Bautista-Agut tops Pouille in Dubai final

Dubai, March 4 : Third-seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista-Agut defeated Frenchman Lucas Pouille 6-3, 6-4 in the final of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships to win his second title of 2018 and the biggest of his career. The 23rd-ranked Bautista-Agut’s victory at this ATP World Tour 500 series event on Saturday comes less than two […]

Fognini, Jarry advance to Brasil Open final

Sao Paulo, March 4 : Italy’s Fabio Fognini and Chile’s Nicolas Jarry advanced to the final of the Brasil Open with wins over Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas and Argentina’s Horacio Zeballos, respectively. The second-seeded Fognini breezed past the third-seeded Cuevas 6-4, 6-2 in an hour and 10 minutes in the first tennis semi-final at this clay-court […]

Tsurenko beats Voegele, defends title in Acapulco

Acapulco (Mexico), March 4 : Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko, the world no. 40, defended her Mexico Open title, rallying to beat Switzerland’s Stefanie Voegele 5-7, 7-6 (2), 6-2 in a match that lasted 2 hours, 44 minutes. After defeating the United States’ Sloane Stephens, ranked 183rd, in the quarterfinals, Tsurenko came to the game full of […]

Paes-Cerretani lose in Dubai Tennis Championships final

Dubai, March 3 : Veteran Indian star Leander Paes and his American partner Jamie Cerretani went down in straight sets to defending champions Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau in the men’s doubles final at the Dubai Tennis Championships here on Saturday. The Indo-American combination produced a late charge before losing 6-2, 7-6 (2) to their […]