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US Open: Azarenka, Williams showdown for women’s title


September 8th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS) Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus overcame a lacklustre opening set to beat third-seeded former champion Maria Sharapova of Russia 3-6, 6-2, 6-4, setting up ... Read more...

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US Open: Djokovic to face Ferrer in semis


September 7th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) Defending champion Novak Jokovic survived a three hour thriller to set-up a semi-final clash with David Ferrer in the men's singles of the US ... Read more...

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US Open: Paes-Stepanek face Bryan brothers in final


September 7th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) India's ace tennis player Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek cruised into the final of US Open men's doubles after Spaniards Marcel Granollers ... Read more...

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Roundup: Berdych stuns Federer out of US Open


September 6th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS) Sixth seeded Czech Tomas Berdych outlasted top seed Roger Federer 7-6(1), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to advance into the US Open tennis semi-finals.With Wednesdays's loss, ... Read more...

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Paes-Stepanek steamroll into US Open semis


September 6th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS) Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek steamrolled into the US Open semifinals defeating Julian Knowle and Filip Polasek in a rain-affected men's doubles quarterfinal here at ... Read more...

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U.S. Open: Paes-Stepanek in third round


September 1st, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) Indo-Czech pair of Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek moved into the U.S. Open third round here at the Flushing Meadows.The fifth seeds defeated unseeded Brazilian ... 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: Sania-Bhupathi lose, Paes-Stepanek surge ahead (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Indias's Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi made an early exit from the mixed doubles event at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships here Saturday while their ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Sania knocked out of Wimbledon


June 30th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) All the drama surrounding the composition of the Indian tennis team for the London Olympics seemed to have weighed down Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza as ... Read more...

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Sania-Bethanie reach second round at Wimbledon


June 27th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands had it easy in the first round of the women's doubles of the Wimbledon as they notched ... Read more...

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Jeevan survives close match in Bangalore ITF event


June 12th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) Fourth seed Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan survived a tough two-setter to beat a defiant Sidharth Rawat 7-6 (6), 7-5 and moved into the pre-quarter-finals of the $10,000 Toyota ... Read more...

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Serena reaches third round at Rome Open


May 17th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 17 (IANS) American Serena Williams reached the third round of the Rome Open tennis after being pushed to dig deep to beat Russia's Nadia Petrova.Ninth-seeded Williams lost ... Read more...

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Azarenka dumps Li Na out of Madrid Open


May 11th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Chinese tennis star Li Na bowed out of the Madrid Open Friday after losing 6-3, 3-6, 3-6 to top seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in a ... Read more...

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Djokovic to face Ferrer in Sony Ericsson Open quarters


March 28th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Miami (Florida), March 28 (IANS) World No.1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic reached the Sony Ericsson Open, Miami 2012, tennis quarterfinals defeating 17th seed Richard Gasquet 7-5, 6-3 in ... Read more...

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Maiden title for Vekic in women’s tennis championship


March 24th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 24 (IANS) Ninth seed Donna Vekic, the 15-year-old from Croatia, ranked 397, won the $25,000 QNet ITF Open women's tennis tournament beating fourth seed Andrea Koch Benvenuto of ... Read more...

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Nadal to meet Federer in semis


March 17th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 17 (IANS) World No.2 Rafael Nadal will face 16-times Grand Slam winner Roger Federer in the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells as ... Read more...

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Indian Wells: Paes-Stepanek advance, Bhupathi-Bopanna knocked out


March 11th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
California, March 11 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his partner Radek Stepanek advanced to the second round of the BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells tennis tournament while Indian duo ... Read more...

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National Grass Court Tennis: Top seed Myneni in final


February 10th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) Men's top seed Rakesh Myneni and women's fourth seed Vaishnavi Peddi Reddy sailed into the finals of Indian Jute National Grass Court Tennis Championships here Friday.Myneni ... 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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Federer adds more records on way to London final


November 27th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Roger Federer reached the end-of-season ATP World Tour singles final, his 100th, to ensure that he finishes in the Top 3 in the world rankings ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi lose to Llodra-Zimonjoc


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi wasted too many opportunities to go down 6-7(6), 3-6 to second seeds Michael Llodra of France and Nenad ... Read more...

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Yuki Bhambri and Rutuja Bhosale are new national tennis champions


October 15th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Delhi's Yuki Bhambri Saturday became the new national tennis champion, though his 6-4, 7-6(6) victory over top seed Vishnu Vardhan was marred by contentious line ... Read more...

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Serena Williams in a fix after her US Open final antics


September 12th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 13-time Grand Slam Champion Serena Williams risks fines from the U.S. Tennis Association and the International Tennis Federation following her behavior on the court during the ... Read more...

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Samantha Stosur upsets Serena to win US Open


September 12th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) Australia's Samantha Stosur beat Serena Williams to win the US Open Championship and her first Grand Slam tennis title Sunday.The 27-year-old Stosur become the ... Read more...

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US Open: Wozniacki-Serena semifinal, Zvonareva falls


September 9th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki and three-time champion Serena Williams set up an exciting semifinal at the US Open after they posted convincing wins ... Read more...

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US Open: Djokovic, Federer, Williams advance as retirements continue


September 4th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Novak Djokovic improved his record to 60-2 in 2011 by beating 39th-ranked Nikolay Davydenko 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 Saturday night to reach the fourth round ... Read more...

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US Open: Stosur wins marathon battle against Petrova, Sharapova ousted


September 3rd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) Ninth seed Samantha Stosur advanced into the fourth round at US Open tennis with an epic 7-6(5), 6-7(5), 7-5 victory over 24th seed Nadia ... Read more...

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Wozniacki, Arzarenko advance into US Open second round


August 31st, 2011 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki raced into the second round of the US Open Tuesday, dismantling 125th-ranked Spaniard Nuria Llagostera 6-3, 6-1, Xinhua reported.No. 4 ... Read more...

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Prerna lone Indian in ITF semifinals


June 16th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Eighth-seeded Prerna Bhambri is the lone Indian to enter the semifinals of the $10,000 ITF women's singles. She outplayed compatriot Ashvarya Shrivastava, seeded four rungs ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi win second ATP World Tour team title (Lead)


June 12th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Halle (Germany), June 12 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan claimed their second ATP World Tour team title at the Gerry Weber Open with a fighting ... Read more...

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Karunuday wins maiden ITF tournament


June 11th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) India's Karunuday Singh powered his way to his maiden ITF men's singles title with an emphatic 6-4, 6-2 victory over compatriot Vijayant Malik in the ... Read more...

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Karunuday to meet Malik in ITF final


June 10th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Eighth-seeded Karunuday Singh Friday made a spirited comeback to set up a title clash with compatriot Vijayant Malik in the men's singles of the $10,000 ... Read more...

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Sania falters, drops out of French Open singles (Lead)


May 26th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 26 (IANS) An erratic Sania Mirza failed to seize the opportunities and lost 2-6, 4-6 to 12th-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland in the women's singles second round ... Read more...

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Prerna, Ankita only Indians to advance to quarterfinals


May 11th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India's Prerna Bhambri overcame Ratnika Batra in a closely-fought three-setter to storm into the quarterfinals on a day when Oman's top seed Fatma Al Nabhani ... Read more...

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