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30 May, 2018 9:31 AM French Open 2018: Serena Williams returns to action

Serena Williams has not played a major tournament since winning a 23rd title at the 2017 Australian Open, having given birth to her daughter Alexis in September. Paris: Former world number one Serena Williams returns to Grand Slam action for the first time in over 15 months, when she goes up against Czech Kristyna Pliskova in the French Open first round 366

30 May, 2018 9:31 AM French Open: Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin look for winning start

Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna will also play in the mixed doubles event when he begins his campaign at the Rolland Garros along with Hungarian tennis star Timea Babos on Wednesday.  Paris: Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin will aim to kick-start their French Open campaign on a winning note when they play the round-of- 111

30 May, 2018 9:31 AM French Open: New mum Serena back in the Grand Slam groove in Paris

Paris: Even the Parisian stormclouds cleared for Serena Williams on Tuesday, as the new mother's baby steps back to Grand Slam tennis became a stride into the second round of the French Open. Kristyna Pliskova, who shared the Wimbledon winners' stage with Serena back in 2010 -- the Czech was junior champion as Serena won the real thing that year, played 131

27 May, 2018 10:35 PM French Open: Ukraine's Elina Svitolina sweeps past Ajla Tomljanovic after shaky start

Ukraine's Elina Svitolina overcame a slow start to power past Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic 7-5 6-3 and become the first big name to reach the second round of the French Open on Sunday. Under beautiful blue skies in the French capital, the fourth seed was broken twice early in the opening set before clawing her way back into the match from 5-1 down, by pinning 87

23 May, 2018 6:26 AM Australian Open semifinalist Chung pulls out of French Open

Chung, who had to retire in his semifinal in Melbourne Park, has been carrying an ankle injury. Surprise Australian Open semifinalist Chung Hyeon won’t have a chance to repeat his Grand Slam heroics at the French Open — the 22-year-old Korean withdrew from the year’s second major on Wednesday with a persistent ankle injury. Chung, who had to retire in his semifinal 112

12 May, 2018 4:42 PM Australian Open Badminton: Indian challenge ends as men's doubles pair loses in semis

Sydney: The Indian men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy on Saturday suffered a straight-game defeat at the hands of Berry Angriawan and Hardianto Hardianto of Indonesia to bow out of the Australian Open Badminton Championship. The third seeded India duo lost 17-21 15-21 to their top seed opponents in a 39-minute contest at the Quay Centre 77

9 May, 2018 4:10 PM Sai Praneeth and Sameer move up

Other Indians in men’s singles make their exit; Vaishnavi advances in the women’s section Indian shuttlers started on a positive note at the Australian Open with second seed B. Sai Praneeth and fourth seed Sameer Verma progressing to the second round of the men’s singles event here on Wednesday. While Praneeth beat Israel’s Misha Zilberman 21-17, 21-14, Sameer 54

3 May, 2018 4:32 PM Former champion Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open

Former world number one Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Madrid Open as she continues to regain full fitness ahead of the French Open later this month, the tournament`s organisers said on Thursday. The 36-year-old, who won the Madrid Open in 2012 and 2013, returned to the WTA tour in March after giving birth to her first child last September 77

3 May, 2018 1:31 PM Serena Williams Pulls Out Of Madrid Open

Serena Williams has pulled out of the Madrid WTA tournament due to a high fever, organisers said Thursday. "Unfortunately I have had to pull out of Madrid because I have had a fever and I don't feel 100 percent," the official Mutua Madrid Open site quoted Williams as saying. The 36-year-old 23-time Grand Slam winner made the decision shortly before the main draw. The tennis 68

2 May, 2018 3:22 PM Novak Djokovic Eyes Roland Garros And Promises His Form Will Improve

Novak Djokovic, whose latest comeback in Barcelona last week ended after one match, believes he will improve before Roland Garros. At the Barcelona Open Djokovic was knocked out by Slovak Martin Klizan, ranked 122nd in the world. After losing in the Australian Open fourth round in January, Djokovic had surgery on his right elbow. The injury had been troubling 59