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French Open: Roger Federer eyes top spot return in Stuttgart Cup

French Open: Roger Federer eyes top spot return in Stuttgart Cup

 Roger Federer said today his motivation is sky-high as he bids for a possible return to the number one ranking if he reaches the final at the Stuttgart Cup.

Jun 11, 2018, 21:19 PM IST
French Open: Rafael Nadal unsure of Wimbledon appearance after record French Open win

French Open: Rafael Nadal unsure of Wimbledon appearance after record French Open win

 Rafael Nadal has cast doubt on his participation at Wimbledon, saying he needs to see how his body recovers after a long clay court campaign culminated in an 11th French Open title.

Jun 11, 2018, 19:38 PM IST
French Open: Sara Errani doping suspension increased to 10 months by CAS

French Open: Sara Errani doping suspension increased to 10 months by CAS

 Italian tennis player Sara Errani`s ban for an anti-doping violation has been increased from two to 10 months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the Swiss-based tribunal said on Monday.

Jun 11, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
French Open: Yuki Bhambri back in 80s, Prajnesh touches career-best rank of 169

French Open: Yuki Bhambri back in 80s, Prajnesh touches career-best rank of 169

 Top-ranked Indian singles player Yuki Bhambri today jumped nine places to 84 while Prajnesh Gunneswaran touched a career-best rank of 169 after climbing 14 spots on the ranking ladder.

Jun 11, 2018, 18:33 PM IST
Prajnesh Gunneswaran qualifies for his maiden ATP World Tour event

Prajnesh Gunneswaran qualifies for his maiden ATP World Tour event

 Indian Davis Cupper Prajnesh Gunneswaran qualified for the singles main draw of an ATP World event for the first time in his career when he defeated Christian Harrison in the final round of the

Jun 11, 2018, 16:39 PM IST
French Open: Catch us if you can Rafael Nadal keeps old guard in control

French Open: Catch us if you can Rafael Nadal keeps old guard in control

 When Rafael Nadal broke down in tears on the Roland Garros podium on Sunday as 15,000 people, plus a smattering of Hollywood heavyweights, stood and honoured his staggering 11th French Open

Jun 11, 2018, 16:12 PM IST
French Open: Rafael Nadal tops ATP rankings after 11th Roland Garros victory

French Open: Rafael Nadal tops ATP rankings after 11th Roland Garros victory

Spain's Rafael Nadal stayed atop the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday following his 11th career French Open victory.

Jun 11, 2018, 14:39 PM IST
Rafael Nadal defeats Dominic Thiem in three-sets, wins 11th French Open title

Rafael Nadal defeats Dominic Thiem in three-sets, wins 11th French Open title

Rafael Nadal now has 17 Grand Slam titles, just three behind Roger Federer.

Jun 10, 2018, 22:06 PM IST
French Open: Krejcikova, Siniakova claim maiden Grand Slam doubles title

French Open: Krejcikova, Siniakova claim maiden Grand Slam doubles title

The Czech tennis pair of Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova on Sunday earned their maiden Grand Slam doubles title, defeating Japanese duo Makoto Ninomiya and Eri Hozumi 6-3, 6-3 in the final

Jun 10, 2018, 19:44 PM IST
Tennis ace Rafael Nadal to face first timer Thiem in Rolland Garros finals

Tennis ace Rafael Nadal to face first timer Thiem in Rolland Garros finals

The city of Paris is set to witness history as Tennis ace Rafael Nadal is aiming to win his 11th Rolland Garros title when he faces off with fourth-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria, who is looking

Jun 10, 2018, 17:31 PM IST
Rafael Nadal eyes 11th French Open title as clock ticks

Rafael Nadal eyes 11th French Open title as clock ticks

Rafael Nadal admits that his desire to clinch an 11th French Open title on Sunday is fired by his growing realisation that the end of his career may not be too far away.

Jun 10, 2018, 09:31 AM IST
French Open: Simona Halep eases past Sloane Stephens, wins first title

French Open: Simona Halep eases past Sloane Stephens, wins first title

Top seed and Romanian tennis ace Simona Halep won her first ever grand slam title after surging past a fighting Sloane Stephens of the United States in the final of women`s singles at the Roland

Jun 10, 2018, 08:45 AM IST
Brazilian tennis great Maria Bueno dies

Brazilian tennis great Maria Bueno dies

Brazilian tennis legend Maria Bueno, who dominated the women`s game in the late 1950s and for much of the 1960s, has died at the age of 78 after a battle with mouth cancer.

Jun 09, 2018, 15:11 PM IST
Simona Halep defeats Garbine Muguruza, to play in third final

Simona Halep defeats Garbine Muguruza, to play in third final

World No. 1 and Romanian tennis ace Simona Halep on Thursday eased past third seed Garbine Muguruza of Spain.

Jun 08, 2018, 11:50 AM IST
French Open: Simona Halep into third Roland Garros final, vows to erase 2017 heartbreak

French Open: Simona Halep into third Roland Garros final, vows to erase 2017 heartbreak

Top seed Simona Halep reached her third French Open final on Thursday with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over former champion Garbine Muguruza.

Jun 08, 2018, 09:10 AM IST
Simona Halep faces Garbine Muguruza challenge for French Open final spot

Simona Halep faces Garbine Muguruza challenge for French Open final spot

World number one Simona Halep will aim to book her place in the finals of the ongoing French Open when she crosses swords with Spanish-Venezuelan player Garbine Muguruza in their last-four clash on

Jun 07, 2018, 12:05 PM IST
 Rafael Nadal trailing Diego Schwartzman as rain intervenes

Rafael Nadal trailing Diego Schwartzman as rain intervenes

Defending champion Rafael Nadal faced an anxious night after rain intervened with him trailing Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in his French Open quarter-final on Wednesday.

Jun 07, 2018, 10:20 AM IST
Garbine Muguruza has her ''game face'' on, smiles can wait

Garbine Muguruza has her ''game face'' on, smiles can wait

Spain's Garbine Muguruza insists she is enjoying herself at the French Open even if she doesn't look it, but don't expect her to smile too much until she gets her hands on the Suzanne Lenglen trophy

Jun 07, 2018, 10:05 AM IST
French Open: Maria Sharapova hits back at Serena Williams in book row

French Open: Maria Sharapova hits back at Serena Williams in book row

Former world number one Maria Sharapova hit back at Serena Williams criticism of her autobiography on Wednesday -- two days after their much-anticipated showdown at the French Open was scuppered by

Jun 07, 2018, 09:22 AM IST
Tactical change helps Simona Halep reach French Open semis

Tactical change helps Simona Halep reach French Open semis

Top seed Simona Halep fought back to triumph in a bruising French Open quarter-final against Germany's Angelique Kerber and stand two wins away from her first Grand Slam title. 

Jun 07, 2018, 08:50 AM IST

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