Bopanna-Mergea ousted from Dubai tennis

Dubai, Feb 24 : The Indian challenge at the $2.2 million Dubai Tennis Championships ended after Rohan Bopanna and his partner suffered a shock exit in the first round of the men’s doubles at the Aviation Club Tennis Centre here on Wednesday. Second seeds Bopanna and Romanian Florin Mergea lost to the unseeded but experienced […]

Sania-Martina enter quarters in Qatar

Doha, Feb 24 : Indo-Swiss top tennis pair Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis expectedly romped home into yet another quarterfinal — their 41st successive win on the circuit — but not before getting a scare in their second round win in women’s doubles at the $2.8 million Qatar Total Open here. Unseeded Chinese pair Yi-Fan […]

Tennis: Bhambri, Bhupathi go down in Dubai

Dubai, Feb 23 : Yuki Bhambri and Mahesh Bhupathi crashed out in the first round of their respective categories as the Indian challenge came to an end at the $2.2 million Dubai Tennis Championships here on Tuesday. Yuki got off to a brilliant start by clinching the first set before losing 6-2, 6-7(2), 0-6 to […]

Tennis: Spirited Bhambri goes down in Dubai

Dubai, Feb 23 : Despite getting off to a brilliant start by clinching the first set, top ranked Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri eventually lost his early steam to lose the men’s singles opener in three sets at the $2.2 million Dubai Tennis Championships here on Tuesday. World No.107 Bhambri gave a tough fight to […]

Serena remains No.1, Radwanska jumps to 3rd

St. Petersburg (US), Feb 22 : United States player Serena Williams kept her lead in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings with 9,245 points while Polish Agnieszka Radwanska went up to third, according to the rankings released on Monday. The Pole came in third behind German Angelique Kerber after the defeat of Romanian Simona Halep, […]

Djokovic maintains top spot in ATP rankings

London, Feb 22 : With 16,790 points, Serbian Novak Djokovic held on to his top rank in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday. Spain’s David Ferrer fell to eighth place following his elimination from the Rio Open quarterfinals by Austrian Dominic Thiem. Japan’s Kei Nishikori rose one spot to […]