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16 January, 2019 4:14 AM Australian Open 2019: Leander Paes-M Reyes-Varela Crash Out After 1st Round Loss In Men's Doubles Category

India's Australian Open 2019 campaign started on a horror note as legendary Indian tennis player Leander Paes and his men's doubles partner Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela have been knocked out after a first-round loss in straight sets. The Indo-Mexican pair lost 5-7, 6-7(4/7) to the pair of Austin Krajicek and Artem Sitak. Another pair featuring Indians - Rohan 387

14 January, 2019 1:52 PM Brave Andy Murray bows out of Australian Open in first round

Andy Murray`s hopes of a fairytale swansong at the Australian Open were crushed in the first round on Monday as Roberto Bautista Agut held off a thrilling fightback from the ailing Briton to claim a 6-4 6-4 6-7(5) 6-7(4) 6-2 epic win. Though locked in a losing battle with his troublesome right hip, the former world number one whipped the Melbourne Arena 109

14 January, 2019 1:52 PM Australian Open 2019: Caroline Wozniacki through to second round with comfortable win

Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki launched her title defence at the 2019 Australian Open with a comfortable 6-3, 6-4 win against Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck in the first round at Melbourne Park on Monday. The third-seeded Dane broke Van Uytvanck once in each set and kept down her unforced errors to win the baseline battle in an hour and 33 minutes 152

9 January, 2019 8:24 AM Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore launches '5 Minute Aur' challenge

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore played table tennis with both hands and spoke at the same time while launching a '5MinuteAur' challenge as part of the Khelo India movement. Rathore, an Olympic silver medallist in shooting, urged India's leading athletes and actors to share their childhood stories when they would ask their parents to let them play for that five extra 63

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 95

5 January, 2019 7:56 AM Kei Nishikori Powers Through To Brisbane Final

The Japanese had set his sights on returning to the world's top five after falling to 39 last April due to a wrist injury. And he showed all the qualities of a top five player in his 66-minute demolition at the Pat Rafter Arena. He only served two aces compared with the 11 sent down by Chardy, but Nishikori returned superbly and pressured the Frenchman's 61

5 January, 2019 1:57 AM Novak Djokovic goes down against Roberto Bautista Agut in Doha semi-final

Novak Djokovic suffered his first defeat of the new season in the Qatar Open semi-finals on Friday, losing in three sets to Spain`s Roberto Bautista Agut. World number one Djokovic, who was pushed to the limit in his last two matches in Doha by Marton Fucsovics and Nikoloz Basilashvili, failed to find a way past a determined Bautista Agut who won 3-6 7-6(6) 6-4 in two hours 89

30 December, 2018 10:12 AM Novak Djokovic Wins Fourth Mubadala Title; Equals Rafael Nadal's Record

"I'm a bit tired. We weren't expecting to play two hours and 30 minutes just before the start of the season," said Djokovic who is aiming for a possible seventh Australian Open title next month. The Wimbledon and US Open champion sets his eyes on Qatar Open that starts on Monday where he will take on Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur in his tournament opener 68

25 December, 2018 11:22 PM Cricketer Suffers Chest Pain While Playing, Dies Later

A 24-year-old cricketer suffered "chest pain" while playing in a local tennis ball cricket tournament and later died at a private hospital in suburban Bhandup, a doctor of the hospital said on Tuesday. The deceased was identified Vaibhav Kesarkar and the incident took place on December 23. "He (Kesarkar) suffered chest pain while playing cricket and was brought 30

25 December, 2018 5:10 AM Inside Kapil Sharma And Ginni Chatrath's Mumbai Reception With Deepika Padukone-Ranveer Singh, Rekha, Jeetendra, Dharmendra And Others

Newlyweds Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone lead the celeb roll call at Kapil Sharma and Ginni Chatrath's Mumbai reception Bollywood and television stars converged at Kapil Sharma and Ginni Chatrath's wedding reception, which was organised in Mumbai on Monday evening. Newlyweds Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh led the celeb roll call at the party 215