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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 37

17 April, 2018 4:09 PM Mixed luck for Ankita

$50,000 Challenger men, Nanchang, China: Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Mao-Xin Gong & Ze Zhang (Chn) bt Roberto Ortega-Olmedo (Esp) & Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-3, 5-7, 13-11. $25,000 ITF men, Bukhara, Uzbekistan: Singles (first round): Yaraslava Shyla (Blr) bt Shahbaaz Khan 6-2, 6-2; Manuel Pena Lopez (Arg) bt Sidharth Rawat 6-3, 7-6(4). $125,000 WTA, Zhengzhou 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 37

9 April, 2018 5:08 PM Ankita Raina in top-200

Ankita Raina, who has been in top form this season both in the Fed Cup and the professional circuit, broke into the top-200 of the world rankings and was at a career-best 197 as per the latest list released by the WTA on Monday. The 25-year-old Ankita had reached her previous best rank of 212 in the previous list, bettering her record of 222 she had held in 2013. “I am very happy 33

17 March, 2018 12:21 PM World No. 1 Simona Halep crashes out of Indian Wells

World No. 1 Simona Halep crashed out of the WTA Indian Wells tournament on Friday as she suffered a shocking 6-3, 6-0 upset loss to world No. 44 Naomi Osaka of Japan. The 26-year-old former champion Halep dropped to 18-2 on the season as she lasted just 64 minutes on the court with the unseeded Osaka. "I just was not ready. I missed the ball a lot and I didn`t play what I had to play," she said. "I don`t find excuses 39

15 March, 2018 9:15 AM Roger Federer breezes into quarters, Simona Halep makes semis at Indian Wells

California: World No. 1 Roger Federer defeated unseeded Jeremy Chardy, of France, 7-5, 6-4 in the fourth round of the ATP Indian Wells Masters on Wednesday. Federer is off to one of his best career starts to a season and is now 15-0 in 2018. Federer advances to the quarter-finals where he will face South Korea`s Chung Hyeon who defeated 30th seeded Pablo 43

3 March, 2018 7:50 AM Tennis: Defending champion Lesia Tsurenko back in Acapulco final

Tsurenko acknowledged she had struggled to close out her match after leading 5-0 in the second set, but also credited her third-seeded opponent Daria Gavrilova with some spirited resistance. Mexico: Defending champion Lesia Tsurenko frittered away six match points before finally seeing off Australia’s Daria Gavrilova 6-2, 6-4 in their Mexican Open semi-final 24

28 February, 2018 7:12 AM For Serena Williams, Husband Puts Up Billboards. Baby Alexis Helped Too

The billboards spell out the message, "Greatest Momma Of All Time". Ain't that adorable? Los Angeles, United States: Serena Williams' husband Alexis Ohanian has splashed out on four giant billboards to mark the tennis superstar's return to tournament play in California next week. In an Instagram post, Mr Ohanian revealed he had designed and paid for the ads himself 44

19 February, 2018 11:33 AM Yuki Bhambri moves up

Yuki Bhambri on Monday jumped 11 places to stand just outside the top-100 bracket in the men’s singles rankings, following his runner-up finish at the Chennai Open Challenger tournament. With this jump, Yuki is now ranked 101 and is followed by Ramkumar Ramanathan, Sumit Nagal and left-hander Prajnesh Gunseswaran. In the doubles category, Rohan Bopanna 24

15 February, 2018 5:13 PM Pranjala striving to make Asiad team

Working on her serve, groundstrokes Y. Pranjala, fresh from her maiden Fed Cup appearance where she partnered Rio Olympian Prarthana Thombare, says the next big goal is to make it to the Indian team for the Asian Games later this year. The 18-year-old, now taking part in an ITF tournament in Egypt, told The Hindu on Thursday that she aims to be in the top three 26