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Davis Cup: Yuki gives India 1-0 lead


September 14th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Yuki Bhambri fought back from two sets down to give India a 1-0 lead against New Zealand on the opening day of the Davis Cup ... Read more...

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SRK eyes stake in I-League champions Dempo (Evening Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) As Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan eyes a stake in India's I-League champions Dempo, the football club hopes that the association will take them ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan to buy stake in I-League champions Dempo


June 1st, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) After tasting success in cricket, Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan has now switched his attention to soccer and is in talks with I-League champions ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Uzbekistan take 3-0 lead against India


April 7th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Namangan (Uzbekistan), April 7 (IANS) Murad Inoyatov and Denis Istomin stunned Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna in the key doubles tie Saturday as Uzbekistan took an unassailable 3-0 lead ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Uzbekistan take 2-0 lead against India


April 6th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Namangan (Uzbekistan), April 6 (IANS) India suffered a bad start in their Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I tie against Uzbekistan with debutant Sanam Singh and Yuki Bhambri losing their ... Read more...

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Sania Mirza to lead India in Fed Cup


December 26th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Sania Mirza will lead the four-member Indian team in the Fed Cup Asia Oceania group to be held in China from Jan 30 to Feb ... Read more...

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Lebanon agrees to play Davis Cup tie in Pakistan


September 24th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 24 (IANS) Lebanon have agreed to play their Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group 2 tie in Pakistan giving sport in the strife-torn country a massive boost when most ... Read more...

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India relegated, Japan through to Davis Cup World Group(Lead)


September 18th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 18 (IANS) India are relegated to Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group I after a crushing 1-4 loss in the World Group play-off to Japan, who are now ... Read more...

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ITF refuses Davis Cup tie in Pakistan


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan tennis has received yet another setback after the International Tennis Federation (ITF) decided to disallow it a Davis Cup tie against Hong Kong at home ... Read more...

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Pak looking to rope in Lahore-born Aussie player for Davis cup tie against Kiwis


April 20th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.20 (ANI): Pakistan's star tennis player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is trying to rope in an Australian tennis player of Pakistani origin to boost his country's chances in the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania ... Read more...

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It was a mutual decision to call off Sania’s engagement: Imran Mirza


January 28th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (ANI): Ace tennis star Sania Mirza's father Imran Mirza on Thursday confirmed that the decision to call off Sania's engagement with her childhood friend Sohrab Mirza was a mutual ... Read more...

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Sania calls off her engagement to Sohrab


January 28th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (ANI): Ace tennis star Sania Mirza has reportedly called off her engagement to Sohrab Mirza with whom she was engaged in July 2009 amidst fanfare and media attention.Sania said ... Read more...

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India declared winner after Australia forfeits Davis Cup tie (Intro Roundup)


April 26th, 2009 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The International Tennis Federation (ITF) Saturday declared India the winner of the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group I third round tie after Australia decided against sending its ... Read more...

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Australia to appeal against Chennai as Davis Cup venue


April 19th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 19 (IANS) Tennis Australia (TA) Sunday confirmed that it would challenge the International Tennis Federation's (ITF) decision to retain Chennai as the host for the India-Australia Davis Cup Asia-Oceania ... Read more...

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Chennai as Davis Cup venue never in doubt: Khanna(Lead)


April 18th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The International Tennis Federation (ITF) decision Friday to confirm Chennai as the venue of the India-Australia Davis Cup tie, from May 8-10, was "unanimous". Revealing this, ... Read more...

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World tennis body voted for Chennai: Khanna


April 18th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) All India Tennis Association (AITA) secretary general Anil Khanna Saturday said the International Tennis Federation (ITF) decided in favour of Chennai as the venue for the ... Read more...

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Pakistan questions Philippines’ security after Davis Cup switch


March 18th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, March 18 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday questioned the security situation in the Philippines after its Davis Cup second round tie was switched from Lahore to Manila due to ... Read more...

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India set up a Davis Cup date with Australia


March 8th, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) After their second-round win over hosts Chinese Taipei (Taiwan), India will now take on 28-times champions Australia at home in the third round of the Davis Cup ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev stuns Lu to give India winning point(Lead)


March 8th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kaohsiung (Taiwan), March 8(IANS) Somdev Devvarman produced his best tennis Sunday to outclass World No. 59 Lu Yen-hsun 6-1, 6-2, 6-3 to pilot India into the third round of the Davis Cup ... Read more...

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India beat Taiwan 3-2 in Davis Cup tie


March 8th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kaohsiung (Taiwan), March 8 (IANS) India won their Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group I tie against Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) 3-2 at the Yang Ming Tennis Centre here Sunday. In the first reverse singles, Somdev ... Read more...

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India, Chinese Taipei drawn 1-1 in Davis Cup


March 6th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kaohsiung (Chinese Taipei), March 6 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman won the first singles while Rohan Bopanna lost the second as India were levelled 1-1 with Chinese Taipei after the opening day's play in ... Read more...

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Shikha hurt at being left out of Fed Cup team


January 3rd, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Coming down heavily on the Indian government's new policy on player representation, Shikha Uberoi said she felt like losing her "pride" after being axed from the Fed ... Read more...

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Government policy axes Sunitha, Shikha from Fed Cup team


January 2nd, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Tennis players Sunitha Rao and Shikha Uberoi became the first casuality of the government's policy on player representation as they were dropped from the Indian Fed Cup ... Read more...

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Indian tennis official backs Pakistan over Davis Cup tie


December 17th, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 17 (IANS) Pakistan has received unexpected support from India on its right to host their Davis Cup tie against Oman that was recently shifted from Lahore citing security concerns.Anil Khanna, ... Read more...

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Davis Cup tie shifted from Pakistan due to security


December 15th, 2008 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 15 (IANS) After cricket and hockey, it's now the turn of Pakistan tennis to suffer because of the security situation in the country. The Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) received ... Read more...

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Paes, Bhupathi lose, India books World Group play-off berth


April 13th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by admin
(Roundup)New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi lost the inconsequential reverse singles Sunday even as India beat Japan 3-2 in the Davis Cup Asia Group I tie and qualified ... Read more...

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Yuki Bhambri to spearhead Junior Indian Davis Cup squad


April 5th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Yuki Bhambri will spearhead a three-member Indian squad for the Junior Davis Cup Asia-Oceania qualifying round to be played at the R.K. Khanna stadium here later this ... Read more...

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Dempo, Al Ansar may play safe


March 10th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
Margao (Goa), March 10 (IANS) They both claim they will play to win, but neither Dempo Sports Club nor Al Ansar of Lebanon will kick themselves if they grab only a point ... Read more...

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India into quarterfinals at Thomas Cup Asia Zone preliminaries


February 20th, 2008 - 10:38 pm ICT by admin
Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Feb 20 (IANS) India qualified for the quarterfinals of the Thomas Cup Asia Zone preliminaries after thrashing Pakistan 5-0 in the opening Group C encounter of the ... Read more...

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