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    WTA rankings: Halep retains top spot, Naomi Osaka enters top 10 after US Open victory

    Madrid: Romania’s Simona Halep continued to lead Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday, ahead of Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki. Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka rocketed 12 spots to the seventh after claiming the US Open title on Saturday, defeating Serena Williams of the US 6-2, 6-4 in the women’s final of the season’s last Grand Slam tournament, reports Efe news.

  • US Open 2018: Serena Williams fined $17000 for violating code of conduct during final against Osaka

    New York: 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams on Sunday was fined a total of $17,000 for three code violations during the final of the US Open against Japan’s Naomi Osaka. The 36-years-old superstar launched a tirade against chair umpire Carlos Ramos after the latter issued a warning to her for getting coaching instructions from the stands in the second set. Williams lost her cool and verbally abused

  • Naomi Osaka wins US Open after Serena Williams ‘umpire thief’ meltdown

    New York: Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam singles title on Saturday as her idol Serena Williams angrily imploded, calling the chair umpire in the US Open final “a thief”. Osaka, 20, triumphed 6-2, 6-4 in the match marred by Williams’s second set outburst, the American enraged by umpire Carlos Ramos’s warning for receiving coaching from her box. When a second code violation for racquet abuse was handed

  • US Open 2018: Djokovic vs del Potro Men’s Singles Final Live Streaming: When and Where to watch, Time in India

    Brace yourself for a stunning men’s singles final between Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro. The former world No 1 Djokovic beats Japanese Kei Nishikori in three sets to seal finals berth. It will be Djokovic’s second back-to-back final after winning the Wimbledon in July after returning from injury. It’s also Novak’s first US Open final after he missed last year’s due to elbow injury and now he is back to

  • Sports Schedule September 8, 2018 Live streaming: When and where to watch in India

    Today is the second day of the India vs England 5th test at Oval. Also, SAFF cup matches of group A teams will be played during afternoon and evening. Tennis US Open 2018 matches will start in the night from 9:30 PM. Following is the schedule of various sports events to be played today.

  • US Open 2018: Serena Williams vs Naomi Osaka women’s final Live Streaming: When and Where to watch, Time in India

    It will be a historic final at the US Open between former World no 1 and mommy Serena Williams vs Japan’s history maker Naomi Osaka. It’s a joyous moment for Serena and her fans as she will be playing her back-to-back second final after Wimbledon. It will also be for the first time since becoming mommy, Serena has reached US Open final. And a victory here at the Flushing Meadows will see

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    US Open 2018: Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishikori to set up final against Juan Martin Del Potro

    New York: A clinical performance by World No. 6 Novak Djokovic helped him ease past Japan’s Kei Nishikori in the semi-finals of men’s singles in the ongoing US Open and book his place in the final of the Grand Slam. The Serbian ace registered a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 scoreline to give him a chance to win his third US Open title and his second Grand Slam of the year after the Wimbledon win

  • US Open 2018: Serena defeats Sevastova to set up final clash against history-maker Naomi Osaka

    New York: Six-time champion Serena Williams swept aside Anastasija Sevastova on Thursday to reach a ninth US Open final, where she’ll face Japanese trailblazer Naomi Osaka. Williams, seeded 17th as she seeks to add to her 23 Grand Slam titles for the first time since the birth of her daughter Olympia last year, needed just 66 minutes to dispatch the 19th-seeded Sevastova 6-3 6-0.

  • 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

  • US Open 2018: Naomi Osaka ends Japan’s 22-year wait, faces Madison Keys for final spot

    New York: Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese woman in 22 years to reach the semi-finals of a Grand Slam on Wednesday when she defeated Lesia Tsurenko 6-1, 6-1 in the last eight of the US Open, admitting she was “freaking out” inside. Osaka wasn’t born when compatriot Kimiko Date made the Wimbledon semi-finals in 1996 but now the 20-year-old has the opportunity to go one better by reaching a maiden Grand Slam

  • 'Fam-Jam' at US Open: Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas enjoys double with Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner; See pics

    ‘Fam-Jam’ at US Open: Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas enjoys double with Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner; See pics

    It was a family affair for newly engaged-couple, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas. The couple were spotted enjoying double date at the US Open tennis tournament with Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner. PeeCee shared some pictures on her Instagram account writing, “It’s a #famjam at #usopen.” Accompanying them were Priyanka’s mother Madhu Chopra. Priyanka also posted a sneak peek from the tennis

  • 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

  • US Open 2018: Serena Williams, Sloane Stephens move to quarterfinals

    New York: Six-time champion Serena Williams survived a spirited challenge from unseeded Kaia Kanepi to triumph 6-0, 4-6, 6-3 on Sunday and reach the quarter-finals of the US Open. The 23-time Grand Slam champion looked set to romp home when she seized the first set from Kanepi in just 18 minutes. But the hard-hitting Estonian, who took out world number one Simona Halep in the first round, settled down in the second

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    US Open 2018: Novak Djokovic cruises into pre-quarters

    New York: Former world number one Novak Djokovic cemented his spot in the pre-quarters round of the ongoing US Open after he edged past French tennis player Richard Gasquet in the men’s singles event here at the Arthur Ashe Stadium on Sunday. The 31-year-old handed over a crushing 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 defeat to his French opponent in a clash that lasted two hours and 11 minutes.