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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: Tsonga stunned by Slovak Klizan


August 31st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) Martin Klizan of Slovakia caused an upset at the US Open tennis tournament with a four-set victory over fifth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France.Tsonga ... Read more...

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US Open: Radwanska, Kerber, Venus ease into second round (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 29 (IANS) Wimbledon runner-up Agnieszka Radwanska, sixth-seeded German Angelique Kerber and two-time champion Venus Williams all took easy victories to reach the second round of the ... Read more...

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US Open: India’s Somdev makes a first-round exit


August 28th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman made a first round exit from the men's singles of the US Open tennis tournament, going down to Spaniard Ruben Ramirez ... Read more...

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Zvonareva withdraws from US Open


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Vera Zvonareva has withdrawn from the US Open tennis tournament.A statement on the tournament website Tuesday did not say why Zvonareva, a former ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna finish runners-up in Cincinnati


August 20th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 20 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna came up short against Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau in the men's doubles final at the Western and Southern ... Read more...

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Smooth sailing for seeds in Bangalore ITF


June 13th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) Barring seventh seed Kittiphong Wachiramanowong from Thailand who retired due to stomach ailment after losing the first set, the other fancied players, including top ranked Ti ... Read more...

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Vardhan starts favourite in Bangalore ITF meet


June 10th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 10 (IANS) Following his impressive showing last week in the second leg at Mysore, Vishnu Vardhan again begins the favourite in the $10,000 Toyota ITF Bangalore Open ... Read more...

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Djokovic: Taking on Nadal in French Open final is ultimate challenge


June 9th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Novak Djokovic has said taking on Rafael Nadal in the French Open tennis tournament final will be the "ultimate challenge" for him.Serbian ... Read more...

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Vardhan, Balaji in title round of ITF meet


June 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore June 8 (IANS) Vishnu Vardhan and Sriram Balaji virtually snatched victories from the jaws of defeat in the semi-finals to set up a title clash in the $10,000 ... Read more...

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Vardhan, Balaji in title round of ITF meet


June 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore June 8 (IANS) Vishnu Vardhan and Sriram Balaji virtually snatched victories from the jaws of defeat in the semi-finals to set up a title clash in the $10,000 ... 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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Sania-Bhupathi sail into French Open final (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 6 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi outplayed Galina Voskoboeva and Danielle Bracciali 6-4, 6-2 to enter the mixed doubles final at the French Open tennis tournament ... Read more...

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Rawat eliminates Rastogi in ITF tourney


June 6th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 6 (IANS) Unseeded Sidharth Rawat, ranked 1076, pulled off a big upset in the Zuari Garden City Mysore ITF Open tennis tournament when he knocked out Davis ... Read more...

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French Open: Paes-Vesnina beat top seeds to enter semis


June 6th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 5 (IANS) Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina defeated top seeded duo of Max Mirnyi and Liezel Huber 4-6, 7-5, 10-5 to reach the mixed doubles semi-finals at the ... Read more...

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Easy wins for Vishnu, Sriram in ITF meet


June 4th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 4 (IANS) It was smooth sailing for Vishnu Vardhan and N. Sriram Balaji in the first round of the $10,000 Zuari Garden City Mysore ITF Open tennis ... Read more...

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PSG eyes $85 mn-bid for Brazilian duo


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 3 (IANS) Paris Saint Germain (PSG) is reportedly preparing an $85 million offer for AC Milan's Brazilian stars Thiago Silva and Alexandre Pato.The French club's ... Read more...

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Paes-Peya advance in French Open


June 1st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 1 (IANS) Leander Paes and his new partner Alexander Peya entered the men's doubles second round at the French Open tennis tournament here, defeating Italy's Simone Bolelli ... Read more...

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Malik in Mandya Open semis


June 1st, 2012 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), June 1 (IANS) All the top seeds, led by Vijayant Malik, duly made it to the semi-finals of the Prem Sugars ITF Mandya Open tennis tournament Thursday.Top seed ... Read more...

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Malik leads way into last 8 in ITF meet


May 30th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), May 30 (IANS) The seeded players, led by No.1 Vijayant Malik, safely made it to the quarter-finals of the singles draw where they were joined by Vignesh Veerabhadran ... Read more...

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Easy win for Murugesan in ITF meet


May 28th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), May 28 (IANS) One-sided encounters marked the opening day of the Prem Sugars ITF Mandya Open tennis tournament here Monday when only three single ties were played.Second seed ... Read more...

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Malik top seed as Vishnu pulls out from ITF event


May 27th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), May 27 (IANS) Davis Cupper and top seed Vishnu Vardhan pulled out of the Prem Sugars ITF Mandya Open tennis tournament here Sunday, just a day before ... Read more...

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Federer-Berdych set-up Madrid Open final


May 13th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 13 (IANS) Roger Federer defeated Janko Tipsarevic while Tomas Berdych edged past Juan Martin del Potro to set-up the men's singles final at the Madrid Open tennis ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Bhupathi, Paes-Stepanek out of Madrid Open


May 13th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 13 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Mahesh Bhupathi went down to Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau in the men's doubles semifinals of the Madrid Open tennis tournament ... Read more...

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Madrid Open promoter promises changes to blue clay


May 12th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 12 (IANS) The promoter of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament, Ion Tiriac, promised to make desired changes to the playing surface by the next edition after ... Read more...

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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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Nadal overcomes Tsonga, faces Murray in semis


March 29th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Miami (Florida), March 29 (IANS) World No.2 Rafael Nadal had to battle hard to overcome Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and set up a semi-final clash with Briton Andy Murray at ... Read more...

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Indian Wells: Sania-Vesnina crushed in finals


March 18th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 18 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina lost to American pair Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond in the women's doubles final of ... Read more...

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Paes-Stepanek knocked out of Indian Wells


March 15th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 15 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek were knocked out by Marc Lopez and Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals of the ... Read more...

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Indian Wells: Paes-Stepanek reach quarters, to meet Lopez-Nadal


March 14th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 14 (IANS) Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek defeated Juan Monaco and Kei Nishikori 7-5, 6-4 to enter the men's doubles quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas ... Read more...

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Berlocq beats Simon in Mexican Open


February 29th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 29 (IANS) Frenchman Gilles Simon crashed out of the Mexican Open tennis tournament, losing in the first round to Argentine Carlos Berlocq 6-7 (5), 3-6.The world number ... Read more...

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Federer, Nadal in Australian Open quarters (Roundup)


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal marched into the quarterfinals of the Australian Open tennis tournament here Sunday while Caroline Wozniacki and Kim Clijsters made it ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Federer, Nadal cruise into quarters


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Roger Federer beat host-favourite teenager Bernard Tomic while Rafael Nadal defeated Spanish teammate Feliciano Lopez to enter the men's singles quarterfinals of the Australian Open ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Bhupathi-Bopanna, Sania-Vesnina enter doubles pre-quarters


January 21st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna beat Carsten Ball and Treat Conrad Huey 6-2, 6-2 to move into the men's doubles pre-quarterfinals at the Australian ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Stosur stunned; Djokovic, Sharapova advance


January 17th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Reigning US Open champion Samantha Stosur became the first big casualty in the Australian Open tennis tournament here after losing 6-7, 3-6 to Romanian Sorana ... Read more...

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