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Murray seeks advice from Agassi’s ex-coach Cahill


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray has approached Darren Cahill, the former coach of Andre Agassi and Lleyton Hewitt, for advice and help even as he searches for a ... Read more...

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Chowrasia, Sujjan one shot off the lead at Avantha Masters


February 19th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Spain's Pablo Larrazabal had a magical eagle three on his closing hole which gave him the lead just ahead of India's S.S.P Chowrasia after play at the ... Read more...

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Indian businessman asks Dubai police to reopen theft case


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 3 (ANI): Dubai based India businessman R. Wadia, who lost jewellery worth 80,000 dirhams, is desperate to get the theft case reopened after it was closed for lack of evidence.Wadia ... Read more...

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Injured Nadal aims for quick recovery to ‘play best tennis again’


January 27th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 26(ANI): World No.1 Rafael Nadal is looking to put behind him the despair of missing a cherished 'Rafa Slam', and recover from his Australian Open injury setback to again ... Read more...

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Djokovic shatters dream final with knockout of Federer


September 12th, 2010 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 12 (DPA) Novak Djokovic played the spoiler as he beat Roger Federer in five dramatic sets Saturday to set up a US Open final against Rafael Nadal. The third-seeded ... Read more...

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Federer, Soderling move closer to US Open showdown


September 5th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 5 (ANI): Roger Federer brushed aside France's Paul-Henri Mathieu in straight sets to move one step closer to a quarter final showdown with Sweden's Robin Soderling.According to Fox Sports, ... Read more...

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Big hitter Murray’s time on Grand Slam stage is coming: Masur


August 25th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.25 (ANI): Former Australian tennis player and now tennis expert Wally Masur believes that British tennis star Andy Murray's time will come sooner than later, as he is one the ... Read more...

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Murray overcomes Federer to back up Toronto title


August 16th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 16 (DPA) Andy Murray became the first man in a decade and a half to back up a title in Canada, defeating Roger Federer 7-5, 7-5 amid an afternoon ... Read more...

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Murray says in present form he can beat anyone


August 15th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): After beating top seed Rafael Nadal to enter the Rogers Cup final, World No.4 Andy Murray believes that he can beat anyone if he continues playing in ... Read more...

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Murray eyes US Open to accomplish Grand Slam title dream


July 5th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5(ANI): After his Wimbledon semi-final exit, British tennis ace Andy Murray will head off to America hoping that he can still make his dream of winning a Grand Slam ... Read more...

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Juventus may not pitch for Rafa if they fail in Champions League


April 15th, 2010 - 10:30 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr.15 (ANI): Italian football club Juventus may have second thoughts about roping in Liverpool coach Rafa if they fail to make the Champions League knock-out round.The Turin giants are insisting that ... Read more...

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New investment needed to rejuvenate Liverpool FC: Rafa


April 8th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.8 (ANI): Liverpool requires new investment, said coach Rafa Benitez.On the eve of the club's biggest game of the campaign, Benitez hinted strongly that he had taken the club to ... Read more...

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Rafael Nadal dismisses Shakira romance rumours


February 16th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): Tennis ace Rafael Nadal has dismissed reports that he's romancing pop star Shakira.Reports of a blossoming romance started making rounds following a series of meetings between the ... Read more...

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‘Beleaguered’ Benitez under pressure as fans want him booted out


January 17th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17(ANI): A recent poll, which has been running since Liverpool's disastrous FA Cup defeat by Championship strugglers Reading, has revealed that a staggering 73 per cent of the club's ... Read more...

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Liverpool fans, ex-greats want coach Rafa to quit


January 15th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 15 (ANI): Thousands of Liverpool fans as also ex-club greats have called for Kop boss Rafa Benitez to quit in the wake of Wednesday's FA Cup humiliation by Reading. ... Read more...

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Injured Tsonga replaced by Ferrer in Abu Dhabi


December 30th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 30 (DPA) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has withdrawn as a late injury victim from the Capitala World Tennis Championship after injuring himself in training, to be replaced in the six-man ... Read more...

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Torres is best striker in world: Gerrard


December 30th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard has termed the club's ace player Fernando Torres as the best striker in the world.Torres hit a 93rd-minute winner for his 50th ... Read more...

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Mancini dismisses talk of Man City dressing room unrest


December 25th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 25 (ANI): Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has dismissed talk of a dressing room revolt in the wake of Mark Hughes' departure and insists he has no problem with player ... Read more...

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Coach Rafa says Liverpool stars are hurting


December 25th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 25 (ANI): Coach Rafa Benitez has said that Liverpool's under performing players are hurt by their current struggles.The Reds have won just four of their last 17 games and ... Read more...

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Kop back Rafa after Euro exit


November 25th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.25 (ANI): Coach Rafa Benitez has been told his job at Liverpool is safe despite the team being knocked out of the Champions League for the first time in five-years.The ... Read more...

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Murray looking to utilize home advantage for ATP Finals


November 19th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19(ANI): British tennis player Andy Murray has said he is looking forward to utilizing the huge home advantage at the O2 Arena for the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, ... Read more...

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Liverpool need Champions League miracle now, says Rafa


November 5th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.5 (ANI): Liverpool FC needs a Champions League miracle, believes coach Rafa Benitez after barely clinging to Euro survival by a thread after a cruel end to their trip into the ... Read more...

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Fergie gang ‘bullying’ Rafa


October 28th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 28 (ANI): Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson has been accused of leading a group of Premier League bosses in a gang up against Liverpool counterpart Rafa Benitez.Wigan manager Roberto ... Read more...

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Nadal can’t win US Open carrying serious abdominal injury: Rusedski


September 8th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 8 (ANI): World No.3 Rafa Nadal cannot win the US Open carrying a serious abdominal injury, according to former British No.1 Greg Rusedski."At this stage of a Grand Slam, ... Read more...

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Murray splits the ranking difference between Roger, Rafa (Lead)


August 16th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal, Aug 16 (DPA) Andy Murray split the difference between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal as the Scot shot to the number two Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) ranking defeating Jo-Wilfried ... Read more...

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Splashing cash has hit Liverpool’s title dream: Rafa


August 15th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.15 (ANI): Coach Rafa Benitez has said that splashing the cash on a back-up striker could actually have hit Liverpool's title dream.The Kop boss has forked out 37-million pounds on ... Read more...

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Murray desperate to wipe out memories of Rafa’s 2008 Wimbledon KO


July 1st, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray has said that he is desperate to wipe away the memory of a straight-sets thrashing by Rafael Nadal in the last eight ... Read more...

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Murray reveals fear of losing is the key to his Wimbledon title bid


June 25th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): British tennis player Andy Murray has revealed that the fear of losing is the key to his Wimbledon title bid."The thing that is important is having ... Read more...

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Murray’s defeat at the hands of Nadal in Wimbledon 2008 secret behind his fitness


June 22nd, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): World No. 3 Andy Murray has revealed how his Wimbledon exit in 2008 at the hands of Rafael Nadal turned him into one of the fittest players ... Read more...

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Murray becomes tennis world’s number three, and is close to mastering clay


May 12th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray has just become the world No 3, making him the highest ranked Briton ever, and believes that he is finally mastering clay ... Read more...

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Murray first British player to be ranked World No. 3


May 11th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Andy Murray Monday became the first British player to be among the top three on the Association Tennis Professional (ATP) rankings. The British No. 1 has displaced ... Read more...

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Davydenko won’t speculate on his clay fate against Nadal


April 24th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, April 24 (DPA) Russian Nikolay Davydenko checked in for another successful work day on the clay Friday while Rafael Nadal took advantage of a quarter-final walkover as the pair prepared ... Read more...

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Man U’s Fergie says Liverpool’s Rafa is arrogant and rude


April 18th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.18 (ANI): Manchester United coach-cum-manager Alex Ferguson has described his Liverpool counterpart Rafa Benitez as rude and arrogant."There's one thing with his arrogance that you can't forgive and that is ... Read more...

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Nadal, Zvonareva claim titles in blustery Indian Wells


March 23rd, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 23 (DPA) Rafael Nadal took revenge for two consecutive losses to Andy Murray as he crushed the Briton 6-1, 6-2 in a wind-blown challenge to win his ... Read more...

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Liverpools Gerrard doesnt think Man U can win Premier league


March 16th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.16 (ANI): Riding high on his sides stunning performance to beat Manchester United 4-1, Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has raised questions over Uniteds hope of bouncing back in the league. Gerrard ... Read more...

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