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Japan’s Osaka returns to Games’ spotlight on Sunday

KUALA LUMPUR: Japan’s Naomi Osaka will return to the spotlight on Sunday, kicking off her Olympic campaign...

62 July 23, 2021

Novak Djokovic faces tough draw at Olympics

TOKYO: World No 1 Novak Djokovic’s road to the Golden Slam is not an easy one, with...

114 July 23, 2021

Osaka to play at US Open, ‘Big Three’ lead men’s field

LONDON: Naomi Osaka will defend her title at the US Open, organisers said on Wednesday (Jul 21),...

104 July 22, 2021

Stefano Travaglia wins Croatia opener

Italy’s Stefano Travaglia pulled off an upset Monday as the Plava Laguna Croatia Open began in Umag,...

48 July 20, 2021

US tennis teen Gauff to miss Olympics with COVID-19 positive

WASHINGTON: American teen tennis star Coco Gauff will miss the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19,...

36 July 19, 2021

Djokovic says he will play Tokyo Olympics

PARIS: World number one Novak Djokovic said on Thursday (Jul 15) he will play at the Tokyo...

136 July 16, 2021

Stefanos Tsitsipas wins first match in Hamburg

Top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece needed a first-set tiebreak but then handled business against Germany’s Dominik...

103 July 15, 2021

Canada’s Andreescu withdraws from Tokyo Olympics

LONDON: Canada’s Bianca Andreescu has decided not to compete at the Tokyo Olympics due to the COVID-19...

136 July 13, 2021

Djokovic triumphs at Wimbledon to secure record-equalling 20th major

REUTERS World number one Novak Djokovic beat Italian seventh seed Matteo Berrettini 6-7(4) 6-4 6-4 6-3 on...

166 July 12, 2021

Kyrgios says he will not play at fan-free Tokyo Games

Nick Kyrgios will not represent Australia at this year’s Olympics in Tokyo because he does not want...

134 July 9, 2021

Osaka exhorts girls to embrace being ‘different’ in Olympics video

Japan’s Naomi Osaka, a self-confessed introvert who withdrew from the French Open and Wimbledon on mental health...

53 July 8, 2021

Emma Raducanu retires after struggling with her breathing against Ajla Tomljanovic

Emma Raducanu’s brilliant Wimbledon run comes to an end in the fourth round as she is forced...

51 July 6, 2021

Djokovic, Federer and British teenage hope Emma Raducanu top Wimbledon bill

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer headline Wimbledon on Monday (Jul 5) with the two Grand Slam heavyweights...

117 July 5, 2021

“My English Not Good Enough”: Roger Federer Leaves Wimbledon Crowd In Splits.

People are often put in a jam when they are asked a question that they don’t fully...

81 June 30, 2021

Dominic Thiem Joins Rafael Nadal In Withdrawing From Tokyo Olympics

US Open champion Dominic Thiem on Thursday joined Spanish superstar Rafael Nadal in withdrawing from the Tokyo Olympics. World...

159 June 19, 2021

Nadal, Osaka withdraw from Wimbledonv

Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka, with 24 Grand Slam titles between them, both withdrew from Wimbledon on...

63 June 18, 2021

Venus, Murray handed Wimbledon wild cards

LONDON: Former champions Venus Williams and Andy Murray were named in Wimbledon’s initial list of wild cards...

118 June 16, 2021

Calendar Grand Slam possible this year, says Djokovic

For the second time in six years Novak Djokovic is halfway to a calendar year sweep of...

61 June 14, 2021