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US Open: Azarenka, Stosur to meet in quarters


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka and reigning champion Samantha Stosur won their fourth round matches to meet in the US Open quarterfinals here at ... Read more...

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US Open results


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) Following are the results of the US Open tennis here Sunday:Men's singles third round: 20-Andy Roddick bt Fabio Fognini 7-5, 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4; ... Read more...

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Djokovic thrashes Roddick at Olympics


August 1st, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Second seed Novak Djokovic demolished Andy Roddick of the US to reach the third round at the London Olympics here Tuesday.Djokovic, the Beijing bronze ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Federer moves into third round


July 30th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Swiss Roger Federer Monday kept on course for adding the Olympic title to his Wimbledon crown, beating Julien Benneteau of France in straight sets ... Read more...

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Roddick to take on Djokovic at Olympics


July 30th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.2 Novak Djokovic of Serbia will meet former U.S. Open champion Andy Roddick in the second round of the Olympic tennis tournament after ... Read more...

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List of Roger Federer’s Grand Slam titles


July 9th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Following is the list of Roger Federers 17 Grand Slam tennis titles:Year Championship Opponent2003 Wimbledon Mark Philippoussis 7-6 (7-5), 6-2, 7-6(7-3)2004 Australian ... Read more...

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Nalbandian spared more punishment for Queen’s Club incident


June 25th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Argentine tennis player David Nalbandian will not face further discipline from the ATP for injuring a line judge at the Queen's Club here.Nalbandian lost the ... 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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Hewitt gets wildcard for Wimbledon


June 13th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former champion Lleyton Hewitt is one of 13 players to receive a wildcard entry to this year's Wimbledon tennis tournament, organisers confirmed.Australian Hewitt beat ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Nishikori eliminates Tsonga, Makarova stuns Serena


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Melboune, Jan 23 (IANS) Kei Nishikori eliminated sixth-seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France Monday to advance into the quarterfinals of the Australian Open on Monday, becoming the first Japanese to ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Mirza and Vesnina advance to second round


January 19th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina moved into the second round of the Australian Open women's doubles with an easy win ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Djokovic marches on; Roddick retires (Roundup)


January 19th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic continued his rich vein of form, thrashing Colombian Santiago Giraldo at the Rod Laver Arena while a hamstring injury forced 15th ... 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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Hewitt says he is a dangerous floater at Australian Open


January 7th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Lleyton Hewitt, the youngest World No.1 a decade ago, is today ranked a lowly 186th coming from an injury-marred 2011 and he considers himself the ... Read more...

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Samantha Stosur awarded Newcombe medal


December 6th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 6 (IANS) US Open champion Samantha Stosur collected her second Newcombe Medal to top off this year's stellar tennis season.The 27-year-old was crowned the inaugural winner last ... Read more...

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Switzerland defeats Australia 3-2 in Davis Cup play-off


September 19th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 19 (IANS) Switzerland beat Australia 3-2 in the Davis Cup World Group play-off after Stanislas Wawrinka dispatched former World No.1 Lleyton Hewitt in five sets at the ... Read more...

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Federer beats Hewitt to level Davis Cup play-off at 1-1


September 16th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 16 (IANS) Following Bernard Tomic's early win Friday, Swiss tennis star Roger Federer defeated Lleyton Hewitt to level the Davis Cup World Group playoff tie between Australia ... Read more...

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Federer arrives in Australia for Davis Cup tie


September 14th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 14 (IANS) Swiss tennis superstar Roger Federer arrived in Australia and had his first practice Wednesday for the Davis Cup starting Friday.The winner of a record 16 ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi win second ATP World Tour team title (Lead)


June 12th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Halle (Germany), June 12 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan claimed their second ATP World Tour team title at the Gerry Weber Open with a fighting ... Read more...

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Murray seeks advice from Agassi’s ex-coach Cahill


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray has approached Darren Cahill, the former coach of Andre Agassi and Lleyton Hewitt, for advice and help even as he searches for a ... Read more...

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Ratings prove one-day international cricket isn’t dead yet


January 25th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.25 (ANI): If fresh ratings are anything to go by, one-day international cricket has been given the 'kiss of life'.Figures released by industry body Free TV show the opening one-day international ... Read more...

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Sport superstars take aim at flood


January 13th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne/Brisbane, Jan.13 (ANI): International superstars Roger Federer and Lance Armstrong are among many high-profile sportspeople contributing to Queensland flood relief campaigns.Seven-time Tour de France winner Armstrong, who has just arrived in ... Read more...

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Hewitt to assess tennis future after 2011 grand slams


January 11th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.11 (ANI): Australian tennis player Lleyton Hewitt has said that he will assess his future in the sport after seeing his performance in the grand slam tournaments of 2011.Ranked 54 in ... Read more...

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Hewitts release pics of newborn baby girl in OK! magazine


November 16th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 16 (ANI): Tennis player Lleyton Hewitt and his wife actress Rebecca 'Bec' Cartwright have released pictures of their newborn baby girl in OK! Magazine.Their daughter, Ava Sydney Hewitt, was born ... Read more...

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McEnroe advises Australian tennis champ Hewitt to consider retirement


November 11th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.11 (ANI): John McEnroe has advised Lleyton Hewitt to consider retirement.In Sydney for the Champions Downunder tournament starting at Homebush Bay today, the seven-time grand slam champion said 56th-ranked Hewitt, was ... Read more...

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Oz Davis Cup captain Rafter wants to end Hewitt-Tomic feud


October 28th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28(ANI): Australia's new Davis Cup captain Pat Rafter has said that his first task will be to end the feud between former world No.1 Lleyton Hewitt and rising star ... Read more...

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Hewitts cash in on newborn’s name


October 27th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 27 (ANI): Former ace tennis player Lleyton Hewitt and his pop singer wife Bec announced the name of their third child; and they charged for that too-a two dollar premium ... Read more...

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Tennis star Lleyton Hewitt and wife welcome their baby girl


October 25th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 25 (ANI): Tennis player Lleyton Hewitt and his wife Bec are celebrating the arrival of a baby girl to their family.'Bec, Mia, Cruz and I welcomed a beautiful baby ... Read more...

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Pat Rafter, Tony Roche set to inspire Oz Davis Cup team


October 20th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 20 (IANS) Former tennis players Patrick Rafter and Tony Roche were appointed captain and coach of the Australian Davis Cup team with the motive to guide the country back ... Read more...

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With the clouds gone, CWG competitions set to begin Monday


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The dark clouds over New Delhi have blown away in more ways than one as the 19th Commonwealth Games, enveloped in a massive ... Read more...

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Australian cyclist pulls out of CWG


September 16th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 16 (IANS) Australian cyclist Richie Porte Thursday was forced to pullout from the Commonwealth Games as his Saxo Bank team denied him clearance to compete in the Oct 3-14 Games ... Read more...

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India can hope for a rich haul of tennis medals


September 14th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari (Attn Editors: This is the seventh of the previews discussing India's chances in various disciplines at the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. The piece is on tennis.) New Delhi, Sep 14 ... Read more...

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Federer, Soderling move closer to US Open showdown


September 5th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 5 (ANI): Roger Federer brushed aside France's Paul-Henri Mathieu in straight sets to move one step closer to a quarter final showdown with Sweden's Robin Soderling.According to Fox Sports, ... Read more...

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Olympic champion Rice to compete at Delhi CWG


August 19th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 19 (IANS) Triple Olympic gold medallist Stephanie Rice will be avoiding a shoulder surgery to take part in the New Delhi Commonwealth Games in October. It comes as a good news ... Read more...

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No Stosur, Hewitt in Australia’s CWG tennis squad


August 18th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 18 (IANS) Australia Wednesday announced a second string tennis squad for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games without their star players Lleyton Hewitt and Samantha Stosur. The eight-member team will be ... Read more...

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