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16 Jan 2017 | 4:29 PM
MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (REUTERS) Ashleigh Barty stunned Australian tennis fans more than two years ago when she turned her back on the sport to play top-level cricket. Sharesee more..
16 Jan 2017 | 4:27 PM
MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (Reuters) Ashleigh Barty stunned Australian tennis fans more than two years ago when she turned her back on the sport to play top-level cricket. Sharesee more..
14 Jan 2017 | 5:18 PM
SYDNEY, Jan 14 (REUTERS) An emotional Gilles Muller clinched a first ATP Tour title in his 17th year as a professional when he beat Briton Dan Evans 7-6(5) 6-2 to win the Sydney International today. Sharesee more..
14 Jan 2017 | 4:21 PM
MELBOURNE, Jan 14 (Reuters) Order of play on the main showcourts on day one of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Monday (play begins at 0530 IST; prefix denotes seeding) ROD LAVER ARENA 4-Simona Halep (Romania) v Shelby Rogers (US) Kateryna Kozlova (Ukraine) v 13-Venus Williams (US) 1-Andy Murray (Britain) v Illya Marchenko (Ukraine) Not before 0800 GMT: 1-Angelique Kerber (Germany) v Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine) Jurgen Melzer (Austria) v 17-Roger Federer (Switzerland) MARGARET COURT ARENA Marina Erakovic (New Zealand) v 7-Garbine Muguruza (Spain) 27-Bernard Tomic (Australia) v Thomaz Bellucci (Brazil) Coco Vandeweghe (U. Sharesee more..
14 Jan 2017 | 3:37 PM
By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, Jan 14 (Reuters) With firebrand Nick Kyrgios Australia's top hope at the year's first grand slam, local fans may be set for a thrilling, if occasionally bumpy roller-coaster ride at Melbourne Park. Sharesee more..
14 Jan 2017 | 2:28 PM
By Ian Ransom
MELBOURNE, Jan 14 (Reuters) The 'extended family' of tennis, the thrust of competition and that winning feeling. Sharesee more..
14 Jan 2017 | 2:25 PM
By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, Jan 14 (Reuters) Novak Djokovic has dominated the blue courts of Melbourne Park for the best part of a decade but the defending champion still fears over-confidence could prove his undoing at the Australian Open. Sharesee more..
14 Jan 2017 | 1:49 PM
SYDNEY, Jan 14 (Reuters) Belgian qualifier Elise Mertens completed her fairytale run at the Hobart International by beating third seed Monica Niculescu 6-3 6-1 to clinch her maiden WTA Tour title today. Sharesee more..
14 Jan 2017 | 1:46 PM
AUCKLAND, Jan 14 (Reuters) American Jack Sock put the disappointment of withdrawing from last year's Auckland Classic final behind him today by clinching the 2017 title with a 6-3 5-7 6-3 victory over Portugal's Joao Sousa. Sharesee more..
14 Jan 2017 | 9:07 AM
LONDON, Jan 14 (REUTERS) Australian tennis player Calum Puttergill has been suspended for six months and fined 10,000 dollar for placing bets on matches, the Tennis Integrity Unit has said. Sharesee more..
13 Jan 2017 | 4:18 PM
By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, Jan 13 (Reuters) Having snatched Novak Djokovic's world number one ranking in a thrilling late-season raid, Andy Murray will bid to storm the Serb's Melbourne Park fortress and capture an elusive Australian Open title after five agonising near misses. Sharesee more..
13 Jan 2017 | 11:11 AM
MELBOURNE, Jan 13 (REUTERS) Defending champion Novak Djokovic will launch his bid for a record seventh Australian Open title with a mouth-watering first round match against Fernando Verdasco. Sharesee more..
12 Jan 2017 | 12:16 PM
MELBOURNE, Jan 12 (Reuters) Novak Djokovic has no pretensions to being a super spy but the number 007 has got the Australian Open champion "pumped" ahead of the year's first grand slam. Sharesee more..
10 Jan 2017 | 7:48 PM
Undated, Jan 10 (Reuters)Results from the Hobart International Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Tuesday 3-Monica Niculescu (Romania) beat Kirsten Flipkens (Belgium) 6-3 6-2 Elise Mertens (Belgium) beat Sachia Vickery (U. Sharesee more..
05 Jan 2017 | 12:18 PM
MELBOURNE, Jan 5 (Reuters) Australia needs another great tennis champion and Nick Kyrgios has the talent to fit the bill providing he learns how to channel his frustration when things do not go his way, 11-times grand slam singles champion Rod Laver said on Thursday. Sharesee more..
04 Jan 2017 | 4:01 PM
Undated, Jan 4 (REUTERS) Serena Williams' Australian Open preparation suffered a jolt with fellow American Madison Brengle stunning the world number two 6-4 6-7(3) 6-4 in the second round of the Auckland Classic today. Sharesee more..
04 Jan 2017 | 4:00 PM
Undated, Jan 4 (REUTERS) Serena Williams crashed out of the Auckland Classic after fellow American Madison Brengle pulled off a 6-4 6-7(3) 6-4 upset in a see-saw second round contest today. Sharesee more..
02 Jan 2017 | 5:25 PM
Undated, Jan 2 (Reuters) David Ferrer sent local favourite Bernard Tomic packing with an easy 6-3 7-5 win in the opening round of the Brisbane International today. Sharesee more..
22 Dec 2016 | 6:42 PM
Kakinada, Dec 22 (UNI) Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK) today announced its Table Tennis team (men) which will participate in the South Zone Inter university tournament to be held at Anna University, Chennai from December 24 to December 27. Sharesee more..
22 Dec 2016 | 10:09 AM
PRAGUE, Dec 22 (Reuters) Two-time Wimbledon tennis champion Petra Kvitova, whose hand was wounded in a knife attack, will not play again for at least six months and it is too early to say when she can return to competition, her publicist said. Sharesee more..
21 Dec 2016 | 2:20 PM
Kozhikode, Dec 21 (UNI) Kozhikode based Malabar Badminton Academy (MBA) will conduct coaching camp for students during Christmas vacation this year. Sharesee more..
19 Dec 2016 | 10:50 AM
LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) Britain's world number one men's tennis player Andy Murray won a record third BBC Sports Personality of the Year award after claiming his second Wimbledon title and first ATP World Tour crown in a stellar 2016 season. Sharesee more..
14 Dec 2016 | 7:22 PM
Kakinada, Dec 14 (UNI) Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK) today announced its Tennis (women) team will participate in the South Zone Inter University Tennis (Women) Tournament to be held at Saveetha University Chennai from December 12 to December 18. Sharesee more..
14 Dec 2016 | 6:56 PM
Chennai, Dec 14 (UNI) Davis cuppers and Britain’s No. Sharesee more..
12 Dec 2016 | 8:49 PM
Kolkata, Dec 12 (UNI) Top seeded Adrija Biswas won the Calcutta Gymkhana Ranking Tennis tournament defeating Shreya Chakraborty 6-2, 6-1 at the Calcutta Gymkhana Club here today. Sharesee more..
08 Dec 2016 | 7:52 PM
Chandigarh, Dec 8 (UNI) Priyanka Jakhar claimed the girls under-16 singles title while Shrut Mohan is in line for a doubles having qualified for finals in the boys under-14 as well as under-16 categories of theSTA-AITA Talent Tennis Series Tournament at the Chandigarh Club in Sector 1 here today. Sharesee more..
08 Dec 2016 | 7:27 PM
Jegu, Korea, Dec 8 (UNI) Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap entered the quarterfinals defeating Zhou Zeqi of China in the men's singles competition of the Korea Masters here today. Sharesee more..
07 Dec 2016 | 8:30 PM
Kolkata, Dec 7 (UNI) West Bengal Badminton Association (WBBA) today named 11 shuttlers - 4 girls and 7 boys - to represent West Bengal in the 41st Inter State – Inter Zonal and Junior National Badminton Championships- to be held at Udupi, Karnataka from December 11-17. Sharesee more..
06 Dec 2016 | 8:51 PM
Siliguri, Dec 6 (UNI) H Jeho of PSPBA beat fellow academy player Chinmaya Somaiya 4-1 to script his maiden Sub-Junior Boys’ trophy, while Maharahtra’s Dia Chitale defeated Delhi’s Vanshika Bhargava 4-3 for the Sub-Junior Girls crown in the 11Even Sports 78th Cadet and Sub-Junior Nationals which concluded at the SMC Stadium here today. Sharesee more..
06 Dec 2016 | 8:36 PM
Undated, Dec 6 (Reuters) Roger Federer and Serena Williams have pulled out of the International Premier Tennis League ahead of the tournament's Indian leg next week due to economic "uncertainty", organisers said today. Sharesee more..