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Sharapova receives US Open wildcard for first post-ban Slam

Sharapova receives US Open wildcard for first post-ban Slam

Five-time major champion Maria Sharapova of Russia will play her first Grand Slam event since serving a 15-month doping suspension after receiving a wildcard into the US Open. The move…

Serena aims for ‘outrageous’ Australian Open comeback

Serena aims for ‘outrageous’ Australian Open comeback

Serena Williams, feeling “new power” from her pregnancy, is already preparing for an Australian Open title defense in January. In a wide-ranging interview with Vogue touching on motherhood, body image…

World Badminton Championships: Srikanth to Approach it Round by Round

World Badminton Championships: Srikanth to Approach it Round by Round

With successive Super Series titles to his credit, K Srikanth might be a strong contender at the World Championship but the Indian ace says he isn’t counting his chickens before…

Federer, Nadal stroll in Montreal openers

Federer, Nadal stroll in Montreal openers

A rejuvenated Roger Federer believes he is still reaping the benefits of his extended break from tennis after a comfortable opening victory at the ATP Montreal Masters gave him his…

Sharapova Gets China Open Wildcard

Sharapova Gets China Open Wildcard

Maria Sharapova has accepted an invitation to make her seventh appearance at the China Open in Beijing. The five-time Grand Slam champion missed Wimbledon and the entire grasscourt season with…

Bhambri’s Stellar Campaign Ends with Defeat Against Anderson

Bhambri’s Stellar Campaign Ends with Defeat Against Anderson

Washington: Yuki Bhambri fought valiantly before a three-set defeat against 15th seed Kevin Anderson brought an end to his impressive campaign at the ATP Citi Open here. The Indian qualifier,…

Davis Cup team to train in New York before Canada tie

Davis Cup team to train in New York before Canada tie

The Indian Davis Cup team will train at the indoor courts of University of Colombia in New York, a week before the crucial World Group Play-off tie against Canada in…

Aussie star’s father pleads ‘not guilty’ to molestation charges

Aussie star’s father pleads ‘not guilty’ to molestation charges

The father of retired Australian tennis star Mark Philippoussis pleaded “not guilty” to charges he sexually assaulted two nine year old girls he coached in California. Nikolaos Salvator Philippoussis, 68…

India gets WTA event after 5 years, ‘Mumbai Open’ in November

India gets WTA event after 5 years, ‘Mumbai Open’ in November

India will host its first WTA tournament in five years when the city of Mumbai stages a USD 125,000 event in November, giving home players an opportunity to compete with…

Aussie tennis great Mervyn Rose dies

Aussie tennis great Mervyn Rose dies

Australian two-time Grand Slam singles champion Mervyn Rose, who went on to coach greats Margaret Court and Billie Jean King, has died, tennis officials said Tuesday. Rose, who won the…

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