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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.
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.
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