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Davis Cup 2021: Croatia beat Italy to book semifinals berth

Davis Cup 2021: Croatia beat Italy to book semifinals berth

Croatia became the first team through to the last four of the Davis Cup Finals after doubles pair Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic beat Italian duo Fabio Fognini and Jannik Sinner to seal a 2-1 victory

Nov 30, 2021, 11:38 AM IST
Davis Cup 2021: Defending champions Spain knocked out by Russia

Davis Cup 2021: Defending champions Spain knocked out by Russia

Defending champions Spain are knocked out of the Davis Cup 2021 as Spanish doubles team of Marcel Granollers and Feliciano Lopez lost to Russia's Aslan Karatsev and Andrey Rublev 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 in

Nov 29, 2021, 12:33 PM IST
Davis Cup 2021: Sweden start strong as Ymer Brothers stun Canada

Davis Cup 2021: Sweden start strong as Ymer Brothers stun Canada

Sweden's Elias and Mikael Ymer defeated Canada comfortably in their singles fixtures of Davis Cup 2021 on Thursday (November 25).

Nov 26, 2021, 12:23 PM IST
Davis Cup 2021: HUGE Blow for Spain as Carlos Alcaraz tests COVID-19 positive

Davis Cup 2021: HUGE Blow for Spain as Carlos Alcaraz tests COVID-19 positive

The 18-year-old Carlos Alcaraz, who was an important figure to defend Spain's title is ruled out of the Davis Cup 2021 due to COVID.

Nov 26, 2021, 10:57 AM IST
Davis Cup 2021: Spain to defend title without Rafael Nadal, young Carlos Alcaraz replaces him

Davis Cup 2021: Spain to defend title without Rafael Nadal, young Carlos Alcaraz replaces him

The 18-year-old Carlos Alcaraz will be making his first appearance in the Davis Cup where Spain will look to defend their title. Spain are without Rafael Nadal who won the title for them in 2019.

Nov 25, 2021, 11:54 AM IST
Peng Shuai missing case: WTA world's best human rights organisation, willing to lose billions says former US official

Peng Shuai missing case: WTA world's best human rights organisation, willing to lose billions says former US official

Former US Ambassador for Global Women's Issues Kelley Eckels Currie praises WTA for sticking to their principles despite knowing the fact that it could cost them billions of dollars for saving tennis

Nov 24, 2021, 12:58 PM IST
Peng Shuai's video call with Olympic official not enough, says WTA

Peng Shuai's video call with Olympic official not enough, says WTA

Peng Shuai, a former doubles world number one, became a matter of international concern for nearly three weeks after she posted a message on social media alleging that China's former Vice-Premier

Nov 23, 2021, 11:27 AM IST
ATP Finals: Alexander Zverev defeats Daniil Medvedev to become champion

ATP Finals: Alexander Zverev defeats Daniil Medvedev to become champion

Germany's Alexander Zverev clinched the 2021 ATP Finals title after beating Russia's Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-4 in the finals, on Sunday (November 21).

Nov 22, 2021, 11:53 AM IST
Peng Shuai says she was SAFE, speaks to IOC official on video call

Peng Shuai says she was SAFE, speaks to IOC official on video call

Missing Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai told Olympic officials in a video call from Beijing that she was safe and well, the International Olympic Committee said Sunday after Peng Shuai reappeared in

Nov 22, 2021, 11:18 AM IST
Who is Peng Shuai, what is the controversy around her

Who is Peng Shuai, what is the controversy around her

Peng Shuai`s absence triggered widespread concern, with international sports stars and governments calling on China to provide proof that she was safe. United Nations had on Saturday called for an

Nov 22, 2021, 08:58 AM IST
'NO VACCINE, NO PLAY': Australian Open chief's message to Novak Djokovic

'NO VACCINE, NO PLAY': Australian Open chief's message to Novak Djokovic

Australian Open chief Craig Tiley stated on Saturday, November 20, that all players who want to participate have to get vaccinated.

Nov 20, 2021, 12:49 PM IST
WTA Finals: Alexander Zverev reaches semi-finals, to face World No.1 Novak Djokovic

WTA Finals: Alexander Zverev reaches semi-finals, to face World No.1 Novak Djokovic

Alexander Zverev booked his berth in the semi-finals of the ongoing ATP Finals 2021 in Turin after he cruised past Hubert Hurkacz 6-2, 6-4 on Thursday.

Nov 19, 2021, 17:33 PM IST
Peng Shuai sexual assault allegation: WTA prepared to pull tournaments out of China

Peng Shuai sexual assault allegation: WTA prepared to pull tournaments out of China

Concern among the global tennis community and beyond has grown over Peng Shuai’s safety and whereabouts since her allegation, with the WTA calling for an investigation and the world’s top players

Nov 19, 2021, 08:14 AM IST
WTA chief casts doubt over statement by Peng Shuai denying sexual assault allegations

WTA chief casts doubt over statement by Peng Shuai denying sexual assault allegations

The head of the Women's Tennis Association on Wednesday voiced doubt over an email it received, which was also released by a Chinese state media outlet, in which tennis player Peng Shuai was said to

Nov 18, 2021, 12:45 PM IST
WTA Finals: Garbine Muguruza becomes first Spaniard champ after thrashing Anett Kontaveit in final

WTA Finals: Garbine Muguruza becomes first Spaniard champ after thrashing Anett Kontaveit in final

Garbine Muguruza becomes the first Spaniard to win the WTA Finals title after defeating the Estonian Anett Kontaveit on Wednesday, November 18.

Nov 18, 2021, 11:51 AM IST
ATP Finals: World No.1 Novak Djokovic cruises to semi-finals after thrashing Andrey Rublev

ATP Finals: World No.1 Novak Djokovic cruises to semi-finals after thrashing Andrey Rublev

Novak Djokovic booked his spot in the semi-finals of the ATP Finals for the 10th-time by defeating Russian Andrey Rublev.

Nov 17, 2021, 21:18 PM IST
WTA Finals: Garbine Muguruza to face Anett Kontaveit in title clash

WTA Finals: Garbine Muguruza to face Anett Kontaveit in title clash

Garbine Muguruza saw off fellow Spaniard Paula Badosa 6-3, 6-3 and Anett Kontaveit outlasted Maria Sakkari 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 to punch their tickets on Tuesday to the WTA Finals championship match in

Nov 17, 2021, 14:41 PM IST
Naomi Osaka concerned over Peng Shuai’s whereabouts after sexual assault allegations

Naomi Osaka concerned over Peng Shuai’s whereabouts after sexual assault allegations

The global tennis community has grown alarmed as Peng Shuai has not been seen since the post and on Monday the governing body of men’s tennis (ATP) backed the Women’s Tennis Association’s (WTA) call

Nov 17, 2021, 13:08 PM IST
WTA Finals: Paula Badosa tastes defeat against Iga Swiatek on her birthday

WTA Finals: Paula Badosa tastes defeat against Iga Swiatek on her birthday

Iga Swiatek couldn't advance from her group after losing her first two singles but got to finish her two-title season with a smile. She also ended Badosa's eight-match winning streak on Monday.

Nov 16, 2021, 17:30 PM IST
Peng Shuai’s safety after sexual assault allegations comes ahead of business, assures former WTA CEO Stacey Allaster

Peng Shuai’s safety after sexual assault allegations comes ahead of business, assures former WTA CEO Stacey Allaster

Peng, a former-top ranked doubles player and one of China’s biggest sporting stars, alleged on her Weibo social media account on November 2 that Zhang Gaoli, who used to be a member of the Politburo

Nov 16, 2021, 11:16 AM IST