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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.
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Johannesburg, Feb 9 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams has reportedly withdrawn her name from the upcoming WTA tournament at Indian Wells, which she entered last month after boycotting it since 2001.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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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