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We are not a one-man show: AITA


September 19th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The All-India Tennis Association (AITA) Wednesday refuted claims made by Mahesh Bhupathi that it was a one-man organisation with president Anil Khanna calling all the ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-AITA trade charges against each other (Roundup)


September 18th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Star tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi and the All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday traded charges, with the player threatening to take legal action against the ... Read more...

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AITA reacts strongly to Bhupathi’s charges


September 18th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday hit back strongly against the charges levelled at it by tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi saying the player was ... Read more...

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Next year will be my last on Tour: Bhupathi


September 18th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Tennis veteran Mahesh Bhupathi Tuesday made the All India Tennis Association (AITA) decision to ban him for two years look silly by announcing that next year ... Read more...

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Bhupathi lashes out at AITA


September 18th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) India tennis veteran Mahesh Bhupathi Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the All India Tennis Association (AITA), saying its administration is detrimental to growth of sport ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna dropped from Davis Cup team


August 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Saturday decided to drop Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna from the Davis Cup team that will take on ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap, Devendro shine on a dismal day (India Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A day after celebrating its first medal from the Games, India's campaign here stuttered Tuesday despite shuttler Parupalli Kashyap pulling off a remarkable upset while ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Rebel pair of Bhupathi-Bopanna knocked out (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) After all the bickering, it was finally the end of road for India's ace men's doubles tennis pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna as ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna start Olympics campaign with win (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna started their Olympics campaign with a hard fought win against Max Mirnyi and Alexander Bury in the first round ... Read more...

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Olympics: Lucky Vardhan to play tennis singles too


July 29th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Indian tennis player Vishnu Vardhan Sunday has got a lucky place in the men's singles draw replacing German Philipp Kohlschreiber who pulled out of the ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis captain Misra has high hopes from players


July 14th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Shiv Prakash Misra, the team leader-cum-captain of Indian tennis team for the London Olympics, believes that the players would put behind the recent bickering over ... Read more...

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AITA defends Nasima’s appointment as women’s team manager


July 10th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday defended the selection of Nasima, Sania Mirza's mother, as the manager of the women's team for the 2012 ... Read more...

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Paes confirms participation at London Olympics


June 29th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Leander Paes has confirmed he will compete in his sixth Olympics in London, saying his job was to play sports and not politics.Paes had threatened ... Read more...

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Jwala backs Sania’s claim on male chauvinism


June 27th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Shuttler Jwala Gutta has backed her fellow Hyderabadi tennis player Sania Mirza's claim that male chauvinism is part of Indian sports."All India Tennis Association (AITA) ... Read more...

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AITA rejects Sania’s claims, says team selected on merit


June 27th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Wednesday rejected claims made by Sania Mirza that she was made a bait to pacify Leander Paes and ... Read more...

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Sania tears apart AITA, doesn’t spare Paes and Bhupathi (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Indian woman tennis star Sania Mirza ripped apart the All India Tennis Association (AITA) for using her as a bait to pacify warring Leander ... Read more...

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Sania slams Paes for demanding ‘written assurances’


June 27th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Breaking her silence for the first time on the selection controversy, India's Sania Mirza Tuesday hit out at Leander Paes for demanding a written ... Read more...

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Sania, Somdev get wild card; 7 Indians for Olympic tennis (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Indian tennis will have its biggest ever Olympic tennis participation at the 2012 London Games, with the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Tuesday giving ... Read more...

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Sonia, Somdev get wild card entry for London Olympics


June 26th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Somdev Devvarman Tuesday were given wild card entries by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for the 2012 London Olympics."Both Sania ... Read more...

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Point to prove for Indian stars at Wimbledon


June 24th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) The bickering trio of Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna will have a point to prove when the Wimbledon Championships start here Monday.Seeded fourth, ... Read more...

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Players should put country first, says Maken


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's sports minister Ajay Maken Friday appealed to the bickering tennis stars Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna to stop the infighting and ... Read more...

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Selector Rohit Rajpal to meet Paes in London


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) National tennis selector Rohit Rajpal, who will be in London on a personal visit, has been asked by All Indi Tennis Association (AITA) to ... Read more...

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AITA picks two teams for Olympics, Paes still unhappy (Roundup)


June 21st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Thursday tried to keep Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna happy by deciding to send two doubles teams to ... Read more...

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AITA to take action against Bhupathi, Bopanna


June 21st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Indian tennis's two protagonists Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna may have bulldozed their way into the London Olympics, but they have been told by ... Read more...

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Vardhan hopes to shine on Wimbledon grass


June 21st, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) India's young tennis player Vishnu Vardhan, who was Thursday picked to play alongside Leander Paes at the London Olympics, hoped his serve and volley ... Read more...

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Vece Paes slams AITA’s decision


June 21st, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Olympian Vece Paes has slammed All Indian Tennis Association's decision to pair his son Leander Paes with World No.328 Vishnu Vardhan at the London Olympics, ... Read more...

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Krishna plays key role in breaking tennis deadlock


June 21st, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday played a key role in convincing Leander Paes to pair-up with Vishnu Vardhan and end the week-long ... Read more...

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AITA keeps players happy; to send two teams for Games (Second Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Thursday decided "to keep everybody happy" by sending two men's doubles teams for the 2012 London Olympics. Leander ... Read more...

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Paes to play with Vishnu, Bhupathi-Bopanna team up (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) All India Tennis Association (AITA) Thursday selected two men's doubles teams to represent the country at the London Olympics.India's highest ranked doubles player Leander ... Read more...

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Yuki, Vardhan ready for Olympics (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Amid the raging controversy surrounding Indian tennis, young guns Yuki Bhambri and Vishnu Vardhan said they are ready to partner Leander Paes at the ... Read more...

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Paes serves a threat, AITA defers Olympics selection (Roundup)


June 20th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) was forced to defer its announcement of the final pairing for the London Games till Thursday after Leander ... Read more...

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Will try to convince Paes if needed: Vardhan


June 20th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) India's young tennis player Vishnu Vardhan Wednesday said he would try to convince veteran Leander Paes to play alongside him at the London Olympics ... Read more...

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Paes threatens to withdraw from Olympics


June 20th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) India's tennis ace Leander Paes Wednesday served notice to the All India Tennis Association (AITA) saying he would pull out of the London Olympics ... Read more...

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Krishna jumps in, but no solution for Olympic tennis team


June 20th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has called for the players to resolve their differences but this has had little impact as the All ... Read more...

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Maken retreats; AITA, Bhupathi back to square one (Roundup)


June 19th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi Tuesday stuck to his guns of not playing the London Olympics with his estranged friend Leander Paes after Sports Minister Ajay Maken ... Read more...

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