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  • Fame won’t affect my game: Naomi Osaka

    Singapore: US Open champion Naomi Osaka admitted on Saturday she is still grappling with her newfound stardom but believes the overwhelming attention won’t  affect her game at the  season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore.

  • ‘Get your own towels’ – tennis rallies round ball kids after Fernando Verdasco spat

    Shanghai: Fernando Verdasco’s treatment of a ball boy who failed to bring him his sweaty towel fast enough has thrust tennis players’ attitudes towards the child volunteers into the spotlight, and could prompt changes. The 34-year-old Spaniard has not commented on the incident, when he aggressively gesticulated at a ball boy to hurry up during last month’s Shenzhen Open in China.

  • US Open: Kei Nishikori reaches semi-finals after defeating Marin Cilic

    New York: Kei Nishikori reached the US Open semi-finals on Wednesday, holding on for a 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 6-4 victory over Marin Cilic — the man who beat him in the 2014 final. Japan’s Nishikori, who missed last year’s US Open after a season-ending wrist injury, joined compatriot Naomi Osaka in reaching the semis — the first time that a Japanese man and woman have reached the last four in

  • Sports Schedule September 6, 2018 Live streaming: When and where to watch in India

    Today, the important sports events are of tennis US open which is going on in New York, USA. Other than that, highlights of Asian Games 2018, Asia Cup 2016 and India vs England Tests will be available to watch on Sony and Star channels. Below are the schedule of US open matches, and timings to watch them in India.

  • US Open: Roger Federer loses to John Millman, Carla Suarez Navarro defeats Maria Sharapova

    New York: Twenty-time Grand Slam singles champion Roger Federer was stunned by unheralded Australian John Millman 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7), 7-6 (3) in the fourth round of the US Open. The match that started on Monday and ended on Tuesday and saw the tennis legend fall to the 55th ranked Millman, Xinhua news agency reported. Millman will take on 13-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals after the 6th seeded Serbian

  • It’s all Serena in all-Williams US Open clash 

    New York: Serena Williams turned her 30th career meeting with her sister Venus into a one-woman showcase, reaching the US Open fourth round with a 6-1, 6-2 victory. Reluctantly rising to an occasion neither sister enjoys, Serena said she played her best match since she returned in March, more than six months after giving birth to daughter Olympia last September 1.

  • US Open: Rafael Nadal wins epic struggle against Karen Khachanov to reach last 16

    New York: World number one and defending champion Rafael Nadal came back from a set and break down to defeat big-hitting Karen Khachanov 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (9/7), 7-6 (7/3) and reach the US Open fourth round. The top seeded Spaniard triumphed after an epic 4 hour 23 minute struggle on Arthur Ashe Stadium in a match where the 22-year-old Khachanov had served for a two sets to love lead in the 10th

  • US Open: Roger Federer beats Benoit Paire to enter 3rd round

    New York: Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer on Thursday scored a 7-5, 6-4, 6-4 win over Frenchman Benoit Paire to enter the third round of the ongoing US Open at the at Arthur Ashe Stadium here.

  • US Open : Stan Wawrinka survives, Andy Murray sent packing

    New York : Stan Wawrinka survived searing heat and a spirited Ugo Humbert to reach the third round of the US Open as fellow former champion Andy Murray’s return ended in the second round.

  • Asian Games 2018: China grabs gold, silver in women’s singles tennis final

    Jakarta: China continued its dominance at the 2018 Asian Games after winning both the gold and silver medals in the women’s singles tennis on Friday. China’s Wang Qiang defeated compatriot Zhang Shuai 6-3, 6-2 to secure the gold, reports Efe news. Ranked 53rd in the world, the second seed and defending Asian Games champion Wang made it to the finals after defeating Chinese Taipei’s Liang En-shuo in straight sets. She had earlier beaten host Indonesia’s

  • Andy Murray ousts Edmund in ATP and WTA Washington Open

    Washington : Three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray collected the biggest victory of his injury comeback at the ATP and WTA Washington Open while defending champion Alexander Zverev booked a match-up with his older brother.

  • Wimbledon 2018: Vitalia Diatchenko stuns Maria Sharapova in 1st round

    Wimbledon: Russia’s Maria Sharapova suffered an upset against 132nd-ranked countrywoman Vitalia Diatchenko, who prevailed 6-7 (3-7), 7-6 (7-3), 6-4 in the first round of Wimbledon tennis championships here on Tuesday. The 24th-seeded Sharapova, who was playing Wimbledon for the first time since returning to the WTA Tour last year after serving a 15-month doping suspension, won the first set in part due to her opponent’s six double faults, reports Efe.

  • Wimbledon 2018: Andy Murray withdraws from tournament due to hip injury

    London: British tennis ace Andy Murray announced that he will not participate in the Wimbledon due to a hip injury. In a Facebook post, Murray wrote, “It is with a heavy heart that I’m announcing that I’ll be withdrawing from Wimbledon this year.”

  • Borna Coric wins Halle Open, defeats Roger Federer

    Halle: Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer suffered a surprise defeat to Croatia’s Borna Coric in the final of the Halle Open on Sunday. Coric, 21, won 7-6 (8-6) 3-6 6-2 to end the Wimbledon champion’s run of 20 consecutive victories on grass.

  • ‘Like a new start’: Roger Federer battles to victory on Stuttgart return   

    Stuttgart: Roger Federer was made to battle after a losing first set as the Swiss star made his long-awaited return to tennis today with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 defeat of Mischa Zverev at the Stuttgart Cup. The world number two shook off the rust against his German opponent after a poor start, breaking twice in the second and third sets to earn victory in 93 minutes.

  • French Open: Simona Halep, Sloane Stephens relaxed ahead of women’s final

    Paris: World No. 1 Simona Halep and US Open defending champion Sloane Stephens maintained a relaxed mood prior to their women’s singles final at the 2018 French Open on Saturday. Halep, who is set to make her third final appearance at Roland Garros and fourth overall at Grand Slam tournaments, highlighted the experience from her previous journeys, reported Xinhua news agency.

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