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Li Na in Cincinnati final


August 19th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati (US), Aug 19 (IANS) Chinese tennis player Li Na beat American Venus Williams 7-5, 3-6, 6-1 to reach the final of the Cincinnati Masters.The former French Open winner ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Williams sisters win doubles gold


August 5th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Williams sisters, Serena and Venus, claimed their record fourth tennis gold in the Olympics as they overpowered Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka of ... Read more...

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Djokovic thrashes Roddick at Olympics


August 1st, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Second seed Novak Djokovic demolished Andy Roddick of the US to reach the third round at the London Olympics here Tuesday.Djokovic, the Beijing bronze ... Read more...

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Olympics tennis: Murray eases past Nieminen into round 3 (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British No.1 Andy Murray ousted Finland's Jarkko Nieminen in the second round of the Olympic tournament here Tuesday.The third seed Murray eased to a ... Read more...

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Venus, Baghdatis continue Olympic charge


July 31st, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venus Williams continued her confident performance in the Olympics tennis competitions with a second-round win over Aleksandra Wozniak here Tuesday.Unseeded Williams encountered little resistance ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Murray to face Davydenko in first round


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Andy Murray has been handed a tricky first-round match at Wimbledon against former World No. 3 Nikolay Davydenko of Russia, after the men's ... Read more...

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Serena reaches third round at Rome Open


May 17th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 17 (IANS) American Serena Williams reached the third round of the Rome Open tennis after being pushed to dig deep to beat Russia's Nadia Petrova.Ninth-seeded Williams lost ... Read more...

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Serena Williams launches debut rap song


May 12th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 12 (IANS) Tennis champion Serena Williams has launched a teaser of her new, untitled rap song.Williams entered a recording studio in her attempt to pursue music ... Read more...

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Venus pulls out of Australian Open


January 10th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) Venus Williams, the seven-time Grand Slam singles champion, has withdrawn from the Australian Open.The US star announced Monday she was still struggling to return from ... Read more...

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Former World No.1 Hingis expected to play in Australian Open


October 4th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 4 (IANS) Former World No.1 Martina Hingis of Switzerland, along with compatriot Roger Federer, is expected to return to the Grand Slam with the 2012 Australian Open ... Read more...

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Sharapova and Serena pull out of China Open


September 30th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) World No.2 Maria Sharapova of Russia and American Serena Williams pulled out of the China Open Friday, a day before the beginning of the WTA ... Read more...

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US Open: Sharapova, Del Potro cruise; Soderling, Williams pull out


September 1st, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) Maria Sharapova breezed past Anastasia Yakimova in 70 minutes to advance to the third round of the US Open here Wednesday while Robin Soderling ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian wedding pics show her dressed in Vera Wang gown


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphrey tied the knot over the weekend with several celebrities gracing the ceremony. The A-list celebrities who attended the event last weekend ... Read more...

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Alize Cornet’s See Through Top Sparks Controversy


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems like the tennis field is on the verge of turning into a ramp for female tennis players are certainly not in a mood to ... Read more...

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Masur defends Venus Williams shock retirement from Australian Open


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): Australian tennis great Wally Masur has defended Venus Williams after the former world No.1's shock retirement from the Australian Open on Friday night due to injury.Williams ... Read more...

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Murray thought someone was giving birth when Venus Williams was playing


January 20th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20 (ANI):The grunting and groaning by women tennis players in the ongoing Australian Open has led British tennis champion to say that he has "never heard so much noise ... Read more...

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Venus Williams’ short top at Australian Open turns heads again


January 19th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Venus Williams has made it to the second round of the 2011 Australian Open, but it was her outfit and not the game that turned the heads ... Read more...

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Wozniacki, Sharapova, Venus sail into round two of Australian Open


January 17th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 17(ANI): World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki overcame a nervy performance to get her Australian Open campaign under way with victory over Argentina's Gisela Dulko.Wozniacki, playing her first Grand Slam event ... Read more...

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Clijsters to face Zvonareva in US Open final


September 11th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 11(ANI): World No. 3 Kim Clijsters will play Russia's Vera Zvonareva in Saturday's US Open final at Flushing Meadows.Clijsters, who is also the defending champion, overcame a gritty ... Read more...

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Clijsters impressed with Venus Williams, but wary of US Open semi-final showdown


September 10th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.10 (ANI): Belgian tennis star and defending US Open champion Kim Clijsters may not have dropped a set in this year's edition of the tournament, but she says that ... Read more...

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Venus Williams enters US Open semi-finals for the seventh time


September 8th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.8 (ANI): Venus Williams has become the first woman to enter the semi-finals of this year's US Open by beating Italian Francesca Schiavone in straight sets 7-6 (5), 6-4."I've ... Read more...

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Clijsters beats Stosur to meet Venus in US Open semis


September 8th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 8 (ANI): Defending US Open chamnpion Kim Clijsters defeated Samantha Stosur in three-sets 6-4 5-7 6-3 to reach the semi-final at Flushing Meadows on Tuesday.Stosur's hope to capitalise on ... Read more...

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Australia’s Stosur welcomes prime-time promotion at US Open


September 7th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.7 (ANI): Australian tennis star Samantha Stosur has welcomed her promotion to top billing for her marquee US Open quarter-final with defending champion Kim Clijsters.Stosur and Clijsters have relegated ... Read more...

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Venus Williams’ dresses making ‘fireworks’ at US open


September 6th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 6 (ANI): Tennis star Venus Williams, infamous for her dressing sense, appeared in a red sequined tennis dress that resembles New York fireworks in her match against Shahar Peer ... Read more...

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Chelsea Clinton, Marc Mezvinsky caught smooching at US Open


September 5th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 5 (ANI): Former US president Bill Clinton's daughter Chelsea Clinton was caught smooching new hubby Marc Mezvinsky at the US Open.The pair took their romantic time-out while watching ... Read more...

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Venus Williams turns heads at US Open with latest tennis outfit choice


September 5th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 5 (ANI): Venus Williams, whose tennis outfits have often raised eyebrows in the past, turned heads yet again with her choice of attire for her latest match at the ... Read more...

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McEnroe’s ‘women weaker than men’ claim leaves fairer sex fuming


August 28th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 28(ANI): American tennis legend John McEnroe has urged the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) to trim down its schedule saying that women tennis players are not mentally and physically strong ... Read more...

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Venus Williams defends her racy on-court outfits


August 27th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 27 (ANI): Venus Williams has stoutly defended her fashion choices on the court.Talking about her showstopper, racy black-lace corset dress that she wore at the French Open in ... Read more...

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Serena Williams heads WTA rankings


July 19th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 19 (DPA) Wimbledon champion Serena Williams continues to occupy first place in the latest women's tennis rankings issued Monday by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). The American has 8,475 points, ... Read more...

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WTA rankings: Serena Williams’ reign continues


July 12th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 12 (DPA) Wimbledon champion Serena Williams of the United States maintained first place in the latest women's tennis rankings issued Monday by the WTA. Williams has 8,475 points as she ... Read more...

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Wimbledon champ Serena Williams commands WTA rankings


July 5th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 5 (DPA) Serena Williams of the US maintained a big lead in the women's tennis rankings after her latest Wimbledon title. Williams has 8,475 points in the list issued Monday, ... 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 says rivals glad that parents stopped after producing two tennis stars


June 30th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Serena Williams, who is course to securing a place in this year's Wimbledon's finals, thinks her rivals are probably glad that her parents produced only two tennis ... Read more...

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Seeds bomb out as Williams, Clijsters exit Wimbledon


June 29th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Bill Scott London, June 29 (DPA) Five-time winner Venus Williams and reigning US Open champion Kim Clijsters suffered stunning defeats as a pair of low-profile opponents cashed in with upset victories ... Read more...

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Belgian rivals set up fourth-round showdown, Isner crashes


June 26th, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (DPA) Belgians Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin rolled back the years as the pair of comeback players powered into the fourth round at Wimbledon, their recent retirements from ... Read more...

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