No surprise as Angelique Kerber shown the exit in first round

Add in a niggling ankle injury to her poor record on clay, there was little chance that the fifth-seeded German would win a tournament where she has never gone past the quarter-finals in 11 previous appearances.

May 26, 2019, 19:59 PM IST

French Open: Roger Federer eyes top spot return in Stuttgart Cup

 Roger Federer said today his motivation is sky-high as he bids for a possible return to the number one ranking if he reaches the final at the Stuttgart Cup.

Jun 11, 2018, 21:19 PM IST

Prajnesh Gunneswaran qualifies for his maiden ATP World Tour event

 Indian Davis Cupper Prajnesh Gunneswaran qualified for the singles main draw of an ATP World event for the first time in his career when he defeated Christian Harrison in the final round of the

Jun 11, 2018, 16:39 PM IST

Dominant Karolina Pliskova beats CoCo Vandeweghe to win Stuttgart title

Karolina Pliskova won her first title of the year on Sunday with a 7-6(2) 6-4 victory over American CoCo Vandeweghe in the final of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix.

Apr 29, 2018, 20:55 PM IST

Simona Halep beats Rybarikova, qualifies for Stuttgart Open quarters

She will play her next match against the winner of Thursday`s match between German Laura Siegemund and American Coco Vandeweghe.

Apr 26, 2018, 16:24 PM IST

CoCo Vandeweghe demolishes Sloane Stephens in Stuttgart

Vandeweghe, who had teamed up with Stephens last weekend to help the U.S. defeat France and reach the Fed Cup final, was broken to love in the first game by the U.S. Open champion. Yet Stephens dropped her own serve in the next game as Vandeweghe reeled off 12 consecutive games to wrap up victory in 56 minutes in the opening round clash at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix.

Apr 26, 2018, 08:45 AM IST

Maria Sharapova's comeback: Players unhappy as promoters drool over profit margins at Stuttgart

World number five Simona Halep, the fourth seed in Stuttgart, also believes that handing Sharapova a wildcard sends completely the wrong signal.

Apr 26, 2017, 12:37 PM IST

Maria Sharapova: Russian tennis star's rags-to-riches journey resumes in Stuttgart

When she takes to the court to face Roberta Vinci, it will be to the consternation of many opponents and the relief, albeit privately, of a women`s tour left flagging by the absence of Serena Williams, probably Sharapova`s only serious rival in the arena-filling business.

Apr 25, 2017, 09:37 AM IST

Not in the best of form, Roger Federer reaches crossroads at Wimbledon

Injury forced Federer to skip the French Open ending a streak of 65 successive appearances at the Slams stretching back to 1999.

Jun 23, 2016, 15:57 PM IST

Roger Federer beats Florian Mayer in Stuttgart last-eight; moves closer to Jimmy Connors' record career match wins

the Swiss maestro moved closer to Jimmy Connors' record career match wins (1,256).

Jun 11, 2016, 00:01 AM IST

Germany arrests man who may have sold guns to Paris attackers

Prosecutors in the southern German city of Stuttgart confirmed on Friday they had arrested a 34-year-old man on suspicion of arms dealing but declined to comment on a report that he may have supplied the militants in Paris with four guns.

Nov 27, 2015, 15:24 PM IST

Relentless Bayern Munich march on, Wolfsburg drop points

Bayern Munich continued with their goal-fest as Josep Guardiola's men swept Stuttgart with four first-half goals to seal the deal before the break on Saturday.

Nov 08, 2015, 13:50 PM IST

Rafael Nadal feeling "very close" to Slam-winning form

Former world number one Rafael Nadal, struggling through what the Spaniard called his worst campaign in 11 years, said Saturday his form is very close to returning to top level.

Aug 30, 2015, 00:20 AM IST

Bernard Tomic tames Tommy Haas to reach Stuttgart quarters

Australian Bernard Tomic continued his pre-Wimbledon build-up on grass, overpowering Tommy Haas 7-6 (8/6), 6-2 on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals in Stuttgart.

Jun 11, 2015, 20:20 PM IST

Tommy Haas proves you can't keep a good man down

Tennis`s great survivor Tommy Haas begun yet another injury comeback this week after a year out following shoulder surgery.

Jun 10, 2015, 22:28 PM IST

Sam Groth stuns Feliciano Lopez to reach Stuttgart last eight

 Australia`s Sam Groth pulled off a second-round shock at the Stuttgart grasstcourt tournament Wednesday by recovering from losing the first set to beat third-seed Feliciano Lopez in reaching the quarter-finals.

Jun 10, 2015, 22:11 PM IST

Monfils, Troicki reach last eight in Stuttgart

Fourth seed Gael Monfils needed two tie-breakers to force his way into the quarter-finals at the ATP tournament in Stuttgart on Wednesday with a second-round win over Austria`s Andrea Haider-Maurer.

Jun 10, 2015, 21:47 PM IST

Bopanna-Mergea move to quarters of Mercedes Cup

Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea fought past the pair of Marin Cilic and Frank Moser to make it to the quarterfinals of the Euro 642,070 Mercedes Cup, here on Wednesday.

Jun 10, 2015, 18:34 PM IST

Tomic wins opener, Nadal faces Baghdatis in Stuttgart

Australia`s Bernard Tomic opened his 2015 grass-court season with a straight sets victory in Stuttgart on Tuesday while Marcos Baghdatis set up a second-round clash with Rafael Nadal.

Jun 10, 2015, 00:03 AM IST

Champions Bayern Munich sign off with win over Mainz

Champions Bayern Munich ended their three-match losing streak in the Bundesliga with a season-ending 2-0 win over Mainz on Saturday as Hamburg and Stuttgart avoided relegation.

May 23, 2015, 21:53 PM IST