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Roger Federer, At 35, Wins Wimbledon For An Eighth Time

Monday, 17 July 2017 07:57
Roger Federer, who won Wimbledon at 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27 and 30, won it again Sunday at 35, further cramming his name into a men's tennis record book in which it appears almost as rampantly as it would…

Wawrinka, Ferrer, Halep advance at US Open

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:07
New York: Spanish players Stan Wawrinka, David Ferrer and Feliciano Lopez were among the winners in the men's first-round matches at the US Open in Flushing Meadow here.The third-seed Wawrinka, who reached the semi-finals last year, defeated Spaniard Fernando Verdasco…

Serena Williams storms through US Open first round

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 16:51
New York: Top seeded tennis player Serena Williams outplayed unseeded Russian player Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of the US Open here.Williams hit 12 aces with only one double-fault in the 63 minutes it took for her…

Paes, Bopanna named in Davis Cup squad against Spain

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 17:40
New Delhi: The All India Tennis Association (AITA) named Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna along with Saketh Myneni in the team for the Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie against Spain.The match will be held at the R.K. Khanna Tennis…

Kerber wins in first round of US Open

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 17:26
New Delhi: No.2 seeded Angelique Kerber started her US Open tennis campaign with a comfortable win against Polona Hercog, who retired from the match down 0-6, 0-1."To be honest, it's never the way I would like to finish the match,…

Nadal cruises to US Open second round

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 13:12
New York: Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal cruised to victory in his first round match over Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin at the US Open tennis tournament.The Spaniard dominated in the match-up against Istomin, vanquishing him in three straight sets 6-1, 6-4,…

Playing against Federer was 'like a fairytale': Willis

Thursday, 30 June 2016 16:44
London: British tennis player Marcus Willis has described playing 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer at the Wimbledon tennis tournament as "incredible" and a "fairytale" experience.Willis, the World No.772 who came through six rounds of qualifying and the first-round proper,…

Wimbledon: Paes-Matkowski match postponed due to rain

Thursday, 30 June 2016 10:41
London: Heavy rain has forced Indian tennis star Leander Paes and his men's doubles partner Poland's Marcin Matkowski's match at the Wimbledon tennis tournament be postponed to Thursday.The India-Polish duo was scheduled to face Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic and China's Yen-Hsun…

Djokovic advances to second round at Wimbledon

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 11:03
London: Serbian world No.1 Novak Djokovic launched his title defence at the Wimbledon tennis championships with a win against Britain's James Ward by 6-0, 7-6 (7-3), 6-4 here on Monday.Djokovic, who seeks his fourth Wimbledon title, defeated Ward in two…

Jwala-Ashwini eye an encore at Canada Open

Monday, 27 June 2016 17:52
Calgary (Canada): Defending champions Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa will aim to shed off their inconsistent run in the run-up to the Rio Olympics when they take the court at the $55,000 Canada Open badminton tournament starting here on Tuesday.With…