Monday, January 23, 2017

Australian Open: Federer Outlasts Nishikori For Last Eight Berth

Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Former World No.1 Roger Federer dug in his heels to stop Japanese Kei Nishikori, rallying past the fifth seed 6-7(4),...

Tsonga Reaches Quarter-Finals In Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Twelfth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga advanced to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open tennis with a tight 6-7(4), 6-2, 6-4, 6-4...

Pavlyuchenkova Downs Kuznetsova To Reach Australian Open Quarters

Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Russian tennis player Anastasiya Pavlyuchenkova qualified for the Australian Open quarter-finals beating compatriot Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3, 6-3 here on Sunday. Pavlyuchenkova,...

Australian Open: Top Seed Murray Stunned By Zverev In Fourth Round

Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Unseeded German Mischa Zverev produced a bold display of tennis to shock top seed Andy Murray 7-5, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4...

Paes wins, Sania Loses In Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Veteran Leander Paes and his mixed doubles partner Martina Hingis won the first round but Sania Mirza's women's doubles campaign...

Australian Open Pays Tribute To Victims Of Melbourne Incident

Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Australian Open tennis players and officials on Saturday observed a minute of silence in honour of the four people who...

Dhruv Sunish Wins ITF Juniors Tennis Tournament

Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) After playing the final in Chandigarh Grade three ITF Juniors in the first week of 2017 and having played the...

Nadal Survives Zverev Scare In Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Spanish superstar Rafael Nadal survived a marathon third-round battle against Alexander Zverev at the Australian Open tennis tournament, prevailing with...

Australian Open: Sania, Bopanna Win In Mixed Doubles First Round

Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna won their mixed doubles first round matches at the Australian Open tennis tournament here...

Serena Eases Past Gibbs To Reach 4th Round

Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Second-seeded Serena Williams of the United States overcame her compatriot Nicole Gibbs 6-1, 6-3 in just over an hour to...

Third Seed Sunish Gets Past Naow In ITF Junior Tennis Meet...

Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) Dhruv Sunish, seeded third and the only Indian surviving among all the other Indian boys, brushed aside Syria's Hazem Naow...

Federer, Murray Advance At Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Tennis stars Roger Federer and Andy Murray surged through to the fourth round of Australian Open here on Friday. Seven-time Grand...

Evans Knocks Out Tomic, Advances To Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) British tennis player Daniel Evans defeated local boy Bernard Tomic to enter the fourth round of the Australian Open here...

Australian Open: Kerber Wins, Kuznetsova Outlasts Jankovic, Bouchard Out

Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) World No.1 Angelique Kerber kept her hopes of a second straight Australian Open tennis title alive with a 6-0, 6-4...

Sania Advances, Bopanna Beaten In Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Sania Mirza advanced to the women's doubles third round but Rohan Bopanna ws knocked out in his men's doubles match...

Nadal Defeats Baghdatis, Moves To Third Round Of Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal defeated Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 in the second round of the Australian Open...

Top Two Seeds In Boys Singles Enter Semis Of Juniors Tennis...

Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) Top two seeds in boys singles draw, Hua Chen Yu and Dostanbek Tashbulatov, entered the semi-final of the ongoing International...

Lucic-Baroni Sends Radwanska Packing At Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Croatian tennis player Mirjana Lucic-Baroni defeated Polish Agnieszka Radwanska in the second round of the Australian Open here on Thursday. The...

Ferrer Defeats Escobedo, Sets Up All-Spanish Clash With Bautista

Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Spain's David Ferrer defeated American tennis player Ernesto Escobedo to advance to the third round of the Australian Open here...

Serena Advances To Third Round In Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) World No.2 Serena Williams on Thursday gritted out a 6-3, 6-4 second round win in a high-quality encounter against Lucie...

Raonic Beats Muller, Advances To Third Round Of Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Third-seeded Canadian tennis player Milos Raonic on Thursday advanced to the third round of Australian Open defeating Luxembourg's Gilles Muller...

Paes Out Of Men’s Doubles In Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) India's doubles specialist Leander Paes and his partner Brazilian Andre Sa were knocked out of the men's doubles of the...

Istomin Stuns Djokovic At Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan played the match of his life on Thursday when he defeated world number two Novak Djokovic...
Nick Kyrgios

Profile Of Nick Kyrgios: The Erratic Genius

Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) The unexpected first-round fall of Nick Kyrgios, the 14th-ranked erratic Australian genius who plays more with pique than passion, has...