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Serena ends 2015 season early to prolong career Oct 1, 4:27 pm
London, Oct.1 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams has announced on Thursday that she will miss the rest of the season in a bid to prolong career.
Serena extends lead in WTA rankings after Wimbledon win Jul 14, 9:00 am
Johannesburg, July 14 (ANI): Serena Williams has extended her lead in the WTA rankings after her fourth consecutive Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, with the world number one now having more than twice as many points as her closest competitor Maria Sharapova.
London, June 27 (ANI): 18-year-old Belinda Bencic on Saturday outmuscled ninth seed Agnieszka Radwanska in three sets to claim the Aegon International Eastbourne.
New York, June 27 (ANI): Tennis stars seem to be gearing up before hitting Wimbledon as Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic were recently spotted toasting one another at the roof gardens in Kensington.
'It's a feeling that's extremely proud': Sania Mirza Apr 15, 3:18 am
Hyderabad, Apr. 15 (ANI): Tennis ace Sania Mirza, who created history by becoming the first female tennis player from India to achieve the world number one rank in doubles following her stupendous title win at the WTA Family Circle Cup with partner Martina Hingis, said it was an honour for her to be able to achieve that feat.
Sania Mirza becomes world number one in tennis doubles Apr 12, 9:53 pm
Charleston, U.S.A., Apr. 12 (ANI): Ace tennis player Sania Mirza, on Sunday, became the world number one in tennis doubles after winning the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Family Circle Cup with Swiss player Martina Hingis.
Johannesburg, Mar 26 (ANI): World number one women's tennis player Serena Williams is ready to manage through her knee pain to start her title defense at the ATP and WTA Miami Open on Friday.
Serena Williams retains top spot in latest WTA rankings Mar 4, 10:08 am
Johannesburg, Mar 04 (ANI): American tennis ace Serena Williams has maintained her number one spot in an unchanged top 10 in women's tennis world rankings that were released on Monday by the WTA.
Johannesburg, Feb 03 (ANI): Serena Williams has strengthened her position at the top spot in the WTA world ranking after clinching her sixth Australian Open title in Melbourne.
U.S. great Lindsay Davenport claims Sharapova gets under Serena's 'skin' for some reason Jan 18, 4:45 pm
Sydney, Jan 18 (ANI): Former American great Lindsay Davenport has claimed that there is some reason why Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova gets under world number one women's tennis player Serena Williams' skin.
Johannesburg, Jan 18 (ANI): World number one women's tennis player Serena Williams has declared that none of her rivals can match her desire to bag the Australian Open title, claiming that if they want the title they would have to fight the American for it.
London, Jan 11 (ANI): American tennis player Samantha Stosur has revealed how choking almost made her quit the sport she loves last year after she lost the first round of the WTA Portugal Open to Swiss qualifier Timea Bacsinszky.
London, December 10 (ANI): The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) and Perform, a British media company, have signed a record deal worth 535 million dollars for the broadcasting rights to the women's tennis tour in its annual calendar, triggering the single biggest commercial contract in the history of women's sport.
Wozniacki 'nervous' to run NY City Marathon but excited as well Oct 30, 12:52 pm
New York, Oct 30 (ANI): Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki, who had vowed to run Sunday's New York City Marathon, a few weeks after being dumped by fiance Rory McIlroy, has admitted that she is nervous, but is also excited for the long run.
'Love and support from India inspire me to do more': Sania Mirza Oct 28, 4:36 pm
Hyderabad, Oct. 28 (ANI): Fresh from her victory at the WTA Finals in Singapore, tennis ace Sania Mirza on Tuesday said the love and support she receives from the country is what inspires her to do more.
New Delhi, Oct. 18 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has congratulated tennis ace Sania Mirza for winning the doubles title at the WTA Finals in Singapore.
PM Modi congratulates Sania Mirza on winning WTA finals Oct 27, 9:40 am
New Delhi, Oct.27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated ace tennis player Sania Mirza for winning Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Finals title.
Sania Mirza, Cara Black win WTA Finals Oct 26, 6:48 pm
Singapore, Oct. 26 (ANI): Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black defeated their opponents Hsieh Su-wei of Chinese Taipei and Peng Shuai of China 6-1, 6-0 to win the WTA Finals title on Sunday.
Wozniacki sets sight on grabbing first Grand Slam title Oct 26, 12:17 pm
Johannesburg, Oct 26 (ANI): Caroline Wozniacki has set her sights on clinching her first Grand Slam title on Saturday as she expressed pride at emerging strongly from a difficult year that included her break-up with world number one golfer Rory McIlroy.
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova has said that adding more Grand Slams is the top priority now after she missed her chance to end the year as world number one despite a win over Agnieszka Radwanska at the WTA Finals in Singapore.
Serena Williams suffers 'worst' loss in 16 years at WTA Finals Oct 23, 12:41 pm
London, Oct 23 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams suffered her "worst" loss in 16 years as she was beaten 6-0 6-2 by Simona Halep at the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Finals in Singapore.
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.
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