TENNIS

Karolina Pliskova ousts Serena Williams and books her berth in US open final

Karolina Pliskova ousted Serena Williams and books her berth in US open final

September 9, 2016

The 10th seed Karolina Pliskova outplayed Serena Williams and will face Angelique Kerber in US Open final Williams the 34 year old American double-faulted on match point to lose 6-2 7-6 (7-5) and ended her reign as world number one. The defeat ascertained that Kerber will overtake Williams at the top of the rankings after […]

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Stan Wawrinka out of Rio Olympics due to back injury

Stan Wawrinka out of Rio Olympics due to back injury

August 3, 2016

The world number four Stan Wawrinka has pulled back from the Rio Olympics 2016 because of a back injury. Switzerland’s world number four Stan Wawrinka becomes the fifth high profile player to pull out of the Rio Olympics. He has withdrawn from the big event as he worsened his back injury during the Rogers Cup in […]

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Maria Sharapova banned for two years

Maria Sharapova banned for two years

June 9, 2016

The Russian star has been banned for two years by the International Tennis Federation for using a prohibited drug, Meldonium. Former World no. 1 Maria Sharapova has been banned for two years on Wednesday following her positive drug test at this year’s Australian open. She was provisionally banned in March after testing positive for meldonium […]

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Novak beats Murray in Madrid Open final

Novak beats Murray in Madrid Open final

May 8, 2016

World number one Novak Djokovic beats defending champion Andy Murray 6-2 3-6 6-3 in the finals of Madrid Open. The world no. 2 Andy Murray was blown away by the Serb in the first set by 6-2 but very quickly Murray adjusted his momentum and captured the second set by 3-6. The game was ruled […]

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Murray vs. Nadal in Madrid semi-finals

Murray vs. Nadal in Madrid semi-finals

May 6, 2016

The defending champion Andy Murray thrashed Tomas Berdych 6-3 6-2 to progress to the semi-finals of the Madrid Open. The game becomes all the more interesting when two great personalities clash on the court. This is what is going to happen on Sunday when Murray (World No. 2) will take on the clay court champion […]

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Rafael Nadal: Make my drug-test report public

Rafael Nadal: Make my drug-test report public

April 26, 2016

Rafael Nadal wants his drug-test results to be made public The 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal got fed up with being accused of doping and with all the criticism it has been luring. He also filed a lawsuit against former French government minister Roselyne Bachelot, who accused him of doping. Last month, former Minister […]

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Novak Djokovic apologises for his irrational comment on Female tennis players

Novak Djokovic apologises for his irrational comment on Female tennis players

March 24, 2016

The world no.1 Novak Djokovic has apologised to a number of leading female players following his comments that Men deserve more money than Female tennis players. The world no. 1 has recently been captured in a controversy following his comment on male deserves more money than female tennis players as they attract more audience. His […]

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Novak Djokovic: Male deserves more prize money than female

Novak Djokovic: Male deserves more prize money than female

March 22, 2016

World number one Novak Djokovic says male tennis players should earn more money than their female counterparts because their game attracts more audience than Female’s. Earlier, Indian Wells tournament chief Raymond Moore said the women’s game “rides on the coat-tails” of the men, a view described as “sexist” by the United States Tennis Association (USTA). […]

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