newstennisa month ago

Sania Mirza : Being a female celebrity, an athlete in this part of the world is difficult

Sania Mirza has opened up on the difficulties she faces being a female celebrity in this nation where “certain questions” are always asked of a woman. The World no.1 in doubles has also downplayed her split with her former partner Martina Hingis, labeling it as an” extremely professional decision”.
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reporttennisa month ago

IPTL Round-up | Indian Aces beat Singapore Slammers to move three points clear at the top

Indian Aces, inspired by Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza, came from two games down to beat Singapore Slammers 23-22 in a clash that decided the IPTL table-toppers at the end of the Singapore leg. In the other match, Japan Warriors moved to third place with a 23-20 win over UAE Royals.
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reporttennisa month ago

IPTL 2016 | Indian Aces defeat UAE Royals to top points table

Indian Aces defeated UAE Royals 26-19 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Tuesday to go to the top of the IPTL points table and open up a 3-point lead. Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza got the better of Pablo Cuevas and Martina Hingis in their match, avenging the loss in their last encounter.
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reporttennisa month ago

IPTL 2016 | Hingis gets the better of Mirza as Indian Aces stumble to first loss

UAE Royals won 30-20 against Indian Aces at the Saitama Super Arena to go to the top of the points table in the IPTL. After winning her singles game against Kirsten Flipkens, Martina Hingis paired up with Pablo Cuevas to defeat Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna 6-4 in the mixed doubles clash.
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featuretennis2 months ago

Five best performances by Sania Mirza

Over the last decade, there is hardly any sportsman who can claim to have had an impact on a generation of Indian men and women like that of a certain Hyderabad-based tennis player.
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reporttennis3 months ago

WTA finals | SanTina fail to defend title; Kerber sets up Cibulkova match-off

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis failed to defend their WTA finals title falling to Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 6-3, 2-6, 6-10 in the semifinal today. Meanwhile, Angelique Kerber and Dominika Cibulková won their respective semifinals to enter the finals of the women's singles event.
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reporttennis3 months ago

WTA finals | Sania-Hingis enter semis ; Kerber continues dominance

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis marked their reunion with a 7-6, 7-5 win against the Chan sisters to enter the semis in the WTA finals at Singapore. Meanwhile, World No.1 Angelique Kerber continued her unbeaten streak to enter the semi-finals alongside Svetlana Kuznetsova and Dominika Cibulkova.
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newstennis3 months ago

SanTina back together for the WTA Finals

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis have declared that they will join forces to defend their WTA Finals title in Singapore. The Indo-Swiss duo, who announced their split in August this year, will be seeded second for the prestigious year-ending event behind the all French pairing of Garcia-Mladenovic.
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reporttennis5 months ago

US Open | Serena wins record 307th GS match ; Sania, Bopanna advance

In her quest for the 23rd title, Serena Williams took down another milestone - a record 307th Grandslam win with her US Open third-round match. Sania Mirza advanced in the women's doubles, while Rohan Bopanna and his partner won their second round match-up to stay alive in the mixed doubles event.
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reporttennis5 months ago

Cincinnati Masters | Sania Mirza to face ex-partner Martina Hingis in final

Just a week after formally announcing their split, Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis will be back on the same court, albeit on different sides. Mirza and her new partner Barbora Strycova beat Chan Hao-ching and Chan Yung-jan 6-2, 7-5 to set up a final duel against Hingis and Coco Vandeweghe.
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