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  • How to get Serena Williams and Usain Bolt to back your venture: Lessons from Let's Do This Oct 21, 2021 09:02 PM IST

    How to get Serena Williams and Usain Bolt to back your venture: Lessons from Let's Do This

    Alex Rose and Sam Browne worked hard, threw in some old-fashioned hustling and got investments from iconic athletes Usain Bolt and Serena Williams for their sports listing startup Let's Do This.

  • Conor McGregor, Naomi Osaka and more! Here's Forbes’ list of world’s highest-paid athletes in 2021 Sep 06, 2021 06:35 PM IST

    Conor McGregor, Naomi Osaka and more! Here's Forbes’ list of world’s highest-paid athletes in 2021

    Conor McGregor is the highest paid athlete in 2021 with total earning of $180 million. Tens of millions, or even hundreds of millions of dollars per year are at play when it comes to athletes at the very top of their game. Though the pandemic put a significant dent in the business of sports, and teams and their owners earned significantly less, individual athletes actually thrived. A look at the Forbes annual rankings of the world’s highest-paid athletes for 2021.

  • Serena Williams pulls out of US Open, citing torn hamstring Aug 25, 2021 07:24 PM IST

    Serena Williams pulls out of US Open, citing torn hamstring

    She joins Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in sitting out the competition in Flushing Meadows, where play begins next Monday, raising questions about what the future of tennis might look like without them.

  • Serena Williams says she will not play at the Tokyo Olympics Jun 27, 2021 06:15 PM IST

    Serena Williams says she will not play at the Tokyo Olympics

    Other top tennis players such as Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem also have said they'll skip the trip to Japan, where the Olympics open on July 23, a year after being postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • A shocking exit and a sad day for tennis Jun 01, 2021 10:24 AM IST

    A shocking exit and a sad day for tennis

    Depression is more common in sports than many would expect. The problem was that Osaka did not offer tennis’ leaders that explanation—in public or apparently in private—until Monday night.

  • Serena Williams 'proud' of Meghan Markle for interview Mar 08, 2021 05:15 PM IST

    Serena Williams 'proud' of Meghan Markle for interview

    Meghan Markle revealed in the interview that she experienced suicidal thoughts after joining the royal family. She also said there were concerns within the palace while she was pregnant with son Archie about how dark his skin might be.

  • 'I'm done': Serena Williams walks out in tears after semi-final defeat Feb 18, 2021 03:36 PM IST

    'I'm done': Serena Williams walks out in tears after semi-final defeat

    The veteran American's quest to reach a ninth Australian Open final and match Court's 24 major singles titles ended in a 6-3, 6-4 semi-final mauling by the Japanese third seed.

  • Meet Whitney Wolfe Herd, the 31-year-old billionaire founder of Bumble Feb 12, 2021 09:20 PM IST

    Meet Whitney Wolfe Herd, the 31-year-old billionaire founder of Bumble

    A 31-year old female billionaire with a baby in her arms ringing Nasdaq's opening bell is a rare sight to behold. Whitney Wolfe Herd created history this week by becoming one of the youngest female CEOs to take a company public, years after she founded the woman-first dating app Bumble. The app counts prominent names such as Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Serena Williams as investors. Moneycontrol traces her incredible journey in this special report.

  • Highest Grand Slam women singles titles | Check out the top 10 tennis players Sep 12, 2020 06:26 PM IST

    Highest Grand Slam women singles titles | Check out the top 10 tennis players

    Serena Williams missed her 24th Grand Slam singles title after losing against Victoria Azarenka in the semi-finals of US Open 2020.

  • Serena Williams through to last 16 as fresh controversy hits US Open Sep 06, 2020 08:13 AM IST

    Serena Williams through to last 16 as fresh controversy hits US Open

    Off the court, number one seeds Kristina Mladenovic and Timea Babos were yanked from the women's doubles competition after Mladenovic was instructed to quarantine for coming in contact with Benoit Paire, who tested positive for COVID-19 last weekend.

  • In pics | Forbes 2020 list: Top 10 highest paid women athletes in the world Aug 24, 2020 12:54 PM IST

    In pics | Forbes 2020 list: Top 10 highest paid women athletes in the world

    Naomi Osaka had overtaken Serena Williams to become world's highest paid women athlete. Tennis stars lead the Forbes’ 2020 list of top 10 highest paid female athletes in the world.

  • Reddit co-founder Ohanian resigns from board, wants a black candidate to take over Jun 06, 2020 06:01 PM IST

    Reddit co-founder Ohanian resigns from board, wants a black candidate to take over

    Ohanian's decision to step down comes at a time when the United States is witnessing widespread protests against racism and police brutality after an unarmed African American, George Floyd, died at the hands of the police.

  • Match fixing in tennis? Djokovic, Federer,Sharapova,Serena react Jan 19, 2016 01:12 PM IST

    Match fixing in tennis? Djokovic, Federer,Sharapova,Serena react

    No players were identified in the reports, which alleged 16 players had been flagged repeatedly with tennis authorities but not sanctioned on suspicion of match-fixing. Half of those are entered in the Australian Open, the reports added.

  • Serena to face Sharapova in Australian Open final Jan 29, 2015 12:16 PM IST

    Serena to face Sharapova in Australian Open final

    Williams will now face Maria Sharapova for the title after the Russian second seed beat compatriot Ekaterina Makarova 6-3 6-2 earlier on Rod Laver Arena.

  • Williams beats Wozniacki for 18th grand slam title Sep 08, 2014 08:13 AM IST

    Williams beats Wozniacki for 18th grand slam title

    It was the third straight and sixth overall US Open crown for the 32-year-old American, her 18 career slams putting her alongside Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova for fourth place on the all-time list.

  • Serena Williams, Djokovic into US Open quarters Sep 02, 2014 10:04 AM IST

    Serena Williams, Djokovic into US Open quarters

    World number one Williams is gunning for her third US Open title in a row but for the moment, she saw her 6-3 6-3 victory over the Estonian as an important hurdle after failing to get past the fourth round in this year's other grand slam.

  • Serena into fourth round after easy win over Hantuchova Jan 17, 2014 10:32 AM IST

    Serena into fourth round after easy win over Hantuchova

    The world number one had lost their only other encounter at Melbourne Park, in the third round in 2006 when the Slovakian beat her in straight sets, but she made no mistake this time around.

  • Serena should surpass 20 grand slam titles: Navratilova Jan 07, 2014 11:11 AM IST

    Serena should surpass 20 grand slam titles: Navratilova

    The 57-year-old Navratilova who won 18 grand slam singles titles, and 41 in women's and mixed doubles, is also confident the 32-year-old Serena Williams will equal her singles haul at the Australian Open, which begins next week in Melbourne.

  • Wimbledon holds no fear for Radwanska any more Jun 18, 2013 09:12 AM IST

    Wimbledon holds no fear for Radwanska any more

    Having got her maiden grand-slam final out of the way, conquering her nerves and taking eventual winner Serena Williams to three sets, the Polish world number four, Agnieszka Radwanska is feeling relaxed about returning to the All-England Club next week.

  • Federer looking to chalk up 900th tour win Jun 02, 2013 09:56 AM IST

    Federer looking to chalk up 900th tour win

    Roger Federer looks to reach yet another milestone in his glittering career on Sunday when he chases a 900th tour win against Gilles Simon in the French Open last-16.

  • Williams to face Azarenka in Doha battle of number ones Feb 17, 2013 10:32 AM IST

    Williams to face Azarenka in Doha battle of number ones

    Serena Williams faces the player she will replace next week as world number one, Victoria Azarenka, in the final of the Qatar Open after overcoming Maria Sharapova 6-3 6-2 in Doha on Saturday

  • Serena becomes oldest woman player at number one Feb 16, 2013 11:04 AM IST

    Serena becomes oldest woman player at number one

    Serena Williams showed tennis was not just the domain of teenagers as she climbed back to the top of the world rankings on Friday, becoming the oldest female to hold the coveted position at the age of 31.

  • Five-times champion Serena beaten in quarter-finals Jan 23, 2013 10:30 AM IST

    Five-times champion Serena beaten in quarter-finals

    Five-times champion Serena Williams was knocked out of the Australian Open by Sloane Stephens in the quarter-finals on Wednesday.

  • Tumbling Serena leads march of top seeds in Melbourne Jan 15, 2013 11:32 AM IST

    Tumbling Serena leads march of top seeds in Melbourne

    Serena Williams was in no mood to allow a painful tumble to divert her from her path to a sixth Australian Open title on Tuesday and duly delivered a resounding 6-0 6-0 win to open her campaign at the year's first Grand Slam.

  • Distracted Williams sounds ominous warning in season opener Dec 30, 2012 06:44 PM IST

    Distracted Williams sounds ominous warning in season opener

    An angry and impatient Serena Williams overcame blustery conditions at the Brisbane International on Sunday in an ominous beginning to her only tournament before her charge at a 16th major title at the Australian Open in January.

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