‘Champagne on ice’ for Wimbledon, says Murray

LONDON: Andy Murray warned Novak Djokovic he has the champagne on ice as the Queen’s Club history-maker plots to end the world number one’s...

Nadal beaten in Melbourne, Konta and Williams exit Sydney International

Spain's Pablo Busta defeat Belgian David Goffin MELBOURNE: World number one Rafael Nadal lost his first match of the year 6-4, 7-5 to Richard Gasquet...

Emotional Andy Murray makes triumphant hardcourt return

WASHINGTON: An emotional Andy Murray made a triumphant return to hardcourts Monday in his first match on the surface for nearly 17 months, outlasting...

Halep sails past Mertens at Madrid Open, Del Potro wins on return

Kvitova beats Monica Puig to register her seventh consecutive win MADRID: Reigning champion Simona Halep edged closer to a third consecutive Madrid Open title by...

Pliskova storms into WTA Finals semis after beating Kvitova

SINGAPORE: Czech Karolina Pliskova stormed into the semi-finals yesterday after a convincing straight sets victory against compatriot Petra Kvitova, sending the former Wimbledon champion...

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber calls tennis players to participate in Kuwait Tennis Open IX

KUWAIT: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, President of Kuwait Tennis Federation (KTF), announced the start of applying to play Kuwait Tennis Open IX. The competitions...

Nadal wins in 1000th match, Raonic withdraws with injury

MIAMI: Rafa Nadal celebrated his 1,000th tour level match with a come-from-behind victory over German veteran Philipp Kohlschreiber to reach the fourth round of...

ATP hands Kyrgios suspended 16-week ban for poor behaviour

PARIS: Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios received a suspended 16-week ban from the ATP yesterday and was placed on probation for six...

Russian tennis player Anna Kournikova’s relatively short career is still unparalleled

LONDON: For a tennis player who failed to win even one singles title...

Federer breezes into quarters at Indian Wells

Federer gunning for a record sixth Indian Wells title   INDIAN WELLS: World No. 1 Roger Federer's remarkable run continued as he booked his quarter-final berth...

Jabeur hopes exploits galvanize Arab women to play on tennis tour

LONDON: Ons Jabeur says "being the only Arab (woman)" on the tennis tour "is not easy" but she hopes one day there will be...

Sharapova downs battling Schnyder

Survival mode' sees Djokovic through at steamy US Open NEW YORK: Maria Sharapova shattered the fairytale return of 39-year-old Patty Schnyder at the US Open...

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