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Andy Murray comes back after close first set at National Bank Open to advance

Published on Aug 09, 2023 06:35 AM IST

Murray is set to face the winner of Tuesday evening’s match between Montreal’s Felix Auger-Aliassime, the 10th seed, and Australia’s Max Purcell.

Britain's Andy Murray returns a shot to Italy's Lorenzo Sonego at the National Bank Open men's tennis tournament(AP)
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Wozniacki comes out of retirement, wins first-round match at National Bank Open

Wozniacki dominated from the start, securing a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Australia's Kimberly Birrell.

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark reacts after winning a point against Kimberly Birrell of Australia (Getty Images via AFP)
Published on Aug 09, 2023 06:32 AM IST
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Total US Open prize money and player compensation hits a record $65 million

This is the 50th anniversary of US Open becoming the sport’s first event to pay women and men the same, and both singles champions will get $3 million in 2023.

 A member of the US Open security team stands at Arthur Ashe stadium during tournament action at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 09:23 PM IST
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Carlos Alcaraz explains why he has kept the Wimbledon trophy in his living room

The Spaniard won his maiden Wimbledon title this year after defeating Novak Djokovic in the final

Spain's Carlos Alcaraz kisses the winner's trophy after beating Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their men's singles final tennis match on the last day of the 2023 Wimbledon Championships(AFP)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 07:56 PM IST

Kyrgios’ 'Djokovic' comment on equal pay for men, women in tennis sparks outrage

Dan Evans is expected to receive more money than Coco Gauff with both winning their respective tournaments in Washington

Australia's Nick Kyrgios speaks during a press conference(AFP)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 06:41 PM IST

Watch: Raonic smashes his racquet, blasts Canadian Open officials over net call

Despite the controversial decision, Milos Raonic beat ninth seed Frances Tiafoe 6-7(12) 7-6(4) 6-3 in his ATP Toronto opener

The change of decision led to a long discussion at the net before Raonic called out the supervisor
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 03:34 PM IST

Djokovic termed 'dinosaur' by own coach as Alcaraz warned about US Open threats

Djokovic's coach sent a "threatening" message to Alcaraz warning him about two of opponents barring the 36-year-old who could disrupt his hopes in New York.

Carlos Alcaraz has been warned about new US Open threats besides Novak Djokovic
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 10:05 PM IST

Why Djokovic's absence in ATP Toronto is good news for Alcaraz ahead of US Open

Carlos Alcaraz will begin his campaign in Canadian Open on Wednesday when he faces the winner of Bernabé Zapata Miralles and Ben Shelton

If Carlos Alcaraz wins the tournament, he will be take his ranking tally from 6685 to 7675
Published on Aug 07, 2023 06:07 PM IST

'Federer, without a doubt': Berrettini’s colossal statement about childhood idol

Matteo Berrettini made a colossal statement about his childhood tennis idol Roger Federer during a recent interview.

Matteo Berrettini spoke about Roger Federer.
Published on Aug 07, 2023 04:37 PM IST

Swiatek, Sabalenka learn path; Wozniacki begins comeback campaign in Montreal

The most significant part of the draw was the inclusion of former No.1 Caroline Wozniacki, who will kick start her comeback campaign on the WTA tour

WTA Montreal event begins from August 7 onwards
Published on Aug 06, 2023 05:06 PM IST

Roger Federer gives verdict on Carlos Alcaraz's Wimbledon final vs Djokovic

Federer opened up on his former coach's ‘Big Three’ comment, before he delivered his verdict on the Wimbledon final.

Roger Federer finally had his say on that blockbuster Wimbledon final between Carlos Alcaraz and Novak Djokovic
Updated on Aug 06, 2023 06:05 PM IST

Gauff faces Sakkari for Citi Open title, Griekspoor vs Evans in men's final

Gauff advanced with a far more straightforward 6-3, 6-3 victory over defending champion Liudmila Samsonova.

Coco Gauff of the United States celebrates winning a point against Liudmila Samsonova during Day 8 of the Mubadala Citi DC Open at Rock Creek Tennis Center (Getty Images via AFP)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 04:22 PM IST
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Watch: Thiem cracks up at cheeky dig by Generali Open's winning opponent

Sebastian Baez crashed the party of the home favourite as he scripted a stunning straight-set win against Thiem in Generali Open final.

Dominic Thiem's title drought continued since 2020 US Open win
Updated on Aug 05, 2023 09:54 PM IST

Alcaraz faces Rune threat as world no.1 begins bid for Canadian Masters title

The Canadian Masters will mark the beginning of Alcaraz's preparation for 2023 US Open

This will be Carlos Alcaraz's second appearance in the ATP Masters 1000 event in Canada
Published on Aug 05, 2023 05:51 PM IST

Watch: Murray vs Fritz tie paused as climate protestors throw balls onto court

The incident had happened during the opening set when Murray was about to serve.

Taylor Fritz beat Andy Murray 6-7(2), 6-3, 6-4 in the round of 16 match at Citi Open
Published on Aug 05, 2023 03:22 PM IST

'We couldn't stand each other...': Federer on personal relationship with Nadal

Roger Federer revealed details about his personal relationship with Rafael Nadal.

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer during the 2022 Laver Cup.(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 05, 2023 01:53 PM IST

Taylor Fritz wins twice to reach the DC Open semifinals, Tiafoe loses in semis

Fritz vs. Murray was one of several matches wiped out by rain on Thursday, jumbling the schedule and forcing some players to compete twice on Friday.

Taylor Fritz, of the United States, celebrates after defeating Andy Murray, of Britain, at the DC Open tennis tournament(AP)
Published on Aug 05, 2023 06:40 AM IST
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Roger Federer's ex-coach reveals new Big Three as Carlos Alcaraz issued warning

The Croatian’s list of future big 3 includes Carlos Alcaraz, Jannik Sinner and Holger Rune

Spain's Carlos Alcaraz celebrates after winning his final match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 04, 2023 09:22 PM IST

'Midlife crisis after Alcaraz loss': Djokovic's shocking new look before US Open

On Friday, a video went viral on internet of Djokovic's first training session since that loss to Carlos Alcaraz in Wimbledon.

Novak Djokovic's new look days after Wimbledon heartbreak sends fans into overdrive
Published on Aug 04, 2023 08:19 PM IST

Federer opens up on Wimbledon return after retirement, sitting in Royal Box

Roger Federer is approaching a year since the official announcement of his retirement prior to last year’s Laver Cup.

Eight-time champion Roger Federer was at the Wimbledon last month
Published on Aug 04, 2023 07:28 PM IST

Federer explains why Nadal was toughest opponent and it will leave you in splits

Roger Federer named Rafael Nadal as his toughest opponent and also explained the reason behind picking the Spaniard.

Roger Federer named Rafael Nadal as his toughest opponent.
Published on Aug 04, 2023 01:53 PM IST

Jessica Pegula cruises into the DC Open quarterfinals

The fourth-ranked women’s player in the world and tournament’s top seed shook off a slow start, beating fellow American Peyton Stearns 6-3, 6-4.

Jessica Pegula of the United States returns a shot to Peyton Stearns of the United States(Getty Images via AFP)
Published on Aug 04, 2023 06:56 AM IST
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Andy Murray wins his first match at the DC Open in straight sets

Murray rallied to win the first-set tiebreak and broke Nakashima early in the second on the way to a 7-6(5), 6-4 victory.

Britain's Andy Murray celebrates(AFP)
Published on Aug 03, 2023 07:26 AM IST
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Nick Kyrgios silences critic with stinging tweet after Canadian Masters

Nick Kyrgios pulled out of Canadian Masters due to injury issues.

Australia's Nick Kyrgios speaks during a press conference(AFP)
Published on Aug 02, 2023 08:32 PM IST
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Murray's honest confession over Alcaraz vs Djokovic Wimbledon final: ‘I wish…’

Andy Murray spoke in detail about the final between Carlos Alcaraz and Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final.

Andy Murray (R) attended the final between Carlos Alcaraz and Novak Djokovic(AP)
Published on Aug 02, 2023 02:54 PM IST

Defending champion Pablo Carreno Busta out of ATP Toronto Masters

A nagging injury has seen Busta play just four matches this season, most recently a three-set defeat to France's Richard Gasquet in Rotterdam in February.

Pablo Carreno Busta, of Spain(AP)
Published on Aug 02, 2023 08:20 AM IST

'Alcaraz at his best is better than anyone. Even Djokovic can’t match him'

The former US Open semifinalist, admitted that Alcaraz has impressively implemented qualities of the Big Three in his game at a very young age.

Carlos Alcaraz defied all odds to take down Novak Djokovic at the SW19 to claim his maiden Wimbledon title
Published on Aug 01, 2023 02:56 PM IST

Wimbledon sensation Eubanks explains why Djokovic is greatest of all-time

Eubanks, at the same time, admitted that Roger Federer has had the “biggest impact” on the game of tennis

With 23 Grand Slam titles to his name, Novak Djokovic is one of the best tennis players in the history of the sport.(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Aug 01, 2023 12:35 PM IST

Novak Djokovic makes surprising addition to US Open 2023 plans

Novak Djokovic is all set to return to U.S soil for the first time in two years after having missed last year's North American hardcourt swing

Novak Djokovic has left everyone surprised with his new US Open plan(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 01, 2023 10:28 AM IST

Tennis fans in DC are warned that Svitolina and Azarenka won't shake hands

Svitolina said she was assured by WTA Chairman that there would be a message delivered to the Washington crowd before her match versus Azarenka — and there was.

Victoria Azarenka (L) and Elina Svitolina (UKR) (R) walk past one another without shaking hands after their match on day three of the Mubadala Citi DC Open(USA TODAY Sports via Reuters Con)
Published on Aug 01, 2023 09:10 AM IST
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