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Saturday, Aug 15, 2020

Grand slam

Jul 21, 2020 21:30
The tournament was set to begin on August 14 and serve as a build-up for the US Open but the organisers said concerns about travel restrictions and recent trends in the coronavirus outbreak had led to the decision to scrap the event. read more
Jun 18, 2020 19:46
Tales like Nagal’s, however, will not be possible this year at the Flushing Meadows. The United States Tennis Association (USTA) on Wednesday announced that the 2020 US Open will be held from August 31 in New York. read more
Jun 17, 2020 12:38
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said the USTA would take “extraordinary precautions” to protect players, including robust testing, additional cleaning, extra locker room space and dedicated accommodation. read more
Jun 05, 2020 17:46
Paes has so far played 97 Grand Slam matches and the uncertainty surrounding the resumption of the tennis season following the Covid-19 pandemic may not allow the veteran to get to the magical three-figure mark. read more
Jun 03, 2020 13:43
The French Open was initially schedule to take place from May 24 to June 7 but due to the outbreak of the virus, it was postponed till September 20. read more
Jun 01, 2020 18:53
Petra Kvitova has 27 career titles but winning an all-Czech exhibition tournament last week was a different experience for her. read more
May 27, 2020 13:26
Tiafoe, 22, was born to immigrant parents from Sierra Leone, with his father working as a janitor at a tennis centre in Maryland while his mother had to work double shifts as a nurse to help the family make ends meet. read more
Mar 18, 2020 22:12
Organisers said strict confinement measures imposed by the French government to tackle COVID-19 had made it impossible to continue with preparations. read more
Feb 27, 2020 13:12
Mary Pierce was at the Hindustan Times office for an interaction with the sports team, on her career, the current generation of players and the domination of the Big Three in men’s tennis. read more
Jan 28, 2020 09:34
American Sofia Kenin saw off big-hitting Tunisian Ons Jabeur 6-4 6-4 at the Australian Open on Tuesday to reach her first Grand Slam semi-final. read more
Jan 27, 2020 14:11
Navratilova said the devout Christian’s deeply conservative views were “actually hurting people”, while McEnroe described Court as a “crazy aunt”, adding that marking her 1970 Grand Slam was a “nightmare” for governing body Tennis Australia. read more
Jan 26, 2020 09:23
Petra Kvitova came from a set down and took full advantage as her Greek opponent Maria Sakkari’s self-belief drained away to advance to the Australian Open quarter-finals. read more
Jan 21, 2020 18:42
The German seventh seed had a miserable build-up to the opening Grand Slam of the year, crashing spectacularly in all three of his singles matches at the ATP Cup teams event, looking lost on court. read more
Jan 21, 2020 16:38
The 2018 Roland Garros and 2019 Wimbledon champion Simona Halep faces British qualifier Harriet Dart or Japan’s Misaki Doi next in Melbourne. read more
Jan 20, 2020 15:51
Barty, under huge pressure to deliver a home women’s champion for the first time since Chris O’Neil in 1978, plays Polona Hercog of Slovenia or Sweden’s Rebecca Peterson next. read more