Thursday, January 17, 2019

Djokovic wins Paris opener as Federer confirms return

PARIS: Novak Djokovic stepped up his pursuit of the world number one ranking with a 7-5, 6-1 win over Joao Sousa at the Paris...

Kasatkina hangs on in Zhuhai despite Wang fightback

ZHUHAI: Top seed Daria Kasatkina survived a scare yesterday to claim victory over crowd favourite Wang Qiang in a thrilling contest at the WTA...

Federer claims 99th ATP title with Basel triumph

BASEL: Roger Federer battled to claim his 99th career ATP Tour title yesterday, rallying to defeat Romanian qualifier Marius Copil 7-6 (7/5), 6-4 in...

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...

Pliskova stuns Wozniacki, Svitolina downs Kvitova

SINGAPORE: Big-serving Karolina Pliskova used her most potent weapon to damaging effect as she overwhelmed defending champion Caroline Wozniacki 6-2 6-4 in their opening...

Djokovic wins Shanghai Master

  SHANGHAI: The “new” Novak Djokovic warned that he was gunning for Rafael Nadal’s world number one ranking after winning the Shanghai Masters with a...

Coric stuns Federer in Shanghai

Faces Novak Djokovic in today's Shanghai Masters final SHANGHAI: Roger Federer admitted that he was lacking "punch" after he was turfed out of the Shanghai...

Topless, singing Serena sparks internet breast cancer stir

Tennis superstar Serena Williams caused an internet sensation Sunday by posing topless for a video while singing "I Touch Myself" to raise awareness for...

‘Italian job’: Giorgi ends Wozniacki’s Tokyo reign

Azarenka thrashes Australia's Barty TOKYO: Italian Camila Giorgi dashed Caroline Wozniacki's hopes of a winning a third consecutive Pan Pacific Open title with a stunning...

Wham-bam as Japan’s Naomi Osaka blazes into Tokyo quarters

Nadal to miss Asian tournaments due to knee injury TOKYO: Japan's Naomi Osaka pulverised Slovak Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 6-1 to reach the Pan Pacific Open...

Male tennis players punished more than women

LOS ANGELES: Male tennis players are almost three times more likely to be fined for losing their temper and smashing racquets than their female...

Djokovic wins third US Open title

Equals Pete Sampras on 14 Grand Slams New York: Novak Djokovic clinched his third US Open title on Sunday with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3...

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