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September 28, 2013

Woods voted PGA Tour Player of the Year for record 11th time
19:47 GMT

World number one Tiger Woods has reportedly been voted as the PGA Tour's Player of the Year for a record 11th time, while fellow American Jordan Spieth was voted as the Rookie of the Year.

September 26, 2013

 NBA fans welcome Bryant to Dubai
15:59 GMT

A four-year-old boy named Shawn sat on the sidewalk crying outside the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) headquarters at Almas...

September 25, 2013

Ecclestone predicts end of Vettel era in 2014
14:17 GMT

Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has predicted that the dominance of Red Bull star Sebastian Vettel in the sport may end as early as next year.

Rafael Nadal to play in Abu Dhabi in December
12:41 GMT

Tennis fans in the UAE have been handed a huge boost with the news that Rafael Nadal will join world number one Novak Djokovic and Wimbledon champion Andy Murray in appearing in the capital at the end of the year.

September 24, 2013

Djokovic reaches 100th week at No.1 in ATP rankings
23:23 GMT

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic has topped the ATP tennis rankings for a 100th week in his career, making him the ninth man to reach the milestone.

Serena Williams retains top position in WTA rankings
23:18 GMT

American tennis player Serena Williams continued to lead the way in the latest WTA rankings with 12260 points for a big advantage over Victoria Azarenka.

September 23, 2013

Azarenka claims closing gap to 'best ever' Serena Williams
22:15 GMT

Belarusian player Victoria Azarenka has said that she is steadily closing the gap in being the best women's tennis player and that she too, is playing the best tennis like World No.1 Serena Williams.

September 17, 2013

Djokovic boosts men's ATP rankings lead over Nadal
13:24 GMT

World No.1 Novak Djokovic has reportedly boosted his lead in the latest top ten men's tennis ranking by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) over US Open champion Rafael Nadal.

Serena retains WTA rankings lead following US Open win
13:20 GMT

US Open champion Serena Williams has reportedly remained in the top position in the latest top ten women's tennis rankings issued by Women's Tennis Association (WTA).

September 12, 2013

Raikkonen to partner Alonso at Ferrari
13:26 GMT

London: Kimi Raikkonen will race for Ferrari next season in a two-year deal that takes ...

September 10, 2013

Federer must 'quit' or put legacy at risk
15:31 GMT

Roger Federer is one of tennis legends, but recently things started to look grim for the seven-time Wimbledon champion, perhaps his age started to catch up with him after all. Following his shock defeat in the US Open last week, is it time to call it a day for the Swiss legend?

Rafael Nadal bests Novak Djokovic to win second U.S. Open title
07:07 GMT

No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal captured his second U.S. Open and 13th career Grand Slam title Monday, besting world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in four sets.

September 9, 2013

Nadal targets US Open title to crown glorious comeback
12:34 GMT

Rafael Nadal will attempt to crown the year's most compelling comeback when he meets world number one Novak Djokovic for the 37th time in today's US Open final.

Serena Williams downs Victoria Azarenka for fifth U.S. Open crown
03:28 GMT

World No. 1 Serena Williams captured her fifth U.S. Open title Sunday, overcoming second-seeded Victoria Azarenka in a hotly contested struggle.

September 8, 2013

Djokovic, Nadal set up blockbuster US Open final
13:17 GMT

World number one Novak Djokovic and number two Rafa Nadal set up a mouthwatering men's singles final at the US Open with victories in the semifinals at Flushing Meadows on Saturday.