Sania Mirza dispels rumours of differences with husband Shoib Malik

Sania Mirza dispels rumours of differences with husband Shoib Malik 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 to Sialkot, Pakistan, the hometown of her in-laws, clarified that reports about her marriage being on the rocks were incorrect....
06:01 PM, Apr 09, 2014

Sania-Cara pair advance, Paes-Stepanek ousted from Sony Open

Sania-Cara pair advance, Paes-Stepanek ousted from Sony Open 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 the unseeded Taipei pair of Hao-Ching Chan and Yung-Jan Chan before prevailing 6-3, 6-7(8), 10-8 in the first round...
10:32 AM, Mar 21, 2014

Sania Mirza-Cara Black lose BNP Paribas final

Sania Mirza-Cara Black lose BNP Paribas final 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 mark with a 7-6(5), 6-2 win over Sania and Cara on Saturday. "I think we are not coming here...
12:37 PM, Mar 16, 2014

Sania-Black in BNP Paribas Open final

Sania-Black in BNP Paribas Open final 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 will now face the winner of the other semi-final between top seed Su-Wei Hsieh of Chinese Taipei and...
01:25 PM, Mar 14, 2014

Sania-Black storm into semis at Indian Wells

Sania-Black storm into semis at Indian Wells 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 seeds Czech Lucie Hradecka and China's Jie Zheng who defeated Kveta Peschke and Katerina Srebotnik in a hard-fought quarter-final...
08:53 AM, Mar 13, 2014

Sania Mirza-Cara Black in quarter-finals of WTA Indian Wells

Sania Mirza-Cara Black in quarter-finals of WTA Indian Wells Indian Wells: Fifth seeds Sania Mirza and Cara Black reached the quarter-finals of the WTA Paribas Open following a straight sets victory over Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears. The Indo-Zimbabwean pair beat the unseeded American combo 6-3, 6-4 in one hour and 12 minutes in the second round of the USD 5,946,740 hard court Premier WTA tournament. Sania and Cara saved five of the eight break chances they faced and...
06:23 PM, Mar 09, 2014

Nadal, Sania and Bopanna to represent Mumbai in ITPL

Nadal, Sania and Bopanna to represent Mumbai in ITPL Dubai: World number one Rafael Nadal will play for the Mumbai team, which will also have India's doubles stars Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna, in the inaugural International Tennis Premier League (ITPL) according to the players' draft released by the organisers, here on Sunday. The team owners met in today and a tentative schedule with four confirmed teams, including Mumbai, Singapore, Dubai and Bangkok, was released. So far, the team...
11:09 PM, Mar 02, 2014

India win deciding doubles to beat New Zealand in Fed Cup

India win deciding doubles to beat New Zealand in Fed Cup Astana, Kazakhstan: Sania Mirza combined with Prarthana Thombare to win the deciding doubles rubber and help India beat New Zealand 2-1 in the last Pool D match in the Asia/Oceania Group II competition in Fed Cup here on Thursday. Playing her first live match, Sania and Prarthana beat Maria Erakovic and Abigail Guthrie 7-5, 6-1 to win and put India atop Pool D. Prarthana had put India ahead by winning...
10:02 PM, Feb 06, 2014

We could not do anything against them: Sania on her opponents

We could not do anything against them: Sania on her opponents New Delhi: Sania Mirza has no qualms in admitting that she and Horia Tecau were "outplayed" in the Australian Open mixed doubles final on Sunday but said she had a great tournament as she lost only to best teams in her two events. Playing against an unseeded but a very formidable combination of Kristina Mladenovic and veteran Daniel Nestor, the Indian and her Romanian partner ended runners-up after losing the...
07:19 PM, Jan 26, 2014

Sania Mirza fails to win Australian Open, loses in mixed doubles final

Sania Mirza fails to win Australian Open, loses in mixed doubles final Melbourne: India's Sania Mirza and her Romanian partner Horia Tecau failed to clinch the Australian open mixed doubles title as they lost to French-Canadian combination of Kristina Mladenovic and Daniel Nestor in straight sets in the summit clash here on Sunday. Sania, who was gunning for her third mixed doubles Grand Slam title and second in Australian Open, and Tecau lost 3-6 2-6 against the French-Canadian duo in a 58-minute...
11:54 AM, Jan 26, 2014

As it happened: Sania Mirza in Australian Open Mixed Doubles Final

As it happened: Sania Mirza in Australian Open Mixed Doubles Final Sania Mirza stands just one win away from clinching her third mixed doubles Grand Slam title after the Indian and her Romanian partner Horia Tecau entered the Australian Open final with a come-from-behind win on Friday. Sania and Tecau defeated the Australian pair of Jarmila Gajdosova and Matthew Ebden 2-6, 6-3, 10-2 in a contest lasting an hour and 13 minutes. In a see-saw battle, Sania and Tecau were outplayed...
10:55 AM, Jan 26, 2014

Sania Mirza-Horia Tecau beat defending champions to reach Australian Open mixed doubles final

Sania Mirza-Horia Tecau beat defending champions to reach Australian Open mixed doubles final Melbourne: Sania Mirza stands just one win away from clinching her third mixed doubles Grand Slam title after the Indian and her Romanian partner Horia Tecau entered the Australian Open final with a come-from-behind win on Friday. Sania and Tecau defeated the Australian pair of Jarmila Gajdosova and Matthew Ebden 2-6, 6-3, 10-2 in a contest lasting an hour and 13 minutes. In a see-saw battle, Sania and Tecau were...
12:05 PM, Jan 24, 2014

Australian Open 2014: Sania-Tecau pair sails into semis, Paes-Hantuchova ousted

Australian Open 2014: Sania-Tecau pair sails into semis, Paes-Hantuchova ousted Melbourne: The possibility of two Indians clashing for the mixed doubles title at the Australian Open ended on Thursday as Sania Mirza advanced to the semi-finals but Leander Paes crashed out, here. Sania Mirza and her Romanian partner Horia Tecau, seeded sixth, prevailed over the unseeded pair of Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and Julia Georges 6-3 6-4 in their quarter-final clash which lasted just 63 minutes. The Indo-Romanian duo will now clash...
12:21 PM, Jan 23, 2014

Sania-Black go down in Australian Open quarters

Sania-Black go down in Australian Open quarters Melbourne: Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black lost to No. 1 seeds Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy in the quarter-finals of the women's doubles tennis competition at the Australian Open here on Tuesday. The No. 6 seeds put up a brave fight and were in with a chance to win the match but in the end lost 2-6, 6-3, 4-6 in an hour and 58 minutes....
02:10 PM, Jan 21, 2014

Paes, Sania, Bopanna advance to Australian Open quarter-finals

Paes, Sania, Bopanna advance to Australian Open quarter-finals Melbourne: Leander Paes emerged victorious in a tight mixed doubles contest against Mahesh Bhupathi to advance to the quarter-finals while Sania Mirza stormed into the last-eight stage in her two events at the Australian Open here on Monday. Paes and his Slovakian partner Daniela Hantuchova, unseeded in the tournament, scored an upset victory over eighth seeds Mahesh Bhupathi and Elena Vesnina of Russia 6-0, 2-6, 10-6 to make it to...
04:38 PM, Jan 20, 2014