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17-Jul-2019 Barcelona

Messi is the face of soccer : Antoine Griezmann

Barcelona's last signing Antoine Griezmann has said that his new teammate Lionel Messi is the best soccer player in the world and the face of the sport."For me, he (Messi) is the number one, like Lebron (James) in basketball. They're the ideal," the French international...

15-Jul-2019 Madrid

Simona Halep returns to top 4 in WTA rankings after Wimbledon win

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep climbed back into the top 4 in the WTA rankings issued on Monday after her straight set win over Serena Williams of the US in the final of the Wimbledon on Saturday.Becoming the first Romanian ever to win a Wimbledon singles...

20-Jun-2019 Mallorca (Spain)

Playing on grass at Wimbledon is radical transition : Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal said on Thursday that he feels a passion and desire to compete at Wimbledon and playing on grass courts after the clay season is "the most radical transition" in tennis.The Spanish world number two, who spoke to journalists at the Santa Ponca tennis...

17-Jun-2019 Barcelona

Marc Marquez takes dominating home victory in Barcelona

Marc Marquez celebrated a dominating home victory at the Catalan GP while an apologetic Jorge Lorenzo had his strongest start to a race this season before falling.The hottest conditions of the weekend met the MotoGP World Championship on Sunday as the 24-rider...

13-Nov-2018 Madrid

WhatsApp to delete all chats not saved, updated via Google Drive

The world's most popular freeware instant messaging app confirmed its prior announcement that, as of Monday, any users who have not backed up their stored data and chats on Google Drive will lose their chat histories.WhatsApp, which is owned by tech giant...

12-Nov-2018 Madrid

Novak Djokovic continues to lead ATP rankings

Serbian star Novak Djokovic has maintained the No.1 spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,045 points.Djokovic snatched the top spot from Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal after his retirement...

05-Nov-2018 Madrid

Rose regains top spot World Golf Rankings

English golfer Justin Rose regained the No. 1 spot in the World Golf Rankings released Monday.Rose, 38, successfully defended the Turkish Open title on Sunday after defeating Li Haotong of China in a playoff, who climbed eight places to World No. 42, reports...

05-Nov-2018 Madrid

Novak Djokovic snatches Nadal's ATP top spot

Serbia's Novak Djokovic snatched the top spot of the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday from Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal, now World No. 2.Djokovic had secured World No. 1, following Nadal's retirement from...

05-Nov-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep remains on top of world tennis rankings

Romania's Simona Halep continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday with 6,921 points, followed by Germany's Angelique Kerber.Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark remained in her third place in this week's unchanged top 10, ahead of Ukraine's...

29-Oct-2018 Madrid

Koepka keeps No. 1 in World Golf Ranking

United States golfer Brooks Koepka kept hold of the top spot in the World Golf Ranking, released Monday, but Justin Rose of England managed to narrow the gap as he moved up to second place, knocking Dustin Johnson of the US down to third.Rose could have taken...

29-Oct-2018 Madrid

Rafael Nadal continues to lead ATP rankings

Spain's Rafael Nadal retained his number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 7,660 points, while Serbia's Novak Djokovic came in second.Roger Federer of Switzerland remained in the third spot...

22-Oct-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep retains No.1 WTA ranking

Simona Halep of Romania maintained the world No.1 spot in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday, despite the herniated disc back injury that has forced her to miss the WTA Finals, the eight-player, season-ending event currently being...

22-Oct-2018 Madrid

Rafael Nadal stays atop ATP rankings

Spain's Rafael Nadal retained the number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 7,660 points, while Serbia's Novak Djokovic came in second.Roger Federer of Switzerland remained in the third...

27-Sep-2018 Seville (Spain)

Sevilla dominate Real Madrid 3-0

Sevilla thrashed Real Madrid 3-0 as the Blancos suffered their first defeat of the 2018-19 La Liga season and lost a change to climb over archrival Barcelona into the top spot.Some 41,000 people packed into Seville's Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium for the mid-week...

10-Sep-2018 Madrid

Rafael Nadal stays atop ATP rankings, Djokovic jumps to 3rd

With 8,760 points, Spain's Rafael Nadal remained in the No.1 spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals' (ATP) men's world singles rankings released on Monday, ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer.Serbia's Novak Djokovic jumped three spots to third after...

10-Sep-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep stays No. 1 in world tennis rankings, Osaka enters top 10

Romania's Simona Halep continued to lead Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday, ahead of Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki.Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka rocketed 12 spots to the seventh after claiming the US Open title on Saturday, defeating...

06-Aug-2018 Madrid

Rafael Nadal maintains 1st spot in ATP rankings

Spain's Rafael Nadal continued to lead the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 9,310 average points, ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer.Top-10 players are holding on to their positions except for South Africa's...

06-Aug-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep remains on top of WTA rankings

Romania's Simona Halep continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday with 7,511 points, followed by Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki.Sloane Stephens of the United States came third, followed by Germany's Angelique Kerber and Ukraine's...

25-Jul-2018 Mallorca (Spain)

Winning all matches not his aim, lives for competition : Rafael Nadal

Spanish tennis great and current world No.1 Rafael Nadal said on Wednesday that throughout his career, he has been driven by the thrill of the competition rather than a desire to win 100 per cent of his matches.On Wednesday, the 17-time Grand Slam champion presented...

06-May-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep crushes Ekaterina Makarova in Madrid Open 1st round

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, World No.1, on Sunday started her run to defend the Madrid Open title by crushing Russia's Ekaterina Makarova 6-1, 6-0.Halep, who is seeking her third Madrid title in a row, needed only 51 minutes to beat Makarova, World No.32,...

09-Apr-2018 Madrid

Rafael Nadal maintains top spot at ATP rankings

Spain's Rafael Nadal maintained the top spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World singles rankings, released on Monday.Last week, Nadal dethroned Switzerland's Roger Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam champion, who fell to second place following...

09-Apr-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep stays atop WTA rankings

Romania's Simona Halep continues to lead the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday.The 26-year-old was followed by Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki, while Spain's Garbiñe Muguruza is at the third place, reports Efe.The rankings remained unchanged...

19-Mar-2018 Madrid

Roger Federer stays atop ATP rankings, Del Potro 6th

Switzerland's Roger Federer remained in the number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 9,660 points.Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro jumped to sixth place after he stunned Federer 6-4, 6-7 (8),...

05-Mar-2018 Madrid

Roger Federer stays atop ATP rankings

Switzerland's Roger Federer remained at the number one spot with 10,060 points, exactly 600 points ahead of World No.2 Rafael Nadal of Spain, in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday.Last month, the 20-time Grand Slam...

05-Mar-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep continues to lead WTA rankings

Simona Halep of Romania continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday for the second consecutive week, ahead of Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki.Wozniacki, who maintained the first position for four weeks following her victory at...

19-Feb-2018 Madrid

Roger Federer claims top spot, becomes oldest ever ATP World No. 1

Switzerland's Roger Federer became the oldest ever World No. 1 in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday after his victory at the Rotterdam Open.Unseating Spain's Rafael Nadal, the 36-year-old reclaimed the top spot...

03-Feb-2018 Madrid

Novak Djokovic confirms right elbow surgery

Star player Novak Djokovic of Serbia on Saturday confirmed that he underwent surgery on his right elbow for an injury that had kept the former World No. 1 off the tennis court for six months.Djokovic, currently world No. 13, announced on his Facebook page...

29-Jan-2018 Madrid

Roger Federer closes in on Nadal after Australian Open win, Cilic 3rd

Switzerland's Roger Federer closed to within 115 points of top-ranked Rafael Nadal of Spain in the Association of Tennis Professionals men's singles rankings, released on Monday, after winning the Australian Open.Nadal's record-extending 20th Grand Slam title victory...

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