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Indian player Rutuja Bhosale in action against Israeli player Deniz Khazaniuk during the Mumbai open WTA 12k series in Mumbai on Tuesday. | PTI
Mumbai Open: Rutuja Bhosale goes down to Israeli qualifier Deniz Khazaniuk

The India number 5, who has returned after playing collegiate tennis in USA, showed glimpses of what she is capable of, especially on her opponent's serve, but committed far too many unforced errors.

22 Nov 2017

India's Yuki Bhambri plays against compatriot Sriram Balaji during the first round of Bengaluru Open 2017 ATP Challenger at KSLTA in Bengaluru on Tuesday. | PTI
Yuki Bhambri makes winning start in Bengaluru Open

Yuki lived upto his third seed billing and defeated Sriram N Balaji 6-3 6-2 in the relatively easy first-round encounter.

22 Nov 2017

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria returns to David Goffin of Belgium during their singles tennis match at the ATP World Finals at the O2 Arena in London. | AP
First-round withdrawals at Grand Slams could lose prize money

A player who withdraws or performs below professional standards during a first-round singles match at a Grand Slam tournament could be fined under new rules introduced Tuesday.

21 Nov 2017

Jana Novotna won the Wimbledon title in 1998 when she defeated France's Nathalie Tauziat in the final. (File | AP)
British royal pays tribute to late Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna

Novotna's Wimbledon success was her only Grand Slam singles title but she was prolific in the doubles, winning 16 Grand Slams.

21 Nov 2017

ATP world number one Rafael Nadal | AP
Rafael Nadal and Mike Tyson inspire rising Swede Elias Ymer

World No 147 Elias is seen as someone who could rekindle Swedish hopes in tennis with Stefan Edberg being the last Swede to win the Wimbledon in 1990.

21 Nov 2017

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova | AP
Maria Sharapova named in Gurgaon luxury housing fraud probe

The firm behind the development is alleged to have taken millions of dollars from homebuyers before the project folded.

21 Nov 2017

Tennis stars Roger Federer (L) and Rafael Nadal (File | AP)
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal set for repeat show in 2018?

Federer and Nadal rolled back the years to reclaim the top two ranking spots and hogged the four Grand Slam titles.

21 Nov 2017

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria plays a return to David Goffin of Belgium during their ATP World Tour Finals singles final tennis match at the O2 Arena in London. | AP
Grigor Dimitrov rises to third after London triumph

Dimitrov climbed to a career-high world ranking of third after landing his biggest title to date at the ATP Finals.

21 Nov 2017

Indian tennis star Yuki Bhambri | PTI
Yuki Bhambri focussed on the next step

There are Ramkumar Ramanathan, Saketh Myneni and Yuki Bhambri now, rekindling hopes among the country’s tennis fans.

21 Nov 2017

WTA world number one Simona Halep | AP
Romanian Simona Halep leads WTA rankings

There were no changes in this week's top 10, as Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki held the third position, followed by Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic.

20 Nov 2017

Jana Novotna won the Wimbledon title in 1998 when she defeated France's Nathalie Tauziat in the final. (File | AP)
Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies of cancer at 49

Novotna, who won the Wimbledon title in 1998 when she defeated France's Nathalie Tauziat in the final, died on Sunday in her native Czech Republic surrounded by her family.

20 Nov 2017

Tennis star Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian (Photo | Serena Williams Instagram)
Serena Williams and hubby Alexis Ohanian jet off for luxury honeymoon

Former world number one Serena Williams tied the knot with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in New Orleans on Thursday.

20 Nov 2017

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria lifts the trophy after beating David Goffin of Belgium in their ATP World Tour Finals singles final tennis match at the O2 Arena in London. | AP
Grigor Dimitrov eyes Grand Slam after ATP Finals win

Grigor Dimitrov set his sights on winning his first Grand Slam after his dramatic victory at the ATP Finals on Sunday.

20 Nov 2017

Henri Kontinen of Finland, left, and John Peers of Australia pose for pictures with the trophy after winning their ATP World Tour Finals doubles at the O2 Arena in London. | AP
Henri Kontinen, John Peers retain ATP Finals doubles crown

Kontinen and Peers brushed aside top seeds Kubot and Melo 6-4, 6-2 to retain their ATP Finals doubles crown.

20 Nov 2017

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria celebrates after defeating David Goffin of Belgium in their ATP World Tour Finals singles final tennis match at the O2 Arena in London. | AP
Grigor Dimitrov beats David Goffin to win ATP Finals

Grigor Dimitrov beat David Goffin 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 to become the first debutant to win the season finale since 1998.

20 Nov 2017

Indian tennis star Zeel Desai (File | EPS)
Future of women’s tennis set to take centre stage in Mumbai

The WTA 125,000 event in Mumbai is hoping to give India’s second rung a push by increasing the intensity of competition.

20 Nov 2017

Andy Murray of with former coach Ivan LendlAndy Murray of with former coach Ivan Lendl| AP
Andy Murray doesn't need new coach says former British great Tim Henman

Murray's enforced period of inactivity has seen him drop to 16th in the world rankings, but he remains focused on returning.

19 Nov 2017

18-time Grand Slam champion Leander Paes (File | AP)
Leander Paes-Purav Raja lift JSM Champaign Challenger trophy

Leander Paes and Purav Raja won their second title together after joining forces as they lifted the JSM Champaign Challenger.

19 Nov 2017

Roger Federer of Switzerland plays a return to David Goffin of Belgium during their ATP World Tour Finals semifinal tennis match at the O2 Arena in London. | AP
Roger Federer eager to get back on court after shock defeat to David Goffin in ATP Finals

Roger Federer says he can't wait to get back on court in Australia after a shocking defeat at the hands of  David Goffin.

19 Nov 2017

David Goffin of Belgium serves to Roger Federer of Switzerland during their ATP World Tour Finals semifinal tennis match at the O2 Arena in London. | AP
David Goffin shocks Roger Federer, faces Grigor Dimitrov in ATP Finals decider

David Goffin shocked overwhelming favourite Roger Federer on Saturday in the last four of the ATP Finals.

19 Nov 2017

19-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer (File | AP)
Roger Federer serene as pretenders dream at ATP Finals

The world number two, who has won the ATP Finals a record six times, said he was relishing his success at the age of 36.

18 Nov 2017