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US Open: Djokovic to face Ferrer in semis


September 7th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) Defending champion Novak Jokovic survived a three hour thriller to set-up a semi-final clash with David Ferrer in the men's singles of the US ... 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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Djokovic: Taking on Nadal in French Open final is ultimate challenge


June 9th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Novak Djokovic has said taking on Rafael Nadal in the French Open tennis tournament final will be the "ultimate challenge" for him.Serbian ... Read more...

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Djokovic to play charity match in Rio


June 5th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 5 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has agreed to play an exhibition match here in November against retired Brazilian star Gustavo Kuerten. This ... Read more...

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Federer, Djokovic rally to advance into last 8 at French Open


June 4th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 4 (IANS) Third seed Roger Federer came back from one set down to beat Belgian newcomer David Goffin 5-7, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals of ... Read more...

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Federer-Berdych set-up Madrid Open final


May 13th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 13 (IANS) Roger Federer defeated Janko Tipsarevic while Tomas Berdych edged past Juan Martin del Potro to set-up the men's singles final at the Madrid Open tennis ... Read more...

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Djokovic angry at Madrid’s blue clay court


May 9th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 9 (IANS) World No.1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic criticised the condition of the blue clay playing surface in the Mutua Madrid Open after his 6-2, 2-6, ... Read more...

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Djokovic cruises past Ferrer in Miami


March 30th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Miami (Florida), March 30 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic set up a semi-final clash with Juan Monaco after defeating fifth seed David Ferrer in the quarters of the Sony ... Read more...

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Djokovic, Messi favourites at Laureus awards


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Argentina's football star Lionel Messi are the front runners for the the Laureus World Sports Awards ... Read more...

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Greatest match of my life: Djokovic


January 30th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 30 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic believes the Australian Open final victory over Spaniard Rafael Nadal was the greatest of his life and the match would be ... Read more...

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Djokovic pips Nadal to win longest Grand Slam final


January 29th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Novak Djokovic edged past Rafael Nadal in the longest Grand Slam final to defend his men's singles Australian Open crown at Melbourne Park here Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Djokovic edges out Murray, meets Nadal in final


January 28th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia cruised into the men's singles final of the Australian Open here Friday, defeating Britain's Andy Murray to set ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Paes, Tipsarevic in doubles final


January 8th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Indians will have something to cheer about on Sunday as Leander Paes, partnering Janko Tipsarevich made it to the doubles final, defeating second seeded Americans ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Raonic to meet Tipsarevic in final (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Fourth seeded Canadian Milos Raonic aced his way past World No.10 Nicolas Almagro 6-4, 6-4, to set up a title clash with top seed Janko Tipsarevic ... Read more...

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Tipsarevic eying maiden Chennai Open title


December 30th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) If Serbian Janko Tipsarevic fancies himself as a top contender for the title in the 2012 ATP Aircel Chennai Open, then it is not without ... Read more...

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Djokovic struggles to beat Berdych, Murray loses to Ferrer


November 22nd, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic came from a set down to overcome Czech Tomas Berdych for his first victory at the ATP World Tour Finals, while ... Read more...

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Djokovic. Murray, Federer advance to third round


November 10th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 10 (IANS) Serb Novak Djokovic, overcoming a shoulder injury that bothered him in the Swiss Indoors, scored an easy 6-4, 6-3, win over Croat Ivan Dodig in ... Read more...

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Ivanovic gets wild card to defend Bali title


October 6th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) Former World Number One Ana Ivanovic of Serbia will return to Bali in November to defend her Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions title after receiving the ... Read more...

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Djokovic overcomes Nadal to win US Open


September 13th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 13 (IANS) Top seed Novak Djokovic captured his third major title of the year at the US Open by dismissing second seed Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-4, ... Read more...

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US Open: Nadal ousts Murray, sets up final clash with Djokovic


September 11th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Defending champion Rafael Nadal denied Andy Murray's search for his first Grand Slam title with a tough four-set victory over the British top player ... Read more...

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US Open: Top four men cruise into semis


September 10th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) Defending champion Rafael Nadal crushed Andy Roddick in the quarterfinals of the US Open here Friday to set up a semifinal clash against World ... Read more...

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US Open: Wozniacki rallies; Federer, Williams cruise to quarters


September 6th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS) Third seed Roger Federer made quick work of dismantling his fourth-round opponent, 36th-ranked Juan Monaco of Argentina, 6-1, 6-2, 6-0 in a late match ... Read more...

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Djokovic beats Nadal to win maiden Wimbledon title (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Novak Djokovic underlined his rise to the top of tennis world Sunday, overpowering defending Champion Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 for his maiden Wimbledon ... Read more...

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Djokovic beats Nadal to win Madrid Masters


May 9th, 2011 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 9 (IANS) Serb Novak Djokovic beat Spanish favourite Rafael Nadal Sunday to win the final of the Madrid Masters.Djokvic beat the world number one 7-5, 6-4, Xinhua ... Read more...

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97-year-old Hungarian goes on trial for WW II crimes


May 6th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Budapest, May 6 (IANS/AKI) A 97-year-old Hungarian man is on trial in a Budapest court for crimes he allegedly committed during World War II.According to the charges, Sandor Kepiro took ... Read more...

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Paes-Bhupathi in semis; Bopanna-Qureshi ousted in Miami


March 31st, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, March 31 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi progressed while compatriot Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi faltered in the men's doubles quarterfinal of the ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: India go down 1-4 to defending champions Serbia (Roundup)


March 7th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Novi Sad (Serbia), March 6 (IANS) India lost the Davis Cup World Group first round tie to defending champions Serbia 1-4 after Somdev Devvarman and Karan Rastogi went down ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev goes down fighting, India lose to Serbia (Lead)


March 6th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Novi Sad (Serbia), March 6 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman failed to reproduce his opening day's performance, going down 4-6, 2-6, 5-7 to Viktor Troicki in the first reverse singles ... Read more...

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Vidic wants to bury Torres hoodoo


February 28th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.28 (ANI): Manchester United's Nemanja Vidic appears intent on burying his Fernando Torres hoodoo, when his team clashes with Chelsea on Tuesday.Ever since the Spanish striker destroyed him at Old ... Read more...

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Serb star says Man City must spend more to win UK Premier League


February 4th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.4 (ANI): Manchester City's billionaire owners are being urged to spend big again if they want to win the Premier League title.Though nearly 400-million-pounds has already been splashed out on players ... Read more...

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Somdev in second round of South African Open


February 1st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Feb 1 (IANS) Indian tennis star Somdev Devvarman moved into the second round of the ATP South African Open with a straight set win over Raven Klaasen.Somdev beat the South ... Read more...

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Novak Djokovic Registers Second Australian Open Title, Beats Andy Murray


January 30th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Melbourne, Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Serbian tennis ace Novak Djokovic cruised to victory during the finals of the Australian Open men's singles on Sunday at a packed stadium in Melbourne ... Read more...

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Djokovic stuns defending champion Federer to enter Oz Open final


January 27th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 27(ANI): World No.3 Novak Djokovic knocked defending champion Roger Federer out of the Australian Open with a stunning straight-sets win in their semi-final match on Thursday.Djokovic booked his place ... Read more...

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Pitt to do cameo in Jolie’s directiorial venture?


November 17th, 2010 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) Hollywood actor Brad Pitt is likely to make a cameo appearance in partner Angelina Jolie's debut directorial venture.The "Inglourious Basterds" star has filmed his scene Saturday, ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie Gets Permission To Shoot In Bosnia


October 19th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie is out of trouble now. The actress’ directorial debut “Romeo and Juliette”, parts of which were supposed to be shot at Bosnia, ... Read more...

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