Tag: Tennis

Iga Swaitek
WTA Finals: World No.1 Iga Swiatek to lead Tracy Austin Group

World No.1 Iga Swiatek, the winner of eight titles this season including Roland Garros and the US Open, leads the Tracy Austin Group.

  • Saturday, 29 October 2022
Smith, Warner, Labuchagne Playing 'Crinnis'
Watch hybrid cricket ‘Crinnis’ played by Warner, Smith, Khawaja & Labuchagne

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.

  • Monday, 03 October 2022
ATP announces massive upgrades to Challenger Tour
ATP announces massive upgrades to Challenger Tour; 60 per cent hike in prize money

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.

  • Saturday, 17 September 2022
Roger Federer annonces retirement
Roger Federer announces retirement, says Laver Cup will be his last ATP event

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.

  • Thursday, 15 September 2022
Tennis Player Naresh Kumar Passes Away
Indian tennis great Naresh Kumar passes away

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.

  • Wednesday, 14 September 2022
Iga Swaitek
Iga Swiatek overcomes Ons Jabeur to lift maiden US Open trophy

"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."

  • Sunday, 11 September 2022
Iga Swiatek
Swiatek to take on Tunisian Jabeur in US Open final

"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.

  • Friday, 09 September 2022
Serena Williams hints at retirement after US Open
Serena Williams hints at retirement after US Open

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.

  • Tuesday, 09 August 2022
Ash Barty
World No.1 Tennis Player Ash Barty Shocks The World; Retires At 25

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.

  • Wednesday, 23 March 2022
Odisha's Sohini Mohanty - A New Tennis Star In The Making
Odisha's Sohini Mohanty - A New Tennis Star In The Making

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. 

  • Monday, 03 January 2022
Naomi Osaka
Home Favourite Naomi Osaka Loses In Straight Sets To Marketa Vondrousova

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.

  • Tuesday, 27 July 2021
Police-public clash on busy Bhubaneswar road over youth's death

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 […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Samir Banerjee
Wimbledon: Unseeded Indian-American Samir In Boys' Singles Final

Samir will take on fellow American Victor Lilov in the first all-American final since 2014.

  • Sunday, 11 July 2021
Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan win gold in men's doubles category in Tennis

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.

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
French Open: Simona Halep wins maiden Grand Slam title

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021