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5 shock defeats of Roger Federer in hardcourt ATP Masters tournaments
5 shock defeats of Roger Federer in hardcourt ATP Masters tournaments

Roger Federer greets the crowd after bowling out of the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday Defending champion Roger Federer’s Shanghai Masters second round exit at the hands of the 70th-ranked qualifier Albert Ramos-Vinolas left the tennis world stunned. The Swiss had come to China on a high after finishing as runner-up at the US Open and had not lost before the finals in his last four tournaments. Having a 0-15 record against the top-10- pl

Oct 14 2015
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis en route to another hat-trick of WTA titles
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis en route to another hat-trick of WTA titles

Sania and Martina are in the midst of a remarkable purple patch The Indo-Swiss doubles pairing of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis are on the brink of completing a 2nd hat-trick of WTA titles. Having entered the finals of the China Open, the world number 1 duo are odds-on favourites to emerge victorious and add yet another title to their soaring partnership. The premier doubles combination in the current ladies circuit, Mirza and H

Oct 9 2015
Novak Djokovic plays tennis with his fan
Novak Djokovic plays tennis with his fan

Novak Djokovic enjoyed his time on the court with a fan   Francesco Nguyen, winner of Head’s ‘Upgrade your game’ contest got an opportunity that countless Novak Djokovic fans can only dream of. Not only did Nguyen get to meet his idol, he was also afforded a chance to play against Djokovic at Indian Wells in California.  Ever the genial sport, Djokovic played a game with Nguyen in which the player who dropped

Apr 8 2015
Sania Mirza on the verge of World number 1 spot in WTA doubles rankings
Sania Mirza on the verge of World number 1 spot in WTA doubles rankings

Martina Hingis (left) and Sania Mirza (right) with the BNP Paribas Open trophy in Indian Wells Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza is on the verge of an extraordinary feat as she could become the highest ranked doubles player in the world and the first ever Indian woman player to do so. The Hyderabadi has had an exceptional month as she captured back-to-back titles at Indian Wells and Miami with her new partner Martina Hingis. The Indo-Swiss pai

Apr 6 2015
Top 5 hot shots from Indian Wells
Top 5 hot shots from Indian Wells

There were some incredible shots played during the course of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. From terrific tweeners to wonderful lobs to deft passing shots, fans enjoyed every bit of the action in the desert.  Let us look at the best top shots from the tournament:

Sania Mirza jumps to third spot in doubles rankings
Sania Mirza jumps to third spot in doubles rankings

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis pose with the Indian Wells doubles title St. Petersburg (United States), March 23 (IANS) Fresh from her BNP Paribas Open title win pairing with Swiss star Martina Hingis, India's Sania Mirza jumped to her career-best third spot in the doubles event, according to the latest Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday. Sania now has 6,885 points, behind top-ranked Italians Roberta V

Mar 23 2015
Simona Halep beats Jelena Jankovic to win the BNP Paribas Open title
Simona Halep beats Jelena Jankovic to win the BNP Paribas Open title

Simona Halep poses with the Indian Wells title after a hard fought win against Jelena Jankovic Indian Wells, March 23 (IANS) Romanian tennis star Simona Halep claimed a hard-fought 2-6, 7-5, 6-4 victory over the former World No.1 Jelena Jankovic in BNP Paribas Open women's singles final, giving her the biggest tennis title of her career. World No.3 Halep, now highest-ranked Romaninan woman ever, won four of the final five games to

Mar 23 2015
Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer to lift his fourth Indian Wells title
Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer to lift his fourth Indian Wells title

Novak Djokovic poses with the Indian Wells title Indian Wells (US), March 23 (IANS) World No. 1 Novak Djokovic outlasted Roger Federer 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-2 to lift the Indian Wells ATP title on Sunday. It is Djokovic’s 50th career title. He went past his coach Boris Becker who had won 49 titles during his career. The Serb was cruising to a comfortable victory when he led by a set and a break before Federer broke Djokovic’s serve

Mar 23 2015
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis win BNP Paribas Open title
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis win BNP Paribas Open title

Sania Mirza of India and Martina Hingis of Switzerland with the winners trophies after defeating Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina of Russia in the doubles fina Indian Wells (US), March 22: Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza have completed a dream first tournament together, beating Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 6-3, 6-4 to win the BNP Paribas Open women's doubles title here. The No.1 seeds, Hingis (Switzerland) and Mirza (Ind

Mar 22 2015
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