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Sports » Tennis/Badminton/T T

Basilashvili one step away from breaking Georgia's ATP duck

19 Feb 2017 | 10:46 AM

Undated, Feb 19 (REUTERS) Nikoloz Basilashvili is one win away from becoming the first player from Georgia to win an ATP Tour title after he sailed into the final of the Memphis Open.

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Nishikori battles through to Argentina final

19 Feb 2017 | 10:46 AM

Undated, Feb 19 (REUTERS) Top seed Kei Nishikori survived a tough slog against unheralded opponent Carlos Berlocq before winning his semi-final match at the Argentina Open.

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Gahlot and Sudipta wins title of Boys and Girls under 14

18 Feb 2017 | 1:40 PM

Kolkata, Feb 18 (UNI) Divesh Gahlot and Sudipta Senthil Kumar won the singles title respectively in the Road to Wimbledon AITA National Series tennis event under 14 played here today.

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India's dream of semi-finals dashed; lose to Thailand in quarters

17 Feb 2017 | 6:50 PM

Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam) Feb 17 (UNI) Indian badminton team lost to Thailand 2-3 in the quarterfinals of the Asian Mixed championships here today.

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Commentator fired for Venus 'guerilla' remark suing ESPN

15 Feb 2017 | 3:28 PM

Undated, Feb 15 (REUTERS) Tennis commentator Doug Adler has sued broadcaster ESPN, weeks after being taken off the air following a remark about Venus Williams at the Australian Open that some interpreted to be racist.

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Qualifiers Siddharth, Shahbaaz, Vignesh, Haadin move up in ITF

14 Feb 2017 | 9:18 PM

Chandigarh, Feb14 (UNI) Qualifiers Siddharth Vishwakarma, Shahbaaz Khan, Vignesh Peranamallur, Haadin Bava and wild card Rishab Sharda moved into singles second round of the $15,000 ITF Men’s Futures Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.

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Australia, France and US progress in Davis Cup

Australia, France and US progress in Davis Cup

05 Feb 2017 | 12:12 PM

* Holders Argentina win crucial doubles tie

* 2015 winners Britain lead Canada 2-1

* Australia, France, Serbia and US all qualify

Undated, Feb 5 (REUTERS) Davis Cup holders Argentina came from behind to beat Italy in a thrilling doubles match and keep alive their hopes of retaining the trophy for at least one more day.

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Registrations for Junior Badminton C'ship to kick-off tomorrow

Registrations for Junior Badminton C'ship to kick-off tomorrow

03 Feb 2017 | 7:12 PM

New Delhi, Feb 3 (UNI) Registration for the season three of the coveted national level tournament – PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship will be kicked-off from tomorrow, where young talented shuttlers will participate in various categories.

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Tennis-Taiwan Open women's singles round 2 results

Tennis-Taiwan Open women's singles round 2 results

02 Feb 2017 | 3:32 PM

Undated, Feb 2 ( REUTERS) Results from the Taiwan Open Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday 1-Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) beat Lucie Hradecka (Czech Republic) 6-4 7-5 Peng Shuai (China) beat 5-Katerina Siniakova (Czech Republic) 6-1 6-3 REUTERS CJ BL1411

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Kyrgios hopes team spirit can help overcome Seppi loss

Kyrgios hopes team spirit can help overcome Seppi loss

31 Jan 2017 | 2:07 PM

MELBOURNE, Jan 31 (Reuters) Nick Kyrgios struggled to deal with the furore over his shock second round meltdown at the Australian Open but said the return to a team environment with Davis Cup had helped him through it.

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Australian Open: Sania, Dodig enter finals

Australian Open: Sania, Dodig enter finals

27 Jan 2017 | 3:37 PM

Melbourne, Jan 27 (UNI) Sania Mirza and her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig entered the finals of the mixed doubles of the Australian Open here today.

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Serena beats Lucic-Baroni, to meet sister Venus in final

26 Jan 2017 | 6:55 PM

By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, Jan 26 (REUTERS) Serena Williams ended the fairytale run of Mirjana Lucic-Baroni at the Australian Open today with a crushing 6-2 6-1 win that set up a final against her sister Venus.

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Australian Open semis just the start for Dimitrov, says coach

26 Jan 2017 | 6:55 PM

By Simon Cambers MELBOURNE, Jan 26 (REUTERS) With nicknames like "Primetime" and "BabyFed", Grigor Dimitrov has had to deal with the kind of hype and expectation usually reserved for the likes of Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal.

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Venus vanquishes Vandeweghe to reach Australian Open final

Venus vanquishes Vandeweghe to reach Australian Open final

26 Jan 2017 | 12:07 PM

MELBOURNE, Jan 26 (REUTERS) Venus Williams drew on the experience of 73 grand slam campaigns to come from a set down for a 6-7(3) 6-2 6-3 victory over fellow American Coco Vandeweghe today to set up a possible Australian Open final against her sister Serena.

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Australian Open: Sania, Dodig progress to semis beat Bopanna-Gabriela

Australian Open: Sania, Dodig progress to semis beat Bopanna-Gabriela

25 Jan 2017 | 3:19 PM

Melbourne, Jan 25 (UNI) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig defeated Indo-Canadian pair of Rohan Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski in a hard fought match earning a place in the mixed doubles semi-finals of the Australian Open here today.

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Lucic-Baroni keeps fairytale alive with tape and timeout

Lucic-Baroni keeps fairytale alive with tape and timeout

25 Jan 2017 | 2:27 PM

 MELBOURNE, Jan 25 (Reuters) Mirjana Lucic-Baroni's leg hurt so bad she thought she might have to be wheeled out of Rod Laver Arena today but the gutsy Croat hung tough to record a 6-4 3-6 6-4 quarter-final victory over fifth seed Karolina Pliskova at Melbourne Park.

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Croat Lucic-Boroni into Melbourne Park semi-finals

Croat Lucic-Boroni into Melbourne Park semi-finals

25 Jan 2017 | 2:25 PM

MELBOURNE, Jan 25 (Reuters) Mirjana Lucic-Baroni continued her fairytale run at the Australian Open by advancing to her first Melbourne Park semi-final with a 6-4 3-6 6-4 victory over fifth seed Karolina Pliskova today.

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Serena ousts Konta to set-up Lucic-Baroni reunion

Serena ousts Konta to set-up Lucic-Baroni reunion

25 Jan 2017 | 1:31 PM

* Williams reaches 34th grand slam semi

* Downs Briton in 75 minutes

* Next faces 34-year-old Lucic-Baroni

By Nick Mulvenney

MELBOURNE, Jan 25 (Reuters) Serena Williams remained on course for her 23rd grand slam title by quelling the challenge of in-form Briton Johanna Konta 6-2 6-3 to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open for the eighth time today.

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Dimitrov dismantles Goffin to make semi-finals

Dimitrov dismantles Goffin to make semi-finals

25 Jan 2017 | 12:34 PM

MELBOURNE, Jan 25 (Reuters) Grigor Dimitrov dismantled 11th seed David Goffin 6-3 6-2 6-4 in their Australian Open quarter-final today to advance to his second grand slam semi-final.

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How do you coach a player like Kyrgios?

How do you coach a player like Kyrgios?

25 Jan 2017 | 11:16 AM

By Simon Cambers

MELBOURNE, Jan 25 (Reuters) It is a question on everyone's lips at Melbourne Park: how do you coach a player like Nick Kyrgios? The host country's most talented player bombed out of the Australian Open in week one amid more criticism of his attitude, behaviour and commitment.

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Serena overwhelms Konta to sweep into Melbourne semis

Serena overwhelms Konta to sweep into Melbourne semis

25 Jan 2017 | 9:40 AM

MELBOURNE, Jan 25 (Reuters) Serena Williams remained on course for her 23rd grand slam title by quelling the challenge of in-form Briton Johanna Konta 6-2 6-3 to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open for the eighth time today.

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Croat Lucic-Boroni into Melbourne Park semi-finals

Croat Lucic-Boroni into Melbourne Park semi-finals

25 Jan 2017 | 9:26 AM

MELBOURNE, Jan 25 (Reuters) Mirjana Lucic-Baroni continued her fairytale run at the Australian Open by advancing to her first Melbourne Park semi-final with a 6-4 3-6 6-4 victory over fifth seed Karolina Pliskova today.

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Australian Open: Bopanna, Dabrowski enter quarter-finals

Australian Open: Bopanna, Dabrowski enter quarter-finals

24 Jan 2017 | 3:19 PM

Melbourne, Jan 24 (UNI) Indian star tennis player Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada moved to quarter-finals of the mixed doubles at the Australian Open here today.

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Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias Open 2017: Bulu Godinho upsets Sandeep

24 Jan 2017 | 2:22 PM

Panaji, Jan 24 (UNI) Bulu Godinho won in straight sets Sandeep V (4-0,4-0) on day two at the Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias Open 2017 in the veterans singles category yesterday.

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Australian Open order of play on Wednesday

24 Jan 2017 | 2:17 PM

MELBOURNE, Jan 24 (REUTERS) Order of play on the main showcourts on day 10 of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Wednesday (play begins at 0000 GMT; prefix denotes seeding): ROD LAVER ARENA: Women's singles - Quarter-finals 5-Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) v Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (Croatia) Not before 0200: Women's singles - Quarter-finals 9-Johanna Konta (Britain) v 2-Serena Williams (U.

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Tennis-I deserve this, says Venus, as she reaches Melbourne semis

Tennis-I deserve this, says Venus, as she reaches Melbourne semis

24 Jan 2017 | 1:49 PM

By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Jan 24 (Reuters) Venus Williams said she was by no means finished yet after swatting aside Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to march into the semi-finals of the Australian Open for the first time since 2003 on Tuesday.

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Bilic predicts bright future for fit-again Carroll

Bilic predicts bright future for fit-again Carroll

24 Jan 2017 | 12:21 PM

Undated, Jan 24 (Reuters) West Ham United striker Andy Carroll is poised to enter the best stretch of his career if he can stay fit, according to manager Slaven Bilic.

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Vandeweghe blasts into first grand slam semi-final

Vandeweghe blasts into first grand slam semi-final

24 Jan 2017 | 11:32 AM

MELBOURNE, Jan 24 (Reuters) Coco Vandeweghe blasted her way into her first grand slam semi-final with a dominant display of power tennis to destroy French Open champion Garbine Muguruza 6-4 6-0 at the Australian Open on Tuesday.

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Venus reaches first semi at Melbourne Park in 14 years

Venus reaches first semi at Melbourne Park in 14 years

24 Jan 2017 | 8:34 AM

MELBOURNE, Jan 24 (Reuters) Venus Williams continued her astonishing late-career revival by felling Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4 7-6(3) today to reach her first Australian Open semi-final in 14 years.

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Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias Open 2017 kicked off

23 Jan 2017 | 3:38 PM

Panjim, Jan 23 (UNI) Annual Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias Open 2017 got off to an exciting start here.

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