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Djokovic and Petra Kvitova named ITF World Champions for 2011

Djokovic and Petra Kvitova named ITF World Champions for 2011

  Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic have been named ITF World Champions for 2011. Djokovic won the Australian Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open in a stellar year in which took over as the top-ranked men’s player, finishing with a …

India must not get complacent in the Test series against Australia: Coach

Chennai: Indian cricket coach Duncan Fletcher has asserted that India must not get complacent in the Test series down under and should not read much into Australia’s inconsistent run in their recent series against New Zealand and South Africa. Fletcher, speaking at the pre-tour press …

Viswanathan Anand played out another draw with Carlsen

Viswanathan Anand played out another draw with Carlsen

London: World Champion Viswanathan Anand played out another draw, signing peace with Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the eighth and penultimate round of London Chess Classic here. On his 42nd birthday, the draw came easy for Anand as he remained on joint fifth spot, taking …

Tour of Australia will be a different ball game: Gautam Gambhir

Chennai: While expressing happiness over India’s 4-1 series win against the West Indies here, stand-in captain Gautam Gambhir has cautioned that the forthcoming tour of Australia would be a “different ball game” that will put to test both the technique and mental toughness of the …

India registered a 34-run win over WI

India registered a 34-run win over WI

Manoj Tiwary’s maiden ODI century scored over Kieron Pollard’s as India registered a 34-run win over the West Indies in the fifth and final ODI at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday. The victory gave India the series 4-1. The 26-year-old Tiwary (104, 126b, …

Tigres beat Santos Laguna to win Mexican title

MEXICO CITY: Tigres UANL came from a goal down to beat Santos Laguna 3-1 on Sunday and lift the Mexican league title for the first time in 29 years.The side from the northern city of Monterrey won the final 4-1 on aggregate following their 1-0 …

Rafael Nadal won fifth Davis Cup title

Rafael Nadal won fifth Davis Cup title

Rafael Nadal got the winning point as Spain won a fifth Davis Cup title here on Sunday. The World No. 2 beat Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro to give the host a 3-1 win, rallying from a set down to see off the 2009 US …