• wta finals serena williams beats simona halep to win title

    WTA Finals: Serena Williams beats Simona Halep to win title

    Tennis | October 27, 2014 0:01 IST

    Singapore:  The lead-up to Sunday's championship match at the WTA Finals suggested Serena Williams would face a major challenge to beat Simona Halep, but then, the No. 1-ranked player has made a career out of

  • roger federer beats goffin for 6th swiss indoors title

    Roger Federer beats Goffin for 6th Swiss Indoors title

    Tennis | October 26, 2014 23:31 IST

    Basel, Switzerland :  Top-seeded Roger Federer won a sixth Swiss Indoors title on Sunday, comfortably defeating David Goffin of Belgium in straight sets to end a run of two successive final defeats at his hometown

  • wta finals sania cara win doubles title

    WTA Finals: Sania-Cara win doubles title

    Tennis | October 26, 2014 17:54 IST

    Singapore:  In their last match together, Cara Black and Sania Mirza cruised to the doubles title at the WTA Finals with an authoritative 6-1, 6-0 win over defending champions Peng Shuai and Hsieh Su-Wei on

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    WTA Finals: Serena Williams beats Caroline Wozniacki to reach final

    Tennis | October 25, 2014 17:40 IST

    Singapore:  Serena Williams advanced to the final of the WTA Finals after beating Caroline Wozniacki in a third-set tiebreaker on Saturday, winning 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6) to remain on course for a third-straight title in

  • rafael nadal withdraws from paris masters

    Rafael Nadal withdraws from Paris Masters

    Tennis | October 24, 2014 18:52 IST

    Paris:  World No.3 Spaniard Rafael Nadal Friday withdrew from the ATP Paris Masters, slated for next week, for personal reasons, the French Tennis Federation (FFT) announced.The 28-year-old joined US Open champion Marin Cilic of Croatia

  • maria sharapova concedes no. 1 ranking to serena williams

    Maria Sharapova concedes No. 1 ranking to Serena Williams

    Tennis | October 24, 2014 16:52 IST

    Singapore: Maria Sharapova failed to advance out of the WTA Finals groups and conceded the year-end No. 1 ranking to Serena Williams despite a three-set victory over Agnieszka Radwanska on Friday.   Sharapova needed to win

  • wta finals serena williams beats eugenie bouchard 6 1 6 1

    WTA Finals: Serena Williams beats Eugenie Bouchard 6-1, 6-1

    Tennis | October 23, 2014 22:06 IST

    Singapore:  Serena Williams awoke on Thursday dreading playing tennis. By the end of the day, her doubts were defeated and she was still in the running for a third straight WTA Finals crown.   Following the

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    WTA Finals: Petra Kvitova beats Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-2

    Tennis | October 23, 2014 16:25 IST

    Singapore: Petra Kvitova beat Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-2 at the WTA Finals on Thursday, further eroding the Russian player's hopes of claiming the year-end No. 1 ranking.   Sharapova, who needs to win the title to

  • novak djokovic welcomes baby boy stefan

    Novak Djokovic welcomes baby boy Stefan

    Tennis | October 22, 2014 19:36 IST

    Belgrade, Serbia:  Novak Djokovic is a proud father. The top-ranked tennis player tweeted Wednesday that he and his wife, Jelena, were celebrating the birth of their first child -- a boy named Stefan.   "Stefan, our

  • wta finals simona halep routs serena williams

    WTA Finals: Simona Halep routs Serena Williams

    Tennis | October 22, 2014 16:52 IST

    Singapore: Serena Williams was routed 6-0, 6-2 by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals on Wednesday in one of the most one-sided losses of the 18-time Grand Slam champion's career.   The last time Williams managed

  • caroline wozniacki beats maria sharapova at wta finals

    Caroline Wozniacki beats Maria Sharapova at WTA Finals

    Tennis | October 21, 2014 23:22 IST

    Singapore:  Caroline Wozniacki credited her training for next month's New York Marathon as a key factor in her victory over Maria Sharapova in a grueling three-set match in the WTA Finals on Tuesday.   Wozniacki won

  • wta finals simona halep breezes past eugenie bouchard

    WTA Finals: Simona Halep breezes past Eugenie Bouchard

    Tennis | October 20, 2014 21:48 IST

    Singapore : Romania's Simona Halep comfortably defeated Canada's Eugenie Bouchard 6-2, 6-3 on Monday's opening night of the WTA Finals.   In a clash of the only two players making their first appearance at the season-ending

  • andy murray beats david ferrer in vienna to win 30th title

    Andy Murray beats David Ferrer in Vienna to win 30th title

    Tennis | October 20, 2014 19:53 IST

    Vienna : Andy Murray continued his recent resurgence by winning his second title in three weeks at the Erste Bank Open on Sunday and boosting his chances of making the cut for the ATP finals. 

  • wta final serena williams beats ana ivanovic in opener

    WTA Final: Serena Williams beats Ana Ivanovic in opener

    Tennis | October 20, 2014 19:15 IST

    Singapore :  Serena Williams won her opening match at the WTA Finals on Monday, beating Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-4 in the Red Group for her 16th consecutive victory at the season-ending tournament.   Williams came into

  • us open champ marin cilic wins kremlin cup

    US Open champ Marin Cilic wins Kremlin Cup

    Tennis | October 19, 2014 21:04 IST

    Moscow:  U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic won the Kremlin Cup on Sunday, beating Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 6-4 in the final. The big-serving Croat, seeded second, broke his Spanish opponent once in each set at

  • top seeded raonic eliminated at kremlin cup

    Top- seeded Raonic eliminated at Kremlin Cup

    Tennis | October 16, 2014 18:48 IST

    Moscow: Top-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada was eliminated in his first match at the Kremlin Cup on Thursday, losing 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 to Lithuanian qualifier Ricardas Berankis.   Raonic had a bye into the second round,

  • rafael nadal returns from wrist injury at china open

    Rafael Nadal returns from wrist injury at China Open

    Tennis | September 27, 2014 14:01 IST

    Beijing:  Rafael Nadal says the injured right wrist that sidelined him for two months and caused him to miss the U.S. Open is feeling better and he's ready to compete again.   Nadal hasn't played a

  • maria sharapova knocked out by qualifier at wuhan open

    Maria Sharapova knocked out by qualifier at Wuhan Open

    Tennis | September 25, 2014 10:01 IST

    Wuhan, China:  Maria Sharapova was knocked out of the Wuhan Open by Swiss qualifier Timea Bacsinszky 7-6 (3), 7-5 in the third round on Wednesday.   Sharapova double-faulted six times in the first set, and was

  • kei nishikori reaches quarterfinals of malaysian open

    Kei Nishikori reaches quarterfinals of Malaysian Open

    Tennis | September 25, 2014 8:51 IST

    Kuala Lampur, Malaysia:  Top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan beat Rajeev Ram of the United States 6-2, 6-3 to reach the quarterfinals of the Malaysian Open on Wednesday.   Ram beat Nishikori on grass two years ago,

  • france to host switzerland on clay in davis cup final

    France to host Switzerland on clay in Davis Cup final

    Tennis | September 22, 2014 22:20 IST

    Paris:  France will play the Davis Cup final against Switzerland on indoor clay in a bid to thwart Roger Federer's quest for a first win in the team competition.   The final will be held at