Thursday, February 22, 2024

Djokovic hoping for a send-off like Federer’s

Sports Desk : Novak Djokovic said he wants his fiercest rivals by his side when he ends his career, similar to Roger Federer’s heartfelt farewell to the sport last week. Pictures of Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal sitting together and crying after Friday’s Laver Cup doubles loss at London’s O2 Arena went viral on ... Read more

Roger Federer announces his retirement from competitive tennis

Sports Desk : Roger Federer, a legendary tennis player from Switzerland, has announced his retirement from competitive play at the age of 41, citing signals from his body. Federer has recently had to deal with surgeries, injuries, and a burgeoning field of new stars. “I have played more than 1,500 matches over 24 years,” ... Read more

Ashleigh Barty retires from professional tennis at age 25

Ashleigh Barty is retiring from professional tennis, she announced in a post on Instagram. In a surprise announcement, world number one Ashleigh Barty on Wednesday said she is retiring. “Today is difficult and filled with emotion for me as I announce my retirement from tennis,” the Australian said on Instagram. “Thank you to everyone who ... Read more

Serena Williams wins sixth Wimbledon singles title 

When her opponent’s final shot sailed out, Serena Williams wasn’t sure whether the match was over or not. It took a few seconds before the realization sunk in — not only had she won her sixth Wimbledon title, but her bid for another “Serena Slam” was complete. Williams defeated promising Spaniard Garbine Muguruza 6-4 6-4 in ... Read more

Two golds each for Army, Ansar in taekwondo

The taekwondo discipline ended on Monday with Bangladesh Ansar and Bangladesh Army winning two gold medals each at the National Sports Council gymnasium. Moslem Mia and Mizanur Rahman of Bangladesh Army grabbed gold medals while Shahnaz Parvin and Sushmita of Bangladesh Ansar clinched

Amal reaches tennis final

Top seed Amal Roy and second seed Alamgir Hossain moved into the singles final of Tennis event of the 8th Bangladesh Games after winning their respective semi-final matches at the National Tennis Complex on Tuesday. The men’s tennis events began early to facilitate

Feel it the Federer way

Even by his lofty standard it was big. On his way to 17 grand slam wins, Roger Federer has attended many press conferences, handled umpteenth media sessions, but perhaps he has never seen so much enthusiasm about him. Around 500 journalists waited for him for more than 45 minutes, but none

French Open from today

None is an outright favourite The Roland Garros Grand Slam event (colloquially and more commonly known as the French Open) begins today and this one offers all kinds of interesting possibilities for the world’s top three men — Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. Nadal already has a jointly-held record six titles on the ... Read more

Nat’l tennis

The final line-up of all events in the Sony National Tennis Tournament completed yesterday at the National Tennis Complex in Ramna. Top seed Amol Roy and Alamgir Hossain moved into the men’s singles final as Amol beat Laxman 6-3, 6-2 and Alamgir defeated Ranjan Ram 3-6, 6-2 and

Nat’l Tennis

Shathi Sarker overcame Victory Day Tennis title holder Ishita Afroze 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 in a three-and-a-half-hour semi-final battle to confirm her place in the final of the Sony National Tennis Championship at the Ramna Tennis Complex on Wednesday. In the men’s singles, Amol Roy beat sensational youngster Delwar Hossain 6-3, 6-2,

National Tennis

Three participants confirmed their place in the quarter-finals of the men’s singles in the Sony National Tennis Championship at the Ramna Tennis Complex on Tuesday. Top seeded Amol Roy defeated Khandakar Mamun 6-3, 6-4, Lakhsman Lal beat Mizanur Rahman 7-6, 6-0 and Delwar Hossaing overcame Henry Prethul 4-6, 7-6, 5-0 to move to the quarter-finals. ... Read more

Sony nat’l tennis

Six players moved confirmed their quarterfinal berths in the men’s singles of the Sony National Tennis Competition at the National Tennis Complex in Ramna yesterday. Among the six pre-quarterfinals, the match between Anwar Hossain and Biplob Ram was the most entertaining lasting four hours where Anwar had the last laugh. Anwar bounced back from

U-14 tennis

Bangladesh’s Delowar Hossain finished third while Wy Mong Marma ended sixth in Group 2 of the ITF Under-14 Asian Championship at the Tainbo Tennis centre in Yangon, Myanmar yesterday. Delowar Hossain Shajal, the other participant in the boys’ group ended 23rd, said a press release from Bangladesh Tennis Federation