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WADA recommendations to be considered in Sharapova doping case: ITF

Thursday, 14 April 2016 16:45
London: Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova's doping case will be considered by a tribunal with the account of recently announced thaw of requirements concerning banned substance Meldonium, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Thursday.The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced…

Spaniard Ferrer withdraws from Monte Carlo Masters due to injury

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 10:56
Paris: World No. 8 David Ferrer announced on Twitter his withdrawal from the Monte Carlo Masters due to a calf injury on Tuesday, a day prior to his opening match against Germany's Alexander Zverev in the second round.The Spaniard added…

Sania honoured with Padma Bhushan

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 16:24
New Delhi: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza was conferred with Padma Bhushan at a glittering investiture at Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Tuesday for her contribution to the game.Sania and her partner Swiss legend Martina Hingis took the tennis world by…

Azarenka named world's best tennis player in March

Saturday, 09 April 2016 11:11
Minsk: Victoria Azarenka of Belarus has been named the best tennis player of the world in March, according to the results of the poll conducted by the WTA website.Seventy percent of the participants voted for Azarenka, with Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova…

Golfer Lahiri tied 59th on the opening day of Masters

Friday, 08 April 2016 16:09
Augusta (Georgia): Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri got off to a poor start at the 80th Masters Tournament as he shot four-over 76 to be tied 59th at the Augusta National Golf Club here.The 28-year-old was on Thursday even-par till the…

Venus Williams bows out of Charleston tennis tourney

Friday, 08 April 2016 13:43
Charleston (South Carolina): Former World No.1 Venus Williams lost to Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan 6-7 (5), 6-2, 4-6 while top-seeded and defending champion Angelique Kerber advanced to the quarter-finals with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Slovakia's Kristina Kucova in Charleston…

Djokovic continues to lead ATP rankings

Monday, 04 April 2016 18:02
London: Serbian star Novak Djokovic held on to his No.1 position in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) men's singles rankings released on Monday, with 16,540 points.This week did not witness any changes in the top 10 classifications, with Scot…

Djokovic wins in Miami, surpasses Nadal with most Masters titles

Monday, 04 April 2016 15:01
Miami: World No.1 Novak Djokovic breezed past Japan's Kei Nishikori in the Miami Open final 6-3, 6-3, thus surpassing Spanish great Rafael Nadal as the tennis player with the most Masters 1,000 titles, with 28.With his win on Sunday, Djokovic…

Djokovic to meet Nishikori Miami Open final

Saturday, 02 April 2016 14:33
Miami: Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic advanced to his third straight Miami Open final with a 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 victory over David Goffin, overcoming aggressive hitting by his Belgian opponent and hot and humid conditions here in South Florida.Djokovic will…

Goffin rallies to top Simon, reaches Miami Open semis

Thursday, 31 March 2016 15:32
Miami: Belgium's David Goffin lost the first set but stormed back to rout Frenchman Gilles Simon the rest of the way for a 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 victory in the Miami Open tennis quarter-finals.Next up for the 15th-seeded Goffin in Friday's…