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Venus William pulls out of Australian Open due to injury

Melbourne/IBNS: Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams won’t contest in this month’s Australian Open owing to an injury, the organisers said on Saturday.

Sania Mirza may retire from professional sports at next month's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

Dubai: Indian Tennis star Sania Mirza will retire from professional sports  at next month’s Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

PV Sindhu features in Forbes' top 25 list as the 12th highest-paid sportswoman globally

New Delhi/IBNS: India's badminton star PV Sindhu has been featured as the only player in the top 25 Forbes' annual list of the highest-paid female athletes in the world.

Tennis legend Roger Federer to retire after Laver Cup

New Delhi: Tennis legend Roger Federer announced his retirement after next week’s Laver Cup, the first men's player to win 20 grand slam titles said in his social media post on Thursday.

Tennis legend Serena Williams announces retirement

Washington/UNI: American Tennis legend Serena Williams announced her retirement in a personal letter published in Vogue magazine Tuesday.

WTT Championships finals 2021: Indian paddlers eliminated in QF's

Houston/UNI: Indian campaign ended at the World Table Tennis Championships Finals here on Sunday as the mixed pair of Manika Batra and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and the women’s duo of Archana Kamath and Manika Batra missed out on an opportunity to script history after suffering a defeat in their respective quarterfinal matches.

Wyatt O' Brien wins 5th Premjit Lal Tennis Championship

Kolkata/IBNS: Wyatt O’ Brien came from behind to win the Premjit Lall Invitational Tennis Tournament by beating Arunava Mazumdar in 3 close sets.

TTA AITA Championship Series: Shivam Khanna and Anisha Pandey win titles

Agartala: Shivam Khanna and Anisha Pandey steal the show at the just concluded TTA AITA Championship Series (3), held at the State Tennis Complex, Agartala bagging the singles title in the  Boys and Gitls Under 158 years category of the meet .

ATP Paris Masters to be played behind closed doors

Paris/Xinhua: The Paris Masters ATP tournament will kick off next week as scheduled but go on behind closed doors, organizers confirmed on Thursday.

Ten Americans among wild card recipients for Cincinnati Open qualifying field

Cincinnati/UNI: The Western & Southern Open has awarded 11 wild cards to its qualifying field, with 10 Americans – including one Cincinnatian – among the recipients.

2020 Washington ATP Open canceled

Washington/Xinhua: The ATP and organisers of the Washington Open announced on Wednesday that the event for the year 2020 has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Serena, Stephens to headline new WTA event in US

Washington/Xinhua: The inaugural edition of the Top Seed Open will feature Serena Williams and Sloane Stephens in the field, organizers said. According to a statement from the tournament on Thursday, American stars Williams and Stephens, both former US Open champions, are set to compete at the international-level event in Lexington, Kentucky that begins on Aug. 10.

Tennis Canada cancels 2020 women's Rogers Cup

Toronto/Xinhua: The WTA tournament in Montreal, Rogers Cup, will not be played this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, announced Tennis Canada.

Maria Sharapova says goodbye to Tennis

Paris/UNI: Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova on Wednesday announced her retirement from tennis.

Tennis: India's Ramanathan win doubles title in Kobe Challenger

Chandigarh/UNI: Indian Ramkumar Ramanathan, partnering with Purav Rana and seeded fourth, defeated second seeded Andre Goransson of Switzerland and Christopher Rungkat of Indonesida in straight sets 7-6 (6), 6-3 in the doubles final of the $54,160 Hyogo Noah Challenger in Kobe (Japan).