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US Open: Errani-Vinci win women’s doubles title


September 10th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) Italian pair Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci have clinched the US Open women's doubles title.The second-seeded Italians beat third-seeded Czechs Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka ... Read more...

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US Open: Radwanska ousted by Vinci


September 4th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Second seed Agnieszka Radwanska was ousted from the US Open tennis tournament after she lost 1-6, 4-6 to 20th seeded Italian Roberta Vinci in ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bhupathi-Bopanna seeded seventh, Federer top seed


July 26th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) India's men's doubles pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna has been seeded seventh while Swiss Roger Federer, who reclaimed the top spot after winning ... Read more...

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Sharapova enthusiastic about dream Olympic debut


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has said that she had dreamt of competing in the Olympic Games since she was a child and is looking ... Read more...

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Wimbledon postponed by a week to let players rest


July 20th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Wimbledon will be moved back a week from 2015 to allow players extra rest after the French Open, organisers said.Play at Wimbledon currently starts ... Read more...

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Grass my worst surface: Davydenko


June 27th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis player Nikolay Davydenko acknowledged that grass is his least favored surface after crashing out in the first round of Wimbledon to fourth seed ... Read more...

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After French win, Sharapova eyes Wimbledon


June 24th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) After winning the French Open tennis title, Maria Sharapova is now focussed on Wimbledon beginning Monday.The 25-year-old is still basking in the glory of ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna crash out of Aegon Championships


June 16th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Amid controversy over India's doubles pairing for the London Olympics, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna, and Leander Paes and his South African partner Kevin Anderson ... Read more...

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Nadal wins record seventh French Open (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic in a rain-delayed French Open final Monday to eclipse the great Bjorn Borg for a record seventh Roland Garros ... Read more...

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List of French Open winners in last 10 years


June 11th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 11 (IANS) Rafael Nadal's record-breaking seventh French Open title Monday was his seventh triumph at Roland Garros in the last decade.Winners' list2012: Rafael Nadal (Spain) 2011: Rafael Nadal ... Read more...

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French Open final postponed to Monday


June 11th, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The French Open men's singles final between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will continue Monday after rain stopped play with the Spaniard in the ... Read more...

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Win at French Open shows ny determination: Sharapova


June 10th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Maria Sharapova believes that winning the French Open is testament to her own strength of character.By defeating Sara Errani 6-3, 6-2 in ... Read more...

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How Djokovic, Nadal reached French Open final


June 9th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 9 (IANS) While Rafael Nadal had a smooth passage to the French Open men's singles final here Sunday, World No.1 Novak Djokovic had to dig deep to ... Read more...

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Djokovic: Taking on Nadal in French Open final is ultimate challenge


June 9th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Novak Djokovic has said taking on Rafael Nadal in the French Open tennis tournament final will be the "ultimate challenge" for him.Serbian ... Read more...

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Nadal, Djokovic eyeing history in French Open final (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 8 (IANS) World No.1 Noval Djokovic crushed Roger Federer in the French Open semi-final here Friday to set-up a title clash with title holder and six-time champion ... Read more...

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Nadal one win away from French Open title record


June 9th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 8 (IANS) French Open defending champion Rafael Nadal thrashed fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 in the semi-final Friday to move within only one win away ... Read more...

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Bhupathi’s unique mixed doubles record


June 8th, 2012 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 8 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi has the unique record of winning all his eight Grand Slam mixed doubles titles with seven different partners and in straight sets.The only ... 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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Sharapova beats Kvitova to enter French Open final (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova reached her first French Open final Thursday after a comfortable straight-sets win over world No. 4 Petra Kvitova. The Russian will ... Read more...

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Errani beats Stosur to reach French Open final


June 7th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Sara Errani upset reigning US Open champion Samantha Stosur in the French Open semi-final Thursday to reach her first Grand Slam final.Errani held on ... 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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Kuznetsova to stick with coach despite thrashing


June 4th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 4 (IANS) Svetlana Kuznetsova hopes to retain the services of new coach Hernan Gumy despite a heavy defeat to Sara Errani in the French Open.The Russian, a 2009 ... Read more...

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French Open: Bhupathi, Sania advance to mixed double quarters


June 4th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 3 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza advanced to the quarterfinals of the mixed doubles at the French Open with a straight sets victory over ... Read more...

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French Open: World No.1 Azarenka crashes out


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 3 (IANS/Ria Novosti) World No 1 Victoria Azarenka has joined the growing number of top players to crash out of the French Open tennis after a straight-sets defeat ... 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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French Open: Top seeds advance to third round


May 31st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (IANS) Top seeds Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga advanced to the third round with comfortable wins over their opponents at the French Open here ... Read more...

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Azarenka eases into 3rd round at French Open


May 31st, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (IANS) Top seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus put on an inspiring performance to reach the third round of the French Open with a 6-1, 6-1 win over ... Read more...

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Serena Williams loses in first round first time


May 30th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 30 (IANS) Serena Williams was bundled out of the French Open tennis after she suffered the worst Grand Slam defeat of her career.The favourite for the women's ... Read more...

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French Open: Sania-Bethanie lose in first round


May 29th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 29 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and American Bethanie Mattek-Sands were knocked out by Russian-Romanian combine of Nina Bratchikova and Edina Gallovits-Hall in the women's doubles first round at ... Read more...

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Federer equals Jimmy Connors’ record of Grand Slam victories


May 28th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (IANS) Roger Federer eased past Germany's Tomas Kamke 6-2, 7-5, 6-3 in the men's singles first round of the French Open here Monday, equalling Jimmy Connors' ... Read more...

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French Open: Sania-Bethanie hope to make a strong start


May 28th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (IANS) Having won the Brussels Open tennis event in their run-up to Roland Garros, India's Saina Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands will be hoping ... Read more...

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French Open: Bhupathi-Bopanna seeded 6th, Paes-Peya 7th


May 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna have been seeded sixth in the men's doubles draw of the French Open while Leander Paes and new partner ... Read more...

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French Open champion Li Na wants to ‘remain the same’


May 26th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 26 (IANS) Defending French Open winner Li Na said she was focusing on the preparation for the first round's games, reiterating her willingness to lead a normal life ... 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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