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Serena Williams named 2013 WTA Player of the Year for fifth time Nov 23, 9:30 am
Johannesburg, Nov 23 (ANI): World No.1 Serena Williams has warned the rest of the women's tennis that there is more to come from her after being named WTA Player of the Year for the fifth time overall.
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has chosen former Dutch player Sven Groeneveld as her new coach, whose 20 odd years experience on both the ATP and WTA tours has been notable.
'Missing heat' discovery questions global warming slowdown theory Nov 14, 12:56 pm
Washington, Nov. 14 (ANI): Researchers said that they have discovered "missing heat" in the climate system, which has cast doubt on suggestions that global warming has slowed or stopped over the past decade.
Johannesburg, Nov 3 (ANI): Simona Halep battled back from a double break down in the third set to beat Ana Ivanovic 2-6, 6-1, 6-3 and reach the WTA Tournament of Champions final on Saturday, chasing her sixth title of 2013.
Stosur beats Pironkova to qualify for WTA Sofia semi-finals Nov 2, 1:12 pm
Brisbane, Nov 2 (ANI): Australia's Samantha Stosur is through to the WTA Tournament of Champions semi-finals after beating Bulgarian wildcard Tsvetana Pironkova in straight sets, 6-1, 6-4 in Sofia.
Johannesburg, Oct 29 (ANI): American tennis player Serena Williams believes that her best years may still be ahead of her after she finished 2013 with record prize money of 12,385, 572 dollars.
Serena Williams ends year as No. 1 in WTA rankings again Oct 29, 8:39 am
Johannesburg, Oct 29 (ANI): American tennis player Serena Williams has ended her best career year atop the women's tennis rankings issued on Monday by the WTA as the season is all wrapped up, and is more than 5000 points ahead of rival Victoria Azarenka.
Beijing, Oct 28 (ANI): Chinese tennis player Li Na's coach Carlos Rodriguez has said that he was proud of how this year's Australian Open finalist played against Serena Williams in the WTA Championships final because it showed him what she can do if she was asked to.
Johannesburg, Oct 28 (ANI): World No.1 Serena Williams has successfully defended her WTA Championships title on Sunday, beating Li Na 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 in Istanbul.
Melbourne, Oct 27 (ANI): Former World No. 1 Jelena Jankovic has said that Serena Williams always throws tantrums whenever she starts losing, and that it is something that as a player you have to pay attention to, which is distracting.
Li Na becomes World No. 3 by reaching final in WTA Championships Oct 27, 9:00 am
Johannesburg, Oct 27 (ANI): Chinese tennis player Li Na has beaten former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-4, 6-2 to reach the final of the WTA Championships in Istanbul.
Johannesburg, Oct 27 (ANI): World No. 1 Serena Williams overcame physical problems as well as emotional distress to beat Jelena Jankovic 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 to reach the WTA Championships final in Istanbul.
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): After becoming the first Chinese player to reach the semifinals of the season-ending WTA Championships, Li Na can become the first Asian to be ranked as high as third in the world if she beats Petra Kvitova on Saturday.
Johannesburg, Oct 25 (ANI): Defending champion Serena Williams has ensured a place in the semi-finals of the WTA Championships with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Petra Kvitova, the 2011 champion.
Johannesburg, Oct 25 (ANI): Chinese No.1 Li Na has beaten Serbian ace Jelena Jankovic 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 at the season-ending WTA Championships on Thursday, clinching her second win at the tournament and coming a step closer to the semi-finals.
Johannesburg, Oct 24 (ANI): Belarussian player Victoria Azarenka's chances of proving to be a challenge for Serena Williams' title at the WTA Championships took a significant beating when she was defeated 6-4, 6-3 by Jelena Jankovic in Istanbul on Wednesday.
Sydney, Oct 23 (ANI): World number two Victoria Azarenka has suggested that men tennis players should play three sets to make the game more interesting for women, giving her own take on the current debate over best-of-three-sets tennis versus best-of-five.
Azarenka beats 'injured' Sara Errani to win WTA Championships opener Oct 23, 11:00 am
Johannesburg, Oct 23 (ANI): World number two Victoria Azarenka has won the opening match of the WTA Championships on Tuesday by beating Italian Sara Errani 7-6 (4), 6-2.
'Tough' Serena Williams says she could play until 40 Oct 22, 9:54 am
Johannesburg, Oct 22 (ANI): American tennis player Serena Williams has not ruled out being able to play until 40 years old and admitted that ten years ago she would never have expected to be still playing now.
Johannesburg, Oct 8 (ANI): Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova has reportedly withdrawn from the season-ending Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Championships in Istanbul on Monday due to an injury on her right shoulder which has nagged her since before the US Open.
Beijing, Oct 4 (ANI): India's Sania Mirza and Zimbabwe's Cara Black have reached the finals of the WTA China Open by beating top seeds Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy 6-4, 6-4.
Tokyo, Sept 28 (ANI): India's Sania Mirza and Zimbabwe's Cara Black have beaten Chinese Taipei's Chan Hao-Ching and America's Liezel Huber 4-6, 6-0, 11-9 in the doubles to win the WTA Toray Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo.
Washington, Sept 27 (ANI): American tennis player Serena Williams, who recently celebrated her 32nd birthday, has secured the year end World No.1 ranking on the WTA tour, which will be only the third time in her career that she will end the season on the top.
Washington, Sept 27 (ANI): Chinese player Li Na has become the fifth player to qualify for the year ending WTA Championships to be held in Istanbul from October 22-27, 2013.
Washington, Sept 27 (ANI): Former World No.1 Venus Williams hit a 209 km/h serve during her quarterfinal match against Eugenie Bouchard at the WTA Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, but it was not considered as a record because the company collecting data was not IDS.
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