Tag: Sania Mirza

25
Jul

Fantastic fight back from Ukraine’s Kichenok sisters oust Mirza and Raina from Tokyo 2020 in Women’s doubles

By Saurabh Singh | AITA Indian team in the Women’s doubles Tennis discipline, comprising of four-time Olympian Sania Mirza and Olympics debutant Ankita Raina, lost their first round match against Ukrainian twins Nadiia Kichenok and Lyudmyla Kichenok 6-0, 6-7, 8-10 at court no 11 of the Ariake Tennis Park today. In yet another rollercoaster of a match for Team India

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19
Jul

AITA condemns misleading and inappropriate tweets by Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza

Twitter comments by Rohan Bopanna and then Sania Mirza are inappropriate, misleading and it appears, without knowledge of the rules. They should have checked the rule book of ITF regarding qualifications, something that Divij Sharan seems to have done while writing to TOPS. Rohan Bopanna could not have qualified as per ITF Rules. Therefore Sania Mirza’s tweet is also baseless

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14
Jul

PM Modi and Sania Mirza talk is winning the Internet

Courtesy: TNN World/YouTube In a morale-boosting event for India’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic bound athletes, the Hon. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi held a live interactive session with the Indian team athletes on Tuesday. Speaking to Indian tennis star Sania Mirza, who will become a four-time Olympian at the Tokyo Summer Games, PM Modi began with a query on how to

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8
Jul

Wimbledon 2021: Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna pair ousted from Mixed doubles Third Round

Rohan Bopanna stayed solid with his service games and net play but Sania Mirza’s serve was consistently put under pressure as the Indian team was ousted from the Wimbledon Championships following a three-set defeat in the stop-start mixed doubles third round, in Wimbledon on Wednesday. The contest resumed with the 14th seed pair of Jean Julien-Roger and Andreja Klepac having

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3
Jul

Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna clinch Historic win in All-Indian Wimbledon clash

The experienced pair of Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza defeated the brand new combination of Ramkumar Ramanathan and Ankita Raina 6-2 7-6 (5) in the historic all-Indian mixed doubles first-round match at Wimbledon here on Friday. It was the first time in the open era that two Indian teams competed against each other at a Grand Slam tournament. The contest

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2
Jul

Wimbledon 2021: Sania, Mattek-Sands stun sixth seeds to enter second round

Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands knocked out sixth seeds Desirae Krawczyk and Alexa Guarachi to move to the second round of the women’s doubles event at the Wimbledon Championships, here in London, United Kingdom on Thursday. Sania and Mattek-Sands were a bit rusty at the start but once they got their rhythm they dominated the match and

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24
Jun

Sania and Mattek-Sands crash out of Viking International Eastbourne

India’s Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) lost their first-round match in straight sets at the Viking International Eastbourne in Eastbourne, UK. The unseeded Indo-American pair lost 3-6 4-6 to the Christina Mchale and Sabrina Santamaria of USA in a match that lasted one hour 18 minutes late on Wednesday night. The 34-year-old winner of six Grand

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8
Apr

Olympic-bound tennis ace Sania included in TOPS after gap of four years

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza was on Wednesday included in the government’s Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), four years after she opted out of the programme. Sania was selected in the TOPS during the 56th meeting of the Mission Olympic Cell here. The 34-year-old multiple Grand Slam winner had opted out of the scheme when she was selected last in

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16
Mar

Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina to lead Indian charge at Billie Jean King Cup World Group Play-off tie against Latvia in April

Vishal Uppal to continue as Captain India to make maiden appearance at the World Group Play-off stage of Billie Jean King Cup The Professional Selection Committee of the All India Tennis Association (AITA) comprising of Nandan Bal (Chairman), Balram Singh, Mustafa Ghouse and Sai Jayalakshmi met today to select the team for the upcoming India’s maiden Billie Jean King Cup

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4
Mar

Sania Mirza, Andreja Klepac advance into semi-finals of Qatar Total Open 2021

Sania Mirza continued her good form as she along with her partner Andreja Klepac of Slovenia progressed to the semi-finals of the Qatar Total Open on Wednesday. Sania and her women’s doubles partner Klepac registered a comfortable 6-2, 6-0 win in straight sets over fourth-seeded Anna Blinkova and Gabriela Dabrowski in the quarter-finals of the tournament. Earlier on Monday, Sania

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