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Chennai Open: Yuki puts out fancied Beck


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) Teenager Yuki Bhambri kept his nerves at the finish to knock out a higher-ranked Slovak Karol Beck 6-2, 6-3 in just 79 minutes to enter the ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Indians flop in qualifiers


January 1st, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) Indian hopes in the qualifying competition of the Aircel Chennai Open evaporated as Rohan Bopanna, Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash and Prajnesh Gunneswaran were packed off here ... Read more...

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Somdev in doubles semifinals of Singapore Challenger


January 28th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Jan 28 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and South African Rik De Voest rallied to beat wildcard pair of Dmitry Tursunov of Russia and Chinese Taipei's Jimmy Wang to enter the ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Bopanna plays Bellucci, Somdev takes on Mello


September 16th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Brazil's non-playing captain Joao Zwetsch could barely hide his grin that grew bigger as the draw for the Davis Cup World Group playoff tie against ... Read more...

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India can hope for a rich haul of tennis medals


September 14th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari (Attn Editors: This is the seventh of the previews discussing India's chances in various disciplines at the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. The piece is on tennis.) New Delhi, Sep 14 ... Read more...

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Indians move up in Wimbledon doubles


June 24th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) India's doubles players, barring Somdev Devvarman, flourished at Wimbledon as seeded stars Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi won their opening round matches with their partners and so ... Read more...

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Fighting Rastogi goes down to De Voest in ITF final


May 15th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) India's Karan Rastogi had to contend with the runners-up trophy for the second successive week though not before making top seed South African Rik De Voest ... Read more...

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Rastogi in final, Ranjeet-Yuan win doubles title (Lead)


May 14th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's Karan Rastogi overpowered China's Yu Chang 6-3, 6-4, and will face top seeded South African Rik De Voest who breezed past Ranjeet Virali-Mirugesan 6-1, 6-0 ... Read more...

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Rastogi to meet top seed De Voest in ITF final


May 14th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's Karan Rastogi recovered from an early break in the second set to overpower China's Yu Chang 6-3, 6-4, and will face off top seeded South ... Read more...

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Yuki limps out, Ranjeet to meet De Voest in ITF semis


May 13th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A twisted ankle in the second set saw Yuki Bhambri limping out of his quarterfinals match against compatriot Karan Rastogi while Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan marched into the ... Read more...

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Yuki in quarterfinals of ITF tournament


May 12th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Second seed Yuki Bhambri of India stormed into the quarterfinals of the $15,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament demolishing China's Wan Gao 6-3, 6-1 at the DLTA ... Read more...

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Gajjar crashes out, Yuki reaches second round of ITF (Lead)


May 11th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Fourth-seeded Rohan Gajjar of India failed to get the measure of Chinas' Yu Chang losing 6-7(4), 6-2, 3-6 while second-seeded Yuki Bhambri advanced to the second ... Read more...

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Gajjar, Yuki reach second round of ITF


May 11th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Fourth-seeded Rohan Gajjar of India fought hard before losing 6-7(4), 6-2, 3-6 to China's Yu Chang in the opening round of the $15,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) ... Read more...

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Yuki returns to his happy hunting ground


May 9th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Delhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA) complex has been a happy hunting ground for Yuki Bhambri and the youngster will look to turn around things, after ... Read more...

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Paes advance in doubles, mixed doubles


January 25th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy, seeded third, cruised into the men's doubles quarterfinals with a 6-3, 7-5 defeat of Americans John Isner and Sam Querrey in ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Somdev-Prakash advance, Bopanna-Qureshi lose


January 20th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and Prakash Amritraj fought off a stiff American challenge while Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi bowed out in the men's doubles first round ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Paes-Dlouhy seeded third, Bhupathi-Mirnyi fourth


January 18th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy have been seeded third and India-Belarus pair Mahesh Bhupathi and Max Mirnyi fourth at the Australian Open men's doubles. ... Read more...

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Did lot of work on transitional game: Somdev


January 6th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) Some off-season work on his "transitional game", besides overall fitness, proved to be key factors in his resounding 7-5, 6-2 win against German veteran Rainer ... Read more...

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Yuki, Prakash in second round of Chennai Open qualifiers


January 2nd, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) Indias top junior Yuki Bhambri, the 17-year old from Delhi, along with Prakash Amritraj, advanced to the second round of the qualifying competition at the $400,000 Aircel Chennai ... Read more...

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Somdev, Prakash in Seoul Challenger second round


October 27th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 27 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and Prakash Amritraj entered the second round of the $125,000 Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Challenger here Tuesday. Somdev, seeded fourth, advanced after South ... Read more...

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Somdev-Martin bow out of Seoul Challenger


October 26th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 26 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and his American partner Todd Martin crashed out of the $125,000 Association of Tennis Professional (ATP)challenger, losing in the doubles first round here Monday. Somdev ... Read more...

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Davis cuppers Somdev, Yuki call on Sports Minister


September 22nd, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.22 (ANI): Indian tennis star Somdev Devvarman, who put the country back into the Davis Cup top tier World Group in South Africa and Yuki Bhambri, met Sports Minister ... Read more...

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Bopanna’s victory inspired me: Somdev


September 21st, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman has said Rohan Bopanna's sensational victory over South Africa No.1 Rik De Voest on the opening day inspired him to stage a fight back ... Read more...

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Tripura cheers Somdev’s Davis Cup victory


September 21st, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Sep 21 (IANS) Crackers were burst, people danced on the streets and boxes of sweets were passed around - it was celebration time in Agartala Monday as residents ... Read more...

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Yuki starts his Davis Cup on winning note


September 21st, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 20 (IANS) Yuki Bhambri made his Davis Cup debut with an impressive 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over South Africa's Izak Van Der Merwe in the inconsequential fifth rubber after ... Read more...

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India in Davis Cup World Group after 11 years (Roundup)


September 21st, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 20 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman carried India to the elite World Group for the first time in 11 years with a sensational 4-6, 6-7(3), 7-6(5), 6-2, 6-4 win over South ... Read more...

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Misra a relieved man as India enter Davis Cup World Group


September 20th, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian captain S.P Misra was a relieved man Sunday when his top player Somdev Devvarman pulled off a sensational victory against South Africa's No.1 Rik De Voest ... Read more...

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Somdev clinches thriller, puts India in Davis World Group (Lead)


September 20th, 2009 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 20 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman, in a sensational comeback, outlasted South Africa's Rik De Voest, 4-6, 6-7(3), 7-6(5), 6-2, 6-4 in a near five-hour slugfest in the first reverse singles ... Read more...

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Somdev beats De Voest as India qualify for Davis World Group


September 20th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 20 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman defeated Rik De Voest 4-6, 6-7 (3), 7-6 (5), 6-2, 6-4 in a near five-hour slugfest in the first reverse singles Sunday to seal ... Read more...

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Somdev should wrap the tie for India: Misra


September 19th, 2009 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 19 (IANS) India's Davis Cup captain S.P. Misra is confident that the team will seal their World Group play-off tie here against South Africa in Sunday's first reverse singles ... Read more...

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The pressure will be on South Africa: Somdev


September 19th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 19 (IANS) India's No.1 Somdev Devvarman Saturday said psychologically the pressure will be on South Africa in Sunday's two reverse singles in the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie ... Read more...

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Bhupathi’s injury gives South Africa a lifeline(Lead)


September 19th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 19 (IANS) As India were looking to seal the Davis Cup World Group play-off, a groin injury to Mahesh Bhupathi forced him and Rohan Bopanna to concede the doubles ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev, Bopanna put India in a commanding position (Roundup)


September 19th, 2009 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 18 (IANS) Rohan Bopanna and Somdev Devvarman put in sight of the Davis Cup World Group Finals winning the two opening singles in the play-off tie against South Africa ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev, Bopanna put India in driver’s seat (Lead)


September 18th, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 18 (IANS) Rohan Bopanna in a dramatic turnaround shocked South Africa's No.1 player Rik de Voest, after Somdev Devvarman won the first rubber, to give India a 2-0 lead ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev, Bopanna give India 2-0 lead against South Africa


September 18th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 18 (IANS) Rohan Bopanna gave India a 2-0 lead against South Africa after beating their No.1 player Rik De Voest 2-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 in the second singles rubber ... Read more...

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