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Mamata announces projects for north Bengal


July 19th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, July 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday launched a host of projects for north Bengal and slammed the main opposition Left Front for trying to ... Read more...

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DLTA to set up residential tennis academy


July 16th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA) will set up a residential tennis academy at its newly refurbished complex here.To start with, the DLTA ... Read more...

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Rohit Rajpal appointed DLTA director


May 25th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Delhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA) Executive Committee Wednesday appointed former Davis Cupper and present Fed Cup captain Rohit Rajpal as its director.The executive ... Read more...

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Chandigarh tennis coach Wadhera still keen on going to Pakistan


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The uncertain conditions in Pakistan have not deterred Indian tennis coach Birbal Wadhera -- he is eager to travel across the border to ... Read more...

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Players from 13 nations in action at ITF women’s meet


January 17th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Players from 13 countries including India will vie for honours in the US$ 10,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) Women's International tournament to be held here Jan 24-29.Slovakia's ... Read more...

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Paes to star in four Bollywood flicks


January 7th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Iconic Indian Davis Cupper Leander Paes Friday said he has signed up to act in four films on retirement. Speaking at a function to commemorate 175 years ... Read more...

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Sania, Shoaib Malik inaugurate tennis academy in Ranchi


October 28th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaRanchi, Oct.28 (ANI): Tennis ace Sania Mirza and her husband, Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik, inaugurated a state-of-the-art tennis academy here on Thursday.The tennis academy has come up on the ... Read more...

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Rafael Nadal opens academy in secret visit to Anantapur


October 18th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) In a secret visit, world's No.1 tennis player Rafael Nadal inaugurated a tennis academy named after him in Anantapur, some 360 km from here, Sunday.The Spaniard's visit ... Read more...

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Home coming for Indian Davis Cup stars


September 15th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) It will be like old times this weekend as three of the four tennis players of the Indian Davis Cup squad have their roots in the city ... Read more...

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At 33, tennis mom Nirupama is still motivated


August 29th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) India's own tennis mom Nirupama Sanjeev, nee Vaidyanathan, has a dual purpose in staging a comeback. The mother of a four-year-old girl, the 33-year-old not ... Read more...

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Tennis mom Nirupama in Indian team for CWG (Lead)


August 19th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Nirupama Sanjeev, a 33-year-old mother of a four-year-old is a part of the Indian tennis team in the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. Nirupama, who became the ... Read more...

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Nirupama Sanjeev included in CWG tennis team


August 19th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Former India No.1 Nirupama Sanjeev Thursday made the cut for the women's tennis team for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. Nirupama, who became ... Read more...

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Yuki terrific, but needs to be aggressive: Bollettieri


July 12th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Tennis guru Nick Bollettieri wants India's rising tennis star Yuki Bhambri to be more aggressive mentally to succeed at the international circuit. Yuki,17, is a gradute ... Read more...

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Tennis star Sania Mirza hopes for a good return to court in 2010 C’Wealth Games


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 2 (ANI): Recuperating from the wrist injury, Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza has said that her next big goal is to make a strong comeback at the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Injured Sania confident of playing in Commonwealth Games


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza, who is out with a troublesome wrist, is confident of playing in the Commonwealth Games, beginning October 3 in New Delhi. ... Read more...

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Forty cars in third Indo-Bhutan Friendship Rally


January 31st, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) Altogether 40 cars, 25 from India and 15 from Bhutan, will compete in the third Indo-Bhutan Friendship Car Rally 2010-Eastern Himalayan Challenge which begins from Siliguri in northern ... Read more...

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Rushmi outclasses Sanaa to win ITF tournament


September 19th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Eighth-seeded Rushmi Chakravarthy outclassed compatriot Sanaa Bhambri 6-3, 6-1 to claim the $10,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament at the DLTA complex here Saturday. The 31-year-old Rushmi, who ... Read more...

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Olympic official Mool Chand Chowhan dies


September 11th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Mool Chand Chowhan, vice-president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and secretary general of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI), died in Jaipur Friday after a ... Read more...

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Harvest Tennis Academy in Ludhiana nurturing young talent


August 11th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, Aug 11 (ANI): Rural youth has a lot of potential especially in sports that is as yet to be tapped. Harvest Tennis Academy at Jassowal, near Ludhiana is nurturing ... Read more...

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Andy Murray now an alcohol-free zone


April 8th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) England tennis star Andy Murray has revealed his strong dislike for alcohol. "I hate alcohol," Britain's clean-hitting tennis player was quoted as saying in the Telegraph. "I'm not a ... Read more...

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Golfer Norman says Evert has restored his freedom


March 1st, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar.1 (ANI): Golf superstar Greg Norman has claimed that former tennis star Chris Evert, whom he married last year, has restored his sense of freedom. Having provided a 100 million dollar ... Read more...

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Yuki should strive for greater heights: Ramesh Krishnan


January 31st, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) Former Davis Cup captain Ramesh Krishnan Saturday hailed Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri for winning the junior Australian Open title and wanted him to strive for greater heights."A ... Read more...

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Ronak Manuja upsets eighth seed Uzbek


November 24th, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Qualifier Ronak Manuja of India played aggressively to upset eighth-seeded Vaja Uyakov of Uzbekistan 7-5, 6-3 in an opening match of the ITF Men's Futures tennis tournament here ... Read more...

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Ratnika to meet Shweta in DSCL tennis finals


October 24th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Wildcard Ratnika Batra produced a stunning upset at the DSCL women's tennis nationals, knocking out top seed Shalini Sahoo, to set up a title clash with qualifier ... Read more...

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Borg, Navratilovas former coach jailed for sexually abusing girls


October 11th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.11 (ANI): A tennis coach who helped train Bjorn Borg and Martina Navratilova was jailed for five-and-a-half years for sexually abusing young hopefuls. Barry "Butch" Heffernan, 47, originally from Australia, ... Read more...

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Prajnesh shocks Ashutosh in ITF futures first round


September 9th, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Eighteen-year-old Prajnesh Gunneswaran, who lost both his previous matches to Ashutosh Singh, got the measure of the fifth seed Tuesday, outlasting him in a gruelling three-setter in ... Read more...

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Lucknow table tennis players have a new coach - a robot


July 30th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Players at the Uttar Pradesh Table Tennis Academy (UPTTA) here in Lucknow are learning the skills of the game from a robot. "The new coach, the robot, is ... Read more...

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India is witnessing a tennis boom


June 28th, 2008 - 6:49 am ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari Tennis has managed to survive in India, where most other sports have often been eclipsed by an obsession called cricket. Not just survive, but in some senses even managed to ... Read more...

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Sanaa wins $10,000 Gurgaon ITF tournament


June 21st, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 21 (IANS) Sanaa Bhambri outplayed Korean Han Sung-hee to win the $10,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament at the National Tennis Academy (NTA) courts here Saturday. Third seed Sanaa defeated ... Read more...

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Sanaa enters ITF tournament final


June 20th, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 20 (IANS) Third seed Sanaa Bhambri entered the final of the $10,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament, though not before she was given a fright by eighth seed Parija Maloo ... Read more...

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Injury halts Ankita’s run in Gurgaon ITF


June 19th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 19 (IANS) Top seed Ankita Bhambri's run in $10,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament came to a disappointing end here Thursday when a stomach muscle pull forced her to withdraw ... Read more...

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Ankita storms into quarterfinals of Gurgaon ITF


June 18th, 2008 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 18 (IANS) Top seed Ankita Bhambri stormed into the quarter-finals of the $10,000 ITF tournament thrashing Vietnam's Nguyen Thuy Dung in the second round at the National Tennis Academy (NTA) ... Read more...

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Rushmi is favourite in second ITF tournament


June 15th, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 15 (IANS) All eyes will be on veteran Rushmi Chakravarthi as she goes into the second $10,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament as favourite at the National Tennis Academy ... Read more...

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Rushmi thrashes Ankita to win $10,000 ITF tournament


June 14th, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 14 (IANS) By the sheer weight of her vast experience, Rushmi Chakravarthi outplayed Ankita Bhambri to clinch the signles title at the $10,000 ITF tournament at the National Tennis Academy ... Read more...

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Ankita to meet Rushmi in ITF tournament final


June 13th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 13 (IANS) Ankita Bhambri extended her winning sequence against Isha Lakhani as she dispatched the top seed in straight sets to enter the finals of the $10,000 ITF tournament at ... Read more...

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