• Mattek-Sands and Safarova win women's doubles title

    January 30, 2015, 2:03 pm , By Reuters

    Melbourne- American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and her Czech partner Lucie Safarova won their first grand slam women's doubles titles at the Australian Open on Friday with a 6-4 7-6(5) victory over China's Zheng Jie and Taiwan's partner Chan Yung-jan. The unseeded Mattek-Sands and Safarova beat five seeded pairings to win the title on Rod Laver Arena, ...

  • Indian cricket team collapses after 200 against England

    January 30, 2015, 1:27 pm , By Reuters

    Perth- Ajinkya Rahane hit a patient 73 before England skittled out India for 200 in their crucial one-day tri-series match at Perth today. Rahane added 83 runs with opening partner Shikhar Dhawan (38) in 20 overs before the wheels fell off the Indian innings in what is virtually a semi-final contest with the winners taking on Australia in Sunday's ...

  • Clarke back to prove fitness for World Cup

    January 30, 2015, 11:19 am , By Reuters

    Adelaide- Australia captain Michael Clarke will return to club cricket this weekend as he continues his bid to prove his fitness for the upcoming World Cup, Cricket Australia said today. Clarke sustained the latest in a long line of hamstring injuries while fielding in the first test against India in Adelaide in December and underwent surgery ...