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Johannesburg, Mar 12 (ANI): Four-time Indian Wells champion Roger Federer has said that he feels like he has regained his 'Zen' on the court after beating Russian player Dmitry Tursunov in straight sets at the BNP Paribas Open, which is the first ATP Masters of the year.
Johannesburg, Mar. 09 (ANI): Tennis star Novak Djokovic has reportedly admitted that losing the Australian Open crown in January this year was not what he expected but he also insisted that he has the 'tools' to turn things around.
Sydney, Mar. 08 (ANI): Former England spinner Graeme Swann has slammed Australian opener David Warner's claims of enjoying sledging by opponents, saying that Warner will struggle to maintain his confrontational style when he fails to perform.
Sydney, Mar 7 (ANI): Australian opener David Warner and veteran fast bowler Ryan Harris have moved up to career-high positions in the ICC Test player rankings following their impressive contributions in Australia's series-winning third Test defeat of South Africa in Cape Town.
Sydney, Mar 5 (ANI): Australian opener David Warner has recorded a series of milestones with his impressive performances in the Tests against South Africa, etching his name along with other Australian and South African legends.
Johannesburg, Mar 4 (ANI): Australian Open champion Li Na has defended her decision to skip the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (ITPL) tournament, citing a packed schedule as the reason behind her opting out of the Indian Premier League (IPL)-style event.
Kallis blames Warner's 'ball scuffing' six for prodigious reverse swing in second Test Mar 1, 11:02 am
Johannesburg, Mar. 01 (ANI): Recently retired South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis has said that Australian opener David Warner had helped them aid the devastating reverse swing which led to Australia's dramatic downfall in the second Test match.
'Confident' Federer hoping to come 'back to best' after stunning Djokovic in Dubai Open Mar 1, 9:25 am
Johannesburg, Mar 1 (ANI): Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer is reportedly hoping to come back to his best after ending top-seeded Novak Djokovic's defence of the Dubai Open title by beating him for the first time in 18 months on Friday.
Melbourne, Feb 28 (ANI): Australian opener David Warner has reportedly been fined 15 per cent of his match fee- an amount of 2900 dollars, for accusing South African batsman AB de Villiers of ball tampering during the second Test at Port Elizabeth.
Proteas fans slam 'w(h)iner' Warner for 'ball tampering' remarks Feb 27, 2:37 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 27 (ANI): South African fans have reportedly slammed Australian opener David Warner for his suggestion that South Africa, especially AB de Villiers, tampered with the ball to get advantage in the second Test, which they won by 231 runs.
Proteas coach says Warner's 'ball scuffing' remarks fueling hosts' confidence for 3rd Test Feb 27, 10:55 am
Johannesburg, Feb 27 (ANI): South African coach Russell Domingo has said that Australian opener David Warner's claim that the hosts tampered with the ball during the second Test is fueling their confidence ahead of the series-deciding third Test at Cape Town.
Sydney, Feb 26 (ANI): Australian opener Chris Rogers is admitted he was aware that he was in danger of losing his Test place in the second match against South Africa at Port Elizabeth, which his team lost by 231 runs following a 281-run victory in the first Test.
Rogers call on Oz to score heavily in first innings of 3rd Test to snare series win against Proteas Feb 26, 1:35 pm
Sydney, Feb 26 (ANI): Australian opener Chris Rogers has said that his team will need to score heavily in the first innings of the third Test at Newlands if they want to become the first team in five years to snare a series win against South Africa.
Sydney, Feb 26 (ANI): The South African management has slammed Australian opener David Warner for his comments questioning whether the hosts were acting within the limits with scuffing of the ball in their second Test victory, which was secured with devastating reverse swing bowling.
Djokovic says happy with 'successful start' in Dubai Open despite 'error-filled' game Feb 26, 10:26 am
Johannesburg, Feb 26 (ANI): Serbian tennis ace Novak Djokovic has said that although his game is not where he wants it to be, he is happy with his successful start following his straight-sets win over Uzbekistan's Denis Istomen in the Dubai Open on Tuesday.
Sydney, Feb 25 (ANI): Australian opener David Warner has said that his team would seek clarification from umpires over South Africa, especially batsman AB de Villiers, potentially overworking the ball, implying that excessive ball 'scuffing' may be behind South Africa's fast bowlers' superior ability to bowl reverse swing.
Johannesburg, Feb 25 (ANI): Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer has expressed confidence that his game still has the potential to reach its former levels after he entered the second round of the Dubai Open and began the bid to revive his former fortunes.
Stanislas Wawrinka reveals lighter side of life Feb 20, 3:52 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 20 (ANI): Swiss Tennis player Stanislas Wawrinka opened up about the lighter side of his life.
Serena wanted `wildcard` entry for Dubai Championships to combat `practice boredom` Feb 19, 11:13 am
Johannesburg, Feb 19 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams has revealed that she had requested a wildcard entry for the Dubai Championships to battle boredom once she believed her back injury was on the mend.
Li Na climbs to World No.2 spot in latest WTA rankings Feb 19, 10:06 am
Beijing, Feb 19 (ANI): Chinese tennis ace Li Na has reached her highest world ranking after climbing to the No.2 spot in the latest Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings following her second Grand Slam crown at the Australian Open last month.
Johannesburg, Feb 18 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams has said that she feels like she wants to keep going, warning her younger rivals that she remains as potent as ever before her first competitive match in more than four weeks at the Dubai Championships on Tuesday.
Nadal to play in Rio Open after return from back injury Feb 15, 4:08 pm
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Feb.15 (ANI): Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, who injured his back while warming up for the Australian Open final almost three weeks ago, and eventually lost to Swede Stanislas Wawrinka, is likely to take part in next week's Rio Open.
Warner says 'lazy' Proteas playing 'backyard cricket' in first Test Feb 15, 11:16 am
Sydney, Feb 15 (ANI): Explosive Australian opener David Warner has branded the South African players as 'lazy' after they dropped his catch three times, leading him to make 115 during the third day of the first Test at Centurion Park.
Spinner Peterson knows Aussies eyes will light when he comes on Feb 10, 4:07 pm
Johannesburg, Feb.10 (ANI): South Africa's left-arm spinner Robin Petersen just reacts with a wry chuckle when Australian opener David Warner vows to take him down during the three-Test match series starting from Wednesday.
`Injured` Serena withdraws from Indian Wells tournament Feb 9, 8:52 am
Johannesburg, Feb 9 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams has reportedly withdrawn her name from the upcoming WTA tournament at Indian Wells, which she entered last month after boycotting it since 2001.
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