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Boris Becker doubtful about Novak Djokovic's chances of matching Roger Federer's Grand Slams record

Boris Becker doubtful about Novak Djokovic's chances of matching Roger Federer's Grand Slams record

Djokovic, who picked up his 15th Grand Slam title with a victory at Melbourne Park, has crossed legendary player Pete Sampras' record of 14 Grand Slams titles. 

Feb 23, 2019, 10:33 AM IST
Delray Beach Open: Juan Martin Del Potro races into second round

Delray Beach Open: Juan Martin Del Potro races into second round

He held serve easily throughout and one break in each set was enough, clinching victory when Opelka sent a service return long.

Feb 22, 2019, 10:30 AM IST
Hsieh Su-wei ousts Karolina Pliskova to march into Dubai semi-finals

Hsieh Su-wei ousts Karolina Pliskova to march into Dubai semi-finals

Hsieh will battle Pliskova`s compatriot, two-times Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, for a place in Saturday`s final.

Feb 22, 2019, 07:00 AM IST
Roger Federer set for clay court return with Madrid Open

Roger Federer set for clay court return with Madrid Open

The Madrid Open is slated to take place from May 3 to May 12. 

Feb 21, 2019, 16:48 PM IST
Shy Naomi Osaka must learn to deal with limelight: Petra Kvitova

Shy Naomi Osaka must learn to deal with limelight: Petra Kvitova

A tearful Osaka admitted difficulty in dealing with the attention of being the world`s top-ranked woman after a shock defeat by France`s Kristina Mladenovic at the Dubai Duty-Free Tennis

Feb 21, 2019, 11:11 AM IST
Delray Beach Open: John Isner powers past Lukas Lacko to reach quarters

Delray Beach Open: John Isner powers past Lukas Lacko to reach quarters

Isner dropped only one point on his first serve and broke his Slovakian opponent three times on the outdoor hardcourt to advance.

Feb 21, 2019, 10:14 AM IST
Argentina Open: Marco Cecchinato defeats Diego Schwartzman to clinch title

Argentina Open: Marco Cecchinato defeats Diego Schwartzman to clinch title

World number 18 Cecchinato raced through the match in little over an hour to claim his third ATP title, without dropping a set all week. 

Feb 18, 2019, 12:42 PM IST
Dubai Open: Daria Kasatkina, Garbine Muguruza record nervy wins

Dubai Open: Daria Kasatkina, Garbine Muguruza record nervy wins

Kasatkina and Muguruza defeated Magdalena Frech and Dayana Yastremska, respectively to book a spot in the second round of the championship.

Feb 18, 2019, 12:22 PM IST
Reilly Opelka earns first Tour title with New York Open win over Brayden Schnur

Reilly Opelka earns first Tour title with New York Open win over Brayden Schnur

The 21-year-old American paved the way for the victory by successfully challenging what Schnur thought was an ace at 7-7 in the final tiebreak.

Feb 18, 2019, 10:02 AM IST
Split with coach Sascha Bajin not over money: Naomi Osaka

Split with coach Sascha Bajin not over money: Naomi Osaka

Just two weeks after winning her second consecutive major title at Melbourne Park, Osaka abruptly severed ties with Bajin.

Feb 18, 2019, 09:53 AM IST
Gael Monfils overcomes Stan Wawrinka to lift Rotterdam title

Gael Monfils overcomes Stan Wawrinka to lift Rotterdam title

With the win in Rotterdam, Monfils picked his eighth career Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) title.

Feb 18, 2019, 08:34 AM IST
CRPF jawans who lost their lives in Pulwama terror attack are true heroes: Sania Mirza

CRPF jawans who lost their lives in Pulwama terror attack are true heroes: Sania Mirza

Sania, who is married to Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik, said that CRPF jawans who lost their lives in Pulwama terror attack are true heroes.

Feb 17, 2019, 23:45 PM IST
Resurgent Stan Wawrinka sets up Kei Nishikori semi-final in Rotterdam

Resurgent Stan Wawrinka sets up Kei Nishikori semi-final in Rotterdam

With the win, Wawrinka has now set up an intriguing semi-final clash against top seed Kei Nishikori at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament.

Feb 16, 2019, 09:30 AM IST
Qatar Open: Simona Halep outlasts Elina Svitolina to reach finals

Qatar Open: Simona Halep outlasts Elina Svitolina to reach finals

Halep will now lock horns with unseeded Belgian Elise Mertens in finals of the Qatar Open.

Feb 16, 2019, 08:17 AM IST
New York Open: Jason Jung bags biggest career win with victory over Frances Tiafoe

New York Open: Jason Jung bags biggest career win with victory over Frances Tiafoe

Jung, 29, has never been ranked in the top 100 and perhaps is best known for getting a lucky loser spot at Wimbledon last year for his first Grand Slam main draw appearance when Andy Murray pulled

Feb 15, 2019, 09:21 AM IST
Simona Halep sets up Doha semi-final clash against Elina Svitolina

Simona Halep sets up Doha semi-final clash against Elina Svitolina

Playing in her first tournament with new coach Thierry Van Cleemput, Halep raced to a 4-0 lead in the opening set before her ninth-seeded opponent Julia Goerges fought back to force a tiebreak.

Feb 15, 2019, 06:48 AM IST
Stan Wawrinka defeats Milos Raonic to enter Rotterdam Open quarter-finals

Stan Wawrinka defeats Milos Raonic to enter Rotterdam Open quarter-finals

Wawrinka, will next face Canadian Denis Shapovalov who defeated Tomas Berdych 6-4, 6-3 for a place in the last four at the Ahoy arena in Rotterdam.

Feb 14, 2019, 11:01 AM IST
Simona Halep, Elina Svitolina cruise into Qatar Open quarters

Simona Halep, Elina Svitolina cruise into Qatar Open quarters

World number three Halep, will next face ninth seed Julia Goerges and fourth seed Svitolina will meet Czech qualifier Karolina Muchova in the quarter-finals.

Feb 14, 2019, 10:15 AM IST
John Isner defeats Bernard Tomic to advance to New York Open quarters

John Isner defeats Bernard Tomic to advance to New York Open quarters

Isner, who was knocked out in the first round of last month's Australian Open, is the tournament's top seed after South African Kevin Anderson withdrew with an elbow injury.

Feb 14, 2019, 09:52 AM IST
Roger Federer rules himself out of Monte Carlo Masters

Roger Federer rules himself out of Monte Carlo Masters

Federer is most likely to make a return on clay-court with either Madrid Open (May 3) or Italian Open (May 6).

Feb 12, 2019, 12:41 PM IST