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Medvedev through to semifinals at China Open; Swiatek wins on debut in Beijing

Published on Oct 02, 2023 03:44 PM IST

The Russian will next face either eighth-seeded Alexander Zverev or Nicolas Jarry, who play later Monday.

Daniil Medvedev of Russia acknowledges the spectators after defeating Ugo Humbert of France in the men's singles quarterfinal match of the China Open(AP)
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Iga Swiatek puts focus on improvement and not reclaiming top rank

Swiatek is in no rush to reclaim the top ranking and said she wanted to develop as a player in the coming months.

Iga Swiatek (AFP)
Published on Oct 01, 2023 12:39 PM IST
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Flawless Kudermetova stuns Pegula to claim Tokyo title

It was Kudermetova's second win over Pegula this season - and a fifth win in her last six matches against top-10 opponents.

Veronika Kudermetova of Russia kisses her champion trophy during the award ceremony for the singles after defeating Jessica Pegula of the U.S. in the Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament (AP)
Published on Oct 01, 2023 11:29 AM IST
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Rohan Bopanna signs off from 'bonus' Asian Games with gold

The Indian team of Bhosale and Bopanna rallied from a set down to defeat Chinese Taipei's Liang En Shuo and Tsung-hao Huang 2-6, 6-3, 10-4 in the final

India's gold medalists Rutuja Sampatrao Bhosale and Rohan Bopanna pose with the medals after winning the Mixed Doubles Final tennis match against Chinese Taipei's Liang En-shuo and Tsung-Hao Huang (PTI)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 04:17 PM IST
ByRutvick Mehta, Mumbai

Rohan Bopanna-Rutuja Bhosale clinch Asian Games gold in mixed doubles

With the win, India maintained the stellar streak of at least a gold in each of the six Asian Games editions this century.

India's Rohan Bopanna and Rutuja Sampatrao Bhosale during the mixed doubles semifinal tennis match against Chinese Taipei's Yu-Hsiou Hsu and Hao-ching Chan at the 19th Asian Games, in Hangzhou, China(PTI)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 01:18 PM IST

If you keep working hard, things will happen: Ramkumar Ramanathan

More than a decade after turning pro in 2009, the 28-year-old finally earned a reward to savour: an Asian Games silver medal

India's Ramkumar Ramanathan reacts after losing men's doubles final tennis match against Chinese Taipei's Yu-Hsiou Hsu and Jason Jung to settle for the silver medal (PTI)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 04:29 PM IST
ByRutvick Mehta, Mumbai

Carlos Alcaraz, Daniil Medvedev untroubled in first round at 2023 China Open

Alcaraz will next face Lorenzo Musetti, who beat Karen Khachanov 6-3, 1-6, 6-2.

Spain's Carlos Alcaraz celebrates his victory against Germany's Yannick Hanfmann in their men's singles match during the China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Center (AFP)
Published on Sep 29, 2023 09:21 PM IST
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Iga Swiatek crashes out but Jessica Pegula advances in Tokyo Open

It was the No. 19-ranked Kudermetova's first career win over Swiatek in five attempts.

Iga Swiatek of Poland (L) shakes hands with winner Veronika Kudermetova of Russia (R) after their women's singles quarter-final(AFP)
Published on Sep 29, 2023 07:53 PM IST
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Ramkumar-Myneni take silver, Bopanna-Bhosale confirm gold-medal match in tennis

Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan took silver after losing the men's doubles tennis final to Chinese Taipei.

Hangzhou: India's Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saketh Myneni (L) in action during men's doubles final tennis match against Chinese Taipei's Yu-Hsiou Hsu and Jason Jung(PTI)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 01:21 PM IST

Asian Games: Saketh, Ramkumar enter men's doubles final, will fight for gold

Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan made sure India were still in with a chance to get gold in tennis. The pair advanced to the men's doubles final.

Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saketh Myneni
Published on Sep 28, 2023 03:58 PM IST

Djokovic casts major retirement 'doubt' as Serb shares Alcaraz wish

Tennis world witnessed one of the most thrilling rivalries this year as Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz were involved some action-packed matches

Novak Djokovic feels the future of tennis is in good hands with Carlos Alcaraz leading from the front.(AP)
Published on Sep 28, 2023 03:16 PM IST

Fenesta National Tennis Championship in New Delhi from October 2

India’s largest domestic tennis tournament will see competition in men’s and women’s sections along with U-18, U-16 and U-14 categories for boys and girls.

The qualifying rounds will be played on September 30 and October 1, before moving on to the main draw between October 2 and 7.
Updated on Sep 28, 2023 02:55 PM IST

Year-End No. 1 battle: Can Alcaraz make most of Djokovic absence in China Open?

While Alcaraz will be aiming for a perfect start to his Asia tour with a maiden title haul in China Open, there are bigger things at stake for the 20-year-old.

On Friday, Carlos Alcaraz will mark the beginning of his maiden Asia campaign of his career when he takes on qualifier Yannick Hanfmann in 2023 China Open
Published on Sep 28, 2023 12:33 PM IST

What to expect at China Open 2023? Is Alcaraz, Djokovic playing? - Full draw

2023 China Open will mark the return of the sport in Beijing, with eight of the top 10 players set to battle it out for the ATP 500 trophy.

This will be Carlos Alcaraz's first ever ATP event in China(AFP)
Updated on Sep 28, 2023 09:49 AM IST

India's singles tennis players to return empty-handed from Asian Games

India's singles tennis players will return empty-handed from the Asian Games for the first time since 2006.

India's Sumit Nagal reacts during the men's singles quarterfinal tennis match against China's Zhizhen Zhang(PTI)
Published on Sep 27, 2023 10:44 PM IST
PTI | , Hangzhou

Tennis Hall of Fame: Leander Paes becomes 1st Asian to be nominated as player

Leander Paes emerged as the first Asian man to be nominated for the International Tennis Hall of Fame in the player category.

Paes was one of the six nominees announced for the Class of 2024(AP)
Updated on Sep 26, 2023 10:58 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

Elena Rybakina’s coach blasts WTA over performance byes introduction

Elena Rybakina did not get a chance to feature in Pan Pacific Open after byes for the tournament were given to Maria Sakkari and Caroline Garcia

Former Wimbledon winner Elena Rybakina(AFP)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 06:34 PM IST

Nagal, Raina progress to quarterfinals; Ramkumar, Bhosale exit from singles

Two Indians inched closer to singles medals by reaching the quarterfinals at the Asian Games on Tuesday.

India's Sumit Nagal celebrates a point against Kazakhstan's Beibit Zhukayev during the men's singles tennis match at the 19th Asian Games(PTI)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 05:32 PM IST
PTI | , Hangzhou

Roger Federer makes special plea to Djokovic, Alcaraz after Laver Cup loss

Federer expressed his intention after Team Europe conceded a defeat at the hands of Team Europe in Laver Cup on Sunday

Following the tournament’s conclusion, Roger Federer was asked who he would love to see representing Team Europe in 2024 Laver Cup
Published on Sep 25, 2023 04:41 PM IST

Gold medal favourite Bopanna-Bhambri pair suffers shock Asian Games exit

Bhambri struggled with his serve and strokes in the latter part of the match while the Uzbeki players raised their game against their superior opponents

The defeat will rankle the Indian pair all the more as Bopanna is a top-10 player in doubles while Bhambri too is ranked among the top-100.
Published on Sep 25, 2023 03:29 PM IST

Team World beats Team Europe to claim back-to-back Laver Cup titles

Ben Shelton and Frances Tiafoe beat Hubert Hurkacz and Andrey Rublev 7-6 (7), 7-6 (7) to help Team World hit the 13-point mark needed to defeat Team Europe.

Team World's Taylor Fritz, center left, and Ben Shelton, center right, hoist the Laver Cup in front of their teammates, John McEnroe, back left, and Rod Laver, front left, after Team World defeated Team Europe(AP)
Published on Sep 25, 2023 09:55 AM IST
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Fritz, Tiafoe take Team World closer to Laver Cup title

John McEnroe's team now require one win from their four matches on Sunday to reach the 13-point mark and claim their second crown

Team World captain John McEnroe, right, celebrates with Taylor Fritz, left, after Fritz defeated Team Europe's Andrey Rublev during a Laver Cup tennis singles match in Vancouver(AP)
Published on Sep 24, 2023 07:28 PM IST
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Asian Games: Nagal, Myneni-Ramkumar make pre-quarterfinals with easy victories

The fifth seed Nagal, who had got a first round bye, needed just 45 minutes to dispatch his opponent 6-0 6-0.

Sumit Nagal in action
Published on Sep 24, 2023 02:17 PM IST

Laver Cup 2023 Day 2: Full schedule, order of play, time in IST

Here is the entire schedule and order of play for Day 2 of Laver Cup 2023…

Team World's Francisco Cerundolo, left, returns to Team Europe's Alejandro Davidovich Fokina during a Laver Cup tennis match Friday, Sept. 22, 2023(AP)
Published on Sep 23, 2023 08:58 PM IST

Team World sweeps opening three matches against Team Europe at Laver Cup

Ben Shelton and Francisco Cerundolo also claimed wins for Team World, along with the doubles pairing of Tommy Paul and Frances Tiafoe.

Team World's Felix Auger-Aliassime acknowledges the crowd after defeating Team Europe's Gael Monfils during a Laver Cup tennis match Friday, Sept. 22(AP)
Published on Sep 23, 2023 06:04 PM IST
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Watch: Federer left in splits after being put in a spot by Nadal's witty query

While Nadal is not part of 2023 Laver Cup, the Spaniard made a cameo appearance on Friday at the Rogers Arena.

Rafael Nadal poses a cheeky question to Roger Federer during Laver Cup
Updated on Sep 23, 2023 11:13 PM IST

Second-seeded Sakkari books Guadalajara WTA title clash with Dolehide

Greece's Sakkari, ranked ninth in the world, is in the Guadalajara final for the second straight year

Maria Sakkari, of Greece, reacts to winning a point in a Guadalajara Open tennis tournament(AP)
Published on Sep 23, 2023 07:50 AM IST

Laver Cup 2023 Live streaming: when and where to watch in India, time in IST

Here is everything you need to know about the Live Streaming details of 2023 Laver Cup and the order of play for Day 1 in Vancouver.

Laver Cup 2023 Live streaming details for India(@LaverCup)
Published on Sep 22, 2023 10:32 PM IST

Laver Cup 2023: Who is playing? What is the schedule? - All you need to know

Ahead of the start of the event, we take a look at everything there is to know about the 2023 Laver Cup...

Laver Cup is the tennis version of golf's Ryder Cup which began in 2017 and was later officially sanctioned as an ATP Tour event in 2019
Published on Sep 22, 2023 03:20 PM IST

India draw Pakistan in Davis Cup, PTF rejects neutral venue

India have been drawn to face Pakistan once again in the Davis Cup. But this time the PTF has decided to not shift their home tie to neutral venue.

The Indian Davis Cup team pose for a photograph.(TWITTER/ITD)
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 10:42 AM IST
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