Tennis


September 26, 2018 11:10:27 am

Simona Halep, who injured herself in training earlier this week, offered some resistance in the second set after a bad start to the match but could not prevent an early exit in her first tournament since the US Open.

September 26, 2018 8:31:29 am

The Davis Cup final will be held at the 26,429-capacity Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Lille from Nov. 23-25, under a retractable roof.

September 24, 2018 4:46:15 pm

Former Miss Japan Priyanka Yoshikawa feels that Naomi Osaka will serve as a great example for racial equality.

September 24, 2018 3:19:02 pm

Serena Williams said that she did not understand why her coach Patrick Mouratoglou admitted giving her instructions during the US Open final.

Team Europe pose with the Laver Cup after defeating Team World, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Chicago
September 24, 2018 8:28:22 am

Team Europe beat Team World 13-8 to retain the Laver Cup on the third and final day of action in the international tournament in Chicago on Sunday.

Laver Cup
September 23, 2018 4:20:30 pm

Kevin Anderson led the charge by blasting 17 aces past the Serbian world number three in a 7-6(5) 5-7 10-6 victory that shifted the momentum after the World side

Karolina Pliskova
September 23, 2018 4:09:47 pm

Karolina Pliskova utilised her big serve to full effect to ease to a 6-4 6-4 victory over home favourite and US Open champion Naomi Osaka in the Pan Pacific Open final in Tokyo.

September 23, 2018 3:11:28 pm

Kiki Bertens won her third WTA Tour singles title of the season on Sunday and denied Ajla Tomljanovic her career first with a 7-6 (2), 4-6, 6-2 win over the Croatian-born Australian.

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September 23, 2018 12:57:32 pm

On the new Davis Cup format which is to come into force from next year, Amritraj said it would not affect India much as of now.

September 22, 2018 8:53:57 pm

Andy Murray withdrew from Wimbledon and lost in the second round at the US Open last month.

September 22, 2018 5:07:22 pm

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic played together for the first time after Team Europe had swept the first three singles matches.

Naomi Osaka
September 22, 2018 1:17:57 pm

Naomi Osaka's victory in front of an expectant home crowd was her 10th in a row and did not look in doubt from the moment she pounded down a huge ace with her first serve of the match.

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic
September 22, 2018 4:16:25 pm

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic teamed up to take on Kevin Anderson and Jack Sock in the Laver Cup Men's Doubles match.

In this Jan. 28, 2016, file photo, Roger Federer, left, of Switzerland and Novak Djokovic, right, of Serbia, pose for a photo ahead of their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne
September 21, 2018 6:30:17 pm

Laver Cup will bring together best players from across the world in a single city in team format coached by John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg.

September 21, 2018 6:27:06 pm

The US Open champion, who upset Serena Williams in the final in New York at the beginning of the month, won her ninth straight match Friday, beating Barbora Strycova 6-3, 6-4.

September 21, 2018 3:13:35 pm

World No. 1 Simona Halep also earmarked US Open champion Naomi Osaka as a huge prospect for the future after the Japanese player made her major breakthrough in New York.

Australian Open 2018 will kickoff from January 15.
September 21, 2018 9:39:42 am

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will close out the first day of the second edition of the Laver Cup when they take on Jack Sock and Kevin Anderson in doubles at the United Center.

September 20, 2018 9:06:23 pm

Vijay Amritraj stressed the importance of focussing on the "next generation of players," especially school children who might consider taking up a sport to get into good colleges.

September 19, 2018 9:07:25 pm

Playing in her first tournament since winning the U.S. Open, Naomi Osaka impressed her Japanese fans with a powerful 6-2, 6-1 win over Dominika Cibulkova to reach the quarterfinals of the Pan Pacific Open.

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, is treated by a trainer during a change over against Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament
September 19, 2018 7:09:29 pm

Rafa Nadal said on Wednesday said he would skip the Asian leg of the ATP tour to recover from the knee injury he picked up at the US Open,