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Sunday, September 23, 2018

tennis

Vijay Amritraj elected as TN Tennis Association President

  India’s tennis legend Vijay Amritraj was elected the new president of the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association (TNTA) at its Annual General Meet...

Naomi Osaka dominant on return to action in Japan

  Playing in her first tournament since winning the U.S. Open, third-seeded Osaka impressed her Japanese fans Wednesday with a powerful 6-2, 6-1 ...

Rafael Nadal to miss Asian tournaments with knee injury

World number one Rafael Nadal has announced his withdrawal from upcoming tournaments in Beijing and Shanghai due to the right knee injury that forced ...

Kyrgios 'pep talk' umpire suspended

The US Open umpire criticised for giving Australia's Nick Kyrgios a pep talk has been hit with a two-week suspension, reports said.Swedish official M...

Naomi Osaka blames US Open tears on notorious nerves

Naomi Osaka has put her US Open tears down to shredded nerves and her natural awkwardness, rather than the tantrum thrown by Serena Williams that ove...

Male tennis players punished more than women: Report

Male tennis players are almost three times more likely to be fined for losing their temper and smashing racquets than their female counterparts, 'The...

Grand Slams to keep 32 seeds in 2019

The four major tennis tournaments will continue to seed 32 players for men's and women's singles draws, after the Grand Slam Board (GSB) has announce...

Ramos 'good' despite US Open controversy

  Umpire Carlos Ramos has made his first public statement since the US Open, saying he was "good" despite the firestorm of controversy that foll...

Osaka not saddened by Serena row in US Open final

Naomi Osaka said Serena Williams's row with the umpire during the US Open final had not altered her feelings about winning a Grand Slam largely becau...

Match officials mull boycotting Serena ,forming a union

Tennis umpires are considering boycotting future matches of Serena Williams after her outburst against gold-badge official Carlos Ramos during the US...

Newspaper reprints controversial cartoon of Serena

A controversial cartoon of Serena Williams that has been widely condemned as a racist depiction of the tennis great has been partially reprinted on t...

Australian cartoonist defends Serena Williams sketch labelled 'racist'

  The Sun Herald cartoonist Mark Knight depicting 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams losing her cool during the US Open Women's Final.The ...

ITF defends US Open chair umpire Carlos Ramos

  The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has given its backing to Portuguese chair umpire Carlos Ramos who Serena Williams branded a “li...

"Even If Guys Do It, It's Wrong": Martina Navratilova to Serena

Martina Navratilova, an 18-time Grand Slam singles champion, says Serena Williams was wrong in her outburst at the US Open women's final even though ...

Colin Kaepernick thanks first NFL players to kneel during national anthem

  Colin Kaepernick used social media to thank the first two players who knelt during the playing of the United States national anthem on the open...

Serena controversy triggers overdue debate in the tennis world

Serena Williams’ behaviour in Saturday’s U.S. Open final divided the tennis world after she called the chair umpire a “liar” ...

USTA to review policies after US Open umpire controversies

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) said it would undertake a review of its communication policies after a string of umpiring controversies a...

WTA calls for equal treatment of players, on-court coaching

The WTA is calling for equal treatment of all tennis players and coaching to be allowed across the sport in the aftermath of the US Open final. Seren...

Serena fined $17,000 for outburst at US Open

Serena Williams has been fined a total of $17,000 for her three code violations during the US Open final against Naomi Osaka on Saturday. The six-tim...

Novak Djokovic wins third US Open title

Novak Djokovic clinched his third US Open title with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 triumph over Juan Martin del Potro, taking him level with Pete Sampras's m...

Juan Martin del Potro into US Open final

Juan Martin del Potro will compete in his first Grand Slam final for nine years after defending champion Rafael Nadal retired from their US Open semi...

Naomi Osaka faces Serena in US Open final

  Naomi Osaka faces a far more daunting task: Playing against her hero in the U.S. Open final. Osaka toppled 2017’s runner-up American Madi...

US Open contenders feeling the heat

Weather was a hot topic at the US Open again as players again battled high heat and humidity as well as each other in a bid for semi-final berths. A ...

Serena Williams battles past Karolina Pliskova to reach semis

Serena Williams fought back from a break down in the first set to beat Czech eighth seed Karolina Pliskova 6-4 6-3 and reach the semi-finals of the U...

US Open: Roger Federer loses to John Millman

Roger Federer made a shock exit from the US Open after the five-times champion was beaten 3-6 7-5 7-6(7) 7-6(3) by unseeded Australian John Millman i...

Serena, Stephens reach US Open quarter-finals

Six-time champion Serena Williams survived a spirited challenge from unseeded Kaia Kanepi to triumph 6-0, 4-6, 6-3 on Sunday and reach the quarter-fi...

Serena sees off Carina Witthoeft to set up Venus Williams clash

  Serena Williams overpowered German Carina Witthoeft 6-2 6-2 to set up a third-round clash with big sister Venus at the US Open on Wednesday. Wi...

Garbine Muguruza stunned by qualifier Karolina Muchova

Czech qualifier Karolina Muchova stunned two-times Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza at the U.S. Open on Wednesday, dumping the Spaniard out in the...

Roger Federer clarifies about retirement after US Open win

Roger Federer sent something of a shock wave through the tennis world with what he thought was an obvious joke after improving to 18-0 in first-round...