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Murray first Brit to win Grand Slam men’s singles title in 76 years


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Andy Murray has become the first British man in 76 years to win a Grand Slam singles title when he overpowered Novak Djokovic ... Read more...

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Rio to host Laureus World Sports Awards


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 9 (IANS) Rio has been named as the host city of the Laureus World Sports Awards for 2013 and 2014, the Laureus Academy announced.The globally ... Read more...

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Murray storms into US Open final


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andy Murray reached his second US Open final after a comeback victory against Tomas Berdych in a match played in gale-force winds.Severe gusts ... Read more...

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Roundup: Berdych stuns Federer out of US Open


September 6th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS) Sixth seeded Czech Tomas Berdych outlasted top seed Roger Federer 7-6(1), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to advance into the US Open tennis semi-finals.With Wednesdays's loss, ... Read more...

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US Open: Radwanska ousted by Vinci


September 4th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Second seed Agnieszka Radwanska was ousted from the US Open tennis tournament after she lost 1-6, 4-6 to 20th seeded Italian Roberta Vinci in ... Read more...

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US Open: Murray, Williams reach fourth round


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) London Olympic champions Andy Murray and Serena Williams beat their opponents in the third round of the US Open at the Flushing Meadows ... Read more...

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Roddick to retire after US Open


August 31st, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) American veteran Andy Roddick has said he will retire after the US Open."Walking off at Wimbledon, I felt like I knew," Roddick said Thursday, ... Read more...

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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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Andy Murray withdraws from Rogers Cup


August 10th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) Olympic gold medallist Andy Murray withdrew from the Rogers Cup due to a knee injury, joining the growing list of top players absent from Canada's ... Read more...

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Murray’s pups proudly display their master’s medals (Olympics Diary)


August 8th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 8 (IANS) Tennis star Andy Murray won a gold and a silver medal for Great Britain, but had his medals snatched away - by his two ... Read more...

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Federer, Azarenka retain top spot


August 6th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Swiss great Roger Federer and Belarus's Victoria Azarenka hung on to their top spot in the world tennis rankings released Monday.In the men's ATP ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Federer content with silver medal


August 6th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Swiss tennis great Roger Federer has said he was satisfied with an Olympic silver medal, following his loss to Briton Andy Murray in the men's ... Read more...

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Olympics tennis: gold for Belarus in mixed doubles


August 6th, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Belarusian pair of Victoria Azarenka and Max Mirnyi held their nerve in a tiebreak for the gold medal to beat Britain's Andy ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Murray takes gold for Britain at Wimbledon


August 5th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andy Murray ended his unsuccessful history at Wimbledon by thrashing Switzerland's Roger Federer to win the men's singles Olympic tennis gold for Britain here ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kobe Bryant watches Federer win


August 4th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) National Basketball Association (NBA) star Kobe Bryant was in the Centre Court crowd at Wimbledon in the Olympic Games to witness the longest three-set tennis ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Federer plays Murray in repeat of Wimbledon final (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Swiss World No.1 Roger Federer has survived a marathon semifinal in his quest to win a singles gold medal at the London Olympics tennis tournament ... Read more...

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Murray to join Federer in Olympic final


August 4th, 2012 - 7:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Andy Murray defeated second seed Novak Djokovic in straight sets Friday to reach the final of the Olympic tennis tournament.It sets up a ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Federer beats del Potro in epic semifinal


August 4th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Roger Federer reached the Olympics men's singles tennis final after beating Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in an epic match here ... Read more...

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Federer reaches Olympics quarterfinals


August 1st, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Roger Federer beat Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin to reach the quarterfinals of the men's singles tennis competitions of the London Olympics here Wednesday.Federer ... Read more...

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Hingis at peace with Olympic decision


August 1st, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Aug 1 (IANS) On the eve of the start of the mixed doubles event at the London Olympics, tennis legend Martina Hingis has said she has no regrets ... Read more...

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Olympics: Federer eyes medals in both singles and doubles


July 29th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Switzerland's Roger Federer has his eyes on medals from both singles and doubles after his stuttering victory in the men's singles first round against Alejandro ... Read more...

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Federer survives scare at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Roger Federer was forced to dig deep to avoid a first-round Olympic tennis tournament exit Saturday after stiff resistance from Colombia's Alejandro ... Read more...

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Federer says Olympics tougher than a Grand Slam


July 27th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Roger Federer says winning the Olympic gold could be harder than winning a Grand Slam title.Federer, who made history three ... Read more...

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Olympics: Federer acknowledges he’s favourite


July 27th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Wimbledon champion and world No.1 Roger Federer has acknowledged he is the favourite for Olympic gold.For all Federer's 17 Grand Slam titles, an Olympic ... Read more...

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Olympics: Djokovic says Federer is favourite for gold


July 27th, 2012 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Roger Federer is the favourite to win gold at the Olympics, his rival and world No.2 Novak Djokovic said.Despite Federer's 17 Grand ... Read more...

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Murray handed tricky Olympics first-round match


July 26th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Andy Murray is to face a tricky opponent in the first round of the Olympic tennis tournament at Wimbledon after being drawn against ... Read more...

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Djokovic happy about playing Olympics on grass


July 26th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Former world No.1 Novak Djokovic from Serbia has said he is looking forward to playing on grass at the All England Club where he won ... Read more...

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Record-equalling number of tennis siblings in Olympics


July 25th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A record-equalling number of sibling pairings are to compete in the tennis competition of the London Olympics.Four couples -- two sets of brothers and sisters ... Read more...

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Federer, Azarenka top seeds at London Olympics


July 24th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) World number one players Roger Federer and Victoria Azarenka will head the list of seeded players in the draws for the London Olympics' tennis tournament.The ... Read more...

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Federer expects Olympics to be something special


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) World number one Roger Federer said he is expecting "something special" at the London 2012 Olympic Games.The Olympic tennis will take place at Wimbledon where ... Read more...

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Federer surpasses Sampras’ feat


July 16th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) The 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer set a new record Monday when he surpassed Pete Sampras' feat to be world number one for the ... Read more...

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I don’t pay much attention to critics: Anand


July 12th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) World chess champion Viswanathan Anand said Thursday he did not pay much attention to critics who have been raising questioning about his age despite his ... Read more...

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Leading Grand Slam winners


July 9th, 2012 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Following are the all time leading Grand Slam winners after Roger Federer won his 17th major title Sunday, defeating Andy Murray in the Wimbledon final:17 ... Read more...

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List of Roger Federer’s Grand Slam titles


July 9th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Following is the list of Roger Federers 17 Grand Slam tennis titles:Year Championship Opponent2003 Wimbledon Mark Philippoussis 7-6 (7-5), 6-2, 7-6(7-3)2004 Australian ... Read more...

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Federer beats Murray for 7th Wimbledon title (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Roger Federer came back from a set down to record a 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Andy Murray Sunday for his seventh Wimbledon ... Read more...

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