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Djokovic, Nadal, Muguruza ease into French Open 2nd round

Paris, May 29 (IANS) Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Garbine Muguruza made flying starts as they eased into the second round of the French Open tennis championship here on Monday. The men’s singles second seed…

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Muguruza, Djokovic ease into second round

Paris, May 29 (IANS) Novak Djokovic and Garbine Muguruza made flying starts in their title defence as they eased into the second round of the men’s and women’s singles categories respectively of the French Open…



Raonic advances to French Open 2nd round

Paris, May 29 (IANS) Canadian fifth seed Milos Raonic started his journey at the 2017 French Open tennis championships with victory against Belgian Steve Darcis here on Monday. The world No.6 was able to finish…






Spain’s Garcia-Lopez advances at French Open

Paris, May 28 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Guillermo Garcia-Lopez knocked out Luxembourgish Gilles Muller and reached the second round of the French Open here on Sunday. Although the Spaniard suffered pain in his left leg,…



Petra Kvitova in French Open second round

Paris, May 28 (IANS) Czech tennis player Petra Kvitova on Sunday advanced to French Open second round, winning her first match against American player Julia Boserups. The two-time Wimbledon champion won 6-3, 6-2 against Boserup…





Tennis: Bertens wins Nuremberg Cup

Nuremberg (Germany), May 27 (IANS) Dutch woman tennis player Kiki Bertens retained the Nuremberg Cup title after beating Czech Barbora Krejcikova 6-2, 6-1 in the final here on Saturday. The world No.19 took less than…





Wawrinka, Nishikori advance to Geneva Open semis

Geneva, May 26 (IANS) Top-seeded Stan Wawrinka and second-seeded Kei Nishikori advanced to the semi-finals of the Geneva Open with come-from-behind three-set victories over Sam Querrey and Kevin Anderson, respectively. The 32-year-old Wawrinka, who has…


Australia’s Stosur in Strasborg semis

Madrid, May 25 (IANS) Australian Samantha Stosur on Thursday defeated Spain’s Carla Suarez 7-6(5), 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the Strasbourg tennis tournament. The former US Open champion and Roland Garros finalist defeated Suarez in…