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Andy Murray withdraws from Rogers Cup


August 10th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) Olympic gold medallist Andy Murray withdrew from the Rogers Cup due to a knee injury, joining the growing list of top players absent from Canada's ... Read more...

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Djokovic happy about playing Olympics on grass


July 26th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Former world No.1 Novak Djokovic from Serbia has said he is looking forward to playing on grass at the All England Club where he won ... Read more...

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I know what it takes to win an Olympic medal: Paes


July 20th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 20 (IANS) India's ace tennis player Leander Paes has said he knows what it takes to win an Olympic medal and will not distract himself by ... Read more...

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Vardhan hopes to shine on Wimbledon grass


June 21st, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) India's young tennis player Vishnu Vardhan, who was Thursday picked to play alongside Leander Paes at the London Olympics, hoped his serve and volley ... Read more...

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Olympic medal next target: Sania


June 8th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza, who Thursday won her maiden French Open mixed doubles title with compatriot Mahesh Bhupathi, said an Olympic medal is their ... Read more...

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Federer arrives in Australia for Davis Cup tie


September 14th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 14 (IANS) Swiss tennis superstar Roger Federer arrived in Australia and had his first practice Wednesday for the Davis Cup starting Friday.The winner of a record 16 ... Read more...

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Djokovic beats Nadal to win maiden Wimbledon title (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Novak Djokovic underlined his rise to the top of tennis world Sunday, overpowering defending Champion Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 for his maiden Wimbledon ... Read more...

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India may go back to grass if they play at home


June 20th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The performance of Indian men at the All-England Championships at Wimbledon will be watched keenly by the All India Tennis Association (AITA), which is ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Sania-Elena seeded fourth, Paes-Bhupathi third


June 15th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina are seeded fourth in the women's doubles of the Wimbledon, beginning June 20.Sania and Elena, who ... Read more...

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French Open result will give us confidence for Wimbledon: Qureshi


June 4th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 4 (IANS) Pakistan's Aisamul Haq Qureshi, doubles partner of Indian Rohan Bopanna, attributed their French Open quarterfinals loss to the Bryan brothers to lack of mental toughness ... Read more...

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Grunting during tennis leads to ’slower response, more decision errors’


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A researcher at University of Hawaii at Manoa has found that when players grunt with every tennis shot, it slows down their responses and causes them to make ... Read more...

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I will ‘try not to’ break any rackets at Wimbledon: Williams


June 18th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18(ANI): Nine months after her foul-mouthed outburst at a US Open line judge, Serena Williams has promised to be on her best behaviour when Wimbledon starts next week."I've ... Read more...

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Murray needs to be more aggressive, technically sound to win glory: Rusedski


June 1st, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1(ANI): Former British tennis star Greg Rusedski believes that World No. 4 Andy Murray needs to be more aggressive to win glory and repeat a performance similar to the Australian ... Read more...

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‘This year’s been very patchy’, admits Murray


June 1st, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1(ANI): British tennis ace Andy Murray, who was knocked out of the fourth round of the French Open on Saturday, has admitted that his form has been 'patchy'.Murray, a quarterfinalist ... Read more...

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Thyagaraj Sports Complex for 2010 Games inaugurated


April 2nd, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Thyagaraj Sports Complex, the venue for the netball competition for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games, was inaugurated by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit here Friday. Built from ... Read more...

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Green and hi-tech, stadium is Games showpiece (With Images)


April 1st, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) It's one of the greenest sporting arenas in the world. The Thyagaraj Stadium for the Delhi Commonwealth Games boasts of it all, from glass glazing ... Read more...

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IBM’s latest gizmo will help in not getting lost at Wimbledon


June 17th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): The latest gizmo developed by IBM, which can be placed in your phone, will help one from not getting lost at Wimbledon.IBM's Android Seer Beta can help you ... Read more...

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Prakash Amritraj enters Nottingham Challenger quarters


June 5th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, June 5 (IANS) India's Prakash Amritraj registered a fighting win over seventh-seeded Australian Davis Cupper Chris Guccione to storm into the quarter-finals of 42,500 euros Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) ... Read more...

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Thigh injury to delay Serena’s 2009 clay debut


April 5th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, April 5 (DPA) Serena Williams looks all but certain to withdraw form next week's small debut clay court event in Marbella, Spain, after a thigh injury contributed to a 3-6, ... Read more...

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Lawn tennis beckons Chandigarh


September 28th, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sunil SharmaChandigarh, Sept 28 (ANI): Chandigarh in Punjab has emerged as a top sporting facility centre and its faculty and infrastructure in lawn tennis is attracting aspiring players from Commonwealth countries. ... Read more...

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Prakash loses to Santoro his first ATP Tour final


July 14th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Port (Rhode Island), July 14 (IANS) Prakash Amritraj could not stop Frenchman Fabrice Santoro from retaining the Campbell's Hall of Fame singles title, but even the defeat in the final ... Read more...

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Wimbledon Junior Girls’ champ could become richest tennis star in Brit history


July 7th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 7 (ANI): Having won the junior girls' tennis championship at Wimbledon last week, Britain 's Laura Robson is set to become the richest tennis star in British sporting ... Read more...

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Borg changes track, backs Federer to win Wimbledon again


July 5th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Swiss tennis great Bjorn Borg has changed track again. Not too many days ago, Borg said that Spaniard Rafael Nadal had all the qualities required to defeat ... Read more...

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Yuki hopes for a good showing at Wimbledon (Repeating for all needing)


June 16th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Delhi youngster Yuki Bhambri is highly satisfied with his preparation for the Wimbledon grass court tennis championships and is confident of doing well at the ... Read more...

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Yuki hopes for a good showing at Wimbledon


June 15th, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Delhi youngster Yuki Bhambri is highly satisfied with his preparation for the Wimbledon grass court tennis championships and is confident of doing well at ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Rift in Indian team is advantage for Japan


April 9th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The rift in the Indian team will work to the advantage of Japan as the hosts will be low on morale for the crucial Davis Cup tie ... Read more...

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Japanese Nishikori nervous about Davis Cup debut


April 8th, 2008 - 9:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Talented Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori will make his Davis Cup debut against India in the upcoming tie and the teenager admitted Tuesday he is having some ... Read more...

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