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Ankita Raina's day out in Fed Cup; India beat Uzbekistan 3-0 in Thailand

Ankita Raina's day out in Fed Cup; India beat Uzbekistan 3-0 in Thailand

India will play Kazakhstan for fifth-sixth place finish.

Feb 05, 2016, 19:49 PM IST
Fed Cup is not Grand Slam: Sania Mirza loses doubles tie in India's defeat to Japan

Fed Cup is not Grand Slam: Sania Mirza loses doubles tie in India's defeat to Japan

With Sania in side - who has not lost a match since US Open in 2015 and has weaved an incredible 36-match winning streak, India had a great chance to beat Japan.

Feb 04, 2016, 20:16 PM IST
Will do all I can to remain number one: Sania Mirza

Will do all I can to remain number one: Sania Mirza

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza says she would do all it takes to maintain her world number one ranking.

Apr 19, 2015, 13:41 PM IST
Indian women reach Fed Cup final beating Turkmenistan

Indian women reach Fed Cup final beating Turkmenistan

 Indian women stormed into the finals of the Fed Cup (Group-II) Asia-Oceania tennis tournament here today following another one-sided 2-0 victory over Turkmenistan.

Apr 17, 2015, 23:22 PM IST
I want to win more Grand Slams before retiring: Sania Mirza

I want to win more Grand Slams before retiring: Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza added another feather in her decorated cap by scaling the ranking peak in the doubles but the Indian star says there is never enough and she wants to win more Grand Slam titles before hanging her racquet.

Apr 16, 2015, 23:56 PM IST
India thrash Pakistan 2-0 in Fed Cup

India thrash Pakistan 2-0 in Fed Cup

 Ankita Raina and Prarthana Thombare trounced their rivals in the singles matches as India blanked Pakistan 2-0 in their opening tie in the Asia/Oceania Group II of the Fed Cup here on Wednesday.

Apr 15, 2015, 20:30 PM IST
Sania Mirza to lead Indian challenge in Fed Cup

Sania Mirza to lead Indian challenge in Fed Cup

 India will be led by newly-crowned world number one Sania Mirza as 11 nations will strive to get promotion to Asia/Oceania Group I when the Fed Cup tennis competition begins here from Tuesday.

Apr 13, 2015, 17:57 PM IST
Sania Mirza to be playing captain in India's Fed Cup

Sania Mirza to be playing captain in India's Fed Cup

Ace tennis player Sania Mirza was on Saturday appointed as playing captain of India's Fed Cup team, which will seek to make it to Group I grade of Asia/Oceania zone in Hyderabad from April 14.

Mar 14, 2015, 18:12 PM IST
Indian challenge ends at ITF meet, Rishika, Bhuvana exit

Indian challenge ends at ITF meet, Rishika, Bhuvana exit

The Indian challenge in singles at the USD 25,000 Endurance ITF Women's Tennis Tournament came to an end on Wednesday with the elimination of Rishika Sunkara and Bhuvana Kalva in round two.

Feb 25, 2015, 19:29 PM IST
Ankita Raina leads Indians' exit at women's ITF meet

Ankita Raina leads Indians' exit at women's ITF meet

India's No. 1 woman tennis player Ankita Raina, the fifth seed, was dumped in straight sets by Taipei qualifier Ching-Wen Hsu in round one of the USD 25,000 Endurance Aurangabad Open Women's ITF Championships on Tuesday.

Feb 24, 2015, 18:57 PM IST
Five Indian women in ITF tennis main draw

Five Indian women in ITF tennis main draw

Five Indians, including no. 1 Ankita Raina, have got entries in the main draw of the USD 25,000 Endurance Aurangabad Open Women's ITF Tennis Championship starting on February 23.

Feb 20, 2015, 18:44 PM IST

Ankita crashes out of Delhi Open

 Ankita Raina, India's numero uno singles player, crashed out of the Delhi Open following a 4-6 4-6 defeat against Ukraine's unseeded Olga Savchuk in the first round of the USD 25,000 ITF women's event, here. Olga, ranked 20 places below Ankita at 242, offered the eighth seed several chances to take control of the game with her erratic play but the Indian could not cash in on those.

Feb 17, 2015, 16:25 PM IST
Ankita Raina wins maiden USD 25,000 ITF singles title

Ankita Raina wins maiden USD 25,000 ITF singles title

Continuing her steady progress in the WTA circuit, India's Ankita Raina overwhelmed British teenager Katy Dunne in straight sets in a one-sided final to lift her maiden USD 25,000 ITF singles title at the Deccan Gymkhana here on Saturday.

Dec 27, 2014, 15:02 PM IST
Ankita Raina downs Romanian qualifier to enter NECC-ITF final

Ankita Raina downs Romanian qualifier to enter NECC-ITF final

India's top woman singles player Ankita Raina, the fourth seed, entered her third USD 25,000 event final when she ousted Romanian qualifier Cristina Ene in three sets in the semi-finals of NECC-ITF tennis tournament at the Deccan Gymkhana here on Friday.

Dec 26, 2014, 17:36 PM IST
NECC-ITF: Ankita Raina downs Serbian rival to enter semi-finals

NECC-ITF: Ankita Raina downs Serbian rival to enter semi-finals

India No. 1 and fourth seed Ankita Raina kept the country's hopes alive in singles in the USD 25,000 NECC-ITF women's tennis tournament in progress here when she entered the semi-finals after defeating Serbian rival Nina Stojanovic in straight sets on Thursday.

Dec 25, 2014, 15:04 PM IST
Ankita Raina through to quarters, Natasha Palha loses

Ankita Raina through to quarters, Natasha Palha loses

India No.1 Ankita Raina entered the singles quarter finals of the USD 25,000 CCI-ITF women's tennis tournament with a come-from-behind three-set win over Serbian rival Ivana Jorovic, here on Wednesday.

Nov 12, 2014, 20:52 PM IST
Yuki, Sanam, Ankita enter pre-quarters of Asiad 2014

Yuki, Sanam, Ankita enter pre-quarters of Asiad 2014

Indian tennis players Yuki Bhambri, Sanam Singh and Ankita Raina registered comfortable wins in their respective singles matches to sail into the pre-quarterfinals of the 17th Asian Games, here today.

Sep 25, 2014, 13:25 PM IST
Indian women's tennis team beats Oman in Asiad opener

Indian women's tennis team beats Oman in Asiad opener

The Indian women's tennis team was off to a winning start in the 17th Asian Games as it blanked Oman 3-0 in the first round here on Saturday.

Sep 20, 2014, 11:37 AM IST

Ankita Raina bows out of Belgium ITF event

Ankita Raina put up a valiant fight and saved two match points before losing the singles quarterfinal of the USD 25,000 ITF women`s event in Koksijde, Belgium.

Aug 09, 2014, 11:14 AM IST

Ankita Raina advances in Belgium ITF event

India number one Ankita Raina today toppled eighth seed Ysaline Bonaventure in her opening round at the USD 25,000 ITF women`s event in Koksijde, Belgium.

Aug 06, 2014, 00:11 AM IST