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US Open: Sania-Bethanie in third round


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (IANS) Indo-American pair of Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands moved into the women's doubles third round of the US Open here at the Flushing Meadows.Sania-Bethanie, ... Read more...

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Kidman, Urban lock lips at US Open


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (IANS) Actress Nicole Kidman and her singer husband Keith Urban didn't shy away from indulging in some public display of affection at the US Open ... Read more...

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Roddick to retire after US Open


August 31st, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) American veteran Andy Roddick has said he will retire after the US Open."Walking off at Wimbledon, I felt like I knew," Roddick said Thursday, ... Read more...

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US Open: Paes-Stepanek win, Bhupathi-Bopanna knocked out


August 30th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 30 (IANS) Fifth seeds Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek advanced to the men's doubles second round at the US Open while eighth seeds Mahesh Bhupathi and ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Djokovic, Tsonga survive scare


July 30th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic dropped a set in his first-round match on a historic day at the London Olympics tennis tournament at Wimbledon, where the ... Read more...

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Gilles Simon goes down to Xavier Malisse at Wimbledon (Roundup)


June 29th, 2012 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Frenchman Gilles Simon's Wimbledon campaign ended in the second round of the men's singles, losing to Xavier Malisse 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (5).Simon, seeded 13th, was ... Read more...

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Jokovic struggles with court and qualifier before winning


May 9th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 9 (IANS) Top seed Novak Djokovic overcame the loss of the second set against Spanish qualifier Daneil Gimero-Traver to qualify for the last 16 of the Mutua ... Read more...

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Tomic accuses police of threatening him


January 26th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) Rising Australian tennis star Bernard Tomic has accused the Gold Coast police of wanting to "hit" him after the 19-year-old was issued $300 traffic fine ... 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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Top seeds have comfortable outing in Australian Open


January 20th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Top seeds Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Caroline Wozniacki and Kim Clijsters had a comfortable outing on the fifth day of the Australian Open here Friday. ... Read more...

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Highlights of day one at Australian Open


January 16th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Following are the highlights of day one at the Australia Open tennis here Monday.* Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer advance to second round. * Local favourite ... 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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Samantha Stosur awarded Newcombe medal


December 6th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 6 (IANS) US Open champion Samantha Stosur collected her second Newcombe Medal to top off this year's stellar tennis season.The 27-year-old was crowned the inaugural winner last ... Read more...

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Monfils advances in Stockholm Open as seeds crash out


October 21st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 21 (IANS) Frenchman Gael Monfils is the lone seed to survive on a day when three other seeds went out of the Stockholm Open tennis tournament here.Top seed ... Read more...

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Switzerland defeats Australia 3-2 in Davis Cup play-off


September 19th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 19 (IANS) Switzerland beat Australia 3-2 in the Davis Cup World Group play-off after Stanislas Wawrinka dispatched former World No.1 Lleyton Hewitt in five sets at the ... Read more...

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Federer beats Hewitt to level Davis Cup play-off at 1-1


September 16th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 16 (IANS) Following Bernard Tomic's early win Friday, Swiss tennis star Roger Federer defeated Lleyton Hewitt to level the Davis Cup World Group playoff tie between Australia ... Read more...

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US Open: Top seeds flare up in second round


September 2nd, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic took a mere 90 minutes to brush aside Argentine Carlos Berlocq and advance to the third round of the US ... 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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Teen Tomic has embarrassed Nadal, says Laver


January 24th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles/Melbourne, Jan.24 (ANI): Former Australian tennis greats Rod Laver and Roy Emerson have praised 18-year-old Bernard Tomic for pushing World Number One Rafael Nadal during their third-round clash.Two-time junior grand ... Read more...

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Nadal, Soderling cruise into round three of Australian Open


January 20th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20(ANI): World No.1 Rafael Nadal and World No.4 Robin Soderling blasted their way into the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday.Nadal swept past American qualifier Ryan Sweeting ... Read more...

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Oz coach Pat Cash says Tomic not team’s only hope for the future


November 12th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.12 (ANI): Former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash, who is presently the coach of the Australian tennis team, isn't pinning his hopes on youngster Bernard Tomic just yet, even as many others ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Prakash loses, Mankad qualifies for doubles (Lead)


June 17th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) US-based Indian Prakash Amritraj fell at the final hurdle of the Wimbledon singles qualifiers with a 6-7(3), 3-6, 4-6 loss to Australia's Bernard Tomic here Thursday. India's No.1 ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Prakash advances, Somdev falters (Lead)


June 16th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) US-based Indian Prakash Amritraj rallied to beat Australian Marinko Matosevic 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 and enter the third round of the Wimbledon qualifiers here Wednesday. Prakash next plays Australian ... Read more...

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Tomic could face sanctions after complaining about match time


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (DPA) Local teenager Bernard Tomic has been called on the carpet by Australian Open officials after he complained that late-night scheduling was behind his second round loss to ... 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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Hewitt backtracks on Tomic’s Davis Cup selection


January 22nd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22(ANI): Australian tennis star Lleyton Hewitt has conceded that 17-year-old Bernard Tomic has moved significantly closer to Davis Cup selection.Hewitt, Australia's most successful singles player in Davis Cup history, ... Read more...

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Rosewell asks Hewitt, Tomic to smoke peace pipe


January 13th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 13 (ANI): One of the most respected figures in Australian tennis, Ken Rosewall, has asked Lleyton Hewitt and Bernard Tomic to make peace when they arrive at Melbourne Park ... Read more...

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McNamee urges Tennis Australia to intervene in ‘racial’ spat between Hewitt, Tomic


January 7th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 7 (ANI): Sports administrator and former player Paul McNamee has urged Tennis Australia to intervene in the spat between Lleyton Hewitt and Bernard Tomic.Hewitt, Australia's best player in ... Read more...

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Clijsters comeback gathers pace over Molik


January 5th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Jan 5 (DPA) Kim Clijsters continued unhindered in her storming comeback to tennis as she hammered good friend Alicia Molik 6-0, 6-3 for a quarter-final place at the Brisbane International ... Read more...

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Hewitt won’t extend hand of friendship in Tomic feud


January 5th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 5 (DPA) Lleyton Hewitt has no desire to bother with reconciliation with teenaged tyro Bernard Tomic as the feud between the pair threatens Australian Davis Cup unity. Hewitt and the ... Read more...

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Fellow Oz player’s father accuses Hewitt of being racially prejudiced


January 3rd, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 3 (ANI): Former world number one tennis player Lleyton Hewitt, who is on a comeback trail, has been accused by the father of a fellow Australian player of being ... Read more...

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Newcombe not convinced Tomic is Hewitt’s successor


December 25th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 25 (ANI): Australian tennis great John Newcombe does not support the view that Queenslander Bernard Tomic is the most likely successor to Lleyton Hewitt as his country's next world ... Read more...

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Molik awarded wildcard into Australian Open


December 24th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 24 (DPA) Alicia Molik's comeback effort during the last half of 2009, after reversing her retirement plans, resulted in a Christmas Eve wildcard entry into next month's Australian Open ... Read more...

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Dellacqua marks comeback to form with Australian Open wild card


December 20th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 20 (DPA) Injury-plagued Casey Dellacqua Sunday proved that she is back to being fit as she defeated Olivia Rogowska 1-6, 7-6(9), 6-3 in just under two hours Sunday to collect ... Read more...

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