Jack Sock kept his expectations alive in the ATP finals with a brave show, rising up out of the edge of annihilation to beat Marin Cilic 5-7, 6-2, 7-6(4) in a sensational and flighty clash of the enormous hitters at London's O2 Arena on Tuesday. With these two effective clients...
The Indian Countrywide Badminton Championships have, just after a gap of 9 extensive a long time, turn into meaningful yet again, with each solitary just one from the top players in the state having part in the two the continuing Inter-State Championships and the particular person occasions which will...
SHANGHAI: Roger Federer was uncharacteristically sloppy as he fended off dogged Diego Schwartzman 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 to labour into the third round of the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday. Federer next faces another potential banana skin in Ukrainian qualifier Alexandr Dolgopolov on Thursday. There were 24 places in the rankings between the...
Hyderabad: Top Indian men's shuttlers raked in huge profits with HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth developing as the most costly purchases at the Premier Badminton League players' bartering on Monday. While Prannoy was gotten by Ahmedabad Smash Masters for Rs 62 lakh, Awadhe Warriors needed to spend Rs 56.1 lakh...
Shanghai: Juan Martin del Potro required each of the three sets to achieve the second round at the Shanghai Masters, beating Georgian qualifier Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 on Monday. Del Potro, a Shanghai semifinalist in 2013, battled with his second serve. In spite of the fact that he won...
Group Europe guaranteed triumph in the initial two matches against Team World at the inaugural Laver Cup to take an early favorable position in Prague on Friday evening. Marin Cilic of Croatia and Dominic Thiem of Austria beat America's Frances Tiefoe and John Isner individually. Cilic secured a 7-6, 7-6 prevail...
India’s wait for a World Champion in badminton was extended in Glasgow after its biggest hope PV Sindhu went down in the final of the World Badminton Championships on Sunday. The Indian, who had reached her first final of this tournament, suffered a 19-21 22-20 20-22 loss in a...
LONDON -- Less than an hour after smashing through the Wimbledon semifinal, defeating 11th seed  in straight Tomas Berdvch sets Friday and earning a spot in his 11th Wimbledon final, Roger Federer was asked in his postmatch news conference how many more years he plans "to carry on" in the sport....
LONDON -- Two years ago, Rafael Nadal sat in the press room at the All England Club a beaten man. He spoke of the sadness of losing once again to a player ranked outside of the top 100. More telling, Nadal's message to the media was one of uncertainty about...
There was the time I got invited to the White House; when I went to Texas Stadium for a story on the Dallas Cowboys, his favorite team; before I left for a family reunion in Europe he couldn't attend; and Sunday, when he dropped me off at Los Angeles...
Sania Mirza is holding her breath over the fitness of her playing partners at Wimbledon, which gets underway from Monday. Both Kirsten Flipkens, Mirza's women's doubles partner, and Ivan Dodig, her mixed doubles' partner, are carrying serious enough injuries that have forced the Indian to remain pessimistic on the eve...
Murray starts a little slowly, maybe he is emotionally drained. We know you all are. Wawrinka goes 30-0 ahead, Muzza clipping an convincing lob onto the baseline for 30-15, but then Stan legs it across the court to knock a forehand winner around the net-post. More bend than Beckham that one....
11:00: Alize Cornet (Fra) v (9) Agnieszka Radwanska (Pol), (1) Andy Murray (Gbr) v (29) Juan Martin Del Potro (Arg), (24) Richard Gasquet (Fra) v (15) Gael Monfils (Fra), (5) Elina Svitolina (Ukr) v Magda Linette (Pol) Suzanne-Lenglen Court 11:00: Feliciano Lopez (Spa) v (7) Marin Cilic (Cro), (26) Daria Kasatkina...
The run up to the French Open was dominated by the news of Andre Agassi taking over as Novak Djokovic’s coach. They were quickly deemed the ‘dream team’. Djokovic had let go of Boris Becker the previous season and now hired Agassi, the first player who made the return...
We've asked our panel of experts whether or not world No 1 Andy Murray can defeat tennis' gentle giant Juan Martin del Potro at the French Open. Del Potro has played only six tournaments this season as he attempts to ensure there is no repeat of the wrist problems that...
Top teams continue to bow out in doubles at Roland Garros as third seeds Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan, and fourth seeds Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo, suffered surprising second-round upsets on Friday. The top four seeds have all been eliminated before the round of 16 and only five...
In a contest between two closely matched gladiators, timing is often everything for the holder of the lighter weapon. So it proved on Friday at the French Open bullring when the rapier of Grigor Dimitrov came up against the bludgeon of Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta. Supremely gifted, the Bulgarian...