Thiruvananthapuram
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Alappuzha
Ernakulam
Idukki
Kannur
Kasaragod
Kollam
Kottayam
Kozhikode
Malappuram
Palakkad
Pathanamthitta
Thiruvananthapuram
Thrissur
Wayanad
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

tennis

In-form Novak Djokovic wins a fourth Laureus

Tennis star Novak Djokovic, record-breaking gymnast Simone Biles, golfing legend Tiger Woods and the World Cup champion French football team bagged t...

Caroline Wozniacki pulls out of Dubai WTA

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki withdrew from the Dubai Championships on Monday due to a viral illness before her first round match agains...

Davis Cup: Rafael Nadal's Spain to lock horns with champions Croatia in finals

Rafael Nadal's Spain will host defending champions Croatia in the Davis Cup finals with the 17-time major winner set to be the only member of the spo...

Qatar Open: Simona Halep, Angelique Kerber reach quarter-finals

Top seed Simona Halep eased into the quarter-finals with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Lesia Tsurenko, but fifth-ranked Pliskova joined Caroline Wozniacki, Ash...

Stefanos Tsitsipas ‘loses to himself’ in Rotterdam exit

Rising Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas said he “lost to himself” after suffering a shock defeat at the ATP event in Rotterdam by Bosnian Da...

Super tired’ Pliskova fifth star to pull out of Qatar Open

Karolina Pliskova on Wednesday became the fifth player all from the world’s top 20 to withdraw from an injury-ravaged Qatar Open. The world num...

Sam Querrey downs Lloyd Harris to advance at New York Open

Sam Querrey fired his 13th ace on match point to dispatch rising South African talent Lloyd Harris 7-6(2), 6-2 in the first round of the New York Ope...

Ramkumar Ramanathan bows out in New York Open first round

  India's Ramkumar Ramanathan, qualified for the main draw of the New York Open after two good wins, bowed out in the first round on Tuesday, los...

Naomi Osaka in shock split with tennis coach Sascha Bajin

World number one Naomi Osaka has split from her coach Sascha Bajin just weeks after winning the Australian Open to complete back-to-back grand slam v...

Strycova wins sole main-draw match in Qatar

Barbora Strycova won the sole main-draw match at the Qatar Open on Monday, beating wildcard Fatma Al Nabhani in straight sets. Strycova required just...

Six of world’s top 10 tennis players to play in Qatar Open

Despite the loss of world number one Naomi Osaka through injury, six of the women’s top 10 players descend on Doha this week for the Qatar Open...

Fed Cup: Kazakhstan blank India 3-0

India's aspirations of qualifying for the Fed Cup World Group were dashed after hosts Kazakhstan thrashed them 3-0 in a Pool A tie here Friday. Neith...

Sania Mirza Biopic Gets Go Ahead; Ronnie Screwvala to Produce

On the heels of the success of Vicky Kaushal starrer Uri: The Surgical Strike, producer Ronnie Screwvala has bagged another big ticket project. After...

Ankita Raina wins twice in India’s 2-1 victory over Thailand

India staved off an unexpected scare from lower-ranked Thailand as Ankita Raina won her both singles and doubles matches to lead the side to a 2-1 wi...

Govt likely to approve India’s Davis Cup trip to Pakistan

India’s trip to Pakistan for the Davis Cup tie in September is likely to get the government’s go-ahead. A day after the neighbours were d...

Tennis star Petra Kvitova testifies at trial of suspect in knife attack

Australian Open finalist Petra Kvitova has testified in the Czech Republic at the trial of the man who allegedly knifed her in her home. After the De...

Naomi Osaka pulls out of Qatar Open with injury

  World number one Naomi Osaka has pulled out of next week’s Qatar Open with an unspecified back injury, tournament organisers said on Tues...

Simona Halep appoints Belgian Van Cleemput as new coach

Former world number one Simona Halep has appointed Thierry Van Cleemput as her new coach and will officially begin working with the Belgian at next w...

Kiki Bertens beats Donna Vekic to win St Petersburg title

Second seed Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands beat Croatia’s Donna Vekic 7-6(2) 6-4 to win the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy on Sunday and claim he...

Germany, Australia, Serbia, Russia, close in on Davis Cup finals

Alexander Zverev crushed Peter Nagy of Hungary to put Germany within touching distance of a place in the finals of the revamped Davis Cup. The German...

Petra Kvitova loses to Donna Vekic in St. Petersburg

Australian Open finalist Petra Kvitova struggled with her serve and was eliminated from the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy on Friday after losing to ei...

Davis Cup:India staring at elimination after Italy take 2-0 lead

The gamble of playing on grass did not work out for hosts India, at least on the opening day, as Italy lived up to their reputation to win both the s...

Spanish football league to sponsor new Davis Cup Finals

The Spanish soccer league will sponsor the new Davis Cup Finals organized by a group founded by Barcelona defender Gerard Pique. La Liga says it will...

India bank on Prajnesh, CSC grass courts to upset Italy in Davis Cup

India would rely heavily on in-form Prajnesh Gunneswaran and favourable home conditions to upset former champions Italy in their bid to qualify for t...

Maria Sharapova withdraws from St Petersburg with shoulder injury

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova withdrew from her second-round match at the WTA St Petersburg Ladies Trophy on Wednesday because of a shoulder in...

Nadal set to tie the knot with Xisca Perello

  Rafael Nadal is reportedly engaged to his longtime girlfriend of 14 years, Mery Perello. According to various media reports the duo have been s...

India won't miss Leander Paes: Bhupathi

Captain Mahesh Bhupathi made it clear that India won't miss veteran Leander Paes during their upcoming Davis Cup Qualifier against fancied Italy at C...

Andy Murray undergoes hip resurfacing surgery

Former British No. 1 tennis player Andy Murray underwent surgery , he revealed in an Instagram post a day after. The three-time grand slam winner is ...

Naomi Osaka clinches Australian Open title, takes No. 1 rank

  Naomi Osaka has become the first Japanese tennis player to attain the world number one rank after clinching the Australian Open title. The 21-y...