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Vijay Amritraj turns host, chats up global icons (With Images)


August 16th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Legendary tennis player Vijay Amritraj makes his debut as a talk show host with "Dimensions". A first-of-its-kind, the show will feature global icons. Excited ... Read more...

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Leading Grand Slam winners


July 9th, 2012 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Following are the all time leading Grand Slam winners after Roger Federer won his 17th major title Sunday, defeating Andy Murray in the Wimbledon final:17 ... Read more...

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List of Roger Federer’s Grand Slam titles


July 9th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Following is the list of Roger Federers 17 Grand Slam tennis titles:Year Championship Opponent2003 Wimbledon Mark Philippoussis 7-6 (7-5), 6-2, 7-6(7-3)2004 Australian ... Read more...

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Djokovic the player to beat at Melbourne Park


January 15th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 13 (IANS) The season's first Grand Slam is here and the man who walked in along with Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in the chasing pack last ... Read more...

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Federer wins his first Paris Masters 1000 title


November 14th, 2011 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 14 (IANS) World No. 4 Roger Federer has claimed his first BNP Paribas Masters 1000 title with a 6-1, 7-3 (3), victory over sixth-seeded Frenchman Joe Wilfried ... Read more...

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Berdych knocks out Murray, meets Federer in semis, Djokovic pulls out


November 12th, 2011 - 3:44 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 12 (IANS) Fifth-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych has outlasted British second seed Andy Murray and he will now play Swiss Roger Federer, who became the seventh player in ... Read more...

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Agassi favours Nadal for French Open title


June 5th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 5 (IANS) Former champion at Roland Garros, Andre Agassi has tipped Rafael Nadal to beat Roger Federer Sunday and clinch a record-tying sixth French Open."Nadal is the ... Read more...

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Murray seeks advice from Agassi’s ex-coach Cahill


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray has approached Darren Cahill, the former coach of Andre Agassi and Lleyton Hewitt, for advice and help even as he searches for a ... Read more...

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Sampras, Agassi to meet again in Paribas Showdown


February 20th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 20(ANI): Tennis legends Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras are scheduled to play each other in a charity game on February 28 at the Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden ... Read more...

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Agassi, Harry Potter on cricketer’s reading list: Survey


February 8th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Cricketers have time to read too despite their gruelling schedule both on and off the pitch and they have their favourites, a new survey says. India's Virat ... Read more...

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Murray should take inspiration from Agassi to end Britain’s Grand Slam drought


February 6th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6(ANI): British tennis ace Andy Murray, who again failed to end Britain's 75-year wait for a men's Grand Slam champion, should take inspiration from former American legend Andre Agassi to ... Read more...

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Andre Agassi uses ‘nude’ image of wife Steffi Graf for charity


January 12th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Tennis legend Andre Agassi has reportedly shown a 'nude' picture of his wife Steffi Graf on his mobile phone to the winning bidder at a charity auction in ... Read more...

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Chennai Open singles wrap


January 6th, 2011 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 6 (IANS) At 31, Bjorn Phau might not be entertaining thoughts of winning a Grand Slam, but yet, on his day, he can silence a few top ... Read more...

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Jennifer Hudson’s fiance getting “pleasantly adjusted” to her new body


October 14th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Singer Jennifer Hudson has revealed that her fiance is keeping a close eye on her slimming figure, and that he is getting "pleasantly adjusted" to her new body.Hudson, ... Read more...

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Robin Williams ‘to dine with fans for Andre Agassi charity’


October 13th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Comedian Robin Williams agreed to host a dinner party for six fans in a bid to raise funds for tennis star Andre Agassi's charity - the funnyman ... Read more...

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Williams, Pinto raise money for Agassi’s charity


October 12th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Hollywood funnyman Robin Williams and "Slumdog Millionaire" star Freida Pinto have raised a whooping amount in a fundraising drive for former tennis ace Andre Agassi's charity.Agassi's 15th ... Read more...

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Nadal wins US Open to seal career Grand Slam


September 14th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 14(ANI): World No. 1 Rafael Nadal claimed a thrilling four-set victory over Serbia's third-seeded Novak Djokovic to secure his first US Open title and complete a career Grand ... Read more...

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Nadal completes career Grand Slam with US Open victory (Lead)


September 14th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 14 (DPA) A tearful Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 in a rain-delayed US Open final Monday to take a step closer to all-time tennis ... Read more...

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Nadal wins US Open for career Grand Slam


September 14th, 2010 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 14 (DPA) Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 Monday to complete his collection of Grand Slam titles with the US Open crown. World number one Nadal, ... Read more...

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Lord of The Rings loses No.1 spot in ‘Top 100 books’ list


September 8th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sept 8 (ANI): JRR Tolkein's 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy has lost its top spot on the latest list of Whitcoulls Top 100 books, dethroned by Larsson's Millenium trilogy.The new series ... Read more...

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Federer finds his winning form with fourth Cincinnati title


August 23rd, 2010 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 23 (DPA) Roger Federer collected a fourth Cincinnati Masters title Sunday as the world number two thrust himself front and centre as a repeat US Open threat with a ... Read more...

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Murray overcomes Federer to back up Toronto title


August 16th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 16 (DPA) Andy Murray became the first man in a decade and a half to back up a title in Canada, defeating Roger Federer 7-5, 7-5 amid an afternoon ... Read more...

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Federer turns 29, motivated for 2010 second-half turnaround


August 9th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 9 (DPA) Roger Federer celebrated his 29th birthday Sunday with a tournament cake as the two-time champion prepared for a second-round start at the Toronto Masters. The world number three ... Read more...

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Yuki terrific, but needs to be aggressive: Bollettieri


July 12th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Tennis guru Nick Bollettieri wants India's rising tennis star Yuki Bhambri to be more aggressive mentally to succeed at the international circuit. Yuki,17, is a gradute ... Read more...

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Bollettieri to pick young talent in India


July 10th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Well-known American coach Nick Bollettieri will arrive in India Saturday to select tennis players for the IMG-Reliance scholarship programme. Assisted by the All India Tennis Association (AITA), ... Read more...

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Nadal faces huge battle to complete career Grand Slam at US Open


July 6th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 6 (ANI): World No.1 and Wimbledon champion Rafa Nadal has said that he faces a huge battle to complete his career Grand Slam at the US Open, - despite ... Read more...

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Federer pines for serve and volleying tennis heroes Agassi, Sampras


June 30th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer has admitted that he misses the presence on court of legends like Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras.The Sun quoted the Swiss ... Read more...

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I will ‘try not to’ break any rackets at Wimbledon: Williams


June 18th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18(ANI): Nine months after her foul-mouthed outburst at a US Open line judge, Serena Williams has promised to be on her best behaviour when Wimbledon starts next week."I've ... Read more...

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Aishwarya’s Stefi-Andre moment!


June 10th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) She may have attended many award functions, but this was different. Former Miss World Aishwarya Rai was in the shoes of tennis greats like Steffi Graf ... Read more...

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‘Synthetic strings’ behind Stosur’s ‘manly power’ at French Open?


June 5th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 5(ANI): Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur's decision to emulate claycourt maestro Rafael Nadal's unorthodox stringing system is believed to be the reason behind the claims that 'she plays like ... Read more...

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Maria Sharapova voted sexiest female tennis player on the circuit


June 5th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): Maria Sharapova has beaten the likes of Ana Ivanovic, Elena Dementieva and Daniela Hantuchova to be named the sexiest female tennis player on the circuit.The Russian stunner ... Read more...

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Supreme Nadal stops Federer in Madrid


May 17th, 2010 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 17 (DPA) Rafael Nadal claimed a record 18th Masters 1000 title as he defeated rival Roger Federer 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) in the pair's first meeting in a year to ... Read more...

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Federer, Nadal line up dream final in Madrid


May 16th, 2010 - 5:55 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 16 (DPA) Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will renew their rivalry a year after their last meeting as both played through in three sets Saturday into an all-star final ... Read more...

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Shields to tell all about ex-husband Agassi in book


March 9th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Actress Brooke Shields is planning to narrate her side of the story about her marriage to retired tennis ace Andre Agassi in her own memoirs. Earlier, Agassi revealed ... Read more...

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Brooke Shields ‘to get back at Andre Agassi’ with own tell-all book


March 8th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 8 (ANI): Brooke Shields is set to settle scores with her former husband Andre Agassi with her own tell-all book.The actress said she would reveal details of her marriage to ... Read more...

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