Quarterfinal

  • Andy Murray to lead Britain in Davis Cup quarter-final against Italy 25-03-2014 06:18 PM

    London: Andy Murray will spearhead Britain's challenge in their Davis Cup quarter-final against Italy in Naples next month after being confirmed in the squad on Tuesday. The Wimbledon champion led Britain to victory in the United States in the first round and will be key to their hopes in a...
  • Ranji Trophy: Maharashtra, Mumbai fight for a place in the semis 07-01-2014 02:02 PM

    Mumbai: Group toppers Maharashtra will play defending champions Mumbai, who barely made it to the knock-out stage, in the five-day quarter-final of the Ranji Trophy that promises to be a keen fight at the Wankhede Stadium, starting here on Friday. While Maharashtra advanced to the elimination phase by finishing on...
  • Defending champion Andy Murray knocked out of US Open 06-09-2013 07:53 AM

    New York: The earliest real signs of trouble for Andy Murray came in the 10th game of his US Open quarterfinal. For 22 points stretched over 15 excruciating minutes on Thursday, Murray's body language was as poor as his play. When the 2012 champion pushed a simple forehand into the...
  • Djokovic breezes past Berdych to move into the semis 03-07-2013 08:14 PM

    London: Novak Djokovic advanced to the Wimbledon semi-finals for the fourth straight year, beating Tomas Berdych 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-3 Wednesday. The top-seeded Serb overcame a double break early in the second set to advance to Friday's semi-finals, where he will play Juan Martin del Potro. Djokovic won the Wimbledon...
  • Wawrinka downs Lorenzi in two sets to advance in Topshelf Open 19-06-2013 10:19 PM

    Rosmalen: Simona Halep continued her strong recent form to humble top-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-0, 6-1 on Wednesday and advance to the quarterfinals of the Topshelf Open grass court tournament. Halep is looking to make it two titles in as many weeks after beating Andrea Petkovic 6-3, 6-3 to win the...
  • Sania-Bethanie exit French Open after injury 04-06-2013 06:59 PM

    Paris: Indian challengers continued to exit from the French Open as Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands were forced to retire from their pre-quarterfinals following a groin problem to the latter, here Tuesday. Sania and Bethanie, seeded seventh, had annexed the first set but the American encountered a...
  • PSG strategy won't depend on Lionel Messi, says Carlo Ancelotti 10-04-2013 03:29 AM

    Barcelona: Paris St Germain's strategy for Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final, second leg at Barcelona will not depend on whether Lionel Messi features for the La Liga leaders, PSG coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Tuesday. The Argentine World Player of the Year strained a hamstring in last week's 2-2 first-leg draw...
  • Real Madrid into semis despite 3-2 loss at Galatasaray 10-04-2013 02:39 AM

    Istanbul: Real Madrid reached the Champions League semi-finals for the third straight season on Tuesday despite losing 3-2 at Galatasaray following a second-half resurgence by the Turkish team. Madrid needed a double from Cristiano Ronaldo to advance 5-3 on aggregate, but only after conceding three goals in a 16-minute span...
  • Herculean task for Galatasaray against Real in second leg 08-04-2013 01:30 PM

    Istanbul: Didier Drogba and his Galatasaray team-mates have a tough task when they try to overturn a 3-0 deficit against Real Madrid in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday. Drogba, who won the title last season with Chelsea, will take some cheer from his performance in...
  • Berlocq wins the decider to lift Argentina into semis 08-04-2013 08:50 AM

    Buenos Aires: Carlos Berlocq defeated Frenchman Gilles Simon on Sunday in the deciding singles match to put Argentina into the Davis Cup semifinals. Berlocq won 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 to delight the rowdy crowd at Parque Roca, the outdoor clay-court venue on the outskirts of the Argentine capital. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga...
  • Djokovic win takes Serbia into Davis Cup semis 08-04-2013 08:21 AM

    Boise, Idaho: Even an ankle injury couldn't stop world No. 1 Novak Djokovic from dominating Sam Querrey 7-5, 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-0 to give Serbia an insurmountable 3-1 lead in this Davis Cup quarterfinal at the Taco Bell Arena on Sunday. At 1-1, 30-40 and a second breakpoint opportunity on...
  • Saina loses in quarters of Korea Open 06-01-2012 02:12 PM

    New Delhi: Saina Nehwal suffered a straight-games defeat at the hands of sixth seed Yanjiao Jiang of China in the quarter-finals to crash out of the Korea Super Series in Seoul on Friday. The fourth seed Indian lost 17-21 10-21 to the world number six Jiang in a 36-minute battle...