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Tennis: Kerber eliminates Suarez in Stuttgart Open quarters

Saturday, 23 April 2016 10:37
Stuttgart (Germany): Spanish tennis player Carla Suarez was defeated in the quarter-finals of Stuttgart Open by Germany's Angelique Kerber here on Friday.The winner of the Australian Open defeated Suarez 6-2, 6-4 in one hour and 12 minutes, reports Efe.Kerber, second…

Nadal begins in Barcelona Open with easy win

Thursday, 21 April 2016 16:07
Barcelona: Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal registered an easy 6-3, 6-2 win over his compatriot Marcel Granollers in the opening match of the Barcelona Open.Nadal, eight-times winner of the Barcelona Open, beat Granollers in an hour and 31 minutes here…

Djokovic, Serena Williams take top honours at Laureus awards

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 14:11
Berlin: Tennis greats Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were proclaimed as the premier athletes of 2015 at the Laureus World Sports Awards ceremony.For the 28-year-old Serbian Djokovic, it was his second consecutive Sportsman of the Year prize and third overall,…

Nadal claims 9th Monte Carlo Masters title

Monday, 18 April 2016 11:28
Paris: Rafael Nadal claimed his ninth Monte Carlo Masters title, his first ATP crown since July 2014, as the Spaniard defeated Frenchman Gael Monfils in Sunday's final by three sets.It has taken Nadal four years to wait for crowning in…

Nadal battles past Thiem in Monte Carlo, sets up Wawrinka showdown

Friday, 15 April 2016 15:34
Madrid: Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Austria's Dominic Thiem and will next take on the winner of the 2014 title, Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka.The 29-year-old Spaniard, who…

Sharapova not in French Open women's entry List

Friday, 15 April 2016 14:23
Paris: Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova does not figure in the final entry list of women participants of the 2016 French Open tennis tournament.The new entry list was published on the official website of the 2016 Roland Garros on Thursday,…

Del Potro to enter French Open draw

Friday, 15 April 2016 14:22
Buenos Aires: Argentinian tennis player Juan Martin Del Potro will enter the main draw for the French Open, the second Grand Slam of 2016, thanks to his protected ranking from April 2014, tournament organisers have confirmed.After returning to the court…

Murray qualifies for quarter-finals of Monte Carlo Masters

Friday, 15 April 2016 10:10
Monte Carlo: British tennis star Andy Murray qualified on Thursday for the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters after a painstaking win against Frenchman Benoit Paire in the third round of the tennis tournament.The second ranked Murray won 2-6, 7-5,…

Bopanna-Mergea move on in Monte Carlo

Thursday, 14 April 2016 17:02
Monte Carlo: Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea downed Robert Lindstedt and Alexander Peya 7-5, 7-5 to advance to the quarter-finals of the men's doubles event at the Monte-Carlo Rolex tennis Masters.The sixth seeds broke serve four times (4/16) and fired…

Djokovic crashes out of Monte Carlo Masters

Thursday, 14 April 2016 16:54
Monte Carlo: Czech Jiri Vesely surprised Serbian World No.1 Novak Djokovic 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in the second round of the Monte Carlo tennis Masters.The 5th-ranked Vesely took 125 minutes to defeat the defending champion on clay court here on Wednesday,…