Published on Aug 06, 2021 08:34 AM IST
A night after needing three sets and more than three hours to get by, Nadal was eliminated 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 by 50th-ranked Lloyd Harris of South Africa under the lights on Thursday at the hard-court tournament.
AP | , Washington
The 12th seed, a former top-10 player who has struggled for consistency in the last three seasons, produced an impressive display in Tokyo to dispatch Carreno Busta 6-3, 6-3.
Published on Jul 30, 2021 01:52 PM IST
Daniil Medvedev was struggling so much with the suffocating heat and humidity at the Ariake Tennis Park on Wednesday that at one point the chair umpire, Carlos Ramos, asked him if he could continue playing.
Updated on Jul 28, 2021 06:43 PM IST
AP | , Tokyo
Natekar, who played a bit of cricket and tennis at the national level before becoming an international shuttler, died in Pune on Wednesday.
Published on Jul 28, 2021 12:33 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi
The Greek third seed downed American Tiafoe 6-3, 6-4 under the centre court roof at Ariake Tennis Park, where all play on outside courts was delayed an hour by morning drizzle.
Published on Jul 27, 2021 09:24 AM IST
Osaka, a four-time Grand Slam champion and world number two, has not played a competitive match since pulling out of the French Open in May.
Published on Jul 23, 2021 09:12 AM IST
Reuters | , Kuala Lumpur
Tennis star Sania Mirza will be representing India with Ankita Raina at the Women’s Doubles Tennis at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, which will start from July 23.
Published on Jul 23, 2021 12:20 AM IST
The Indian team has been denied entry into the upcoming ITF World Junior Tennis Finals in Prostejov as India has been classified as 'extreme risk' nation in Covid times.
Published on Jul 22, 2021 07:23 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi
Osaka will be part of a women's field at the U.S. Open that will also include world number one Ash Barty, who lifted her second major title at Wimbledon earlier this month.
Updated on Jul 21, 2021 11:34 PM IST
Seeking to clear the air around the negative perception created by comments of Bopanna and Sania Mirza, the AITA put on record how it aggressively pursued the case of Bopanna and Divij Sharan for an entry into the Games, between June 28 and July 16.
Published on Jul 20, 2021 09:01 PM IST
AITA says why did Bopanna not qualify on his own after player accuses it of misleading on nomination
Updated on Jul 19, 2021 09:01 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi
“It has always been a dream of mine to represent the USA at the Olympics, and I hope there will be many more chances for me to make this come true in the future.”
Published on Jul 19, 2021 08:21 AM IST
Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal on Friday made the cut for the men's singles event of the Tokyo Olympics as large-scale withdrawals pushed him inside the qualification mark.
Updated on Jul 16, 2021 06:26 PM IST
The French Open champion will next face her doubles partner and Czech compatriot Katerina Siniakova.
Published on Jul 16, 2021 11:13 AM IST
The Australian Olympic team's chef de mission Ian Chesterman told media in Tokyo on Friday that de Minaur was “shattered” over the news.
Published on Jul 16, 2021 09:51 AM IST
Djokovic, 34, posted Thursday on Twitter that he had booked his flight and was proud to represent Serbia at the Olympics.
Published on Jul 16, 2021 07:24 AM IST
Kerber, a three-times Grand Slam winner, won the silver medal in the women's singles event at the 2016 Rio Games.
Published on Jul 15, 2021 06:51 PM IST
Shirley Fry won her first Grand Slam singles title at the French Open in 1951, when she beat her friend and doubles partner Doris Hart.
Published on Jul 15, 2021 09:50 AM IST
The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) is in charge of launching investigations into potential match-fixing incidents.
Published on Jul 14, 2021 01:04 PM IST
ANI | , London
Konta joins the long and illustrious list of big-ticket players such as Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal, Dominic Thiem, Serena Williams, Simona Halep and Bianca Andreescu in missing the Olympics.
20-time Grand Slam champion Federer could not go past the quarter-final stage in the 2021 Wimbledon after he was knocked by Hubert Hurkacz.
A third cog in the all-time Grand Slam men’s singles record wheel was an implausible notion a decade ago, but the Serb has made ample room for himself.
Published on Jul 13, 2021 06:18 PM IST
Andreescu is the latest big-ticket player to opt-out of the July 23-August 8 Games. The likes of Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, Nick Kyrgios, Dominic Thiem, Simona Halep and Stan Wawrinka have already announced their decisions to skip Olympics.
Just look at him now, all the way up to 20 Slam trophies, the same as the other members of the Big Three, by virtue of winning Wimbledon with a 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 victory over Matteo Berrettini in Sunday's final.
Updated on Jul 12, 2021 11:17 PM IST
AP | , Wimbledon, England
Seven-time Major winner John McEnroe, after the Wimbledon 2021 final, said Novak Djokovic's ability to thrive under pressure can take his tally to at least 25.
After winning the Wimbledon 2021 title, which happens to be her second Grand Slam triumph, World No.1 Ash Barty has set her sight on the upcoming Tokyo Olympics with an eye on scripting more history.
In an adorable video that has gone viral on social media, Novak Djokovic, after winning the Wimbledon 2021 final against Matteo Berrettini, ran over to a young girl who stood court-side and presented her with his racquet.
Novak Djokovic became the first player to qualify for this year's ATP Finals after the world number one tied Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal's record with his 20th major at Wimbledon on Sunday.
Updated on Jul 12, 2021 04:02 PM IST
"I'll have to think about it," the 34-year-old told reporters in London after winning his sixth Wimbledon title. "My plan was always to go to Olympic Games.
Updated on Jul 11, 2021 11:58 PM IST
The Swiss ace, who was looking for his 21st slam at the Wimbledon lost in the quarter final. On Sunday Federer took to Twitter to congratulate Djokovic.