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Being No.1 is not really important : Angelique Kerber
Johannesburg [South Africa], Mar.23 : German tennis star Angelique Kerber, who has surged back to the world number one ranking by virtue of Serena Williams' injury, has said that the top spot is not really important for her.

Williamson best No. 3 batsman in the world: McMillan
Wellington [New Zealand], Mar. 19 : New Zealand batting coach Craig McMillan is all but praise for Kane Williamson and said that the skipper is the best No. 3 batsman in world cricket.

Elena surprises Venus to reach Indian Wells semis
California [USA], Mar. 17 : In a major setback, seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams suffered a crushing defeat against World No. 15 Elena Vesnina to bow out of the Indian Wells Masters under the lights of Stadium 1 on Thursday evening.

Venus, Kerber enter fourth round of Indian Wells Masters
California [USA], Mar. 14 : Seven-time Grand Slam Champion Venus Williams booked her place in the fourth round of the Indian Wells Masters singles event with a straight-sets victory over Lucie Safarova of Czech Republic on Monday.

Williamson climbs to second spot in Test rankings
Dubai, Mar 13 : New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has gained two spots to reach second rank in the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen released on Monday after the first Test against South Africa in Dunedin which ended in a draw on Sunday, an official release stated.

New Zealand vs South Africa: Maharaj's fifer keeps Dunedin Test in ...
Dunedin [New Zealand], Mar. 10 : Kane Williamson's 16th Test century and BJ Watling's hard-working fifty were the major highlights, apart from the five-wicket haul from South African spinner Keshav Maharaj as the visitors took a five-run lead on Day Three of the opening Test against New Zealand at ...

Malinga, Morris & Williamson in stellar 'marquee' list for 2017 Hero ...
London, Mar 9 : Ahead of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Player Draft in Barbados on Friday morning, which will be shown live on the Hero CPL's Facebook page, the tournament organisers are delighted to announce the list of 'marquee' names for the fifth edition of the biggest party in sport.

Williamson leads Kiwis' fightback in Dunedin Test
Dunedin [New Zealand], Mar.9 : Skipper Kane Williamson produced a calm and composed performance as he struck a half-century to lead New Zealand's fight back on Day Two of the opening Test against South Africa at University Oval here on Thursday.

Serena pulls out of Indian Wells, Miami with knee injury
Johannesburg [South Africa], Mar. 8 : World No. 1 Serena Williams has withdrawn her name from the upcoming WTA tournaments at Indian Wells and Miami because of a knee injury.

No ego battle with Williamson: Du Plessis
Johannesburg [South Africa], Mar. 7 : South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has insisted that there will be no ego contest between him and his New Zealand counterpart Kane Williamson in the lead up to the first Test of the three-match series beginning Wednesday in Dunedin.

Serena Williams tops WTA rankings
London, Feb 13 : US tennis star Serena Williams is standing at the top of the WTA rankings.

Adapt quickly-Williamson's piece of advice for Aussies in India
Melbourne [Australia], Feb. 7 : As the Australian team gears up for the four-match Test series in India, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has offered his worldly piece of advice to the Steve Smith-led side, saying they have to "adapt quickly" if they want to compete against the Number one-ranked ...

Serena Williams tops WTA rankings list
London, Feb 6 : US Tennis star Serena Williams is currently the number one ranked player in the world, as per the WTA rankings released on Monday.

Serena Williams recaptures number one position in WTA rankings list
Melbourne, Jan 30 : US Tennis star Serena Williams is currently standing at the topmost position in the WTA rankings after she clinched the Australian Open title last week.

Australian Open win 'was all heart', says Serena Williams
Johannesburg [South Africa], Jan. 29 : Serena Williams, who defeated Venus Williams to clinch a record-setting 23rd Grand Slam women's singles, has insisted that she had to dig in deep to fend off her sister in the summit clash of the Australian Open on Saturday.

Serena Williams beats Venus to clinch Australian Open title
Melbourne, Jan 28 : In a lash between two sisters, Serena Williams powered her way to clinched the Australian Open women's doubles title by beating Venus Williams in the final here on Saturday.

Australian Open: Serena defeats Venus to clinch her 23rd major title
Melbourne [Australia], Jan. 28 : World number two Serena Williams on Saturday came out with yet another stupendous performance to win a record-setting 23rd Grand Slam women's singles title in the Open era, defeating her sister Venus Williams in straight sets in Australian Open's finals.

It's Serena vs Venus in all-Williams Australian Open final
Melbourne [Australia], Jan.26 :World number two Serena Williams will meet her elder sister Venus in the finals of the season-opening Australian Open after the American duo came through their last-four contest at the Melbourne Park here on Thursday.

Serena brushes aside Konta to reach Australian Open semis
Melbourne [Australia], Jan.25 : World number two Serena Williams continued her quest to surpass Steffi Graf's Open era record of 22 Grand Slam titles as she booked her place in the semi-finals of the season-opening Australian Open following straight-sets victory over British star Johanna Konta ...

Serena beats Johanna Konta to reach Australian Open semis
Melbourne, Jan 25 : US Tennis star Serena Williams displayed her strength as she defeated UK player Johanna Konta to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open women's doubles title.

Serena Williams brushes aside Konta to reach Australian Open semis
Melbourne [Australia], Jan.25 : World number two Serena Williams continued her quest to surpass Steffi Graf's Open era record of 22 Grand Slam titles as she booked her place in the semi-finals of the season-opening Australian Open following straight-sets victory over British star Johanna Konta ...

Serena Williams struggles into Australian Open quarters
Melbourne [Australia], Jan.23 : World number two Serena Williams booked her place in the quarter-finals of the season-opening Australian Open after battling past Barbora Strycova of Czech Republic here at the Melbourne Park on Monday.

Thumb injury casts doubt on Mushfiqur's participation for ...
Christchurch [New Zealand], Jan.18 : Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim, who was taken off the field after suffering a head blow during the opening Test against New Zealand, is doubtful for the final match against the Kane Williamson-led side due to a finger injury.

Serena Williams kicks off Australian Open with a bang
Melbourne [Australia], Jan.17 : World number two Serena Williams began her quest to surpass Steffi Graf's Open era record of 22 Grand Slam titles with a straight-sets victory over her Swiss opponent Belinda Bencic in the opening round of the Australian Open here on Tuesday.

Williamson in top five across all three formats
Dubai, jan 9 : New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has broken into the top five of the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for T20I Batsmen after a good series against Bangladesh which his side won 3-0.

Kane Williamson achieves top-five ranking across all formats
Dubai [UAE], Jan. 9 : New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has broken into the top five of the ICC Player Rankings for T20I batsmen after a good series against Bangladesh which his side won 3-0.

`Old` Venus Williams pulls out of Auckland Classic with injury
Johannesburg [South Africa], Jan. 4 : Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams has pulled out of the Auckland Classic after suffering from an arm injury.

I'm underrated because I'm a woman, says Serena Williams
Johannesburg [South Africa], Dec.21 : Former world number one Serena Williams believes the only reason she is not in the conversation for being 'greatest tennis player of all time' is simply because she is a woman.

Will focus on playing our best against Australia: Williamson
Sydney [Australia], Dec. 3 (ANI): Ahead of the three-match Chappell-Hadlee ODI series against Australia starting at the SCG from tomorrow, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has said that his side would focus on playing their best, and insisted they can beat anyone if they succeed in doing so.

Michelle Williams opens up about raising daughter Matilda without ...
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov. 29 : Michelle Williams recently got candid, in the latest issue of Porter magazine, about her personal life and raising her 11-year-old daughter Matilda Rose Ledger without Heath Ledger, who tragically died in January 2008 at the age of 28.