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Indian Aces suffer first defeat in IPTL, lose 20-30 to Singapore Slammers

Indian Aces unbeaten streak at the IPTL ended as they suffered their first defeat of the 2016 season, losing 20-30 to Singapore Slammers.

PTI | Dec 04, 2016 03:55 PM

Delbonis overpowers Karlovic in deciding rubber to hand Argentina maiden Davis Cup title

Federico Delbonis overpowered Croatia's Ivo Karlovic 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in the deciding rubber as Argentina clinched their maiden Davis Cup title with a stunning fightback in Zagreb.

PTI | Nov 28, 2016 11:46 AM

Davis Cup Final: Marin Cilic, Ivan Dodig beat Argentine team in doubles to take Croatia closer to title

Croatia's Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig won the doubles encounter against Argentine doubles pair of Juan Martin del Potro and Leonardo Mayer 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 on Saturday to give Croatia a...

News Nation Bureau | Nov 27, 2016 12:00 PM

Andy Murray defeats Novak Djokovic to win ATP World Tour Finals title and seal world number one spot

Britain's tennis ace Andy Murray defeated Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to clinch his first title at the ATP World Tour finals, and made sure he remained No. 1 until next season.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 21, 2016 11:28 AM

Czech Republic defeats France to win third consecutive Fed Cup title

Czech Republic beat France to win their fifth Fed Cup title in six years on Sunday after Karolina Pliskova and Barbora Strycova won the deciding doubles rubber in Strasbourg.

PTI | Nov 14, 2016 11:06 AM

Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova set to return as UN goodwill ambassador

Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova is set to return as UN goodwill ambassador when her doping ban expires in April.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 11, 2016 10:35 AM

Nadal to return in December with World Tennis Championships exhibition event

Nadal is set to make his return by playing at the Mubadala World Tennis Championships exhibition event in Abu Dhabi at the end of December.

PTI | Nov 08, 2016 02:08 PM

Britain's tennis ace Andy Murray dethrones Novak Djokovic as World No.1

Britain’s Andy Murray became the new World No. 1 on Saturday after his Canadian opponent Milos Raonic withdrew from their Paris Masters semi-final with injury.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 06, 2016 02:06 PM

Andy Murray one win away from becoming top-ranked player in world

Andy Murray closed to within one victory of becoming the world's top-ranked player for the first time after defeating Tomas Berdych in the Paris Masters quarter-finals.

PTI | Nov 05, 2016 10:34 AM

Khanna withdraws candidature for presidential position at All India Tennis Association

Veteran sports administrator Anil Khanna on Thursday decided to withdraw his candidature as President of All India Tennis Association (AITA), saying an acrimonious relationship with the government...

PTI | Nov 03, 2016 02:24 PM

Prajnesh Gunneswaran leapfrogs 59 places to achieve a career-best ATP singles ranking of 287

Indian tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran leapfrogged 59 places to achieve a career-best singles rank of 287 in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 31, 2016 12:47 PM

Tennis: Sania Mirza stays World Number 1 for second successive year

“I am very happy. It’s an amazing honour to be number one for the second year. It has been an amazing journey for me,” Sania told PTI on Monday from Singapore.

PTI | Oct 31, 2016 08:53 AM

Sania Mirza and doubles partner Martina Hingis seal semifinal spot at WTA Finals

Indian ace Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Martina Hingis booked a berth in the semi-finals of the WTA Finals after beating Taiwanese combination of Hao-Ching Chan and Yung Jan Chan 7-6 (12-10)...

PTI | Oct 28, 2016 02:43 PM

Juan Martin del Potro and top-seeded Stan Wawrinka move into Swiss Indoors quarterfinals

Argentine tennis ace Juan Martin del Potro and top-seeded swiss ace Stan Wawrinka moved into the Swiss Indoors quarterfinals on Thursday.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 28, 2016 12:59 PM

Leander Paes in search of new doubles partner for more Grand Slam glory

Indian tennis great Leander Paes after accomplishing almost everything in his glittering tennis career is still hungry for more grand slam success.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 27, 2016 02:51 PM