From writing fake cheque three years ago to winning $3.85m at US Open, crazy reality of 19-year-old US Open champion Bianca Andreescu

Candian teenager Bianca Andreescu has stunned Serena Williams by beating her in straight sets to in the US Open final to claim her maiden Grand Slam title. Her  6-3 7-5 against 37-year-old Williams meant that the latter could not win her record-equalling 24th Grand Slam titles. Andreescu was brutal right from the beginning and almost wrapped … Read more

टेनिस स्टार सेरेना विलियम्स ने टॉपलेस होकर गाया गाना, सोशल मीडिया पर मचाई सनसनी

टेनिस स्टार सेरेना विलियम्स रविवार (30 सितंबर) को उस समय दुनिया भर में सोशल मीडिया पर छा गईं जब उन्होंने स्तन कैंसर के प्रति जागरूकता के लिए टॉपलेस वीडियो डाला। इस वीडियो में वह ‘आई टच माइसेल्फ’ गाना गा रही हैं। इंस्टाग्राम पर डाला गया यह वीडियो देखते ही देखते इंटरनेट पर सनसनी मचा दी। … Read more

Cartoonist’s sketch of Serena Williams evokes angry reactions, JK Rowling calls it racist

An Australian cartoonist’s portrayal of tennis player Serena Williams as an angry player, desperate to win at the cost, has evoked angry reactions globally. This was after Serena was fined $17,000 for code violations and bad behaviour during the recent US Open’s Women’s singles final over the weekend. In the final, Serena’s conduct had earned … Read more

Serena Williams announces engagement on Reddit, with its co-founder

22 times champion in Grand Slam competitions, tennis superstar Serena Williams on Thursday announced her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, on Reddit itself. She wrote a powerful poem and posted on her verified Reddit account. The 35-year-old champion and the 33-year-old Ohanian did not, however, reveal a wedding date in the postings, listed under … Read more

Demonetisation hits IPTL, no Roger Federer, Serena Williams this year

Already struggling to get star power this year, International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) has been hit further as neither Swiss icon Roger Federer nor American legend Serena Williams will be part of the popular league this season, due to prevailing “economic climate” in India. IPTL founder Mahesh Bhuapthi, India’s one of the most successful doubles … Read more

Serena Williams reaches 300-win milestone in Wimbledon championship

Serena Williams clinched her 300th Grand Slam victory as the defending champion raced into the Wimbledon fourth round with a 6-3, 6-0 demolition of Germany’s Annika Beck on Sunday. Williams’s triple century moved the world number one above Chris Evert into sole ownership of second place in the all-time list, with only Martina Navratilova’s Open … Read more

Wimbledon 2015: Sania and Paes are in the right space to add titles this year

By Ashish Maggo What a perfect start it has been to Wimbledon 2015! No rain and clear sunshine have been the themes of the first week at the All-England Club so far, with temperatures rising to the highest-recorded 36-degree celsius on Wednesday. The Indian challenge in doubles has been fairly active although Mahesh Bhupathi and … Read more