Around 50,000 students from Telangana, currently in their intermediate first year in colleges in Seemandhra cities, are planning a return journey so as to not lose the local status in Eamcet-2014. As per Eamcet rules, students can appear as local candidates only if they complete their intermediate studies in the same state. In Eamcet 2014, […]
Marion Bartoli is Wimbledon Champion? Was she even a vague guess when the tournament started? No. But she is the champion. Not Serena, Not Sharapova, not any of those tall Amazonian athletes, but the stocky, hardy resolute woman from France. Such is the world of sports. You may have your favourites, but once in a while, fate has this quirk of pushing the unlikeliest one to the podium. Here are some.
The eagerly awaited tennis extravaganza of the year, Wimbledon is all set to begin today. All eyes will be on Roger Federer and Serena Williams, who are the defending champions. Even as all concentrate on the upcoming matches, Postnoon wanted to take its readers on a tour of Wimbledon History.
Two upcoming champs who started their career very young and are already on the way of becoming the best, have won many titles as well as ranked No.1 in their respective age groups. Tennis which has become one of the favourite sports for many children and players like Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and […]
Melbourne: India’s Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands crashed out in the first round of the women’s doubles at the Australian Open tennis, losing to Spaniards Silvia Soler Espinosa and Carla Suarez Navarro 6-7 (4-7) and 3-6 here Wednesday. The 10th-seeded Indo-US pair just could not jell, though statistically they were not very […]
SYDNEY: World number eight Petra Kvitova’s Australian Open preparations were dealt another blow Sunday when she was trounced in straight sets at the Sydney International by Slovakia’s Dominika Cibulkova. Fifth-seed Czech Kvitova, the 2011 Wimbledon champion, continued her form slump in Sydney, losing 6-1, 6-1 to Cibulkova in little more than an hour. It follows […]
Tipsarevic wins prestigious Indian tennis tournament in his fifth attempt. CHENNAI: World number nine Janko Tipsarevic won the ATP Chennai Open with a masterful fightback to defeat young Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in the final on Sunday. The second-seeded Serb came back strongly after losing the first set to beat the 80th-ranked Agut 3-6, 6-1, […]
Mumbai: India tennis veteran Mahesh Bhupathi Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the All India Tennis Association (AITA), saying its administration is detrimental to growth of sport in the country and he has no choice but to accept the two-year ban slapped on him by the “dictatorial” body. Bhupathi, 38, who is at the fag-end […]
Rio de Janeiro: Brazil completed a 5-0 series whitewash over Russia in their Davis Cup World Group playoff in Sao Jose do Rio Preto. World No.41 Thomaz Bellucci defeated Alex Bogomolov Jr. 7-6 (4), 6-3 before Rogerio Dutra Silva overcame Stanislav Vovk 6-2, 6-2 in Sunday’s reverse singles, reports Xinhua. The result means Brazil will next […]
Chandigarh: India won the last two dead rubbers against New Zealand here Sunday to win the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I first round play-off 5-0. Yuki Bhambri and Sanam Singh won their respective reverse singles after India had already avoided relegation into Group II Saturday by taking an unassailable 3-0 lead. Delhi’s Bhambri, who had won […]