Novak Djokovic Wins Sixth Australian Open Crown

In a not-so-expected finish at the Australian Open men’s singles, top seed Novak Djokovic pulled a rather comfortable victory against second seed Andy Murray. This win extends his record down under making it five titles in the past six years and the sixth Australian Open title in his career. Quick finish for Novak Djokovic Perhaps,

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World Tennis Weekly #14 – Nishikori And Stephens Win Titles

Kei Nishikori warms up for the US Open with a win in Washington while on the women’s side, Sloane Stephens wins her first WTA singles title and Angelique Kerber wins her fourth WTA singles title of the season. All this and more in our weekly recap of world tennis. Kei Nishikori wins the Citi Open

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Wimbledon: Dustin Brown Sends Rafael Nadal Packing

This was the dreaded second round match for Rafael Nadal that the tennis world was talking about when the draw came out. World No. 102 Dustin Brown – a dreadlocked German player of Jamaican origin had shellshocked Nadal on the grasscourts of Halle last year. And with his flamboyant serve-and-volley game, he was expected to

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Wimbledon: Federer, Nadal, Murray Win; Halep And Bouchard Exit

On a hot and humid Tuesday, champions Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Petra Kvitova raised the mercury level as they raced into the second round of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships. But two of last year’s standout performers – 2014 runner-up Eugenie Bouchard and 2014 semi-finalist Simona Halep, had to endure a miserable time

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French Open: Federer, Sharapova Cruise; Indians Impress

Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova booked their places in the second week of the French Open as the third round began on Friday. While the Swiss maestro looked at his flawless best against Bosnian Damir Dzhumur, defending women’s champion Sharapova comfortably came through a potentially tricky test against former runner-up Samantha Stosur. Another former winner

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French Open: Federer Through, Halep Out; Indians Win

Day 4 of the 2015 French Open witnessed a major upset as the women’s third seed Simona Halep tumbled out in the second round. The 2014 Roland Garros runner-up lost 5-7, 1-6 to an inspired Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia. Meanwhile, the defending women’s champion Maria Sharapova had a hassle-free win to enter the third round

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French Open: Sharapova, Murray, Berdych Enter Round 2

Battling a mild flu, Maria Sharapova opened her title defense at the 2015 French Open with a 6-2, 6-4 win over veteran Estonian Kaia Kanepi in Paris on Monday. Joining her in the second round were two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka and Italian Open runner-up Carla Suarez Navarro. But it was the end of

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French Open: Serena, Maria Handed Tough Draws

Former doubles world no. 1 Rennae Stubbs has said about Serena Williams, “Until Serena is gone, no one else is a favourite.” True, the 33-year-old has arrived in Paris with no claycourt title this season. Her 27-match winning streak was ended by a stupendous Petra Kvitova in Madrid and she had to withdraw from the

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International Tennis Weekly #6: Big Week For Nishikori, Kerber

Kei Nishikori and Angelique Kerber established themselves as dark horses for the rest of the clay court season by winning in Barcelona and Stuttgart. Here is our weekly recap of international tennis. Kei Nishikori Defends Barcelona Open Title Japan’s Kei Nishikori continued to assert his presence as a member of the Top 5 by defending the

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