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Novak Djokovic drawn with Alexander Zverev, Daniil Medvedev at ATP Finals

Novak Djokovic drawn with Alexander Zverev, Daniil Medvedev at ATP Finals

The men's tennis season finale is slated to take place in London from November 15 to 22. 

Nov 13, 2020, 20:10 PM IST
Daniil Medvedev wears down Alexander Zverev in Paris to claim third Masters title

Daniil Medvedev wears down Alexander Zverev in Paris to claim third Masters title

Third-seed Medvedev, who also defeated Zverev in the Shanghai final last year, returned strongly throughout the match to take his first title of the year.

Nov 09, 2020, 15:43 PM IST
Rafael Nadal gearing up for ATP Finals after 'positive' outing in Paris

Rafael Nadal gearing up for ATP Finals after 'positive' outing in Paris

Rafael Nadal says the Paris Masters has been a "positive tournament" for him despite Saturday`s semi-final defeat to Alexander Zverev.

Nov 08, 2020, 13:06 PM IST
Novak Djokovic clinches sixth year-end No. 1 ranking to equal Pete Sampras' record

Novak Djokovic clinches sixth year-end No. 1 ranking to equal Pete Sampras' record

Spain`s 20-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal, who is currently ranked second, was the only player who had a chance to stop the Serbian from finishing as the top-ranked player in 2020.

Nov 07, 2020, 15:46 PM IST
Rafael Nadal on course for maiden Paris Masters title; Diego Schwartzman into ATP Finals

Rafael Nadal on course for maiden Paris Masters title; Diego Schwartzman into ATP Finals

20-time Grand Slam champion will face German fourth seed Alexander Zverev, who beat Swiss Stan Wawrinka 6-3, 7-6(1), for a place in the final.

Nov 07, 2020, 15:27 PM IST
Rafael Nadal sees off Jordan Thompson to reach Paris Masters quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal sees off Jordan Thompson to reach Paris Masters quarter-finals

On Thursday, the Spanish tennis maestro became the fourth player in the Open Era to record 1,000 tour-level wins.

Nov 06, 2020, 15:29 PM IST
Rafael Nadal survives Feliciano Lopez scare in Paris to clinch 1,000th win

Rafael Nadal survives Feliciano Lopez scare in Paris to clinch 1,000th win

With the win, the Spaniard has become just the fourth player to achieve 1,000 singles victories in the Open Era, behind Jimmy Connors (1,274), Roger Federer (1,242) and Ivan Lendl (1,068).

Nov 05, 2020, 15:16 PM IST
Novak Djokovic marks Italian teenager Jannik Sinner as a potential world No.1

Novak Djokovic marks Italian teenager Jannik Sinner as a potential world No.1

Serbian tennis maestro Novak Djokovic swept aside Croatian star Borna Coric 7-6(11), 6-3 to storm into the third round of the Erste Bank Open in the Austrian capital.

Oct 29, 2020, 15:28 PM IST
French Open winner Iga Swiatek to quarantine after contact with COVID-19

French Open winner Iga Swiatek to quarantine after contact with COVID-19

French Open winner Iga Swiatek said on Saturday she feels good, but will quarantine, after she met Polish President Andrzej Duda who subsequently tested positive for coronavirus.

Oct 24, 2020, 15:37 PM IST
Rafael Nadal's record of 13 French Open titles amongst sport's greatest achievements: Andy Murray

Rafael Nadal's record of 13 French Open titles amongst sport's greatest achievements: Andy Murray

Nadal won a record-extending 13th French Open title on Sunday (October 11). With that victory he also matched Roger Federer for 20 Grand Slams titles in total.

Oct 13, 2020, 17:25 PM IST
Roger Federer lauds Rafael Nadal after his historic French Open triumph

Roger Federer lauds Rafael Nadal after his historic French Open triumph

Nadal, on Sunday (October 11), equalled Federer for a record 20 Grand Slam titles by beating Novak Djokovic in the French Open final

Oct 12, 2020, 16:37 PM IST
French Open 2020: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to capture record-equalling 20th Grand Slam

French Open 2020: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to capture record-equalling 20th Grand Slam

Nadal thus equalled his arch-rival Roger Federer for 20 Grand Slam titles. This was also the spaniard's record-extending 13th French Open title.

Oct 11, 2020, 21:28 PM IST
Germany's Kevin Krawietz, Andreas Mies retain French Open men's doubles title

Germany's Kevin Krawietz, Andreas Mies retain French Open men's doubles title

A year after becoming the first all-German team to capture a Grand Slam men`s doubles trophy in the professional era, they again shone on the Parisian clay, winning in 89 minutes.

Oct 11, 2020, 15:40 PM IST
Sofia Kenin finds positives despite French Open campaign ending in tears

Sofia Kenin finds positives despite French Open campaign ending in tears

Sofia Kenin joyously lifted her maiden Grand Slam title at the Australian Open but eight months later the American was left crying in her courtside bench as she watched 19-year-old Iga Swiatek being

Oct 11, 2020, 15:24 PM IST
French Open 2020: Iga Swiatek beats Sofia Kenin to win maiden Grand Slam title

French Open 2020: Iga Swiatek beats Sofia Kenin to win maiden Grand Slam title

The 19-year-old created history by becoming the first Polish player to win a Grand Slam title as she beat Sofia Kenin 6-4, 6-1.

Oct 10, 2020, 22:36 PM IST
French Open: Novak Djokovic to take on Rafale Nadal in blockbuster men's final on October 11

French Open: Novak Djokovic to take on Rafale Nadal in blockbuster men's final on October 11

Novak Djokovic will be locking horns with Rafael Nadal in the final of the French Open on Sunday (October 11, 2020) as the Serbian emerged triumphant in the semi-final clash against Stefanos

Oct 10, 2020, 11:10 AM IST
French Open: America's Sofia Kenin to lock horns with teen star Iga Swiatek in women's singles final

French Open: America's Sofia Kenin to lock horns with teen star Iga Swiatek in women's singles final

American tennis star Sofia Kenin will square off with teen sensation Iga Swiatek in the summit showdown of the women's singles event of this year's French Open at the Philippe Chatrier Court on

Oct 09, 2020, 18:35 PM IST
French Open: Chance for Rafael Nadal to avenge Rome defeat against Diego Schwartzman

French Open: Chance for Rafael Nadal to avenge Rome defeat against Diego Schwartzman

Nadal, who is bidding to equal Roger Federer`s 20 Grand Slam titles, has only ever lost two matches at the claycourt major - to Robin Soderling and Novak Djokovic.

Oct 09, 2020, 15:22 PM IST
French Open: Novak Djokovic eyes 27th Grand Slam final, Stefanos Tsitsipas and injuries block path

French Open: Novak Djokovic eyes 27th Grand Slam final, Stefanos Tsitsipas and injuries block path

Djokovic, who is bidding for a second French Open and 18th Grand Slam title, still reached his 38th major semi-final relatively comfortably. 

Oct 09, 2020, 15:13 PM IST
Paris Masters 2020 to go ahead as scheduled amid coronavirus pandemic

Paris Masters 2020 to go ahead as scheduled amid coronavirus pandemic

World number one and Serbian tennis maestro will head into the Paris Masters 2020 as defending champion after he had defeated Canadian player Denis Shapovalov at last year's summit showdown.

Oct 08, 2020, 18:33 PM IST