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Head-to-head: Djokovic vs. Murray


September 10th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) The US Open men's singles final between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Andy Murray of Britain's makes for an exciting clash at the Flushing ... Read more...

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Oudin beats Jankovic in AEGON Classic final


June 18th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.208 in tennis Melanie Oudin has completed a surprise win at the AEGON Classic in Birmingham after beating former world No.1 Jelena Jankovic in ... Read more...

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AITA confident of getting Sania to play in Olympics


May 30th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) All India Tennis Association (AITA) secretary-general Anil Khanna is confident that a way could be found for Sania Mirza to play at the London ... Read more...

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French Open: Sania-Bethanie hope to make a strong start


May 28th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (IANS) Having won the Brussels Open tennis event in their run-up to Roland Garros, India's Saina Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands will be hoping ... Read more...

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Sania-Mattek win Brussels Open


May 28th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 28 (IANS) American-Indian pair Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sania Mirza recorded a straight set victory over Alicja Rosolska of Poland and China's Zheng Jie to win the Brussels ... Read more...

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Li Na advances in Madrid Open


May 8th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 8 (IANS) China's Li Na sailed to the third round of the Mutua Madrid Open after an easy 6-3, 6-1 win over Silvia Soler-Espinosa.The world number eight showed ... Read more...

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Sharapova beats Azarenka to win Stuttgart WTA title


April 30th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 30 (IANS) Second-ranked Maria Sharapova made short work of World No.1 Victoria Azarenka 6-1, 6-4 to win the Stuttgart WTA title for her first crown of the ... Read more...

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Maria Sharapova’s new haircut sparks internet frenzy


April 18th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A short haircut by Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova provoked a backlash among fans after she posted pictures of the new style on her ... Read more...

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Jankovic knocked out of Indian Wells


March 10th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) Jelena Jankovic from Serbia became the first seed to crash out of the Indian Wells tournament, losing at 6-4, 6-3 to unseeded Jamie Hampton.Jankovic, seeded 12th ... Read more...

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Djokovic, new king of tennis in 2011


December 21st, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 21 (IANS) With three Grand Slam and five Masters titles, the world number one ranking, a 70-6 win-loss record and a record prize money haul of $12.6 ... Read more...

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Wozniacki desperate for Grand Slam title in 2012


December 1st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 1 (IANS) Women's world No.1 tennis player Caroline Wozniacki Thursday said she will put all her efforts into winning a Grand Slam title in 2012.The 21-year-old Danish star, ... Read more...

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Wozniacki named Danish player of the year


November 30th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Nov 30 (IANS) World Number One women's tennis player Caroline Wozniacki has won the Danish Tennis Association (DTA) Player of the Year Award for the fifth year in ... Read more...

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Kuerten gets better of Moya in friendly match


October 9th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 9 (IANS) Brazilian tennis great Gustavo "Guga" Kuerten beat former rival Carlos Moya in the 2011 International Challenge, a friendly competition between the two players.With ... Read more...

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Malaysian Open: Somdev sets up second round clash with Baghdatis


September 27th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 27 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman eked out a tight 7-6(5), 6-4 victory against Russian qualifier Mikhail Ledovskikh in the men's singles opening round of the Malaysian ... Read more...

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Sania cracks top 10 in doubles, slips 17 ranks in singles


September 12th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza Monday cracked the top-10 in the women's doubles tennis rankings. Her singles rankings, however, slipped 17 places to 81.The top Indian women's ... Read more...

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Somdev in second round of Legg Mason Tennis Classic


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman defeated Denis Gremelmayr of Germany 6-2, 6-3 to enter the second round of the men's singles event at the Legg Mason Tennis ... Read more...

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Djokovic ends seven year Federer-Nadal domination at the top


July 4th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic, who has won 48 of his 49 matches this year, replaced Rafael Nadal as the new World No.1 Monday.Nadal, who lost ... Read more...

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Sania-Vesnina finish runners up at French Open (Lead)


June 3rd, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 3 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza will have to wait some more for a women's doubles Grand Slam title after she, partnering Elena Vesnina, lost 4-6, 3-6 Friday to ... Read more...

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Kim Clijsters loses in the 2nd round of the French Open


May 27th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, May 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kim Clijsters have crashed out of the French Open after losing 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 to the 114th ranked Dutch player Arantxa Rus. The second seed told reporters ... Read more...

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Somdev, Sania drew tough opponents in French Open


May 20th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 20 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman has been drawn against Croatian Ivan Ljubicic while Sania Mirza will take on German Kristina Barrois in the French Open tennis first ... Read more...

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Somdev crashes out of Nice Open first round


May 16th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Nice, May 16 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman crashed out of the men's singles first round of the Nice Open tennis.Somdev, ranked 66, went down fighting to World No. 53 ... Read more...

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Sania-Elena win second WTA Tour title


April 11th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Charleston (US), April 11 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Elena Vesnina of Russia defeated Americans Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Meghann Shaughnessy 6-4, 6-4 to claim the Family Circle Cup, their ... Read more...

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Aisam-ul-Haq reaches career-best ATP ranking of 12


April 5th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 5(ANI): Pakistan's top tennis player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi has reached his career-best ranking of number 12.Aisam, who recently returned home after participating in ATP Masters series tournament in the United ... Read more...

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Somdev stuns World No. 31 Raonic, Sania loses to Kirilenko (Lead)


March 26th, 2011 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
Miami, March 26 (IANS) India had mixed luck at the Sony Ericsson Open tennis tournament as Somdev Devvarman pulled off a sensational 7-6(5), 7-5 victory over world No.31 Milos ... Read more...

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Murray should stop blaming others for his defeat: Navratilova


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has asked British No.1 Andy Murray to stop blaming others for his defeat.The 18-time Grand Slam winner Navratilova has been unimpressed with Murray, ... Read more...

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Somdev reaches career best 73 in singles


March 21st, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman climbed 11 places to reach his career-best ranking of 73 in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings released Monday.Somdev had ... Read more...

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Djokovic beats Federer at Indian Wells to take world no.2 ranking


March 20th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Indian Wells, Mar 20(ANI): Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer in three sets to take the world No.2 ranking and set up an Indian Wells final against Rafael Nadal.Djokovic will replace 16-time ... Read more...

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Sania-Vesnina win Indian Wells women’s doubles title


March 20th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Indian Wells, Mar 20(ANI): Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina have defeated eighth-seeded Americans Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Meghann Shaughnessy 6-0, 7-5 to capture the 2011 BNP Paribas Open women's doubles ... Read more...

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Somdev goes down to Nadal after terrific fight


March 17th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells, March 17 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman went down fighting, 5-7, 4-6, to World No 1 Rafael Nadal of Spain in the pre-quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas ATP ... Read more...

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Andy Murray, bro Jamie eye doubles gold at London Olympics


March 16th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): British No.1 Andy Murray and his brother Jamie have set their sights on winning doubles gold at London Olympics in 2012.The Scots bid for a place in the ... Read more...

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Soderling vows to destroy Murray’s title hopes again


November 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Robin Soderling, who takes on Andy Murray in the opening game of the Barclays World Tour finals at the O2 on Sunday, has vowed to destroy British No.1 ... Read more...

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Federer finds his winning form with fourth Cincinnati title


August 23rd, 2010 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 23 (DPA) Roger Federer collected a fourth Cincinnati Masters title Sunday as the world number two thrust himself front and centre as a repeat US Open threat with a ... Read more...

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Federer to face Fish in Cincinnati Masters final


August 22nd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 22 (ANI): Former No.1 Roger Federer beat Marcos Baghdatis 6-4 6-3 in the semifinals of the Cincinnati Masters and will now face Mardy Fish in the final.Fish, ranked ... Read more...

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Federer fires easily into final with Fish


August 22nd, 2010 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 22 (DPA) Roger Federer crushed Marcos Baghdatis 6-4, 6-3 in a clinical display Saturday to set up a final at the Cincinnati Masters with US player Mardy Fish. The 36th-ranked ... Read more...

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Murray still mentally suffers from Oz Open defeat to Federer


April 18th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18(ANI): British tennis player Andy Murray has admitted that he is still suffering mentally from losing the Australian Open final to Roger Federer."I need to sort out myself now. ... Read more...

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