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1 May, 2018 2:46 PM Wimbledon to pay out $46.57m in 2018 championships

LONDON: Wimbledon on Tuesday announced it was hiking its total prize pot for the 2018 tennis championships to 34 million pounds ($46.57 million), up 7.6 percent from last year. That pool includes prizes of 2.25 million pounds each for the men’s and women’s champions – an increase on the 2.2 million pounds they received in 2017. The prize money eclipses 65

1 May, 2018 12:05 PM Badminton: Rohan-Kuhoo, Shivam-Poorvisha enter second round at NZ Open

Auckland: The young Indian mixed doubles pair of Rohan Kapoor and Kuhoo Garg and Shivam Sharma and S Ram Poorvisha entered the second round of the USD 150,000 New Zealand Open Super 100 tournament here on Tuesday. Rohan and Kuhoo, who had won the 2017 Hellas Open International Challenge and Iceland International challenge this year, defeated Israel's 63

30 April, 2018 11:38 PM Victoria Azarenka back in Europe after US custody battle

Paris: Former world number one Victoria Azarenka is returning to compete in Europe after a custody battle over her son prevented her from leaving the United States. The 28-year-old Belarus star confirmed she would be lining up at the Madrid Open from May 5 in a post on Twitter on Monday. "Mommy and Leo's adventures begin. Europe here we come. First stop - see you in Madrid 291

14 April, 2018 3:05 PM Karlovic rallies past Kyrgios

Becomes the oldest ATP semifinalist since Jimmy Connors in 1993 Croatia’s 39-year-old Ivo Karlovic became the oldest ATP semifinalist since Jimmy Connors in 1993 by rallying past Australian Nick Kyrgios on Friday at the US Men’s Clay Court Championships. World No. 88 Karlovic blasted 18 aces to defeat the 22-year-old Aussie fourth seed 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 in 92 minutes 53

4 April, 2018 2:27 PM Novak Djokovic splits with coaches Andre Agassi and Radek Stepanek

The 12-time Grand Slam winner lost his opening game at the ATP Miami Masters last month, the latest setback for the Serbian star as he bids to return from the elbow injury that sidelined him for six months. Belgrade: Former world number one Novak Djokovic, struggling back from a long injury lay-off, confirmed on Wednesday that he had split with his coaches 74

27 March, 2018 12:36 PM Rafael Nadal named in Spain squad for Davis Cup quarterfinal against Germany

MADRID: World number two Rafa Nadal has been named in Spain`s squad for their Davis Cup World Group quarter-final against Germany in Valencia next month. The 31-year-old has not played in the competition since helping five-time winners Spain return to the top tier of world tennis with victory in India in 2016. Nadal was named in captain Sergi Bruguera’s 44

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 69

25 March, 2018 3:02 AM World Number One Simona Halep Crashes Out Of Miami Open

Despite the defeat, Simona Halep is assured of retaining the number one spot when the rankings are updated at the end of the tournament. World number one Simona Halep tumbled out of the Miami Open on Saturday, falling 6-3, 2-6, 3-6 to Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska. The third-round defeat comes a week after Romania's Halep was toppled in the semi-finals 119

24 March, 2018 3:33 PM First direct Australia-Europe passenger service takes off

17-hour journey will be longest Boeing Dreamliner flight The “Kangaroo Route” from Australia to Britain became a shorter hop on Saturday when the first direct passenger service left Perth for London, with the 17-hour flight set to break aviation records. Qantas’ 14,498 kilometre journey from the southwestern city to London is the world’s third-longest 101

4 March, 2018 8:09 PM Amandeep Drall finishes best Indian at T-27 in New South Wales Open golf

Coffs Harbour: India's Amandeep Drall shot a final round of two-under 69 to finish a creditable tied-27 at the Women's New South Wales Open here on Sunday. Drall shot a final round of two-under 69, her best of the week, to finish at two-over 286. The other two Indians, Sharmila Nicollet (72) and Gaurika Bishnoi (70) were tied 44th and tied 49th respectively 43