- September 11, 2016
Rafael Nadal claimed a record-extending 10th Monte Carlo Masters title as he geared up for his beloved French Open with a 6-1 6-3 victory over fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos on Sunday
Former tennis bad boy Ilie Nastase found himself in deep water on Saturday after being booted out of Romania’s Fed Cup tie against Britain, a day after allegations that he made a derogatory comment about Serena Williams’ unborn child.
Rafa Nadal stayed on course for a record-extending 10th Monte Carlo Masters title when the Spaniard beat David Goffin 6-3 6-1 in the semi-finals after the Belgian was denied a key point in controversial fashion on Saturday.
David Goffin proved too hot to handle for Novak Djokovic as the Belgian 10th seed reached the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals with a thrilling 6-2 3-6 7-5 victory on Friday.
Tennis superstar Serena Williams is pregnant and taking maternity leave through the rest of 2017, expecting to give birth this fall, her spokeswoman said on Wednesday in an announcement that upended a sport the 35-year-old athlete has dominated for the past decade
Tennis star Maria Sharapova said on Tuesday she is excited about her return to competition next month, feeling vindicated by the reduction of her doping suspension and empowered by her time away
Roger Federer revealed on Monday he wants to join forces in doubles with arch rival Rafael Nadal at the inaugural Laver Cup this year.
Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard paid off her lost Super Bowl bet Wednesday by joining blind date John Goehrke at a Brooklyn Nets NBA home game against Milwaukee
Former Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard says she will honour a promise to go on a blind date with a Twitter follower after losing a Super Bowl bet
Sharapova will return to action at the Stuttgart claycourt tournament on April 26 after her initial two-year ban was cut to 15 months
Maria Sharapova said Wednesday she refused to feel sorry for herself during her doping ban, occupying her time by studying at Harvard, writing a book and even learning how to box.
Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov ended a two-and-a-half year trophy drought on Sunday after outlasting Kei Nishikori of Japan in an absorbing final at the Brisbane International
The world number two Djokovic said it was “the dream start” to 2017 in his build-up to the defence of the Australian Open title later this month
Djokovic has historically had the upper hand, winning 24, but Murray won the last time they played at the ATP World Tour Finals in London in November
Following a successful operation, the world number 11 Kvitova will begin her rehabilitation in about six to eight weeks and hopes to be able to grip a racket again after three months
The Dnes daily said the 26-year-old world number 11 Kvitova had cuts on her left hand, in which she holds the racket, after fighting the burglar
Rio Olympic Games, Portugal’s triumph at Euro 2016, Leicester City’s fairytale English Premier League victory, the changing of the guard in tennis with Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber both rising to World Number 1, Chris Froome claiming his third Tour de France title, first time champions at all four golf majors, and Nico Rosberg winning the Formula One World Championship are the major international sports highlights in 2016.
Having completed a career slam when he won his maiden French Open title in June, Djokovic suffered an astonishing loss of form
Jewel will take on Fairdur in the semis on Thursday while Zahid faces Lim Louse of Singapore in the other semi
A total of 16 boys and 19 girls from six different countries took part in the Bengal Plastics Asian Under-14 Series Tennis Tournament