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Paes and Raja lose in pre-quarters of Aus Open

Melbourne, Jan 21, Veteran Leander Paes and Purav Raja today suffered a straight-set defeat at the hands of the Colombian pair of Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in the pre-quarterfinals to bow out of the Australian Open here. The unseeded Indians were beaten 1-6 2-6 by their 11th seeded opponents in a contest that

Australian Open: Paes-Raja enter 2nd round

Australian Open: Paes-Raja enter 2nd round

Australian Open tennis tournament: Melbourne, (Jan 18) Veteran Leander Paes and fellow Indian Purav Raja defeated N. Basilashvili and A. Haider-Maurer in straight sets in the first round of the men’s doubles competition at the Australian Open tennis tournament here on Thursday.The Indian combination did not face too much trouble from their European opponents as

Yuki Bhambri qualifies for Australian Open main draw

Melbourne [Australia], January 14 : – Continuing his good form from the last season, Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri has qualified for the Australian Open with a come-from-behind win against Canada’s Peter Polansky. In his third and final qualifying match, the 25-year-old player struggled with his serve in the opening set before Polanksy pocketed the

Nadal, Federer lead rankings at Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 11, Spain’s Rafael Nadal has been top seeded at the Australian Open, above Swiss great Roger Federer at two, followed by Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov, Germany’s Alexander Zverev and Dominic Thiem of Austria. Serbia’s Djokovic, who is making a comeback after a six month lay-off due to a tennis elbow injury, is ranked at

Serena Williams comeback

Serena sets sights on `outrageous` Australian Open comeback

Serena Williams comeback just months after giving birth. Former world number one Serena Williams, who is expecting her first child next month, has revealed that she has set herself the most `outrageous` goal of making a comeback at the Australian Open in January.   Speaking in a wide-ranging interview with Vogue, the American star admitted that she has been feeling

Rogers Cup Venus Williams

Venus Williams stunned in third round of Rogers Cup

Rogers Cup Venus Williams stunned in third round. Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams suffered a major setback as she bowed out of the Rogers Cup after going down against Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina, in the third round of the women’s singles event here on Friday. Williams, who was the oldest player in the draw, was

PV Sindhu loses to World No.1 Tzu Ying in Australian Open

In a major blow, Rio-Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu was knocked out of the Australian Open Super Series after going down against Chinese Taipei‘s Tai Tzu Ying in the quarter-finals of the women’s singles event here on Friday.PV Sindhu stunned World No.1 Tzu Ying Australian Open.The fifth-seed made a spectacular start to her last-eight clash, leading

Nadal survives Zverev scare in Australian Open

Melbourne:  Spanish superstar Rafael Nadal survived a marathon third-round battle against Alexander Zverev at the Australian Open tennis tournament, prevailing with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-2 win here on Saturday. “It’s obviously an important result for me,” Nadal was quoted as saying by atpworldtour.com after his win in Rod Laver Arena. “So it’s important