newstennis9 hours ago

Custody battle for son compels Victoria Azarenka to withdraw from US Open

Victoria Azarenka has announced her withdrawal from the US Open as the two-time runner-up is currently entrenched in a custody battle concerning her eight-month old son Leo. The 28-year-old had made a return to competitive tennis at Wimbledon where she bowed out in the pre-quarters to Simona Halep.
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newstennis2 days ago

Cincinnati Open | Nick Kyrgios to face Grigor Dimitrov in final; Garbine Muguruza to take on Simona Halep for title

Grigor Dimitrov has reached his first ATP Tour final by edging past John Isner 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (12-10), in just two hours and will now face Nick Kyrgios for the title. Meanwhile, in the Women’s singles, Garbine Muguruza beat World No.1 Karoline Pliskova to set up the final date with Simona Halep.
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newstennis4 days ago

Cincinnati Open Round Up | Sania Mirza and Shuai Peng cruise to the semis; Johanna Konta sets up rematch with Simona Halep

The Indo-Chinese doubles pairing of Sania Mirza and Shuai Peng advanced to the semi-finals of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Cincinnati Open with a 6-3, 6-7,10-3 win over the Romanian pair of Irina-Camelia Begu and Raluca Olaru. Meanwhile, Johanna Konta set up a rematch with Simona Halep.
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newstennis5 days ago

Cincinnati Open Round up | Ramanathan crashes out; Nadal enters Round of 16

Indian ace Ramkumar Ramanathan bowed out in the round of 32 of the Cincinnati Open as he lost 4-6, 6-2, 4-6 to America’s Jared Donaldson following his lucky entry into the Masters slam. World No.1 Rafael Nadal and Britain’s Johanna Konta too progressed into the round of 16 with straight set wins.
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newstennis6 days ago

Serena Williams eyes Australian Open as her comeback tournament

Serena Williams has declared that she is hoping to make to return to competitive tennis in January 2018 in order to defend her Australian Open title in Melbourne. However, the 35-year-old was quick to point out that her return, after taking a break to welcome her first child wouldn’t be easy.
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newstennis6 days ago

Maria Sharapova given wild card entry into US Open

Maria Sharapova has been handed a wild card entry into the main draw of this year's US Open on the basis of being a former winner, as decided by the USTA. Following her 15-month ban from the game for testing positive for meldonium, this will be her first major tournament since January 2016.
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newstennis7 days ago

Cincinnati Masters: Ramkumar Ramanathan beats Chris Eubanks to move into second round

India’s Ramkumar Ramanathan made it to the second round of the ongoing Cincinnati Masters, after he beat American qualifier Chris Eubanks 6-7, 6-1, 6-4. The 22-year-old Indian will next face either American Jared Donaldson or Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in the second round.
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newstennis8 days ago

Leander Paes out; Yuki Bhambri, Saketh Myneni return in India's Davis Cup Squad

Veteran Leander Paes has been dropped from India's Davis Cup squad for the tie against Canada next month, whereas, Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni, along with Ramkumar Ramanathan and Rohan Bopanna have made it to the team. Mahesh Bhupathi will lead the Indian Davis Cup squad this time as well.
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newstennis8 days ago

Rogers Cup | Alexander Zverev stuns Federer to bag title; Bopanna-Dodig miss out

Germany's Alexander Zvererv defeated Roger Federer in the final of the Montreal Masters 1000, 6-3, 6-4 to bag his second Masters 1000 crown. Meanwhile, the duo of Rohan Bopanna and Ivan Dodig lost the final of the men's doubles category to Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert 4-6, 6-3, 6-10.
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newstennis9 days ago

Rogers Cup | Federer to face Alexander Zverev in the summit clash; Bopanna-Dodig to fight for men's doubles title

Roger Federer overcame a resilient Robin Haase in straight-sets in the Montreal Masters semi-final to set up the final date with German ace Alexander Zverev. Meanwhile, Indian ace Rohan Bopanna has also advanced to the Men’s Doubles final with partner Ivan Dodig in a hard-fought game.
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