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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkish tennis player Çağla Büyükakçay’s first rival at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games will be Russian Ekaterina Makarova, the Turkish Tennis Federation has announced on its official social media account, as the young athlete gears up to be Turkey’s first Olympian in tennis
PARIS – Reuters
Rafael Nadal believes he can recover from his crushing French Open quarterfinal defeat by Novak Djokovic and return even stronger.
Tennis great Roger Federer will be competing for a title in a 19th country when he heads the lineup at the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Open this week as Turkey hosts its first ATP World Tour event
PARIS - Reuters
Roger Federer’s quest for a second French Open title started with a 6-3 6-3 6-4 first-round win against Colombian lucky loser Alejandro Falla on May 24
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Russia's hopes of winning a place in the Fed Cup final suffered a setback as world number two Maria Sharapova dropped out through injury just days ahead of the semi-final with Germany.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
The two biggest names and highest earners in women's sport will set off on another collision course when the French Open gets underway at Roland Garros on May 24
MIAMI - Agence France-Presse
World number one Novak Djokovic roared home in a 7-6 (7/3), 4-6, 6-0 win over Andy Murray on April 5 to claim a fifth Miami Masters title
ISTANBUL - Reuters
Roger Federer won the inaugural Istanbul Open on May 3, beating third seed Pablo Cuevas 6-3 7-6 (11) for his first clay title in three years
Fernando Verdasco upset second seed Rafael Nadal 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 Sunday in a third-round matchup of Spaniards to advance at the ATP and WTA Miami Open.
World number two Roger Federer has eased past fellow 33-year old, the Finn Jarkko Nieminen, with a dominant display to reach the quarterfinals of the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Open
World number two Maria Sharapova crashed out of the Miami Open hardcourt tennis tournament on Thursday, beaten 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 by 97th-ranked Russian wild card Daria Gavrilova.