The Malta Independent 22 October 2017, Sunday


2019 Tennis Europe AGM

Monday, 2 October 2017, 19:39 Last update: about 19 days ago

The Malta Tennis Federation (MTF) yesterday announced that Tennis Europe has awarded Malta the hosting of the 2019 Annual General Meeting. This will be the third time our Islands will be organising...

Sweet 16: After 2 rough years, Nadal back on top at US Open

Monday, 11 September 2017, 10:54 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Rafael Nadal entered the 2017 Grand Slam season on a 2½-year drought without so much as one appearance in a major final, let alone a title. He ends it having reasserted himself, capped by a...

Stephens tops Keys in US Open final for 1st Grand Slam title

Sunday, 10 September 2017, 06:48 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Sloane Stephens' remarkably rapid rise from a ranking of 957th in early August to U.S. Open champion on Saturday began with the slow work of coming back from surgery on her left foot. After being...

Federer wins 8th Wimbledon title, beating Cilic in final

Sunday, 16 July 2017, 17:27 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

Roger Federer's wait for No. 8 at Wimbledon is over. He is once again the champion of the grass-court Grand Slam tournament, now more often than any other man in the history of an event first...

Muguruza beats 'role model' Williams for first Wimbledon title

Sunday, 16 July 2017, 06:58 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

As a kid, Garbine Muguruza sat in awe in front of the TV as the Williams sisters accumulated Grand Slam titles. They were her role models. Now Muguruza is all grown up, an emerging tennis star in...

Perfect 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

Sunday, 11 June 2017, 18:51 Last update: about 5 months ago Associated Press

His clay-court prowess as unassailable as ever, Rafael Nadal won his record 10th French Open title by dominating 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 in the final Sunday. No other man or...

Unseeded, just 20, Ostapenko wins French Open for 1st title

Saturday, 10 June 2017, 20:47 Last update: about 5 months ago Associated Press

Right from the start of the French Open final, Jelena Ostapenko made quite clear to anyone unfamiliar with her name, or her game, what she is all about. Yes, she was just two days past her 20th...

Out for the rest of season: Serena Williams announces pregnancy

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 08:59 Last update: about 7 months ago Associated Press

It's another love game for Serena Williams: She is pregnant - and, based on the timeline she offered, she already was when she won the Australian Open. A spokeswoman for Williams, Kelly...

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