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500-mln-dollar revamp of Billie Jean King National Tennis Center to start in February Dec 4, 12:20 pm
New York, Dec 4 (ANI): The 500 million-dollar revamp of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center begins in February, and will continue on and off while the site plays host to the US Open, according to reports.
Murray back on tennis court for first time since back surgery Nov 20, 9:30 am
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray has posted a picture showing him practicing on a tennis court in Miami, raising hopes that he is on the road to recovery after back surgery.
Djokovic aiming to win second Davis Cup playing for Serbia Nov 14, 3:43 pm
Johannesburg, Nov. 14 (ANI): World number two, Novak Djokovic, is eyeing the Davis Cup title and said that winning a second with Serbia would be a fantastic end to the ATP Tour.
Djokovic hungry for `more glory` in 2014 after ATP finals win Nov 13, 9:08 am
London, Nov 13 (ANI): ATP World Tour Finals winner has aid that he wants to use the successful defense of his London title as a springboard for glory in 2014.
Djokovic sets up final clash with Nadal after beating Wawrinka in ATP World Tour Finals' semis Nov 11, 11:24 am
London, Nov 11 (ANI): Defending champion Novak Djokovic has set up a final clash against world number one Rafael Nadal by beating Swiss ace Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3 6-3 in the second semi-final of the ATP World Tour Finals at London's O2 Arena, taking his winning run to 21 matches.
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): World number one Tiger Woods has said that time is still on his side in his bid to surpass golf legend Jack Nicklaus record of 18 Major titles.
Woods says was tested for drugs five times in 2013 Nov 7, 1:27 pm
Edinburgh, Nov 7 (ANI): World number one Tiger Woods has claimed that he might have been tested for drugs five times this year, adding that it is the usual number for most golfers.
Johannesburg, Nov 2 (ANI): Professional golfer Gary Player, who is widely regarded as South Africa's greatest ever sportsman celebrated his 78th birthday yesterday.
'Serve-and-volley' star Patrick Rafter makes Twitter debut Oct 25, 1:29 pm
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): Former World No.1 and two-time US Open champion Patrick Rafter has made a low-key debut on the social media site Twitter earlier this week.
New York, Oct 25 (ANI): US tennis legend Jimmy Connors had reportedly declined to attend the premiere of a documentary about his legendary 1991 US Open match victory, which crushed the career of then-upcoming US player and Connors' former protegee Aaron Krickstein.
Mickelson planning to 'slash' schedule to complete 'rare' career Grand Slam with US Open win Oct 24, 3:21 pm
Johannesburg, Oct 24 (ANI): American golf star Phil Mickelson has said he is planning to slash his schedule to boost his chances of completing a rare career Grand Slam at next year's US Open.
Johannesburg, Oct 19 (ANI): Retired Argentine tennis star Gabriela Sabatini has said that she had lost matches on purpose in her youth to avoid reporters.
French Tennis Federation gets permission to build roof over Roland Garros' centre court Oct 18, 9:18 am
Johannesburg, Oct 18 (ANI): The French Tennis Federation has welcomed the decision of a French tribunal to lift the suspension of plans to expand Roland Garros, the home of the French Open tournament.
Oz champion Adam Scott wins PGA Grand Slam of Golf Oct 17, 10:15 am
Johannesburg, Oct 17 (ANI): Australian golf ace Adam Scott has reportedly won the PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Port Royal, Jamaica by beating US Open champion Justin Rose by two shots.
Johannesburg, Oct 16 (ANI): Northern Irish golfer Rory McIlroy has refused to open up on reports of a split with his tennis player girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki.
Woods' swing change affected run towards breaking 18-Major record, says Gary Player Oct 15, 10:56 am
Johannesburg, Oct 15 (ANI): South African golf legend Gary Player has said he believes that world number one Tiger Woods was on course to break Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 major championship victories until he changed his swing.
Johannesburg, Oct 8 (ANI): Argentine tennis star Juan Martin del Potro has insisted that he has been motivated by his 16th career title win at the Japan Open to get ready for an assault on the top of the world rankings.
Nadal hoping to smash Masters record in Shanghai event Oct 8, 10:10 am
Johannesburg, Oct 8 (ANI): US Open champion Rafael Nadal has said that he is hoping to become the first male tennis player to win six Masters trophies in the same season by winning at the Shanghai Masters this week.
'Defiant' Federer says is 'still confident' about future ahead of ATP World Tour Finals Oct 8, 9:36 am
Johannesburg, Oct 8 (ANI): Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer has said that he is confident that he can still compete at the top of the men's game in the future beginning with the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals despite enduring a rough year in which he failed to reach a Grand Slam final.
Johannesburg, Oct 8 (ANI): Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova has reportedly withdrawn from the season-ending Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Championships in Istanbul on Monday due to an injury on her right shoulder which has nagged her since before the US Open.
Sydney, Oct 4 (ANI): Retired American tennis player Andy Roddick has revealed that he and Novak Djokovic almost came to blows in a locker room bust-up during the 2008 US Open in New York.
Johannesburg, Oct 3 (ANI): Former US Open Champion Juan Martin del Potro has paid tribute to fellow Argentine David Nalbandian, after the one-time top-three player announced his decision to retire from tennis due to injury.
Nadal says 'would be proud of achievements' even if does not eclipse Federer's record Oct 2, 2:43 pm
Johannesburg, Oct 2 (ANI): US Open champion Rafael Nadal has said that he will look back on his career with pride even if he does not manage to eclipse Swiss ace Roger Federer's record 17 Grand Slam titles.
Australian Open organisers boost prize money for 2014 event to record 33 mln dollars Oct 2, 11:27 am
Melbourne, Oct 2 (ANI): The prize money for the 2014 Australian Open has reportedly been boosted to a record 33 million dollars from the previous amount of 30 million dollars, following tennis players calling for a greater share of revenue.
Washington, Sept 27 (ANI): American tennis player Serena Williams, who recently celebrated her 32nd birthday, has secured the year end World No.1 ranking on the WTA tour, which will be only the third time in her career that she will end the season on the top.
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