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Roddick to retire after US Open


August 31st, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) American veteran Andy Roddick has said he will retire after the US Open."Walking off at Wimbledon, I felt like I knew," Roddick said Thursday, ... Read more...

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Sharapova sets up Olympic semifinal with Kirilenko


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Maria Sharapova reached the Olympic semifinals Thursday after beating Belgian veteran Kim Clijsters.Sharapova, who captured her fourth grand slam title at the 2012 ... Read more...

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Sharapova ousts Lisicki for Clijsters quarterfinal


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Maria Sharapova reached the Olympic tennis quarterfinals Wednesday with a hard-fought three-set win over Germany's Sabine Lisicki.The Russian third seed battled to a 6-7 (8), ... Read more...

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Clijsters upsets Ivanovic at Olympics


August 1st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belgium's Kim Clijsters knocked out 11th seed Ana Ivanovic of Serbia in straight sets in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Ivanovic battles past McHale at Olympics


July 28th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serbia's Ana Ivanovic booked her place in the second round of the Olympic women's singles tennis event Saturday, knocking out Christina McHale of the United ... Read more...

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Sharapova stoic about losing No.1 spot


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova is calm about losing the World No.1 spot with defeat in the fourth round at Wimbledon, the Russian tennis star has said.Either ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Sharapova knocked out; Williams survives scare (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) World No. 1 Maria Sharapova crashed out of Wimbledon Monday with a humbling fourth round straight-sets defeat to 15th seeded German Sabine Lisicki.Lisicki, who lost ... Read more...

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Clijsters out for four weeks due to hip injury


March 29th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 29 (IANS) Belgian tennis star Kim Clijsters will be sidelined for at least four weeks after tearing a hip muscle, her agent said in a statement."Kim has got ... Read more...

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Azarenka destroys Sharapova to win Australian Open


January 28th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) Victoria Azarenka of Belarus Saturday won her first Grand Slam, defeating Russian Maria Sharapova in straight sets in the Australian Open final here.The 6-3, 6-0 ... Read more...

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Nadal overpowers Federer to reach Australian Open final


January 26th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) World No. 2 Rafael Nadal overcame his greatest rival Roger Federer 6-7, 6-2, 7-6, 6-4 Thursday to reach his second Australian Open final here Thursday.Belarusian ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sharapova to meet Kvitova in semis


January 25th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) Maria Sharapova set up a much awaited Australian Open semifinal clash with Petra Kvitova after disposing of fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova in a women's singles ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Nadal overcomes Berdych, to meet Federer in semis (Roundup)


January 24th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) Rafael Nadal set up a semifinal clash against arch-rival Roger Federer at the Australian Open after beating Tomas Berdych in a gruelling men's singles last ... Read more...

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Wozniacki set to lose World No. 1 spot


January 24th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) Caroline Wozniacki will lose her World No.1 ranking after her quarter-final defeat by defending champion Kim Clijsters at the Australian Open here Tuesday.The 21-year-old Dane ... Read more...

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Australian open: Wozniacki loses to Clijsters, surrenders World No.1 spot


January 24th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki's hopes of winning her first Grand Slam title were dashed Tuesday when she lost to defending champion Kim Clijsters in the ... Read more...

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Federer, Nadal in Australian Open quarters (Roundup)


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal marched into the quarterfinals of the Australian Open tennis tournament here Sunday while Caroline Wozniacki and Kim Clijsters made it ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Federer, Nadal cruise into quarters


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Roger Federer beat host-favourite teenager Bernard Tomic while Rafael Nadal defeated Spanish teammate Feliciano Lopez to enter the men's singles quarterfinals of the Australian Open ... Read more...

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Top seeds have comfortable outing in Australian Open


January 20th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Top seeds Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Caroline Wozniacki and Kim Clijsters had a comfortable outing on the fifth day of the Australian Open here Friday. ... Read more...

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Wozniacki advances, Fish shocked in Australian Open (Roundup)


January 18th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) Eighth-seeded American Mardy Fish became the biggest casualty in the men's singles draw while World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki overcame some nervous moments before joining fellow ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Fish biggest casualty in second round


January 18th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) Eighth-seeded American Mardy Fish became the biggest casualty in the men's singles draw as he crashed out in the second round of the Australian ... Read more...

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Stosur breaks Australia’s heart (Roundup)


January 17th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Local favourite and sixth seed Samantha Stosur crashed out of the Australian Open after losing 6-7, 3-6 to Romanian Sorana Cirstea in the women's singles ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Top seeds advance to second round (Roundup)


January 16th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Big names Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Caroline Wozniacki, Victoria Azarenka advanced to the second round of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park here Monday.Federer, seeded ... Read more...

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Djokovic the player to beat at Melbourne Park


January 15th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 13 (IANS) The season's first Grand Slam is here and the man who walked in along with Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in the chasing pack last ... Read more...

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Wozniacki confident of getting fit before Australian Open


January 12th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 12 (IANS) World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki is optimistic of her chances of participating in the year's first Grand Slam, the Australian Open, after suffering a wrist injury ... Read more...

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Brisbane Open: Hantuchova in finals after Clijster retires


January 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Jan 6 (IANS) Four-time Grand Slam winner Kim Clijsters pulled out mid-way with an hip injury in her semifinal tie against Daniela Hantuchova in the WTA Brisbane International tennis ... Read more...

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Brisbane women’s singles trophy dedicated to Goolagong Cawley


December 23rd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 23 (IANS) The Brisbane International will next month honour Australian tennis great Evonne Goolagong Cawley, winner of seven Grand Slam titles, dedicating the women's singles trophy to ... Read more...

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Former World No.1 Hingis expected to play in Australian Open


October 4th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 4 (IANS) Former World No.1 Martina Hingis of Switzerland, along with compatriot Roger Federer, is expected to return to the Grand Slam with the 2012 Australian Open ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Sania-Elena seeded fourth, Paes-Bhupathi third


June 15th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina are seeded fourth in the women's doubles of the Wimbledon, beginning June 20.Sania and Elena, who ... Read more...

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Li Na lifts French Open singles title, first Asian grand slam singles winner (Lead)


June 4th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 4 (IANS) Chinese Li Na created history Saturday as she won the first-ever grand slam women's singles title for China and Asia, beating defending champion Francesca Schiavone of ... Read more...

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Li Na wins French Open, is first Asian to win Grand Slam singles


June 4th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 4 (IANS) Chinese Li Na defeated defending champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy 6-4, 7-6 (7-0) to lift the women's singles title at the French Open here Saturday and ... Read more...

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Kim Clijsters loses in the 2nd round of the French Open


May 27th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, May 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kim Clijsters have crashed out of the French Open after losing 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 to the 114th ranked Dutch player Arantxa Rus. The second seed told reporters ... Read more...

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Doubles best bet for India in French Open


May 22nd, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 22 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman and Sania Mirza will once again shoulder India's hopes in the men's and women's singles in the French Open tennis which got off ... Read more...

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Li Na appreciates hubby’s support for her Australian Open campaign


January 29th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 29(ANI): World No.9 Li Na expressed special thanks to her husband and coach Jiang Shan after her Australian Open campaign ended on a disappointing note on Saturday.Li, who is ... Read more...

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Clijsters battles back against Li Na to win Australian Open


January 29th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 29(ANI): World No.3 Kim Clijsters on Friday won her first Australian Open title with a three-set victory over China's Li Na in the final in Melbourne.Clijsters won 3-6, 6-3, ... Read more...

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Experience of no consequence in Oz Open final: Clijsters


January 28th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.28 (ANI): World Number Two Kim Clijsters believes that her Grand Slam experience will count for little in Saturday night's Australian Open women's final against China's Li Na.Though it will be ... Read more...

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Li Na Becomes The First Asian To Make It To Grand Slam Final


January 27th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Melbourne, Australia, Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Li Na became the first Asian woman to go up to a Grand Slam final. She has gone up to the finals of the ... Read more...

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