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Nick Kyrgios’ court date for assault charge by ex-girlfriend pushed by 3 weeks

July 29, 2022 9:57 pm

Kyrgios, who is scheduled to play the Canada and Cincinnati Masters ahead of the US Open, will not be required to attend the session if he is legally represented.

Carlos Alcaraz becomes youngest top 5 player since Rafael Nadal, eighth youngest of all time

July 26, 2022 7:25 am

The Spaniard also became the youngest Grand Slam quarterfinalist since 1990 at the US Open last year, and the third-youngest Masters 1000 champion in Miami earlier this year

'A truly unique moment in the history of our sport' - Novak Djokovic joins Federer, Nadal, Murray for Laver Cup

July 22, 2022 12:55 pm

Men's tennis' fabled 'Big Four' will join hands for the first time for Team Europe at the exhibition event in London in September.

Novak Djokovic handed blow as US Open confirms travel policy for unvaccinated players

July 21, 2022 12:45 pm

The Serb, as well as any other unvaccinated players hailing from other parts of the world, will not be allowed to play the US Open since they will not be allowed to enter the country's borders.

'Going the right way' - Dominic Thiem says he is 'definitely back' after reaching Bastad QF

July 15, 2022 11:41 am

The former World No. 3 defeated Roberto Bautista Agut to reach the quarterfinals of the Swedish Open. Earlier this week, he ended a 426-day wait for a tour-level victory, defeating Finland's Emil Ruusuvuori.

All the times tennis players flouted the Wimbledon 'all-white' dress code

June 28, 2022 1:00 pm

In the past, there have been instances of players digressing from the norms and making a statement through their on-court attire; find out more

Mary Pierce looks back at a career less ordinary

February 26, 2020 2:28 pm

It was during the 2000 Roland Garros quarterfinal against perennial rival Monica Seles that Mary Pierce pulled out a stroke that remains a fixture in most 'best shots ever' montages; a running, high-jumping, front-facing, between-the-legs lob.

Victoria Azarenka stomps Tan at Silicon Valley Classic

July 31, 2019 11:59 am

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka overpowered tournament qualifier Harmony Tan 6-2 6-4 to reach the second round of the Silicon Valley Classic in Northern California on Tuesday.

Cop in arrest of tennis star James Blake describes getting death threats

August 01, 2018 10:09 am

Officer James Frascatore was part of an undercover operation targeting credit card fraud and mistakenly thought Blake was one of the suspects.

Andy Murray stays on course for fourth Queen's title

June 18, 2015 11:45 pm

Andy Murray fended off some typically ferocious hitting by Spaniard Verdasco to win 7-5 6-4.


US Open: Roger Federer survives Gael Monfils scare

September 05, 2014 4:34 pm

Federer held his nerve and went pass the 20th seeded Frenchman by 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 to reach the semis.

15 year old sensation: Catherine 'CiCi' Bellis

August 29, 2014 3:37 pm

Bellis had a dream start to the open when she beat World #13 Dominika Cibulkova but lost to Zarina Diyas.

Rafael Nadal finds his feet on grass

June 28, 2014 10:11 pm

The world no.1 over came a first set loss to Kukushkin to romp home 6-7, 6-1, 6-1, 6-1.

Mahesh Bhupathi launches 'spin effects technology' tennis racquets

April 09, 2014 10:31 pm

Mahesh Bhupathi hold the newly launch spin effect technology Tennis racquets after the media briefing held at CCI court, Churchgate on Wednesday.

Australian Open: Stan stuns Rafa in final

January 27, 2014 3:12 pm

Wawrinka becomes first in over 20 years to beat first and second ranked players to win Slam after getting past injured Nadal.

Australian Open: Li Na ends long wait

January 25, 2014 6:54 pm

Li Na overcame an attack of nerves and weathered a feisty challenge from Cibulkova before roaring to a 7-6 (7-3) 6-0 victory to win her first Australian Open title.

Australian Open: Ruthless Rafael Nadal dominates Roger Federer

January 24, 2014 7:53 pm

Rafael Nadal dominated proceedings in the semis, and marched into the final.

Australian Open: Defending champ crashes out

January 21, 2014 9:03 pm

Defending champion Novak Djokovic's 2014 Australian Open campaign came to an early end on Tuesday.

Sharapova shocked; Nadal, Federer rocked

January 20, 2014 6:56 pm

Sharapova has struggled with her serve throughout the tournament and her woes continued.