Novak Djokovic faces Casper Ruud in title match at ATP Finals | Tennis News

Norwegian Casper Ruud is all that stands between Novak Djokovic and a record-equalling sixth ATP Finals title, after the Serbian former number one beat American Taylor Fritz 7-6(5), 7-6(6) in the Turin semifinal. The 21-times major champion overcame a barrage of aces from Fritz, outlasting the Indian Wells winner despite having a bad day in […]

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Wimbledon relaxes dress code to allow women to wear dark undershorts | Tennis News

Wimbledon will relax its strict rules on white clothing at the championships and allow women players to wear dark undershorts and relieve a potential source of anxiety when they have their periods, the All England Club said on Thursday. Organisers of the grasscourt Grand Slam said the decision was taken following talks with women’s tennis […]

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Rafael Nadal Ready ‘To Die’ To Return To His Tennis Peak

Rafael Nadal says he is “going to die” trying to return to the level of tennis that saw him capture a record 22 Grand Slam singles titles after his hopes of a first ever ATP Finals title and becoming year end world number one were all but extinguished on Tuesday. The 36-year-old Spaniard was speaking […]

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Novak Djokovic to face Holger Rune in Paris Masters final | Tennis News

Reigning Paris Masters champion Novak Djokovic beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in a three-set epic on Saturday to set up a title clash with Holger Rune, who reached his first ATP Masters 1000 final after a comfortable win over Felix Auger-Aliassime. Djokovic won his eighth straight match against Tsitsipas but needed more than two hours to seal […]

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In a first, Assam table tennis star aces exam to become cop | India News

GUWAHATI: Assam’s international table tennis (TT) player Birdie Boro created a history of sorts by becoming the first sportsperson of the state to clear the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) examination. Boro secured the 66th rank among those selected for the Assam Police Service. Before him, three other international players – Hima Das, Lovlina Borgohain […]

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Japan Open: Tiafoe and Fritz set up all-American final in Tokyo | Tennis News

Frances Tiafoe added a little more sparkle to his already glittering season by beating South Korea’s Kwon Soon-woo 6-2, 0-6, 6-4 to set up an all-American final against Taylor Fritz at the Japan Open on Saturday. The American, who reached his first Grand Slam semi-final at the U.S. Open in September, reached his second title-decider […]

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World Table Tennis Championship: India Men’s Team Stuns World No.2 Germany

Star paddler G Sathiyan won both his singles, including the one against world number 9 Dang Qiu, to script India’s stunning 3-1 win over second seeds Germany in the group stage of the World Table Tennis Championships on Sunday. World number 37 Sathiyan won two gruelling deciders, first against 36th ranked Duda Benedikt (11-13, 4-11, […]

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Novak Djokovic Into Fourth Final Of Season In Tel Aviv

Novak Djokovic reacts after winning the men’s singles semifinal match in Tel Aviv on Saturday.© AFP Novak Djokovic reached his fourth final of 2022 on Saturday when he defeated Roman Safiullin in straight sets in the Tel Aviv semi-finals. The 35-year-old Djokovic triumphed 6-1, 7-6 (7/3) and will look to win his third title of […]

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Manika Batra loses both matches as India women go down to Germany in World Team Table Tennis Championships | More sports News

CHENGDU: Sreeja Akula and Diya Chitale registered impressive wins but star paddler Manika Batra lost both her fixtures as Indian women lost 2-3 to Germany in their ITTF World Team Championships opener here on Saturday. The men’s team, on the other hand, blanked Uzbekistan 3-0 in its Group 2 opening clash. Commonwealth Games medallist Batra, […]

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Novak Djokovic makes winning return to ATP action in Tel Aviv | Tennis News

TEL AVIV: Novak Djokovicplaying a singles tournament for the first time since winning Wimbledon in July, reached the Tel Aviv quarter-finals on Thursday with a straight-sets victory over Spain’s Paul Andujar. Djokovic eased to a 6-0, 6-3 win over his 115th-ranked opponent in 86 minutes, firing 30 winners and breaking Andujar four times. It was […]

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Rod Laver backs Nick Kyrgios for success after run to Wimbledon final | Tennis News

Australian great Rod Laver has backed Nick Kyrgios for more success next season after reaching this year’s Wimbledon final and says his terrific run of form in the second half of 2022 has convinced him he has what it takes to win a Grand Slam. After losing to Novak Djokovic in his first major final, […]

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I Don’t Deserve Send-Off Like Roger Federer: Andy Murray

File photo of Roger Federer (left) and Andy Murray.© AFP Tennis great Andy Murray said that he doesn’t intend to retire yet, but he won’t end his career like 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer. Britain’s Murray believes the emotional scenes that welcomed the end of Roger Federer’s international playing career this week at the […]

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Tiafoe seals first Laver Cup title for Team World | Tennis News

LONDON: Frances Tiafoe sealed Team World‘s first victory over Team Europe in the Making Cup as he saved four match points on the way to beating Stefanos Tsitsipas on Sunday. The American, who beat Roger Federer in the Swiss great’s last competitive match on Friday, proved a fly in Europe’s ointment once again with a […]

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Tears flow as emotions rule at Roger Federer’s farewell | Tennis News

Tears flowed unabashedly at London’s O2 Arena on Friday night. Roger Federer stressed, between sobs, that his were happy tears – at first to the 17,500 spectators and then to his family, teenage daughters, Charlene Riva and Myla Rose. Beside him, on their court-side seat, was his great rival Rafael Nadalhe was dolorous. The Swiss […]

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Carlos Alcaraz Live Tweeting Through Roger Federer’s Last Match Is Basically All Of Us

As the legendary Roger Federer stepped onto the court at the O2 Arena in London to play his final professional tennis match, there was an outpouring of emotions across the world. Even in countries like India, where the match began late in the night, several fans stayed up to watch the historic match as Federer […]

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“Most Beautiful Sporting Picture Ever”: Virat Kohli On Rafael Nadal Crying Alongside Roger Federer

Roger Federer’s career in professional tennis came to an end on Friday as he played his last match at the Laver Cup. The 41-year-old played a doubles match alongside long-time rival Rafael Nadal. however, he did not have a fairytale ending as the duo stumbled to a defeat. After the match, Federer was in tears […]

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Laver Cup 2022, Roger Federer And Rafael Nadal vs Jack Sock And Frances Tiafoe LIVE: Roger Federer Prepares For Final Match

Laver Cup 2022, Federer & Nadal vs Sock & Tiafoe DOUBLES match LIVE© AFP Laver Cup 2022 Live Updates: Tennis legend Roger Federer is set to play his final professional match when he and long-time rival Rafael Nadal take on Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe in a doubles match in the Laver Cup. Federer had […]

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Laver Cup match briefly halted after protester sets arm on fire on court | Tennis News

LONDON: Play was briefly halted when a man ran on court and set his arm on fire during a Making Cup match at London’s O2 Arena on Friday. The man, protesting about the use of private jets in Britain, sat down and lit a substance on his arm during the match between Stefanos Tsitsipas and […]

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Novak Djokovic has no regrets about missing Grand Slams due to unvaccinated status | Tennis News

LONDON: Novak Djokovic missed two of this year’s four Grand Slams due to not being vaccinated against the novel coronavirus but the Serbian said he has no regrets about his decision. Djokovic won the Australian OpenFrench Open and Wimbledon titles in 2021 but was unable to defend his Melbourne Park crown this year after being […]

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