Exhibition Match

  • Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic in exhibition match November 25, 2013

    Buenos Aires: World No.1 Rafael Nadal proved why he held the top spot as he beat second-seeded Novak Djokovic at an exhibition tennis match here. The Spaniard defeated his Serbian rival in two sets, 6-4, 7-5, as part of a relaxed joke and humour-filled match watched by more than 12,000...
  • Djokovic, Nadal to clash in exhibition match April 11, 2012

    Madrid: Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, the world's top two players, will try to set a record attendance for a tennis match when they face off at Real Madrid's Bernabeu stadium in July, the club said on Tuesday. "The objective of this exhibition match is to set a spectator record...
  • Sharapova beats Wozniacki in exhibition match March 6, 2012

    New York: Maria Sharapova beat Caroline Wozniacki in an exhibition at Madison Square Garden on Monday - though she lost the only point she played against Wozniacki's boyfriend, top-ranked golfer Rory McIlroy. With the Dane a game away from losing 6-3, 6-4, she invited McIlroy onto the court just hours after...
  • India name 23 players for Bayern Munich match December 28, 2011

    New Delhi: The Indian football coach Savio Medeira on Wednesday named seven new players in the 23-member national squad to play against top German side Bayern Munich in Baichung Bhutia's farewell exhibition match here on January 10. The team, to be led by Bhutia, will miss the services of striker Sunil...
  • Man Utd friendly 'fixed' by Chinese referee December 23, 2011

    Beijing: A veteran Chinese referee has admitted in court to taking bribes to fix local and international matches, including making sure a local team won the toss in a friendly involving Manchester United, state media has reported. The case of Huang Junjie, a referee for more than 20 years who has...
  • Clijsters beats Wozniacki in Brussels December 9, 2011

    Brussels: After being sidelined for nearly four months bacause of injury, Australian Open champion Kim Clijsters made a successful return to the court by beating World No 1 Caroline Wozniacki 6-2, 7-6 (5) in an exhibition on Thursday. In front of some 10,000 home fans at the Antwerp Sports Palace, Clijsters...
  • India's date with Ronaldo on January 15 December 5, 2011

    New Delhi: After the likes of Pele, Maradona and Lionel Messi, thrice world footballer of the year, Ronaldo is set to play in India in an exhibition match in Kolkata on January 15 to raise funds for the victims of the Sikkim earthquake. The exhibition match, which is the brainchild of...
  • Venus defeats Serena in exhibition in Colombia November 26, 2011

    Medellin: Venus Williams defeated her sister Serena Williams 6-4, 7-6 (5) in an exhibition match in Colombia, the first match for both siblings since the US Open in September. The match late on Wednesday was the first for Venus since she pulled out of the US Open after the first round...
  • Federer, Sampras to clash in November June 20, 2007

    Kuala Lumpur: World number one Roger Federer will play Pete Sampras in an exhibition match in Kuala Lumpur in November to celebrate Malaysia's 50th year of independence, organisers said on Wednesday. Swiss Federer, who trails the American's record of 14 grand slam titles by four, will take on the 35-year-old...
  • Nadal beats FedEx in exhibition match June 20, 2007

    Palma de Mallorca (Spain): Clay court king Rafael Nadal got the better of world No. 1 and grass court master Roger Federer to win "the battle of the surfaces" in front of his home crowd in Palma on Wednesday. Nadal, who had won seven of the previous 10 meetings against the...
  • Federer, Nadal play exhibition match June 20, 2007

    Palma de Mallorca (Balearic Islands): One is the king of grass, the other the king of clay. On Wednesday, Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal will be king of both. Four-time Wimbledon champion Federer plays two-time French Open winner Nadal in an exhibition on a customised half-clay, half-grass court on the...
  • Unique challenge awaits FedEx, Nadal June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: World No. 1 Roger Federer takes on World No. 2 Rafael Nadal. It's not an official encounter though. It will be an exhibition match. The rivals will be playing on a half-grass, half-clay court. The exhibition match will take place on May 2 in Mallorca, where the second-ranked Nadal...