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Naomi Osaka adjusting to clay in time for French Open

Osaka reached the semi-finals in Stuttgart and the quarter-finals in Madrid and Rome on the red dirt this season.

May 24, 2019, 22:15 PM IST

Andy Murray to attempt comeback if his body allows it

The three-time Grand Slam champion said at this year`s Australian Open that constant pain in his hip had brought him to the verge of quitting the sport but revealed last month that he was pain-free after the procedure in January.

Apr 28, 2019, 16:37 PM IST

Rafael Nadal determined to continue playing despite injury troubles, says uncle

The 32-year-old Spanish star was recently forced to miss the ATP Masters 1000 tournament in Miami due to a right knee injury.

Apr 05, 2019, 14:21 PM IST

Andy Murray returns to court after hip surgery

Murray, who has not played competitively since his first round exit at the Australian Open in January, said last month he could possibly play at Wimbledon as he was now pain-free after the surgery.

Apr 02, 2019, 22:26 PM IST

New French Open court unveiled as prize money increases

Named after France`s second-most decorated female player, the arena is nestled among the area`s graceful 19-century greenhouses. 

Mar 22, 2019, 09:31 AM IST

Indian Wells: Naomi Osaka, Venus Williams storm into pre-quarters

Osaka has now set up a clash against Swiss tennis star Belinda Bencic for a place in the quarter-finals.

Mar 12, 2019, 10:42 AM IST

'Magician' Roger Federer is a champion among champions: Vijay Amritraj

Amritraj's comments came during the launch event of the Road to Wimbledon in the national capital on Monday.

Mar 11, 2019, 18:22 PM IST

Venus Williams overcomes illness to advance to 2nd round at Indian Wells

Venus Williams played through illness to win a seesaw opening round match against German Andrea Petkovic 6-4,0-6, 6-3 at the BNP Paribas Open on Thursday. 

Mar 09, 2019, 12:30 PM IST

Petra Kvitova says meeting with Monica Seles was key after knife attack

Kvitova suffered cuts to her left hand during a home invasion in 2016, while Seles was stabbed in the back during a match in Hamburg in 1993. 

Mar 07, 2019, 11:02 AM IST

Dubai Tennis Championship: Roger Federer one win away of 100th title

If Federer wins the final clash in Dubai, he will become only the second player in the Open Era after American great Jimmy Connors to have won 100 titles.

Mar 02, 2019, 10:43 AM IST

Roger Federer overcomes Marton Fucsovics to reach Dubai semis

The 20-times Grand Slam winner, who is seeking his 100th ATP title, next takes on sixth seed Borna Coric for a place in the final.

Mar 01, 2019, 07:17 AM IST

Roger Federer begins hunt for 100th ATP title in Dubai

Federer next faces Fernando Verdasco after the world number 32 got past Italian qualifier Thomas Fabbiano 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Feb 26, 2019, 09:42 AM IST

Unseeded Belinda Bencic downs Petra Kvitova to lift Dubai title

The win was also Bencic`s fourth win over a top 10 player this week after getting past Aryna Sabalenka, Simona Halep and Elina Svitolina in the previous rounds.

Feb 24, 2019, 07:24 AM IST

Shy Naomi Osaka must learn to deal with limelight: Petra Kvitova

A tearful Osaka admitted difficulty in dealing with the attention of being the world`s top-ranked woman after a shock defeat by France`s Kristina Mladenovic at the Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Championships.

Feb 21, 2019, 11:11 AM IST

Simona Halep sets up Doha semi-final clash against Elina Svitolina

Playing in her first tournament with new coach Thierry Van Cleemput, Halep raced to a 4-0 lead in the opening set before her ninth-seeded opponent Julia Goerges fought back to force a tiebreak.

Feb 15, 2019, 06:48 AM IST

Naomi Osaka parts ways with coach Sascha Bajin

Meanwhile, Osaka has pulled out of this week’s Qatar Open due to a back injury.

Feb 12, 2019, 11:40 AM IST

'Motivated' Roger Federer sets sights on 9th Wimbledon title

Australian Open defending champion Federer was stunned by 20-year-old Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6, 6-7, 5-7, 6-7  in the fourth round of the men's singles event on Rod Laver Arena.

Feb 10, 2019, 20:08 PM IST

Simona Halep appoints Belgian Thierry Van Cleemput as new coach

Halep had earlier planned to fly solo for the first few months of 2019 after former coach Darren Cahill left to spend more time with his family in Australia.

Feb 05, 2019, 12:50 PM IST

Andy Murray undergoes hip surgery in London

Three-time Grand Slam Murray initially had surgery on his right hip in January 2018 and has played 15 matches since returning to action last June.

Jan 29, 2019, 16:17 PM IST

Novak Djokovic eases past Rafael Nadal to lift record 7th Australian Open title

The 31-year-old didn't break much sweat as he eased past Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 in a one-sided summit showdown of the men's singles event that lasted at the Rod Laver Arena.


Jan 27, 2019, 16:28 PM IST