The Malta Independent 15 December 2017, Friday

Tennis

France win doubles to lead Belgium 2-1 in Davis Cup final

Saturday, 25 November 2017, 18:22 Last update: about 20 days ago Associated Press

Richard Gasquet and Pierre-Hugues Herbert beat Ruben Bemelmans and Joris De Loore 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4 to give France a 2-1 lead over Belgium in the Davis Cup final on Saturday. Gasquet and...

France, Belgium level in Davis Cup final

Friday, 24 November 2017, 22:17 Last update: about 20 days ago Associated Press

David Goffin and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga are each on top of their games. Both were up to the task in Friday's opening singles matches of the Davis Cup final, delivering lopsided wins to leave France...

Dimitrov wins ATP Finals, Grand Slam his next target

Monday, 20 November 2017, 11:18 Last update: about 25 days ago Associated Press

Grigor Dimitrov's talent took him to the brink of his biggest career win — but he needed more than that to get over the line. The sixth-seeded Bulgarian claimed the title at the...

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies at 49

Monday, 20 November 2017, 11:15 Last update: about 25 days ago Associated Press

The WTA says 1998 Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49. The women's tennis body says Novotna died Sunday after a long battle with cancer. The WTA made the announcement...

2019 Tennis Europe AGM

Monday, 2 October 2017, 19:39 Last update: about 3 months 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 4 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 4 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 6 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 6 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...

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