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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

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