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Andy Murray reacts during his US Open match earlier this month.(Getty Images)

Andy Murray backs calls to remove Margaret Court’s name from arena

By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 02:32 PM IST
The 78-year-old Court, who holds the all-time record of 24 major singles titles, has been heavily criticised for voicing her religious-based opposition to same-sex marriage and transgender athletes.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts after his match against Canada's Milos Raonic as he is interviewed by former tennis player John McEnroe.(REUTERS)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts after his match against Canada's Milos Raonic as he is interviewed by former tennis player John McEnroe.(REUTERS)

Disqualified Djokovic must embrace ‘bad guy’ role: John McEnroe

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 04:37 PM IST
The world number one was defaulted at 5-6 down in the first set of his match against Pablo Carreno Busta on Sunday after a ball he swiped in frustration hit a female official in the throat.
Mindy Kaling on the set of her new Netflix show, Never Have I Ever.(Netflix)
Mindy Kaling on the set of her new Netflix show, Never Have I Ever.(Netflix)

Mindy Kaling is working with Priyanka Chopra on Covid-19 relief work in India, talks about honouring Indians in Never Have I Ever

Hindustan Times | By Rohan Naahar
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2020 05:17 PM IST
Mindy Kaling has said that she and Priyanka Chopra are concentrating on charity efforts against the coronavirus in India. She also spoke about her new Netflix series Never Have I Ever in an interview with Hindustan Times.
FILE PHOTO of Martina Navratilova(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO of Martina Navratilova(REUTERS)

Navratilova, McEnroe apologise for Margaret Court Arena protest

Melbourne | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 01:36 PM IST
Navratilova and McEnroe called for Court’s name to be stripped from the second showcourt at Melbourne Park on Tuesday and replaced by Australia’s former world number one Evonne Goolagong.
Margaret Court holds up the women's Australian Open trophy.(AP)
Margaret Court holds up the women's Australian Open trophy.(AP)

Martina Navratilova, John McEnroe apologise for Margaret Court Arena protest

Melbourne | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 01:17 PM IST
Navratilova and McEnroe called for Court’s name to be stripped from the second showcourt at Melbourne Park on Tuesday and replaced by Australia’s former world number one Evonne Goolagong.
Russia's Daniil Medvedev attends a news conference.(REUTERS)
Russia's Daniil Medvedev attends a news conference.(REUTERS)

Australian Open 2020: Dannil Medvedev happy with the hype at Melbourne Park

MELBOURNE | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2020 09:26 AM IST
American great John McEnroe has tipped the US Open finalist as the man most likely to break the Grand Slam stranglehold of Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer at Melbourne Park.
File image of India tennis start Leander Paes.(Getty Images)
File image of India tennis start Leander Paes.(Getty Images)

Hall of Fame Open: Leander Paes and Marcus Daniell enter semis

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2019 05:05 PM IST
The third seeded Indo-Kiwi combination prevailed 6-4 5-7 14-12 over the Australian-Swede team in the quarterfinals after saving three match points.
Belgian tennis legend Justine Henin seen at Hindustan Times House, in New Delhi, India, May 1, 2019(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Belgian tennis legend Justine Henin seen at Hindustan Times House, in New Delhi, India, May 1, 2019(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

I like extremes, but similar surfaces better for players - Justine Henin

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By N Ananthanarayanan
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2019 01:37 PM IST
Henin, the former world No 1 from Belgium, and winner of seven Majors between 2003 and 2007, was in New Delhi as a brand ambassador for the French Open.
File image of Sania Mirza.(Getty Images)
File image of Sania Mirza.(Getty Images)

Sania Mirza eyes a comeback by year end

Bengaluru | By PTI
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2019 08:11 PM IST
Sania Mirza last played at the China Open in October, 2017 where she suffered a knee injury and was out of competition in early part of last year.
Roger Federer hits a return against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas.(AFP)
Roger Federer hits a return against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas.(AFP)

Roger Federer rues missed chances in Stefanos Tsitsipas thriller

Melbourne | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2019 07:51 PM IST
Stefanos Tsitsipas cared little for reputation or records as he toppled the 37-year-old Swiss master 6-7(11) 7-6(3) 7-5 7-6(5) at a packed Rod Laver Arena.
(left) Novak Djokovic of Serbia with Rafael Nadal of Spain and Roger Federer of Switzerland during the ATP Heritage Celebration in New York, 2013.(Getty Images)
(left) Novak Djokovic of Serbia with Rafael Nadal of Spain and Roger Federer of Switzerland during the ATP Heritage Celebration in New York, 2013.(Getty Images)

On top of the game: age and injuries no bar

Hindustan Times | By Soumya Bhattacharya
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2018 08:31 PM IST
Go back 15 years, to the start of Wimbledon in June 2003, Federer was 21 and had not yet reached No. 1 in the ATP rankings. Nadal hadn't hadn't even entered a major tournament in 2003. These days, he trails only Federer in the all-time men's Grand Slam standings, with 17 of his own, including No. 11 at the French Open just this month.(AP)
Go back 15 years, to the start of Wimbledon in June 2003, Federer was 21 and had not yet reached No. 1 in the ATP rankings. Nadal hadn't hadn't even entered a major tournament in 2003. These days, he trails only Federer in the all-time men's Grand Slam standings, with 17 of his own, including No. 11 at the French Open just this month.(AP)

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal’s dominance underlines shortcomings of new tennis generation

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Bihan Sengupta
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2018 02:49 PM IST
While the romanticism around Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal is expected to remain for the foreseeable future, it’s fair to say the next generation of tennis hasn’t really stepped up.
Rafael Nadal defeated Gael Monfils 6-3, 6-1 in the second round of the Madrid Open on Wednesday to extend his record of consecutive sets won on the surface to 48.(AP)
Rafael Nadal defeated Gael Monfils 6-3, 6-1 in the second round of the Madrid Open on Wednesday to extend his record of consecutive sets won on the surface to 48.(AP)

Dominant Rafael Nadal marches past Gael Monfils at Madrid Open

Omnisport, Madrid | By By Alex Fisher
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2018 11:10 PM IST
World number one Rafael Nadal recorded his 20th straight win on clay as he began his quest for a sixth title in Madrid, defeating Frenchman Gael Monfils 6-3, 6-1.
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