Djokovic names Radek Stepanek as coach

Belgrade, Dec2: Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic on Friday announced the Czech Republic’s Radek Štepánek as his new coach. “We have a new official member of the #TeamDjokovic guys. #NoleFam please welcome Radek Stepanek to our team,” the 30-year-old tweeted. Stepanek will begin

Former Wimbledon Champ Jana Novotna Passes Away

Prague, Nov 20 (IANS) Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna passed away at her home in the Czech Republic on Monday following a long battle with cancer. She was 49. Novotna won the 1998 women’s singles at Wimbledon, beating Nathalie Tauziat in the final,

Nadal Continues To Lead ATP Rankings

Madrid, Nov 20 (IANS) Spain’s Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 10,645 points, while Switzerland’s Roger Federer came in second. Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov, who on Sunday defeated

Simona Halep Leads WTA Rankings

Madrid, Nov 20 (IANS) Romanian tennis player Simona Halep continued to lead the Women’s Tennis Association rankings released on Monday, while Spain’s Garbiñe Muguruza remained in second place. There were no changes in this week’s top 10, as Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki held the

Dimitrov Wins First Masters Tourney For Bulgaria

London, Nov 20 (IANS) Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov won the most important tennis tourney of his career after defeating Belgium’s David Goffin 7-5, 4-6 and 6-3 to win the Nitto ATP Final at London’s O2 Arena. The third-ranked Dimitrov needed two hours 30 minutes,

Dimitrov, Goffin Enter Last Four At ATP Finals

London, Nov 18 (IANS) Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov steamrolled Pablo Carreño Busta 6-1, 6-1 in just over an hour here to remain undefeated at the ATP Finals and give himself a further dose of confidence heading into this weekend’s action. The World No.6 came

Kerber Names New Coach

Berlin, Nov 16 (IANS) German woman tennis star Angelique Kerber announced Wim Fissete as her new coach as her new coach for the upcoming season, parting ways with Torben Beltz. Kerber’s two Grand Slam singles titles came in 2016 but the 29-year-old failed

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