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  • Aisam, Farah reach Citi Open quarters

    03-Aug-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and his Colombian partner Robert Farah reached the quarter-finals of the Citi Open, being played in the United States, on Wednesday.   Aisam and ... Read More...
  • Aqeel tops Sindh rankings

    02-Aug-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Aqeel Khan continues to top the rankings of men’s singles category, reveal figures released by   Sindh Tennis Association (STA) on Wednesday... Read More...
  • Aisam’s Olympics chance diminishes

    21-Jul-2012
    The News   KARACHI: The International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Friday announced the replacement of Spain’s Rafael Nadal in Olympics singles and doubles events, whic... Read More...
  • Aisam gears up for US Open

    13-Jul-2012
    The News    KARACHI: Pakistan’s top tennis player, Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, is gearing up for the US Open as he will start his almost one-month long playing activity... Read More...
  • U16 tennis players to get int’l exposure

    10-Jul-2012
    The News  Waqar Hamza KARACHI: A team of under-16 boys will be sent to participate in international tennis events in February or March next year, while a ladies’ t... Read More...
  • PTF to write protest letter

    09-Jul-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) is writing a letter to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to protest against their decision of not giving Aisam-u... Read More...
  • PTF trying to get Davis Cup hosting rights

    09-Jul-2012
    The News Waqar Hamza   KARACHI: President Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) Kaleem Imam said on Sunday that they were trying to have next Davis Cup tie in Pakistan despite s... Read More...
  • Serena downs Radwanska to win fifth Wimbledon crown

    08-Jul-2012
    The News   LONDON: Serena Williams was crowned Wimbledon champion for the fifth time on Saturday as the American subdued a brave fightback from Polish third seed Agnieszka R... Read More...
  • STA’s development series event begins July 12

    08-Jul-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Sindh Tennis Association (STA) is hosting 19th SSB Development Series Ranking Tennis Championship from July 12 here at Union Club. The events to be conte... Read More...
  • Aisam-Rojer enter Wimbledon second round

    29-Jun-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan’s tennis ace Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and his partner Rojer Jean-Julien sailed into the second round of Wimbledon 2012 after winning a rain-hi... Read More...
  • Khans dominate national rankings

    24-Jun-2012
    The News KARACHI: Siblings Aqeel, Yasir and Jalil Khan have found places among top-five players in men’s singles as well as men’s doubles lists according to the latest rankings publishe... Read More...
  • Aisam-Rojer in Unicef Open last-eight

    20-Jun-2012
    The News KARACHI: Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and his Dutch partner Rojer Jean Julien won their match in the round of 16 of men’s doubles of the Unicef Open, Netherlands, on Tuesday. The duo def... Read More...
  • Aisam climbs up rankings’ ladder

    19-Jun-2012
    The News KARACHI: Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi moved up to number 12 in the individual doubles rankings thanks to his victory at the Halle Open, which got him 250 points. On Monday, he climbed the ATP ... Read More...
  • Aisam and Rojer bag Halle crown

    18-Jun-2012
    The News KARACHI: There was good news for Pakistan tennis on Sunday when Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and his partner Rojer Jean-Julien won the Halle Open’s men’s doubles title by outclassing... Read More...
  • Aisam-Rojer in Halle final

    17-Jun-2012
    The News KARACHI: Aisam-ul-Haq and his partner Rojer-Jean Julien reached the doubles final of the Halle Open on Saturday. The duo defeated the pair of Lukasz Kubot of Poland (ranked 60th) and... Read More...
  • Aisam improves ranking after French Open

    13-Jun-2012
    The News   KARACHI: The 720 points that Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi gained by playing the French Open semifinal have improved his individual ATP doubles ranking.   As on June 11, Aisam was ra... Read More...
  • Aqeel defeats Bakhtiar in Maroof Trophy

    11-Jun-2012
    The News KARACHI: Top seed Aqeel Khan defeated Bakhtiar Memon 6-4, 6-0 in men’s singles first main round match of 4th Maroof Trophy Ranking Tennis Championship at Defence Authority Club on ... Read More...
  • National level tennis event in Balochistan planned

    11-Jun-2012
    The News Waqar Hamza KARACHI: A national level tennis event has been planned by Pakistan Senior Tennis Association (PSTA) for Balochistan, where not a single event of such stature has been held ... Read More...
  • Aisam, partner reach quarter-final stage in Paris

    04-Jun-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan’s Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi on Saturday boosted his Olympic hopes by reaching the quarter-finals of the men’s doubles event at the French Open tennis tourn... Read More...
  • Aisam-Rojer shine in Paris

    02-Jun-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan’s Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi on Friday kept his Olympic hopes alive by reaching the third round of the men’s doubles event at the French Open tennis tournam... Read More...
  • Aisam-Rojer win in Paris

    31-May-2012
    The News KARACHI: Pakistan’s Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and his partner Rojer Jean-Julien defeated French pair Nicolas Renavand and Jonathan Dasnieres De Veigy in their men’s doubles openin... Read More...
  • Aisam-Rojer face French duo today

    29-May-2012
    The News KARACHI: Fully aware that it will be the last chance to qualify for this summer’s Olympic Games, Pakistan’s Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi will go all out for victory when he launches ... Read More...
  • Tennis event begins today

    27-May-2012
    The Nation ISLAMABAD - Vigo Champ Subh-e-nau National Tennis Championship 2012 will start today at Islamabad Club; Chairperson Subh-e-Nau said in a press conference held here at on Saturday. She s... Read More...
  • Aisam-ul-Haqslides further away from Olympics berth

    26-May-2012
    The News KARACHI: Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and his partner Rojer Jean-Julien lost the semifinal of Open de Nice Cote d’Azur 4-6, 4-6 to Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan on Friday in France. With the... Read More...
  • Aqeel and Ahmed clinch doubles title

    25-May-2012
    The News   ISLAMABAD: Aqeel Khan and Ahmad won men’s doubles title in ITC Open Tennis Championship here at Islamabad Tennis Complex. They defeated Babar Ali and Abid Ali by 6-2, 7-5 sco... Read More...
  • Aisam loses another match

    19-May-2012
    The News KARACHI: Aisam-ul-Haq of Pakistan and Alexander Peya of Austria lost to a Spanish pair in the round of 16 of Internazionali BNL d’Italia, Rome, on Thursday. Marcel Granollers a... Read More...
  • Aqeel sails into CM Cup quarters

    17-May-2012
    The News PESHAWAR: Top seed Aqeel Khan reached the quarter-finals of Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Open Tennis Championship by defeating Shehzad Khan of PAF in the pre-quarter-final here at G... Read More...
  • Aisam, partner to face Spanish pair today

    17-May-2012
    The News KARACHI: Pakistan’s Aisam-ul-Haq, who is desperately trying to earn points for getting a berth at the London Olympics, is to face a Spanish pair along with his Austrian partner Ale... Read More...
  • No more Fed Cup tours for Pak players

    16-May-2012
    Waqar Hamza KARACHI: Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) has lost its interest in sending women tennis team to compete in Fed Cup’s Asia/Oceania Zone Group II tie in 2013, mainly due to poor r... Read More...
  • Aisam-Rojer win in Madrid

    10-May-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Aismal-ul-Haq and his partner Rojer Jean Julien won their match 6-3-, 6-7 against the pair of Daniel Gimeno-Traver and Ivan Navarro in the round 32 of Madrid Open on Wedn... Read More...
  • Former champions find winning formula in Estoril

    02-May-2012
    The News ESTORIL, Portugal: Former champions Maria Kirilenko and Anabel Medina Garrigues opened with contrasting May Day victories at the ATP-WTA Estoril Open on Tuesday.   Second-seeded Rus... Read More...
  • Subh-e-Nau National Tennis starts today

    29-Apr-2012
    The Nation ISLAMABAD The Ninth Subh-e-Nau National Clay Court Tennis Championship will roll into action today here at Senator Dilawar Abbas Complex.  Players like Aqeel Khan, Rasheed Mali... Read More...
  • Aisam, partner fall in Barcelona quarter-final

    28-Apr-2012
    The News KARACHI: Aisam-ul-Haq and his partner Rojer Julien lost 3-6, 7-6, 7-10 to Fyrstenberg M and Matkowski M in a tough doubles quarter-final of Barcelona Open on Friday.   Their oppo... Read More...
  • PTF may disband dormant units at AGM

    26-Apr-2012
    The News Waqar Hamza   KARACHI: The dormant units of Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) are likely to be disbanded in the next annual general meeting, as the body is considering inducting new ... Read More...
  • Subh-e-Nau to host tennis event from April 29

    25-Apr-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Subh-e-Nau is organising National Clay Court Tennis Championship at Pakistan Sports Complex tennis courts in Islamabad from April 29.   Shahida Kausar Farooq, Chairpe... Read More...
  • Pak female tennis umpire to attend course in India

    24-Apr-2012
    The News   Waqar Hamza KARACHI: A female tennis umpire from Karachi will go to India in the next four months to participate in a three-day Level-II umpiring course.   Khalid Rehmani,... Read More...
  • Pakistan missed Junior Davis Cup for lack of talent, money

    21-Apr-2012
    The News    Waqar Hamza   KARACHI: Pakistan could not participate in Junior Davis Cup in 2012 because of a lack of “good enough” players to represent the country at the ... Read More...
  • Subh-e-Nau Ranking tourney begins on 27th

    21-Apr-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Subh-e-Nau is organising Subh-e-Nau Ranking Tennis Series from April 27 here at CDGK Sports Complex.   The events in the tournament include men’s singles, ladie... Read More...
  • Federer wants to visit Pakistan

    01-Mar-2012
    our correspondent KARACHI: Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer has said that he would like to visit Pakistan to meet his fans. In an exclusive interview with Geo News in Dubai where Federer is featur... Read More...
  • tames Yasir in Subh-e-Nau title clash

    27-Feb-2012
    The News KARACHI-Top seed Aqeel Khan beat his younger brother Yasir Khan in the final of men’s singles in Subh-e-Nau National Tennis Tournament on Sunday. Aqeel defeated Yasir by 7-5, 7-6 i... Read More...
  • Davis Cup clash against Philippines

    24-Feb-2012
    The News  Khalid Hussain   KARACHI: Pakistan’s security agencies have instructed the country’s tennis chiefs to drop the idea of using the Indian city of Chandigarh as neu... Read More...
  • Aisam hopes youngsters will learn from his book

    23-Feb-2012
    The News KARACHI: Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is hopeful that youngsters will learn from his experiences which the Pakistani tennis ace has shared in his book — Lessons learnt from the tennis tour... Read More...
  • Aqeel, Saba clinch IC Tennis titles

    23-Feb-2012
    The News KARACHI: Favourite Aqeel Khan faced little resistance from his younger sibling Yasir Khan in the final and recorded a straight set win to clinch IC Trophy Championship men’s title he... Read More...
  • Peer pulls off another diplomatic coup

    22-Feb-2012
    The News DUBAI: Shahar Peer, the first Israeli female athlete to compete in the United Arab Emirates, is making another piece of diplomatic history here this week. Peer caused a political tremor... Read More...
  • Aqeel, Yasir in IC Trophy final

    22-Feb-2012
    The News KARACHI: Aqeel Khan defeated Jalil Khan while Yasir Khan brushed aside Nomi Qamer in the semifinals of IC Trophy National Ranking Tennis Championship here on Tuesday at Karachi Gymkhana.... Read More...
  • We would win Davis Cup tie on home soil, says Aqeel

    22-Feb-2012
    The News KARACHI: Tennis player Aqeel Khan said on Tuesday that Pakistan would easily win the Davis Cup tie against Philippines if the federation succeeded in retaining the hosting rights of the ... Read More...
  • Khan brothers storm into IC Tennis semis

    21-Feb-2012
    The News     KARACHI: Aqeel Khan and two of his younger brothers marched into the men’s singles semifinals of the IC Trophy National Ranking Tennis Tournament here at the Karachi Gy... Read More...
  • Aqeel sails into IC Trophy last-eight stage

    20-Feb-2012
    The News KARACHI: Pakistan number one Aqeel Khan marched into the quarterfinal of the inaugural IC Trophy National Ranking Tennis Tournament here at the Karachi Gymkhana on Sunday. The seasoned Davis... Read More...
  • Ali beats Talha in IC Ranking tennis

    19-Feb-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Ali Murad recorded an immaculate 6-0, 6-0 win over Talha Zubair in the first round of men’s singles event of IC Trophy Ranking Tennis Championship, which began at Kara... Read More...
  • No to Manila, yes to Chandigarh!

    17-Feb-2012
    The News   Khalid Hussain KARACHI: Pakistan’s first-choice venue for their Davis Cup second round tie against Philippines in April this year is Lahore – a happy hunting ground fo... Read More...
  • PTF to do its best for Olympic bid: Imam

    17-Feb-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) president Kalim Imam said on Thursday that the federation will do all it can to help Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and Aqeel Khan secure a berth in t... Read More...
  • Aqeel faces Nomi in Westbury final

    17-Feb-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan number one Aqeel Khan survived some anxious moments against youngster Abid Mushtaq before reaching the final of 10th Westbury Open Ranking Tennis Tournament here at... Read More...
  • IC Tennis gets underway at Karachi Gymkhana

    17-Feb-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Most of Pakistan’s top tennis players are featuring in the inaugural IC Trophy National Ranking Tennis Championship which got underway here at the Karachi Gymkhana on ... Read More...
  • Aisam-Roger win in Rotterdam

    17-Feb-2012
    The News KARACHI: Pakistan’s Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and his partner Jean-Julien Roger downed experienced Frechman Richard Gasquet and Ivan Ljubicic (Croatia) in straight sets in their men&rsquo... Read More...
  • We will do our best to retain our ties in future: Kaleem

    15-Feb-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) chief Kaleem Imam Tuesday said that the federation did its best in the past to retain and host its Davis Cup ties, but the conditions in th... Read More...
  • Davis Cup opening round clash against Lebanon

    14-Feb-2012
    The News  KARACHI: Aqeel Khan on Monday clinched one of the best wins of his long Davis Cup career when he thrashed Lebanon’s Karim Alayli in straight sets to take Pakistan into the ... Read More...
  • Aisam-Aqeel take Pakistan close to win

    13-Feb-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan’s tennis ace Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi on Sunday celebrated his 50th win for Pakistan in Davis Cup competitions after he put the national team 2-1 ahead along with... Read More...
  • Top stars to feature in IC Tennis

    10-Feb-2012
    The News   The News correspondent KARACHI: Most of Pakistan’s leading players will feature in the inaugural IC Trophy National Ranking Tennis Championship to be played here at Karachi ... Read More...
  • Djokovic not sure to play Davis Cup for Serbia in 2012

    09-Feb-2012
    The News BELGRADE: Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic said on Wednesday he was not certain he would be able to play for Serbia in 2012 Davis Cup due to his “packed agenda,” Beta n... Read More...
  • Why not win both Roland Garros and

    08-Feb-2012
    The News      LONDON: The French Open title and an Olympic gold medal are the only major prizes in tennis to have eluded Novak Djokovic, and for the Serb, there is no point discussin... Read More...
  • Sharapova puts Russia ahead in Fed Cup

    05-Feb-2012
    The News   MOSCOW: Maria Sharapova put Russia 1-0 up over Spain in their Fed Cup World Group first round tie here on Saturday by defeating Silvia Soler-Espinosa 6-2, 6-1. Playing for the fir... Read More...
  • Davis Cup tie against Lebanon in Beirut

    03-Feb-2012
    The News    The News correspondent   KARACHI: Pakistan’s tennis players and officials are fuming over a delay by the Lebanese authorities in issuing them visas ahead of next w... Read More...
  • Pak team beat Singapore in Fed Cup

    02-Feb-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan Fed Cup team recorded a 2-1 win over Singapore in Fed Cup – Asia/Oceania Zone Group II event in Shenzhen, China. In a three-match tie against Singapore, P... Read More...
  • Nomi clinches Subh-e-Nau title

    01-Feb-2012
    The News KARACHI: Veteran Davis Cupper Nomi Qamar bagged Subh-e-Nau Ranking Tennis Series Title here on Tuesday at CDGK Sports Complex. Nomi outclassed Syed Zuhair Raza in final registering a f... Read More...
  • National Tennis from Feb 20

    01-Feb-2012
    The News KARACHI: Subh-e-Nau is organising Subh-e-Nau National Tennis Championship here at CDGK Sports Complex Tennis Courts from February 20. This event will feature players in different categorie... Read More...
  • No more Rohan if Rojer clicks: Aisam

    31-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   KARACHI: Pakistan’s tennis ace Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi said on Monday that if his partnership with new teammate Jean-Julien Rojer produced good results, he would eliminate the op... Read More...
  • Imad cruises into Junior Tennis Ranking C’ship quarters

    31-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS ISLAMABAD: Imad Amer thrashed Nofil Kaleem in the second round of Boys U18 ingles event of Coco Cola National Junior Ranking Tennis Championship to confirm his presence in the quarterfinals ... Read More...
  • Talha clinches title in Subh-e-Nau tourney

    31-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   KARACHI: Talha Zubair clinched U18 title of Subh-e-Nau Ranking Tennis Series here on Monday at CDGK Sports Complex. Talha bagged the title effortlessly as his opponent Malik Hamza go... Read More...
  • Djokovic wins epic Australian Open final

    30-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS MELBOURNE: Defending champion Novak Djokovic battled past Rafael Nadal in an epic, five-set Australian Open final which clocked in at 5 hours 53 minutes — the longest title match in gr... Read More...
  • PTF organises tennis tourney from Jan 30

    29-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS KARACHI: Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) is organising Coca Cola PTF National Junior Grade-5 tournament at PTF Tennis Complex in Islamabad from January 30 to February 2. Three events... Read More...
  • Flexibility a double-edged sword for Sania Mirza

    27-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   MELBOURNE: Sania Mirza yanks her thumb down to touch the underside of her forearm. “See?” she giggles. “I’m double-jointed.” The 25-year-old Indian, ... Read More...
  • Hawk-Eye? Laver prefers dozy officials

    26-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   MELBOURNE: Tennis great Rod Laver on Wednesday joked that he preferred sleepy line judges to Hawk-Eye, following controversies over the referral system at the Australian Open. Lav... Read More...
  • Umer, Vinod in Subh-e-Nau tennis semis

    25-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   KARACHI: Umer Shahid and Vinod Das won their respective quarterfinal matches of men’s singles event in Subh-e-Nau Ranking Tennis Series here Tuesday at CDGK Sports Complex. ... Read More...
  • Aisam creates history in Melbourne

    24-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS THE NEWS CORRESPONDENT   KARACHI: Pakistan’s tennis ace Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi on Monday created history in Melbourne when he became the first player from his country to enter th... Read More...
  • Zohair, Maheen, Talha advance in Subh-e-Nau tennis

    24-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   KARACHI: Zohair Raza, Talha Zubair and Maheen Dada won their respective matches in Subh-e-Nau Ranking Tennis Series here at CDGK Sports Complex on Monday. Zohair Raza defeated Saud S... Read More...
  • Clijsters and Wozniacki into quarter-finals

    23-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   MELBOURNE: Defending champion Kim Clijsters saved four match points in an astounding comeback against China’s Li Na on Sunday as top seed Caroline Wozniacki also reached the Au... Read More...
  • Djokovic, Murray entertain at Open

    22-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   MELBOURNE: Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray had time for jokes and smiles as they breezed into the Australian Open fourth round Saturday — but there were tears as two top women l... Read More...
  • Subh-e-Nau Ranking Tennis Series begins today

    20-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS KARACHI: Subh-e-Nau is organising Subh-e-Nau Ranking Tennis Series from today (Friday) here at CDGK Sports Complex. Top local players are featuring in the week-long event. Veteran Davis Cup... Read More...
  • STA organises tennis tourney from 27th

    20-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS KARACHI: Sindh Tennis Association (STA) is organising 17th STA Development Series Ranking Tennis Championship from January 27 here at the hard courts of Union Club. Events to be competed in... Read More...
  • Aisam Makes Winning Start With New Partner

    19-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   THE NEWS OUR CORRESPONDENT KARACHI: Pakistan’s tennis ace Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi has made a winning start to the year’s first grand slam tournament with his new partner ... Read More...
  • Nadal Beats Haas, Federer Gets Bye

    19-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   THE NEWS CORRESPONDENT MELBOURNE: Rafael Nadal cranked up his bid for a second Australian Open title with victory over Tommy Haas as great rival Roger Federer had a walkover into ... Read More...
  • Beaten Sania Eyes Olympic Gold

    17-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   MELBOURNE: India’s Sania Mirza on Monday said a gold medal at the London Olympics is her primary focus for 2012 as she makes a comeback from yet another serious injury. Mirz... Read More...
  • Nadal And Federer Play Down Open Feud

    17-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   MELBOURNE: Long-time rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal sought to play down a rare public spat between them as both enjoyed crushing round-one wins at the Australian Open on Monda... Read More...
  • Nadal Frustration As ‘Strike’ Talk Swirls

    16-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   MELBOURNE: Rafael Nadal voiced frustration at the lack of progress towards better pay and conditions Sunday as fresh speculation over a players’ strike blew up on the eve of th... Read More...
  • Lee Eyes Olympics After Malaysia Win

    16-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS KUALA LUMPUR: World number one Lee Chong Wei equalled a badminton legend’s record of eight Malaysia Open titles on Sunday, trouncing his opponent in the final and declaring he had his ... Read More...
  • Odd Couple Doing The Job, Says Warner

    16-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS PERTH: Australian opener David Warner admits he and partner Ed Cowan are an “odd couple” at the top of the batting order but says the combination of aggression and caution is wor... Read More...
  • Sydney Final Washed Out By Rain

    15-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   SYDNEY: The final of the Sydney International was postponed because of wet weather on Saturday. Finland’s Jarkko Nieminen and France’s Julien Benneteau will now meet a... Read More...
  • Lendl Won’t Win Me Australian Open Title, Says Murray

    15-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   MELBOURNE: Former players and pundits have lined up to praise Andy Murray for appointing Ivan Lendl as his new coach, regarding the move as a potential masterstroke that could fill t... Read More...
  • Ferrer Downs Rochus In Auckland Final

    15-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS AUCKLAND: Top-seed David Ferrer retained his Auckland ATP title Saturday with a comfortable victory over Olivier Rochus 6-3, 6-4 in a rain-disrupted final. The Spaniard fell to the grou... Read More...
  • Nieminen To Play Benneteau In Sydney Final

    14-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   SYDNEY: Journeymen Jarkko Nieminen and Julien Benneteau earned themselves a rare ATP title shot at the Sydney International after beating higher ranked semi-final opponents on Friday... Read More...
  • Falla Outsmarts Young In Auckland Opener

    10-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS AUCKLAND: Colombian Alejandro Falla recovered from a poor start to beat American Donald Young 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of the Auckland ATP tournament on Monday. In one of only thr... Read More...
  • Junior Tennis Camp Begins On 13th

    10-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS KARACHI: Subh-e-Nau is organising a weeklong juniors’ tennis coaching camp here at City Sports Complex from January 13. Chairperson Subh-e-Nau and Coaching Camp Commandant Mrs Shahida ... Read More...
  • Murray Flattens Dolgopolov in Brisbane Final

    09-Jan-2012
    The News BRISBANE: World number four Andy Murray laid down a marker for the Australian Open with a 65-minute demolition of Alexandr Dolgopolov in the final of the Brisbane International on Sunday. ... Read More...
  • Nadal Unsure of Form Ahead of Australian Open

    09-Jan-2012
    The News MADRID: Spain’s former tennis world number one Rafael Nadal, who has struggled with a sore left shoulder since the end of last season, said on Sunday he is not sure he will be playing ... Read More...
  • Everyone has a Chance in Melbourne, Says Ivanovic

    09-Jan-2012
    The News  SYDNEY: Former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic believes the strength of women’s tennis means that anyone in the draw can win the Australian Open. Ivanovic’s preparations... Read More...
  • Murray Flattens Dolgopolov In Brisbane Final

    09-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   BRISBANE: World number four Andy Murray laid down a marker for the Australian Open with a 65-minute demolition of Alexandr Dolgopolov in the final of the Brisbane International on Su... Read More...
  • CZECH Republic Thrash France to Lift Hopman Cup

    08-Jan-2012
    The News PERTH: The Czech Republic thrashed France to lift their second Hopman Cup on Saturday as world number two Petra Kvitova sent warning signals to her closest rivals ahead of the Australian Ope... Read More...
  • Serena Hints SHE Will Play in Melbourne

    07-Jan-2012
    The News BRISBANE: Five-times Australian Open champion Serena Williams has given a hint on Twitter that she may be fit for this year’s tournament after an injury scare. Williams was forced to ... Read More...
  • Pakistan Hope to Conquer Lebanon In ‘Dicey’ Clash

    04-Jan-2012
    Khalid Hussain The News   KARACHI: In spite of what they term as a ‘major setback’, Pakistan remain upbeat about their chances of winning the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group II opener... Read More...
  • KVITOVA Shuns Ranking Talk to Focus on Titles

    03-Jan-2012
    The News  PERTH: Petra Kvitova admits the attention surrounding her attempt to overhaul Caroline Wozniacki at the top of the women’s tennis rankings is getting on her nerves. Kvitova demo... Read More...
  • Djokovic Ends 2011 in Winning Style

    01-Jan-2012
    The News ABU DHABI: Novak Djokovic brought the curtain down on his stunning 2011 season with a 6-2, 6-1 thrashing of Spain’s David Ferrer in the final of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship ... Read More...
  • Aisam Exudes Confidence Ahead of Aussie Assignment

    01-Jan-2012
     The News KARACHI: Pakistan’s tennis ace Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi flew out for Australia on Saturday to compete in a couple of international tournaments in a bid to warm up for the season-open... Read More...
  • Aqeel Enters Subh-E-Nau Final

    30-Dec-2011
     The News KARACHI: Favourite Aqeel Khan faced stiff resistance from Heera Ashiq before he confirmed his presence in the final of 9th Subh-e-Nau National Hard Court Tennis Championship at CDGK Sp... Read More...
  • Corretja Holds out Hope for Nadal in Davis Cup

    30-Dec-2011
    The News MADRID: Spain’s new Davis Cup team captain Alex Corretja said he had not given up hope of being able to count on Rafa Nadal and David Ferrer for the 2012 campaign. Corretja has been b... Read More...
  • Tennis Serves Up $30 Million in Riches

    26-Dec-2011
    The News ADELAIDE: Federer is primed to serve up a treat for a record $30 million in riches over the Australian summer.  The Australian Open, starting in Melbourne on January 16, boasts the big... Read More...
  • Aisam Targets Top Doubles Status

    25-Dec-2011
    The News KARACHI: Pakistan’s most successful tennis player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi has said that his target is to become top ranked doubles tennis player.  “My aim is to become top dou... Read More...
  • Pakistan has Lot of Tennis Talent: Shahida Farooq

    25-Dec-2011
    The News KARACHI: Chairperson Subh-e-Nau Shahida Kausar Farooq has said that Pakistan has a lot of young talented players who, if guided properly, can accomplish many milestones for the country in in... Read More...
  • Aqeel Clinches International Tennis Title

    25-Dec-2011
    The News KARACHI: Top-ranked Pakistani tennis player Aqeel Khan thrashed M Abid Mushtaq in the final of International Tennis Championship on Saturday at Karachi Gymkhana. Aqeel found little resistanc... Read More...
  • Mushtaq Stuns Yasirin UBLTennis Event

    24-Dec-2011
    The News KARACHI: Fast rising Muhammad Abid Mushtaq showed his class when he downed second seed Yasir Khan in an exciting three set semi-final to storm into men’s singles final of the UBL Inter... Read More...
  • Swedish Player Renard Hit With Corruption Ban

    24-Dec-2011
    The News LONDON: Swedish tennis player Lucas Renard has been suspended for six months and fined $5,000 for a corruption offense, the Tennis Integrity Unit said on Friday. Renard had breached an arti... Read More...
  • WTA, Sony END Eight-Year Partnership

    24-Dec-2011
    The News PARIS: Sony Ericsson will end its sponsorship of the WTA next year, bringing to an end an eight-year association which once included title sponsor rights for the telecoms giant. Sony’... Read More...
  • Subh-E-Nau Tennis Championship From Sunday

    24-Dec-2011
    The News KARACHI: Subh-e-Nau National Hard Court Tennis Championship will begin at CDGK Sports Complex Tennis Courts from December 25. Subh-e-Nau will also hold coaching camp for U-14 players durin... Read More...
  • Wimbledon Winner Kvitova Named ‘Czech Athlete of Year’

    23-Dec-2011
    The News PRAGUE: Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, the world number two in the WTA tennis rankings, won the Czech Athlete of the Year prize at a ceremony on Wednesday. Kvitova beat mountain ... Read More...
  • Aqeel, Yasir in UBL International Tennis Semis

    22-Dec-2011
    The News KARACHI: Brothers duo of Aqeel Khan and Yasir Khan, Abid Mushtaq and visiting Sri Lankan star Thangarjah Dineshkant advanced in the men’s singles semifinals of inaugural UBL Internatio... Read More...
  • Indian Wells Boosts Top Prize to $1 Million

    22-Dec-2011
    The News INDIAN WELLS, California: Next year’s Indian Wells tournament will be the first combined ATP and WTA event to offer a top prize of $1 million to its men and women’s singles winne... Read More...
  • Federer Seeks First Win at Mubadala Championship

    22-Dec-2011
    The News DUBAI: Sixteen-time Grand Slam Champion Roger Federer has set his sights firmly on reclaiming his world number one spot and sees a first win in the Mubadala world tennis championship as the ... Read More...
  • Ferrer Puts Spain 2-0 Ahead After Nadal Blitz

    04-Dec-2011
     The News  SEVILLE, Spain: Rafael Nadal thrashed Juan Monaco and David Ferrer rallied to fell Juan Martin Del Potro in five thrilling sets to give Spain a 2-0 lead over Argentina in the Dav... Read More...
  • Aqeel, Maheen Reign Supreme In Saeed Hai Tennis Event

    03-Dec-2011
    The News Our Correspondent KARACHI: Schoolgirl Maheen Dada on Friday recorded one of the biggest triumphs of her career when she toppled top seed Mehek Khokhar to clinch the ladies singles title at ... Read More...
  • Argentina Seek Revenge For Davis Cup Heartache

    02-Dec-2011
     The News SEVILLE, Spain: Argentina will be gunning to avenge their painful loss to Spain in the final of the 2008 Davis Cup when the teams cross swords again in this year’s final, which s... Read More...
  • Nadal Drawn With Monaco In Opener

    02-Dec-2011
     The News SEVILLE, Spain: World number two Rafael Nadal will kick off Spain’s Davis Cup final bid against Argentina’s Juan Monaco in Friday’s opening singles match, following t... Read More...
  • Argentina Eye Davis Cup Revenge Against Spain

    01-Dec-2011
    The News Thursday, December 01, 2011 MADRID: The last time Argentina met Spain in the Davis Cup, in the 2008 final in Mar del Plata, the South Americans were firm favourites to claim their first ti... Read More...