Tennis Archive

Lajovic clinches Monte Carlo semi-final spot 0

Monte Carlo – Dusan Lajovic had to summon all of his resources after falling ill last week, booking a place in the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Lorenzo Sonego on Friday. The Serb surprise could find himself in a battle with compatriot and world

Murray ‘just happy not to have the pain every day’ 0

Cape Town – Jamie Murray admits his brother Andy is happy to be pain-free, but admits it is difficult to say what level he will play should he return to competitive tennis. Three-time Grand Slam winner Andy underwent hip resurfacing surgery in January, but acknowledged that he was unsure

Actress Huffman, 12 Other Parents to Plead Guilty in College Scheme 0

BOSTON – Actress Felicity Huffman has agreed to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions cheating scam that has ensnared wealthy parents and athletic coaches at some of the nation’s most selective universities, federal authorities said Monday. The ‘Desperate Housewives” star and 12 other prominent parents will admit to

Nadal rival Almagro retires at hometown event 0

Madrid – Nicolas Almagro chose his hometown tournament in Murcia to announce his retirement from tennis on Monday. Once ranked in the top 10 and an earner of over $10 million in career prize money, the 33-year-old has struggled badly with injury in recent seasons. he wrote. Almagro was

World No.1 Angelique Kerber thrashes Simona Halep in WTA finals 0

SINGAPORE (AFP) – Newly crowned world number one Angelique Kerber all but booked her place in the knockout stage of the WTA Finals after a clinical 6-4 6-2 win over Romania s Simona Halep on Tuesday. Kerber, looking sharper and more focussed than she was in her opening round-robin

Sharapova to test comeback waters in Las Vegas exhibition 0

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Maria Sharapova, targeting an April return to the WTA after the reduction of her doping ban, will try to start sharpening her game on Monday in the friendly confines of a charity event in Las Vegas. The Russian superstar will play in the World Team