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Zvonareva withdraws from US Open


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Vera Zvonareva has withdrawn from the US Open tennis tournament.A statement on the tournament website Tuesday did not say why Zvonareva, a former ... Read more...

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Kuznetsova to miss US Open for ‘recovery’


August 21st, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova will miss the upcoming US Open to recover from injury.Kuznetsova, Estonia's world No.15 Kaia Kanepi and Italy's 18th-ranked ... Read more...

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Won’t go to Olympics as a reserve: Kuznetsova


June 25th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Svetlana Kuznetsova has no plans to travel to London as a reserve in the Russian Olympic tennis team despite being selected for the role.Russian Tennis ... Read more...

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Zvonareva confirmed for London Olympics


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Vera Zvonareva has been picked for the London Olympic tennis tournament despite ongoing injury problems, the Russian Tennis Federation said Friday.The other Russians ... Read more...

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Ten women champions at French Open


June 10th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 9 (IANS) Following are the last 10 winners of the women's singles title at the French Open following Maria Sharapova's win Saturday.Here is the list of winners ... Read more...

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Sharapova beats Kvitova to enter French Open final (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova reached her first French Open final Thursday after a comfortable straight-sets win over world No. 4 Petra Kvitova. The Russian will ... Read more...

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Errani beats Stosur to reach French Open final


June 7th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Sara Errani upset reigning US Open champion Samantha Stosur in the French Open semi-final Thursday to reach her first Grand Slam final.Errani held on ... Read more...

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Kuznetsova to stick with coach despite thrashing


June 4th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 4 (IANS) Svetlana Kuznetsova hopes to retain the services of new coach Hernan Gumy despite a heavy defeat to Sara Errani in the French Open.The Russian, a 2009 ... Read more...

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French Open: World No.1 Azarenka crashes out


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 3 (IANS/Ria Novosti) World No 1 Victoria Azarenka has joined the growing number of top players to crash out of the French Open tennis after a straight-sets defeat ... Read more...

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Serbia-Czech Republic in Fed Cup final


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Jelena Jankovic and Ana Ivanovic won their reverse singles matches to take Serbia into the Fed Cup final for the first time, beating Russia 3-2.Jankovic ... Read more...

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Sania-Bhupathi crash out of Australian Open


January 27th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi lost their semi-finals match of the mixed doubles event in straight sets at the Australian Open here Friday.The No.4 seeds ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Paes-Stepanek, Sania-Bhupathi in semis (Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza were on the winning side of the doubles events at the Australian Open Wednesday.Sania, however, had ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania-Vesnina lose, Paes-Stepanek reach semis (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek advanced to the men's doubles semi-finals at the Australian Open here Wednesday while Sania Mirza and her ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania-Vesnina surprise Raymond-Huber to enter semis


January 24th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina beat fancied American duo of Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 to enter the women's ... Read more...

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China’s Zheng Jie wins Auckland WTA title


January 8th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Jan 8 (IANS) China's Zheng Jie came back from a set down to claim the ASB Classic women's tennis title 2-6, 6-3, 2-0 here Sunday.Playing indoors after the ... Read more...

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Top seed out of ASB Tennis Classic in Auckland


January 5th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Jan 5 (IANS) Top seed Sabine Lisicki of Germany was forced to retire injured in her ASB Tennis Classic quarterfinal against compatriot Angelique Kerber here Thursday.Kerber won the ... Read more...

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Czechs beat Russia 3-2 to lift Fed Cup


November 7th, 2011 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Czech Republic won the Fed Cup for the first time as an independent nation Sunday after Kveta Peschke and Lucie Hradecka won a deciding ... Read more...

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Caroline Wozniacki apologizes to Rafael Nadal


September 7th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US Open top seed Caroline Wozniacki has apologized for impersonating Rafael Nadal’s embarrassing press conference cramping spasm. The 20-year-old mocked Nadal shortly after her match against ... 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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Elbow injury forces ’shocked’ Justine Henin to retire from tennis for ‘good’


January 27th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 27(ANI): Belgian tennis ace Justine Henin has retired for the second time because of a right elbow injury that she aggravated at the Australian Open.Henin had first quit the sport ... Read more...

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Caroline Wozniacki Beats Francesca Schiavone, Advances To Australian Open Semi-Finals


January 25th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Melbourne, Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki sealed her victory at the quarter-finals of the Australian Open with a stellar performance on Tuesday, advancing to the semi-finals ... Read more...

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Francesca Schiavone Defies Svetlana Kuznetsova In Marathon Match


January 23rd, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) At the Sunday's match Francesca Schiavone not only drew the attention of the spectators by clinching a victory against Svetlana Kuznetsova but also went to make ... Read more...

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Oz Open: Schiavone defeats Kuznetsova in longest women’s match


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.23 (ANI): French Open champion and Italian Francesca Schiavone needed a women's Grand Slam-record of four hours, 44 minutes to beat Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova to advance to this year's Australian Open ... Read more...

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Wozniacki reaches quarter-finals of Australian Open


January 23rd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 23(ANI): World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki moved into the Australian Open quarterfinals on Sunday with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Anastasija Sevastova.Wozniacki finished off Sevastova in one hour and 20 ... Read more...

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Wozniacki, Sharapova advance in Australian Open, Henin crashes out


January 21st, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 21(ANI): World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki defeated World No.29 Dominika Cibulkova 6-4, 6-3, to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open on Friday.Wozniacki, playing her first Grand Slam as ... Read more...

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Venus Williams pulls out of China Open due to knee injury


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sep 26(ANI): American tennis ace Venus Williams, who is recuperating from her knee injury, has pulled out of the China Open.Venus follows in the footsteps of her World No. one ... Read more...

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Caroline Wozniacki Beats Maria Sharapova, Advances To U.S. Open Quarter-Finals


September 7th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Sep 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki registered a straight set victory over former champion Maria Sharapova to grab a slot at the quarter-finals of the ... Read more...

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US Open results Thursday


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (DPA) Results Thursday at the 23-million-dollar US Open (x indicates new result).Women's singles, second roundx Caroline Wozniacki, 1, Denmark, def Chang Kai-Chen, Taiwan, 6-0, 6-0Vera Zvonareva, 7, Russia, ... Read more...

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Williams outclasses Peer pressure to march on in Madrid


May 15th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 15 (DPA) In-form Venus Williams played ruthless tennis Saturday to move into her first clay final of the European spring season with a 6-3, 6-0 win over outclassed Israeli ... Read more...

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Serena Williams tops WTA rankings


April 12th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 12 (DPA) Serena Williams of the United States led the way in an unchanged top 10 of the women's tennis rankings issued Monday by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). Williams ... Read more...

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Clijsters returns into WTA top 10 after Miami triumph


April 5th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 5 (DPA) Kim Clijsters of Belgium returned to the top 10 of women's tennis for the first time since her comeback last year while American Serena Williams remained first ... Read more...

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Williams lifts level to keep 14-match win streak alive


March 31st, 2010 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Miami, March 31 (DPA) Three-time Miami Masters winner Venus Williams assured herself of a return to the world number three ranking after defeating Poland's sixth seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3, 6-1 in ... Read more...

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Kuznetsova shakes off frustration to win in Miami opener


March 26th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, March 26 (DPA) Svetlana Kuznetsova maintained the winning start in the opening-round matches at the Miami Masters tennis, as the Russian top seed defeated China's Peng Shuai 6-2, 3-6, 6-4. Kuznetsova, ... Read more...

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Peer marks Dubai debut with first-round win


February 15th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 15 (DPA) Israeli Shahar Peer marked her tournament debut at the Barclays Tennis Championships Monday with a 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 upset first-round win over US Open semi-finalist Yanina Wickmayer. The ... Read more...

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WTA rankings unchanged as Serena Williams stays on top


February 15th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 15 (DPA) Serena Williams remains at the top of an unchanged Women's Tennis Association (WTA) top 10 rankings released Monday. Australian Open winner Williams heads the list with 8,995 points ... Read more...

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