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US title takes Murray to World No 3


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Andy Murray has become the first British man to win a Grand Slam title since 1936 by defeating Serbian defending champion Novak Djokovic in ... Read more...

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Leading Grand Slam winners


July 9th, 2012 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Following are the all time leading Grand Slam winners after Roger Federer won his 17th major title Sunday, defeating Andy Murray in the Wimbledon final:17 ... 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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Djokovic pips Nadal to win longest Grand Slam final


January 29th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Novak Djokovic edged past Rafael Nadal in the longest Grand Slam final to defend his men's singles Australian Open crown at Melbourne Park here Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Djokovic the player to beat at Melbourne Park


January 15th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 13 (IANS) The season's first Grand Slam is here and the man who walked in along with Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in the chasing pack last ... Read more...

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Federer clinches 70th career title at ATP Finals


November 28th, 2011 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Swiss legend Roger Federer clinched the 70th title in his career after outplaying Frenchman Jo- Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 6-7(6) and 6-3 at the ATP World ... Read more...

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Federer, Tsonga chase history in ATP World Tour Finals


November 27th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Roger Federer and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will be chasing history when they meet Sunday in the title clash of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals.Federer is ... Read more...

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Berdych knocks out Murray, meets Federer in semis, Djokovic pulls out


November 12th, 2011 - 3:44 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 12 (IANS) Fifth-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych has outlasted British second seed Andy Murray and he will now play Swiss Roger Federer, who became the seventh player in ... 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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Sampras, Agassi to meet again in Paribas Showdown


February 20th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 20(ANI): Tennis legends Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras are scheduled to play each other in a charity game on February 28 at the Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden ... Read more...

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McEnroe’s ghostly image appears in cloud formation in Bristol


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2(ANI): A ghostly image of American tennis legend John McEnroe's face had appeared in a cirrus-type cloud formation in Bristol, England.According to the Daily Express, the image was photographed at ... Read more...

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Berdych inspired to go one better than legendary countryman Lendl


July 4th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 4 (ANI): Czech star Tomas Berdych is inspired to do better than legendary countryman Ivan Lendl in the Wimbledon final.Berdych, 24, is the rank outsider for his clash ... Read more...

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Berdych says he fears no one after beating Djokovic


July 3rd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Czech tennis star Tomas Berdych has said that he does not fear anyone following his stunning wins over Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic to enter the finals ... Read more...

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‘On-fire’ Berdych says he ‘doesn’t fear anyone’ following giant-killing spree


July 3rd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30(ANI): Ahead of Sunday's Wimbledon final showdown against Rafael Nadal, giant-killer Tomas Berdych has said that he doesn't fear anyone following his performances to beat Roger Federer and Novak ... Read more...

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Soderling soars into second straight French Open final


June 4th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 4 (DPA) Swede Robin Soderling rolled into his second consecutive final at the French Open Friday, fighting through five sets to overcome Czech Tomas Berdych 6-3, 3-6, 5-7, 6-3, ... Read more...

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Federer storms back in 2009


December 12th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (DPA) Roger Federer returned to the summit after being temporarily written off as a major competitive force as men's tennis made a U-turn at the top in 2009. The ... Read more...

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Verdasco keeping confidence in check for Davis Cup final


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Dec 3 (DPA) Fernando Verdasco is working hard on staying humble as defending champion Spain enter the Davis Cup final later Friday against the Czech Republic as heavy favourites. The world ... Read more...

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Nadal, Verdasco hope for turnaround in Davis Cup final


December 1st, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Dec 1 (DPA) Rafael Nadal and Fernando Verdasco will hope to put a combined six defeats at last week's season-ending ATP event in London well behind them as the pair ... Read more...

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Henman didn’t hit a tennis ball for 17 months


October 4th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 4 (ANI): Former British tennis star Tim Henman has revealed that he did not hit a tennis ball for 17 months after retirement two years ago.The Scotsman quoted Henman, 35, ... Read more...

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Edberg backs Murray to bag number of Grand Slam titles


June 8th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): England's No.1 tennis player Andy Murray has been tipped to bag a number of Major titles.The world No. 3 begins his grass-court season at the newly named ... 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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Rafter says McEnroe still a `nutter’


June 6th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6(ANI): Former Australian tennis player Patrick Rafter playing a exhibition tennis match at the Pat Rafter Arena came out with a amusing comment on John McEnroe."You'd think he'd grow out ... Read more...

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Federer on a mission to regain tennis top ranking, says ex-coach Roche


January 31st, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.31 (ANI): Australian tennis coach Tony Roche is of the view that Swiss great Roger Federer is on a mission to reclaim the prized No.1 ranking, as well as his ... Read more...

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Dubious honour for top seeds in Australian Open


January 15th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 15 (IANS) World No.1 Rafael Nadal, as expected, is the top seed in the Australian Open men's singles tennis championship. But it may well prove to be a dubious honour ... Read more...

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Federer hoping for no close shaves in Shanghai Masters (Preview)


November 8th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Nov 8 (DPA) Roger Federer went through what has become his annual sponsor obligation as he taught a group of Chinese teenagers how to shave at a public relations event as ... Read more...

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Former tennis star Chang enters International Hall of Fame


July 13th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Newport (Rhode Islands), July 13 (IANS) Former French Open champion Michael Chang has been inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Chang, 36, won the 1989 French Open at age of ... Read more...

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