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Tennis: Putintseva makes first Grand Slam quarter-final
Tennis: Putintseva makes first Grand Slam quarter-final

Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva reached her first Grand Slam quarter-final at the French Open.

Tennis: Putintseva makes first Grand Slam quarter-final
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Yaroslava Shevedova wins EA Hua Hin WTA in Thailand

Yaroslava Shvedova, a tennis player from Kazakhstan, won her second-biggest title at the EA Hua Hin WTA 125 Sereis in Thailand.

Yaroslava Shevedova wins EA Hua Hin WTA in Thailand
Yaroslava Shvedova. Photo courtesy of zimbio.com
Kazakhstani Shvedova wins second place in Roland Garros doubles

Yaroslava Shvedova from Kazakhstan and Australian Casey Dellacqua won the second place in the Doubles at this year's Rolan Garros.

Kazakhstani Shvedova wins second place in Roland Garros doubles
Yuliya Putintseva. Photo courtesy of tennisforum.com
Kazakhstani tennis player Putintseva defeats Germany's No 1 at Nürnberger Versicherungscup

Kazakhstani tennis player Yuliya Putintseva has lost to Karin Knapp in the quarterfinals of the Nürnberger Versicherungscup taking place in German.

Kazakhstani tennis player Putintseva defeats Germany's No 1 at Nürnberger Versicherungscup
Ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt jailed for rape in S.Africa
Ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt jailed for rape in S.Africa

Australian-born former tennis Grand Slam champion Bob Hewitt was sentenced to six years in jail in South Africa for raping and assaulting young girls he coac.

Ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt jailed for rape in S.Africa
Yaroslava Shvedova and Casey Dellacqua. Photo © madrid-open.com
Yaroslava Shevedova of Kazakhstan wins Mutua Madrid Open

Kazakhstani tennis Yaroslava Shvedova won Women’s Doubles with Australian Casey Dellacqua at the 2015 Mutua Madrid Open.

Yaroslava Shevedova of Kazakhstan wins Mutua Madrid Open
Aleksandr Nedovyesov. Photo © Alexei Filippov / AP
Kazakhstan breaks into Davis Cup quarterfinals winning Italy

Kazakhstan has broken into the Davis Cup quarterfinals winning Italy in Astana.

Kazakhstan breaks into Davis Cup quarterfinals winning Italy
Zarina Diyas. ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas beats World No.10 at tournament in Dubai

Kazakhstan's No.1 Zarina Diyas has defeated World No.10 Andrea Petkovic in the second round of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas beats World No.10 at tournament in Dubai
Zarina Diyas. ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas aims to enter Top 20

Kazakhstan's tennis professional Zarina Diyas has spoken about her plans to enter the Top 20 of the WTA rating in 2015.

Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas aims to enter Top 20
Zarina Diyas at the Federation Cup. Photo ©  Dwi Ari Seryadi/fedcup.com
Diyas and Shvedova bring victories to Kazakhstan over China and Chinese Taipei

Kazakhstani tennis players Yaroslava Shvedova and Zarina Diyas brought victory to the Kazakhstan team with 2:1 against China at the Federation Cup.

Diyas and Shvedova bring victories to Kazakhstan over China and Chinese Taipei
Zarina Diyas. Photo  © tengrinews.kz
Zarina Diyas in top 16 brightest at Australia Open

Kazakhstan’s finest tennis player Zarina Diyas, 21, has been named one of the brightest competitors of the Australia Open according to Eurosport.

Zarina Diyas in top 16 brightest at Australia Open
Maria Sharapova ©REUTERS
She is young and progressive player: Sharapova about Diyas

Kazakhstan’s Zarina Diyas has lost to World No.2 Maria Sharapova at the third round of Australian Open.

She is young and progressive player: Sharapova about Diyas
Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas to be seeded player at Australia Open
Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas to be seeded player at Australia Open

For the first time in her career, Kazakhstani tennis player Zarina Diyas will not have to go through a qualifying round at the Australian Open.

Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas to be seeded player at Australia Open
Zarina Diyas. Photo from the athlete's vkontakte page
Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas at career high in WTA ranking

Zarina Diyas from Kazakhstan continues to improve her performance and has reached a new career high in the WTA ranking.

Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas at career high in WTA ranking
Zarina Diyas. Photo courtesy of vesti.kz
Zarina Diyas hopes to represent Kazakhstan at Olympics

Zarina Diyas is now the most successful tennis player in Kazakhstan. Climbing to the 33rd position in the WTA ranking, she hopes to win a Grand Slam title and represent Kazakhstan at the Olympic Games.

Zarina Diyas hopes to represent Kazakhstan at Olympics
Mikhail Kukushkin. Photo ©REUTERS
Kukushkin wins Wawrinka in first round of Swiss Indoors

Kazakhstani tennis player Mikhail Kukushkin has won the fourth best tennis player in the world Stanislas Wawrinka from Switzerland in Basel.

Kukushkin wins Wawrinka in first round of Swiss Indoors
Zarina Diyas. Photo courtesy of  wtatour.ru
Zarina Diyas ranked 34th in WTA

Kazakhstani tennis player Zarina Diyas has improved her standing in the WTA rating after the WTA Japan Open.

Zarina Diyas ranked 34th in WTA
Tennis: Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas looses Japan Open final
Tennis: Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas looses Japan Open final

Kazakhstan No. 1 Zarina Diyas has lost to defending champion Samantha Stosur from Australia in the finals of the Japan Women's Open Tennis.

Tennis: Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas looses Japan Open final
Photo courtesy of wtatour.ru
Tennis: Kazakh Zarina Diyas in finals of Japan Open

Kazakhstani tennis professional Zarina Diyas has made into the finals of the Japan Women's Open Tennis.

Tennis: Kazakh Zarina Diyas in finals of Japan Open
Zarina Diyas. Photo courtesy of BOULEVARD
Kazakh Zarina Diyas voted for WTA Rising Star in Singapore tournament

Kazakhstani tennis player Zarina Diyas has been voted for the WTA Rising Stars invitational tournament in Singapore.

Kazakh Zarina Diyas voted for WTA Rising Star in Singapore tournament