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Johannesburg, Oct 22 (ANI): Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki reportedly dented Maria Sharapova's hopes of overtaking Serena Williams in the world rankings after she stunned the Russian in a marathon three-setter WTA Finals on Tuesday.
'Retired' Li Na rules out tennis return Oct 20, 12:00 pm
Johannesburg, Oct 20 (ANI): Chinese tennis star Li Na reportedly ruled out a return to the sport on Sunday despite retiring just months after winning her second Grand Slam title.
London, Oct 20 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams has reportedly slammed Russian Tennis Federation president Shamil Tarpischev for making sexist, racist and bullying comments about her and sister Venus.
Johannesburg, Oct 19 (ANI): Russian Tennis Federation's president Shamil Tarpischev has reportedly been fined 25,000 dollars and banned from the women's tour for a year after referring to world number one Serena and her sister Venus Williams as 'the Williams brothers' on a television chat show last week.
Serena Williams continues to dominate WTA rankings despite being sidelined with injury Oct 14, 12:47 pm
Johannesburg, Oct 14 (ANI): American tennis ace Serena Williams has continued with her dominance of the WTA rankings despite being sidelined with an injury to her left knee.
Johannesburg, Oct 07 (ANI): Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova climbed to the second place in the WTA women's rankings on Monday after defeating Petra Kvitova to claim the China Open title on Sunday.
Li Na appointed ambassador for WTA Tour Finals Oct 1, 12:44 pm
Johannesburg, Oct 01 (ANI): Recently retired Chinese tennis ace Li Na has reportedly been appointed as an ambassador for next month's season ending WTA Tour Finals in Singapore.
Johannesburg, Sep 23 (ANI): While acknowledging in the wake of Li Na's retirement that players' bodies can betray them, world number one Serena Williams has said that playing less tennis has helped extend her glittering career.
Johannesburg, Sep 22 (ANI): Serbian tennis ace Ana Ivanovic battled to record a straight set win against former world number one Caroline Wozniacki in the final of the WTA Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.
Wellington, Sep 19 (ANI): China's two-time Grand Slam champion Li Na has announced her retirement from tennis, due to a knee injury.
Lisicki battles to beat Pliskova in straight set to win inaugural WTA Hong Kong Open Sep 15, 12:16 pm
Johannesburg, Sep 15 (ANI): German tennis ace Sabine Lisicki recorded a straight set win over Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova to justify her top seeding by winning the inaugural WTA Hong Kong Open on Sunday.
Johannesburg, Sep 15 (ANI): Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni beat former world number one Venus Williams in straight sets to clinch her first WTA title since 1998 on Sunday.
Serena responds to 'icy rift' rumours with sis Venus by posting toddler image on Instagram Sep 12, 12:07 pm
New York, Sep 12 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams has responded to the report by Page Six of an 'icy rift' in her relationship with her sister Venus Williams on Thursday by showing harmony on social media.
Johannesburg, Aug 24 (ANI): Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova in straight sets on Saturday to claim her second WTA Connecticut Open title in three years.
Serena Williams retains top spot in WTA rankings Aug 19, 1:14 pm
Johannesburg, Aug 19 (ANI): American tennis ace Serena Williams retained the top spot in the women's tennis rankings issued by WTA on Monday, while Serbia's Ana Ivanovic returned to the top 10 in ninth spot.
Bangladesh court grants 4-day remand for Pinak-6 owner, son Aug 18, 6:32 pm
Dhaka, Aug 18 (ANI): A court in Bangladesh on Monday granted a four-day remand for the Pinak-6 owner and his son in a murder case filed in Munshiganj in connection with the sinking of the ship in the Padma river that drowned over 100 passengers.
Serena Williams beats Flavia Pennetta in straight sets at Cincinnati Aug 15, 12:17 pm
Johannesburg, Aug 15 (ANI): Defending champion Serena Williams advanced to the quarterfinals in the women's Cincinnati WTA event after defeating 13th seed Flavia Pennetta in straight sets.
Serena beats Wozniacki in semifinals at Montreal, will face sister Venus in WTA finals Aug 9, 11:20 am
Johannesburg, Aug 09 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams battled past Caroline Wozniacki with a 4-6, 7-5, 7-5 victory over the Danish tennis ace on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the WTA hardcourt tournament at Montreal.
Washington, July 30 (ANI): World No. 1 Serena Williams prepares to return to action at the WTA's Stanford tournament, and has said that the commotion caused at Wimbledon by her viral illness had taken her by surprise.
Williams retains No. 1 spot in latest WTA rankings Jul 29, 11:27 am
Johannesburg, July 29 (ANI): American tennis ace Serena Williams has retained the top spot in the women's tennis rankings in an unchanged top 10 released on Monday by the WTA Tour.
Johannesburg, July 11 (ANI): World No. 1 Serena Williams has reportedly pulled out the Swedish Open that would start next week as she failed to recover from the illness that dramatically ended her Wimbledon campaign.
Sania Mirza achieves career-best fifth WTA doubles rank Jul 7, 3:40 pm
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza has entered the top-five for the first time in her career as the new WTA doubles chart was released on Monday.
Maria Sharapova, Venus Williams attend WTA Pre-Wimbledon Party Jun 20, 10:33 am
London, June 20(ANI): Maria Sharapova, Laura Robson and Venus Williams among others attended the star-studded WTA Pre-Wimbledon Party, it has been revealed.
Johannesburg, June 10 (ANI): Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal's ninth French Open title has helped him hold onto the ATP's No. 1 ranking.
Johannesburg, May 29 (ANI): World No.1 Serena Williams has reportedly backed her second-round French Open challenger Garbine Muguruza to win the tournament.
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