Stephens to make 1st WTA Finals appearance

Florida (US), Oct 14 : For the first time in her career, US tennis player Sloane Stephens has qualified for the upcoming WTA Finals, the season ending, eight-woman tournament to be held in Singapore, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced on Sunday. Stephens, 25, was the 2018 Miami Open champion and the French Open runner-up […]

Djokovic wins record 4th Shanghai Masters, closes in on world No. 1

Shanghai (China), Oct 14 : Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic defeated Croatia’s Borna Coric 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to claim a record fourth Shanghai Masters title, closing in on the world No. 1 spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings currently held by Spain’s Rafael Nadal. Djokovic, who had already secured the world […]

Wang stuns Muguruza, sets up Hong Kong Open final vs Yastremska

Hong Kong, Oct 13 : Sixth-seeded Wang Qiang of China rallied on Saturday to pull off a big upset against fourth-seeded Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 7-5 to reach the Hong Kong Open final against Dayana Yastremska of the Ukraine. Despite Muguruza’s 5-4 advantage in the decider, Wang won the last three games […]

Djokovic beats Zverev to reach Shanghai final, secures World No.2 ranking

Shanghai (China), Oct 13 : Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic defeated Germany’s Alexander Zverev 6-2, 6-1 in the Shanghai Masters semifinals on Saturday, guaranteeing him the No. 2 spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World rankings currently held by Swiss player Roger Federer. Djokovic, a former World No. 1 and a three-time Shanghai […]

Federer, Djokovoic power into Shanghai Masters semis

Shanghai, Oct 12 : The quarter-finals of the ongoing ATP Shanghai Masters saw top two seeds Roger Federer and Novak Djokovoic advancing into semi-finals with straight sets wins here on Friday. Defending Champion Federer knocked out 8th seeded Kei Nisshikori of Japan 6-4, 7-6(4) in one hour and 51 minutes with 10 aces, reports Xinhua […]