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Davis Cup 2022: India unable to overcome stern Norwegian challenge, bow out 1-3

Updated on Sep 18, 2022 04:57 PM IST

In the first match of the day, a doubles contest, Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni paired up to look for the win which would keep India in the tie but lost 3-6, 6-3, 3-6 to Casper Ruud and Viktor Durasovic at the Hakons Hall in Lillehammer.

Sumit Nagal registered the only win India secured against Norway. He defeated Lukas Hellum Lilleengen 6-2, 6-1.(HT Media/File )
Sumit Nagal registered the only win India secured against Norway. He defeated Lukas Hellum Lilleengen 6-2, 6-1.(HT Media/File )
ANI | , Lillehammer

Federer's coach casts serious doubt over tennis legend's Laver Cup participation

However, the 20-time Grand Slam winner's long-time coach had dropped a huge bombshell ahead of the tournament, which has cast a serious doubt over his Laver Cup participation.

Switzerland's Roger Federer (REUTERS)
Switzerland's Roger Federer (REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 18, 2022 09:51 PM IST

Federer leaves priceless message for Alcaraz on his historic US Open title haul

Federer's response came in reply to Alcaraz's touching tribute for the Swiss tennis legend after his retirement announcement last Thursday.

Carlos Alcaraz; Roger Federer
Carlos Alcaraz; Roger Federer
Updated on Sep 18, 2022 08:03 PM IST

Federer, Nadal may break incredible record after Swiss legend's retirement

The last time Federer had faced Nadal was in an exhibition match in Cape Town in 2020 where the Swiss legend had won 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.

Rafael Nadal with Roger Federer
Rafael Nadal with Roger Federer
Updated on Sep 17, 2022 07:27 PM IST

Ramkumar loses, Indian team stares at defeat in Davis Cup tie against Norway

Ramkumar, the number one singles player for India, failed to live up to expectations as he suffered a 1-6, 4-6 loss to his lower-ranked opponent Durasovic in one hour and 16 minutes on Friday night.

File image of Ramkumar Ramnathan.(PTI)
File image of Ramkumar Ramnathan.(PTI)
Published on Sep 17, 2022 01:28 PM IST
PTI |

Federer's classy response to Nadal after rival's retirement message

Federer had earlier announced his intention to retire from tennis next week at the end of the Laver Cup event in London where the two rivals will reunite one last time for Team Europe.

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer
Updated on Sep 17, 2022 09:24 PM IST

Davis Cup: Carlos Alcaraz loses to Auger-Aliassime in first match as world no.1

Alcaraz lost 6-7(3) 6-4 6-2 to Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime in their Davis Cup Finals group-stage clash on Friday.

Canada's Felix Auger Aliassime and Spain's Carlos Alcaraz shake hands after their match(REUTERS)
Canada's Felix Auger Aliassime and Spain's Carlos Alcaraz shake hands after their match(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 17, 2022 09:31 PM IST
Reuters | , Valencia

Andy Murray loses doubles as Britain bow out of Davis Cup

Just as against the United States in their opening tie on Wednesday, Murray and doubles world number one Salisbury took to the court with the tie locked at 1-1.

Great Britain's Andy Murray looks dejected after defeat against Netherlands' Wesley Koolhof and Matwe Middelkoop in the Davis Cup(AP)
Great Britain's Andy Murray looks dejected after defeat against Netherlands' Wesley Koolhof and Matwe Middelkoop in the Davis Cup(AP)
Published on Sep 17, 2022 07:42 AM IST
Reuters | , Glasgow

'Roger, it's hard to see this day...': Djokovic's emotional tribute for Federer

The Serbian tennis star wrote a heartwarming note for Roger Federer as the 41-year-old called time on a stellar career on Thursday.

Novak Djokovic with Roger Federer(REUTERS)
Novak Djokovic with Roger Federer(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 16, 2022 08:29 PM IST

Indian tennis: Karman can and she now knows it

Her frequent injury breakdowns have pegged her back but she's learning to trust the process and it's helping.

Karman Kaur Thandi(L. Anantha Krishnan)
Karman Kaur Thandi(L. Anantha Krishnan)
Published on Sep 16, 2022 08:01 PM IST
ByRutvick Mehta

Nadal teases final event with Federer after tennis legend announces retirement

There was a small part in Nadal's post that went unnoticed for tennis fans where he teased one last event with Federer.

Rafael Nadal; Roger Federer
Rafael Nadal; Roger Federer
Published on Sep 16, 2022 03:11 PM IST

'Without Federer, Nadal would've been known only as clay-court player'

Federer on Thursday announced his retirement from tennis with the Laver Cup next week slated to be his final appearance. He is however set to reunite with Nadal for Team Europe in the three-day contest.

Rafael Nadal; Roger Federer
Rafael Nadal; Roger Federer
Published on Sep 16, 2022 12:50 PM IST

Federer announces retirement: Swiss marvel’s career earnings are mind-boggling

During his prime, Swiss marvel Roger Federer used to earn $2 million per event to play tennis in exhibition tournaments. Federer remained the highest-paid tennis player for 17 straight years.

Roger Federer holds his trophy after defeating Marin Cilic during the men's singles final at the Australian Open (AP)
Roger Federer holds his trophy after defeating Marin Cilic during the men's singles final at the Australian Open (AP)
Published on Sep 16, 2022 11:57 AM IST

Serena Williams' priceless message on Roger Federer's retirement announcement

On Friday, Serena did the same when Federer shocked world tennis with his intention to retire from the sport next week after the Laver Cup in London. Taking to Instagram, Serena shared a priceless message for the legend.

Serena Williams and Roger Federer
Serena Williams and Roger Federer
Published on Sep 16, 2022 09:52 AM IST

103 titles, 20 Grand Slams: Look back at Federer's incredible career in numbers

As Roger Federer is all set to bid adieu to the sport next week at Laver Cup, we take a look at the tennis legend's incredible career in numbers

Switzerland's Roger Federer is applauded by ground staff as he holds the trophy after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic to win the Men's Singles final match in 2017(AP)
Switzerland's Roger Federer is applauded by ground staff as he holds the trophy after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic to win the Men's Singles final match in 2017(AP)
Published on Sep 16, 2022 07:42 AM IST
ByAratrick Mondal

Roger Federer retirement: A look at Swiss tennis great's 20 Grand Slam titles

Tennis legend Roger Federer has hung up his racket at the age of 41, having won 20 grand slam titles in his decorated career. The Swiss maestro won a record eight Wimbledon titles, six Australian Open titles, five US Open titles and One French Open title in his career spanning more than two decades.

 Winner of 20 grand slam titles, Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer has announced retirement after next week’s Laver Cup.(AP)
 Winner of 20 grand slam titles, Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer has announced retirement after next week’s Laver Cup.(AP)
Published on Sep 16, 2022 07:16 AM IST
ByAdarsh Kumar Gupta

Chennai Open: Magda Linette, Katie Swann reach quarterfinals

Third-seeded Magda Linette of Poland thrashed Oksana Selekhmeteva of Russia 6-2, 6-0 to storm into the last eight of the Chennai Open WTA 250 tennis tournament here on Thursday.

Russian tennis player Oksana Selekhmeteva in action against Magda Linette of Poland in the women's singles match during the WTA tour Chennai Open 2022 Tennis tournament (PTI)
Russian tennis player Oksana Selekhmeteva in action against Magda Linette of Poland in the women's singles match during the WTA tour Chennai Open 2022 Tennis tournament (PTI)
Updated on Sep 15, 2022 11:44 PM IST
PTI |

Why everyone loves Roger Federer

There were greats before him. There will be greats after him. But few have brought as much joy to so many with just a swing of their racquet. Roger Federer is so loved simply because of the kind of guy he is.

Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Croatia’s Marin Cilic (REUTERS)
Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Croatia’s Marin Cilic (REUTERS)
Published on Sep 15, 2022 11:04 PM IST

Tennis fraternity salutes Federer as Swiss marvel announces retirement

Swiss marvel Roger Federer has confirmed that the former World No.1 will retire from the sport after the Laver Cup 2022. From Rafael Nadal to Billie Jean, here's how the tennis fraternity reacted to Federer's announcement.

Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his second round match against France's Richard Gasquet (REUTERS)
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his second round match against France's Richard Gasquet (REUTERS)
Published on Sep 15, 2022 10:19 PM IST

Nadal pays rich tribute to 'friend and rival' Federer as Swiss great retires

Rafael Nadal, a long-time rival of Roger Federer, paid a heartwarming tribute to the Swiss tennis great as the latter announced his retirement on Thursday.

Roger Federer (L) with Rafael Nadal(Reuters)
Roger Federer (L) with Rafael Nadal(Reuters)
Published on Sep 15, 2022 10:00 PM IST

Watch: Wimbledon shares Federer's emotional 2003 interview as Swiss star retires

Roger Federer announced his retirement from competitive tennis on Thursday and tributes have been pouring from all corners of the world for the Swiss great since.

Roger Federer(Wimbledon)
Roger Federer(Wimbledon)
Published on Sep 15, 2022 08:57 PM IST

'Good time to start training for Wimbledon': Tennis great after Federer retires

Roger Federer announced his retirement from professional tennis on Thursday, confirming that the Laver Cup 2022 will be his last competitive appearance.

Roger Federer in action.(AP)
Roger Federer in action.(AP)
Published on Sep 15, 2022 08:04 PM IST

Twitter salutes Roger Federer as Swiss marvel breaks retirement news

Roger Federer has been battling against a knee injury, for which he underwent three operations in the last two years.

File photo of Roger Federer(AP)
File photo of Roger Federer(AP)
Published on Sep 15, 2022 07:34 PM IST

Roger Federer retires: Full text and audio of Swiss great's statement

Roger Federer drew the curtains on arguably the greatest career in the history of the sport in a lengthy statement which he also read out and posted both the text and audio on his social media handles.

Roger Federer won the Wimbledon a record eight times(USA TODAY Sports)
Roger Federer won the Wimbledon a record eight times(USA TODAY Sports)
Published on Sep 15, 2022 07:25 PM IST

Roger Federer announces retirement, Laver Cup 2022 to be tennis great's swansong

Former World No.1 Roger Federer has revealed that he will retire from professional tennis after the Laver Cup.

Thank you for the memories, Roger Federer(Getty)
Thank you for the memories, Roger Federer(Getty)
Updated on Sep 17, 2022 07:26 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Germany win first Davis Cup tie against France in 84 years

Germany had lost their previous eight meetings against France and captain Michael Kohlmann was pleased to make "positive history" after their first win over them in 84 years.

Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff, front, celebrates with teammate Alexander Zverev after defeating Benjamin Bonzi of France in a Davis Cup group C match(AP)
Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff, front, celebrates with teammate Alexander Zverev after defeating Benjamin Bonzi of France in a Davis Cup group C match(AP)
Updated on Sep 15, 2022 11:45 AM IST
Reuters |

No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz to miss Spain's Davis Cup Finals opener

Carlos Alcaraz arrived in Valencia a day before Spain was scheduled to face Serbia in the group stage.

Spain's Carlos Alcaraz in action (REUTERS)
Spain's Carlos Alcaraz in action (REUTERS)
Published on Sep 15, 2022 01:26 AM IST
AP |

Naresh Kumar: Davis Cup stalwart, mentor to generations of players

The key member of India’s tennis brigade of the 1950s, he was playing and non-playing captain of the Davis Cup team, later becoming a successful commentator in the game.

Kumar's Davis Cup journey started in 1952 | Image for representation (REUTERS)
Kumar's Davis Cup journey started in 1952 | Image for representation (REUTERS)
Published on Sep 14, 2022 08:36 PM IST
ByRutvick Mehta, Mumbai

'Here I screwed up Federer': Tennis great's brutal US Open dig goes viral- Watch

14 years since Federer's last US Open win, a tennis great was filmed boasting about his feat of ending Federer's reign in New York, a video of which went viral all over the internet after the recent final on Sunday.

Roger Federer
Roger Federer
Published on Sep 14, 2022 07:34 PM IST
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