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Novak Djokovic marks return to world number one with Paris win

Novak Djokovic marks return to world number one with Paris win

Djokovic extended his winning streak to 20 straight matches and equalled a personal record of 29 consecutive completed sets won as he maintained the remarkable spell of form that has seen him rise

Nov 01, 2018, 20:03 PM IST
Tennis: Divij Sharan India's new number one doubles player

Tennis: Divij Sharan India's new number one doubles player

Sharan said he will cherish the moment and strive to get better. 

Oct 29, 2018, 15:41 PM IST
Tennis: Roger Federer beats Marius Copil to win 99th career title in Basel

Tennis: Roger Federer beats Marius Copil to win 99th career title in Basel

Despite being broken twice by Copil, Federer was never truly in danger, striking 22 winners and winning 32 out of 34 first-serve points.

Oct 28, 2018, 22:48 PM IST
Tennis: Sloane Stephens proud despite coming up short at WTA Finals

Tennis: Sloane Stephens proud despite coming up short at WTA Finals

Sloane Stephens was disappointed but proud with her performance in Singapore after the American started well before fading to a 3-6 6-2 6-2 defeat by Ukraine`s Elina Svitolina. 

Oct 28, 2018, 22:40 PM IST
Tennis: Svitolina subdues Stephens to claim WTA Finals triumph

Tennis: Svitolina subdues Stephens to claim WTA Finals triumph

Stephens struggled to match Svitolina`s relentless pace with the Ukrainian moving 3-0 ahead after edging two epic games. 

Oct 28, 2018, 21:19 PM IST
Kei Nishikori, Kevin Anderson reach Vienna Open final

Kei Nishikori, Kevin Anderson reach Vienna Open final

The Japanese, ranked 11th in the world will face this year`s Wimbledon runner-up Kevin Anderson after the South African defeated Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 6-3 3-6 6-4.

Oct 28, 2018, 17:17 PM IST
India No.3 Pranjala Yadlapalli enters her maiden WTA main draw

India No.3 Pranjala Yadlapalli enters her maiden WTA main draw

While Pranjala emerged victorious, two-time national champion Mahak Jain was beaten by Japan's Hiroko Kuwata 6-3 6-4 and bowed out of the USD 125,000 event.

Oct 28, 2018, 16:48 PM IST
WTA Finals: Sloane Stephens thumps Karolina Pliskova, enters final

WTA Finals: Sloane Stephens thumps Karolina Pliskova, enters final

After losing the first set, the 25-year-old made a thrilling comeback and conquered Pliskova in the next two games to eventually clinch a 0-6, 6-4, 6-1 win.

Oct 28, 2018, 16:13 PM IST
WTA Finals: Caroline Wozniacki stays alive in Singapore, Elina Svitolina wins again

WTA Finals: Caroline Wozniacki stays alive in Singapore, Elina Svitolina wins again

The 28-year-old Wozniacki sealed victory on her first match point with a big serve and will hope to complete round robin play with a victory over Svitolina to secure a semi-final berth.

Oct 23, 2018, 23:01 PM IST
WTA Finals: Frustrated Naomi Osaka looking for answers after opening defeat against Sloane Stephens

WTA Finals: Frustrated Naomi Osaka looking for answers after opening defeat against Sloane Stephens

Osaka can still advance to the semi-finals if she wins at least one of her remaining pool matches against Angelique Kerber and Kiki Bertens.

Oct 22, 2018, 22:53 PM IST
Tennis: Kiki Bertens keen to capitalise on WTA Finals reprieve

Tennis: Kiki Bertens keen to capitalise on WTA Finals reprieve

Bertens has had her best year on tour to date, winning three titles and reaching the Wimbledon quarter-finals. 

Oct 20, 2018, 17:00 PM IST
Tennis: Sloane Stephens enjoys emotional campaign post Grand Slam breakthrough

Tennis: Sloane Stephens enjoys emotional campaign post Grand Slam breakthrough

World No 8 Sloane Stephens has been drawn alongside Angelique Kerber, Kiki Bertens and current U.S. Open winner Naomi Osaka. 

Oct 20, 2018, 16:45 PM IST
Revamped Davis Cup about teams, not individuals: Barcelona defender Gerard Pique

Revamped Davis Cup about teams, not individuals: Barcelona defender Gerard Pique

Changes to the Davis Cup format will see the 118-year-old competition turned into a week-long event taking place in November, with the first two editions scheduled in Madrid in 2019 and 2020.

Oct 17, 2018, 23:40 PM IST
Shanghai Masters: Del Potro suffers fractured kneecap, docs evaluate recovery

Shanghai Masters: Del Potro suffers fractured kneecap, docs evaluate recovery

The 30-year-old Argentine who is ranked fourth in the world and had been enjoying one of the best seasons of his career is wearing a splint on his right leg.

Oct 15, 2018, 21:00 PM IST
Tennis: Former U.S. Open champ Sloane Stephens qualifies for first WTA finals

Tennis: Former U.S. Open champ Sloane Stephens qualifies for first WTA finals

Stephens won her first Grand Slam title at Flushing Meadows in 2017 but was knocked out in the quarter-finals by Anastasija Sevastova this year.

Oct 15, 2018, 19:53 PM IST
Rafael Nadal holds top spot in ATP rankings, Novak Djokovic in 2nd; Federer 3rd

Rafael Nadal holds top spot in ATP rankings, Novak Djokovic in 2nd; Federer 3rd

Djokovic climbed up to the 2nd spot after claiming the Shanghai Masters title for the 4th time against Croatia's Borna Coric on Sunday. 

Oct 15, 2018, 16:15 PM IST
French Open champion Simona Halep earns second successive year-end top ranking

French Open champion Simona Halep earns second successive year-end top ranking

The 27-year-old Romanian beat Sloane Stephens at the Roland Garros to win her maiden Grand Slam title in June.

Oct 15, 2018, 15:37 PM IST
Shanghai Masters: Novak Djokovic cruises past Borna Coric to win 4th title

Shanghai Masters: Novak Djokovic cruises past Borna Coric to win 4th title

The 21-year-old saved three match points to hold serve in the ninth game before Djokovic served out to clinch his fourth title of the season.

Oct 14, 2018, 17:57 PM IST
Shanghai Masters: Roger Federer not disappointed post semi-final defeat

Shanghai Masters: Roger Federer not disappointed post semi-final defeat

Federer admitted that he could have done a better job in serving, adding the Croatian had "more punch" than him.

Oct 14, 2018, 17:50 PM IST
Novak Djokovic eyes fourth Shanghai Masters title

Novak Djokovic eyes fourth Shanghai Masters title

A win in Shanghai will add the 72nd trophy to Djokovic`s total tally of career titles, making it all the more impressive. 

Oct 14, 2018, 11:19 AM IST