Tennis


Australian ace Barty on top of the world

Ashleigh Barty defeated Julia Goerges 6-3, 7-5 to win the Birmingham Classic title yesterday, a victory that ensures the Australian will be No....

June 24, 2019, Monday


Novak shrugs off Kyrgios’ stinging attack

Novak Djokovic shrugged off Nick Kyrgios’ characterization of him as “cringeworthy” and “having an obsession with wanting to be liked” by insisting the firebrand Australian is a “good guy....

June 21, 2019, Friday


Sharapova shines on winning return

Maria Sharapova made a winning return from injury on Tuesday by beating Viktoria Kuzmova 7-6 (8), 6-0 to reach the second round of the Mallorca Open....

June 20, 2019, Thursday


Tough Norrie test at Queen’s for Anderson

Wimbledon finalist Kevin Anderson had to battle back from a set down to begin his 2019 grass court season with a 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 victory over Britain’s Cameron Norrie at Queen’s on Monday....

June 19, 2019, Wednesday


Wait goes on for Canadian teen star’s 1st ATP triumph

Canadian rising star Felix Auger-Aliassime’s wait for a maiden ATP title was extended on Sunday as the teenager was beaten by Italian Matteo Berrettini in the Stuttgart final....

June 18, 2019, Tuesday


Nadal claims 12th title with both magic and grit

For a few fleeting moments yesterday, Rafael Nadal found his French Open supremacy seemingly threatened by Dominic Thiem....

June 10, 2019, Monday


Anisimova’s teen spirit stuns Halep

American teenager Amanda Anisimova stunned defending champion Simona Halep yesterday to reach a French Open semifinal against Australian eighth seed Ashleigh Barty....

June 7, 2019, Friday


Federer showdown with Nadal in semis

Roger Federer set up a mouthwatering French Open semifinal clash with Rafael Nadal when he defeated Stan Wawrinka on Tuesday in four sets to become the oldest men’s Grand Slam semifinalist in 28 years...

June 6, 2019, Thursday


Barty beats Serena slayer to reach last 8

Australian eighth seed Ashleigh Barty beat Sofia Kenin, who stunned Serena Williams in the third round, to reach her second straight Grand Slam quarterfinal at the French Open yesterday....

June 4, 2019, Tuesday


Federer looks to avenge Wawrinka

Four years after his defeat to Stan Wawrinka in the Roland Garros quarterfinal prompted him to call a temporary halt to his Paris aspirations, Roger Federer renews a rivalry with his oldest friend with...

June 4, 2019, Tuesday




 

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