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...

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...

Del Potro lowest ranked q-finalist in 25 years

NEW YORK: Former champion Juan Martin del Potro became the lowest ranked player in 25 years to reach the US Open quarter-finals when Dominic...

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...

Serena unruffled by great expectations at Wimbledon

LONDON: Serena Williams insists she doesn’t feel under pressure to retain the Wimbledon title and finally end her long wait to win a 22nd...

Kerber beats Pliskova to win US Open

NEW YORK: Angelique Kerber won the US Open on Saturday, marking her rise to world number one with a gritty victory over Karolina Pliskova...

Nadal targets 10th title in French Open generation game

PARIS: With the world’s top five filled for the first time by players over 30, Rafael Nadal is poised to tighten the old guard’s...

Sharapova drug prevalent in tennis: Ex WADA chief

LONDON: The use of meldonium, the drug taken by Maria Sharapova, was common in tennis before it was banned, Dick Pound, chair of the...

Serena Williams sets up Halep showdown

CALIFORNIA: Serena Williams sent down seven aces on her way to a comprehensive 6-2 6-2 victory over Kateryna Bondarenko at the BNP Paribas Open...

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, Nadal, steam into Indian Wells quarter-finals

19-year-old Miomir Kecmanovic keeps Serbian flag flying INDIAN WELLS: Former champions Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal edged closer to...

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...

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