Tennis star Sharapova announces retirement

Tennis star Sharapova announces retirement

One of the world´s highest-paid sportswomen and five-time Grand Slam winner, Maria Sharapova, announced her retirement on Wednesday. “Tennis – I´m saying goodbye,” the 32-year-old star said. “After 28 years and five Grand Slam titles, though, I´m ready to scale another mountain – to compete on a different type of...

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Venus Williams will not be charged in Florida fatal accident: report

Venus Williams will not be charged in Florida fatal accident: report

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla – Tennis star Venus Williams will not face any criminal charges in relation to a June fatal traffic accident she was involved in near her Florida residence, the Sun-Sentinel newspaper reported on Wednesday, quoting police. The driver of a car that struck Williams’ SUV in an intersection...

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Ahmed overcomes Indian opponent to advance in tennis tournament

Ahmed overcomes Indian opponent to advance in tennis tournament

ISLAMABAD: Ahmed Chaudhry advanced to the second round of the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International ITF Futures Tennis Tournament after beating Indian Jatin Dahiya here at the Islamabad Tennis Complex on Monday. Results (prefix number denotes seeding): Men’s singles (first round): Ivan Ponomarenko (Russia) bt Dmitry Myagkov (Russia) 2-6, 6-2, 6-1;...

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