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.
Verdasco wins Bucharest Open
Doha, Jan 5 (IANS) Spaniards Fernando Verdasco and Nicolas Almagro qualified for the Qatar Open quarter-finals, beating Belgium’s David Goffin and Germany’s Philip Kohlschreiber, respectively. Verdasco won 6-1, 7-6 (6) against Goffin here on Wednesday,
Moscow, Jan 5 (IANS) Russian star Maria Sharapova may play at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpishchev has said. The Russian player is now eligible to officially return to tennis
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Top seed Marin Cilic was stunned 6-7 (5), 7-5, 5-7 by Jozef Kovalik in the second round of the Chennai Open tennis tournament here on Wednesday. World No.6 Cilic was heavily
Auckland, Jan 4 (IANS) American tennis sisters Serena and Venus Williams were beaten but Danish Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the quarter-finals of the Auckland Classic tennis tournament on Wednesday. Serena, 35, failed to defeat Madison
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) With as many as 956 young champions clustered at a tennis training session with players and coaches here, India attempted to break a record of “the largest tennis lesson”. The current
Shenzhen (China), Jan 4 (IANS) Romanian tennis star Simona Halep conceded a shock defeat to the Czech Republic’s Katerina Siniakova 3-6, 6-4, 5-7 in the second round of the WTA Shenzhen Open here on Wednesday.
Brisbane, Jan 4 (IANS) Spaniard David Ferrer lost to Australia’s Jordan Thompson in the second round of the Brisbane International tennis tournament here on Wednesday. The 22-year-old Aussie achieved success with a 4-6, 7-5, 7-5
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, 3-6 by seventh seeded Mikhail Youzhny in the Round of 32
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 on Tuesday. The American player easily defeated Parmentier 6-3, 6-4 in
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 of the Brisbane International on Tuesday. The French Open champion, ranked