Sports  /  Published 15.09.20

Is the next-gen ready to take over the Big Three?

Many might also regard the French Open this year as the actual litmus test as King of Clay Nadal vies for his 13th Roland-Garros title and a surely-seething Djokovic takes a go at redemption. Apart fr...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Sports  /  Published 13.09.20

Azarenka: hopeful in defeat

For Victoria Azarenka, a surprise U.S. Open run began to unravel in the seventh game of the second set, the 14th game of a Saturday afternoon final that had been nearly perfect for her from the start....
By Matthew Futterman in

Style  /  Published 11.09.20

Style-o-meter at the US Open 2020

7. Serena Williams: The 23-time Grand Slam winner debuted an all-red look, covering everything from her hair accessories to her sweatbands and Nike set in a cherry red shade. She finished it off with ...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Sports  /  Published 10.09.20

Thiem predicts a ‘great match’

Second seed Dominic Thiem delivered a sublime performance to dismantle Australian Alex de Minaur 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 on Wednesday and canter into the semi-finals of the US Open.  Thiem needed a little...
By Reuters in New York

Sports  /  Published 08.09.20

Brady beats Putintseva, races into semis

The Indian challenge came to an end with the loss of Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov in the men’s doubles quarter finals event here.  Bopanna and Shapovalov lost 5-7...
By Agencies in New York

Sports  /  Published 05.09.20

Tsitsipas loses way, Osaka survives a scare

India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov advanced to the second round of men’s doubles event after a 6-2, 6-4 win over  Ernesto Escobedo and Noah Rubin. The Ind...
By Agencies in New York

Sports  /  Published 04.09.20

Band of mothers marches ahead

Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka and Tsvetana Pironkova made up a ‘Band of Mothers’ who marched into the third round of the US Open on Thursday. Serena, Azarenka and Pironkova were amon...
By AFP in New York

Sports  /  Published 04.09.20

Andy Murray return run ends

Germany’s Angelique Kerber advanced to the last 16 of the US Open with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over 20-year-old American Ann Li at the Louis Armstrong Stadium on Friday. Kerber, a three-time Grand Sl...
By Agencies in New York

Sports  /  Published 04.09.20

Naresh Kumar on his Dronacharya Award

“The best teachers teach from the heart and not from the book” — Sir Naresh Kumar was my first Davis Cup captain and his wisdom has been the beacon of light in my journey. A guru, a ...
By Saionee Chakraborty in

Sports  /  Published 06.08.20

Naresh Sir, quiver full of triumphs

Naresh Sir — an impeccably dressed man with a mop of silver hair brushed neatly back. Naresh Sir — someone who commands respect without having to say a word. Naresh Sir — a man who i...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta


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