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Sania wins Ostrava Open for first WTA doubles title since Jan 2020
Ostrava (Czech Republic), Sep 26 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Chinese partner Zhang Shuai won the women's doubles title at the Ostrava Open WTA Tennis Tournament, beating Kaitlyn Christian and Erin Routliffe in straight sets on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Czech Republic,Sports,Tennis
Post knee surgery, Federer hoping to return at 'some point next year'
Boston, Sep 26 (IANS) Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer, who is recovering from a right-knee surgery he underwent last month, said on Sunday that it was a difficult process to decide whether to undergo a third right-knee surgery after having two last year. But following Wimbledon, where he was "really unhappy" with his performance in reaching the quarterfinals, Federer opted to go through with it.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Sania Mirza in doubles final at Ostrava Open
Ostrava (Czech Republic), Sep 25 (IANS) Sania Mirza and her Chinese partner Zhang Shuai stormed into the women's doubles final at the Ostrava Open WTA tennis championship, beating Japan's Eri Hozumi and Makoto Ninomiya in straight sets on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Czech Republic,Sports,Tennis
Weeks after US Open triumph, Raducanu splits with coach
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Weeks after her US Open title triumph, British teen sensation Emma Raducanu has split from coach Andrew Richardson, with the 18-year-old insisting that she needs "a more experienced mentor" on the WTA Tour.
2021-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Davis Cup: Rajpal blames absence of players for India's Finland defeat
Espoo (Finland), Sep 18 (IANS) The Indian Davis Cup team's non-playing captain Rohit Rajpal on Saturday blamed availability of a small pool of players, due to injuries to key singles players, as the reason for his team's 1-3 defeat to Finland in the World Group 1 First Round encounter at Espoo, Finland on Saturday.
2021-09-18
Category: International, Finland,Sports,Tennis
Davis Cup: Prajnesh wins lone consolation as India go down 1-3 (ld)
Espoo (Finland), Sep 18 (IANS) With the match decided in Finland's favour, Prajnesh Gunneswaran defeated Patrik Niklas-Salminen to win a consolation point for the visitors in their Davis Cup World Group 1 First Round encounter to make the scoreline 1-3 at the Espoo Metro Areena on Saturday.
2021-09-18
Category: International, Finland,Sports,Tennis
Davis Cup: India switch doubles pair but go down 0-3 to Finland
Espoo (Finland), Sep 18 (IANS) India made a desperate tactical switch by pairing Ramkumar Ramanathan with Rohan Bopanna instead of Divij Sharan for the doubles match against Finland in the Davis Cup World Group I First Round tie. But the switch did not work out as India, after losing both the singles on the first day, lost the doubles match too and conceded an unassailable 0-3 lead to Finland on Saturday.
2021-09-18
Category: International, Finland,Sports,Tennis
Davis Cup: India down 0-1 as Gunneswaran loses opener against Finland
Espoo (Finland), Sep 17 (IANS) India got off to a disappointing start in their Davis Cup World Group I First Round match against Finland with Prajnesh Gunneswaran losing in straight sets to Otto Virtanen, 3-6, 6-7(1) in the opening singles here on Friday.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Finland,Sports,Tennis
Sehaj, Sushmita win titles in AITA Champions Series 7
Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) Sehaj Singh and Sushmita Ravi emerged champions in the Boys' and Girls' singles category respectively of the AITA Champions Series 7 Under-14 tennis tournament held under the aegis of KSLTA. In the finals played here on Monday, Sehaj outplayed Leethaesh S 6-2, 6-3 while Sushmitha halted the run of giant-killer Kashvi Sunil 6-3, 6-3 to wrest the title.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Davis Cup: Gunneswaran to start India's campaign against Finland
Espoo (Finland), Sep 16 (IANS) India's top-ranked player Prajnesh Gunnerswaran will be taking on Otto Virtanen, Finland's No. 2 singles player who is ranked 419, in the first match of their Davis Cup World Group I 1st round match at Espoo Metro Areena here on Friday.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Finland,Sports,Tennis
Like Messi, but three goals don't make Nkunku, Leipzig happy
Berlin, Sep 16 (IANS) It seemed a difficult decision for Christopher Nkunku. After a game of open doors containing nine entertaining goals, the 23-year-old couldn't make up his mind whether to cry or laugh.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Tennis
Thoroughly enjoying the New York experience post US Open triumph: Raducanu
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) US Open women's champion, Emma Raducanu of Great Britain, said on Wednesday that last 72 hours after winning the title at Flushing Meadows had been extremely hectic, but despite the busy schedule post the triumph, she had been thoroughly enjoying the New York experience.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Carlos Alcaraz qualifies for Next Gen ATP Finals for first time
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz is among the first four players to qualify for the Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan after his historic run to the US Open quarterfinals last week. Alcaraz has qualified for the innovative 21-and-under tournament, to be played from November 9-13, along with Jannik Sinner of Italy, Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada and Sebastian Korda of the US.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
From NYSE to Met Gala, Emma Raducanu enjoying her celebrity status
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) From being on the prime show of Good Morning America to wearing a Chanel attire for her first ever 'Met Gala' to being welcomed to the New York Stock Exchange with rounds of applause, teenage tennis ace Emma Raducanu of Great Britain is thoroughly enjoying her celebrity status while in New York after clinching the US Open women's singles title on Sunday.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Medvedev, Tsitsipas qualify for ATP Finals in November
Turin, Sep 14 (IANS) Russia's Daniil Medvedev and Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas are the second and third singles players to qualify for this year's Nitto ATP Finals, to be held at the Pala Alpitour in Turin from November 14-21, following their showing at the US Open. Both players will compete in the season finale for the third consecutive year.
2021-09-14
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Emma Raducanu sees massive jump of 127 spots in WTA rankings
New York, Sep 14 (IANS) US Open champion Emma Raducanu of Great Britain, who defeated Leylah Fernandez of Canada in the last Grand Slam of the year, has jumped 127 spots in this week's WTA Rankings, moving from No.150 to No.23.
2021-09-14
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Rod Laver, Billie Jean King lead tributes to Medvedev after US Open win
New York, Sep 13 (IANS) Tennis great Rod Laver led tributes to Russian world No. 2 Daniil Medvedev who defeated Serbia's world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in straight sets to lift the US Open trophy on Monday (IST).
2021-09-13
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Medvedev pulls off 'dead fish' celebration after historic win over Djokovic
New York, Sep 13 (IANS) Daniil Medvedev's strange way to celebrate his victory against world No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia after winning the US Open title has to do with his great off-court passion -- the soccer PlayStation game FIFA.
2021-09-13
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Tough to swallow loss but in tennis we learn very quickly: Djokovic
New York, Sep 13 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic said that the defeat in the US Open final to Russian Daniil Medvedev, which cost him the calendar Grand Slam, was "tough to swallow" and that a "part of me is very sad".
2021-09-13
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Stosur-Shuai pair clinches US Open women's doubles title
New York, Sep 13 (IANS) Samantha Stosur of Australia and Zhang Shuai of China won their 11th straight match to triumph in the US Open women's doubles final over American teenagers Coco Gauff and Caty McNally at Flushing Meadows on Monday (IST).
2021-09-13
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Medvedev lifts US Open trophy, denies Djokovic calendar Grand Slam
New York, Sep 13 (IANS) Russian world No. 2 Daniil Medvedev made history, winning his first major title with a stunning 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 win against world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the US Open final, which prevented the Serb from completing the calendar Grand Slam on Monday (IST).
2021-09-13
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Loss will be part of memory for a long time but will also motivate me: Fernandez
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) Leylah Fernandez, the 19-year-old Canadian who lost to Emma Raducanu of Great Britain in the US Open women's final on Sunday (IST), said that the defeat will be a part of her memory for a "very long time" but it will "motivate" her to do better training.
2021-09-12
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Had visions of celebration a couple of days back: Emma Raducanu
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) US Open women's champion, Emma Raducanu of Great Britain, said after defeating 19-year-old Leylah Fernandez of Canada 6-4, 6-3 in an all-teenage final on Sunday (IST) that she had visions that she was "hugging everyone" and "celebrating" a couple of days back.
2021-09-12
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Medvedev stands in the way as Djokovic aims for calendar Grand Slam
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) Russia's Daniil Medvedev will look to deny Serbian Novak Djokovic his 21st major, which will also make him just the third man to complete the calendar Grand Slam, when the two clash in US Open men's final later on Sunday.
2021-09-12
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Tennis world showers praise on new US Open champ Raducanu, finalist Fernandez
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) Some of the leading luminaries of world tennis including Simona Halep, Andy Roddick, Billie Jean King and Johanna Konta led the cheers for US Open champion, Great Britain's Emma Raducanu, and finalist Leylah Fernandez, after the final.
2021-09-12
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Raducanu emerges new US Open women's champion in an all-teen affair
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) Great Britain's Emma Raducanu, who had made her tour-level main-draw debut in Nottingham just three months ago, emerged the new US Open women's champion, defeating 19-year-old Leylah Fernandez of Canada 6-4, 6-3 in an all-teenage final to win her first Grand Slam title and her first tour-level title overall on Sunday (IST).
2021-09-12
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Charting the brilliant career of Roger Federer
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Switzerlands Roger Federer, who earned the 'FedEx sobriquet for his lightning-quick reflexes on the tennis court, won 20 Grand Slam mens singles titles, an all-time record shared with Rafael Nadal and Noval Djokovic, was World No. 1 in the ATP rankings a total of 310 weeks -- including 237 weeks on the trot -- and finished as the year-end No. 1 five times. He has won 103 ATP singles titles, the second-most of all time behind Jimmy Connors.
2021-09-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Betting Central,Tennis
Feeling positive about the game despite losing to Medvedev: Auger-Aliassime
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime said on Saturday that he is feeling positive about where his game is despite the 21-year-old losing to world No. 2 Daniil Medvedev in the US Open semifinal.
2021-09-11
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Mentally, Djokovic is the best player to ever play the game: Zverev
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Germany's Alexander Zverev said after his loss to Novak Djokovic in a five-setter at the US Open semifinal on Saturday (IST) that the Serbian was not world No. 1 without a reason, adding that "he comes up with the best tennis when he needs to".
2021-09-11
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Ram-Salisbury clinch US Open men's doubles title
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Fourth-seeded Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury battled back to overcome Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 in the US Open men's doubles on Saturday (IST) to lift their second major trophy as a team.
2021-09-11
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic overcomes Zverev in five sets, to clash with Medvedev for title
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Alexander Zverev may have spoiled world No. 1 Novak Djokovic's dream of a Golden Slam at the Tokyo Olympic Games, but the Serbian did not let the German halt his pursuit of the Grand Slam at the US Open as the winner of 20 majors won 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 on Saturday (IST) to set up a title clash with Russia's Daniil Medvedev.
2021-09-11
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Don't think I played my best tennis: Medvedev after the win
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Russian tennis ace and No. 2 seed Daniil Medvedev said after his victory over 12th seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada that he didn't play at his best on Saturday (IST) and hoped he could win the US Open title this time around after losing the title match against Spain's Rafael Nadal in 2019.
2021-09-11
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
US Open: Medvedev overcomes Auger-Aliassime, books final berth
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Russian Daniil Medvedev marched into the US Open final after he produced a dominant performance to overcome 12th seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 at Flushing Meadows in New York.
2021-09-11
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Britain's Raducanu sets up US Open title clash against Fernandez
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) Great Britain's Emma Raducanu continued her dominant form at Flushing Meadows, defeating No.18 Maria Sakkari of Greece 6-1, 6-4 in the semifinals to advance to her first major final at the US Open on Friday (IST). The 18-year-old became the first qualifier, male or female, to ever advance to a major final.
2021-09-10
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Canadian teenager Fernandez battles past No.2 Sabalenka, enters US Open final
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) Canadian 19-year-old Leylah Fernandez collected her third top-5 win of the week, overcoming No.2 seed Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus 7-6(3), 4-6, 6-4 to storm into the US Open final here on Friday (IST).
2021-09-10
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
US Open: Sabalenka, Sakkari face teen challenge in semis
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) Tennis has had a succession of teenage stars -- from Tracy Austin to Jennifer Capriati to Monica Seles to Martina Hingis to Anna Kournikova and Maria Sharapova. Add the names of Emma Raducano, 18, and Leylah Fernandes, 19, to the list.
2021-09-09
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
US Open: Djokovic sets up semis clash with Zverev
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) World No. 1 Novak Djokovic inched closer to a Calendar Grand Slam as he reached the semi-finals at the US Open, beating Italian Matteo Berrettini in four sets on Wednesday night.
2021-09-09
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
US Open: Sakkari beats Pliskova; to meet Raducano in semis
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) Greece's world No.18 Maria Sakkari advanced to her second major semi-final of the season and first in the US Open, defeating No.4 seed Karolina Pliskova, 6-4, 6-4 in the quarter-finals.
2021-09-09
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
US Open: Qualifier Emma Raducanu storms into semis
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) British teenager Emma Raducanu continued her sensational run as she became the first qualifier to make the semi-finals at the US Open, stunning Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in straight sets.
2021-09-09
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Aaradhya, Anvi triumph in AITA Champions Series tennis
Bengaluru, Sep 8 (IANS) Top seed Aaradhya Dwiwedi defeated the in-form Sanchit Sudhir Rau 6-4, 6-3 to emerge champion in the boys' category of the AITA Champions Series 3 (CS3) U-14 tennis tournament played under the aegis of KSLTA, here on Wednesday.
2021-09-08
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Medvedev on course for US Open title showdown against Djokovic
New York, Sep 8 (IANS) Russian second seed Daniil Medvedev further cemented his title credentials overcoming qualifier Botic van de Zandschulp of the Netherlands 6-3, 6-0, 4-6, 7-5 to reach his third consecutive US Open semifinal here.
2021-09-08
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
High-intensity five-setters took a toll on me: Carlos Alcaraz
New York, Sep 8 (IANS) Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz has said that the two high-intensity four-hour five-setters took their toll on his body because of which he was forced to retire from the quarterfinal match against Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime.
2021-09-08
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Auger-Aliassime makes US Open semifinal as Alcaraz retires
New York, Sep 8 (IANS) Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime made his first major semifinal at the US Open after Spanish giant-killer Carlos Alcaraz retired due to an undisclosed injury 6-3, 3-1 at the Flushing Meadows.
2021-09-08
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Just 19, Leylah Fernandez secures US Open semifinal berth
New York, Sep 8 (IANS) Leylah Fernandez of Canada gave herself a perfect present a day after she turned 19, defeating No.5 seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(5) in a thrilling tie to secure a place in her first Grand Slam semifinal at the US Open.
2021-09-08
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Sabalenka demolishes Krejcikova to reach US Open semis
New York, Sep 8 (IANS) Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus breezed into her second Grand Slam semifinal in a row by defeating No.8 seed Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic, 6-1, 6-4, under lights at the Arthur Ashe Stadium at the US Open.
2021-09-08
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Sakkari ends Andreescu's run as match ends well past midnight
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) World No.18 Maria Sakkari of Greece ended 2019 US Open champion, Canada's Bianca Andreescu's 10-match unbeaten streak in New York in the latest finish of a women's singles match at the US Open, winning 6-7(2), 7-6(6), 6-3 to advance to her second major quarterfinal of the season.
2021-09-07
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic excels when there is pressure: Coach Ivanisevic
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) Former Wimbledon champion Croatia's Goran Ivanisevic, who is one of the coaches of Novak Djokovic, feels that while there will be tremendous pressure on the world No.1 tennis player to win a calendar-year Grand Slam, the Serbian counters it by playing better tennis.
2021-09-07
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic secures QF berth, on course for calendar-year Grand Slam
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) World No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia overcame a first-set disappointment to deny world No. 99 Jenson Brooksby a place in the US Open quarterfinal with a 1-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 victory over the American in two hours and 58 minutes at Flushing Meadows here.
2021-09-07
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
US Open: Berrettini, Zverev, Harris earn quarterfinal berths
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) Sixth-seeded Matteo Berrettini of Italy was made to work hard at the US Open as he battled past qualifier Oscar Otte of Germany 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals at Flushing Meadows for a second time.
2021-09-07
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Teenager Emma Raducanu books last-eight berth at US Open
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) Eighteen-year-old Brit Emma Raducanu became just the third qualifier to reach the US Open women's singles quarterfinals in the Open Era after defeating Shelby Rogers of the US at the Arthur Ashe Stadium early on Tuesday morning (IST).
2021-09-07
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis