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Putin congratulates Sharapova on French Open victory


June 10th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 10 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Maria Sharapova on her winning the French Open tournament.In his telegram message, Putin praised the Russian-born tennis player for ... Read more...

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Li Na becomes first Chinese to qualify for WTA Championships


October 6th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) Chinese tennis star Li Na Thursday became the fifth singles player to qualify for the prestigious TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships at Istanbul Oct 25-30.She is ... Read more...

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Atwal shoots 68, lies 16th in Malaysia


October 28th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 28 (IANS) India's Arjun Atwal enjoyed a return to one of his happy hunting grounds in Asia despite scrambling to an opening three-under-par 68 at the inaugural $6 million ... 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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Indonesian Open victory memorable, says Saina


June 27th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 27 (IANS) A jubiliant Saina Nehwal Sunday termed her Indonesian Open triumph "memorable", saying it has given her the confidence to perform consistently in top international tournaments. World No.3 Saina won ... Read more...

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After Oz Open win, very fit Federer wants to go skiing


February 2nd, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.2 (ANI): Fresh from his Australian Open victory in Melbourne and his 16th Grand Slam title, a very fit Roger Federer has said that he would like nothing better than ... Read more...

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Federer buries Murray for 16th Grand Slam title (Lead)


January 31st, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 31 (DPA) Roger Federer lived up to expectations as he schooled Andy Murray 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (13-11) to win the Australian Open for a fourth time here Sunday. The world ... Read more...

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Ivo Karlovic ends Somdev’s dream run (Lead)


August 7th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman's dream run at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic here ended when the Indian could not repeat his Chennai Open victory against big-serving Croat Ivo Karlovic ... Read more...

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Somdev’s dream run ends with loss to Ivo Karlovic


August 7th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman's dream run at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic here ended when the Indian could not repeat his Chennai Open victory against big-serving Croat Ivo Karlovic ... Read more...

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Kuznetsova wins second Slam as Safina loses again (Roundup)


June 7th, 2009 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 6 (DPA) Svetlana Kuznetsova said the wait was worth it as she claimed her second Grand Slam title in five years with a 6-4, 6-2 win over fellow-Russian Dinara Safina ... Read more...

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Jwala, Diju lose in Indian Open final


March 29th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 29 (IANS) India's mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Diju Valiyaveetil faltered in the finals, going down to Indonesian Flandy Limpele and Vita Marissa in the $120,000-dollar Indian Open ... Read more...

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Nadal says seeing Federer cry reduced joy of Oz Open victory


February 3rd, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.3 (ANI): Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal has said that he could not enjoy his victory over Roger Federer in the Australian Open final fully after he saw his friend ... Read more...

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