Dominic Thiem gets first win at ATP Finals

London, Nov 16 : Austria’s Dominic Thiem edged Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 here for his first victory of this year’s ATP Finals. Thiem can now book a spot in the semi-finals of this elite year-end event with a victory Friday over Belgium’s David Goffin, while Carreno Busta, who replaced injured world number […]

Serena Williams to marry Alexis Ohanian on Thursday

Washington, Nov 16 : Tennis legend Serena Williams will marry Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian on Thursday, the media reported. The couple will wed in New Orleans, Xinhua reported citing People magazine. According to the Daily Mail, the wedding will take place at the city’s Contemporary Arts Center. The winner of 23 Grand Slam singles titles […]

Federer powers past Zverev to reach last four at ATP Finals

London, Nov 15 : Roger Federer is one step closer to winning his seventh ATP Final championship after beating Alexander Zverev at London’s O2 Arena here. Federer moved Zverev around the court with drop shots and slices and flattened out his groundstrokes against the 20-year-old right-hander, winning 7-6 (6), 5-7, 6-1 after two hours and […]

Czech tennis star Stepanek announces retirement

Prague, Nov 15 : Czech tennis star and two-time Davis Cup winner Radek Stepanek announced his retirement at a press conference here. The 38-year-old won a bronze medal in the mixed doubles at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, reports Xinhua news agency. With five ATP titles under belt, Stepanek won two Grand Slam doubles titles […]

Zverev has it all, says Federer

By Ian Chadband LONDON, Nov 15 : Roger Federer has paid a glowing tribute to Alexander Zverev, hailing the 20-year-old German as having the “full package” of skills and resolve to lead tennis’s youthful revolution. Zverev offered a stern challenge before finally succumbing to Federer, a man 16 years his senior, at the ATP Finals […]