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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Wimbledon Draw – Serena Williams Favored To Win

World No. 1 Serena Williams starts off as the heavy favourite for the Wimbledon women’s singles title as the American aims to complete the Serena Slam for just the second time in her career and move closer to completing the calendar year Grand Slam. Even when her game is not on, the American’s steely mentality

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French Open Action Underway: World Tennis Weekly #10

The first week at the 2015 French Open has already sped by, and while there have been a few upsets in the tournament, the matches have only got more interesting as the tournament moves to the business end. Here is a recap of the tennis action in this past week. Top-seeds tumble in the Women’s

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French Open: Nadal, Djokovic Through; Bhupathi Ousted

Sixth seed Rafael Nadal began his quest for a record-extending tenth French Open crown with a routine 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 win over French wildcard Quentin Halys in Paris on Wednesday. The win helped the Spaniard improve to 67-1 at Roland Garros. Top seed Novak Djokovic too began his campaign at the year’s second Slam with

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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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Sania Mirza Achieves $4 Million In Prize Money

After a decent performance in the recently concluded Australian Open, Sania Mirza crossed the $4 million mark in career prize money. With the prize money of the Australian Open getting added (where Sania reached the second round of the women’s doubles and the semi-finals of the mixed doubles), India’a Sania Mirza has become only the

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Australian Open Day 9: Berdych Beats Nadal To Enter Semis

Tomas Berdych’s big setback of 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals was the talking point of Day 9 of the Australian Open. The Czech who had lost to Rafa 17 times in a row put up a determined display to stun the world number three in straight sets. He will next face

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Australian Open Day 7: Kyrgios, Sharapova & Bouchard Advance

All the favorites in the men’s and women’s draw advanced to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Day 7. While Grigor Dimitrov showed glimpses of his potential in his four-set loss to sixth seed Andy Murray, it was 19-year-old Australian Nick Kyrgios who lived up to the hype with a thrilling five-set win over

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Australian Open Day 5: Federer Crashes Out; Indians Lose

Tennis fans were left stunned after World No. 46 Andreas Seppi sent Roger Federer packing out of the Australian Open on Day 5 of the year’s first Grand Slam. Seppi’s incredible win meant that for the first time in 14 years, the Australian Open will not have a certain Roger Federer in the fourth round!

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Australian Open: Leander, Sania Win; Nadal Survives Scare

Day 3 of the Australian Open turned out to be a smooth ride for Indian tennis stars Leander Paes and Sania Mirza as they both won their respective opening matches in doubles. But it turned out to be a test of survival for two of the biggest contenders – Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova. While

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