Articles tagged 'cara black'

Cara crashes out at Aussie Open 30 January 2015 HARARE - Cara Black and her Colombian partner yesterday bowed out of the Australian Open mixed doubles competition after going down in the quarter-finals. Juan Cabal and Black were dismissed in the last-eight match by third seeds Kristina Mladenovic and Daniel Nestor in straight sets 2-6 3-6. ...
Cara through to quarter-finals 27 January 2015 HARARE - Cara Black and her Colombian partner yesterday progressed to the Australian Open mixed doubles quarter-finals after a hard fought second round win. Flanked by Juan Cabal of Colombia, Zimbabwean Black dismissed Sweden's Robert Lindstedt and Lisa Raymond of the United States 6-4, 5(14) ...
Cara approaches retirement 16 January 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwean tennis ace Cara Black's desire to keep playing on against the odds of advanced age, injuries and family commitments is not going according to plan. Black got her year off to the worst possible start after going down in the first round of the WTA Shenzhen Open last week. ...
Manyuchi is Zim's finest 19 December 2014 HARARE - Charles Manyuchi finally got the recognition he deserved after the boxer was crowned Zimbabwe’s finest sportsperson for 2014 at the Annual National Sports Award (Ansa) in Harare last night. Manyuchi beat off stiff challenge from tennis star Cara Black, who was crowned Sportswoman of t...
Manyuchi in line for Zim's premier sport award 16 December 2014 HARARE - Following a hugely satisfying 2014, boxing champion Charles Manyuchi is hopeful of bagging the top prize at tomorrow night’s Annual National Sports Awards (Ansa) ceremony in Harare.  Manyuchi started the year by claiming the World Boxing Council (WBC) vacant welterweight title by defe...
Ansa shortlist unveiled 27 November 2014 HARARE - Tennis ace Cara Black and top boxer Charles Manyuchi are front-runners to win the 2014 Sportsperson of the Year gong after they were shortlisted for the Annual National Sports Awards yesterday. Black, who recorded 49 wins in 2014 with her Indian partner Sania Mirza, has a high chance ...
Cara ponders future 5 November 2014 HARARE - Still fresh from adding another piece of silverware to her impressive trophy cabinet, Zimbabwean tennis icon Cara Black isn't quite ready to decide her future, but reveals she might retire after January's Australian Open. The country's only remaining world-class tennis player since th...
Cara speaks about earnings 5 November 2014 HARARE - Even with a total season’s earnings of $735 188 this year alone, Zimbabwean tennis queen Cara Black insists she leads a modest life because the money just manages to keep her head above water. The 35-year-old Harare-born ace won three WTA titles this year and reached the quarter-final...
'Cara is a wizard' 5 November 2014 HARARE - The 'First Lady' of Indian tennis, Sania Mirza has showered Cara Black with praise describing her as wizard at the net following their fruitful relationship that came to an end on Sunday. The doubles partners decorated their partnership with the prestigious year-ending WTA Tour Finals...
Cara moots retirement 28 October 2014 HARARE – Zimbabwe’s tennis ace Cara Black has hinted at hanging up her racket and calling it quits to a game that has seen her rise to become one of the most respected women’s doubles players. Black and her Indian partner Sarnia Mirza were crowned the WTA doubles champions on Sunday to end the...
Cara, Mirza lose in final 6 October 2014 BEIJING - Andrea Hlavackova and Peng Shuai held off a spirited late comeback from No.2 seeds Cara Black and Sania Mirza to win the China Open. At a set and 4-0 up Hlavackova and Peng appeared to be cruising towards their first title together, but they were forced to overcome some late jitters ...
Cara-Garcia lose in final 29 September 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe top female tennis player Cara Black and her French partner Caroline Garcia lost the Wuhan Open doubles final to Swiss’ Martina Hingis and Italy’s Flavia Pennetta on Saturday. Black and Garcia lost the final of the US$2,4 million tournament 6-4, 5-7, 12-10. The Zimbabwean r...
Cara rekindles old self 23 September 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwean tennis ace Cara Black on Saturday rekindled memories of her past form after helping her doubles partner Sania Mirza to capture the pan-Pacific Open doubles title in Tokyo. The duo overcame Spain's Barbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2, 7-5 to successfully defend the...
Cara, Mirza out of Dubai Open 21 February 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwean tennis ace Cara Black and her Indian partner Sania Mirza bowed out of the ongoing Dubai Open tournament in a hard-fought women's doubles first round match. Mirza and Black were defeated by Czech Republic's Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Safarova 7-6, 5-7, 1-0 (11-9). The fo...
Cara, Mirza out of Aussie Open 22 January 2014 SYDNEY – Zimbabwean tennis ace Cara Black and her Indian partner Sania Mirza squandered a position of strength to go down to world number one Italian combo of Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci in a hard-fought women's doubles quarterfinal match at the Australian Open here Tuesday.     The sixth-se...
Cara, Mirza through at Aussie Open 17 January 2014 HARARE - Cara Black and Sania Mirza coasted through the first round of the Australian Open women's doubles in Melbourne yesterday after making light work of Australian pair Tammi Patterson and Arina Rodionova. The Indo-Zimbabwean pair dominated their Australian opponents winning 6-1, 6-4 in an...
Cara, Mirza aim for Aussie Open comeback 10 January 2014 HARARE - The INDO-Zimbabwean pair of Sania Mirza and Cara Black is hoping to put their 2014 season back on the rails when they compete at the Australian Open next Monday. The duo began the New Year amidst a lot of expectations after ending the 2013 season by winning back-to-back WTA titles in ...
Ansa awards must move with the times 14 December 2013 HARARE - A big congratulations to our wonderful tennis ambassador, Cara Black, for winning the Zimbabwe Sportsperson of the Year accolade at the Annual National Sports Awards (Ansa) on Wednesday night following a fruitful year on tour. Black’s crowning moment sparked some debate in the Zimbabw...
Cara reigns supreme 13 December 2013 HARARE - Former world number one doubles tennis player Cara Black yesterday capped off a stellar season by being crowned the Zimbabwe Sportsperson of the Year for a record-equalling fourth time. The 35-year-old Harare-born ace was honoured in absentia at a colourful Annual National Sports Awar...
Cara talks about meteoric rise 29 October 2013 HARARE – At birth, Cara Black's mother believed her daughter had every attribute to become a great Ballerina whilst her late father thought she could become anything she wanted, but “tennis was not an option.” However, as life unfolded, both parents would soon find out that their lovely daught...
Cara Black wants more success 8 October 2013 DUBAI – Two titles in as many weeks for the Indo-Zimbabwean pair of Sania Mirza and Cara Black has encouraged the duo to target even more success during the 2014 season. The eighth seeds lifted the China Open here on Sunday after beating Vera Dushevina and Arantxa Parra Santonja 6-2, 6-2 in on...
Cara, Rodionova through to third round 20 January 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe tennis ace Cara Black and her Australian partner Anastasia Rodionova booked a straight forward passage into the third round of the Australian Open yesterday. Black and Rodionova mastered Shuko Aoyama of Japan and Irina Falconi of the United States in identical sets 6-4, 6-4 in 1...