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Sharapova hoping to claim hat-trick of Stuttgart titles   Apr 21, 12:48 pm
Johannesburg, Apr. 21 (ANI): Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova is hopeful of claiming a hat-trick of Stuttgart titles and her 30th WTA career trophy as she starts her clay-court season in Germany this week.
Hingis' mom backs 'new Hingis' Bencic to have great tennis future  Apr 17, 3:40 pm
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): The mother of Swiss tennis great Martina Hingis has hailed teenaged Swiss prodigy Belinda Bencic, who has been dubbed the 'new Hingis', and said that the 17-year-old has a great potential for the future.
Serena Williams tops WTA rankings  Apr 15, 9:59 am
Berlin (Germany), Apr.15 (ANI): American tennis star Serena Williams continues to maintain a huge lead over China's Li Na in the latest women's tennis rankings issued by the WTA on Monday.
Serena claims 7th Miami WTA title by beating Li Na in Sony Open   Mar 30, 8:45 am
Johannesburg, Mar 30 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams has won the Miami WTA title for the seventh time in her career following her 7-5, 6-1 win over Chinese star Li Na in the Sony Open finals on Saturday.
Sharapova advances to Sony Open semi-finals  Mar 26, 9:23 am
Johannesburg, Mar 26 (ANI): Russia fourth seed Maria Sharapova has reached the ATP and WTA Miami Masters semi-finals in the Sony Open on Tuesday following a 90-minute victory over Czech eighth seed Petra Kvitova.
Nadal, Serena maintain lead on top of latest tennis rankings  Mar 18, 10:10 am
Johannesburg, Mar 18 (ANI): World's top tennis stars Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams have maintained their lead at the top of the latest ATP and the WTA rankings.
'Purist' Federer says WTA's on-court coaching practice not needed in men's tennis  Mar 15, 11:35 am
Johannesburg, Mar 15 (ANI): Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer has said that he believes that the innovation of on-court coaching adopted on the women's tour is not necessary to the men's game.
'Packed' schedule pushed Li out of making Bhupathi-backed ITPL commitment  Mar 4, 9:55 am
Johannesburg, Mar 4 (ANI): Australian Open champion Li Na has defended her decision to skip the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (ITPL) tournament, citing a packed schedule as the reason behind her opting out of the Indian Premier League (IPL)-style event.
Sampras, Nadal to represent Team Mumbai in Bhupathi-backed IPTL  Mar 3, 2:05 pm
Johannesburg, Mar. 03 (ANI): New teams for the inaugural edition of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) have been reportedly grafted with World No. 1 Rafael Nadal set to represent Team Mumbai and World No.2 Novak Djokovic set to power Team Dubai and WTA star Serena Williams to represent Team Singapore.
Serena continues to dominate WTA rankings with 5865-point lead  Feb 25, 3:24 pm
Johannesburg, Feb. 25 (ANI): American tennis ace, Serena Williams, continues to dominate the world rankings leading currently ranked world No. 2, China's Li Na, with a massive 5865-points despite losing to France's Alize Cornet in Dubai's semi-final last week.
Venus silences critics by winning WTA Dubai Open  Feb 23, 9:38 am
Johannesburg, Feb 23 (ANI): American tennis ace Venus Williams has silenced her critics who said she could never make a significant comeback at the age of 33 by winning the WTA Dubai Open on Saturday.
Li Na climbs to World No.2 spot in latest WTA rankings  Feb 19, 10:06 am
Beijing, Feb 19 (ANI): Chinese tennis ace Li Na has reached her highest world ranking after climbing to the No.2 spot in the latest Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings following her second Grand Slam crown at the Australian Open last month.
`Injured` Serena withdraws from Indian Wells tournament  Feb 9, 8:52 am
Johannesburg, Feb 9 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams has reportedly withdrawn her name from the upcoming WTA tournament at Indian Wells, which she entered last month after boycotting it since 2001.
Serena Williams still rules WTA women's rankings by a mile  Feb 4, 12:06 pm
Cape Town, Feb 4 (ANI): Serena Williams retained her commanding advantage at the top of the WTA women's tennis rankings.
Serena enters name for `long-boycotted` Indian Wells tournament  Jan 24, 12:53 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 24 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams has reportedly put her name on the entry list for the WTA event at Indian Wells, to be held in March, showing her readiness to end her boycott of the tournament.
Serena Williams maintains substantial lead at top of women's tennis rankings  Jan 14, 1:17 pm
Berlin, Jan 14 (ANI): Serena Williams maintained her substantial lead at the top of the women's tennis rankings issued by the WTA.
'High-profile' Li Na says husband more famous in China than her  Jan 13, 1:39 pm
Sydney, Jan 13 (ANI): Chinese tennis ace Li Na has admitted that her husband and former coach Jiang Shan is far better known in China than herself.
Sharapova got 'goosebumps' after 'comeback' victory in Brisbane International  Dec 31, 2:05 pm
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova has revealed that she got 'goosebumps' after winning her first WTA Tour match in almost five months following absence from the court due to injury, in just over an hour.
'Fit, healthy' Venus Williams ready to start season 'positively' in Auckland WTA tournament  Dec 28, 9:45 am
Johannesburg, Dec 28 (ANI): American tennis ace Venus Williams has said that she is fit and healthy as she has been in the past ahead of the Auckland WTA tournament from Monday, where she will start her season.
WTA to fill extra slot in grass court calendar with Nottingham event in 2015  Dec 13, 10:08 am
Johannesburg, Dec 13 (ANI): Women's tennis will be boosted by a new grasscourt tournament in 2015 as part of the Wimbledon build-up while Asia's footprint will continue to grow, the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) said Thursday, according to reports.
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.
Sharapova hires former Dutch player Sven Groeneveld as 'new' coach  Nov 22, 2:53 pm
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.
Halep beats Ivanovic in WTA Sofia to set up final with Stosur  Nov 3, 8:39 am
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.