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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

Miami Open: Indian Wells champ Elena Vesnina stunned by world number 594

Romanian third seed Simona Halep was pushed to three sets by Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka before advancing 6-4 2-6 6-3, while seeds Timea Babos and Roberta Vinci were also eliminated.

Mar 25, 2017, 10:06 AM IST

Indian Wells: Elena Vesnina beats fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova to win title

For Kuznetsova, it was a third disappointment in as many finals at Indian Wells, this one coming a decade after she fell in back to back finals in 2007 and 2008.

Mar 20, 2017, 10:33 AM IST

Elena Vesnina ousts Venus Williams to set up semi-final clash with Kristina Mladenovic at Indian Wells

She'll play Kristina Mladenovic for a place in the final after the French player's 3-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-2 victory over former world number one Caroline Wozniacki.

Mar 17, 2017, 11:49 AM IST

Indian Wells Masters: Elema Vesnina shocks favourite Angelique Kerber in fourth-round

Russia's 14th-seeded Vesnina toppled the second-seeded German 6-3, 6-3 to book a quarter-final meeting with seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams

Mar 15, 2017, 10:44 AM 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

Dubai Championships: Angelique Kerber beats Monica Puig in straight sets; moves step closer to no.1 ranking

The top seeded German, who held the top WTA spot in 2016 before Serena Williams took back in September could regain the number one ranking if she wins the Gulf event on Saturday.

Feb 23, 2017, 09:44 AM 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

Maria Sharapova's absence from major tournaments severely affects Tennis: Elena Vesnina

Due to the ban, former World No.1 Sharapova had to miss the 2016 Rio Olympics in August.

Oct 05, 2016, 17:48 PM IST

Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams storms into ninth final

Elder sister Venus has to face fourth-seeded German Angelique Kerber in the second semi-final today.

Jul 07, 2016, 21:43 PM 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

Sania Mirza: Read what she said after missing world record by just 4 wins

The top seeds were defeated 2-6, 6-4, 10-5 by Russian pair Elena Vesnina and Daria Kasatkina in the quarter-finals of Qatar Open.

Feb 26, 2016, 13:48 PM IST

Sania Mirza & Martina Hingis: Santina pair's 41-match win streak ends; 26-year-old record remains intact

Prior to the defeat in Doha, the last time the Indo-Swiss pair had lost was way back in Cincinatti last August.

Feb 26, 2016, 03:09 AM IST

Australian Open: After doubles high, Sania Mirza loses mixed-doubles semi-finals

Hours after winning women's doubles crown with Swiss legend Martina Hingis, Mirza and Ivan Dodig took on Elena Vesnina of Russia and Bruno Soares of Brazil at the Hisense Area.

Jan 29, 2016, 16:56 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

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