Oct 21, 2021 09:02 PM IST
Alex Rose and Sam Browne worked hard, threw in some old-fashioned hustling and got investments from iconic athletes Usain Bolt and Serena Williams for their sports listing startup Let's Do This.
- Sep 06, 2021 06:35 PM IST
Conor McGregor is the highest paid athlete in 2021 with total earning of $180 million. Tens of millions, or even hundreds of millions of dollars per year are at play when it comes to athletes at the very top of their game. Though the pandemic put a significant dent in the business of sports, and teams and their owners earned significantly less, individual athletes actually thrived. A look at the Forbes annual rankings of the world’s highest-paid athletes for 2021.
- Aug 25, 2021 07:24 PM IST
She joins Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in sitting out the competition in Flushing Meadows, where play begins next Monday, raising questions about what the future of tennis might look like without them.
- Jun 27, 2021 06:15 PM IST
Other top tennis players such as Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem also have said they'll skip the trip to Japan, where the Olympics open on July 23, a year after being postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
- Jun 01, 2021 10:24 AM IST
Depression is more common in sports than many would expect. The problem was that Osaka did not offer tennis’ leaders that explanation—in public or apparently in private—until Monday night.
- Mar 08, 2021 05:15 PM IST
Meghan Markle revealed in the interview that she experienced suicidal thoughts after joining the royal family. She also said there were concerns within the palace while she was pregnant with son Archie about how dark his skin might be.
- Feb 18, 2021 03:36 PM IST
The veteran American's quest to reach a ninth Australian Open final and match Court's 24 major singles titles ended in a 6-3, 6-4 semi-final mauling by the Japanese third seed.
- Feb 12, 2021 09:20 PM IST
A 31-year old female billionaire with a baby in her arms ringing Nasdaq's opening bell is a rare sight to behold. Whitney Wolfe Herd created history this week by becoming one of the youngest female CEOs to take a company public, years after she founded the woman-first dating app Bumble. The app counts prominent names such as Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Serena Williams as investors. Moneycontrol traces her incredible journey in this special report.
- Sep 12, 2020 06:26 PM IST
Serena Williams missed her 24th Grand Slam singles title after losing against Victoria Azarenka in the semi-finals of US Open 2020.
- Sep 06, 2020 08:13 AM IST
Off the court, number one seeds Kristina Mladenovic and Timea Babos were yanked from the women's doubles competition after Mladenovic was instructed to quarantine for coming in contact with Benoit Paire, who tested positive for COVID-19 last weekend.
- Aug 24, 2020 12:54 PM IST
Naomi Osaka had overtaken Serena Williams to become world's highest paid women athlete. Tennis stars lead the Forbes’ 2020 list of top 10 highest paid female athletes in the world.
- Jun 06, 2020 06:01 PM IST
Ohanian's decision to step down comes at a time when the United States is witnessing widespread protests against racism and police brutality after an unarmed African American, George Floyd, died at the hands of the police.
- Jan 19, 2016 01:12 PM IST
No players were identified in the reports, which alleged 16 players had been flagged repeatedly with tennis authorities but not sanctioned on suspicion of match-fixing. Half of those are entered in the Australian Open, the reports added.
- Jan 29, 2015 12:16 PM IST
Williams will now face Maria Sharapova for the title after the Russian second seed beat compatriot Ekaterina Makarova 6-3 6-2 earlier on Rod Laver Arena.
- Sep 08, 2014 08:13 AM IST
It was the third straight and sixth overall US Open crown for the 32-year-old American, her 18 career slams putting her alongside Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova for fourth place on the all-time list.
- Sep 02, 2014 10:04 AM IST
World number one Williams is gunning for her third US Open title in a row but for the moment, she saw her 6-3 6-3 victory over the Estonian as an important hurdle after failing to get past the fourth round in this year's other grand slam.
- Jan 17, 2014 10:32 AM IST
The world number one had lost their only other encounter at Melbourne Park, in the third round in 2006 when the Slovakian beat her in straight sets, but she made no mistake this time around.
- Jan 07, 2014 11:11 AM IST
The 57-year-old Navratilova who won 18 grand slam singles titles, and 41 in women's and mixed doubles, is also confident the 32-year-old Serena Williams will equal her singles haul at the Australian Open, which begins next week in Melbourne.
- Jun 18, 2013 09:12 AM IST
Having got her maiden grand-slam final out of the way, conquering her nerves and taking eventual winner Serena Williams to three sets, the Polish world number four, Agnieszka Radwanska is feeling relaxed about returning to the All-England Club next week.
- Jun 02, 2013 09:56 AM IST
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.
- Feb 17, 2013 10:32 AM IST
Serena Williams faces the player she will replace next week as world number one, Victoria Azarenka, in the final of the Qatar Open after overcoming Maria Sharapova 6-3 6-2 in Doha on Saturday
- Feb 16, 2013 11:04 AM IST
Serena Williams showed tennis was not just the domain of teenagers as she climbed back to the top of the world rankings on Friday, becoming the oldest female to hold the coveted position at the age of 31.
- Jan 23, 2013 10:30 AM IST
Five-times champion Serena Williams was knocked out of the Australian Open by Sloane Stephens in the quarter-finals on Wednesday.
- Jan 15, 2013 11:32 AM IST
Serena Williams was in no mood to allow a painful tumble to divert her from her path to a sixth Australian Open title on Tuesday and duly delivered a resounding 6-0 6-0 win to open her campaign at the year's first Grand Slam.
- Dec 30, 2012 06:44 PM IST
An angry and impatient Serena Williams overcame blustery conditions at the Brisbane International on Sunday in an ominous beginning to her only tournament before her charge at a 16th major title at the Australian Open in January.