Tennis

  • Djokovic
    Apr 20, 2015 15:53 IST

    Djokovic wins Monte Carlo title to set ATP record

    Novak Djokovic set another career record on Sunday with his second Monte Carlo title, as the Serb became the first man to win the opening three Masters 1000 events in a season through a 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 defeat of Tomas Berdych.

  • Nadal
    Apr 14, 2015 16:29 IST

    French Open prize money up to 28 million euros

    The men's and women's champions will receive 1.8 million euros ($1.9 million) each, 150,000 euros more than 2014, and losing finalists will receive 900,000 euros, a raise of 75,000 euros.

  • Sania No 1
    Apr 13, 2015 14:55 IST

    On top of the heap, Sania Mirza proves she made right choice

    Just 58 minutes. That’s all it took Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis to pocket the Family Circle Cup at Charleston, their third title on the trot, on Sunday evening. But that’s not why fans will be celebrating. Come Monday, Sania will be No 1 in the WTA doubles ranking, the first Indian woman to do so.

  • Djokovic Nadal
    Apr 18, 2015 00:31 IST

    Djokovic to face Nadal in Monte Carlo Masters semifinals

    Djokovic, who ended Rafael Nadal's reign in Monte Carlo when he won the clay-court Masters tournament in 2013, will next face the Spaniard in a match he sees as "probably the biggest clay-court challenge you can have."

  • Novak Djokovic
    Apr 07, 2015 12:58 IST

    Djoker apologises to ball boy, family through FB video for Miami abuse

    Tennis star Novak Djokovic has offered a video apology to a ball boy and his family for an ugly outburst during his Miami Open win over Andy Murray, saying “as a father I wouldn't wish that something like this happens to my son”.

  • Martina Hingis, Sania Mirza
    Apr 06, 2015 08:41 IST

    ‘Champions in Miami, title number 25’: It's Sania’s moment of glory

    Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis romped home to their second major title together when they won the women’s doubles title of the Miami Masters at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park on Sunday night.

  • Djokovic tames Tsonga to win first grand slam title
    Apr 08, 2015 14:28 IST

    Djokovic overpowers Murray for fifth Miami Masters title

    World number one Novak Djokovic roared home in a 7-6 (7/3), 4-6, 6-0 win over Andy Murray on Sunday to claim a fifth Miami Masters title.

  • Indian tennis player Sania Mirza
    Apr 13, 2015 14:42 IST

    'On top of the world', tweets Sania Mirza after becoming No.1 in WTA tennis doubles rankings

    Sania Mirza was elevated to the top of the WTA doubles ranking after she teamed up with Swiss great Martina Hingis to claim the Family Circle Cup title, according to the latest Women's Tennis Association (WTA) list released on Monday.

  • Apr 05, 2015 11:45 IST

    Serena Williams romps to eighth Miami Open crown

    World number one Serena Williams joined an elite club Saturday, winning her eighth Miami WTA title with a comprehensive 6-2, 6-0 win over Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro.

  • Apr 04, 2015 16:33 IST

    Sania-Martina enter Miami Open final

    Indo-Swiss tennis combine Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis reached their second successive women's doubles final when they entered the summit clash of the Miami Open with a straight sets win at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park in Miami.

  • Djokovic
    Apr 04, 2015 22:48 IST

    Djokovic, Murray set to clash in Miami Open final

    Andy Murray will try to cap a milestone week, while Novak Djokovic is aiming for another hardcourt double victory when they square off in the Miami Open final on Sunday.

  • Serena makes winning return to Indian Wells
    Apr 02, 2015 11:38 IST

    Miami Open: Serena's 700th win sets up Halep semi-final

    World number one Serena Williams overcame a dreadful second set to beat Germany's Sabine Lisicki 7-6(4) 1-6 6-3 on Wednesday for her 700th career win and a berth in the Miami Open semi-finals.

  • Sania Mirza
    Apr 01, 2015 19:28 IST

    Sania-Hingis enter Miami Open doubles semis

    Fresh from their maiden win in the Paribas Open title at Indian Wells last month, Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis have entered the women's doubles semifinals of the Miami Open.

  • Bob Hewitt
    Mar 23, 2015 17:13 IST

    South Africa: Ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt guilty of rape

    Australian-born former tennis Grand Slam champion Bob Hewitt was found guilty Monday in South Africa of raping and assaulting young girls whom he was coaching in the early 1980s.

  • Sania Mirza Martina Hingis
    Mar 22, 2015 17:17 IST

    Sania, Hingis win BNP Paribas Open doubles title at Indian Wells

    Sania Mirza and Swiss legend Martina Hingis began their partnership with a title win as they overcame Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 6-3, 6-4 in the summit clash of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California.