Sony Ericsson

  • I'm just as good as last year, warns Djokovic April 2, 2012

    Key Biscayne: Novak Djokovic may not be able to match last year's sensational 41-match winning streak, but the world number one believes he is in just as good form heading into the clay court season. The Serb successfully defended his Sony Ericsson Open title with a 6-1, 7-6 win over Britain's...
  • Djokovic trumps Murray, wins at Key Biscayne April 2, 2012

    Key Biscayne, Fla.: Two boys stood on the top row of the stadium, beautiful Biscayne Bay at their back and the world's best tennis player down below, as they waved a sign in his support. "Djokovic in the house," it read. From the youngsters' remote perch, Novak Djokovic looked like a...
  • Paes hauls 50th doubles title in Miami April 1, 2012

    Miami: Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek came from behind to claim the men’s doubles title at the Sony Ericsson Open here on Saturday night, giving the Indian veteran his 50th doubles crown. The seventh seeds beat second seeds Max Mirnyi and Daniel Nestor 3-6, 6-1, 10-8...
  • Radwanska lifts Sony Ericsson Open title April 1, 2012

    Florida: The two finalists met at the net to shake hands, Maria Sharapova standing a head taller, even with her shoulders slumped in disappointment. She finished second again on Saturday. Sharapova lost serve in the last game of each set and fell short in the latest bid for her first Sony Ericsson...
  • Djokovic through to Key Biscayne final March 31, 2012

    Key Biscayne, Fla.: A marathon second set was all even in a tie-breaker on Friday night when Novak Djokovic found himself involved in yet another grueling point. He hit 13 shots, all smacked aggressively from the backcourt, many landing within a foot or two of the baseline at the far...
  • Nadal withdraws at Key Biscayne with knee injury March 31, 2012

    Key Biscayne, Fla.: Rafael Nadal's knee trouble has sidelined him again, and he hopes for a quick recovery to avoid missing any of the upcoming clay-court season. Nadal withdrew hours before the start of his semi-final on Friday at the Sony Ericsson Open because of a left knee injury that bothered...
  • Paes in Miami doubles final, Bopanna-Bhupathi out March 30, 2012

    Miami: India's Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek pulled off an amazing victory over top seeds Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan to secure their berth in the final of the Sony Ericsson Open. However, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna crashed out of the tournament in straight sets on...
  • Sharapova beats Wozniacki in Miami March 30, 2012

    Key Biscayne: Maria Sharapova was confused and Caroline Wozniacki was mad. The linesman was wrong and the chair umpire was right. Sharapova won the disputed final point after an overrule by the umpire, edging Wozniacki 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 on Thursday in the semi-finals at the Sony Ericsson Open. "Obviously you...
  • Paes-Stepanek in Miami semi-finals March 29, 2012

    Miami: In the first doubles match played on the Stadium Court in this year's Sony Ericsson Open, seventh-seeded Leander Paes of India and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek defeated Spaniards David Marrero and Fernando Verdasco in straight sets 7-6 (6), 6-4 to enter the semi-finals here on Wednesday. Paes and Stepanek...
  • Bartoli ends Azarenka's unbeaten run March 29, 2012

    Miami: Victoria Azarenka's 26-match unbeaten streak across the first three months of the year was ended on Wednesday by Marion Bartoli, who beat the world No. 1 in straight sets in the quarter-finals of the Sony Ericsson Open. Azarenka's streak, which included her Australian Open title, was the best on the...
  • Clijsters out of action with hip injury March 28, 2012

    Brussels: Kim Clijsters has torn her hip muscle and will need four weeks off on the WTA tour. A statement from her management company on Wednesday said she'd been troubled with hip pains during the Sony Ericsson Open over the weekend in Key Biscayne, Florida. She lost to Belgian compatriot Yanina...
  • Djokovic to face Ferrer in Miami quarter-final March 28, 2012

    Miami: World No.1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic reached the Sony Ericsson Open quarter-final by defeating 17th seed Richard Gasquet 7-5, 6-3. Djokovic will face Spaniard David Ferrer in the quarter-final. Ferrer dismissed Argentine Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 6-3 on Tuesday night. Djokovic started slow, falling behind 1-3 before settling into...
  • Bhupathi-Bopanna enter semi-finals in Miami March 28, 2012

    Miami: Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna came from a set down to win 2-6, 6-3, 10-8 against Michael Llodra of France and Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia and move into the semi-finals of the Sony Ericsson Open here. The sixth-seeded Indian duo took an hour and eight minutes to get the better...
  • Serena loses, Nadal marches on in Miami March 28, 2012

    Miami: Serena Williams' bid for a record sixth Key Biscayne title ended on Tuesday night when she lost in the quarterfinals of the Sony Ericsson Open to former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki, 6-4, 6-4. "I made her run," Wozniacki said. Wozniacki served well and was content to keep the ball in play...
  • Roddick upsets Federer at Key Biscayne March 27, 2012

    Key Biscayne, Florida: Andy Roddick beat Roger Federer for only the third time in their 24 meetings on Monday, dominating with his serve to win 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-4 in the third round at the Sony Ericsson Open. Roddick broke serve only once but held every service game in the first...
  • Venus Williams rallies for win at Key Biscayne March 26, 2012

    Miami: Weary winner Venus Williams stood near the net swatting souvenir balls to cheering fans, but a marathon match had taken its toll, and one attempt didn't even reach the stands. Williams had already expended all of her energy, erasing a match point and outlasting Aleksandra Wozniak 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5)...
  • Federer rolls on, Clijsters falls in Miami March 25, 2012

    Miami: Roger Federer held off local wildcard Ryan Harrison to set up a third-round clash against twice former Sony Ericsson Open champion Andy Roddick and Serena Williams served her way into the fourth round in Miami action on Saturday. While men's number one Novak Djokovic and women's second-ranked Maria Sharapova progressed...
  • Venus, Azarenka, Nadal win at Miami March 24, 2012

    Miami: Venus Williams took a big step in her comeback on Friday when she defeated reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 in the second round of the Sony Ericsson Open. Williams is playing in her first tournament since she withdrew from the US Open in August after being diagnosed...
  • Serena Williams eases through in Miami March 23, 2012

    Miami: Serena Williams made a triumphant return to the WTA Tour on Thursday, crushing China's Zhang Shuai 6-2, 6-3 in the second round of the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami. A five-times winner of the elite event, Williams fired down six aces and broke her opponent four times on way to...
  • Venus Williams makes winning return in Miami March 22, 2012

    Miami: Venus Williams, granted a wildcard entry, made a triumphant return to the WTA Tour on Wednesday, winning her first round match at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami. The former world number one had not played a singles match since last year's US Open in New York when she revealed...
  • Sony Ericsson Open: Kleybanova wins on return March 21, 2012

    Key Biscayne: Alisa Kleybanova has won her first match on return to tennis from treatment for cancer. The 248th-ranked Kleybanova, who received a wild card entry at the Sony Ericsson Open, dropped the first set to Johanna Larsson of Sweden before rebounding to secure a 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory at Key...
  • Sania one win away from Miami main draw March 20, 2012

    Miami: Sania Mirza moved to second and final round of the qualifying event of the Sony Ericsson Open, a WTA Premier event, with a straight set victory over 18th seed Irina Falconi. Sania faced stiff resistance from the American in the first set before pulling of a 7-6 (4), 6-0 win...
  • Venus Williams gets Key Biscayne wildcard February 25, 2012

    Key Biscayne: Venus Williams has received a wildcard to play her first tournament since August at the Sony Ericsson Open next month. Williams hasn't played singles since withdrawing after the opening round of the US Open because of an autoimmune disease. She returned to competitive tennis earlier this month when she...
  • Smartphones, tablets to get Android 4.0 in India February 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Here is a comprehensive list of devices (tablets and smartphones) which are available in India and will get an Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) update, and the date when they will get that update. There has been a lot of euphoria in the market about the most advanced Android...
  • Sony Ericsson is now Sony Mobile Communications February 16, 2012

    Tokyo: Sony Corporation (Sony) has finally announced that it has finally acquired Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson's ("Ericsson") 50 per cent stake in the pair's former joint venture Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB ("Sony Ericsson"). The company also announced to rename the now fully Sony owned Sony Ericsson as "Sony Mobile Communications". This...
  • Tech Toyz: BlackBerry Messenger's drawbacks November 5, 2011

    On this episode we talk about BlackBerry Messenger, Macbook Air, Acer Aspire S3, Sony Ericsson Neo and much more. ...
  • Sony buys full control of Sony Ericsson October 27, 2011

    Stockholm: Sony Corp is to buy full control of the Sony Ericsson mobile phone venture from Ericsson, both partners said on Thursday, as it seeks to catch up smartphone rivals such as Apple Inc while boosting its consumer products range. Ericsson is to receive 1.05 billion euros($1.45 billion) in cash...
  • Sony Ericsson shifts to phones amid Sony buyout talk October 15, 2011

    Stockholm: Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson will focus entirely on the booming smartphone market, going head to head with rivals like Apple and underlining the importance of a tie-up with Sony amid reports the electronics giant is preparing a buyout. The company said on Friday it would shift all its...
  • Sony Ericsson to bring 'lode runner' on Xperia Play September 18, 2011

    Tokyo: Adding to its portfolio of partnerships for flagship gaming smartphone Xperia PLAY, Sony Ericsson has announced a new relationship with Tozai Games. The partnership will bring the console hit and gaming franchise "Lode Runner" to Android for the first time. From November 2011, the game will be available on...