Bhambri advances but Ramkumar ousted from Bengaluru Open
Bhambri advances but Ramkumar ousted from Bengaluru Open


Bhambri advances but Ramkumar ousted from Bengaluru Open BENGALURU: Last week’s winner Yuki Bhambri and young Sumit Nagal scored contrasting wins to progress to the quarterfinals of the Bengaluru Open but Ramkumar Ramanathan bowed out of the ATP Challenger event, here on Wednesday. Third seed Bhambri pipped Spain’s Pedro Martinez 6–2 7-6 (0) while Nagal

Sindhu leads India's challenge at Hong Kong Open Sindhu leads India’s challenge at Hong Kong Open

Sindhu leads India challenge: Rio Olympic silver-medalist PV Sindhu will aim to bounce back from her recent quarter-final defeat at the China Open Super Series Premier when she leads India’s challenge at the Hong Kong Super Series, beginning at Kowloon in Hong Kong on Tuesday.After suffering a setback to fellow countrywomen Saina Nehwal in the

Rafael Nadal continues to lead ATP rankings

Madrid, Nov 20, Spain’s Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 10,645 points, while Switzerland’s Roger Federer came in second. Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov, who on Sunday defeated Belgian David Goffin 7-5 4-6 6-3 to win the ATP Finals title at

Tennis star Rafael Nadal wins damages over doping claim Tennis star Rafael Nadal wins damages over doping claim

Rafael Nadal wins damages: A Paris court has ordered former French Sports Minister Roselyne Bachelot to pay $14,000 to tennis star Rafael Nadal over a doping allegation. Nadal sued her for damages, saying her comments were harmful to his image.He had sought 100,000 euros ($117,798.27) in damages. The world number one said he would donate

Tennis star Sania Mirza turns 31 today Sania Mirza Birthday Special: Tennis star turns 31 today

Sania Mirza Birthday Special: Tennis star turns 31 today . Tennis star Sania Mirza turns 31 today . On her special day her husband Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik tweeted special wish. On his twitter account he post “”Here’s to wishing my beautiful wife a magical birthday. Missing you.”   Here’s to wishing my beautiful wife

China Open Super Series: Saina, Prannoy look to continue good show
China Open Super Series: Saina, Prannoy look to continue good show

China Open Super Series: Indian tennis aces Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy, who are recently crowned as the national champions, will look to boost their chances of qualifying for the next month’s Dubai Super Series Finals with good performances at the China Open Superseries Premier beginning Tuesday.London Olympic bronze-medalist Saina, who stunned PV Sindhu 21-17,

Leander Paes-Purav Raja lift Knoxville Challenger trophy

Leander Paes and Purav Raja won their first title together after joining forces as they lifted the Knoxville Challenger trophy with a close win over James Cerretani and John-Patrick Smith. The top-seeded Indian team battled past the US-Australian combination 7-6(4) 7-6(4) in the final of the USD 75000 hard court event, last night. It was

Sania suffering from knee injury
Sania suffering from knee injury

Sania knee injury: Mumbai, Ace tennis player Sania Mirza has said that she is suffering from a knee injury and would soon take a call on whether a surgery is needed or not.”It was tough year with partners getting injured, but I have a bit of a knee injury now.I have been off for about a

Srikanth achieves career-best World No. 2 ranking
Srikanth achieves career-best World No. 2 ranking

Srikanth achieves World No 2 ranking: India ace Kidambi Srikanth was rewarded for his sensational run this season as he grabbed a career-best ranking of World No. 2 after jumping two places in the latest BWF ranking released. Srikanth, who reached five finals and clinched four titles this year so far, now has 73,403 points,

Nadal secures world No.1 until end of year

Paris, Nov 2 : Nadal secures world No.1 until end of year. Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal got the better of South Korean Hyeon Chung 7-5, 6-4 to advance into the Paris Masters third round. With the win here on Wednesday evening, Nadal secures the ATP ranking’s top spot until the end of the year

Srikanth becomes first Indian to play French open final
Srikanth becomes first Indian to play French open final

Srikanth first Indian play French open final: Indian star and ace shuttler Kidmabi Srikanth on Saturday became the first Indian man to reach the final of the French Open Super Series.Srikanth defeated compatriot HS Prannoy 14-21, 21-19, 21-18 in the semi-final match here which lasted over an hour. However, in women’s singles, PV Sindhu failed

French Open Super Series: Sindhu, Srikanth reach quarter-finals
French Open Super Series: Sindhu, Srikanth reach quarter-finals

French Open Super Series: Ace Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth entered into the quarter-finals of the French Open Super Series, while Saina Nehwal crashed out of the tournament yesterday. Rio Olympics silver-medalist P.V. Sindhu defeated Sayaka Takahashi of Japan 21-14, 21-13, and the game lasted for 39 minutes.Sindhu will now face Chen Yufei

Srikanth, Sindhu progress to second round in French Open
Srikanth, Sindhu progress to second round in French Open

Srikanth, Sindhu French Open: Title-contenders Kidambi Srikanth and P V Sindhu crossed the first hurdle to progress to the second round of the USD 325,000 French Open Super Series here.Srikanth, who had clinched his third title of the season at Denmark Open Super Series premier last week, emerged victorious after his opponent Germany’s Fabian Roth

Nadal pulls Swiss Indoors Basel tournament
Nadal pulls out of Swiss Indoors Basel tournament

Madrid, Oct 18, Spanish World No.1 Rafael Nadal said he was pulling out of the Swiss Indoors Basel, an ATP 500 event that starts next week. “I sadly announce that I have to pull out of the Swiss Indoors Basel, after seeing my doctor in Spain just after landing from Shanghai,” Nadal said on his

British Tennis player Dan Evans banned one year in drug case
British Tennis player Dan Evans banned one year in drug case

Davis Cup-winning tennis player Dan Evans will serve a one-year ban for testing positive for cocaine he said he kept in the pocket of a bag of toiletries. The International Tennis Federation accepted on Tuesday that “inadvertent contamination” was responsible for the Dan Evans’s positive test at the Barcelona Open in April. Dan Evans explained to an ITF panel

Rafael Nadal stays top
Rafael Nadal stays top in unchanged ATP rankings

Rafael Nadal stays top in unchanged ATP rankings. 16-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal continues to remain at the top as the latest men’s world top 10 rankings remained unchanged.The Spanish tennis maestro, who will be up against France’s Lucas Pouille in the opening match of the China Open, is currently standing with 9, 465

Leander Paes, Purav Raja in St. Petersburg Open tennis semi-finals
Leander Paes, Purav Raja in St. Petersburg Open tennis semi-finals

India’s top Tennis playerLeander Paes and Purav Raja have progressed to the semi-finals of the ATP World Tour of the St. Petersburg Open with a straight-set win over Marcus Daniell and Marcelo Demoliner. The Indians defeated the pair from New Zealand and Brazil pair 6-4 6-2. The Indian duo will now clash with Chilean J. Peralta and Argentinian H. Zeballos

P V Sindhu seals semifinal spot, Sameer sinks at Korea
P V Sindhu seals semifinal spot, Sameer sinks at Korea

P V Sindhu seals semifinal spot. Sindhu, who had won the silver at the World Championship last month, recovered from a mid-game slump to stave off the challenge from World No. 19 Minatsu Mitani of Japan 21-19 16- 21 21-10 in a match that lasted 63 minutes.The fifth seeded Indian, who had a 1-1 head-to-head

Rhea Pillai wants Rs.1 cr compensation from Leander Paes
Rhea Pillai wants Rs.1 cr compensation from Leander Paes in domestic violence case

Tennis star Leander Paes is in news for once again for his matrimonial dispute as his partner Rhea Pillai demanded Rs.1 crore as compensation in domestic violence case. Former model Rhea claimed that there was an error while writing compensation amount as one zero was less in the amount which bringing her demand down from

16th grand slam title
16th grand slam title: Rafael Nadal rolls to win third US Open

16th grand slam title: Playing with the conviction and point-by-point urgency of his finest years, Rafael Nadal completed an even split of the 2017 men’s Grand Slam loot with Roger Federer. RAFAEL Nadal has steamrolled his way to an incredible 16th grand slam title with a dominant straight sets win over South Africa’s Kevin Anderson.Nadal,