World Tennis Weekly #20 – Venus Williams Claims Victory

Former world no. 1 Venus Williams was back in the spotlight by bagging her biggest WTA title in more than 5 years, while David Ferrer and Tomas Berdych won titles in Asia, strengthening their hopes of making it to the ATP Tour Finals in London. Here is our recap of the week from the world of

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US Open Day 7: Williams Sisters To Face Off In Quarter Finals

The Williams sisters Serena and Venus are all set to face off against each other in the Quarter-finals of the US Open after winning their respective matches. Venus defeated qualifier Anett Kontaveit 6–2, 6–1 in just 50 minutes to book her berth in the quarter-final. Meanwhile, Serena Williams came out with a 6–3, 6–3 win

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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 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: 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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Rohan Bopanna Reaches Madrid Masters Semi Finals

Rohan Bopanna is through to the semi-finals of the Mutua Madrid Open Masters Series with partner Florin Mergea after a straight sets win on Friday. Rohan Bopanna, Florin Mergea pick up easy win With the exit of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza yesterday, Bopanna was the only Indian left in the draw. The Indo-Romanian duo

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Everything You Want To Know About Chennai Open 2015

The recently concluded Chennai Open witnessed some thrilling tennis action at the Nungambakkam Stadium in Chennai. The very popular Stan Wawrinka emerged victorious in singles. It surely gives him a boost ahead of the defence of his first Grand Slam title in Australia. In doubles, a seventh Chennai Open title unfortunately eluded the legendary Leander

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Chennai Open: Bedene Sets Up Final Showdown With Wawrinka

It was another display of guts and determination from qualifier Aljaz Bedene who ousted the third seed Roberto Bautista Agut to make the $450,000 Chennai Open final on Saturday. The World No. 156 had to save four match points to get an entry into Sunday’s summit clash at the Nungambakkam tennis stadium. He will face

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Chennai Open: Leander Beats Bhupathi

On Day 4 of the Chennai Open, Indian interest was sky-high with two old warhorses, Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi taking on each other in the men’s doubles quarter-finals. In the battle of former doubles partners, it was the top-seeded team of Paes and Raven Klaasen who edged past wildcards Bhupathi and Saketh Myneni in

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Chennai Open Preview – Stan Wawrinka Back To Defend His Title

Weeks after the International Premier Tennis League wowed Indian tennis fans with its brand of made-for-television with and its several innovations, its time for the biggest professional tennis tournament in India. The Aircel Chennai Open, now in its 20th year, kicks off on Monday. And while there may be no Roger Federer or Novak Djokovic

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