7:21 pm July 17, 2014 | 7 Comments
While Indonesia was wrapped up in the football World Cup earlier this month, one of its own homegrown athletes was making history in another sport at a competition just as storied. Tami Grende, 17, the daughter of a Balinese mother and Italian father, on July 6 became just the third Indonesian to claim a junior Grand Slam tennis title when she and her Chinese partner, Qiu Yu Ye, won the Wimbledon girls’ doubles final, beating Czech Marie Bouzkova and Hungarian Dalma Galfi, 6-2 7-6 (7-5).
12:13 pm July 6, 2014 | No Comment
Eugenie Bouchard finally had time to think what went wrong when she sat in the engraving room waiting for the roof to close before her opponent Petra Kvitova took the plaudits and received the Wimbledon women's singles trophy.
4:10 pm June 9, 2014 | No Comment
Paris. Women’s tennis was given a timely shot in the arm at the French Open with a new wave of talent emerging onto the scene. The singles title might have gone to Maria Sharapova, still only 27, but a fixture on the world stage for the past decade. But to lift the title for the […]
12:12 am June 9, 2014 | No Comment
Paris. World number one Rafa Nadal won a record extending ninth French Open title when he beat Serbian second seed Novak Djokovic 3-6 7-5 6-2 6-4 in Sunday’s final. The Spaniard became the first man to win five successive titles at Roland Garros to take his overall grand slam tally to 14. Djokovic, who was […]
4:54 pm June 2, 2014 | No Comment
Paris. Roger Federer suffered his earliest defeat at the French Open for a decade on Sunday when he lost to Latvian Ernests Gulbis in the fourth round but Novak Djokovic made light work of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to reach the quarter-finals in a flash. The Swiss fourth seed, who won the title in 2009, seemed to […]
8:25 pm May 28, 2014 | No Comment
Defending champion Serena Williams was sensationally dumped out of the French Open on Wednesday in the biggest upset of the tournament so far.
7:21 pm May 27, 2014 | No Comment
  Paris. Australian Open champion Li Na of China was knocked out of the French Open in the first round when she suffered a 7-5 3-6 6-1 defeat against France’s Kristina Mladenovic on Tuesday. Second seed Li, who won at Roland Garros in 2011, never hit her stride on court Suzanne Lenglen on another chilly […]
4:52 pm May 25, 2014 | No Comment
Paris. If this season’s records are supposed to provide an indication to the man who will be crowned ‘king of Roland Garros’, Rafa Nadal’s hopes of winning a record-extending ninth French Open title could be in jeopardy. For the first time in a decade, the world number one lost three matches on red dirt in […]
10:50 am May 14, 2014 | No Comment
A handful of the world's best tennis players will show up at tournaments within weeks armed with new technology they hope will give them an advantage at Roland Garros and Wimbledon, the man behind the 'smart racquets' has told Reuters.
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