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Inter-institutional TT: Most seeded players in pre-quarters


August 26th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Men's ninth seed Devesh Karia and 13th ranked Sourav Chakraborty bit the dust even as most seeded players made it to the pre-quarter-finals in the men's ... 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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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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Rawat eliminates Rastogi in ITF tourney


June 6th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 6 (IANS) Unseeded Sidharth Rawat, ranked 1076, pulled off a big upset in the Zuari Garden City Mysore ITF Open tennis tournament when he knocked out Davis ... Read more...

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Malik leads way into last 8 in ITF meet


May 30th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), May 30 (IANS) The seeded players, led by No.1 Vijayant Malik, safely made it to the quarter-finals of the singles draw where they were joined by Vignesh Veerabhadran ... Read more...

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Sharma ousts Giner in ITF tennis


May 1st, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 1 (IANS) Kaza Vinayak Sharma of India caused an upset when he ousted second seeded Marc Giner from Spain 6-3, 7-6(3) in the first round of the MCC-SR ... Read more...

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Seeded players keep failing at world snooker


April 26th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), April 26 (IANS) China's snooker star Ding Junhui became the seventh top-16 player to fall in the first round of the World Championship after he suffered a 9-10 ... Read more...

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Indian challenge ends in ITF tennis


March 7th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad, March 7 (IANS) Seeded players moved into the singles quarter-finals as Indian challenge fizzled out in the Endurance-MSLTA $10,000 ITF Women's Championships here Wednesday.It was a dismal day in ... Read more...

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Vaibhav Suri among leaders in Chennai Open chess


January 7th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Talented Delhi lad Vaibhav Suri beat local challenger Vishnu Prasanna and moved into the joint lead after the sixth round of the SDAT-RMK Chennai Open International ... Read more...

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Syed Modi GP: Hidayat ends Varma’s dream run


December 25th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 25 (IANS) Former World Champion Taufik Hidayat of Indonesia ended India's Sourabh Varma's dream run in the Syed Modi Memorial Grand Prix badminton here Sunday, defeating him 15-21, ... Read more...

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Ashbeer, Honey progress in Eastern India Matchplay golf


December 21st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 21 (IANS) Most seeded players moved into the round of 16 in the Goodricke Eastern Indian Matchplay golf championships here Wednesday. Kapurthala golfer Ashbeer Saini, winner of the ... Read more...

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Easy wins for seeded players in ITF Futures tennis


November 8th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 8 (IANS) Seeded players, led by No.1 Junn Mitsuhashi from Japan, safely made it to the second round of the singles event in the TNTA-ITF Futures tennis tournament ... Read more...

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Sai Saravanan upsets Jaswant in chess tournament


October 5th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 5 (IANS) The inaugural United India Insurance-CDCA FIDE Rated chess tournament (below 2200) took off with an upset as 12th seed Jaswant G. lost to Sai Saravanan here ... Read more...

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US Open: Djokovic, Federer, Williams advance as retirements continue


September 4th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Novak Djokovic improved his record to 60-2 in 2011 by beating 39th-ranked Nikolay Davydenko 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 Saturday night to reach the fourth round ... 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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India Open: Sourabh, Sai Dutt lose in quarters to end home challenge


April 29th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The home challenge ended at the India Open Super Series badminton with giant-killers Sourabh Verma and Guru Sai Dutt going down in the quarterfinals at ... Read more...

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Vardhan stops Sasikumar in all-India tennis event


March 30th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) Top seed Vishnu Vardhan ended Mukund Sasikumar's dream run with a straight sets victory to lead the men's singles field into the semifinals of the MCC ... Read more...

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Super Saina wins three badminton titles in three weeks (Lead)


June 27th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 27 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal made her country proud Sunday as she won the Indonesian Open Super Series for her third straight badminton title in three weeks, including the ... Read more...

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Saina a step away from three titles in three weeks (Lead)


June 26th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 26 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal continued her irresistible form to be a step away from winning three titles in three weeks. The top Indian shuttler reached the final of the ... Read more...

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Saina, Chetan sail into third round on a day of upsets


June 9th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 9 (IANS) It was a virtual colour fall at the indoor stadium here as seeded players descended to the ground like autumn leaves on the opening day of the Yonex-Sunrise ... Read more...

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Saina seeded top in Badminton Asia championships


April 3rd, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal has got top seeding in the Yonex Sunrise Badminton Asia Championships beginning at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here April 12. Jwala Gutta ... Read more...

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Cilic, Wawrinka for Aircel Chennai Open Tennis


November 12th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 12 (IANS) Defending champion Marin Cilic, the 21-year-old from Croatia, ranked 13th, has confirmed his participation in the 2010 ATP Aircel Chennai Open tennis to be held January 4-10 here. Also ... Read more...

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Day of upsets in Pune tennis Futures


October 14th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 14 (IANS) Junior players Ankita Raina of Pune, Aishwarya Agarwal and Prerna Bhambri of Delhi upset seeded players to move into the women's singles quarterfinals of the $10000 MSLTA-AITA Women's ... Read more...

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Vaishnavi packs off seeded players in junior national tennis


August 26th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) Vaishnavi Peedi Reddy eliminated fifth seeded Jasmine Kaur Bajaj in the Under-14 category and 11th seeded Aruvhi Sharma in the Under-18 girls singles in the Adidas MCC ... Read more...

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Olympic champion Taufik having a good time at Hyderabad (World Badminton Championships diary)


August 12th, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy Hyderabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Veteran Indonesian Taufik Hidayat, who won the Indian Open here in March, is enjoying his time at the World Badminton Championships.The Athens Olympics champion, who is ... Read more...

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World Junior Squash can thaw Indo-Pak sporting ties


July 20th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan's squash officials are hoping that their team's participation in the World Junior Individual Squash Championships in Chennai this summer will help to renew sporting ties ... Read more...

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Its looks over ranking that decide which women play on Wimbledon’s Centre Court!


June 30th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Wimbledon tennis organizers have been accused of using looks rather than ranking to decide which women play on Centre Court.According to Sky News, in the first week ... Read more...

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Upsets galore in Gurgaon Open chess


January 22nd, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 22 (IANS) Grandmasters Evgeny Gleizerov of Russia and Petr Kostenko of Kazakhstan suffered shock defeats at the hands of unheralded P. Saravanakrishanan and Laltu Chatterjee of India, respectively, in the ... Read more...

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Nine-year-old Shah beats GM Ibrayev Nurlan to create history


January 11th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Nine-year old Hetul Shah created history in the first round of the seventh Parsvnath International Open Chess tournament, defeating Grand Master Nurlan Ibrayev of Kazakhstan Sunday.Apart from ... Read more...

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Chetan Anand wins Spanish Open badminton title


May 25th, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Chetan Anand capped his brilliant run to beat Henri Hurskainen of Sweden in a thrilling three-setter and win the men's singles title at the Spanish Open badminton ... Read more...

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Joshna through to NSC squash tournament final


March 25th, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, March 25 (IANS) Ace Indian squash player Joshna Chinappa continued her fine run in the professional circuit, upsetting second seed Sharon Wee of Malaysia to enter the final of $12,000 ... Read more...

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Jankovic steps up search for coach in Indian Wells


March 13th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
DPA Indian Wells (California), March 13 (DPA) World No. 4 Jelena Jankovic will bear down in her current search for a coach while playing as third seed at the Indian Wells Masters starting ... Read more...

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Williams sisters may clash in Bangalore Open semi-final


March 2nd, 2008 - 7:03 pm ICT by admin
By Saumojyoti Singha Choudhury Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) A mouth-watering semi-final clash between Williams sisters, Serena and Venus, is in the offing as both of them are pitted in the same half of ... Read more...

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