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Li Na wins Cincinnati title


August 20th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 20 (IANS) China's Li Na ended her 15-month title drought as she beat Germany's Angelique Kerber 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 to win the Cincinnati Masters tennis event.The 2011 French ... Read more...

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Andy Murray withdraws from Rogers Cup


August 10th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) Olympic gold medallist Andy Murray withdrew from the Rogers Cup due to a knee injury, joining the growing list of top players absent from Canada's ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Paes-Sania’s quarterfinal match stoppped


August 4th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) India's mixed doubles pair of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza were down 5-7, 2-3 against the top seeded Belarusian pair of Victoria Azarenka and Max Mirnyi ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Paes-Vardhan, Bhupathi-Bopanna in second round (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's doubles entries Leander Paes and Vishnu Vardhan and the seventh seeded pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna crossed the first hurdle in the ... Read more...

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Ivanovic battles past McHale at Olympics


July 28th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serbia's Ana Ivanovic booked her place in the second round of the Olympic women's singles tennis event Saturday, knocking out Christina McHale of the United ... Read more...

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Kingfisher was official beer at New York tennis tourney


July 27th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 27 (IANS) India's Kingfisher Premium Lager and Saratoga IPA served as the official beers of the 18th season of World Team Tennis matches held in New ... Read more...

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Roddick clinches Atlanta title


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, July 23 (IANS) Former world number one Andy Roddick came back from a set down to win the Atlanta Open tennis event against 63rd-ranked Gilles Muller 1-6, 7-6(2), ... Read more...

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Bhupathi, Bopanna disappointed


June 15th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Two of India's top doubles players, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna Friday expressed disappointment that they would not be pairing at the tennis competitions of ... Read more...

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French Open: Sania-Bethanie hope to make a strong start


May 28th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (IANS) Having won the Brussels Open tennis event in their run-up to Roland Garros, India's Saina Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands will be hoping ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna lose in Rome Masters’ semis


May 20th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 20 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Mahesh Bhupathi lost to Spanish duo Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez in the semifinals of the ATP Rome Masters tennis event ... Read more...

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Djokovic dreams big in Olympic year


April 19th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, April 19 (IANS) Winning all the four tennis Grand Slams and an Olympic gold is never easy, but Serbia's World No.1 Novak Djokovic dreams of fulfilling it.The Serbian ... Read more...

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Sania-Vesnina in Dubai Open semis


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 23 (IANS) Sania Mirza and Elena Vesnina entered the women's doubles semifinals of the Dubai Open tennis event Thursday, defeating Maria-Jose Matrinez Sanchez and Shahar Peer. The second ... Read more...

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Pattaya Open: Sania in singles, doubles quarterfinals


February 9th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Pattaya, Feb 9 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza defeated Britain's Anne Keothavong 6-4, 7-5 to enter the singles quarterfinals at the Pattaya Open tennis event here Thursday.The world no. 111 overcame ... Read more...

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I dare to dream: Djokovic


February 7th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) "I dare to dream about becoming the best player. Now I have this special award and I think everything is possible," said Serbian tennis giant ... Read more...

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Jeevan topples fancied Vardhan to win maiden ITF title


November 19th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 19 (IANS) Qualifier Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan of Chennai toppled Davis Cupper Vishnu Vardhan 7-5, 6-4 to win the men's singles title in the $15000 Solaris ITF Men's Futures ... Read more...

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A stadium that is truly ‘common wealth’ (Year after CWG)


October 1st, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Only Thyagaraj Stadium can proudly claim that it has organised seven national and two international events in the one year after the Commonwealth Games, besides ... Read more...

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Vardhan stops Sasikumar in all-India tennis event


March 30th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) Top seed Vishnu Vardhan ended Mukund Sasikumar's dream run with a straight sets victory to lead the men's singles field into the semifinals of the MCC ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Somdev Devvarman wins seventh gold for India


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou, Nov 23 (ANI): India's tennis ace Somdev Devvarman on Tuesday defeated Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan 6-1, 6-2 to clinch India's seventh gold at the Asian Games.This was India's first ever ... Read more...

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Mystery surrounds Shoaib Malik’s Asian Games village stay sans ‘accreditation card’


November 20th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 20 (ANI): Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik's conspicuous presence at the Guangzhou Asian Games athletes' village has surprised his country's contingent there, as the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) has denied issuing ... Read more...

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Asian Games tennis: India lose to Chinese Taipei, get bronze


November 15th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Gunagzhou, Nov 15 (IANS) India had to settle for a bronze in the men's tennis event after losing 1-2 to top seeds Chinese Taipei in the semifinals here Monday.India's Somdev Devvarman ... Read more...

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CWG tennis: Somdev Devvarman in singles semifinal


October 7th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delh, Oct 7 (IANS) Top seeded Somdev Devvarman beat sixth seed Rubin Statham of New Zealand 6-3, 6-4 to advance to the men's singles semifinal of the tennis event at ... Read more...

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Silver, bronze India’s first medals in CWG 2010 (Evening Lead)


October 4th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Women weightlifters gave India its first medals in the 2010 Commonwealth Games, Soniya Chanu winning a silver and Sandhya Rani Devi the bronze in the 48kg ... Read more...

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Tennis: Bopanna, Sanjeev lose to Rodionova, Hanley of Australia


October 4th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.4 (ANI): Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna had to face defeat with his partner Nirupama Sanjeev against the Australian pair of Anastasia Rodionova and Paul Hanley in the mixed ... Read more...

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CWG Tennis: Bopanna, Rushmi cruise to second round (Lead)


October 4th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Rushmi Chakravarthi warmed up for the sterner tests ahead with uncomplicated victories in their opening rounds at the Commonwealth Games tennis event ... Read more...

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India begin CWG medal chase on a bright note (Afternoon Lead)


October 4th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India started medal chase in the Commonwealth Games on a bright note, winning in preliminary rounds in tennis, table tennis and swimming Monday, the first ... Read more...

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CWG Tennis: Bopanna in singles second round


October 4th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna defeated Robert Buyinza of Uganda 6-1, 6-4 in the first round of men's singles tennis event of the Commonwealth Games here Monday.Bopanna is ... Read more...

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Pregnancy is ’spiritual’ for Mariah Carey, says hubby Nick Cannon


August 31st, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): After Mariah Carey addressed rumors of her pregnancy, thanking fans for 'well wishes' but noting she is 'very superstitious,' husband Nick Cannon has said that it's more of ... Read more...

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Somdev to lead Indian challenge in Davis Cup, CWG


August 13th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) India No.1 Somdev Devvarman will lead the country's challenge in the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games men's tennis event here and next month's Davis Cup World Group ... Read more...

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Sania brand ambassador for 2010 tennis development event


April 6th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Sania Mirza has been appointed the brand ambassador of the 'Mega Tennis Event' which is aimed at the development of sport in the country. ... Read more...

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AITA says Australian pull-out irresponsible


April 25th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) All India Tennis Association (AITA) secretary-general Anil Khanna Saturday termed Australia's decision to pull out of the Davis Cup tie in India "irresponsible and arrogant." Tennis ... Read more...

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Paes, Sania advance in Miami


March 28th, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, March 28 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Sania Mirza cleared the first round in the doubles and mixed doubles pre-quarters respectively with their partners in the $4,500,000 Sony Ericsson tennis event. Paes ... Read more...

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Australian Open to stay at Melbourne (Australian Open diary)


January 26th, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) The future of the Australian Open in Melbourne is secure until 2036.Victorian Premier John Brumby Monday committed to a multi-million-dollar plan to keep the Open at Melbourne Park. ... Read more...

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Rod Laver Arena saved from wrecking ball


January 26th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (DPA) The showcase Rod Laver Arena will escape the wrecking ball in an ambitious redevelopment plan expected to guarantee the Australian Open tennis event a home in Melbourne until ... Read more...

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Extra security measures for January NRI meet: MOIA secretary


December 3rd, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Mumbai terror attacks will not affect the January Pravasi Bharatiya Divas meeting in Chennai, but extra security measures will be taken for the NRI meet, says ... Read more...

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Roddick to take teenager Del Potro in Los Angeles final


August 10th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Los Angeles, Aug 10 (DPA) Andy Roddick and Juan Del Potro ripped effortlessly into the Sunday final at the Los Angeles Classic, posting straight-set sweeps of outclassed opponents. Both the top seeds ... Read more...

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