Tournament Of Champions

  • Dipika Pallikal crashes out of squash tourney in New York January 20, 2014

    New York: World No. 12 Dipika Pallikal put up a spirited display before going down in straight games to Hong Kong's Annie Au in the Qualifying Finals of the Women's JP Morgan Tournament of Champions. Pallikal - the highest-ranked player in the qualifiers - lost 8-11, 9-11, 5-11 in 33 minutes...
  • Squash star Ghosal aims to breach top-10 barrier in 2014 January 13, 2014

    New York: Saurav Ghosal, the highest ranked Indian player of all-time, is hoping to build up on a successful 2013 by getting his 2014 campaign off to a winning start at the iconic Tournament of Champions beginning here on January 17. Ghosal made history last year by becoming the first Indian...
  • Simona Halep beats Samantha Stosur to win Tournament of Champions November 4, 2013

    Sofia: Romanian Simona Halep battled back from a set down to beat former US Open champion Samantha Stosur 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 in a thrilling Tournament of Champions final on Sunday to capture her sixth title of the year. Winning the season-ending WTA event at the Armeets Arena in Sofia earned the...
  • Ivanovic beats Stosur at Tournament of Champions November 1, 2013

    Sofia: Ana Ivanovic overcame Sam Stosur 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 on Thursday for her second straight victory in the group stage at the season-ending WTA Tournament of Champions. The two-time tournament winner played very aggressively to win the opening set in just 30 minutes. Stosur then broke Ivanovic's serve in the second...
  • Ivanovic, Halep win opening matches in Sofia October 30, 2013

    Sofia: Ana Ivanovic and Simona Halep cruised to straight-set victories on Tuesday in their opening round-robin matches at the season-ending Tournament of Champions. Top-seeded Halep of Romania defeated Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-3, 6-3 in the Serdika group, while the other tournament favorite, Ivanovic, routed Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova 6-0, 6-2 in the...
  • Johnson wins windswept PGA season-opener at Kapalua January 9, 2013

    Hawaii: It required a lot patience and overtime but American Dustin Johnson opened the PGA Tour season with a comfortable victory at the windswept Tournament of Champions in Hawaii on Tuesday. Johnson fired a five-under 68 on another blustery day at the Kapalua Resort to finish four shots clear of defending...
  • Johnson takes charge with power at Kapalua January 8, 2013

    Kapalua, Hawaii: Dustin Johnson took control of the weather-hit Tournament of Champions in Hawaii on Monday with an awesome display of power hitting in the second round after the 2013 PGA Tour finally got under way. Tied for the lead with fellow Americans Mark Wilson and Nick Watney when the...
  • Strong winds wipe out first day at Kapalua January 5, 2013

    The 2013 PGA Tour got off to a false start on Friday when first-round play at the season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Hawaii was abandoned because of strong winds. Following an earlier suspension in play due to adverse conditions at the Kapalua Resort, the players were summoned off the...
  • Petrova trounces Wozniacki in Champions final November 5, 2012

    Sofia: Russia's Nadia Petrova thrashed top-seeded Dane Caroline Wozniacki 6-2 6-1 on Sunday to secure her maiden Tournament of Champions trophy and a 13th career title. It was the 30-year-old's third tournament victory of the year after winning a Wimbledon warm-up event in Den Bosch, Netherlands and the Pan Pacific...
  • Petrova sets up Wozniacki final at Tournament of Champions November 4, 2012

    Sofia, Bulgaria: Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki reached the Tournament of Champions final after beating Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova 6-4, 6-1 on Saturday. In Sunday's final, Wozniacki will play second-seeded Nadia Petrova of Russia, who defeated Roberta Vinci of Italy 6-7 (8), 6-1, 6-4 in a dramatic match that lasted 2 hours, 42 minutes. "At...
  • Ivanovic celebrates birthday with Bali high November 7, 2011

    Bali: Ana Ivanovic celebrated her 24th birthday by successfully defending her Tournament of Champions title with a comfortable 6-3 6-0 victory over Spain's Anabel Medina Garrigues on Sunday. The victory was the Serb's 11th singles title but first since winning the event last year. Her previous best results in 2011...