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Sharapova downs Riske in tough test at Shenzhen Open

Sharapova downs Riske in tough test at Shenzhen Open

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova came back from a set down to defeat American Alison Riske at the Shenzhen Open today and book a spot in the quarter-finals. Riske,…

Djokovic pulls out of Abu Dhabi comeback

Djokovic pulls out of Abu Dhabi comeback

Former world number one and 12- time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic withdrew from the Mubadala World Tennis Championship with elbow pain to raise fresh doubts over his fitness. The…

Two decades of Federer, and still going strong

Two decades of Federer, and still going strong

The amazing Roger Federer will embark on his 21st professional season when he leads Switzerland in the mixed teams Hopman Cup starting in Perth on Saturday. The 36-year-old Swiss is…

Bopanna-Nedunchezhiyan set to defend Tata Open title

Bopanna-Nedunchezhiyan set to defend Tata Open title

Defending champions Rohan Bopanna and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan will be the pair to watch out at the Tata Open Maharashtra, where as many as five Indians feature in the main draw…

Serena sorts out baby teething issues, hints at return

Serena sorts out baby teething issues, hints at return

Serena Williams says she has struggled with her baby daughter’s teething pain even as she tweeted a photo hinting she might be working on a comeback to defend her Australian…

Ramkumar, Yuki have potential to be top-100 players: Amritraj

Ramkumar, Yuki have potential to be top-100 players: Amritraj

Indian tennis great Vijay Amritraj today said youngsters Ramanathan Ramkumar and Yuki Bhambri had improved a lot this year and have the potential to be top-100 players. “They (Ram and…

Katy to face Garcia in ITF women’s tennis singles final

Katy to face Garcia in ITF women’s tennis singles final

Fourth seed Katy Dunne from Britain will take on no. 2 seed Garcia Perez Georgina of Spain in the singles final of the USD 25,000 NECC ITF women’s tennis championship…

Federer voted BBC overseas sports personality of the year

Federer voted BBC overseas sports personality of the year

Roger Federer has been voted BBC overseas sports personality of the year for a record fourth time after an astonishing season during which he picked up two more Grand Slam…

ATF chief Anil Khanna nominated for 4 key posts in ITF

ATF chief Anil Khanna nominated for 4 key posts in ITF

Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) president Anil Khanna has been nominated for four key positions of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for a two-year term. Khanna, who has served as the…

Serena enters Australian Open, says tournament director

Serena enters Australian Open, says tournament director

Serena Williams has entered the Australian Open, tournament director Craig Tiley has said. The 36-year-old won the Melbourne event in January while in the early weeks of pregnancy and gave…