Feb 21, 2021 04:26 PM IST
Novak Djokovic has won six of the last 10 major tournaments and is assured of remaining at No. 1 in the rankings at least through March 8. That will give him 311 weeks in the top spot, breaking a mark held by Roger Federer.
- Feb 20, 2021 05:28 PM IST
Japan's Naomi Osaka dismissed Jennifer Brady in straight sets to win the Australian Open and became only the third player after Monica Seles and Roger Federer to win their first four major finals.
- Feb 20, 2021 03:47 PM IST
Osaka edged a tight first set and broke twice in the second to win 6-4, 6-3 in 77 minutes in front of thousands of fans at Rod Laver Arena.
- Jan 17, 2021 08:24 PM IST
Being unable to leave their room would mean the only workouts they'd be able to have would be on exercise equipment left in the rooms of all of the players.
- Jan 30, 2020 07:56 PM IST
The 38-year-old Swiss, a six-time champion at Melbourne Park, was cleared by a scan but he took the court rating his chances at only "three percent" against Djokovic.
- Jan 25, 2020 04:55 PM IST
Gauff is the youngest player to beat a defending champion at the Australian Open in the Open era, which began in 1968.
- Jan 25, 2020 04:26 PM IST
Federer admitted it was "extremely difficult" and he went through the full gamut of emotions. But that is how he likes it.
- Jan 22, 2020 07:40 PM IST
The 38-year-old third seed dominated the 41st-ranked Krajinovic 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 on Rod Laver Arena, stretching his record over him to 4-0.
- Jan 20, 2020 10:30 AM IST
Serena played seven grand slam titles and finished runners-up in four of them after returning from maternity
- Jan 19, 2020 09:20 PM IST
Osaka started the year by lifting the title at Melbourne but then exited Roland Garros in the third round and Wimbledon in the first round, and her defence of her US Open crown similarly fell flat.
- Jan 19, 2020 09:10 PM IST
The 38-year-old crowd favourite has yet to play a competitive match this year, opting out of the recent ATP Cup to spend more time with his family.
- Jan 19, 2020 09:00 PM IST
Some players in qualifying questioned why stars like Federer didn't do more to speak up on their behalf during the choking haze, but the Swiss great, who is on the ATP player council, insisted he did everything he could.
- Jan 19, 2020 08:00 PM IST
"I can't say I have been lucky with injuries, because I have not," the Spaniard said, when asked about his longevity in the game.
- Jan 19, 2020 07:34 PM IST
Wozniacki announced in December that she would retire from tennis to focus on other things, including starting a family with husband and former NBA star David Lee.
- Jan 19, 2020 07:34 PM IST
"I was like, 'What is this?'" said the 21-year-old, who stunned Roger Federer last year en route to the Australian Open semi-finals.
- Jan 19, 2020 06:14 PM IST
Medvedev has started the year strongly at the ATP Cup and said he was reinvigorated after feeling "burned out" towards the end of last season, when he took Rafael Nadal to five sets at Flushing Meadows.
- Jan 18, 2020 08:47 PM IST
In this episode of the On the Ball podcast, Moneycontrol's Dustin Yarde speaks to Kayezad Adajania to preview the first Grand Slam of the calendar year.
- Jan 21, 2019 12:00 PM IST
The tennis player moved away from tennis and played cricket for a while
- Jan 19, 2019 04:00 PM IST
After a long hard cricket series Down Under in which Kohli remained undefeated, the Indian skipper was spotted at the Melbourne Arena
- Sep 10, 2018 02:41 PM IST
Infosys will leverage its expertise in emerging technologies like big data analytics, artificial intelligence and virtual and augmented reality.
- Jun 25, 2017 12:55 PM IST
Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth notched up his second successive Super Series title with a stunning straight-game triumph over reigning Olympic and world champion Chen Long in the Australian Open summit clash here today.
- Jun 24, 2017 07:58 PM IST
A former World No.3, Srikanth, who had reached the semifinals in the last edition, produced yet another near- perfect performance to outclass All England finalist Shi 21-10 21-14 in a 37-minute match to notch up his second win over the Chinese.
- Jun 08, 2016 09:47 PM IST
The International Tennis Foundation said the 29-year-old five-times grand slam champion Maria Sharapova's ban would be back-dated to January 26 this year, meaning her results from the Australian Open where she reached the quarter-finals, would be disqualified.
- Jun 06, 2016 07:36 AM IST
The world number one downed old rival Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 to claim a 12th career Major and join Don Budge in 1938 and Rod Laver, in 1962 and 1969, as the only players to simultaneously possess the French Open, Australian Open, US Open and Wimbledon trophies.
- Feb 01, 2016 07:53 AM IST
Novak Djokovic vanquished Andy Murray for the fourth time in an Australian Open final on Sunday to win a record-equalling sixth title and serve notice to his rivals that he could surpass even his stellar 2015 this year.