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15 June, 2018 4:07 PM Roger Federer Into Stuttgart Open Semis, Closes On No.1 Spot

Roger Federer needs to win one more match in Stuttgart to return to the No.1 spot for the second time this season. Federer is aiming for a first title in Stuttgart after losing in the 2016 semis to Dominic Thiem and going out in an opening match a year ago to longtime friend Tommy Haas. The 36-year-old won his 19th match from 21 played this season as his Wimbledon 35

11 June, 2018 3:58 PM Nadal insists he is not after Federer’s record

The ‘emperor of Roland Garros’ says that tennis is important but not everything in life Rafael Nadal insists that he has no desire to become locked into an arms race with Roger Federer to surpass his great rival’s tally of Grand Slam singles titles. Nadal, who took his take his Majors total to 17, is three behind Federer who is more than four years older 32

5 June, 2018 4:45 PM Three Indian u-14 players for European circuit

Three Indian players — Udit Gogoi, Aman Dahiya and Renne Singla — have been selected to be a part of the eight-member Asian under-14 tennis team for the European circuit, under the Grand Slam Development Fund scheme. The three had done very well in the Asian under-14 championship held recently in Thailand. In the European circuit, the players are scheduled 39

1 June, 2018 3:05 PM Shrivalli misses wild card, but has fine experience

B. Shrivalli Rashmikaa missed the girls’ wild card for the French Open junior tennis championship, in a three-nation competition at Rolland Garros, but had the unforgettable experience of competing on the Grand Slam courts in Paris, and met some of the top players including Serena Williams and Simona Halep. The Indian champion of the Rendezvous Roland 31

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 329

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 71

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 48

25 May, 2018 2:16 PM Prajnesh Gunneswaran falls at final hurdle at French Open qualifiers

Paris: Prajnesh Gunneswaran will have to wait for his maiden appearance in the main draw of a Grand Slam as he could not cross the final hurdle at the French Open qualifiers, suffering a straight-set defeat against Elias Ymer on Friday. The left-handed Prajnesh, ranked 183, lost 3-6 4-6 in the third and final round against the Swede, ranked 122 in the world 57

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 83

19 May, 2018 11:57 AM Balaji & Vishnu triumph

Top seeds Sriram Balaji and Vishnu Vardhan clinched the doubles title in the $75,000 Challenger tennis tournament at Samarkand, Uzbekistan, on Saturday. The Indian pair got a walkover in the final from Mikhail Elgin and Denis Istomin, who had incidentally beaten the other Indian pair of Saketh Myneni and Vijay Sundar Prashanth in the quarterfinals 33