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Novak Djokovic eases past David Goffin to reach Japan Open final

Novak Djokovic eases past David Goffin to reach Japan Open final

Djokovic, who is playing in the Japanese capital for the first time, is now just a victory away from earning his 10th trophy on a tournament main draw debut.

Oct 05, 2019, 14:21 PM IST
Japan Open: Novak Djokovic thrashes Lucas Pouille to reach semis

Japan Open: Novak Djokovic thrashes Lucas Pouille to reach semis

Djokovic will now lock horns with third seed David Goffin for a place in the summit showdown of the tournament.

Oct 04, 2019, 15:11 PM IST
Ashleigh Barty overcomes Petra Kvitova to reach semi-finals of China Open

Ashleigh Barty overcomes Petra Kvitova to reach semi-finals of China Open

Barty will now lock horns with the winner of another quarter-final clash between third-seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine and eigth-seed Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands.

Oct 04, 2019, 14:12 PM IST
David Goffin battles past Denis Shapovalov to reach Tokyo quarters

David Goffin battles past Denis Shapovalov to reach Tokyo quarters

Third seed Goffin, the 2017 Tokyo champion, has reached his seventh Tour-level quarter-final of the season and will meet South Korea’s Chung Hyeon.

Oct 03, 2019, 17:54 PM IST
Novak Djokovic beats Japan's Go Soeda to reach Japan Open quarter-finals

Novak Djokovic beats Japan's Go Soeda to reach Japan Open quarter-finals

Djokovic will now lock horns with fifth-seed Lucas Pouille of France for a place in the semi-final of the ongoing tournament. 

Oct 03, 2019, 12:29 PM IST
Roger Federer asks Twitterati for a 'Bollywood Classic', here's what they suggest

Roger Federer asks Twitterati for a 'Bollywood Classic', here's what they suggest

20-time Grand Slam champion and Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer has expressed his desire to watch an Indian movie by taking to social media and asking his fans to suggest a "Bollywood Classic". 

Oct 03, 2019, 11:29 AM IST
 Andy Murray sees off Cameron Norrie to reach quarter-finals of China Open

Andy Murray sees off Cameron Norrie to reach quarter-finals of China Open

Murray, who clinched two consecutive tour-level matches for the first time since his return, will now lock horns with either top-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria or Chinese wild card Zhang Zhizhen for

Oct 02, 2019, 16:27 PM IST
Sumit Nagal beats Facundo Bognis to win Buenos Aires ATP Challenger title

Sumit Nagal beats Facundo Bognis to win Buenos Aires ATP Challenger title

Ranked 161 in the current rankings, Sumit Nagal, 22, defeated home favourite Bognis 6-4, 6-2 win over Bognis in an hour and 37 minutes to become the first Asian to clinch the ATP Challenger title in

Sep 30, 2019, 07:54 AM IST
Romania's Simona Halep eases into second round of China Open

Romania's Simona Halep eases into second round of China Open

Romanian tennis star Simona Halep showcased a rich vein of form as she eased past Rebecca Peterson of Sweden in straight sets to book her place in the second round of the China Open in Beijing on

Sep 29, 2019, 15:12 PM IST
Naomi Osaka sees off America's Jessica Pegula in China Open opener

Naomi Osaka sees off America's Jessica Pegula in China Open opener

Osaka will next square off with either Jil Teichmann of Spain or qualifier Andrea Petkovic of Germany in the second round of the tournament.  

Sep 29, 2019, 13:53 PM IST
Simona Halep to play in China Open despite back problem

Simona Halep to play in China Open despite back problem

Romanian tennis star Simon Halep, who was recently forced to retire from the Wuhan Open due to a chronic back problem, has confirmed her participation for this week's China Open. 

Sep 28, 2019, 15:12 PM IST
Alexander Zverev helps Team Europe defend Laver Cup title

Alexander Zverev helps Team Europe defend Laver Cup title

Zverev defeated Raonic 6-4, 3-6, 10-4 on Sunday to complete a successful title defence for the home team as they defeated Team World 13-11 after three days of play.

Sep 23, 2019, 12:44 PM IST
Venus Williams makes first-round exit at Wuhan Open

Venus Williams makes first-round exit at Wuhan Open

Elsewhere, former US Open winner Sloane Stephens of America survived a scare against China's Zhang Shuai to book her place in the second round with 7-5, 6-4 victory. 

Sep 23, 2019, 12:39 PM IST
Rafael Nadal pulls out of final two Laver Cup matches with wrist injury

Rafael Nadal pulls out of final two Laver Cup matches with wrist injury

Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the remaining two matches of the ongoing Laver Cup due to a wrist injury. 

Sep 22, 2019, 17:50 PM IST
Spain's Carolina Marin marches into semi-final of China Open

Spain's Carolina Marin marches into semi-final of China Open

The Rio Olympic gold medallist will now play Japan's Sayaka Takahashi on Saturday for a place in the final.  

Sep 20, 2019, 17:39 PM IST
Roger Federer happy for China to host Laver Cup

Roger Federer happy for China to host Laver Cup

After the inaugural Laver Cup contested between Team Europe and Team World was held in Prague in 2017, last year`s tournament in Chicago drew sellout crowds as Federer and world number one Novak

Sep 19, 2019, 23:58 PM IST
Kiki Bertens, Sloane Stephens bow out of Pan Pacific Open

Kiki Bertens, Sloane Stephens bow out of Pan Pacific Open

World number eight Bertens made a slow start and fell 4-0 behind in the opening set after serving five double faults in two games.

Sep 19, 2019, 20:07 PM IST
Age not an obstacle to Serena Williams' pursuit of 24th major: Patrick Mouratoglou

Age not an obstacle to Serena Williams' pursuit of 24th major: Patrick Mouratoglou

Williams suffered her fourth consecutive defeat in a Grand Slam final at the US Open earlier this month, as she again came agonisingly close to Australian Margaret Court`s all-time record of 24

Sep 19, 2019, 18:59 PM IST
Karolina Pliskova qualifies for WTA Finals in Shenzhen

Karolina Pliskova qualifies for WTA Finals in Shenzhen

Pliskova won the inaugural Zhengzhou Open on Sunday, adding to trophies won in Brisbane, Rome and Eastbourne.

Sep 16, 2019, 14:17 PM IST
Roger Federer to give Andy Murray early workout at inaugural ATP Cup

Roger Federer to give Andy Murray early workout at inaugural ATP Cup

Murray has played only a handful of singles matches since having a career-saving hip surgery earlier this year but qualified for the nation-based tournament with a protected ranking.

Sep 16, 2019, 12:17 PM IST