Hyderabad Open

Nicole overcomes competition – emerges singles winner

The final day of the ING Vysya Hyderabad Open 2004 saw peaking excitement and furious battles on-court. Nicole Pratt emerged victorious in a hard fought match against Russian Maria Kirilenko 7-6(3) 6-1, Nicole earned herself her first WTA title. Nicole is no stranger to winning; she’s already bagged 4...

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Sania Mirza wins WTA doubles title

History was created at the ING Vysya Hyderabad Open as Sania Mirza partnered Liezel Huber to become the first Indian woman to win a professional tennis title on the WTA Tour. She also stepped into the footsteps of legends like Vijay Amritraj, Leander Paes, Ramesh Krishnan, Ramanathan Krishnan, and...

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Tamarine keeps the tempo, Mirza-Huber to meet Yan-Zheng in Semi-Finals

Smiling Thai sensation Tamarine Tanasugarn walked of the center court with an air of confidence after her facile victory (6-3, 6-1) over Jie Zheng of China. All set to take on Maria Kirilenko in the semi finals of the ING Vysya Hyderabad Open during the post match interview Tamarine...

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MIRZA – HUBER duo topple STEPHENS – KIM in doubles

In a captivating two set match Sania Mirza along with partner Liezel Huber upset Shelly Stephens and Jim Hee Kim 6-2, 7-6 (10). Huber who holds a doubles ranking of 11 on the WTA Tour made a fitting duo with Sania Mirza, taking the first set against their opponents...

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The Indian Elimination

Hyderabad heartthrob Sania Mirza crashed out of the ING VYSYA Hyderabad Open on Tuesday. Though the local lass did well to take the first set from the experienced Nicole Pratt , she eventually lost 4-6, 6-2 , 6-2. “she was overpowering me and enjoying the game in the first...

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Yoshida Overthrows Number One Seed Obata

Yuka Yoshida today overthrew the number one seed Saori Obata in a swiftly concluded match lasting for an hour and nine minutes with a score of 6-4, 6-2. In a post match interview the 27 year old Yoshida said that “I am excited at the prospect of having overthrown...

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Wild Cards Announced for ING Vysya Hyderabad Open 2004 Qualifiers

The 4 Wild-cards for the qualifying draw of the ING Vysya Hyderabad Open 2004 were announced today at Hyderabad by the Tournament Director, Mr. Krishna Bhupathi. The wild-cards were given to 3 bring young Indian talents, Ankita Bhambri, Iciri Rai and local girl Poonam Reddy, along with the recently...

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ING VYSYA BECOMES TITLE SPONSOR OF WTA INDIAN OPEN 2004

ING Vysya, the banking, life insurance and mutual fund provider, today announced that it is pleased to become the title sponsor of WTA Hyderabad Open 2004, scheduled from February 16-22, 2004 in Hyderabad. The tournament will be titled: ING Vysya Hyderabad Open 2004. ING Vysya Hyderabad Open 2004 is...

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