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23 April, 2018 5:05 PM Sania Mirza announces her pregnancy

New Delhi: Grand Slam-winning Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Monday announced that she is pregnant, but did not say if this meant the end of her injury-prone career. Mirza and her husband, former Pakistan cricket captain Shoaib Malik, posted a picture on their Twitter accounts of a baby vest and a feeding bottle between two T-shirts bearing their 20

22 April, 2018 8:46 AM Tennis: Australia beat Netherlands to return to Fed Cup World Group

Wollongong: Daria Gavrilova put Australia back into the World Group of the Fed Cup with a victory over Quirine Lemoine of the Netherlands in Wollongong on Sunday. The 24th-ranked Gavrilova, who replaced Saturday's losing team-mate Samantha Stosur, beat the 295th-ranked Lemoine 6-3, 6-2 in the fourth singles to give Australia an unassailable 3-1 lead. "It feels 19

20 April, 2018 3:16 PM ‘Davis Cup bigger than a few legends’

Anand Amritraj fears for the tournament’s future amidst WC proposal The proposed World Cup of tennis in one week is a “horrible idea” since it will take away the charm of home and away ties which allows countries like India to host players such as Rafael Nadal, contends former India captain Anand Amritraj. The ITF Board of Directors unanimously endorsed 25

18 April, 2018 4:37 PM India beats New Zealand

Tanisha Kashyap won her singles and doubles matches, without dropping a set, to help India beat New Zealand 2-1 in the last league match of the Asia Oceania Junior Fed Cup under-16 girls’ tennis tournament here on Wednesday. After Bhakti Parwani lost the first singles, Tanisha blanked Jade Margaret Otway to even the scores. In the decisive doubles, Tanisha 28

16 April, 2018 10:54 AM Elise Mertens climbs to career-high 17th on WTA rankings

Belgian Elise Mertens climbed three places to a career-high 17th in the WTA world rankings released on Monday following her victory at the Lugano Open on Sunday. Romania's Simona Halep retained her number one position as there was no change in the top 16 after a low-key week in women`s tennis. Mertens's beaten opponent in the Swiss final, Aryna Sabalenka 35

15 April, 2018 3:53 AM Commonwealth Games 2018, Day 11 Medals Tally, Gold Coast – updates

t's the final day of the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast. Saina Nehwal won the first Gold for India on Sunday after a nail-biter match defeating her compatriot PV Sindhu in the Badminton finals. India now stands strong at the third spot with 26 Gold, 19 Silver and 20 Bronze medals, an overall count of 65 medals. In Table Tennis, Achanta Sharath 59

15 April, 2018 2:30 AM Manika Batra claims mixed doubles bronze in table tennis

Manika Batra’s sensational run at the Commonwealth Games fetched her another medal as she teamed up with G. Sathiyan to collect the mixed doubles bronze, thereby claiming a medal in every event she competed in here. Batra and Sathiyan defeated the senior duo of A. Sharath Kamal and Mouma Das 11-6 11-2 11-4 to claim the honours in the bronze medal play off. Batra 19

12 April, 2018 7:02 AM Commonwealth Games 2018: Maharashtra government announces huge cash rewards for medal winners

The Maharashtra government has announced huge cash rewards for all the sportspersons from the state who have bagged medals at the ongoing Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday announced the cash prizes for all the sportspersons from Maharashtra who have bagged medals at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 37

10 April, 2018 2:45 PM Delhi Government To Give Rupees 14 Lakh To Gold Medalist Manika Batra

Manish Sisodia said the reward will be given to Ms Batra under the sports policy of the government. New Delhi: Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today said the Delhi government will give Rupees 14 lakh to paddler Manika Batra for winning a gold medal in table tennis at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Australia. He announced in the Delhi assembly that the reward 36

8 April, 2018 5:04 PM Indian women take team gold

Manika plays vital role in historic win The Indian women’s table tennis team created history at the Oxenford studio here late on Sunday night. Even its die-hard supporters would not have given the side any chance to put it across the all-conquering Singapore. But, out to prove that nothing is impossible for a willing heart, the Indians were simply remarkable 29