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Aggassi inducted into US Open Court of Champions


September 10th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) American tennis great Andre Agassi, a two-time US Open champion, was inducted into the US Open Court of Champions that celebrates the legacy of ... Read more...

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Hingis at peace with Olympic decision


August 1st, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Aug 1 (IANS) On the eve of the start of the mixed doubles event at the London Olympics, tennis legend Martina Hingis has said she has no regrets ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Kuerten enters tennis Hall of Fame


March 9th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 9 (IANS) Brazilian tennis legend Gustavo "Guga" Kuerten has been officially inducted into the Hall of Fame.The player received the prestigious honour in Sao Paulo Thursday ... Read more...

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Djokovic, Cheruiyot, Barcelona win Laureus Awards


February 7th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Despite freezing weather, many fans waited and shouted alongside the red carpet as winners of the 2012 Laureus World Sports Awards were unveiled here Monday.Serbian ... Read more...

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Caroline Wozniacki captures fourth straight New Haven title


August 29th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Haven, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Danish tennis legend Caroline Wozniacki made it four in a row in New Haven when she beat Czech qualifier Petra Cetkovska 6-4, 6-1 in the finals. ... Read more...

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Anna Kournikova to be a part of ‘The Biggest Loser’


May 27th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former tennis star Anna Kournikova has been given a task on the weight-losing show “The Biggest Loser.” NBC announced on Wednesday that the 29-year-old will ... Read more...

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Cameron beats Boris Becker in charity tennis match


May 1st, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron defeated German tennis legend Boris Becker in a tennis match, proceeds from which went to a charity organisation.The prime minister ... Read more...

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Murray should stop blaming others for his defeat: Navratilova


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has asked British No.1 Andy Murray to stop blaming others for his defeat.The 18-time Grand Slam winner Navratilova has been unimpressed with Murray, ... Read more...

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Sampras’ stolen trophies dropped off anonymously at hospital


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Tennis legend Pete Sampras is happy after his stolen trophies were dropped off anonymously at a hospital in Los AngelesThe retired star was devastated when thieves made off ... Read more...

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Cancer survivor Martina Navratilova shows off her fit bikini bod


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 2 (ANI): Less than a year after surviving a breast cancer scare, Martina Navratilova turned heads, looked confidant and beach fit at a beach in Australia.The tennis legend was spotted ... Read more...

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Rod Laver backs Murray to overcome Djokovic in Australian Open final


January 29th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 29(ANI): Australian tennis legend Rod Laver believes that World No.5 Andy Murray can break his Grand Slam drought by winning the men's singles title of the ongoing Australian Open.Laver ... Read more...

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Andre Agassi uses ‘nude’ image of wife Steffi Graf for charity


January 12th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Tennis legend Andre Agassi has reportedly shown a 'nude' picture of his wife Steffi Graf on his mobile phone to the winning bidder at a charity auction in ... Read more...

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Boris Becker admits getting facelift


November 28th, 2010 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Tennis legend Boris Becker is conscious about his looks too, and so he decided to go under the knife to maintain his youthfulness.The 43-year-old revealed on a TV ... Read more...

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Boris Becker says he had a facelift when he was 43


November 27th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Tennis legend Boris Becker has shocked fans by confessing that he had a facelift at the age of 43.The former Wimbledon champion made the revelation in an interview ... Read more...

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McEnroe’s ghostly image appears in cloud formation in Bristol


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2(ANI): A ghostly image of American tennis legend John McEnroe's face had appeared in a cirrus-type cloud formation in Bristol, England.According to the Daily Express, the image was photographed at ... Read more...

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Being left-handed makes you angrier than average guy


September 19th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Left-handed people seem to be angrier than their right-handed peers, a recent study has found. They seem to be at a disadvantage -- from daily items designed for ... Read more...

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Wilander says Murray ‘not good enough’ to win Grand Slam


September 7th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 7 (ANI): Tennis legend and former No.1 Mats Wilander has said that Andy Murray is 'not good enough' to win a Grand Slam title, after the British number one's hopes ... Read more...

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US Open 2010: McEnroe happy to see Murray on the offensive


September 1st, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep.1 (ANI): Tennis legend John McEnroe has urged grand slam hopeful John Murray to be on the offensive during this year's U.S. Open, saying that he should go for his ... Read more...

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McEnroe’s ‘women weaker than men’ claim leaves fairer sex fuming


August 28th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 28(ANI): American tennis legend John McEnroe has urged the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) to trim down its schedule saying that women tennis players are not mentally and physically strong ... Read more...

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Borg says Murray will win US Open


August 25th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Tennis legend Bjorn Borg is tipping Britain's No.1 tennis player Andy Murray to win his first Grand Slam at US Open next week and rates him as ... Read more...

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Anand, Krishnan to welcome Queen’s Baton Relay in Chennai


August 20th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.20 (ANI): Some of the top names in India sports will welcome the Queen's Baton Relay for the XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi, which reaches Chennai on August 20 from ... Read more...

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Breast cancer was the first opponent Navratilova feared


August 9th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Tennis legend Martina Navratilova, who has beaten breast cancer after seven months of treatment, has said it was the first opponent she feared might beat her.At the start ... Read more...

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‘Murray can win Grand Slam title if he finds his self-belief’, says Newcombe


August 8th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 8(ANI): Australian tennis legend John Newcombe reckons that British star Andy Murray will only win a Grand Slam title if he beats the demons of self-doubt.Newcombe, who has won ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan tennis suffering because of cricket board’


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 23 (IANS) A senior tennis official has demanded that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) bail the country's tennis federation out of a serious financial crisis. Khawaja Saeed Hai, Pakistan's tennis ... Read more...

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Nadal faces huge battle to complete career Grand Slam at US Open


July 6th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 6 (ANI): World No.1 and Wimbledon champion Rafa Nadal has said that he faces a huge battle to complete his career Grand Slam at the US Open, - despite ... Read more...

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Murray should focus on winning first Grand Slam title: Borg


July 4th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 4 (ANI): Tennis legend Bjorn Borg has said Andy Murray should forget about his Wimbledon disappointment and focus on his pursuit of a first Grand Slam title.Like Rafael Nadal, ... Read more...

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‘Big hearted’ Hewitt one of the best grass court players: Becker


June 28th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jun 28 (ANI): Tennis legend Boris Becker has termed former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt as one of the best players on the grass court, and refused to term him a dark ... Read more...

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Navratilova, ex-lesbian partner settle out of court for three million dollars


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jun 22 (ANI): Tennis legend Martina Navratilova, who was involved in a bitter lawsuit with her ex-lover Toni Layton, has settled the matter out of court for an estimated three ... Read more...

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Oz tennis legend Margaret Court tips Stosur to win French Open title


June 3rd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 3(ANI): Australian tennis legend Margaret Court has backed World No. 7 Samantha Stosur to snap the country's 37-year drought at the French Open following her spectacular run in the ... Read more...

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Martina Navratilova Suffering From Breast Cancer


April 8th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Apr 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tennis Legend Martina Navratilova on Wednesday, during an interview to a media source revealed that she is suffering from breast cancer. The nine-time Wimbledon tennis champion ... Read more...

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Rafter urges Oz parents to get children off computer games and into sport


March 18th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 18 (ANI): Australian tennis legend Pat Rafter has urged parents to get their kids away from computer games and push them to play sport.Rafter, a father of two, said ... Read more...

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First set holds the key in Australian Open finals: Rusedski


January 30th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): British tennis legend Greg Rusedski has said that the final between No.1 Roger Federer and No.5 Andy Murray will be a tough encounter with the first set ... Read more...

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McEnroe tips Andy Murray to win Australian Open


January 16th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 16 (ANI): Tennis legend John McEnroe, who was present at the Australian Open men's draw, has picked Andy Murray to win the grand slam tournament this year.McEnroe opted for ... Read more...

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Furious McEnroe lets fly scorcher on ‘cockamamie’ match-fixing rules in tennis


January 11th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 11 (ANI): Tennis legend John McEnroe, who is in Adelaide to take part in the three-day World Tennis Challenge at Memorial Drive from Tuesday, has criticised the handling of match-fixing ... Read more...

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Boris Becker Expresses Sympathy Towards Tiger Woods


December 22nd, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec.22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After experiencing intense humiliation for quite some time now, Tiger Woods finally has someone who understands his plight. Tennis icon Boris Becker has expressed his utmost sympathy ... Read more...

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