Djokovic, Wawrinka keen on winning Dubai Open 2016

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Djokovic, Wawrinka keen on winning Dubai Open 2016 

DUBAI, Feb. 22 — World's No. 1 Novak Djokovic and his rival No. 4 Stanislaw "Stan" Wawrinka said here Sunday they both feel prepared and highly motivated to win the 24th edition of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships which kicked off earlier today with the qualifier matches.

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Lleyton Hewitt calls time on remarkable 20-year tennis career

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Lleyton Hewitt calls time on remarkable 20-year tennis career 

MELBOURNE, Jan. 21 — An emotional Lleyton Hewitt has farewelled Melbourne Park for the final time, after his 20-year long career ended at the hands of eighth seed David Ferrer of Spain on Thursday night.

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Sania Hingis – Martina Hingis team reaches US Open semis

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sania Hingis – Martina Hingis team reaches US Open semis 

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 — India's tennis queen Sania Mirza remained on course for her second successive Grand Slam title after reaching the semifinals of the US Open with Swiss partner Martina Hingis, here.

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Sania seals historic Wimbledon crown with Hingis

July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sania seals historic Wimbledon crown with Hingis 

LONDON, July 12 — Indian tennis star Sania Mirza scripted history by becoming the first from the country to win a women's doubles Grand Slam trophy as she lifted the Wimbledon title with Swiss partner Martina Hingis after a stunning come-from-behind triumph, here.

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Wimbledon: Nadal shocked by 102th-ranked qualifier Brown

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Wimbledon: Nadal shocked by 102th-ranked qualifier Brown 

LONDON, July 3 — Two-time winner Rafael Nadal suffered a fourth successive Wimbledon humiliation as he was shocked by 102th-ranked qualifier Dustin Brown in the second round here on Thursday.

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Djokovic wins 5th Australian Open title

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Djokovic wins 5th Australian Open title 

By Luke Costin

MELBOURNE, Feb. 2 (PNA/Xinhua) — Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open after rebounding from physical collapse to outlast four-time finalist Andy Murray in an exhausting four-set contest on Sunday.

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Roundup: Serena progresses as Zhang Ze puts up fight in Australian Open

January 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Roundup: Serena progresses as Zhang Ze puts up fight in Australian Open 

By Luke Costin

MELBOURNE, Jan. 21 (PNA/Xinhua) — Serena Williams powered through her first match despite slipping awkwardly late as she advanced to the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday.

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Chinese, Singaporean and S. Korean ballkids to feature at Australian Open

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chinese, Singaporean and S. Korean ballkids to feature at Australian Open 

MELBOURNE, Jan. 13 — Maria Sharapova and Australia's Thanasi Kokkinakis have unveiled the 380 ballkids, including six Chinese children, who will line the Australian Open courts during the tournament which starts next Monday.

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Cilic beats Nishikori for first Grand Slam title

September 10, 2014 by · Comments Off on Cilic beats Nishikori for first Grand Slam title 

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 — Fourteenth-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia beat the 10th seed Japanese Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 to win the 2014 U.S. Open title.

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Serena Williams beats Wozniacki to win 3rd straight U.S. Open Title

September 9, 2014 by · Comments Off on Serena Williams beats Wozniacki to win 3rd straight U.S. Open Title 

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 — World No. 1 Serena Williams won her third straight U.S. Open title after beating Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday.

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