Tennis

  • Serena Williams of the United States
    Jul 04, 2015 00:55 IST

    Wimbledon: Serena survives Watson scare, sets up clash with Venus

    Top-ranked, top-seeded Serena Williams staged an extraordinary final set fightback to beat Britain's Heather Watson 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 in the third round of women's singles at Wimbledon on Friday to set up a blockbuster fourth-round showdown with sister Venus.

  • Maria Sharapova of Russia
    Jul 03, 2015 23:13 IST

    Wimbledon: Sharapova, Djokovic comfortably into fourth round

    Defending champion Novak Djokovic and fourth seed Maria Sharapova advanced comfortably to the round of 16 with wins in their respective third-round singles matches at Wimbledon on Friday, while French Open finalist Lucie Safarova, Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic and Coco Vandeweghe of the United States also cemented their places in the fourth round.

  • Nick Kyrgios of Australia
    Jul 03, 2015 21:43 IST

    Wimbledon: Kyrgios downs Raonic; Wawrinka, Gasquet advance

    Australia's Nick Kyrgios beat Canada's Milos Raonic with a 5-7, 7-5, 7-6(3), 6-3 victory over the Canadian in the third round of men's singles on Friday. French Open champion Stan Wawrinka and 21st seed Richard Gasquet of France also won, in straight sets against Spain's Fernando Verdasco and Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, respectively.

  • Rohan Bopanna
    Jul 03, 2015 20:26 IST

    Wimbledon: Bopanna-Mergea enter third round of men's doubles

    The Indo-Romanian tennis pair of Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea entered the third round of men's doubles at the Wimbledon Championships with a tight straight sets victory against the Brazilian-Argentine pair of Thomaz Bellucci and Guillermo Duran 7-5, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) on Friday.

  • Dustin Brown, Rafael Nadal, Wimbledon 2015
    Jul 03, 2015 12:49 IST

    The unknown who vanquished Rafael Nadal: who is Dustin Brown?

    Dustin Brown, the man who knocked out two-time Wimbledon champ Rafael Nadal, is relatively unknown, despite having played on tour for several years. Here's all you need to know about the current word no 102

  • Novak Djokovic Wimbledon
    Jul 03, 2015 15:44 IST

    Djokovic, Serena, Sharapova eye Wimbledon last-16

    Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova target Wimbledon last-16 places on Friday, hoping to avoid the underdog trap that claimed two-time winner Rafael Nadal.

  • Rafael Nadal
    Jul 03, 2015 15:29 IST

    Wimbledon: Nadal exit sends shockwaves as Federer, Murray advance

    The untroubled advance of the heavy hitters at Wimbledon was spectacularly halted on Thursday when twice champion Rafael Nadal was bundled out by German qualifier Dustin Brown who played the match of his life.

  • Spain's Rafael Nadal
    Jul 03, 2015 00:29 IST

    Wimbledon: Two-time champ Rafa Nadal crashes out in second round

    2008 and 2010 Wimbledon champion and five-time finalist Rafael Nadal was sent crashing out of Wimbledon by dread-locked German qualifier Dustin Brown on Thursday, marking his fourth successive early exit at the All England Club.

  • Mahesh Bhupathi
    Jul 02, 2015 23:11 IST

    Wimbledon: Bhupathi, Tipsarevic knocked out in first round

    Bhupathi-Tipsarevic lost to Jurgen Melzer of Austria and Robert Lindstedt of Sweden 3-6, 3-6, 2-6 in an hour and 15 minutes.

  • Roger Federer of Switzerland
    Jul 03, 2015 00:55 IST

    Wimbledon: Federer eases into third round with win over Querrey

    Seven-time Wimbledon champion and 2014 runner-up Roger Federer swept into the Wimbledon third round on Thursday with a 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 straight sets win over Sam Querrey of the United States.

  • Andy Murray of Britain celebrates
    Jul 02, 2015 20:55 IST

    Wimbledon: Murray, Kvitova cruise into third round

    2013 Wimbledon champion Andy Murray and defending champion Petra Kvitova cruised into the third round of singles action, while former World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki and 2013 runner-up Sabine Lisicki progressed through in more difficult fashion at The Championships on Thursday.

  • Wimbledon Rufus Harris Hawk Imogen Davis
    Jul 02, 2015 13:54 IST

    Rufus the hawk wins game, set, match at Wimbledon

    Every morning at dawn, a Harris hawk named Rufus, with his distinctive yellow-hued beak, patrols the skies over the Wimbledon tennis complex in southwest London.

  • Sania Mirza Martina Hingis Wimbledon
    Jul 02, 2015 17:46 IST

    Sania-Hingis cruise into second round at Wimbledon

    The Indo-Swiss pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis thrashed their unseeded opponents Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan and Zheng Saisai of China 6-2, 6-2 in only 68 minutes to enter the second round of the women's doubles competition of the Wimbledon tennis championships.

  • Roger Federer Wimbledon
    Jul 02, 2015 15:57 IST

    Wimbledon: Federer, Murray, Nadal eye third round

    Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal target places in the Wimbledon third round on Thursday following a dramatic third day which had seen record temperatures and the evacuation of Centre Court.

  • Novak Djokovic Wimbledon
    Jul 02, 2015 15:45 IST

    Djokovic, Serena progress into Wimbledon 3rd round, Ivanovic out

    Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova breezed through at a sweltering Wimbledon on Wednesday where temperatures soared to an all-time record high.