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Olympics tennis: gold for Belarus in mixed doubles


August 6th, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Belarusian pair of Victoria Azarenka and Max Mirnyi held their nerve in a tiebreak for the gold medal to beat Britain's Andy ... Read more...

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Goerges stuns Radwanska under Wimbledon roof at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's Julia Goerges Sunday upset World No. 2 Agnieszka Radwanska in first Olympics tennis match to be played indoors.Rain over Wimbledon caused the roof to ... Read more...

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Youzhny slams Federer critics


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Mikhail Youzhny insisted Wednesday that Roger Federer is nowhere near a career decline after bowing out of the Wimbledon quarterfinals to the Swiss ... Read more...

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Oudin beats Jankovic in AEGON Classic final


June 18th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.208 in tennis Melanie Oudin has completed a surprise win at the AEGON Classic in Birmingham after beating former world No.1 Jelena Jankovic in ... Read more...

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Nadal threatens to boycott Madrid Open over playing surface


May 11th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Former world No.1 Rafael Nadal threatened to boycott next year's Mutua Madrid Open if the competition continued to use a blue-coloured clay playing surface.Nadal said ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Paes, Tipsarevic annex doubles crown


January 9th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Leander Paes rolled back the years with a dominating performance, as he along with new partner Janko Tipsarevic, defeated Israeli combination of Jonathan Erlich and ... Read more...

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Sharapova and Serena pull out of China Open


September 30th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) World No.2 Maria Sharapova of Russia and American Serena Williams pulled out of the China Open Friday, a day before the beginning of the WTA ... Read more...

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Seyfried dating sports entrepreneur?


September 10th, 2011 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Actress Amanda Seyfried is believed to be dating sports entrepreneur Franck Raharinosy.The "Chloe" actress who recently split from Ryan Phillippe was spotted enjoying tennis at ... Read more...

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US Open: Paes-Bhupathi to face Somdev-Huey in doubles pre-quarters


September 4th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) India's top-ranked doubles pair of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi entered the third round of the US Open by beating Florian Mayer and Rogier ... Read more...

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Sania stays in qualifying race, Somdev beaten


August 14th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati (Ohio), Aug 14 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza is one win from qualifying for the main draw of the Western and Southern tennis qualifying tournament after beating her one-time ... Read more...

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Somdev-Huey go down in Farmer’s Classic final


August 1st, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles (US), Aug 1 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and Treat Huey of the Philippines went down fighting 6-7(3), 6-7(10) to Mark Knowles of the Bahamas and Xavier Malisse ... Read more...

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Gwyneth Paltrow needs a tutor for her children


June 3rd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband Chris Martin are fishing for a tutor for their two children. The couple doesn’t seem to be happy with what the ... Read more...

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Medvedev, Putin tennis kit posters censored in Moscow


May 31st, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Posters apparently advertising a Moscow department store's new sports collection by depicting the Russian president and premier wearing tennis outfits were removed.The posters, showing Russian ... Read more...

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Kinoshita not so lucky in the final against Shlomo


May 14th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Israeli Keren Shlomo overcame a tenacious Misa Kinoshita of Japan 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 to claim her second successive $10,000 ITF tournament here Saturday at the ... Read more...

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Somdev out of US Men’s Clay Court Championships


April 8th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Houston (US), April 8 (IANS) India' Somdev Devvarman crashed out of the second round of the US Men's Clay Court Championships tennis here.Somdev went down 4-6, 1-6 against third-seeded ... Read more...

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Serena Williams gets cast off her foot after 7 months


February 28th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 28 (ANI): Tennis champ Serena Williams, who had surgery after cutting her foot on broken glass following her win at Wimbledon last July, has finally removed the cast ... Read more...

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National Games: Punjab and Tamil Nadu triumph in basketball


February 22nd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 22 (IANS) Punjab won the men's gold while Tamil Nadu bagged the women's title in the basketball events at the 34th National Games here Tuesday.Punjab men proved too strong for ... Read more...

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Somdev-Martin out of SA Open doubles


February 4th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Feb 4 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and David Martin of the US went down fighting to Karol Beck of Slovakia and Dudi Sela of Israel in SA Tennis Open doubles ... Read more...

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Somdev-Martin in SA Open doubles quarters


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Feb 3 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and American David Martin entered the doubles quarterfinals of the South Africa Tennis Open here Thursday.Somdev and Fischer beat Rainer Schuettler of Germany and ... Read more...

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Murray’s time ‘yet to come’: Tennis Scotland


January 31st, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Jan.31 (ANI): Andy Murray's time is "still to come" despite his defeat in the Australian Open final, Tennis Scotland has said.The BBC quoted a spokesman, as saying that everyone was "extremely ... Read more...

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No change of guard in men’s tennis, says defeated Federer


January 28th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): After being defeated by Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open semi-finals, Roger Federer has said that there would be no change of the guard in men's tennis.The ... Read more...

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J. D. Salinger Reported to Have Loved Burger King


January 28th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although many believed that the late JD Salinger, author of 'The Catcher in the Rye', was a reclusive for most of his life, new evidence shows that perhaps ... Read more...

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Nadal through to Oz Open quarter-finals


January 24th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.24 (ANI): World number one Rafael Nadal entered the Australian Open quarter-finals without missing a beat on Monday night.Nadal swept aside last year's semi-finalist Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-2 6-4 ... Read more...

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Wozniacki talks of global warming to rid her of her ‘boring’ press conference tag


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22(ANI): World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki has hit back at tennis reporters at the Australian Open, some of whom have found her post-match press conferences "boring"."Yesterday I got the question by ... Read more...

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Police will target troublemakers at 2011 Australian Open


January 14th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.14 (ANI): Melbourne Police have said they will target potential troublemakers wanting to attend the 2011 Australian Open even before they reach the venue.In a pre-emptive strike, Victoria Police will, for ... 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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Foot injury stops Serena Williams in her tennis tracks till April 2011


December 16th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 16 (ANI): Serena Williams may not play again until next April because of her mysterious foot injury.Wimbledon champion Williams suffered a gashed right foot when she stepped on broken ... Read more...

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Enrique kisses fans on stage when he’s in ‘good mood’!


December 15th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Enrique Iglesias says he kisses his fans on stage when he is in a 'good mood'.The 35-year-old crooner has made it his trademark to ask an audience ... Read more...

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Injured Serena Williams decorates cast with Swarovski crystals!


December 7th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 07 (ANI): Tennis great Serena Williams' injured foot didn't deter her from attending a party, in which she decorated herself with Swarovski crystals.The four times Wimbledon champion, who ... Read more...

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Asian Games tennis: Somdev wins historic gold for India


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 23 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman won India's maiden gold medal in men's singles tennis by beating top-seeded Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan at the Asian Games here Tuesday.In the title clash ... Read more...

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Asian Games tennis: Somdev in men’s singles finals


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman entered the men's singles final defeating fourth-seeded Japanese Tatsuma Ito 6-2, 0-6, 6-3 in the Asian Games tennis here Monday.Somdev plays top ... Read more...

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Asian Games tennis: Sania loses in women’s singles semis, gets bronze


November 21st, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 21 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza had to content with a bronze after her 7-6(7), 3-6, 4-6 semifinal loss to third seeded Uzbek Akgul Amanmuradova in the women's singles at the ... Read more...

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Yuki qualifies for Knoxville Challenger


November 10th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Knoxville (US), Nov 10 (IANS) India's Yuki Bhambri entered the main draw of the $50,000 Knoxville Challenger tennis with an upset win over top seed Fritz Wolmarans of South Africa in the ... Read more...

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Somdev crashes out of singles but advances in doubles at Charlottesville


November 6th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Charlottesville (US), Nov 6 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman crashed out of the $50,000 Challenger tennis with a 6-7(4), 3-6 loss to Australia's Chris Guccione.The 444th-ranked Guccione, who was ranked as high ... Read more...

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Somdev, Yuki advance in Charlottesville Challenger


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Charlottesville (US), Nov 3 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri have advanced to the second round of the $50,000 Challenger tennis here.Second-seeded Somdev beat world No.198 Alex Bogomolov 6-4, ... Read more...

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