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Brisbane International: Sania Mirza wins first title of the season, but loses No.1 rank to her partner

Brisbane International: Sania Mirza wins first title of the season, but loses No.1 rank to her partner

Mirza, however, will enter next week's Australian Open with a different partner.

I have guts to go after my goals: Leander Paes

I have guts to go after my goals: Leander Paes

All praise for partner Martina Hingis after clinching the US Open mixed doubles title, veteran Indian tennis star Leander Paes said he neither has the technique nor the caliber to match the Swiss legend but he tries to make up for it with his perseverance.

US Open: Leander Paes, Martina Hingis win mixed doubles title

US Open: Leander Paes, Martina Hingis win mixed doubles title

India`s Leander Paes and Swiss Martina Hingis became the first team since 1969 to win three Grand Slam mixed doubles titles in the same season at the US Open on Friday.

Martina Hingis partners Leander Paes, Sania Mirza to enter US Open finals

Martina Hingis partners Leander Paes, Sania Mirza to enter US Open finals

Indian tennis stars Sania Mirza and Leander Paes enter finals at the 2015 US Open on Thursday, partnering with Swiss legend Martina Hingis in their women's doubles and mixed doubles outings respectively.

US Open: Serena Williams struggles but historic journey rolls on

US Open: Serena Williams struggles but historic journey rolls on

Serena Williams struggled but advanced to the fourth round of the US Open on Friday by defeating 101st-ranked compatriot Bethanie Mattek-Sands 3-6, 7-5, 6-0 at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

White still not right at Wimbledon

White still not right at Wimbledon

Wimbledon`s famously strict dress code, which requires competitors to appear head-to-toe in white playing gear, has come under renewed fire for being "ridiculous" and "excessive".

Ana Ivanovic dumped out of Wimbledon by American qualifier

Ana Ivanovic dumped out of Wimbledon by American qualifier

Ana Ivanovic became the highest-profile casualty of Wimbledon`s opening days as the seventh seed fell to 158th-ranked qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands in a second round clash on Wednesday. 

Safarova teams up with Mattek-Sands to win French Open doubles

Safarova teams up with Mattek-Sands to win French Open doubles

Lucie Safarova made sure she left Roland Garros with at least one winner`s trophy after the Czech left-hander and Bethanie Mattek-Sands won the women`s doubles title on Sunday.

Indian challenge ends as Sania-Martina bow out of French Open 2015

Indian challenge ends as Sania-Martina bow out of French Open 2015

Indian ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis crashed out of the French Open after being upstaged in straight sets by Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova in their women's doubles quarterfinal match here today.

Defeat for Sania Mirza, Leander Paes but Rohan Bopanna wins

Defeat for Sania Mirza, Leander Paes but Rohan Bopanna wins

Top seeds Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis suffered their second defeat since joining forces as they lost 7-6 (5) 3-6 9-11 to Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova, at the Madrid Open here.

Bethanie Mattek-Sands-Lucie Safarova wins Aussie women doubles title

Bethanie Mattek-Sands-Lucie Safarova wins Aussie women doubles title

The unseeded pairing of American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Czech Lucie Safarova won the Australian Open women`s doubles title Friday, their first Grand Slam success.

Third seed Simona Halep blitzes into Australian Open third round

Third seed Simona Halep blitzes into Australian Open third round

 Third seed Simona Halep of Romania blitzed into the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday with a straight sets demolition of Australia`s Jarmila Gajdosova.

Sania Mirza equals career-best fifth WTA doubles rank in world

Sania Mirza equals career-best fifth WTA doubles rank in world

Sania Mirza took a step forward in her quest to become world number one as the Indian equalled her career-best doubles rank of five today, following her stupendous title win at the WTA Apia International with Bethanie Mattek-Sands in Sydney.

Sania Mirza wins 1st title of season with Bethanie Mattek-Sands

Sania Mirza wins 1st title of season with Bethanie Mattek-Sands

India's Sania Mirza won her first title of the season and 23rd of her career when she and Bethanie Mattek-Sands shocked top-seeded Americans Abigail Spears and Raquel Kops-Jones in the summit clash of the Apia International, here on Friday.

Media criticism nearly drove Li to retirement

Disillusionment with negative reporting in her home media nearly saw Li Na give up the game last year in the wake of her early French Open exit, the Chinese number one said at the Australian Open on Wednesday.

Maria Sharapova overpowers Mattek-Sands to reach second round

Maria Sharapova celebrated her return to the grand slam spotlight on Tuesday with an emphatic 6-3 6-4 win over American Bethanie Mattek-Sands to charge into the second round of the Australian Open.

Kvitova, Pironkova, Keys, Kerber into Sydney semis

Former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova won the battle of the Czech left-handers to reach the semi-finals of the Sydney International on Wednesday.

Radwanska faces down power to combat big hitters

Power is not one of the things used to describe Agniezska Radwanska`s tennis game.

French Open: Kirilenko reaches quarters

Russia’s Maria Kirilenko beat Bethanie Mattek-Sands in straight sets to advance to the quarterfinals of the French Open.

French Open: Mattek-Sands sends former champion Li Na packing

Bethanie Mattek-Sands came from a set down to beat former champion Li Na in the second round of the French Open on Thursday.