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  • How US Open surprise winner Emma Raducanu learnt mental toughness Sep 14, 2021 07:00 PM IST

    How US Open surprise winner Emma Raducanu learnt mental toughness

    Emma Raducanu said that her parents were her biggest critics.

  • Five most irreversible Grand Slam tennis losses in recent memory Sep 14, 2021 05:08 PM IST

    Five most irreversible Grand Slam tennis losses in recent memory

    The loss in Sunday's men's singles finals at the US Open may not be enough to stop Novak Djokovic from amassing the most number of grand slam singles titles in future, but it denied him a chance to make history. All losses are heart-breaking, but some carry higher stakes than the rest.

  • Emma Raducanu completes fairytale in New York by winning US Open Sep 12, 2021 09:31 AM IST

    Emma Raducanu completes fairytale in New York by winning US Open

    Britain's Emma Raducanu became the first ever qualifier to win a Grand Slam title and the first British woman to hoist a major trophy since Virginia Wade triumphed at Wimbledon in 1977.

  • Tennis: Raducanu, Fernandez set up battle of teens in US Open final Sep 11, 2021 05:54 PM IST

    Tennis: Raducanu, Fernandez set up battle of teens in US Open final

    Britain's Emma Raducanu became the first qualifier to reach the title clash at a major, joining Canadian Leylah Fernandez as the duo continued their giant-killing spree

  • Djokovic to play for Grand Slam against Medvedev in US Open final Sep 11, 2021 01:32 PM IST

    Djokovic to play for Grand Slam against Medvedev in US Open final

    Novak Djokovic has won 27 consecutive Slam matches, three shy of his all-time record streak from 2015 and 2016 when he won all four major titles in a row.

  • Canadian teen Leylah Fernandez beats world number 2 Aryna Sabalenka to reach US Open final Sep 10, 2021 07:47 AM IST

    Canadian teen Leylah Fernandez beats world number 2 Aryna Sabalenka to reach US Open final

    The 19-year-old prodigy eliminated Wimbledon semi-finalist Sabalenka 7-6 (7/3), 4-6, 6-4 and could capture her first Slam crown on Saturday at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

  • Why does playing tennis make so many pros miserable? Sep 05, 2021 10:29 AM IST

    Why does playing tennis make so many pros miserable?

    Before the French Open, Naomi Osaka tried to overturn years of tennis protocol when she refused to participate in post-match news conferences because she said they put too much stress on players, especially after losses.

  • Tearful Naomi Osaka to take break from tennis after shock loss Sep 04, 2021 12:26 PM IST

    Tearful Naomi Osaka to take break from tennis after shock loss

    Naomi Osaka's break from tennis, with a potential title defense coming early next year at the Australian Open, came on a night where she slammed her racquet to the court several times after missing a chance to serve out for the match in the second set.

  • The good, the bladder, the ugly: With Tsitsipas, it’s not just about the toilet breaks Sep 03, 2021 03:55 PM IST

    The good, the bladder, the ugly: With Tsitsipas, it’s not just about the toilet breaks

    Tennis authorities are to blame for the vagueness of the bathroom rule. But Tsitsipas has exploited it a few times too many, and his gamesmanship also extends to other types of misbehaviour.

  • Tennis: Osaka gets walkover into US Open third round Sep 01, 2021 09:55 PM IST

    Tennis: Osaka gets walkover into US Open third round

    The Japanese third seed and world number 145 Danilovic, who was competing in her first US Open main draw, were scheduled to be the day's second match in Arthur Ashe Stadium.

  • Tennis champion Naomi Osaka’s new found interest in cryptocurrencies Aug 31, 2021 01:01 PM IST

    Tennis champion Naomi Osaka’s new found interest in cryptocurrencies

    After exploring the world of Non-Fungible Tokens, Naomi Osaka is now looking at cryptocurrencies, especially Dogecoin as an investment option

  • Tennis| Play begins at US Open with fans back in stands Aug 30, 2021 10:38 PM IST

    Tennis| Play begins at US Open with fans back in stands

    The opening match in Arthur Ashe Stadium was set for noon, with past champion Sloane Stephens facing fellow American Madison Keys in a rematch of their 2017 final.

  • Rafael Nadal loses to 50th-ranked Lloyd Harris in Washington Aug 06, 2021 07:55 AM IST

    Rafael Nadal loses to 50th-ranked Lloyd Harris in Washington

    A night after needing three sets and more than three hours to get by, Nadal was eliminated 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 by 50th-ranked Lloyd Harris of South Africa under the lights on Thursday at the hard-court tournament.

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 | Tennis: Novak Djokovic inconsolable after Golden Slam dream ends Jul 30, 2021 09:04 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 | Tennis: Novak Djokovic inconsolable after Golden Slam dream ends

    The world number one had arrived in Tokyo gunning for the Golden Slam -- winning all four majors and Olympic gold in the same year -- after triumphing at the Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon in 2021.

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 |Tennis: Swiss Bencic goes for gold as Djokovic cruises into semis Jul 29, 2021 07:24 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 |Tennis: Swiss Bencic goes for gold as Djokovic cruises into semis

    The win will ensure a tennis medal for Switzerland for the fourth Olympic Games in a row, while Bencic will have a chance to be the first player to win a singles gold for the country since Marc Rosset won the men's Olympic final in 1992.

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020: Naomi Osaka wins in debut at Olympics Jul 25, 2021 01:23 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020: Naomi Osaka wins in debut at Olympics

    Second-ranked Japanese player Naomi Osaka was sharp from the start, serving an ace down the T on the opening point of the match and racing out to a 5-0 lead.

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020: Andy Murray withdraws from singles at Games due to injury Jul 25, 2021 09:32 AM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020: Andy Murray withdraws from singles at Games due to injury

    Andy Murray will continue to compete in Tokyo Olympics' men's doubles tournament with Joe Salisbury

  • Roger Federer withdraws from Tokyo Olympics after knee injury 'setback' Jul 13, 2021 10:17 PM IST

    Roger Federer withdraws from Tokyo Olympics after knee injury 'setback'

    The 20-time Grand Slam champion was knocked out of Wimbledon in the quarter-finals by Hubert Hurkacz last week.

  • The only valid question that remains is: does Roger Federer think his time is up? Jul 11, 2021 05:56 PM IST

    The only valid question that remains is: does Roger Federer think his time is up?

    Fans who feel let down when Federer loses should ask themselves: does the joy of having Federer on court for a few hours eclipse the days of pain they might feel later?

  • Osaka says Djokovic, Michelle Obama, others reached out Jul 08, 2021 07:11 PM IST

    Osaka says Djokovic, Michelle Obama, others reached out

    Osaka said she thinks the news conference "format itself is out of date and in great need of a refresh."

  • An open letter to Roger Federer Jul 08, 2021 12:28 PM IST

    An open letter to Roger Federer

    You are a great player, but if you want that one last major, you need to find the fine line between brutally honest feedback and getting down on yourself.

  • 'I'm not a bad guy': Novak Djokovic into 10th Wimbledon semi-final, 41st at Slams Jul 08, 2021 09:00 AM IST

    'I'm not a bad guy': Novak Djokovic into 10th Wimbledon semi-final, 41st at Slams

    Should he win a sixth title, Novak Djokovic will go level with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on 20 major titles.

  • Sania Mirza and Mattek-Sands stun sixth seeds to enter Wimbledon 2nd round Jul 01, 2021 07:28 PM IST

    Sania Mirza and Mattek-Sands stun sixth seeds to enter Wimbledon 2nd round

    Sania Mirza and Mattek-Sands were a bit rusty at the start but once they got their rhythm they dominated the match and won 7-5 6-3 against the American-Chilean combination in one hour and 27 minutes.

  • Serena Williams says she will not play at the Tokyo Olympics Jun 27, 2021 06:15 PM IST

    Serena Williams says she will not play at the Tokyo Olympics

    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.

  • Naomi Osaka pulls out of Wimbledon, but aims for Tokyo Olympics Jun 18, 2021 07:21 AM IST

    Naomi Osaka pulls out of Wimbledon, but aims for Tokyo Olympics

    Women's tennis world No. 2 Naomi Osaka's withdrawal is a second blow to Wimbledon after 20-times Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal also announced he was skipping the grasscourt major

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