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Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic set up M...

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic set up Madrid Open semifinal

Rafael Nadal set up a semifinal with Novak Djokovic after withstanding a tough challenge from David Goffin 7-6 (3), 6-2 at the Madrid Open on Friday. Djokovic, the defending champion, advanced when Kei Nishikori withdrew before their quarterfinal because of a wrist injury. “It’s going to be a... read more »

Sania, Paes in Wimbledon finals with par...

Sania, Paes in Wimbledon finals with partners

Sania Mirza creates history to set herself up for her first ever women’s doubles Grand Slam title while seasoned pro Leander Paes is now one win away from his 16th Major trophy as the two Indian reached the Wimbledon finals with their respective partners. Sania and her Swiss partner Martina... read more »

Kyrgios in ‘racist’ spat wit...

Kyrgios in ‘racist’ spat with swim legend Fraser

Temperamental Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios slammed swimming legend Dawn Fraser as a “blatant racist” today after she told him to “go back to where his parents came from” following his stormy Wimbledon exit. Kyrgios’s colourful antics, on show at the All England... read more »

Serena, Sharapova set for Wimbledon semi...

Serena, Sharapova set for Wimbledon semi-final showdown

Serena Williams survived a scare to book a Wimbledon semi-final showdown with old rival Maria Sharapova as the world number one battled back to defeat Victoria Azarenka 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 today. Williams was in danger of a shock quarter-final exit after a slow start on Centre Court, but the five-time... read more »

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Murray, Federer, Wawrinka, Gasquet enter quarters

2013 Wimbledon champion Andy Murray outlasted the big serving of Croatia’s Ivo Karlovic to reach the quarter-finals, while seven-time champion Roger Federer beat Spain’s Roberto... read more »

Nick Krygios to play Davis Cup tie for Australia

Nick Kyrgios Monday reaffirmed his commitment to Australia`s Davis Cup team amid fears he could pull out in protest at Tennis Australia dumping Bernard Tomic. During an extraordinary tirade... read more »

William sisters opt out of doubles

Sisters Serena and Venus Williams, who have won the doubles title five times, withdrew from the Wimbledon women’s doubles on Tuesday. No immediate reason has been given for the... read more »

Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova attend WTA pre-Wimbeldon bash

Tennis stars seem to be gearing up before hitting Wimbledon as Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic were recently spotted toasting one another at the roof gardens in... read more »

Sania-Cara qualify for Year-End World finals in Singapore

The Indo-Zimbawbwean combination of Sania Mirza and Cara Black became the fourth pair to qualify for the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore, next month. It would be Mirza’s maiden appearance at... read more »