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Djokovic thrashes Roddick at Olympics


August 1st, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Second seed Novak Djokovic demolished Andy Roddick of the US to reach the third round at the London Olympics here Tuesday.Djokovic, the Beijing bronze ... Read more...

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Olympics tennis: Murray eases past Nieminen into round 3 (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British No.1 Andy Murray ousted Finland's Jarkko Nieminen in the second round of the Olympic tournament here Tuesday.The third seed Murray eased to a ... Read more...

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Venus, Baghdatis continue Olympic charge


July 31st, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venus Williams continued her confident performance in the Olympics tennis competitions with a second-round win over Aleksandra Wozniak here Tuesday.Unseeded Williams encountered little resistance ... Read more...

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Murray reaches second round at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's No.1 Andy Murray secured a straight-sets win over Stanislav Wawrinka of Switzerland in the first round of Olympics tennis tournament here Sunday.Murray won ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Sunday


July 29th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes on day three of the London Olympic Games here Sunday.Archery: women's team eliminations: India vs Denmark.Badminton: ... Read more...

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Schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympics Sunday


July 29th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes on day three of the London Olympic Games here Sunday.Archery: women's team eliminations: India vs Denmark.Badminton: ... 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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Indian Wells: Paes-Stepanek advance, Bhupathi-Bopanna knocked out


March 11th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
California, March 11 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his partner Radek Stepanek advanced to the second round of the BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells tennis tournament while Indian duo ... Read more...

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Monfils advances in Stockholm Open as seeds crash out


October 21st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 21 (IANS) Frenchman Gael Monfils is the lone seed to survive on a day when three other seeds went out of the Stockholm Open tennis tournament here.Top seed ... Read more...

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Spain’s Garcia Lopez wins Thailand Open


October 4th, 2010 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 4 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Guillermo Garcia Lopez defeated Finland's Jarkko Nieminen 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in the final of the Thailand Open Sunday.Garcia Lopez, who made it into the final by ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi in US open third round


September 4th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Aisam ul Haq Qureshi of Pakistan defeated Michael Kohlmann of Germany and Jarkko Nieminen of Finland 6-4, 6-4 to advance into the ... Read more...

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US Open: Paes-Dlouhy stunned in first round (Lead)


September 1st, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) Defending champions and third seeds Leander Paes of India and Lukas Dlouhy of the Czech Republic made a shocking first round exit from the US Open, ... Read more...

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US Open: Paes-Dlouhy crash out, Bopanna-Qureshi advance


September 1st, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) Defending champions and third seeds Leander Paes of India and Lukas Dlouhy of the Czech Republic crashed out of the first round while India's Rohan Bopanna ... Read more...

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Murray’s fairytale Wimbledon victory fit for a Queen


June 24th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Bill Scott London, June 24 (DPA) Scot Andy Murray turned in a command performance on court as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II made her first visit to Wimbledon in more than three ... Read more...

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Nadal to be Murray’s likely semi-final opponent at Wimbledon


June 19th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 19 (ANI): British No.1 Andy Murray has received a decent draw at Wimbledon, with World No.2 Rafa Nadal being his likely semi-final opponent.The world No. 4 faces the Czech ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Paes, Sania advance, Bhupathi crashes out


January 21st, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Leander Paes and Sania Mirza opened their doubles campaign with easy wins but it was the end of road for Mahesh Bhupathi in the first round of the ... Read more...

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Nadal does it easy while Del Potro struggles through (Lead)


January 20th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 20 (DPA) Defending champion Rafael Nadal eased to a straight set victory Wednesday into the third round of the Australian Open while fourth seed Juan Del Potro, in a ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Paes-Dlouhy seeded third, Bhupathi-Mirnyi fourth


January 18th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy have been seeded third and India-Belarus pair Mahesh Bhupathi and Max Mirnyi fourth at the Australian Open men's doubles. ... Read more...

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Ivanovic opens the year with win


January 5th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Jan 5 (DPA) Ana Ivanovic won her first match since mid-August as the Serb defeated Australian Jelena Dokic 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 Monday to start with a welcome victory at the Brisbane ... Read more...

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Roddick makes successful knee test with Brisbane victory


January 4th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Jan 4 (DPA) Top seed Andy Roddick gave his October knee injury a solid test Monday, firing 15 aces in a first-round defeat of Australian Peter Luczak 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi in Helsinki Challenger doubles final


November 28th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki (Finland), Nov 28 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi have entered the doubles finals of the ATP Challenger here.The third-seeded India-Pakistan pair rallied to beat the wilcard pair of ... Read more...

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Djokovic shows no mercy in first-ever bagel rout


November 6th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Basle, Switzerland, Nov 6 (DPA) Second seed Novak Djokovic made quick work of Jan Henrych as he smothered the Czech 6-0, 6-0 at the Swiss Indoors to earn the first "double ... Read more...

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Soderling gets into Stockholm semi-finals


October 24th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 24 (DPA) Top seed Robin Soderling Friday increased the pressure on his rivals for a place in next month's season-ending event as he got into the semi-finals of the Stockholm ... Read more...

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Nadal holds off Kiefer to keep US Open hopes alive


September 5th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (DPA) Rafael Nadal kept his hopes for a career-first US Open title alive as he blunted a brief revival from Nicolas Kiefer to earn a 6-0, 3-6, ... Read more...

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Murray, Del Potro edge into US Open third round


September 5th, 2009 - 5:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (DPA) Andy Murray and Juan Del Potro fuelled ambitions as dangerous title contenders Friday at the US Open as both powered comfortably into the third round. Second seed ... Read more...

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Hewitt, Murray ignoring niggles at Indian Wells


March 13th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 13 (DPA) Lleyton Hewitt shrugged off hip worries while Andy Murray plans to fight through the after-effects of a virus as the men's section of the ATP Indian ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Nieminen lose in Delray Beach quarters


February 28th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Delray Beach (Florida),Feb 28(IANS)India's Rohan Bopanna and Jarkko Nieminen of Finland put up a spirited fight but could not stop fourth-seeded pair of American Eric Butorac and Bruno Soares of Brazil ... Read more...

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Paes-Dlouhy lose Rotterdam final


February 15th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rotterdam, Feb 15 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy went down to top seeds Serbian Nenad Zimonjic and Canada's Daniel Nestor 2-6, 5-7 in the World Tennis Tournament final ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Nieminen shock Bryan brothers


February 14th, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
San Jose (California), Feb 14 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Jarkko Nieminen of Finland shocked Australian Open champions Bob and Mike Bryans to enter the semi-final of $600,000 SAP Open tennis tournament ... Read more...

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Bhupathi in doubles third round, Bopanna crashes out


January 24th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi continued his surge in the Australian Open doubles as he advanced to the third round with partner Mark Knowles of the Bahamas at the Melbourne ... Read more...

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Tsonga recovers in time for Australian Open


January 19th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (DPA) Australian Open organisers were breathing a sigh of relief Monday after 2008 finalist Jo-Wilfried Tsonga declared himself fit enough to play after a back injury scare."I'm feeling much ... Read more...

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Tsonga stamps his comeback authority on Niemimen


January 7th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Jan 7 (DPA) Australian Open finalist Jo-Wilfried Tsonga recovered from a horror start to impose his game on fighting Finn Jarkko Nieminen for a 0-6, 7-6 (7-1), 7-6 (7-5) win into ... Read more...

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Bhupathi, Knowels reach Swiss Indoors final


October 25th, 2008 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Basel, Oct 25 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of Bahamas entered the doubles final of Davidoff Swiss Indoors tournament, prevailing over Argentine pair Jose Acasuso and Agustin Calleri here Saturday. ... Read more...

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Blake not bothered by tight race to Masters Cup tennis


October 23rd, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Basel, Oct 23 (DPA) James Blake stayed cool under fire, defeating Nicolas Kiefer 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 at the Swiss Indoors tennis to remain in contention for a place in the season-ending Masters ... Read more...

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Federer on form with Madrid win over Stepanek


October 16th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 16 (DPA) Second seed Roger Federer returned from his self-imposed break from tennis, showing full energy in a 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) defeat of Czech Radek Stepanekto reach the third round ... Read more...

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