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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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Davis Cup: Bhambri plays King-Turner, Vardhan vs. Statham


September 13th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 13 (IANS) India's Yuki Bhambri will take on New Zealander Daniel King-Turner in the opening match of the Davis Cup first round play-off, starting here Friday, while ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: India captain weighs his options


September 12th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) India in the last two decades invariably went into a Davis Cup tie taking for granted a victory in doubles with Leander Paes and ... Read more...

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Czech team nominated for Davis Cup semifinal


September 5th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, Sep 5 (IANS) Czech tennis team captain Jaroslav Navratil has nominated the team for Davis Cup semifinal against Argentina to be played in Buenos Aires from Sep 14-16.The ... Read more...

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Russia choose low-ranked players for Davis Cup tie


September 4th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is set to include a pair of virtual unknown tennis players in its five-man team to play Brazil in a match that ... Read more...

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Knee injury sidelines Nadal for two months


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A knee injury will keep Rafael Nadal out of tennis for the next two months, including Spain's Davis Cup semifinal against the United States, ... Read more...

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After 19 years, Chandigarh to host Davis Cup tie


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Chandigarh will witness international tennis action this month with the Davis Cup tie between India and New Zealand being held at the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis ... 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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Bhupathi-Bopanna in Cincinnati final


August 19th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 19 (IANS) Amidst the lows of being axed from India's Davis Cup team, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna put in a sterling performance to march into the ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna dropped from Davis Cup team


August 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Saturday decided to drop Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna from the Davis Cup team that will take on ... Read more...

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Djokovic happy about playing Olympics on grass


July 26th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Former world No.1 Novak Djokovic from Serbia has said he is looking forward to playing on grass at the All England Club where he won ... Read more...

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Somdev not surprised at getting Olympic wild card


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Indian tennis player Somdev Devvarman says he was not surprised at getting a singles wild card entry for the London Olympics."The news that I got ... Read more...

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I know what it takes to win an Olympic medal: Paes


July 20th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 20 (IANS) India's ace tennis player Leander Paes has said he knows what it takes to win an Olympic medal and will not distract himself by ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis captain Misra has high hopes from players


July 14th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Shiv Prakash Misra, the team leader-cum-captain of Indian tennis team for the London Olympics, believes that the players would put behind the recent bickering over ... Read more...

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Sonia, Somdev get wild card entry for London Olympics


June 26th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Somdev Devvarman Tuesday were given wild card entries by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for the 2012 London Olympics."Both Sania ... Read more...

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Nadal named flag bearer for Spain’s Olympic team


June 21st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 21 (IANS) Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal was named the flag bearer for his country at the London Olympic Games which begin July 27.Nadal, who won the ... Read more...

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Vardhan hopes to shine on Wimbledon grass


June 21st, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) India's young tennis player Vishnu Vardhan, who was Thursday picked to play alongside Leander Paes at the London Olympics, hoped his serve and volley ... Read more...

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AITA backs Paes, gives sports ministry five options


June 19th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Defending the decision to pair Leander Paes with Mahesh Bhupathi, the All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday lobbed the ball back into the government ... Read more...

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AITA asks sports ministry to convince warring players (Roundup)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Monday asked the sports ministry to convince Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna to team up with Leander Paes ... Read more...

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Khanna elected AITA president


June 16th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Anil Khanna was unanimously elected president of the All India Tennis Association at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) here Saturday while Bharat Oza became ... Read more...

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Monfils, Gasquet pull out of Monte Carlo Masters


April 13th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 13 (IANS) France's Gael Monfils and Richard Gasquet pulled out of the Masters 1000 event in Monte Carlo due to injury.Monfils, world No. 14, cited a side ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to host India-New Zealand Davis Cup tie


April 10th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) The India-New Zealand Davis Cup tie will be played in Chandigarh in September, a senior tennis official said here Tuesday.The tie will be played at ... 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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Brazil makes world group playoffs in Davis Cup


April 9th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 9 (IANS) Brazil advanced to the Davis Cup world group playoffs after Thomaz Bellucci defeated Colombia's Santiago Giraldo in straight sets in Sao Jose do ... Read more...

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Bhambri upsets Istomin in dead rubber


April 8th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Namangan (Uzbekistan), April 8 (IANS) India won the two dead rubbers to lose the Davis Cup Group I tie against Uzbekistan 2-3 here Sunday, when 295th ranked Yuki Bhambri ... Read more...

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Austria win Davis Cup doubles against Spain, trail 1-2


April 8th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 8 (IANS) The Davis Cup quarterfinal tie between Spain and Austria will go into the third and final day after the Austrian doubles pairing of Oliver Marach/Alexander ... Read more...

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India relegated to Group II after Davis Cup loss (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Namangan (Uzbekistan), April 7 (IANS) India were relegated to Group II in Asia/Oceania after Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna were stunned by Murad Inoyatov and Denis Istomin in the ... 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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Spain take 2-0 lead in Davis Cup quarterfinal


April 7th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 7 (IANS) Spain cruised to a comfortable 2-0 win in their Davis Cup tennis quarterfinal tie against Austria.The Spanish team again showed how proficient they are on ... 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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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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Brazil, Colombia battle for Davis Cup playoff


April 6th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 6 (IANS) Brazil and Colombia will play for a spot in the Davis Cup world group playoff when they meet on the clay surface of ... Read more...

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Spain humble ahead of Davis Cup tie


April 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 4 (IANS) Alex Corretja, the captain of the Spanish Davis Cup tennis team, said Wednesday that his side would approach its quarterfinal tie against Austria with humility.The ... Read more...

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Djokovic to miss Serbia’s Davis Cup tie


March 28th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, March 28 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic will not play Serbia's Davis Cup tie with the Czech Republic in Prague April 6-8.Serbian captain Bogdan Obradovic picked World No.9 ... 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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