Sania Mirza

  • Sania Mirza, Cara Black win women's doubles title at Pan Pacific Open 20-09-2014 04:47 PM

    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 6-2, 7-5 victory over Spain's Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro. With the...
  • Sania Mirza, Cara Black reach semis of Tokyo Open 19-09-2014 10:05 AM

    Tokyo: Defending champions, Sania Mirza and Cara Black knocked out Martina Hingis and Belinda Bencic in straight sets to reach the semi-finals of the WTA Toray Pan Pacific Open. Sania and Cara needed 62 minutes to dispatch the Swiss pair 6-4, 6-2 in the quarter-finals of the USD 1,000,000 hard...
  • Asian Games 2014: India hope to better Guangzhou record at Incheon 19-09-2014 08:06 AM

    With just a day to go before the start of the 2014 Asian Games in the South Korean city of Incheon, India seek a record medal haul despite a chaotic build-up, including the slashing of their contingent and last-minute pull out of top athletes. In a cost-saving measure, the Indian...
  • Sania Mirza to play Asian Games: AITA 12-09-2014 09:58 PM

    In a significant development, Sania Mirza has agreed to play in the upcoming Asian Games, two days after AITA announced that they would allow top players to miss the Incheon event. ...
  • Sania Mirza to play in 2014 Asian Games 12-09-2014 07:28 PM

    In a significant development, Sania Mirza has agreed to play in the upcoming Asian Games, two days after AITA announced that they would allow top players to miss the Incheon event, keeping in mind their requirements on the professional circuit. Sania's decision means that the Hyderabadi has put on line...
  • Sania MirzaCara Black lying fourth in Race to Singapore standings 11-09-2014 06:28 PM

    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 season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore. Meanwhile,...
  • Leander Paes, Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna pull out of Asian Games 10-09-2014 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: India will field a second-string tennis contingent in this month's Asian Games after allowing frontline players, including Leander Paes and Sania Mirza, to play on the professional tours instead to revive their rankings. India's top singles player Somdev Devvarman has already announced he will not defend the singles...
  • Leander Paes slides to lowest rank in 11 years 09-09-2014 06:40 PM

    New Delhi: The failure to defend his US Open title cost Leander Paes as the veteran Indian tennis star on Tuesday suffered a 23-place loss to slip to 35, his worst ranking in 11 years. Paes and Stepanek, who were defending 2000 points at Flushing Meadows, had crashed out in...
  • Sania Mirza wants AITA to take decision on her participation in Asian Games 08-09-2014 06:58 PM

    Caught in a dilemma over whether to compete in the Asian Games or the WTA tournaments which clash with the event, Sania Mirza on Monday left it on the All India Tennis Association to take a call on her participation in the continental extravaganza in Incheon, Korea. Sania on Sunday...
  • I hope to win Wimbledon one day, says US Open winner Sania Mirza 07-09-2014 07:39 PM

    Sania, who won the US Open mixed doubles with her Brazilian partner Bruno Soares, spoke to CNN-IBN upon returning from New York. ...
  • Leander Paes confirmed for Davis Cup tie against Serbia 07-09-2014 07:16 PM

    New Delhi: Veteran star Leander Paes is set to combine with Rohan Bopanna for the doubles rubber during the Davis Cup tie against Serbia, Indian captain Anand Amritraj confirmed on Sunday but he says nothing has been decided on the Asian Games squad as yet. The inclusion of 41-year-old Paes...
  • Leave decision on playing in Asiad to federation: Sania Mirza 07-09-2014 12:26 PM

    Hyderabad: Caught in a dilemma over whether to compete in the Asian Games or the WTA tournaments which clash with the event, Sania Mirza today left it on the All India Tennis Association to take a call on her participation in the continental extravaganza in Incheon, Korea. Sania on Sunday...
  • US Open champion Sania Mirza thanks fans for their support 06-09-2014 03:44 PM

    New Delhi: New Delhi: Left teary-eyed after her Indianness was put into question just weeks back, tennis star Sania Mirza dedicated her US Open title to the country and the new state of Telangana, where her appointment as brand ambassador triggered a political furore. On Friday night, the first-time combination...
  • Sania MirzaBruno Soares win US Open mixed doubles title 05-09-2014 11:35 PM

    India's Sania Mirza and Brazilian Bruno Soares beat American-Mexican pair Abigail Spears and Santiago Gonzalez in the final to win the US Open mixed doubles title on Friday. Sania, who had faced defeat only a day earlier losing the women's doubles semifinals, bounced back brilliantly to win her third Grand...
  • SaniaCara disappoint in US Open semifinal 05-09-2014 09:15 AM

    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 Swiss-Italian pair Martina Hingis and Flavia Pennetta in straight sets in the US Open women's doubles semifinals. Sania and Cara suffered a 2-6, 4-6...
  • News 360: AlQaeda launches India wing 04-09-2014 09:21 PM

    Union Home Ministry issued an all-India alert and sent investigative teams to sensitive areas after an Al-Qaeda video announced the launch of its terror wing in the country. The Intelligence Bureau is verifying the authenticity of the video after the Home Ministry asked the agency for a report on the...
  • Sania Mirza enter mixed doubles final at US Open 04-09-2014 10:41 AM

    Sania Mirza is in line to win her third Grand Slam title and first with new partner Bruno Soares as the top seeded pair struggled past Yung-Jan Chan and Ross Hutchins to reach the mixed doubles summit clash, here. The Indo-Brazilian team overcame the unseeded but fighting Tapiei-German combine 7-5...
  • Sania MirzaCara Black storm into US Open women's doubles semis 03-09-2014 11:32 AM

    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 Kazakh-Chinese pairing of Zarina Diyas and Yi-Fan Xu...
  • Sania Mirza advances in US Open, end of road for Leander Paes 02-09-2014 10:33 AM

    New York: A mixed day for the Indians at the US Open saw Sania Mirza reach the quarter-finals of women's doubles and the semi-final of mixed doubles but Leander Paes failed to replicate his compatriot after losing both his men's doubles and mixed doubles. Sania, though, had the ill-fate of...
  • Sania Mirza, Leander Paes advance in US Open doubles event 31-08-2014 11:25 AM

    New York: Sania Mirza won both her women's and mixed doubles matches while Leander Paes was also victorious in his mixed doubles match as both Indians advanced to the next round of the US Open here. Sania and Cara Black, seeded third, eased past Caroline Garcia of France and Romanian...
  • Sania Mirza advances to 2nd round of mixed doubles at US Open 28-08-2014 04:15 PM

    New York: Indian tennis player Sania Mirza with Brazilian partner Bruno Soares progressed to the second round of the mixed doubles competitions of the US Open at the Flushing Meadows. It wasn't exactly an easy opener for the top seeds as they needed an hour and eight minutes to move...
  • Leander Paes, Sania Mirza win US Open openers 28-08-2014 01:34 PM

    New York: Indian tennis players Leander Paes and Sania Mirza won their respective doubles matches to advance to the second round of the US Open at the Flushing Meadows on Wednesday. Men's doubles defending champions Paes and Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic needed an hour and 32 minutes to come...
  • SaniaCara to open US Open campaign against KarolinaKristyna 24-08-2014 11:09 PM

    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...
  • Watch: The Indian Ice Bucket Challenge: 10 celebrities including Sania Mirza, Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan soak themselves in ice cold water 21-08-2014 12:04 PM

    After a series of Hollywood stars and famous celebrities taking the Ice Bucket Challenge in the west, it is India's turn now. Bollywood seems pretty excited about getting drenched in ice cold water and a number of popular actors stepped forward to join the cause. Spreading awareness about the ALS...
  • Akshay Kumar takes the ALS ice bucket challenge; nominates Salman Khan, Twinkle Khanna, Johnny Lever, Ashwini Yardi 21-08-2014 08:35 AM

    Akshay Kumar performed the ALS ice bucket challenge in a true 'khiladi' style. In the windy part of Cape Town, Kumar asked 11 contestants from the show he was hosting there, to pour ice water on him. He added that the temperature there was 8 degrees Celsius. He was responding...
  • Sania Mirza Cara Black pair loses in second round of Cincinnati Open 15-08-2014 11:23 AM

    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 Indo-Zimbabwean pair lost 3-6 3-6 in round two of the USD 2,567,000...
  • SaniaCara set up title clash with Errani and Vinci in Rogers Cup 10-08-2014 09:00 PM

    Montreal: Sania Mirza and Cara Black survived a thriller in the semi-finals as they carved out a hard-earned 7-6(3), 3-6, 13-11 victory to set up a Rogers Cup doubles final against top-seeded Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci. The fourth seeded Indo-Zimbabwean pair knocked out the second seeded Hsieh Su-wei of...
  • Sania Mirza, Cara Black reach semifinals of Rogers Cup 09-08-2014 06:45 PM

    Montreal: Sania Mirza and Cara Black spanked Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears in just 52 minutes to seal a semi-final berth at the WTA Rogers Cup. The fourth seeded Indo-Zimbabwean pair knocked out the sixth seeded American team 6-2, 6-1 in the lop-sided quarter-final contest. Sania and Cara converted six...
  • Leander Paes, Sania Mirza to lead Indian challenge at Asian Games 02-08-2014 06:16 PM

    Indian selectors reposed faith in Leander Paes as the 40-year-old veteran was on Saturday included in the Asian Games squad along with established stars Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna. The selection committee announced a 12-member team, which also has last edition's gold medal winners Somdev Devvarman and Sanam Singh. Somdev...
  • Narendra Modi under fire for silence over religious incidents 27-07-2014 09:14 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing criticism for remaining silent about incidents deemed anti-Muslim in the past week, underscoring fears that his Hindu nationalist followers will upset religious relations in the multi-faith nation. Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party swept to power in May after an election campaign that mainly...