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Adelaide WTA 2022: Sania Mirza-Nadiia Kichenok Pair Enters Women's Doubles Semis

Jan 06, 2022 PTI

The women's doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Nadiia Kichenok will now face Australian duo of Ashleigh Barty and Storm Sanders in the semi-finals of Adelaide International 1 WTA event.

Ash Barty Wins 2nd WTA Player Of Year Award; Barbora Krejickova Gets Two Honours

Dec 08, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Ash Barty also was the WTA Player of the Year in 2019. This season, she led the tour with five titles, including her second Grand Slam championship at the All England Club.


Peng Shuai Disappearance: IOC Uncertain About Chinese Tennis Player's Safety

The IOC's two video calls are the only reported contacts Peng Shuai has had with people outside China since Nov. 2 when she sent a social media post alleging she was sexually assaulted by a former top Communist Party official.

Peng Shuai VIDEO: Missing Chinese Tennis Star Seen At Youth Tournament In Beijing

Nov 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The women’s professional tour threatened to pull events out of China unless the safety of the former No. 1 doubles player was assured.


Where Is Peng Shuai? China Silent On Missing Tennis Star Despite Global Pressure

Chinese officials have said nothing publicly since the accusation about two weeks ago by Peng Shuai that she was sexually assaulted by a former top government official.

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29 September, 2021

Emma Raducanu Gets Indian Wells Wild Card; Ash Barty, Naomi Osaka Out

Associated Press (AP)

The combined men’s and women’s tournament will be played Oct. 4-17 in the Southern California desert, a move from its usual March date because of the coronavirus pandemic.


06 September, 2021

US Open 2021: 'Happy-go-lucky' Teen Leylah Fernandez Upsets Angelique Kerber

Associated Press (AP)

Unseeded left-hander Leylah Fernandez grabbed the last five games to eliminate 2016 title winner Angelique Kerber 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2


05 September, 2021

US Open 2021: Bianca Andreescu Improves her Record To 10-0 With Win Over Greet Minnen

Associated Press (AP)

Andreescu, 21, seemingly picked up where she left off in 2019 when she pulled out a 6-3, 7-5 victory over Serena Williams to win the US Open.


05 September, 2021

US Open 2021: Shelby Rogers Stuns World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty In Three Sets

Associated Press (AP)

Rogers rallied from down 5-2 in the third set to upset Barty 6-2, 1-6, 7-5 (5) at Arthur Ashe Stadium for the biggest win of the 28-year-old’s career.


04 September, 2021

US Open 2021: Naomi Osaka Tosses Racket, Loses Match To 18-year-old Leylah Fernandez

Associated Press (AP)

Naomi Osaka’s title defense at the US Open was over in the third round with a 5-7, 6-7 (2), 6-4, loss to Canada's Leylah Fernandez


31 August, 2021

US Open 2021: Naomi Osaka Makes Winning Return To Grand Slam Tennis

Associated Press (AP)

After a tight start to her first-round US Open, Osaka secured a 6-4, 6-1, victory over 87th-ranked Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic


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25 August, 2021

Serena Williams Pulls Out Of US Open, Citing Torn Hamstring

Associated Press (AP)

Williams hasn't competed since injuring her right leg in the first set of her first-round match at Wimbledon in late June.


17 August, 2021

Naomi Osaka Says She Will Donate Cincinnati Prize Money To Haiti Earthquake Relief

Associated Press (AP)

Osaka, who has a Haitian father and Japanese mother, decided to donate the prize money for relief work post the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti


16 August, 2021

Camila Giorgi Knocks Out Karolina Pliskova To Win WTA 1000 Tennis Title At Montreal

Associated Press (AP)

Giorgi, who was unseeded and came in ranked 71st, won 6-3, 7-5


14 August, 2021

Aryna Sabalenka Stops Compatriot Victoria Azarenka To Reach Montreal Semis

Associated Press (AP)

Sabalenka, ranked No. 3, trailed 4-2 in the second set before winning four games in a row


27 July, 2021

Naomi Osaka's Exit: Disbelief, Support In Japan After Tennis Star's 3rd Round Loss At Tokyo Olympics

Associated Press (AP)

The stock of Japanese tennis racket maker Yonex, one of her major corporate sponsors, plunged Tuesday, just Osaka lost to Marketa Vondrousova


10 July, 2021

Wimbledon 2021: Ashleigh Barty Beats Karolina Pliskova For Second Grand Slam Title

Associated Press (AP)

Barty is the first Australian woman to win the singles trophy at the All England Club since Evonne Goolagong in 1980.


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10 July, 2021

Wimbledon Final 2021, Live Streaming: When And Where To Watch Ashleigh Barty-Karolina Pliskova Title Clash

Outlook Web Desk

Catch the match and telecast details of the women’s singles final between Ashleigh Barty and Karolina Pliskova here


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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