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Serena reaches third round at Rome Open


May 17th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 17 (IANS) American Serena Williams reached the third round of the Rome Open tennis after being pushed to dig deep to beat Russia's Nadia Petrova.Ninth-seeded Williams lost ... Read more...

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We’ll win a Grand Slam doubles title some day: Vesnina


June 4th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 4 (IANS) Russian Elena Vesnina, who lost the women's doubles final at the French Open with Sania Mirza Friday, told her Indian partner that the two would some ... Read more...

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Elbow injury forces ’shocked’ Justine Henin to retire from tennis for ‘good’


January 27th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 27(ANI): Belgian tennis ace Justine Henin has retired for the second time because of a right elbow injury that she aggravated at the Australian Open.Henin had first quit the sport ... Read more...

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Wozniacki, Sharapova advance in Australian Open, Henin crashes out


January 21st, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 21(ANI): World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki defeated World No.29 Dominika Cibulkova 6-4, 6-3, to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open on Friday.Wozniacki, playing her first Grand Slam as ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania out of doubles too


January 19th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Sania Mirza's campaign in the Australian Open tennis got over Wednesday when she and her Czech partner Renata Voracova lost in the first round of the women's doubles ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania, Somdev go down fighting (Lead)


January 17th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza put on a spirited performance against former World No.1 and winner of seven Grand Slams Justine Henin of Belgium to go up a set ... Read more...

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Sania Mirza goes down fighting to Henin in opening round of Australian Open


January 17th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 17(ANI): Indian tennis star Sania Mirza went down fighting to former World No.1 Justine Henin in her first round match of the Australian Open in Melbourne on Monday.Sania was overpowered ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania gives Henin a fright


January 17th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza took a set off former World No.1 and winner of seven Grand Slam titles Justine Henin of Belgium before losing 7-5, 3-6, 1-6 in the ... Read more...

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Sania Mirza to face Justine Henin in Australian Open


January 16th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 16(ANI): Indian tennis star Sania Mirza will face former World No.1 Justine Henin in her first round match of the Australian Open in Melbourne on Monday.Despite the tough opponent, the ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Tough starts for Somdev, Sania (Lead)


January 16th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Sania Mirza and Somdev Devvarman will have to play out of their skins in their first round matches to keep India's interest alive in the singles at ... Read more...

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‘Rally for Relief’ raises two million dollars for Oz flood victims


January 16th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 16(ANI): Tennis stars who are in Melbourne for the Australian Open, raised almost two million pounds by taking part in a charity event, 'Rally for Relief', to help the ... Read more...

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Oz Open: Nadal, Clijsters touted as favourites to win


January 16th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.16 (ANI): A majority of tennis veterans associated with the Australian Open have predicted that Spaniard Rafael Nadal and Belgian Kim Clijsters as the favourites to win this year's Grand ... 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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Injured Henin won’t return until 2011


August 19th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Aug 19 (DPA) Seven-time Grand Slam champion Justine Henin confirmed that she will miss the rest of the season as an elbow injury suffered during a fall at Wimbledon is healing ... 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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French Open heartbreak still haunts Stosur ahead of Wimbledon


June 17th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jun 17 (ANI): Though world No.7 Samantha Stosur has still not fully reconciled to her heartbreaking French Open final loss to Francesca Schiavone, she seems to have quickly rediscovered her ... Read more...

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Stosur hopes her giant-killing French Open run will inspire Oz tennis players


June 7th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 7(ANI): Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur is hoping that her spectacular run to the French Open final will inspire a whole new generation of tennis players in her country."I ... 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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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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France falls in love with Australia’s underdog Rolland Garros finalist Stosur


June 4th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 4(ANI): In the absence of any of French player at the Rolland Garros's women's singles final, the nation has embraced Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur as one of their ... 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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Oz tennis legend Margaret Court tips Stosur to win French Open title


June 3rd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 3(ANI): Australian tennis legend Margaret Court has backed World No. 7 Samantha Stosur to snap the country's 37-year drought at the French Open following her spectacular run in the ... Read more...

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Bookies favour Stosur to lift French Open crown


June 3rd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 3(ANI): Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur is the new favourite among bookies to lift the French Open women's singles trophy despite having never reached a grand slam final before.Stosur, ... Read more...

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Stosur sinks Serena, enters French Open semi-final


June 2nd, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 2 (DPA) Samantha Stosur outlasted frustrated top seed Serena Williams 6-2, 6-7 (2-7), 8-6 Wednesday to reach her second straight French Open semi-final. World number one Williams was left adrift ... Read more...

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Nadal moves forward while Henin eliminated in Paris


June 1st, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (DPA) Rafael Nadal assumed his accustomed place in the later stages of the French Open Monday, his fourth-round defeat a year ago just a fading memory. But his fellow ... Read more...

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Beaten Henin keeps her Wimbledon expectations low


May 31st, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (DPA) Justine Henin said Monday she will take a day to digest her first French Open defeat in six years, with the former number one adding that she would ... Read more...

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Federer through to set up re-match with Soderling


May 31st, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 30 (DPA) Roger Federer and Robin Soderling bore down on a quarter-final re-run of their 2009 French Open final as both stormed into the last eight on the Paris ... Read more...

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Henin ousts Sharapova at French Open


May 30th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 30 (DPA) Four-time champion Justine Henin made a triumphant return to form as the Belgian beat Russian rival Maria Sharapova 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 Sunday to reach the fourth round ... Read more...

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Justine Henin And Rafael Nadal To Shine In French Open 2010


May 23rd, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Roland Garros, France, May 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The French Open is fast drawing to an end this year and analysts are already putting their bets on 2010's possible winners. The ... Read more...

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Stosur can end Aussie women’s title drought in French Open: Pratt


May 21st, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 21(ANI): Former Australian tennis star Nicole Pratt has backed Samantha Stosur to break a 30-year drought for Australian women's tennis by winning the French Open, which begins on Sunday.Australian ... Read more...

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