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Sydney International: Viktor Troicki to meet Gregor Dimitrov in the men's singles final
Sydney International: Viktor Troicki to meet Gregor Dimitrov in the men's singles final

Viktor Troicki of Serbia celebrates after winning his semi final match.Serbian tennis player Viktor Troicki and Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov will play in the men's singles final of the Sydney International after defeating Russian Teymuraz Gabashvili and Gilles Muller from Luxembourg, respectively here on Friday.Troicki, seeded third in the tournament, defeated Gabashvili 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 in a semi-final lasting two hours, reports Efe.Fourth-seeded

Jan 16 2016
Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis triumph in Sydney International
Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis triumph in Sydney International

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis with their trophiesThe Indo-Swiss pairing of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis continued their positive start to 2016, beating Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic in three sets 1-6 7-5 10-5 in the final of the Sydney International on Friday.Despite serving more number of double faults( 5 to 1), the pair of Mirza and Hingis won more percentage of  first service points and saved 4 out of the 8 break point opport

Jan 15 2016
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis win 29th straight match to make it to Sydney International final
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis win 29th straight match to make it to Sydney International final

San-Tina came back from one set down to win the matchTop-ranked Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis survived a scare to win their 29th consecutive match as a pair. They eclipsed the previous highest mark for most wins in a row in women's doubles since 1994, set by the pair of Gigi Fernandez and Natasha Zvereva.The longest streak of consecutive wins in women's doubles still belongs to the Czech pair of Jana Novotna

Jan 14 2016
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis win 28th consecutive match, equal previous longest winning streak
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis win 28th consecutive match, equal previous longest winning streak

Hingis and Mirza are currently playing at the Apia International in SydneyThe World No. 1 doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis added to their long, growing list of laurels today as they won their 28th consecutive match, equaling the earlier longest streak, set by the Puerto Rican-Belarussian pair of Gigi Fernandez and Natasha Zvereva.They have now progressed to the semifinals of the Apia International in Sydney. The all-time r

Jan 13 2016
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis in Sydney International quarter-final
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis in Sydney International quarter-final

The World No. 1 pair have been in unstoppable form since 2015Sydney, Jan 12 (IANS) Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis brushed off the challenge from Anastasia Rodionova and Arina Rodionova 6-2, 6-3 in the first round of the Sydney International tennis tournament here on Tuesday.Sania and Martina, who have extended their winning streak to 27 matches, thus qualified for the quarter-finals. They will meet the Chinese pair of Liang Chen and Shuai Peng in

Leander Paes loses Sydney International opener
Leander Paes loses Sydney International opener

Partnering Jeremy Chardy, Paes went down in straight sets to Marcelo Melo and Daniel NestorSydney, Jan 11 (IANS) Indian tennis veteran Leander Paes' preparation for the year's first Major, the Australian Open, did not get off to a good start as the 42-year-old lost in the opening round of men's doubles at the $404,780 Sydney International here on Monday.Paes, partnering French ace Jeremy Chardy, lost 4-6, 4-6 in an hour and eight minu

Jan 11 2016
Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands win Sydney doubles title
Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands win Sydney doubles title

Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands with the Sydney doubles title Sydney, Jan 16 (IANS): The Indo-American pair of Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands defeated top-seeded Americans Abigail Spears and Raquel Kops-Jones 6-3, 6-3 to win the women's doubles title at the Sydney International tennis tournament here Friday. This was Sania's first doubles title of the season and 23rd of her career. The Indo-American duo

Jan 16 2015
Juan Marin del Potro knocked out of Sydney International
Juan Marin del Potro knocked out of Sydney International

Juan Martin del Potro Sydney, Jan 15 (IANS) Juan Martin del Potro's Sydney International title defence is over after the Argentine lost to Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin in straight sets on Thursday. Del Potro, who was playing only his third match in nearly a year after a career-threatening wrist injury, lost 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3) at the Sydney Olympic Park. The former US champion, whose ranking slipped to 338 while he was recovering

Jan 15 2015
Juan Martin Del Potro advances to quarterfinals at Sydney International
Juan Martin Del Potro advances to quarterfinals at Sydney International

Juan Martin Del Potro plays a backhand in his win over Fabio Fognini in the Round of 16 of Sydney International Juan Martin Del Potro beat top seed Fabio Fognini 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals of the Sydney International. Fognini dictated most of the rallies in the early goings of the match and took the set with a solitary break of serve. The 2009 U.S Open champion bounced back in style as he kept points short through winners on

Jan 14 2015
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