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Little-known Czech Rosol stuns Nadal at Wimbledon


June 29th, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Rafael Nadal was Thursday knocked out of Wimbledon in the second round by the lowest-ranked player ever at a Grand Slam tournament. The two-time champion ... Read more...

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World Tour Finals: Nadal wins three-hour battle with Fish


November 21st, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) World No.2 Rafael Nadal fought hard for three hours to overcome debutant Mardy Fish at the ATP World Tour Finals here.Nadal met Fish, his first ... Read more...

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Li Na loses in first round of China Open


October 2nd, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 2 (IANS) World number five Li Na became the biggest casualty in the opening round of the China Open tennis Sunday, slumping to a 4-6, 0-6 defeat to ... Read more...

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Indian challenge over with Prerna losing tamely


June 17th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Eighth-seeded Indian Prerna Bhambri proved no match for unseeded Yang Zhaoxuan of China, going down 1-6, 1-6 in the singles semifinals of the $10,000 ITF ... Read more...

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Yuki concedes ITF quarterfinals


June 9th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Eighth-seeded Karunuday Singh entered the quarterfinals of the $10,000 ITF tournament after top seed Yuki Bhambri limped out midway through their match here Thursday.Yuki, ... Read more...

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Somdev loses to Ljubicic after starting well (Lead)


May 24th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 24 (IANS) An inconsistent Somdev Devvarman failed to consolidate on a solid start and lost 4-6, 3-6, 4-6 to veteran Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia in the men's ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Mirnyi in semifinals of ATP World Tour Finals


November 27th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Max Mirnyi of Belarus clinched the last semi-finals spot at the ATP World Tour Finals defeating South Africa's Wesley Moodie and Swede Dick Norman ... Read more...

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Toronto winner Murray put through the wringer by Chardy


August 19th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 19 (DPA) Toronto champion Andy Murray was tested in his opening match at the Cincinnati Masters as Frenchman Jeremy Chardy made life a misery before finally going down to ... Read more...

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Nadal storms past Berdych for second Wimbledon title (Lead)


July 4th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (DPA) Rafael Nadal stormed to his second Wimbledon title in three years, hammering Czech Tomas Berdych 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 to win an eighth Grand Slam title Sunday and ... Read more...

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Roddick knee passes final test in Brisbane title victory


January 10th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Jan 10 (DPA) Andy Roddick began 2010 with his first ATP title in 11 months through a defeat of holder Radek Stepanek 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (9-7) to win the Brisbane ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Knowles lose semifinals of ATP World Tour


November 29th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) In what was their last match together, India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of Bahamas went down 4-6, 4-6 to two-time winners Bob and Mike Bryan of the ... Read more...

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Fujiwara to meet Jovanovski in Pune ITF final


November 20th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 20 (IANS) Sixth-seeded and 237th-ranked Rika Fujiwara of Japan Friday set up a title clash with third-seeded Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia at the $50,000 NECC-ITF Women's Tennis championships here. In the ... Read more...

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Simon breaks year-long draught to win Bangkok trophy


October 4th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 4 (DPA) Gilles Simon broke a title draught stretching a year as the Frenchman dominated Serb Viktor Troicki 7-5, 6-3 Sunday to win the Thailand Open. Simon, tenth in the world ... Read more...

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Sheethal upsets Isha to enter ITF tournament quarters


September 16th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Bangalore's Sheethal Goutham fought back from a set down to beat fourth-seeded Isha Lakhani 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 and enter the quarter-finals of the $10,000 International Tennis Federation ... Read more...

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Vishnu Vardhan looking for second successive ITF title


August 21st, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) India's Vishnu Vardhan stayed on course to win second successive International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament at the DLTA complex here, taming the promising Dutchman Peter Lucassen 6-4, ... Read more...

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Prashanth upstages Gajjar in ITF tournament


August 18th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Fourth-seeded Indian Rohan Gajjar, finalist in the last ITF tournament here a month ago, looked rusty and was upstaged in the first round this time around by ... Read more...

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Murray splits the ranking difference between Roger, Rafa (Lead)


August 16th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal, Aug 16 (DPA) Andy Murray split the difference between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal as the Scot shot to the number two Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) ranking defeating Jo-Wilfried ... Read more...

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Gajjar knocks off top seed, meets Vishnu in ITF final


July 10th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Rohan Gajjar outlasted top seed Kento Takeuchi of Japan 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(5) in a cliffhanger Friday to set up an all Indian final with Vishnu Vardhan in ... Read more...

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Yuki to take on Gajjar in ITF tournament final (Lead)


July 3rd, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Yuki Bhambri overcame a stubborn Vishnu Vardhan 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(4) to get into the final of the $15,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) at the DLTA complex here ... Read more...

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Yuki to meet Gajjar in ITF tournament final


July 3rd, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Yuki Bhambri overcame a stubborn Vishnu Vardhan 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(4) to get into the final of the $15,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) at the DLTA complex here ... Read more...

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Serena through to Wimbledon final


July 2nd, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (DPA) Dinara Safina is all that stands in the way of a fourth Williams sisters Wimbledon final after second seed Serena Williams held off Russian Elena Dementieva 6-7 ... Read more...

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Shokeen stumbles into ITF tournament second round


June 29th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Vivek Shokeen overcame a cramping Vijayant Malik 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 to enter the second round of the $15,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament in hot and humid ... Read more...

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Rushmi, Maloo lone Indian survivors in ITF tournament


May 27th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Rushmi Chakravarthi and Parija Maloo were the only Indians to advance to the quarter-finals of the $10,000 women's International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament here at the DLTA ... Read more...

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Balaji loses after winning the first set


April 27th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) India's Srirambalaji Narayanaswamy blew up a set advantage to go down 6-4, 2-6, 0-6 to the fifth-seeded Japanese Hiroki Moriya in the first round of the $15,000 ... Read more...

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Yuki wins his first men’s tournament without dropping a set


April 25th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) India's Yuki Bhambri claimed his maiden title on the men's circuit overpowering compatriot Vishnu Vardhan 7-6 (1), 6-4 in the $15,000 BHEL International Tennis Futures (ITF) at ... Read more...

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Yuki, Vishnu in their first final on the circuit


April 24th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Vishnu Vardhan rallied from the brink, saving four match points in the second set, to stun top seed Raven Klaasen and now plays Yuki Bhambri in the ... Read more...

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Yuki records his best at ITF men’s event


April 23rd, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Yuki Bhambri came up with his best performance in an International Tennis Federation (ITF) men's event Thursday, entering the $15,000 BHEL Futures semi-finals, here at the ... Read more...

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Yuki has it easy in ITF Futures first round


April 21st, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) India's wilcard Yuki Bhambri made short work of Israeli qualifier Saar Steele in the first round of the $15,000 BHEL International Tennis Federation (ITF) men's Futures on ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: India, Chinese Taipei split opening day’s singles (Lead)


March 6th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kaohsiung (Chinese Taipei), March 6 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman expectedly gave India the first singles and predictably, on current form, Lu Yen-hsun made it 1-1 for Chinese Taipei on the opening day of ... 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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Balkan rivalries remain at a simmer as Djokovic advances


January 23rd, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 23 (DPA) Balkan passions played out on court while fans remained restrained as Serb Novak Djokovic posted a 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) win Friday over Bosnian-American Amer Delic to ... Read more...

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Cilic overpowers Somdev to clinch Chennai Open title


January 11th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Third seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia won his second career ATP title when he overcame Indian wild card entry Somdev Devvarman 6-4, 7-6 (3) in the final of ... Read more...

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Indian representation over in women’s ITF


December 24th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Ankita Bhambri fought hard but failed to clear the second hurdle and so did Shikha Uberoi and Poojashree Venkatesh to end India's fight ... Read more...

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Vikram-Abhijeet win nationals doubles, Sriram to meet Rajneet(Lead)


December 5th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Sriram Balaji Narayanaswamy will meet top seed Ranjit Virali Murugesan in the singles final Saturday even as Vikram Reddy and Abhijeet Tiwari upset third seeds Mithun Murali ... Read more...

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Sriram to meet Ranjeet in DSCL tennis final


December 5th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Sriram Balaji Narayanswamy saved a match point to thwart a tough challenge from Aditya Madkekar 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-1 and set up a summit clash with top seed ... Read more...

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