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14 January, 2019 4:54 AM Australian Open 2019: Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova Register First Round Victories

Rafael Nadal is bidding to become the first man in the Open era, and only third in history along with Roy Emerson and Rod Laver, to win each Grand Slam on two or more occasions. The Spanish second seed is bidding to become the first man in the Open era, and only third in history along with Roy Emerson and Rod Laver, to win each Grand Slam on two or more occasions 194

7 January, 2019 2:57 AM Simona Halep to begin 2019 season without coach

Simona Halep will be without a coach for the first few months of the 2019 season after Australian Darren Cahill left her team due to "family reasons", the world number one has confirmed. Halep, who is gearing up for the Australian Open by playing in this week`s Sydney International, has worked with the former Australia Davis Cup captain since 2016 and said she would 165

22 October, 2018 10:44 AM Tennis Rankings: Rafael Nadal, Simona Halep Retain Top Spots

John Isner of the United States climbed one place to the ninth, while Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov fell to 10th. Further down the rankings, Karen Khachanov of Russia jumped seven spots to the 19th after he won Sunday the Kremlin Cup title over France's Adrian Mannarino, who rose to the 44th. And in the rest of the WTA rankings, Germany's Angelique Kerber 52

15 October, 2018 11:04 AM ATP Rankings: Rafael Nadal Holds Top Spot, Novak Djokovic Overtakes Roger Federer To Become No. 2

Djokovic climbed one spot up to second after claiming the Shanghai Masters title for the fourth time in a row. Djokovic overtook Switzerland's Roger Federer in the standings, pushing him down to third. The rest of the top-10 remained unchanged, as Alexander Zverev of Germany stayed at No. 5, followed by Marin Cilic of Croatia. Meanwhile, Australia's 84

10 September, 2018 8:48 AM Simona Halep Stays No.1 In WTA Rankings, Naomi Osaka Enters Top 10

Romania's Simona Halep continued to lead Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday, ahead of Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki. Osaka's victory also made her the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam title, leaving her with a record of two wins and no losses against the world's top female tennis player, as she had previously beat Williams 52

2 September, 2018 7:18 PM Serena Williams squares off against Kanepi on U.S. Open day seven

NEW YORK: Serena Williams returns to the Arthur Ashe Stadium on Sunday to take on unseeded Estonian Kaia Kanepi in the last 16 of the U.S. Open, while men`s top seed Rafael Nadal and defending women`s champion Sloane Stephens are also in action. Williams has never dropped a set in four previous meetings with Kanepi, the last of which was at the 2014 U.S. Open, but the Estonian 117

22 August, 2018 6:26 AM Badminton ace PV Sindhu is world's seventh highest paid female athlete

Top-seeded Indian badminton player PV Sindhu is the seventh 'Highest-Paid Female Athletes' for the year 2018, according to a list by Forbes. The 23-year-old's total earning stands at $8.5 million, with primary sources of income being badminton championships and endorsements. “The Indian badminton player burst on the scene with a silver medal at the 2016 Summer 98

20 August, 2018 6:38 AM Kiki Bertens Stuns World No.1 Simona Halep To Win Cincinnati WTA Title

"I've lost three finals here, but maybe I will able to win one at this tournament because I love to play here," said Halep, who fell to Serena Williams in the 2015 final of the hardcourt US Open tuneup and to Garbine Muguruza in the title match last year. "I had match ball, so I was there," Helep said. "I didn't take my chance. In the third set I was empty 141

13 August, 2018 4:09 AM World Number One Simona Halep Beats Sloane Stephens To Take Montreal Crown

Halep had taken the first set on a tie-break, after saving four set points against American third seed Stephens. Halep made the stronger start, dictating rallies from the baseline to race into a 4-1 lead after twice breaking Stephens in the opening five games. Yet reigning US Open champion Stephens rallied superbly to claw her way back into the contest 78

7 July, 2018 2:55 PM World No.1 Simona Halep Knocked Out In Wimbledon Third Round By Hsieh Su-Wei

World number one and French Open champion Simona Halep was knocked out of Wimbledon on Saturday, losing to Taiwan's Hsieh Su-Wei 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 in the third round. Hsieh, the world number 48, battled back from 2-5 down in the final set and halted Halep who served for the match at 5-3 in the decider. It will be Hsieh's first appearance in the last 16 of a Slam where 80