Jul 01, 2021 07:28 PM IST
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.
- 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 18, 2021 07:21 AM IST
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
- Jun 13, 2021 11:01 PM IST
Novak Djokovic’s second trophy at Roland Garros moves him one major championship away from tying the men’s record of 20 shared by Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.
- Jun 11, 2021 05:02 PM IST
Djokovic leads the rivalry 29-28, but Nadal is 7-1 against him in Paris, and has the edge once again.
- Jun 01, 2021 05:39 PM IST
The post-match press conference is a routine 10-minute affair. It goes beyond the media, as it also informs fans, coaches, sponsors and documentary makers.
- 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.
- Jun 01, 2021 07:32 AM IST
Osaka said in the build-up to the tournament that she would not attend the obligatory press conferences for players after matches, saying the questioning by journalists stresses her mental health.
- May 31, 2021 07:39 AM IST
The penalty was announced in a joint statement from the president of the French tennis federation, Gilles Moretton, and the heads of the other three Grand Slam tournaments.
- 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 04, 2021 10:49 AM IST
The city reimposed an order for masks indoors and a limit on gatherings of 15 people after the state's run of 28 days with no new local cases came to an end.
- Nov 07, 2020 05:37 PM IST
Rafael Nadal has become the fourth player to accomplish 1,000 tour-level wins, joining the league of tennis greats such as Jimmy Connors, Roger Federer, and Ivan Lendl
- Nov 06, 2020 08:46 AM IST
Only three players have racked up more than 1,000 match wins so far. Check out who they are.
- Oct 12, 2020 09:52 AM IST
Rafael Nadal, the boy loading up on calories at lunch in Chennai in the early 2000s - and then burning them off on the courts, is now at the pinnacle of his sport.
- Oct 11, 2020 10:26 PM IST
Rafael Nadal has been dominant on clay courts, and has only lost twice in the French Open. He is undefeated in the finals. World number one Novak Djokovic has failed to beat Nadal in the French Open final in all their three meetings.
- Oct 11, 2020 09:38 PM IST
This was the third time Nadal beat Djokovic at Roland Garros in Paris to secure the title. Nadal, 34, claimed his 100th match win at Roland Garros against just two defeats since his 2005 debut.
- Oct 08, 2020 02:44 PM IST
Many of us have faced trauma. Only some, like tennis star Petra Kvitova, who was attacked by a knife-wielding burglar in 2016, have the resolve to not wallow in self-pity. Kvitova stands two matches away from a maiden French Open crown.
- Sep 30, 2020 09:41 PM IST
The claycourt master played deep, using his forehand to devastating effect to set up a meeting with Japanese Kei Nishikori or Italian Stefano Travaglia.
- Sep 28, 2020 07:23 PM IST
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Roland Garros, which hosts French Open Tennis tournament, had signed a three-year pact for tech collaboration in 2019.
- Sep 13, 2020 11:17 AM IST
Naomi Osaka's US Open victory also marks another landmark -- 26 years since Arantxa Sanchez Vicario won the match against Steffi Graf in 1994, despite losing the first set.
- 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 07, 2020 07:51 AM IST
Djokovic was becoming frustrated after squandering three set points when Carreno Busta served at 4-5, 0-40, then suffering a fall. Having dropped serve to trail 5-6, he swatted a ball reasonably hard to the back of the court, inadvertently striking a female line judge in the area of her throat.
- Sep 02, 2020 08:45 AM IST
Sumit Nagal believes the shortage of matches for both players due to the COVID-19 pandemic could help level the playing field against Dominic Thiem.
- Apr 25, 2020 01:25 PM IST
Like other sports around the world, professional tennis screeched to a halt in early March as the virus spread quickly around the world. It will not restart until at least mid-July.
- Apr 03, 2020 04:40 PM IST
The entire claycourt and grasscourt seasons have been cancelled, with the four-month shutdown wreaking havoc on the finances of the lower-tier players.