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US Open: Federer, Murray drawn to meet in semis


August 24th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) Top seed Roger Federer is drawn to meet Britain's Andy Murray in the semifinals at the US Open following their duels of Wimbledon and ... Read more...

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Federer survives scare at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Roger Federer was forced to dig deep to avoid a first-round Olympic tennis tournament exit Saturday after stiff resistance from Colombia's Alejandro ... Read more...

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Ivanovic battles past McHale at Olympics


July 28th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serbia's Ana Ivanovic booked her place in the second round of the Olympic women's singles tennis event Saturday, knocking out Christina McHale of the United ... Read more...

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Latam nations aim for more medals at London Olympics


July 28th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Latin American and Caribbean countries are hoping the London Olympics, which officially kicked off Friday, offer them a chance for more medals than the 2008 Beijing ... Read more...

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Nalbandian spared more punishment for Queen’s Club incident


June 25th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Argentine tennis player David Nalbandian will not face further discipline from the ATP for injuring a line judge at the Queen's Club here.Nalbandian lost the ... Read more...

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Hewitt gets wildcard for Wimbledon


June 13th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former champion Lleyton Hewitt is one of 13 players to receive a wildcard entry to this year's Wimbledon tennis tournament, organisers confirmed.Australian Hewitt beat ... 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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Argentina book place in Davis Cup semifinals


April 9th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, April 9 (IANS) Four-time Davis Cup runners-up Argentina have entered the semifinals of the 2012 edition, beating Croatia 4-1 at home.Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro, ranked ... Read more...

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Argentina draws 1-1 with Croatia in Davis Cup


April 7th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, April 7 (IANS) Argentine Juan Martin del Potro, ranked 10th in the world, beat 52nd-ranked Croatian Ivo Karlovic to tie their Davis Cup quarterfinal series 1-1.Del Potro, ... 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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Davis Cup final: Argentina win doubles to keep chances alive


December 4th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 4 (IANS) The Argentinian doubles pair of David Nalbandian and Eduardo Schwank won Saturday's doubles rubber to keep their country in with a chance of winning the ... Read more...

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Spain aims for fifth Davis Cup title


December 1st, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 1 (IANS) Spain are looking to win the Davis Cup tennis title for the fifth time when they face Argentina at the La Cartuja stadium in Sevilla ... 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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Davis Cup semifinals: Nadal plays Gasquet, Djokovic against Nalbandian


September 15th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Corboda (Spain), Sep 15 (IANS) World No.2 Rafael Nadal will play the opening singles for Spain in the Davis Cup semifinal against France here Friday.Nadal will play Richard Gasquet ... Read more...

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Caroline Wozniacki apologizes to Rafael Nadal


September 7th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US Open top seed Caroline Wozniacki has apologized for impersonating Rafael Nadal’s embarrassing press conference cramping spasm. The 20-year-old mocked Nadal shortly after her match against ... Read more...

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US Open: Nadal collapses at news conference


September 5th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) Defending champion Rafal Nadal slipped off his chair during a news conference due to a painful cramp in his right leg after the second seed ... Read more...

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US Open: Nadal, Murray in last 16; Stosur vs. Zvonareva in women’s quarters


September 5th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray advanced into the fourth round of the men's singles event at the US Open tennis here Sunday, while Samantha ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Federer discuss cricket at Wimbledon


June 26th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Two sporting legends Sachin Tendulkar and Roger Federer met on the sidelines of the ongoing Wimbledon championships Saturday and chatted at length in the Royal ... Read more...

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France take 2-0 lead over Argentina in Davis Cup


September 18th, 2010 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Lyon (France), Sep 18 (DPA) Michael Llodra and Gael Monfils combined for a pair of wins Friday to put France into 2-0 command over Argentina in their Davis Cup World group ... Read more...

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Could be Murray’s US Open moment if he keeps a New York state of mind: Rusedski


August 28th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28(ANI): Former British tennis star Greg Rusedski believes that Andy Murray has a 'massive chance' of winning his first Grand Slam title at the US Open, which starts from Monday ... Read more...

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Nadal struggles, Federer walks through as top four advance


August 20th, 2010 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 20 (DPA) Rafael Nadal had to work for almost three hours Thursday to get past Frenchman Julien Benneteau 5-7, 7-6 (8-6), 6-2 to earn a place in the quarter-finals ... Read more...

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Nalbandian put Argentina into Davis Cup semi-finals (Night Lead)


July 12th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 11 (DPA) Argentine hero David Nalbandian fired his nation into the Davis Cup semi-finals Sunday to complete a 3-2 defeat of Russia in a World Group quarter-final struggle. The 28-year-old ... Read more...

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Nalbandian sees Argentina through to Davis Cup semis


July 11th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 11 (DPA) Injury comeback king David Nalbandian put Argentina through to the Davis Cup semifinals as he completed his country's first away defeat of Russia, handing the South Americans ... Read more...

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Spain in strife with 2-0 Davis Cup deficit against France


July 10th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Clermont-Ferrand (France), July 10 (DPA) Holders Spain face a fight for life without Rafael Nadal after France took a 2-0 lead in their Davis Cup World Group quarterfinal tie. The hosts now ... Read more...

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Nalbandian returns to tennis with Davis Cup win


July 10th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 9 (DPA) Argentine David Nalbandian made a successful comeback to tennis after three months away as he beat Russian Nikolay Davydenko 6-4, 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (8-6) to give his ... Read more...

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Rusty Davydenko to open for Russia; Spain without Nadal


July 8th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (DPA) Out-of-form Nikolay Davydenko starts the campaign for hosts Russia with an opening rubber against Argentine David Nalbandian after the draw Thursday for their Davis Cup World Group ... Read more...

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Honeymooning Roddick to miss Rome for second straight year


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 23 (DPA) Andy Roddick will miss next week's Rome Masters for the second straight year as the world number seven celebrates his one-year wedding anniversary. The 2008 semi-finalist at the ... Read more...

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Knee problem forces Nadal to withdraw from Barcelona Open


April 20th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Injured Rafael Nadal will miss the Barcelona Open this week because of knee-related problems.Nadal secured the Monte Carlo Masters title on Sunday for the sixth consecutive time, ... Read more...

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Nalbandian pleased his Davis Cup gamble paid off


March 24th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, March 24 (DPA) Argentine David Nalbandian admits he came up trumps as he gambled with his hip surgery recovery by flying to Sweden to help Argentina into the Davis Cup ... Read more...

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Davydenko the final challenge for Del Potro


November 29th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (DPA) Russian Nikolay Davydenko stunned Roger Federer 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 to book a place in the final of the ATP World Tour Finals and a date with Argentine ... Read more...

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Djokovic shows no mercy in first-ever bagel rout


November 6th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Basle, Switzerland, Nov 6 (DPA) Second seed Novak Djokovic made quick work of Jan Henrych as he smothered the Czech 6-0, 6-0 at the Swiss Indoors to earn the first "double ... Read more...

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Del Potro overhauls Cilic to reach first Grand Slam semi-final


September 11th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (DPA) Argentine Juan del Potro won a battle of 20-year-olds with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 comeback over Croatian Marin Cilic to make his biggest career impression ... Read more...

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Federer stops late Soderling surge (Roundup)


September 10th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (DPA) Roger Federer moved closer to a sixth-straight title at the US Open by posting his 12th victory without a loss over Sweden's Robin Soderling. The Swiss top ... Read more...

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Federer feels no pressure as a successful season continues


August 30th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 30 (DPA) Even with the birth of twins a month ago and pressure for a sixth straight title at the US Open, Roger Federer insisted that this is ... Read more...

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Davydenko won’t speculate on his clay fate against Nadal


April 24th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, April 24 (DPA) Russian Nikolay Davydenko checked in for another successful work day on the clay Friday while Rafael Nadal took advantage of a quarter-final walkover as the pair prepared ... Read more...

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