Grand Slam

Madrid: With 8,760 points, Spain’s Rafael Nadal remained in the No.1 spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals’ (ATP) men’s world singles rankings released on Monday, ahead of Switzerland’s Roger Federer. Serbia’s Novak Djokovic jumped three spots to third after he captured his third US Open title and 14th overall grand slam with a 6-3, 7-6 …

New York: Tennis star Serena Williams has been fined $17,000 by the organizers of the US Open for committing three violations of the code of conduct during the second set of the women’s final, which she lost on the weekend to Japan’s Naomi Osaka 6-2, 6-4. Williams was sanctioned in the second set by the judge …

London: Three-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic topped Russia’s Karen Khachanov 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals of the Grand Slam event for the 10th time. The Serb committed just a dozen unforced errors on Monday and hit 29 winners to dispatch Khachanov as night fell on the All England Club. Also Read: Seven-year drought ends as …

Melbourne: Moments after becoming the first man to win 20 Grand Slam titles by beating Marin Cilic in five gruelling sets in the Australian Open final, an emotional Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer said on Sunday that the fairytale continued for him. “It was a long day, waiting for the final. Easier to play in …

Washington: Tennis star Serena Williams is now a proud mother. She has given birth to a baby girl in Florida. Williams, 35, and her partner Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian said that they were so excited to enjoy the parenthood. “It is our first child and we are so nervous yet excited to enjoy every moment …

Second seed Djokovic was too strong for former world number 10 Ernests Gulbis of Latvia on Saturday. The Serb prevailed 6-4, 6-1, 7-6(2) to set a fourth-round meeting with unseeded Adrian Mannarino who upset fellow Frenchman and number

Melbourne: In one of the most keenly contested Grand Slam matches, 17th seed Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal in five sets, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, to win the Australian Open men’s final here. With this title win, Federer took his Grand Slam tally to 18. This is the fifth Australian Open title for the …

Melbourne: Serena Williams defeated her elder sister Venus Williams 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday to clinch her seventh Australian Open title and 23rd Grand Slam in the professional era. Serene was given a tough fight by her sister at Rod Laver Arena here. After scoring the winning points, she slumped to the ground and congratulated her …