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Zvonareva withdraws from US Open


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Vera Zvonareva has withdrawn from the US Open tennis tournament.A statement on the tournament website Tuesday did not say why Zvonareva, a former ... Read more...

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Kuznetsova to miss US Open for ‘recovery’


August 21st, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova will miss the upcoming US Open to recover from injury.Kuznetsova, Estonia's world No.15 Kaia Kanepi and Italy's 18th-ranked ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Venus Williams crashes out, Djokovic advances (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Elena Vesnina demolished Venus Williams in the first round of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships here Monday while men's World No.1 Novak Djokovic had ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Murray to face Davydenko in first round


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Andy Murray has been handed a tricky first-round match at Wimbledon against former World No. 3 Nikolay Davydenko of Russia, after the men's ... Read more...

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List of French Open winners in last 10 years


June 11th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 11 (IANS) Rafael Nadal's record-breaking seventh French Open title Monday was his seventh triumph at Roland Garros in the last decade.Winners' list2012: Rafael Nadal (Spain) 2011: Rafael Nadal ... Read more...

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Holders Spain enter Davis Cup quarters


February 12th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 12 (IANS) Davis Cup holders Spain advanced to the quarterfinals of the competition as Marcel Granollers and Marco Lopez won their doubles match against Kazakhstan's Yuri Schukin ... 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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Nadal beats Youzhny to reach first US Open final


September 12th, 2010 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 12 (DPA) Rafael Nadal dismissed Mikhail Youzhny 6-2, 6-3, 6-4 Saturday to reach his first career final at the US Open and stands on the verge of more ... Read more...

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Nadal survives thriller to set up all-Spanish Rome final


May 2nd, 2010 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 2 (DPA) Rafael Nadal survived a nail-biting challenge from on-fire Latvian Ernests Gulbis, leaping for joy Saturday on the clay after squeezing out a 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 victory to ... Read more...

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Williams lifts level to keep 14-match win streak alive


March 31st, 2010 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Miami, March 31 (DPA) Three-time Miami Masters winner Venus Williams assured herself of a return to the world number three ranking after defeating Poland's sixth seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3, 6-1 in ... Read more...

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Nadal sails through knee test to advance at Indian Wells


March 14th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 14 (DPA) Rafael Nadal made a confident start to his Indian Wells Masters title defence as the Spaniard returned to the courts after six weeks' break owing ... Read more...

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Nadal unhappy with Spanish venue bickering


October 10th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 10 (DPA) Peacemaker Rafael Nadal said he's discouraged by a war of words between Spanish teammates over the venue for next month's Davis Cup final with the Czech Republic. The ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Quick lead for Spain, stunning upset for Croatia


September 19th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Murcia (Spain), Sep 19 (DPA) Spain produced a quick-fire 2-0 win to move close to a fifth Davis Cup tennis final in 10 years, while the Czech Republic had to work ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Spain big favourite over Israel despite Nadal absence


September 16th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Murcia (Spain), Sep 16 (DPA) Spain take heavy favourites odds into a weekend Davis Cup semi-final clash with tennis minnow Israel even though the mighty Iberians miss Rafael Nadal due to ... Read more...

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Nadal makes winning return to Grand Slam stage


September 3rd, 2009 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (DPA) Rafael Nadal marked a winning return to Grand Slam play three months after his last match at a major, as the Spanish third seed advanced to ... Read more...

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Murray makes 15-hour drive from Montreal to Cincinnati


August 18th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati (Ohio), Aug 18 (DPA) Andy Murray took the long way to the Cincinnati Masters, presumably giving his new skills behind the wheel a test as he and fitness trainer Jez ... Read more...

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Federer, Nadal reach Montreal quarter-finals in style


August 14th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal, Aug 14 (DPA) Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal resumed their dominance in tennis, with the top two seeds powering into the quarter-finals of the Montreal Masters. Number one Federer defeated countryman ... Read more...

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Roddick cracks his 500th win with Washington victory


August 7th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (DPA) Andy Roddick claimed his 500th match victory with a defeat of American compatriot Sam Querrey 7-6 (4), 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals of the Legg Mason Tennis ... Read more...

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Roddick returns to tennis with Washington win


August 6th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (DPA) Andy Roddick made a winning return to tennis with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over German Benjamin Becker, putting his Wimbledon loss to Roger Federer behind him with ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Croatia dashes US comeback hopes


July 13th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Porec (Croatia), July 13 (DPA) Croatia will line up in the Davis Cup World Group semi-finals against the Czech Republic after chasing the 32 times champions United States out of the ... Read more...

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Murray Wins Quarter Final Clash Against Fererro At The Wimbledon


July 2nd, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
Andy Murray became the first British semi finalist at Wimbledon since Tim Henman in 2002, as he beat the former world number one, Juan Carlos Ferrero. This win will mark Murray's first ... Read more...

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Murray insists he can handle Wimbledon hype by ignoring it


July 2nd, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): British No.1 Andy Murray believes 90 percent of what is written about him is false.Murray predicted the speed of his victory over Juan Carlos Ferrero would give him ... Read more...

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Murray Gears Up To Face Ferrero At Wimbledon Quarter Finals


July 1st, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by GD
Andy Murray will try his luck today at the grass court when he takes on Juan Carlos Ferrero in the Wimbledon 2009 quarter finals. Murray who had beaten Ferrero in straight sets ... Read more...

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Murray desperate to wipe out memories of Rafa’s 2008 Wimbledon KO


July 1st, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray has said that he is desperate to wipe away the memory of a straight-sets thrashing by Rafael Nadal in the last eight ... Read more...

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Murray raises the roof with historic win under lights (Wimbledon Diary)


June 30th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (DPA) After managing to raise the roof at Wimbledon with his five-set thriller win over Swiss Stan Wawrinka, Andy Murray had a late lie-in Tuesday before starting his ... Read more...

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Deja vu as Roddick beats Karlovic to enter Queen’s final


June 13th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (DPA) Andy Roddick pounded home a perfect serve to conclude a battle of aces and join top seed Andy Murray in the semi-finals of the Queen's Club event ... Read more...

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Laura to become youngest Briton to play at Wimbledon


June 9th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Junior Wimbledon champion Laura Robson will be the youngest Briton to play in the Championships this year after the All England Club decided to award her a wild ... Read more...

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Djokovic, Ivanovic advance in French Open


May 29th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 29 (DPA) Novak Djokovic completed a Serbian double at the French Open Friday as he joined defending champion and compatriot Ana Ivanovic in advancing by completing a match interrupted ... Read more...

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Nadal opens with resounding win at Madrid


May 14th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 14 (DPA) Spanish clay king Rafael Nadal opened with a resounding 6-3, 6-1 win over Juergen Melzerwith to reach the third round of the Madrid Masters tennis. "I played much ... Read more...

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Nadal, Federer edge closer to another classic clay final


May 1st, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 1 (DPA) Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer rolled over outclassed opponents to edge closer to a showdown final between the top two at the Rome Masters. Nadal closed out the ... Read more...

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Kohlschreiber’s Australian Open chances rest on shoulder scan


January 15th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Jan 15 (DPA) German Philipp Kohlschreiber faces a fitness fight for Monday's start of the Australian Open after he pulled out before his Thursday quarter-final of the Heineken Open with a ... Read more...

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Nadal claims top spot from Federer


August 18th, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Spaniard Rafael Nadal dethroned Roger Federer from the top billing, ending his record four-and-half-year reign as the top tennis star.Nadal had to wait for three consecutive years ... Read more...

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Focused Nadal wont be celebrating his No 1 status till September


August 4th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 4 (ANI): Bolstered by his wins at Roland Garros and Wimbledon this year, Nadal will remain No 1 on the ATP list, irrespective of his performance in the Beijing ... Read more...

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Wimbledon results


June 23rd, 2008 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
DPA London, June 23 (DPA) The following are the results Monday at the Wimbledon Championships here: Women, first round Serena Williams, 6, (US), def. Kaia Kanepi, (Est), 7-5, 6-3; Nicole Vaidisova, (Czech), def. ... Read more...

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Nadal beats Federer in Hamburg to complete clay title


May 19th, 2008 - 8:14 am ICT by admin
By John Bagratuni Hamburg, May 18 (DPA) Rafael Nadal beat four-time champion Roger Federer 7-5, 6-7 (3-7), 6-3 in the Hamburg Masters final Sunday to complete his collection of major clay court titles. ... Read more...

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