Wimbledon hopefuls beware of Muller the leftie from Luxembourg

By Martyn Herman LONDON, Jun 23 : When the Wimbledon draw is made next week there will be a few players hoping the name Gilles Muller is nowhere near theirs. The left-hander from Luxembourg is enjoying the best form of his 16-year career and is arguably the form player on grass having put together a […]

Sania rues gender discrimination in sports

Mumbai, June 23 : Decrying the widespread gender discrimination in society at large, Indian tennis star Sania Mirza rued the fact that the world of sports is also not immune from the malaise and she has to fight for equal prize money despite being a former World No.1 in women’s doubles. “Gender violence doesn’t lie […]

French players looking to ride “Kiki” wave at Roland Garros

By Julien Pretot PARIS, Jun 3 : After Kristina “Kiki” Mladenovic took the home crowd by storm during an epic battle yesterday, French players will be looking to join the new darling of Roland Garros in the French Open fourth round today. Richard Gasquet plays compatriot Gael Monfils in an all- French third-round match on […]

Raonic calls Court comments shocking, expects apology

By Karolos Grohmann PARIS, Jun 2 : World number six Milos Raonic today said he was shocked by comments from Australia’s former leading tennis player Margaret Court regarding homosexuals and same-sex marriage, demanding an apology as well as consequences for her. The 74-year-old Court, a former world number one who won a record 24 grand […]