Indian Wells: Iga Swiatek, learning to navigate the expectations piled on a world number one, says she’s looking forward not back as she launches her title defense at the Indian Wells ATP and WTA Masters. The 21-year-old from Warsaw took tennis by storm in 2022, her early-season victories including prestigious wins at Doha, Indian Wells
Packed with glitz, glamour and world-famous landmarks, Dubai’s subtle and alluring charms could leave anyone smitten. India’s biggest tennis star, Sania Mirza, brought the curtains down on her glorious career here; Tunisian Malek Jaziri too chose Dubai to call it quits, and the city has been once again gaining attention with Aryna Sabalenka,
Daniil Medvedev backed close friend Andrey Rublev to beat bitter rival Stefanos Tsitsipas “many, many times” after the Greek appeared to disparage the Russian for having only a “few tools” to defeat him at the 2022 ATP Tour Finals. Medvedev, who beat Rublev 6-2, 6-2 in the Dubai final on Saturday, criticised Tsitsipas for making such comments,
The former world number one, who ended Novak Djokovic's 20-match win streak in the semi-finals, triumphed 6-2, 6-2 over the defending champion.
World number one Novak Djokovic took his perfect record in 2023 to 15-0 on Thursday when he swept past Hubert Hurkacz to reach the Dubai Championships semi-finals. Djokovic, a five-time champion at the tournament, triumphed 6-3, 7-5 for a fifth win in five matches against 11th-ranked Hurkacz. In all, Djokovic is on a 20-match
The world No. 1 Novak Djokovic swept aside Tallon Griekspoor 6-2, 6-3 to storm into the quarter-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Wednesday. The Serbian star, who is bidding for a sixth Dubai crown, took 81 minutes to beat the Dutch. After facing a tough time against Czech qualifier Tomas Machac in his opening
The world No. 1 Novak Djokovic survived qualifier Tomas Machac scare to reach the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday. The Serbian took two hours and 28 minutes to battle past the Czech 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 at the packed Centre Court.
Defending champion Andrey Rublev battled past Filip Krajinovic 7-5, 6-2 to reach the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The world No. 6 from Russia required 88 minutes to overcome a slow start and beat his Serbian rival. The second seed fought back after being on the verge of losing the first set against
One of the top Tunisian tennis stars, Malek Jaziri, ended his glorious two-decade career with a defeat in the first round of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday. Jaziri, a semi-finalist in Dubai in 2018, lost to Spain’s Alejandro Davidovich Fokina at the Centre Court in the second match of the day. Jaziri departs at the age of 39