Tennis

  • Leander Paes
    Jul 04, 2015 22:24 IST

    Wimbledon: Paes-Nestor overcome Gabashvili-Lu, enter third round

    The 11th-seeded pair of India's Leander Paes and Canada's Daniel Nestor entered the third round of the men's doubles event at Wimbledon on Saturday by overcoming a stiff challenge from the Russian-Chinese Taipei duo of Teymuraz Gabashvili and Yen-Hsun Lu 5-7, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4), 7-5.

  • Rohan Bopanna
    Jul 04, 2015 20:57 IST

    Wimbledon: Bopanna, Paes, Mirza enter mixed doubles second round

    Rohan Bopanna of India and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain beat the American-Hungarian duo of Eric Butorac and Katalin Marosi to enter the second round of mixed doubles at Wimbledon on Friday. Bruno Soares and Sania Mirza as well as Leander Paes and Martina Hingis also advanced after getting first round byes.

  • Switzerland's Martina Hingis (L) and India's Sania Mirza
    Jul 04, 2015 18:04 IST

    Wimbledon: Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis cruise into third round

    Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis advanced comfortably to the third round of the women's doubles event, beating the Japanese-Italian pair of Kimiko Date-Krumm and Francesca Schiavone 6-0, 6-1 at Wimbledon on Friday.

  • Roger Federer Wimbledon
    Jul 04, 2015 16:06 IST

    Federer, Murray target progress into Wimbledon last-16

    Seven-time champion Roger Federer and 2013 winner Andy Murray look to reach the Wimbledon fourth round on Saturday.

  • US player Serena Williams
    Jul 04, 2015 15:06 IST

    Serena vs Venus at Wimbledon as Djokovic, Sharapova cruise

    Serena Williams set up a Wimbledon last-16 showdown with sister Venus on Friday after surviving a major scare as Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova eased into the second week.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.