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Ageless Leander Paes has no plans to hang up Tennis racket yet

Ageless Leander Paes has no plans to hang up Tennis racket yet

Paes has not tasted grand slam success since he and Martina Hingis won the mixed doubles title at the 2016 French Open but Paes is not ready to put his racket down yet.

Jan 24, 2019, 12:49 PM IST
Battling Kei Nishikori faces big test against reigning Novak Djokovic

Battling Kei Nishikori faces big test against reigning Novak Djokovic

Nishikori overcame Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta in his third five-setter in four rounds on Monday and has spent nearly 14 hours on court at Melbourne, more than any other player.

Jan 23, 2019, 17:27 PM IST
Australian Open: Novak Djokovic through to semi-finals after Kei Nishikori retires

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic through to semi-finals after Kei Nishikori retires

Six-times champion Djokovic will meet Frenchman Lucas Pouille, on Friday for a place in Sunday's final.

Jan 23, 2019, 16:34 PM IST
Armed with inner peace, Naomi Osaka thirsty for more success

Armed with inner peace, Naomi Osaka thirsty for more success

Osaka remains on course for glory at Melbourne Park after blowing away Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, to set up a last four clash with Czech Karolina Pliskova in the year's first Grand Slam.

Jan 23, 2019, 16:05 PM IST
Australian Open: Defeated Serena Williams denies 'choking' after shock exit

Australian Open: Defeated Serena Williams denies 'choking' after shock exit

The seven-times champion lost a match point at 5-1 and saw another three disappear at 5-4 before crumbling to a 4-6, 6-4, 5-7 defeat to seventh seed Pliskova at Rod Laver Arena.

Jan 23, 2019, 13:58 PM IST
Boris Becker urges Andy Murray to consider surgery in order to prolong career

Boris Becker urges Andy Murray to consider surgery in order to prolong career

Murray has struggled to regain form since undergoing a hip operation last January and was knocked out in the first round of the ongoing Australian Open. 

Jan 23, 2019, 11:30 AM IST
Australian Open: Serena Williams stunned by Karolina Pliskova in quarters

Australian Open: Serena Williams stunned by Karolina Pliskova in quarters

Pliskova will now meet Naomi Osaka for a place in the final, denying Williams the chance to avenge her controversial U.S. Open title match defeat to the Japanese fourth seed.

Jan 23, 2019, 10:30 AM IST
Naomi Osaka blows away Elina Svitolina to reach Australian Open semis

Naomi Osaka blows away Elina Svitolina to reach Australian Open semis

Osaka becomes the first Japanese woman to reach the last four at Melbourne Park since Kimiko Date in 1994.

Jan 23, 2019, 09:30 AM IST
Australian Open: Petra Kvitova stuns Ashleigh Barty to reach semi-finals

Australian Open: Petra Kvitova stuns Ashleigh Barty to reach semi-finals

The two-time Wimbledon champion will meet American sensation Danielle Collins on Thursday for a place in the final. 

Jan 22, 2019, 18:10 PM IST
Australian Open: Rafael Nadal sets up semi-final clash against Stefanos Tsitsipas

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal sets up semi-final clash against Stefanos Tsitsipas

For a place in the final, Nadal will meet 20-year-old Greek sensation Tsitsipas.

Jan 22, 2019, 17:54 PM IST
Stefanos Tsitsipas aims higher after Australian Open semi-final success

Stefanos Tsitsipas aims higher after Australian Open semi-final success

Stefanos Tsitsipas became Greece's first player to reach the last four at a major with a 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(2) triumph over Roberto Bautista Agut on Tuesday.

Jan 22, 2019, 15:50 PM IST
Australian Open: Danielle Collins rallies past Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to reach first semi-final

Australian Open: Danielle Collins rallies past Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to reach first semi-final

The 25-year-old Collins had not won a match in her previous five Grand Slam appearances, but has now made it to the last four in her first main draw showing at Melbourne Park.

Jan 22, 2019, 15:03 PM IST
Australian Open: After Roger Federer, Stefanos Tsitsipas stuns Roberto Bautista Agut to reach semis

Australian Open: After Roger Federer, Stefanos Tsitsipas stuns Roberto Bautista Agut to reach semis

Having already floored Roger Federer to send shockwaves throughout the tournament, Tsitsipas can create further tennis history for Greece when he plays for a spot in the final against either Rafael

Jan 22, 2019, 10:57 AM IST
Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams beats World No.1 Simona Halep to reach quarters

Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams beats World No.1 Simona Halep to reach quarters

Williams, who is chasing her 8th Australian Open title, made a stunning comeback after handing her opponent, the advantage early on.

Jan 21, 2019, 16:11 PM IST
Naomi Osaka working on adding prowess to power, says coach

Naomi Osaka working on adding prowess to power, says coach

The Japanese player next meets sixth seed Elina Svitolina for a place in the semi-finals.

Jan 21, 2019, 16:09 PM IST
Karolina Pliskova pounds Garbine Muguruza to reach Australian Open quarters

Karolina Pliskova pounds Garbine Muguruza to reach Australian Open quarters

The Czech seventh seed broke former French Open and Wimbledon champion Muguruza five times in the one-sided clash in the afternoon sunshine at Margaret Court Arena.

Jan 21, 2019, 14:50 PM IST
Australian Open: Angry Alexander Zverev bows out to clinical Canadian Milos Raonic

Australian Open: Angry Alexander Zverev bows out to clinical Canadian Milos Raonic

Zverev has emerged as one of the brightest stars in men's tennis after victories over Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic en route to an ATP Finals triumph in November, but the 21-year-old German

Jan 21, 2019, 14:05 PM IST
I drew inspiration from Stefanos Tsitsipas's shock win over Roger Federer: Naomi Osaka

I drew inspiration from Stefanos Tsitsipas's shock win over Roger Federer: Naomi Osaka

The Japanese fourth seed had to come back from a set down for a second successive match at Melbourne Park, having survived a big scare against Taiwan's wily Hsieh Su-Wei on Saturday.

Jan 21, 2019, 13:17 PM IST
Australian Open 2019: Naomi Osaka sets up last-eight clash with Elina Svitolina

Australian Open 2019: Naomi Osaka sets up last-eight clash with Elina Svitolina

Osaka will play sixth seed Elina Svitolina for a place in the semi-finals of the Australian Open.

Jan 21, 2019, 09:31 AM IST
Roger Federer knocked out of Australian Open by Stefanos Tsitsipas

Roger Federer knocked out of Australian Open by Stefanos Tsitsipas

After losing the first set, Tsitsipas rebounded strongly to clinch a 6-7, 7-6, 7-5, 7-6 win over Federer and book his place in the quarterfinals of the tournament.  

Jan 20, 2019, 17:46 PM IST