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Venus becomes oldest woman to enter WTA top 10  Nov 10, 2:07 pm
Johannesburg, Nov.10 (ANI): American tennis ace Venus Williams has entered the top ten of latest WTA ranking following her victory in the Zhuhai Masters in China.
Mirza-Hingis end 2015 with ninth WTA title  Nov 1, 2:44 pm
Singapore, Nov.1 (ANI): Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis ended their dream run of 2015 on a high, winning their ninth women's doubles title on Sunday.
Mirza- Hingis clinch WTA Year-End No.1 ranking  Oct 31, 4:10 pm
New Delhi, Oct.31 (ANI): Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis clinched 2015 WTA- Year-End number one doubles ranking on Saturday.
Mirza-Hingis inch towards ninth doubles title  Oct 31, 3:09 pm
Singapore, Oct.31 (ANI): Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis continued their imperious form as they brushed aside their Chinese opponents in straight sets to reach the finals of women's doubles event in the year-ending WTA Finals here on Saturday.
Mirza-Hingis advance to semis of WTA Finals  Oct 30, 11:16 am
Singapore, Oct.30 (ANI): Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis continued their rampaging form as they sealed a women's doubles semifinal berth in the year-ending WTA Finals here at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Friday.
Sharapova fends off gutsy Halep in Singapore  Oct 27, 10:08 pm
Singapore, Oct.27 (ANI): Maria Sharapova maintained her unbeaten run against Romania's Simona Halep with a straight sets victory in a thrilling round robin contest at the WTA Finals on Tuesday.
Venus takes giant leap in WTA rankings post Wuhan Open triumph  Oct 6, 10:59 am
Johannesburg, Oct. 6 (ANI): Former world number one Venus Williams has climbed 10 places to 14th in the latest WTA tennis rankings following her Wuhan Open win last week.
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.
'Teenager'Bencic outshines Radwanska to claim first WTA title in Eastbourne  Jun 27, 9:24 pm
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.
Warm Up! Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova attend WTA pre-Wimbeldon bash   Jun 27, 1:46 pm
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.
Serena Williams ready to play through knee pain to defend Miami Open title   Mar 26, 10:48 am
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.
Serena strengthens position at top spot in WTA world ranking post Oz Open triumph  Feb 3, 1:22 pm
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.
Serena Williams declares 'unrivaled' desire to bag sixth Oz Open title   Jan 18, 1:23 pm
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.
Stosur talks of her mental demons and how choking made her quit tennis in 2014  Jan 11, 4:05 pm
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.
WTA, Perform sign single biggest commercial contract in history of women's tennis  Dec 10, 5:54 pm
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.
President Mukherjee congratulates Sania Mirza for winning WTA finals  Oct 28, 2:35 pm
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.