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US Open: Murray, Williams reach fourth round


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) London Olympic champions Andy Murray and Serena Williams beat their opponents in the third round of the US Open at the Flushing Meadows ... Read more...

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Gilles Simon goes down to Xavier Malisse at Wimbledon (Roundup)


June 29th, 2012 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Frenchman Gilles Simon's Wimbledon campaign ended in the second round of the men's singles, losing to Xavier Malisse 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (5).Simon, seeded 13th, was ... Read more...

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Federer beats Mahut to enter French Open fourth round


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 2 (IANS) Swiss maestro Roger Federer beat Nicolas Mahut of France 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 to reach the men's singles fourth round at the French Open. The ... Read more...

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Nadal wins sixth Rome Masters title


May 21st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 21 (IANS) Rafael Nadal became the first tennis player to win six Rome Masters titles after defeating World No.1 Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-3 in a rain-affected final ... Read more...

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Madrid Open promoter promises changes to blue clay


May 12th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 12 (IANS) The promoter of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament, Ion Tiriac, promised to make desired changes to the playing surface by the next edition after ... Read more...

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Tipsarevic stuns Djokovic in Madrid Open


May 12th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 12 (IANS) Janko Tipsarevic produced another surprise in the Mutua Madrid Open when he defeated fellow countryman, number one seed and tournament favourite Novak Djokovic 7-6(2), 6-3.The ... Read more...

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Nadal threatens to boycott Madrid Open over playing surface


May 11th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Former world No.1 Rafael Nadal threatened to boycott next year's Mutua Madrid Open if the competition continued to use a blue-coloured clay playing surface.Nadal said ... Read more...

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Verdasco stuns Nadal in Madrid Open


May 11th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Fernando Verdasco, seeded 15th, produced the biggest shock of the competition as he beat Rafael Nadal 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 to reach the quarter-finals of the ... Read more...

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Paes-Stepanek beat Marrero-Verdasco, meet Bryan brothers in semis


March 29th, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
Miami, March 29 (IANS) In the first doubles match played on the stadium court in this year's Sony Ericsson Open, seventh-seeded Leander Paes of India and his Czech partner ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna reach semis at Miami


March 28th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, March 28 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna scraped past third seeds Michael Llodra and Nenad Zimonjic to enter the men's doubles semi-finals at the Sony Ericsson Open ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna, Paes-Stepanek advance to Miami quarters


March 27th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Miami(Florida), March 27 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna moved into the quarterfinals of the Sony Ericsson Open, Miami 2012 defeating Spaniards Marcel Granollers and Rafael Nadal while ... Read more...

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Highlights of day one at Australian Open


January 16th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Following are the highlights of day one at the Australia Open tennis here Monday.* Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer advance to second round. * Local favourite ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Azarenka eases into second round, Tomic beats Verdasco


January 16th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Third-seed Belarusian Victoria Azarenka cruised through to the second round of the women's singles event of Australian Open tennis here Monday defeating Britain's Heather Watson 6-1, ... Read more...

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It’s all about my serve: Raonic


January 9th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Milos Raonic did not shy away from saying that the serve was an important, if not the most critical, component of his game and attributed ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Raonic too good for Hanescu


January 4th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Playing well within himself, talented Canadian Milos Raonic, the fourth seed, brushed aside Victor Hanescu 6-1, 6-4, in just 74 minutes to enter the third round ... Read more...

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Davis Cup final: Argentina win doubles to keep chances alive


December 4th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 4 (IANS) The Argentinian doubles pair of David Nalbandian and Eduardo Schwank won Saturday's doubles rubber to keep their country in with a chance of winning the ... Read more...

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Spain aims for fifth Davis Cup title


December 1st, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 1 (IANS) Spain are looking to win the Davis Cup tennis title for the fifth time when they face Argentina at the La Cartuja stadium in Sevilla ... Read more...

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Berdych ends 29-month title drought with China Open


October 9th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 9 (IANS) Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic claimed his first title in 29 months after winning the China Open tennis here Sunday, defeating big serving Croat Marin ... Read more...

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Spain chooses Seville to host Davis Cup final


October 6th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 6 (IANS/EFE) Spain's tennis federation has selected the southwestern city of Seville as the venue for the Davis Cup final in early December, when the host nation ... Read more...

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Davis Cup semifinals: Nadal plays Gasquet, Djokovic against Nalbandian


September 15th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Corboda (Spain), Sep 15 (IANS) World No.2 Rafael Nadal will play the opening singles for Spain in the Davis Cup semifinal against France here Friday.Nadal will play Richard Gasquet ... Read more...

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Nadal could miss Spain’s Davis Cup semi-final against France


September 14th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 14 (IANS) Spanish tennis star Rafa Nadal could miss Spain's Davis Cup semi-final against France owing to tiredness.Nadal looked to be tired as he lost a demanding ... Read more...

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Djokovic eases through, Li Na exits at US Open (Lead)


August 31st, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) Top seed Novak Djokovic enjoyed a comfortable walk through into the second round of US Open Tuesday as his opponent retired trailing 6-0, 5-1, ... Read more...

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Rogers Cup: Bopanna-Qureshi in quarters; Sania-Elena ousted


August 11th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi entered the men's doubles quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup tennis with a 6-4, 7-6(6) victory over Australia's Paul ... Read more...

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Oz Open: Federer is still blowing hot and cold


January 24th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.24 (ANI): Swiss tennis great and 16-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer is blowing both hot and cold on the tennis circuit in the last year-and-a-half. When he's hot in ... Read more...

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Federer, Djokovic reach quarters of Australian Open


January 23rd, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 23(ANI): Roger Federer on Sunday equalled Jimmy Connors' Grand Slam record of 27 consecutive quarter-final appearances as he overcame Tommy Robredo in four sets at the Australian Open.Federer ... Read more...

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Nadal stretches ATP lead with US Open title


September 14th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 14 (DPA) Rafael Nadal stretched his lead atop the men's tennis rankings courtesy of Monday's US Open crown while beaten finalist Novak Djokovic moved into the second place. Spain's Nadal, ... Read more...

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Nadal advances to US Open semi-finals


September 10th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.10 (ANI): Top seed Rafael Nadal advanced to the US Open semi-finals by defeating eighth-seeded Spanish compatriot Fernando Verdasco 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday, stretching his Grand Slam win ... Read more...

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Triumphant Nadal blows past Verdasco and closer to final


September 10th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (DPA) Rafael Nadal was one victory away from a dream final at the US Open with Roger Federer, after the top seed won the first all-Spanish quarter-final ... Read more...

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Youzhny claims epic win to set US Open semi-final against Nadal


September 10th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 10(ANI): Russian 12th seed Mikhail Youzhny reached the US Open semi-finals for the second time with a grueling five-set win over Swiss 25th seed Stanislas Wawrinka.Youzhny came ... Read more...

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Nadal ‘blows away’ Verdasco to storm into US Open semi-finals


September 10th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 9(ANI): World No.1 Rafael Nadal remains on track for his first US Open title after booking his place in the semi-finals after defeating eighth-seeded Spanish compatriot Fernando Verdasco.Nadal, ... Read more...

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Rafael Nadal Registers Win Against Feliciano Lopez, Moves To U.S. Open Quarter-Finals


September 8th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Sep 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal proved yet again that he was going to give his best shot at to U.S. Open this year with ... Read more...

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Triumphant Nadal paces Spain into US Open quarter-finals


September 8th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (DPA) Rafael Nadal was untouchable at the US Open, unbroken for the fortnight after reaching the quarter-finals with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 defeat of friend Feliciano Lopez ... Read more...

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Nadal, Murray power through as rain fails to dampen US Open


September 4th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (DPA) Top seed Rafael Nadal took full advantage of benevolent weather to storm into the third round of the US Open when forecast rain failed to materialise ... Read more...

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Nadal continues to top tennis rankings


July 19th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 19 (DPA) Rafael Nadal of Spain continues to lead the latest ATP tennis rankings issued Monday. In an unchanged top 10, the French Open and Wimbledon champion has 10,745 points, ... Read more...

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Nadal leads in unchanged ATP top 10


July 12th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 12 (DPA) Rafael Nadal of Spain led the way in an unchanged top 10 in the ATP tennis rankings issued Monday. The French Open and Wimbledon champion Nadal, who watched ... Read more...

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