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Ruchika Case: Ex-Haryana DGP Rathore to be in jail for two years


May 25th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, May 25 (ANI): A Chandigarh Sessions Court on Tuesday enhanced the jail term for former Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) S P S Rathore to another 18 months in the ... Read more...

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Ruchika case verdict on May 25


May 20th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, May 20 (ANI): The Chandigarh Sessions Court on Wednesday postponed the announcement of verdict on the much awaited the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case to May 25 (Tuesday).Additional District and Sessions ... Read more...

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Yuki returns to his happy hunting ground


May 9th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Delhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA) complex has been a happy hunting ground for Yuki Bhambri and the youngster will look to turn around things, after ... Read more...

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Murray says not promting friend for Davis Cup captaincy


April 13th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.13 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray, is adamant that he has not been lobbying for Leon Smith, his boyhood coach, to be appointed as the Davis Cup captain.In ... Read more...

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Murray’s former coach emerging as frontrunner for Davis Cup captaincy


April 9th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9(ANI): Ace tennis player Andy Murray's former coach Leon Smith is emerging as a frontrunner to be Britain's next Davis Cup captain.Smith coached Murray between the ages of ... Read more...

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Murray should be ‘pushed’ to play more regularly for Great Britain in Davis Cup: Lloyd


March 22nd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Former Davis Cup captain John Lloyd, who resigned following the humiliating loss to Lithuania earlier this month, wants the British Lawn Tennis Association to push their star ... Read more...

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Lloyd steps down as Davis Cup captain following Britain’s worst run in history


March 18th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18(ANI): Britain's Davis Cup captain John Lloyd has resigned from the post, following their recent humiliating defeat to Lithuania.Lloyd, who replaced Jeremy Bates as captain in 2006, now also ... Read more...

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Keep hands off my coach, Murray warns Brit tennis association


March 13th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): Britain's Lawn Tennis Association has been asked by their No.1 player Andy Murray to keep their hands off his personal coach.Murray has sent a stark warning to ... Read more...

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Henman prefers golf instead of captaining Britain’s Davis Cup team


March 11th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Former British No.1 Tim Henman loves to play golf instead of accepting the offer to be new Davis Cup captain of Britain.Henman will snub the Lawn Tennis ... Read more...

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Players, poor coaching behind down slide of British tennis: Becker


March 10th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): The drop in performance of British tennis players at international events has shocked three-time Wimbledon winner Boris Becker, who said players and poor coaching are to blame ... Read more...

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Shake-up looming after British Davis Cup disgrace


March 9th, 2010 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (DPA) Britain's 3-2 Davis Cup humiliation against lowly Lithuania looks likely to produce a major shake-up in the coaching ranks, with former player Greg Rusedski being tipped to ... Read more...

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Ruchika molestation case - chronology of events


December 25th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 25 (IANS) The following is the chronology of events in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case and subsequent events. * Aug 12, 1990: Haryana Inspector General of Police (IGP) S.P.S. Rathore, also ... Read more...

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After shying away, Chautala hails Rathore’s conviction


December 23rd, 2009 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 22 (IANS) After shying away earlier Tuesday from commenting on former Haryana director general of police (DGP) S.P.S. Rathore's conviction for molesting teenager Ruchika Girhotra, former Haryana chief ... Read more...

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Ruchika case should be re-opened, says friend


December 22nd, 2009 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 22 (IANS) Aradhana Gupta, a close friend of Ruchika Girhotra who was molested by former Haryana director general of police (DGP) S.P.S. Rathore 19 years ago, Tuesday demanded the case ... Read more...

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After 19 years, former Haryana top cop jailed for molesting minor (Lead)


December 21st, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 21 (IANS) Former Haryana director general of police (DGP) S.P.S. Rathore was Monday sentenced to six months in prison in a 1990 case of molesting 14-year-old budding tennis player Ruchika ... Read more...

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Yuki jumps 111 places in ATP rankings


July 13th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Yuki Bhambri continues to take giant strides on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings, leap-frogging 111 places to 531st position. The 17-year-old junior Australian Open champion ... Read more...

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Sports minister asks tennis players to focus on singles


July 4th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Sports Minister M.S. Gill Saturday asked Indian tennis players to concentrate on singles events ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Gill said it is heartening ... Read more...

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Yuki wins maiden ITF title


April 25th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Yuki Bhambri won his maiden International Tennis Federation (ITF) title, beating Vishnu Vardhan 7-6 (1), 6-4 in the $15,000 BHEL Futures at Delhi Lawn Tennis Association here ... Read more...

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Fate of Pakistan Davis Cup tie to be decided later this month


March 20th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 20 (IANS) The fate of Pakistan's Davis Cup second round tie against Philippines is expected to be decided by the game's ruling body by the end of this month. A ... Read more...

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Pakistan questions Philippines’ security after Davis Cup switch


March 18th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, March 18 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday questioned the security situation in the Philippines after its Davis Cup second round tie was switched from Lahore to Manila due to ... Read more...

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Pakistan to resist shifting of Davis Cup tie to Manila


March 13th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 13 (ANI): Pakistan has vowed to resist any attempt to shift their Davis Cup tennis home tie against Philippines to a neutral venue or Manila over security concerns.The Philippine ... Read more...

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Philippines wants Davis Cup tie to be moved to Manila from Pakistan


March 13th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Manila, Mar 13 (ANI): The Philippine Lawn Tennis Association has asked Davis Cup organizers to move the July regional playoff against Pakistan from Lahore to Manila due to fears of its ... Read more...

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Yuki Bhambri felicitated by tennis body, given cash award


February 8th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Junior Australian Open winner Yuki Bhambri was felicitated with a Rs.500,000 cheque by the All India Tennis Association (AITA) here Saturday. His coach Aditya Sachdeva was presented a ... Read more...

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Sania is fit, leaving to play in Pattaya Open


February 5th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Australian Open mixed doubles champion Sania Mirza has recovered from the abdominal tear that kept her away from the Fed Cup, and will ... Read more...

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Sandra wins $50,000 women’s ITF title


December 27th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Third seed Sandra Zahlavova of Czech Republic overpowered Serbia's Bojana Jovanovski, 6-4, 6-3, to clinch the $50,000 women's ITF tournament at the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association ... Read more...

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ITF women: Top seed Masa in semis; Indians out of doubles


December 25th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Top seed Masa Zec-Peskiric survived a tough outing against Ukrain's Anastasiya Vasylyeva on her way to the semi-finals of the $50,000 women's ITF at the Delhi Lawn ... Read more...

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Indian representation over in women’s ITF


December 24th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Ankita Bhambri fought hard but failed to clear the second hurdle and so did Shikha Uberoi and Poojashree Venkatesh to end India's fight ... Read more...

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Poojashri qualifies for second round of Women’s ITF


December 23rd, 2008 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Poojashree Venkatesha was the only Indian Tuesday to qualify for the second round as her compatriots Shalini Sahoo and Parul Goswami lost their first-round matches in the ... Read more...

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Shikha shocks seventh seed Hwang in $50,000 ITF opener


December 22nd, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Wildcard Shikha Uberoi got the measure of seventh seed I-Hsuan Hwang of Chinese Taipei in her opening match of the $50,000 women's ITF at the Delhi Lawn ... Read more...

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Ankita to lead Indian challenge in $50,000 Women’s ITF


December 21st, 2008 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) India's Ankita Bhambri will lead a pack of seven players in the $50,000 ITF Women's Tennis at the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA) stadium here Monday.However, none ... Read more...

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Madkekar gets better of Nelord in DSCL national opener


December 1st, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Wildcard Aditya Madkekar warmed up for tougher challenges with a clinical upset of fifth seed Yannick Nelord in the first round of the DSCL men's nationals at ... Read more...

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DSCL National Tennis to begin without top players


November 30th, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Ranjeet Virali Murugesan has been given the top billing at the DSCL Men's National Tennis tournament that begins at the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association ... Read more...

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World Champion Nicole Vaidisova holds court in honor of Reebok


November 12th, 2008 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI/Business Wire India): Reebok today brought together international tennis star Nicole Vaidisova and India''s leading tennis player Sunitha Rao with budding tennis champs at the Delhi Lawn ... Read more...

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Sachin’s milestone inspiring: Sania


October 22nd, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Sania Mirza might be a renowned name in women's tennis but it's cricket that sets her pulse racing. Therefore it comes as no surprise when she exults ... Read more...

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Lawn tennis beckons Chandigarh


September 28th, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sunil SharmaChandigarh, Sept 28 (ANI): Chandigarh in Punjab has emerged as a top sporting facility centre and its faculty and infrastructure in lawn tennis is attracting aspiring players from Commonwealth countries. ... Read more...

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