PARIS: Rafael Nadal etched a new personal French Open milestone Sunday while racing past world No.1 Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 to claim a record 13th Roland-Garros title, with a breathtaking performance in Paris.
With a lifetime record of 100-2 in Paris, Nadal becomes the first player to achieve triple digit match victories at Roland-Garros.
MUMBAI: Discovery Plus, India’s first aggregated real-life entertainment streaming app, is all set to turn the festive season into a season of knowledge and learning with the launch of 'The Big Learning Festival’.
NEW DELHI: The All India Tennis Association announced on Monday the resumption of the domestic tennis circuit from 16th November.
The tournaments will initially begin in the age categories of U-12, U-14 and U-16 only. The duration of the tournaments would remain restricted to three days, with a maximum draw of 32 allowed.
INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL ICON Lionel Messi has been named as the world’s most marketable athlete for 2020. The Barcelona forward and six-time Ballon d’Or winner narrowly edges out fellow soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo to take top spot in SportsPro’s 2020 list of the World’s 50 Most Marketable Athletes.
PARIS: Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, and the French Tennis Federation, today announced the latest innovations set to hit the courts at this year's Roland-Garros, as part of the second year of the strategic technology partnership.
Creating a unique pathway for the future stars of tennis, two legends have come together to empower young talent through the power of 5G. In a first-of-its-kind initiative, global smart device brand OPPO, along with retired pro-player Guy Forget, had a video call on OPPO’s famed Find X2 Pro device with junior tennis players from all around the world while being on the grounds of Roland-Garros.
PARIS: After the French government announced new limits in its battle against the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday, The French Open at Roland Garros reportedly looks set to to cut its crowd limit once again to as low as 1,000 fans a day.
LONDON: The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced that the Fed Cup, the women’s world cup of tennis, has been renamed the Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas.
It is the first time a major global team competition has been named after a woman, ushering in a new era for the historic tournament and representing a landmark moment for sport.
DOMINIC THIEM MADE A comeback as he turned things around for a 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (6) victory across more than four hours to earn his first major championship at a nearly empty Arthur Ashe Stadium due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The 27-year-old from Austria is the first man to win the American Grand Slam tournament after trailing 2-0 in sets in the final since 1949.
NEW DELHI: Another politician heads an Indian sports body. Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament Anil Jain has been elected as the All India Tennis Association's new president at AITA's Annual General Meeting (AGM), which was held here on Sunday.