Somdev announces retirement from professional tennis

New Delhi: Ravaged by injuries, India’s star singles player Somdev Devvarman Sunday announced his retirement from professional tennis, bringing an abrupt end to what was once a promising career.┬á”Starting 2017 on a new note, retiring from pro tennis. Thanks to everyone for the love and support over the years. #newyearnewbeginnings,” Somdev said on his Twitter […]

I associate with brands I believe in, says Sania Mirza

Mumbai, Dec 20 : Tennis star Sania Mirza, who graced the launch of her sister Anam Mirza’s Label Bazaar, says she associates with brands which she truly believes in. Sania Mirza was present on Tuesday at the launch of the Third Season of The Label Bazaar Exhibition, helmed by the tennis star’s sister Anam Mirza […]

Tennis legend Becker to launch footwear in Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 5 : Tennis legend Boris Becker will launch a footwear collection named after him in the Indian capital city on December 16. “It is a limited edition shoe launch for the first time in India,” a press release from sports apparel company Puma said. On December 17, Becker and his son Noah […]

Eclipsed Djokovic gets bitter taste of failure

By Pritha Sarkar LONDON, Nov 21 : Handing out chocolates to the media has become a year-end tradition for Novak Djokovic at the ATP World Tour Finals but there was no doubting the latter half of the 2016 season has been anything but sweet for the once all-conquering Serb. A winner at the London finale […]

Murray captures ATP World Tour Finals to secure year-end number one ranking

By Martyn Herman LONDON, Nov 20 : After a season in which he had already reached dizzy heights, Andy Murray saved the best to last by outclassing Novak Djokovic 6-3 6-4 to claim his first ATP World Tour Finals title and secure the year-end top ranking today. Against a player who has so often been […]

Murray digs deep to down Raonic in thriller and reach London final

By Martyn Herman LONDON, Nov 19 : World number one Andy Murray survived his second marathon of the week to beat Milos Raonic 5-7 7-6(5) 7-6(9) in a nerve-jangling semi-final thriller at the ATP World Tour Finals today. Outplayed at times by the big-serving 25-year-old Canadian who had a match point at the death, Britain’s […]