WILD CARDS

  • I'll make history, will be the first wild card contestant to win the show: Ali Quli Mirza on his 'Bigg Boss 8' entry 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Dubai-based singer-actor Ali Quli Mirza, who entered 'Bigg Boss 8' as a wild card entry last night, said he is all set to make history. "So far no wild card entry has ever won 'Bigg Boss'. I hope to change that. I hope to entertain inside the 'Bigg Boss'. Because...
  • Injuryprone Brian Baker gets wild card for US Open August 14, 2013

    New York: Brian Baker received a wildcard entry into the US Open, giving the ofteninjured American another chance at a comeback after hurting himself at the Australian Open in January. The USTA handed out eight wild cards into the main draw on Tuesday, including to 102ndranked Ryan Harrison and 2010 NCAA...
  • Marathon man Mahut gets wild card to Wimbledon June 12, 2013

    Paris: Frenchman Nicolas Mahut has been given a wild card for this month's Wimbledon, still reaping the fruits of his record 11hour5minute match against American John Isner in 2010. "Very grateful to receive the wild card @Wimbledon," Mahut wrote on Twitter on Wednesday. "A big thank you to the (All England)...
  • Kuznetsov gets USTA wild card for French Open May 2, 2013

    New York: Alex Kuznetsov earned a wild card into the French Open's main draw from the US Tennis Association based on results on the USTA Pro Circuit. The 26yearold Kuznetsov had the best combined results at claycourt challenger tournaments in Sarasota, Savannah and Tallahassee. He is currently ranked 176th. Kuznetsov was...
  • Miss India 2013 Tweets: Navneet Kaur's journey to the crown March 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The Miss India competition is completing 50 years in 2013, so the organisers wanted to make it a pan India event in true senses and thus they took extra in selecting girls from every corner of India. Auditions were held at Pune, Goa, Indore, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chandigarh and...
  • Qualifiers put the 'Open' in US Open August 25, 2012

    New York: Because he's a player who has spent more time watching Roger Federer on TV than trying to beat him, it's safe to say Rhyne Williams will not win the US Open this year. But to say the 21yearold's trip to Flushing Meadows has been less than a rousing success...
  • I deserve Olympics wild card, says Sania May 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Her participation in the Olympics may have been jeopardised by a firstround exit from the French Open but top Indian tennis player Sania Mirza on Thursday asserted that she has done enough to "deserve" a wild card into the London Games. Sania has had a successful season so far,...
  • Four Indians get wild cards for Chennai Open December 28, 2011

    Chennai: Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and N Sriram Balaji along with Ramkumar Ramanathan and Mohit Mayur have been given wild card entries into the doubles main draw of the ATP Aircel Chennai Open to be held here from January 2 to 8. It will be their maiden appearance at the Chennai Open for...
  • Miss India pageant picks up wildcard beauties February 5, 2009

    New Delhi: In an attempt to make the girlnextdoor's dream of becoming a beauty queen come true, Pantaloon Femina Miss India the country's oldest beauty pageant has taken to the streets to pick one of its 25 contestants in a novel walkin round for the first time this...
  • Amritraj, Rastogi wild cards at Chennai December 29, 2006

    New Delhi: Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi may have pulled out of the elite Chennai Open ATP tournament starting from January 1, India's top ranked players Karan Rastogi and Prakash Amritraj have been given wild card entries for the event. Along with the Indian tennis duo, Spain's Bartolome Salva Vidal has...