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Tennis: Daniel sets up clash with Cilic at Singapore Tennis Open

SINGAPORE: Japan’s Taro Daniel defeated India’s Ramkumar Ramanathan on Monday (Feb 22) in a three-set fight to...

20 February 23, 2021

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Arsenal are paying for their poor transfer business, Pickford is showing his worth to Everton and Manchester...

18 February 22, 2021

Naomi Osaka jigs and punches her way to glory and tennis legend status

Second Australian Open – and fourth major – will not be the last shiny trophy engraved with...

27 February 22, 2021

Billie Jean King Cup Finals delayed due to COVID-19

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Thursday that The finals of the Billie Jean King Cup,...

36 February 20, 2021

Four for Osaka: How Naomi’s Grand Slams were won

MELBOURNE: Naomi Osaka clinched her fourth Grand Slam title on Saturday (Feb 20) after beating American Jennifer...

35 February 20, 2021

Tennis: ‘He tricks you’ – Medvedev keeps opponents in check

MELBOURNE: Confidence is king and Daniil Medvedev has plenty of it, with the affable Russian morphing into...

29 February 20, 2021

Tennis: Mertens-Sabalenka win Australian Open women’s doubles title

MELBOURNE: Second-seeded Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka swept past Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova to clinch their...

31 February 19, 2021

Tennis: Lockdown warrior Brady faces ultimate test against ‘new boss’ Osaka

MELBOURNE: Jennifer Brady spent two weeks in hard quarantine gathering mental strength for her tilt at a...

27 February 19, 2021

Osaka to meet Brady in final as Williams exits in tears

Naomi Osaka ended Serena Williams’ bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title with an imperious 6-3...

23 February 19, 2021

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka to face Jennifer Brady in final after beating Serena Williams

Naomi Osaka claimed an impressive victory over Serena Williams to reach the Australian Open final and end...

23 February 18, 2021

Australian Open 2021 Semi-Final, Novak Djokovic vs Aslan Karatsev

Novak Djokovic beat Russian qualifier Aslan Karatsev  6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in an hour and 53 minutes to reach his ninth...

28 February 18, 2021

Serena Williams has great tennis left. What she doesn’t have: an answer for Naomi Osaka

In the middle of the first set, sensing her peril, Serena Williams bent at the waist and...

22 February 18, 2021

Australian Open: Medvedev stays cool in heat to topple Rublev

MELBOURNE: Daniil Medvedev came out on top of a brutal all-Russian clash Thursday against Andrey Rublev to...

23 February 17, 2021

Australian Open: World No.1 Ashleigh Barty Knocked Out After Losing To Karolina Muchova In Quarters

Karolina Muchova staged a stunning comeback Thursday to upset Ashleigh Barty and storm into the Australian Open...

22 February 17, 2021

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic registers 300th Grand Slam win

15 Feb 2021: Australian Open: Novak Djokovic registers 300th Grand Slam win World number one Novak Djokovic...

30 February 16, 2021

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka Powers Past Veteran Hsieh Su-Wei Into Semis

Australian Open: Naomi Osala beat Hsieh Su-Wei 6-2, 6-2 to seal a berth in the semi-finals. World...

21 February 16, 2021

Rafael Nadal into Australian Open quarter-finals with win over Fognini

Rafael Nadal looks to be peaking at the right time after brushing aside Fabio Fognini to reach...

14 February 16, 2021

Ukrainian Illya Marchenko beats Andy Murray 6-2, 6-4 in Biella Challenger final

The Scot, now ranked 125th, lost 6-2, 6-4 to 33-year-old Ukrainian Illya Marchenko, who is ranked 212th,...

32 February 15, 2021