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US Open: Murray, Williams reach fourth round


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) London Olympic champions Andy Murray and Serena Williams beat their opponents in the third round of the US Open at the Flushing Meadows ... Read more...

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US Open singles results


August 31st, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) Following are the results of competitions in the singles events of US Open tennis here Thursday:Men's Singles: Martin Klizan bt Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4, 1- 6, ... Read more...

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US Open: Radwanska, Kerber, Venus ease into second round (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 29 (IANS) Wimbledon runner-up Agnieszka Radwanska, sixth-seeded German Angelique Kerber and two-time champion Venus Williams all took easy victories to reach the second round of the ... Read more...

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Murray handed tricky Olympics first-round match


July 26th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Andy Murray is to face a tricky opponent in the first round of the Olympic tennis tournament at Wimbledon after being drawn against ... Read more...

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Sania-Bethanie reach second round at Wimbledon


June 27th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands had it easy in the first round of the women's doubles of the Wimbledon as they notched ... Read more...

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Petrova returns to WTA top 20


June 24th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former world No.3 Nadia Petrova has returned to the top 20 in the latest WTA rankings published Sunday.The Russian rose two places to No. 20. ... 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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Serbia-Czech Republic in Fed Cup final


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Jelena Jankovic and Ana Ivanovic won their reverse singles matches to take Serbia into the Fed Cup final for the first time, beating Russia 3-2.Jankovic ... 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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Injured Li Na out of Paris WTA Open


February 8th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 8 (IANS) French Open champion Li Na of China was forced to quit her first-round match at the WTA Paris Indoor Open.Third-seeded Li withdrew while trailing Bulgarian Tsvetana ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Federer, Nadal cruise into quarters


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Roger Federer beat host-favourite teenager Bernard Tomic while Rafael Nadal defeated Spanish teammate Feliciano Lopez to enter the men's singles quarterfinals of the Australian Open ... Read more...

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Top seeds have comfortable outing in Australian Open


January 20th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Top seeds Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Caroline Wozniacki and Kim Clijsters had a comfortable outing on the fifth day of the Australian Open here Friday. ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Fish biggest casualty in second round


January 18th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) Eighth-seeded American Mardy Fish became the biggest casualty in the men's singles draw as he crashed out in the second round of the Australian ... Read more...

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Wozniacki, Arzarenko advance into US Open second round


August 31st, 2011 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki raced into the second round of the US Open Tuesday, dismantling 125th-ranked Spaniard Nuria Llagostera 6-3, 6-1, Xinhua reported.No. 4 ... Read more...

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Stosur, Clijsters sail into round three of Australian Open


January 20th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20(ANI):Fifth seed Samantha Stosur powered into the third round of the Australian Open by beating unseeded Russian Vera Dushevina on Thursday.Stosur destroyed Dushevina 6-3, 6-2, in 80 minutes at Melbourne ... Read more...

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‘Stosur can hit the ball very heavy, more like a man’, says Justine Henin


January 7th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 7(ANI): Ahead of the 2011 Australian Open, Belgian tennis ace Justine Henin has hailed Samantha Stosur's stunning metamorphosis from a doubles gun to grand slam singles contender saying that ... Read more...

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CWG Tennis: Jamie Murray wants to make most of lifetime opportunity


October 5th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Scot Jamie Murray is not a stranger to the Indian capital. He was here a decade ago for a tournament and is aware of ... Read more...

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Venus Williams pulls out of China Open due to knee injury


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sep 26(ANI): American tennis ace Venus Williams, who is recuperating from her knee injury, has pulled out of the China Open.Venus follows in the footsteps of her World No. one ... Read more...

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Zvonareva tames the wind and Kanepi to reach first US Open semi-finals


September 9th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 9(ANI): Russia's Vera Zvonareva reached the last four of the US Open for the first time in her career with a hard-fought 6-3 7-5 win over Kaia Kanepi.Zvonareva, who ... Read more...

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Serena Williams heads WTA rankings


July 19th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 19 (DPA) Wimbledon champion Serena Williams continues to occupy first place in the latest women's tennis rankings issued Monday by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). The American has 8,475 points, ... Read more...

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Yuki terrific, but needs to be aggressive: Bollettieri


July 12th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Tennis guru Nick Bollettieri wants India's rising tennis star Yuki Bhambri to be more aggressive mentally to succeed at the international circuit. Yuki,17, is a gradute ... Read more...

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WTA rankings: Serena Williams’ reign continues


July 12th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 12 (DPA) Wimbledon champion Serena Williams of the United States maintained first place in the latest women's tennis rankings issued Monday by the WTA. Williams has 8,475 points as she ... Read more...

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Wimbledon champ Serena Williams commands WTA rankings


July 5th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 5 (DPA) Serena Williams of the US maintained a big lead in the women's tennis rankings after her latest Wimbledon title. Williams has 8,475 points in the list issued Monday, ... Read more...

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Results 2nd Roundup: Wimbledon Championships


June 26th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (DPA) Collated results Friday at the 20-million-dollar Wimbledon Championships: Women's singles, third roundVenus Williams, 2, US, def Alisa Kleybanova, Russia, 6-4, 6-2Jelena Jankovic, 4, Serbia, def Alona ... Read more...

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Belgian rivals set up fourth-round showdown, Isner crashes


June 26th, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (DPA) Belgians Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin rolled back the years as the pair of comeback players powered into the fourth round at Wimbledon, their recent retirements from ... Read more...

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Williams leads women’s seeds on Wimbledon opening day


June 22nd, 2010 - 3:18 am ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (DPA) Five-time champion and second seed Venus Williams moved quickly on the longest day of the year, taking an opening victory over Rossana De Los Rios 6-3, 6-2 ... Read more...

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Stosur hopes to play another French Open final


June 6th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 6(ANI): Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur has said that her incredible French Open experience has made her hungry for more Grand Slam final action."Hopefully I do get another chance ... Read more...

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Rafter, Turnbull back Stosur to win French Open title


June 5th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 5(ANI): Australian tennis legends Pat Rafter and Wendy Turnbull have backed World No. 7 Samantha Stosur to snap the country's 37-year drought at the French Open following her spectacular ... Read more...

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‘Synthetic strings’ behind Stosur’s ‘manly power’ at French Open?


June 5th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 5(ANI): Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur's decision to emulate claycourt maestro Rafael Nadal's unorthodox stringing system is believed to be the reason behind the claims that 'she plays like ... Read more...

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Stosur in women’s top three, says coach


June 5th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 5(ANI): Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur's coach, Dave Taylor, has said that the she must be rated as one of the best three women's tennis players in the world ... Read more...

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‘Confident’ Stosur chases dream to join Oz legends for French Open honour


June 5th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 5(ANI): French Open finalist Samantha Stosur is poised to realize the dream of joining five-time champion Margaret Court, dual winner Lesley Turner Bowrey and Evonne Goolagong-Cawley as the only ... Read more...

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Stosur stunned by first Grand Slam final after recovering from career ending illness


June 4th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 4(ANI): French Open finalist Samantha Stosur insists that she never imagined that she would reach a Grand Slam Final when she was battling a career ending illness three years ... Read more...

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Jankovic tips Stosur to lift French Open crown


June 4th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 4(ANI): World No. 4 Jelena Jankovic has backed Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur to win Saturday's French Open final, after being slaughtered 6-1 6-2 in the semi final.Jankovic was ... Read more...

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Stosur red-hot favourite among bookies to lift French Open crown


June 4th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 4(ANI): Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur is a raging hot favourite with bookmakers to lift the French Open women's singles trophy despite having never reached a grand slam final ... Read more...

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Stosur, Schiavone debut Grand Slam final (Lead)


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 3 (DPA) Australian Samantha Stosur and Italy's Francesca Schiavone will make their Grand Slam final debuts Saturday after both earned quick-fire semi-final victories over stunned opponents. Stosur, the 2009 semi-finalist ... Read more...

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