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Olympics: Bhupathi-Bopanna seeded seventh, Federer top seed


July 26th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) India's men's doubles pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna has been seeded seventh while Swiss Roger Federer, who reclaimed the top spot after winning ... Read more...

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Federer, Azarenka top seeds at London Olympics


July 24th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) World number one players Roger Federer and Victoria Azarenka will head the list of seeded players in the draws for the London Olympics' tennis tournament.The ... 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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Sonia, Somdev get wild card entry for London Olympics


June 26th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Somdev Devvarman Tuesday were given wild card entries by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for the 2012 London Olympics."Both Sania ... Read more...

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AITA picks two teams for Olympics, Paes still unhappy (Roundup)


June 21st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Thursday tried to keep Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna happy by deciding to send two doubles teams to ... Read more...

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AITA keeps players happy; to send two teams for Games (Second Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Thursday decided "to keep everybody happy" by sending two men's doubles teams for the 2012 London Olympics. Leander ... 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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Krishna jumps in, but no solution for Olympic tennis team


June 20th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has called for the players to resolve their differences but this has had little impact as the All ... Read more...

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Only wildcard can revive Sania’s Olympic hopes


June 11th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Sania Mirza failed to protect her top 10 ranking in doubles, slipping to 12 in the latest Women's Tennis Association (WTA) charts released Monday, ... Read more...

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French title will not get Sania-Bhupathi London ticket


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The French Open mixed doubles title may not ensure Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza an automatic ticket to the 2012 London Olympics. They have ... Read more...

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Karnataka to see 10 weeks of ITF action


May 8th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) The Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association will host 10 weeks of International Tennis Federation (ITF) circuit, with the first event scheduled to be held at Mandya ... Read more...

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ITF gives first two Olympics wildcards


April 19th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Stephanie Vogt of Liechtenstein and Paraguay's Veronica Cepede Royg were handed the first two tennis wildcards for the London Games by International Tennis Federation (ITF).The 22-year-old ... Read more...

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Jakupovic in final of ITF women’s tournament


March 9th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad, March 9 (IANS) Top seeded Dalila Jakupovic of Slovenia and No.2 Peangtarn Plipuech of Thailand entered the singles final of the Endurance-MSLTA $10,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) women's tournament ... Read more...

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Yuki wins $15,000 ITF title in Nigeria


October 23rd, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) India's Yuki Bhambri won the $15,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) men's singles title in Lagos Sunday.Yuki, seeded fifth, defeated fourth seeded South AfricaN Ruan Roelofse ... Read more...

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Spain chooses Seville to host Davis Cup final


October 6th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 6 (IANS/EFE) Spain's tennis federation has selected the southwestern city of Seville as the venue for the Davis Cup final in early December, when the host nation ... Read more...

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Somdev backs players’ stand on scheduling; demands better pay


September 20th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) India No.1 Somdev Devvarman Tuesday endorsed the view of the top guns of world tennis that the scheduling of tournaments is unwieldy, and went ... Read more...

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Serena Williams in a fix after her US Open final antics


September 12th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 13-time Grand Slam Champion Serena Williams risks fines from the U.S. Tennis Association and the International Tennis Federation following her behavior on the court during the ... Read more...

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Prerna upsets Rushmi in Delhi ITF


May 10th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India's Prerna Bhambri overcame mid-match jitters to upset fourth-seeded compatriot Rushmi Chakravarthi in the first round of the $10,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament at ... Read more...

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Pak female players to play in Fed Cup after gap of 12 years


January 24th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 24(ANI): Pakistani female tennis players will take part in the upcoming Fed Cup after a gap of 12 years.The Fed Cup is the premier team competition in women's tennis, ... Read more...

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ITF backs Bopanna-Qureshi’s call to Indian, Pak govts to allow border match


January 21st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 21(ANI): The "Indo-Pak Express" comprising Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi has urged the Indian and Pakistan governments to allow a tennis match across their heavily fortified border.The duo, who ... Read more...

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Players from 13 nations in action at ITF women’s meet


January 17th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Players from 13 countries including India will vie for honours in the US$ 10,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) Women's International tournament to be held here Jan 24-29.Slovakia's ... Read more...

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Pakistan hopes National Games’ success will change sporting scenario


January 5th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 5 (IANS) Pakistan's sports chiefs are hoping to bring international sporting action back to the country after successfully hosting the National Games in Peshawar last month.The Pakistan Olympic Association ... Read more...

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ITF shifts Davis Cup from Pakistan to Hong Kong over security concerns


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 23 (ANI): Pakistan has yet again missed out on hosting a Davis Cup tie after the International Tennis Federation (ITF) decided to change the venue owing to security concerns ... Read more...

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ITF refuses Davis Cup tie in Pakistan


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan tennis has received yet another setback after the International Tennis Federation (ITF) decided to disallow it a Davis Cup tie against Hong Kong at home ... Read more...

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Jorhat hosts two mega tennis tournaments


December 4th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Jorhat (Assam), Dec.4 (ANI): Assam's Jorhat District recently played host to two mega tennis tournaments, which saw the participation of players from across the country.The staging these two events - the ... Read more...

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Aisam and Aqeel love to play in Delhi


October 13th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Unmindful of the full-throated roar from the packed main court, where Indians were playing, Pakistanis Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and his teammate Aqeel Khan were sparring ... Read more...

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CWG tennis venue world class: ITF delegate


September 27th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) International Tennis Federation (ITF) delegate Tom Boyle Monday described as "world class" the Commonwealth Games venue R.K. Khanna Tennis Stadium. Boyle said there had been rapid improvement in ... Read more...

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Paes felicitated for his 21 years in Davis Cup


September 19th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) He is Indian tennis' answer to Sachin Tendulkar, both in terms of longevity and commitment to the sport besides a consistent level of performance. The legendary Ramanathan ... Read more...

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Pak tennis players being denied Kiwi visas for July Davis Cup tie


June 29th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 29 (ANI): The High Commission of New Zealand in Dubai is hesitant to give visas to the Pakistani players for the upcoming Davis Cup tie scheduled for next month ... Read more...

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Chennai to host India-Brazil Davis Cup tie


June 5th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Chennai will host the Davis Cup World Group play-off between India and Brazil September 17-19. The All India Tennis Association (AITA) in a statement Saturday said ... Read more...

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Kyra goes down to Yang in ITF juniors


May 21st, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Indian wildcard Kyra Shroff was outclassed by fourth-seeded Chinese Zi Yang 2-6, 1-6 to clinch in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) girls' grade II tournament at ... Read more...

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Shroff puts out a Chinese to enter final


May 20th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Indian wildcard Kyra Shroff outplayed second-seeded Chinese Ran Tian 6-3, 6-4 to set up the final with fourth-seeded Chinese Zi Yang in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) ... Read more...

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Shroff, Bisht lone Indians in ITF juniors semis


May 19th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Indian wildcard Kyra Shroff brushed aside Natasha Palha 6-3, 6-1 and Ronit Bisht dispatched Hong Kong's Justin To 6-2,6-2 to enter the girls' and boys' semifinals in ... Read more...

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