Federer near flawless in clay comeback

It was as if he had never been away as Roger Federer brushed aside Richard Gasquet in his first clay-court match in three years at the Madrid Open on Tuesday. Federer had said he was making his return on the red surface with hope rather than expectation, but he should be more optimistic after dismantling Gasquet 6-2, 6-3. The Read More

Saina in final of Denmark Open

Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal stormed into the women’s singles final of Denmark Open with an easy win over Gregoria Tunjung of Indonesia in Odense on Saturday. Olympic bronze medallist Saina beat Tunjung 21-11 21-12 in a one-sided semifinal match that lasted just 30 minutes. Saina will face world number one and nemesis Tai Tzu Read More

I have always acted with integrity and transparency – Sanath

Ex-Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya says he has acted with “integrity” after being charged with corruption. The International Cricket Council (ICC) charged Jayasuriya on Monday with two breaches of its anti-corruption code. He is accused of failing to co-operate with an investigation and “concealing, tampering with or destroying evidence”. Jayasuriya says the charges “do not Read More