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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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Djokovic happy about playing Olympics on grass


July 26th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Former world No.1 Novak Djokovic from Serbia has said he is looking forward to playing on grass at the All England Club where he won ... Read more...

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Federer surpasses Sampras’ feat


July 16th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) The 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer set a new record Monday when he surpassed Pete Sampras' feat to be world number one for the ... Read more...

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Leading Grand Slam winners


July 9th, 2012 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Following are the all time leading Grand Slam winners after Roger Federer won his 17th major title Sunday, defeating Andy Murray in the Wimbledon final:17 ... Read more...

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Federer beats Djokovic to reach Wimbledon final


July 6th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Roger Federer became the first man to reach eight Wimbledon singles finals, knocking out defending champion Novak Djokovic 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Centre Court ... Read more...

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I dare to dream: Djokovic


February 7th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) "I dare to dream about becoming the best player. Now I have this special award and I think everything is possible," said Serbian tennis giant ... Read more...

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Djokovic, Cheruiyot, Barcelona win Laureus Awards


February 7th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Despite freezing weather, many fans waited and shouted alongside the red carpet as winners of the 2012 Laureus World Sports Awards were unveiled here Monday.Serbian ... Read more...

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Sampras, Moya join hometown hero Li Na for exhibition tournament


December 17th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Wuhan (China), Dec 17 (IANS) The central Chinese city of Wuhan gave 2011 Roland Garros champion Li Na a hero's welcome back to her hometown to kick off the Wuhan ... Read more...

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Federer clinches 70th career title at ATP Finals


November 28th, 2011 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Swiss legend Roger Federer clinched the 70th title in his career after outplaying Frenchman Jo- Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 6-7(6) and 6-3 at the ATP World ... Read more...

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Federer, Tsonga chase history in ATP World Tour Finals


November 27th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Roger Federer and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will be chasing history when they meet Sunday in the title clash of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals.Federer is ... Read more...

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Safin may become Russian president: Sampras


November 1st, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian two-time Grand Slam winner Marat Safin, who has entered politics, has all chances to become the president in the next 20 years, former world ... Read more...

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Sampras and Safin to play exhibition match in China


September 29th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) Former tennis greats Pete Sampras and Marat Safin will play an exhibition match at the new stadium here Friday to mark the opening of the ... Read more...

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Sampras’ stolen trophies dropped off anonymously at hospital


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Tennis legend Pete Sampras is happy after his stolen trophies were dropped off anonymously at a hospital in Los AngelesThe retired star was devastated when thieves made off ... Read more...

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Sampras, Agassi to meet again in Paribas Showdown


February 20th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 20(ANI): Tennis legends Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras are scheduled to play each other in a charity game on February 28 at the Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden ... Read more...

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Murray happy to rely on mum while seeking elusive first Grand Slam


January 19th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.19 (ANI): British No 1 Andy Murray is attempting to win his first Grand Slam with his mother and best friend providing the technical expertise.There is no Paul Annacone, experienced ... Read more...

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Sampras says majority of tennis gongs stolen from LA storage facility


December 8th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles (US), Dec.8 (ANI): Tennis great Pete Sampras says most of the awards and trophies he won during his illustrious career have been stolen out of public storage facility in West ... Read more...

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Nadal advances to US Open semi-finals


September 10th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.10 (ANI): Top seed Rafael Nadal advanced to the US Open semi-finals by defeating eighth-seeded Spanish compatriot Fernando Verdasco 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday, stretching his Grand Slam win ... Read more...

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Roger Federer hires Paul Annacone as full-time coach


August 30th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Roger Federer has confirmed that he has hired Pete Sampras' former coach, Paul Annacone, as his full-time coach after a successful trial period over the past month. ... Read more...

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Federer tells Murray that time without coach could be beneficial


August 12th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.12 (ANI): Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has reportedly told British tennis star Andy Murray that not having a coach could be positively beneficial.Murray has been without a coach for ... Read more...

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Federer keen to put Annacone through Toronto coaching paces


August 10th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 10 (DPA) Roger Federer will give his new coach a one-month tryout before deciding whether to proceed with Paul Annacone on board Team Federer, the Swiss player said as ... Read more...

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Federer turns to Sampras mentor in bid to revive career


July 27th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): Grand Slam champion Roger Federer is turning to Paul Annacone, who used to coach Pete Sampras and Tim Henman, in an attempt to revive his flagging tennis ... Read more...

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Federer wasn’t making excuses for Wimbledon loss: Bollettieri


July 12th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Roger Federer's reasons for his shocking Wimbledon quarterfinal loss did not go down well with many, including his opponent Tomas Berdych, but tennis guru Nick Bollettieri ... Read more...

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Federer pines for serve and volleying tennis heroes Agassi, Sampras


June 30th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer has admitted that he misses the presence on court of legends like Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras.The Sun quoted the Swiss ... Read more...

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Federer fends off Sampras’s suggestion of him winning 10 Wimbledon titles


June 21st, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): Switzerland's Roger Federer has fended off Pete Sampras's suggestion that he could win up 10 Wimbledon titles.World No. 2 Federer opens his campaign tonight against Colombian Alejandro ... Read more...

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Federer concentrates on tennis amid Swiss football fever


June 20th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (DPA) Swiss star Roger Federer will have absolutely no problem keeping his mind focussed on his opening match as defending champion at Wimbledon Monday while his fellow national ... Read more...

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Nadal back on top in ATP rankings after Paris triumph


June 7th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, June 7 (DPA) Rafael Nadal dethroned Roger Federer atop the men's tennis rankings issued Monday by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Spain's Nadal returned to the top after almost one ... Read more...

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Soderling shocks Federer in French Open comeback win


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 1 (DPA) Swede Robin Soderling rallied after losing the first set to deny Roger Federer his place in a 24th consecutive Grand Slam semi-final with a 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, ... Read more...

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Federer begins Paris title defence with easy win


May 24th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 24 (DPA) Roger Federer dusted Australian Peter Luczak 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 Monday in a dominating start to his title defence at the French Open as the Swiss bids for ... Read more...

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Federer believes he can be an even better tennis player


January 29th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.29 (ANI): Roger Federer is just two games away from claiming his 16th Grand Slam title, and still believes he has lots of areas where he can improve, notwithstanding the ... Read more...

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Murray fears Federer and Nadal won’t let him win a Grand Slam in toughest era in tennis


January 4th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 4 (ANI): While British Tennis star Andy Murray fears that Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal could prevent him from winning a Grand Slam, but he insists that he'd still ... Read more...

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Agassi recalls hitting a `big wall’ after being on a tennis roll for two years


November 9th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.9 (ANI): Tennis star Andre Agassi was clearly on a roll till the 1995 U.S. Open final, and then found that himself hitting what he called a great wall.He ... Read more...

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Experience of a lifetime for Yuki Bhambri in Macau


October 27th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
By V Krishnaswamy Macau, Oct 27 (IANS) It was an experience that Yuki Bhambri, World Junior No.1 tennis player will cherish for ever. To be in the gambling enclave and fun city ... Read more...

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Sampras says tennis players are sports’ best athletes


October 17th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 16 (ANI): Former world no. 1 Pete Sampras has claimed that tennis players are the finest athletes in the world."People don't talk about it. I mean, in tennis, these athletes ... Read more...

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Next 12 months crucial for Murray, says Agassi


October 15th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 15 (ANI): Former world tennis great Andre Agassi believes Andy Murray has the next 12 months to prove that he merits being World Number One in the sport.Murray ... Read more...

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Tennis legends to play in Kerala capital


September 19th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) The city will later this year witness tennis legends Bjorn Borg, Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe and Guillermo Villas competing here in the ATP Champions Tour. The four former Grand ... Read more...

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