The Indo-Swiss pair start their year 2016 with another Grand Slam win kick-starting from exactly where they left in 2015. The duo registered numerous records last year and they make their intentions for the year 2016 quite clear at the Australian Open. Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis defeated the Czech pair in straight sets to
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.
Serena and Nadal set the courts on fire as the Philippine Mavericks edge out Micromax Indian Aces in a thriller. Report courtesy a press release from IPTL.Electrifying tennis is what Manila saw on day 3 of the Coca-Cola IPTL. Two evenly poised teams – if the Mavericks had Serena, the Aces had Nadal. As for the
Philippine Mavericks were off to a rousing start on home turf, with a 29-18 win Obi UAE Royals. Report courtesy a press release from IPTL. In a packed Mall of Asia Arena here in Manila, it was difficult to tell who got a louder welcome on court as the Philippine Mavericks came out in full
World No. 1 Serena Williams averted a disaster on Centre Court as she battled back from the brink to enter the fourth round at Wimbledon 2015 on Friday. In a thrilling third round encounter against British No. 1 Heather Watson, the top seed once again showed her incredible fighting spirit to pull through 6-2, 4-6,
Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova sizzled on a day when temperatures soared to a record high and heat became the biggest talking point at the Wimbledon Championships which is usually known for rain. Players started to feel dizzy and a ball boy collapsed as mercury touched 35.7 degrees Celsius – the highest recorded
A quartet of Wimbledon champions progressed safely into the second round of the year’s third Grand Slam as the oldest tennis tournament got under way on Monday. Defending champion Novak Djokovic made short work of a potentially tricky opponent while on the ladies side, Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Maria Sharapova notched up comfortable wins.
Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep walked away with the BNP Paribas Open titles in Indian Wells this past weekend, capturing the first of the back-to-back hardcourt Masters Series titles in California. Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in the final The top-ranked Djokovic defeated world No. 2 Roger Federer in three sets 6-3, 6-7(5), 6-2 in
Day 8 of the Australian Open saw a vintage performance from Venus Williams. The seven-time Grand Slam champion edged world number six Agnieszka Radwanska in three sets to make her first Slam quarter-final since 2010. Younger sister Serena, meanwhile, battled past Garbine Muguruza to reach the last-eight stage but it was the end of the road
With World No. 1 Novak Djokovic’s dominance at the Australian Open in the recent few years, he is always a safe bet in any prediction for the year’s first Slam. But a Grand Slam does not always follow a pre-determined path as 2014 has shown. Are there more Stan Wawrinkas lurking somewhere or will Roger