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India's Sumit Nagal qualifies for US Open main draw, to face Roger Federer in first round

India's Sumit Nagal qualifies for US Open main draw, to face Roger Federer in first round

This will be Sumit Nagal`s first appearance in a Grand Slam.

Aug 24, 2019, 12:43 PM IST
Roger Federer optimistic about US Open chances

Roger Federer optimistic about US Open chances

Federer has not won this hard-court Grand Slam event since 2008, but reached the final in 2015 and is on the shortlist of title favourites once again this year.  

Aug 24, 2019, 09:55 AM IST
Rafael Nadal fit and ready for hardcourt challenge at US Open

Rafael Nadal fit and ready for hardcourt challenge at US Open

Nadal`s hopes of defending his 2017 US Open title last year were crushed when his chronic knee issues forced him to retire while trailing Juan Martin del Potro 7-6(3) 6-2 after a number of long and

Aug 24, 2019, 09:52 AM IST
US Open makes changes after Serena Williams-Carlos Ramos incident

US Open makes changes after Serena Williams-Carlos Ramos incident

The United States Tennis Association (USTA), which runs the US Open, said on Friday that this year for the first time at the Grand Slam it will post code violations on the scoreboard as they occur.

Aug 24, 2019, 09:17 AM IST
Serena Williams to meet Maria Sharapova in first round of US Open

Serena Williams to meet Maria Sharapova in first round of US Open

It will be the 22nd career match-up between the two long-time rivals, who somehow have avoided each other at the US Open throughout their long careers. 

Aug 23, 2019, 07:52 AM IST
Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer in the same half of US Open draw

Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer in the same half of US Open draw

Top seed Djokovic, who saved two match points in the All England Club final to deny Federer a record ninth title at the grasscourt championships, will start his campaign against 76th-ranked Roberto

Aug 23, 2019, 07:36 AM IST
Tennis: International Tennis Federation postpones India-Pakistan Davis Cup tie to November

Tennis: International Tennis Federation postpones India-Pakistan Davis Cup tie to November

India`s Davis Cup tie against Pakistan at Islamabad next month has been postponed to November under "exceptional circumstances" after a security review, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said

Aug 22, 2019, 21:06 PM IST
Reigning champ Naomi Osaka heads to New York striving for form, fitness and fun

Reigning champ Naomi Osaka heads to New York striving for form, fitness and fun

After clinching her maiden Grand Slam in a final that will always be remembered for Serena Williams` extraordinary row with the umpire, Osaka became the first Japanese to claim the world number one

Aug 22, 2019, 11:52 AM IST
Sixteen years after US Open glory, Andy Roddick searches for American successor

Sixteen years after US Open glory, Andy Roddick searches for American successor

Roddick, who claimed 32 singles titles during his career, was quick to heap praise on "great friend" John Isner, the 6`10" American who reached the quarter-finals at Flushing Meadows last year.

Aug 22, 2019, 11:41 AM IST
Tennis: Is Bianca Andreescu the next big thing? Not so fast

Tennis: Is Bianca Andreescu the next big thing? Not so fast

Even the fact that Andreescu was gifted the Rogers Cup title when a tearful Serena Williams was forced to retire with back spasm just 19 minutes into the final could not keep the hype machine from

Aug 22, 2019, 11:09 AM IST
Fans betting on sentimental favourite Serena Williams to win US Open

Fans betting on sentimental favourite Serena Williams to win US Open

Despite fitness concerns and a title drought that stretches back to the 2017 Australian Open, bookmakers are backing Williams to match Margaret Court`s record haul and the New York crowds, as always

Aug 22, 2019, 10:56 AM IST
Novak Djokovic still favourite but defeat gives rivals hope

Novak Djokovic still favourite but defeat gives rivals hope

Djokovic was on a roll until Cincinnati, having won three titles, including two Grand Slams, on three different surfaces this year. 

Aug 22, 2019, 10:44 AM IST
Cincinnati winner Daniil Medvedev breaks into top 5, Novak Djokovic stays atop ATP Rankings

Cincinnati winner Daniil Medvedev breaks into top 5, Novak Djokovic stays atop ATP Rankings

20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and Austria's Dominic Thiem retained their third and fourth place, respectively. 

Aug 20, 2019, 14:31 PM IST
America's Sloane Stephens parts ways with coach Sven Groeneveld ahead of US Open

America's Sloane Stephens parts ways with coach Sven Groeneveld ahead of US Open

Stephens will now shift her focus on the US Open, which is slated to take place from August 26 to September 28. 

Aug 20, 2019, 13:55 PM IST
Serena Williams to begin 2020 season with return to Auckland Open

Serena Williams to begin 2020 season with return to Auckland Open

The Auckland Open serves as a warm-up before the year`s first Grand Slam, the Australian Open, which begins on January 20 next year.

Aug 20, 2019, 13:30 PM IST
Madison Keys beats Svetlana Kuznetsova to lift maiden Cincinnati Open title

Madison Keys beats Svetlana Kuznetsova to lift maiden Cincinnati Open title

With the win, Keys has lifted her second title of the season after winning the Volvo Car Open in April.

Aug 19, 2019, 12:08 PM IST
Daniil Medvedev secures maiden ATP Masters 1000 title in Cincinnati

Daniil Medvedev secures maiden ATP Masters 1000 title in Cincinnati

It was the Russian tennis star's second ATP Masters 1000 final appearance in as many weeks and third straight tour-level final appearance following the Citi Open and the Rogers Cup.  

Aug 19, 2019, 11:37 AM IST
Madison Keys battles past Sofia Kenin to reach Cincinnati final

Madison Keys battles past Sofia Kenin to reach Cincinnati final

Madison Keys will now square off with Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia in the final.  

Aug 18, 2019, 13:21 PM IST
Daniil Medvedev stuns Novak Djokovic to reach Cincinnati Open final

Daniil Medvedev stuns Novak Djokovic to reach Cincinnati Open final

Djokovic, on the other hand, will now shift his focus to the US Open where he will enter as the three-time champion and look to seal his 17th Grand Slam title.

Aug 18, 2019, 12:45 PM IST
America's Sofia Kenin reaches semi-finals as Naomi Osaka retires hurt

America's Sofia Kenin reaches semi-finals as Naomi Osaka retires hurt

Osaka, who made back-to-back quarter-final finish in Toronto and Cincinnati, will now shift her focus on the US Open, which is slated to take place from August 26 in New York. 

Aug 17, 2019, 13:10 PM IST