Australian Open: Saketh Myneni Fails To Reach Main Draw

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.

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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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Wimbledon 2015 Day 7: Djokovic Battles Back

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic’s fate hangs in the balance as his Wimbledon 2015 fourth-round clash against 14th seeded Kevin Anderson got suspended on Monday due to bad light with the two players tied at 2 sets apiece. Djokovic averted a huge upset on Court No. 1 by coming back from 2 sets down to

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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: Ana In Quarters, Berdych Out; Mirza Wins

On a rain-marred Day 8 at the 2015 French Open, former champion Ana Ivanovic made her way into the Roland Garros quarter-finals for the first time since winning the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen in 2008. On the other hand, luck ran out for men’s fourth seed Tomas Berdych as he succumbed to 14th seeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried

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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: Nadal, Djokovic Slated To Meet In Quarters

Is this finally Novak Djokovic’s year? That’s the question on every tennis aficionado’s mind ahead of the year’s second Slam in Roland Garros. The hallowed clay tournament which had been in the stranglehold of Spanish matador Rafael Nadal suddenly has the most open men’s draw this year, thanks to Nadal’s vulnerability. For the first time

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