Indian Aces win inaugural IPTL tie
Indian Aces win inaugural IPTL tie

The much-awaited inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) got off to a flying start with the Indian Aces notching an impressive 26-16 first victory against the Singapore Slammers at the Mall of Asia Arena here Friday.

Ana Ivanovic says `hard to imagine` faster future for game
Ana Ivanovic says `hard to imagine` faster future for game

Ana Ivanovic demolished Daniela Hantuchova in a dominating International Premier Tennis League debut on Friday, but said it was "hard to imagine" the game evolving to adopt the much faster format.

Top seed Sabine Lisicki in a Hong Kong hurry
Top seed Sabine Lisicki in a Hong Kong hurry

Top seed Sabine Lisicki kept her cool on a searing night Wednesday to power past Grace Min 6-1, 6-1 and into the quarter-finals of the Hong Kong Open.

Martina Hingis happy to be in hunt in US Open doubles
Martina Hingis happy to be in hunt in US Open doubles

Martina Hingis is back in the doubles semi-finals of a Grand Slam for the first time since the 2002 Australian Open as she and Flavia Pennetta reached the US Open last four in their first major as a team.

Mark Webber drives Sharapova to pre-Wimbledon party

Maria Sharapova arrived at the pre-Wimbledon party in a Porsche 918 Spyder that was driven by former F1 star Mark Webber.

Top seed Ivanovic through in Birmingham but Stosur ousted

Top seed Ana Ivanovic breezed into the quarter-finals of the Aegon Classic in Birmingham, England with a 6-1 6-1 victory over American Lauren Davis on Thursday but second seed Samantha Stosur was knocked out.

Martina Hingis granted Wimbledon doubles wildcard

Former world number one Martina Hingis has been awarded a wildcard for the Wimbledon doubles competition as she continues her second comeback following her retirement in 2007.

Sania-Cara seeded 5th, Bopanna-Qureshi 6th at French Open

Sania Mirza and Cara Black, seeded fifth, were today pitted against the very competitive team of Daniela Hantuchova and Shahar Peer in their opening round of the French Open women`s doubles event, here.

Kerber puts Germany into Fed Cup semis

Angelique Kerber qualified Germany for the Fed Cup semi-finals on Sunday when she defeated Slovakia`s Dominika Cibulkova 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) in the first of the reverse singles.

Sharapova cruises into Paris quarter-finals

Russian top seed Maria Sharapova dished out a 6-0, 6-1 defeat to Slovakia`s Daniela Hantuchova in the second round to cruise into the WTA Paris Open quarter-finals on Wednesday.

Serena Williams turns her back on injury excuse after shock exit

Serena Williams admitted that a bad back sustained during practice hampered her movement during her shock fourth round loss to Ana Ivanovic on Sunday, but refused to blame the injury for her stunning exit that blew the Australian Open wide open.

Australian Open: Paes advances in mixed, men`s doubles; Bopanna-Qureshi knocked out

It was a fruitful day for veteran Indian star Leander Paes, who sailed into the quarterfinals of the men`s doubles with Czech partner Radek Stepanek, besides making the second round of the mixed doubles with Slovakia`s Daniela Hantuchova at the Australian Open, here today.

Australian Open 2014: Serena Williams thrashes Daniela Hantuchova to enter 4th round

Serena Williams powered past Daniela Hantuchova 6-3 6-3 at the Australian Open on Friday to advance to the fourth round.

Serena mulls lifting Indian Wells boycott

Women`s world number one Serena Williams has held out the possibility of lifting her 13-year boycott of the Indian Wells tournament after being inspired by a movie about Nelson Mandela, the American said at the Australian Open on Friday.

Murray, the last British hope in a troubled Australian summer

It seems British fans this Australian summer will be a disappointed lot. The travelling British fans, under the pseudonym Barmy Army, will continue to endure further heartbreaks and disappointment as the focus now shifts from cricket to tennis.

China Open: Li Na eases past Hantuchova

Chinese No.1 Li Na was hardly tested in the opening round of the China Open as she swept past Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia in straight sets here Sunday.

US Open 2013: Azarenka wins one for younger generation

Victoria Azarenka struck a blow for the younger generation by beating Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia 6-2 6-3 to join a trio of 31-year-olds in the semi-finals of the US Open on Wednesday.

US Open: Victoria Azarenka punishes Daniela Hantuchova`s mistakes to reach last four

Second seed Victoria Azarenka beat Slovakia`s Daniela Hantuchova 6-2, 6-3 on Wednesday to set up a US Open semi-final clash with Italy`s Flavia Pennetta.

Age of success: Five women over 30 reach last eight of US Open

Life-long friends Roberta Vinci and Flavia Pennetta as well as Daniela Hantuchova reached the US Open quarter-finals to ensure five women over the age of 30 will be in the last eight.

Duval`s U.S. Open comes to an end

The animated 17-year-old American bowed out of the US Open with a 6-2 6-3 loss to Slovakia`s Daniela Hantuchova on Thursday before revealing she was likely to become one of the tallest player on the women`s tour.