Round One

  • Little-known Khalin Joshi takes SAIL Open day one by storm March 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Thailand's Chapchai Nirat launched his quest to end a four-year win-less run with a superb six-under-par 66 to share the first round lead with Indian rookie Khalin Joshi at the SAIL-SBI Open golf here Wednesday. Chapchai, nicknamed "King Kong" due to his big-hitting game, fired eight birdies against two...
  • Valiant Yuki shown the door in Chennai Open round one January 1, 2013

    Chennai: India's big tennis hope Yuki Bhambri put up a valiant fight against sixth seed Robin Haase before losing his first round in the singles event of the ATP Chennai Open, here Monday. Ranked 217, Yuki fought well before losing 5-7 3-6 in the opening round against his Dutch rival, ranked...
  • Lahiri impressive in European Masters Rd 1 August 30, 2012

    Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland: India's Anirban Lahiri adjusted very well to cold and heavy rains as he shot a bogey-free 66 on the first day of the 2.1 million Euro Omega European Masters here Thursday. Lahiri, who is ranked 217 in the world, carded five-under 66, the same as England's Robert Coles and...
  • US Open: Nadal beats Bjorn Phau to enter Rd 2 August 26, 2008

    New Delhi: Rafael Nadal won his first match as the top seed of a Grand Slam. The new world number 1 was made to work very hard through. Nadal's unseeded German opponent, Bjorn Phau pushed the first set to a tie-breaker. Phau kept pace in most of the rallies and...
  • Sania Mirza moves into second round of US Open August 28, 2007

    New York: Sania Mirza overcame a dropped set to beat Estonian Kaia Kanepi 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 6-1 and moved into the second round of the singles event at the US Open. Seeded 26th, Sania was made to sweat by her unheralded opponent for about one hour and 40 minutes before the...
  • Indian hopes bite dust in Chennai Open June 15, 2007

    Chennai: Indian players had to bite the dust on the first day of the Chennai Open tennis tournament on Monday. Prakash Amritraj and the Indian duo of Vishal Uppal and Ashtosh Singh lost their singles and doubles matches respectively on New Year's Day. But Day II has a lot in store...