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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
Juan Martin Del Potro makes a winning return in Apia International Sydney
Juan Martin Del Potro makes a winning return in Apia International Sydney

Juan Martin Del Potro plays a backhand in his win over Sergiy Stakhovsky in Sydney Juan Martin Del Potro got his season underway with a 6-3, 7-6 (4) victory over Sergiy Stakhovsky in the Apia International Sydney tournament. The 26-year old broke early to take a 3-1 lead before closing out the set 6-3. The second set was a much tighter affair as both players served well to send the set to a tiebreak. It was Del Potro who came out on top in

Jan 13 2015
Sam Stosur wins thrilling contest to enter the second round of Sydney International
Sam Stosur wins thrilling contest to enter the second round of Sydney International

Sam Stosur in action at the Sydney International Sydney, January 12 (IANS) Sam Stosur on Monday dug deep to win a thrilling three-set contest against Czech Lucie Safarova to advance to the women's singles' second round of the Sydney International tennis tournament. Stosur prevailed in a three-hour slog to win 7-6, 5-7, 6-3, ending a six-match losing streak against the World No. 16, reports dailytelegraph.com.au. The Australian, wh

Jan 13 2015
Top ranked women's players begin their 2015 season this week
Top ranked women's players begin their 2015 season this week

Will these 2 continue to dominate in 2015? The WTA Tour in 2014 has been an exciting one which saw a lot of great achievements by some very talented players. We have seen some new players come into the fray and who are making a mark on the big stage, while we have also seen some of the familiar faces reach new heights in their careers.  The 2015 season is  set to begin in a week’s time with 5 tournaments set to ta

Juan Martin Del Potro: In the vortex of despondency
Juan Martin Del Potro: In the vortex of despondency

Juan Martin Del Potro looks on before the start the Copa Sudamericana 2014 semifinals football match between Boca Juniors and River Plate at the Bombonera stadium in Buenos Aires 1 The unforeseen jolt It wasn’t so long ago that Juan Martin Del Potro was announcing his comeback to the ATP tour after his long injury layoff. But just as he seemed to be rediscovering his Slam-winning form of 2009, he was struck by anoth

Dec 17 2014
Interview with Haile Gebreselassie -
Interview with Haile Gebreselassie - "Winning 10,000m gold at Sydney Olympics is my favourite moment"

Haile Gebreselassie, 2 time 10000m Olympic Gold medallist Double Olympic gold medalist and long distance running legend Haile Gebreselassie was recently in India for the inaugural edition of the Bengaluru Marathon. The Ethiopian legend was Adidas Brand Ambassador for the Bengaluru Marathon. He interacted with fans and runners at the Sree Kanteerava stadium, talking to them about his own experiences and enjoyed himself throughout the ev

Oct 21 2014
Del Potro to meet Tomic in Sydney final
Del Potro to meet Tomic in Sydney final

Sydney, Jan 10 (IANS) World No.5 Juan Martin del Potro booked his place in the final of the Sydney International tennis tournament beating Russian Dmitry Tursunov here Friday. The Argentinean needed only 64 minutes to claim a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Tursunov. He becomes the first top seed to reach the final since 2005 when Australian Lleyton Hewitt defeated Ivo Minar to win the title. Del Potro will meet defending champion Bernard Tomic in the

Jan 10 2014