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Four Indians in quarters of China Masters


September 13th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou (China), Sep 13 (IANS) India's Ajay Jayaram, Sourabh Varma, R.M.V. Gurusaidutt and P.V. Sindhu advanced to the quarterfinals of the China Masters Superseries badminton event here Thursday. Gurusaidutt beat ... Read more...

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Olympics: Boxers shine as tennis duo knocked out (Overall Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Boxers Laishram Devendro Singh and Manoj Kumar packed a lethal punch, while shuttler Parupalli Kashyap humbled a higher-ranked opponent to enter the pre-quarterfinals at the ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap in pre-quarters; Jwala-Diju out (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap progressed to the men's singles pre-quarterfinals while mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and V. Diju lost their third consecutive group match to ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap beats World No.11 to enter pre-quarters (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Olympic medal chances in badminton got a boost as Parupalli Kashyap entered the men's singles pre-quarterfinals in style, outplaying tenth seeded Vietnamese Tien Minh Nguyen ... Read more...

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Saina reaches quarter-finals of Indonesia Open


June 14th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 14 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal overcame a spirited challenge from Aprilla Yuswandari of Indonesia to enter the women's singles quarter-finals of the Indonesia Open Super Series badminton event ... Read more...

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Indians paddlers start Olympic qualifying campaign in style


May 10th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, May 10 (IANS) India's Anthony Amalraj, Achanta Sharath Kamal and Poulomi Ghatak started their Olympic qualifying campaign in style with wins in their first matches at the Table Tennis ... Read more...

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Seeded players keep failing at world snooker


April 26th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), April 26 (IANS) China's snooker star Ding Junhui became the seventh top-16 player to fall in the first round of the World Championship after he suffered a 9-10 ... Read more...

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Sukul in round two of national grasscourt tennis


February 6th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Fifth-seeded local boy Saurav Sakul marched into the second round with a straight set decimation of Maharashtra's Saurabh Patil in the inaugural match of the Indian ... Read more...

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Saina, Jwala-Diju reach quarters of Korea Open (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal advanced Thursday to the women's singles quarterfinals of the Korea Open Superseries badminton in Seoul defeating Chinese Taipei's Shao Chieh ... Read more...

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Korea Open: Saina advances to quarters


January 5th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal advanced Thursday to the women's singles quarterfinals of the Korea Open Superseries badminton in Seoul defeating Chinese Taipei's Shao Chieh ... Read more...

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Woznicaki scrapes past Hradecka in China Open


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 3 (IANS) Defending champion and World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki met hard resistance from her opponent Lucie Hradecka before claiming a 3-6, 6-0, 7-5 opening-round victory at the ... Read more...

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Li Na loses in first round of China Open


October 2nd, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 2 (IANS) World number five Li Na became the biggest casualty in the opening round of the China Open tennis Sunday, slumping to a 4-6, 0-6 defeat to ... Read more...

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Darwish wins marathon final at Kolkata squash


April 4th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) In the longest three-game match either player had ever played, World No.3 Karim Darwish overcame fellow Egyptian Omar Mosaad 12-10, 12-10, 11-4, in the final of ... Read more...

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Aircel ATP: Tipsarevic through to last 8


January 6th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 6 (IANS) Serbian Davis Cupper and sixth seed Janko Tipsarevic kept his emotions in check to ward off a stiff second set challenge from Russian qualifier Alexandre ... Read more...

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Federer flails Hewitt to win 15th straight in one-way series


January 25th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (DPA) Roger Federer imposed his sublime game on home hero Lleyton Hewitt for a 15th consecutive time, claiming a 6-2, 6-3, 6-4 victory to glide into the quarter-finals ... Read more...

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Djokovic advances to Australian Open quarters (Lead)


January 25th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (DPA) Novak Djokovic took a step closer to a possible second title at the Australian Open with a dominating 6-1, 6-2, 7-5 defeat of Pole Lukasz Kubotonday as ... Read more...

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Roddick knee passes final test in Brisbane title victory


January 10th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Jan 10 (DPA) Andy Roddick began 2010 with his first ATP title in 11 months through a defeat of holder Radek Stepanek 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (9-7) to win the Brisbane ... Read more...

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Anaka creates record with WISPA title


September 12th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) Unseeded Anaka Alankamony of India became the youngest ever to win a Women's International Squash Players Association (WISPA) title at the age of 15 and the second Indian ... Read more...

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Indians cheer Sania to win Lexington Challenger


July 27th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lexington, July 27 (IANS) Egged on by a huge Indian presence, Sania Mirza overpowered top seed Julie Coin of France 7-6(5), 6-4 to win the $50,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) Lexington Challenger. It ... Read more...

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Indians no match for Kiwis in Fed Cup tennis


February 4th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Feb 4 (IANS) India were off to a dismal start in Fed Cup tennis, losing 0-3 to New Zealand in the Asia Oceania Group-I tie at the State Tennis Centre here ... Read more...

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Saina stuns fourth seed Wang; one step from medal rounds(Second lead)


August 11th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) Saina Nehwal may well prove to be the dark horse in the Indian Olympic contingent. The shy 18-year-old from Hyderabad pulled off the biggest upset of ... Read more...

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India in world junior men’s squash semis


August 7th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Aug 7 (IANS) India stunned favourites France to enter the semifinals of the 15th world junior men's squash championship for their best-ever result in the competition. At the Vitis Squash club ... Read more...

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Jankovic overcomes poor start to reach Wimbledon fourth round


June 29th, 2008 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
DPA London, June 28 (DPA) Serbian Jelena Jankovic milked the moment to full effect as she overcame a sluggish start Saturday to beat teenaged Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 for a ... Read more...

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