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30 May, 2018 9:31 AM French Open: New mum Serena back in the Grand Slam groove in Paris

Paris: Even the Parisian stormclouds cleared for Serena Williams on Tuesday, as the new mother's baby steps back to Grand Slam tennis became a stride into the second round of the French Open. Kristyna Pliskova, who shared the Wimbledon winners' stage with Serena back in 2010 -- the Czech was junior champion as Serena won the real thing that year, played 77

12 May, 2018 4:16 PM Ankita-Dart combination beats Chinese duo to title

It is the Indian’s first doubles crown of the season Ankita Raina and Harriet Dart of Great Britain beat Chinese Liu Fangzhou and Xun Fang Ying 6-3, 6-3 for the doubles title in the $60,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament here on Saturday. With the win, the 25-year-old avenged her singles quarterfinal loss in the third set tie-break at the hands of Fang Ying Xun. “I am very happy 29

3 May, 2018 4:32 PM Former champion Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open

Former world number one Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Madrid Open as she continues to regain full fitness ahead of the French Open later this month, the tournament`s organisers said on Thursday. The 36-year-old, who won the Madrid Open in 2012 and 2013, returned to the WTA tour in March after giving birth to her first child last September 48

3 May, 2018 1:31 PM Serena Williams Pulls Out Of Madrid Open

Serena Williams has pulled out of the Madrid WTA tournament due to a high fever, organisers said Thursday. "Unfortunately I have had to pull out of Madrid because I have had a fever and I don't feel 100 percent," the official Mutua Madrid Open site quoted Williams as saying. The 36-year-old 23-time Grand Slam winner made the decision shortly before the main draw. The tennis 44

2 May, 2018 3:55 PM Ankita goes down fighting

The results: $125,000 WTA, Anning, China: Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Wang Yafan (Chn) bt Ankita Raina 7-6(4), 7-5. Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Elitsa Kostova & Aleksandrina Naydenova (Bul) bt Xun Fang Ying (Chn) & Prarthana Thombare 7-5, 4-6, [10-7]. € 561,345 ATP, Munich: Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Ivan Dodig (Cro) & Rajeev Ram (US) bt Fabrice 31

30 April, 2018 2:18 PM Simona Halep maintains top spot in WTA rankings

Madrid: Romania`s Simona Halep continued to lead the Women`s Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings released on Monday despite exiting the Stuttgart Open in the quarter-finals. Although Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic clinched the Stuttgart Open title on Sunday after defeating the United States` wildcard Coco Vandeweghe 7-6 (7-2), 6-4, her ranking 49

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 52

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 40

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 40

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 39