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Vijay Amritraj turns host, chats up global icons (With Images)


August 16th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Legendary tennis player Vijay Amritraj makes his debut as a talk show host with "Dimensions". A first-of-its-kind, the show will feature global icons. Excited ... Read more...

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No-fly zone over Wimbledon to prevent terror attack


June 25th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) A no-fly zone has been declared over Wimbledon for the first time since the 9/11 terror attacks.Aircraft have been banned from flying below 500 feet over ... Read more...

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Li Na appreciates hubby’s support for her Australian Open campaign


January 29th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 29(ANI): World No.9 Li Na expressed special thanks to her husband and coach Jiang Shan after her Australian Open campaign ended on a disappointing note on Saturday.Li, who is ... Read more...

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Andre Agassi uses ‘nude’ image of wife Steffi Graf for charity


January 12th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Tennis legend Andre Agassi has reportedly shown a 'nude' picture of his wife Steffi Graf on his mobile phone to the winning bidder at a charity auction in ... Read more...

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Ash breaks rule, pays Abhishek a surprise visit


June 13th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) The Bachchans normally do not mix business with pleasure. But when Aishwarya Rai landed in Mumbai from Paris, she broke the golden rule when ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Pays Abhishek A Surprise Visit


June 12th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Normally the Bachchans have a rigid rule about not mixing business with pleasure. But on Thursday morning, when Aishwarya Rai ... Read more...

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Aishwarya’s Stefi-Andre moment!


June 10th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) She may have attended many award functions, but this was different. Former Miss World Aishwarya Rai was in the shoes of tennis greats like Steffi Graf ... Read more...

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Bookies favour Stosur to lift French Open crown


June 3rd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 3(ANI): Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur is the new favourite among bookies to lift the French Open women's singles trophy despite having never reached a grand slam final before.Stosur, ... Read more...

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Graf says Agassi asked whether she wanted kids on first date!


November 9th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov. 9 (ANI): After a glittering tennis career, Andre Agassi went home to Las Vegas to live with his wife Steffi Graf. They've been married now for nine years.Recalling ... Read more...

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Agassi’s hate of tennis was a deep part of his life


November 9th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.9 (ANI): Tennis star Andre Agassi's disclosure that he took a drug known as crystal meth and got away with it, is only one of the startling revelations in a ... Read more...

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Andre Agassi Opens Up His Heart In ‘Open- An Autobiography’


October 28th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct.28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'Open - An Autobiography', a book on Andre Agassi's life would be released in the coming days and is expected to become popular among tennis fans. This ... Read more...

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Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva wins top Spanish award


September 2nd, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Oviedo (Spain), Sep 2 (DPA) Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva, 27, was Wednesday awarded Spain's prestigious Prince of Asturias Prize in the category of sports, the jury announced in Oviedo. Isinbayeva won ... Read more...

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Queens and legends correspond with this Orissa villager (Feature with images)


September 2nd, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
By Byomakesh Biswal Bhubaneswar, Sep 2 (IANS) Lady Di replied to him. So did Michael Jackson, Ronald Reagan, Yasser Arafat, Pele and David Beckham. Why you may wonder are royalty and legends ... Read more...

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Seles enshrined in International Hall of Fame


July 12th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Newport, July 12 (IANS) Former American tennis star Monica Seles has been enshrined into the International Hall of Fame. Seles, 35, was Saturday inducted in a 90-minute ceremony along with Andres Gimeno, the ... Read more...

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New roof may not get rollout as heatwave hits London (Wimbledon Diary)


June 29th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (DPA) The brand-new unused Wimbledon roof may go through the entire fortnight without any real-world use with hot and dry weather forecast for much of the concluding week ... Read more...

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Agassi and kids keep Steffi busy at 40


June 10th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, June 10 (DPA) There were no major celebrations when Steffi Graf turned 40 Sunday as the tennis star feels that the number means "unbelievably little" to her. "Birthdays are of no ... Read more...

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Safina stranded again as Kuznetsova wins French Open (Lead)


June 6th, 2009 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 6 (DPA) Svetlana Kuznetsova Saturday defeated Dinara Safina 6-4, 6-2 to win the French Open tennis, leaving the world number one still without a Grand Slam title. Kusnetsova, seeded seventh, added ... Read more...

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Wimbledon Centre Court’s retractable roof inaugurated


May 18th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): The new 80 million pound Centre Court retractable roof at Wimbledon worked without a hitch on Sunday as Tim Henman, Andre Agassi, Steffi Graf and Kim Clijsters starred ... Read more...

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New retractable roof for Wimbledon to beat rain, bad light blues


April 22nd, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 22 (ANI): Unlike last season's Australian Open, when a match at Melbourne Park was stopped due to bad light, this year's Wimbledon will not problem of face poor lighting thanks ... Read more...

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Andy Roddick, Brooklyn Decker tie the knot


April 18th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): Andy Roddick tied the knot Friday evening in Texas with model love Brooklyn Decker.People magazine has confirmed that the tennis pro, 26, and the swimsuit model, 21, ... Read more...

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Elton John may perform at Andy Roddick’s wedding


April 17th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Legendary singer Elton John will perform at tennis ace Andy Roddick's wedding, it has emerged.Sources close to John have confirmed that he will perform at Roddick's wedding ... Read more...

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Food became coping mechanism to deal with stress: Seles


April 13th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): Former World No.1 tennis star Monica Seles has said that food became her best friend to overcome loneliness after her father's death in 1998.Seles spoke for the first ... Read more...

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Williams dispels her doubts with return to number one


January 31st, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 31 (DPA) Serena Williams will start February back on the top of women's tennis after a crushing 6-0, 6-3 Australian Open title victory over nervous Dinara Safina.The now 10-time Grand ... Read more...

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Serena Williams wins Australian Open title


January 31st, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.31 (ANI): American Serena Williams on Saturday won her tenth Grand Slam title by winning this year''s Australian Open. Williams, 27, overwhelmed Russian Dinara Safina 6-0 6-3 in 59 minutes to ... Read more...

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2008 most special year: Nadal


October 24th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Oviedo (Spain), Oct 24 (IANS) Tennis great Rafael Nadal has called the 2008 season in which he won his first Wimbledon title and captured Olympic gold and the No. 1 ranking the ... Read more...

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Stars out in force for the Beijing Games


July 25th, 2008 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
By Barry Whelan Hamburg (Germany), July 25 (DPA) Newly-crowned Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal and men's number one Roger Federer could continue their epic centre court battle at the Olympics, while some of ... Read more...

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Venus Williams tournament winning mantra is to eat, eat, eat all the time!


July 7th, 2008 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Grand Slam champion Venus Williams has revealed that she has to binge on food all the time during a tournament.The 28-year-old tennis sensation slipped away with the ... Read more...

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Americans most successful at Wimbledon


July 2nd, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) American tennis players have been rated as the most successful in the Wimbledon Championships with as many as 37 players making to the top-100 rankings issued by a ... Read more...

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Andre Agassi cant forget Anna Kournikovas soft hands


June 18th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Anna Kournikovas skill as a player is not the only thing that tennis ace Andre Agassi remembers about her, for he cant forget her really soft hands.37-year-old ... Read more...

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Tension causing diabetes in children: expert


May 14th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, May 14(IANS) An increasing number of children are suffering from diabetes due to stress since parents pressure them to excel in both academics and extra curricular activities, says a medical expert. ... Read more...

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Seles retires from tennis


February 15th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
St. Petersburg (US), Feb 15 (IANS) Former world No.1 American Monica Seles announced retirement from the competitive tennis, bringing down curtains to an illustrious career. Seles so far had not officially retired, ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey brings out the big guns for the Big Give


January 26th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Talk show host Oprah Winfrey can always be counted on to get super stars to take part in a show for a cause.The host of The Oprah ... Read more...

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