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Somdev enters top-100 in singles rankings


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman broke into the top-100 of the tennis rankings in singles, jumping seven spots to 96 in the Association of Tennis Professional (ATP) chart ... Read more...

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Injured Sania confident of playing in Commonwealth Games


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza, who is out with a troublesome wrist, is confident of playing in the Commonwealth Games, beginning October 3 in New Delhi. ... Read more...

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Paes-Dlouhy in semis; Bopanna, Bhupathi bow out in Dubai


February 25th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy Thursday cruised into the doubles semifinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships while Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna bowed out with ... Read more...

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Somdev takes Baghdatis to three sets in Dubai


February 24th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 24 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman went down fighting 3-6, 6-3, 1-6 to World No. 37 Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis in the second round of the Dubai Tennis Championships here Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Paes-Dlouhy enter Dubai Tennis Championships quarters


February 23rd, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 23 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy have joined Mahesh Bhupathi and Max Mirnyi in the quarterfinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships. The second-seeded Indo-Czech pair fought off ... Read more...

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Somdev qualifies for Dubai Tennis Championships


February 21st, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 21 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman has qualified for the $1,619,500 Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships beginning Monday. He will play Swiss Marco Chiudinelli in the first round. In the final qualifying ... Read more...

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Sania falls to 77 in WTA rankings


February 15th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza fell 18 places to be 77th in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings released Monday. Sania has earned just one win in her ... Read more...

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Djokovic denies Ferrer to win Dubai title


March 1st, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 1(IANS) Novak Djokovic overcame a patchy effort littered with breaks of serve before lifting his first title of 2009 with a 7-5, 6-3 win over David Ferrer at the Barclays ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Knowles in Dubai Tennis Championships quarters


February 25th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of Bahamas stormed into the quarter-finals of the Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-3, 6-1 win over wild cards Hamoud Abbas and ... Read more...

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Israel-Sweden Davis Cup tie to be played without audience


February 19th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19(IANS) Sweden and Israel's first-round Davis Cup tie will be played next month in an empty arena because of security concerns. The decision comes after Israeli player Shahar Peer was ... Read more...

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Sania out of Dubai Tennis Championships singles


February 17th, 2009 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 17 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza made a second round exit from Dubai Tennis Championships, going down in straight sets to World No. 24 Kaia Kanepi of Estonia here Tuesday. The 23-year-old ... Read more...

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After Peer, UAE may now deny visa to Israel’s Andy Ram


February 17th, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) The row over denial of visa to Israel's Shahar Peer by Dubai Tennis Championships organisers is likely to escalate with doubles player Andy Ram, a member of Israel's ... Read more...

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Sania in second round at Dubai


February 17th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 17 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza carried her good form in the Dubai Tennis Championships, overpowering Russian Ekaterina Makarova 7-5, 6-2. Sania, who was given a wildcard in the tournament, was backed ... Read more...

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Federer had viral infection during Australian Open


March 8th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, March 8 (IANS) Doctors finally have been able to solve world no.1 Roger Federer's dilemma of why he felt sluggish at the Australian Open January. According to the doctors the Swiss ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Knowles in semis, Bopanna out


March 7th, 2008 - 8:22 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 7 (IANS) Fourth seeds Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles moved into the semi-finals of the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships when they outplayed Feliciano Lopez and Rafael Nadal 6-1, 6-1 Thursday. ... Read more...

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Bopanna, Qureshi reach doubles quarterfinal at Dubai


March 5th, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 5 (IANS) Wild card Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi defeated Igor Andreev of Russia and Paul-Henri Mathieu of France in straight sets to advance to the quarterfinal of Barclays Dubai ... Read more...

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Three Indians in doubles at Dubai Tennis


March 4th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 4 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles, seeded fourth at the Barclay's Dubai Tennis Championships, will meet Englishman Andy Murray and Stanislas Wawrinka of Germany in the first round of ... Read more...

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Murray exploits Federer forehand for Dubai upset win


March 4th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by admin
DPA Dubai, March 4 (DPA) Andy Murray stayed calm as he engineered an upset, handing Roger Federer a first-round defeat with a 6-7 (6-8), 6-3, 6-4 win Monday at the Barclays Dubai Tennis ... 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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Henin beats Srebotnik in three-hour marathon


February 28th, 2008 - 11:42 pm ICT by admin
DPA Dubai, Feb 28 (DPA) World number one Justine Henin saved her best for last, playing the set of her season to outlast qualifier Katarina Srebotnik 7-5, 6-7 (6-8), 6-3 in a difficult ... Read more...

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Sania’s campaign at Dubai Tennis ends


February 28th, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, Feb 28 (IANS) Sania Mirza's campaign at the Dubai Tennis Championships here ended as she and her partner Francesca Schiavone of Italy were shown the door in doubles quarterfinals of the ... Read more...

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Sania makes winning start in Dubai, meets Jankovic next


February 27th, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by admin
Dubai, Feb 27 (IANS) Sania Mirza overcame a first set lapse in concentration to pack off qualifier Vera Dushevina of Russia 7-6 (5), 6-2 in the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships Tuesday. Sania ... Read more...

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Dementieva begins with a win in Dubai


February 26th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin
DPA Dubai, Feb 26 (DPA) Eighth seed Elena Dementieva of Russia made a successful start at the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships as she defeated Swiss Patty Schnyder 7-5, 6-2. But Dementieva's compatriot Maria ... Read more...

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