Grand Slam

One 'GOAT' to another: Roger Federer's warm message to Rafael Nadal after latter's record-equalling French Open win

Nadal demolished Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 to add a 13th Roland Garros to his four US Opens, two Wimbledons and one Australian Open crown.

published on : 12th October 2020

Sports Authority of India agrees in principle, judokas to participate in Budapest

However, only five judokas, who possess Schengen visa, will be able to participate as visa formalities for remaining nine are unlikely to complete in time.

published on : 10th October 2020

Iga Swiatek wins women's French Open to become Poland's first Grand Slam singles champion

19-year-old Swiatek broke her for a 3-1 lead and secured a love hold for 4-1 as she won on her first match point with a forehand winner.

published on : 10th October 2020

Teen Iga Swiatek is lowest-ranked French Open women’s finalist

Swiatek has won all 12 sets she’s played in the tournament and dropped merely 23 games through a half-dozen matches so far.

published on : 9th October 2020

Paris prosecutor's office start police probe into 'alleged' match-fixing at French Open

It said that the police are investigating possible charges of organized fraud and sporting corruption.

published on : 6th October 2020

Rafael Nadal sweeps Serbia's Dusan Lajovic to enter Italian Open quarter-finals

The 12-time French Open winner insisted he was not obsessed with matching Federer, absent until 2021 with a knee injury.

published on : 19th September 2020

US Open winner Naomi Osaka hints at more race activism

Osaka, of Japanese and Haitian heritage, wore different masks honoring victims of systemic racism and police brutality in the United States in each of the tournament's seven rounds.

published on : 13th September 2020

Naomi Osaka beats Victoria Azarenka in US Open final to clinch third Grand Slam

Osaka, the fourth seed, overcame her unseeded opponent 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 inside a near-empty Arthur Ashe Stadium at Flushing Meadows.

published on : 13th September 2020

US Open: Sumit Nagal becomes first Indian since 2013 to enter second round of Grand Slam singles event

Nagal, who is the world number 122 will now face either Austria's Dominic Thiem or Spain's Jaume Munar in the second round of the US Open.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Serena Williams is fit and ready to play after six-month break

The WTA's first event in the US since March features a spectator-free field that includes sister Venus Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Sloane Stephens and rising star Coco Gauff.

published on : 9th August 2020

Petra Kvitova would 'rather cancel' Grand Slams than play without fans

This week's competition in Prague has eight men and eight women in separate draws but there will be no spectators or handshakes.

published on : 26th May 2020

Four-time Grand Slam singles champion Ashley Cooper dies at 83

Tennis Australia said Friday that the former No. 1-ranked player and long-time administrator had died after a long illness.

published on : 22nd May 2020

Novak Djokovic confident he can beat Federer in Grand Slam titles and world number one record

The Serb has 17 majors, three back from the record of Roger Federer's 20 and two behind the 19 of Rafael Nadal.

published on : 17th May 2020

Highly unlikely to hold US open without fans, say organizers

New York remains the hardest-hit area in America with over 31,000 dead, including 10,800 in New York City. 

published on : 17th April 2020

Garbine Muguruza has reasons to 'smile inside' despite Australian Open final defeat

The 26-year-old Spaniard was unseeded at a Grand Slam for the first time since 2014 but defied low expectations and a torrid 18 months to come within one victory of a third Major.

published on : 1st February 2020
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