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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Tennis: Gavrilova beats Bouchard as Australia off to fast Hopman Cup start

PERTH: Hosts Australia made a strong start to the mixed teams Hopman Cup in Perth on Sunday (Dec 31), beating Canada 2-1. World number 25 Daria Gavrilova gave the home team the initial ascendancy with a straight-sets win over a disappointing Eugenie Bouchard. Injury-plagued Australian youngster Thanasi Kokkinakis then secured the tie with a three-se… Latest

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Kapur wins duel at the Royal Cup

Pattaya, Thailand, December 31: Shiv Kapur of India emerged triumphant at the US$ 500,000 Royal Cup after he closed the tournament with a four-under-par 67 to finish 14-under-par 270. Sunday was billed as a duel between Kapur and Thailand’s Prom Meesawat as the pair emerged from the pack after round three. At the start of the final round, Prom was ...

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