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  • Sania Mirza toast of India after becoming World No.1

    NEW DELHI: India Prime Minister Narendra Modi has led an outpouring of praise for Sania Mirza after she became the country's first tennis player to be ranked No...

    Modi called the achievement “an excellent accomplishment” on his twitter page Monday after Mirza won the Family Circle title in Charleston on Sunday partnering Swiss great Martina Hingis...

  • I wish to inspire girls in subcontinent to play tennis: Sania Mirza

    NEW DELHI: Outside Bollywood films, Sania Mirza might be the only Indian success welcomed as warmly in Pakistan and the 28-year-old expects her doubles feats to inspire girls on both sides of the border to pick up a tennis racquet...

    Mirza has long been the face of the women's game in India and her high-profile cross-border wedding to cricketer Shoaib Malik five years ago placed her in a unique position...

  • Sania Mirza, Hingis end perfect US Open with doubles title

    NEW YORK: Top seeds Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza beat Casey Dellacqua and Yaroslava Shvedova 6-3 6-3 to win the US Open doubles title on Sunday and cap off a perfect visit to Flushing Meadows...

    Switzerland's Hingis, the former singles world number one and her Indian partner Mirza, tore through the doubles tournament without dropping a set to claim back-to-back grand slams after their victory at Wimbledon...

  • Sania Mirza ‘won't kill herself’ over gold medal

    BEIJING: India's doubles world number one Sania Mirza has promised to take a measured approach to next year's Olympics, promising “I'm not going to kill myself!” if she fails to bring home a gold medal...

    Excitement over the Rio de Janeiro Games is already ramping up with high speculation over who will team up with Mirza as she seeks to win a rare Olympic gold for India...

  • Sania Mirza suggests Games career over after bronze flop

    RIO: Indian star Sania Mirza admitted she may have played her last Olympic Games after she and Rohan Bopanna failed in their bid to give their country its first medal of the Rio Games...

    Mirza and Bopanna had lost in the semi-finals Saturday to Venus Williams and Rajeev Ram of the United States...

  • Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis win Australian Open doubles title

    MELBOURNE: World number one doubles pairing Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza clinched their first Australian Open doubles title together with a 7-6(1) 6-3 victory over Czech pair Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka on Friday...

    It was the 12th grand slam women's doubles title for Hingis while the third for India's Mirza, all of which have come with the Swiss in the last year...

  • Summons issued to Sania Mirza for alleged tax evasion

    HYDERABAD: Tennis player Sania Mirza has been issued summons by the Commissioner of Service Tax here, in connection with an investigation against alleged non-payment/evasion of Service Tax...

    According to sources, Sania is due for payment of Service Tax on the amount of Rs10 million she received from the Telangana government after being appointed its ‘Brand Ambassador’...

  • Sania Mirza wins in WTA Tour return after more than 2 years

    Indian tennis player Sania Mirza has won her first doubles match since returning to the WTA Tour following the birth of her son with cricketer Shoaib Malik...

    Mirza and Nadiia Kichenok beat Oksana Kalashnikova and Miyu Kato 2-6, 7-6 (3), (10-3) on Tuesday to advance to the quarterfinals at the Hobart International...

  • Pakistan nominee Sania Nishtar loses election for WHO’s DG

    ISLAMABAD: The World Heal­­th Assembly on Tuesday elected Ethio­­­­­pia’s Tedros Adhanom Ghebr­e­­­yesus as the next director general of the World Health Organisation as Pakistani candidate Dr Sania Nishtar suffered a defeat in the polls...

    Importantly, her poor score reflected Pakistan’s standing in the world body as she was the country’s official nominee, an official admitted, asking not to be named...

  • Dr Mirza, associates get interim bail in most cases

    BADIN: The Badin district and sessions court on Friday granted interim bail to former home minister Dr Zulfikar Mirza in three cases registered against him at the Tando Bago, Kario Ghanwar and Pangrio police stations...

    Take a look: Dr Mirza’s pleas against IO, appearance in police station rejectedThe cases against Dr Mirza and his companions, some of them armed, were registered after a mob led by him stormed the Badin police station,...

  • Mixed doubles: Sania-Dodig end Aisam's Australian Open campaign

    Pakistan tennis ace Aisam-ul-Haq-Qureshi's Australian Open campaign came to an end on Tuesday after a second round loss to the Indo-Croatian pair of Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig in the mixed doubles event...

    Aisam and Shvedova were broken twice in the first set, conceding five break point chances, while the Sania-Dodig pair was broken once...

  • Malik lauds Sania’s feat

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s ex-cricket captain Shoaib Malik said on Tuesday he was proud his Indian wife Sania Mirza had become the world’s top-ranked doubles tennis player, adding it was an honour for both countries...

    Sania, 28, became the first Indian woman to achieve the feat after winning the Charleston title on Sunday while partnering with Swiss star Martina Hingis...

  • India lauds world number one Sania

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday led the accolades for Sania Mirza after she became the first Indian woman to be crowned the world’s top-ranked doubles tennis player...

    Sania, 28, climbed to the top of the rankings after she won the Family Circle doubles title in Charleston, United States, on Sunday while partnering Swiss great Martina Hingis...

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