Glasgow, Aug 27 (PTI) PV Sindhu’s gallant effort to become India’s first ever World Champion ended in a heart- wrenching defeat against Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in an epic final, here today. In the longest match of the tournament, which tested the physical and mental strength of both the players, […]
London, July 15 (AFP) Garbine Muguruza stormed to her first Wimbledon title and shattered Venus Williams’ history bid with a majestic 7-5, 6-0 victory in today’s final. Muguruza overwhelmed Williams with a supreme display of power hitting in 77 minutes on Centre Court to become only the second Spanish woman to […]
London, Jul 10 (AFP) Rafael Nadal suffered fresh Wimbledon misery today as the two-time champion crashed to a stunning 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 15-13 fourth round defeat against Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller. Just weeks after winning his 10th French Open title, Nadal was condemned to his fifth exit before the quarter- finals […]
London, July 3 (AFP) Venus Williams broke down in tears during a Wimbledon press conference today when she was asked about her involvement in a fatal car crash. Williams is being sued by the estate of an elderly Florida man who died last month after his vehicle was hit by […]
London, July 3 (AFP) Rafael Nadal stormed into the Wimbledon second round as the world number two secured his 850th career victory with a 6-1, 6-3, 6-2 demolition of Australia’s John Millman today. Fresh from winning his 10th French Open title last month, Nadal marked his 50th match at Wimbledon […]
Former German tennis star Boris Becker has been declared bankrupt by a court in London after failing to pay a “substantial” long-standing debt since 2015.
Paris, Jun 8 (PTI) Rohan Bopanna lifted his maiden Grand Slam title by winning the French Open mixed doubles trophy with Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski, becoming only the fourth Indian ever to clinch a major, here on Thursday. Bopanna and Dabrowski, seeded seventh, won the title following a stunning turnaround […]
Paris, May 31 (AFP) French Open title rivals Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic stormed into the last 32 today, while women’s defending champion Garbine Muguruza survived a second-round scare. Nadal outclassed Dutchman Robin Haase 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 in one hour and 49 minutes on Court Philippe Chatrier to continue his […]