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Could Wimbledon champ Elena Rybakina join Iga Swiatek, Naomi Osaka at top?

The 23-year-old Rybakina won her first major title at Wimbledon on Saturday.

published on : 10th July 2022

Serena Williams to play 113th ranked player in Wimbledon opener, Raducanu face tough opponent

Williams has won seven Wimbledon championships, part of her total of 23 Grand Slam singles titles, a record for the professional era. 

published on : 24th June 2022

Former WTA world number one Ashleigh Barty to play celebrity golf event

Ashleigh Barty will play in a golf exhibition tournament, organisers said Tuesday, heightening speculation that she could become a golfer after her shock retirement.

published on : 20th April 2022

Ashleigh Barty's​ retirement may have inadvertently cost Tennis Australia millions: Report

Barty had the tennis world and her legion of fans in a state of shock last month after the Australian announced her retirement one month shy of her 26th birthday.

published on : 16th April 2022

Couple, who met at old-age home, ties knot in West Bengal

Ignoring the taboo of rural Bengal, Subrata Sengupta and Aparna Chakrabarty decided to tie the knot first time in their lives.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Swiatek clinches No1 ranking, wins debut at Miami Open 

Swiatek's ascension was clinched Friday night with a 6-2, 6-0 win over Viktorija Golubic of Switzerland in the second round of the Miami Open.

published on : 26th March 2022

'Wait and see': Ashleigh Barty hesitates to speak on future plans after shock retirement

Barty spoke publicly for the first time on Thursday since her announcement but repeatedly deflected questions on her future plans.

published on : 24th March 2022

Ash Barty retires from tennis at age 25; won 3 Grand Slams 

She played professional cricket back home in Australia, then eventually picked up a racket once again and returned to her other sport.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Ashleigh Barty withdraws from Indian Wells, Miami tournaments

Indian Wells begins next week, and had she played it would have been Barty's first appearance there since 2019. The Miami Open, where Barty is the two-time defending champion, begins March 21.

published on : 4th March 2022

Howzat! Cricket fan Barty bowls into Australian Open fourth round

Barty, seeded 15, saw off the unseeded Sakkari 7-5, 6-1 in 82 minutes to reach the last 16, her best performance at Melbourne Park after third round appearances in 2018 and 2017.

published on : 18th January 2019

'It's pretty raw': Ashleigh Barty regrets missed chance at Wimbledon

Ashleigh Barty was first ear-marked as a potential force on grass after winning the 2011 junior Wimbledon title aged 15.

published on : 7th July 2018

Caroline Wozniacki overcomes stiff resistance from Johanna Konta

Caroline Wozniacki had to battle hard to book her place in the quarter-finals at the Eastbourne WTA tournament.

published on : 27th June 2018

Maria Sharapova delight at popping the question to Rafael Nadal

Sharapova giggled with delight as she revealed how she plucked up the courage to pop the question and got to practise with Nadal.

published on : 16th May 2018

Naomi Osaka ousts Aussie hope Ashleigh Barty at Australian Open

The powerful Japanese 20-year-old took the first set against the 18th seed before racing to a 4-0 lead in the second on the back of an impressive serve.

published on : 20th January 2018