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Lahiri fires 69 to take lead


August 9th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 9 (IANS) Local hope Anirban Lahiri snatched the lead at the end of third round in the PGTI Players Championship presented by Prestige Golfshire Club after he posted ... Read more...

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South African Anderson wins Delray ATP title


March 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Seventh-seed Kevin Anderson of South Africa defeated qualifier Marinko Matosevic of Australia 6-4, 7-6(2) to win the ATP Delray Beach International tennis tournament here.Anderson won ... Read more...

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Federer clinches 70th career title at ATP Finals


November 28th, 2011 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Swiss legend Roger Federer clinched the 70th title in his career after outplaying Frenchman Jo- Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 6-7(6) and 6-3 at the ATP World ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Mirnyi go down fighting to Murrays in Valencia


November 8th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia (Spain), Nov 8 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Max Mirnyi of Belarus fought hard but could not stop Scots Andy and Jamie Murray from clinching the 1,357,000 euros Valencia Open tennis ... Read more...

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Mikhail Youzhny wins Malaysian Open


October 4th, 2010 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 4 (IANS) Russia's Mikhail Youzhny won the Malaysian Open men's singles title here Sunday, rallying from a set down to beat Kazakh Andrey Golubev 6-7 (7), 6-2, 7-6 (3).The ... Read more...

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Bhullar drops, but Chowrasia rises


September 26th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kobe (Japan), Sep 26 (IANS) Gaganjeet Bhullar ballooned to a 78 on the final day and dropped from overnight 25th to 59th, while S.S.P. Chowrasia with a fne 68 zoomed to tied ... Read more...

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Bryan brother make history with 62nd doubles tennis title


August 2nd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 2 (DPA) American Bryan brothers Bob and Mike made doubles history Sunday with their 62nd career title through a 6-7 (6-8), 6-2, 10-7 win at the Farmers Classic in ... Read more...

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Roddick recovers to reach Atlanta semi-finals


July 24th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta (Georgia), July 24 (DPA) Andy Roddick repeated a victory from 2001 as he struggled past Belgian Xavier Malisse 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the semi-finals of the Atlanta Tennis Championships. Nearly ... Read more...

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Nadal sweeps to second Wimbledon trophy with dream victory (Night Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (DPA) Rafael Nadal completed another highlight in his glittering career, dominating Czech Tomas Berdych 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 Sunday to win a second Wimbledon title in three years in ... Read more...

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Nadal claims second Wimbledon title


July 4th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (DPA) Rafael Nadal of Spain defeated Czech Tomas Berdych 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 Sunday to claim his second Wimbledon title. World number one Nadal cruised to victory in 2 hours ... Read more...

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‘Wimbledon has brought the best out in me’: Murray


June 28th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28(ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray has admitted that he has been playing 'perfect' tennis after storming into Wimbledon's Round of 16.Murray, who beat Frenchman Gilles Simon 6-1 6-4 ... Read more...

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Hewitt stuns Federer for Halle title


June 13th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Halle (Germany), June 13 (DPA) Lleyton Hewitt rallied to beat five-time champion Roger Federer 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 for the Halle grass court title Sunday, leaving the Swiss with some work ... Read more...

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Bhullar bags eighth PGTI title


May 7th, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Gaganjeet Bhullar bagged his eighth career title with the help of a spectacular four under 66 in the final round of the PGTI Players Championship presented by Bombay ... Read more...

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Pennetta to face Wickmayer in Auckland final


January 8th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Jan 8 (DPA) Top seed Flavia Pennetta moved closer to victory of her ninth career title as she put out Italian compatriot Francesca Schiavone 6-3, 6-0 Friday at the ASB Classic. The ... Read more...

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Determined Davydenko ready to start tennis season


December 28th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 28 (DPA) Nikolay Davydenko is due in the Gulf this week, rested and refreshed from his Maldives holiday, and ready to start the 2010 season little more than ... Read more...

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Hewitt loses to Federer in Cincinnati Masters


August 22nd, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Mason (Ohio, US), Aug.22 (ANI): Lleyton Hewitt bowed out of the Cincinnati Masters quarter-finals, but said his performance had whet his appetite for the US Open."The US Open is somewhere I've ... Read more...

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Querrey ignites his summer with second career title


August 3rd, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 3 (DPA) Sam Querrey lifted the second title of his career after losing two finals last month as he defeated Australian Carsten Ball, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 to win ... Read more...

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Ginepri works another Indy miracle with second title performance


July 27th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
By Bill Scott Indianapolis (Indiana), July 27 (DPA) History repeated for Robby Ginepri Sunday as the 95th-ranked outsider again turned the formbook on its head with a second career title at the ... Read more...

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Jankovic outlasts Lisicki, Safina cruises past Hantuchova


May 1st, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, May 1 (DPA) Defending champion Jelena Jankovic outlasted fighting German teenager Sabine Lisicki, 7-5, 5-7, 6-3, to book a place in the Porsche Grand Prix quarter-finals. The third-seeded Serb Jankovic squandered ... Read more...

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Federer, Djokovic cruise into the third round at Miami


March 28th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, March 28 (DPA) Former champions Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic revved up their game with overwhelming opening wins to power into the third round of the Miami Masters. World No.2 Federer, ... Read more...

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Nadal, Zvonareva claim titles in blustery Indian Wells


March 23rd, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 23 (DPA) Rafael Nadal took revenge for two consecutive losses to Andy Murray as he crushed the Briton 6-1, 6-2 in a wind-blown challenge to win his ... Read more...

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Federer one win short of making history in Australia


January 29th, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (DPA) Roger Federer continued his career domination of Andy Roddick Thursday, earning a place in an 18th career Grand Slam final with a 6-2, 7-5, 7-5 win over ... Read more...

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Davydenko for Chennai Open tennis


October 22nd, 2008 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) World No.6 and Russia No.1, Nikolay Davydenko will participate in the $450,000 ATP Chennai Open to be held here from Jan 5-11.Winner of 14 ATP titles, Davydenko, nicknamed ... Read more...

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Gonzalez confident of challenging Nadal


August 16th, 2008 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) Rafael Nadal couldn't ask for more. The Spaniard, who has had a phenomenal season so far, is just one match away from crowning himself with Olympic glory when ... Read more...

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Jeev misses midway cut at Sun Chlorella


August 1st, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hokkaido, Aug 1 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh missed the midway cut with a five-over 77 in the second round of the Sun Chorella Classic golf Friday. Winner of the Sega Sammy Cup ... Read more...

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Jeev 43rd, drops four strokes on last two holes


July 31st, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hokkaido, (Japan) July 31 (IANS) A horrible mess-up right at the end saw Jeev Milkha Singh drop four shots in last two holes and end with a three-over 75 in the first ... Read more...

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Prakash loses to Santoro his first ATP Tour final


July 14th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Port (Rhode Island), July 14 (IANS) Prakash Amritraj could not stop Frenchman Fabrice Santoro from retaining the Campbell's Hall of Fame singles title, but even the defeat in the final ... Read more...

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Tipsarevic turns the page on his reading habits


June 30th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
DPA London, June 30 (DPA) Tennis intellectual Janko Tipsarevic has turned the page on his former voracious reading habits, hitting the court much more than the bookstore during the Wimbledon Championships. "For the ... Read more...

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Nadal beats Federer in Hamburg to complete clay title


May 19th, 2008 - 8:14 am ICT by admin
By John Bagratuni Hamburg, May 18 (DPA) Rafael Nadal beat four-time champion Roger Federer 7-5, 6-7 (3-7), 6-3 in the Hamburg Masters final Sunday to complete his collection of major clay court titles. ... Read more...

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Jeev recovers well to finish sixth in Japan


May 4th, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by admin
Togo (Japan), May 4 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh dropped four bogeys but still managed to finish tied sixth at the Chunichi Crowns tournament here Sunday. Jeev, who was playing his first event ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Knowles in Dubai Open doubles final


March 8th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Dubai, March 8 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi is in line for his third Dubai Open tennis title when he and Mark Knowles of Bahamas clash with third seeds Martin Damm and Pavel ... Read more...

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Schiavone halts Henin’s win streak in Dubai


February 29th, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by admin
DPA Dubai, Feb 29 (DPA) Italian outsider Francesca Schiavone ended the reign of Justine Henin at the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships here with a nervy 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-4) quarter-final victory. The defeat ... Read more...

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