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Pak tennis star Aisam aims at World No. 1 spot in men’s and mixed doubles


September 16th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 16 (ANI): Pakistan's tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, who has been appreciated for his skills as well as humanitarian goals, has stated that his objective is to attain the top ... Read more...

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Officials fear French Open has outgrown Roland Garros


March 23rd, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 23 (DPA) French Open tennis officials sent up warning flares that the clay-court Grand Slam could face eventual eviction from its hallowed Roland Garros site due to public and environmentalist ... Read more...

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Belgian tennis star Wickmayer says she’s no drug cheat


December 29th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Dec. 29 (ANI): Belgian tennis star Yanina Wickmayer says she has no time for drugs cheats and scant regard for the tennis officials in her own country who banned ... Read more...

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Molik awarded wildcard into Australian Open


December 24th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 24 (DPA) Alicia Molik's comeback effort during the last half of 2009, after reversing her retirement plans, resulted in a Christmas Eve wildcard entry into next month's Australian Open ... Read more...

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Australian tennis officials, fans disgusted over soft stance on erring Serena


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbounre, Dec.2 (ANI): With less than a month to go for the Australian Open, angry Australian tennis officials and fans have expressed their outrage over the International Tennis Federation's decision not ... Read more...

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Serena Williams fined $82,500 for her misdemeanor on court


December 1st, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the most talented tennis star Serena Williams was fined a whopping $82,500 for her angry tirade against an U.S. Open line judge. Along ... Read more...

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Agassi drugs revelation: WADA asks ATP to explain alleged cover-up


October 29th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.29 (ANI): Pressure is growing on tennis officials to explain their non-action against former Grand Slam champion Andre Agassi following his shocking revelation of drug-taking, The Times reports.The World Anti-Doping Agency ... Read more...

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Pakistan admits ’state of war’, cancels junior tennis meets


October 22nd, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar KhalidKarachi, Oct 22 (IANS) Pakistan's tennis officials Thursday decided to call off two international junior tennis tournaments in capital Islamabad because of growing threat of terrorism.Rashid Khan, the Pakistan Tennis ... Read more...

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Fate of Pakistan Davis Cup tie to be decided later this month


March 20th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 20 (IANS) The fate of Pakistan's Davis Cup second round tie against Philippines is expected to be decided by the game's ruling body by the end of this month. A ... Read more...

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Jelena Dokic thanks Oz people for support, haunted by dads return


January 24th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24 (ANI): Jelena Dokic thanked the Australian public for their support, and admitted that she was still haunted by the events of seven years ago when she walked out ... Read more...

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Tennis officials hopeful of Bhupathi-Paes patch up


May 22nd, 2008 - 12:48 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) All India Tennis Association (AITA) officials are hopeful that Mahesh Bhupathi will patch up with Leander Paes to play the doubles in the Beijing Olympics, despite his ... Read more...

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China sex’s up women’s’ TT attire to revive interest in the game


November 14th, 2007 - 2:07 am ICT by admin
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