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Jwala takes a sabbatical, Ashwini looks for a partner


August 31st, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India's famed badminton doubles exponent Jwala Gutta has decided to go on a sabbatical, telling her partner Ashwini Ponnappa to look out for a partner.... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap shines on a mixed day for Indian badminton (Roundup)


July 29th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap was the lone bright spot for Indian badminton on a day when the highly-rated women's doubles pair and the mixed doubles team lost their ... Read more...

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Vece Paes slams AITA’s decision


June 21st, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Olympian Vece Paes has slammed All Indian Tennis Association's decision to pair his son Leander Paes with World No.328 Vishnu Vardhan at the London Olympics, ... Read more...

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Krishna plays key role in breaking tennis deadlock


June 21st, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday played a key role in convincing Leander Paes to pair-up with Vishnu Vardhan and end the week-long ... Read more...

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Krishna jumps in, but no solution for Olympic tennis team


June 20th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has called for the players to resolve their differences but this has had little impact as the All ... Read more...

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Maken retreats; AITA, Bhupathi back to square one (Roundup)


June 19th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi Tuesday stuck to his guns of not playing the London Olympics with his estranged friend Leander Paes after Sports Minister Ajay Maken ... Read more...

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It’s for AITA to pick the Olympic team, says Maken (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Tuesday washed his hands of the issue of selecting India's tennis doubles team for the London Olympics, saying it is ... Read more...

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Maken questions AITA’s decision to pick one team


June 18th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Monday questioned All India Tennis Association's (AITA) decision to send only one men's doubles team to the London Olympics when ... Read more...

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IOA seeks report from AITA on team selection


June 16th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Saturday sought a report from the All India Tennis Association (AITA) on the controversial selection of the men's doubles ... Read more...

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Full text of AITA release


June 15th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Here is the full text of the All India Tennis Association (AITA) statement that was released to Media here Friday soon after the selection committee ... Read more...

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French Open: Bhupathi, Sania advance to mixed double quarters


June 4th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 3 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza advanced to the quarterfinals of the mixed doubles at the French Open with a straight sets victory over ... Read more...

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Paes in mixed quarters, beaten in men’s doubles (Roundup)


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 3 (IANS) Leander Paes had mixed luck in the French Open tennis Saturday. While the top Indian doubles player and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina easily won ... 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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It was Paes’s decision to split, reveals Bhupathi


November 30th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Indian tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi has broken the silence on his split with Leander Paes, saying it was his partner's decision to part ways ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi move to fifth in ATP Rankings


November 14th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The newly-crowned winners of Paris Masters Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi moved two places to fifth in the latest ATP Doubles Team Rankings released ... Read more...

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Stockholm Open: Bopanna-Qureshi in men’s doubles final


October 21st, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 21 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi rallied to enter the Stockholm Open men's doubles final Friday, with a 2-6, 6-2, 10-8 victory over Cypriot ... Read more...

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Spain chooses Seville to host Davis Cup final


October 6th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 6 (IANS/EFE) Spain's tennis federation has selected the southwestern city of Seville as the venue for the Davis Cup final in early December, when the host nation ... Read more...

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Paes, Bhupathi claim Miami Masters, rise to No.1 spot


April 3rd, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, April 3 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi claimed their first Sony Ericsson Open title together and also rose to World No.1 ranking after rallying to defeat second ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: India have a tough battle against Serbia


March 3rd, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Novi Sad, March 3 (IANS) Birthday boy Rohan Bopanna will have to play out of his skin to give India a winning start against Serb Viktor Troicki in ... Read more...

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Wawrinka gets wild card, organisers excited about Lee-Hesh return


December 15th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) World No.21 Stanislas Wawrinka from Switzerland has received a wild card entry for the 2011 Aircel ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament to be held here from Jan 3 ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi get 2010 Grand Prix of Peace and Sports award


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Ranvir Nayar Paris, Dec 3 (IANS) Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani doubles partner Aisam ul Haq Qureshi have been awarded the 2010 Grand Prix of Peace & Sports ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi duo advance to quarterfinals in Valencia ATP championship


November 5th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Valencia (Spain), Nov 5(ANI): The tennis duo comprising Rohan Bopanna of India and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan has advanced into the quarterfinals of the ATP World Tour Championship men's doubles event ... Read more...

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CWG: India close to 100 medals, battles England for second spot (Intro Night Lead)


October 14th, 2010 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Four gold medals, including a hat-trick by boxers, took India's gold count to 36 and the overall tally to 96 on the penultimate day of ... Read more...

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CWG Badminton: India in mixed team event final (Lead)


October 8th, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India pulled off a splendid 3-0 victory over England to set up a clash with top seed Malaysia in the final of the badminton mixed ... Read more...

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Saina to shoulder India’s CWG badminton hopes


September 26th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy (Attn Editors: This is the 12th preview discussing India's chances in various disciplines at the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. This piece is on badminton)New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) One of ... Read more...

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Bopanna, Qureshi ranked sixth in ATP doubles


September 13th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sept 13 (IANS) Following their entry into the final of the US Open tennis final, India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam Qureshi are now ranked World No. 6 in ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games: Singapore stand between India and TT gold


September 8th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma (Attn Editors: This is the first of the previews discussing India's chances in various disciplines at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games from Oct 3-14. The piece is on Table Tennis.)New ... Read more...

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Indian badminton team for CWG announced


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A 10-member Indian badminton team for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games was announced here Thursday. Saina Nehwal would be spearheading India's campaign in women's singles while World No. ... Read more...

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Saina, Jwala-Diju in world badminton quarters


August 26th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 26 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal moved into the quarterfinals of the World badminton championships with a 21-14, 21-18 victory over Ella Diehl of Russia here Thursday. In the mixed doubles, Jwala ... Read more...

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India to play Brazil at home in Davis Cup


May 11th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India have been drawn to play Brazil at home in their Davis Cup World Group play-off tie Sept 17-19. Brazil play in India since the last tie ... Read more...

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India’s Commonwealth Games prospects bright: Bhupathi


May 7th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, May 7 (ANI): Indian tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi has said that India have bright prospects in the forthcoming Commonwealth Games.Talking to reporters here on Thursday, Bhupathi said: "India have bright ... Read more...

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A set down, Bhupathi-Mirnyi concede Monte Carlo final


April 19th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Monte Carlo, April 19 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi and his Belarusian partner Max Mirnyi had to content with the runners-up trophy at the Monte-Carlo Masters doubles after the Indian retired following an injured ... Read more...

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Bob & Mike Byran were featured on ‘60 Minutes’ on the 21st of March 2010


March 22nd, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tennis players Bob and Mike Byran were featured on the show ’60 Minutes’ on the 21st of March 2010. They are identical twins, and ... Read more...

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Shuttlers confident of good show in Thomas Cup qualifiers


February 21st, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Indian men's team was upbeat about its chances in the Asian qualifiers for the Thomas Cup badminton championships, beginning Monday at Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. In Thomas ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Knowles lose semifinals of ATP World Tour


November 29th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) In what was their last match together, India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of Bahamas went down 4-6, 4-6 to two-time winners Bob and Mike Bryan of the ... Read more...

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