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Australian Open 2022 6 times tennis ace Sania Mirza made India proud in Grand Slam circuitAustralian Open 2022 6 times tennis ace Sania Mirza made India proud in Grand Slam circuit

6 times tennis ace Sania Mirza made India proud in Grand Slam circuit

Sania Mirza's decision to hang her boots came after the Round 1 defeat in the women's doubles at the ongoing Australian Open on Wednesday.

Sports Jan 19, 2022, 5:06 PM IST

Sania Mirza announces retirement from tennis at the end of season; says body is wearing down-ayhSania Mirza announces retirement from tennis at the end of season; says body is wearing down-ayh

Sania Mirza to retire from tennis at the end of 2022 season; says body is wearing down

Sania Mirza is playing her final tennis season. She will be retiring after the ongoing 2022 WTA tennis season. She is currently taking part in the doubles at the Australian Open.

Sports Jan 19, 2022, 3:41 PM IST

Peng Shuai denies sexual assault allegations, WTA still not convinced-ayhPeng Shuai denies sexual assault allegations, WTA still not convinced-ayh

Peng Shuai denies sexual assault allegations, WTA still not convinced

Peng Shuai had alleged last month that she was sexually assaulted. However, recently, as per Chinese media, she has denied it. Nonetheless, WTA is still not convinced by it.

Sports Dec 21, 2021, 1:57 PM IST

Women Tennis Association (WTA) suspends tennis tournaments in China over Peng Shuai's whereabout concerns-ayhWomen Tennis Association (WTA) suspends tennis tournaments in China over Peng Shuai's whereabout concerns-ayh

WTA suspends tennis tournaments in China over Peng Shuai's whereabout concerns

The tennis fraternity has been concerned following Peng Shuai’s revelations of being sexually assaulted and her missing whereabouts. Consequently, WTA has decided to suspend tennis tournaments in China indefinitely.

Sports Dec 2, 2021, 12:41 PM IST

Tokyo Olympics: Ashleigh Barty knocked out in opening round of women's singles-ayhTokyo Olympics: Ashleigh Barty knocked out in opening round of women's singles-ayh

Tokyo Olympics: Ashleigh Barty knocked out in opening round of women's singles

Ashleigh Barty of Australia is the reigning world number one in WTA Singles. She was also the top seed in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, while she crashed out in the opening round of her women's singles clash against Sara Sorribes Tormo of Spain.

Sports Jul 25, 2021, 11:15 AM IST

French Open 2021: Barbora Krejcikova wins maiden Grand Slam title with win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova-ayhFrench Open 2021: Barbora Krejcikova wins maiden Grand Slam title with win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova-ayh

French Open 2021: Barbora Krejcikova wins maiden Grand Slam title with win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova

Czech Republic's Barbora Krejcikova is currently ranked 33 in the WTA Singles Rankings and is expected to rise following her French Open 2021 win. It was her maiden Grand Slam title, while it was also the first time that she had progressed beyond the second round.

Sports Jun 13, 2021, 10:24 AM IST

French Open 2021: Naomi Osaka withdraws due to mental health issues-ayhFrench Open 2021: Naomi Osaka withdraws due to mental health issues-ayh

French Open 2021: Naomi Osaka withdraws due to mental health issues

Naomi Osaka of Japan is one of the top tennis players in the modern-day, currently ranked second in the WTA singles rankings. She is a four-time Grand Slam champion. Despite being in her bid to win her first French Open title, she has withdrawn following Round 1.

Sports Jun 1, 2021, 2:04 PM IST

Roger Federer, Serena Williams suffer second round exits in French Open warm-up tour competitions-ayhRoger Federer, Serena Williams suffer second round exits in French Open warm-up tour competitions-ayh

Roger Federer, Serena Williams suffer second round exits in French Open warm-up tour competitions

Roger Federer of Switzerland is a modern-day great of tennis, having won record 20 Grand Slams to date and is ranked eighth. As for USA’s Serena Williams, she too happens to the tennis GOAT, having won record 23 Slams in the Open Era and is currently ranked eighth.

Sports May 19, 2021, 11:54 AM IST

Rome Open 2021: Serena Williams outplayed on her landmark 1,000th game by Nadia Podoroska-ayhRome Open 2021: Serena Williams outplayed on her landmark 1,000th game by Nadia Podoroska-ayh

Rome Open 2021: Serena Williams outplayed on her landmark 1,000th game by Nadia Podoroska

Serena Williams is a legendary tennis player who hails from the United States of America and holds the record of winning 23 Grand Slams in the Open Era. She is currently ranked eighth in the WTA singles rankings.

Sports May 13, 2021, 1:44 PM IST

French Open 2020: Serena Williams pulls out in Round 2 due to injury-ayhFrench Open 2020: Serena Williams pulls out in Round 2 due to injury-ayh

French Open 2020: Serena Williams pulls out of Round 2 due to injury

Serena Williams has won 23 Grand Slams so far. Her last Slam win came during the 2017 Australian Open. Being a former world number one, she is currently ranked ninth in the WTA rankings, while she has won the French Open on three occasions so far, winning it last in 2015.

Sports Sep 30, 2020, 8:36 PM IST

Coronavirus outbreak ATP WTA suspend tennis tournaments until June 7 world rankings frozenCoronavirus outbreak ATP WTA suspend tennis tournaments until June 7 world rankings frozen

Coronavirus outbreak: ATP, WTA suspend tennis tournaments until June 7; world rankings frozen

ATP and WTA have issued a joint statement said that no men’s and women’s tennis events will take place across the world. They added that preparations will go on for tournaments to be played from June 8 onwards

OTHER SPORTS Mar 19, 2020, 5:42 PM IST

Sania Mirza Martina Hingis walk into semis of WTA FinalsSania Mirza Martina Hingis walk into semis of WTA Finals

Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis walk into semis of WTA Finals

Indian ace Sania Mirza and Switzerland's Martina Hingis entered the semi-finals of the WTA Finals after beating Taiwanese combination of Hao-Ching Chan and Yung Jan Chan 7-6 (12-10) 7-5, on Friday.

Oct 28, 2016, 11:48 AM IST

80th consecutive week as No1 History for Sania Mirza80th consecutive week as No1 History for Sania Mirza

80th consecutive week as doubles No. 1: History for Sania Mirza

Indian tennis ace, Sania Mirza created history on Tuesday by retaining her WTA doubles No. 1 rank for the 80th consecutive week.

Oct 19, 2016, 6:04 AM IST

WTA finals in Singapore will promote tennis in Southeast AsiaWTA finals in Singapore will promote tennis in Southeast Asia

WTA finals in Singapore will promote tennis in Southeast Asia

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) finals, that will be hosted by Singapore's Lion City this year, will be played from October 23-30.

Sep 2, 2016, 6:42 AM IST