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Novak Djokovic set to lose No. 1 rank after upset loss to Jiri Vesely in Dubai Championships

Novak Djokovic set to lose No. 1 rank after upset loss to Jiri Vesely in Dubai Championships

Novak Djokovic spent a record 361 weeks atop the rankings and won eight tour-level titles, including three Grand Slams, since regaining his top-ranked status in February, 2020.

Feb 25, 2022, 08:56 AM IST
WATCH: Alexander Zverev kicked out of Mexican Open for attacking umpire's chair

WATCH: Alexander Zverev kicked out of Mexican Open for attacking umpire's chair

Zverev struck the umpire's chair three times, sat for a moment, then got back up and yelled at the umpire that he "destroyed the whole (expletive) match" and struck the chair once more with his

Feb 23, 2022, 20:27 PM IST
Mexican Open 2022: Rafael Nadal returns to action with win over Denis Kudla at Acapulco

Mexican Open 2022: Rafael Nadal returns to action with win over Denis Kudla at Acapulco

Australian Open champion Rafael Nadal beats Denis Kudla in his opening fixure at the Mexican Open.

Feb 23, 2022, 17:21 PM IST
Daniil Medvedev starts quest to reach Novak Djokovic's No.1 spot with win in Acapulco

Daniil Medvedev starts quest to reach Novak Djokovic's No.1 spot with win in Acapulco

World No.2 Daniil Medvedev is looking to ascend to the top ranking for the first time by displacing Serbian Novak Djokovic. Rafael Nadal wins his first match after Australian Open final.

Feb 23, 2022, 11:08 AM IST
Novak Djokovic begins 2022 season with win over Lorenzo Musetti in Dubai Championships

Novak Djokovic begins 2022 season with win over Lorenzo Musetti in Dubai Championships

It was Novak Djokovic’s first match this year after his Australian Open hopes were dashed when he was deported following an 11-day saga revolving around his decision not to have a COVID-19

Feb 22, 2022, 08:20 AM IST
Dubai Tennis Championships: Jelena Ostapenko beats Veronika Kudermetova for her 5th career crown

Dubai Tennis Championships: Jelena Ostapenko beats Veronika Kudermetova for her 5th career crown

Jelena Ostapenko defeated Russia's Veronika Kudermetova 6-0, 6-4 for her fifth career title.

Feb 20, 2022, 14:15 PM IST
Novak Djokovic to return to action at Dubai Open after Australian Open fiasco

Novak Djokovic to return to action at Dubai Open after Australian Open fiasco

 World No. 1 tennis player, Novak Djokovic of Serbia, will be returning to competition on Monday when he begins his campaign at the Dubai Open on Monday (February 21), after courting controversy at

Feb 19, 2022, 23:16 PM IST
Novak Djokovic eyeing gold at Paris Olympics 2024, denies 'anti-vaccination' claim

Novak Djokovic eyeing gold at Paris Olympics 2024, denies 'anti-vaccination' claim

World No.1 Novak Djokovic said he will be eyeing gold at the 2024 Paris Olympics. Also, he denies that he is not an anti-vaxxer and keeps an open mind for 'vaccination' in future.

Feb 18, 2022, 13:39 PM IST
Novak Djokovic says he’s ‘not against COVID-19 vaccination but won’t be forced to take jab’

Novak Djokovic says he’s ‘not against COVID-19 vaccination but won’t be forced to take jab’

The 20-times major champion Novak Djokovic is set to return to competitive action at an ATP tournament in Dubai next week for the first time since he was deported ahead of the Australian Open, the

Feb 15, 2022, 13:57 PM IST
Davis Cup 2022: Rohan Bopanna upbeat about upcoming tie against Denmark in New Delhi

Davis Cup 2022: Rohan Bopanna upbeat about upcoming tie against Denmark in New Delhi

Rohan Bopanna and Ramkukmar Ramanathan are  an  integral part  of  the  Indian  team which  has already  been announced  and  comprises Yuki  Bhambri (670-singles),  Prajnesh Gunneswaran  (235-

Feb 08, 2022, 10:09 AM IST
Peng Shuai denies making accusation of sexual assault, calls it ‘huge misunderstanding’

Peng Shuai denies making accusation of sexual assault, calls it ‘huge misunderstanding’

Peng Shuai sought to allay fears over her safety, saying her life since November had been ‘nothing special’ and denying she had ‘disappeared’. 

Feb 07, 2022, 09:54 AM IST
Joao Sousa crowned Maharashtra Open champion with tough win over Emil Ruusuvuori

Joao Sousa crowned Maharashtra Open champion with tough win over Emil Ruusuvuori

 Portugal's Joao Sousa prevailed in a fire-fight with immensely-talented Emil Ruusuvuori in the summit clash of the Tata Open Maharashtra to clinch his first ATP singles title since May 2018 and

Feb 06, 2022, 22:39 PM IST
Rohan Bopanna-Ramkumar Ramanathan win Maharashtra Open 2022 doubles crown

Rohan Bopanna-Ramkumar Ramanathan win Maharashtra Open 2022 doubles crown

The Indian duo Rohan Bopanna and Ramkumar Ramanathan defeated Australia's Luke Saville and John Patrick to become doubles champion at the Maharashtra Open 2022.

Feb 06, 2022, 19:10 PM IST
Former US Open champ Juan Martin Del Potro hints at retirement as injuries take toll

Former US Open champ Juan Martin Del Potro hints at retirement as injuries take toll

Tennis player Juan Martin Del Potro announced he'll be playing last two tournaments the Buenos Aires Open and the Rio de Janeiro Open.

Feb 06, 2022, 13:18 PM IST
International Olympic Committee to hold a meeting with Peng Shuai on sidelines of Beijing Winter Olympics

International Olympic Committee to hold a meeting with Peng Shuai on sidelines of Beijing Winter Olympics

The well-being of Peng Shuai, a three-time Olympian, became a matter of concern in November when she appeared to allege on social media that a former Chinese vice premier, Zhang Gaoli, had sexually

Feb 06, 2022, 12:11 PM IST
Maharashtra Open: Rohan Bopanna and Ramkumar Ramanathan cruise into men's doubles final

Maharashtra Open: Rohan Bopanna and Ramkumar Ramanathan cruise into men's doubles final

Rohan Bopanna and Ramkumar Ramanathan continued their brilliant run at the Tata Open Maharashtra and entered doubles final after a thrilling win over Sadio Doumbia and Fabien Reboul at the Balewadi

Feb 05, 2022, 23:20 PM IST
Maharashtra Open: Joao Sousa ends Elias Ymer's dream run, sets up title clash with Emil Ruusuvuori

Maharashtra Open: Joao Sousa ends Elias Ymer's dream run, sets up title clash with Emil Ruusuvuori

Portugal`s Joao Sousa drew on his experience to end Elias Ymers sensational run at the 2022 Tata Open Maharashtra with a remarkable three-set win to enter the singles final at the Balewadi Stadium

Feb 05, 2022, 23:13 PM IST
Maharashtra Open: Kamil Majchrzak knocks out second seed Lorenzo Musetti, Vesely also bows out

Maharashtra Open: Kamil Majchrzak knocks out second seed Lorenzo Musetti, Vesely also bows out

 It turned out to be a day of upsets at the Tata Open Maharashtra as Kamil Majchrzak knocked out second seed Lorenzo Musetti while defending champion Jiri Vesely also exited along with two more

Feb 04, 2022, 22:57 PM IST
Maharashtra Open: Rohan Bopanna, Ramkumar Ramanathan storm into doubles semi-finals

Maharashtra Open: Rohan Bopanna, Ramkumar Ramanathan storm into doubles semi-finals

The star Indian pair cut short the challenge of Austrian Alexander Erler and Czech Jiri Vesely in the Last-8 match with a nail-biting 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-4) victory.

Feb 03, 2022, 21:43 PM IST
Rafael Nadal wants to finish with more Grand Slam titles than Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic

Rafael Nadal wants to finish with more Grand Slam titles than Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic

Spaniard Rafael Nadal became the man with most Grand Slam titles (21) after becoming Australian Open 2022 champion.

Feb 03, 2022, 16:16 PM IST