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Tennis to review corruption fight after shocking match-fixing claims
Tennis to review corruption fight after shocking match-fixing claims

Tennis has been left reeling after last week`s BBC and BuzzFeed report sparked a succession of corruption revelations, putting the sport under the microscope after scandals also engulfed football and athletics.

After stellar year, Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis team named 2015 World Champions by ITF
After stellar year, Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis team named 2015 World Champions by ITF

Sania and Martina joined forces in March this year but proved a force to be reckoned with in 2015.

World number one Serena Williams back after bout with `pain`
World number one Serena Williams back after bout with `pain`

The 34-year-old was largely rusty as she lost in mixed doubles before beating Ana Ivanovic at IPTL tournament in Manila.

Not thinking about Olympics right now: Sania Mirza
Not thinking about Olympics right now: Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza on Wednesday said she's not thinking about partnering Leander Paes for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Federer, Murray, Nadal demand transparent drug-testing regime in tennis
Federer, Murray, Nadal demand transparent drug-testing regime in tennis

Top players urged authorities to protect tennis' clean image by making drug testing more stringent and transparent.

Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki lead field at Zhuhai WTA meet
Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki lead field at Zhuhai WTA meet

Three former WTA World No.1 champions Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki and Jelena Jankovic will lead the field at the upcoming WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai, a media report said on Friday.

Kvitova defeats Safarova in WTA FinalsPetra Kvitova defeats Lucie​ Safarova in WTA Finals
Kvitova defeats Safarova in WTA FinalsPetra Kvitova defeats Lucie​ Safarova in WTA Finals

Kvitova extended her winning streak over Safarova, who was defeated in their previous 7 matches

New WTA boss claims 'fundamental' calendar changes
New WTA boss claims 'fundamental' calendar changes

WTA chief executive Steve Simon on Monday claimed there will be "fundamental changes" to the tough schedule following a series of injuries.

Martina Hingis ousted from Tianjin doubles
Martina Hingis ousted from Tianjin doubles

Top-seeded duo of Martina Hingis and Han Xinyun were beaten in the WTA Tianjin Open tennis tournament here on Wednesday.

Undefeated Novak Djokovic humbles Rafael Nadal to win sixth China Open title
Undefeated Novak Djokovic humbles Rafael Nadal to win sixth China Open title

Novak Djokovic maintained his unbeaten run in Beijing with a successful China Open title defence against Rafael Nadal.

Let Chinese players have fun, urges Li Na
Let Chinese players have fun, urges Li Na

Tennis trailblazer Li Na said China`s up-and-coming players needed to be allowed to have fun and express themselves, warning it will take time before the country has another major winner.

Li Na thrills fans at Wuhan stadium opening
Li Na thrills fans at Wuhan stadium opening

China`s two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na opened a new 15,000-seat stadium at the Wuhan Open in central China Sunday to huge cheers from her hometown fans.

Jelena Jankovic wins WTA Guangzhou open
Jelena Jankovic wins WTA Guangzhou open

Jelena Jankovic reeled off 11 games to end the run of dark horse Denisa Allertova in the final on Sunday, lifting her 14th WTA trophy here in Guangzhou Open.

Jelena Jankovic to face Denisa Allertova in Guangzhou final
Jelena Jankovic to face Denisa Allertova in Guangzhou final

Serbia`s former world number one Jelena Jankovic ignored the distraction of an arm injury before beating Belgium`s Yanina Wickmayer on Friday and booking a place in the final of the Guangzhou International.

Caroline Wozniacki through to Tokyo semis, Ana Ivanovic beaten
Caroline Wozniacki through to Tokyo semis, Ana Ivanovic beaten

Denmark`s Caroline Wozniacki battled back after a mid-match slump to beat Angelique Kerber of Germany on Friday and book a place in the semi-finals of the Pan Pacific Open.

Li Na still a star despite retirement
Li Na still a star despite retirement

Chinese superstar Li Na will take part in a series of activities held in her home city of Wuhan during the 2015 Wuhan Open to promote the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Premier 5 event and tennis culture, organisers have announced.

Playing in one format mentally tough, says Sania Mirza
Playing in one format mentally tough, says Sania Mirza

Indian top women's tennis star Sania Mirza on Sunday said that while confining herself to playing in doubles was good for her body physically it was, at the same time, a mentally draining affair.

Annika Beck topples Mirjana Lucic-Baroni to reach Quebec final
Annika Beck topples Mirjana Lucic-Baroni to reach Quebec final

Germany`s Annika Beck toppled defending champion Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 on Saturday to reach her fourth career final at the Quebec City WTA tournament.

Qualifier Johanna Konta becomes first British woman in US Open last 16 since 1991
Qualifier Johanna Konta becomes first British woman in US Open last 16 since 1991

 Qualifier Johanna Konta became the first British woman in 24 years to reach the fourth round of the US Open by defeating German 18th seed Andrea Petkovic.

Serena Williams captures 2nd straight Cincinnati title
Serena Williams captures 2nd straight Cincinnati title

Serena Williams continued to work her way up the list of WTA tennis legends, winning her 69th career title with a straight-set win over Simona Halep at the WTA Cincinnati tournament.