Sharapova begins 2019 with a win over Timea Bacsinszky at Shenzhen Open

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova had a tough start to her 2019 tennis season Monday at the Shenzhen Open, edging out Switzerland’s Timea Bacsinszky 6-2, 7-6 (7/3).¬† Continue Reading

Federer fumes over scheduling row

London: Roger Federer has hit back at claims he gets preferential treatment from tennis tournaments due to his status as one of the sport’s all-time greats. Federer was responding to controversial comments from French veteran Julien Benneteau, who said the 20-Grand Slam champion was able to use his reputation to secure favourable scheduling. Continue Reading

MCC Junior National U-18 tourney: Prinkle Singh shines

Team India went to England as No. 1 Test side. They lost the first of the series at Birmingham by 31 runs. They could manage only 274 and 162. When a turnaround was expected in London, the second Test at Lords saw India surrender meekly as they were bundled out for 107 and 130 runs. Continue Reading