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Kvitova rises to fifth in world rankings


August 26th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic rose to fifth in the new WTA rankings published Sunday after winning the New Haven Open.Kvitova defeated Russia's ... Read more...

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Makarova stuns Kvitova in Eastbourne


June 19th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Ekaterina Makarova inflicted a straight sets defeat on World No.4 Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in the first round of the AEGON International ... Read more...

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Top four seeds enter semis at Stuttgart WTA Grand Prix


April 28th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 28 (IANS) Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka had to exert every ounce of her energy to beat German wild card Mona Barthel 6-4, 6-7 (3-7), 7-5 in a match ... Read more...

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Nadal overpowers Federer to reach Australian Open final


January 26th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) World No. 2 Rafael Nadal overcame his greatest rival Roger Federer 6-7, 6-2, 7-6, 6-4 Thursday to reach his second Australian Open final here Thursday.Belarusian ... Read more...

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Wozniacki set to lose World No. 1 spot


January 24th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) Caroline Wozniacki will lose her World No.1 ranking after her quarter-final defeat by defending champion Kim Clijsters at the Australian Open here Tuesday.The 21-year-old Dane ... Read more...

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Australian open: Wozniacki loses to Clijsters, surrenders World No.1 spot


January 24th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki's hopes of winning her first Grand Slam title were dashed Tuesday when she lost to defending champion Kim Clijsters in the ... Read more...

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Former World No.1 Hingis expected to play in Australian Open


October 4th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 4 (IANS) Former World No.1 Martina Hingis of Switzerland, along with compatriot Roger Federer, is expected to return to the Grand Slam with the 2012 Australian Open ... Read more...

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Woznicaki hopes to retain No.1 ranking till end of season


October 1st, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) Caroline Wozniacki hopes to keep the World No.1 ranking at the end of the tennis season.The 21-year-old Wozniacki, who is the defending champion of China Open ... Read more...

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Sharapova and Serena pull out of China Open


September 30th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) World No.2 Maria Sharapova of Russia and American Serena Williams pulled out of the China Open Friday, a day before the beginning of the WTA ... Read more...

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Kvitova overpowers Sharapova to win 2001 Wimbledon title


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Petra Kvitova defeated Russia's Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-4 to lift the Wimbledon women's singles title here Saturday and become the first Czech woman to ... Read more...

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Genes of the immune system linked to increased risk of mental illness


February 8th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): A thesis from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, has revealed that genes linked to the immune system can affect healthy people's personality traits as well as the ... Read more...

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Zvonareva, Clijsters sail into Australian Open semi-finals


January 26th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 26(ANI): World No.2 Vera Zvonareva moved into the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Wednesday with a win over World No.25 Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic.Zvonareva finished off ... Read more...

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Zvonareva, Kvitova sail into quarter-finals of Australian Open


January 24th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24(ANI): World No.2 Vera Zvonareva cruised into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open by beating Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic on Monday.Zvonareva destroyed Benesova 6-4, 6-1, in one hour ... Read more...

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Millionaire Bernie Ecclestone has to work to care of his daughters’ bills!


January 17th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Formula One tycoon Bernie Ecclestone has revealed that the financial needs of his two daughters and his ex-wife Slavica will keep him in the business for years to ... Read more...

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2,000-year-old temple ruins found in Syria


December 12th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Dec 12 (IANS) Syria has unearthed ruins of a 2,000-year-old temple, Xinhua reported Sunday.The temple dates back to the Nabataean era (169 B.C.-106 A.D.) in Swaida, 106 km to the south ... Read more...

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Myths about dating debunked


September 21st, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 21 (ANI): If you thought batting your eyelashes at a guy could get you a date with him, forget it. Clever chat-up lines, psychological mind games and body language don't ... Read more...

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Zvonareva aims to upset Williams in Wimbledon final


July 1st, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (DPA) Holder Serena Williams and Russian Vera Zvonareva saw off challenges from youngsters Thursday to meet in the Wimbledon women's final. The top seed Williams will be bidding for ... Read more...

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Serena says rivals glad that parents stopped after producing two tennis stars


June 30th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Serena Williams, who is course to securing a place in this year's Wimbledon's finals, thinks her rivals are probably glad that her parents produced only two tennis ... Read more...

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Nelly Furtado blasts Madonna over her reluctance to age naturally


November 23rd, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Portuguese/Canadian singer Nelly Furtado has revealed that she is not afraid to grow old and would never follow Madonna's gruelling exercise regime to stay young.Furtado, 30, also ... Read more...

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507 Carat diamond found in South African mine


September 30th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, Sep 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the biggest and the costliest diamond in the world has been found in South Africa on Sept 24, in the Cullinan mine, where previously also ... Read more...

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507-carat diamond found in South Africa


September 29th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 29 (DPA) South Africa's Cullinan mine, the source of the world's biggest diamond, has produced yet another unusually large, high-quality diamond, the mining company that made the find announced Tuesday. Petra ... Read more...

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Jennifer Aniston, Holly Hunter to be honored by The Women in Film Foundation


May 8th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston and Holly Hunter will soon be honoured for expanding the role of women in Hollywood, by The Women in Film Foundation.The Women ... Read more...

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Stress may trigger inflammatory skin diseases


October 27th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Researchers from University of Medicine Berlin and McMaster University in Canada have found that stress may activate immune cells in the skin, leading to inflammatory skin disease.This ... Read more...

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Sania out of East West Bank Classic


July 24th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 24 (IANS) Sania Mirza was sent packing by Chinese Meng Yuan in the second round of $600,000 East West Bank Classic tennis tournament at Carson here. Sania, seeded 16th, ... Read more...

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