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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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Olympic tennis: Tricky draw for Paes-Sania


August 1st, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Sania Mirza Tuesday were drawn against Serbian team of Nenad Zimonjic and Ana Ivanovic in the first round of the mixed doubles ... Read more...

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Randhawa to make 200th Asian Tour appearance at Panasonic Open


March 14th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Former Asian Tour number one Jyoti Randhawa of India will celebrate a milestone 200th Asian Tour appearance when he joins 25 other champions at the ... Read more...

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Saina reaches final, will attempt hat-trick of Indonesia Open titles (Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 25 (IANS) Defending champion Saina Nehwal of India will take a shot at a hat-trick of Indonesia Open Super Series titles after she stormed into the final with ... Read more...

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Lara roots for Paes-Bhupathi


January 28th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) She may not be a tennis freak, but Bollywood beauty Lara Dutta is sincerely hoping that her fiance Mahesh Bhupathi wins the men's doubles Australian Open ... Read more...

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Injured Nadal aims for quick recovery to ‘play best tennis again’


January 27th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 26(ANI): World No.1 Rafael Nadal is looking to put behind him the despair of missing a cherished 'Rafa Slam', and recover from his Australian Open injury setback to again ... Read more...

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Ferrer crushes Nadal’s ‘Rafa Slam’ dreams with straight-set Oz Open win


January 26th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 26(ANI): World No.1 Rafael Nadal's hopes of winning a fourth consecutive Grand Slam title have evaporated after being beaten by World No.7 David Ferrer at the Australian Open on ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Paes, Bhupathi to turn back the clock


January 16th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Old Indian warhorses Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi will play together on the circuit after nine years in the chase to complete a career Grand Slam by ... Read more...

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Oz Open will be my ‘last chance in life’ to bag Grand Slam equivalent: Nadal


January 13th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 13(ANI): Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal reckons that winning next week's Australian Open is his only chance of owning all four major titles at the same time, a feat ... Read more...

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Sharath, Subhajit qualify for ITTF Pro Tour Grand Finals


December 2nd, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Top paddlers Sharath Kamal and Subhajit Saha have qualified for the season-ending International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Pro Tour Grand Finals to be held in Seoul ... Read more...

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Clijsters routs Zvonareva to claim back-to-back US Open titles


September 12th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 12(ANI): World No. 3 Kim Clijsters has claimed her second consecutive US Open women's singles title by defeating Russia's Vera Zvonareva at Flushing Meadows.In a lopsided final, the defending ... Read more...

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Indian TT star Sharath Kamal moves to tougher German league


July 23rd, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) After winning back-to-back US and Egypt Open titles earlier this month, India's top table tennis star Sharath Kamal is moving to Germany from Spain in ... Read more...

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Nadal faces huge battle to complete career Grand Slam at US Open


July 6th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 6 (ANI): World No.1 and Wimbledon champion Rafa Nadal has said that he faces a huge battle to complete his career Grand Slam at the US Open, - despite ... Read more...

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Paes advance in doubles, mixed doubles


January 25th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy, seeded third, cruised into the men's doubles quarterfinals with a 6-3, 7-5 defeat of Americans John Isner and Sam Querrey in ... Read more...

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Aamir hailed as new star of Pakistan squash


November 22nd, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 22 (IANS) Pakistani teenager Aamir Atlas Khan can help revive the country's lost glory in squash after the Peshawar-based player scalped world number one Gregory Gaultier in the ongoing Qatar ... Read more...

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Argentina’s del Potro fulfills first of his two dreams


September 16th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep.16 (ANI): US Open 2009 champion Juan Martin del Potro says that he has achieved one of the two dreams that he had set for himself."I had two dreams this ... Read more...

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World Squash: Pallikal favourite for women’s crown


July 28th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, July 28 (IANS) Dipika Pallikal is poised on the threshold of squash history as she has more than a realistic chance of becoming the first Indian ever to win ... Read more...

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Stewart wins play-off, sinks Watson’s British Open dream (Roundup)


July 20th, 2009 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
V Krishnaswamy Turnberry (Scotland), July 20 (IANS) Tom Watson's dream to create sporting history by winning the British Open for the sixth time ended in tears as Stewart Cink won the four-hole play-off ... Read more...

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Woods, Bhullar miss the cut; Watson turns the clock back


July 18th, 2009 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
By V Krishnaswamy Turnberry, Scotland, July 18 (IANS) The Ailsa Course at the Turnberry, which has a way of reeling in dramatic scenes at its 18th green, did so once again. ... Read more...

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Bhupathi senior happy Mahesh’s win came with Sania


February 1st, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Delighted over his son Mahesh Bhupathi's seventh mixed double Grand Slam title, C.G.K. Bhupathi said it was special as it came with an Indian girl, Sania Mirza.Bhupathi ... Read more...

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Dipika can win world squash title, says Egyptian coach


October 16th, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Manchester, Oct 16 (IANS) India's fast-rising squash sensation Dipika Pallikal has the potential to win the world junior title in Cairo next year, her coach Amir Wagih said here Thursday.Wagih, a former ... Read more...

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Serena hopes for double digit in grand slams


September 9th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): Serena Williams, the American fourth seed, who did not drop a set in the 2008 US Open Womens singles, hopes to win again and achieve double digits ... Read more...

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Golfer Norman caught for talking on mobile while driving


July 17th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Southport (Britain), July 17 (IANS) Greg Norman, the multi-millionaire Australian golfer, escaped a fine after being caught by police while talking on the mobile phone to his wife, Chris Evert, the former ... Read more...

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Can’t applaud, but not unsporting really (British Open Golf Diary)


July 17th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Southport (Britain), July 17 (IANS) In Britain, discussing weather is quite usual. And the weather Thursday, the first day of the 137th British Open, was anything but normal. Wet and ... Read more...

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Asteroid named after tennis star Nadal


July 13th, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Palma de Mallorca (Spain), July 13 (IANS) A recently discovered asteroid has been named after Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, who won his first Wimbledon title earlier this month with a stirring ... Read more...

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Nadals gal prefers to remain in the background


July 9th, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadals 20-year-old girlfriend Xisca Perello is camera-shy, and prefers to remain in the background. However, on Tuesday, the lovebirds enjoyed a day at the beach. Both ... Read more...

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Bulked-up Murray still unlikely to out-muscle Nadal (Wimbledon Diary)


July 1st, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
DPA London, July 1 (DPA) Slender Scot Andy Murray flexed his recently developed muscles Popeye-style after a five-set victory put him into his first Wimbledon quarter-final. But the newest British tennis hero's celebratory ... Read more...

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Nadal crushes Federer to lift fourth French Open (Lead)


June 8th, 2008 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Paris, June 8 (DPA) Rafael Nadal joined Bjorn Borg as winner of four straight French Open titles Sunday, paying respectful tribute to opponent Roger Federer after inflicting a painful 6-1, 6-3, 6-0 ... Read more...

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Nadal demolishes Federer, wins his fourth French Open


June 8th, 2008 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 8 (IANS) Rafael Nadal raced to a historic fourth successive French Open singles title with a 6-1, 6-3, 6-0 demolition of old foe and World No. 1 Roger Federer at ... Read more...

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Norman to lead field in Shanghai golf


April 22nd, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
Shanghai, April 22 (IANS) Australian golf legend Greg Norman hopes to mix a bit of golfing pleasure with business when he headlines the $2.3 million BMW Asian Open starting here Thursday. The ... Read more...

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