Tennis

Wimbledon 2020 Championship postponed to June, 2021 due to coronavirus COVID-19 scare

The Official Twitter page of Wimbledon said, "It is with great regret that the AELTC has today decided that The Championships 2020 will be cancelled due to public health concerns linked to the coronavirus epidemic."

Apr 01, 2020, 20:57 PM IST

Coronavirus: Sania Mirza helps raise Rs 1.25 crore for people in need

Sania had stepped forward to raise money to provide food and other basic necessities for the daily wage workers during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
 

Mar 30, 2020, 21:00 PM IST

Wimbledon 2020 to be cancelled amid coronavirus pandemic

According to German Tennis Federation (DTB) vice-president Dirk Hordorff, the Wimbledon organisers will announce the cancellation of the 2020 tournament on Wednesday.
 

Mar 30, 2020, 17:30 PM IST

We will be stronger than ever in 2021 Tokyo Olympics, says Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka

Coronavirus infections in Japan have climbed to more than 1,400, with 47 deaths.

Mar 28, 2020, 17:15 PM IST

Novak Djokovic, wife Jelena donate 1 million euros to fight coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

The Serbian player said that the funds will be used to purchase ventilators and medical equipment for hospitals in Serbia.

Mar 28, 2020, 14:25 PM IST

Roger Federer, wife Mirka donate 1-million Swiss Francs to coronavirus COVID-19-hit families in Switzerland

The coronavirus pandemic was first confirmed to have spread to Switzerland on February 25, 2020 following the COVID-19 outbreak in Italy. A 70-year-old man in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino which borders Italy, tested positive for SARS-CoV-2.

Mar 25, 2020, 21:29 PM IST

Coronavirus COVID-19: Tennis star Maria Sharapova participates in Safe Hands Challenge--Watch

This challenge requires a person to wash his or her hands with soap or alcohol-based sanitiser and post the video of the same on social media while also nominating three others to take up the challenge.

Mar 21, 2020, 17:33 PM IST

Kevin Anderson's comeback bid delayed by coronavirus lockdown

Anderson missed the second half of the 2019 season to recover from a knee injury which required surgery in September.

Mar 21, 2020, 13:25 PM IST

Coronavirus outbreak: ATP, WTA announce further suspension of tennis till June 7

The ATP and WTA further confirmed that the men's and women's rankings will also remain frozen throughout this period.

Mar 19, 2020, 14:10 PM IST

Not sure how French Open would fit in the schedule: Sania Mirza

Tennis ace Sania Mirza said that she was unsure how the 2020 French Open would fit in the scheduled now that it has become the last Grand Slam of the year.

Mar 19, 2020, 11:37 AM IST

List of sports events postponed amid COVID-19 outbreak globally

According to Microsoft Bing Novel Coronavirus cases, there were around 2,00,071 positive cases of coronavirus in the world by Wednesday (March 18, 2020) afternoon. Whereas around 8,009 people have died due to the COVID-19.

 

Mar 18, 2020, 15:54 PM IST

French Open postponed until September due to Coronavirus, players unhappy

The French Open will now clash with men's ATP Tour events in Metz, St. Petersburg, Chengdu, Sofia and Zhuhai and women's WTA events in Guangzhou, Seoul, Tokyo, and Wuhan.

Mar 18, 2020, 13:39 PM IST

Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova announces return to international tennis

Bulgarian tennis star Tsvetana Pironkova is all set to make a return to professional tennis after a gap of three years. 

Mar 15, 2020, 14:33 PM IST

Indian Wells tournament postponed amid coronavirus outbreak, Sumit Nagal questions late announcement

Indian tennis star Sumit Nagal questioned the decision of postponing the tournament at the eleventh hour.
 

Mar 09, 2020, 15:30 PM IST

Injured Simona Halep, Angelique Kerber pull out of Indian Wells

The tournament is the season`s first Premier Mandatory event and Romanian Halep, the reigning Wimbledon champion, has not shaken off a foot problem.

Mar 07, 2020, 18:15 PM IST

Rafael Nadal tops Taylor Fritz to win Acapulco title

Nadal survived 10 aces from Fritz and broke the service three times to outperform the 22-year-old American.

Mar 01, 2020, 16:06 PM IST

Novak Djokovic eases past Stefanos Tsitsipas to clinch fifth Dubai title

Djokovic extended his unbeaten start to the 2020 season with a comfortable 6-3, 6-4 triumph over Tsitsipas in a one-sided summit showdown that lasted one hour and 17 minutes. 

Mar 01, 2020, 11:11 AM IST

Novak Djokovic keen to play in front of Indian fans

 He also conveyed his deepest gratitude towards all his fans in India for supporting both him and the sport.

Feb 29, 2020, 16:48 PM IST

Rafael Nadal feels at home in Acapulco as he returns to action

Nadal will have the chance to claim the top spot back on Monday if he wins his third title in Acapulco and Djokovic fails to reach the semi-finals of the Dubai Tennis Championships.

Feb 25, 2020, 15:42 PM IST

Dubai Tennis Championships: Novak Djokovic eases past Malek Jaziri to reach second round

Djokovic will now square off with 2014 semi-finalist Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany for a place in the quarter-finals of the men's singles event. 

Feb 25, 2020, 11:42 AM IST