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 Nick Kyrgios sets up Acapulco final clash against Alexander Zverev

Nick Kyrgios sets up Acapulco final clash against Alexander Zverev

Kyrgios will meet world number three Zverev, who beat Briton Cameron Norrie 7-6(0) 6-3 in the earlier semi-final.

Mar 02, 2019, 14:57 PM IST
Dubai Tennis Championship: Roger Federer one win away of 100th title

Dubai Tennis Championship: Roger Federer one win away of 100th title

If Federer wins the final clash in Dubai, he will become only the second player in the Open Era after American great Jimmy Connors to have won 100 titles.

Mar 02, 2019, 10:43 AM IST
World No.1 Naomi Osaka hires Jermaine Jenkins as new coach

World No.1 Naomi Osaka hires Jermaine Jenkins as new coach

Osaka is next scheduled to play in the Indian Wells Masters, where she is the defending champion. 

Mar 01, 2019, 15:31 PM IST
Nick Kyrgios braves cut and cramps to down Stan Wawrinka in Acapulco quarters

Nick Kyrgios braves cut and cramps to down Stan Wawrinka in Acapulco quarters

Next up for Kyrgios is either big-serving American John Isner or his eighth seeded countryman John Millman, who play later on Friday.

Mar 01, 2019, 11:24 AM IST
 Nick Kyrgios shrugs off Rafael Nadal criticism after Acapulco clash

Nick Kyrgios shrugs off Rafael Nadal criticism after Acapulco clash

Kyrgios will next play against Switzerland`s Stan Wawrinka in the quarter-finals of the Acapulco International.

Mar 01, 2019, 07:53 AM IST
Roger Federer overcomes Marton Fucsovics to reach Dubai semis

Roger Federer overcomes Marton Fucsovics to reach Dubai semis

The 20-times Grand Slam winner, who is seeking his 100th ATP title, next takes on sixth seed Borna Coric for a place in the final.

Mar 01, 2019, 07:17 AM IST
Stan Wawrinka edges past Ryan Harrison to reach Mexico Open second round

Stan Wawrinka edges past Ryan Harrison to reach Mexico Open second round

Wawrinka’s recent run has returned him to the top 50 in the ATP singles rankings at 42nd.

Feb 26, 2019, 12:42 PM IST
ATP Rankings: India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran attains career-best spot

ATP Rankings: India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran attains career-best spot

Earlier, Gunneswaran became only the third player from the country after Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri to break into the men single's top-100 in the past decade.

Feb 26, 2019, 10:29 AM IST
Roger Federer begins hunt for 100th ATP title in Dubai

Roger Federer begins hunt for 100th ATP title in Dubai

Federer next faces Fernando Verdasco after the world number 32 got past Italian qualifier Thomas Fabbiano 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Feb 26, 2019, 09:42 AM IST
Emotional Laslo Djere wins Rio Open for first ATP title

Emotional Laslo Djere wins Rio Open for first ATP title

The unseeded Serbian beat Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-3,7-5 in the final to cap the best week of his career.

Feb 25, 2019, 10:42 AM IST
Unseeded Belinda Bencic downs Petra Kvitova to lift Dubai title

Unseeded Belinda Bencic downs Petra Kvitova to lift Dubai title

The win was also Bencic`s fourth win over a top 10 player this week after getting past Aryna Sabalenka, Simona Halep and Elina Svitolina in the previous rounds.

Feb 24, 2019, 07:24 AM IST
Boris Becker doubtful about Novak Djokovic's chances of matching Roger Federer's Grand Slams record

Boris Becker doubtful about Novak Djokovic's chances of matching Roger Federer's Grand Slams record

Djokovic, who picked up his 15th Grand Slam title with a victory at Melbourne Park, has crossed legendary player Pete Sampras' record of 14 Grand Slams titles. 

Feb 23, 2019, 10:33 AM IST
Delray Beach Open: Juan Martin Del Potro races into second round

Delray Beach Open: Juan Martin Del Potro races into second round

He held serve easily throughout and one break in each set was enough, clinching victory when Opelka sent a service return long.

Feb 22, 2019, 10:30 AM IST
Hsieh Su-wei ousts Karolina Pliskova to march into Dubai semi-finals

Hsieh Su-wei ousts Karolina Pliskova to march into Dubai semi-finals

Hsieh will battle Pliskova`s compatriot, two-times Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, for a place in Saturday`s final.

Feb 22, 2019, 07:00 AM IST
Roger Federer set for clay court return with Madrid Open

Roger Federer set for clay court return with Madrid Open

The Madrid Open is slated to take place from May 3 to May 12. 

Feb 21, 2019, 16:48 PM IST
Shy Naomi Osaka must learn to deal with limelight: Petra Kvitova

Shy Naomi Osaka must learn to deal with limelight: Petra Kvitova

A tearful Osaka admitted difficulty in dealing with the attention of being the world`s top-ranked woman after a shock defeat by France`s Kristina Mladenovic at the Dubai Duty-Free Tennis

Feb 21, 2019, 11:11 AM IST
Delray Beach Open: John Isner powers past Lukas Lacko to reach quarters

Delray Beach Open: John Isner powers past Lukas Lacko to reach quarters

Isner dropped only one point on his first serve and broke his Slovakian opponent three times on the outdoor hardcourt to advance.

Feb 21, 2019, 10:14 AM IST
Argentina Open: Marco Cecchinato defeats Diego Schwartzman to clinch title

Argentina Open: Marco Cecchinato defeats Diego Schwartzman to clinch title

World number 18 Cecchinato raced through the match in little over an hour to claim his third ATP title, without dropping a set all week. 

Feb 18, 2019, 12:42 PM IST
Dubai Open: Daria Kasatkina, Garbine Muguruza record nervy wins

Dubai Open: Daria Kasatkina, Garbine Muguruza record nervy wins

Kasatkina and Muguruza defeated Magdalena Frech and Dayana Yastremska, respectively to book a spot in the second round of the championship.

Feb 18, 2019, 12:22 PM IST
Reilly Opelka earns first Tour title with New York Open win over Brayden Schnur

Reilly Opelka earns first Tour title with New York Open win over Brayden Schnur

The 21-year-old American paved the way for the victory by successfully challenging what Schnur thought was an ace at 7-7 in the final tiebreak.

Feb 18, 2019, 10:02 AM IST