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India U-16 lose second football friendly


September 12th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 12 (IANS) The Indian team, presently training here for the final phase of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 Tournament later this month, lost 2-1 to the UAE ... Read more...

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US Open: Sania-Bethanie in third round


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (IANS) Indo-American pair of Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands moved into the women's doubles third round of the US Open here at the Flushing Meadows.Sania-Bethanie, ... Read more...

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I feared I was pregnant: Sharapova


August 28th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova said she feared she was pregnant when she contracted a stomach bug earlier this month.Sharapova withdrew from the Canadian ... Read more...

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Li Na appreciates hubby’s support for her Australian Open campaign


January 29th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 29(ANI): World No.9 Li Na expressed special thanks to her husband and coach Jiang Shan after her Australian Open campaign ended on a disappointing note on Saturday.Li, who is ... Read more...

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Wozniacki, Sharapova, Venus sail into round two of Australian Open


January 17th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 17(ANI): World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki overcame a nervy performance to get her Australian Open campaign under way with victory over Argentina's Gisela Dulko.Wozniacki, playing her first Grand Slam event ... Read more...

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Murray to face convicted drug cheat Karol Beck in Australian Open


January 17th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 17(ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray will kick off his Australian Open campaign against convicted drug cheat Karol Beck on Tuesday.Beck was banned for two years after testing positive ... Read more...

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Stosur dedicates her Australian Open campaign to her late grandfather


January 15th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 15(ANI): Tennis star Samantha Stosur has said that she will dedicate her Australian Open campaign to her grandfather, who passed away on Friday."I would like to dedicate this year's Australian ... Read more...

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Bhupathi’s US Open campaign ends


September 5th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi's US Open tennis campaign ended with early losses in the men's doubles and mixed doubles events. Bhupathi and his Belarussian doubles ... Read more...

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Sania, Somdev to open their US Open campaign Monday


August 29th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 29 (IANS) Sania Mirza and Somdev Devvarman are the only Indians in the singles draw of the US Open beginning here Monday. Sania, who is ranked 160, will face ... Read more...

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Serena Williams crushes Stosur to storm into Australian Open quarterfinals


January 25th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 25(ANI): Defending champion Serena Williams put an end to world No.13 Samantha Stosur's Australian Open campaign on Monday with a straight-sets fourth-round win at Rod Laver Arena.Williams broke Stosur ... Read more...

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Sania crashes out of Australian Open


January 24th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Spanish partner Virginia Ruano Pascual bowed out of women's doubles in the Australian Open tennis at the Melbourne Park here Sunday. The 10th-seeded pair ... Read more...

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Federer plays mind games to overcome Andreev in Melbourne


January 19th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (DPA) Roger Federer's famed mental strength rescued the top seed from potential danger as the world number one began his Australian Open campaign Tuesday with a turnaround 4-6, ... Read more...

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Fatherhood won’t affect my game: Federer


January 16th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 16 (ANI): As he gears up for his first Australian Open as a dad after the birth of twin daughters, Swiss tennis ace Roger Federar has expressed confidence that fatherhood ... Read more...

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Sania’s Japan open campaign ends


October 17th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Osaka (Japan) Oct 17 (ANI): Indian tennis star Sania Mirza lost in the semifinal of the Japan open at the hands fourth seed Francesca Schiavone, here on Saturday.Sania saved a breakpoint ... Read more...

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US Open: Somdev takes positives from US Open loss (Lead)


September 4th, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman's run at the US Open might have ended, but the Indian is only drawing positives from his second round appearance. Somdev's Grand Slam singles debut ... Read more...

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Sania to open her French Open campaign against Voskoboeva


May 22nd, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 22 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza has been drawn to play Kazakhstan's Galina Voskoboeva in her opening round of the French Open. The two players have met only once, in hard ... Read more...

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Dad Damir could still derail Jelenas fairytale at Oz Open


January 27th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.27 (ANI): Jelena Dokic''s fairytale Australian Open campaign could still be derailed should her tyrant father Damir choose to land up. As she prepares for her quarter-final against world No.3 Dinara ... Read more...

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Injured Bhupathi gives walkover in French Open


June 5th, 2008 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Indian tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi's French Open campaign in mixed doubles ended in a heartbreak as he pulled out of the semifinal Thursday due to an injury. ... Read more...

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Jeev tied second at BMW Asian Open (LEAD)


April 24th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by admin
Shanghai, April 24 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh continued his great form opening his BMW Asian Open campaign with a four-under 68 for a share of the second place after the first round ... Read more...

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