Grand Slam

Australian Open qualifying matches delayed due to poor air

The Australian Open`s qualifying matches were delayed on Tuesday and practice temporarily suspended due to poor air quality as smoke from bushfires raging across the country blanketed Melbourne in a thick, grey haze.

Jan 14, 2020, 14:13 PM IST

Serena Williams clinches first title since 2017 at Auckland Open

Williams will now seek to tie Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24 Grand Slam titles when she heads into the first major of the season i.e Australian Open from January 20. 

Jan 12, 2020, 11:45 AM IST

WTA rankings: US Open winner Bianca Andreescu breaks into top 5, Ashleigh Barty reclaims No.1 spot

Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu has broken into the top five of the Women's Tennis Professionals (WTA) rankings after lifting her maiden Grand Slam title at the 2019 US Open in Flushing Meadows, New York. 

Sep 10, 2019, 11:10 AM IST

Serena Williams eases past Karolina Muchova to reach US Open fourth round

Up next for Williams will be Croatian 22nd seed Petra Martic, who beat Latvian Anastasija Sevastova.

Aug 31, 2019, 13:50 PM 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

Cincinnati Open: Roger Federer stunned by qualifier Andrey Rublev in last-16

Rublev will now look to book his place in the semi-final of the Western & Southern Open when he face Russia's Daniil Medvedev in a last-eight clash of the tournament. 


Aug 16, 2019, 11:58 AM IST

Andy Murray won't play US Open singles after loss on Cincinnati return

The Scot lost 6-4 6-4 to Richard Gasquet in his first singles match since January before saying he had turned down a wild card into the men`s draw at the year`s final Grand Slam.

Aug 13, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Montreal winner Rafael Nadal retains 2nd spot, Novak Djokovic stays atop

20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and Austria's Dominic Thiem are standing at the third and fourth place, respectively. 

Aug 13, 2019, 15:44 PM IST

Serena Williams survives Marie Bouzkova scare to reach Montreal Masters final

Williamson will next lock horns with Canadian star Bianca Andreescu, who made it to her third final of the Canadian Open with a 6-4, 7-6 win over American tennis star Sofia Kenin.

Aug 11, 2019, 11:40 AM IST

Rogers Cup: Serena Williams overcomes Naomi Osaka challenge to reach semis

The American is bidding to seal her fourth title at the Canadian Open after sealing victories in 2001, 2011, and 2013. 

Aug 10, 2019, 12:13 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

Tim Henman backs Novak Djokovic to surpass Roger Federer's record Grand Slam tally

Djokovic was outshone by Federer several times on Centre Court before he saved two match points in tie-breaker to eventually claim a thrilling 7-6(5), 1-6, 7-6(4), 4-6, 13-12(3) triumph in the longest Wimbledon singles final in the history.

Jul 22, 2019, 08:32 AM IST

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in Wimbledon epic to win fifth title

Novak Djokovic again proved the toughest of nuts for Roger Federer to crack as he repelled everything the Swiss could throw at him to claim his fifth Wimbledon title in the first All England Club final to be decided by a tiebreaker on Sunday.

Jul 15, 2019, 00:41 AM IST

Simona Halep storms past Serena Williams to lift Wimbledon title

The 27-year-old hardly broke a sweat as she eased past Williams 6-2, 6-2 in a one-sided final of the women's singles event that lasted just 56 minutes. 

Jul 13, 2019, 20:09 PM IST

Serena Williams powers past Barbora Strycova to enter Wimbledon final

The 37-year-old Williams will become the oldest woman to contest a Grand Slam final in the professional era and victory will take her alongside Margaret Court`s record 24 singles majors.

Jul 11, 2019, 21:05 PM IST

Serena Williams faces Barbora Strycova for final berth in Wimbledon

The winner of the match will face either No. 7 Simona Halep or No. 8 Elina Svitolina in the finals of the tournament.

Jul 11, 2019, 18:42 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

Wimbledon: Serena Williams survives scare to reach third round

Serena Williams stormed back for a 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 second-round win over Slovenia`s Kaja Juvan.

Jul 05, 2019, 18:47 PM IST

French Open champion Ashleigh Barty looking forward to fresh start on grass

Against most people`s predictions the 23-year-old Australian notched up her first Grand Slam title on Parisian clay rather than the lawns to which her all-court game is most suited.

Jun 15, 2019, 00:39 AM IST

Ashleigh Barty recalls her 'amazing' cricket stint after maiden French Open title

The 23-year-old Australian became the first woman from her country in 46 years to clinch the French Open singles title when she swept aside Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova 6-1, 6-3 in the summit showdown of the Roland Garros on Saturday.  

Jun 10, 2019, 19:14 PM IST