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'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.
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.
Sharapova says more Grand Slam titles more important than No. 1 ranking  Oct 25, 12:41 pm
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.
Wozniacki dents Sharapova's hopes of claiming year-end world No. 1 spot  Oct 22, 2:29 pm
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.
Serena slams Shamil Tarpischev for making 'sexist, racist, bullying' comments  Oct 20, 10:41 am
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.
Russian Tennis Federation boss fined, banned for taunting Williams 'brothers'  Oct 19, 1:13 pm
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.
Sharapova moves to second place in WTA world rankings post China Open win  Oct 7, 1:57 pm
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.
Serena Williams says playing less tennis helped her prolong her career   Sep 23, 11:35 am
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.
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