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    Argentine grandmother revives tennis dream, at 83

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 11:26pm on January 09, 2017

    Ana Obarrio de Pereyra Iraola’s dream of becoming a tennis star was put on hold in 1949 when her husband stopped her playing...

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    Djokovic ends Murray’s 28-win streak

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 11:47pm on January 08, 2017

    Novak Djokovic brought world number one Andy Murray’s 28-match winning streak to an end in Doha on Saturday to retain the Qatar Open title in...

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    Tennis talent hunt begins in Magura

    Our Correspondent . Magura | Updated at 11:59pm on January 06, 2017

    A five-day long event as part nationwide grassroots level talent hunt for tennis began at Magura on Friday...

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    Nadal wins fourth UAE title

    Agence France-Presse . Abu Dhabi | Updated at 11:34pm on January 01, 2017

    Rafael Nadal ended an injury-plagued 2016 on a high by lifting the Mubadala World Tennis Championship title for a fourth time on Saturday...

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    Serena Williams gets engaged to Reddit co-founder Ohanian

    Reuters | Updated at 12:14pm on December 30, 2016

    World number two tennis player Serena Williams has become engaged to Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of the social media company...

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    Former world No 1 Ivanovic retires

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:46pm on December 29, 2016

    Former world No 1 Ana Ivanovic on Wednesday announced her retirement from tennis, admitting that the physical toll of the circuit had proved too much...

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    Federer eyes prolonging career

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 10:57pm on December 23, 2016

    Roger Federer believes his six-month absence due to a knee injury could help prolong his playing career, with the 17-times grand slam winner saying he...

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    Kvitova confident of full recovery

    Agence France-Presse . Prague | Updated at 10:54pm on December 23, 2016

    Czech tennis star Petra Kvitova on Friday said she was confident of making a full recovery and returning to the court after a knife attack...

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    Murray rules the world after humbling Djokovic

    Reuters . London | Updated at 11:05pm on November 22, 2016

    His season had already provided several unforgettable chapters but Andy Murray saved the best to last as he eclipsed Novak Djokovic 6-3 6-4 to claim...

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    Much-hyped Lafrance shown the door

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on November 10, 2016

    Top-seed Katie Lafrance of USA made a shock exit from the Walton 30th Bangladesh ITF Junior Tennis Championships when she lost to India’s Muskan Gupta...