Tennis News

Fed Cup: Australia to face France in final

Ashleigh Barty, who won both her singles matches in the semi-final tie, and Samantha Stosur beat Victoria Azarenka and Aryna Sabalenka in the deciding doubles to set up a final against France.

Fabio Fognini lands maiden Masters title in Monte Carlo

Five weeks before the French Open kicks off at Roland Garros, Fabio Fognini produced some brilliant tennis on Monte Carlo's red clay to snatch his ninth ATP singles title.

Fed Cup semifinal: Australia, Belarus level after first day

Australian Ashleigh Barty beat Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 7-6 (2), 6-3 to level their Fed Cup semifinal at 1-1 after the opening day of singles on hard courts at Pat Rafter Arena

Rafa Nadal knocked out by Fabio Fognini in Monte Carlo semi-finals

Rafa Nadal suffered a shock 6-4 6-2 semi-final defeat against flamboyant Italian Fabio Fognini at the Monte Carlo Masters on Saturday, showing rare signs of weakness five weeks before the French Open.

Former Davis Cupper Vijay Amritraj’s mother dead

Maggie Amritraj, mother of former Indian Davis Cup players Vijay Amritraj and Anand Amritraj, passed away here Saturday after prolonged illness.She was 92.

Rafa Nadal through to Monte Carlo semis but Novak Djokovic is out

An erratic Novak Djokovic suffered a surprise 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 defeat against Daniil Medvedev in the Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals

Victoria Azarenka, Samantha Stosur surprise choices for Fed Cup singles

Victoria Azarenka was surprisingly given the nod to play singles for Belarus in their Fed Cup semi-final against Australia and will meet her often doubles partner Ashleigh Barty in the second match on Saturday.

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic reach quarterfinals at Monte Carlo Masters

Defending champion Rafael Nadal and top-ranked Novak Djokovic eased into the Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals on Thursday, remaining on course to meet in the final of the clay-court tournament.

Dominant Rafael Nadal makes winning start to clay season

Playing his first match since injuring his knee at Indian Wells last month, Rafael Nadal showed no signs of rust as he raced into a 5-0 lead in the first set on Court Rainier III.

Monte Carlo Masters: Novak Djokovic labors into third round with scrappy win

Two-time champion Novak Djokovic labored into the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters with a scrappy 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 win against Philipp Kohlschreiber on Tuesday

Novak Djokovic eyes French Open final against Rafael Nadal as clay begins

As Novak Djokovic begins his preparations for a fourth straight Grand Slam title, he likes to imagine beating Rafael Nadal in the French Open final.

ATP rankings: Prajnesh Gunneswaran rises to career-high ranking of 80

The 29-year-old from Chennai, who broke into the top 100 in February this year, improved two places to become the sixth highest in terms of singles ranking in the history of Indian tennis.