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Simona Halep says donating equipment to help coronavirus fight

March 18, 2020 11:10:52 am

Simona Halep said she was donating money to pay for medical equipment in Romania as the country deals with the coronavirus pandemic.

French Open postponed until September because of COVID-19

March 17, 2020 10:22:08 pm

The organisers of the Roland-Garros announced that the tournament will be played from September 20 to October 4 this year.

In Dubai, Rutuja Bhosale justifies those fleeting moments of fame

March 16, 2020 9:23:36 am

Ranked 438, Rutuja Bhosale managed to pull off important wins in three group matches — against Uzbekistan, South Korea, and Chinese Taipei to help India qualify for Fed Cup's playoff stage.

Indian Wells tennis tournament cancelled over coronavirus concerns

March 9, 2020 3:40:51 pm

The tournament, a Masters 1000 event that was set to start on Tuesday, attracts the game's top players from both the men's and women's sides and drew a record 475,000 fans over its two-week run last year.

Ankita Raina shines with two wins as India creates Fed Cup history

March 8, 2020 12:41:39 am

After winning her singles tie, Ankita Raina then combined with Sania Mirza to seal India's place in the play-offs where they will take on either Latvia or the Netherlands in April.

Leander Paes helps India win doubles before Marin Cilic seals Davis Cup tie

March 8, 2020 2:00:58 am

The Paes/Bopanna win over Franko Skugor and Mate Pavic kept the visitors alive in the tie before former world no.3 Marin Cilic cruised past Sumit Nagal 6-0, 6-1 to secure the tie 3-1 for Croatia.

Davis Cup: India down 2-0 against Croatia, after Prajnesh and Ramkumar lose in singles

March 7, 2020 2:25:55 pm

The Indians had hoped to exploit Borna Gojo over two singles rubbers and then pick up a third point in the doubles. But Gojo, playing his first Davis Cup tie at home, had his own point to prove. 

Rutuja Bhosale wins in India’s Fed Cup tie against Taiwan

March 7, 2020 2:55:47 am

Rutuja Bhosale made a confident start against lower-ranked Ya-Yi Yang but had to arrest a mid-match slump to eke out a 6-3 3-6 7-6(6) win.

Davis Cup: India’s best-ranked singles player Sumit Nagal not picked for Croatia tie

March 6, 2020 12:49:31 pm

A few surprises were in store, from the Indians as well as the Croatians, when the teams announced their final nominations for the Davis Cup World Group qualifier, which begins on Friday.

Ankita Raina, Rutuja Bhosale win as India beat Uzbekistan in Fed Cup

March 5, 2020 9:54:01 am

Bouncing back from the narrow defeat against China's Qiang Wang, Ankita Raina regrouped to humble Sabina Sharipova 7-5 6-1 to seal the tie in India's favour in one hour and 34 minutes.

Fed Cup: Ankita Raina, Rutuja Bhosale go down fighting; India lose 0-2 to China

March 3, 2020 10:51:22 pm

Ankita Raina gave a scare to world number 29 Qiang Wang after Rutuja Bhosale suffered defeat in the first singles as India lost the Fed Cup tie against China after conceding an unassailable 0-2 lead.

Putting together the perfect tennis player with Mary Pierce

March 3, 2020 8:54:49 pm

From fitness of Martina Navratilova to the heart of Monica Seles, here's what Mary Pierce's perfect tennis player looks like.

Rafael Nadal beats Taylor Fritz to win title in Acapulco

March 1, 2020 6:00:39 pm

Rafael Nadal, who first won the title in 2005 and took it again in 2013, stormed through the draw without dropping a set and improved to 20-2 in the event overall.

Novak Djokovic breezes past Stefanos Tsitsipas to claim fifth Dubai title

February 29, 2020 11:56:00 pm

Novak Djokovic, who is on an unbeaten streak in 2020, eased past Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 to lift his fifth Dubai Tennis Championships title.

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Petra Kvitova overcomes tenacious Ashleigh Barty to set up Aryna Sabalenka final in Doha

February 29, 2020 1:55:28 pm

Petra Kvitova ended a run of four straight losses to Ashleigh Barty, including a quarter-final exit at last month's Australian Open, to reach her 37th WTA career final.

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Novak Djokovic saves three match points vs Gael Monfils to make Dubai final

February 29, 2020 1:25:32 pm

Novak Djokovic converted his eighth set point when Gael Monfils double-faulted. He cruised the rest of the way, winning 2-6, 7-6 (8), 6-1.

Novak Djokovic bamboozles Karen Khachanov with drop shots in Dubai

February 28, 2020 8:50:17 am

The victory extended Novak Djokovic's unbeaten start to the season to 16 matches and took his winning streak to 19 matches in a row stretching back to the ATP Finals in November.

Kvitova fights off Ostapenko to reach Qatar quarters

February 27, 2020 3:52:18 pm

The Czech number eight seed, who won the Qatar title in 2018, looked on course for a routine victory after running away with the first set, but former French Open champion Ostapenko clawed her way back into the contest with some gutsy hitting from behind the baseline.

Maria Sharapova wants to be clear: She is retiring from tennis, not quitting

February 27, 2020 3:14:54 pm

Sharapova said she knew it was time to retire as she flew home to Los Angeles from Australia. Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26 made it even clearer.

Dominant Djokovic marches into Dubai quarterfinals

February 27, 2020 1:59:06 pm

The Serbian world number one, who lost to Kohlschreiber at Indian Wells a year ago, was entirely dominant, sending down 23 winners and losing only 10 points on his serve as he wrapped up the win in 59 minutes without facing a break point.

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