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US Open: Makarova-Soares win mixed doubles


September 7th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) Brazil's Bruno Soares and Russia's Ekaterina Makarova captured the US Open tennis mixed doubles title Thursday beating Czech Kveta Peschke and Poland's Marcin Matkowski 6-7 ... Read more...

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I’m relieved: Anand (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS) India's five-time World Chess Champion Vishwanathan Anand says he was too tense to be happy after he won the title for the fifth time beating Israeli ... Read more...

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Serena Williams loses in first round first time


May 30th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 30 (IANS) Serena Williams was bundled out of the French Open tennis after she suffered the worst Grand Slam defeat of her career.The favourite for the women's ... Read more...

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South African Anderson wins Delray ATP title


March 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Seventh-seed Kevin Anderson of South Africa defeated qualifier Marinko Matosevic of Australia 6-4, 7-6(2) to win the ATP Delray Beach International tennis tournament here.Anderson won ... Read more...

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NL wild card chase: Cardinals tied with Atlanta


September 28th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Houston, Sept 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Cardinals placed themselves in the best position regarding their season when they recovered from a disastrous start to beat the Astros 13-6. With just a game ... Read more...

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American duo Huber-Raymond wins US Open women’s doubles


September 12th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) Fourth-seeded American team of Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond won the US Open Tennis Championship women's doubles title by outlasting defending champions Vania King ... Read more...

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US Open: Serena to meet Stosur in final


September 11th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Serena Williams eliminated top seed Caroline Wozniacki 6-2, 6-4 in the semifinals of the US Open tennis here Saturday night to set up the ... Read more...

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Bopanna and Qureshi win super tiebreaker


March 29th, 2011 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Miami, March 29 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisamu-Ul-Haq Qureshi have entered the third round of the men's doubles at the Miami Masters tennis tournament here, ... Read more...

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TCU, Wisconsin Badgers Likely To Clash In Rose Bowl 2011


November 28th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The two possible teams that are likely to play for the Rose Bowl 2011, are Texas Christian University and University of Wisconsin. This would be the ... Read more...

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Steady Djokovic tames flamboyant game of Monfils


September 9th, 2010 - 6:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (DPA) Rock-steady Serb Novak Djokovic tamed the big-hitting flamboyant game of Gael Monfils as he defeated the Frenchman 7-6 (7-2), 6-1, 6-2 Wednesday to reach a fourth ... Read more...

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Fish wears down Murray to earn upset win


August 21st, 2010 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 21 (DPA) American Mardy Fish ended the winning run of Andy Murray 6-7 (7-9), 6-1, 7-6 (7-5) Friday as the former champion faded in the gruelling heat of the ... Read more...

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Federer erases doubts with battling win over Berdych


August 14th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 14 (DPA) Roger Federer took a revenge win over the man who had beaten him twice this season, fighting from 2-5 down in the final set to overcome Tomas ... Read more...

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Back to the future for Roddick; Hewitt crashes out


July 23rd, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, July 23 (DPA) Andy Roddick will relive his past - against an opponent he beat for the title in his previous appearance at the Atlanta Tennis Championships - after posting ... Read more...

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Italy’s Schiavone reaches French Open final


June 3rd, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 3 (DPA) Steady Francesca Schiavone became the first Italian woman to reach the final of the French Open Thursday as fifth-seeded opponent Elena Dementieva quit suddenly after losing the first ... Read more...

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Maletin champion; Laxman bags Commonwealth Gold


May 18th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Grandmaster R.R. Laxman sprang a major surprise on Argentinean Grand Master Pablo Lafuente to bag the gold medal in the Commonwealth Chess Championship here Tuesday. The open ... Read more...

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Supreme Nadal stops Federer in Madrid


May 17th, 2010 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 17 (DPA) Rafael Nadal claimed a record 18th Masters 1000 title as he defeated rival Roger Federer 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) in the pair's first meeting in a year to ... Read more...

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Federer waits out weather, earns demanding Miami win


March 30th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, March 30 (DPA) Roger Federer waited out a four-hour rain delay, then triumphed Monday in an exchange of thundering groundstrokes 7-6(2), 7-6(3) over a fired-up Frenchman Florent Serra to reach ... Read more...

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Soderling slams Murray out of Indian Wells


March 20th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 20 (DPA) Andy Murray saved three match points in the second set but his late effort amounted to little as Swede Robin Soderling completed a semi-final victory ... Read more...

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Federer fights for form to advance in Indian Wells


March 15th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells, California, March 15 (DPA) Roger Federer lost the first set of his career against Victor Hanescu before recovering for a 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 6-1 win into the third round ... Read more...

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Youzhny upsets Djokovic to face Soderling in Rotterdam final


February 14th, 2010 - 4:54 am ICT by IANS
Rotterdam (Netherlands), Feb 14 (DPA) Top seed Novak Djokovic paid the price for a day off as the Serb lost a bid for the final of the ABN-AMRO World Tennis Saturday ... Read more...

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Soderling advances in Rotterdam


February 9th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rotterdam (Netherlands), Feb 9 (DPA) Last year's break-out player Robin Soderling overcame a shaky start to claim his first victory of 2010 with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 defeat of Frenchman Florent ... Read more...

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Serena holds off Li to enter her fifth Australian Open final


January 28th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 28 (DPA) Serena Williams fought off the Chinese challenge from 16th seed Li Na, making her way into her fifth final at the Australian Open Thursday 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 ... Read more...

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Li upsets Venus to reach semi-finals of Australian Open


January 27th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 27 (ANI): China's Li Na became second player from her country to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open after she defeated World No.6 Venus Williams 2-6 7-6 (7-4) ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Cilic chips away to overcome Roddick (Lead)


January 26th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (DPA) Marin Cilic struggled through a five-set marathon capped with a closing burst of form to bury Andy Roddick 7-6 (7-4), 6-3, 3-6, 2-6, 6-3 Tuesday and become ... Read more...

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Comeback queen Henin seizes stage as Nadal, Murray advance


January 24th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (DPA) Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray played giant killers to eliminate the biggest serving pair in the game as Justine Henin continued to shine in her Grand Slam ... Read more...

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Nadal, Murray to meet in Australian Open quarters


January 24th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (DPA) Defending champion Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray Sunday tamed the two biggest servers in tennis with minimal effort to set up a high-voltage quarter-final at the Australian ... 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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Hewitt claws Australia into contention against Romania


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 2 (DPA) Lleyton Hewitt returned to tennis after a break of two-and-a-half months, producing a fighting 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-2) defeat of Victor Hanescu to pull top seed Australia level ... Read more...

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HT, NE Bangla champions in CSJC media football


December 4th, 2009 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Hindustan Times and NE Bangla emerged champions in the print and audio-visual sections of the CSJC Media Football tournament here Thursday. In the print media final, Hindustan Times defeated ... Read more...

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Djokovic plays the waiting game to win Beijing title


October 11th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 11 (DPA) Novak Djokovic held his nerve during a lengthy rain interruption, coming back with full concentration to defeat wild card Marin Cilic 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) and claim the ... Read more...

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Federer recovers after sloppy start; Djokovic struggles


September 6th, 2009 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (DPA) Roger Federer recovered from a stuttering start to finally beat Lleyton Hewitt for the 14th time in succession, posting a 4-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 victory into ... Read more...

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Somdev a victory away from US Open main draw


August 28th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman is one victory away from making the US Open main draw as he won his second round in the qualifiers against Dutchman Igor ... Read more...

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Federer finds his form to snap loss streak to Murray


August 23rd, 2009 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
Cincinnati (Ohio), Aug 23 (DPA) Roger Federer snapped a four-match loss streak to Andy Murray in swashbuckling style Saturday, slamming the Scot 6-2, 7-6 (10-8) to reach the final of the ... Read more...

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Murray wears down Del Potro to lift Montreal title


August 17th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Bill Scott Montreal, Aug 17 (DPA) Andy Murray used superior fitness to triumph in a heated two and three-quarter-hour struggle over Argentine Juan Del Potro to win the Montreal Masters title ... Read more...

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Federer, Nadal fail to fire in Montreal


August 15th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal, Aug 15 (DPA) Roger Federer lost his grip while leading 5-1 in the final set to fall victim to a storming 7-6(5), 1-6, 7-6(3) comeback from Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the ... Read more...

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