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Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu crashes out after losing to Sung Ji in women's singles second round

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu crashes out of the Hong Kong Open after Korea's Sung Ji beat the former 24-26, 20-22 in women's singles second round.

Nov 15, 2018, 19:22 PM IST

French Open 2017: Simona Halep, Jelena Ostapenko to clash for women's singles title

The 2017 champion will be a first-time major winner while victory will also crown Halep as the new world number one, replacing Angelique Kerber.

Jun 09, 2017, 00:05 AM IST

US Open 2016, Women's final Preview: New no 1 Angelique Kerber seeks Karolina Pliskova payback

Kerber is still smarting from Pliskova`s upset win over her last month in the final at Cincinnati.

Sep 10, 2016, 20:37 PM IST

Serena on Serena -- the dress, the dancing, the singing

Serena Williams won a sixth Wimbledon title and 21st Grand Slam on Saturday with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Garbine Muguruza.

Jul 12, 2015, 02:08 AM IST

Wimbledon: Garbine Muguruza has belief and knowhow to topple Serena Williams

A fresh-faced Spaniard who has a love-hate relationship with grass will be eager to prove in Saturday`s Wimbledon final that the mighty Serena Williams is as human as the next person with blood, an

Jul 11, 2015, 00:55 AM IST

Serena Williams shrugs off Wimbledon pressure as history beckons

Serena Williams insists she doesn`t care about making history even though the world number one can add more lustre to her legacy with victory over Garbine Muguruza in Saturday`s Wimbledon final.

Jul 10, 2015, 06:50 AM IST

Wimbledon 2015: Ladies singles semi-final paths

 Paths to Tuesday`s Wimbledon women`s singles semi-finals (x denotes seeding):

Jul 09, 2015, 16:03 PM IST

Agnieszka Radwanska's grasscourt pedigree helps her reach semis

Agnieszka Radwanska enjoyed a remarkable turnaround in fortunes as she made her wealth of grasscourt experience count to dispatch American hope Madison Keys and reach the Wimbledon semi-finals for the third time in four years.

Jul 08, 2015, 09:20 AM IST

Sound and fury as Victoria Azarenka blasts scream queen critics

Victoria Azarenka claimed that women players are unfairly pilloried for their on-court shrieking and grunting and blasted boozy Wimbledon fans for mocking her as well as rivals Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova.

Jul 08, 2015, 08:35 AM IST

Wimbledon: Maria Sharapova looks to end 11-year drought against Serena Williams

Serena Williams fired a warning to Maria Sharapova ahead of their Wimbledon semi-final clash as the world number one admitted she saves her best performances for clashes with her fiercest rival.

Jul 08, 2015, 08:27 AM IST

Sam Stosur almost lost for words after "bad tennis"

Hoisting a grand slam trophy into the air seemed several lifetimes ago on Friday as Sam Stosur suffered one of the more ignominious Wimbledon exits of recent years.

Jul 03, 2015, 23:39 PM IST

Xu Xin, Feng Tianwei triumph at Asian Cup Table Tennis

Xu Xin and Feng Tianwei bagged the men's and women's singles title at the 28th Asian Cup table tennis tournament, beating their famed opponents in two high-quality finals at the Sawai Mansingh Indoor Stadium here on Sunday.

Mar 15, 2015, 20:35 PM IST

Saina Nehwal eases into All England quarters

Third seed Saina Nehwal eased into the women's singles badminton quarterfinals at the All England Championships with a convincing win over South Korean qualifier Kim Hyo Min, here on Thursday.

Mar 05, 2015, 22:52 PM IST

Australian Open: List of Women's Singles champions in Open Era

American tennis icon Serena Williams on Saturday romped home to her 19th Grand Slam singles title defeating her rival, Maria Sharapova in just little under two hours in front of a packed Rod Laver Arena crowd.

Jan 31, 2015, 17:22 PM IST

Australia Open, Day 11: Maria Sharapova powers into women's singles final

Second seed Maria Sharapova powered into the Australian Open final with a straight sets 6-3, 6-2 demolition of 10th seeded fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova on Thursday.

Jan 29, 2015, 09:57 AM IST

PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap advance in Malaysia GP Gold

Leading Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu reached the women's singles quarter-finals of the $120,000 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold while Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap entered the men's singles pre-quarterfinals at the Stadium Perpaduan Kuching here Thursday.

Jan 15, 2015, 23:20 PM IST

Asian Games: Saina, Sindhu sail into second round of badminton

India made a resounding start in the individual badminton event of the 17th Asian Games with ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu sailing into the second round of women's singles competition here Wednesday.

Sep 24, 2014, 10:26 AM IST

Asian Games: Dipika Pallikal, Saurav Ghosal confirm squash medals for India

Dipika Pallikal assured India of a maiden women's singles squash medal in the Asian Games, while top seed Saurav Ghosal confirmed his third successive podium finish in men's singles after the two reached the semifinals of their respective events here on Sunday.

Sep 21, 2014, 14:25 PM IST