Sania Mirza

  • Serena tops WTA rankings, Sania maintains 5th place in doubles Yesterday

    New Delhi: American star Serena Williams continued to occupy top spot in the singles WTA rankings while former world No.1 Caroline Wozniacki climbed two places to 13th. India's Sania Mirza maintained her career-high fifth place ranking in the doubles. Sania, who turned pro in 2003 and overcame a career-threatening wrist injury...
  • Sania Mirza appointed brand ambassador of Telangana Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza was on Tuesday appointed 'Brand Ambassador' of Telangana. She will promote the new "state's interests" in India and abroad, according to Industrial Infrastructure Corporation Managing Director Jayesh Rajan. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao handed over a letter of appointment and also a cheque of Rs...
  • Photo: Sania Mirza tweets a romantic photo of Shoaib Malik down on a knee, proposing to her with a red rose all over again! July 9, 2014

    Tennis player Sania Mirza tweeted a romantic picture that she called a 'proposal after a proposal'. Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik went down on his knee to propose to wife Sania Mirza all over again with a red rose in his hand. Sania Mirza is all smiles in the heart warming...
  • Sania Mirza enters doubles top-5 for first time in her career July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza achieved a career-best rank of number five in the world as the new WTA doubles chart was released on Monday. Sania, who turned a pro in 2003 and overcame a career-threatening wrist injury in between, has entered the top-five for the first time in...
  • Wimbledon: Sania in pre-quarters of mixed doubles, Bopanna bows out July 3, 2014

    London: Sania Mirza and Horia Tecau entered the pre-quarterfinals of mixed doubles with an easy win but it was curtains for Rohan Bopanna and his partner who went down after a hard-fought second round match in the Wimbledon Championships, here. Sania and her Romanian partner, seeded sixth, outplayed Mate Pavic and...
  • 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 Mexican-American pair Santiago...
  • Defeats for Sania Mirza and Leander Paes at Aegon International June 20, 2014

    Eastbourne: India's challenge ended at the Aegon International, the last tournament in the lead up to Wimbledon, with the defeats of Sania Mirza and Leander Paes in their respective events. In the women's doubles, third seeded pair of Sania and Cara Black recovered from a first set rout but ended up...
  • 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 Mirza achieves career-best ranking of six June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Touching a new high, India's tennis ace Sania Mirza on Monday became world number six in doubles, her career-best ranking, as the new chart was released following the conclusion of the French Open. Courtesy a quarter-finals appearance at the Roland Garros, Sania earned 430 ranking points along with partner...
  • Sania Mirza-Cara 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 Su-Wei Hsieh and Shuai Peng in the women's doubles quarterfinals on Tuesday. The 2-6, 6-3 and 3-6 defeat for the fifth seeded Indo-Zimbabwean pair was their third at the hands of Su-Wei...
  • Sania Mirza-Black enter French Open quarters June 1, 2014

    Paris: Leading Indian tennis player Sania Mirza proceeded to the women's doubles quarter-finals 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 Serb-Russian pairing of Jelena Jankovic and Alisa Kleybanova 6-3, 6-3 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 pre-quarterfinals 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...
  • Sania-Cara pair advances to French Open pre-quarters May 31, 2014

    Paris: Sania Mirza and Cara Black trounced Gabriela Dabrowski and Alicja Rosolska to move to the pre-quarterfinals of the French Open women's doubles event, here on Saturday. The fifth seed Indo-Zimbabwean pair needed just 59 minutes to dispatch the unseeded Canadian-Pole team 6-1 6-2 in the second round of the Clay...
  • French Open: Mirza-Black advance; Bopanna-Qureshi 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 Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi were shown the door in the men's doubles event of the French Open tennis tournament on Thursday. The Indo-Zimbabwean pair of Mirza and Black began their women's...
  • Sania-Cara seeded fifth, Bopanna-Qureshi 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...
  • Sania, Cara move to 2nd spot in race to year-end finals May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner on Monday became the number two team in the Race to Singapore for the WTA year-end finals in November. Sania and Cara won the Portugal Open and reached the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open last week. They now have 2,462 points and trail...
  • Sania-Cara knocked out of Madrid Open May 8, 2014

    Madrid: Sania Mirza and Cara Black gave a scare to top seeds Su-Wei Hsieh and Shuai Peng before losing the women's doubles quarterfinal at the WTA Madrid Open, here on Thursday. The fifth seeded Indo-Zimbabwean pair lost 7-5, 1-6, 8-10 to the Taipei-Chinese team in one hour and 30 minutes in...
  • Sania Mirza-Cara Black move into quarterfinals of Madrid Open May 7, 2014

    Fifth seeds Sania Mirza and Cara Black had little problem in dispatching Hao-Ching Chan and Chanelle Scheepers as they scored a comfortable straight sets victory to progress to the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open on Wednesday. The Indo-Zimbabwean pair defeated the Taipei-Protea pair 6-4, 6-1 in little over an hour in...
  • Sania-Cara 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 hard-fought 6-4, 6-3 win over Eva Hrdinova and Valeria Solovyeva in the final of the WTA Portugal Open, here on Saturday. The top seeded Indo-Zimbabwean pair, playing their third finals of the season, was tested by...
  • Sania Mirza-Cara 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 straight-set 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, Mirza-Black 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 semi-finals 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 6-3, 6-2 in...
  • Sania Mirza-Cara Black progress to Portugal Open semis May 1, 2014

    Top seeds Sania Mirza and Cara Black progressed to the Portugal Open women's doubles semifinals by overcoming Spanish-Chinese pairing Silvia Soler-Espinosa and Shuai Zhang here Thursday. The Indian-Zimbabwean combine won 6-3, 6-4 in an hour and 10 minutes on the clay courts of Sports Complex of Jamor. Though Silvia and Shuai broke...
  • Sania Mirza, Cara Black advance to quarter-finals of Portugal Open April 30, 2014

    Oeiras: Top seeded pair of Sania Mirza and Cara Black came back from a set down to quell the challenge of Irina-Camelia Begu and Maria Irigoyen in the opening round of the WTA Portugal Open on Wednesday. The Indo-Zimbabwean team downed the Romanian-Argentine combo 4-6, 6-2, 10-5 in one hour and...
  • Sania Mirza, Cara Black end runners-up in Stuttgart WTA event April 27, 2014

    Germany: Sania Mirza will have to wait for her first title of the 2014 season as she lost the summit clash of the PORSCHE Tennis Grand Prix with partner Cara Black on Sunday. Playing their second final of the season, the second-seeded Indo-Zimbabwean pair lost 2-6, 3-6 to top seeds Sara...
  • Sania Mirza, Cara in final of Stuttgart WTA event April 26, 2014

    Stuttgart: Sania Mirza earned herself an opportunity to win her first title of the season after reaching the summit clash of the PORSCHE Tennis Grand Prix with Zimbabwean partner Cara Black, here on Saturday. The second-seeded Indo-Zimbabwean pair defeated the German pair of Antonia Lottner and Anna Zaja 6-2 2-6 10-4...
  • Sania Mirza dispels rumours of differences with husband Shoib Malik April 9, 2014

    Indian tennis star Sania Mirza has dismissed reports that her marriage with Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik is in trouble. The news of differences and separation of Shoaib and Sania had been making rounds on the media for many months, but the Indian tennis player, who was on a private visit...
  • Sania-Cara pair advance, Paes-Stepanek ousted from Sony Open March 21, 2014

    Miami: Sania Mirza and Cara Black fought their way into the second round even as Leander Paes made his third first-round exit in five tournaments this year when he lost his opening round at the Sony Open with partner Radek Stepanek. Sania and Zimbabwe's Cara, seeded fifth, faced stiff resistance from...
  • Sania Mirza-Cara Black lose BNP Paribas final March 16, 2014

    Indian Wells: India's Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black went down to top seeds Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan and Peng Shuai of China in the women's doubles final of the BNP Paribas Open tennis here. Hseih and Peng maintained their perfect record in the finals, improving to an 11-0...
  • Sania-Black in BNP Paribas Open final March 14, 2014

    Indian Wells (California): India's Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black stormed into the women's doubles final at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament here. The fifth seeded Sania-Clara pair Thursday won 6-4, 3-6, 10-7 against the eighth seeded duo of Czech Lucie Hradecka and Chinese Jie Zheng. Sania and Clara...
  • Sania-Black storm into semis at Indian Wells March 13, 2014

    Indian Wells (California): India's Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black knocked out second-seeded Russians Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina to enter the semi-finals of the women's doubles at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament here. Fifth-seeded Mirza and Black won 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday and will now play fourth...