Nadal Wins Damages Over Doping Claim

Paris, Nov 17 (IANS) A Paris court has ordered former French Sports Minister Roselyne Bachelot to pay $14,000 to tennis star Rafael Nadal over a doping allegation. Nadal sued her for damages, saying her comments were harmful to his image. He had sought

France, Belgium Name Squads For Davis Cup Final

Paris, Nov 15 (IANS) France and Belgium announced their squads without much surprise for the 2017 Davis Cup tennis tournament final later this month. France captain Yannick Noah recruited Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Lucas Pouille, Nicolas Mahut, Pierre-Hugues Herbert, Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet, reports

Nadal Continues To Lead ATP Rankings

Madrid, Nov 13 (IANS) Spain’s Rafael Nadal continued to hold the number one spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals world single rankings released on Monday, with 10,645 points, surpassing runner-up Roger Federer of Switzerland. Germany’s Alexander Zverev came third with 4,410

Simona Halep Leads WTA Rankings

Madrid, Nov 13 (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

Federer Beats Sock At ATP Finals Opener

London, Nov 13 (IANS) Six-time champion Roger Federer beat world No.l 8 Jack Sock in the opening singles match of the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena here. Second-seed Federer, 36, needed one hour and 31 minutes to defeat the American

Nadal Secures World No.1 Until End Of Year

Paris, Nov 2 (IANS) Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal secured a year-end top position in the ATP rankings following his victory over South Korean talent Chung Hyeon in the second round of the Paris Masters, while promising German star Alexander Zverev was stunned