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Elise Mertens climbs to career-high 17th on WTA rankings

Elise Mertens climbs to career-high 17th on WTA rankings

Romania's Simona Halep retained her number one position as there was no change in the top 16 after a low-key week in women`s tennis.

Apr 16, 2018, 15:13 PM IST
Serena Williams has high expectations heading into Indian Wells

Serena Williams has high expectations heading into Indian Wells

Serena Williams said Monday that she "can't wait for the future" as she warmed up for her return to the WTA Tour at the Tie Break Tens exhibition at Madison Square Garden.

Mar 06, 2018, 10:42 AM IST
Simona Halep reclaims world number one ranking

Simona Halep reclaims world number one ranking

Simona Halep has reclaimed the world number one ranking from Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki, despite pulling out of last week`s Dubai Championships due to a foot injury.

Feb 26, 2018, 15:45 PM IST
As Dubai WTA turns out to be a farce, Garbine Muguruza loses sleep but notches win

As Dubai WTA turns out to be a farce, Garbine Muguruza loses sleep but notches win

Muguruza, runner-up in Qatar last weekend, had to wait till late in the morning to play her opening round game. 

Feb 22, 2018, 11:22 AM IST
Rafael Nadal, Caroline Wozniacki maintain top spots in world rankings

Rafael Nadal, Caroline Wozniacki maintain top spots in world rankings

Spain's Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men`s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 9,760 points, ahead of Switzerland`s Roger Federer.

Feb 05, 2018, 16:47 PM IST
United States edge Belarus to claim 18th Fed Cup

United States edge Belarus to claim 18th Fed Cup

The United States claimed their first Fed Cup title for 17 years as Shelby Rogers and CoCo Vandeweghe beat Belarus pair Aryna Sabalenka and Aliaksandra Sasnovich in a deciding doubles rubber in the final on Sunday.

Nov 13, 2017, 09:03 AM IST
Victoria Azarenka to miss Belarus' Fed Cup final with USA

Victoria Azarenka to miss Belarus' Fed Cup final with USA

The two-time Australian Open winner has been locked in a custody battle over her baby son.

Nov 02, 2017, 09:04 AM IST
Patient Venus Williams rises over improved Caroline Garcia at WTA Finals

Patient Venus Williams rises over improved Caroline Garcia at WTA Finals

Venus Williams admitted she needed one set to fathom Caroline Garcia`s tactics in their first meeting for more than three years after the American edged the Frenchwoman 6-7(3), 6-2, 6-3 in their WTA Finals last-four showdown on Saturday.

Oct 29, 2017, 10:59 AM IST
Passion for game grew during suspension, says Maria Sharapova

Passion for game grew during suspension, says Maria Sharapova

The 30-year-old returned at the Stuttgart Open in April after being given a controversial wildcard and went on to play in the Madrid Open and Italian Open before sustaining a thigh injury that ruled her out of the grasscourt season.

Jul 27, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
Top seed Novak Djokovic wins before rain returns in Eastbourne

Top seed Novak Djokovic wins before rain returns in Eastbourne

Djokovic passed his first grass-court test of the season, defeating Canadian qualifier Vasek Pospisil 6-4, 6-3.

Jun 29, 2017, 10:19 AM IST
Aegon Classic: Petra Kvitova reaches her first grass final since Wimbledon 2014

Aegon Classic: Petra Kvitova reaches her first grass final since Wimbledon 2014

It is only Kvitova`s second tournament since the seven-month hole which was torn from her career, and this was only her sixth match, yet she has reached her first grass court final since her 2014 Wimbledon triumph.

Jun 24, 2017, 19:01 PM IST
Tennis ace Sania Mirza rues gender discrimination in sports

Tennis ace Sania Mirza rues gender discrimination in sports

Sania and her father Imran Mirza have released a video in a bid to increase public awareness about the subject.

Jun 23, 2017, 19:26 PM IST
After French Open snub, Maria Sharapova gets wildcard in key pre-Wimbledon event in Birmingham

After French Open snub, Maria Sharapova gets wildcard in key pre-Wimbledon event in Birmingham

Sharapova returned from her doping ban on April 26.

May 18, 2017, 22:55 PM IST
Rome Masters: Anett Kontaveit knocks out world number one Angelique Kerber

Rome Masters: Anett Kontaveit knocks out world number one Angelique Kerber

The German`s 56-minute knock out came two days after she was confirmed at the top of the WTA rankings, displacing Serena Williams.

May 17, 2017, 20:14 PM IST
Serena Williams maintains top spot in latest WTA world rankings

Serena Williams maintains top spot in latest WTA world rankings

German Angelique Kerber remained in second place, followed by Czech Karolina Pliskova in third.

May 08, 2017, 20:41 PM IST
Maria Sharapova eases into Stuttgart semis on doping return

Maria Sharapova eases into Stuttgart semis on doping return

The 30-year-old five-time Grand Slam winner has yet to drop a set in Stuttgart and powered past Estonia`s Kontaveit, ranked 73rd, for a 6-3, 6-4 quarter-final win in one hour, 23 minutes.

Apr 28, 2017, 20:33 PM IST
WTA sending wrong message to young kids by allowing 'cheater' Maria Sharapova to play again: Eugenie Bouchard

WTA sending wrong message to young kids by allowing 'cheater' Maria Sharapova to play again: Eugenie Bouchard

Russia's Sharapova -- the world's highest-paid female athlete for more than a decade until last year, according to Forbes -- won on Wednesday on her comeback after testing positive for meldonium.

Apr 27, 2017, 15:16 PM IST
New mum Victoria Azarenka all set to return to WTA at Stanford

New mum Victoria Azarenka all set to return to WTA at Stanford

Azarenka, a two-time Australian Open champion, launched her 2016 campaign with back-to-back titles at Indian Wells and Miami, but missed the rest of the season after announcing she was expecting Leo in December.

Apr 10, 2017, 09:38 AM IST
Miami Open: Johanna Konta beats Caroline Wozniacki in final to lift biggest title by British woman in 40 years

Miami Open: Johanna Konta beats Caroline Wozniacki in final to lift biggest title by British woman in 40 years

No British woman had ever won a premier mandatory event since the elite tier was introduced in 2009 and this was only the second time that Konta had even qualified for the Miami tournament.

Apr 02, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
Andy Murray, Serena Williams lead latest ATP, WTA rankings

Andy Murray, Serena Williams lead latest ATP, WTA rankings

Serbian Novak Djokovic came in second in ATP rankings with 9.735 points, followed by Swiss Stan Wawrinka.

Feb 27, 2017, 18:03 PM IST