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Rogers Cup: Sania, Paes, Bhupathi and Bopanna move up


August 10th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal/Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza, Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna have all moved up in the doubles event at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament here.Sania ... Read more...

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Tsonga edges Raonic in longest Olympic tennis match


August 1st, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated Milos Raonic of Canada in the longest tennis match in Olympic history.The players spent three hours and 57 minutes on the ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Del Potro sinks Nishikori


July 1st, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Argentine ninth seed Juan Martin del Potro booked his passage into the fourth round at Wimbledon with a commanding straight-sets win over Japan's Kei Nishikori, ... Read more...

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Gilles Simon goes down to Xavier Malisse at Wimbledon (Roundup)


June 29th, 2012 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Frenchman Gilles Simon's Wimbledon campaign ended in the second round of the men's singles, losing to Xavier Malisse 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (5).Simon, seeded 13th, was ... Read more...

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Indian Wells: Paes-Stepanek reach quarters, to meet Lopez-Nadal


March 14th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 14 (IANS) Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek defeated Juan Monaco and Kei Nishikori 7-5, 6-4 to enter the men's doubles quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas ... Read more...

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France’s Monfils makes himself available for Davis Cup clash


February 8th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Feb 8 (IANS) World No.13 Gael Monfils has confirmed he will be in the line-up for France's Davis Cup tie against Canada starting Friday after injuring his knee ... Read more...

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National Tennis: Vishnu, Yuki breeze into semis


October 13th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Top seed Vishnu Vardhan proved too good for S.V. Abhishek, winning 6-2, 6-3 on his way to the men's singles semifinals of Fenesta National ... Read more...

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Tennis nationals: Vishnu, Prerna lead men’s and women’s field


October 9th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Vishnu Vardhan and Yuki Bhambri have got top billing in the men's singles while Prerna Bhambri will spearhead the challenge in the women's ... Read more...

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I pushed Nishikori to step-up his game: Vardhan


September 18th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 18 (IANS) Davis Cup debutant Vishnu Vardhan felt he played some of his best tennis against World No.55 Kei Nishikori and forced the Japan's top player to ... Read more...

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Somdev’s strained shoulder makes him doubtful for reverse singles


September 17th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 17 (IANS) India's slim chance of putting it across Japan in the Davis Cup World Group play-off received a jolt with their No.1 Somdev Devvarman nursing a ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev and Bopanna outclassed, India go 0-2 down


September 16th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 16 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman and Rohan Bopanna were simply outclassed in the opening singles and India went 0-2 behind Japan in the Davis Cup World Group play-off ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Bopanna loses to Nishikori, India trail 0-2


September 16th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 16 (IANS) Rohan Bopanna lost 3-6, 2-6, 2-6 to Kei Nishikori in the second singles to leave India 0-2 against Japan on the first day of the ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Sugita gives Japan 1-0 lead against India


September 16th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 16 (IANS) Yuichi Sugita defeated India's Somdev Devvarman 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 in the first singles to give Japan a 1-0 lead in the Davis Cup World Group ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev happy with weather and courts


September 15th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 15 (IANS) India's No.1 Somdev Devvarman is happy with the hot conditions here for their Davis Cup World Group play-off against Japan, beginning Friday, and expect the ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev to lead India’s challenge against Japan


August 19th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India Friday retained the same squad that lost the World Group Davis Cup tie to Serbia in March for the play-off against Japan Sep ... Read more...

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India to play Japan in Davis Cup World Group play-off


July 13th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India have been drawn to play an away tie against Japan in the Davis Cup World Group play-off Sep 16.India had lost to World ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Bhupathi, Paes in third round mixed doubles


June 28th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have advanced to the Wimbledon mixed doubles third round with their respective partners. Bhupathi and Elena Vesnina of Russia, ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Paes-Bhupathi crash out in second round


June 25th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) India's top doubles pair Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi crashed out of the second round of Wimbledon tennis with a 6-2, 3-6, 6-7(1), 4-6 loss ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Paes-Bhupathi, Somdev and Sania advance in doubles


June 25th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) India's doubles exponents Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi recovered from a first-set loss to carve out a fighting 6-7(7), 6-4, 6-4 victory over Croatia's Ivan ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Somdev, Sania to shoulder India’s singles challenge


June 19th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India's top tennis singles players Somdev Devvarman and Sania Mirza would look to create a few upsets even though the doubles will carry the ... Read more...

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French Open: Paes-Bhupathi, Bopanna-Qureshi advance, Somdev exits


May 26th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 26 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi advanced to the men's doubles second round along with compatriot Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi but it was ... Read more...

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Wawrinka survives Goffin scare


January 7th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Qualifier David Goffin showcased raw talent and the freshness of youth to stretch third seed Stanislas Wawrinka who eventually survived two tie-breaks to book his ... Read more...

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Hawk-Eye debuts at Chennai Open


January 4th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Linespersons at the Aircel ATP Chennai Open have come out on top following the introductory implementation of the Hawk-Eye electronic review system, a referral for line call ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Bopanna starts campaign against Wawrinka


January 1st, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) Top seed and title favourite Tomas Berdych, the World No.6 from the Czech Republic, will take on Portuguese journeyman and 101 ranked Frederico Gil in the first ... Read more...

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Federer throttles Mathieu to enter second week of US Open


September 5th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (DPA) Five-time champion Roger Federer put the seal of approval on his first week at the US Open tennis as the second seed reached the fourth round ... Read more...

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Nadal makes winning return at Wimbledon


June 22nd, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (DPA) The 2008 champion Rafael Nadal made an emphatic winning return to Wimbledon after missing last year through injury as the Spanish second seed crushed Japan's Kei Nishikori ... Read more...

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Hewitt earns right to meet Nadal in French Open


May 29th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, May 29 (ANI): Australian Lleyton Hewitt thrust himself back into the firing line by booking a French Open third round clash against clay king Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros.Hewitt prevailed ... Read more...

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Yuki is aware of rigours of men’s tennis


May 4th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) If anyone can win a Junior Grand Slam tennis event he has to believe that he belonged there. India's new tennis sensation has the ... Read more...

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Yuki top seed in juniors at the Australian Open


January 24th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) India's Yuki Bhambri has been top seeded in the juniors singles at the Australian Open, clearly marking him down as a player to watch out. Yuki has made ... Read more...

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Yuki Bhambri sees a big chance at the Australian Open


January 16th, 2009 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) While Somdev Devvarman is fast emerging as a new Indian tennis star, Yuki Bhambri is seen as another one in the making.At 16, Yuki has the skills ... Read more...

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Nalbandian, Nishikori roll through in Stockholm


October 11th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 11 (DPA) Argentine top seed David Nalbandian outclassed Spaniard Albert Montanes 6-4, 6-1 at the Stockholm Open tennis tournament to line up against two-time finalist Jarkko Nieminen in the semi-finals.Finland's ... Read more...

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‘Younger Indian tennis players lack stomach to fight’


April 14th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
By Saumojyoti Singha Choudhury New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Japan's best tennis player ever Shuzo Matsuoka knows what it takes to reach the highest level. He was overwhelmed to see the hunger in ... Read more...

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Suzuki hopeful of another India outing


April 13th, 2008 - 11:22 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Even as Japan succumbed to a 3-2 defeat against India in the Asia-Oceania Group 1 Davis Cup tie, veteran Takao Suzuki is nursing dreams of playing in ... Read more...

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First day setback affected team’s morale: Takeuchi


April 13th, 2008 - 9:11 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Japan's non-playing captain Eiji Takeuchi said two losses on the opening day of the Davis Cup tie against India dented the morale of the team and it ... Read more...

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Paes, Bhupathi lose, India books World Group play-off berth


April 13th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by admin
(Roundup)New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi lost the inconsequential reverse singles Sunday even as India beat Japan 3-2 in the Davis Cup Asia Group I tie and qualified ... Read more...

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