Sampdoria enters Chinese market

2012-09-08 08:04:43

Serie A club Sampdoria will start to explore the Chinese market with an all-round campaign, the Italian side announced at a new conference at the Italian embassy in Beijing on Thursday.

Djokovic topples Del Potro to reach semis

2012-09-07 16:07:54

Novak Djokovic was at his brilliant best as he moved a step closer to defending his US Open title with a 6-2 7-6 6-4 victory over Juan Martin del Potro to reach the semi-finals at Flushing Meadows on Thursday.

Bryan brothers chase record in doubles final

2012-09-07 15:53:07

Second-seeds Bob and Mike Bryan advanced to a showdown against Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek in the men's doubles final on Friday at the US Open.

Hingis nominated for Hall of Fame

2012-09-07 10:54:00

Swiss former world number one Martina Hingis, a winner of five grand slam singles titles, has been nominated for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

Goodbye, Roddick!

2012-09-07 07:44:23

The last American man to win a Grand Slam and to hold the world No 1 ranking, Andy Roddick ended his tennis career on center court at the US Open on Wednesday after an enviable career that still might have left some fans wondering what if.


2012-09-07 07:44:23

Age - 30 (Aug 30, 1982)

Quotable on twitter

2012-09-07 07:44:23

"@andyroddick I shed a tear for you. Thank you for all the years of commitment to excellence. Going to miss it."

Just something about Berdych that Federer hates

2012-09-07 07:44:23

Tomas Berdych sent mighty Roger Federer spinning to his worst US Open defeat since 2003 on Wednesday and said he had succeeded by dragging the world No 1 out of his comfort zone.

Back to drawing board for stunned Swiss

2012-09-07 07:44:23

Shaken by his shocking US Open quarterfinal loss to Tomas Berdych, world No 1 Roger Federer is going "back to the drawing board" to try to pick up the pieces of a suddenly shattered season.

Berdych stuns Federer at US Open

2012-09-06 14:59:59

Roger Federer was knocked out of the US Open after losing a quarter-final thriller to Tomas Berdych, the earliest exit from New York in nine years.

Azarenka tops Stosur in thriller to reach semis

2012-09-05 09:55:25

The wind was blowing a gale and a dark storm was closing in but that was the least of Victoria Azarenka's problems at the US Open on Tuesday.

Murray looks to learn from Lendl's rags-to-riches story

2012-09-05 07:57:45

Andy Murray believes coach Ivan Lendl's bittersweet relationship with the US Open could help him lift his first Grand Slam title.