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Sheru Classic to be held Oct 6


September 13th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The second edition of the Sheru Classic Professional Bodybuilding Championship is to be held here Oct 6 at the IGI Stadium.The competition, first held last ... Read more...

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US Open: Errani-Vinci win women’s doubles title


September 10th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) Italian pair Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci have clinched the US Open women's doubles title.The second-seeded Italians beat third-seeded Czechs Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka ... Read more...

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US Open: Azarenka, Williams showdown for women’s title


September 8th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS) Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus overcame a lacklustre opening set to beat third-seeded former champion Maria Sharapova of Russia 3-6, 6-2, 6-4, setting up ... Read more...

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US Open: Sharapova to face Azarenka in semis (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova survived a scare to beat 11th seed Marion Bartoli in the US Open women's singles quarterfinal here at ... Read more...

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Expect charming athletes at London Olympics: Chinese daily


July 27th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) The attention will be focussed on good-looking athletes at the London Olympics, said a state-run Chinese daily Friday.An article "What to expect at London Olympics: ... Read more...

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Hewitt gets wildcard for Wimbledon


June 13th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former champion Lleyton Hewitt is one of 13 players to receive a wildcard entry to this year's Wimbledon tennis tournament, organisers confirmed.Australian Hewitt beat ... Read more...

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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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Errani-Vinci win French Open women’s doubles final


June 9th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Italian pair of Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci have won the women's doubles at the French Open after defeating Russia's Maria Kirilenko and ... Read more...

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French Open: Sania-Bethanie hope to make a strong start


May 28th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (IANS) Having won the Brussels Open tennis event in their run-up to Roland Garros, India's Saina Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands will be hoping ... Read more...

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Maiden title for Vekic in women’s tennis championship


March 24th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 24 (IANS) Ninth seed Donna Vekic, the 15-year-old from Croatia, ranked 397, won the $25,000 QNet ITF Open women's tennis tournament beating fourth seed Andrea Koch Benvenuto of ... Read more...

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Donna packs off Kyra in ITF tennis championship


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 23 (IANS) Croatian teenager Donna Vekic stopped the dream run of Indian wild card Kyra Shroff with a 6-1, 7-6 (4) win in the semifinals and set up ... Read more...

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Kyra races into semis of ITF tennis


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 22 (IANS) Kyra Shroff, the 19-year-old Indian wild card, scalped higher ranked Nungnadda Wannasuk from Thailand 6-3, 6-4, en route to the semi-finals of the QNet ITF Open ... Read more...

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Kyra Shroff’s dream run continues in ITF tennis


March 21st, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) Kyra Shroff scripted another commendable win, beating Nicole Clerico of Italy 6-3, 6-3, in 90 minutes to enter the quarter-finals of the QNet ITF Open women's ... Read more...

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Kyra Shroff stuns third seed in ITF tennis


March 20th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 20 (IANS) Wild card Kyra Shroff of India stormed into the second round of QNet ITF Open women's tennis championship, knocking out third seed Zuzana Luknarova of ... Read more...

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Indians bow out in first round of QNet women’s championship


March 19th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 19 (IANS) Wild card Prerna Bhambri, qualifiers Rishika Sunkara, Nidhi Chilmula and Ankita Raina ended up on the losing side as all four home players lost their first ... Read more...

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Three Indians make main draw in ITF Open


March 18th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 18 (IANS) Three Indians - Nidhi Chilmula, Ankita Raina and Rishika Sunkara - made it to the main draw of the $25,000 ITF Open women's tennis championship here ... Read more...

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Tough draw for Indians at ITF women’s tennis championship


March 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) The four Indian wild card entries drew tough opponents in the $25,000 ITF Open women's tennis championship which gets underway with main draw matches Monday at ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Mirza and Vesnina advance to second round


January 19th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina moved into the second round of the Australian Open women's doubles with an easy win ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Djokovic sails into 3rd round


January 19th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic overcame the mid-afternoon heat to breeze through his men's singles second round Australian Open match against Colombian Santiago Giraldo 6-3, 6-2, ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Fish biggest casualty in second round


January 18th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) Eighth-seeded American Mardy Fish became the biggest casualty in the men's singles draw as he crashed out in the second round of 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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Australian Open: Azarenka eases into second round, Tomic beats Verdasco


January 16th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Third-seed Belarusian Victoria Azarenka cruised through to the second round of the women's singles event of Australian Open tennis here Monday defeating Britain's Heather Watson 6-1, ... Read more...

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Sania cracks top 10 in doubles, slips 17 ranks in singles


September 12th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza Monday cracked the top-10 in the women's doubles tennis rankings. Her singles rankings, however, slipped 17 places to 81.The top Indian women's ... Read more...

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American duo Huber-Raymond wins US Open women’s doubles


September 12th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) Fourth-seeded American team of Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond won the US Open Tennis Championship women's doubles title by outlasting defending champions Vania King ... Read more...

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Sania-Shvedova win Citi Open doubles title


August 1st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
College Park (Maryland, US), Aug 1 (IANS) Top seeds Sania Mirza of India and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan clinched the Citi Open women's doubles title, defeating second seeds Olga Govortsova ... Read more...

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French Open: Sania enters second round with convincing win (Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 23 (IANS) Sania Mirza hardly broke sweat during her 6-3, 6-3 first round victory over Germany's Kristina Barrois in the French Open women's singles here Monday.The 72nd-ranked Indian, ... Read more...

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Sania-Vesnina win Indian Wells women’s doubles title


March 20th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Indian Wells, Mar 20(ANI): Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina have defeated eighth-seeded Americans Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Meghann Shaughnessy 6-0, 7-5 to capture the 2011 BNP Paribas Open women's doubles ... Read more...

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“Top Shot” Season 2 Set To Premiere


February 6th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Top Shot Season 2 is all set to premiere on History Channel from February 8, Tuesday. After an exciting season 1, which aired from June 6 ... Read more...

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Dulko-Pennetta win Australian Open women’s doubles title


January 28th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne. Jan 28(ANI): Argentine Gisela Dulko and her Italian partner Flavia Pennetta won the women's doubles title of the Australian Open by defeating Victoria Azarenka and Maria Kirilenko on Friday.The top ranked ... Read more...

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Experience of no consequence in Oz Open final: Clijsters


January 28th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.28 (ANI): World Number Two Kim Clijsters believes that her Grand Slam experience will count for little in Saturday night's Australian Open women's final against China's Li Na.Though it will be ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania, Somdev go down fighting (Lead)


January 17th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza put on a spirited performance against former World No.1 and winner of seven Grand Slams Justine Henin of Belgium to go up a set ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania gives Henin a fright


January 17th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza took a set off former World No.1 and winner of seven Grand Slam titles Justine Henin of Belgium before losing 7-5, 3-6, 1-6 in the ... 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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Schiavone wins French Open women’s title


June 5th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 5 (DPA) Francesca Schiavone defeated Samantha Stosur 6-4, 7-6 (2) for the French Open title Saturday, the first Italian woman to win a Grand Slam. The 17th-seeded Schiavone, 29, rallied from ... Read more...

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Stosur red-hot favourite among bookies to lift French Open crown


June 4th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 4(ANI): Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur is a raging hot favourite with bookmakers to lift the French Open women's singles trophy despite having never reached a grand slam final ... Read more...

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