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Paes off winning start, Sania loses women's doubles

Mirza moves alone at top of doubles rankings

Cincinnati: India’s Sania Mirza took sole possession of the WTA doubles number one ranking after teaming up with Barbora Strycova to beat former partner Martina Hingis and Coco Vandeweghe 7-5, 6-4 in Cincinnati final. The 29-year-old will move alone to the top of the rankings, after her and Swiss Hingis ended their highly successful partnership

Retail NPS more than doubles in one year

Mumbai:Post the budgetary provision to provide tax benefits up to 40 per cent of maturity of investment in National Pension Scheme, the retail segment of NPS has grown by over 100 per cent over the past one year. PFRDA Chairman Hemant Contractor told PTI that the new tax benefits provision has drawn a lot of

Nadal strikes doubles gold as Puig, Kerber reach women’s final

Rio De Janeiro: Rafael Nadal won his second Olympic Games gold medal and took a step closer to a third by reaching the Rio singles semi-final. Spanish great Nadal and longtime friend Marc Lopez defeated Romania’s Florin Mergea and Horia Tecau 6-2, 3-6, 4-6 in the men’s doubles title match. Nadal, the 2008 singles champion

Williams sisters suffer first Games doubles loss

Rio de Janeiro: Serena and Venus Williams were deposed as Olympic Games women’s doubles champions, their hopes of a fourth gold dashed by Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova in the first round. It was the sisters’ first loss as a doubles team at the Games, having won 15 previous matches together, taking the title in 2000,