Sachin Tendulkar meets Yao Ming at Laureus Sports Award
Sachin Tendulkar meets Yao Ming at Laureus Sports Award

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar will join other luminaries of sporting world – both past and present – at the 2015 Laureus World Sports Awards. The Shanghai event will be broadcast live to over 100 countries around the world.

Li Na, Serena Williams in race for 2015 Laureus award
Li Na, Serena Williams in race for 2015 Laureus award

Retired Chinese tennis star Li Na is up against Serena Williams in a six-woman field for sportswoman of the year in the Laureus World Sports Awards.

Leander Paes jumps on the IPTL bandwagon, to play for Japan Warriors
Leander Paes jumps on the IPTL bandwagon, to play for Japan Warriors

The 2015 edition of International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) will see Leander Paes taking on some of the greatest names of the sport. The 41-year-old was on Sunday drafted into Japan Warriors, the league's new and fifth franchise.

Angelique Kerber defeats Andrea Petkovic, to face Madison Keys in Charleston final
Angelique Kerber defeats Andrea Petkovic, to face Madison Keys in Charleston final

Angelique Kerber defeated fellow German Andrea Petkovic in straight sets on Saturday to reach the final of the Family Circle Cup where she will face American Madison Keys.

Leander Paes likely to play in Mahesh Bhupathi's IPTL
Leander Paes likely to play in Mahesh Bhupathi's IPTL

The 2015 edition of International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) may see Leander Paes taking on some of the greatest names of the sport. According to reports, the doubles specialist has agreed to join the Mahesh Bhupathi-launched tennis tournament, thus ending the protracted feud between two of India's greatest tennis players.

WTA rankings: Carla Suarez breaks into top 10 as Serena Williams consolidates
WTA rankings: Carla Suarez breaks into top 10 as Serena Williams consolidates

Spain`s Carla Suarez for the first time broke into the top 10 of the WTA rankings, published Monday, after reaching the final of the Miami tournament.

Serena Williams romps to eighth Miami crown
Serena Williams romps to eighth Miami crown

World number one Serena Williams joined an elite club Saturday, winning her eighth Miami WTA title with a comprehensive 6-2, 6-0 win over Spain`s Carla Suarez Navarro.

Simona Halep bows out but more struggles with Serena Williams await
Simona Halep bows out but more struggles with Serena Williams await

Simona Halep is emerging as one of the few players on Tour capable of putting up a real fight against Serena Williams and the Romanian`s performance in Thursday`s Miami Open semi-final was another indication of her growing stature in the game.

Serena Williams claws into 10th Miami final
Serena Williams claws into 10th Miami final

A frustrated Serena Williams clawed into her 10th Miami final on Thursday, defeating Simona Halep 6-2, 4-6, 7-5.

Serena Williams 700th win sets up Simona Halep semi
Serena Williams 700th win sets up Simona Halep semi

World number one Serena Williams overcame a dreadful second set to beat Germany`s Sabine Lisicki 7-6(4) 1-6 6-3 on Wednesday for her 700th career win and a berth in the Miami Open semi-finals.

Serena Williams into Miami semi-finals with 700th career win
Serena Williams into Miami semi-finals with 700th career win

World number one Serena Williams overcame a dreadful second set to beat Germany`s Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (4) 1-6 6-3 on Wednesday for her 700th career win and a berth in the Miami Open semi-finals.

Serena Williams rips Svetlana Kuznetsova to reach quarter-finals
Serena Williams rips Svetlana Kuznetsova to reach quarter-finals

World number one Serena Williams dominated Russia`s Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2, 6-3 on Monday, advancing to the WTA and ATP Miami Open quarter-finals with her 15th consecutive victory at the event.

Miami Open: Fernando Verdasco upsets Rafael Nadal while Serena Williams, Andy Murray win
Miami Open: Fernando Verdasco upsets Rafael Nadal while Serena Williams, Andy Murray win

Fernando Verdasco upset second seed Rafael Nadal 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 Sunday in a third-round matchup of Spaniards to advance at the ATP and WTA Miami Open.

Nadal, a four-time Miami runner-up, leaves the Masters Series hardcourt event without a title again this year after his 11th appearance.

Serena Williams schools US teen Catherine Bellis in Miami victory
Serena Williams schools US teen Catherine Bellis in Miami victory

Serena Williams won her 14th consecutive match on the hardcourts of the ATP and WTA Miami Open, defeating American teenager Catherine Bellis 6-1, 6-1 on Sunday.

Williams sisters ready to lead US in Fed Cup tie against Italy
Williams sisters ready to lead US in Fed Cup tie against Italy

Serena and Venus Williams plan to play for the US Fed Cup team in the World Group playoff tie next month against Italy, Serena said Saturday.

Easy victory for Serena Williams in Miami opener against Monica Niculescu
Easy victory for Serena Williams in Miami opener against Monica Niculescu

World number one Serena Williams launched her bid for an eighth title at the Miami WTA and ATP Masters on Saturday with a victory over Monica Niculescu.

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.

US tennis will flourish after Serena Williams: WTA leader
US tennis will flourish after Serena Williams: WTA leader

Just as American writer Mark Twain described premature reports about his death as "greatly exaggerated", doom and gloom about U.S. women`s tennis is way off the mark, according to WTA chairman and CEO Stacey Allaster.

Serena Williams hopes to manage pain while 'going for it' in Miami
Serena Williams hopes to manage pain while 'going for it' in Miami

Serena Williams practiced on Wednesday for the first time since a knee injury forced her to withdraw before her BNP Paribas Open semi-final last week but has not lowered her expectations for the Miami Open.

Victoria Azarenka through at Miami to face Jelena Jankovic
Victoria Azarenka through at Miami to face Jelena Jankovic

Two-times Miami Open winner Victoria Azarenka defeated Spain`s Silvia Soler-Espinosa 6-1 6-3 on Wednesday to set up a second round meeting with Serbia`s Jelena Jankovic.