But Australian sixth seed Bernard Tomic became the first seed ousted at the hard-court event, with Belgian qualifier Steve Darcis rallying Rio de Janeiro — Kei Nishikori smashed his racket into the red clay after losing the first Dubai — Former world number one Angelique Kerber survived as three of the top five seeds were bundled out of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday. The top seed and winner of two Grand Slams in dispatched fellow German Mona Bartel , in a second-round match.
World number two Kerber Paris — Roger Federer may be 35 but he showed retirement is far from his mind by committing to play at the Swiss Indoors for another three years. Dubai — Ekaterina Makarova followed up on her January upset of Dominika Cibulkova with another defeat for Prague — Roger Federer revealed on Monday he wants to join forces in doubles with arch-rival Rafael Nadal at the inaugural Laver Cup this year.
Roger Federer says "age is not an issue" after beating Marin Cilic to win his 20th Grand Slam title at the age of Marin Cilic says it was difficult to adjust to conditions in the Australian Open final after organisers closed the roof. Caroline Wozniacki says she is delighted to never again be asked about not winning a Grand Slam after success at the Australian Open. Boris Becker is appealing for the public's help in finding five of his six Grand Slam trophies as he is "unable to recollect where they are located".
Analysis and opinion from the BBC's tennis correspondent. How to get into tennis - it's fun, will keep you fit and caters for all levels and abilities. Find your nearest court and learn the basics with our guide. Get the latest tennis headlines sent straight to your phone, sign-up to our newsletter and learn where to find us on online. Rippon called back on. He bowls a good over and the results come in the next over as van der Merwe traps Bhandari in front of the stumps.
This has been a good game for van der Merwe, he has backed up his unbeaten 40 with couple of wickets to keep his side in the game. Binod Bhandari lbw van der Merwe 13 Peter Seelar comes in and bowls a good over to start with, not giving away any boundaries. Paul van Meekeren bowls from the other end. Both the batsmen though are content with rotating the strike and are not taking any undue risks.
Michael Rippon comes on to bowl. He gives away 7 runs in the over as Khadka finishes the over with a reverse sweep to third man fence.
Mandal thought gets run out in the next over. Bhandari is the new man in for Nepal. Muddassar Bukhari bowls from the other end. Malla is getting the runs here for Nepal.
He has already hit three boundaries in his stay at the crease. Malla gets leg before to Ahsan Malik. Khadka has shown good intent and gets starting with a boundary and follows it up with another. The two Nepal openers come out to bat. Sagar Pun starts the innings well with a loft over covers for a boundary but falls second ball trying the same shot. Malla gets off the mark with a boundary.
Sagar Pun c van Meerkeren b van der Merwe 4 2. A good first half for Nepal as they have restricted Netherlands to a modest total. Do join us in a while for the chase. Gauchan bowls his final over for just 6 runs to finish with ! Kami bowls an expensive over, giving away 13 runs. A good over from Regmi. He accounts for the wicket of Peter Borren who is caught by Malla.
Peter Seelar comes out to bat, gets off the mark and then is out leg before to Sagar Pun. Pun continues his superb form taking out two more wicket in the over to finish with figures of ! Mudassar Bukhari st Bhandari b Pun 1 2. Gauchan comes back on for a spell.
He bowls a tight 3-run over to begin with. Sagar Pun bowls from the other end and gives just 5 runs off it. Netherlands will want to finish strong. Paras Khadka brings himself on to bowl.
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