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US Open: Radwanska, Kerber, Venus ease into second round (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 29 (IANS) Wimbledon runner-up Agnieszka Radwanska, sixth-seeded German Angelique Kerber and two-time champion Venus Williams all took easy victories to reach the second round of the ... Read more...

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Injured Li Na out of Paris WTA Open


February 8th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 8 (IANS) French Open champion Li Na of China was forced to quit her first-round match at the WTA Paris Indoor Open.Third-seeded Li withdrew while trailing Bulgarian Tsvetana ... 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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Venus Williams pulls out of China Open due to knee injury


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sep 26(ANI): American tennis ace Venus Williams, who is recuperating from her knee injury, has pulled out of the China Open.Venus follows in the footsteps of her World No. one ... Read more...

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Serena says ‘Williams sisters’ will dominate Wimbledon


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams has declared that her family has no plans to give up dominating Wimbledon.Serena would chase her fourth All England singles crown against ... Read more...

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Zvonareva’s ’scream’ mantra to slay Serena at Wimbledon


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3(ANI): Russian tennis ace Vera Zvonareva has said that she is willing to get vocal or break a racquet during the Wimbledon final against World No. 1 Serena Williams ... Read more...

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Zvonareva aims to upset Williams in Wimbledon final


July 1st, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (DPA) Holder Serena Williams and Russian Vera Zvonareva saw off challenges from youngsters Thursday to meet in the Wimbledon women's final. The top seed Williams will be bidding for ... Read more...

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Pironkova’s road to Wimbledon involved blood, sweat, and tears


July 1st, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Tsvetana Pironkova has taken the hard road to Wimbledon's Centre Court.Her family flogged their car to help fund her Wimbledon dream.The world No 82 got no ... Read more...

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Serena saves Williams pride as Venus knocked out (Lead)


June 30th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (DPA) Holder Serena Williams salvaged family pride at Wimbledon Tuesday as the top seed advanced after her elder sister Venus was knocked out in the quarter-finals. Serena dispatched China's ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Top seed Serena Williams to face Radwanska


January 15th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 15 (DPA) Women's draw for the $19.5 million Australian open starting Monday: Women, singlesSerena Williams, 1, US vs. Urszula Radwanska, PolandPetra Kvitova, Czech Republic vs. Jill Craybas, USQualifier vs. Andrea ... Read more...

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Tsvetana Pironkova Defeated By Sharapova 6-3,6-0


September 2nd, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar The 21 year old Bulgarian right-handed tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova met Maria Sharapova in the first round of the U.S. Open 2009 and lost the match 6-3,6-0.Pironkova is currently ... Read more...

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Henin retirement casts gloom over Rome Masters


May 15th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by admin
DPA Rome, May 15 (DPA) The unexpected retirement of world number one Justine Henin has cast a shadow over the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Rome Masters, with top seed Ana Ivanovic crashing to ... Read more...

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Prodigal Henin is heroine in Belgian comeback win


February 15th, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by admin
DPA Antwerp, (Belgium) Feb 15 (DPA) World No.1 Justine Henin thrilled her Belgian fans as she returned after a five-year court absence, fighting past Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova 6-7 (4-7), 6-3, 6-1 at the ... Read more...

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