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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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Grand Slam tennis: Nadal needs to be wary as Federer not dead yet


January 16th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.16 (ANI): The numbers show that the 29-year-old Roger Federer is quite capable of pulling the plug on Rafael Nadal's party in Melbourne during the Australian Open.Former tennis great John ... Read more...

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Rafter named Australian Davis Cup captain


October 20th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 20 (ANI): Former world No.1 Pat Rafter has been named captain of the Australian Davis Cup team.Rafter, a two-time US Open champion and former Australian of the Year, will ... Read more...

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‘Murray can win Grand Slam title if he finds his self-belief’, says Newcombe


August 8th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 8(ANI): Australian tennis legend John Newcombe reckons that British star Andy Murray will only win a Grand Slam title if he beats the demons of self-doubt.Newcombe, who has won ... Read more...

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Murray must seize initiative against Federer: Newcombe


January 31st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.31 (ANI): Former Grand Slam great John Newcombe has said British tennis star Andy Murray will have a moment to take the intiative against 15-Grand Slam winner Roger Federer in ... Read more...

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Hewitt must be aggressive to beat Federer: Experts


January 25th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan. 25 (ANI): Past players and experts are of the view that Australian tennis star Lleyton Hewitt can humble Roger Federer in their Australian Open fourth-round blockbuster on Monday night ... Read more...

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1966 Davis Cup team felicitated at Chennai Open


January 9th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) The 1966 Indian Davis Cup team, which reached the Challenge Round, was felicitated by the All India Tennis Association, the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association and the organising ... Read more...

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Newcombe not convinced Tomic is Hewitt’s successor


December 25th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 25 (ANI): Australian tennis great John Newcombe does not support the view that Queenslander Bernard Tomic is the most likely successor to Lleyton Hewitt as his country's next world ... Read more...

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Oz tennis great Newcombe serves up some love for Agassi


November 12th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.12 (ANI): Australian tennis great John Newcombe believes that former US tennis legend Andre Agassi is copping too much criticism for revealing that he lied about taking drugs during his playing ... Read more...

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Nadal brought to his knees at Wimbledon by injury


June 20th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Bill Scott London, June 20 (DPA) Rafael Nadal vows to return to 100-per-cent fitness as he battles the fluid on both knees which Friday forced the world number one from ... Read more...

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Murray wins Wimbledon on PlayStation!


June 20th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): After winning Wimbledon on a computer game at home, Andy Murray is dreaming of doing the real thing in the hope of completing a stunning fortnight for ... Read more...

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Australia launching plan to save national tennis reputation


February 3rd, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (DPA) Amid the congratulations of another record-breaking Australian Open, tournament director Craig Tiley has denied that he will take a position with the US Tennis Association as they hunt ... Read more...

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Tennis legends expect Federer-Nadal face-off to be another match for the ages


January 31st, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.31 (ANI): Tennis legends are split over who will eventually win this year''s Australian Open men''s title -- Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal -- but all agree it could shape ... Read more...

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No Aussie left in worlds top 100 tennis players


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.23 (ANI): Chris Guccione''s crushing defeat yesterday here, has left no Aussie in the third round of the Australian Open for the first time in seven years. And for the first ... 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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The best way to stop Maria Sharapova from grunting!


December 19th, 2007 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Dec.19 (ANI): Australian grand slam champion Judy Dalton says today's players should forfeit matches against Maria Sharapova in a bid to beat her grunting. At Wimbledon, the London tabloids' famous grunt-o-meter first ... Read more...

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