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Djokovic sets Medvedev showdown in Cincinnati Masters
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) World's number one Novak Djokovic reached the semifinals of the ongoing Cincinnati Masters after defeating Frenchman Lucas Pouille in their last-eight match.
2019-08-17
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Federer exits, Djokovic advances in Cincinnati Masters
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) Seven-time champion Roger Federer bowed out of the ongoing Cincinnati Masters after facing a shocking defeat to Russian qualifier Andrey Rublev in his Round of 16 match.
2019-08-16
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Player safety on AITA's mind ahead of Davis Cup tie in Islamabad
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) has sent a letter to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) seeking a review of the security situation in Islamabad. No request for a change in venue has been mentioned, according to AITA secretary Hironmoy Chatterjee.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Osaka again tops WTA rankings
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) Japan's Naomi Osaka returned to the top spot at the WTA rankings, which were released on Monday.
2019-08-12
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
Bopanna-Shapovalov crash out in Rogers Cup semis
Montreal, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and his partner Denis Shapovalov failed to seal their spot in the finals at the ATP Montreal Masters after facing a straight-set defeat to the Dutch duo of Robin Haase and Wesley Koolhof in the men's doubles event.
2019-08-11
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Japanese star Osaka set to return to WTA world No.1
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Japanese star Naomi Osaka might have lost to Serena Williams in their quarter-final encounter at the Rogers Cup, but she will reclaim the WTA world No.1 spot for the second time in her career when the new rankings are made official next Monday.
2019-08-10
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Nadal pips Federer on Masters 1000 leaderboard
Montreal (Canada), Aug 9 (IANS) World number two Rafael Nadal has left behind Swiss legend Roger Federer on the list of most wins in ATP Masters 1000 event.
2019-08-09
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Tennis Premier League season 2 from December 12
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) In a bid to cater to the growing popularity of tennis in India and to give a platform to the nation's young talents, the Tennis Premier League (TPL) announced on Thursday that the second edition of the league will be held from December 12 at the Celebration Sports Club in Mumbai.
2019-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Murray brothers make winning start at Washington Open
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) British star and former world number one Andy Murray paired with his brother Jamie to beat Wimbledon finalists Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin in the first round of men's doubles at the Washington Open.
2019-08-01
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Great opportunity for our players to build relationships in Pakistan: Somdev
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Former India No. 1 tennis player Somdev Devvarman feels it's a great opportunity for the Davis Cup team to "build relationships" with their Pakistan counterparts when they go there for the two-day Asia-Oceania Group 1 tie in September.
2019-07-26
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Tennis
US tennis star dances to Bollywood number at her wedding
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) American tennis player Alison Riske left fans in awe by dancing on a Bollywood number at her wedding with Stephen Amritraj, son of former Indian tennis player Anand Amritraj.
2019-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Grass tasted like never before: Djokovic post Wimbledon win
London, July 16 (IANS) Serbian world No. 1 Novak Djokovic believes that the summit clash at the just concluded Wimbledon against Roger Federer was a "match that had ever everything" and will be remembered forever.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
ALERT: Djokovic beats Federer in epic final to win 5th Wimbledon title
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2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Halep crushes Serena to win maiden Wimbledon title
London, July 13 (IANS) Seventh seed Simona Halep crushed eight-time winner Serena Williams in straight sets to win her maiden Wimbledon title here on Saturday.
2019-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Apologised to Naomi after controversial US Open defeat: Serena
New York, July 10 (IANS) Tennis star Serena Williams has revealed that she has apologised to Japan's Naomi Osaka who defeated her in the finals of the US Open last year.
2019-07-10
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Nadal beats Sousa, breaks Borg's Wimbledon record
London, July 8 (IANS) Rafael Nadal on Monday prevailed over Joao Sousa with a 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 win to extend his victory record at Wimbledon to 52 matches, one more than the legendary Bjorn Borg.
2019-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Serena Williams advances to Wimbledon quarters
London, July 8 (IANS) Serena Williams ended Carla Suarez Navarros Wimbledon hopes with a straight set win on Monday to seal her place in the quarterfinals. The US star took 64 minutes to hand the Spaniard a 6-2, 6-2 defeat, ending Navarros run to the round of 16.
2019-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Federer advances to Wimbledon 3rd round
London, July 4 (IANS) Roger Federer routed Jay Clarke in a straight-set win on Thursday to reach the Wimbledon third round.
2019-07-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Andy Murray to pair up with Serena Williams at Wimbledon
London, July 3 (IANS) Former Wimbledon singles champions Andy Murray and Serena Williams will team up for the 2019 Wimbledon mixed doubles event.
2019-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Tennis: Ashleigh Barty wins Birmingham title
London, June 23 (IANS) Ashleigh Barty was crowned 2019 Birmingham Classic champion after defeating Julia Goerges in the final, to clinch the world ranking top spot from Naomi Osaka.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Federer wins 10th Halle title, pursues 9th Wimbledon victory
Halle (Germany), June 23 (IANS) Roger Federer on Sunday claimed the title at the Halle Open, a Wimbledon tune-up event that the Swiss player has won for the 10th time.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
Nadal wins record 12th French Open crown
Paris, June 9 (IANS) Rafael Nadal produced a masterful display to bag a record 12th French Open crown as he beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 in the final here on Sunday.
2019-06-09
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Barty routs Vondrousova to win French Open
Paris, June 9 (IANS) Australia's Ashleigh Barty won the French Open, winning her maiden Grand Slam singles title, with a lopsided victory over Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic.
2019-06-09
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Bad personality: Thiem blasts Serena post presser row
Paris, June 3 (IANS) Austrian tennis player Dominic Thiem has accused Serena Williams of showing "bad personality" after he was told to end his French Open press conference to make way for the 23-time Grand Slam champion.
2019-06-03
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Konta secures maiden French Open last-8 appearance
Paris, June 2 (IANS) The United Kingdom's top female tennis player Johanna Konta on Sunday prevailed over Donna Vekic of Croatia 6-2, 6-4 to secure her maiden French Open quarterfinals appearance.
2019-06-02
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Serena Williams crashes out of French Open
Paris, June 2 (IANS) Serena Williams came up well short this fortnight in her bid to tie the record for most Grand Slam women's singles titles, falling to countrywoman Sofia Kenin 6-2, 7-5 in third-round action at the French Open.
2019-06-02
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Nadal reaches French Open's 3rd round
Paris, May 29 (IANS) Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal on Wednesday qualified for the third round of the 2019 French Open after defeating qualifier Yannick Maden of Germany 6-1, 6-2, 6-4.
2019-05-29
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Laver Cup becomes official ATP event
London, May 24 (IANS) The Laver Cup would become a part of the ATP tour, the governing body of men's tennis said on Friday. The annual men's team event, in which teams representing Europe and the rest of the world play each other, has attracted sell-out crowds in its first two editions held in Prague and Chicago.
2019-05-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Nadal, Federer set up potential semifinal at French Open
Paris, May 24 (IANS) Eleven-time winner Rafael Nadal and Swiss great Roger Federer are slotted in the bottom half of men's singles and could meet in the semifinals of the upcoming French Open starting Sunday.
2019-05-24
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Andy Murray hints at playing doubles at Wimbledon
London, May 21 (IANS) Former world number one Andy Murray, who underwent a hip-resurfacing surgery, has all but ruled out the possibility of competing in singles at Wimbledon this year and would be looking to play in the doubles.
2019-05-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Pliskova beats Konta to win 2019 Italian Open title
Rome, May 19 (IANS) Karolina Pliskova clinched the 2019 Italian Open title on Sunday after beating Johanna Konta in straight sets.
2019-05-19
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic beats Schwartzman to reach Italian Open final
Rome, May 19 (IANS) Serbian world No.1 Novak Djokovic got a stern test from Argentina's Diego Schwartzman but he pulled out a 6-3, 6-7 (2-7), 6-3 victory to advance to the Italian Open final.
2019-05-19
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Sharapova pulls out of French Open with shoulder injury
London, May 16 (IANS) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the upcoming French Open because of her long-standing shoulder injury.
2019-05-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Heavy rain interrupts Italian Open play
Rome, May 15 (IANS) Heavy rains postponed Wednesday's Italian Open in which Swiss tennis pro Roger Federer and Spanish star Rafael Nadal were to make their debut.
2019-05-15
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Federer's clay comeback ended by Thiem in Madrid
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Austria's Dominic Thiem had to save two match points in the second-set tiebreaker before pulling out a 3-6, 7-6 (13-11), 6-4 victory over Roger Federer at the Madrid Open.
2019-05-11
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Nadal blows away Wawrinka to reach Madrid semis
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal produced his best performance since the start of the clay court season to defeat Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka 6-1, 6-2 in the quarter-finals of the Mutua Madrid Open.
2019-05-11
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Simona Halep favourite to win French Open: Justine Henin
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Former world number one Justine Henin believes defending champion Simona Halep is favourite to win the women's singles title at the French Open starting this month from May 26.
2019-05-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Nadal labors past Mayer in Barcelona Open
Barcelona, April 25 (IANS) Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal has kicked off his title defense at the Barcelona Open with a hard-fought 6-7 (7-9), 6-4, 6-2 victory over Argentina's Leonardo Mayer.
2019-04-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Nadal advances to Monte Carlo semi-finals
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 20 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal managed to eke out a 7-6 (7-1), 6-3 win against Guido Pella of Argentina to secure a berth in the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters, an event he has won 11 times.
2019-04-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Rohit wins Roland-Garros eSeries India-leg
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Roland-Garros, BNP Paribas and BIGBEN on Saturday announced Rohit Thakur as the winner of second edition of India leg of the Roland-Garros eSeries, an e-sport competition played on the Tennis World Tour video game.
2019-04-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Tennis
Poonacha, Humeira win in AITA tennis titles
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) Local girl Yubrani Banerjee failed to impress as she faltered in the women's singles final of the Central Excise Open AITA Men's & Women's National Ranking Tennis Tournament, at the synthetic courts of the Bengal Tennis Association Complex on Saturday.
2019-04-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Tennis
Bercow expresses admiration for Nadal, Federer
London, April 12 (IANS) The speaker of the UK's lower house of parliament John Bercow has expressed his admiration for tennis stars Rafael Nadal of Spain and Roger Federer of Switzerland and said he will be interested in watching the upcoming ATP Masters 1000 tournament live in Madrid.
2019-04-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Roland-Garros Jr Wild Card Series from April 29
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The French Tennis Federation (FFT), organisers of the worlds premier clay court event -- Roland-Garros, in association with the All India Tennis Association (AITA), on Friday announced that the fifth edition of the 'Roland-Garros Junior Wild Card Series will be held here between April 29 and May 1.
2019-04-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Yubrani to meet Humeira in final of tennis meet
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Local girl Yubrani Banerjee set up a summit clash with Telangana's Shaikh Humeira at the Central Excise Open AITA Men's & Women's National Ranking Tennis tournament at the synthetic courts of the Bengal Tennis Association Complex here on Friday.
2019-04-12
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Tennis
Muguruza in Monterrey Open final, beats Rybarikova
Monterrey (Mexico), April 7 (IANS) Spain's GarbiƱe Muguruza defeated Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova 6-2, 6-3 to reach the final of the Monterrey Open, where she will clash with Belarusian Victoria Azarenka to defend her title, reports Efe news.
2019-04-07
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Tennis
Miami Open: Bautista Agut eliminates Djokovic
Miami, March 27 (IANS) Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut, ranked 25th in the world, became the surprise of the ninth day at the Miami Open Masters 1000, overcoming the world number one Serbian Novak Djokovic 1-6, 7-5 and 6-3 to advance to the quarter-finals.
2019-03-27
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Miami Open: Taiwan's Hsieh shocks Naomi Osaka
Washington, March 24 (IANS) Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan staged a major surprise as she stunned world number one Naomi Osaka of Japan to reach the round-of-16 at the Miami Open for the first time in her career.
2019-03-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Thiem stuns Federer, wins Indian Wells
Indian Wells, March 18 (IANS) Austrian Dominic Thiem won the biggest title of his career by beating Roger Federer 3-6, 6-3 and 7-5 in two hours and three minutes in the final at Indian Wells, the first Masters 1000 of the season.
2019-03-18
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Albot makes history by winning first ATP Tour title for Moldova
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Radu Albot made history by becoming the first Moldovan to win an ATP Tour title as he saved three championship points and defeated qualifier Daniel Evans of Britain 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(7) in the Delray Beach Open final.
2019-02-25
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Naomi Osaka ends partnership with coach Bajin
Tokyo, Feb 12 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Naomi Osaka has parted ways with coach Sascha Bajin, the 21-year-old announced on her social media.
2019-02-12
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Tennis