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Stosur, Ivanovic star attractions in Kremlin Cup


September 7th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No. 7 Samantha Stosur and former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic are to headline the Kremlin Cup in Moscow next month.Besides Stosur, this year's ... Read more...

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Sharapova reaches US Open semi-finals


September 6th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova defeated France's Marion Bartoli 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the US Open semi-finals.The match between Sharapova, the world ... Read more...

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US Open: Azarenka overcomes Stosur to reach semis (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka advanced to the US Open semifinals for the first time with a 6-1, 4-6, 7-6(5) victory over seventh-seeded defending champion ... Read more...

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US Open: Rain postpones most matches


September 5th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) Frequent rains postponed most matches of the US Open here at the Flushing Meadows.The remnants of Hurricane Isaac dumped rain here a couple of ... Read more...

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US Open: Azarenka, Stosur to meet in quarters


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka and reigning champion Samantha Stosur won their fourth round matches to meet in the US Open quarterfinals here at ... Read more...

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US Open results


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) Following are the results of the US Open tennis here Sunday:Men's singles third round: 20-Andy Roddick bt Fabio Fognini 7-5, 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4; ... Read more...

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U.S. Open: Robson ousts Li Na


September 1st, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) British teen Laura Robson stunned Chinese ninth seed Li Na at the US Open here at the Flushing Meadows to book a fourth round ... Read more...

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Li Na, Stosur ease into US Open second round


August 28th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Flushing Meadows (New York), Aug 28 (IANS) Chinese ninth seed Li Na and defending champion Samantha Stosur reached the US Open tennis second round Monday with easy victories.Li, the ... Read more...

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Ivanovic battles past McHale at Olympics


July 28th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serbia's Ana Ivanovic booked her place in the second round of the Olympic women's singles tennis event Saturday, knocking out Christina McHale of the United ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Venus Williams crashes out, Djokovic advances (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Elena Vesnina demolished Venus Williams in the first round of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships here Monday while men's World No.1 Novak Djokovic had ... Read more...

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Radwanska advances at Wimbledon, Penetta knocked out (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland's World No.3 Agnieszka Radwanska beat Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova while Flavia Pennetta was stunned by fellow Italian Camilia Giorgi on opening day of ... Read more...

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Pennetta crashes out at Wimbledon


June 25th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Flavia Pennetta became the first seed to fall at Wimbledon after a straight-sets defeat to fellow Italian Camila Giorgi in the first round Monday.Pennetta, the ... Read more...

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Sharapova beats Kvitova to enter French Open final (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova reached her first French Open final Thursday after a comfortable straight-sets win over world No. 4 Petra Kvitova. The Russian will ... Read more...

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Errani beats Stosur to reach French Open final


June 7th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Sara Errani upset reigning US Open champion Samantha Stosur in the French Open semi-final Thursday to reach her first Grand Slam final.Errani held on ... Read more...

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Indian Wells: Sania-Vesnina crushed in finals


March 18th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 18 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina lost to American pair Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond in the women's doubles final of ... Read more...

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Highlights of day two at Australian Open


January 17th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Following are the highlights of day two at the Australian Open tennis here Tuesday.* Local favourite Samantha Stosur becomes the first big casualty in the ... Read more...

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Stosur breaks Australia’s heart (Roundup)


January 17th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Local favourite and sixth seed Samantha Stosur crashed out of the Australian Open after losing 6-7, 3-6 to Romanian Sorana Cirstea in the women's singles ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Stosur stunned; Djokovic, Sharapova advance


January 17th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Reigning US Open champion Samantha Stosur became the first big casualty in the Australian Open tennis tournament here after losing 6-7, 3-6 to Romanian Sorana ... Read more...

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Samantha Stosur awarded Newcombe medal


December 6th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 6 (IANS) US Open champion Samantha Stosur collected her second Newcombe Medal to top off this year's stellar tennis season.The 27-year-old was crowned the inaugural winner last ... Read more...

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China Open: Foot injury forces Azarenka to concede pre-quarterfinal


October 6th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) World number four Victoria Azarenka of Belarus Thursday pulled out of the China Open tennis due to a foot injury after reaching the pre-quarterfinals.Azarenka said: ... Read more...

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Li Na becomes first Chinese to qualify for WTA Championships


October 6th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) Chinese tennis star Li Na Thursday became the fifth singles player to qualify for the prestigious TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships at Istanbul Oct 25-30.She is ... Read more...

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China Open: Wozniacki, Zvonareva move ahead; Stosur eliminated


October 4th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 4 (IANS) World Number One Caroline Wozniacki and third seed Vera Zvonareva sailed through to the third round of the China Open tennis here Tuesday.Wozniacki needed only ... 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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Australian PM congratulates Stosur for US Open win


September 12th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 12 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Monday congratulated tennis player Samantha Stosur for claiming the women's crown at the US Open.The 27-year-old Stosur became the first ... Read more...

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Samantha Stosur upsets Serena to win US Open


September 12th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) Australia's Samantha Stosur beat Serena Williams to win the US Open Championship and her first Grand Slam tennis title Sunday.The 27-year-old Stosur become the ... Read more...

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US Open: Serena to meet Stosur in final


September 11th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Serena Williams eliminated top seed Caroline Wozniacki 6-2, 6-4 in the semifinals of the US Open tennis here Saturday night to set up the ... Read more...

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US Open: Wozniacki-Serena semifinal, Zvonareva falls


September 9th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki and three-time champion Serena Williams set up an exciting semifinal at the US Open after they posted convincing wins ... Read more...

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US Open: Nadal, Murray in last 16; Stosur vs. Zvonareva in women’s quarters


September 5th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray advanced into the fourth round of the men's singles event at the US Open tennis here Sunday, while Samantha ... Read more...

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US Open: Stosur wins marathon battle against Petrova, Sharapova ousted


September 3rd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) Ninth seed Samantha Stosur advanced into the fourth round at US Open tennis with an epic 7-6(5), 6-7(5), 7-5 victory over 24th seed Nadia ... Read more...

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US Open: Wimbledon champion Kvitova falls at first hurdle


August 30th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 30 (IANS) Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova crashed out of the US Open Monday, bowing to Romania's Alexandra Dulgheru 6-7(3), 3-6 in the first round.The fifth-seeded Czech ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi out, Indian challenge over in Eastbourne


June 16th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Eastbourne (England), June 16 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi, dubbed the Indo-Pakistan Express, bowed out the doubles quarter-finals of the 462,675-euro AEGON International tennis here.The ... Read more...

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Doubles best bet for India in French Open


May 22nd, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 22 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman and Sania Mirza will once again shoulder India's hopes in the men's and women's singles in the French Open tennis which got off ... Read more...

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Petkovic says bet with coach triggered unique post-match ‘Petko Dance’


January 24th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24(ANI): German tennis star Andrea Petkovic has revealed that her famous "Petko Dance" had evolved after a bet with her coach Petar Popovic.The Petko Dance is busted out ... Read more...

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Stosur, Clijsters sail into round three of Australian Open


January 20th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20(ANI):Fifth seed Samantha Stosur powered into the third round of the Australian Open by beating unseeded Russian Vera Dushevina on Thursday.Stosur destroyed Dushevina 6-3, 6-2, in 80 minutes at Melbourne ... Read more...

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Clijsters sends Russia’s Safina packing at Australian Open


January 18th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.18 (ANI): Belgian Kim Clijsters humiliated Russia's former world number one Dinara Safina 6-0, 6-0 Tuesday to head trio of impressive winners at the Australian Open.Tournament favourite Clijsters sent Russia's ... Read more...

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