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Sania Mirza recovers after testing positive for Covid-19, shares emotional tweet

Sania Mirza recovers after testing positive for Covid-19, shares emotional tweet

India ace tennis player Sania Mirza on Tuesday confirmed that she had tested positive for Covid-19 earlier this month and has now recovered. The 34-year-old tennis player released a note in this

Jan 19, 2021, 17:56 PM IST
Four more Australian Open participants infected with COVID-19

Four more Australian Open participants infected with COVID-19

Passengers on three Australian Open charter flights have now been sent into hard quarantine, including more than 70 players who are unable to train for 14 days ahead of the year's first Grand Slam.

Jan 18, 2021, 07:34 AM IST
Australian Open to plough ahead despite players' quarantine anger

Australian Open to plough ahead despite players' quarantine anger

Forty-seven players and their entourages have to isolate for two weeks in their hotel rooms in Melbourne and are no longer able to leave them to train.

Jan 17, 2021, 12:02 PM IST
Aus Open: Angelique Kerber informed to self-isolate after person tests Covid-19 positive on her charter flight

Aus Open: Angelique Kerber informed to self-isolate after person tests Covid-19 positive on her charter flight

The Australian Open preparations took a strong hit as several players were informed not to practice for a fortnight as a precautionary measure to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus on Saturday

Jan 16, 2021, 18:41 PM IST
Madison Keys to miss Australian Open after testing positive Covid-19

Madison Keys to miss Australian Open after testing positive Covid-19

American Madison Keys said on Thursday she tested positive for Covid-19 and will miss next month’s Australian Open in Melbourne.

Jan 14, 2021, 21:45 PM IST
Aus Open: Tennys Sandgren boards flight despite testing positive for Covid-19

Aus Open: Tennys Sandgren boards flight despite testing positive for Covid-19

Tennys Sandgren had reached the quarter-finals of the Australian Open in the previous edition and in 2018. 

Jan 14, 2021, 16:41 PM IST
Andy Murray tests positive for Covid-19, hopes to recover before Australian Open

Andy Murray tests positive for Covid-19, hopes to recover before Australian Open

Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has tested positive for coronavirus.  

Jan 14, 2021, 16:01 PM IST
Ankita Raina falls short again, loses final round of Australian Open Qualifiers

Ankita Raina falls short again, loses final round of Australian Open Qualifiers

Ankita Raina's defeat means that Sumit Nagal will be the only Indian to compete in the singles event of the first Grand Slam of the season. 

Jan 13, 2021, 16:11 PM IST
Croatia's Ivo Karlovic becomes oldest ATP Tour match winner since Jimmy Connors

Croatia's Ivo Karlovic becomes oldest ATP Tour match winner since Jimmy Connors

Croatia's Ivo Karlovic did it by hitting 27 aces to beat seventh-seeded Pablo Andujar 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 in the opening round of the Delray Beach Open.

Jan 09, 2021, 14:38 PM IST
Roger Federer to skip 2021 Australian Open to work on fitness

Roger Federer to skip 2021 Australian Open to work on fitness

The start of the 2021 Australian Open has been delayed for three weeks until February 8.

Dec 28, 2020, 15:52 PM IST
Australian Open: Andy Murray awarded wildcard, says tournament director Craig Tiley

Australian Open: Andy Murray awarded wildcard, says tournament director Craig Tiley

"We welcome Andy back to Melbourne with open arms," Tiley said.

Dec 27, 2020, 22:36 PM IST
Maria Sharapova's big announcement on Instagram, know former tennis star's 'little secret'

Maria Sharapova's big announcement on Instagram, know former tennis star's 'little secret'

Maria Sharapova broke the news on her official Instagram account.

Dec 19, 2020, 19:26 PM IST
Australian Open 2021 delayed, to be played from February 8: ATP confirms

Australian Open 2021 delayed, to be played from February 8: ATP confirms

Association of Tennis Professionals confirmed that the Australian Open will be beginning from February 8, 2021.

Dec 17, 2020, 11:11 AM IST
Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal to finish inside top 2 for third straight year

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal to finish inside top 2 for third straight year

Rafael Nadal now leads the 'Big Three' - Djokovic and Roger Federer - with 12 top two finishes. 

Nov 29, 2020, 12:03 PM IST
Daniil Medvedev sees off Dominic Thiem to clinch ATP Finals title

Daniil Medvedev sees off Dominic Thiem to clinch ATP Finals title

Thiem was on course to become the first Austrian to win the title, following on from his recent U.S. Open triumph, but the relentless Medvedev ended his hopes.

Nov 23, 2020, 12:10 PM IST
ATP World Tour Finals: Dominic Thiem reaches decider after nail-biting win over Novak Djokovic

ATP World Tour Finals: Dominic Thiem reaches decider after nail-biting win over Novak Djokovic

Dominic Thiem reached his second consecutive title match of the prestigious ATP World Tour Finals with a thrilling win against World no. 1 Novak Djokovic. In the Final, he would take on either Rafael

Nov 22, 2020, 00:01 AM IST
ATP Finals: Daniil Medvedev eases past Diego Schwartzman to set up semi-final tie against Rafael Nadal

ATP Finals: Daniil Medvedev eases past Diego Schwartzman to set up semi-final tie against Rafael Nadal

The comfortable victory over Schwartzmann enabled Medvedev to complete 3-0 run in Group Tokyo 1970. 

Nov 21, 2020, 18:02 PM IST
World No.1 Novak Djokovic backs domestic abuse policy in tennis

World No.1 Novak Djokovic backs domestic abuse policy in tennis

The Serbian tennis maestro offered his support to Alexander Zverev, who has repeatedly denied the allegations made by his ex-girlfriend Olga Sharypova.

Nov 21, 2020, 15:41 PM IST
ATP Finals: Novak Djokovic reaches semis, Rafael Nadal showdown still on

ATP Finals: Novak Djokovic reaches semis, Rafael Nadal showdown still on

Defeat by Russian Daniil Medvedev had left the five-time champion needing to beat Germany`s Zverev to avoid a group stage exit.

Nov 20, 2020, 22:35 PM IST
ATP Finals: Rafael Nadal overpowers Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach semis

ATP Finals: Rafael Nadal overpowers Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach semis

After a flurry of service breaks at the start of the third set, Nadal showed all his experience to pull away and reach the semi-finals for the first time in five years.

Nov 20, 2020, 15:19 PM IST