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Andy Murray one win away from becoming World No.1 in BNP Paribas Masters

Andy Murray one win away from becoming World No.1 in BNP Paribas Masters

Despite three grand slam titles, Murray has never been a world number one.

Nov 05, 2016, 13:04 PM IST
Sania Mirza retains World No. 1 status for second successive year

Sania Mirza retains World No. 1 status for second successive year

Defending champions Sania and Hingis had lost to Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina in the semi-finals of the WTA Finals Singapore yesterday.

Oct 30, 2016, 20:28 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: After Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams knocked out of mega event by Elina Svitolina

Rio Olympics 2016: After Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams knocked out of mega event by Elina Svitolina

Serena, winner of 22 Grand Slam singles title, failed to produced her routine game and lost the match in straight sets

Aug 10, 2016, 05:08 AM IST
Shanghai Masters: Unplayable Novak Djokovic demolishes Andy Murray, plays Jo-Wilfred Tsonga in final

Shanghai Masters: Unplayable Novak Djokovic demolishes Andy Murray, plays Jo-Wilfred Tsonga in final

World number one Novak Djokovic continued his imperious form in China to beat Andy Murray in straight sets in the second semi-final of the 2015 Shanghai Masters on Saturday.

Oct 17, 2015, 18:57 PM IST
US Open: Serena Williams chases calendar Slam, history

US Open: Serena Williams chases calendar Slam, history

World number one Serena Williams feels the pressure of chasing history at the US Open, but she accepts the intensity as the price for dominating a generation of women`s tennis.

Aug 30, 2015, 23:24 PM IST
`Exhausted` Serena Williams vows to bounce back as Petra Kvitova snaps streak

`Exhausted` Serena Williams vows to bounce back as Petra Kvitova snaps streak

World number one Serena Williams said her first defeat of the season to Petra Kvitova in the semi-finals of the Madrid Open on Friday could prove the ideal preparation for her assault on the French Open later this month.

May 08, 2015, 19:55 PM IST
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.

Apr 19, 2015, 13:41 PM IST
Tennis queen Sania Mirza soon to be mommy?

Tennis queen Sania Mirza soon to be mommy?

All the good things are happening with the tennis queen Sania Mirza. After becoming new world number one in women's doubles ranking, the Indian star is said to expecting soon. And giving enough hint to the arrival of an eminent member in her life is none other than her husband, Shoaib Malik.

Apr 16, 2015, 09:07 AM IST
Saina Nehwal confident of reclaiming top spot

Saina Nehwal confident of reclaiming top spot

Far from mourning the end of her brief reign as the world number one, shuttler Saina Nehwal is happy that she at least made it to where no other non-Chinese could reach in the last four years.

Apr 09, 2015, 10:00 AM IST
Chinese superstars Chen Long, Lin Dan on collision course at Malaysia Open

Chinese superstars Chen Long, Lin Dan on collision course at Malaysia Open

World number one Chen Long cruised again on Friday while his legendary compatriot Lin Dan survived a scare, but the Chinese shuttlers stayed on a collision course for the final of the Malaysia Open.

Apr 03, 2015, 21:59 PM IST
President, PM congratulate Saina Nehwal on becoming World No. 1

President, PM congratulate Saina Nehwal on becoming World No. 1

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Miniter Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated Saina Nehwal on becoming the first Indian women to become world's number one badminton player.

Mar 28, 2015, 17:46 PM IST
Saina Nehwal creates history, becomes first Indian woman player to become World No. 1

Saina Nehwal creates history, becomes first Indian woman player to become World No. 1

India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal on Saturday became the first woman badminton player from the country to be ranked number one in the world.

Mar 28, 2015, 17:13 PM IST
Rory McIlroy reunited with tossed club at Doral

Rory McIlroy reunited with tossed club at Doral

Rory McIlroy was reunited with his spectacularly discarded three-iron on Sunday when Donald Trump handed the club back to the world number one at Trump National Doral.

Mar 08, 2015, 23:36 PM IST
Chen Long survives Jan Jorgensen challenge to win All England title

Chen Long survives Jan Jorgensen challenge to win All England title

World number one Chen Long hopes to emulate his legendary compatriot Lin Dan after regaining an All-England Open men`s singles title which some doubted he could capture a second time.

Mar 08, 2015, 23:28 PM IST
Novak Djokovic-led Serbia storm into Davis Cup quarter-finals

Novak Djokovic-led Serbia storm into Davis Cup quarter-finals

Serbia qualified for Davis Cup quarter-finals as their doubles team led by world number one Novak Djokovic defeated Croatia in their Davis Cup world group first round tie on Saturday for an overall 3-0 lead.

Mar 07, 2015, 21:47 PM IST
Novak Djokovic praises Serb fans for applauding Croatia anthem

Novak Djokovic praises Serb fans for applauding Croatia anthem

World number one Novak Djokovic praised the Serbia fans who gave Balkan rivals Croatia a warm welcome and applauded their national anthem at their Davis Cup first-round tie on Friday.

Mar 06, 2015, 22:27 PM IST
Davis Cup: Novak Djokovic gives Serbia 1-0 lead against Croatia

Davis Cup: Novak Djokovic gives Serbia 1-0 lead against Croatia

World number one Novak Djokovic got hosts Serbia off to a winning start in their Davis Cup World Group first round tie against Croatia on Friday.

Mar 06, 2015, 21:21 PM IST
Singapore's rising mercury a challenge for Lydia Ko's hot streak

Singapore's rising mercury a challenge for Lydia Ko's hot streak

Singapore`s steamy temperatures will be no less a challenge than the star-studded field at the HSBC Women`s Champions for teenaged world number one Lydia Ko`s bid for her third successive title.

Mar 04, 2015, 17:35 PM IST
Saurav Ghosal misses out on famous win against squash World No 1

Saurav Ghosal misses out on famous win against squash World No 1

India's top male squash player Saurav Ghosal could not make a 2-1 lead count against world number one Mohamed El Shorbagy, eventually losing the prequarterfinal against the Egyptian in five games at the USD 150000 Windy City Open here.

Mar 01, 2015, 17:57 PM IST
Serena Williams completes 100th ​consecutive week as World No. 1

Serena Williams completes 100th ​consecutive week as World No. 1

Serena Williams on Tuesday completed her 100th consecutive week as the world number one women's singles player.

Jan 21, 2015, 17:10 PM IST

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