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Aggassi inducted into US Open Court of Champions


September 10th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) American tennis great Andre Agassi, a two-time US Open champion, was inducted into the US Open Court of Champions that celebrates the legacy of ... Read more...

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70-year-old tennis referee kills 80-year-old hubby


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) A 70-year-old woman tennis referee, who was preparing to work at the upcoming US Open in New York, has been arrested for bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband ... Read more...

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Kingfisher was official beer at New York tennis tourney


July 27th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 27 (IANS) India's Kingfisher Premium Lager and Saratoga IPA served as the official beers of the 18th season of World Team Tennis matches held in New ... 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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Harsh rules why wrestling more popular than tennis: Roddick


August 16th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 16 (IANS) American tennis star Andy Roddick feels tennis does not attract more television viewers than wrestling because of its harsh rules.Roddick, who succumbed to a three-set ... Read more...

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Loss came at the bad moment, says Djokovic


June 4th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 4 (IANS) Serbian Novak Djokovic said he knew that his 43-match unbeaten dream run would come to an end soon, but never expected it to come at ... 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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Sport superstars take aim at flood


January 13th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne/Brisbane, Jan.13 (ANI): International superstars Roger Federer and Lance Armstrong are among many high-profile sportspeople contributing to Queensland flood relief campaigns.Seven-time Tour de France winner Armstrong, who has just arrived in ... Read more...

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McEnroe advises Australian tennis champ Hewitt to consider retirement


November 11th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.11 (ANI): John McEnroe has advised Lleyton Hewitt to consider retirement.In Sydney for the Champions Downunder tournament starting at Homebush Bay today, the seven-time grand slam champion said 56th-ranked Hewitt, was ... Read more...

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‘Scud’ Philippoussis wants another shot at playing top flight tennis


October 25th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 25 (ANI): Mark Philippoussis, famously known on the tennis circuit as "Scud" for his booming serves and returns, wants to have another crack at top-level tennis.According to the ... 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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Being left-handed makes you angrier than average guy


September 19th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Left-handed people seem to be angrier than their right-handed peers, a recent study has found. They seem to be at a disadvantage -- from daily items designed for ... Read more...

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Nadal completes career Grand Slam with US Open victory (Lead)


September 14th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 14 (DPA) A tearful Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 in a rain-delayed US Open final Monday to take a step closer to all-time tennis ... Read more...

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US Open 2010: McEnroe happy to see Murray on the offensive


September 1st, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep.1 (ANI): Tennis legend John McEnroe has urged grand slam hopeful John Murray to be on the offensive during this year's U.S. Open, saying that he should go for his ... Read more...

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Women tennis fans slam McEnroe for ‘patronizing’ comments about female athletes


August 30th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 30 (ANI): Women's tennis fans have slammed former World No. 1 professional tennis player John McEnroe for alleged "patronizing" comments about female athletes, where he said that female players ... Read more...

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McEnroe’s ‘women weaker than men’ claim leaves fairer sex fuming


August 28th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 28(ANI): American tennis legend John McEnroe has urged the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) to trim down its schedule saying that women tennis players are not mentally and physically strong ... Read more...

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Nadal faces huge battle to complete career Grand Slam at US Open


July 6th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 6 (ANI): World No.1 and Wimbledon champion Rafa Nadal has said that he faces a huge battle to complete his career Grand Slam at the US Open, - despite ... Read more...

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Boris Becker — star born at Wimbledon 1985


July 5th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 5 (DPA) A slight nod and a brief smile - that is how Boris Becker in a television ad looks at the defining moment of his tennis career: the ... Read more...

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Serena Williams admits couldn’t beat any man in top 100


July 5th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jul 5 (ANI): World No.1 and Wimbledon champion Serena Williams may frighten her female rivals with her all round game, but knows very well that she couldn't stay on the ... Read more...

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‘King of Clay’ Nadal nearing legend status: McEnroe


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3(ANI): Former American tennis star John McEnroe believes that World No. 1 Rafael Nadal is destined to finish as one of the undisputed legends of tennis.Nadal will be contesting ... Read more...

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Zvonareva’s ’scream’ mantra to slay Serena at Wimbledon


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3(ANI): Russian tennis ace Vera Zvonareva has said that she is willing to get vocal or break a racquet during the Wimbledon final against World No. 1 Serena Williams ... Read more...

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Murray fan hopes his ‘anthem’ will inspire Scot to Wimbledon glory


June 21st, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): A fan and singer-songwriter has penned an anthem in honour of British tennis star Andy Murray in the hope it will lift him to Wimbledon glory this year.Neil ... Read more...

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“In-house” tennis tournament helping Pak cricketers relax, keep fit during ICC T20WC


May 14th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 14 (ANI): The Pakistan cricket team, which is just a couple of steps away from retaining the ICC World T20 Championship in the West Indies, has adopted a unique ... Read more...

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Art dealer pleads guilty to duping De Niro, McEnroe among others in $120M fraud case


March 19th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 19 (ANI): Lawrence Salander, a New York art dealer, has pleaded guilty to duping tennis star John McEnroe and actor Robert De Niro among others in a nearly 100 ... Read more...

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Fatherhood won’t affect my game: Federer


January 16th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 16 (ANI): As he gears up for his first Australian Open as a dad after the birth of twin daughters, Swiss tennis ace Roger Federar has expressed confidence that fatherhood ... Read more...

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McEnroe tips Andy Murray to win Australian Open


January 16th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 16 (ANI): Tennis legend John McEnroe, who was present at the Australian Open men's draw, has picked Andy Murray to win the grand slam tournament this year.McEnroe opted for ... Read more...

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Furious McEnroe lets fly scorcher on ‘cockamamie’ match-fixing rules in tennis


January 11th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 11 (ANI): Tennis legend John McEnroe, who is in Adelaide to take part in the three-day World Tennis Challenge at Memorial Drive from Tuesday, has criticised the handling of match-fixing ... Read more...

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Nadal’s 2008 Wimbledon victory voted sporting moment of the decade


January 1st, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan.1 (ANI): Spaniard Rafael's Nadal's epic victory over Roger Federer in the 2008 Wimbledon's men's final has been voted by readers of The Telegraph as the sporting moment of the ... Read more...

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Nadal’s 2008 Wimbledon win voted sporting moment of decade


December 31st, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) Rafael Nadal's epic Wimbledon victory over Roger Federer in 2008 has been voted as the sporting moment of the decade. In a poll conducted by the Daily Telegraph, ... Read more...

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Serena Williams attacks officials for penalizing her, says it is `totally sexist’


December 11th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec.11 (ANI): American tennis star Serena Williams has launched an extraordinary attack on officials and former players in a bitter aftermath to her record fine.Considered by many to be fortunate ... Read more...

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Formula One legend Murray Walker voted best commentator of all time


December 2nd, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 2 (ANI): Legendary Formula One commentator Murray Walker has been voted as the world's greatest sports commentator of all time.Walker, 86, who began broadcasting in 1948 and spent much ... Read more...

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Tatum O’Neal to play boxer in new film


October 12th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 12 (ANI): Tatum O'Neal is all set to play a female boxer in new movie titled 'Sweet Lo raine'.The ex- wife of John McEnroe will play opposite Matt Conlin, ... Read more...

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Tennis legends to play in Kerala capital


September 19th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) The city will later this year witness tennis legends Bjorn Borg, Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe and Guillermo Villas competing here in the ATP Champions Tour. The four former Grand ... Read more...

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Serena Williams Fined After Her Alleged Outburst At The US Open 2009


September 14th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey According to the sources, Serena Williams has been reportedly fined $10,000 by the US Open organizers after the former had allegedly made derogatory comments against the lineswoman during her semi-final ... Read more...

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McEnroe blames Murray’s over tennising and training for humiliating US Open loss


September 10th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 10 (ANI): American tennis legend John McEnroe believes World No 2 Andy Murray is over-training and playing too much.The British star, who is still looking for his first ... Read more...

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