Jessica Pegula, Coco Gauff, Elena Rybakina cruise into Miami Open third round
Published on Mar 24, 2023 01:20 PM IST
Third seed Pegula beat qualifier Katherine Sebov 6-3 6-1 and will next face fellow American Danielle Collins, while sixth seed Gauff eased past Rebecca Marino 6-4 6-3 to set up a battle with Russia's Anastasia Potapova.
ITF Lucknow: Wildcard Vishwakarma storms into quarter-finals
India No 6 serves a double bagel to Frenchman Arthur Weber; Sasikumar Mukund also through to last-eight
Published on Mar 23, 2023 09:12 PM IST
Murray says Alcaraz can play at the top for as long as he wants
Former world number one Andy Murray said Carlos Alcaraz has all the attributes to stay at the top of men's tennis for as long as he wants and hopes the Spaniard stays fit enough to keep playing with the style that drove him to the top of the rankings.
Published on Mar 23, 2023 06:56 PM IST
Lajovic upsets Murray in first round of Miami Open
It was disappointing for Murray, who reached the final in Doha last month. The 35-year-old flung his racquet in frustration after a costly unforced error - one of 15 across the match - late in the affair and told reporters he had expected a better performance from himself.
Published on Mar 23, 2023 07:20 AM IST
Defending champion Swiatek pulls out of Miami Open
Top seed Swiatek was due to begin her campaign against American Claire Liu in the second round on Thursday after being given a bye in the first round.
Published on Mar 22, 2023 09:40 PM IST
ITF Lucknow: Russia's Donskoy beats India No. 5 Digvijay
The 32-year-old wins in three sets to get his challenge off to a winning start
Updated on Mar 22, 2023 08:39 PM IST
Navratilova says she is cancer-free, returns to her TV work for Miami Open
Martina Navratilova returned to TV work at Tennis Channel for its coverage of the Miami Open on Tuesday, less than three months after saying she had throat cancer and breast cancer.
Published on Mar 22, 2023 01:59 PM IST
PTI | , London
Djokovic has 'no regrets' about missing US events over Covid vaccine status
The U.S. currently bars unvaccinated foreigners from entering the country, though the policy is expected to be lifted when the government ends its Covid emergency declarations in May.
Published on Mar 22, 2023 11:02 AM IST
Weather woes at the ITF $25K Men’s Open
Only two matches of the main draw could be played on Tuesday after the ‘poor light’ forced as many as 11 matches of qualifying rounds, which should have been finished on Monday, to be played on Tuesday.
Published on Mar 21, 2023 10:54 PM IST
After Monte-Carlo, Nadal adds second French Open tune-up event to
Nadal has already signed up for the Monte-Carlo Masters, which will kick off early next month, but the Spaniard has now added a second tournament on his schedule as he looks to gear up to defend his crown at Roland Garros.
Published on Mar 21, 2023 10:17 PM IST
Sidharth Rawat seeks fresh start at ITF Lucknow
Delhi pro is among six Indians who have been given direct entry into the singles main draw of the ITF $25K event
Published on Mar 20, 2023 09:07 PM IST
With Indian Wells win, Carlos Alcaraz shows he is back to his best
Alcaraz did not drop a single set, the first player to do so playing the six matches of the event since Rafael Nadal in 2007.
Published on Mar 20, 2023 07:58 PM IST
, MumbaiRutvick Mehta
Alcaraz wins Indian Wells over Medvedev, regains No. 1 rank
Carlos Alcaraz defeated Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 6-2 on Sunday to win the BNP Paribas Open title and regain the world's No. 1 ranking.
Updated on Mar 20, 2023 08:13 AM IST
AP | , Indian Wells
Rohan Bopanna, the doubles champion of old
The Indian became the oldest winner in an ATP Masters 1000 by claiming the doubles title at Indian Wells on Saturday partnering Australia’s Matthew Ebden
Updated on Mar 19, 2023 09:56 PM IST
, MumbaiRutvick Mehta
Rohan Bopanna becomes oldest Indian Wells champion
India's Rohan Bopanna became the oldest ATP Masters 1000 champion when he and his Australian partner Matt Ebden claimed the men's doubles crown at the BNP Paribas Open.
Published on Mar 19, 2023 11:38 AM IST
PTI | , Indian Wells
Djokovic to miss Miami Open over vaccine status, tournament director says
"We tried to get Novak Djokovic to be allowed to get an exemption, but that wasn't able to happen," said tournament director James Blake.
Published on Mar 18, 2023 08:36 AM IST
Rybakina topples Swiatek to book Indian Wells final with Sabalenka
Rybakina will play second-seeded Aryna Sabalenka, who beat Maria Sakkari 6-2, 6-3, in Sunday's final in the Southern California desert.
Published on Mar 18, 2023 08:16 AM IST
Emma Raducanu 'unavailable' for Britain's Billie Jean King Cup squad
Captain Anne Keothavong has revealed that Emma Raducanu won't be available for Britain's Billie Jean King Cup qualifiers vs France.
Published on Mar 17, 2023 11:34 PM IST
'Still a work in progress': Rutuja after 'breaking barrier' in ITF Women's Open
In an exclusive interaction with Hindustan Times Digital, Rutuja Bhosale talks about her “good run” in the ITF Women's open, the upcoming Billie Jean King Cup 2023 competition and her goals for 2023.
Updated on Mar 17, 2023 12:30 PM IST
, KolkataAratrick Mondal
Swiatek sets Rybakina rematch at Indian Wells, Sinner ends Fritz title defense
Swiatek, in her 50th week at number one, is vying to become just the second woman after Martina Navratilova in 1990-91 to win back-to-back titles in the combined WTA and ATP Masters 1000 event in the California desert. But men's defending champion Taylor Fritz's hopes of a repeat were ended by 13th-ranked Italian Jannik Sinner
Published on Mar 17, 2023 08:26 AM IST
Tiafoe, Medvedev reach Indian Wells semifinals; Gauff out
Tiafoe hasn't dropped a set in four matches during the tournament. Next, he'll play No. 5 Daniil Medvedev, who beat Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 6-3, 7-5.
Published on Mar 16, 2023 08:23 AM IST
Swiatek powers past Raducanu and into Indian Wells quarter-finals
Swiatek, bidding to become only the second female player to successfully defend the Indian Wells title after Martina Navratilova in 1990-91, raced to a 5-1 lead playing flawless tennis and running her opponent ragged.
Published on Mar 15, 2023 01:36 PM IST
Ausstralian Open champion Sabalenka reaches Indian Wells quarter-finals
Aryna Sabalenka continuing her strong 2023 campaign with a battling 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 victory over Barbora Krejcikova.
Published on Mar 15, 2023 08:19 AM IST
Gutsy Medvedev overcomes injury and Zverev to reach Indian Wells quarters
It was an impressive effort from the fifth-seeded Russian whose tournament appeared over when he crashed to the court in the second set with what initially appeared to be a serious ankle injury.
Published on Mar 15, 2023 08:11 AM IST
Swiatek battles past Andreescu to set up Raducanu clash
Top seed Swiatek has been in superb form on hardcourts since the Australian Open, capturing the Doha title and reaching the final in Dubai, and the Polish player looked set for another comfortable win after cruising through the opening set.
Published on Mar 14, 2023 09:51 AM IST
Panic attack ends Tsurenko's Indian wells, as Raducanu marches on
The Ukrainian qualifier later told Big Tennis website those personal reasons were a panic attack brought on by a conversation the 33-year-old had days earlier with WTA chief executive Steve Simon about tennis's response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Updated on Mar 14, 2023 08:19 AM IST
Fritz, Wawrinka, Garcia win; Badosa out at Indian Wells
Wawrinka reached the fourth round in the Southern California desert for the first time since 2017, when he lost in the final. He turns 38 next month.
Published on Mar 14, 2023 08:05 AM IST
Brenda and Linda, the blossoming Czech sister act in tennis
The younger Brenda, only 15, won the ITF event in Bengaluru on Sunday, her ninth title after a sensational run in 2022 with eight victories that has marked her as a rising star
Published on Mar 13, 2023 10:18 PM IST
, MumbaiRutvick Mehta
'Having opportunities to play at home paramount for India players': Lamquet
In an exclusive interview with Hindustan Times Digital, ATP Challenger Tour director Eric Lamquet talked about the tennis culture in India, the fate of Nagpur Challenger event, and and ATP's "significant" step to publicise Challenger Tour across the globe
Published on Mar 13, 2023 04:52 PM IST
, DohaAratrick Mondal
Ankita squanders chance, Czech teen Brenda wins Bangalore ITF title
Leading 6-0, 3-0, India’s No 1 woman player failed to close out the final, allowing her 15-year-old rival to rally and win her first singles title of the year.
Published on Mar 12, 2023 09:37 PM IST