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  • Djokovic pain-free at last

    Novak Djokovic insists he is playing pain free for the first time in "years" as he pursues his comeback at the Miami Masters.

  • Juan Martin

    Del Potro stuns Federer

    Former US Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro stunned top-ranked Roger Federer 6-4, 6-7 (8/10), 7-6 (7/2) Sunday to win his first Indian Wells title and second consecutive ATP crown.

  • Federer survives a scare

    World number one Roger Federer survived a scare from unseeded Borna Coric to beat him 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 in the BNP

  • Simona Halep

    Halep and Venus into quarters, Wozniacki falls

    World No. 1 Simona Halep and Venus Williams punch their tickets to the Indian Wells quarter-finals, while Caroline Wozniacki suffers another exit at the hands of Russia's rising star Daria Kasatkina.

  • Venus KO's Serena

    Serena Williams' return to the WTA Tour came to an abrupt end Monday as she crashed out of Indian Wells with a 6-3, 6-4 loss to her sister Venus.

  • youth games logo

    Badminton, table tennis conclude

    Though the going had been tough for budding athletes participating in their respective events of the inaugural Bangladesh Youth

  • Ctg Open from Mar 21

    The 2nd City Bank American Express Chittagong Open will be held at the Bhatiary Golf & Country Club in Chittagong from March 21 to

  • Roger Federer

    Federer takes care of business, Djokovic crashes out

    World number one Roger Federer finishes off Federico Delbonis in a rain-disrupted match to reach the third round at Indian Wells as five-time champion Novak Djokovic was toppled.

  • Malaysia draw level in friendly

    Visiting Malaysia tied the friendly tennis series 1-1 after beating hosts Bangladesh 3-0 in the second rubber at the Uttara Club Tennis ground yesterday.

  • Pallolic Group clinch title

    Pallolic Group clinched the title of Premier Division Table Tennis League with two matches in hand after beating Ciciron Table Tennis

  • Winning start for Abahani

    Holders Abahani made a winning start in Women's Table Tennis League with a straight 3-0 win over Quantum Foundation at the Shaheed

  • Pallolic Group consolidate lead

    Pallolic Group consolidated their lead at the top of the Premier Division Table Tennis League table with two victories at the Shaheed

  • Pallolic in solo lead

    Pallolic Group maintained their solo lead in the Premier Division Table Tennis League when they notched a 3-1 victory over Uttara TT

  • Table tennis leagues underway

    Dhaka Metropolis Table Tennis Championships got underway at the Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Indoor Stadium yesterday amid enthusiasm from 44 participating teams.

  • 'Can't see one player getting 10 Slams now'

    Tennis legend Roger Federer believes it will be hard for the younger generation to emulate him and fellow veterans Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in winning multiple Grand Slams.

  • Table tennis leagues from tomorrow

    The Senior Division, First Division and Women's Division table tennis leagues will commence simultaneously at the Shaheed Tajuddin

  • 'I almost died after giving birth'

    Serena Williams says she lives in fear of blood clots, a condition that surfaced during a harrowing postnatal ordeal in September when she almost died giving birth to her first child.

  • Raonic has unfinished business in Delray Beach

    Former world No.3 Milos Raonic gets his 2018 off to a roaring start with a 6-1, 7-5 rout of Taro Daniel in the first round of the Delray Beach Open

  • Serena feared for life!

    Serena Williams says she lives in fear of blood clots, a condition that surfaced during a harrowing postnatal ordeal in September when she almost died giving birth to her first child.

  • 'One of the best weeks of my life'

    Roger Federer celebrated his return to the top of the world rankings by winning the Rotterdam Open on Sunday, his 97th career title,

  • Roger Federer

    Federer becomes oldest number one

    Roger Federer becomes the oldest world number one when the 20-time Grand Slam title winner reached the semi-finals of the Rotterdam Open.

  • Federer becomes oldest world number one

    Roger Federer becomes tennis's oldest world number one by reaching the semifinals of the Rotterdam Open.

  • 'Never thought I'd get this chance'

    Before their Champions League clash with Chelsea in London, Lionel Messi and Barcelona put their unbeaten record in La Liga on the line against Eibar in the rather less glamorous surrounds of Ipurua on Saturday.

  • Roger Federer

    Federer 'never imagined' having chance to become oldest number one

    Roger Federer can become the oldest world number one on Friday, a remarkable achievement for the 20-time Grand Slam title winner who admits he "never imagined" he'd get the opportunity.

  • Federer two wins from history

    Roger Federer delivered a crushing 6-1, 6-2 defeat of Ruben Bemelmans in just 47 minutes on Wednesday as the Swiss star moved

  • World No. 259 stuns Wawrinka

    Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka blew a one-set lead to fall 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to unfancied Dutchman Tallon Griekspoor in a

  • Federer hoping for return to top

    Roger Federer said Monday he could allow himself to dream about recapturing the world number one spot at this week's Rotterdam tournament and becoming the oldest man ever to hold the position.

  • Venus Williams and Serena Williams

    Rusty Serena defeated on long-awaited return

    Serena Williams made her long-awaited comeback to tennis but the 23-time Grand Slam title winner and former world number one suffers defeat, playing alongside big sister Venus in a Fed Cup dead rubber.

  • History looms for Federer

    Roger Federer will target a return to the top of the rankings as the Rotterdam World Tennis tournament starts on Monday, with the Swiss aiming to become the oldest number one player in history.

  • More history in Federer's sight

    Roger Federer announced on Wednesday that he will play in next week's ATP event in Rotterdam, where a run to the semifinals would