Tennis

WORLD NO. 1 NOVAK DJOKOVIC won a historic ninth Australian Open title on Sunday at Melbourne Park, becoming just the second player in history to lift nine trophies at one Grand Slam championship.

Djokovic produced a tennis masterclass while obliterating Russia's Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2. The Serbian all time great returned with pace and precision and won 89 per cent of net points (16/18) to join 13-time Roland Garros champion Rafael Nadal as only the second man to win nine or more titles at the same Grand Slam event. 

Feb 19, 2021 19:02
MELBOURNE: Russia’s Daniil Medvedev made light work of his semi-final clash against Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas as he beat him in straight sets to set up a clash with top-seed Novak Djokovic in the final.
Feb 19, 2021 19:02
INDIA'S ANKITA RAINA on Friday claimed her maiden WTA title by lifting the Phillip Island Trophy along with Russian partner Kamilla Rakhimova, a feat which will catapult her into the top-100 in the doubles for the first time in her career.
Feb 12, 2021 20:02
MELBOURNE: Day 5 of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park was thrown into chaos Friday after with Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced the state would be placed under a snap five-day lockdown to deal with a growing COVID-19 cluster in the city's outer suburbs. 
Feb 08, 2021 17:02
NEW DELHI: Tennis in India is set to return next month with 78 tournaments, including the pending 2020 National Championships and six International Tennis Federation tournaments set to be played across the country after a halt in action caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Feb 04, 2021 16:02
MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Sports Network (SPSN) is all set to broadcast the year’s first Grand Slam, Australian Open 2021, LIVE on SONY SIX, SONY TEN 2 and SONY TEN 3 channels, starting February 8, in India.  SPSN will broadcast matches in Hindi on SONY TEN 3 channels while SONY SIX and SONY TEN 2 channels will be the destination of the tournament with English commentary.
Jan 27, 2021 12:01
MUMBAI: Reliance Industries Ltd. announced Wednesday the rebranding of its sports & lifestyle business to ‘RISE Worldwide Limited’ as it independently ventures into the burgeoning industry in India and globally. RISE Worldwide will continue to drive the full portfolio of owned and operated brand properties formerly under the banner of IMG-Reliance Limited.
Jan 19, 2021 11:01
MADRID: The ITF has confirmed it is considering a series of proposals by event partner Kosmos Tennis to enhance the Davis Cup finals following a thorough review of the inaugural event in 2019. Under the proposals, the ITF board has already approved the finals becoming an 11-day event with the 2021 edition set to take place from 25 November to 5 December.
Jan 06, 2021 12:01
ST PETERSBURG, FL, USA - The WTA has announced a provisional 2021 Tour calendar that maps out the season through July 11.
Jan 05, 2021 11:01
THE BNP PARIBAS OPEN will not be held March 8-21, 2021 as originally scheduled.  The ATP 1,000 tournament, which was cancelled last year on account of the COVID-19 pandemic, is "proactively working with the ATP and WTA Tours as well as title sponsor BNP Paribas to confirm dates later in the year to hold the event".  Details will be released in the near future as plans are finalized.
Jan 04, 2021 16:01
MUMBAI: India is among 16 countries to have have confirmed participation for the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Junior Championship slated for January 18 to February 6, 2021 at the Kenyan capital's Nairobi Club. Some of the other countries expected to grace the three-week event include Turkey, France, South Africa, Great Britain, Italy, Belgium, France, USA, Denmark, Canada and Egypt.