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Twice Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka sacks her second coach of 2019

Jenkins, a long-time hitting partner of Venus Williams, replaced Sascha Bajin in February, weeks after Osaka`s Australian Open triumph.

Sep 13, 2019, 17:24 PM IST

Injured Kevin Anderson to miss rest of 2019 tennis season

Anderson has appeared in just four tournaments, including Australian Open and Wimbledon, since winning the Maharashtra Open in Pune January. 

Sep 10, 2019, 09:55 AM IST

Every weapon at hand for Serena Williams in US Open final, says coach

The American is also seeking a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title in her highly anticipated final against Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu, the number 15 seed, after injuries affected her form in some tournaments this year.

Sep 07, 2019, 17:04 PM IST

Daniil Medvedev grinds out win over Grigor Dimitrov to reach US Open final

The win sends Medvedev through to his fourth straight final and stretches his win streak to 12 matches.

Sep 07, 2019, 13:40 PM IST

Serena Williams eases past Elina Svitolina to reach US Open final

En route to her win, the former world number one smashed 33 winners and six aces while making just 20 unforced errors. 

Sep 06, 2019, 10:33 AM IST

Fighting Coco Gauff sets up Naomi Osaka showdown at US Open

The 15-year-old American phenom was forced to dig deep to become the youngest player since Anna Kournikova in 1996 to reach the third round of the women`s singles at Flushing Meadows.

Aug 30, 2019, 17:38 PM IST

Naomi Osaka overcomes Magda Linette challenge to reach US Open third round

Osaka will now square off with Cori Gauff of America in the third round of the tournament.

Aug 30, 2019, 12:42 PM IST

Reigning champ Naomi Osaka heads to New York striving for form, fitness and fun

After clinching her maiden Grand Slam in a final that will always be remembered for Serena Williams` extraordinary row with the umpire, Osaka became the first Japanese to claim the world number one ranking when she captured her second slam in January at the Australian Open.

Aug 22, 2019, 11:52 AM IST

Fans betting on sentimental favourite Serena Williams to win US Open

Despite fitness concerns and a title drought that stretches back to the 2017 Australian Open, bookmakers are backing Williams to match Margaret Court`s record haul and the New York crowds, as always, will be in her corner when play gets underway on Monday at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

Aug 22, 2019, 10:56 AM IST

Novak Djokovic still favourite but defeat gives rivals hope

Djokovic was on a roll until Cincinnati, having won three titles, including two Grand Slams, on three different surfaces this year. 

Aug 22, 2019, 10:44 AM IST

Serena Williams to begin 2020 season with return to Auckland Open

The Auckland Open serves as a warm-up before the year`s first Grand Slam, the Australian Open, which begins on January 20 next year.

Aug 20, 2019, 13:30 PM IST

Andy Murray set to make singles return with Cincinnati Open

British tennis maestro Andy Murray is all set to make singles return with this week's Cincinnati Open after accepting a wildcard entry for the tournament. 

Aug 10, 2019, 17:04 PM IST

Former tennis star Peter McNamara dies aged 64 after cancer battle

Melbourne man McNamara won five singles titles and 19 in doubles and teamed up with compatriot Paul McNamee to win the Australian Open doubles in 1979 and Wimbledon twice in 1980 and 1982.

Jul 22, 2019, 10:17 AM IST

Serena Williams survives scare to reach Wimbledon semi-finals

 Serena Williams clubbed her way into the Wimbledon semi-finals, draining the last drop of fight from fellow American Alison Riske before sealing a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win in a rip-roaring Centre Court contest on Tuesday. 

Jul 09, 2019, 21:27 PM IST

Simona Halep steers steady path into Wimbledon semis

Seventh-seed Halep will now face either number eight seed Elina Svitolina or unseeded Karolina Muchova as she bids to reach the final for the first time having lost to Eugenie Bouchard in the last four in 2014.

Jul 09, 2019, 21:14 PM IST

PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma lose in dismal day for India at Australian Open

Sindhu was the last to fall, following the ouster of sixth seeded compatriots Sameer Verma, B Sai Praneeth and the men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty.

Jun 06, 2019, 14:22 PM IST

Serena Williams' pursuit of 24th major title on hold after French Open exit

Williams won the last of her 23 major singles titles at the 2017 Australian Open. 

Jun 02, 2019, 00:25 AM IST

Novak Djokovic breezes into last-32 of French Open

The Serbian, who has made it to the third round of the French Open for the 14th time, will now square off Italian qualifier Salvatore Caruso for a place in the last-16 of the tournament. 

May 30, 2019, 21:34 PM IST

French Open: Naomi Osaka battles past Victoria Azarenka to reach third round

The 21-year-old Japanese lost the first four games against a fired-up former world number one but reacted superbly to claw herself back and claim a 16th successive Grand Slam match win.

May 30, 2019, 18:32 PM IST

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