Monday, February 20, 2017

Tennis News 2016

Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles). The object of the game is to play the ball in such a way that the opponent is not able to play a valid return. The player who is unable to return the ball will not gain a point, while the opposite player will.

Bhambri Wins, Myneni Beaten At Chennai Open

Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri defeated compatriot and local boy Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-1, 6-1, but Saketh Myneni's was beaten 4-6,...

Serena Williams Wins At Auckland Classic

Auckland, Jan 3 (IANS) American tennis star Serena Williams began her Auckland Classic tennis tournament campaign with a win over France's Pauline Parmentier here...

Muguruza Beats Kasatkina To Advance In Brisbane

Brisbane, Jan 3 (IANS) Fourth seeded Spanish tennis player Garbine Muguruza snatched a painstaking victory against Russian Daria Kasatkina to advance to the quarter-finals...

Tennis Stars Add Glitter To Chennai Open Fashion Show

Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) India's multiple Grand Slam champion Leander Paes and Bosnia and Herzegovina's movie star and tennis sensation Damir Dzumhur set the...

Dudi Sela Wins In Chennai Open

Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) Israel's Dudi Sela beat Bosnia-Herzegovina's Damir Dzumhur 6-2, 6-2 in the men's singles first round of the Chennai Open tennis...

Top-Seeded Radwanska Advances At Shenzhen Open

Shenzhen (China), Jan 2 (IANS) World number 3 Agnieszka Radwanska went through an unexpectedly tough battle in the first round at the Women's Tennis...

Swiss Player Bacsinszky Pulls Out From WTA Shenzhen Open

Shenzhen (China), Jan 2 (IANS) Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland on Monday pulled out from 2017 Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Shenzhen Open due to an...

Seeded Players Start Well In WTA Shenzhen Open

Shenzhen (China), Jan 1 (IANS) Seeded players fared well at the start of the $750,000 WTA Shenzhen Open tennis tournament as both Monica Niculescu...

Federer Can Still Win A Grand Slam, Says Former Coach

Los Angeles, Jan 1 (IANS) Roger Federer's former coach Paul Annacone has asserted that the tennis star can return from six months out with...

Preview: Cilic To Start As Favourite At Chennai Open

Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan will spearhead the Indian challenge against a strong foreign field headlined by world No.6 Marin...

Somdev Devvarman Announces Retirement From Pro Tennis

In a surprising move on the very first day of the New Year 2017, India’s tennis star Somdev Devvarman on Sunday has announced his...

Nadal Wins Mubadala Tennis Championships 2016 In Abu Dhabi

Dubai, Dec 31 (IANS) Spanish tennis veteran Rafael Nadal defeated Belgian David Goffin 6-4, 7-6 to win the Mubadala World Tennis Championships here on...

Saket To Take On Youzhny, Ramkumar Draws Qualifier In Chennai Open...

Chennai, Dec 31 (IANS) India's top-ranked singles tennis player Saket Myneni drew a potentially explosive clash against Russia's Mikhail Youzhny in the opening round...

Radwanska Favourite At WTA Shenzhen Open

Shenzhen (China), Dec 31 (IANS) China's 2017 tennis season will start with the WTA Shenzhen Open on Sunday when Polish world No.3 Agnieszka Radwanska...

Tennis Star Yuki Vows To Break Back Into Top-100

Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) To avoid the rigours of Aircel Chennai Open qualification, Indias injury-prone tennis player Yuki Bhambri on Thursday vowed to break...

Former World No.1 Ana Ivanovic Quits Tennis

Belgrade, Dec 29 (IANS) Serbian tennis player Ana Ivanovic, who became the world No. 1 in 2008, has announced her retirement. "I've decided to retire...

Bopanna Dropped From Davis Cup Squad; Bhupathi To Be Next Captain

New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The All-India Tennis Association (AITA) on Thursday dropped Rohan Bopanna from the Indian squad for the Davis Cup tie...

Tennis: Australian Open Increases Prize Money In 2017

Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) The Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tournament of the tennis season which will be held between January 16-29, will...

Five Indian Pairs To Compete At Chennai Open

Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) Rohan Bopanna and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan will lead Indias challenge in the 22nd edition of the Aircel Chennai Open tennis tournament...

Del Potro Might Skip Australian Open

Buenos Aires, Dec 21 (IANS) Argentine tennis star Juan Martin del Potro has said he might have to skip the Australian Open, the first...

Injured Kvitova To Miss Training For At Least 3 Months

Prostejov (Czech Republic), Dec 21 (IANS) Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has undergone a surgery on her left hand after being injured by a...

I Associate With Brands I Believe In, Says Sania Mirza

Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Tennis star Sania Mirza, who graced the launch of her sister Anam Mirza's Label Bazaar, says she associates with brands...

Kvitova ‘Fortunate’ To Be Alive After Knife Attack

Prostejov (Czech Republic), Dec 20 (IANS) Czech tennis star Petra Kvitová has pulled out of next month's Hopman Cup after being injured by a...

Federer Confirms Return At Hopman Cup

Basel, Dec 20 (IANS) Swiss tennis icon Roger Federer confirmed on Tuesday his return at the Hopman Cup in January, six months after his...