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Sharapova curses final set charity against Azarenka


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova cursed her final-set form in the US Open semifinal defeat to Victoria Azarenka, saying she gave her opponent a free ride ... Read more...

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US Open: Tsonga stunned by Slovak Klizan


August 31st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) Martin Klizan of Slovakia caused an upset at the US Open tennis tournament with a four-set victory over fifth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France.Tsonga ... Read more...

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Djokovic wins Rogers Cup, eyes US Open


August 13th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 13 (IANS) Serbia's defending champion Novak Djokovic won the Rogers Cup for a third time, defeating Frenchman Richard Gasquet 6-3, 6-2 in the men's singles final here.World ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Rebel pair of Bhupathi-Bopanna knocked out (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) After all the bickering, it was finally the end of road for India's ace men's doubles tennis pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna as ... Read more...

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Azarenka dumps Li Na out of Madrid Open


May 11th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Chinese tennis star Li Na bowed out of the Madrid Open Friday after losing 6-3, 3-6, 3-6 to top seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in a ... Read more...

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Nadal beats Murray, to meet Djokovic in Wimbledon final (Lead)


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Defending champion Rafael Nadal saw off a spirited challenge from Andy Murray 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 to set up a Wimbledon title clash with Novak ... Read more...

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Djokovic reaches Wimbledon final, claims No.1 ranking


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Serbian Novak Djokovic reached his first Wimbledon final with a 7-6(4), 6-2, 6-7(9), 6-3 victory over France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in three hours and seven minutes ... Read more...

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Rutuja beats Ratnika to enter ITF tournament quarters


June 15th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Indian qualifier Rutuja Bhosale produced quality fare to beat national champion and doubles partner Ratnika Batra 6-3, 7-6(6) and entered the quarterfinals of the $10,000 ... Read more...

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Ratnika upsets fifth seed Scimone in ITF tournament


June 14th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India's Ratnika Batra overcame a second-set slump to upstage fifth-seeded Italian Stephani Scimone 7-5, 0-6, 6-3 in the first round of the $10,000 ITF women's ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Yuki crashes out, Berdych sails through


January 4th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Top seed and World No.6 Tomas Berdych from Czech Republic gave a merciless 6-0, 6-1 hiding to unheralded Portugese Frederico Gil in a mere 45 minutes ... 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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Rohan-Aisam duo enter St. Petersburg quarterfinals after ‘tough’ opening round


October 29th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 29 (ANI): The tennis duo comprising Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan and Rohan Bopanna of India have entered the quarterfinals of St. Petersburg ATP World Rating Tennis Championship.Though the Indo-Pak ... Read more...

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Federer overwhelms Melzer to set up Soderling showdown


September 7th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (DPA) Roger Federer edged closer to a sixth title at the US Open, defeating Austrian Jurgen Melzer 6-3, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 to reach the quarter-final. Second-seeded Federer won ... Read more...

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Murray overcomes flamboyant Dustin Brown at US Open


September 4th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 4 (ANI): British No.1 Andy Murray defeated Dustin Brown 7-5 6-3 6-0 in just 85 minutes and silenced his noisy fans to advance to the third round of the US ... Read more...

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Federer moves through smoothly as Murray stumbles in Miami


March 28th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, March 28 (DPA) Roger Federer took control on a court where balls were flying as the top seed opened his bid for a third Miami Masters title winning 6-3, 6-3 ... Read more...

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Federer fights for form to advance in Indian Wells


March 15th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells, California, March 15 (DPA) Roger Federer lost the first set of his career against Victor Hanescu before recovering for a 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 6-1 win into the third round ... Read more...

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Wawrinka advances to Chennai Open semis


January 9th, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) Stanislas Wawrinka unleashed a flurry of classy shots at the right moments to beat Michael Berrer 7-6 (5), 6-4 and set up a semi-final meeting with ... Read more...

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Wawrinka beats Berrer in Chennai ATP Open (Lead)


January 9th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Stanislas Wawrinka unleashed a flurry of classy shots at the right moments to beat Michael Berrer 7-6 (5), 6-4 and advance to the semi-finals of the ... Read more...

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Federer sympathizes with Murray, but says Potro deserved to go through


November 28th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28(ANI): Tennis star Roger Federer has said that World No. 5 Del Potro deserved to go through for the final stages of the World Tour Finals.Potro was controversially ... Read more...

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Djokovic shows no mercy in first-ever bagel rout


November 6th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Basle, Switzerland, Nov 6 (DPA) Second seed Novak Djokovic made quick work of Jan Henrych as he smothered the Czech 6-0, 6-0 at the Swiss Indoors to earn the first "double ... Read more...

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US Open: Paes, Black lose in mixed doubles final


September 11th, 2009 - 2:57 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Cara Black of Zimbabwe were outclassed by Americans Travis Parrott and Carly Gullickson 2-6, 4-6 in the mixed doubles final of the US ... Read more...

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Paes-Bhupathi face-off in US Open men’s doubles final (Lead)


September 10th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) The US Open men's doubles final will see estranged Indian partners Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhutpahi facing each other. It is the first time the two players, ... Read more...

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US Open: Paes, Dlouhy upset Bryan brothers to enter doubles final


September 10th, 2009 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy of the Czech Republic overcame a stiff challenge from top seeds American brothers Bob and Mike 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (8-6) to ... Read more...

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Andy Murray enters semis in Cincinnati Masters


August 22nd, 2009 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
Cincinnati (Ohio), Aug 22 (DPA) Andy Murray saved his title defence at the Cincinnati Masters Friday as he carved out a 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 quarter-final victory over Julien Benneteau on the ... Read more...

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Djokovic form lifts to join Federer in second week


June 27th, 2009 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (DPA) Roger Federer and Robin Soderling take their recent French Open final onto the grass to begin week two at Wimbledon with Novak Djokovic joining in after producing ... Read more...

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Sania out of Wimbledon singles race (Lead)


June 24th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) An inconsistent Sania Mirza's Wimbledon hopes ended with a second round exit at the hands of her friend Sorana Cristea 4-6, 4-6 at the All England Club here ... Read more...

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Roddick beats Hewitt after bomb alert drama


June 12th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (DPA) Top seed Andy Murray fulfilled home hopes with a win into the quarter-finals while No.2 Andy Roddick won a duel of serves with Lleyton Hewitt 7-6 (7-2), ... Read more...

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Murray downs Del Potro to face Djokovic in Miami


April 4th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, April 4 (DPA) Andy Murray won another grudge encounter with Argentine rival Juan Del Potro, posting a 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 victory to set up a weekend final with Novak Djokovic ... Read more...

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Mahesh and Sania cap a memorable Australian Open (Roundup)


February 1st, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 1 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza capped a memorable Australian Open for India when the pair went on to win the mixed doubles title at the historic Rod Laver ... Read more...

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Bhupathi makes it a first all-India affair in mixed Grand Slam (Second Lead)


February 1st, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 1 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi, the first Indian to win a Grand Slam title, Sunday made it a first Indian mixed pair to win a major when he and Sania Mirza ... Read more...

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Top seeds bow out of ITF Kolkata


January 22nd, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Top seeds crashed out in both the girls and boys' singles quarter finals of the ONGC ITF Junior tennis tournament here Thursday.Girls' top seed Valentina Starkova of Kazakhstan ... Read more...

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Top seed Ranjeet advances in DSCL men’s tennis nationals (Lead)


December 2nd, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Top seed Ranjeet Virali Murugesan won both his singles and doubles matches in the DSCL men's national tennis championships at the DLTA courts here Tuesday.Ranjeet reached the ... Read more...

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Top seed Ranjeet storms into DSCL national tennis quarters


December 2nd, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Top seed Ranjeet Virali Murugesan proved too good for teenager Prateek Bhambri as he knocked him down 6-1, 6-2 to enter the quarter-final of the DSCL men's ... Read more...

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Sania through to the second round in Wimbledon (Lead)


June 24th, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Sania Mirza overcame back spasm and patchy form to prevail over a resilient Catalina Castano of Colombia in three sets to move into the second round of the ... Read more...

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Amritraj-Ram lose in the SAIL Open semi finals


May 16th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Indian challenge ended in the doubles as well when Prakash Amritraj along with his US-based Indian partner, Rajeev Ram lost to the Australian pair of Samuel Groth ... Read more...

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