World No.1 Iga Swiatek, the winner of eight titles this season including Roland Garros and the US Open, leads the Tracy Austin Group.
A recent video published on Facebook by Aussie cricketer, Marnus Labuchagne playing a game that resembled tennis but in essence was cricket has given birth to a new concept; hybridisation of cricket.
ATP chairman Andrea Gaudenzi said, "The Challenger Tour is the launch pad of men's professional tennis. Today's announcement is a critical step forward for the entire ecosystem.
Roger Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam singles champion, on Thursday announced his retirement from top-level tennis, saying that Laver cup will be his final ATP tour event.
Former Indian tennis player and Davis Cup captain Naresh Kumar, who was a mentor to Olympic medallist Leander Paes, passed away in Kolkata on Wednesday.
"I needed to stay composed and focus on the goals," Swiatek was quoted as saying by WTA. "It's New York -- it's so loud, it's so crazy. It's really mind-blowing for me. I'm really proud I could handle it mentally."
"I felt a huge difference between the first set and the last two," Swiatek was quoted as saying by WTA after the match. "I'm pretty happy that I got my level of energy up a little bit.
The star player was knocked out by Harmony Tan at Wimbledon in her first singles match for a year earlier this summer, but has her sights set on the US Open in what could prove her farewell tournament.
The Australian leaves with a stellar set of credentials, including three major singles titles on three different surfaces. In all, she collected 15 titles in singles and 12 in doubles -- more than any other active player in that span, according to WTA.
In a roller-coaster 2021, the new-gen tennis star Sohini Mohanty showcased her tremendous potentiality on the court and won several accolades and awards despite much struggles.
With Naomi's exit, the top three players on the WTA singles rankings at the Olympics have all bowed out of the quadrennial showpiece. No. 6-ranked Elina Svitolina of Ukraine is now the highest-ranked player left in the draw.
Bhubaneswar: Vehicular traffic came to a standstill on the busy Patia-Jaydev Vihar road as tension prevailed after locals clashed with police over the death of a youth under mysterious circumstances in the Niladri Vihar Housing Board area. Claiming that the youth was murdered, family members of the deceased, identified as Dhaneswar Das, and locals blocked […]
Samir will take on fellow American Victor Lilov in the first all-American final since 2014.
Palembang (Indonesia): Indian tennis stars Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan won gold in the men’s doubles category at the 2018 Asian Games here on Friday. The Indians defeated Denis Yevseyev and Aleksandr Bublik of Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-4 in the final.
Paris: Top-ranked Romanian Simona Halep beat Sloane Stephens in full sets to claim her first Grand Slam title at the French Open here on Saturday. Halep extended her winning streak over her American opponent to five matches after triumphing at 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, reports Xinhua news agency. Halep recorded 0-3 in her previous Grand Slam […]