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  • It's a treat to play with Martina Hingis, says Leander Paes 55 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Leander Paes and Martina Hingis, two legends of the game, were all praise for each other after wining their first Grand Slam together as the Indian ace called it a "treat to win title" with the 'Swiss Miss'. Paes, contesting his 25th season on the ATP World Tour, and the...
  • Novak Djokovic shows why he is king of the Australian Open 1 hour 23 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Novak Djokovic may never win as many Wimbledon or US Open titles as Roger Federer or as many French Open championships as Rafael Nadal but when it comes to the Australian Open the Serbian reigns supreme. On Sunday, Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open crown, beating Andy Murray 7-6(5) 6-7(4)...
  • Martin Laird takes a 3-shot lead in Phoenix Open 2 hours 54 minutes ago

    Scottsdale: Martin Laird watched the ball disappear into the cup on the par-3 16th hole and put some elbow grease into his fist pump. It certainly wasn't the most exciting moment on golf's most raucous hole. That belonged to Francesco Molinari, who made the first hole-in-one at the 16th on...
  • Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray to win 5th Australian Open title 2 hours 54 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and extended Andy Murray's misery at Melbourne Park by beating the Scotsman 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 in the final on Sunday. Murray has now been a losing finalist four times here, losing twice previously to Djokovic in 2011 and 2013...
  • Leander Paes-Martina Hingis win Australian Open mixed doubles title 3 hours 8 minutes ago

    Indian tennis ace Leander Paes clinched his 15th Grand Slam title as he and Swiss ace Martina Hingis won the Australian Open mixed-doubles title on Sunday. ...
  • Court invader interrupts Australian Open men's final 3 hours 12 minutes ago

    Melbourne: A protester was stopped on court by security during the Australian Open men's final between Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray on Sunday night, causing a short delay in play during the second set. Australian Open organizers said two people had been arrested by police. "Security responded immediately. Both were quickly removed...
  • Leander Paes wins Australia Open mixed doubles with Hingis, his 15th Grand Slam 8 hours 50 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Martina Hingis won her first Grand Slam title since returning from retirement, combining with Leander Paes of India to win the Australian Open mixed doubles title with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Kristina Mladenovic of France and Daniel Nestor of Canada. With Paes serving for the match, Hingis hit a...
  • Martin Laird takes a 3-shot lead in Phoenix Open 10 hours 49 minutes ago

    Scottsdale: For all his birdies, Martin Laird kept in control with two big pars at the Phoenix Open on Saturday. Laird made 10-footers for par on the 16th and 18th holes and had a 3-under 68, giving him a three-shot lead going into the final round over a new pair of...
  • Indian Open set to see top European, Asian golfers in action Yesterday

    A strong contingent from Europe besides some top Asian Tour golfers are set to tee off at the 2015 Indian Open, which has become a co-sanctioned event between European and Asian Tours for the first time, from February 19 to 22. The European players taking part at the par-71 Delhi Golf...
  • Fabio Fognini, Simone Bolelli win Men's Doubles at Australian Open Yesterday

    Melbourne: Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli became the first all-Italian team to capture a Grand Slam Men's Doubles title in more than 50 years after beating French pair Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4, 6-4 in the Australian Open final on Saturday. The last Italians to win a men's doubles title...
  • Australian Open: Foiled again, Sharapova feels Serena breakthrough close Yesterday

    Melbourne: Maria Sharapova's dreams of a sixth grand slam title were ended by Serena Williams and her wrecking ball serve in the Australian Open final on Saturday, but the Russian was adamant she would some day have the American's measure. Though gallant in defeat, her 6-3, 7-6(5) loss under the lights...
  • Murray, Djokovic both bidding for firsts in Australian Open Yesterday

    For two men who have accomplished so much in their closely intertwined careers, the Australian Open final between friends Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray on Sunday could achieve a number of firsts. Should Djokovic beat Murray he will become the first man in the Open era to win five titles in...
  • Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova to win 6th Australian Open Yesterday

    Melbourne: Serena Williams stuck out a fist in mock triumph and mouthed "C'mon," careful not to push her point too far. The 33-year-old Williams was closing in on her 19th Grand Slam singles title, her 16th straight win over Maria Sharapova and her sixth Australian Open championship when she was docked...
  • Tiger Woods plunges into last place in Phoenix Yesterday

    Tiger Woods plunged into last place after a disastrous eight-over-par 44 over his first nine holes in the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Friday. Playing in only his second tournament in five months after enduring back problems for much of last year, the former world number one...
  • Australian Open: Down but not out, Djokovic just glad to make final Yesterday

    Melbourne: A solemn Novak Djokovic will look for positives from his previous clashes at Melbourne Park after playing arguably his worst match of the tournament in edging a mentally "dead" Stan Wawrinka in five sets on Friday. The top-seeded Serb blew hot and cold in the 7-6(1) 3-6 6-4 4-6 6-0...
  • Djokovic beats defending champion Wawrinka to reach Australian Open final 2 days ago

    Melbourne: Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Australian Open final with a five-set win over defending champion Stan Wawrinka that fell flat compared with their previous encounters at Melbourne Park. The top-ranked Djokovic finished over the top of Wawrinka in a seesawing 7-6 (1), 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 win on Friday night...
  • Golf: Phil Mickelson rallies to shoot 69 in Phoenix Open 2 days ago

    Arizona: Phil Mickelson played the final 11 holes in 5 under to salvage a 2-under 69 on Thursday in the first round of the Phoenix Open. The three-time champion bogeyed his first hole - the par-4 10th - after driving left into a hospitality tent. He had a double bogey on...
  • Mattek-Sands, Lucie Safarova win Australian Open doubles title 2 days ago

    Melbourne: American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic won the Australian Open women's doubles title in their first tournament as a combination, beating Chan Yung-jan of Taiwan and China's Zheng Jie 6-4, 7-6 (5) in Friday's final. It marked the first time a new pairing has won a...
  • Paes-Hingis storm into Aussie Open mixed doubles final, Sania-Soares bow out 2 days ago

    Melbourne: Leander Paes kept himself in line for his 15th Grand Slam title by reaching the Australian Open mixed doubles final with Martina Hingis but Sania Mirza bowed out with Bruno Soares after losing the semi-final on Friday. The seventh seeded Indo-Swiss pair recorded a comfortable 7-5 6-4 win over...
  • Tiger Woods struggles as Keegan Bradley in early control 2 days ago

    Arizona: While Tiger Woods struggled in his first PGA Tour start of the season, Keegan Bradley birdied four of his last eight holes to seize an early one-shot lead at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Thursday. Bradley, who recently switched back from a long to a short putter, produced a...
  • Serena Williams aims for 19th major after reaching Australian Open final 2 days ago

    Melbourne: It wasn't until Serena Williams forced herself to relax, and not focus too intently on a milestone Grand Slam title, that she rediscovered the art of winning the biggest events in tennis. Now she's on the verge of a 19th major championship after beating 19-year-old Madison Keys 7-6 (5), 6-2...
  • Andy Murray battles into Australian Open men's final 2 days ago

    Murray advanced to his fourth Australian Open final with a 6-7 (6), 6-0, 6-3, 7-5 semi-final win over Tomas Berdych. ...
  • Australian Open 2015: Will it be an all-Indian mixed final? 2 days ago

    Sania and Soares defeated Casey Dellacqua and John Peers while Paes and Hingis registered an easy win over Hlavackova and Alexander Peya in their mixed doubles quarter-finals. ...
  • Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka in showdown at Melbourne Park 2 days ago

    Top seed Novak Djokovic and defending champion Stan Wawrinka will brace for another epic clash at the Australian Open on Friday as they bid for a place in the final with Andy Murray. Serb Djokovic and Swiss Wawrinka's five-set marathons at Melbourne Park in 2013 and 2014 were arguably the most...
  • Andy Murray into Australian Open final with win over Tomas Berdych 3 days ago

    Melbourne: Andy Murray advanced to his fourth Australian Open final and a chance to win his third Grand Slam title with a 6-7 (6), 6-0, 6-3, 7-5 semi-final win over Tomas Berdych on Thursday. Murray broke Berdych's serve in the 11th game of the final set and clinched the match with...
  • Watch: This woman raps out an open letter to Honey Singh 3 days ago

    This is an open letter not only to Honey Singh, but also street side lechers who get a little too inspired by the superstar 'rap' artist's songs. From rapping about how much Honey Singh has to struggle to make things rhyme, she gradually moves into a frenzy as she blasts...
  • Madison Keys new American star born at Australian Open 3 days ago

    Melbourne: After Madison Keys walked off the court from the biggest match of her young career, she received quite a compliment from her celebrated opponent. The opponent was No. 1-ranked Serena Williams, who won their semi-final at the Australian Open on Thursday after a tournament that might be remembered as the...