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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: Radwanska ousted by Vinci


September 4th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Second seed Agnieszka Radwanska was ousted from the US Open tennis tournament after she lost 1-6, 4-6 to 20th seeded Italian Roberta Vinci in ... Read more...

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Azarenka digs deep to beat Begu at Olympics


July 30th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka of Belarus dropped a set before beating Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu to move into the second round of the women's tennis singles ... Read more...

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Sania-Bethanie enter third round at Wimbledon


June 29th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands advanced to women's doubles third round at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, easing past Stephanie Foretz Gacon and Kristina Mladenovic here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Petrova returns to WTA top 20


June 24th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former world No.3 Nadia Petrova has returned to the top 20 in the latest WTA rankings published Sunday.The Russian rose two places to No. 20. ... Read more...

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Zvonareva confirmed for London Olympics


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Vera Zvonareva has been picked for the London Olympic tennis tournament despite ongoing injury problems, the Russian Tennis Federation said Friday.The other Russians ... Read more...

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Sharapova wins French Open, completes career Grand Slam (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian World No.1 Maria Sharapova became only the 10th female tennis player to complete a career Grand Slam as she swept aside Italy's Sara ... Read more...

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Errani-Vinci win French Open women’s doubles final


June 9th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Italian pair of Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci have won the women's doubles at the French Open after defeating Russia's Maria Kirilenko and ... Read more...

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Sharapova beats Kvitova to enter French Open final (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova reached her first French Open final Thursday after a comfortable straight-sets win over world No. 4 Petra Kvitova. The Russian will ... Read more...

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Errani beats Stosur to reach French Open final


June 7th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Sara Errani upset reigning US Open champion Samantha Stosur in the French Open semi-final Thursday to reach her first Grand Slam final.Errani held on ... Read more...

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American duo Huber-Raymond wins US Open women’s doubles


September 12th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) Fourth-seeded American team of Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond won the US Open Tennis Championship women's doubles title by outlasting defending champions Vania King ... Read more...

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US Open: Mirza, Leander win in doubles, Somdev loses


September 1st, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) India's campaign in the singles event at the US Open came to an end with Somdev Devvarman losing his opening round tie to Andy ... 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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Stosur sinks Serena, enters French Open semi-final


June 2nd, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 2 (DPA) Samantha Stosur outlasted frustrated top seed Serena Williams 6-2, 6-7 (2-7), 8-6 Wednesday to reach her second straight French Open semi-final. World number one Williams was left adrift ... Read more...

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‘Comeback queen’ Henin beats Petrova to reach Australian Open semi-finals


January 26th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 26(ANI): Belgian Justine Henin continued her stunning comeback, as she powered into the Australian Open semi-finals after defeating Russian Nadia Petrova 7-6 (7-3) 7-5 in their quarter-final match.Henin's win ... Read more...

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Clijsters backing Belgian women to win the title (Australian Open diary)


January 23rd, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 23 (DPA) After a shock third round exit, Kim Clijsters is hoping that one of her Belgian women compatriots wins the Australian Open. US Open winner Clijsters, only back last summer ... Read more...

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Carly Gullickson And Travis Parrot: Winning Combination At US Open


September 11th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by GD
Carly Gullickson teamed up with Travis Parrot for the 2009 US Open Mixed Doubles title. They made their way to the title by stunning the second seeded pair of Leander Paes and ... Read more...

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Madrid Masters: Sania, Chia-Jung in 2nd round, Serena out


May 12th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 12 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Chinese Taipei's (Taiwan) Chia-Jung Chuang stormed into the second round of the 3,500,000 euros Madrid Masters tennis with a 6-3, 6-4 win over ... Read more...

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Dulko stuns Azarenka, Jankovic cruises ahead


April 30th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, April 30 (DPA) Gisela Dulko of Argentina stunned high-flying Belarussian Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 6-3 to move into the quarter-finals of the Porsche Grand Prix. The 34th-ranked Dulko prevailed in 76 minutes ... Read more...

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Friday order of play at Australian Open


January 22nd, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (DPA) The following is the order of play on show courts Friday at the Australian Open.Rod Laver Arena: Dinara Safina, 3, Russia, vs Kaia Kanepi, Estonia Jelena Jankovic, 1, ... Read more...

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Paes, Bhupathi in doubles second round, Sania out


January 22nd, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi advanced to the second of Australian Open tennis with their partners while Sania Mirza crashed out of the women's doubles at the ... Read more...

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Sania makes second round exit from Australian Open (Second Lead)


January 21st, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian Sania Mirza's challenge in the Australian Open singles was over in mere 70 minutes with a 3-6, 2-6 loss to 10th seed Russian Nadia Petrova in the ... Read more...

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Sania crashes out of Australian Open singles (Lead)


January 21st, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) India's campaign in the Australian Open singles came to an end with Sania Mirza crashing out of the women's section with a 3-6, 2-6 loss at the hands ... Read more...

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Sania Mirza loses in second round of Australian Open


January 21st, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 21 (DPA) Indian tennis player Sania Mirza lost to Nadia Petrova of Russia 3-6, 2-6 in a second round match of the Australian Open here Wednesday.Results Wednesday at the $15.5-million ... Read more...

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Paes in the men’s and mixed doubles finals


September 4th, 2008 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) India's Leander Paes is in line for a double at the US Open as he entered the finals of both the men's and mixed doubles here at ... Read more...

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Paes storms into mixed doubles final, men’s doubles semis


September 3rd, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) India's Leander Paes defied age as he continued his dazzling form in the US Open tennis, reaching the mixed doubles final and men's doubles semifinal.Seventh seed Paes, ... Read more...

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Bhupathi exits men’s doubles; Paes through to mixed doubles semis


September 2nd, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sept 2 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of Bahamas crashed out of the US Open men's doubles with a 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 loss to Argentines Maximo Gonzalez and ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Jie beat Paes-Petrova in mixed doubles


June 2nd, 2008 - 1:47 am ICT by admin
Paris, June 1 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi of India and Jie Zheng of China beat Indian Leander Paes and Nadia Petrova of Russia 7-5, 6-4 in a closely fought first-round match in the ... Read more...

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Sania to meet Govortsova in Qatar Open first round


February 17th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by admin
Doha, Feb 17 (IANS) Sania Mirza will open her campaign against Belarusian Olga Govortsova in the $2.5 million Qatar Total Open at the Khalifa Tennis Complex starting Monday. The 48th ranked Belarusian ... Read more...

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