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Murray first Brit to win Grand Slam singles title (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Andy Murray has overpowered Serbia's Novak Djokovic in five gruelling sets in a classic US Open final to become the first Britisher to win ... Read more...

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US Open: Murray wins Grand Slam title at last (Second Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Andy Murray became the first British man to win a Grand Slam men's singles title in 76 years after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in ... Read more...

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French Open: Top seeds advance to third round


May 31st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (IANS) Top seeds Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga advanced to the third round with comfortable wins over their opponents at the French Open here ... Read more...

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Paes-Vesnina go down fighting in Australian Open final (Lead)


January 29th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) India's Leander Paes could not add to his six mixed doubles Grand Slam titles as he and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina lost the Australian Open ... Read more...

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Sania-Bhupathi crash out of Australian Open


January 27th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi lost their semi-finals match of the mixed doubles event in straight sets at the Australian Open here Friday.The No.4 seeds ... Read more...

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Li Na becomes first Chinese to qualify for WTA Championships


October 6th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) Chinese tennis star Li Na Thursday became the fifth singles player to qualify for the prestigious TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships at Istanbul Oct 25-30.She is ... Read more...

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Rod Laver backs Murray to overcome Djokovic in Australian Open final


January 29th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 29(ANI): Australian tennis legend Rod Laver believes that World No.5 Andy Murray can break his Grand Slam drought by winning the men's singles title of the ongoing Australian Open.Laver ... Read more...

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Experience of no consequence in Oz Open final: Clijsters


January 28th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.28 (ANI): World Number Two Kim Clijsters believes that her Grand Slam experience will count for little in Saturday night's Australian Open women's final against China's Li Na.Though it will be ... Read more...

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Li Na Becomes The First Asian To Make It To Grand Slam Final


January 27th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Melbourne, Australia, Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Li Na became the first Asian woman to go up to a Grand Slam final. She has gone up to the finals of the ... Read more...

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Nadal completes career Grand Slam with US Open victory (Lead)


September 14th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 14 (DPA) A tearful Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 in a rain-delayed US Open final Monday to take a step closer to all-time tennis ... Read more...

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Djokovic outlasts Federer to set US Open final against Nadal


September 12th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 12(ANI): Serb tennis star Novak Djokovic saved two match points and came back from behind to end World No two Roger Federer's run of six consecutive US Open ... Read more...

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Clijsters routs Zvonareva to claim back-to-back US Open titles


September 12th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 12(ANI): World No. 3 Kim Clijsters has claimed her second consecutive US Open women's singles title by defeating Russia's Vera Zvonareva at Flushing Meadows.In a lopsided final, the defending ... Read more...

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Clijsters coasts to third US Open title


September 12th, 2010 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 12 (DPA) Kim Clijsters crushed emotional Russian Vera Zvonareva 6-2, 6-1 Saturday to win her third title at the US Open and run her New York win streak ... Read more...

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Paes-Black win Wimbledon mixed doubles


July 5th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Cara Black of Zimbabwe beat South African Wesley Moodie and Lisa Raymond of the US 6-4, 7-6 (5) to win the Wimbledon mixed doubles ... Read more...

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Murray should focus on winning first Grand Slam title: Borg


July 4th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 4 (ANI): Tennis legend Bjorn Borg has said Andy Murray should forget about his Wimbledon disappointment and focus on his pursuit of a first Grand Slam title.Like Rafael Nadal, ... Read more...

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Williams sweeps to Wimbledon title over Zvonareva (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (DPA) Serena Williams romped to the fourth Wimbledon title of her career Saturday, requiring just 67 minutes to completely dominate Russian Vera Zvonareva 6-3, 6-2. The blow-out on Centre ... Read more...

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Dominating Williams wins fourth Wimbledon title (Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (DPA) Serena Williams comprehensively overpowered Russian Vera Zvonareva 6-3, 6-2 Saturday to win her fourth Wimbledon title and 13th singles Grand Slam. The American world number one now owns ... Read more...

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Murray says he would love to play for free at Wimbledon


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): British tennis ace Andy Murray has said that the prize money on offer at Wimbledon is not such a great attraction for him, and added that he ... Read more...

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Stosur hopes her giant-killing French Open run will inspire Oz tennis players


June 7th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 7(ANI): Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur is hoping that her spectacular run to the French Open final will inspire a whole new generation of tennis players in her country."I ... Read more...

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Stosur stunned by first Grand Slam final after recovering from career ending illness


June 4th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 4(ANI): French Open finalist Samantha Stosur insists that she never imagined that she would reach a Grand Slam Final when she was battling a career ending illness three years ... Read more...

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Jankovic tips Stosur to lift French Open crown


June 4th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 4(ANI): World No. 4 Jelena Jankovic has backed Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur to win Saturday's French Open final, after being slaughtered 6-1 6-2 in the semi final.Jankovic was ... Read more...

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Stosur red-hot favourite among bookies to lift French Open crown


June 4th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 4(ANI): Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur is a raging hot favourite with bookmakers to lift the French Open women's singles trophy despite having never reached a grand slam final ... Read more...

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Henman backs Murray to win Wimbledon


May 20th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20(ANI): Former British tennis star Tim Henman has backed World No. 4 Andy Murray to break his Grand Slam duck this year at Wimbledon next month."I really think Wimbledon ... Read more...

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Bob And Mike Bryan Featured On “60 Minutes”


March 22nd, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Television news magazine "60 Minutes" is known for its high entertainment quotient and the fact was reinforced once again last night when tennis twins Bob and ... Read more...

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Federer blasts Murray to win fourth Australian Open, 16th Grand Slam title


January 31st, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 31(ANI): Roger Federer on Sunday imperiously brushed off World No. 4 Andy Murray 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (13/11) in a near-flawless display to win his fourth Australian Open and the ... Read more...

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Federer buries Murray for 16th Grand Slam title (Lead)


January 31st, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 31 (DPA) Roger Federer lived up to expectations as he schooled Andy Murray 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (13-11) to win the Australian Open for a fourth time here Sunday. The world ... Read more...

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Murray muscles past tiring Cilic into Australian Open final (Roundup)


January 28th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 28 (DPA) Andy Murray preyed on the depleting resources of Marin Cilic, overcoming the Croat 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 to reach the second Grand Slam final of his career ... 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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Injured Murray pulls out of Tokyo tourney


October 1st, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 1 (DPA) Andy Murray dealt a second blow to next week's Japan Open tennis tournament as the Scot withdrew Thursday with a wrist injury. His pullout came just days after ... Read more...

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Safina struggles, Dementieva dumped in US Open


September 4th, 2009 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (DPA) Shaky top seed Dinara Safina turned in another patchy performance to escape with a victory, while American Melanie Oudin produced the shock of the event so ... Read more...

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Federer flies home with Wimbledon Centre Court net


July 7th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Six-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer flew home Monday with the gift of the Centre Court net.Having made history with a 15th Grand Slam win in beating Andy ... Read more...

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Serena turns tables on Venus for third Wimbledon title


July 4th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (DPA) Serena Williams defeated her sister Venus 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 Saturday to claim her third Wimbledon title and end a trophy dry spell on the grass which stretched ... Read more...

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Serena through to Wimbledon final


July 2nd, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (DPA) Dinara Safina is all that stands in the way of a fourth Williams sisters Wimbledon final after second seed Serena Williams held off Russian Elena Dementieva 6-7 ... Read more...

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Federer in cusp of history


June 6th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 6 (DPA) Roger Federer is keeping his eye on the prize, refusing to allow even a smallest hint of overconfidence to slip into his preparation for what could be ... Read more...

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Nadal makes history at Australian Open (Lead)


February 1st, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 1 (DPA) Rafael Nadal denied the dream of Roger Federer to materialise with a 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 6-2 title win at the Australian Open which kept the Swiss ... Read more...

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