Wozniacki stays on top of WTA rankings

Madrid, Feb 19 : Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark maintained the top spot for the fourth consecutive week in the Women’s Tennis Association rankings released on Monday, 45 points ahead of Romania’s former World No. 1 Simona Halep. Despite losing on Sunday to the Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova in the Qatar Open final, Garbiñe Muguruza of […]

Thiem wins 2nd Argentina Open; Molteni-Zeballos prevail in doubles

Buenos Aires, Feb 19 : Austria’s Dominic Thiem claimed his second Argentina Open title, defeating Slovenia’s Aljad Bedene 6-2 and 6-4, while Argentina’s Andres Molteni and Horacio Zeballos topped Colombians Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in doubles. Thiem, 24, on Sunday needed just an hour and 30 minutes to knock off Bedene in the […]

Ostapenko-Dabrowski win Qatar Open title

Doha, Feb 18 : Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko and Canada’s Gabriela Dabrowski on Sunday won the doubles final of the Qatar Open tennis tournament, beating Spain’s Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez and Slovenia’s Andreja Klepac. The unseeded victors pulled off a 6-3, 6-3 victory over their eighth seed rivals, reports Efe. This was Ostapenko and Dabrowski’s first […]

Tennis: Back on top, Federer becomes oldest ATP world number one

By Martyn Herman UNDATED, Feb 17 : Roger Federer added yet another record to his vast collection when he guaranteed becoming the oldest ATP world number one by beating Dutchman Robin Haase 4-6 6-1 6-1 to reach the semi-finals in Rotterdam on Friday. Fresh from winning his 20th grand slam title in Melbourne this month, […]