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Tag Archives: tennis

Muguruza stuns Serena for 1st GS title – American hopes wrecked

PARIS, June 4, (AFP): Garbine Muguruza won her first Grand Slam title at the French Open on Saturday defeating top seed and defending champion Serena …

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B-day boy Murray masters Nole in Rome – Fourth Rome title for unstoppable Williams

ROME, May 15, (AFP): Britain’s Andy Murray celebrated his 29th birthday in style Sunday by winning his maiden Rome Masters title with a hard-fought win …

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Rafa equals Vilas 49 clay-court titles – Kerber defends Stuttgart crown

BARCELONA, April 24, (AFP): Rafael Nadal equalled Argentine legend Guillermo Vilas’s record of 49 clay-court titles with his ninth Barcelona Open after overcoming defending champion …

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Rafa clinches 9th Monte Carlo title – Monfils fails to cause big upset

MONACO, April 17, (AP): Rafael Nadal overcame a sloppy performance on his serve to beat Frenchman Gael Monfils 7-5, 5-7, 6-0 on Sunday and win …

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Djokovic suffers shock loss – Rafa, Stan make winning starts

MONTE CARLO, Principality of Monaco, April 13, (AFP): Novak Djokovic lost only his second match of the season as he fell to Czech Jiri Vesely …

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Sharapova slams critics – ‘I should have paid more attention’

INDIAN WELLS, United States, March 12, (AFP): Maria Sharapova hit back Friday at suggestions she received five separate warnings about changes to tennis’ anti-doping rules …

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Ex-world No 1 Ivanovic downs Australian Gavrilova in Dubai – Flu forces Serena out of Qatar Open

DUBAI, Feb 16, (Agencies): Ana Ivanovic followed up last week’s semi-final in Russia with a dynamic start at the Dubai Tennis Championships as the former …

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Azarenka caps a resurgent week with 1st title since ’13 – Federer thumps Thiem to set up Raonic rematch

BRISBANE, Australia, Jan 9, (Agencies): A polished victory at the Brisbane International finally ended a prolonged, disorganized and painful wait between titles for Victoria Azarenka, …

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Czech Republic beat Hewitt, Australia team at Hopman Cup – Pavlyuchenkova upsets Swiss seed in Brisbane

BRISBANE, Australia, Jan 3, (AP): Lleyton Hewitt lost just weeks away from his retirement as Czech Republic beat the Australia Gold team at the Hopman …

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Nole hails best ever season after record triumph – Djokovic claims historic 4th straight title at Tour Finals

London, Nov 23, (AFP): Novak Djokovic hailed his historic fourth successive ATP Tour Finals title as a dream come true after the world number one …

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