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Rafael Nadal avenges loss to Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach Italian Open final

Rafael Nadal avenges loss to Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach Italian Open final

Nadal will now face the winner of other semi-final clash between world number one Novak Djokovic and Argentina star Diego Schwartzman on Saturday. 

May 19, 2019, 00:42 AM IST
Italian Open: Novak Djokovic faces Diego Schwartzman for final spot

Italian Open: Novak Djokovic faces Diego Schwartzman for final spot

Heading into the clash, Djokovic leads the Head-to-Head rivalry against Schwartzman by 2-0, but the duo have not met each other in past two years. 

May 18, 2019, 19:38 PM IST
Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsitsipas set to meet again in Rome Masters semis

Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsitsipas set to meet again in Rome Masters semis

The second-seed is set to meet Tsitsipas yet again after going down against the Greek 4-6, 6-2, 3-6 in the semi-final of the Madrid Open last week.

May 18, 2019, 17:10 PM IST
Australian Nick Kyrgios expelled as big three reach Italian Open quarters

Australian Nick Kyrgios expelled as big three reach Italian Open quarters

Nick Kyrgios made an unsavoury exit from the tournament. 

May 17, 2019, 17:26 PM IST
Naomi Osaka pulls out of Italian Open quarters with hand injury

Naomi Osaka pulls out of Italian Open quarters with hand injury

The 21-year-old Japanese was scheduled to face sixth seed Kiki Bertens after coming through two matches on Thursday in the rain-affected tournament but said she was forced to withdraw due to pain and

May 17, 2019, 17:08 PM IST
Unfiltered Nick Kyrgios rips into Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal in podcast

Unfiltered Nick Kyrgios rips into Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal in podcast

Kyrgios has had a tense relationship with Nadal, who accused him of "lacking respect for the public, the opponent and himself" after being beaten by the Australian at the Mexican Open in March.

May 16, 2019, 15:08 PM IST
Novak Djokovic solidifies top spot in ATP rankings after Madrid Open win

Novak Djokovic solidifies top spot in ATP rankings after Madrid Open win

The victory saw Djokovic reach 12,115 points, thus widening his lead over second-placed Nadal to 4,170 points at the top of the rankings. 

May 14, 2019, 11:48 AM IST
Nicole Gibbs diagnosed with cancer, set to miss French Open

Nicole Gibbs diagnosed with cancer, set to miss French Open

This year's French Open is scheduled to take place from May 26 to June 9, while qualification for Wimbledon will be held in late June before the tournament begins on July 1.

May 14, 2019, 08:53 AM IST
Returning Serena Williams starts clay campaign with routine Rome win

Returning Serena Williams starts clay campaign with routine Rome win

Williams was back in action in only her fourth tournament of the season and the first since being forced to withdraw from the Miami Open in March due to a knee injury.

May 13, 2019, 20:59 PM IST
Naomi Osaka narrowly retains top spot in WTA rankings

Naomi Osaka narrowly retains top spot in WTA rankings

The 21-year-old Japanese slumped to a 6-3, 2-6, 5-7 defeat at the hands of Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in the last-eight clash to bow out of the Madrid Open. 

May 13, 2019, 20:32 PM IST
Novak Djokovic equals Rafael Nadal's Masters 1000 record with Madrid Open win

Novak Djokovic equals Rafael Nadal's Masters 1000 record with Madrid Open win

The Serbian tennis star hardly broke a sweat as he eased past Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 in the final of the men's singles event of the Madrid Open that lasted almost one and a half hour.

May 13, 2019, 12:48 PM IST
Ankita Raina makes semifinal exit from Luan ITF event

Ankita Raina makes semifinal exit from Luan ITF event

The second seed Indian lost 3-6, 6-1, 2-6 to local girl Ying-Ying Duan in the semifinals of the hardcourt tournament.

May 12, 2019, 20:17 PM IST
It's Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Novak Djokovic in Madrid Open final

It's Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Novak Djokovic in Madrid Open final

Tsitsipas will look to extend his ATP head-to-head series lead against Novak Djokovic to 2-0 when the duo faces each other in the final of the tournament later today. 

May 12, 2019, 19:36 PM IST
Novak Djokovic sees off Dominic Thiem challenge to reach Madrid Open final

Novak Djokovic sees off Dominic Thiem challenge to reach Madrid Open final

With the win, Djokovic has stormed into his third Madrid Open final and first since 2019 Australian Open victory. 

May 12, 2019, 01:00 AM IST
Kiki Bertens stuns Simona Halep to lift Madrid Open title

Kiki Bertens stuns Simona Halep to lift Madrid Open title

Bertens looked dominant throughout the summit showdown as she eased past reigning French Open champion Halep 6-4, 6-4 in almost one and a half hour to lift the title. 

May 12, 2019, 00:56 AM IST
Novak Djokovic back to best against Dominic Thiem to reach Madrid final

Novak Djokovic back to best against Dominic Thiem to reach Madrid final

The Serbian will meet either five-time Madrid champion Rafael Nadal, the world number two, or Stefanos Tsitsipas in Sunday`s final after producing his best tennis since winning the Australian Open in

May 11, 2019, 23:42 PM IST
After Madrid Open exit, Roger Federer set to make Italian Open return

After Madrid Open exit, Roger Federer set to make Italian Open return

Federer will receive a first-round bye as the No 3 seed in Rome before he is likely to kickstart his campaign against either Frances Tiafoe or Joao Sousa on Wednesday.

May 11, 2019, 23:11 PM IST
Rafael Nadal hammers Stan Wawrinka to reach Madrid Open semis

Rafael Nadal hammers Stan Wawrinka to reach Madrid Open semis

Nadal will now look to continue his quest for the sixth title at Madrid Open when he faces reigning ATP Finals champion Stefanos Tsitsipas in the last-four clash.

May 11, 2019, 19:55 PM IST
Simona Halep sees off Belinda Bencic to reach Madrid Open final

Simona Halep sees off Belinda Bencic to reach Madrid Open final

Halep has defeated Bencic for the first time since the first clash between the duo during the third round of Wimbledon 2014.

May 11, 2019, 00:41 AM IST
 Novak Djokovic reaches Madrid Open semis after Marin Cilic's withdrawal

Novak Djokovic reaches Madrid Open semis after Marin Cilic's withdrawal

The Serbian tennis star had earlier reached the quarter-final of the tournament following a 6-1, 7-6 (7-2) win over French player Jeremy Chardy.

May 10, 2019, 18:01 PM IST