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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.

Top ten tennis WAGs

Not only Tennis players have a beautiful game, but they do have beautiful girlfriends and wives. Let’s look at the top 10 Wags of Tennis Stars. 10: Rebecca Cartwright: Cartwright is an Australian singer and actress. She was engaged to Lleyton Hewitt

Garbine Muguruza

Muguruza Beats Kasatkina To Advance In Brisbane

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 seventh in the women’s singles rankings, needed almost three hours to win 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (9-7), reports Efe. Despite having


Tennis Stars Add Glitter To Chennai Open Fashion Show

Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) India’s multiple Grand Slam champion Leander Paes and Bosnia and Herzegovina’s movie star and tennis sensation Damir Dzumhur set the ramp on fire when they walked for designers Lalit Dalmia and Pranjal Kadkade at the Aircel Chennai Open fashion show here organised by 6 degrees. Russia’s upcoming star Daniil Medvedev, US’s

Dudi Sela

Dudi Sela Wins In Chennai Open

Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) Israel’s Dudi Sela beat Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Damir Dzumhur 6-2, 6-2 in the men’s singles first round of the Chennai Open tennis tournament here on Monday. The 96th rank Sela was dominant from the beginning and easily overpowered his 77th ranked opponent. Russian Daniil Medvedev, ranked 99th, was equally comfortable against Thiago Monteiro,

Agnieszka Radwanska

Top-Seeded Radwanska Advances At Shenzhen Open

Shenzhen (China), Jan 2 (IANS) World number 3 Agnieszka Radwanska went through an unexpectedly tough battle in the first round at the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Shenzhen Open as she survived three match points to edge past wild card Duan Yinging 6-2, 6-7(4), 7-4 here on Monday. The Polish player started on a good note

Timea Bacsinszky

Swiss Player Bacsinszky Pulls Out From WTA Shenzhen Open

Shenzhen (China), Jan 2 (IANS) Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland on Monday pulled out from 2017 Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Shenzhen Open due to an discomfort in her left abdomen. The organising committee said Bacsinszky didn’t feel well in her left abdomen so she decided to pull out from the tournament, reports Xinhua. The current world


Seeded Players Start Well In WTA Shenzhen Open

Shenzhen (China), Jan 1 (IANS) Seeded players fared well at the start of the $750,000 WTA Shenzhen Open tennis tournament as both Monica Niculescu and Alison Riske found their way to the second round after beating two home players respectively here on Sunday. Romanian seventh seed Niculescu bounced back from a 5-7 loss to home


Federer Can Still Win A Grand Slam, Says Former Coach

Los Angeles, Jan 1 (IANS) Roger Federer’s former coach Paul Annacone has asserted that the tennis star can return from six months out with injury and win another Grand Slam. “Last year was a very tough year for him and he still got to the semis of Wimbledon,” Annacone, who coached the Swiss ace from

Marin Cilic

Preview: Cilic To Start As Favourite At Chennai Open

Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan will spearhead the Indian challenge against a strong foreign field headlined by world No.6 Marin Cilic at the Chennai Open tennis tournament starting here from Monday. Last year’s runner-up Borna Coric of Croatia, Spaniards Roberta Bautista Agut and Albert Ramos-Vinolas are also expected to be strong


Somdev Devvarman Announces Retirement From Pro Tennis

In a surprising move on the very first day of the New Year 2017, India’s tennis star Somdev Devvarman on Sunday has announced his retirement from professional tennis circuit after giving best of the performances for his country over the tennis court since past 8 years. “Starting 2017 on a new note, retiring from pro

Rafael Nadal

Nadal Wins Mubadala Tennis Championships 2016 In Abu Dhabi

Dubai, Dec 31 (IANS) Spanish tennis veteran Rafael Nadal defeated Belgian David Goffin 6-4, 7-6 to win the Mubadala World Tennis Championships here on Saturday. The world No.9 disrupted 11th ranked Goffin’s rhythm as he had planned before the final, by switching sides and changing from slice balls to high balls on the center court