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Nadal, Wawrinka join Federer, Djokovic in quarter-finals of Monte ...
Johannesburg, Apr 18 : World No.1 Rafael Nadal and Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka have eased into the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday, where they were joined by defending champion Novak Djokovic and Swiss ace Roger Federer.
Finch defends Oz's decision to snub 'specialist spinners' for World ...
Sydney, Apr 2 : Australian opener Aaron Finch has defended his team's decision to snub specialist spinners for the dead rubber World Twenty20 match against Bangladesh, saying that it was the right call.
'Disappointed' Finch says he, Warner responsible for Oz's World T20 ...
Sydney, Apr 2 : Australian opener Aaron Finch has said that he and fellow opener David Warner are responsible for Australia's disastrous World Twenty20 campaign.
Al-Amin Hossain fined for 'abusive' send-off to Warner in World T20 ...
Sydney, Apr 2 : Bangladeshi fast bowler Al-Amin Hossain has reportedly been slapped with a fine for abusing Australian opener David Warner during the two teams' World Twenty20 Super-10 clash on Tuesday at Dhaka.
Oz's Meg Lanning smashes T20 records in women cricket's history in ...
Sydney, Mar 28 : Australian opener Meg Lanning has etched her name in the Twenty20 history of women's cricket by smashing the highest individual score in the format in her team's record-breaking 78-run win over Ireland in the women's World T20.
Djokovic insists has 'tools' to 'jump-start' 2014 campaign despite Oz ...
Johannesburg, Mar. 09 : Tennis star Novak Djokovic has reportedly admitted that losing the Australian Open crown in January this year was not what he expected but he also insisted that he has the 'tools' to turn things around.
Swann says Warner's claims of enjoying sledging 'mere bravado'
Sydney, Mar. 08 : Former England spinner Graeme Swann has slammed Australian opener David Warner's claims of enjoying sledging by opponents, saying that Warner will struggle to maintain his confrontational style when he fails to perform.
Warner, Harris move to 'career-high' spots in ICC Test player rankings
Sydney, Mar 7 : Australian opener David Warner and veteran fast bowler Ryan Harris have moved up to career-high positions in the ICC Test player rankings following their impressive contributions in Australia's series-winning third Test defeat of South Africa in Cape Town.
'Packed' schedule pushed Li out of making Bhupathi-backed ITPL ...
Johannesburg, Mar 4 : Australian Open champion Li Na has defended her decision to skip the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (ITPL) tournament, citing a packed schedule as the reason behind her opting out of the Indian Premier League (IPL)-style event.
Kallis blames Warner's 'ball scuffing' six for prodigious reverse ...
Johannesburg, Mar. 01 : Recently retired South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis has said that Australian opener David Warner had helped them aid the devastating reverse swing which led to Australia's dramatic downfall in the second Test match.
Warner fined 15 pc match fee for accusing De Villiers of 'ball ...
Melbourne, Feb 28 : Australian opener David Warner has reportedly been fined 15 per cent of his match fee- an amount of 2900 dollars, for accusing South African batsman AB de Villiers of ball tampering during the second Test at Port Elizabeth.
Proteas fans slam 'w(h)iner' Warner for 'ball tampering' remarks
Johannesburg, Feb 27 : South African fans have reportedly slammed Australian opener David Warner for his suggestion that South Africa, especially AB de Villiers, tampered with the ball to get advantage in the second Test, which they won by 231 runs.
Proteas coach says Warner's 'ball scuffing' remarks fueling hosts' ...
Johannesburg, Feb 27 : South African coach Russell Domingo has said that Australian opener David Warner's claim that the hosts tampered with the ball during the second Test is fueling their confidence ahead of the series-deciding third Test at Cape Town.
Rogers admits was aware of being in danger of losing Test place to ...
Sydney, Feb 26 : Australian opener Chris Rogers is admitted he was aware that he was in danger of losing his Test place in the second match against South Africa at Port Elizabeth, which his team lost by 231 runs following a 281-run victory in the first Test.
Rogers call on Oz to score heavily in first innings of 3rd Test to ...
Sydney, Feb 26 : Australian opener Chris Rogers has said that his team will need to score heavily in the first innings of the third Test at Newlands if they want to become the first team in five years to snare a series win against South Africa.
Proteas management slams Warner for 'sour grapes' comments on 'ball ...
Sydney, Feb 26 : The South African management has slammed Australian opener David Warner for his comments questioning whether the hosts were acting within the limits with scuffing of the ball in their second Test victory, which was secured with devastating reverse swing bowling.
Warner blames excessive 'ball scuffing' by Proteas for prodigious ...
Sydney, Feb 25 : Australian opener David Warner has said that his team would seek clarification from umpires over South Africa, especially batsman AB de Villiers, potentially overworking the ball, implying that excessive ball 'scuffing' may be behind South Africa's fast bowlers' superior ability to ...
Li Na climbs to World No.2 spot in latest WTA rankings
Beijing, Feb 19 : Chinese tennis ace Li Na has reached her highest world ranking after climbing to the No.2 spot in the latest Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings following her second Grand Slam crown at the Australian Open last month.
Warner says 'lazy' Proteas playing 'backyard cricket' in first Test
Sydney, Feb 15 : Explosive Australian opener David Warner has branded the South African players as 'lazy' after they dropped his catch three times, leading him to make 115 during the third day of the first Test at Centurion Park.
Spinner Peterson knows Aussies eyes will light when he comes on
Johannesburg, Feb.10 : South Africa's left-arm spinner Robin Petersen just reacts with a wry chuckle when Australian opener David Warner vows to take him down during the three-Test match series starting from Wednesday.
Nadal pulls out of Buenos Aires event
Buenos Aires, Feb 7 : Spain's Rafael Nadal said Thursday he will not take part in next week's Copa Claro clay-court event in the Argentine capital because he has not been able to practice since injuring his back in last month's Australian Open final.
Warner reveals has learnt patience from Rogers' 'tortoise-like' ...
Sydney, Feb 6 : Australian opener David Warner has revealed that his opening partner and teammate Chris Rogers has inspired him to have patience at the batting crease.
Warner says Oz batsmen needs to 'respect' Proteas pace attack in ...
Johannesburg, Feb 6 : Australian opener David Warner has said that his team will have to respect the South African pace attack in their upcoming three-match Test series starting in Centurion on February 12 as they have three 'very, very good' bowlers.
Nadal admits Oz Open final 'worst hour and a half' he ever spent on ...
Sydney, Feb 5 : World No.1 Rafael Nadal has admitted that the Australian Open final, which he lost to Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka, was 'the worst hour and a half' he ever spent on a tennis court.
Nadal 'recovering well' from back injury ahead of Indian Wells ...
Johannesburg, Feb 5 : World number one Rafael Nadal is reportedly recovering well from the back problem that wrecked his chances of winning the Australian Open crown and he is planning to re-start his training this week in his native Spain.
Nadal: Australian Open final was my worst experience
Madrid, Feb 5 : Spanish world No. 1 Rafael Nadal said the Australian Open final, which he lost to Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka, was "the worst hour and a half" he ever spent on a tennis court.
Rogers say Proteas pace attack 'another step up' from England
Sydney, Feb 3 : Veteran Australian opener Chris Rogers has said that the South African pace attack is possible another step up from what they had faced from England during the recent Ashes series.
Nishikori says 'Big Four' dominance of grand slams going to end soon
Tokyo, Feb 1 : Japan's ace tennis star Kei Nishikori said that Stanislas Wawrinka's Australian Open triumph could spell the beginning of the end of the grand slam dominance enjoyed by the 'Big Four' -- Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Roger Federer.
Federer confirmed as 'surprise' teammate of Wawrinka for Davis Cup tie
Johannesburg, Jan 30 : Swiss star Roger Federer has reportedly been confirmed as a 'surprise' teammate of his compatriot and newly-crowned Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka for the Davis Cup World Group tie in Serbia.
Wawrinka insists he deserved to win Grand Slam
Johannesburg, Jan. 28 : Stanislas Wawrinka has reportedly insisted that he deserved to win the Australian Open upsetting World No.1Rafael Nadal.