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Rogers Cup: Paes-Melzer in semis, Sania-Bethanie exit


August 12th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal/Toronto, Aug 12 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Austrian partner Jurgen Melzer moved into the semi-finals of the men's doubles Rogers Cup while Sania Mirza and her American partner ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Gelana splashes to gold in marathon (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana splashed to gold in a rainy Olympic marathon here Sunday.Gelana, 24, ranked 11th in the world after wins in Rotterdam and Amsterdam ... Read more...

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Olympics: Gelana wins gold in women’s marathon


August 5th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana splashed to gold in a rainy London Olympic marathon Sunday.Gelana, 24, ranked 11th in the world after wins in Rotterdam and Amsterdam ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Williams sisters win doubles gold


August 5th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Williams sisters, Serena and Venus, claimed their record fourth tennis gold in the Olympics as they overpowered Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka of ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Williams stunned at success after Wimbledon


August 4th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serena Williams is stunned at her career success after completing the Golden Slam of wins in all four major tournaments and the Olympics, she ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Williams destroys Sharapova to win gold


August 4th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serena Williams of the US demolished Russia's Maria Sharapova to grab her first Olympic gold in the women's singles tennis Saturday.Fourth seed Williams blew ... Read more...

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US Open: Wimbledon champion Kvitova falls at first hurdle


August 30th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 30 (IANS) Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova crashed out of the US Open Monday, bowing to Romania's Alexandra Dulgheru 6-7(3), 3-6 in the first round.The fifth-seeded Czech ... Read more...

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Petkovic says bet with coach triggered unique post-match ‘Petko Dance’


January 24th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24(ANI): German tennis star Andrea Petkovic has revealed that her famous "Petko Dance" had evolved after a bet with her coach Petar Popovic.The Petko Dance is busted out ... Read more...

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Clijsters, Zvonareva sail into round four of Australian Open


January 22nd, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22(ANI): World No.3 Kim Clijsters powered into the fourth round of the Australian Open by beating Frenchwoman Alize Cornet on Saturday.Clijsters destroyed Cornet 7-6 (7-3), 6-3, in an hour and ... Read more...

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Relaxed attitude mixed with killer instinct is Henin’s recipe for grand slam win


January 27th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan. 27 (ANI): Justine Henin has revealed that she has become a much more relaxed tennis player than she was in the past, and the real challenge that lies before ... Read more...

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Roddick makes successful knee test with Brisbane victory


January 4th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Jan 4 (DPA) Top seed Andy Roddick gave his October knee injury a solid test Monday, firing 15 aces in a first-round defeat of Australian Peter Luczak 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 ... Read more...

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Derartu Tulu Wins New York Marathon 2009


November 2nd, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov. 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ethiopian marathon athlete Derartu Tulu has won the New York City marathon 2009 (in the women's front), which was held on Sunday morning. She created history ... Read more...

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New York City Marathon 2009- A Grand Success


November 2nd, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov. 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York City Marathon that was held on Sunday, became a huge success as people from all quarters of life enthusiastically participated in it. The ... Read more...

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Pennetta stuns Jankovic again for Stuttgart semis berth


May 2nd, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, May 2 (DPA) Flavia Pennetta of Italy did it again to Jelena Jankovic with a 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 win as the Serbian title holder crashed out of the Porsche Grand Prix ... Read more...

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Jankovic outlasts Lisicki, Safina cruises past Hantuchova


May 1st, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, May 1 (DPA) Defending champion Jelena Jankovic outlasted fighting German teenager Sabine Lisicki, 7-5, 5-7, 6-3, to book a place in the Porsche Grand Prix quarter-finals. The third-seeded Serb Jankovic squandered ... Read more...

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Madison Keys surprises with her latest performance


April 7th, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by GD
Fourteen-year-old Madison Keys made her WTA Tour debut a memorable one by beating Russia's Alla Kudryavtseva (7-5, 6-4) on Monday in the opening round of The MPS Group Championships. The teenager from ... Read more...

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Paes jumps three places to seventh, Bhupathi sixth


February 2nd, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) India's Leander Paes jumped three places to the seventh spot while Australian Open finalist Mahesh Bhupathi stayed at the sixth position in men's doubles in the latest ... Read more...

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Sania sails to the second round of Australian Open


January 19th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza breezed into the second round of the Australian Open tennis with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Poland's Marta Domachowska at Melbourne Park here Monday.Sania, making ... Read more...

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Sania to face Marta Domachowska in Australian Open Round-1


January 16th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza will begin her singles campaign against Marta Domachowska of Poland in the Australian Open tennis beginning here Monday.Sania is on a comeback trail after remaining ... Read more...

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Jankovic in quarters with Venus, Russian trio


October 3rd, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, Oct 3 (DPA) Jelena Jankovic routed Ukraine's Alona Bondarenko 6-2, 6-0 in the second round of the Porsche Grand Prix, the day after being assured of the world number one spot ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Zheng in mixed doubles semis at French Open


June 3rd, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 3 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Jie Zheng of China beat Virginie Razzano of France and Rogier Wassen of the Netherlands in straight sets to enter the mixed doubles semi-finals ... Read more...

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