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9 April, 2018 5:39 AM Reed edges Fowler, Spieth to capture Masters thriller

Fending off epic challenges from three top rivals in a dramatic Masters final round, Patrick Reed captured his first major title Sunday, grinding out a one-shot victory at Augusta National. The 27-year-old US Ryder Cup firebrand showed the same grit he displays in match-play battles, dispatching Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler and Rory McIlroy in an emotional 49

25 March, 2018 3:34 AM Roger Federer Says He Won't Play Clay Court Season, Skips French Open

It's the second straight year that Roger Federer will forego a clay-court campaign. Roger Federer won't go for a 21st Grand Slam title at the French Open, with the 36-year-old Swiss great saying on Saturday he'll skip the clay-court season. Federer confirmed the plan after falling 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/4) to Australian qualifier Thanasi Kokkinakis in the second 53

12 February, 2018 4:24 PM Roger Federer quietly hoping for dream return to No.1 at Rotterdam

Roger Federer said Monday he could allow himself to dream about recapturing the world number one spot at this week`s Rotterdam tournament and becoming the oldest man ever to hold the position. To climb back to the top at the age of 36, the Swiss must at least reach the semi-finals. If seedings hold up, that means he would have to defeat compatriot and friend 37

26 January, 2018 10:22 AM Federer reaches seventh Australian Open final as Chung retires

Roger Federer has moved to within one win of his 20th Grand Slam singles title after securing his spot in the Australian Open decider when Hyeon Chung retired from their semifinal on Friday night. Defending champion Federer was leading 6-1, 5-2 when Chung retired because of blisters on his left foot. Federer, who spent just over an hour on court, will play No. 6-seeded 34

11 January, 2018 4:23 PM Federer, Djokovic in same half

Nadal, Halep named top seeds for the Australian Open Roger Federer will open his title defence against Slovenia’s Aljaz Bedene and has a potential quarterfinal with David Goffin in the Australian Open. In Thursday’s draw, 36-year-old Federer, bidding for a record 20th Grand Slam title, has a first round encounter with the 51st-ranked Bedene. The Swiss 27

6 September, 2017 9:15 PM Garbine Muguruza becomes 24th player in history of WTA to earn the No.1 ranking

New Delhi: With first-seeded Karolina Pliskova losing her quarter-final encounter 6-7 (4-7), 3-6 to American 20th seed CoCo Vandeweghe in the Flushing Meadows in US Opne 2017, the Czech international lost her World No.1 title as she failed to defend her points. Ergo, Garbiñe Muguruza is all set to take the top spot when the new WTA rankings would release 41

30 May, 2017 3:14 AM Tiger Woods Sorry After Arrest, Says Alcohol Not Involved

Golf superstar Tiger Woods was charged with driving under the influence by police in Florida on Monday, dealing a fresh blow to the former world number one as he struggles to resurrect his career. The 14-time major champion blamed his arrest on a reaction to a mixture of prescription medication he has been taking, insisting in an apology to fans that alcohol 136

30 May, 2017 2:50 AM Tiger Woods Apologises for DUI Arrest, Says 'Alcohol was not Involved'

Miami: Golf superstar Tiger Woods was charged with driving under the influence by police in Florida on Monday, dealing a fresh blow to the former world number one as he struggles to resurrect his career. The 14-time major champion blamed his arrest on a reaction to a mixture of prescription medication he has been taking, insisting in an apology to fans that alcohol 121

9 July, 2016 4:05 PM 7-time Wimbledon champion and 22-Grand Slam-winner Serena Williams' journey to the top

GRAND SLAM CAREER: 22 wins - Australian Open (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2015); French Open (2002, 2013, 2015); Wimbledon (2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016); U.S. Open (1999, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014) * Williams is now level with Germany's Steffi Graf with the most grand slam singles titles in the professional era, although Margaret Court 380

5 June, 2016 8:16 PM French Open 2016: Djokovic defeats Murray in Roland Garros final to complete 'Novak slam'

With the win, Djokovic has become the he first player after Don Budge and Rod Laver, to hold all Grand Slams at the same time since 1969. New Delhi: World No.1 Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1,6-2, 6-4 to win his maiden French Open title on Sunday at Roland Garros. The Serb, who suffered a heart-breaking loss against Stanislas Wawrinka in last year's 148