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US Open: Paes-Stepanek set-up final clash with Bryan brothers (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) India's ace tennis player Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek set-up a final date with second seeded American twins Mike and Bob Bryan ... Read more...

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Olympics tennis: gold for Belarus in mixed doubles


August 6th, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Belarusian pair of Victoria Azarenka and Max Mirnyi held their nerve in a tiebreak for the gold medal to beat Britain's Andy ... Read more...

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Goerges stuns Radwanska under Wimbledon roof at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's Julia Goerges Sunday upset World No. 2 Agnieszka Radwanska in first Olympics tennis match to be played indoors.Rain over Wimbledon caused the roof to ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Sharapova reaches third round


June 28th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova got a second-round fright from Tsvetana Pironkova but came out Thursday to finish off the 38th-ranked Bulgarian in their Wimbledon women's singles ... Read more...

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French Open: World No.1 Azarenka crashes out


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 3 (IANS/Ria Novosti) World No 1 Victoria Azarenka has joined the growing number of top players to crash out of the French Open tennis after a straight-sets defeat ... Read more...

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MSLTA Women’s Tennis: Arantekin upsets Luz


March 8th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad, March 8 (IANS) Qualifier Seda Arantekin of Turkey saved two match points to upset fourth-seeded Barbara Luz of Portugal while seventh-seeded Italian Sephanie Scimone eliminated No.3 and compatriot Nicole ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Djokovic edges out Murray, meets Nadal in final


January 28th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia cruised into the men's singles final of the Australian Open here Friday, defeating Britain's Andy Murray to set ... Read more...

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Berdych saves match point, clinches deciding tiebreak against Tipsarevic


November 24th, 2011 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Seventh-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych saved one match point in the third-set tiebreak to beat ninth-seeded Serb Janko Tipsarevic, a late replacement for Scot Andy Murray ... Read more...

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Djokovic struggles to beat Berdych, Murray loses to Ferrer


November 22nd, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic came from a set down to overcome Czech Tomas Berdych for his first victory at the ATP World Tour Finals, while ... 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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Berdych knocks out Murray, meets Federer in semis, Djokovic pulls out


November 12th, 2011 - 3:44 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 12 (IANS) Fifth-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych has outlasted British second seed Andy Murray and he will now play Swiss Roger Federer, who became the seventh player in ... Read more...

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US Open: Djokovic into semis; Nadal, Murray, Roddick reach quarters


September 9th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic became the first man to go into the semifinals of the US Open Thursday as his compatriot Janko Tipsarevic retired ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi duo through to St. Petersburg semifinals


October 29th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 29 (ANI): The tennis duo comprising Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan and Rohan Bopanna of India have entered the semifinals of St. Petersburg ATP World Rating Tennis Championship.The 'Indo-Pak Express' ... Read more...

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Sania out of Tashkent Open first round


September 21st, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tashkent (Uzbekistan), Sep 21 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza blew two match points to go down 1-6, 6-4, 5-7 against the 175th-ranked Russia's Ekaterina Bychkova in the first round of the Tashkent Open ... Read more...

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Federer ends title drought by beating Fish to win Cincinnati Masters


August 23rd, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): Ending his long title drought, Roger Federer beat Mardy Fish 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 in Cincinnati, recording his first ATP Tour title success in seven months.Just before the ... Read more...

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Stosur sinks Serena, enters French Open semi-final


June 2nd, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 2 (DPA) Samantha Stosur outlasted frustrated top seed Serena Williams 6-2, 6-7 (2-7), 8-6 Wednesday to reach her second straight French Open semi-final. World number one Williams was left adrift ... Read more...

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Henin outlasts Jankovic, Safina crashes out at Stuttgart


May 1st, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, May 1 (DPA) Justine Henin rallied to raise her perfect record against Jelena Jankovic to 10-0 with a 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 quarter-final victory at the Porsche Grand Prix tennis. Henin, who ... Read more...

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Holder Kuznetsova wins, Ivanovic crashes in Stuttgart


April 28th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, April 28 (DPA) Svetlana Kuznetosva started her title defence at the Porsche tennis Grand Prix with a 6-1, 6-2 demolition of Katarina Srebotnik. The third-seeded Russian Kuznetsova took 69 minutes for her ... Read more...

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Roddick to meet Ljubicic at Indian Wells final


March 21st, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 21 (DPA) Outsider Ivan Ljubicic and crowd favourite Andy Roddick will reprise their 2007 match-up at the Indian Wells Masters as the pair meet for the title ... Read more...

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Federer buries Murray for 16th Grand Slam title (Lead)


January 31st, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 31 (DPA) Roger Federer lived up to expectations as he schooled Andy Murray 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (13-11) to win the Australian Open for a fourth time here Sunday. The world ... Read more...

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Federer beats Murray for fourth Australian Open title


January 31st, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 31 (DPA) Top seed Roger Federer defeated Andy Murray 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (11) Sunday to win the Australian Open for the fourth time. Federer, 28, rallied from 2-5 down in ... Read more...

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‘Comeback queen’ Henin beats Petrova to reach Australian Open semi-finals


January 26th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 26(ANI): Belgian Justine Henin continued her stunning comeback, as she powered into the Australian Open semi-finals after defeating Russian Nadia Petrova 7-6 (7-3) 7-5 in their quarter-final match.Henin's win ... Read more...

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Nadal storms ahead on rainy day in Melbourne


January 18th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (DPA) Defending champion Rafael Nadal raced past local boy Peter Luczak 7-6(0), 6-1, 6-4 to make his way into the second round of Australian Open on the ... 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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Clijsters wins battle of Belgium in Brisbane final


January 9th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Jan 9 (DPA) Kim Clijsters won the battle of Belgium Saturday as the reigning US Open champion started 2010 with a defeat of rival Justine Henin 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (8-6) ... Read more...

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Murray, Robson power Britain to first Hopman Cup final


January 8th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 8 (DPA) Britain reached the final of the Hopman Cup for the first time, advancing into a Saturday showdown with two-time trophy holder Spain through a heroic doubles performance from ... Read more...

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Ivanovic to square off with Henin in Brisbane semis


January 7th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Jan 7 (DPA) Serb Ana Ivanovic has become the next challenge in the 2010 comeback story of Justine Henin as the two former French Open champions meet in the semi-final of ... Read more...

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Murray quizzed by teenage partner over his beauty treatment


January 5th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): England's No.1 player Andy Murray was quizzed by his teenage partner Laura Robson over his beauty treatment during their first ever mixed doubles match in the Hopman Cup.World ... Read more...

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Impressive Nirupama advances in Pune ITF


November 17th, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 17 (IANS) Wild card Nirupama Sanjeev made a dream comeback to professional tennis after nearly six years by scoring an impressive 7-6 (5), 6-3 win over Serbian qualifier Tamara Curovic ... Read more...

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Djokovic holds off Monfils for fifth season crown


November 16th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 16 (DPA) Novak Djokovic battled to his fifth tennis title of the season winning the Paris Masters 6-2, 5-7, 7-6 (7-3) over Gael Monfils. The third seed added honours at ... Read more...

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Djokovic, Federer to face off for fifth time this season


November 8th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Basle (Switzerland), Nov 8 (DPA) Roger Federer won his 19th match at home to reach a fourth consecutive Swiss Indoors final, where second seed Novak Djokovic is waiting. Federer, 59-8 in this ... Read more...

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Bopanna, Hsun reach Tashkent quarterfinal


October 13th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tashkent, Oct 13 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Hsun Yen Lu of Chinese Taipei scraped past Deniss Pavlovs of Latvia and Vaja Uzakov of Uzbekistan to move into the quarter-finals of ... Read more...

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India in Davis Cup World Group after 11 years (Roundup)


September 21st, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 20 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman carried India to the elite World Group for the first time in 11 years with a sensational 4-6, 6-7(3), 7-6(5), 6-2, 6-4 win over South ... Read more...

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Somdev clinches thriller, puts India in Davis World Group (Lead)


September 20th, 2009 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 20 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman, in a sensational comeback, outlasted South Africa's Rik De Voest, 4-6, 6-7(3), 7-6(5), 6-2, 6-4 in a near five-hour slugfest in the first reverse singles ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Quick lead for Spain, stunning upset for Croatia


September 19th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Murcia (Spain), Sep 19 (DPA) Spain produced a quick-fire 2-0 win to move close to a fifth Davis Cup tennis final in 10 years, while the Czech Republic had to work ... Read more...

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