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US Open: Azarenka, Stosur to meet in quarters


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka and reigning champion Samantha Stosur won their fourth round matches to meet in the US Open quarterfinals here at ... Read more...

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Djokovic scrapes through to Rogers Cup semis


August 11th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 11 (IANS) Serbian Novak Djokovic managed to overpower veteran Tommy Haas 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 in a dramatic quarterfinals match of the Rogers Cup tennis tournament here.Despite his ... Read more...

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Federer reaches Olympics quarterfinals


August 1st, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Roger Federer beat Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin to reach the quarterfinals of the men's singles tennis competitions of the London Olympics here Wednesday.Federer ... Read more...

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Roddick enters Atlanta final, to face Muller


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, July 22 (IANS) Former World No.1 Andy Roddick ousted top seed and compatriot John Isner 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-4 to enter the final of the Atlanta Open.Though the two-time ... Read more...

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Federer claims fourth Indian Wells title


March 19th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 19 (IANS) Swiss maestro Roger Federer claimed his fourth BNP Paribas title, beating American John Isner in straight sets here.Federer is at par with Spaniard ... Read more...

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Federer to take on Tsonga in Paris final


November 13th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 13 (IANS) World No 4 and third seed here Roger Federer cruised past fifth seed and 2005 champion Tomas Berdych and will meet 2008 winner Jo-Wilfred ... Read more...

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US Open: Top four men cruise into semis


September 10th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) Defending champion Rafael Nadal crushed Andy Roddick in the quarterfinals of the US Open here Friday to set up a semifinal clash against World ... Read more...

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Paes-Bhupathi crash out of Rome Masters


May 12th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 12 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi crashed out of the men's doubles event of the $2,750,000 Rome Masters tennis tournament in the second round.The third-seeded Indian ... Read more...

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Somdev knocks out Xavier Malisse, to meet Nadal


March 15th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 15 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman won the last five points in the third-set tie-break to knock out Belgian Xavier Malisse 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (5) ... Read more...

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Few spots for US men in Arthur Ashe Stadium (US Open diary)


September 7th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (DPA) American men have complained about what they perceive as unfair US Open scheduling with the local hopes given minimum appearances at this edition on the massive ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi advance to second round


August 18th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mason (US), Aug 18 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan edged past American wildcards Rajeev Ram and Bobby Reynolds 6-3, 1-6, 10-4 to enter the doubles second round ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Vliegen in Atlanta Tennis Championship final


July 25th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, July 25 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Kristof Vliegen of Belgium defeated Stephen Huss of Australia and Brazil's Andre Sa in straight sets to reach the doubles final of the ... Read more...

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Fish to face Isner in final after Roddick’s knockout


July 25th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, July 25 (DPA) Mardy Fish ran his career-best win streak to nine straight as the sixth seed stunned top seed Andy Roddick 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 in the semifinals of the ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Vliegen in semifinal of Atlanta Tennnis Championships


July 24th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta (USA), July 24 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Kristof Vliegen of Belgium defeated Jonathan Erlich of Israel and Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia in a tough duel to reach the semi-finals ... Read more...

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Roddick recovers to reach Atlanta semi-finals


July 24th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta (Georgia), July 24 (DPA) Andy Roddick repeated a victory from 2001 as he struggled past Belgian Xavier Malisse 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the semi-finals of the Atlanta Tennis Championships. Nearly ... Read more...

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Roddick takes wildcard into new Atlanta event


July 16th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, July 16 (DPA) Three weeks after crashing out in the Wimbledon fourth round, Andy Roddick will aim for a return to form after accepting a wildcard into next week's Atlanta ... Read more...

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Tennis matches as tough as cage fighting: Murray


June 26th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 26 (ANI): British No.1 Andy Murray has said that matches on the tennis court are as tough as cage fighting, and added that is why he spends so much time ... Read more...

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Tennis player spits at crowd after confrontation with spectators


June 26th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 26 (ANI): Romanian tennis player Victor Hanescu left his match in between after a confrontation with four spectators, which led to him spit at the crowd and storm off court.Four ... Read more...

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Isner triumphs as marathon match finally ends (Lead)


June 25th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (DPA) John Isner won a three-day battle as he finally brought an end to the longest ever tennis match with his 6-4, 3-6, 6-7 (7-9), 7-6 (7-3), 70-68 defeat Thursday ... Read more...

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Marathon match finally ends with Isner victory


June 24th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (DPA) John Isner won a three-day battle as he finally brought an end to the longest tennis match ever played with his 6-4, 3-6, 6-7 (7-9), 7-6 (7-3), 70-68 ... Read more...

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Longest tennis match suspended after 10 hours


June 24th, 2010 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (DPA) Nicolas Mahut and John Isner left the court for a second straight night Wednesday as the longest match in tennis refused to die with the pair locked up ... 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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Federer begins Paris title defence with easy win


May 24th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 24 (DPA) Roger Federer dusted Australian Peter Luczak 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 Monday in a dominating start to his title defence at the French Open as the Swiss bids for ... Read more...

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French Open: Somdev faces Chiudinelli in opener


May 22nd, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 22 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman will face World No. 65 Marco Chiudinelli of Switzerland in the men's singles first round of his maiden French Open which begins here ... Read more...

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Rome Masters: Paes-Dlouhy advance, Bhupathi-Mirnyi crash out


April 30th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 30 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy advanced to the men's doubles quarterfinals while Mahesh Bhupathi and Belarusian Max Mirnyi crashed out of the second round in ... Read more...

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Paes, Bhupathi advance in Rome Masters


April 26th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 26 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi with their doubles partners moved into the pre-quarterfinals of the 2,750,000-euro Rome Masters tennis after receiving byes in their first round. Third-seeded Paes ... Read more...

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Paes-Dlouhy, Bhupathi-Mirnyi advance at Miami


March 29th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, March 29 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi advanced with their partners to the second round of the men's doubles event at the Sony Ericsson Open here. Third seeds ... Read more...

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Paes advance in doubles, mixed doubles


January 25th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy, seeded third, cruised into the men's doubles quarterfinals with a 6-3, 7-5 defeat of Americans John Isner and Sam Querrey in ... Read more...

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Comeback queen Henin seizes stage as Nadal, Murray advance


January 24th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (DPA) Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray played giant killers to eliminate the biggest serving pair in the game as Justine Henin continued to shine in her Grand Slam ... Read more...

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Nadal, Murray to meet in Australian Open quarters


January 24th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (DPA) Defending champion Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray Sunday tamed the two biggest servers in tennis with minimal effort to set up a high-voltage quarter-final at the Australian ... Read more...

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Paes-Dlouhy in Australian Open third round


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 23 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy, seeded third, entered the third round of the men's doubles in the Australian Open tennis at Melbourne Park Saturday. ... Read more...

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Australia storm past US to stay in Hopman finals chase


January 5th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 5 (DPA) Double Grand Slam champions Samantha Stosur and Lleyton Hewitt combined in lethal fashion Tuesday to knock the US out of the race at the Hopman Cup mixed teams ... Read more...

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Nadal makes hard work of aching Almagro in Paris win


November 12th, 2009 - 2:50 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 12 (DPA) Rafael Nadal spent three and a quarter hours in a laboured opening victory at the Paris Masters Wednesday, with injured fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro barely able to ... Read more...

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Haas ends Asian absence with opening Shanghai win


October 13th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Oct 13 (DPA) Tommy Haas played an Asian match for the first time in more than two years, defeating compatriot Benjamin Becker 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 Tuesday to advance into the ... Read more...

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Dominator Federer, newcomer Oudin set winning US Open tone


September 8th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (DPA) Roger Federer performed his everyday magic to mow down Tommy Robredo 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 and reach the quarter-finals of the US Open, setting up a rerun ... Read more...

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