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Chennai Open 2017 champion Roberto Bautista-Agut (Ashwin Prasath | EPS)
Service over: No to Chennai despite assurance

Even though the government increased funding, the question of sponsors had dominated the conduct of the tournament.

15 hours ago

For 21 years, the Chennai Open was only annual ATP event held in India and saw big names like Rafa Nadal and Stan Wawrinka play here over the years. | AP
Chennai Open moved to Pune. But will it end up in court?

TNTA had signed a three-year deal to host the tournament, said it will consult lawyers on how to proceed to the abrupt move of shift to Pune.

20 Jul 2017

Snapshot of the SAAP tennis court at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium
Players relieved they have not lost only ATP World Tour event

Indian tennis players heaved a sigh of relief that country's only ATP World Tour event has not moved out of the country.

20 Jul 2017

Roberto Bautista Agut  at Chennai Open 2017 (Ashwin Prasath | EPS)
Chennai Open renamed Maharashtra Open, to be held in Pune from next year

India's only ATP World Tour event will now be known as Maharashtra Open with owners of the event IMG Reliance shifting the tournament to Pune by signing a five-year deal with the MSLTA.

20 Jul 2017

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Three Wimbledon ties face match-fixing probe

Two qualifying matches at Roehampton and one from the main Wimbledon draw triggered some bizarre betting patterns and are to be investigated.

20 Jul 2017

Russia's Mikhail Youzhny at Chennai Open 2017.(Ashwin Prasath | EPS)
Chennai Open shift on the cards

With instability in key areas in and around the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association (TNTA), the body lost the long-term future of its flagship product, the Chennai Open.

20 Jul 2017

Federer milking Juliette
Sorry Sehwag, this is what happened to Federer's cow

In a surprise tweet on Tuesday, the former Indian opening batsman posted pictures of the Wimbledon champion and praised him for being a cow lover.

18 Jul 2017

19-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer (File | AP)
Roger Federer joins Rafael Nadal at Nitto ATP Finals for record fifteenth time

Federer achieved a new record as he qualified for the Nitto ATP Finals for the 15th time, the ATP announced.

18 Jul 2017

Spain's Garbine Muguruza celebrates after defeating Venus Williams of the United States, to win the Women's Singles final match on day twelve at the Wimbledon. | AP
Garbine Muguruza says Wimbledon win a dream come true

Muguruza brushed aside American tennis veteran Venus 7-5, 6-0 in the women's singles final in London on Saturday.

18 Jul 2017

Switzerland's Roger Federer speaks next to the Men's Single's tennis trophy he won on Sunday during a photo call at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. | AP
Roger Federer has Wimbledon hangover

Federer admitted he was nursing a bad hangover on Monday after celebrating a record eighth Wimbledon singles title.

18 Jul 2017

Yuki Bhambri at Chennai Open 2017.(Ashwin Prasath | EPS)
It is still Chennai Open... for the time being

If ATP regulations are anything to go by, moving the tournament to any other city at short notice could be next to impossible

18 Jul 2017

India's Ramkumar Ramanathan today improved his career-best rank to 168 in singles. (File | PTI)
Ramkumar Ramanathan reaches career-high rank of 168, Sania Mirza takes seventh spot in doubles

Ramkumar Ramanathan today improved his career-best rank to 168 in singles, while Sania Mirza was unchanged at number seven in the doubles.

17 Jul 2017

With his 36th birthday just three weeks away Federer believes that he could still be playing the tournament when he's 40. (File | AP)
Will play until I am 40: Wimbledon champion Roger Federer

Shortly after winning his eighth Wimbledon title, Roger Federer warned his rivals on Monday that he could play until  40.

17 Jul 2017

The 2017 Wimbledon singles champions Roger Federer of Switzerland and Garbine Muguruza of Spain pose with their trophies at the Champions Dinner at The Guildhall in London (AP)
Federer back to ATP No 3 following Wimbledon glory, Muguruza No 5

Roger Federer's eighth Wimbledon title has pushed him up two spots to No. 3 in the ATP rankings, while Muguruza cracked into top ten.

17 Jul 2017

Switzerland's Roger Federer holds the trophy after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic to win the Men's Singles final match on day thirteen at the Wimbledon. | AP
Roger Federer vows to defend Wimbledon title in 2018

Former world number one Roger Federer first played Wimbledon in 1999 and won the first of his eight titles in 2003.

17 Jul 2017

Switzerland's Roger Federer holds the trophy after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic to win the Men's Singles final match on day thirteen at the Wimbledon. | AP
Roger Federer, from Mr Angry to Mr Perfect

Many other things have changed for Federer since that Centre Court triumph over Mark Philippoussis in 2003.

17 Jul 2017

Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic to win the Men's Singles final match on day thirteen at the Wimbledon. | AP
The king of good times: Wimbledon champ Roger Federer

Well, at an age when he should be competing on the se­nior tour, Federer continues to astound one and all with his powers.

17 Jul 2017

Britain's Jamie Murray and Switzerland's Martina Hingis celebrate as they hold their trophies after beating Finland's Henri Kontinen and Britain's Heather Watson to win the Mixed Doubles final match (Photo | AP)
Martina Hingis, Jamie Murray win Wimbledon mixed doubles

Murray got his hands on the Wimbledon mixed doubles silverware 10 years after first winning it with Jelena Jankovic.

16 Jul 2017

Croatia's Marin Cilic wipes his face as he has treatment on his foot as he takes a medical timeout during the Men's Singles final match against Switzerland's Roger Federer on day thirteen at the Wimbledon. | AP
Devastated Marin Cilic reveals blister sparked Wimbledon tears

Marin Cilic got a blister in the semi-final against Sam Querrey. The physiotherapist helped him to get rid of the pain but in the final match, it got worse. 

16 Jul 2017

Switzerland's Roger Federer, left, holds the winners trophy alongside Croatia's Marin Cilic with the runners up plate, after the Men's Singles final match. (Photo | AP)
'It's magical': Roger Federer joy at record eighth Wimbledon title

Federer becomes the oldest man to win Wimbledon in the Open era and also the first to go through the entire tournament without dropping a set. 

16 Jul 2017

Croatia's Marin Cilic prepares to serve to Switzerland's Roger Federer in the Men's Singles final match on day thirteen at the Wimbledon. | AP
Wimbledon champ Roger Federer salutes injured 'hero' Marin Cilic

Federer saluted Cilic after the injury-hit Croatian was reduced to tears during Sunday's emotional final.

16 Jul 2017