Sat, Mar 25, 2017 | updated 09:12 PM IST

Back injury forces Tomic out of Miami Open

Updated: Mar 24, 2017 13:46 IST

Johannesburg [South Africa], Mar.24 (ANI): Australian controversial tennis player Bernard Tomic has pulled out of the Miami Open due to a back injury.
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Johannesburg [South Africa], Mar.23 (ANI): German tennis star Angelique Kerber, who has surged back to the world number one ranking by virtue of Serena Williams' injury, has said that the top spot is not really important for her.

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Wawrinka backs Federer to become oldest No.1

Updated: Mar 22, 2017 15:11 IST

Johannesburg [South Africa], Mar.22 (ANI): French tennis star Stan Wawrinka has backed eighteen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer to become the oldest player in history to seal the world number one spot at the age of 35.

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`Injured` Monfils to undergo rehab

Updated: Mar 21, 2017 13:39 IST

Johannesburg [South Africa], Mar.21 (ANI): World No. 11 Gael Monfils is all set to undergo rehabilitation process to treat injuries to his patella and achilles heel.

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Johannesburg [South Africa], Mar.20 (ANI):18-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has climbed up four places to the sixth spot in the latest ATP rankings after lifting his fifth Indian Wells Masters title.

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Johannesburg [South Africa], Mar. 20 (ANI): Elated with his empathic win over Stan Wawrinka to lift his fifth Indian Wells Masters title, Swiss maestro Roger Federer has insisted that he has "totally exceeded his expectations".

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Barcelona [Spain], Mar. 20 (ANI): Star striker Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona defeated 10-man Valencia 4-2 in a thrilling La Liga encounter to move two points behind league leaders Real Madrid at Camp Nou on Sunday.

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California [USA], Mar. 20 (ANI): Swiss maestro Roger Federer once again displayed why he is called a legend as he defeated Stan Wawrinka in straight sets to earn a record-tying fifth Indian Wells title on Sunday.

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California [USA], Mar. 19 (ANI): Swiss maestro Roger Federer will be facing Stan Wawrinka in an all-Swiss final at the Indian Wells Masters after both registered straight set victories in their respective semi-final clashes on Saturday.

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London [U.K.], Mar. 19 (ANI): World No. 1 Andy Murray has been forced out of the Miami Open, which he has won twice before, due to an injured right elbow.

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California [USA], Mar. 18 (ANI): Svetlana Kuznetsova toppled world number three Karolina Pliskova under the Stadium 1 lights on Friday to book her place in an all-Russian final at the Indian Wells Masters.

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California [USA], Mar. 18 (ANI): World No. 15 Elena Vesnina from Russia cruised into the Indian Wells WTA final with a thumping victory over in-form Kristina Mladenovic of France on Friday.

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California [USA], Mar. 18 (ANI): Elated with his win over fourteen-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal in the Round 4 of the ongoing Indian Wells Masters, Swiss maestro Roger Federer has said that he played "unbelievably" against the Spaniard and "couldn't be more happy" with his performance.

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London [U.K.], Mar. 18 (ANI): Maria Sharapova, who is set to make a comeback in next month in the Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart after serving a 15-month doping ban, is aware that her return to the tennis arena is not going to be a very welcome one.

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New York [U.S.], Mar. 18 (ANI): The much-anticipated duel between Roger Federer and Nick Kyrgios in Indian Wells is off, as the Australian has withdrawn from the tournament after falling ill.

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California [USA], Mar. 17 (ANI): In a major setback, seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams suffered a crushing defeat against World No. 15 Elena Vesnina to bow out of the Indian Wells Masters under the lights of Stadium 1 on Thursday evening.

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California [United States], Mar. 16 (ANI): Swiss maestro Roger Federer defeated long-time rival and fourteen-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal 6-2 6-3 to advance to the last eight at Indian Wells.

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London [U.K.], Mar. 16 (ANI): Australia's Nick Kyrgios thumped World No. 2 Novak Djokovic to reach the quarter-finals at Indian Wells.

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Maria Sharapova targeting 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Updated: Mar 16, 2017 04:29 IST

New York [U.S.], Mar. 16 (ANI): Russian tennis champion Maria Sharapova's agent Max Eisenbud has stated that her 15-month suspension for failing a drug test is likely to extend her career all the way to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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Johannesburg [South Africa], Mar. 15 (ANI): Fourteen-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal and Swiss maestro Roger Federer will once again grab people's attention when they meet each other in the fourth round of the ATP Tour's Indian Wells Masters on Wednesday.

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