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Caroline Wozniacki out of women’s tennis top ten ranking


September 10th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Sep 10 (IANS) Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark has dropped out of the list of top-ten women tennis players for the first time in three ... Read more...

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Stosur, Ivanovic star attractions in Kremlin Cup


September 7th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No. 7 Samantha Stosur and former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic are to headline the Kremlin Cup in Moscow next month.Besides Stosur, this year's ... Read more...

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US Open: Sharapova to face Azarenka in semis (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova survived a scare to beat 11th seed Marion Bartoli in the US Open women's singles quarterfinal here at ... Read more...

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Sharapova reaches US Open semi-finals


September 6th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova defeated France's Marion Bartoli 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the US Open semi-finals.The match between Sharapova, the world ... Read more...

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US Open: Azarenka overcomes Stosur to reach semis (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka advanced to the US Open semifinals for the first time with a 6-1, 4-6, 7-6(5) victory over seventh-seeded defending champion ... Read more...

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US Open: Rain postpones most matches


September 5th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) Frequent rains postponed most matches of the US Open here at the Flushing Meadows.The remnants of Hurricane Isaac dumped rain here a couple of ... Read more...

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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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U.S. Open: Robson ousts Li Na


September 1st, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) British teen Laura Robson stunned Chinese ninth seed Li Na at the US Open here at the Flushing Meadows to book a fourth round ... Read more...

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China’s tennis team faces uphill task at London Olympics


July 9th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) Superstar Li Na will lead the Chinese charge at the All England Club for the 2012 London Olympic tennis event which features the strongest ever ... Read more...

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Djokovic, Sharapova coast into Australian Open fourth round (Roundup)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Defending champion Novak Djokovic and former champion Maria Sharapova advanced to the fourth round of the Australian Open Saturday with crushing victories in the first ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Djokovic sails into 3rd round


January 19th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic overcame the mid-afternoon heat to breeze through his men's singles second round Australian Open match against Colombian Santiago Giraldo 6-3, 6-2, ... Read more...

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Li Na becomes first Chinese to qualify for WTA Championships


October 6th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) Chinese tennis star Li Na Thursday became the fifth singles player to qualify for the prestigious TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships at Istanbul Oct 25-30.She is ... Read more...

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Unseeded Kanepi knocks Wozniacki out of Pan Pacific Open


September 28th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 28 (IANS) World No.1 and defending champion Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark was upset by unseeded Estonian Kaia Kanepi in the WTA Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament here ... Read more...

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Caroline Wozniacki captures fourth straight New Haven title


August 29th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Haven, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Danish tennis legend Caroline Wozniacki made it four in a row in New Haven when she beat Czech qualifier Petra Cetkovska 6-4, 6-1 in the finals. ... Read more...

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Sania playing in a Tour quarterfinals after 2007


April 8th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Charleston (US), April 8 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza has entered her first quarterfinals at a WTA Tour tournament after three and a half years when she beat German wildcard Sabine ... Read more...

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Sania in pre-quarters of Family Circle Cup


April 6th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Charleston (US), April 6 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza battled past Russia's Vania King to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the Family Circle Cup tennis.Sania, who qualified to the main draw, won ... Read more...

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US Open results Wednesday


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (DPA) Results Wednesday at the 23-million-dollar US Open (x indicates new result). Women's singles, second roundGisela Dulko, Argentina, def Victoria Azarenka, 10, Belarus, 5-1, retired, heat exhaustionx Virginie Razzano, ... Read more...

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Seeds bomb out as Williams, Clijsters exit Wimbledon


June 29th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Bill Scott London, June 29 (DPA) Five-time winner Venus Williams and reigning US Open champion Kim Clijsters suffered stunning defeats as a pair of low-profile opponents cashed in with upset victories ... 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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Williams leads women’s seeds on Wimbledon opening day


June 22nd, 2010 - 3:18 am ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (DPA) Five-time champion and second seed Venus Williams moved quickly on the longest day of the year, taking an opening victory over Rossana De Los Rios 6-3, 6-2 ... Read more...

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Clijsters cures her frustration with Wimbledon win


June 21st, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (DPA) Kim Clijsters returned to Wimbledon for the first time since 2006 and routed Italian Maria Elena Camerin 6-0, 6-3 in a winning return to Grand Slam grass Monday.The ... Read more...

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Berdych to meet Soderling in Miami semi-final


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, April 2 (DPA) Tomas Berdych is aiming for another major scalp when he faces fifth-seeded Swede Robin Soderling in a semi-final at the Miami Masters. The Czech followed up his knockout ... Read more...

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Nadal eases ahead on day of domination at Australian Open


January 20th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 20 (DPA) Defending champion Rafael Nadal followed Wednesday's relaxed formbook a day after a crush of 87 matches, powering past Slovak outsider Lukas Lacko 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 to lead ... Read more...

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Tearful Bartoli quits Bali tennis final with injury


November 8th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bali (Indonesia), Nov 8 (DPA) Tearful top seed Marion Bartoli was forced to quit the final of the Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions Sunday with a thigh injury, giving French compatriot Aravane ... Read more...

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Sania out of Japan Open


October 17th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Osaka (Japan), Oct 17 (IANS) Sania Mirza's fine run at the WTA Japan Open tennis came to an end after she lost 2-6, 1-6 to fourth seeded Francesca Schiavone in the semi-finals ... Read more...

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Sania-King crash out of Japan quarters


October 15th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Osaka, Oct 15 (IANS) Second-seeded pair of India's Sania Mirza and American Vania King crashed out of the doubles quarterfinals of the $22,0000 Japan Open tennis here Thursday. Sania-King went down 4-6, ... Read more...

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Sania in Japan Open quarterfinals


October 14th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Osaka, Oct 14 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza stormed into the $220,000 Japan Open tennis quarterfinals with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Ukraine's Viktoriya Kutuzova in the second round here Wednesday. The 22-year-old ... Read more...

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Nadal struggles to overcome Blake in China Open


October 8th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 8 (DPA) Rafael Nadal broke five times as he struggled before finally controlling James Blake in a battling 7-5, 6-7 (4-7), 6-3 win into the quarter-finals of the China ... Read more...

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Pennetta stuns Jankovic again for Stuttgart semis berth


May 2nd, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, May 2 (DPA) Flavia Pennetta of Italy did it again to Jelena Jankovic with a 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 win as the Serbian title holder crashed out of the Porsche Grand Prix ... Read more...

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Australian Open results


January 27th, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (DPA) The following are the results at the Australian Open Tuesday.Women's singles, quarter-finals: Dinara Safina, 3, Russia, def. Jelena Dokic, Australia, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 Vera Zvonareva, 7, Russia, def. ... Read more...

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Safin ends the Dokic fairytale with fighting victory


January 27th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (DPA) Third seed Dinara Safina brought the improbable dream run of Jelena Dokic to an end in the Australian Open quarter-finals, defeating the resurrected home player 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 ... Read more...

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Jankovic will watch contenders jockey for her No.1 ranking


January 26th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (DPA) Jelena Jankovic can only watch as three possible pretenders struggle to seize her No.1 women's tennis ranking, which will require a weekend title at the Australian Open.The Serb ... Read more...

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Fighting Federer recovers from the depths to reach quarter-finals


January 25th, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25(DPA) Roger Federer made his fourth career recovery from two sets to love down, surviving an early storm before subduing Tomas Berdych 4-6, 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 to reach ... Read more...

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