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Bhambri upsets Istomin in dead rubber


April 8th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Namangan (Uzbekistan), April 8 (IANS) India won the two dead rubbers to lose the Davis Cup Group I tie against Uzbekistan 2-3 here Sunday, when 295th ranked Yuki Bhambri ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Uzbekistan take 2-0 lead against India


April 6th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Namangan (Uzbekistan), April 6 (IANS) India suffered a bad start in their Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I tie against Uzbekistan with debutant Sanam Singh and Yuki Bhambri losing their ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhupathi opts out of Davis Cup tie


March 6th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) India's ace doubles specialist Mahesh Bhupathi has opted out of next month's Davis Cup tie against Uzbekistan to allow tour partner Rohan Bopanna pair ... Read more...

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22 athletes get Rs.6.85 crore to train for London Olympics


September 13th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The sports ministry Tuesday said that it has allocated Rs.6.85 crores from National Sports Development Fund to 22 sportspersons under Operation Excellence 2012 for ... Read more...

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Hawk-Eye debuts at Chennai Open


January 4th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Linespersons at the Aircel ATP Chennai Open have come out on top following the introductory implementation of the Hawk-Eye electronic review system, a referral for line call ... Read more...

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Paes, Bhupathi script fairytale win


January 4th, 2011 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Top seeds Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi rolled back the years as they rallied brilliantly to overcome the Canadian-Swiss combo of Frank Dancevic and Stanislas ... Read more...

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Vijender gets ‘Samsung Most Valued Performance Award’


December 23rd, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) India's Asian Games gold medallist boxer Vijender Singh was presented as the 'Samsung Most Valued Performance Award' at a felicitation programme for the Guangzhou Games' medal ... Read more...

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Asiad performance shows the depth in Indian tennis: Bhupathi


December 6th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Tennis stalwart Mahesh Bhupathi feels it has been a "big" year for Indian tennis capped by Somdev Devvarman's exceptional showing at the Commonwealth Games and the ... Read more...

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President felicitates Asian Games gold medal winners


December 4th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday felicitated the Asian Games gold medal winners at a function in Rashtrapati Bhavan here Saturday.The president met the athletes in the Yellow ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Names of Indian medal winners


November 27th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 27 (IANS) Names of Indian medal winners in the Asian Games which concluded Saturday:Gold: Athletics: Sudha Singh: Women's 3000m Steeplechase Joseph Abraham: Men's 400m Hurdles Ashwini Akkunji: Women's ... Read more...

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Hooda elated as Haryana players bag 15 Asian Games medals


November 27th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 27 (IANS) With sportspersons from Haryana bagging at least 15 medals in the Guangzhou Asian Games, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Saturday congratulated them for bringing laurels to the country ... Read more...

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Ecstastic Somdev short of words to describe his gold win


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 23 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman, who created history Tuesday by becoming the first Indian to win a gold medal in the Asian Games men's singles tennis, was short of words ... Read more...

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Asian Games tennis: Somdev stuns Istomin, wins gold (Second Lead)


November 23rd, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 23 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman Tuesday became the first Indian to win a singles gold medal in the Asian Games tennis, stunning top-seed Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan 6-1, 6-2 here ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Somdev Devvarman wins seventh gold for India


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou, Nov 23 (ANI): India's tennis ace Somdev Devvarman on Tuesday defeated Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan 6-1, 6-2 to clinch India's seventh gold at the Asian Games.This was India's first ever ... Read more...

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India’s Asiad tally rises to 36, nine medals assured in boxing (Roundup)


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) A gold and silver in tennis and a bronze in archery took India's medal tally to 36 to retain the eighth spot on the tenth day of ... Read more...

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Asian Games tennis: Somdev-Sanam win gold, Sania-Vishnu silver (Lead)


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman and Sanam Singh fetched India its sixth gold medal at the Asian Games, winning the tennis men's doubles but Sania Mirza and Vishnu Vardhan had ... Read more...

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Tennis gold-silver, archery bronze take India’s Asiad tally to 36 (Evening Lead)


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) A gold and silver in tennis and a bronze in archery took India's medal tally to 36 on the tenth day of competitions at the Asian Games ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Somdev, Sanam win sixth gold for India


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (ANI): India's tennis pair Somdev Devvarman and Sanam Singh beat China's Gong M and Li Z in the men's doubles event of the Asian Games here on Monday ... Read more...

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Asian Games tennis: Somdev-Sanam clinch gold in men’s doubles


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and Sanam Singh clinched the tennis men's doubles gold with a sensational 3-7, 7-6 (4), 1-0(8) victory over Chinese Maoxin Gong and Zhe Li ... Read more...

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Asian Games tennis: Sania loses in singles, reaches final in mixed doubles (Second Lead)


November 21st, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 21 (IANS) Sania Mirza lost in the women's singles semifinals to settle for a bronze but kept herself in contention for a gold in the mixed doubles event when ... Read more...

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Asian Games tennis: Somdev in line for second medal, Sania gets bronze (Lead)


November 21st, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 21 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman assured himself of a second medal Sunday by entering the men's singles semifinals and later made it to the doubles final, while Sania Mirza had ... Read more...

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Asina Games tennis: India enter medal round in three events


November 20th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 20 (IANS) It was a highly successful day for India in tennis with Sania Mirza moving into the women's singles and mixed doubles semi-finals, and Somdev and Sanam Singh following ... Read more...

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Asian Games tennis: Sania in singles, mixed doubles quarters (Lead)


November 19th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 19 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza cruised into the women's tennis singles and mixed doubles quarterfinals at the Asian Games here Friday.Sania scored a comfortable 6-2, 6-2 victory over ... Read more...

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Asian Games tennis: Sania breezes into second round, Poojashree loses


November 18th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza powered into the women's singles second round while it was curtains for Poojashree Venkatesha at the Asian Games here Thursday.Sania, ranked 166, outclassed Wing Yau ... Read more...

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Asian games tennis: Indian men advance, women lose in doubles


November 17th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) Indian men advanced while the women faltered in the first round of tennis doubles at the Asian Games here Wednesday.Karan Rastogi and Vishnu Vardhan swept aside Hong ... Read more...

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Asian Games tennis: India lose to Chinese Taipei, get bronze


November 15th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Gunagzhou, Nov 15 (IANS) India had to settle for a bronze in the men's tennis event after losing 1-2 to top seeds Chinese Taipei in the semifinals here Monday.India's Somdev Devvarman ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Gagan Narang shoots a silver double on opening day (Intro Round Up)


November 13th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 13 (IANS) Shooter Gagan Narang opened India's medal count on the opening day of the Asian Games with two silver medals in the 10-metre air rifle individual and team ... Read more...

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Somdev, Sania to lead India’s challenge in Asian Games tennis


October 22nd, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Commonwealth Games medallists Somdev Devvarman and Sania Mirza will lead India's challenge in the men's and women's singles event in the Nov 12-27 Asian Games. ... Read more...

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Yuki skips Moscow Davis Cup tie, Sanam comes in


February 18th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Yuki Bhambri has decided to skip India's Davis Cup World Group first round tie against Russia in Moscow from March 5-7, preferring to play a Challenger ... Read more...

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Somdev, Sanam crash out of Chennai Open


January 10th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) The Indian presence in the $400,000 ATP Aircel Chennai Open tennis tournament ended here Saturday with the exit of the scratch combination of Somdev Devvarman and Sanam ... Read more...

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Somdev, Sanam make it to Chennai Open double semis


January 8th, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Close to midnight, there was some cheer for India as Somdev Devvarman and Sanam Singh combined well to make it to the semi-finals of the doubles competition ... 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, Rohan receive wild cards for Chennai Open


December 21st, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) Indian Davis Cup players Somdev Devvarman and Rohan Bopanna have received wild cards for the singles main draw of ATP Aircel Chennai Open tennis tournament to be ... Read more...

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Somdev goes down fighting to Kim


November 9th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Charlottesville (Virginia), Nov 9 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman saved three match points but fell short against American Kevin Kim 4-6, 7-6 (10-8), 4-6 in the final of the $50,000 Association of ... Read more...

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Somdev, Sanam in quarters of Charlottesville ATP Challenger


November 6th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Charlottesville (Virginia), Nov 6 (IANS) India's No.1 Somdev Devvarman and Sanam Singh moved into the quarterfinals of the $50,000 Virginia National Bank ATP Challenger. Third-seed Somdev defeated South African Davis Cupper Izak ... Read more...

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