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US Open: Azarenka overcomes Stosur to reach semis (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka advanced to the US Open semifinals for the first time with a 6-1, 4-6, 7-6(5) victory over seventh-seeded defending champion ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Paes-Vardhan go out with heads held high (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian men's doubles pair, Leander Paes and Vishnu Vardhan's campaign in the 2012 London Games came to an end Wednesday after they lost to the ... Read more...

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Thai surprise for Vilardo in ITF meet


June 11th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) Qualifier Warit Sornbutnark from Thailand prevailed over the eighth seeded Francesco Vilardo of Italy in a baseline duel that lasted two hours, 41 minutes, 3-6, 6-2, ... Read more...

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Vardhan, Balaji in title round of ITF meet


June 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore June 8 (IANS) Vishnu Vardhan and Sriram Balaji virtually snatched victories from the jaws of defeat in the semi-finals to set up a title clash in the $10,000 ... Read more...

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Vardhan, Balaji in title round of ITF meet


June 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore June 8 (IANS) Vishnu Vardhan and Sriram Balaji virtually snatched victories from the jaws of defeat in the semi-finals to set up a title clash in the $10,000 ... Read more...

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Sania-Bhupathi claim maiden French Open crown (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 8 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi captured their second mixed doubles Grand Slam title beating Klaudia Jans-Ignacik and Santiago Gonzalez 7-6, 6-1 in the French Open ... Read more...

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Azarenka dumps Li Na out of Madrid Open


May 11th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Chinese tennis star Li Na bowed out of the Madrid Open Friday after losing 6-3, 3-6, 3-6 to top seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in a ... Read more...

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Kyra Shroff’s dream run continues in ITF tennis


March 21st, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) Kyra Shroff scripted another commendable win, beating Nicole Clerico of Italy 6-3, 6-3, in 90 minutes to enter the quarter-finals of the QNet ITF Open women's ... Read more...

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Bhupathi and Paes crash out of ATP World Tour finals


November 27th, 2011 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have crashed out of the doubles at the Barclays ATP World Tour finals doubles, losing their semifinal match to Polish ... Read more...

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Berdych saves match point, clinches deciding tiebreak against Tipsarevic


November 24th, 2011 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Seventh-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych saved one match point in the third-set tiebreak to beat ninth-seeded Serb Janko Tipsarevic, a late replacement for Scot Andy Murray ... Read more...

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Paes-Bhupathi lose first round encounter in London


November 21st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi lost their first round Group A encounter against Swede Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau of Romania 6-7(6), 1-6 in the ... Read more...

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Myneni wins ITF Futures, bags maiden ATP points


November 12th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 12 (IANS) Wildcard Saketh Sai Myneni of Hyderabad picked up his first ATP points after defeating eighth-seeded James Marsalek of England 6-1, 6-4, in the final of the ... Read more...

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US Open: Stosur wins marathon battle against Petrova, Sharapova ousted


September 3rd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) Ninth seed Samantha Stosur advanced into the fourth round at US Open tennis with an epic 7-6(5), 6-7(5), 7-5 victory over 24th seed Nadia ... Read more...

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US Open: Mirza, Leander win in doubles, Somdev loses


September 1st, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) India's campaign in the singles event at the US Open came to an end with Somdev Devvarman losing his opening round tie to Andy ... Read more...

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Sweet victory: Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi clinch Cincinnati title (Lead)


August 22nd, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati (Ohio), Aug 22 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes have won their second ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title of the season, defeating Frenchman Michael Llodra and Serb ... Read more...

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Harsh rules why wrestling more popular than tennis: Roddick


August 16th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 16 (IANS) American tennis star Andy Roddick feels tennis does not attract more television viewers than wrestling because of its harsh rules.Roddick, who succumbed to a three-set ... Read more...

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Prerna lone Indian in ITF semifinals


June 16th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Eighth-seeded Prerna Bhambri is the lone Indian to enter the semifinals of the $10,000 ITF women's singles. She outplayed compatriot Ashvarya Shrivastava, seeded four rungs ... Read more...

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Karunuday wins maiden ITF tournament


June 11th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) India's Karunuday Singh powered his way to his maiden ITF men's singles title with an emphatic 6-4, 6-2 victory over compatriot Vijayant Malik in the ... Read more...

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Somdev loses to Ljubicic after starting well (Lead)


May 24th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 24 (IANS) An inconsistent Somdev Devvarman failed to consolidate on a solid start and lost 4-6, 3-6, 4-6 to veteran Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia in the men's ... Read more...

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Prerna continues to come through three-setters


May 12th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) India's Prerna Bhambri waded through a tough three-setter yet again to enter the semifinals, outlasting South Korean qualifier Su Jeong Jang 6-7(2), 7-5, 6-2, in ... Read more...

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Paes, Bhupathi claim Miami Masters, rise to No.1 spot


April 3rd, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, April 3 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi claimed their first Sony Ericsson Open title together and also rose to World No.1 ranking after rallying to defeat second ... Read more...

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Rohan-Aisam duo enter St. Petersburg quarterfinals after ‘tough’ opening round


October 29th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 29 (ANI): The tennis duo comprising Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan and Rohan Bopanna of India have entered the quarterfinals of St. Petersburg ATP World Rating Tennis Championship.Though the Indo-Pak ... Read more...

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Nalbandian put Argentina into Davis Cup semi-finals (Night Lead)


July 12th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 11 (DPA) Argentine hero David Nalbandian fired his nation into the Davis Cup semi-finals Sunday to complete a 3-2 defeat of Russia in a World Group quarter-final struggle. The 28-year-old ... Read more...

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Nalbandian sees Argentina through to Davis Cup semis


July 11th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 11 (DPA) Injury comeback king David Nalbandian put Argentina through to the Davis Cup semifinals as he completed his country's first away defeat of Russia, handing the South Americans ... Read more...

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Henin ousts Sharapova at French Open


May 30th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 30 (DPA) Four-time champion Justine Henin made a triumphant return to form as the Belgian beat Russian rival Maria Sharapova 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 Sunday to reach the fourth round ... Read more...

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Kyra goes down to Yang in ITF juniors


May 21st, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Indian wildcard Kyra Shroff was outclassed by fourth-seeded Chinese Zi Yang 2-6, 1-6 to clinch in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) girls' grade II tournament at ... Read more...

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Federer sets up meeting with Murray in the final (Lead)


January 29th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (DPA) Roger Federer bulldozed into a record 22nd career Grand Slam final Friday as the Swiss top seed crushed 2008 finalist Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 to book ... Read more...

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Federer flattens Tsonga to reach Australian Open final


January 29th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (DPA) Roger Federer bulldozed into a record 22nd career Grand Slam final Friday as the Swiss top seed crushed 2008 finalist Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 to book ... Read more...

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Djokovic holds off Monfils for fifth season crown


November 16th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 16 (DPA) Novak Djokovic battled to his fifth tennis title of the season winning the Paris Masters 6-2, 5-7, 7-6 (7-3) over Gael Monfils. The third seed added honours at ... Read more...

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Tearful Bartoli quits Bali tennis final with injury


November 8th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bali (Indonesia), Nov 8 (DPA) Tearful top seed Marion Bartoli was forced to quit the final of the Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions Sunday with a thigh injury, giving French compatriot Aravane ... Read more...

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Williams pair split in Doha


October 28th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, Oct 28 (DPA) Serena Williams saved family honour Tuesday after her big sister, defending champion Venus, stumbled on the opening day of the Sony-Ericsson Championships. Duelling with Russian Dinara Safina for ... Read more...

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Djokovic takes number three ranking with place in Beijing final


October 10th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 10 (DPA) Novak Djokovic defeated Robin Soderling 6-3, 6-3 Saturday to reach the final of the China Open and surge past injured Andy Roddick in the rankings. Djokovic is to ... Read more...

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Nadal struggles to overcome Blake in China Open


October 8th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 8 (DPA) Rafael Nadal broke five times as he struggled before finally controlling James Blake in a battling 7-5, 6-7 (4-7), 6-3 win into the quarter-finals of the China ... Read more...

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Bhupathi’s injury gives South Africa a lifeline(Lead)


September 19th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 19 (IANS) As India were looking to seal the Davis Cup World Group play-off, a groin injury to Mahesh Bhupathi forced him and Rohan Bopanna to concede the doubles ... Read more...

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Federer finds his form to snap loss streak to Murray


August 23rd, 2009 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
Cincinnati (Ohio), Aug 23 (DPA) Roger Federer snapped a four-match loss streak to Andy Murray in swashbuckling style Saturday, slamming the Scot 6-2, 7-6 (10-8) to reach the final of the ... Read more...

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