing the world number one to rally for a breathless 5-7 7-5 7-6(7

Sep 01, 2018, 11:58 AM IST
US Open 2018: Serena Williams overwhelms Venus in 3rd round showdown

US Open 2018: Serena Williams overwhelms Venus in 3rd round showdown

Serena Williams crushed older sister Venus 6-1 6-2 in a shockingly subdued third round clash at the U.S. Open on Friday to stay on track for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title.

Sep 01, 2018, 11:24 AM IST
Serena Williams and Venus Williams showdown set for day five at US Open

Serena Williams and Venus Williams showdown set for day five at US Open

The 30th career meeting between Serena and Venus also marks the first time the sisters have faced each other this early at a Grand Slam since the second round of the 1998 Australian Open.

Aug 31, 2018, 15:27 PM IST
US Open 2018: Roger Federer storms into 3rd round after 3-0 win over Paire

US Open 2018: Roger Federer storms into 3rd round after 3-0 win over Paire

Federer, who double-faulted three times and committed 13 unforced errors in the third set, admitted he was not at his best but was happy to advance.

Aug 31, 2018, 11:50 AM IST