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Aggassi inducted into US Open Court of Champions


September 10th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) American tennis great Andre Agassi, a two-time US Open champion, was inducted into the US Open Court of Champions that celebrates the legacy of ... Read more...

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Serena Williams wins women’s singles at US Open


September 10th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) American Serena Williams won the last four games to beat top ranked Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 6-2, 2-6 and 7-5 to take her fourth ... 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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US Open: Federer, Murray drawn to meet in semis


August 24th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) Top seed Roger Federer is drawn to meet Britain's Andy Murray in the semifinals at the US Open following their duels of Wimbledon and ... Read more...

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Kuznetsova to miss US Open for ‘recovery’


August 21st, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova will miss the upcoming US Open to recover from injury.Kuznetsova, Estonia's world No.15 Kaia Kanepi and Italy's 18th-ranked ... Read more...

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Kothari, Rawat in final of All India Snooker


August 10th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Delhi boy Laxman Rawat and Sourav Kothari of ONGC registered convincing semi-final wins to set up a title clash in the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India ... Read more...

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Roddick to take on Djokovic at Olympics


July 30th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.2 Novak Djokovic of Serbia will meet former U.S. Open champion Andy Roddick in the second round of the Olympic tennis tournament after ... Read more...

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Won’t go to Olympics as a reserve: Kuznetsova


June 25th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Svetlana Kuznetsova has no plans to travel to London as a reserve in the Russian Olympic tennis team despite being selected for the role.Russian Tennis ... 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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Top seed Chen bows out of ITF meet


June 7th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 7 (IANS) Eighth seeded Kittiphong Wachiramanowong from Thailand pulled off the biggest upset of the competition by knocking out top seed Ti Chen (Chinese Taipei) 6-2, 7-6(5) ... Read more...

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Top Indians for ITF event


June 3rd, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 3 (IANS) Big-time tennis returns to Mysore after a decade when the Zuari Garden City $10,000 ITF Futures men's championship gets underway at the famous Mysore Tennis ... Read more...

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Sardar putts 72 to take lead in junior golf meet


May 30th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) Mohan Sardar, the 14-year old from Kolkata, carded a par 72 to take the lead with a two-round total of 148 in the Toyota IGU Southern ... Read more...

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Ryan Day takes slender lead against Ding in world snooker


April 25th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), April 25 (IANS) China's top snooker player Ding Junhui delivered a break of 100, but still trailed Ryan Day 5-4 at the end of the first session in ... Read more...

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Argentina draws 1-1 with Croatia in Davis Cup


April 7th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, April 7 (IANS) Argentine Juan Martin del Potro, ranked 10th in the world, beat 52nd-ranked Croatian Ivo Karlovic to tie their Davis Cup quarterfinal series 1-1.Del Potro, ... Read more...

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Top golfers set for tee-off in Bangalore


March 5th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 5 (IANS) The Karnataka Golf Association is all set to witness the biggest domestic golf event - the inaugural Louis Philippe Cup - slated to begin here Tuesday.With ... Read more...

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Ten teams confirmed for Louis Philippe golf


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 22 (IANS) The Karnataka Golf Association course here will host the Louis Philippe Cup featuring 10 teams that will fight for prize money of Rs.1.24 crores - the ... Read more...

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Stosur breaks Australia’s heart (Roundup)


January 17th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Local favourite and sixth seed Samantha Stosur crashed out of the Australian Open after losing 6-7, 3-6 to Romanian Sorana Cirstea in the women's singles ... Read more...

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Samantha Stosur awarded Newcombe medal


December 6th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 6 (IANS) US Open champion Samantha Stosur collected her second Newcombe Medal to top off this year's stellar tennis season.The 27-year-old was crowned the inaugural winner last ... Read more...

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Magical Mcllroy wins Hong Kong Open golf


December 4th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Dec 4 (IANS) World number two Rory McIlroy finally laid his hands on the UBS Hong Kong Open trophy Sunday, closing with a spectacular five-under-par 65 which included ... Read more...

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China Open: Wozniacki, Zvonareva move ahead; Stosur eliminated


October 4th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 4 (IANS) World Number One Caroline Wozniacki and third seed Vera Zvonareva sailed through to the third round of the China Open tennis here Tuesday.Wozniacki needed only ... Read more...

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Serena Williams in a fix after her US Open final antics


September 12th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 13-time Grand Slam Champion Serena Williams risks fines from the U.S. Tennis Association and the International Tennis Federation following her behavior on the court during the ... Read more...

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US Open: Nadal ousts Murray, sets up final clash with Djokovic


September 11th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Defending champion Rafael Nadal denied Andy Murray's search for his first Grand Slam title with a tough four-set victory over the British top player ... Read more...

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Big Indian contingent at ISPS Handa Singapore Classic golf


September 7th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Sep 7 (IANS) South African Jbe Kruger is looking for his first Asian Tour victory at the ISPS Handa Singapore Classic golf which starts Thursday at the Orchid Country ... Read more...

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US Open: Wozniacki rallies; Federer, Williams cruise to quarters


September 6th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS) Third seed Roger Federer made quick work of dismantling his fourth-round opponent, 36th-ranked Juan Monaco of Argentina, 6-1, 6-2, 6-0 in a late match ... Read more...

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Arjun Atwal second at Heritage, one shot behind leader


April 22nd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, April 22 (IANS) Arjun Atwal was one shot behind the leader Garrett Willis of the United States at the end of the opening round of ... Read more...

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Glory for Lahiri at the Delhi Golf Club


April 9th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Anirban Lahiri stared at the hole as he was ten feet away from glory at the inaugural Panasonic Open at the Delhi Golf Club. Lahiri ... Read more...

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Jeev, Kapur to help set up ISM academies in India


February 17th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) International Sports Management Limited (ISM), one of the world's leading management companies, launched its India operations Tuesday with top golfers from the country Jeev Milkha Singh and ... Read more...

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Clijsters sends Russia’s Safina packing at Australian Open


January 18th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.18 (ANI): Belgian Kim Clijsters humiliated Russia's former world number one Dinara Safina 6-0, 6-0 Tuesday to head trio of impressive winners at the Australian Open.Tournament favourite Clijsters sent Russia's ... Read more...

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Jeev shoots 67, finishes seventh in Hong Kong


November 21st, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 21 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh was tied at seventh place following a 67 in the $2.5 million showpiece sanctioned by the Asian Tour and European Tour.Ryder Cup star Ian ... Read more...

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Rafter named Australian Davis Cup captain


October 20th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 20 (ANI): Former world No.1 Pat Rafter has been named captain of the Australian Davis Cup team.Rafter, a two-time US Open champion and former Australian of the Year, will ... Read more...

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Venus Williams pulls out of China Open due to knee injury


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sep 26(ANI): American tennis ace Venus Williams, who is recuperating from her knee injury, has pulled out of the China Open.Venus follows in the footsteps of her World No. one ... Read more...

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Nadal sees Federer more as a role model than an enemy


September 15th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.15 (ANI): First time U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal believes the key to him winning nine Grand Slam titles in a little over five years has been his powerhouse ... Read more...

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Nadal stretches ATP lead with US Open title


September 14th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 14 (DPA) Rafael Nadal stretched his lead atop the men's tennis rankings courtesy of Monday's US Open crown while beaten finalist Novak Djokovic moved into the second place. Spain's Nadal, ... Read more...

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Nadal completes career Grand Slam with US Open victory (Lead)


September 14th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 14 (DPA) A tearful Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 in a rain-delayed US Open final Monday to take a step closer to all-time tennis ... Read more...

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