Tag: Open

Maria Sharapova ends Caroline Wozniacki's Australian Open defence

Caroline Wozniacki’s reign as Australian Open champion ended with a three-set defeat by Maria Sharapova in the third round. The battle of two of the biggest names in the game did not disappoint but in the end Sharapova’s fierce hitting Read More

Roger Federer ground out a tough three-set win to make the Australian Open third round

Roger Federer ground out a tough three-set win to make the Australian Open third round for an incredible 20th straight year on Wednesday, with long-time rival Rafael Nadal also safely through in his drive towards an 18th Grand Slam title. Read More

Gutsy Murray out of Australian Open after five-set epic

Gutsy Andy Murray fought to the end before losing an epic Australian Open farewell match 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-7 (4/7) and 6-2 at the hands of Roberto Bautista Agut on Monday. The Scot, who said he will retire this Read More

Andy Murray to retire, Australian Open could be last event

A tearful Andy Murray on Friday announced he would likely retire this year due to severe pain from a hip injury, saying next week’s Australian Open could be the last tournament of a glittering career. The former world number one Read More

Qatar open "Visa Facilitation Center" to facilitate Pakistani work force

Qatar has opened “Visa Facilitation Center” in Islamabad to facilitate Pakistani work force in getting visa. Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, Zulfikar Bukhari and Qatar’s Ambassador to Pakistan Saqar Bin Mubarak inaugurated the Read More

Australia cricket chief open to four-day Tests

Australia´s new cricket chief says he is open to the idea of trialling four-day Test matches to boost waning popularity of the red ball game. The International Cricket Council approved the experimental concept last year in a bid to ensure Read More

After third-place finish in Bengaluru Open, Aadil Bedi eyes Asian Tour Q-School

Bedi, who had competed in four PGTI tournaments before turning professional in September this year, played in Panasonic Open apart from Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational on the PGTI circuit as a professional. Last week, when Chandigarh golfer 17-year-old Aadil Bedi Read More