Tennis

  • Maria Sharapova
    Jul 24, 2015 19:29 IST

    Break point: Sharapova splits with boyfriend Dimitrov

    Russian five-times Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has split with Bulgarian boyfriend Grigor Dimitrov after a nearly three-year relationship.

  • Yuki Bhambri in action
    Jul 23, 2015 13:30 IST

    Focus on fitness, nutrition key to Yuki Bhambri's recent success

    "The key for me has been staying injury free. The last seven months have seen me stay healthy and therefore able to build on my game and confidence. It’s no longer stop and start," said Bhambri, the hero of India’s recent Davis Cup win against New Zealand.

  • Rodger Federer
    Jul 20, 2015 16:29 IST

    Federer has a ball with these 'amazing kids' from Africa's Malawi

    Just over a week after a painful Wimbledon loss to Novak Djokovic, Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer was back in action busy winning hearts outside the tennis court.

  • The victorious Indian Davis Cup team
    Jul 19, 2015 11:53 IST

    Devvarman, Bhambri wins help India beat New Zealand in Davis Cup

    India's Somdev Devvarman beat Marcus Daniell of New Zealand 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday to level India's Asia Oceania Davis Cup Group I tie against New Zealand 2-2 and send it to a deciding fifth rubber.

  • Rohan Bopanna
    Jul 18, 2015 12:41 IST

    Bopanna, Myneni lose Davis Cup doubles; India trail New Zealand 1-2

    The Indian doubles pair of Rohan Bopanna and Saketh Myneni suffered a shock straight-set mauling at the hands of New Zealand's Artem Sitak and Marcus Daniell on Saturday, leaving India trailing 1-2 against New Zealand in the Asia/Oceania Davis Cup Group I tie.

  • Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic
    Jul 17, 2015 11:24 IST

    Australia's Bernard Tomic arrested on day he was to play Davis Cup

    On Friday when Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic was supposed to be playing in the Davis Cup for his country, news emerged that the 22-year-old Tomic, suspended from the tie for his critical comments of Tennis Australia and performance director Pat Rafter, had been arrested in Miami Beach, Florida earlier in the week.

  • Tennis tournament
    Jul 17, 2015 10:03 IST

    India's Bhambri beats Statham to level Davis Cup tie vs New Zealand

    India's Davis Cup challenge against New Zealand is off to a faltering start as India number one Somdev Devvarman went down to far lower-ranked Kiwi Michael Venus 4-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 in the Asia Oceania Group I tie in Christchurch on Friday.

  • Wimbledon 2015, Leander Paes, Sania Mirza, Sumit Nagal, Tennis, Grass court, Grand slam
    Jul 16, 2015 11:37 IST

    Sports ministry must stop treating Indian tennis with apathy

    This Wimbledon, Indian tennis players proved that when it comes to doubles, we are right up there with the best. While Leander Paes and Sania Mirza got the trophies and the subsequent accolades, Rohan Bopanna’s performance was also noteworthy.

  • Wimbledon 2015, Leander Paes, Sania Mirza, Sumit Nagal, Tennis, Grass court, Grand slam
    Jul 14, 2015 14:42 IST

    Let's hail Leander and Sania's doubles wins, that's all we got

    At 42, Leander Paes keeps on piling his doubles trophies. He is now the oldest man ever to win a Grand Slam. His longevity and doggedness deserve applause. Sania Mirza notched another mark for the dismal legacy we have in women's tennis. That's also great.

  • Djokovic Serena Dance
    Jul 13, 2015 23:03 IST

    Dance of Champions: Djokvic, Serena celebrate Wimbledon glory

    Novak Djokovic and Serena William this year's Wimbledon champions are anything but cookie cutter. So when it came to celebrating their victory at SW19 the champions decided to do it a bit differently.

  • Somdev Devvarman
    Jul 13, 2015 22:52 IST

    Somdev Devvarman wins longest final in Challenger history

    Indian tennis player Somdev Devvarman has not had much joy this year since winning the Delhi Open in February, but he had a bit of history added to his name when he won the longest final on the ATP Challenger Tour to claim his fifth career title.

  • Roger Federer
    Jul 13, 2015 20:30 IST

    The vintage game: has the longevity of tennis players increased?

    Federer's run, though remarkable especially when one considers he first announced his arrival to the top of the men's game in 2001 when he beat idol Pete Sampras on Centre Court, and that, at 33, had he won against Djokovic he would have been the oldest champion in the Open Era, is by no means unique.

  • Novak Djokovic of Serbia
    Jul 13, 2015 15:42 IST

    Big Four to last man standing: He's Wimbledon title winner Djokovic

    Serb Novak Djokovic was once in danger of becoming tennis's great unfulfilled talent, the smiling 28-year-old with a racquet in one hand and a sick note in the other.

  • Novak Djokovic of Serbia
    Jul 13, 2015 12:23 IST

    'Plenty to come': Djokovic after beating Federer in Wimbledon final

    World no 1 Novak Djokovic said there are more Grand Slam titles to come after he clinched a third Wimbledon and ninth career major on Sunday. After seeing off Roger Federer for the second year in succession at the All England Club, the world number one moved ahead of Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, Fred Perry and Ken Rosewall, who all won eight Grand Slams.

  • Wimbledon 2015, Leander Paes, Sania Mirza, Sumit Nagal, Tennis, Grass court, Grand slam
    Jul 13, 2015 10:05 IST

    Sania, Leander, Sumit: India's three musketeers deliver at Wimbledon

    Wimbledon 2015 saw India's biggest tennis haul to date, with a vintage Leander Paes clinching his 16th Grand Slam trophy, winning the mixed doubles of the Wimbledon Championship with the legendary Martina Hingis, Sania Mirza winning the women's doubles and Sumit Nagal winning the boys' doubles title.