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Agassi one of the best tennis players of all time despite dope-taint: Murray


November 2nd, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): UK tennis sensation Andy Murray said he would not judge his idol Andre Agassi for revelations that he lied to avoid a drugs ban in the 1990s."I loved ... Read more...

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Tripura cheers Somdev’s Davis Cup victory


September 21st, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Sep 21 (IANS) Crackers were burst, people danced on the streets and boxes of sweets were passed around - it was celebration time in Agartala Monday as residents ... Read more...

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Melanie Oudin Says Boyfriend Propelled Her To Victory


September 8th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez This has been one miraculous journey that Melanie Oudin has had so far at the 2009 US Open and all along her journey, she had the support of her 15 ... Read more...

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Petra Kvitova Ousts Dinara Safina From US Open


September 6th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez The US Open 2009 is proving to be a package of surprises. First came the defeat of the 29th seeded Maria Sharapova by the 70th ranked 17 year old rising ... Read more...

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Melanie Oudin Makes Way Past Sharapova In US Open


September 6th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez In what can be described to be quite an eventful scenario, rising teen tennis sensation, Melanie Oudin has dislodged veteran Maria Sharapova, to pave her way ahead in the US ... Read more...

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Andy Roddick’s wife ‘to star in Ugly Betty’


August 29th, 2009 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 29 (ANI): Tennis sensation Andy Roddick's wife Brooklyn Decker has reportedly be signed for a cameo in 'Ugly Betty'.According to a source, Decker "just signed on for a ... Read more...

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Anna Kournikova plans family with Enrique Iglesias


August 4th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Tennis sensation Anna Kournikova has revealed she'd love to settle down with her singer boyfriend Enrique Iglesias and have kids once she has reached the pinnacle of her ... Read more...

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Sania Mirza engaged to childhood friend


July 10th, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 10 (IANS) Tennis star Sania Mirza found her match in childhood friend Sohrab Mirza as the two exchanged rings at an engagement ceremony held here Friday night. The 22-year-old tennis star ... Read more...

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Tennis ace Sania Mirza to get engaged today


July 10th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, July 10 (ANI): Tennis sensation Sania Mirza will get engaged in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, on Friday evening.Sania Mirza is getting engaged to Hyderabad based businessman Mohammad Sohrab Mirza, son of N. ... Read more...

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Sania Mirza to marry Sohrab Mirza


May 30th, 2009 - 2:10 am ICT by GD
Indian Tennis sensation Sania Mirza got engaged to Indian businessman Sohrab Mirza. The latter is the son of Adil Mirza and Noora Begum, who own Universal Bakers chain in Hyderabad. Sania and ... Read more...

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Yuki jumps 619 places in ATP rankings


May 5th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) India's tennis sensation Yuki Bhambri's maiden ITF title win last month has helped the teenager jump 619 places to a career best 839 in the latest ... Read more...

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Yuki is aware of rigours of men’s tennis


May 4th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) If anyone can win a Junior Grand Slam tennis event he has to believe that he belonged there. India's new tennis sensation has the ... Read more...

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Sania crashes out of BNP Paribas Open


March 15th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Indian Wells (California), Mar 15 (ANI): Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza on Sunday crashed out of the womens singles event after a straight set loss to Italian Flavia Pennetta in the ... Read more...

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Somdev wins Davis Cup tie for India


March 8th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kaohsiung, Mar 8 (ANI): Indian Tennis sensation Somdev Devvarman on Sunday steered India to the third round of the Asia/Oceania Group I Davis Cup competition by beating Yen-Hsun Lu 6-2 6-1 ... Read more...

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Sania advances into Dubai Open second round


February 17th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 17 (ANI): Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza on Tuesday defeated Russian Ekaterina Makarova 7-5, 6-2 to reach the second round of the Dubai Open. Sania finished the game in an ... Read more...

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Sania enters into finals of Pattaya Open


February 14th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Feb 14, (ANI): Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza on Saturday entered into the finals of Pattaya Open, defeating Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova 6-4 5-7 6-1. The unseeded Indian took two hours to ... Read more...

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I am focussing on singles: Yuki Bhambri


February 6th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb. 6, (ANI): Young tennis sensation Yuki Bhambri on Friday said that he is focussing on playing singles the time being. Sixteen-year-old Yuki Bhambri became the first Indian to ... Read more...

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Sania Mirza on cloud nine after her first Grand Slam win


February 3rd, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Feb. 3 (ANI): Having brought a big wave of cheer for all sports lovers and her fans in India by becoming the first Indian woman to win a senior grand ... Read more...

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Mahesh and Sania cap a memorable Australian Open (Roundup)


February 1st, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 1 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza capped a memorable Australian Open for India when the pair went on to win the mixed doubles title at the historic Rod Laver ... Read more...

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Bhupathi makes it a first all-India affair in mixed Grand Slam (Second Lead)


February 1st, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 1 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi, the first Indian to win a Grand Slam title, Sunday made it a first Indian mixed pair to win a major when he and Sania Mirza ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Yuki wins junior title; narrow miss for Bhupathi-Knowles (Roundup)


January 31st, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 31 (IANS) While India celebrated the new tennis sensation Yuki Bhambri winning his first junior Grand Slam title, its senior pro Mahesh Bhupathi narrowly failed to add to his three ... Read more...

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Yuki Bhambri sees a big chance at the Australian Open


January 16th, 2009 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) While Somdev Devvarman is fast emerging as a new Indian tennis star, Yuki Bhambri is seen as another one in the making.At 16, Yuki has the skills ... Read more...

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Somdev to be brand ambassador of Northeast Sports Festival


January 12th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 12 (IANS) India's new tennis sensation Somdev Devvarman, who hails from the northeast, is likely to be the brand ambassador of the Northeast Sports Festival (NSF) beginning here Feb 4, ... Read more...

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Somdev makes Chennai Open final as Schuettler pulls out


January 10th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) India's new tennis sensation Somdev Devvarman reached the final of the ATP Chennai Open after his Swiss opponent Rainer Schuettler withdrew from the semi-final due to a wrist ... Read more...

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Lloyd tips Murray to win “multiple” Grand Slam titles


December 22nd, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): British tennis sensation Andy Murray has been tipped to win "multiple" Grand Slam titles by Davis Cup captain John Lloyd.Former British star Lloyd believes Murray, 21, ... Read more...

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Russell Brand fantasises having running sex with Serena Williams on court


November 12th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Russell Brand, it seems, is obsessed with tennis sensation Serena Williams.The 33-year-old comedian couldnt stop waffling about the Wimbledon champion during a stand-up show in Hollywood.He had ... Read more...

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Enrique Iglesias laughs off ”hilarious” infidelity claims


November 3rd, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Spanish star Enrique Iglesias has laughed off infidelity claims made by his alleged lovers, insisting that they are hilarious.The Hero singer says that he is baffled ... Read more...

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Brand Lalu-Rabri fail to glow this festival of lights


October 27th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 27 (IANS) The Lalu-Rabri brand seems to have lost its spark this Diwali. Firecrackers named after the railways minister and his wife, a former chief minister of Bihar, were a ... Read more...

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Sania Mirza wants to play exhibition matches in Pak


August 14th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing , Aug 14 (ANI): India s tennis sensation Sania Mirza has expressed willingness to play exhibition matches in Pakistan , but added that she was yet to receive a formal ... Read more...

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Somdev Devvarman wins Lexington Challenger


July 28th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lexington (Kentucky), July 28 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman carried his awesome collegiate form into his fledgling pro Tour tennis as he raced to his maiden Challenger title, beating American Robert Kendrick 6-3, ... Read more...

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Venus Williams tournament winning mantra is to eat, eat, eat all the time!


July 7th, 2008 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Grand Slam champion Venus Williams has revealed that she has to binge on food all the time during a tournament.The 28-year-old tennis sensation slipped away with the ... Read more...

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Maria Sharapova dumps skirts for shorts this Wimbledon


June 23rd, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova is ready to set a new style statement at this years Wimbledon. The 21-year-old tennis sensation will give up her frills for shorts at ... Read more...

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Limca Book of Records launches special Olympic edition


May 20th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) With the Beijing Olympics slated to be held in August, the Limca Book of Records Tuesday launched its 19th edition with a special section on the four ... Read more...

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Hyderabad crowd cheers for Mumbai Indians


May 19th, 2008 - 8:28 am ICT by admin
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) Deccan Chargers may be out of the semifinal race but the crowd at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here enjoyed every bit of their clash against Mumbai Indians ... Read more...

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