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Bopanna-Bhupathi in quarters of Madrid Open


May 10th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 10 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Mahesh Bhupathi reached the men's doubles quarterfinals at the Madrid Open tennis tournament defeating Santiago Gonzalez and Christopher Kas.The seventh seeds ... Read more...

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China Open: Foot injury forces Azarenka to concede pre-quarterfinal


October 6th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) World number four Victoria Azarenka of Belarus Thursday pulled out of the China Open tennis due to a foot injury after reaching the pre-quarterfinals.Azarenka said: ... Read more...

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Steady Djokovic tames flamboyant game of Monfils


September 9th, 2010 - 6:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (DPA) Rock-steady Serb Novak Djokovic tamed the big-hitting flamboyant game of Gael Monfils as he defeated the Frenchman 7-6 (7-2), 6-1, 6-2 Wednesday to reach a fourth ... Read more...

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Rusty Davydenko to open for Russia; Spain without Nadal


July 8th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (DPA) Out-of-form Nikolay Davydenko starts the campaign for hosts Russia with an opening rubber against Argentine David Nalbandian after the draw Thursday for their Davis Cup World Group ... Read more...

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‘Big hearted’ Hewitt one of the best grass court players: Becker


June 28th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jun 28 (ANI): Tennis legend Boris Becker has termed former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt as one of the best players on the grass court, and refused to term him a dark ... Read more...

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Nadal does it easy while Del Potro struggles through (Lead)


January 20th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 20 (DPA) Defending champion Rafael Nadal eased to a straight set victory Wednesday into the third round of the Australian Open while fourth seed Juan Del Potro, in a ... Read more...

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Djokovic aims for second straight title


November 15th, 2009 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 15 (DPA) In-form Serb Novak Djokovic hopes to back up an ATP title from a week ago when he faces Gael Monfils in the final of the Paris Masters ... Read more...

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Federer stalls in Paris with upset loss to Frenchman


November 12th, 2009 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 12 (DPA) Top seed Roger Federer exited the last tournament of the ATP regular season in disappointing style, taking a 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 second-round loss to Frenchman Julien ... Read more...

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Top two seeds advance in Vienna


October 28th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Oct 28 (DPA) Marin Cilic stayed alive in his long-odds race for a place in next month's season-ending ATP final as he defeated Colombian Alejandro Falla 6-2, 6-3 Tuesday to ... Read more...

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Tsonga lifts odds for season finale place with Tokyo title


October 11th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 11 (DPA) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga put himself into solid contention Sunday for a place in next month's ATP season wrap-up in London as he won his third title of the ... Read more...

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China Open: Djokovic made to work hard by Hanescu


October 5th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 5 (DPA) Novak Djokovic was made to toil by Victor Hanescu before he could win his debut match at the China Open tennis 6-3, 7-5 here Monday. The world number ... Read more...

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Nadal seals his comeback with overhaul of Monfils


September 9th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (DPA) Rafael Nadal rallied to defeat Gael Monfils 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 while Andy Murray was humbled by Croat Marin Cilic 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 at the US ... Read more...

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Federer’s Paris perfection may take time to sink in (Lead)


June 8th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 8 (DPA) It will take a day or two for the enormity of his first French Open title to sink in for Roger Federer, with the Swiss now forced ... Read more...

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Unchartered ground ahead as Roddick makes Paris Open’s second week


May 30th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 30 (DPA) Sixth seed Andy Roddick bolted into the second week of the French Open for the first time in his career, crushing Marc Gicquel 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 with ... Read more...

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Getting rid of fearful memories a matter of timing


April 3rd, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Getting rid of memories that trigger fear boils down to the right timing, according to a new study. Marie Monfils, assistant psychology professor at Texas University, Austin, has identifed ... Read more...

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Federer pounds Kiefer to advance at Miami


March 30th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, March 30 (DPA) Roger Federer polished his mighty game at the expense of Nicolas Kiefer as he hammered the German 6-4, 6-1 to storm into the third round of Miami ... Read more...

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Murray bids to stop Nadal in Rotterdam final


February 15th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rotterdam, (Netherlands), Feb 15 (DPA) Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray will both bid for a first trophy at the ABN-AMRO World Tennis Sunday, after overcoming hampered opponents in semi-final sweeps.Nadal took advantage ... Read more...

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Australian Open Results


January 26th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (DPA) The following are the results of the fourth round of the $15.5 million Australian Open here Monday:Women's singles, fourth round: Serena Williams, 2, US, def. Victoria Azarenka, 13, ... Read more...

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Nadal in form as Murray crumples in Australian Open (Roundup)


January 26th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (DPA) World No.1 Rafael Nadal maintained perfection with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 victory over Fernando Gonzalez and moved into the quarterfinals of the Australian Open tennis here Monday.But the ... Read more...

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Simple for Simon in Australian Open


January 26th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (DPA) Gilles Simon and Serena Williams advanced through to the Australian Open quarter-finals Monday as their opponents quit after being injured.Men's sixth seed Simon broke through into his first ... Read more...

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Venus loses herself in Melbourne roads (Australian Open Notebook)


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 23 (DPA) Venus Williams might have been driven to distraction at the Australian Open, but the tribulations were nothing compared to the American's trials experienced on Melbourne roads.Williams has been ... Read more...

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Monfils, Del Potro keep pace in chase to China


October 29th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 29 (DPA) Juan Del Potro and Gael Monfils both gained ground in the race for a place at the season-ending championships in China as they moved into the third round ... Read more...

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Nadal matches his New York best with tough win over Querrey


September 2nd, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (DPA) Rafael Nadal lost the first set of his US Open as he held off an ace attack from American Sam Querrey to squeeze 6-2, 5-7, 7-6 (7-2), ... Read more...

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Paes, Bhupathi raise hope after Rathore misfires (India, second Lead)


August 12th, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) India's Old tennis warhorses Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi gave hope to their fans back home with an emphatic victory after the famed shooters caused wrenching ... Read more...

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Sania, Paes-Bhupathi handed a tough draw (LEAD)


August 7th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) Eyeing a medal from the high-profile tennis event at the Beijing Olympics, India were handed a tough draw Thursday. The country's top women's star Sania Mirza ... Read more...

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Tough draw for Indian tennis stars in Olympics


August 7th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) The Indian Olympic contingent, hoping for a medal from tennis, had a rude shock as it was handed a tough draw for the competition which gets ... Read more...

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