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Federer on quest for 8th Wimbledon title

Monday, 27 June 2016 09:32
London: Swiss icon Roger Federer starts his Wimbledon campaign on a quest to win his eighth title at the All England Club and his 18th major tennis championship.The 34-year-old is taking to the grass courts at Wimbledon in a season…

Djokovic, Serena arrive at Wimbledon eyeing records

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 10:00
London: Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic and United States legend Serena Williams are heading into Wimbledon this year on the hunt for records.Djokovic, who won the Australian Open and French Open titles, currently holds all five Major titles in men's…

Nadal, Muguruza to lead Spain tennis team in Olympics

Friday, 17 June 2016 15:18
Madrid: Injury-battling Rafael Nadal and Garbine Muguruza will lead the Spanish tennis team at the Olympic Games in Rio, according to the list sent by the Royal Spanish Tennis Federation RFET, based on both players' individual ATP and WTA rankings.Apart…

Saina, Srikanth vault two spots in BWF rankings

Friday, 17 June 2016 10:42
New Delhi: Star shuttler Saina Nehwal's second Australian Open title propelled her two rungs up to the sixth spot while Kidambi Srikanth also rose similarly to No.11 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings for women's and men's singles…

Rio: Paes-Bopanna in doubles, Bopanna-Sania in mixed doubles

Saturday, 11 June 2016 14:58
New Delhi: Doubles specialist Leander Paes' dreams of playing in a record seventh straight Olympics came true on Saturday after he was named with Rohan Bopanna as the Indian men's doubles team in Rio Olympics. Bopanna and Sania Mirza were…

Saina to face Sun Yu in Australian Open final; Srikanth bows out

Saturday, 11 June 2016 13:43
Sydney: London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal stormed into the final of the $750,000 Australian Open Superseries badminton tournament here on Saturday, beating World No.2 Wang Yihan of China 21-8, 21-12 in a semi-final.World No.8 Saina dominated the proceedings from…

Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon

Friday, 10 June 2016 11:11
Madrid: Former World No.1 Rafael Nadal will miss the Wimbledon tennis tournament with a wrist injury.The Spaniard confirmed the news on his Facebook page on Thursday.He recently withdrew from the French Open with a wrist injury after the second round."Hi…

Sharapova banned for two years

Thursday, 09 June 2016 09:39
London: Russian star Maria Sharapova was banned for two years by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Wednesday after a failed drugs test.The 29-year-old was provisionally banned in March after testing positive for banned substance Meldonium at Australian Open in…

Don't want a repeat of 2012 selection mess: Paes

Wednesday, 08 June 2016 11:44
New Delhi: With the All India Tennis Association (AITA) selection committee set to announce the squad for Rio Olympics on June 11, veteran doubles specialist Leander Paes on Tuesday said he does not want a repeat of the 2012 fiasco…

French Open champion Garbiñe Muguruza

Monday, 06 June 2016 11:27
Madrid: French Open champion Garbiñe Muguruza dominated the headlines in the Spanish press on Sunday after winning her first Grand Slam title with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over American world No.1 Serena Williams in Paris.The 22-year-old Muguruza prevented the 34-year-old…