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Nadal crashes out in Miami

MIAMI: A struggling and edgy Rafa Nadal crashed out of the Miami Open in the third round on Sunday, losing 6-4 2-6 6-3 to fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco. The 31-year-old…

Djokovic retains Indian Wells title

INDIAN WELLS: World number one Novak Djokovic fought off a determined challenge from Swiss great Roger Federer on Sunday to claim back-to-back titles at Indian Wells and celebrate his 50th…

Halep lifts Indian Wells title

INDIAN WELLS: Simona Halep claimed the biggest win of her career yesterday, lifting the Indian Wells WTA trophy with a 2-6, 7-5, 6-4 victory over former champion Jelena Jankovic. The…

Federer, Nadal advance

INDIAN WELLS: Roger Federer earned a modicum of revenge against Andreas Seppi in a 6-3 6-4 triumph that advanced the four-time champion to the fourth round of the BNP Paribas…

Pennetta stuns Sharapova

INDIAN WELLS: Maria Sharapova fell victim to an emotional Flavia Pennetta, who burst into tears before regaining her composure to stun the second seed 3-6 6-3 6-2 at the BNP…

Sharapova beats Azarenka in slugfest

INDIAN WELLS: Caroline Wozniacki became the biggest name to fall at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday when the fourth seed was ousted 6-4 6- 4 by Swiss teen Belinda…

Sheikh Ahmad calls on expats to play tennis

KUWAIT: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah, President of Kuwait Tennis Federation (KTF), announced the start of applying to play Kuwait Tennis Open VI. The competitions start on Tuesday April 7…

Serena breezes into fourth round – Radwanska upset at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS: Top seed Serena Williams made short work of Kazakhstan’s Zarina Diyas in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday, obliterating her opponent 6-2 6-0 in…

Djokovic, Murray and Nishikori all advance

INDIAN WELLS: Australian Open champion and top seed Novak Djokovic launched his BNP Paribas Open title defence in ruthless style on Saturday, crushing Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis 6-1 6-3 in the…

Wozniacki survives first round at Malaysian Open

KUALA LUMPUR: Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki atoned for a first-round exit last year by cruising past China’s Wang Yafan yesterday at the WTA Malaysian Open. For the second straight year, Wozniacki…

Nadal wins first title of year in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES: Rafael Nadal won his first title of the year with a 6-4 6-1 victory over Juan Monaco in a rain-interrupted Argentine Open final on Sunday. Nadal, showing marked…

Djokovic: Sometimes I have to let it all out

BELGRADE: Novak Djokovic’s flamboyant on-court demeanour may be occasionally unacceptable but it is an integral part of his success, the world number one said. In a pre-recorded appearance on Serbian…