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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.

France seek another Fed Cup surprise against Czechs
France seek another Fed Cup surprise against Czechs

Memories of a spectacular comeback against Italy two months ago will propel France as they face holders the Czech Republic in the Fed Cup semi-finals at the weekend.

Fed Cup final: Russia to face Germany without injured Maria Sharapova
Fed Cup final: Russia to face Germany without injured Maria Sharapova

Russia`s hopes of winning a place in the Fed Cup final suffered a setback as world number two Maria Sharapova dropped out through injury just days ahead of the semi-final with Germany.

Hope more youngsters take up sports as career: Sania Mirza
Hope more youngsters take up sports as career: Sania Mirza

Back in the country after a third successive WTA title triumph which catapulted her to the top of world doubles rankings, Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza hopes that her feat would inspire youngsters to take up the sport as a career.

Becoming world no. 1 is surreal feeling: Sania Mirza
Becoming world no. 1 is surreal feeling: Sania Mirza

 There has been many cherished moments in her eventful tennis journey during the last decade but the enormity of becoming World No 1 is such that Sania Mirza has been left with a "surreal feeling" even though she had always dreamt of achieving this feat.

Sania Mirza officially crowned World No.1
Sania Mirza officially crowned World No.1

 Sania Mirza on Monday officially became the first Indian woman tennis player to be ranked world number one in doubles after WTA unveiled its latest list.

Angelique Kerber out-lasts Madison Keys for Charleston WTA title
Angelique Kerber out-lasts Madison Keys for Charleston WTA title

Angelique Kerber ended her WTA dry spell with a gritty three-set victory over rising US talent Madison Keys on Sunday for the Charleston claycourt crown.

Kerber, a former world number five, battled back from 4-1 down in the third set to defeat 20-year-old Keys 6-2, 4-6, 7-5.

'Believe in yourself', says Sania Mirza after sealing doubles world no. 1 rank
'Believe in yourself', says Sania Mirza after sealing doubles world no. 1 rank

 An ecstatic Sania Mirza on Monday shared her excitement and delight at creating history by becoming the world number one in tennis doubles and asked her young fans to believe in themselves strongly.

Sania Mirza a win away from becoming World No.1 doubles player
Sania Mirza a win away from becoming World No.1 doubles player

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis survived a tough test to reach the final of the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament here on Saturday.

Andrea Petkovic advances, Sara Errani upset in Family Circle Cup
Andrea Petkovic advances, Sara Errani upset in Family Circle Cup

Andrea Petkovic battled back to advance to the semi-finals at the Family Circle Cup in Charleston, South Carolina on Friday while Czech qualifier Lucie Hradecka upset yet another seed with a victory over Sara Errani.

Martina Hingis set for Fed Cup return following 17 years of absence
Martina Hingis set for Fed Cup return following 17 years of absence

Following a 17-year absence, Swiss tennis great Martina Hingis is set to return to Fed Cup duty after being called up on Tuesday by captain Heinz Guenthardt.

Novak Djokovic overpowers Andy Murray for fifth Miami Masters title
Novak Djokovic overpowers Andy Murray for fifth Miami Masters title

World number one Novak Djokovic roared home in a 7-6 (7/3), 4-6, 6-0 win over Andy Murray on Sunday to claim a fifth Miami Masters title.

Novak Djokovic favours reforms in Davis Cup format
Novak Djokovic favours reforms in Davis Cup format

Novak Djokovic has added his voice to those calling for a reform of the Davis Cup format, with the world number one favouring a more concentrated competition for the worldwide team event.

Simona Halep advances to Miami fourth round
Simona Halep advances to Miami fourth round

Third seed Simona Halep defeated Italy`s Camila Giorgi 6-4, 7-5 on Sunday to advance into the Miami Masters fourth round.

Rain delays Serena Williams, sets stage for busy Saturday in Miami
Rain delays Serena Williams, sets stage for busy Saturday in Miami

World number one Serena Williams` quest for an eighth Miami crown was temporarily put on hold Friday as rain washed out night matches at the combined WTA and ATP Masters tournament.

Simona Halep rallies to reach Miami third round
Simona Halep rallies to reach Miami third round

Third seed Simona Halep had to recover after losing the second set to earn a 6-4, 2-6, 6-1 win over Czech Nicole Vaidisova on Friday to reach the third round of the Miami Masters.

Serena Williams overcomes slow start to reach Indian Wells quarters
Serena Williams overcomes slow start to reach Indian Wells quarters

Top seed Serena Williams overcame a wobbly start to see off a determined Sloane Stephens 6-7 (3) 6-2 6-2 on Tuesday and advance to the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open.

Novak Djokovic, Kei Nishikori reach 3rd round at Indian Wells
Novak Djokovic, Kei Nishikori reach 3rd round at Indian Wells

World number one Novak Djokovic kicked started his bid for a fourth Indian Wells title by beating Marcos Baghdatis 6-1, 6-3 in the second round of the WTA and ATP tournament.

Serena returns, Djokovic defends at Indian Wells
Serena returns, Djokovic defends at Indian Wells

Serena Williams returns to the WTA and ATP event at Indian Wells this week for the first time since 2001 while defending men`s champion Novak Djokovic is seeking his fourth title.

Partnership with Sania Mirza will depend on results: Martina Hingis
Partnership with Sania Mirza will depend on results: Martina Hingis

Former world number one Martina Hingis says the future of her partnership with India's top player Sania Mirza would depend on the results they get on the WTA circuit.