Thursday, March 23, 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.

"I'm looking to raise my level at Hamburg," says Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal is all set to make his debut at the ATP 500 event in Hamburg. The last time when the Spaniard featured in...

Sports persons who graced the Wimbledon 2015

Wimbledon is one of the most famous and prestigious grand slam where most of the sports persons and celebrities makes their presence most frequently...
Sania Mirza tops list of Best Dressed Sportspersons

Sania Mirza tops list of Best Dressed Sportspersons

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) On World Ethnic Day on Sunday, India's tennis star Sania Mirza -- who off and on flaunts lehengas, saris...
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Nadal should be flag-bearer at Rio Games opening: Spanish Olympic chief

The president of the Spanish Olympic Committee Alejandro Blanco said on Wednesday that tennis star Rafael Nadal should bear the country's flag during the...

Ramkumar, Somdev-Jeevan get Chennai Open wildcards

Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) Ramkumar Ramanathan and the tennis pair of Somdev Devvarman and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan on Tuesday got wildcard entries for the 20th...

Konta topples Zhang to reach Australian Open semis

Unseeded Johanna Konta became the first British woman to reach the Australian Open tennis semi-finals since 1977 when she outlasted relentless qualifier, Zhang Shuai,...

Nadal, Laver appear in Australian Open's international launch

Shanghai, Oct 13 (IANS) Tennis legends Rafael Nadal and Rod Laver -- two of the greatest left-handed players in the history of the sport...

Czech Republic, France 1-1 in Davis Cup quarters

Prague, July 16 (IANS) The Czech Republic drew with France 1-1 after the first day's action of their Davis Cup tennis tournament quarter-final tie...

Sania-Martina will continue to win Grand Slams for next few years:...

Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) India tennis great Mahesh Bhupathi on Tuesday heaped praise on current women's doubles World No.1 Sania Mirza and her partner Swiss...

My pairing with Bopanna best medal prospect at Rio: Paes

Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) Indian tennis ace Leander Paes on Wednesday said if he partners Rohan Bopanna in the men's doubles event in the...

Sachin Tendulkar watches Rafael Nadal’s Wimbledon match alongside David Beckham and...

Sachin Tendulkar the legend of not only India but also the world,took his retirement and in the recent past. It’s just few months’ back Sachin...

Fixing charges won't affect integrity of tennis: Ex-England Davis Cup captain

New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Former England Davis Cup captain Paul Hutchins believes that fixing in tennis may never be completely eradicated due to the...

Dominika Cibulkova wins Linz Open tennis tourney

Linz (Austria), Oct 17 (IANS) Slovak tennis player Dominika Cibulkova defeated Switzerland's Viktorija Golubic in the summit clash to clinch the Linz Open title...

Tennis Australia rejects claims of fixing evidence being suppressed

Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Tennis Australia's CEO and Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley on Tuesday joined the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) and the...

Murray Becomes First Briton To Top ATP Rankings

Paris, Nov 6 (IANS) Andy Murray became the first-ever Briton to earn the world No. 1 spot after Milos Raonic pulled out of the...

Sania-Dodig enter Australian Open semis

Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) The top seeded tennis pair of Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig totally outclassed defending champions Leander Paes and Martina Hingis to...

Taiwanese tennis star Hsieh Su-wei pulls out of Rio Olympics

Taipei, Aug 4 (IANS) Following an argument with the country's delegation to the Olympics Games, Taiwan's tennis star Hsieh Su-Wei on Thursday announced that...

Sharapova’s doping ban reduced to 15 months by CAS

Lausanne, Oct 4 (IANS) The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Tuesday reduced Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova's two-year suspension over doping to...

Federer says he will continue SABR, also predicts more majors for...

Roger Federer after his defeat against Novak Djokovic said that the Serbian can win more majors if he stays healthy. Novak Djokovic after his victory...

Nadal reveals he felt anxiety on court in 2015

Madrid, Dec 23 (IANS) Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal has said 2015 was "the only year" in his life when he felt anxious while...

Tennis player at Wimbledon was poisoned?

London, Aug 11 (IANS) Police are investigating claims that a teenage British tennis player was poisoned at Wimbledon this year. Gabriella Taylor, 18, spent four...
Djokovic battles through to French Open quarters

Djokovic battles through to French Open quarters

Paris, June 1 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic of Serbia entered the quarter-finals of the French Open after defeating Spain's Roberto Bautista...

US Open 2015: Roger Federer sets up semi-final clash with Stanislas...

Roger Federer sets up Semi-final clash with his countrymen Stanislas Wawrinka after his straight sets victory over Richard Gasquet. Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka booked...

Rogers Cup final preview: Determined Andy Murray will take on the...

It’s finals time at Montreal and the Serbian Novak Djokovic will take on the Brit Andy Murray. This is the fifth meeting between these...