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  • Wawrinka dashes Djokovic dream to win French Open Jun 08, 2015 08:15 AM IST

    Wawrinka dashes Djokovic dream to win French Open

    The 30-year-old Swiss claimed a famous 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 victory to secure his second career major after the 2014 Australian Open.

  • Federer cruises, Wawrinka goes out at Indian Wells Mar 16, 2015 08:31 AM IST

    Federer cruises, Wawrinka goes out at Indian Wells

    World number two Federer launched his bid for a record fifth title at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden with a clinical 6-4 6-2 victory over Argentina's Diego Schwartzman which lasted a little over an hour.

  • Berdych hammers Nadal to make Melbourne semi-finals Jan 27, 2015 11:33 AM IST

    Berdych hammers Nadal to make Melbourne semi-finals

    Berdych, who beat the virtually unstoppable and then six-times champion Roger Federer in the Wimbledon quarter-finals in 2010, had not beaten Nadal in 17 successive matches, tied for the record as the longest losing streak to another player.

  • 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.

  • Wawrinka leads big shake-up at top of rankings Jan 27, 2014 10:19 AM IST

    Wawrinka leads big shake-up at top of rankings

    In reaching the final after missing last year's tournament Nadal has cemented his world No. 1 ranking and will be hard to shift from the summit but below him the landscape is changing.

  • Rafael Nadal win may intensify 'all-time greatest' debate Jan 25, 2014 02:10 PM IST

    Rafael Nadal win may intensify 'all-time greatest' debate

    A victory would make the Spanish left-hander the third man to win all four grand slam titles twice, joining Australians Rod Laver and Roy Emerson, and also draw him level with Pete Sampras on 14 career major titles.

  • Nadal in no rush to join the super-coach trend Jan 15, 2014 11:47 AM IST

    Nadal in no rush to join the super-coach trend

    The trend of hiring big names is not restricted to the top echelon of men's players, though. Japan's Kei Nishikori, France's Richard Gasquet and Croatia's Marin Cilic all have one also. Rafa Nadal, however, is in no hurry to join them.

  • Federer doesn't care about no.1 spot, says Nadal Oct 29, 2013 09:00 AM IST

    Federer doesn't care about no.1 spot, says Nadal

    Federer's decline has been well documented since 2011, the year he failed to win a grand slam for the first time since 2003. He suffered yet another below par performance this season, at best reaching the last four at the Australian Open -- the first time he has not made it to a major final since 2002

  • Rafael Nadal wins the US Open Sep 10, 2013 11:49 AM IST

    Rafael Nadal wins the US Open

    Nadal is now just four short of Roger Federer's 17 slam titles and while his old rival is looking a fading force at the moment, Monday's triumph suggested the Spaniard, if the knees play their part, can go on to become the most successful of all.

  • Wimbledon: Djokovic wins to set up finale with Andy Murray Jul 06, 2013 12:09 PM IST

    Wimbledon: Djokovic wins to set up finale with Andy Murray

    Serbian tennis champion Novak Djokovic beat Juan Martin del Potro in a cracking five set game in the Centre Court at the Wimbledon tournament. He will now face Andy Murray in the finals.

  • American men suffer worst Wimbledon in over 100 years Jun 28, 2013 11:59 AM IST

    American men suffer worst Wimbledon in over 100 years

    That dismal fact was confirmed on Thursday when their last man standing, 156th ranked qualifier Bobby Reynolds, bowed out to world number one Novak Djokovic on Centre Court.

  • Big men's shocks at Wimbledon Jun 27, 2013 12:41 PM IST

    Big men's shocks at Wimbledon

    Defending champion Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal's exit this week rank among the most surprising defeats at Wimbledon

  • Federer and Murray headline Wimbledon's Mega Monday Jun 24, 2013 12:33 PM IST

    Federer and Murray headline Wimbledon's Mega Monday

    Wimbledon Mega Monday: Roger Federer, and Andy Murray will begin the tournament in two separate matches while Russia's Maria Sharapova plays in the women's singles game.

  • 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.

  • Federer looking to chalk up 900th tour win Jun 02, 2013 09:56 AM IST

    Federer looking to chalk up 900th tour win

    Roger Federer looks to reach yet another milestone in his glittering career on Sunday when he chases a 900th tour win against Gilles Simon in the French Open last-16.

  • Nadal crushes Federer, plays Berdych next Mar 15, 2013 09:36 AM IST

    Nadal crushes Federer, plays Berdych next

    Rafa Nadal produced vintage form against an out-of-sorts Roger Federer, crushing the Swiss 6-4 6-2 in their heavily anticipated quarter-final at the BNP Paribas.

  • Federer calls for biological passports to detect doping Feb 12, 2013 08:36 AM IST

    Federer calls for biological passports to detect doping

    World number two Roger Federer has called for the introduction of biological passports in tennis similar to those used in cycling to detect possible doping.

  • Give me more time before judging me, says Nadal Feb 11, 2013 09:16 PM IST

    Give me more time before judging me, says Nadal

    Rafa Nadal's worst defeat on a claycourt for nine years offered ammunition to the naysayers but the Spaniard says his recovery from knee injury should be judged over time.

  • Murray beats Federer to make Australian Open final Jan 25, 2013 06:36 PM IST

    Murray beats Federer to make Australian Open final

    Andy Murray set up an enthralling Australian Open final against world No. 1 Novak Djokovic after a high-quality victory against Roger Federer on Friday.

  • Agassi amazed by quality in 'golden age' of men's game Jan 25, 2013 03:00 PM IST

    Agassi amazed by quality in 'golden age' of men's game

    Eight-times Grand Slam champion Andre Agassi has been amazed by the soaring quality of men's tennis since he retired and believes he would struggle to compete in what he believes is a "golden age" of men's tennis.

  • Golden year for Murray, regrets for Nadal Dec 18, 2012 08:36 AM IST

    Golden year for Murray, regrets for Nadal

    For Andy Murray 2012 marked a golden milestone, for Novak Djokovic the year was an emphatic reminder of his status as the world's best male player, and for Roger Federer and his army of fans it was proof that the old master's magic still sparkles.

  • Djokovic inspired by father's health battle Nov 13, 2012 08:52 AM IST

    Djokovic inspired by father's health battle

    Novak Djokovic said his ailing father's struggle with serious illness had inspired him to beat Roger Federer in a thrilling climax to the ATP World Tour Finals on Monday.

  • Forward-thinking Federer shows off volley skills Sep 02, 2012 09:02 AM IST

    Forward-thinking Federer shows off volley skills

    Roger Federer, the supreme all-court player, turned himself into something of a net-rusher on Saturday as he cruised into the fourth round of the U.S. Open.

  • Federer defeats Djokovic for sixth title this year Aug 20, 2012 09:56 AM IST

    Federer defeats Djokovic for sixth title this year

    World number one Roger Federer secured his sixth ATP title of the year with a 6-0 7-6 win over Novak Djokovic in the Cincinnati Open final on Sunday.

  • Murray thrashes Federer to win Olympic gold Aug 05, 2012 08:56 PM IST

    Murray thrashes Federer to win Olympic gold

    Britain's Andy Murray completed an astonishing recovery from last month's Wimbledon heartache to thrash Switzerland's Roger Federer and claim Olympic gold on Centre Court on Sunday.

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