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US Open: Murray, Williams reach fourth round


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) London Olympic champions Andy Murray and Serena Williams beat their opponents in the third round of the US Open at the Flushing Meadows ... Read more...

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US Open, Day 2: Wozniacki out, Djokovic in second round (Roundup)


August 29th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Caroline Wozniacki has become the first big name to crash out of the US Open after losing to world No.96 Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu, ... Read more...

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US Open: Djokovic in second round


August 29th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 29 (IANS) Defending champion Novak Djokovic beat Italian opponent Paolo Lorenzia 6-1, 6-0, 6-1 in the first round of US Open tennis.The Serbian won 79 of ... Read more...

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Inter-Institutional TT: Manika, Shamini, Mouma lose


August 26th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Three seeds bowed out of the women's section while the men's draw went according to rankings at the 42nd All-India Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships here Sunday.In ... Read more...

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US Open: Federer, Murray drawn to meet in semis


August 24th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) Top seed Roger Federer is drawn to meet Britain's Andy Murray in the semifinals at the US Open following their duels of Wimbledon and ... Read more...

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Squash: Dipika shocks Serme to enter last 8


August 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Aug 16 (IANS) Dipika Pallikal, the 20-year-old from Chennai, entered the quarterfinals of the Australian Open squash tournament by defeating sixth seed Camille Serme 3-11, 11-9, 11-9, 11-6, here ... Read more...

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Advani has mixed luck in World snooker


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 3 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani remained in contention for a berth in the knock-out phase as he beat Thailand's Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5-4 for his second win, but later ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Sharapova knocked out; Williams survives scare (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) World No. 1 Maria Sharapova crashed out of Wimbledon Monday with a humbling fourth round straight-sets defeat to 15th seeded German Sabine Lisicki.Lisicki, who lost ... Read more...

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Williams survives scare to beat Shvedova


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serena Williams fended off a second set comeback to defeat wild card Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan in the fourth round of the Wimbledon tennis ... Read more...

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Grass my worst surface: Davydenko


June 27th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis player Nikolay Davydenko acknowledged that grass is his least favored surface after crashing out in the first round of Wimbledon to fourth seed ... Read more...

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Jeevan survives close match in Bangalore ITF event


June 12th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) Fourth seed Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan survived a tough two-setter to beat a defiant Sidharth Rawat 7-6 (6), 7-5 and moved into the pre-quarter-finals of the $10,000 Toyota ... Read more...

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Vardhan starts favourite in Bangalore ITF meet


June 10th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 10 (IANS) Following his impressive showing last week in the second leg at Mysore, Vishnu Vardhan again begins the favourite in the $10,000 Toyota ITF Bangalore Open ... 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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Nadal, Djokovic eyeing history in French Open final (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 8 (IANS) World No.1 Noval Djokovic crushed Roger Federer in the French Open semi-final here Friday to set-up a title clash with title holder and six-time champion ... Read more...

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Nadal one win away from French Open title record


June 9th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 8 (IANS) French Open defending champion Rafael Nadal thrashed fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 in the semi-final Friday to move within only one win away ... Read more...

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Myneni packs off Murugesan in ITF meet


June 5th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 5 (IANS) Unseeded Saket Myneni extended his sway over Ranjeet Virali Murugesan by defeating the sixth seed 6-3, 6-4 in 68 minutes and moved into the second round ... Read more...

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French Open: Ferrer sends out a warning to the favourites (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 2 (IANS) Sixth-seeded David Ferrer sent out a stern warning to the pre-tournament favourites by demolishing Russia's Mikhail Youzhny in straight sets here Saturday.The Spaniard steamrolled through to ... Read more...

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French Open: Top seeds advance to third round


May 31st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (IANS) Top seeds Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga advanced to the third round with comfortable wins over their opponents at the French Open here ... Read more...

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Rian knocks out Shree Krishna in Asian U-14 tennis


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 2 (IANS) Fifth seed Rian Pandole from Mumbai upset third-ranked Shree Krishna 3-6, 6-1, 6-3, en route to the semi-finals of the PCLTA Cup Asian under-14 series tennis ... Read more...

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Kashyap, Mutatkar reach Austrian Challenge quarters


February 24th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India's Aditi Mutatkar advanced to the women's singles quarterfinals of the Austrian International Challenge badminton event in Vienna Friday, defeating Alesia Zaitsava of Belarus 22-20, ... Read more...

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Sixth seed Selvaraj bows out of National Grass Court Tennis


February 7th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) Qualifier Yogesh Phogat upset sixth seeded Ajay Selvaraj while numero uno Saketh Myneni coasted to an easy win in the men's singles first round matches of ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Nishikori eliminates Tsonga, Makarova stuns Serena


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Melboune, Jan 23 (IANS) Kei Nishikori eliminated sixth-seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France Monday to advance into the quarterfinals of the Australian Open on Monday, becoming the first Japanese to ... Read more...

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Stosur breaks Australia’s heart (Roundup)


January 17th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Local favourite and sixth seed Samantha Stosur crashed out of the Australian Open after losing 6-7, 3-6 to Romanian Sorana Cirstea in the women's singles ... Read more...

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Federer adds more records on way to London final


November 27th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Roger Federer reached the end-of-season ATP World Tour singles final, his 100th, to ensure that he finishes in the Top 3 in the world rankings ... Read more...

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Indian campaign over in French Open Super Series


October 27th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal fought hard but could not go past China's Xuerui Li, bowing out of the second round of the French Open Super Series ... Read more...

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Monfils advances in Stockholm Open as seeds crash out


October 21st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 21 (IANS) Frenchman Gael Monfils is the lone seed to survive on a day when three other seeds went out of the Stockholm Open tennis tournament here.Top seed ... Read more...

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Saina enters quarters of Japan Open


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 22 (IANS) India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal entered the quarterfinals of the Japan Open Superseries event with a 21-17, 21-16 victory over Mingtian Fu of Singapore in ... Read more...

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US Open: Bopanna-Qureshi storm into quarters; Sania-Vesnia crash out


September 5th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) The India-Pakistan pair of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq-Qureshi marched into the quarterfinals of the US Open with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Paul Hanley ... Read more...

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US Open: Sharapova, Del Potro cruise; Soderling, Williams pull out


September 1st, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) Maria Sharapova breezed past Anastasia Yakimova in 70 minutes to advance to the third round of the US Open here Wednesday while Robin Soderling ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Bhupathi, Paes in third round mixed doubles


June 28th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have advanced to the Wimbledon mixed doubles third round with their respective partners. Bhupathi and Elena Vesnina of Russia, ... Read more...

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Little known Iranian shocks Talukdar in Archery World Cup


June 9th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) Unheralded Iranian Majid Mirrahimi shocked India's Jayanta Talukdar 6-5 in the first round of individual elimination in the World Cup (Stage II) archery competitions at Antalya, ... Read more...

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Saina beats World Champion to enter Malaysia Open semifinal


May 6th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal ended the run of world champion Wang Lin with a fighting 14-21, 21-19, 21-19 victory to enter the semifinal of the Malaysia ... Read more...

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Somdev stuns World No. 31 Raonic, Sania loses to Kirilenko (Lead)


March 26th, 2011 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
Miami, March 26 (IANS) India had mixed luck at the Sony Ericsson Open tennis tournament as Somdev Devvarman pulled off a sensational 7-6(5), 7-5 victory over world No.31 Milos ... Read more...

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Sony Ericsson Open: Somdev storms into third round


March 26th, 2011 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Miami, March 26 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman pulled off a sensational 7-6(5), 7-5 victory over world No.31 seed Milos Raonic of Canada to enter the third round of the ... Read more...

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Saina in quarters of Swiss Open (Lead, superseding previous story)


March 18th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Basel, March 18 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal took sweet revenge for her All England loss by beating Japanese Eriko Hirose 21-15, 17-21, 21-11 to advance to the quarterfinals ... Read more...

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