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Roundup: Berdych stuns Federer out of US Open


September 6th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS) Sixth seeded Czech Tomas Berdych outlasted top seed Roger Federer 7-6(1), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to advance into the US Open tennis semi-finals.With Wednesdays's loss, ... Read more...

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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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US Open: Tsonga stunned by Slovak Klizan


August 31st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) Martin Klizan of Slovakia caused an upset at the US Open tennis tournament with a four-set victory over fifth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France.Tsonga ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Murray takes gold for Britain at Wimbledon


August 5th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andy Murray ended his unsuccessful history at Wimbledon by thrashing Switzerland's Roger Federer to win the men's singles Olympic tennis gold for Britain here ... Read more...

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Payal clinches All Mumbai TT title


July 21st, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Payal Bohra outplayed Manasi Chiplunkar 4-2 in a thrilling sub-junior girls singles final, while boys' top seed Vedant Shah had to fight all the way before ... Read more...

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ITF Tennis: Vishnu pockets title


June 16th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Davis Cupper Vishnu Vardhan overcame top seed Ti Chen (Chinese Taipei) 6-2, 4-6, 6-1, in the rain-interrupted final of the $10,000 Toyota ITF Men's Futures ... Read more...

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Chen faces Vardhan in ITF title round


June 15th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Top Seed Ti Chen of Chinese Taipei, ranked 301, saved a match point to beat a feisty fourth seed Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan 3-6, 7-6 (7), 6-4 ... Read more...

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Smooth sailing for seeds in Bangalore ITF


June 13th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) Barring seventh seed Kittiphong Wachiramanowong from Thailand who retired due to stomach ailment after losing the first set, the other fancied players, including top ranked Ti ... 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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French Open: Sania-Bhupathi in final, Paes-Vesnina knocked out (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 6 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi reached their maiden French Open mixed doubles final but Leander Paes and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina were knocked out ... Read more...

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Sania-Bhupathi sail into French Open final (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 6 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi outplayed Galina Voskoboeva and Danielle Bracciali 6-4, 6-2 to enter the mixed doubles final at the French Open tennis tournament ... Read more...

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Easy wins for Vishnu, Sriram in ITF meet


June 4th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 4 (IANS) It was smooth sailing for Vishnu Vardhan and N. Sriram Balaji in the first round of the $10,000 Zuari Garden City Mysore ITF Open tennis ... 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 stuns third seed in ITF tennis


March 20th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 20 (IANS) Wild card Kyra Shroff of India stormed into the second round of QNet ITF Open women's tennis championship, knocking out third seed Zuzana Luknarova of ... Read more...

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Indians bow out in first round of QNet women’s championship


March 19th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 19 (IANS) Wild card Prerna Bhambri, qualifiers Rishika Sunkara, Nidhi Chilmula and Ankita Raina ended up on the losing side as all four home players lost their first ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Djokovic edges out Murray, meets Nadal in final


January 28th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia cruised into the men's singles final of the Australian Open here Friday, defeating Britain's Andy Murray to set ... Read more...

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Willstrop-Gaultier set up a cracking final in Punj Lloyd Squash


December 17th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) France's Gregory Gaultier downed an erratic Egyptian Mohamed El Shorbagy while England's James Willstrop overwhelmed compatriot Peter Barker in the semifinals of the Punj Lloyd ... Read more...

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Delhi boy Sumit wins American Cup Tennis


December 13th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Delhi boy Sumit Nagal won the under-14 boys American Cup Tennis Championship at the Miccosukee Tennis Club in Miami, Florida.Sumit defeated Canada's David Volfson ... Read more...

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Federer adds more records on way to London final


November 27th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Roger Federer reached the end-of-season ATP World Tour singles final, his 100th, to ensure that he finishes in the Top 3 in the world rankings ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi lose to Llodra-Zimonjoc


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi wasted too many opportunities to go down 6-7(6), 3-6 to second seeds Michael Llodra of France and Nenad ... Read more...

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India relegated, Japan through to Davis Cup World Group(Lead)


September 18th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 18 (IANS) India are relegated to Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group I after a crushing 1-4 loss in the World Group play-off to Japan, who are now ... Read more...

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Somdev’s strained shoulder makes him doubtful for reverse singles


September 17th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 17 (IANS) India's slim chance of putting it across Japan in the Davis Cup World Group play-off received a jolt with their No.1 Somdev Devvarman nursing a ... Read more...

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Samantha Stosur upsets Serena to win US Open


September 12th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) Australia's Samantha Stosur beat Serena Williams to win the US Open Championship and her first Grand Slam tennis title Sunday.The 27-year-old Stosur become the ... Read more...

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US Open: Nadal ousts Murray, sets up final clash with Djokovic


September 11th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Defending champion Rafael Nadal denied Andy Murray's search for his first Grand Slam title with a tough four-set victory over the British top player ... Read more...

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US Open: Djokovic into semis; Nadal, Murray, Roddick reach quarters


September 9th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic became the first man to go into the semifinals of the US Open Thursday as his compatriot Janko Tipsarevic retired ... Read more...

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US Open: Wozniacki rallies; Federer, Williams cruise to quarters


September 6th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS) Third seed Roger Federer made quick work of dismantling his fourth-round opponent, 36th-ranked Juan Monaco of Argentina, 6-1, 6-2, 6-0 in a late match ... Read more...

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Kvitova overpowers Sharapova to win 2001 Wimbledon title


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Petra Kvitova defeated Russia's Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-4 to lift the Wimbledon women's singles title here Saturday and become the first Czech woman to ... Read more...

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Prerna Bhambri clinches maiden ITF women’s title


June 25th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India's Prerna Bhambri clinched her maiden ITF women's title with an emphatic 6-2, 6-3 victory over top seed Keren Shlomo of Israel in the $10,000 ... Read more...

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Yuki concedes ITF quarterfinals


June 9th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Eighth-seeded Karunuday Singh entered the quarterfinals of the $10,000 ITF tournament after top seed Yuki Bhambri limped out midway through their match here Thursday.Yuki, ... Read more...

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Vignesh upsets Gajjar, Yuki breezes into ITF quarters


June 8th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Vignesh Peranamallur shocked second seed Rohan Gajjar 6-3, 7-5 to enter the quarterfinals of $15,000 ITF men's singles at the DLTA complex here Wednesday.Vignesh came ... Read more...

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French Open: Sania enters second round with convincing win (Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 23 (IANS) Sania Mirza hardly broke sweat during her 6-3, 6-3 first round victory over Germany's Kristina Barrois in the French Open women's singles here Monday.The 72nd-ranked Indian, ... Read more...

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Sania-Elena win second WTA Tour title


April 11th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Charleston (US), April 11 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Elena Vesnina of Russia defeated Americans Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Meghann Shaughnessy 6-4, 6-4 to claim the Family Circle Cup, their ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Bopanna goes down fighting against Troicki (Lead)


March 5th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Novi Sad (Serbia), March 4 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna gave a fright to Serb Viktor Troicki by stretching the opening singles to the deciding fifth set but faltered as ... Read more...

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Petkovic says bet with coach triggered unique post-match ‘Petko Dance’


January 24th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24(ANI): German tennis star Andrea Petkovic has revealed that her famous "Petko Dance" had evolved after a bet with her coach Petar Popovic.The Petko Dance is busted out ... Read more...

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Aircel ATP Tennis: Nishikori eliminates champ Cilic


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Kei Nishikori of Japan made nonsense of seeding and rankings as he flattened the highly-rated second seed Marin Cilic of Croatia 4-6, 7-6 (0), ... Read more...

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