Masters

  • Anirban Lahiri finishes third in Selangor Masters Yesterday

    Selangor: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri had to settle for third place, two behind the playoff duo Chapchai Nirat and Antonio Lascuna following a final round 68 at the Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters on Sunday. Lahiri battled hard but failed to find the extra birdie towards the end to join...
  • Viswanathan Anand close to winning Bilbao Masters 3 days ago

    Bilbao: Fivetime world champion Viswanathan Anand took a decisive step towards his second big title of the year after drawing with Ruslan Ponomariov of Ukraine in the fifth and penultimate round of the Final Masters here on Saturday. After crushing Francisco Vallejo Pons of Spain in the fourth round, Anand cemented...
  • Viswanathan Anand closes in to title victory in Bilbao Masters 3 days ago

    Bilbao: Fivetime world champion Viswanathan Anand took a decisive step towards his second big title of the year after drawing with Ruslan Ponomariov of Ukraine in the fifth and penultimate round of the Final Masters here on Friday. After crushing Francisco Vallejo Pons of Spain in the fourth round, Anand cemented...
  • Anirban Lahiri stays ahead in Malaysia 3 days ago

    Kuala Lumpur: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri continued his flying form by firing a fourunderpar 68 to maintain a twoshot lead at the halfway stage of the Asian Tour's Selangor Masters on Friday. The 27yearold, who fired 10 birdies in his impressive opening round, dropped just one shot for a 10under 132...
  • Delhi: Najeeb Jung asks DDA to finalise draft guidelines for green buildings 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Development agencies in their layout plans of plots measuring more than 3000 sqm have to contruct underground water storage tank and rooftop water harvesting system as per the draft regulations for "green" buildings, as proposed in the Master Plan of Delhi2021. Also all hospitals, commercial, industrial, hotels, restaurants and...
  • Viswanathan Anand beats Vallejo Pons to stay ahead in Bilbao Masters 1 week ago

    Bilbao: Fivetime world champion Viswanathan Anand cashed in on his chances to put it across Francisco Vallejo Pons of Spain in the second round of Bilbao Final Masters. Anand displayed his technical prowess and had Vallejo offtrack with some brilliant ideas in the game and even though it would go down...
  • Viswanathan Anand beats Ruslan Ponomariov in Bilbao opener September 15, 2014

    Bilbao: Fivetime world champion Viswanathan Anand started his campaign at the Bilbao Final Masters with a crushing win over former FIDE world champion Ruslan Ponomariov of Ukraine here. Playing his last tournament ahead of the World Championship rematch against Magnus Carlsen in November, Anand showed that he was in top form...
  • Shuttler HS Prannoy wins maiden title by clinching Indonesian Masters September 14, 2014

    Palembang: Young Indian shuttler HS Prannoy clinched the maiden title of his career after winning the USD 1,25,000 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold, following his straightgame victory over local favourite Firman Abdul Kholik in the finals on Sunday. In a 43minute battle, fifth seed Prannoy, who finished runnersup at the USD...
  • Prannoy enters second successive final of Indonesian Masters September 13, 2014

    Palembang: Young Indian shuttler HS Prannoy entered his second successive final after beating Malaysia's Daren Liew in the men's singles event at the USD 1,25,000 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold here on Saturday. Fifth seed Prannoy, who finished runnersup at the USD 50,000 Vietnam Grand Prix in Hochiminh City last week,...
  • Jayaram, Praneeth reach prequarters of Indonesian Masters September 11, 2014

    Palembang: Four Indian shuttlers, Ajay Jayaram, B Sai Praneeth, H S Prannoy and Anand Pawar advanced to the prequarterfinals of the USD 12,500 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament in the men's singles competition on Thursday. Jayaram and Praneeth will clash in the prequarterfinals, following their gruelling threegame wins in...
  • Jyoti Randhawa makes comeback at European Masters September 6, 2014

    Indian golfer Jyoti Randhawa is fired up to end his week on a high after he returned with a third round fiveunderpar 65 at the 2.3 million euro European Masters on Saturday. "I'm happy with the way I played. I putted well the last two days, made several birdies putts and...
  • Anirban Lahiri, Jyoti Randhawa, Rahil Gangjee make Omega cut; rest miss out September 6, 2014

    Crans Montana: Anirban Lahiri led a group of three Indians into the weekend rounds at the USD 3 million Omega European Masters even as six others missed the cut. Leader on the Asian Tour Order of Merit, Lahiri, making up for his opening day score of 70, shot a fine threeunder...
  • Sudhakar Jayant wins gold at World Masters Weightlifting Championships September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Army's Lt Colonel Sudhakar Jayant completed a hattrick of titles after clinching the gold medal for the third time at the IWF World Masters Weightlifting Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark. Competing in 62kg weight category, the 45yearold Indian lifted a total of 185kg. In snatch Jayant lifted 85kg while in...
  • Jeev moves up, Kapur slips down at Nordea Masters June 1, 2014

    Jeev Milkha Singh dropped just one bogey on the back nine against three birdies on the front for a card of 70 in third round, which saw him rise to tied 46th at the Nordea Masters on Sunday. He had made the cut on the line. Shiv Kapur endured a painful triple...
  • Shiv Kapur, Jeev Milkha Singh make cut at Nordea Masters May 31, 2014

    Malmo: Shiv Kapur landed five birdies against just one bogey to make amends for the patchy first round as he carded 68 at the Nordea Masters in Malmo. Kapur, who looked on his way out with a card of 76 on first day putted way better than the first day on...
  • Rohan Bopanna, AisamulHaq Qureshi knocked out of Rome Masters May 15, 2014

    Rome: Rohan Bopanna and AisamulHaq Qureshi yet again failed to go past the formidable team of Mike and Bob Bryan as they lost in straight sets to the American brothers in the second round of the ATP Rome Masters on Thursday. The unseeded IndoPak combination suffered a 57, 16 defeat against...
  • Anirban Lahiri lands eagle on final hole to win Indonesian Masters April 27, 2014

    Jakarta: Anirban Lahiri holed a sensational 20foot eagle putt on the 18th hole to grab his fourth Asian Tour title and the first outside India at the CIMB Indonesian Masters on Sunday. Lahiri, who will get married next month, fought back from a double bogey on 13th as he leapfrogged from...
  • Anirban Lahiri finishes 2nd, Rashid Khan 3rd at Indonesia Masters April 26, 2014

    Jakarta: India's Anirban Lahiri came up with a brilliant performance to be placed second while compatriot Rashid Khan finished third after the third round of the $750,000 Indonesia Masters at the Royale Jakarta Golf Club on Saturday. Lahiri displayed the qualities that made him an EurAsia Cup hero when he fired...
  • Golf: Anirban Lahiri awaits clash with Victor Dubuisson at Indonesian Masters April 23, 2014

    Anirban Lahiri, who defeated France's Victor Dubuisson at the EurAsia Cup, will get another chance to prove his growing status as one of Asia's rising stars when he tees off at the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters on Thursday. Dubuisson, world number 23, will seek revenge over Lahiri, who defeated him twice...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka beats Roger Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters April 20, 2014

    Monaco: Stanislas Wawrinka won the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time after rallying to beat Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 in a rare all-Swiss final on Sunday. The Australian Open champion had lost his previous two Masters finals and looked like losing a third until Federer's level dropped suddenly...
  • Novak Djokovic out for 'some time' with wrist injury April 20, 2014

    Novak Djokovic said on Saturday he would not be able to play tennis "for some time" after being hampered by a wrist injury at the Monte Carlo Masters. The Serbian second seed was knocked out 7-5 6-2 by former world number one Roger Federer in the semi-finals, being clearly bothered...
  • Roger Federer defeats Novak Djokovic to enter Monte Carlo final April 19, 2014

    Monaco: Roger Federer defeated defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 on Saturday to set up an all-Swiss final against Stanislas Wawrinka. Djokovic complained of soreness in his right wrist at the start of the week and took to the court with it heavily strapped. Although he seemed to...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka beats David Ferrer to reach Monte Carlo final April 19, 2014

    Monaco: Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka reached the Monte Carlo Masters final after beating Spaniard David Ferrer 6-1, 7-6 (3) on Saturday to set up a possible all-Swiss decider against Roger Federer. Although the third-seeded Wawrinka made a string of unforced errors - 40 compared to 12 for Ferrer - he...
  • Djokovic to vie with Federer for spot in Monte Carlo final April 19, 2014

    Monaco: Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Swiss great Roger Federer will face one other in the semifinals of the Monte Carlo Masters after each triumphed in hard-fought matches Friday. Djokovic, ranked second in the world, needed more than two hours to defeat Spaniard Guillermo Garcia Lopez 4-6, 6-3, 6-1. Federer, meanwhile, squandered 16...
  • Rafael Nadal admits he's lacking confidence April 18, 2014

    Despite going into the Monte Carlo Masters on the back of another impressive unbeaten run on clay, Rafael Nadal admitted six months before his beloved French Open that he has been struggling with his confidence for months. The world number one, who was knocked out in the quarter-finals of the Monte...
  • Rafael Nadal ousted by David Ferrer in Monte Carlo quarters April 18, 2014

    Monaco: Rafael Nadal lost to Spanish compatriot David Ferrer 7-6 (1), 6-4 in the quarter-finals on Friday, his earliest exit at the Monte Carlo Masters in 11 years. While he beat Nadal just last year, Ferrer hadn't defeated Nadal on clay since 2004. A day after becoming the 11th man in the...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka beats Milos Raonic to reach Monte Carlo semis April 18, 2014

    Monaco: Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka reached the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters after beating eighth-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada 7-6 (5), 6-2 on Friday. The third-seeded Wawrinka reached the semis five years ago, losing to Novak Djokovic. He faces either eight-time champion Rafael Nadal or sixth-seeded David Ferrer. It is...
  • Djokovic races into Monte Carlo Masters quarters April 17, 2014

    Monaco: Defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia raced into the Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals on Thursday, dispatching Pablo Carreno Busta 6-0, 6-1 in just 47 minutes. Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal also had little trouble reaching the last eight, beating Italian Andreas Seppi 6-1, 6-3, while fourth-seeded Roger Federer shook off a...
  • Rafael Nadal battles wardrobe malfunction in Monte Carlo April 17, 2014

    Rafael Nadal is battling a wardrobe malfunction that has forced him to alter his serving routine at this week's Monte Carlo Masters. When he has failed with his first serve, Nadal has had to ask for another ball rather than plucking one from his shorts, because he has been experiencing problems...