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Russia choose low-ranked players for Davis Cup tie


September 4th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is set to include a pair of virtual unknown tennis players in its five-man team to play Brazil in a match that ... Read more...

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U.S. Open: Paes-Stepanek in third round


September 1st, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) Indo-Czech pair of Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek moved into the U.S. Open third round here at the Flushing Meadows.The fifth seeds defeated unseeded Brazilian ... Read more...

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Brazil Senate moves to expel lawmaker linked to crime


May 9th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, May 9 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian Senate's Ethics Committee decided Tuesday to begin the process of expelling Sen. Demostenes Torres, who is accused of being part of an organization that ... Read more...

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Brazil, Colombia battle for Davis Cup playoff


April 6th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 6 (IANS) Brazil and Colombia will play for a spot in the Davis Cup world group playoff when they meet on the clay surface of ... Read more...

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Brazilian film fest in Islamabad


February 26th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A Brazilian film festival enthralled movie-buffs here.The film festival began Saturday and will continue till March 4, reported Dawn Sunday.It is the first organised by the ... Read more...

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Paes-Bhupathi out of Shanghai Masters


October 15th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Oct 15 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi went down 1-6, 4-6 in the Shanghai Rolex Masters tennis men's doubles semi-finals to Max Mirnyi of Belarus and Daniel ... Read more...

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India to play Japan in Davis Cup World Group play-off


July 13th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India have been drawn to play an away tie against Japan in the Davis Cup World Group play-off Sep 16.India had lost to World ... Read more...

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Making human-like robots for easier interaction with people


March 8th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have found that when robots move in a more human-like fashion, people find it easier to interact with them and mimic them."It's ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Aisam duo sails into Shanghai quarter-finals


October 15th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 15 (ANI): The tennis duo comprising Rohan Bopanna of India and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan has advanced into the quarterfinals of the ATP Master Tennis Championship men's doubles event ... Read more...

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Somdev, Bopanna power India to Davis Cup World Group


September 19th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Sep.19 (ANI): Scripting a remarkable 3-2 win over Brazil team in the play-off tie here on Sunday, Somdev Devvarman and Rohan Bopanna powered India to the elite Davis Cup World ... Read more...

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India draw level, Brazil concede first reverse singles


September 19th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Brazil's top tennis player Thomaz Bellucci fell a victim to the city's infamous heat and humidity as he conceded his reverse singles match to Somdev Devvarman, helping ... Read more...

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It’s all about magic: Paes


September 18th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) It was about two mature individuals coming together and recreating the magic. That was how Leander Paes summed up India's straight-set doubles win against Brazil ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev goes down to Ricardo Mello, India trail 0-2


September 17th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman lost to Ricardo Mello 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (3), 2-6, 4-6 in the second singles as India trailed Brazil 0-2 on the opening day of the ... Read more...

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Brazil take 1-0 lead against India in Davis Cup


September 17th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Brazil's No. 1 Thomaz Bellucci outlasted India's Rohan Bopanna 6-7(2), 7-6(7), 7-5, 4-6, 10-8 in the marathon first rubber of the Davis Cup World Group play-off tennis ... Read more...

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Somdev looking for a winning start against Brazil


September 15th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) If one thing has stood out in Somdev Devvarman's two-year-old pro career, it is his ability to play under pressure. From a poster boy ... Read more...

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Weary Nadal wins Wimbledon battle of walking wounded


June 27th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
By Bill Scott London, June 27 (DPA) Rafael Nadal was tested over five sets for the second time in three matches as he came through a battle of walking wounded 6-4, 4-6, ... Read more...

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Nadal moves forward while Henin eliminated in Paris


June 1st, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (DPA) Rafael Nadal assumed his accustomed place in the later stages of the French Open Monday, his fourth-round defeat a year ago just a fading memory. But his fellow ... Read more...

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Nadal does it easy while Del Potro struggles through (Lead)


January 20th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 20 (DPA) Defending champion Rafael Nadal eased to a straight set victory Wednesday into the third round of the Australian Open while fourth seed Juan Del Potro, in a ... Read more...

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Clijsters-Henin to clash in final at Brisbane


January 8th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Jan 8 (DPA) Comeback Belgian queens Kim Clijstres and Justine Henin will fight it out in Saturday's women's final at the Brisbane International tennis. Clijsters set the pace last summer after ... Read more...

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Roddick makes successful knee test with Brisbane victory


January 4th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Jan 4 (DPA) Top seed Andy Roddick gave his October knee injury a solid test Monday, firing 15 aces in a first-round defeat of Australian Peter Luczak 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 ... Read more...

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Soderling gets into Stockholm semi-finals


October 24th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 24 (DPA) Top seed Robin Soderling Friday increased the pressure on his rivals for a place in next month's season-ending event as he got into the semi-finals of the Stockholm ... Read more...

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Nadal sails through to second round of French Open


May 29th, 2008 - 12:31 am ICT by admin
DPA Paris, May 28 (DPA) Rafael Nadal started his quest for an historic fourth consecutive French Open title Wednesday with a 7-5, 6-3, 6-1 first-round win over Thomaz Bellucci. The second seed Spanish ... Read more...

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59-match backlog at French Open due to rain


May 28th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
DPA Paris, May 28 (DPA) French Open organisers have a relatively clear day Wednesday in order to start making up a massive backlog of 59 unplayed first-round matches following a disruptive day of ... Read more...

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