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US Open: Paes-Stepanek face Bryan brothers in final


September 7th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) India's ace tennis player Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek cruised into the final of US Open men's doubles after Spaniards Marcel Granollers ... Read more...

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Zvonareva withdraws from US Open


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Vera Zvonareva has withdrawn from the US Open tennis tournament.A statement on the tournament website Tuesday did not say why Zvonareva, a former ... Read more...

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Federer, Azarenka retain top spot


August 6th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Swiss great Roger Federer and Belarus's Victoria Azarenka hung on to their top spot in the world tennis rankings released Monday.In the men's ATP ... Read more...

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Clijsters upsets Ivanovic at Olympics


August 1st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belgium's Kim Clijsters knocked out 11th seed Ana Ivanovic of Serbia in straight sets in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Serena Williams beats Zvonareva


August 1st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serena Williams thrashed Russian No.2 Vera Zvonareva in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament here Wednesday.With all other matches at Wimbledon rained ... Read more...

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Sharapova enthusiastic about dream Olympic debut


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has said that she had dreamt of competing in the Olympic Games since she was a child and is looking ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Paes-Vesnina win, walkover for Bopanna-Zheng


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina cruised into the third round of the Wimbledon mixed doubles here Wednesday.Another Indian, Rohan Bopanna, and ... 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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Zvonareva confirmed for London Olympics


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Vera Zvonareva has been picked for the London Olympic tennis tournament despite ongoing injury problems, the Russian Tennis Federation said Friday.The other Russians ... Read more...

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Serbia-Czech Republic in Fed Cup final


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Jelena Jankovic and Ana Ivanovic won their reverse singles matches to take Serbia into the Fed Cup final for the first time, beating Russia 3-2.Jankovic ... Read more...

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Sania-Bhupathi crash out of Australian Open


January 27th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi lost their semi-finals match of the mixed doubles event in straight sets at the Australian Open here Friday.The No.4 seeds ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Paes-Stepanek, Sania-Bhupathi in semis (Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza were on the winning side of the doubles events at the Australian Open Wednesday.Sania, however, had ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania-Vesnina lose, Paes-Stepanek reach semis (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek advanced to the men's doubles semi-finals at the Australian Open here Wednesday while Sania Mirza and her ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania-Vesnina surprise Raymond-Huber to enter semis


January 24th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina beat fancied American duo of Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 to enter the women's ... Read more...

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Djokovic, Sharapova coast into Australian Open fourth round (Roundup)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Defending champion Novak Djokovic and former champion Maria Sharapova advanced to the fourth round of the Australian Open Saturday with crushing victories in the first ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Djokovic sails into 3rd round


January 19th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic overcame the mid-afternoon heat to breeze through his men's singles second round Australian Open match against Colombian Santiago Giraldo 6-3, 6-2, ... Read more...

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ESPN unveiled its Body Issue 2011 Magazine


October 6th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ESPN has unveiled its Body Issue 2011 magazine. The edition features several sports personalities who all photographed naked. ESPN has however promised that the private parts ... Read more...

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Li Na becomes first Chinese to qualify for WTA Championships


October 6th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) Chinese tennis star Li Na Thursday became the fifth singles player to qualify for the prestigious TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships at Istanbul Oct 25-30.She is ... Read more...

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China Open: Wozniacki, Zvonareva move ahead; Stosur eliminated


October 4th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 4 (IANS) World Number One Caroline Wozniacki and third seed Vera Zvonareva sailed through to the third round of the China Open tennis here Tuesday.Wozniacki needed only ... Read more...

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Radwanska beats Zvonareva to win Pan Pacific title


October 1st, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 1 (IANS) Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland defeated Russia's Vera Zvonareva 6-3, 6-2 to win the singles title at the $2.05-million WTA Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Zvonareva to meet Radwanska in Pan Pacific final


September 30th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 30 (IANS) Russia's Vera Zvonareva breezed into the singles final of the $2.05 million WTA Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament here Friday, setting up the summit clash with ... Read more...

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Unseeded Kanepi knocks Wozniacki out of Pan Pacific Open


September 28th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 28 (IANS) World No.1 and defending champion Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark was upset by unseeded Estonian Kaia Kanepi in the WTA Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament here ... Read more...

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US Open: Wozniacki-Serena semifinal, Zvonareva falls


September 9th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki and three-time champion Serena Williams set up an exciting semifinal at the US Open after they posted convincing wins ... Read more...

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US Open: Nadal, Murray in last 16; Stosur vs. Zvonareva in women’s quarters


September 5th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray advanced into the fourth round of the men's singles event at the US Open tennis here Sunday, while Samantha ... 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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Wimbledon: Sania-Elena seeded fourth, Paes-Bhupathi third


June 15th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina are seeded fourth in the women's doubles of the Wimbledon, beginning June 20.Sania and Elena, who ... Read more...

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Sharapova reaches final of Miami tennis tournament


April 1st, 2011 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Maria Sharapova broke into the final of the Sony Ericsson Open tennis tournament with $4.5 million up for grabs in prize money after ... Read more...

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Sania, Elena win Indian Wells title (Lead)


March 20th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 20 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina have won the women's doubles title at the 2011 BNP Paribas Tennis Open here, defeating ... Read more...

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Li Na Becomes The First Asian To Make It To Grand Slam Final


January 27th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Melbourne, Australia, Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Li Na became the first Asian woman to go up to a Grand Slam final. She has gone up to the finals of the ... Read more...

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Clijsters sweeps past Zvonareva into Australian Open final


January 27th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 27(ANI): World No.3 Kim Clijsters moved into the final of the Australian Open on Thursday with a facile straight-sets win over World No.2 Vera Zvonareva.Clijsters finished off the Russian 6-3, ... Read more...

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Li Na becomes first Asian woman to reach Slam final with upset win over Wozniacki


January 27th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 27(ANI): World No.9 Li Na has shocked World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki in the Australian Open semi-finals to become the first Asian woman to reach a Grand Slam final.After an ... Read more...

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Zvonareva, Clijsters sail into Australian Open semi-finals


January 26th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 26(ANI): World No.2 Vera Zvonareva moved into the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Wednesday with a win over World No.25 Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic.Zvonareva finished off ... Read more...

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Zvonareva, Kvitova sail into quarter-finals of Australian Open


January 24th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24(ANI): World No.2 Vera Zvonareva cruised into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open by beating Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic on Monday.Zvonareva destroyed Benesova 6-4, 6-1, in one hour ... Read more...

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Clijsters, Zvonareva sail into round four of Australian Open


January 22nd, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22(ANI): World No.3 Kim Clijsters powered into the fourth round of the Australian Open by beating Frenchwoman Alize Cornet on Saturday.Clijsters destroyed Cornet 7-6 (7-3), 6-3, in an hour and ... Read more...

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Clijsters sends Russia’s Safina packing at Australian Open


January 18th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.18 (ANI): Belgian Kim Clijsters humiliated Russia's former world number one Dinara Safina 6-0, 6-0 Tuesday to head trio of impressive winners at the Australian Open.Tournament favourite Clijsters sent Russia's ... Read more...

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