Wimbledon 2015: Longest Match in History

It’s five years since John Isner and Nicolas Mahut wrote their names into Wimbledon history.At 6.13pm on Tuesday 22nd June, two players walked out onto Court 18 ready to play their first-round singles match; the American John Isner and the Frenchman Nicolas Mahut.The match started off with ease. Isner took the first set 6-4, followed

Aegon Championships Rohan Bopanna and Ivan Dodig got knocked out of Aegon Championships

Rohan Bopanna and Ivan Dodig got knocked out of Aegon Championships. After suffering a straight-sets defeat against the French duo of Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasseli, Rohan Bopanna and his Croatian partner Ivan Dodig, Indian tennis star,  got knocked out of the ongoing Aegon Championships Vasseli in semi-finals last evening. The Indo-Croatian pair went down

asdgsdg Maria Sharapova to return for World Tennis matches in july

Two former world No. 1 player on the comeback trail, Maria Sharapova will be the top draws at the Bank of the West Classic women’s tennis tournament set for July 31-Aug. 1 at Taube Family Tennis Center. Sharapova had originally planned to return for a hard court tournament in Stanford, California, on July 31. Sharapova

Grand Slam champion bankrupt The world’s number one Grand Slam champion, now it has become bankrupt

The world’s number one Grand Slam champion, now it has become bankrupt. Veteran tennis star Boris Becker was declared a bankrupt on Wednesday by a British court. Three times Wimbledon champion Boris has long been unable to repay the bank loan, after which the court declared him bankrupt.A six-time Grand Slam champion player’s lawyer has

fsdghj Tennis champion Boris Becker declared bankrupt

Three-time Wimbledon tennis champion Boris Becker has been declared bankrupt by a London bankruptcy court. Becker, now 49, was declared bankrupt on Wednesday over undisclosed sums of money he has owed to the London-based private bankers Arbuthnot Latham & Co, since October 2015. The registrar, Christine Derrett, said there was a lack of credible evidence

Vijay Goel meets Rohan Bopanna, discusses promotion tennis
Vijay Goel meets Rohan Bopanna, discusses ‘promotion of tennis’

Vijay Goel meets Rohan Bopanna, discusses promotion tennis. Ace Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna, who recently became the fourth Indian to win a grand slam after clinching the mixed doubles title at the French Open, on Wednesday, met Union Minister of Sports Vijay Goel to discuss the promotion of tennis among youth in the country.Rohan Bopanna, playing

Heres will almost impossible Nadal win Wimbledon 2017
Here’s why it will be ‘almost impossible’ for Nadal to win Wimbledon 2017

Fifteen-time Grand Slam champion Rafael feels that it would be almost impossible for him to repeat his French Open success at the Wimbledon if his troublesome knees react to playing on grass in the way that they have for the last five years.  Rafael Nadal, who won his 10th French Open title with a resounding victory over Stan Wawrinka

Sania Mirza sends special message Shoaib Malik must win game
Sania Mirza sends special message to Shoaib Malik for must win game

 Sania Mirza sends special message Shoaib Malik must win game. After India vs South Africa match on June 12, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are going to lock horns in another pivotal face-off which will decide the semi-finalist from Group B. Both Sri Lanka and Pakistan have 2 points each in their accounts and today’s game will

Spanish tennis Rafael Nadal eyes record 10th French Open title
Rafael Nadal eyes record 10th French Open title

Spanish tennis Rafael Nadal eyes record 10th French Open title. Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal will aim to clinch his record 10th French Open title and his 15th career Grand Slam crown when he takes on third-seed Stan Wawrinka in the finals of the men’s singles event here today.Nadal booked his place in the summit showdown after registering a comfortable

AITA recommend Rohan Bopannas name Arjuna Award
AITA to recommend Rohan Bopanna’s name for Arjuna Award

AITA recommend Rohan Bopannas name Arjuna Award. After Rohan Bopanna‘s French Open mixed doubles success, the All India Tennis Association ( AITA) on Friday decided to recommend his name for the prestigious Arjuna award.The seventh-seeded Indo-Canadian pair staged a comeback after losing the opening set and defeated Lena Groenefeld and Farah 6-2, 2-6, 12-10 in a summit clash that

Sania Mirza enters French Open mixed doubles quarters
Sania Mirza enters French Open mixed doubles quarters

Sania Mirza stormed into the quarterfinals of mixed doubles event as she and her partner Ivan Dodig of Croatia notched up a commanding win over their opponents at the French Open on Sunday.The Sania-Dodig pair beat the duo of Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) and Artem Sitak (New Zealand) 6-2 6-4 in a second round match to

Ganeshan first Indian in international TT officials’ body

Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer, the only assigned competition manager of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) in India, was nominated as a member of the Umpires and Referees Committee (URC) by the game’s world governing body. Ganeshan is the first Indian to make it to the URC. His term as a URC member is for a period

French Open: Bopanna-Dabrowski romp into second round
French Open: Bopanna-Dabrowski romp into second round

Indian tennis ace  Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski produced a  spectacular performance, as they stormed into the second round of the French Open following a comfortable straight-sets victory in their mixed doubles clash here last evening.The Indo-Canadian pair notched up an easy 6-0, 6-1 win over the Australian team of Jessica Moore

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal reach French Open third round
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal reach French Open third round

Novak Djokovic of the former champions and women’s champions Spain’s Gurbine Muguruja won their respective matches on Wednesday to make their place in the third round of the French Open.Second seeds and 12-time Grand Slam champions Joaquich defeated Portuguese Joao Sausa 6-1, 6-4 and 6-3 in his third round while continuing his championship practice in

Sania and Shvedova are out in the first round
Sania and Shvedova are out in the first round

The top seeded pair of Sania and Shvedova were eliminated in the first round of Chiang Jung Chuang and Missaki Doi. Sania and Shvedova beat Taipei and Japanese pair duo 7-5, 6-2 This is the last tournament before the French Open.Earlier, Sania Mirza and Yaroslava Shvedova had made it to the quarter-finals of the women’s

Tennis: Sharapova retires after French Open snub, Murray stunned

Maria Sharapova retired with injury in her second-round match in Rome, just hours after she was denied a wild card for the French Open, while defending champion Andy Murray crashed to a heavy defeat in his opener against Fabio Fognini. Sharapova, who was wearing a bandage on her left thigh, yesterday pulled out of her

Sharapova wins opening match in Rome

Maria Sharapova solidified her comeback to tennis as the former number one overcame a slow start to win her opening match at the Rome Masters, beating Christina McHale 6-4, 6-2. The five-time Grand Slam winner went down a quick break in the first set before revving up to claim the opener while playing in her

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Tennis World Cup: Murray, Djokovic and Nadal back Pique’s ‘World Cup’ plans

Spanish footballer Gerard Pique’s idea of a week-long men’s tennis world tournament rivalling the Davis Cup has received support from leading players Andy Murray, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Pique was at the Madrid Open earlier this week, reportedly to discuss a 16-team knockout tournament with ATP Tour chief Chris Kermode. It would potentially replace

Madrid Open: Kuznetsova crushes Bouchard in quarters

Eugenie Bouchard’s Madrid Open campaign ended on Thursday with a whimper as she was thrashed 6-4, 6-0 by eighth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova to exit at the quarter-final stage. The Canadian set the tournament alight with a scintillating, three-set win over Maria Sharapova on Tuesday after her outspoken comments about the Russian returning from her 15-month

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal struggle in Madrid Open

Novak Djokovic prevented a huge upset and Rafael Nadal was made to battle in their opening matches at the Madrid Masters on Wednesday. In his first outing since splitting with his long-time coaching team, Djokovic had to dig deep before eventually despatching Nicolas Almagro 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 in his second-round tie. Nadal was also taken