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Poonacha, Riya bag ITF junior titles


September 1st, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Niki Kaliyandi Poonacha completed his dream run in the Indian Oil-Servo ITF junior tennis tournament by winning the boys singles title after he beat third seed ... Read more...

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Sachin gives away BMW to Saina Nehwal


August 20th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar gave away a brand new BMW car to India's most successful shuttler Saina Nehwal at a function here Sunday night.The batting ... Read more...

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Tennis: Karman, Nitin annex titles


August 18th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Top seed Karman Kaur (Delhi) ended the dream run of wild card Ramya Natarajan (Tamil Nadu) with a hard-fought 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 win to annex ... Read more...

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Myneni pockets title


July 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) India's Saketh Myneni, second seed, got past fourth seed Suk-Yun Jeong of Korea 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 to lift the singles title in the Indian Oil Servo ... Read more...

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I want to be World No.1 shuttler, says Hyderabadi Sindhu (Interview)


July 19th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) After Saina Nehwal, another Indian girl is creating ripples in the badminton circuit.Pusarla Venkata Sindhu created history by becoming the first Indian to win the girls' ... Read more...

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Vasisht, Mihika annex under-14 tennis titles


May 4th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 4 (IANS) Top seeded Vasisht Cheruku defeated fellow-Indian and No.2 ranked Raghav Jaisinghani 6-3, 6-1 in the boys singles final of the PCLTA Cup Asian Under-14 tennis tournament ... Read more...

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I am confident of making the Olympics: TT star Sharath Kamal


February 16th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) India's top table tennis player Sharath Kamal's form was in free fall last year. To make matters worse, he had to shift to a new ... Read more...

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France’s Monfils makes himself available for Davis Cup clash


February 8th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Feb 8 (IANS) World No.13 Gael Monfils has confirmed he will be in the line-up for France's Davis Cup tie against Canada starting Friday after injuring his knee ... Read more...

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Injured Cilic drops out of Chennai Open


December 13th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 13 (IANS) Two-time Aircel Chennai Open singles champion Marin Cilic of Croatia has been ruled out of the 2012 edition of India's only ATP World Tour event due ... Read more...

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Radwanska beats Zvonareva to win Pan Pacific title


October 1st, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 1 (IANS) Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland defeated Russia's Vera Zvonareva 6-3, 6-2 to win the singles title at the $2.05-million WTA Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Sumant Misra passes away


September 4th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Former Davis Cupper and secretary of the All-India Lawn Tennis Association Sumant Misra, 89, passed away here Saturday after a brief illness.Misra leaves behind ... Read more...

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Mohit, Eetee emerge champs in national junior tennis


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Mohit Mayur of Tamil Nadu won the boys singles title in the Adidas-MCC National Junior clay court tennis championships here Saturday when he defeated Rishab Agarwal ... Read more...

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Sharath, Shamini win titles


January 24th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Achanta Sharath Kamal bagged the men's honours while Shamini Kumaresan clinched the women's title in contrasting styles at the 72nd National and Inter-state Table Tennis Championships here Sunday.Sharath, ... Read more...

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Mizoram win police badminton championship


January 10th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Mizoram won the team championship at the 3rd All India Police Badminton Championship, organised by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), which concluded here Sunday.In the singles event, ... Read more...

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A perfect start: Wawrinka


January 9th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) A perfect week was how Stanislas Wawrinka described his victory in the Aircel ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament here Sunday as he looked ahead to ... Read more...

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Wawrinka clinches Chennai title


January 9th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) Stanislas Wawrinka will not have any regrets for changing his mind at the last moment and deciding to play in the Aircel ATP Chennai Open as ... Read more...

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Saina clinches fourth Super Series title with Hong Kong Open (Lead)


December 12th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Dec 12 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal clinched her fourth Super Series title and third of the year as she overcame a fighting Shixian Wang of China 15-21, 21-16, 21-17 in ... 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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Indian boxers, table tennis players win four more Gold Medals on Day-10 of Commonwealth Games


October 14th, 2010 - 1:35 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.13 (ANI): Indian players continued their winning streak with the pugilists winning three Gold medals and the Indian Table Tennis team winning a historic Gold medal for the first time ... Read more...

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Cilic, Berdych to play in Chennai Open


September 29th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) Defending champion Marin Cilic, ranked 14 on the ATP circuit, and 2010 Wimbledon finalist Tomas Berdych, ranked 7th, Wednesday confirmed their participation in the Chennai Open 2011 ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games: Singapore stand between India and TT gold


September 8th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma (Attn Editors: This is the first of the previews discussing India's chances in various disciplines at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games from Oct 3-14. The piece is on Table Tennis.)New ... Read more...

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Indian TT squad leaves for China with eye on CWG glory


August 16th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) An Indian table tennis team is on its way to China for training-cum-competition ahead of the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games here. India are the defending Commonwealth Games champions ... Read more...

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Reigning Commonwealth champions India to train in China


July 29th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Reigning men's team champions India, with their singles gold medallist Sharath Kamal, will be in China for training-cum-competition next month in preparation for the Oct ... Read more...

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Williams sweeps to Wimbledon title over Zvonareva (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (DPA) Serena Williams romped to the fourth Wimbledon title of her career Saturday, requiring just 67 minutes to completely dominate Russian Vera Zvonareva 6-3, 6-2. The blow-out on Centre ... Read more...

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Rastogi in final, Ranjeet-Yuan win doubles title (Lead)


May 14th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's Karan Rastogi overpowered China's Yu Chang 6-3, 6-4, and will face top seeded South African Rik De Voest who breezed past Ranjeet Virali-Mirugesan 6-1, 6-0 ... Read more...

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Taufik is flustered by heavy security cover


April 14th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Indonesian great Taufik Hidayat finds the unprecedented security at the Badminton Asia Championships here "disturbing." The tournament, which is a test event for the October 3-14 Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Hewitt to begin 2010 push with weekend Hopman Cup start


December 29th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Dec 29 (DPA) Lleyton Hewitt is due to put five weeks of training in Sydney to the test Saturday when the two-time Grand Slam champion begins Australia's campaign at the ... Read more...

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Kim Clijsters Beats Venus Williams In The 4th Round Of The U.S.Open 2009


September 7th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar On Sunday, at the Arthur Ashe Stadium, Kim Clijsters progressed on with her remarkable victory of 6-0,0-6, 6-4 to the quarterfinals of the U.S.Open 2009 Championships, beating the haughty Venus ... Read more...

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Double for Ramkumar in national junior tennis


August 29th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 29 (IANS) Unseeded Ramkumar Ramanathan of Tamil Nadu completed a fine double in the boys Under-18 category by adding the singles title to the doubles crown when he defeated Ronit ... Read more...

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Chinese love birds make it to final (World Badminton diary)


August 15th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) It was a memorable day for the Chinese couple Lin Dan and Xie Xingfang, with both respectively entering the men's and women's singles finals of the ... Read more...

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Roger Federer’s dazzling gold look for Wimbledon campaign


June 23rd, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Roger Federer was seen clad in dazzling white jacket with Army-style raised collar and smart white trousers, when he opened his Wimbledon campaign on Monday.The Swiss tennis ... Read more...

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Kuznetsova wins second Slam as Safina loses again (Roundup)


June 7th, 2009 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 6 (DPA) Svetlana Kuznetsova said the wait was worth it as she claimed her second Grand Slam title in five years with a 6-4, 6-2 win over fellow-Russian Dinara Safina ... Read more...

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Ankita wins an ITF tournament after two years


June 6th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Top seed Ankita Bhambri claimed the singles title in the $10,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament with a 6-3, 6-2 win over China's Chun-Yan He at the ... Read more...

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Jwala, Diju lose in Indian Open final


March 29th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 29 (IANS) India's mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Diju Valiyaveetil faltered in the finals, going down to Indonesian Flandy Limpele and Vita Marissa in the $120,000-dollar Indian Open ... Read more...

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Yuki Bhambri returns to Delhi to a ”grand” welcome


February 2nd, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Yuki Bhambri, who became the first Indian to win the junior boys title at the Australian Open, returned home to a grand welcome on Monday. The sixteen-year-old ... Read more...

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