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Olympics: Sharapova sweats to oust Robson in round 2


August 1st, 2012 - 7:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova beat Britain's Laura Robson, ranked 98 in the world, in the second round of the Olympic tournament Tuesday, but the Russian No. ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Errani thrashed by record-breaker Shvedova


June 30th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tenth seed Sara Errani crashed out of Wimbledon Saturday against wildcard Yaroslava Shvedova, who became the first player to win every point in a ... Read more...

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Kvitova survives scare to reach Wimbledon second round (Second Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (RIA Novosti) Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was stretched by Uzbekistan's Akgul Amanmuradova before winning her women's singles first round match here Tuesday.Rain stopped play for around 25 ... Read more...

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Tipsarevic stuns Djokovic in Madrid Open


May 12th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 12 (IANS) Janko Tipsarevic produced another surprise in the Mutua Madrid Open when he defeated fellow countryman, number one seed and tournament favourite Novak Djokovic 7-6(2), 6-3.The ... Read more...

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US Open: Wimbledon champion Kvitova falls at first hurdle


August 30th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 30 (IANS) Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova crashed out of the US Open Monday, bowing to Romania's Alexandra Dulgheru 6-7(3), 3-6 in the first round.The fifth-seeded Czech ... Read more...

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Rusty Jankovic knocked out early in Sydney


January 11th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 11 (DPA) Former number one Jelena Jankovic became the first women's seed to fall at the Medibank International Monday as the Serb was ambushed by Hungary's Agnes Szavay 5-7, 6-1, ... Read more...

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