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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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Clijsters upsets Ivanovic at Olympics


August 1st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belgium's Kim Clijsters knocked out 11th seed Ana Ivanovic of Serbia in straight sets in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Olympics: Sharapova sweats to oust Robson in round 2


August 1st, 2012 - 7:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova beat Britain's Laura Robson, ranked 98 in the world, in the second round of the Olympic tournament Tuesday, but the Russian No. ... Read more...

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Sharapova stoic about losing No.1 spot


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova is calm about losing the World No.1 spot with defeat in the fourth round at Wimbledon, the Russian tennis star has said.Either ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Sharapova knocked out; Williams survives scare (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) World No. 1 Maria Sharapova crashed out of Wimbledon Monday with a humbling fourth round straight-sets defeat to 15th seeded German Sabine Lisicki.Lisicki, who lost ... Read more...

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Top seed out of ASB Tennis Classic in Auckland


January 5th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Jan 5 (IANS) Top seed Sabine Lisicki of Germany was forced to retire injured in her ASB Tennis Classic quarterfinal against compatriot Angelique Kerber here Thursday.Kerber won the ... Read more...

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Sampras, Moya join hometown hero Li Na for exhibition tournament


December 17th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Wuhan (China), Dec 17 (IANS) The central Chinese city of Wuhan gave 2011 Roland Garros champion Li Na a hero's welcome back to her hometown to kick off the Wuhan ... Read more...

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Sania crashes out of Texas Open first round


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dallas (US), Aug 23 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza was outplayed by Germany's Sabine Lisicki 3-6, 0-6 to crash out of women's singles first round of the Texas Tennis Open ... Read more...

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Kvitova overpowers Sharapova to win 2001 Wimbledon title


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Petra Kvitova defeated Russia's Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-4 to lift the Wimbledon women's singles title here Saturday and become the first Czech woman to ... Read more...

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Sania playing in a Tour quarterfinals after 2007


April 8th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Charleston (US), April 8 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza has entered her first quarterfinals at a WTA Tour tournament after three and a half years when she beat German wildcard Sabine ... Read more...

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Sania-Elena in Family Circle Cup’s doubles quarters


April 7th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Charleston (US), April 7 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Russia's Elena Vesnina shocked second-seeded Americans Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond to enter the doubles quarterfinals of the $721,000 Family Circle ... Read more...

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Sania in pre-quarters of Family Circle Cup


April 6th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Charleston (US), April 6 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza battled past Russia's Vania King to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the Family Circle Cup tennis.Sania, who qualified to the main draw, won ... Read more...

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All eyes on Sharapova’s sparkly rock as she launches tennis web TV show


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, March 22 (ANI): Maria Sharapova was in Miami recently to launch a new web-based TV show, but what caught everyone's attention was her huge engagement ring that sparkled in the ... Read more...

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Sania fails to qualify for ASB Classic main draw


January 3rd, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Jan 3 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza Monday failed to enter the main draw of ASB Classic tennis tournament here and bowed out in the qualifiers.The 141-ranked Indian lost 1-6, 7-6(7), ... Read more...

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US Open results Thursday


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (DPA) Results Thursday at the 23-million-dollar US Open (x indicates new result).Women's singles, second roundx Caroline Wozniacki, 1, Denmark, def Chang Kai-Chen, Taiwan, 6-0, 6-0Vera Zvonareva, 7, Russia, ... Read more...

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Murray, Robson edge Britain closer to Hopman final


January 6th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 6 (DPA) World number four Andy Murray and tennis ingenue Laura Robson nudged Britain closer to a possible spot in the final of the Hopman Cup mixed team event Wednesday ... Read more...

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China Open: Djokovic made to work hard by Hanescu


October 5th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 5 (DPA) Novak Djokovic was made to toil by Victor Hanescu before he could win his debut match at the China Open tennis 6-3, 7-5 here Monday. The world number ... Read more...

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Safina says she’ll beat Williams this time


July 1st, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Ahead of their semi-final clash, world No. 1 Dinara Safina has warned five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams that she is set to repeat her Rome victory.Safina, ... Read more...

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Grand Slam queens advance into third round


June 25th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (DPA) Two reigning Grand Slam champions bolted into the third round at Wimbledon Thursday, with Roland Garros winner Svetlana Kuznetsova leading the way for Venus Williams. Fifth seed Kuznetsova ... 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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Sania tests Venus before going down in Family Circle


April 16th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Charleston (South Carolina), April 16 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza gave a fright to second-seeded American Venus Williams before going down 1-6, 6-3, 2-6 in the second round of the Family Circle ... Read more...

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Australian Open results


January 22nd, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourn, Jan 22 (DPA) The following are the results of matches played Thursday at the Australian Open.Women's singles, second round: Serena Williams, 2, US, def. Gisela Dulko, Argentina, 6-3, 7-5; Elena Dementieva, ... Read more...

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Kiefer ankle agony sends Slovaks into Hopman final


January 8th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 8 (DPA) Nicolas Kiefer was taken off in a wheelchair Thursday, victim of a freak ankle injury as Slovakia reached the final of the eight-nation Hopman Cup team tennis competition ... Read more...

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Serena claims injury; withdraws from Hopman Cup


December 9th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Dec 9 (DPA) Serena Williams is booked for three exhibitions this week in the US, but that has not kept the world No.2 tennis player from withdrawing as defending champion ... Read more...

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Sania pulls out of Miami Masters


March 27th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 27 (IANS) A right wrist injury has forced India's Sania Mirza to withdraw from the $2.1 million Sony Ericsson Open tennis tournament in Miami. Sania, seeded 29th in the ... Read more...

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Sania opens campaign against Lisicki in Miami


March 25th, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by admin
Miami (Florida), March 25 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza will start her campaign against wildcard Sabine Lisicki of Germany in the $2.1 million Sony Ericsson Open tennis tournament starting here Wednesday. Sania, seeded ... Read more...

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