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June 19, 2018 9:00:29 am

Stan Wawrinka,served solidly throughout a one-sided contest on the slick centre court while Marin Cilic looked razor sharp as he came through a potentially tricky opener against Spain's Fernando Verdasco.

June 19, 2018 8:53:48 am

Dominic Thiem, seeded third, failed to serve out the opening set at 5-4 but won the final three points in the tiebreak, before taking control of the match in the second set.

June 19, 2018 12:39:35 am

Rybarikova's versatile tactics and shot-making fluidity enabled her to control the match almost from start to finish, winning the match against Pliskova 6-2, 6-3.

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka returns a shot during his match against Britain's Cameron Norrie on day one of the Queen's Club Championship at the Queens Club, in London
June 18, 2018 10:48:23 pm

The 33-year-old Swiss, Stan Wawrinka, ranked 261 in the world after two knee surgeries, served solidly throughout a one-sided contest.

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June 18, 2018 5:11:34 pm

Central African Republic's foreign minister reportedly says that retired German tennis star Boris Becker doesn't have diplomatic status in his unpaid role as a sports attache for the country.

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June 18, 2018 12:59:54 pm

Andy Murray has been sidelined for almost a year since losing in the quarter-finals at Wimbledon last July and returns to action on Tuesday at Queen's.

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June 18, 2018 3:56:38 am

Garbine Muguruza isn't lacking confidence as she starts the buildup to defending her Wimbledon title.

June 17, 2018 10:46:00 pm

Yuki Bhambri on Sunday qualified for the ATP 500 Fever-Tree Championships after beating America's Taylor Fritz in the second and final qualifying round in London.

Roger Federer after the win against Milos Raonic in Stuttgart
June 17, 2018 7:19:34 pm

Roger Federer's 78-minute win, sealing his first Stuttgart triumph, was the perfect tonic for the Swiss in the build-up to defending his Wimbledon crown

CLTA trainee Calvin Golmei eyes smooth transition to senior category
June 17, 2018 10:56:15 am

The youngster, who joined CLTA in 2010 at the insistence of his uncle and CLTA coach Karan Golmei, began learning tennis in Imphal. With his father Peipalung Golmei running a seat cover shop in Imphal, Golmei trained at Officer’s Club in Lamphelpat before shifting base to Chandigarh.

Roger Federer at Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart
June 17, 2018 11:26:44 am

Roger Federer, 36, will return to top of the ATP rankings for the sixth time in his career and begin a record 310th week at the summit of the men's game.

Andy Murray
June 16, 2018 10:25:08 pm

Andy Murray has accepted a place in the main draw of Queen's Club tournament following almost year out with hip operation.

June 16, 2018 3:51:44 am

Roger Federer was too good for his opponent even though the 75th-ranked Argentine produced one of his best matches on grass.

June 16, 2018 9:44:42 am

Yuki Bhambri is aghast at being excluded from the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) after preferring the US Open over Asian Games.

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June 13, 2018 10:03:35 pm

Roger Federer made a winning return to action as he recovered from a set down to beat Germany's Mischa Zverev 3-6 6-4 6-2 at the Stuttgart Open on Wednesday.

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June 13, 2018 7:36:40 pm

Prajnesh Gunnewaran on Wednesday earned the biggest win of his career by stunning world number 23 Denis Shapovalov in the opening round of the ATP Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart.

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, left, presents Rafael Nadal, right, with framed handprints bearing 11 fingers in a nod to the 11th French Open titles he won, during a ceremony held at the Paris city hall
June 12, 2018 12:07:18 pm

In 2017, Rafael Nadal thought his glory days were over as he had drawn a blank at the majors in 2015 and 2016.

June 12, 2018 12:19:25 am

Former world number one Novak Djokovic has been trying to recapture his top form after undergoing elbow surgery earlier this year.

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June 11, 2018 8:03:10 pm

Rafa Nadal said that he is not 'obsessed' with Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam titles.

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June 11, 2018 7:52:58 pm

Rafael Nadal has cast doubt on his participation at Wimbledon, saying he needs to see how his body recovers after a long clay court campaign culminated in an 11th French Open title.