It was a good day for Indian tennis players Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna as they advanced to the next round of the Australian Open 2016. Andy Murray advanced from his fourth round against Bernard Tomic. However, the day’s biggest upset was caused by 13th seed Milos Raonic of Canada knocking-out fourth seed Stan Wawrinka.
Novak Djokovic stole his way from Gilles Simon in the fourth round of the Australian Open in a marathon match lasting over four and a half hours to avoid his name on the list of seeded casualties. Good news for Indian fans as Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna both advanced from their first round matches
Sania Mirza continues her great run of form from last year winning both her matches at the Australian Open. She registered comfortable victories with partners Martina Hingis in the women’s doubles and Ivan Dodig supported her well in the mixed doubles. Sania Mirza continues to impress Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis completely dominated the play
Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams registered wins in the third round of the Australian Open. Former world no. 1, Roger Federer’s victory over Grigor Dimitrov helped him reach a new record in the Grandslam era winning his 300th match. However, the result for the veteran Indian doubles player Mahesh Bhupathi disappointed the Tennis
Women’s doubles top seeded pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis began their Australian Open campaign in style. On the other hand, Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea disappointed the home fans by defeating Omar Jasika and Nick Kyrgios of Australia to make way to the second round. Mirza, Bopanna dominate in first round of Australian
It was a day for the top seeds at the Australian Open on the third day. Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova registered comfortable victories. However, it was mixed feelings for the Indian supporters as Mahesh Bhupathi along with Gilles Muller won, while Leander Paes and his partner Jeremy Chardy failed to
Rafael Nadal has become the major casualty from the men’s singles at the Australian Open on day two. On the other hand, Venus Williams and second seed Simona Halep were knocked out from the women’s singles category at the grandslam. Andy Murray registered a victory in the first round. Nadal knocked out, Murray advances Rafael
Indian tennis star Saketh Myneni came agonizingly close to securing a place in the main draw of Australian Open but lost his opportunity in the final hurdle. Myneni faced off against Mirza Basic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ranked 137th in the world) in the final round of the Australian Open Qualifying at the Melbourne Park.
The pairing of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis won their second trophy of the year by clinching the WTA Apia International Title in Sydney. The duo had a hard fought battle with Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic. Carolina and Mladenovic troubled the top seeds in the first set when they won it comfortably with a
Swiss star Stan Wawrinka enjoyed a comfortable defense of his Chennai Open crown against the young Croatian Borna Coric in the final of the tournament. Marach and Martin won the doubles title by beating Krajicek and Paire. Consecutive titles for Stan Wawrinka Top seed and defending champion Stan Wawrinka played top-level tennis throughout the tournament.