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Miami Open: Teenager Bianca Andreescu pulls off great escape against Irina-Camelia Begu

The 18-year-old who stunned the tennis world last week by winning her first career title at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells raised eyebrows again with a gritty and spirited comeback that underscored her status as a rising star.

Mar 22, 2019, 06:58 AM IST

Give Serena Williams time to find top form, says Kim Clijsters

Former world number one Kim Clijsters believes Serena Williams will get back to the top, but warned it may take time for her to regain full strength after childbirth.

May 26, 2018, 20:23 PM IST

Andy Roddick reflects on career spent in vacuum of Big Four

International Tennis Hall of Fame inductee Andy Roddick said on Saturday he was honoured to have played in the era of the Big Four, but also acknowledged that they caused him no end of frustration during his career.

Jul 23, 2017, 20:12 PM IST

WATCH: Kim Clijsters makes a male fan wear white skirt during Wimbledon 2017

During the fun format of the tournament that allows fans to come and see veteran players enjoying the game of tennis, former Wimbledon champion Kim Clijsters was involved in a bit of audience interaction.

Jul 15, 2017, 14:57 PM IST

Saina Nehwal hopes to be injury-free in run-up to Rio Olympics

Owing to the injury, Saina had pulled out of Badminton Asia Team Championships, and also exempted herself from participating in Lucknow Open and South Asian Championships.

Feb 29, 2016, 19:58 PM IST

Serena Williams greatest women's tennis player: John McEnroe

 Tennis legend John McEnroe believes 21-time Grand Slam title winner Serena Williams is the greatest female player that the sport has produced, adding that the 33-year-old can surely win the US Open if she plays her A game in the competition that starts on August 31.

Aug 27, 2015, 16:16 PM IST

Serena Williams wins in emotional Indian Wells return

Serena Williams won her first match at Indian Wells since 2001 on Friday, beating Monica Niculescu in straight sets to end her 14-year self-imposed exile from the California desert event.

Mar 14, 2015, 12:05 PM IST

Serena William's U-turn on Indian Wells praised by peers

Serena Williams` decision to end a 14-year boycott of the BNP Paribas Open has been warmly welcomed by her peers with good friend and rival Caroline Wozniacki saying it was "great for tennis".

Mar 12, 2015, 10:20 AM IST

Serena Williams to end Indian Wells boycott after 14 years

World number one Serena Williams has buried the hatchet and will return to Indian Wells to play in the tournament she has boycotted for 14 years after suffering racist abuse.

Feb 04, 2015, 22:38 PM IST

Australian Open: List of Women's Singles champions in Open Era

American tennis icon Serena Williams on Saturday romped home to her 19th Grand Slam singles title defeating her rival, Maria Sharapova in just little under two hours in front of a packed Rod Laver Arena crowd.

Jan 31, 2015, 17:22 PM IST

Jessica Ennis-Hill targets strong showing in Beijing World Championships

Jessica Ennis-Hill has revealed she hopes to compete at next year`s World Championships in Beijing as she steps up her preparations to defend her Olympic title in 2016.

Nov 08, 2014, 03:07 AM IST

Simona Halep splits with coach Wim Fissette

World number three Simona Halep has split with coach Wim Fissette, despite enjoying the best year of her career.

Nov 06, 2014, 20:03 PM IST

Australian Open: China`s Li Na guns for second Grand Slam title

China`s Li Na guns for her second Grand Slam title and her first in three Australian Open finals Saturday against a player who is in some of the best form of her life.

Jan 25, 2014, 07:55 AM IST

Australian Open: Caroline Wozniacki`s Grand Slam dream ends

The sunshine girl of tennis, Caroline Wozniacki`s love-hate story with the sport continues. The Dane, who loves to flaunt her affairs with golf sensation, Rory McIlroy, once again failed in the Majors. The season opening Slam in Melbourne thus witnessed, once again, a possible blot the 23-year-old`s otherwise impressive career.

Jan 18, 2014, 17:13 PM IST

Watson to be rested for second ODI against England

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson will reportedly be rested for the second one-day international against England at Brisbane on Jan 17, while pacer James Pattinson and first ODI star Aaron Finch have been released to play for the domestic Melbourne Renegades on Tuesday.

Jan 13, 2014, 15:12 PM IST

Kim Clijsters admits only Australian Open may tempt her out of retirement

Retired Belgian tennis ace Kim Clijsters has admitted that the the thought of playing at the Australian Open may encourage her for a third stint on the women`s tour.

Jan 12, 2014, 19:35 PM IST

China`s Li targets second Slam title

China`s Li Na set her sights on a second Grand Slam title Saturday as she voiced hope a new, more aggressive approach could help her end her Australian Open jinx.

Jan 11, 2014, 16:05 PM IST

Tears, blackout - now a win for China`s Li?

Li Na blacked out during last year`s Australian Open final and in 2012 she departed in floods of tears. Now she may feel that, finally, her time has come.

Jan 08, 2014, 12:44 PM IST

Clijsters thinks Bartoli could make comeback to tennis

Former World No.1 Kim Clijsters has said that Wimbledon Champion Marion Bartoli was a great person to have around on the tour and that the Frenchwoman could make a comeback to the game.

Aug 25, 2013, 17:21 PM IST

Players in shock but back Bartoli decision

The tennis world reacted with stunned disbelief on Thursday as word of Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli`s retirement spread, leaving the sport without one of its most popular champions and intriguing personalities.

Aug 16, 2013, 09:06 AM IST