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US Open: Azarenka, Stosur to meet in quarters


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka and reigning champion Samantha Stosur won their fourth round matches to meet in the US Open quarterfinals here at ... Read more...

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Prabodh knocks out Agarwal in junior tennis


August 31st, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) Suraj R Prabodh knocked out top seed Rishab Agarwal 1-6, 6-3, 7-5, to set up a clash with Niki Kaliyandi Poonacha in the boys singles final ... Read more...

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US Open: Tsonga stunned by Slovak Klizan


August 31st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) Martin Klizan of Slovakia caused an upset at the US Open tennis tournament with a four-set victory over fifth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France.Tsonga ... Read more...

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Inter-Institutional TT: Manika, Shamini, Mouma lose


August 26th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Three seeds bowed out of the women's section while the men's draw went according to rankings at the 42nd All-India Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships here Sunday.In ... 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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Li Na in Cincinnati final


August 19th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati (US), Aug 19 (IANS) Chinese tennis player Li Na beat American Venus Williams 7-5, 3-6, 6-1 to reach the final of the Cincinnati Masters.The former French Open winner ... Read more...

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Tennis: Karman, Nitin annex titles


August 18th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Top seed Karman Kaur (Delhi) ended the dream run of wild card Ramya Natarajan (Tamil Nadu) with a hard-fought 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 win to annex ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Vijender within sniffing distance of a medal (Overall Roundup)


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Saina Nehwal achieved a first by marching into Olympic badminton semifinals, while star boxer Vijender Singh is only a bout away from repeating his medal performance ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina first Indian shuttler in semis, Paes-Sania advance (India Intro Roundup)


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Champion shuttler Saina Nehwal rewrote history by becoming the first Indian to cruise into the Olympics badminton semi-final while the crack mixed doubles tennis combination of ... Read more...

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Olympics: Superb Saina first Indian shuttler in Olympics semis (India Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Champion shuttler Saina Nehwal rewrote history by becoming the first Indian to cruise into the Olympics badminton semifinal and bring the country's tottering campaign back the ... Read more...

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Tsonga edges Raonic in longest Olympic tennis match


August 1st, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated Milos Raonic of Canada in the longest tennis match in Olympic history.The players spent three hours and 57 minutes on the ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Djokovic, Tsonga survive scare


July 30th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic dropped a set in his first-round match on a historic day at the London Olympics tennis tournament at Wimbledon, where the ... 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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Olympics: India on a medal count


July 27th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Though India have picked their biggest squad of 81 athletes for the Olympics, only a handful of them are expected to make the podium ... Read more...

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Olympics will be tough, says Saina Nehwal


June 19th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) Fresh after confidence boosting title wins in Thailand and Indonesia, India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal is gearing for the Olympic challenge but admits it won't be ... Read more...

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Chen faces Vardhan in ITF title round


June 15th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Top Seed Ti Chen of Chinese Taipei, ranked 301, saved a match point to beat a feisty fourth seed Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan 3-6, 7-6 (7), 6-4 ... Read more...

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Chen stumbles into semis of ITF meet


June 14th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Top seed Ti Chen (Chinese Taipei) survived a scare while overcoming un-seeded Ashwin Vijayragavan 7-6 (7), 6-3 in 102 minutes en route to the semi-finals of ... Read more...

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Rawat eliminates Rastogi in ITF tourney


June 6th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 6 (IANS) Unseeded Sidharth Rawat, ranked 1076, pulled off a big upset in the Zuari Garden City Mysore ITF Open tennis tournament when he knocked out Davis ... Read more...

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Olympic TT qualifier: Sharath, Amalraj, Poulomi enter knock-out stage


May 12th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Doha, May 11 (IANS) Indian paddlers Sharath Kamal, Anthony Amalraj and Poulomi Ghatak entered the knock-out stage at the World Olympic Qualification Championships here Friday.Sharath defeated Kirill Gerassimenkno of Kazakhstan ... Read more...

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Balaji annexes ITF title


May 5th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 5 (IANS) Fifth seed Sriram Balaji beat Joss Espasandin of Switzerland 6-3, 6-4, in the singles final of the MCC-SR Subramaniam Memorial ITF Futures men's tennis tournament, here ... Read more...

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Rian knocks out Shree Krishna in Asian U-14 tennis


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 2 (IANS) Fifth seed Rian Pandole from Mumbai upset third-ranked Shree Krishna 3-6, 6-1, 6-3, en route to the semi-finals of the PCLTA Cup Asian under-14 series tennis ... Read more...

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Djokovic cruises past Ferrer in Miami


March 30th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Miami (Florida), March 30 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic set up a semi-final clash with Juan Monaco after defeating fifth seed David Ferrer in the quarters of the Sony ... Read more...

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Kyra Shroff’s dream run continues in ITF tennis


March 21st, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) Kyra Shroff scripted another commendable win, beating Nicole Clerico of Italy 6-3, 6-3, in 90 minutes to enter the quarter-finals of the QNet ITF Open women's ... Read more...

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Indians bow out in first round of QNet women’s championship


March 19th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 19 (IANS) Wild card Prerna Bhambri, qualifiers Rishika Sunkara, Nidhi Chilmula and Ankita Raina ended up on the losing side as all four home players lost their first ... 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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Australian Open: Nadal overcomes Berdych, to meet Federer in semis (Roundup)


January 24th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) Rafael Nadal set up a semifinal clash against arch-rival Roger Federer at the Australian Open after beating Tomas Berdych in a gruelling men's singles last ... Read more...

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Australian open: Wozniacki loses to Clijsters, surrenders World No.1 spot


January 24th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki's hopes of winning her first Grand Slam title were dashed Tuesday when she lost to defending champion Kim Clijsters in the ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Nishikori eliminates Tsonga, Makarova stuns Serena


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Melboune, Jan 23 (IANS) Kei Nishikori eliminated sixth-seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France Monday to advance into the quarterfinals of the Australian Open on Monday, becoming the first Japanese to ... Read more...

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Federer, Nadal in Australian Open quarters (Roundup)


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal marched into the quarterfinals of the Australian Open tennis tournament here Sunday while Caroline Wozniacki and Kim Clijsters made it ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Top seeds advance to second round (Roundup)


January 16th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Big names Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Caroline Wozniacki, Victoria Azarenka advanced to the second round of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park here Monday.Federer, seeded ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Indians flop in qualifiers


January 1st, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) Indian hopes in the qualifying competition of the Aircel Chennai Open evaporated as Rohan Bopanna, Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash and Prajnesh Gunneswaran were packed off here ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Tough draw for Somdev, Yuki (Lead)


December 31st, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 31 (IANS) Davis Cuppers Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri can find themselves running into two of the hottest players in the $450,000 Aircel Chennai Open tennis, defending ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Somdev to face Frenchman Prodon in first round


December 31st, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 31 (IANS) India's top singles player Somdev Devvarman will meet Swiss third seed and defending champion Stanislas Wawrinka in the second round if he gets past Frenchman ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd Squash: Egyptians Darwish, Shorbagy in quarters


December 14th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Second-seed Karim Darwish of Egypt setup a quarterfinal clash with compatriot Mohamed El Shorbagy in the Punj Lloyd PSA Squash Masters here Wednesday.World No.3 Gregory ... Read more...

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Federer adds more records on way to London final


November 27th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Roger Federer reached the end-of-season ATP World Tour singles final, his 100th, to ensure that he finishes in the Top 3 in the world rankings ... Read more...

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