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Jannik Sinner

Watch: Jannik Sinner wins a 46-shot rally against Tommy Paul

August 13, 2023 08:44 IST

Sinner & Paul's 46-ball rally goes for over a minute during the semifinal of the Toronto Masters.

Carlos Alcaraz (3)

Top-ranked Carlos Alcaraz advances to Toronto quarterfinals, rallying to beat Hubert Hurkacz

August 11, 2023 09:59 IST

Preparing for his US Open title defense, the 20-year-old Wimbledon champion ran his match winning streak to 14.


Top-ranked Carlos Alcaraz wins in Toronto in first match since Wimbledon title

August 10, 2023 14:37 IST

Preparing for his U.S. Open title defense, the 20-year-old Alcaraz ran his match winning streak to 13, dating to his Queen's title run. The Spanish star has won six titles this year

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US Open adds video review for double bounces, first for Grand Slam tennis

August 10, 2023 08:18 IST

Video review was tested at lower-profile men's events such as the ATP Cup and the Next Gen Finals. It has not been tried at a women's tournament.

Carlos Alcaraz

Top-ranked Carlos Alcaraz wins in Toronto in first match since Wimbledon title

August 10, 2023 08:12 IST

In the third round, Alcaraz will face 15th-seeded Hubert Hurkacz, a 5-7, 6-3, 6-0 winner over Miomir Kecmanovic.

Caroline Wozniacki.

Caroline Wozniacki makes triumphant return to tennis after over three years away from sport

August 9, 2023 07:43 IST

The Danish wildcard, who announced in June that she was coming out of retirement, showed great anticipation, movement and shot selection throughout the 97-minute match that made it look as though she had never left the sport.

Frances Tiafoe.

WATCH: Frances Tiafoe wins point against Milos Raonic after bizarre net incident

August 8, 2023 23:49 IST

Since Tiafoe's momentum while chasing a drop shot led him to touch the net before his return had bounced twice, Raonic believed that he should have won the point. But chair umpire Fergus Murphy disagreed.


Watch: Taylor Fritz vs Andy Murray match halted briefly due to climate change protesters

August 5, 2023 16:45 IST

After winning the match against Murray 6-7(2) 6-3 6-4, Fritz said climate activists need to find a better way of protesting instead of "annoying" sports fans by interrupting events.

Taylor Fritz (2)

Taylor Fritz wins twice in one day to reach semis in Washington

August 5, 2023 09:59 IST

Taylor Fritz went 2 for 2 at the DC Open to reach the semifinals, first beating Andy Murray in a three-setter briefly interrupted by climate protesters and then heading out onto a different court three hours later to eliminate Jordan Thompson at night.

Andy Murray

Andy Murray wows the crowd with vintage play to win in Washington for the 1st time since 2018

August 3, 2023 09:37 IST

Next up for Murray could be top-seeded Taylor Fritz, who was set to face fellow American Zachary Svajda on Wednesday night.

Alexander Zverev

Hometown favorite Alexander Zverev beats Laslo Djere in straight sets to win Hamburg European Open

July 31, 2023 09:48 IST

It’s the 26-year-old Zverev’s first title since winning in Turin, Italy, in November 2021.

Taylor Fritz

Taylor Fritz wins the Atlanta Open for his sixth career ATP Tour title

July 31, 2023 09:29 IST

The top seed and highest-ranked American at No. 9 tuned up for the US Open with his second victory of the season on hard courts, having won the Delray Beach title in February.

Iga Swiatek

Top-ranked Swiatek routs Siegemund 6-0, 6-1 at home in Warsaw final

July 31, 2023 09:14 IST

The French Open champion didn’t lose a set over the course of the tournament. Swiatek has also won at Doha and Stuttgart this year.


Russian, Belarusian players denied entry for Prague WTA event

July 28, 2023 18:28 IST

The Prague Open starts on Monday and was expected to see a handful of Russian and Belarusian players, including Evgeniya Rodina of Russia or Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus, competing as neutrals, without any national flag or symbol.

Germany open

A tough win for Casper Ruud and an upset loss for Andrey Rublev at the Hamburg European Open

July 28, 2023 10:28 IST

In the Hamburg women's competition, up-and-coming German player Noma Noha Akugue reached the semifinals in her first WTA Tour event

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic withdraws from Toronto tournament, opts for more rest after loss in Wimbledon final

July 24, 2023 10:06 IST

Novak Djokovic was set to begin his hard-court preparations for the US Open after falling to the top-ranked Alcaraz last Sunday in a five-set final at Wimbledon.

sumit nagal

Sumit Nagal wins Tampere Open title, grabs 4th career Challenger trophy

July 23, 2023 17:32 IST

Sumit Nagal beat Dalibor Svrcina of the Czech Republic in straight sets to clinch the Tampere Open title.

Carlos Alcaraz (2)

Wimbledon champion Carlos Alcaraz wins again at Hopman Cup

July 23, 2023 09:52 IST

Carlos Alcaraz defeated No. 15-ranked Borna Coric of Croatia 6-3, 6-7(6) 10-5


Alcaraz wins first match since Wimbledon triumph with singles win at Hopman Cup

July 22, 2023 11:24 IST

The Spaniard, who beat 23-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic in a five-set Wimbledon thriller last Sunday, had three aces in a match where each player dropped serve twice.

Novak Djokovic

Why Novak Djokovic needs to be loved, doesn’t deserve to be misunderstood

July 24, 2023 07:18 IST

Novak Djokovic, with 23 Slams, has become the undisputed GOAT. Roger Federer has retired and Rafael Nadal is also semi-retired.


Zhang Shuai retires in tears after opponent erases mark on court

July 19, 2023 21:31 IST

Second seed Zhang hit a crosscourt forehand that appeared to land on the line but was called out by the line judge. The chair umpire then stepped down to take a look at the mark and confirmed the ball had landed outside the line.

Carlos Alcaraz

What was Alcaraz’s English teacher doing in his box at Wimbledon

July 18, 2023 10:54 IST

One of the new members in the box of Carlos Alcaraz at Wimbledon was Noelia, his English teacher, who lives in London.

Alcaraz Wimbledon 2023 Final win

Federer + Nadal + Djokovic = Alcaraz

July 18, 2023 08:45 IST

Djokovic’s lavish praise that Carlos’s game is a cocktail of three incomparable legends was reflected in the epic Wimbledon final.

Wimbledon 2023 rankings

Carlos Alcaraz’s Wimbledon trophy keeps him at No. 1. Marketa Vondrousova’s lifts her to No. 10

July 17, 2023 17:39 IST

Vondrousova jumped 32 places from No. 42 thanks to her 6-4, 6-4 win against Ons Jabeur in Saturday's final at the All England Club. Vondrousova, a 24-year-old from the Czech Republic, was the lowest-ranked and first unseeded women's champion at the grass-court major.

carlos alcaraz

Watch: Novak Djokovic’s wife Jelena and son Stefan congratulate Carlos Alcaraz after Wimbledon win

July 17, 2023 14:27 IST

Carlos Alcaraz had de-throned the 36-year-old Novak Djokovic on Centre Court on Sunday.

Wimbledon Live score card