Pan Pacific Open: In-form Liudmila Samsonova beats Zheng Qinwen to claim title | Tennis News

TOKYO: Lyudmila of Russia Samsonova won her third title in four tournaments by beating the Chinese Zheng Qinwen 7-5, 7-5 in the Pan Pacific Open final in Tokyo on Sunday. The scorching world number 30 triumphed in Washington and Cleveland in August and she produced a series of deadly upsets in the Japanese capital en … Read more

MS Dhoni Was Open To Everyone’s Suggestion: Harbhajan Singh On 15th Anniversary Of 2007 T20 World Cup Win

Legendary Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh said on Saturday that former skipper MS Dhoni gave his players a lot of freedom while playing during their 2007 ICC T20 World Cup campaign, which the Men in Blue won. On the fifteenth anniversary of Team India’s 2007 ICC T20 World Cup triumph, Team India members recalled their first … Read more

Disappointing start for Indian golfers at Women’s Irish Open | Golf News

DROMOLAND CASTLE: The Indian quartet of Vani Kapoor, Tvesa Malik, Almond Drall and Diksha Dagar had a disappointing start at KPMG Women’s Irish Open golf tournament. Vani, who showed sparks of good form this season, and Diksha, who indicated a return to form, shot even by 72 apiece and were the best among the Indians … Read more

US Open champion Carlos Alcaraz plots lengthy reign as world No. 1 | Tennis News

Became the youngest player to top the men’s world rankings, 19 Carlos Alcaraz is already plotting to ensure his stint as world number one is long. The Spaniard climbed to the top of the ATP Rankings this month when he won his first Grand Slam title at the US Open at Flushing Meadows. “One of … Read more

Emma Raducanu surges into quarter-finals at Korea Open | Tennis News

SEOUL: Old U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu reached the quarter-finals of Korea Open Thursday, beating 396th Yanina Wickmayer from Belgium in straight series. Raducanu, who was knocked out of the US Open in the first round last month, overcame a slow start and late swing to win 6-3, 7-5 in Seoul. The 19 year old … Read more

“No Way…”: Matthew Hayden On Why This Star Should Not Open For India In T20Is

File photo of Matthew Hayden© Twitter The countdown for the 2022 T20 World Cup has begun. All teams have named their respective squads and the final preparation phase has already started. The Indian cricket team had a hiccup in the preparation phase for the big event when it bowed out of the Asian Cup without … Read more

Chennai Open: Czech girl Linda Fruhvirtova wins maiden WTA title | Tennis News

CHENNAI: Linda Fruhvirtova sealed the WTA Chennai Open beating third seed Magda Linette 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in a thriller at the SDAT Stadium here Sunday night. In a clash that lasted two hours and 40 minutes, the 17-year-old Czech showed great composure and fighting spirit to pocket her first WTA crown. From the first set, … Read more

T20 World Cup: KL Rahul should open, probably got more ability than Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, says Gautam Gambhir | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Dismissing suggestions that Virat Kohli should open the batting in the T20 World Cup, former India flyhalf Gautam Gambhir has firmly backed KL Rahul to get the job done, and said the out-of-form hitter “probably had more ability.” Kohli’s return to form in the Asian Cup, particularly as an opener when he ended … Read more

Czech teen Linda Fruhvirtova makes WTA Chennai Open final | Tennis News

CHENNAI: Linda Fruhvirtova played out of her skin to get the better of Nadia Podoroska 5-7, 6-2, 6-4 in two hours and 53 minutes to make the Open WTA Chennai final at SDAT Stadium here on Saturday. In a meeting that pushed both players to their limits, it was the 17-year-old Czechoslovakia who had the … Read more

Davis Cup: US Open finalist Casper Ruud beats Prajnesh Gunneswaran to give Norway 1-0 lead over India | Tennis News

LILLEHAMMER (Norway): World No. 2 Casper Ruud was too good for india Prajnesh Gunneswarangiving Norway a 1-0 lead in the World Group I Davis Cup first round tie here on Friday. Ruud, who finished second at the US Open after going to Carlos Alcaraz on Monday, showed up for national duty four days later and … Read more