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Verdasco, Almagro Reach Qatar Open Quarter-Finals

/ 05 January 2017
Verdasco wins Bucharest Open

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,


‘Sharapova May Play At 2020 Olympics For Russia’

/ 05 January 2017
Maria-Sharapova-Drug-Test-Positive

Maria-Sharapova-Drug-Test-Positive

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


Cilic Stunned, Bopanna Wins In Chennai Open

/ 05 January 2017

Rohan Bopanna

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


Williams Sisters Knocked Out Of Auckland Classic

/ 05 January 2017

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


India Attempts To Break ‘Largest Tennis Lesson’ Record

/ 05 January 2017

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


Second-Seed Halep Halted By Siniakova At WTA Shenzhen Open

/ 05 January 2017

Simona Halep

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.


Ferrer Falls In Second Round Of Brisbane International

/ 04 January 2017

David Ferrer

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


Bhambri Wins, Myneni Beaten At Chennai Open

/ 03 January 2017

Yuki Bhambri

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


Serena Williams Wins At Auckland Classic

/ 03 January 2017

Serena Williams

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


Muguruza Beats Kasatkina To Advance In Brisbane

/ 03 January 2017

Garbine Muguruza

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