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Wimbledon 2018: 7-times champion Serena Williams powers past qualifier into third round

Wimbledon 2018: 7-times champion Serena Williams powers past qualifier into third round

Seven-times champion Serena Williams moved up a gear at Wimbledon to beat Bulgarian qualifier Viktoriya Tomova 6-1 6-4 on Wednesday and reach the third round.

Jul 05, 2018, 22:21 PM IST
Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer delivers shot-making masterclass to reach round three

Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer delivers shot-making masterclass to reach round three

When Roger Federer`s lunging mis-hit spun high into the air and turned into a glorious lob, Lukas Lacko must have known it was going to be one of those days when he might as well enjoy having the

Jul 05, 2018, 22:13 PM IST
Better day for seeds after two days of shocks at Wimbledon

Better day for seeds after two days of shocks at Wimbledon

American Madison Keys, the 10th seed, made sure she was not amongst the casualties when she beat Thailand's Luksika Kumkhum 6-4 6-3.

Jul 04, 2018, 22:40 PM IST
Roger Federer delivers shot-making masterclass to reach Wimbledon round three

Roger Federer delivers shot-making masterclass to reach Wimbledon round three

Two days after creating a stir at Wimbledon with his new mega-bucks clothing deal, Roger Federer was back making a style statement with his dazzling tennis.

Jul 04, 2018, 22:32 PM IST
Madison Keys, Venus Williams reach Wimbledon 3rd round

Madison Keys, Venus Williams reach Wimbledon 3rd round

World No 11 Madison Keys and five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams reached the third round of the Wimbledon tennis championships on Wednesday. Keys defeated World No 91 Luksika Kumkhum of

Jul 04, 2018, 22:27 PM IST
How motion-capture tech may help future tennis champions avoid injury

How motion-capture tech may help future tennis champions avoid injury

Future stars of the sport could potentially be spared such discomfort with the help of new motion-capture technology, according to bio-mechanical experts from Britain`s Coventry University.

Jun 30, 2018, 10:41 AM IST
Ageless Roger Federer targets title number nine at Wimbledon

Ageless Roger Federer targets title number nine at Wimbledon

Federer`s 2017 Wimbledon fortnight was the most impressive of his career as he swept through the draw without losing a set for the first time.

Jun 30, 2018, 10:33 AM IST
Kyle Edmund cuts short Andy Murray comeback, Caroline Wozniacki wins

Kyle Edmund cuts short Andy Murray comeback, Caroline Wozniacki wins

Andy Murray, playing only his third match back as he tries to prove his fitness for Wimbledon, made things awkward and fought tenaciously but had no answer to Kyle Edmund’s ferocious forehand.

Jun 28, 2018, 10:58 AM IST
Andy Murray in no rush to decide on Wimbledon

Andy Murray in no rush to decide on Wimbledon

Andy Murray defeated Stan Wawrinka at the Nature Valley International at Eastbourne on Monday, after losing to Nick Kyrgios at Queen's Club last week.

Jun 26, 2018, 10:02 AM IST
Saketh Myneni jumps 85 places in ATP rankings after Fergana show

Saketh Myneni jumps 85 places in ATP rankings after Fergana show

"It Fergana was a good tournament for me and I got a lot of quality matches in these conditions. I had to go through qualifying which had very good players. I will need to slowly crawl my way back to

Jun 25, 2018, 14:02 PM IST
Former tennis champion Boris Becker says diplomatic passport is real

Former tennis champion Boris Becker says diplomatic passport is real

Becker, 50, has claimed diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings in London by taking up a role with the Central African Republic as a sports envoy.

Jun 25, 2018, 11:28 AM IST
Halle Open: Roger Federer loses No.1 spot as Borna Coric stuns him in final

Halle Open: Roger Federer loses No.1 spot as Borna Coric stuns him in final

Borna Coric, playing in his first grasscourt final, showed great mental toughness and determination to fend off two set points before clinching the opening set after 57 minutes.

Jun 25, 2018, 11:18 AM IST
Wimbledon: Petra Kvitova sees off Magdalena Rybarikova to retain Birmingham title

Wimbledon: Petra Kvitova sees off Magdalena Rybarikova to retain Birmingham title

The 28-year-old Czech claimed her fifth WTA title of the season, as well as a tour-leading 37th match win of the year.

Jun 25, 2018, 11:08 AM IST
Queen's Club Championship: Marin Cilic battles past Novak Djokovic to claim title

Queen's Club Championship: Marin Cilic battles past Novak Djokovic to claim title

The 29-year-old Croatian, who last won at Queen`s in 2012, came from a set down to outlast Djokovic for his first title of the season in what was the longest final in the tournament's history at two

Jun 25, 2018, 10:21 AM IST
Dazzling Nick Kyrgios beats Feliciano Lopez to set up Marin Cilic clash

Dazzling Nick Kyrgios beats Feliciano Lopez to set up Marin Cilic clash

Nick Kyrgios won his way through to the semi-finals at Queen’s on Friday after edging two tie-breaks in a service stalemate against defending champion Feliciano Lopez.

Jun 23, 2018, 11:31 AM IST
Marin Cilic marches past  Sam Querrey into Queen's tennis semis

Marin Cilic marches past Sam Querrey into Queen's tennis semis

Top-seeded Marin Cilic eased into the Queen's Club semifinals when he beat champion Sam Querrey 7-6 (3), 6-2 on Friday.

Jun 23, 2018, 10:58 AM IST
Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic eases into Queen's Club semi-finals

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic eases into Queen's Club semi-finals

It is just the second semi-final berth at Queen`s Club for the 12-time Grand Slam champion, who is playing this Wimbledon tune-up event for only the fourth time in his career.

Jun 23, 2018, 09:28 AM IST
Novak Djokovic says not among favourites at Wimbledon, backs Roger Federer

Novak Djokovic says not among favourites at Wimbledon, backs Roger Federer

"Let`s not get too ahead of ourselves too early. I`m definitely not one of the favourites for Wimbledon," Djokovic told British media.

Jun 22, 2018, 11:20 AM IST
Birmingham Classic: Elina Svitolina eases into quarter-finals

Birmingham Classic: Elina Svitolina eases into quarter-finals

Elina Svitolina reached the last 16 in Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham quarter-finals for the first time with a 6-4 6-2 win over Alize Cornet of France.

Jun 21, 2018, 10:37 AM IST
Magdalena Rybarikova stuns Karolina Pliskova in Birmingham opener

Magdalena Rybarikova stuns Karolina Pliskova in Birmingham opener

Magdalena Rybarikova, who ended Karolina Pliskova's Wimbledon campaign last year in a three-set thriller, was in complete control from the start as she claimed the victory in just over an hour.

Jun 19, 2018, 14:23 PM IST

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