Jul 04, 2011 08:14 AM IST
Bjorn Borg sunk to his knees, Pat Cash clambered up the stands to hug friends and family in the players' box and Novak Djokovic celebrated his first Wimbledon triumph on Sunday by chewing grass. That is grass he uprooted from Centre Court.
- Jun 30, 2011 08:04 AM IST
Roger Federer became one of the greatest players of all time thanks partly to his remarkable calmness under pressure but it was that very same quality which cost him dear in Wednesday's shock Wimbledon defeat by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
- Jun 29, 2011 10:00 PM IST
Roger Federer suffered his second straight Wimbledon quarter-final exit when an extraordinary comeback by Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga condemned the Swiss to a shock 3-6 6-7 6-4 6-4 6-4 defeat on Wednesday.
- Jun 26, 2011 11:24 AM IST
The mercury was rising at Wimbledon on Saturday as the serial trophy hunters gathered in the last 16 with defending champions Rafa Nadal, Serena Williams and Roger Federer leading the charge.
- Jun 25, 2011 09:40 AM IST
Not many players can say they scare Roger Federer but the six-times Wimbledon champion's next opponent David Nalbandian is one of a select bunch as the Swiss master continues his bid to win his 17th grand slam title on Saturday.
- Jun 17, 2011 08:47 AM IST
Phil Mickelson is making a run at surpassing fellow golfer Tiger Woods as the top-earning US athlete, according to an annual survey released by Sports Illustrated on Thursday.
- Jun 07, 2011 10:40 AM IST
Roger Federer pulled out of the Halle grasscourt tournament on Monday a day after losing the French Open final to Rafa Nadal, tournament officials said on Monday.
- Jun 06, 2011 08:10 AM IST
Rafa Nadal racked up a record-equalling sixth French Open title with a four-sets win over great rival Roger Federer on Sunday as his potent powers on clay again proved irresistible.
- Jun 05, 2011 10:20 AM IST
Rafa Nadal will equal Bjorn Borg's record of six French Open titles if he can lift the Coupe des Mousquetaires on Sunday but Roger Federer has his own holy grail to chase - beating the Spaniard at Roland Garros (1300 GMT).
- Jun 03, 2011 07:51 AM IST
Champion Rafa Nadal hopes to celebrate his birthday by beating Andy Murray in the French Open semi-finals on Friday before Novak Djokovic bids to wrap up the world number one spot against Roger Federer.
- May 30, 2011 11:43 AM IST
Novak Djokovic produced an unforgettable performance with the racket and the microphone and Roger Federer also strolled into the French Open quarter-finals on Sunday.
- May 24, 2011 08:12 AM IST
Rafael Nadal, once the undisputed king of clay, opens the defence of his French Open title against John Isner later on Tuesday with the name of Novak Djokovic ringing in his ears after two punishing defeats by the Serb.
- Mar 11, 2011 09:22 AM IST
These are unusual times for Roger Federer who says he is excited about his form despite lying second in the world rankings without any of the four grand slam titles in his clutches.
- Mar 08, 2011 08:35 AM IST
Proud of its age-old traditions, Wimbledon has embraced the rapid changes in technology in recent years as smoothly as a Roger Federer forehand and now the world's most prestigious tennis tournament is going 3D.
- Feb 21, 2011 08:15 AM IST
Roger Federer has brushed off his Australian Open defeat to Novak Djokovic and says he feels as ready as ever to confront the season's challenges.
- Jan 28, 2011 08:17 AM IST
Roger Federer reacted with disdain when asked if Thursday's Australian Open semi-final defeat by Serbia's Novak Djokovic signalled the end of an era in men's tennis.
- Jan 23, 2011 11:36 AM IST
Rafa Nadal's quest to win four consecutive grand slam titles survived a feisty third-round challenge from teenager Bernard Tomic as record crowds flocked to the Australian Open in the hope of local success on Saturday.
- Jan 20, 2011 08:21 AM IST
Roger Federer summoned up his very best tennis to see off inspired Frenchman Gilles Simon over five sets on Wednesday and reach the third round of the Australian Open on a day of scares at Melbourne Park.
- Jan 19, 2011 08:34 AM IST
Roger Federer's bid for a fifth Australian Open title gets serious on Wednesday with a second round clash against Frenchman Gilles Simon, one of the few players boasting a winning record against the Swiss maestro.
- Jan 17, 2011 08:26 AM IST
Roger Federer launches the defence of his Australian Open title on Monday looking to continue his recent purple patch of form against Slovakian Lukas Lacko.
- Jan 16, 2011 12:31 PM IST
Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and other top tennis players hammed it up in exhibition matches on the eve of the Australian Open to raise money for victims of the country's devastating floods on Sunday.
- Jan 15, 2011 10:16 AM IST
Rafa Nadal's possession of three grand slams makes him the deserving favourite to win the Australian Open, arch-rival and defending champion Roger Federer said on Saturday.
- Jan 14, 2011 08:32 AM IST
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.
- Jan 13, 2011 12:23 PM IST
Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and other top players will play exhibition matches at Melbourne Park on Sunday to raise money for victims of devastating floods that have ravaged wide swathes of Australia's northern Queensland state.
- Jan 13, 2011 08:24 AM IST
Swiss world number two Roger Federer could extend his record grand slam tally to 20 if he remains fit and motivated, according to his coach Paul Annacone.