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Australian Open: Angelique Kerber shocks overwhelming favourite Serena Williams to capture maiden Grand Slam title

Australian Open: Angelique Kerber shocks overwhelming favourite Serena Williams to capture maiden Grand Slam title

Kerber played some exceptional tennis to upstage the World No.1.

Jan 30, 2016, 16:33 PM IST
Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis pair wins US Open women's doubles crown, 2nd successive Grand Slam title

Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis pair wins US Open women's doubles crown, 2nd successive Grand Slam title

Indian ace Sania Mirza and Switzerland's Martina Hingis won their second successive women's doubles Grand Slam title on Sunday after defeating Casey Dellacqua and Yaroslava Shvedova in the US Open final in New York.

Sep 13, 2015, 22:58 PM IST
Not planning biopic on Sania Mirza: Farah Khan

Not planning biopic on Sania Mirza: Farah Khan

Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan has denied reports that she's planning a biopic on tennis star Sania Mirza as of now. However, she says she'll think about it sometime in the future.

Aug 10, 2015, 16:19 PM IST
Sania Mirza to be showstopper at IIJW 2015 show

Sania Mirza to be showstopper at IIJW 2015 show

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza, who clinched her first women's doubles Grand Slam title earlier this month, will dazzle on the ramp of the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) 2015 as the showstopper for Moni Agarwal.

Jul 31, 2015, 13:17 PM IST
Serena Williams hits another milestone with ranking feat

Serena Williams hits another milestone with ranking feat

Serena Williams, who owns all four tennis Grand Slam titles for the second time in her career, has achieved another historic milestone in the wake of her Wimbledon victory.

Jul 15, 2015, 09:59 AM IST
Twitter reaction to Serena Williams' Wimbledon triumph

Twitter reaction to Serena Williams' Wimbledon triumph

Who was saying what after Serena Williams won her sixth Wimbledon and 21st major title on Saturday:

Jul 11, 2015, 22:23 PM IST
"Big Four" out of my reach, says Stan Wawrinka

"Big Four" out of my reach, says Stan Wawrinka

Stan Wawrinka joined the elite band of players who have won more than one Grand Slam title in Paris on Sunday, but he still believes he does not belong in the current top bracket.

Jun 08, 2015, 04:34 AM IST
No pressure a key for French Open success, says Novak Djokovic

No pressure a key for French Open success, says Novak Djokovic

The French Open is the only grand slam title to have eluded Novak Djokovic and the steely-eyed Serb has adopted a philosophy of reverse psychology in a bid to claim the coveted crown at Roland Garros.

Mar 13, 2015, 05:52 AM IST
PM Modi congratulates Paes for win in Australian Open

PM Modi congratulates Paes for win in Australian Open

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Leander Paes for winning Australian Open mixed-doubles, saying that the tennis star continues to make India proud.

Feb 01, 2015, 14:47 PM IST
Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova in Australian Open final for 19th Grand Slam title

Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova in Australian Open final for 19th Grand Slam title

American top seed Serena Williams won her sixth Australian Open and 19th career Grand Slam title on Saturday with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) victory over Russia`s Maria Sharapova.

Jan 31, 2015, 16:33 PM IST
Petra Kvitova downs fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova to win Sydney title

Petra Kvitova downs fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova to win Sydney title

Petra Kvitova completed her preparations for an assault on a third grand slam title in triumphant style on Friday by downing fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova 7-6 7-6 to win the Sydney International title.

Jan 16, 2015, 17:41 PM IST
Shaky Serena Williams still Australian Open favourite

Shaky Serena Williams still Australian Open favourite

Serena Williams remains the red-hot favourite for the Australian Open, despite some patchy form in the lead up to her campaign for a 19th career Grand Slam.

Jan 16, 2015, 17:06 PM IST
Kei Nishikori gears up for potential defining year

Kei Nishikori gears up for potential defining year

Swashbuckling Japanese superstar Kei Nishikori has his sights set on not only a Grand Slam title but a further climb through the rankings as he gears up for what could be a defining year.

Jan 15, 2015, 17:50 PM IST
Confident Agnieszka Radwanska gets Grand Slam boost

Confident Agnieszka Radwanska gets Grand Slam boost

Poland`s Agnieszka Radwanska took a significant step towards achieving her dream of a maiden Grand Slam title when she broke the stranglehold Serena Williams held over her at the Hopman Cup.

Jan 11, 2015, 18:22 PM IST
Terrific 2014 for Sania Mirza but struggle for others

Terrific 2014 for Sania Mirza but struggle for others

 Sania Mirza grabbed her third mixed doubles Grand Slam title and wrapped up her dream season with the year-end finale trophy even as India's established male tennis players found the going tough in 2014.

Dec 17, 2014, 15:37 PM IST
London-bound Andy Murray awaits Novak Djokovic with Roger Federer in wings

London-bound Andy Murray awaits Novak Djokovic with Roger Federer in wings

Andy Murray guaranteed his place at the World Tour Finals on Thursday while Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer stayed neck and neck in their battle for world number one at the Paris Masters.

Oct 31, 2014, 18:13 PM IST
China`s Li Na rules out retirement U-turn

China`s Li Na rules out retirement U-turn

Chinese star Li Na ruled out a return to tennis Sunday despite quitting the sport just months after winning her second Grand Slam title.

Oct 19, 2014, 14:29 PM IST
Marin Cilic, Kei Nishikori join Roger Federer at Brisbane

Marin Cilic, Kei Nishikori join Roger Federer at Brisbane

US Open champion Marin Cilic and runner-up Kei Nishikori will use the Brisbane International as their lead-up to next year`s Australian Open, tournament organisers said on Thursday.

Sep 25, 2014, 10:12 AM IST
Marin Cilic hails US Open `miracle` after doping ban

Marin Cilic hails US Open `miracle` after doping ban

 Marin Cilic hailed his maiden Grand Slam title at the US Open as a "miracle", 12 months after the towering Croatian was forced to watch the tournament from home, seething over a controversial doping ban.

Sep 09, 2014, 09:20 AM IST
Kei Nishikori makes name for himself as US Open runner-up

Kei Nishikori makes name for himself as US Open runner-up

Japan`s Kei Nishikori won`t leave New York as the first Asian man with a Grand Slam title, but his US Open near-miss has shown him what he`s capable of.

Sep 09, 2014, 09:16 AM IST