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French Open: Federer joins Nadal in third round

Tennis legends Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer moved a step further towards their potential semi-final clash in men’s singles, while fourth-seeded Kiki Bertens had to retire from women’s singles second round, citing illness.Federer notched a comfortable victory, as the 20-time Grand Slam winner beat another German player Oscar Otte 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 on Wednesday, Xinhua

Tennis: Serena talks about postpartum emotions

Tennis: Serena talks about postpartum emotions

In a heartfelt note on social media, American tennis ace Serena Williams opened up about her postpartum struggles. The 36-year-old, in length, talked about what she has been going through since giving birth to her daughter, Alexis Olympia, who turns one this September. Williams, who recently suffered an embarrassing defeat against unseeded Johanna Konta of Britain

Novak Djokovic undergoes shoulder surgery

Novak Djokovic undergoes shoulder surgery

Novak Djokovic undergoes shoulder surgery: Tennis ace Novak Djokovic recently underwent an elbow operation to cure a two-year-old injury. Djokovic agreed to the surgery after he lost to South Korean Chung Hyeon in the Austalia Open in January due to the wound. He took to his Instagram account saying, “I agreed with my team that I would try

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

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

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

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

Nadal pulls out of Swiss Indoors Basel tournament

Nadal pulls out of Swiss Indoors Basel

Asian Indoor Games

Indian Athletes Win a Total of 40 Medals at the Asian Indoor Games

Indian Athletes Win a Total of 40 Medals at the Asian Indoor Games. Indians grabbed four medals, including gold through tennis player Sumit Nagal, on the concluding day to end at 11th place in the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games on Wednesday. Nagal bagged the men’s singles gold medal in the tennis event as he outplayed

US Open: Rafael Nadal to take on Leonardo Mayer in third round

US Open Rafael Nadal. World number one Rafael Nadal will aim to continue his stunning 2017 season when he takes on lucky loser Leonardo Mayer of Argentina in the third round of the US Open here today. Nadal and Mayer will meet for the fourth time in their ATP Head-to-Head series. The Spaniard has clinched

Serena Williams gives birth baby girl

Serena Williams gives birth to baby girl

Serena Williams gives birth baby girl. Tennis star Serena Williams has given birth to a baby girl with fiance Alexis Ohanian. Baby girl arrived Friday, September 1 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, weighing in at 6 lbs., 13 oz., according to a Tweet from WPBF-25 news producer Chris Shepherd. World

Serena Williams Gives Birth to a baby girl, First Child With Fiancé Alexis Ohanian

Serena Williams Gives Birth baby girl First Child Fiance Alexis Ohanian. Tennis champ Serena Williams has welcomed her first child with her fiancé, Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian. She’s a mom! Williams, 35, gave birth to a baby girl at a hospital in Palm Beach, Florida, on Friday, September 1. As previously reported, Williams accidentally announced her

US Open Sharapova makes Grand Slam

US Open: Sharapova makes Grand Slam return with electrifying win

US Open Sharapova makes Grand Slam return with electrifying win. Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova began her long-awaited return to Grand Slam on a winning note as she outplayed second-seed Simona Halep of Romania in a three-set thriller at the US Open here on Tuesday. Sharapova, who is playing her first major after coming back from the 15-month doping

US Open Milos Raonic withdraws because of wrist injury

Raonic withdraws from US Open with wrist injury

US Open Milos Raonic withdraws because of wrist injury. World number 11 Milos Raonic has withdrawn from the US Open because of a wrist injury. The 26 year old said that he had a procedure on Wednesday to remove “portions of bone” that had been causing him discomfort for weeks.  “I have too much respect

Why Sania Mirza wants Parineeti Chopra to do her biopic?

Tennis sensation Sania Mirza always stands forward when it comes to bold statements and she landed into many controversies because of her words. She has been bonded well with Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra and the duo holidayed several times.In the latest episode of Neha Dhupia’s Podcast, Parineeti Chopra talks about how she and tennis champion

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

New Zealand Open: Prannoy goes down fighting in quarters

New Zealand Open: Prannoy goes down fighting in quarters

New Zealand Open: Prannoy goes down fighting in quarters. Ace Indian shuttler HS Prannoy suffered a major setback as he bowed out of the ongoing New Zealand Grand Prix Gold tournament after going down fighting against 11th seed Lin Yu Hsien of Chinese Taipei in the quarter-finals of the men’s singles event here on Friday.After losing the first game by a big

Sharapova withdraws from Stanford with left arm injury

Maria Sharapova withdraws from Stanford with left arm injury

Sharapova became the world No. 1 for the first time on August 22, 2005, at the age of 18, and last held the ranking for the fifth time for four weeks from June 11, 2012, to July 8, 2012.Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the Stanford Classic ahead of her second round match on Wednesday due

‘It’s magical’: Federer joy at record 8th Wimbledon title

LONDON: Roger Federer shed tears of joy as the Swiss star hailed his record eighth Wimbledon title as one of the most magical moments of his astounding career. Federer crushed injury-hit Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 in Sunday’s final to move past Pete Sampras and William Renshaw into sole possession of first place on the list of male Wimbledon champions. The emotional 35-year-old,