Grand Slam

Novak Djokovic marks Italian teenager Jannik Sinner as a potential world No.1

Serbian tennis maestro Novak Djokovic swept aside Croatian star Borna Coric 7-6(11), 6-3 to storm into the third round of the Erste Bank Open in the Austrian capital.

Oct 29, 2020, 15:28 PM IST

French Open winner Iga Swiatek to quarantine after contact with COVID-19

French Open winner Iga Swiatek said on Saturday she feels good, but will quarantine, after she met Polish President Andrzej Duda who subsequently tested positive for coronavirus.

Oct 24, 2020, 15:37 PM IST

French Open 2020: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to capture record-equalling 20th Grand Slam

Nadal thus equalled his arch-rival Roger Federer for 20 Grand Slam titles. This was also the spaniard's record-extending 13th French Open title.

Oct 11, 2020, 21:28 PM IST

Germany's Kevin Krawietz, Andreas Mies retain French Open men's doubles title

A year after becoming the first all-German team to capture a Grand Slam men`s doubles trophy in the professional era, they again shone on the Parisian clay, winning in 89 minutes.

Oct 11, 2020, 15:40 PM IST

Sofia Kenin finds positives despite French Open campaign ending in tears

Sofia Kenin joyously lifted her maiden Grand Slam title at the Australian Open but eight months later the American was left crying in her courtside bench as she watched 19-year-old Iga Swiatek being crowned French Open champion.

Oct 11, 2020, 15:24 PM IST

French Open: Chance for Rafael Nadal to avenge Rome defeat against Diego Schwartzman

Nadal, who is bidding to equal Roger Federer`s 20 Grand Slam titles, has only ever lost two matches at the claycourt major - to Robin Soderling and Novak Djokovic.

Oct 09, 2020, 15:22 PM IST

French Open: Novak Djokovic eyes 27th Grand Slam final, Stefanos Tsitsipas and injuries block path

Djokovic, who is bidding for a second French Open and 18th Grand Slam title, still reached his 38th major semi-final relatively comfortably. 

Oct 09, 2020, 15:13 PM IST

Paris Masters 2020 to go ahead as scheduled amid coronavirus pandemic

World number one and Serbian tennis maestro will head into the Paris Masters 2020 as defending champion after he had defeated Canadian player Denis Shapovalov at last year's summit showdown.

Oct 08, 2020, 18:33 PM IST

Novak Djokovic survives scare against Carreno Busta to reach French Open semis

Djokovic`s dramatic demise in New York deprived him of a chance to win an 18th Grand Slam title and move to within one of Rafael Nadal`s haul and two shy of Roger Federer`s men`s record.

Oct 08, 2020, 15:18 PM IST

Petra Kvitova reaches first French Open quarter-final in eight years

Czech left-hander Petra Kvitova reached the French Open quarter-finals for the first time in eight years as she overpowered China`s Zhang Shuai 6-2, 6-4 on Monday.

Oct 05, 2020, 16:43 PM IST

French Open: Novak Djokovic sweeps past Colombia's Daniel Galan to reach last-16

The 33-year-old was rarely extended by his 153rd-ranked opponent and even found time to double up as a court sweeper when the match was briefly interrupted by rain.

Oct 04, 2020, 15:17 PM IST

Ruthless Rafael Nadal charges into last-16 of French Open

The second seed, looking to match Roger Federer`s record of 20 men`s Grand Slam singles titles, will next meet 20-year-old American Sebastian Korda, one of his biggest admirers.

Oct 03, 2020, 15:27 PM IST

Rafael Nadal not interested in excuses after Italian Open exit

Nine-time Rome champion Nadal looked well off the pace in his 6-2, 7-5 loss to 15th-ranked Argentine Diego Schwartzman .

Sep 20, 2020, 12:08 PM IST

US Open 2020: Gritty Alexander Zverev edges past Borna Coric to reach semi-finals

With this victory, Zverev became the first German male to reach the last four at the US Open since Boris Becker in 1995

Sep 09, 2020, 18:32 PM IST

US Open 2020: Referee says 'no other option' in Novak Djokovic disqualification

Djokovic, the world no. 1, was stunningly disqualified after he hit a ball straight at a line judge during his fourth round match against Pablo Carreno Busta. The disqualification put paid to the Serbian's bid for an 18th Grand Slam title.

Sep 07, 2020, 11:53 AM IST

Novak Djokovic’s US Open disqualification worst moment of his career: Former coach Boris Becker

Djokovic was well on-course for his 18th Grand Slam title but was stunningly disqualified from the US Open 2020 after he hit a line judge with the ball in his fourth round match against Pablo Carreno Busta.

Sep 07, 2020, 09:38 AM IST

US Open 2020: Indo-Canadian pair Rohan Bopanna-Denis Shapovalov reach men's doubles quarterfinals

Bopanna, 40, is the sole Indian left in the Grand Slam following the exits of Sumit Nagal and Divij Sharan 

Sep 06, 2020, 15:45 PM IST

US Open 2020: Dominic Thiem fights past Marin Cilic to reach fourth-round

The 27-year-old Austrian is bidding for his maiden Grand Slam singles title at the US Open this year after having been a Grand Slam Runner-up thrice

Sep 06, 2020, 13:09 PM IST

US Open 2020: Serena Williams beats Sloane Stephens in tough third-round test

Williams, 38, kept alive her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title with a dramatic comeback victory against fellow American and 2017 champion Sloane Stephens 

Sep 06, 2020, 12:35 PM IST

US Open 2020: Rohan Bopanna, Denis Shapovalov reach men's doubles second round

In the first round clash, Bopanna and Shapovalov thrashed the American pair of Ernesto Escobedo and Noah Rubin in straight sets 6-2, 6-4.

Sep 05, 2020, 15:13 PM IST