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Nadal calls the Australian Open final as his toughest match


January 30th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 30 (IANS) World No.2 Rafael Nadal, who lost to Serb Novak Djokovic in a marathon Australian Open tennis final Sunday, has dubbed the match as the toughest ... Read more...

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Sania-Vesnina knocked out, Paes-Stepanek through to semi-finals


January 25th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) It was a mixed day for the Indians at the Australian Open tennis here Wednesday. Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek advanced to ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania-Vesnina surprise Raymond-Huber to enter semis


January 24th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina beat fancied American duo of Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 to enter the women's ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania in quarters of doubles and mixed event


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 23 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza is through to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open tennis with compatriot Mahesh Bhupathi in the mixed doubles and Russian Elena Vesnina ... Read more...

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Federer, Nadal in Australian Open quarters (Roundup)


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal marched into the quarterfinals of the Australian Open tennis tournament here Sunday while Caroline Wozniacki and Kim Clijsters made it ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Federer, Nadal cruise into quarters


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Roger Federer beat host-favourite teenager Bernard Tomic while Rafael Nadal defeated Spanish teammate Feliciano Lopez to enter the men's singles quarterfinals of the Australian Open ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Bhupathi-Bopanna, Sania-Vesnina enter doubles pre-quarters


January 21st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna beat Carsten Ball and Treat Conrad Huey 6-2, 6-2 to move into the men's doubles pre-quarterfinals at the Australian ... Read more...

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Highlights of day two at Australian Open


January 17th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Following are the highlights of day two at the Australian Open tennis here Tuesday.* Local favourite Samantha Stosur becomes the first big casualty in the ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Stosur stunned; Djokovic, Sharapova advance


January 17th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Reigning US Open champion Samantha Stosur became the first big casualty in the Australian Open tennis tournament here after losing 6-7, 3-6 to Romanian Sorana ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Azarenka eases into second round, Tomic beats Verdasco


January 16th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Third-seed Belarusian Victoria Azarenka cruised through to the second round of the women's singles event of Australian Open tennis here Monday defeating Britain's Heather Watson 6-1, ... Read more...

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Williams sisters confirm participation in Australian Open


December 23rd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 23 (IANS) Injury and illness may have affected their game but the Williams sisters, Venus and Serena, will play in the Australian Open tennis next month.Confirming this, Australian ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Paes-Bhupathi lose in final


January 29th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi failed in their bid to complete a career Grand Slam losing 3-6, 4-6 to top seeds Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan in ... Read more...

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Dog The Bounty Hunter Up With 200th Episode


January 27th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
ABC is back with its comedy Cougar Town at 9:30 p.m. The network is on the rerun spree but Cougar Town is going to air another episode where Jules (Courtney Cox) ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Paes-Bhupathi in men’s doubles final


January 27th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi stayed on course for the maiden Australian Open tennis title as they made it to the men's doubles final with a hard-fought ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Paes-Bhupathi in men’s doubles semis (Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi stormed into the men's doubles semi-finals but it was the end of road for Paes in the mixed doubles event of the ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Paes-Bhupathi storm into semifinals


January 26th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi stormed into the men's doubles semifinals of the Australian Open tennis here Wednesday. The third-seeded Indian pair dispatched eighth seeded Michael ... Read more...

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Ratings prove one-day international cricket isn’t dead yet


January 25th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.25 (ANI): If fresh ratings are anything to go by, one-day international cricket has been given the 'kiss of life'.Figures released by industry body Free TV show the opening one-day international ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Paes-Bhupathi advance, Bopanna-Qureshi exit


January 24th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi moved into the men's doubles quarterfinals while it was the end of the road for compatriot Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani ... Read more...

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Paes-Bhupathi in Australian Open quarterfinals


January 24th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi moved into the men's doubles quarterfinals of the Australian Open tennis tournament here Monday.The third-seeded Paes and Bhupathi won 6-4, 4-6, ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Bopanna-Qureshi in third round


January 21st, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi overcame a second set slump to enter the third round of the Australian Open tennis men's doubles here Friday.Bopanna-Qureshi, seeded ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Paes-Bhupathi, Bopanna-Qureshi in round two


January 20th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Indians were off to a winning start in Australian Open tennis men's doubles with Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi rallying to beat Ivo Karlovic of Croatia and ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania out of doubles too


January 19th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Sania Mirza's campaign in the Australian Open tennis got over Wednesday when she and her Czech partner Renata Voracova lost in the first round of the women's doubles ... Read more...

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Somdev faces Robredo in Australian Open first round


January 14th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 14 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman has been drawn against a tough first round opponent in Spain's Tommy Robredo in the Australian Open tennis beginning here Monday. Debutant Somdev, ranked ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia may lose upto 20 million dollars due to poor Ashes spectator attendance


November 15th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov. 15 (ANI): The Ashes is the traditional cash cow that funds Australian cricket, but slumping ticket sales in all states will wipe at least 16 million dollars from Cricket Australia's ... Read more...

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Over two million Aussies watched Federer-Murray clash on TV


February 1st, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.1 (ANI): Over 2.3 million Australians tuned in to watch Roger Federer beat Andy Murray in the Australian Open tennis final.An average national audience of 2.352 million watched the men's ... Read more...

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Serena saves face for Williams sisters in Australia


January 27th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (DPA) Top seed Serena Williams saved the day from a looming family disaster, posting a comeback quarter-final win even as sister Venus lost at the Australian Open tennis ... Read more...

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Australian PM’s nephew fined for anti-racism protest


January 26th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) Nephew of Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was Tuesday fined for "inciting a riot" while protesting against racial attacks on Indians in the country. Van Thanh Rudd along ... Read more...

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It’s all over for Indian juniors in Australian Open


January 26th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) India's challenge is over in the juniors section with Rishika Sunkara going down tamely to third-seeded Russian Daria Gavrilova in Australian Open tennis girls' singles here Tuesday. Rishika, ... Read more...

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Kevin Rudd’s nephew in Ku Klux Klan anti-racism protest


January 26th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 26(ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's nephew was involved in a bizarre Ku Klux Klan anti-racism protest outside the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park.According to reports, police ... Read more...

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Federer flails Hewitt to win 15th straight in one-way series


January 25th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (DPA) Roger Federer imposed his sublime game on home hero Lleyton Hewitt for a 15th consecutive time, claiming a 6-2, 6-3, 6-4 victory to glide into the quarter-finals ... Read more...

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Paes advance in doubles, mixed doubles


January 25th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy, seeded third, cruised into the men's doubles quarterfinals with a 6-3, 7-5 defeat of Americans John Isner and Sam Querrey in ... Read more...

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Sania crashes out of Australian Open


January 24th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Spanish partner Virginia Ruano Pascual bowed out of women's doubles in the Australian Open tennis at the Melbourne Park here Sunday. The 10th-seeded pair ... Read more...

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Paes-Dlouhy in Australian Open third round


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 23 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy, seeded third, entered the third round of the men's doubles in the Australian Open tennis at Melbourne Park Saturday. ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania, Paes move on, Somdev-Prakash out


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Leander Paes advanced with their respective partners in the while Somdev Devvarman and Prakash Amritraj were shown the door in the doubles ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Roddick sets up meeting with Gonzalez


January 22nd, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (DPA) Andy Roddick and Fernando Gonzalez are set for a clash of big serves after both came through marathon wins in the third round of the Australian Open ... Read more...

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