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WTA rankings: US Open winner Bianca Andreescu breaks into top 5, Ashleigh Barty reclaims No.1 spot

Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu has broken into the top five of the Women's Tennis Professionals (WTA) rankings after lifting her maiden Grand Slam title at the 2019 US Open in Flushing Meadows, New York. 

Sep 10, 2019, 11:10 AM IST

Venus Williams snaps losing streak with Cincinnati win over Lauren Davis

Williams will now lock horns with defending champion Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands in the second round of the tournament. 

Aug 13, 2019, 11:35 AM IST

Australia's Ashleigh Barty maintains top spot in unchanged WTA rankings

Czech's Karolina Pliskova is standing at the third place ahead of Romania's Simona Halep and Dutch tennis star Kiki Bertens in this week's unchanged top 10, Sport24 reported. 

Jul 23, 2019, 10:25 AM IST

French Open champion Ashleigh Barty looking forward to fresh start on grass

Against most people`s predictions the 23-year-old Australian notched up her first Grand Slam title on Parisian clay rather than the lawns to which her all-court game is most suited.

Jun 15, 2019, 00:39 AM IST

Ashleigh Barty recalls her 'amazing' cricket stint after maiden French Open title

The 23-year-old Australian became the first woman from her country in 46 years to clinch the French Open singles title when she swept aside Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova 6-1, 6-3 in the summit showdown of the Roland Garros on Saturday.  

Jun 10, 2019, 19:14 PM IST

Ashleigh Barty wins French Open to claim maiden Grand Slam title

Eighth seed Barty joins 1969, 1970 and 1973 champion Margaret Court and 1971 winner Evonne Goolagong-Cawley on the list of Australian women who have lifted the trophy in the professional era.

Jun 08, 2019, 21:49 PM IST

French Open organisers move to defuse WTA row

After a Wednesday washout, organisers scheduled both semi-finals, originally scheduled for Thursday, for Friday, with British number one Jo Konta`s contest against Czech Marketa Vondrousova moved to Court Simonne Mathieu, the newly-built third show court.

Jun 07, 2019, 17:21 PM IST

Ashleigh Barty ends Amanda Anisimova's run to reach French Open final

The eighth-seeded Barty, the first Australian woman to play a final here since Sam Stosur in 2010, will take on Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova on Saturday.

Jun 07, 2019, 16:58 PM IST

Ashleigh Barty beats ​Karolina Pliskova to seal maiden Miami Open title

Barty, the 2018 U.S. Open women`s doubles champion, is the first Australian women since Samantha Stosur to crack the WTA`s singles top 10.

Mar 31, 2019, 14:16 PM IST

Ashleigh Barty overcomes rain delays to reach Miami Open final

The 22-year-old endured three rain delays before she eventually registered a comfortable 6-3, 6-3 win over Kontaveit in a one-sided semi-final of the women's singles event. 

Mar 29, 2019, 11:08 AM IST

Naomi Osaka, Simona Halep sent packing from Indian Wells

Osaka never found her rhythm against Belinda Bencic as the Swiss used her precise groundstrokes and pinpoint serving, to topple the defending champion in just over an hour.

Mar 13, 2019, 09:52 AM IST

Fed Cup: Australia's Ashleigh Barty savours 'best feeling' after downing US

Barty beat Madison Keys and Sofia Kenin in the singles before teaming up with Priscilla Hon in the decisive doubles tie to seal a tense 3-2 win in Asheville

Feb 11, 2019, 11:57 AM IST

Australian Open: Petra Kvitova stuns Ashleigh Barty to reach semi-finals

The two-time Wimbledon champion will meet American sensation Danielle Collins on Thursday for a place in the final. 

Jan 22, 2019, 18:10 PM IST

Australian Open: Danielle Collins rallies past Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to reach first semi-final

The 25-year-old Collins had not won a match in her previous five Grand Slam appearances, but has now made it to the last four in her first main draw showing at Melbourne Park.

Jan 22, 2019, 15:03 PM IST

Australian Open 2019: Maria Sharapova crashes out in fourth round

Sharapova, who won her last major at the 2014 French Open, was looking for her first quarterfinal berth in Melbourne since 2016 after overcoming Danish star Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in the round-of-32. 

Jan 20, 2019, 10:19 AM IST

Maria Sharapova overcomes holder Caroline Wozniacki to reach Australian Open last-16

Sharapova will take on local hope Ashleigh Barty in the fourth round of the Australian Open.

Jan 18, 2019, 14:04 PM IST

Australian Open: Ashleigh Barty downs Maria Sakkari to reach last-16

Barty will come up against former world number one and former champion Maria Sharapova in the last-16 clash.

Jan 18, 2019, 13:45 PM IST

Battling Petra Kvitova downs Ashleigh Barty to clinch Sydney International title

Kvitova will begin her campaign at the Australian Open against Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova on January 14. 

Jan 12, 2019, 16:48 PM IST

Serena Williams proves she is back to shake up Roland Garros

 When Serena Williams rushed towards the net to smash the ball away with all her might, the tremors felt all around Suzanne Lenglen Court on Saturday signalled only one thing -- she was back in town to shake things up at the French Open.

Jun 03, 2018, 10:13 AM IST

French open: I want to make my daughter proud of me, says Serena Williams

 Serena Williams said she wants to make her daughter proud after fighting back to reach the French Open third round.

Jun 01, 2018, 11:46 AM IST