Sania Mirza

Concerned about Indian tennis, says Vijay Amritraj

Concerned about Indian tennis, says Vijay Amritraj

In the Davis Cup, India have not able to go past the playoffs in last four years, losing to Serbia, the Czech Republic, Spain and Canada in last four years. These were today highlighted by Amritraj, an Indian member of the Davis Cup team who made the finals in 1974 and 1987.

Dec 16, 2017, 22:49 PM IST
Surgery on cards, Sania Mirza to miss Australian Open

Surgery on cards, Sania Mirza to miss Australian Open

Sania is suffering from a condition called jumper's knee in her right leg. It is defined as a painful condition of the knee caused by inflammation or small tears in the tendon of the patella. She won the 2016 Australian Open women's doubles title with Martina Hingis before announcing their split in August.

Dec 16, 2017, 18:19 PM IST
Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma will have to face media at some point: Sania Mirza

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma will have to face media at some point: Sania Mirza

Sania had wished Virat and Anushka on the day of their marriage, tweeting, "Awee! congratulations you two .. you look lovely and so so happy .. wish you all the happiness in the world."

Dec 16, 2017, 17:50 PM IST
Sania Mirza, Mithali Raj build case for women's sportspersons at Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017

Sania Mirza, Mithali Raj build case for women's sportspersons at Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017

Participating in a session on sports at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) here, Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali made a pitch for upgrading sports infrastructure at schools so that more and more girl students can get a chance to play.

Nov 29, 2017, 20:25 PM IST
When PM Modi lauded Sania, Saina and Sindhu on a global stage

When PM Modi lauded Sania, Saina and Sindhu on a global stage

Ivanka praised PM Modi for his belief that progress of humanity is incomplete without the empowerment of women.

Nov 28, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
Aamir Khan praises Virat Kohli for supporting young sportsmen

Aamir Khan praises Virat Kohli for supporting young sportsmen

Apart from Aamir, choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan along with some of the cricket personalities attended the Indian Sports Honour Awards.

Nov 12, 2017, 13:51 PM IST
Will decide if I need surgery or not, says injured Sania Mirza

Will decide if I need surgery or not, says injured Sania Mirza

Sania, the country's finest woman doubles player, who began the year with the number one ranking, closed it at number 9.

Nov 12, 2017, 11:54 AM IST
Divij Sharan breaks into top-50, Sania Mirza drops out of top-10

Divij Sharan breaks into top-50, Sania Mirza drops out of top-10

Purav Raja (62), Leander Paes (70) and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (97) are the other top-100 Indian players.

Nov 06, 2017, 18:44 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth hailed by Indian sports icons

Kidambi Srikanth hailed by Indian sports icons

The sports fraternity has come in unison to congratulate Kidambi Srikanth after the Indian badminton star made the country proud by winning French Open Super Series title in Paris on Sunday.

Oct 30, 2017, 12:20 PM IST
October 30, 2017: News at a glance

October 30, 2017: News at a glance

Here is what is making the headlines on October 30, 2017

Will special status to J&K residents stay? SC to decide today; Hurriyat issues warning'

Oct 30, 2017, 09:51 AM IST
Aaja meri gadi mein baith ja: Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik's romantic banter

Aaja meri gadi mein baith ja: Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik's romantic banter

 Friends and family may be miles away, but social media ensures they not only stay in touch but can also engage in a healthy banter, something Sania Mirza and her husband Shoaib Malik enjoyed after Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in Lahore to win the T20I series and Shoaib was awarded a bike as 'Man of the Series'. 

Oct 30, 2017, 09:28 AM IST
Sania Mirza-Peng Shuai crash out of China Open

Sania Mirza-Peng Shuai crash out of China Open

Last month, Mirza and Shuai had also reached the Wuhan Open semifinal last week, only to go down against top seeds and eventual champions Hingis and Yung-Jan Chan.

Oct 07, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
Mithali Raj features on BBC's list of 100 powerful women

Mithali Raj features on BBC's list of 100 powerful women

Today, she is one of the most recognisable faces in India. Like male cricketers, she too has a dedicated fan following.

Sep 27, 2017, 19:02 PM IST
US Open 2017, Women's doubles semi-finals: Sania Mirza-Shuai Peng lose to Martina Hingis-Yung-Jan Chan

US Open 2017, Women's doubles semi-finals: Sania Mirza-Shuai Peng lose to Martina Hingis-Yung-Jan Chan

Earlier this year, they had made it to the French Open semi-final where they had lost to eventual champions Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova. While Hingis will be aiming for her third US Open glory in women's doubles circuit, for Chan it will be her maiden Grand Slam title.

Sep 08, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
US Open 2017: Sania Mirza and Peng Shuai progress to doubles semifinals

US Open 2017: Sania Mirza and Peng Shuai progress to doubles semifinals

Sania Mirza, who had had a rather splendid run last year that took her to all-time high World No. 1 in doubles circuit, failed to carry on the momentum this year. This will, in fact, be her best Grand Slam performance in 2017, with in the earlier three she had failed to crawl past the third round of the competition. 

Sep 08, 2017, 00:01 AM IST
US Open 2017: Rohan Bopanna-Gabriela Dabrowski knocked out in mixed doubles quarters

US Open 2017: Rohan Bopanna-Gabriela Dabrowski knocked out in mixed doubles quarters

The seventh-seeded pair who had bagged the Frech Open title earlier this year, took down their opponents in the first set winning 6-4, but fell in the consecutive two struggling for around an hour before succumbing down to Chan and Venus on Court 17 at the Flushing Meadows.

Sep 05, 2017, 16:54 PM IST
Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna enter US Open 2017 quarter-finals

Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna enter US Open 2017 quarter-finals

Paes and Raja went down 4-6, 6-7(7) on Court 10 of Flushing Meadows in an hour and 27 minutes.

Sep 04, 2017, 12:01 PM IST
US Open 2017: Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna advance to next round

US Open 2017: Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna advance to next round

Sania and her mixed doubles partner Ivan Dodig of Croatia lost to the Latvian-French pair of Jelena Ostapenko and Fabrice Martin 7-5, 3-6, 6-10.

Sep 03, 2017, 11:09 AM IST
Leander Paes-Purav Raja win US Open opener; Rohan Bopanna, Sania Mirza lose respective matches

Leander Paes-Purav Raja win US Open opener; Rohan Bopanna, Sania Mirza lose respective matches

On Day 5 of the US Open on Friday, four Indian players played in the men’s doubles. There was also one representation in the mixed doubles section.

Sep 02, 2017, 14:34 PM IST
Sania Mirza eases into US Open 2017 women’s doubles Round 2

Sania Mirza eases into US Open 2017 women’s doubles Round 2

Sania has enjoyed success at the US Open in the past when she won the women’s doubles title in 2015. She has also scooped a mixed doubles title in New York before. This was a year before in 2014.

Sep 01, 2017, 15:28 PM IST