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Wimbledon
Sports  /  Published 10.07.20

Rewinding the decade at the grass courts

1. John Isner v Nicolas Mahut in 2010 = The longest tennis match in history It was a first-round match between French qualifier Nicolas Mahut who ranked #148, and the American giant John Isner, who w...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Sports  /  Published 06.07.20

Birth of a giant slayer

“Very happy to be in this final… I’ll play against the best player of the world and the best player here on grass and I have to play my best tennis all day… if I have chances...
By Arundhati Bhaduri in

Sports  /  Published 03.07.20

Saying thanks, the Wimbeldon way

Strawberries that would have been traditionally devoured by tennis fans during the Wimbledon fortnight are being sent to London’s National Health Service (NHS) and frontline staff as a mark...
By Agencies in London

Opinion  /  Published 17.07.19

When the losers are as good as the winners

Has the proverbial stiff upper lip stopped quivering? The show of emotions among the British public, a people famed for their resolute, reserved character, is, however, understandable. England won its...
By The Editorial Board in

Sports  /  Published 04.04.20

Halep looks at silver lining

Simona Halep is trying to look on the bright side regarding the suspension of the tennis season due to the coronavirus pandemic, which means at least she will be referred to as reigning Wimbledon cham...
By Reuters in Bucharest

Sports  /  Published 01.04.20

Wimbledon canceled for first time since World War II

Wimbledon was canceled on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, the first time since World War II that the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament won't be played.The All England Club announced a...
By AP in

Opinion  /  Published 19.07.19

Monkeys should get railway travel concessions

Sir — A recent photograph in a leading daily showed a monkey gazing out of the window of a train. It had been reported that the simian had boarded the train and then got off at a specific stop. In t...
By The Telegraph in

Sports  /  Published 01.04.20

Devastated, tweets Roger Federer

Two of the greatest tennis players of all-time have reacted after Wimbledon was cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.Both Roger Federer and Serena Williams revealed their shock after the annual g...
By Agencies in London

Sports  /  Published 27.05.20

In ‘weird’ game, Kvitova’s ball boy moment

A little ball boy peeking from behind a fence gave Petra Kvitova the only touch of the fan support she misses at a Prague tournament played behind closed doors.“It was after I played a decent passin...
By Agencies in Prague

Sports  /  Published 02.04.19

Vijay Amritraj on Road to Wimbledon

His relationship with both Rolex and Wimbledon is decades old. Vijay Amritraj, the tennis superstar who made headlines when he made it to Wimbledon quarter-finals in men’s singles way back in 1973, ...
By Saionee Chakraborty in


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