French Open delayed one week in hope more spectators can attend

PARIS: The French Open was yesterday delayed by a week to May 30-June 13 in the hope that heightened COVID-19 restrictions in France will...

Beaten Federer hopes to be ‘100 percent’ for Wimbledon

DOHA: Roger Federer admitted his goal was to be “100 percent” back in business by the time Wimbledon rolls around after the 20-time Grand...

Djokovic sets record for weeks at world No 1

PARIS: Novak Djokovic set a new landmark of 311 weeks as world number one on Monday, one week longer than Roger Federer whose tally...

Federer ready for return after ‘long, hard road’

PARIS: Roger Federer said Friday it had "been a long hard road" but he was "pumped up" to return to tennis next week, having...

Djokovic dominates Medvedev to win ninth Australian Open

MELBOURNE: Peerless world number one Novak Djokovic demolished Russia's Daniil Medvedev in straight sets to win his ninth Australian Open title and extend his...

Osaka aims to inspire new generation

MELBOURNE: Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka said she felt comfortable being a role model for the next generation after her fourth Grand Slam victory...

Osaka dominates Brady to win Australian Open

MELBOURNE: Japan's Naomi Osaka dismissed Jennifer Brady in straight sets to win the Australian Open and underline her growing hold on women's tennis yesterday....

King Novak faces ‘challenger’ Medvedev in Australian Open final

MELBOURNE: Novak Djokovic says going unbeaten in eight Australian Open finals will give him confidence in today's decider, but he'll need more than that...

Williams exits in tears as Osaka, Djokovic reach finals

MELBOURNE: Japan's Naomi Osaka brutally halted Serena Williams's latest bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title yesterday, as Novak Djokovic wrote the final...

Tsitsipas upsets Nadal in Melbourne

MELBOURNE: Stefanos Tsitsipas ended Rafael Nadal's Grand Slam record bid in five gripping sets yesterday as home hopes were dashed when top-ranked Ashleigh Barty...

Racquet-smashing Djokovic into Australian Open semis

MELBOURNE: Eight-time winner Novak Djokovic smashed his racquet en route to a tense, four-set win over Germany's Alexander Zverev to reach his 39th Grand...

Nadal closes on Slams record, Barty raises home hopes at Australian Open

  MELBOURNE: Rafael Nadal outclassed Fabio Fognini to close in on the all-time Grand Slam titles record yesterday as Ashleigh Barty ramped up hopes of...

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