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    WTA rankings: Halep retains top spot, Naomi Osaka enters top 10 after US Open victory

    Madrid: Romania’s Simona Halep continued to lead Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday, ahead of Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki. Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka rocketed 12 spots to the seventh after claiming the US Open title on Saturday, defeating Serena Williams of the US 6-2, 6-4 in the women’s final of the season’s last Grand Slam tournament, reports Efe news.

  • Grigor Dimitrov, Garbine Muguruza lift maiden Cincinnati Masters title

    Cincinnati: Bulgarian tennis star Grigor Dimitrov continued to perform at his menacing best as he trounced Australian player Nick Kyrgios in straight sets to lift his maiden 2017 Western and Southern Open trophy in Cincinnati here on Monday.

  • It’s Venus vs Muguruza final

    London : Spaniard Garbine Muguruza and American veteran Venus Williams set up the women’s singles final clash of the Wimbledon tennis championships eliminating Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova and local favourite Johanna Konta, respectively, here on Thursday.

  • WTA rankings: Serena Williams maintains top spot

    Madrid:) United States tennis player Serena Williams continued to lead the Women’s Tennis Association world rankings released on Monday, with 7,010 points.

  • Sania maintains top spot, Bopanna ninth in doubles ranking

    New Delhi, Jan 11 (PTI) India’s Sania Mirza continues to top the women’s double chart while her partner Martina Hingis of Switzerland maintained her second spot in the latest tennis WTA rankings issued today. Sania is atop the list with 11395 points while Hingis has 11355 points in her kitty. Sania and Martina, the world number one women’s doubles team, have stitched a 26-match winning streak together, which has brought them six titles in a row at the US Open, Guangzhou,

  • Serena Williams

    Serena Williams extends lead in WTA rankings after Wimbledon win

    Johannesburg : Serena Williams has extended her lead in the WTA rankings after her fourth consecutive Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, with the world number one now having more than twice as many points as her closest competitor Maria Sharapova. Sharapova, who lost to Serena in the semis, rose two spots, while Petra Kvitova went down to number five after making a third-round exit. Meanwhile, Wimbledon finalist Garbine Muguruza of Spain has moved on