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Simona Halep claims Rome title after Karolina Pliskova retires with injury

Simona Halep claims Rome title after Karolina Pliskova retires with injury

Victory gave Halep her first title in Rome and her third consecutive title of the year after wins in Dubai -- before the COVID-19 hiatus -- and Prague last month.

Sep 21, 2020, 22:00 PM IST
Five players out of French Open qualifying due to coronavirus

Five players out of French Open qualifying due to coronavirus

The qualifiers for the French Open will begin later on Monday, with the main draw set to commence on September 27.  

Sep 21, 2020, 15:36 PM IST
Novak Djokovic to clash with Diego Schwartzman in Italian Open final

Novak Djokovic to clash with Diego Schwartzman in Italian Open final

The Serbian World No. 1 remains on course to win his 36th ATP Masters 1000 crown and overtake Rafael Nadal on the all-time list.

Sep 21, 2020, 11:01 AM IST
Rafael Nadal not interested in excuses after Italian Open exit

Rafael Nadal not interested in excuses after Italian Open exit

Nine-time Rome champion Nadal looked well off the pace in his 6-2, 7-5 loss to 15th-ranked Argentine Diego Schwartzman .

Sep 20, 2020, 12:08 PM IST
ATP, WTA cancel Kremlin Cup in Moscow due to coronavirus

ATP, WTA cancel Kremlin Cup in Moscow due to coronavirus

The ATP 250 tournament was scheduled to run from October 19-25, while the WTA Premier event was due to be held from October 26-November 1.

Sep 18, 2020, 10:47 AM IST
Naomi Osaka pulls out of French Open with hamstring injury

Naomi Osaka pulls out of French Open with hamstring injury

Japanese tennis star and world No.3 Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the upcoming French Open due to a hamstring injury.

Sep 18, 2020, 08:48 AM IST
Rafael Nadal makes fast start in Rome in first match in 200 days

Rafael Nadal makes fast start in Rome in first match in 200 days

Nadal, who received a bye into the second round, has not played a tournament since winning his 85th singles title in Acapulco.

Sep 17, 2020, 14:05 PM IST
Novak Djokovic unlucky, but should show self-control: Rafael Nadal on US Open default

Novak Djokovic unlucky, but should show self-control: Rafael Nadal on US Open default

Djokovic was a huge favorite to win his 18th Grand Slam title at US Open 2020 but his run came to a disappointing end when he accidentally hit the lineswoman in the throat with a stray ball

Sep 15, 2020, 13:04 PM IST
'A big lesson': Novak Djokovic ready to move on from U.S. Open default

'A big lesson': Novak Djokovic ready to move on from U.S. Open default

The Serb was disqualified in the fourth round in New York when he hit a ball in frustration after dropping serve in the first set against Spain`s Pablo Carreno Busta, hitting the line judge in her

Sep 14, 2020, 19:08 PM IST
Dominic Thiem beats Alexander Zverev in five sets to claim US Open title

Dominic Thiem beats Alexander Zverev in five sets to claim US Open title

Austria`s Dominic Thiem finally claimed his first Grand Slam title with a stunning comeback to beat Germany`s Alexander Zverev 2-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 7-6(6) in a brutal and nerve-jangling US Open final on

Sep 14, 2020, 06:42 AM IST
La Lakers superstar Lebron James congratulates Naomi Osaka on US Open triumph

La Lakers superstar Lebron James congratulates Naomi Osaka on US Open triumph

Both James and Osaka have been at the forefront of the Black Live Matter movement

Sep 13, 2020, 15:48 PM IST
US Open 2020: Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev to battle for maiden Grand Slam glory

US Open 2020: Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev to battle for maiden Grand Slam glory

While the Austrian Thiem has reached the Grand Slam final stage thrice, it will be the maiden last two appearcence for the 23-year-old German Alexander Zverev

Sep 13, 2020, 13:36 PM IST
Serena Williams pulls out of Italian Open with achilles injury

Serena Williams pulls out of Italian Open with achilles injury

23-time Grand Slam champion and American tennis player Serena Williams has withdrawn from the upcoming Italian Open due to a an achilles injury.

Sep 13, 2020, 10:11 AM IST
Naomi Osaka defeats Victoria Azarenka to win US Open

Naomi Osaka defeats Victoria Azarenka to win US Open

Naomi Osaka ended Victoria Azarenka`s dream run to claim her second US Open title in three years with a 1-6 6-3 6-3 comeback win on Saturday which cemented her status as the sport`s leading light

Sep 13, 2020, 07:21 AM IST
US Open 2020: Austrian Dominic Thiem grinds past Russia's Daniil Medvedev to reach final

US Open 2020: Austrian Dominic Thiem grinds past Russia's Daniil Medvedev to reach final

Three-time Grand Slam finalist, Thiem, will now take on Germany's Alexander Zverev in a bid for his first major title 

Sep 12, 2020, 12:52 PM IST
US Open 2020: Alexander Zverev fights past Pablo Carreno Busta to reach first Grand Slam final

US Open 2020: Alexander Zverev fights past Pablo Carreno Busta to reach first Grand Slam final

Zverev, is bidding to become the first German Grand Slam champion since Boris Becker won the 1996 Australian Open and will face second seed Dominic Thiem in Sunday`s final.

Sep 12, 2020, 12:25 PM IST
Serena Williams heads to French Open with time running out for Grand Slam No. 24

Serena Williams heads to French Open with time running out for Grand Slam No. 24

The American great has remained one title behind Margaret Court`s all-time record since bagging her 23rd Grand Slam singles trophy at the Australian Open in January 2017.

Sep 11, 2020, 13:51 PM IST
US Open 2020: Victoria Azarenka stuns Serena Williams to set up Naomi Osaka showdown

US Open 2020: Victoria Azarenka stuns Serena Williams to set up Naomi Osaka showdown

The Belarusian has now set up a clash against Japanese tennis player and world No.10 Naomi Osaka in the final of the Grand Slam event.  

Sep 11, 2020, 10:59 AM IST
Naomi Osaka downs Jennifer Brady to reach U.S. Open final

Naomi Osaka downs Jennifer Brady to reach U.S. Open final

Two-times Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka advanced to the U.S. Open final for the second time in her career with a 7-6(1), 3-6, 6-3 victory over big-hitting Jennifer Brady on Thursday.

Sep 11, 2020, 09:15 AM IST
French Open to allow spectators amid COVID-19 pandemic

French Open to allow spectators amid COVID-19 pandemic

The French Open, which was originally scheduled to start in May, has been moved back to September 27-October 11 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 10, 2020, 12:20 PM IST