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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.

Sania Mirza, playing with new partner Casey Dellacqua, crashes out in her Aegon Classic opener

June 19, 2015 12:55 am

Sania Mirza's regular partner Martina Hingis could not play in this tournament with Sania for some personal reasons.

On other side of Paris, grass greener for Rafael Nadal

June 15, 2015 11:14 am

Rafael Nadal claimed his first grasscourt title for five years when he beat Serbian Victor Troicki 7-6(3) 6-3.

Boris Becker to seek British citizenship

June 11, 2015 4:23 pm

Boris Becker has revealed that he will apply for British citizenship at some point in future.

Stanislas Wawrinka tames Novak Djokovic to win first French Open, second Grand Slam

June 07, 2015 11:33 pm

Stanislas Wawrinka, with a win in the French Open final, adds a second major to his 2014 Australian Open; denies Novak Djokovic a career Grand Slam.

Roger Federer falls under Nick Kyrgios spell in Madrid exit

May 07, 2015 1:03 pm

Kyrgios brought an abrupt end to Federer's hopes of winning a fourth Madrid trophy with a 6-7(2) 7-6(5) 7-6(12) victory.

Roger Federer ends three-year claycourt drought

May 04, 2015 12:43 pm

Swiss maestro Roger Federer has now won titles in 19 different countries.


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.