Serena wins Australian Open title

The No 1-seeded Williams recorded a straight sets 6-3, 7-6(5) victory over the No 2-seeded Sharapova

Melbourne: American star Serena Williams held off a determined Maria Sharapova of Russia to win her sixth Australian Open title and the 19th Grand Slam title of her career, separating herself from Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova for the second-most Grand Slam titles in the Open Era. The No 1-seeded Williams recorded a straight sets 6-3, 7-6(5) victory More...

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All English bowlers were amongst the wickets
By IANS On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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India lose, fail to reach tri-series final

Perth: In what was being being touted as the dress rehearsal for the World Cup, India miserably failed to reach the tri-series final Down Under as they lost the virtual semi-final by three wickets to England at More...

The board also approved the dates for the 2017 Champions Trophy in England which will be held between June 1-19
By Indileak Web Desk On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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India to host 2016 World T20 in March-April

Dubai: The 2016 World Twenty20 will be played in India from March 11 to April 3. The board also approved the dates for the 2017 Champions Trophy in England which will be held between June 1-19 The International More...

Williams will face Maria Sharapova in the final on Saturday
By IANS On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Serena enters Australian Open final

Melbourne: American tennis great Serena Williams stayed on course to claim her sixth Australian Open women’s singles title after sealing a straight sets win over compatriot Madison Keys in the semifinals here More...

She hit 31 winners - which included a whopping 15 aces
By IANS On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Serena storms into Australian Open semifinals

Melbourne: World No 1 Serena Williams stormed past 11th-seeded Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 6-2 in 65 minutes here on Wednesday to reach her first Australian Open tennis semifinals since winning the title in 2010. She More...

Berdych also reached the semi-finals last year in Melbourne
By IANS On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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Berdych knocks Nadal out of Australian Open

Melbourne: World No 7 Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic snapped a 17-match losing streak against Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, defeating him 6-2, 6-0, 7-6 (5) here on Tuesday to reach the Australian Open semifinals. Berdych More...

After a lengthy halt, the umpires decided to call off the game
By IANS On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Washout helps India keep tri-series final hopes alive

Sydney: India received two precious points that kept their ambitions of advancing to the final of the One-Day International (ODI) tri-series cricket tournament alive after their match against Australia was called More...

Saina outplayed the Spanish World No 7 to win the one-hour and 19-minute marathon final 19-21, 25-23, 21-16 and clinch the Grand Prix Gold crown
By IANS On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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Saina beats World Champ, retains Syed Modi crown

Lucknow: Top seed Saina Nehwal came out with a stupendous performance to save two matchpoints and then defeat reigning World Champion Carolina Marin of Spain to retain the women’s singles title at the $120,000 More...

We have been playing our best XI but we have been hampered by injuries
By IANS On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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Ishant, Jadeja available for selection: Dhoni

Sydney: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday said Ishant Sharma (ankle injury )and Ravindra Jadeja (left shoulder impingement) are fit and available for selection for the ODI tri-series clash against Australia More...

My hands are still shaking. I'm really glad I served that game out so well
By IANS On Saturday, January 24th, 2015
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Keys knocks Kvitova out of Australian Open

Melbourne: Rising tennis star Madison Keys produced a coming of age performance to outplay and outgun No 4 seed Petra Kvitova in the third round of the Australian Open here on Saturday. My hands are still shaking. More...