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Olympic tennis: Williams sets up final with Sharapova


August 4th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serena Williams thrashed Belarusian top seed Victoria Azarenka in the semifinal of Olympic tennis Friday to set up a battle for gold with Russia's ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Serena Williams beats Zvonareva


August 1st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serena Williams thrashed Russian No.2 Vera Zvonareva in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament here Wednesday.With all other matches at Wimbledon rained ... Read more...

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Venus, Baghdatis continue Olympic charge


July 31st, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venus Williams continued her confident performance in the Olympics tennis competitions with a second-round win over Aleksandra Wozniak here Tuesday.Unseeded Williams encountered little resistance ... Read more...

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Goerges stuns Radwanska under Wimbledon roof at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's Julia Goerges Sunday upset World No. 2 Agnieszka Radwanska in first Olympics tennis match to be played indoors.Rain over Wimbledon caused the roof to ... Read more...

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Myneni pockets title


July 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) India's Saketh Myneni, second seed, got past fourth seed Suk-Yun Jeong of Korea 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 to lift the singles title in the Indian Oil Servo ... Read more...

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Bellucci wins second Gstaad title


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Gstaad (Switzerland), July 22 (IANS) Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci won the Credit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad trophy for the second time Sunday as he upset top seed Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia ... Read more...

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Roddick enters Atlanta final, to face Muller


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, July 22 (IANS) Former World No.1 Andy Roddick ousted top seed and compatriot John Isner 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-4 to enter the final of the Atlanta Open.Though the two-time ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Bopanna-Zheng out of mixed doubles


July 6th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and his Chinese partner Jie Zhang crashed out of the mixed doubles after they lost their quarterfinal match in Wimbledon here Thursday.Bopanna ... Read more...

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Paes-Stepanek, Bhupathi-Bopanna knocked out of Wimbledon


July 4th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek along with the Indian pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna crashed out of the men's ... Read more...

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China’s Zheng tags herself ‘lightweight tennis champion’


July 1st, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Being one of the most dimunitive figures in the Wimbledon, Chinese tennis player Zheng Jie feels like a 'lightweight champion'.Zheng stands only 1.64 metres and ... Read more...

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Little-known Czech Rosol stuns Nadal at Wimbledon


June 29th, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Rafael Nadal was Thursday knocked out of Wimbledon in the second round by the lowest-ranked player ever at a Grand Slam tournament. The two-time champion ... Read more...

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Chen faces Vardhan in ITF title round


June 15th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Top Seed Ti Chen of Chinese Taipei, ranked 301, saved a match point to beat a feisty fourth seed Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan 3-6, 7-6 (7), 6-4 ... Read more...

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Vardhan lifts Mysore ITF Title


June 9th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 9 (IANS) Second seed Vishnu Vardhan claimed the men's singles title in the Mysore ITF Open championship with a clinical 7-6 (9-7), 6-3 victory over the seventh seeded ... Read more...

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Top seed Martynov wins 50m rifle prone at Olympics test


April 25th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) World No. 1 Sergei Martynov of Belarus has won the men's 50m rifle prone at the 2012 ISSF World Cup and test event for the London ... Read more...

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Myneni, Rushmi new champions at National Grass Court Tennis


February 11th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) Men's top seed Rakesh Myneni and women's third seed Rushmi Chakravarthi were crowned champions at the Indian Jute National Grass Court Tennis Championship here Saturday.Myneni ... Read more...

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National Grass Court Tennis: Top seed Myneni in semis


February 9th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) Men's top seed Saketh Myneni and women's second seed Ankita Raina continued their good run entering the semi-finals of the singles events in the Indian Jute ... Read more...

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Sukul in round two of national grasscourt tennis


February 6th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Fifth-seeded local boy Saurav Sakul marched into the second round with a straight set decimation of Maharashtra's Saurabh Patil in the inaugural match of the Indian ... Read more...

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Match Stats: Men’s Australian Open Final


January 29th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Match summary of the Australian Open men's final between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Spaniard Rafael Nadal at the Rod Laver Arena here Sunday:Djokovic ... Read more...

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Match Stats: Men’s Doubles Australian Open Final


January 28th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) The following is the match summary of the Australian Open men's doubles between the Bryan bothers of the US, Mike and Bob and India's Leander Paes ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Raonic to meet Tipsarevic in final (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Fourth seeded Canadian Milos Raonic aced his way past World No.10 Nicolas Almagro 6-4, 6-4, to set up a title clash with top seed Janko Tipsarevic ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Raonic blasts Almagro to enter final


January 7th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Milos Raonic slammed 17 aces on way to an impressive 6-4, 6-4 win in 72 minutes against World No.10 Nicolas Almagro to enter the final of ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Raonic too good for Hanescu


January 4th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Playing well within himself, talented Canadian Milos Raonic, the fourth seed, brushed aside Victor Hanescu 6-1, 6-4, in just 74 minutes to enter the third round ... Read more...

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Federer demolishes Nadal to go into ATP Finals last four


November 23rd, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Defending champion Roger Federer qualified for the semi-finals at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals with a 6-3, 6-0 demolition of his fierce rival second ... Read more...

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Myneni wins ITF Futures, bags maiden ATP points


November 12th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 12 (IANS) Wildcard Saketh Sai Myneni of Hyderabad picked up his first ATP points after defeating eighth-seeded James Marsalek of England 6-1, 6-4, in the final of the ... Read more...

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Champions League T20 to have 13 teams, qualifying stage


June 20th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) The Champions League T20 will have 13 teams this time around with six of them fighting it out in the qualifiers.The tournament will be held in ... Read more...

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China’s Yang wins her first ITF singles title


June 18th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi , June 18 (IANS) China's unseeded Zhaoxuan Yang claimed her maiden ITF singles title with an impeccable 6-2, 6-0 victory over a tired sixth-seeded Hae-Sung Kim of South ... Read more...

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Rooney enrolls son Kai at soccer school to make him footie star


March 19th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Manchester United ace striker Wayne Rooney's son Kai will start training for achieving stardom at a soccer school at the age of just 16 months.Rooney has enrolled ... Read more...

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Bopanna and Qureshi stun Paes and Bhupathi


March 16th, 2011 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 16 (IANS) Third-seeded Indian pair Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi were stunned by India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, 6-3, 6-4, in ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: India go down 1-4 to defending champions Serbia (Roundup)


March 7th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Novi Sad (Serbia), March 6 (IANS) India lost the Davis Cup World Group first round tie to defending champions Serbia 1-4 after Somdev Devvarman and Karan Rastogi went down ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev goes down fighting, India lose to Serbia (Lead)


March 6th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Novi Sad (Serbia), March 6 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman failed to reproduce his opening day's performance, going down 4-6, 2-6, 5-7 to Viktor Troicki in the first reverse singles ... Read more...

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Suresh, Kyra win National Grasscourt Tennis titles


March 5th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Sixth-seeded Krishna Suresh of Andhra Pradesh toppled defending champion Ashutosh Singh to bag the men's singles crown while Maharashtra's Kyra Shroff clinched the women's singles honours ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev stuns Tipsarevic, India level with Serbia (Lead)


March 5th, 2011 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Novi Sad (Serbia), March 5 (IANS) It was a fantastic feast of tennis from Somdev Devvarman, who clinched a sensational straight sets victory over Janko Tipsarevic, to pull India ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Bopanna goes down fighting against Troicki (Lead)


March 5th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Novi Sad (Serbia), March 4 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna gave a fright to Serb Viktor Troicki by stretching the opening singles to the deciding fifth set but faltered as ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Paes lose Australian Open men’s doubles final


January 29th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 29(ANI): The India Express, Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes, lost the men's doubles final of the Australian Open to the twin American brothers of Bob and Mike Bryan on Saturday. ... Read more...

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Murray crushes Lopez to storm into last 16 of Australian Open


January 22nd, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22(ANI): World No. 5 Andy Murray crushed Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in straight-sets to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open on Saturday.Murray outclassed the 27-year-old 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 in ... Read more...

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