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Karolina Pliskova qualifies for WTA Finals in Shenzhen

Karolina Pliskova qualifies for WTA Finals in Shenzhen

Pliskova won the inaugural Zhengzhou Open on Sunday, adding to trophies won in Brisbane, Rome and Eastbourne.

Sep 16, 2019, 14:17 PM IST
Roger Federer to give Andy Murray early workout at inaugural ATP Cup

Roger Federer to give Andy Murray early workout at inaugural ATP Cup

Murray has played only a handful of singles matches since having a career-saving hip surgery earlier this year but qualified for the nation-based tournament with a protected ranking.

Sep 16, 2019, 12:17 PM IST
Tennis: Sumit Nagal reaches final of Banja Luka Challenger

Tennis: Sumit Nagal reaches final of Banja Luka Challenger

This is the first time since the Bengaluru Open in September 2017 that Nagal will feature in a title clash on the ATP Challenger Tour.  

Sep 14, 2019, 22:43 PM IST
Petra Martic sets up final with Karolina Pliskova at Zhengzhou Open

Petra Martic sets up final with Karolina Pliskova at Zhengzhou Open

Seventh seed Martic dispatched Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic 6-0 6-3 in 67 minutes to reach her first Premier showpiece, sealing victory with her third ace of the match.

Sep 14, 2019, 19:39 PM IST
'Big Three' plus Andy Murray confirmed for inaugural ATP Cup

'Big Three' plus Andy Murray confirmed for inaugural ATP Cup

The ATP, governing body of the men`s tour, said every member of the top 10 and 27 of the top 30 had committed to play the $15 million tournament to be hosted in Brisbane, Perth and Sydney from Jan. 3

Sep 14, 2019, 16:07 PM IST
Karolina Pliskova wins twice in a day to reach Zhengzhou Open semis

Karolina Pliskova wins twice in a day to reach Zhengzhou Open semis

Mladenovic will now face Croatia`s Petra Martic, who earlier beat fourth seed Aryna Sabalenka 7-5, 5-7, 6-4 in another lengthy encounter that lasted two hours and 39 minutes.

Sep 14, 2019, 09:55 AM IST
Davis Cup: India-Pakistan tie in end November, venue subject to review

Davis Cup: India-Pakistan tie in end November, venue subject to review

The tie was originally scheduled for September 14-15 in Islamabad.

Sep 13, 2019, 23:22 PM IST
Twice Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka sacks her second coach of 2019

Twice Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka sacks her second coach of 2019

Jenkins, a long-time hitting partner of Venus Williams, replaced Sascha Bajin in February, weeks after Osaka`s Australian Open triumph.

Sep 13, 2019, 17:24 PM IST
Novak Djokovic stays atop, Daniil Medvedev breaks into top 5 of ATP rankings

Novak Djokovic stays atop, Daniil Medvedev breaks into top 5 of ATP rankings

Rafael Nadal, who sealed his fourth US Open title with hard-fought win over Russia's Daniil Medvedev in the five-set thriller of the summit showdown, continued to stand at the second spot. 

Sep 10, 2019, 11:33 AM IST
WTA rankings: US Open winner Bianca Andreescu breaks into top 5, Ashleigh Barty reclaims No.1 spot

WTA rankings: US Open winner Bianca Andreescu breaks into top 5, Ashleigh Barty reclaims No.1 spot

Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu has broken into the top five of the Women's Tennis Professionals (WTA) rankings after lifting her maiden Grand Slam title at the 2019 US Open in Flushing Meadows

Sep 10, 2019, 11:10 AM IST
Injured Kevin Anderson to miss rest of 2019 tennis season

Injured Kevin Anderson to miss rest of 2019 tennis season

Anderson has appeared in just four tournaments, including Australian Open and Wimbledon, since winning the Maharashtra Open in Pune January. 

Sep 10, 2019, 09:55 AM IST
Elise Mertens-Aryna Sabalenka win first Grand Slam title at US Open

Elise Mertens-Aryna Sabalenka win first Grand Slam title at US Open

The tension-filled encounter ended in dramatic fashion when both Mertens and Sabalenka were drawn into the net and Barty sent a lob over both their heads.

Sep 09, 2019, 12:08 PM IST
Sports fraternity lauds Rafael Nadal for winning 4th US Open title

Sports fraternity lauds Rafael Nadal for winning 4th US Open title

By winning 19th Grand Slam title, Nadal has also closed the gap to just one on Swiss great and 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer in the list of players with most number of major titles. 

Sep 09, 2019, 08:57 AM IST
Rafael Nadal sees off Daniil Medvedev in five-set thriller to lift fourth US Open title

Rafael Nadal sees off Daniil Medvedev in five-set thriller to lift fourth US Open title

Nadal had previously defeated Medvedev 6-3, 6-0 in the final of the men's singles event of the Montreal Masters last month.   

Sep 09, 2019, 06:58 AM IST
Serena Williams legacy assured even if number 24 remains out of reach

Serena Williams legacy assured even if number 24 remains out of reach

Four times now, twice at Wimbledon (2018, 2019) and at the US Open (2018, 2019) Williams has come agonizingly close to that 24th Grand Slam only to fall at the final hurdle. 

Sep 08, 2019, 16:47 PM IST
Canada's Bianca Andreescu on cloud nine after maiden Grand Slam win at US Open

Canada's Bianca Andreescu on cloud nine after maiden Grand Slam win at US Open

With the win, Andreescu became the first player from Canada to clinch a Grand Slam singles title. 

Sep 08, 2019, 15:43 PM IST
US Open: I could've played better, says Serena Williams

US Open: I could've played better, says Serena Williams

Williams was denied a record-equalling 24th Slam title as the 19-year-old Andreescu on Saturday became the youngest Grand Slam winner since Maria Sharapova at the 2006 US Open, when the Russian was

Sep 08, 2019, 15:41 PM IST
Jamie Murray, Bethanie Mattek-Sands defend US Open mixed doubles' title

Jamie Murray, Bethanie Mattek-Sands defend US Open mixed doubles' title

With the win, Murray and Mattek-Sands became the first team ever to defend the US Open mixed doubles title since South Africa's Kevin Curren and United States' Anne Smith in 1981-1982. 

Sep 08, 2019, 10:51 AM IST
US Open Final: Serena Williams eyes record 24th Grand Slam against Bianca Andreescu

US Open Final: Serena Williams eyes record 24th Grand Slam against Bianca Andreescu

Williams and Andreescu had last met each other in last month's final clash at the Canadian Open, where the former world number one was forced to retire while trailing 3-1 in the first set due to back

Sep 07, 2019, 17:34 PM IST
Every weapon at hand for Serena Williams in US Open final, says coach

Every weapon at hand for Serena Williams in US Open final, says coach

The American is also seeking a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title in her highly anticipated final against Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu, the number 15 seed, after injuries affected her form

Sep 07, 2019, 17:04 PM IST