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Simona Halep, Maria Sharapova exit from Madrid Open

Simona Halep, Maria Sharapova exit from Madrid Open

Pliskova will play fellow Czech Petra Kvitova in the semi-finals after the 10th seed beat Russian Daria Kasatkina 6-4 6-0. 

May 11, 2018, 12:09 PM IST
Rafael Nadal breaks John McEnroe's record to reach Madrid Open quarters

Rafael Nadal breaks John McEnroe's record to reach Madrid Open quarters

Nadal will face Austrian Dominic Thiem in the last eight on Friday in pursuit of a sixth Madrid Open title after beginning the claycourt season by winning an 11th Monte Carlo Masters and lifting the

May 11, 2018, 12:03 PM IST
Simona Halep's Madrid Open hat-trick bid ended by Karolina Pliskova

Simona Halep's Madrid Open hat-trick bid ended by Karolina Pliskova

World number one Simona Halep's Madrid Open hat-trick hopes bit the dust as she was overpowered 6-4 6-3 in the quarter-final by inspired Czech Karolina Pliskova on Thursday.

May 10, 2018, 22:44 PM IST
Rafael Nadal looks to seal last-eight spot at Madrid Open

Rafael Nadal looks to seal last-eight spot at Madrid Open

Having received a bye in the opening round of the tournament, the Spaniard tennis maestro had yesterday kick-started his campaign in Madrid Arena with a comfortable 6-3, 6-1 win over French player

May 10, 2018, 13:06 PM IST
Novak Djokovic stunned by England's Kyle Edmund at Madrid Open

Novak Djokovic stunned by England's Kyle Edmund at Madrid Open

Djokovic, a two-time champion in the Spanish capital, has not won a deciding set this year and, having previously suffered final set losses to Martin Klizan, Dominic Thiem and Taro Daniel, the 30-

May 10, 2018, 12:29 PM IST
Wozniacki, Muguruza exit, Halep in quarters of Madrid Open

Wozniacki, Muguruza exit, Halep in quarters of Madrid Open

Denmark`s Wozniacki lost 6-2 6-2 to world number 20 Kiki Bertens, while Wimbledon champion Muguruza was beaten 6-2 4-6 6-3 by Daria Kasatkina in a thrilling late game.

May 10, 2018, 12:18 PM IST
Nadal continues to lead ATP rankings ahead of Federer, Dimitrov 4th

Nadal continues to lead ATP rankings ahead of Federer, Dimitrov 4th

Spain`s Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men`s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,770 points while Bulgaria`s Grigor

May 07, 2018, 15:37 PM IST
Japan's Taro Daniel wins Istanbul Open to collect maiden ATP title

Japan's Taro Daniel wins Istanbul Open to collect maiden ATP title

Jaziri, who beat world number four Marin Cilic en route to the final, started strongly and served for the first set with the score at 5-4 but failed as his 25-year-old opponent stepped up to level

May 07, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
Victoria Azarenka cruises into Round Two of Madrid Open

Victoria Azarenka cruises into Round Two of Madrid Open

The Belarusian, who missed a large part of last season due to a custody battle over her son, kicked off her Madrid Open campaign with a 6-3 6-3 victory over Serbian Aleksandra Krunic in the first

May 07, 2018, 12:48 PM IST
Former champion Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open

Former champion Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open

Former world number one Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Madrid Open as she continues to regain full fitness ahead of the French Open later this month, the tournament`s organisers said on

May 03, 2018, 19:47 PM IST
Wimbledon to pay out $46.57m in 2018 championships

Wimbledon to pay out $46.57m in 2018 championships

Wimbledon on Tuesday announced it was hiking its total prize pot for the 2018 tennis championships to 34 million pounds ($46.57 million), up 7.6 percent from last year. That pool includes prizes of

May 01, 2018, 17:41 PM IST
Victoria Azarenka back in Europe after US custody battle

Victoria Azarenka back in Europe after US custody battle

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka is returning to compete in Europe after a custody battle over her son prevented her from leaving the United States.

Apr 30, 2018, 21:11 PM IST
Tennis needs money, innovation but home and away format is DNA of Davis Cup: Mahesh Bhupathi

Tennis needs money, innovation but home and away format is DNA of Davis Cup: Mahesh Bhupathi

A three-billion dollar deal is too big to ignore as authorities target revamp of the Davis Cup but doing away with the home and away format is not "ideal" since it is the DNA of the competition,

Apr 30, 2018, 19:23 PM IST
Prajnesh Gunneswaran leaps to career-best 176

Prajnesh Gunneswaran leaps to career-best 176

Making a huge jump, India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran on Monday leapfrogged 84 places to a career-best singles rank of 176, following his maiden title-triumph on the ATP Challenger circuit.

Apr 30, 2018, 18:25 PM IST
Simona Halep maintains top spot in WTA rankings

Simona Halep maintains top spot in WTA rankings

Although Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic clinched the Stuttgart Open title on Sunday after defeating the United States` wildcard Coco Vandeweghe 7-6 (7-2), 6-4, her ranking has not changed

Apr 30, 2018, 15:50 PM IST
Rafael Nadal storms past teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas to win 11th Barcelona title

Rafael Nadal storms past teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas to win 11th Barcelona title

World number one Rafael Nadal made light work of Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas to win the Barcelona Open final 6-2 6-1 on Sunday, lifting the trophy for a record-extending 11th time.

Apr 29, 2018, 22:01 PM IST
Dominant Karolina Pliskova beats CoCo Vandeweghe to win Stuttgart title

Dominant Karolina Pliskova beats CoCo Vandeweghe to win Stuttgart title

Karolina Pliskova won her first title of the year on Sunday with a 7-6(2) 6-4 victory over American CoCo Vandeweghe in the final of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix.

Apr 29, 2018, 20:55 PM IST
Nadal keeps up winning run to reach Barcelona semis, Tsitsipas stuns Thiem

Nadal keeps up winning run to reach Barcelona semis, Tsitsipas stuns Thiem

Rafael Nadal extended his astonishing winning run on clay to 42 consecutive sets as he reached the semi-finals of the Barcelona Open with a 6-0, 7-5 victory over Slovakia’s Martin Klizan on Friday.

Apr 28, 2018, 15:33 PM IST
Stefanos Tsitsipas stuns Dominic Thiem to reach Barcelona Open semi-finals

Stefanos Tsitsipas stuns Dominic Thiem to reach Barcelona Open semi-finals

Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas stunned world number seven Dominic Thiem 6-3 6-2 to reach the semi-finals of the Barcelona Open on Friday, while Spain`s Pablo Carreno Busta served up another upset

Apr 27, 2018, 22:14 PM IST
Walking wounded: Angelique Kerber, Garbine Muguruza limp out of Stuttgart

Walking wounded: Angelique Kerber, Garbine Muguruza limp out of Stuttgart

Germany's former world number one Angelique Kerber had to quit with a right thigh injury on Thursday at the Stuttgart Grand Prix and was swiftly followed by second-seeded Wimbledon champion Garbine

Apr 27, 2018, 09:24 AM IST

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