Tennis


Australian Open wildcard for 2-time champ Azarenka

TWO-TIME former champion Victoria Azarenka has been awarded a wildcard for the Australian Open. Azarenka, who won the Australian Open in 2012 and 2013, has been involved in a custody dispute involving ...

December 14, 2017, Thursday


Serena ‘very likely’ to play at Australian Open

Serena Williams will be ready to make her comeback at the Australian Open with her return to Melbourne for the season’s opening Grand Slam “very likely”, organizers said yesterday....

December 7, 2017, Thursday


Dimitrov rises to third after ATP Finals London triumph

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov climbed to a career-high world ranking of third yesterday after landing his biggest title to date at the ATP Finals in London....

November 21, 2017, Tuesday


Novotna dies after cancer battle

Czech player Jana Novotna, a Wimbledon champion in 1998 and 16-time grand slam winner in doubles and mixed doubles, has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer, the Women’s Tennis Association...

November 21, 2017, Tuesday


Kvitova case probe shelved

Czech police said yesterday they had shelved the investigation into last year’s knife attack on two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, which had put her career at stake....

November 17, 2017, Friday


Stepanek retires at 38

Czech Davis Cup winner Radek Stepanek announced his retirement from tennis on Tuesday after failing to recover his fitness following back surgery earlier this year, Czech media reported....

November 16, 2017, Thursday


Pavlyuchenkova comes in

World No. 15 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova will replace Svetlana Kuznetsova in the Russian team at the Hopman Cup mixed teams event in January, organizers said yesterday....

November 14, 2017, Tuesday


Federer to face Zverev at ATP Tour Finals

Six-time champion Roger Federer was paired in the same group as German debutante Alexander Zverev for next week’s ATP Tour Finals when the draw was made in host city London yesterday....

November 9, 2017, Thursday


Murray, Djokovic out of Top 10

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic dropped outside the ATP top 10 for the first time in years in the latest rankings released yesterday....

November 7, 2017, Tuesday


Goerges tops Vandeweghe for Zhuhai win

Julia Goerges tamed American CoCo Vandeweghe 7-5, 6-1 in the final of the WTA Elite Trophy to claim the biggest title of her career yesterday....

November 6, 2017, Monday




 

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