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Abdullah ousts Agarwal in national tennis


August 24th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) In an all-Andhra clash, Shaikh Abdullah upset top seed D. Rishab Agarwal 6-4, 6-4 to enter the final of the boys singles of the Adidas-MCC under-18 ... Read more...

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Selector Rohit Rajpal to meet Paes in London


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) National tennis selector Rohit Rajpal, who will be in London on a personal visit, has been asked by All Indi Tennis Association (AITA) to ... Read more...

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Fatehdeep to meet Karan in U-16 tennis nationals


October 21st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Second seed Fatehdeep Singh and Karan Salwan will square off in the U-16 boys' finals while second seed Simran Sethi will clash with Tarannum Handa ... Read more...

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Yuki Bhambri and Rutuja Bhosale are new national tennis champions


October 15th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Delhi's Yuki Bhambri Saturday became the new national tennis champion, though his 6-4, 7-6(6) victory over top seed Vishnu Vardhan was marred by contentious line ... Read more...

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Yuki overcomes Myneni, plays Vishnu in the final


October 14th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Second seed Yuki Bhambri survived a fright from qualifier Saketh Myneni to set up a men's singles final showdown with top seed Vishnu Vardhan, ... Read more...

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National Tennis: Vishnu, Yuki breeze into semis


October 13th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Top seed Vishnu Vardhan proved too good for S.V. Abhishek, winning 6-2, 6-3 on his way to the men's singles semifinals of Fenesta National ... Read more...

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Isha Lakhani beats talented Balu in national tennis


October 12th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Former national champion Isha Lakhani overcame talented Sharmada Balu 6-4, 6-4, to enter the women's singles quarterfinals of the Fenesta National Tennis Championship at the ... Read more...

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Tennis nationals: Rutuja stuns top seed Prerna


October 11th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Rutuja Bhosale produced a power-packed performance to shock top-seed Prerna Bhambri 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 and enter the second round of Fenesta National Tennis Championship ... Read more...

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Tennis Nationals: Mayneni outplays Kanan


October 10th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Former champion Vijay Kanan made a first round exit from the Fenesta Open National Tennis Championship when he lost 4-6, 3-6 to Hyderabad's Saketh Myneni ... Read more...

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Tennis nationals: Vishnu, Prerna lead men’s and women’s field


October 9th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Vishnu Vardhan and Yuki Bhambri have got top billing in the men's singles while Prerna Bhambri will spearhead the challenge in the women's ... Read more...

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Li Na loses in first round of China Open


October 2nd, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 2 (IANS) World number five Li Na became the biggest casualty in the opening round of the China Open tennis Sunday, slumping to a 4-6, 0-6 defeat to ... Read more...

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Sampras and Safin to play exhibition match in China


September 29th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) Former tennis greats Pete Sampras and Marat Safin will play an exhibition match at the new stadium here Friday to mark the opening of the ... Read more...

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National Tennis Championships beginning from oct 10


September 7th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The hardcourt national tennis championship will be held at Delhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA) Oct 10-22.The championships, called the DSCL Open National Tennis Championships, have ... Read more...

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Chandigarh tennis coach Wadhera still keen on going to Pakistan


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The uncertain conditions in Pakistan have not deterred Indian tennis coach Birbal Wadhera -- he is eager to travel across the border to ... Read more...

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Ashutosh through to last eight, Shivika out of national tennis


March 2nd, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) Defending Champion Ashutosh Singh of Delhi remained on course for the title, ousting third seed Mithun Murali of Tamil Nadu 7-5, 6-4 to cruise into the ... Read more...

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Pak tennis champs miffed with govt’s refusal to award them prize money


April 7th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.7 (ANI): The Pakistan Tennis Federation's (PTF) request to honour players who won the Davis Cup tie against Hong Kong last month and helped the country qualify for the semi ... Read more...

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Australian tennis has sunk to its “lowest point”: Hewitt


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 2(ANI): Australian tennis star Lleyton Hewitt believes that the game has sunk to its "lowest point" in the country, saying that there was little cause for optimism in player ... Read more...

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Spanish captain released from hospital


December 11th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Dec 11 (DPA) Spanish Davis Cup captain Albert Costa was likely to skip Friday's start of the national tennis championships in Seville after being released from hospital following a heart ... Read more...

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Rushmi outclasses Sanaa to win ITF tournament


September 19th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Eighth-seeded Rushmi Chakravarthy outclassed compatriot Sanaa Bhambri 6-3, 6-1 to claim the $10,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament at the DLTA complex here Saturday. The 31-year-old Rushmi, who ... Read more...

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Vaishnavi packs off seeded players in junior national tennis


August 26th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) Vaishnavi Peedi Reddy eliminated fifth seeded Jasmine Kaur Bajaj in the Under-14 category and 11th seeded Aruvhi Sharma in the Under-18 girls singles in the Adidas MCC ... Read more...

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Over 500 entries for Junior National Tennis


August 21st, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) The Adidas-MCC National Junior Tennis Championship, scheduled to be held here Aug 24-29, has attracted over 500 entries. The event comprises singles and doubles matches for boys and ... Read more...

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Murray effect fails to popularize tennis in Scotland


August 2nd, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 2 (ANI): Andy Murray's heroics at Wimbledon and tournaments around the world have volleyed the profile of Scottish tennis to unprecedented new heights, but an international sports conference has heard ... Read more...

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Roddick knows ‘Andy’ cries won’t be for him in Murray match


July 2nd, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (DPA) There will be no confusion in the mind of at least one competitor when the crowd cheers for "Andy" in Friday's Wimbledon semi-final between Scot Andy Murray ... Read more...

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Sneha, Basil line up for a double crown


May 7th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 7 (IANS) Sneha Reddy of Maharashtra and Basil Khuma of Delhi put themselves in line for a double crown in the MSLTA super series Junior National Tennis Championships here Thursday. In ... Read more...

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Australia launching plan to save national tennis reputation


February 3rd, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (DPA) Amid the congratulations of another record-breaking Australian Open, tournament director Craig Tiley has denied that he will take a position with the US Tennis Association as they hunt ... Read more...

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Bhambri family feels elevated and happy


January 31st, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Yuki in Japanese means courage and snow. The youngest of the Bhambri siblings showed both grit and cool temperament in ample measure on his way to becoming ... Read more...

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Dokic in a dream as improbable comeback surges on


January 23rd, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 23 (DPA) The improbable comeback dream of Jelena Dokic advanced to fresh heights Friday as the newest national tennis heroine upset number 11 Caroline Wozniacki 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 to fight ... Read more...

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Government honours eminent citizens


January 12th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Eight eminent senior citizens including national tennis champion Sumant Misra, cabinet secretary B.G. Deshmukh and prominent Bharatanatyam exponent Saroja Vaidyananthan were conferred the Vayoshrestha awards by the ... Read more...

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Top seed Ranjeet advances in DSCL men’s tennis nationals (Lead)


December 2nd, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Top seed Ranjeet Virali Murugesan won both his singles and doubles matches in the DSCL men's national tennis championships at the DLTA courts here Tuesday.Ranjeet reached the ... Read more...

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Top seed Ranjeet storms into DSCL national tennis quarters


December 2nd, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Top seed Ranjeet Virali Murugesan proved too good for teenager Prateek Bhambri as he knocked him down 6-1, 6-2 to enter the quarter-final of the DSCL men's ... Read more...

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India colts win South Asian Tennis Championship


November 17th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Indian juniors put up a commanding performance to win the Under-16 South Asian Tennis Championship held in Bangladesh.The team comprising Shahbaaz Khan, S.V. Abhishek and Mohit Mayur ... Read more...

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Ratnika is DSCL national tennis champion


October 25th, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Wildcard Ratnika Batra stamped her authority over qualifier Shweta Rana, beating her 6-3,6-0, to win the DSCL national women's tennis championship at the DLTA complex here Saturday.In ... Read more...

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Top seed Shalini in national tennis quarters


October 22nd, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Top seed Shalini Sahoo had little difficulty in beating her one-time sparring partner Arantxa Andrady, 6-0, 6-2, at the DSCL women's tennis nationals to enter the ... Read more...

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No Pakistani city is safe: squash legend Jansher Khan


September 3rd, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 3 (IANS) Squash legend Jansher Khan rejected several offers to coach in foreign countries to enjoy a retired life in Peshawar, but frequent suicide bombings in the capital of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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BCCI president condoles Mankad’s death


August 1st, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sharad Pawar expressed condolences to the family of cricketer Ashok Mankad, who died here Friday. Pawar described Mankad as ... Read more...

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