Sports

Women’s tennis devises path back to its usual rankings setup

The WTA is setting up a way that eventually will return its women’s tennis rankings to their usual 52-week system after a freeze of sorts was put in place to account for a tour hiatus and scheduling changes during the coronavirus pandemic. It is a complicated way of calculating things, but in general, rankings points […]

Sports

ISSF World Cup: India win women’s 25m team pistol gold

India’s terrific trio of Chinky Yadav, Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat claimed the team gold medal in the women’s 25m pistol event of the ISSF shooting World Cup on Thursday as the host nation carried on its unhindered run at the top of the table. The Indian trio shot a total of 17 to beat […]

Sports

Brazilian Pigossi to face Zakarlyuk of Ukraine in 25k Women’s ITF finals

The $25,000 Women’s ITF Championships finals in Pune will have Brazilian player Laura Piggosi take on Marianna Zakarlyuk of Ukraine on the Deccan Gymkhana tennis courts. It will be their third run-in in the ITF circuit after edging out their opponents in the semi-final rounds on Saturday. The first semi-final was a one-sided affair as […]

Sports

Bhosale, Chaudhari, Desai to battle it out in quarters of Women’s ITF Championships

The quarter final of the $25,000 Women’s ITF Championships in the city will witness Ahmedabad’s Zeel Desai, local favourite Rutuja Bhosale and wild card contender Vaidehi Chaudhari at play on Friday. On Thursday, they ousted their respective opponents in the round of 16 at the Deccan Gymkhana hard courts. While Bhosale edged out qualifier Sravya […]

Sports

Australian Open 2021 Women’s Final Highlights: Osaka downs Brady with 6-4, 6-3 win

Australian Open 2021 Women’s Final Highlights: Naomi Osaka won her fourth Grand Slam. (File) Australian Open 2021 Women’s Singles Final Highlights: Naomi Osaka took her Grand Slam tally up to four on Saturday after she beat Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 in the women’s singles final of the 2021 Australian Open at the Rod Laver Arena […]

Sports

Australian Open 2021 Women’s Final Live Streaming: When and where to watch Osaka vs Brady

Australian Open 2021 Women’s Final Live Streaming: Jennifer Brady spent two weeks in hard quarantine gathering mental strength for her tilt at a maiden Grand Slam title and will hope there is plenty in reserve when she takes on Naomi Osaka in Saturday’s Australian Open final. Brady faces the ultimate test of her resilience against […]

Sports

First defeat for Indian women’s hockey team on tour of Argentina

Indian women’s hockey team suffered its first defeat on the tour of Argentina when it lost 1-2 to B side of the host, letting Agustina Gorzelany strike late in the match. Sol Pagella (11′) put the Argentina side while Indian forward Salima Tete (54′) scored in the final quarter. However, the Indian defence let Gorzelany […]

Sports

Rani Rampal-led Indian women’s hockey team leaves for Argentina tour

The Indian women’s hockey team, led by Rani Rampal, on Sunday left the country for the tour of Argentina, looking to gain international match exposure after nearly a break of one year due to COVID-19 pandemic. The Indian team was forced to train at the Sports Authority of India centre in Bengaluru for several months […]