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Jayaram packs off World No. 9 at China Masters


September 12th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou (China), Sep 12 (IANS) India's Ajay Jayaram outplayed World No.9 Kenichi Tago while his compatriot R.M.V. Gurusaidutt beat higher-ranked Muhammad Hafiz Hashim in the men's singles opening round at ... Read more...

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US Open: Paes, Sania lose in mixed doubles


September 4th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) It was a bad day for India at the US Open Monday as Leander Paes and Sania Mirza lost their respective mixed doubles quarterfinals of ... Read more...

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Ponnacha in semis of ITF tennis


August 30th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) Niki Kaliyandi Poonacha ousted eighth seed Vilasier Khate 6-2, 6-3 to continue his fine run in the India Oil-Servo ITF junior tennis tournament and enter the ... Read more...

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US Open, Day 2: Wozniacki out, Djokovic in second round (Roundup)


August 29th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Caroline Wozniacki has become the first big name to crash out of the US Open after losing to world No.96 Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu, ... Read more...

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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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Olympic tennis: Federer plays Murray in repeat of Wimbledon final (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Swiss World No.1 Roger Federer has survived a marathon semifinal in his quest to win a singles gold medal at the London Olympics tennis tournament ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Azarenka reaches semifinals


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka secured a win over Germany's seventh seed Angelique Kerber to reach the semi-finals of women's singles in Olympics tennis competition ... Read more...

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Clijsters upsets Ivanovic at Olympics


August 1st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belgium's Kim Clijsters knocked out 11th seed Ana Ivanovic of Serbia in straight sets in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Serena Williams beats Zvonareva


August 1st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serena Williams thrashed Russian No.2 Vera Zvonareva in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament here Wednesday.With all other matches at Wimbledon rained ... Read more...

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Federer ends Youznhy’s Wimbledon charge in quarters


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Roger Federer saw off Mikhail Youzhny in a one-sided Wimbledon quarterfinal lasting barely 90 minutes Wednesday.The Swiss third seed hit 25 winners on his ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Sharapova reaches third round


June 28th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova got a second-round fright from Tsvetana Pironkova but came out Thursday to finish off the 38th-ranked Bulgarian in their Wimbledon women's singles ... 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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India Open badminton: Saina knocked out in prequarters (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) India's ace shuttler and World No.5 Saina Nehwal suffered a shocking exit from the Yonex India Open as she went down tamely to South Korean ... 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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Three Indians make main draw in ITF Open


March 18th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 18 (IANS) Three Indians - Nidhi Chilmula, Ankita Raina and Rishika Sunkara - made it to the main draw of the $25,000 ITF Open women's tennis championship here ... Read more...

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Wozniacki advances, Fish shocked in Australian Open (Roundup)


January 18th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) Eighth-seeded American Mardy Fish became the biggest casualty in the men's singles draw while World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki overcame some nervous moments before joining fellow ... Read more...

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Reddy ousts Bhosale in Chennai ITF tourney


September 7th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) Top seed Rutuja Bhosale of India went out in three sets against compatriot Snehadevi Reddy in the pre-quarter-finals of the Servo ITF junior tennis tournament, here ... Read more...

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Rushmi shocked, Ratnika rallies to beat Ashvarya in ITF tourney


June 21st, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) India's Ratnika Batra rallied to take out fourth-seeded compatriot Ashvarya Shrivastava 5-7, 6-0, 6-3 in the opening round of the $10,000 ITF women's tournament at ... Read more...

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Vignesh upsets Gajjar, Yuki breezes into ITF quarters


June 8th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Vignesh Peranamallur shocked second seed Rohan Gajjar 6-3, 7-5 to enter the quarterfinals of $15,000 ITF men's singles at the DLTA complex here Wednesday.Vignesh came ... Read more...

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Saina in second round of Malaysia Open Grand Prix


May 4th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal defeated Jiayuan Chen of Singapore 21-16, 21-12 to move into the second round of the women's singles event in the Malaysia Open ... Read more...

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Saina to open her campaign in Malaysia Open Wednesday


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal will begin her campaign in Malaysia Open Grand Prix gold against Jiayuan Chen of Singapore in women's singles at Alor Setar Wednesday.Saina, ... Read more...

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Saina Nehwal in quarters of All England


March 11th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, March 11 (IANS) Indian ace Saina Nehwal overcame the challenge of Chinese Taipei's Tzu Ying Tai 21-17, 21-17 to advance to the quarterfinals of the All England Badminton Championships, ... Read more...

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Defending champion Federer cruises into round two of Australian Open


January 17th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 17(ANI): Defending champion Roger Federer blasted his way into the second round of the Australian Open by beating Lukas Lacko 6-1 6-1 6-3 on Monday.Seeking an open-era record fifth ... Read more...

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Malisse enters final of Chennai Open


January 8th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Xavier Malisse proved that age is not necessarily a factor at the competitive level as he ousted a younger Janko Tipsarevic, the sixth seed, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, to ... Read more...

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Aircel ATP: Tipsarevic through to last 8


January 6th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 6 (IANS) Serbian Davis Cupper and sixth seed Janko Tipsarevic kept his emotions in check to ward off a stiff second set challenge from Russian qualifier Alexandre ... Read more...

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Triumphant Nadal blows past Verdasco and closer to final


September 10th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (DPA) Rafael Nadal was one victory away from a dream final at the US Open with Roger Federer, after the top seed won the first all-Spanish quarter-final ... Read more...

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Triumphant Nadal paces Spain into US Open quarter-finals


September 8th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (DPA) Rafael Nadal was untouchable at the US Open, unbroken for the fortnight after reaching the quarter-finals with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 defeat of friend Feliciano Lopez ... Read more...

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Nadal, Murray power through as rain fails to dampen US Open


September 4th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (DPA) Top seed Rafael Nadal took full advantage of benevolent weather to storm into the third round of the US Open when forecast rain failed to materialise ... Read more...

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Belgian rivals set up fourth-round showdown, Isner crashes


June 26th, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (DPA) Belgians Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin rolled back the years as the pair of comeback players powered into the fourth round at Wimbledon, their recent retirements from ... Read more...

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Federer fires through to set up Paris rematch; Murray out


May 31st, 2010 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (DPA) Roger Federer and Robin Soderling bore down on a quarter-final rerun of their 2009 French Open final as both stormed into the last eight on the Paris ... Read more...

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France’s No.1 Tsonga demands Roland Garros respect (French Open diary)


May 28th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (DPA) French number one Jo-Wilfried Tsonga his stomped his foot in the clay, saying he wants some respect at Roland Garros when it comes to scheduling his matches. With ... Read more...

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Yuki in quarterfinals of ITF tournament


May 12th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Second seed Yuki Bhambri of India stormed into the quarterfinals of the $15,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament demolishing China's Wan Gao 6-3, 6-1 at the DLTA ... Read more...

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Nelord, Malik advance on the opening day of Delhi ITF


May 10th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India's Yannick Nelord overcame eighth seed Hsin-Han Lee of Chinese Taipei 6-0, 4-6, 6-3 while compatriot Vijayant Malik made heavy weather of his 6-2, 7-6(6) win ... Read more...

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Aditi in quarters, Kashyap falters in Badminton Asia


April 15th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Aditi Mutatkar exhibited mental toughness to storm into the quarter-final of women's singles while Parupalli Kashyap bowed out after a close fight, leaving the men's draw stark ... Read more...

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Ghosal begins against Frankcomb in Indian Challenger


April 13th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) The country's top ranked player Saurav Ghosal will spearhead the domestic challenge in the $50,000 five-star category Professional Squash Association (PSA) Indian Challenger slated to be played here ... Read more...

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