CARA BLACK

  • Sania Mirza wants to win Grand Slam in women's doubles 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Not satisfied with winning the WTA Finals doubles crown with Zimbabwean Cara Black and a clutch of other prestigious titles this year, Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza on Thursday said she wants to clinch the women's doubles Grand Slam title before hanging up her tennis shoes. "I am definitely looking...
  • I want to become world no. 1 in doubles: Sania Mirza October 28, 2014

    "In 2010, I thought I was going to retire. And here I am in 2014, playing the best tennis of my life. Hopefully, I can get to my goal of becoming No. 1 next year," Sania said. ...
  • Sania Mirza-Cara Black win doubles title at WTA Finals October 26, 2014

    The India-Zimbabwe tennis pairing of Sania Mirza and Cara Black clinched the prestigious season-ending WTA Finals title on Sunday. The third seeds, playing their last tournament together, took exactly an hour to thrash second seeds Hsieh Su-wei (Chinese Taipei) and Peng Shuai (China) 6-1, 6-0 in the women's double final, being...
  • Sania Mirza-Cara Black record nervy win, enter WTA year-end finals October 25, 2014

    Singapore: Sania Mirza and Cara Black showed nerves of steel as they saved three match points in the Super Tie Break against Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik to cruise into the summit clash of the WTA year-end finals on Saturday. The third-seeded Indo-Zimbabwean pair was trailing 6-9 but showed amazing resilience...
  • Sania Mirza-Cara Black enter semis at year-end WTA Finals October 24, 2014

    Singapore: Making their first appearance in the WTA Finals, Sania Mirza and Cara Black started their campaign on the right foot by serving past Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears to book their semi-finals berth on Thursday. The Indo-Zimbabwe pair, playing their last tournament together, were made to work hard by the...
  • Sania-Cara qualify for Year-End World finals in Singapore September 23, 2014

    Singapore: The Indo-Zimbawbwean combination of Sania Mirza and Cara Black became the fourth pair to qualify for the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore, next month. It would be Mirza's maiden appearance at the event, the WTA announced in a press release. Black would be making her 11th appearance in the competition...
  • Sania Mirza, Cara Black win women's doubles title at Pan Pacific Open September 20, 2014

    Tokyo: Maintaining her rich vein of form in the current season, Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black on Saturday bagged the women's doubles title at the WTA Toray Pacific Open with a 62, 75 victory over Spain's Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro. With the win,...
  • Sania Mirza, Cara Black reach semis of Tokyo Open September 19, 2014

    Tokyo: Defending champions, Sania Mirza and Cara Black knocked out Martina Hingis and Belinda Bencic in straight sets to reach the semifinals of the WTA Toray Pan Pacific Open. Sania and Cara needed 62 minutes to dispatch the Swiss pair 64, 62 in the quarterfinals of the USD 1,000,000 hard court...
  • Sania MirzaCara Black lying fourth in Race to Singapore standings September 11, 2014

    St. Petersburg: Sania Mirza, who will be skipping the Asian Games to focus on qualifying for the BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore, and Cara Black are lying fourth in the Race to Singapore standings with just over a month to go for the seasonending WTA Finals in Singapore. Meanwhile, the...
  • SaniaCara disappoint in US Open semifinal September 5, 2014

    New York: It was the end of the road for India's Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black as the third seeded duo lost to SwissItalian pair Martina Hingis and Flavia Pennetta in straight sets in the US Open women's doubles semifinals. Sania and Cara suffered a 26, 46 loss...
  • Sania MirzaCara Black storm into US Open women's doubles semis September 3, 2014

    New York: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black hardly broke a sweat as they entered the US Open women's doubles semifinals after their rivals retired midway through the quarterfinal match. Sania and Cara, seeded third, defeated the KazakhChinese pairing of Zarina Diyas and YiFan Xu 61,...
  • Leander PaesCara Black enter US Open mixed doubles second round August 29, 2014

    India's Leander Paes and his Zimbabwean partner Cara Black, seeded third, along with the sixth seeds Rohan Bopanna and his Slovenian teammate Katarina Srebotnik advanced to the second round of the mixed doubles at the US Open. Paes and Cara had to battle hard to beat Dutch JeanJulien Rojer and AnnaLena...
  • SaniaCara to open US Open campaign against KarolinaKristyna August 24, 2014

    New York: India's Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black were on Sunday seeded third in the womne's doubles event of the US Open and they will open their campaign against Czech pair of Karolina Pliskova and Kristyna Pliskova. In the men's doubles event India will be represented by veteran...
  • Sania Mirza Cara Black pair loses in second round of Cincinnati Open August 15, 2014

    Cincinnati: India's campaign ended at the Cincinnati Masters tennis tournament after Sania Mirza and Cara Black went down to Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain and Kazakhstan's Yaroslave Shvedova in their women's doubles second round match. The fourth seeded IndoZimbabwean pair lost 36 36 in round two of the USD 2,567,000 hard...
  • SaniaCara set up title clash with Errani and Vinci in Rogers Cup August 10, 2014

    Montreal: Sania Mirza and Cara Black survived a thriller in the semifinals as they carved out a hardearned 76(3), 36, 1311 victory to set up a Rogers Cup doubles final against topseeded Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci. The fourth seeded IndoZimbabwean pair knocked out the second seeded Hsieh Suwei of Chinese...
  • Sania Mirza, Cara Black reach semifinals of Rogers Cup August 9, 2014

    Montreal: Sania Mirza and Cara Black spanked Raquel KopsJones and Abigail Spears in just 52 minutes to seal a semifinal berth at the WTA Rogers Cup. The fourth seeded IndoZimbabwean pair knocked out the sixth seeded American team 62, 61 in the lopsided quarterfinal contest. Sania and Cara converted six of the...
  • Leander PaesCara Black pair bows out of Wimbledon June 30, 2014

    London: Leander Paes and Cara Black, who won three Grand Slam mixed doubles titles together, crashed out of the Wimbledon Championships after suffering a threeset defeat in the second round here on Monday. The fourth seeded IndoZimbabwean pair went down 61, 26, 36 to USA's Eric Butorac and Hungarian Timea Babos...
  • Leander Paes wins, Sania Mirza loses at Wimbledon June 29, 2014

    London: While Indian tennis player Leander Paes progressed to the third round of men's doubles, compatriot Sania Mirza lost out in the women's doubles second round on a rain affected Day 6 of the All England Tennis Championship at Wimbledon. Heavy showers stopped play on Saturday afternoon when MexicanAmerican pair Santiago...
  • Sania Mirza, Cara Black seeded fourth at Wimbledon June 18, 2014

    Sania Mirza and her partner Cara Black have been seeded fourth in the women's doubles event of the Wimbledon championships while Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek are seeded fifth in the men's doubles. Another Indian competing in the men's doubles is Rohan Bopanna, who is seeded eighth along with Pakistani partner...
  • Sania MirzaCara Black bow out of French Open June 3, 2014

    Sania Mirza and Cara Black crashed out of the French Open after being humbled yet again by their nemesis SuWei Hsieh and Shuai Peng in the women's doubles quarterfinals on Tuesday. The 26, 63 and 36 defeat for the fifth seeded IndoZimbabwean pair was their third at the hands of SuWei...
  • Sania MirzaBlack enter French Open quarters June 1, 2014

    Paris: Leading Indian tennis player Sania Mirza proceeded to the women's doubles quarterfinals along with Zimbabwean partner Cara Black at the French Open here on Sunday. The fifth seeds took only an hour and 18 minutes to defeat the SerbRussian pairing of Jelena Jankovic and Alisa Kleybanova 63, 63 in a...
  • Sania Mirza ousted from mixed doubles but Rohan Bopanna reaches quarters May 31, 2014

    Paris: Sania Mirza crashed out of the mixed doubles event of the French Open with Horia Teacu after a stupendous start but managed to reach the prequarterfinals of the women's doubles on Saturday. Sania first took court for a women's doubles contest and along with partner Cara Black dispatched the unseeded...
  • SaniaCara pair advances to French Open prequarters May 31, 2014

    Paris: Sania Mirza and Cara Black trounced Gabriela Dabrowski and Alicja Rosolska to move to the prequarterfinals of the French Open women's doubles event, here on Saturday. The fifth seed IndoZimbabwean pair needed just 59 minutes to dispatch the unseeded CanadianPole team 61 62 in the second round of the Clay...
  • French Open: MirzaBlack advance; BopannaQureshi bumped out May 29, 2014

    Paris: Fifth seeds Sania Mirza and Cara Black breezed past their first round opponents while the popular duo of Rohan Bopanna and AisamUlHaq Qureshi were shown the door in the men's doubles event of the French Open tennis tournament on Thursday. The IndoZimbabwean pair of Mirza and Black began their women's...
  • SaniaCara seeded fifth, BopannaQureshi sixth at French Open May 26, 2014

    Paris: Sania Mirza and Cara Black, seeded fifth, were on Monday pitted against the very competitive team of Daniela Hantuchova and Shahar Peer in their opening round of the French Open women's doubles event, here. Sania has never won a Major trophy in women's doubles and her best performance has been...
  • SaniaCara knocked out of Madrid Open May 8, 2014

    Madrid: Sania Mirza and Cara Black gave a scare to top seeds SuWei Hsieh and Shuai Peng before losing the women's doubles quarterfinal at the WTA Madrid Open, here on Thursday. The fifth seeded IndoZimbabwean pair lost 75, 16, 810 to the TaipeiChinese team in one hour and 30 minutes in...
  • Sania MirzaCara Black move into quarterfinals of Madrid Open May 7, 2014

    Fifth seeds Sania Mirza and Cara Black had little problem in dispatching HaoChing Chan and Chanelle Scheepers as they scored a comfortable straight sets victory to progress to the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open on Wednesday. The IndoZimbabwean pair defeated the TaipeiProtea pair 64, 61 in little over an hour in...
  • SaniaCara win first title of season by lifting Portugal Open May 3, 2014

    Oeiras: Sania Mirza and Cara Black won their first title of the season with a hardfought 64, 63 win over Eva Hrdinova and Valeria Solovyeva in the final of the WTA Portugal Open, here on Saturday. The top seeded IndoZimbabwean pair, playing their third finals of the season, was tested by...
  • Sania MirzaCara Black pair reach Portugal Open final May 3, 2014

    Oeiras: Sania Mirza alongwith her doubles partner Cara Black stormed into the finals of the Portugal Open with a straightset victory over third seeded American pair of Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond. Continuing their fabulous run, the top seeded combo of Sania and Cara took an hour and 14 minutes to...
  • Somdev crashes out, MirzaBlack through to Portugal Open semis May 2, 2014

    Oeiras: India's Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black progressed to the $250,000 Portugal Open women's doubles semifinals while Somdev Devvarman was outclassed by top seed Tomas Berdych in the men's singles second round here on Thursday. Somdev, Indiaa's top ranked singles player, lost to the Czech 63, 62 in...