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Next year will be my last on Tour: Bhupathi


September 18th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Tennis veteran Mahesh Bhupathi Tuesday made the All India Tennis Association (AITA) decision to ban him for two years look silly by announcing that next year ... Read more...

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After 19 years, Chandigarh to host Davis Cup tie


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Chandigarh will witness international tennis action this month with the Davis Cup tie between India and New Zealand being held at the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis ... Read more...

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Sania hosts kids in Yale (With Image)


August 21st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Haven (Connecticut), Aug 21 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza, who was here to take part in a tournament, took some time off to host a kids day clinic ... Read more...

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Olympics: Boxers shine as tennis duo knocked out (Overall Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Boxers Laishram Devendro Singh and Manoj Kumar packed a lethal punch, while shuttler Parupalli Kashyap humbled a higher-ranked opponent to enter the pre-quarterfinals at the ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Tricky draw for Paes-Sania


August 1st, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Sania Mirza Tuesday were drawn against Serbian team of Nenad Zimonjic and Ana Ivanovic in the first round of the mixed doubles ... Read more...

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Olympics: Lucky Vardhan to play tennis singles too


July 29th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Indian tennis player Vishnu Vardhan Sunday has got a lucky place in the men's singles draw replacing German Philipp Kohlschreiber who pulled out of the ... Read more...

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Partnership with Qureshi shattered many a myth: Bopanna


July 25th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna says it was his doubles partnership with Pakistan's Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi on the international circuit that shattered many myths."Most of the ... Read more...

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Somdev not surprised at getting Olympic wild card


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Indian tennis player Somdev Devvarman says he was not surprised at getting a singles wild card entry for the London Olympics."The news that I got ... Read more...

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Bopanna gains a place in doubles rankings, Bhupathi drops one


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna gained a place in the ATP World Tour doubles rankings to go up to 13th with 4,540 points.The Bangalore ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis captain Misra has high hopes from players


July 14th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Shiv Prakash Misra, the team leader-cum-captain of Indian tennis team for the London Olympics, believes that the players would put behind the recent bickering over ... Read more...

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Paes, Bhupathi should have sorted out disagreements earlier: Anand


July 13th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Asserting that Indian tennis stars Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi should have sorted out their disagreements much before the London Olympics instead of bringing up the ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Sania-Bhupathi lose, Paes-Stepanek surge ahead (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Indias's Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi made an early exit from the mixed doubles event at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships here Saturday while their ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Sania knocked out of Wimbledon


June 30th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) All the drama surrounding the composition of the Indian tennis team for the London Olympics seemed to have weighed down Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza as ... Read more...

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Paes confirms participation at London Olympics


June 29th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Leander Paes has confirmed he will compete in his sixth Olympics in London, saying his job was to play sports and not politics.Paes had threatened ... Read more...

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Jwala backs Sania’s claim on male chauvinism


June 27th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Shuttler Jwala Gutta has backed her fellow Hyderabadi tennis player Sania Mirza's claim that male chauvinism is part of Indian sports."All India Tennis Association (AITA) ... Read more...

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Sania tears apart AITA, doesn’t spare Paes and Bhupathi (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Indian woman tennis star Sania Mirza ripped apart the All India Tennis Association (AITA) for using her as a bait to pacify warring Leander ... Read more...

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Sania slams Paes for demanding ‘written assurances’


June 27th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Breaking her silence for the first time on the selection controversy, India's Sania Mirza Tuesday hit out at Leander Paes for demanding a written ... Read more...

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Sania, Somdev get wild card; 7 Indians for Olympic tennis (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Indian tennis will have its biggest ever Olympic tennis participation at the 2012 London Games, with the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Tuesday giving ... Read more...

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AITA to take action against Bhupathi, Bopanna


June 21st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Indian tennis's two protagonists Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna may have bulldozed their way into the London Olympics, but they have been told by ... Read more...

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Vece Paes slams AITA’s decision


June 21st, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Olympian Vece Paes has slammed All Indian Tennis Association's decision to pair his son Leander Paes with World No.328 Vishnu Vardhan at the London Olympics, ... Read more...

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Yuki, Vardhan ready for Olympics (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Amid the raging controversy surrounding Indian tennis, young guns Yuki Bhambri and Vishnu Vardhan said they are ready to partner Leander Paes at the ... Read more...

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Paes serves a threat, AITA defers Olympics selection (Roundup)


June 20th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) was forced to defer its announcement of the final pairing for the London Games till Thursday after Leander ... Read more...

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Will try to convince Paes if needed: Vardhan


June 20th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) India's young tennis player Vishnu Vardhan Wednesday said he would try to convince veteran Leander Paes to play alongside him at the London Olympics ... Read more...

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Paes threatens to withdraw from Olympics


June 20th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) India's tennis ace Leander Paes Wednesday served notice to the All India Tennis Association (AITA) saying he would pull out of the London Olympics ... Read more...

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Maken questions AITA’s decision to pick one team


June 18th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Monday questioned All India Tennis Association's (AITA) decision to send only one men's doubles team to the London Olympics when ... Read more...

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Bhupathi, Bopanna disappointed


June 15th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Two of India's top doubles players, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna Friday expressed disappointment that they would not be pairing at the tennis competitions of ... Read more...

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Tricky issues confront tennis selectors


June 14th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Individual whims, backroom intrigue and politics are likely to dictate the selection of the Indian tennis contingent for the London Olympics as the All India ... 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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Bhupathi-Bopanna shocked in French Open first round


May 31st, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (IANS) Indian tennis players' disappointing run in the French Open continued as sixth seeds Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna lost in the men's doubles first round ... Read more...

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Sania gains four places in tennis singles rankings


May 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza moved up in the world women's singles tennis rankings from 191 to 187.In the rankings released over the weekend, ... Read more...

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Confident Yuvraj will win cancer battle: Bhupathi


February 9th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 8 (IANS) Describing Yuvraj Singh as a "fighter", Indian tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi Wednesday exuded confidence the cricketer will win his battle against lung cancer."It's a disturbing ... Read more...

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It’s for AITA to decide Olympics line-up: Bhupathi


February 9th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 8 (IANS) Indian tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi Wednesday lobbed the ball into the court of the All India Tennis Association (AITA) on his possible pairing with Leander ... Read more...

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Paes thanks Stepanek for helping him win Australian Open


January 28th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) Indian tennis veteran Leander Paes praised his Czech partner Radek Stepanek for playing a crucial role in realising his dream of winning the Australian Open men's ... Read more...

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Four Indians for Junior Australian Open


January 20th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Four Indians Ratnika Batra, Rituja Bhansale, Ramkumar Ramanathan and Arjun Khade will be participating in the Junior Australian Open Jan 15-28 in Melbourne.The sports ... Read more...

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India pin hopes on doubles at Australian Open


January 15th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 15 (IANS) India's hopes at the Australian Open beginning Monday rest on the the brand new doubles pair, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna, and Leander Paes, who ... Read more...

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