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  • Novak Djokovic wins 18th Grand Slam, two away from Roger Federer and Rafale Nadal's record Feb 21, 2021 06:55 PM IST

    Novak Djokovic wins 18th Grand Slam, two away from Roger Federer and Rafale Nadal's record

    Peerless world number one Novak Djokovic demolished Russia's Daniil Medvedev in straight sets to win his ninth Australian Open title and extend his record-breaking reign at Melbourne Park on February 21. Djokovic overpowered the fourth seed 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 in front of 7,400 fans on Rod Laver Arena to end the Russian's unbeaten run at 20 matches. In winning a third straight Australian Open for the second time, the Serb claimed his 18th Grand Slam title to move within two of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal who have 20 each, while denying Medvedev his first.

  • Djokovic wins French Open, completes non-calendar Grand Slam Jun 06, 2016 07:36 AM IST

    Djokovic wins French Open, completes non-calendar Grand Slam

    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.

  • Federer delighted with landmark 300th Slam win Jan 22, 2016 06:22 PM IST

    Federer delighted with landmark 300th Slam win

    Swiss great Roger Federer was delighted to become the first man to reach 300 Grand Slam match wins today as he swept past Grigor Dimitrov to reach the Australian Open fourth round.

  • Sania, Hingis win BNP Paribas Open trophy Mar 22, 2015 05:13 PM IST

    Sania, Hingis win BNP Paribas Open trophy

    Sania Mirza and Swiss legend Martina Hingis began their partnership with a title win as they overcame Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 6-3 6-4 in the summit clash of the BNP Paribas Open, here.

  • Federer pulls off great escape to reach semi-finals Sep 05, 2014 01:10 PM IST

    Federer pulls off great escape to reach semi-finals

    The stirring 4-6 3-6 6-4 7-5 6-2 comeback win marks the ninth time in his career Federer has rallied from two sets down to snatch victory, setting up a final-four meeting with 14th seed Marin Cilic.

  • Wimbledon's lesser-known facts Jul 10, 2013 01:30 PM IST

    Wimbledon's lesser-known facts

    The oldest Grand Slam has more to it than tennis

  • Federer down but not out, Serena swaggers on: French Open Jun 03, 2013 11:53 AM IST

    Federer down but not out, Serena swaggers on: French Open

    Seeing the usually majestic Roger Federer down on his hands and knees - literally - is a rare sight in tennis but that turned out to be the least of his problems at the French Open on Sunday as he flirted with a last-16 exit.

  • Grand Slams, not top spot is lure for Sharapova Mar 19, 2013 05:22 AM IST

    Grand Slams, not top spot is lure for Sharapova

    Maria Sharapova rose to number two in the rankings on Monday after her impressive title run at the BNP Paribas Open but says she is motivated much more by grand slam glory than the prospect of regaining the top spot.

  • So unfair! Bad day for teens at Melbourne Park Jan 17, 2013 08:16 PM IST

    So unfair! Bad day for teens at Melbourne Park

    Former world No.1 Caroline Wozniacki said she felt old at the age of 22 while Kimiko Date-Krumm, 20 years her senior, took a look around the locker room and realised she was old enough to be the mother of many of her rivals at the Australian Open.

  • Nadal recovery on course, confirms return next month Jan 17, 2013 08:34 AM IST

    Nadal recovery on course, confirms return next month

    Rafa Nadal has passed the latest medical tests on his injured knee, the Spanish tennis federation (RFET) said on Wednesday as the world number four confirmed he would return after more than seven months out at the Brazil Open next month.

  • Wimbledon achieves record profits for LTA Dec 14, 2012 04:16 AM IST

    Wimbledon achieves record profits for LTA

    Profits from this year's Wimbledon championships increased by seven percent to record levels, Britain's Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) said.

  • What they made of Nadal's defeat Jun 30, 2012 10:26 AM IST

    What they made of Nadal's defeat

    Twice former champion Rafa Nadal's amazing second round defeat by Czech journeyman Lukas Rosol was the talk of Wimbledon on Friday for players and spectators alike.

  • Sharapova favourite to reign at Wimbledon Jun 21, 2012 08:42 PM IST

    Sharapova favourite to reign at Wimbledon

    With the red clay of Roland Garros tamed, Maria Sharapova heads to the less alien setting of Wimbledon's grass a clear favourite having completed the career grand slam and regained her place at the pinnacle of the rankings.

  • Djokovic, Sharapova top seeds for Wimbledon Jun 20, 2012 05:00 PM IST

    Djokovic, Sharapova top seeds for Wimbledon

    Champion Novak Djokovic and French Open winner Maria Sharapova were named as top seeds for Wimbledon as the grasscourt grand slam mostly followed the rankings to draw up the list for the championships that begin on Monday.

  • Tennis: Rain halts thrilling French Open final Jun 11, 2012 07:36 AM IST

    Tennis: Rain halts thrilling French Open final

    Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic were locked in a tight French Open final duel today when rain caused a suspension, only the second time in history that the tournament has not finished on time.

  • Djokovic & Nadal looking to become record collectors Jun 09, 2012 04:36 AM IST

    Djokovic & Nadal looking to become record collectors

    No man has won seven French Open titles and no man in 43 years has won four grand slams in a row - and only one of these dreams will be realised at the French Open final tomorrow.

  • We are the team to beat in Olympics: Sania Jun 08, 2012 03:36 PM IST

    We are the team to beat in Olympics: Sania

    The timing of a Grand Slam title victory could not have been better for Sania Mirza, who is desperately seeking a wild card into the London Olympics, which in all probability is her last chance to become an Olympic medal winner.

  • Federer survives hiccup to land record win May 30, 2012 06:46 PM IST

    Federer survives hiccup to land record win

    Third seed Roger Federer won a record 234th grand slam match on Wednesday, fighting his way into the third round of the French Open with a 6-3 6-2 6-7 6-3 victory over Romanian Adrian Ungur.

  • No more mental problems against Djokovic: Nadal Jan 30, 2012 11:16 AM IST

    No more mental problems against Djokovic: Nadal

    A turning point of the longest men's final ever at a Grand Slam came when 10-time Major winner Rafael Nadal went for a bit too much on a backhand after more than 5 hours on court.

  • Serena goes from brush with death to Wimbledon favourite Jun 16, 2011 09:15 AM IST

    Serena goes from brush with death to Wimbledon favourite

    Serena Williams has won titles after overcoming adversity before but if she retains her Wimbledon singles crown just months after a scrape with death it would represent the American's greatest comeback.

  • Venus's sixth sense saved Serena`s life Jun 14, 2011 08:38 AM IST

    Venus's sixth sense saved Serena`s life

    Venus Williams has always taken her role as big sister to Serena very seriously but never before had she thought a bit of family intuition would end up saving the life of the 13-times grand slam champion.

  • Williams hopes to play again soon after scary moment Mar 10, 2011 01:01 PM IST

    Williams hopes to play again soon after scary moment

    Serena Williams is receiving daily blood thinning injections to get rid of the clots that are still in her lungs, the former world number one revealed on Wednesday.

  • Nadal faces tricky path to grand slam sweep Jan 14, 2011 08:32 AM IST

    Nadal faces tricky path to grand slam sweep

    Rafa Nadal faces Brazilian world number 96 Marcos Daniel in his first round of the Australian Open but faces a rocky path in his bid to become the first man to hold all four grand slam crowns simultaneously in more than four decades.

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