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Sania Mirza makes her final Wimbledon appearance with first-round exit
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Sania Mirza makes her final Wimbledon appearance with first-round exit

Indian ace Sania Mirza's final Wimbledon appearance ended in disappointment as she and her Czech partner Lucie Hradecka were eliminated in the opening round with the Polish-Brazilian combination of Magdalena Frech and Beatriz Haddad Maia beating them 4-6, 6-4, 6-2

French Open: Bopanna-Middelkoop, Sania-Lucie win, Ramkumar loses
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French Open: Bopanna-Middelkoop, Sania-Lucie win, Ramkumar loses

Bopanna and his Dutch partner Matwe Middelkoop marched into the pre-quarterfinals with a straight set win over Andrey Golubev and Fabrice Martin

Billie Jean King Cup: Veteran Sania Mirza, Ankita Raina, Karman Kaur Thandi among players named in Indian squad
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Billie Jean King Cup: Veteran Sania Mirza, Ankita Raina, Karman Kaur Thandi among players named in Indian squad

Rutuja Bhosale also kept her place in the side while Riya Bhatia replaced Zeel Desai in the squad.

Sania Mirza-Lucie Hradecka lose in doubles semi-finals of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
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Sania Mirza-Lucie Hradecka lose in doubles semi-finals of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

After dominating the first set, Sania Mirza and Lucie Hradecka lost 6-2, 2-6, 7-10 to Lyudmyla Kichenok of Ukraine and Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko on Friday night.

Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna among four tennis players included in TOPS core group
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Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna among four tennis players included in TOPS core group

Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna, Ankita Raina and Ramkumar Ramanathan were on Thursday included in the core group of athletes till the Hangzhou Asian Games later this year.

Australian Open 2022: Ashleigh Barty, Rafael Nadal, Aussies provide happy ending after Novak Djokovic chaos
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Australian Open 2022: Ashleigh Barty, Rafael Nadal, Aussies provide happy ending after Novak Djokovic chaos

There were more beautiful stories from Melbourne Park that made Djokovic’s long drawn legal saga feel like a thing of the past.

'Journey has to end at some point...have to accept certain realities': Sania Mirza on retiring from tennis
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'Journey has to end at some point...have to accept certain realities': Sania Mirza on retiring from tennis

While the announcement was on expected lines, it has still come as a bit of shock for fans who have become used to watching Sania on the WTA tour - first as a singles player and then on the doubles circuit

'Made the announcement too soon': Sania Mirza on her retirement
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'Made the announcement too soon': Sania Mirza on her retirement

Mirza on 19 January had announced that she will hang up her racquet at the end of 2022 season as her body was "wearing down" and the motivation and energy for everyday grind was not the same anymore

Australian Open 2022: Sania Mirza bids adieu with quarter-final loss in mixed doubles
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Australian Open 2022: Sania Mirza bids adieu with quarter-final loss in mixed doubles

Mirza, partnering American Rajeev Ram, lost the match 4-6, 6-7 to wildcard entries Fourlis and Kubler in one hour 30 minutes.

Australian Open 2022: Sania Mirza-Rajeev Ram pair cruises into mixed doubles quarter-finals
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Australian Open 2022: Sania Mirza-Rajeev Ram pair cruises into mixed doubles quarter-finals

Sania Mirza is the only Indian remaining in fray in the Australian Open.

Sania Mirza not to play beyond 2022 season, says 'body is wearing down'
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Sania Mirza not to play beyond 2022 season, says 'body is wearing down'

Sania Mirza, 35, will play her last in 2022 with grind of the tour taking a toll on her body with coronavirus pandemic also a factor.

Australian Open: Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza out of men's and women's doubles
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Australian Open: Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza out of men's and women's doubles

Bopanna and Roger-Vasselin began confidently but lost momentum mid-way to lose 6-3 6-7(2) 2-6 in the opening round that lasted one hour and 48 minutes

Players and AITA need to come together for Indian tennis to improve, says Purav Raja
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Players and AITA need to come together for Indian tennis to improve, says Purav Raja

There will be no Indian in the singles main draw of the 2022 Australian Open after Yuki Bhambri, Ramkumar Ramanathan, Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ankita Raina exited in qualifying.

Last week's performers, Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza bite the dust in Adelaide
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Last week's performers, Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza bite the dust in Adelaide

Sania and Ukrainian Nadiia Kichenok, the second seeds, lost the opening round of the WTA 250 event 3-6 3-6 to Czech pair of Tereza Martincova and Marketa Vondrousova in 61 minutes

Sania Mirza-Nadiia Kichenok pair enter semifinals of Adelaide International
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Sania Mirza-Nadiia Kichenok pair enter semifinals of Adelaide International

Sania and Nadiia got the better of their rivals 6-0 1-6 10-5 in a quarterfinal tie that lasted 55 minutes.

Sania Mirza-Nadiia Kichenok, Ramkumar Ramanathan-Rohan Bopanna advance in Adelaide
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Sania Mirza-Nadiia Kichenok, Ramkumar Ramanathan-Rohan Bopanna advance in Adelaide

Sania Mirza and the pair of Ramanathan and Bopanna emerged victorious in their respective first round matches, albeit in contrasting fashion, in the ATP and WTA tournaments, in Adelaide on Tuesday.

Ostrava Open 2021: Sania Mirza-Zhang Shuai win doubles title; Anett Kontaveit stuns Maria Sakkari
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Ostrava Open 2021: Sania Mirza-Zhang Shuai win doubles title; Anett Kontaveit stuns Maria Sakkari

This was Sania's second final of the season, following a runner-up finish at the WTA 250 Cleveland event in the USA last month with Christina McHale.

US Open 2021: Rohan Bopanna, Ivan Dodig advanced to men's doubles pre-quarterfinals
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US Open 2021: Rohan Bopanna, Ivan Dodig advanced to men's doubles pre-quarterfinals

The 14th seed Indo-Croatian pair won 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 over their unseeded rivals in one hour and 56 minutes on Saturday night.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India women's hockey team to Milkha Singh, a 'heartbreaking' list of medals missed
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India women's hockey team to Milkha Singh, a 'heartbreaking' list of medals missed

Here, we take a look at Indian athletes, who left the medal-starved nation heartbroken at Olympics:

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sania Mirza-Ankita Raina pair knocked out in match tiebreak in first round
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sania Mirza-Ankita Raina pair knocked out in match tiebreak in first round

Sania and Raina were running away with the contest after bageling their opponents but in a dramatic turnaround, the Kichenok sisters came back from the dead to pull off a 0-6 7-6(0) 10-8 win at court 11 of Ariake Tennis Centre.