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Simona Halep powers to victory on return in Qatar

World number two Simona Halep won easily on her return to competitive action since losing the Australian Open final, beating Ekaterina Makarova in straight sets in the Qatar Open on Wednesday.

Feb 14, 2018, 21:05 PM IST

Sydney International: Ekaterina Makarova defeats Jelena Ostapenko in the first round

Makarova, who reached the Australian Open semi-finals after stunning Serena Williams three years ago, rode an early break for a 5-3 lead and, even though her Latvian opponent got back to 5-5, raced away with the first set tiebreak.

Jan 07, 2018, 15:45 PM IST

China Open 2017: Maria Sharapova breezes past Ekaterina Makarova to enter third round

The former number one, on the comeback trail after a 15-month drug ban, was never really comfortable on her serve on the outside hard court in Beijing, where she had the crowd behind her.

Oct 03, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

Wimbledon 2017: Ekaterina Makarova, Elena Vesnina wins first women's doubles at All England Club

In a 55-minute final, which followed a 4 hour 41 minute men's doubles championship epic, the second-seeded Russians collected a third Slam doubles title as a team.

Jul 16, 2017, 10:36 AM IST

Stuttgart WTA: 'Solid' Maria Sharapova wins second match on comeback, beats Ekaterina Makarova in straight sets

The 30-year-old five-time Grand Slam winner dominated Makarova, ranked 43 in the world, for a 7-5, 6-1 win in just one hour, 20 minutes, in the second-round tie.

Apr 27, 2017, 22:36 PM IST

Dubai Open: Sania Mirza-Barbora Strycova ease into women's doubles semis after thrilling quarter-final win

The third seeded duo registered a convincing 6-2, 7-5 win over American pair of Abigail Spears and Katarina Srebotnik in a thrilling quarter-final encounter.

Feb 24, 2017, 12:03 PM IST

Australian Open 2017, Day 6: Ageless Rafael Nadal outlasts future hope, Serena Williams sails into last 16

Nadal needed all his trademark grit against Zverev, 19, dubbed "the future of tennis", and his superior fitness told as he ground out a thrilling five set win.

Jan 21, 2017, 19:38 PM IST

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

Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis crash out of WTA Finals semis

The second-seeded Indo-Swiss combination squandered a one-set lead to go down 6-3, 2-6, 6-10 to the Russian pair of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina.

Oct 30, 2016, 10:47 AM IST

France wins maiden women's doubles Major title in 45 years at French Open

It has been the maiden championship of Garcia and Mladenovic in a major event.

Jun 05, 2016, 21:20 PM IST

Italian Open: Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis capture season's fifth title

The Indo-Swiss pair also won in Sydney, Brisbane, Australian Open and St Petersburg this year.

May 15, 2016, 19:44 PM IST

Maria Sharapova to face Ekaterina Makarova in Brisbane first round

World number four Sharapova, 28, who beat Ana Ivanovic in last year`s Brisbane final, leads Makarova 6-0 in their past meetings.

Jan 01, 2016, 21:30 PM IST

Kristina Mladenovic beats Ekaterina Makarova to reach US Open last eight

France`s Kristina Mladenovic ousted Russian 13th seed Ekaterina Makarova 7-6 (7/2), 4-6, 6-1 early Monday morning to reach the US Open quarter-finals.

Sep 07, 2015, 12:03 PM IST

Zee Media Exclusive: I don't need to win a Wimbledon to silence my critics, says Sania Mirza

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza, who recently won her maiden Wimbledon title with Switzerland's Martina Hingis has said that she didn't need to win a title at tennis' most prestigious Grand Slam to silence her critics.

Jul 16, 2015, 18:04 PM IST

Winning Wimbledon was special feeling, says Sania Mirza

Back home after clinching her first-ever women's doubles Grand Slam title, Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza said winning Wimbledon with Swiss partner Martina Hingis was a very special feeling.

Jul 14, 2015, 21:56 PM IST

Feels amazing to wake up as Wimbledon champion: Sania Mirza

 "It's an amazing feeling to wake up as Wimbledon champion," said Sania Mirza after crowning herself to glory following a historic triumph at the most coveted Grand Slam championship.

Jul 12, 2015, 17:59 PM IST

I hope Wimbledon triumph inspires other girls: Sania Mirza

On cloud nine after becoming the first Indian to clinch the Wimbledon women's doubles title, tennis star Sania Mirza is hoping that the triumph will inspire many more girls in the country to aim big in life.

Jul 12, 2015, 12:02 PM IST

Twitterati laud Wimbledon women's doubles champions Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis

It is celebrations time for India's tennis queen Sania Mirza who created history by becoming the first female player from the country to win a women's doubles Grand Slam trophy as she clinched the Wimbledon title with Swiss partner Martina Hingis.

Jul 12, 2015, 04:11 AM IST

Sania Mirza seals historic Wimbledon crown with Martina Hingis

Martina Hingis won her first Wimbledon title since 1998 when she and partner Sania Mirza captured the women`s double trophy on Saturday.

Jul 12, 2015, 02:27 AM IST

Wimbledon 2015: Federer, Murray sweep through; Nadal crashes out in second round

Former champions Roger Federer and Andy Murray swept into the Wimbledon third round on Thursday as Rafael Nadal was sent crashing out of Wimbledon by dread-locked German qualifier Dustin Brown. Fourth day at the All England Club also witnessed fourth player from the women`s top 10 tumbled out of the tournament.

Jul 02, 2015, 20:22 PM IST