Saturday, 4 December 2021

Tag Archives: tennis

My tennis will do the talking, Sharapova warns Bouchard

LONDON: Maria Sharapova promised to let her tennis do the talking when she meets Eugenie Bouchard in the second round of the Madrid Open in a match laced with tension over Sharapova’s 15-month doping ban. Bouchard labelled the Russian “a cheater” last week and suggested Sharapova should have been kicked ...

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Bouchard want Cheater Sharapova should not be allowed to play again

OTTAWA: Canadian Eugenie Bouchard has lashed out at the WTA for giving Maria Sharapova the chance to compete in tournaments after serving a 15-month doping ban and said the Russian is a “cheater” who should never be allowed to play again. Sharapova beat Italian Roberta Vinci in the first round ...

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Shoaib & Sania Mirza Celebrate Wedding Anniversary

LONDON: Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik gave an early anniversary gift to his Indian wife and tennis ace Sania Mirza by scoring a fine century (101*) against West Indies at Guyana that helped his team win the third ODI by six wickets. Shortly after South African batsman AB de Villiers went ...

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Tennis: Sharapova to plead case for French Open wild card

PARIS: Maria Sharapova will meet with French Tennis Federation (FFT) chief Bernard Giudicelli to plead her case for a wild card at Roland Garros as the two-time champion makes her return from a doping ban. Giudicelli told that he had agreed to meet the Russian superstar despite his initial reservations after ...

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Pakistan win Davis Cup tie against Iran

ISLAMABAD: Time-tested pair of Aisam-ul-Haq and Aqeel Khan gave Pakistan unassailable 3-0 lead in the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group-I, after thrashing Anosha Shahgholi/Alborz in straight sets. The rain threat was also looming over the match but it stayed away till Pakistan won the third set and the match. Aisam was ...

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Ana Ivanovic announces her retirement from professional tennis

PARIS: Ana Ivanovic announced her retirement from professional tennis in a video on her Facebook page on Wednesday. Ivanovic said her health is the main reason behind her decision, as she is no longer able to perform at 100% fitness due to various injuries. A former WTA No. 1 in 2008, Ivanovic struggled ...

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