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Caroline Wozniacki out of women’s tennis top ten ranking


September 10th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Sep 10 (IANS) Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark has dropped out of the list of top-ten women tennis players for the first time in three ... Read more...

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Serena Williams wins women’s singles at US Open


September 10th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) American Serena Williams won the last four games to beat top ranked Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 6-2, 2-6 and 7-5 to take her fourth ... Read more...

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Murray storms into US Open final


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andy Murray reached his second US Open final after a comeback victory against Tomas Berdych in a match played in gale-force winds.Severe gusts ... Read more...

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Sharapova curses final set charity against Azarenka


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova cursed her final-set form in the US Open semifinal defeat to Victoria Azarenka, saying she gave her opponent a free ride ... Read more...

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Sharapova happy with 2012


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova has announced she is "pretty happy" with her Grand Slam-winning season which she entered with apprehension due to a niggling ankle ... Read more...

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US Open: Azarenka, Williams showdown for women’s title


September 8th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS) Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus overcame a lacklustre opening set to beat third-seeded former champion Maria Sharapova of Russia 3-6, 6-2, 6-4, setting up ... Read more...

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US Open: Sharapova to face Azarenka in semis (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova survived a scare to beat 11th seed Marion Bartoli in the US Open women's singles quarterfinal here at ... Read more...

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Sharapova reaches US Open semi-finals


September 6th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova defeated France's Marion Bartoli 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the US Open semi-finals.The match between Sharapova, the world ... Read more...

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US Open: Azarenka overcomes Stosur to reach semis (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka advanced to the US Open semifinals for the first time with a 6-1, 4-6, 7-6(5) victory over seventh-seeded defending champion ... Read more...

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US Open: Rain postpones most matches


September 5th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) Frequent rains postponed most matches of the US Open here at the Flushing Meadows.The remnants of Hurricane Isaac dumped rain here a couple of ... Read more...

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US Open: Azarenka, Stosur to meet in quarters


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka and reigning champion Samantha Stosur won their fourth round matches to meet in the US Open quarterfinals here at ... Read more...

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US Open results


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) Following are the results of the US Open tennis here Sunday:Men's singles third round: 20-Andy Roddick bt Fabio Fognini 7-5, 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4; ... Read more...

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U.S. Open: Robson ousts Li Na


September 1st, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) British teen Laura Robson stunned Chinese ninth seed Li Na at the US Open here at the Flushing Meadows to book a fourth round ... Read more...

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I feared I was pregnant: Sharapova


August 28th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova said she feared she was pregnant when she contracted a stomach bug earlier this month.Sharapova withdrew from the Canadian ... Read more...

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Kvitova rises to fifth in world rankings


August 26th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic rose to fifth in the new WTA rankings published Sunday after winning the New Haven Open.Kvitova defeated Russia's ... 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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Olympics tennis: gold for Belarus in mixed doubles


August 6th, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Belarusian pair of Victoria Azarenka and Max Mirnyi held their nerve in a tiebreak for the gold medal to beat Britain's Andy ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Paes-Sania crash out of mixed doubles (Second Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) India's tennis campaign at the 2012 London Games came to an end Saturay after the mixed doubles pair of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza lost ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Paes-Saina crash out of mixed doubles (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IBNS) India's tennis campaign at the 2012 London Games came to an end Saturay after the mixed doubles pair of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza lost their ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: US flag blows away at ceremony


August 5th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The flag of the US flew at the Olympic medal ceremony for Serena Williams' tennis victory Saturday, although not in the way organisers intended.With ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Williams destroys Sharapova to win gold


August 4th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serena Williams of the US demolished Russia's Maria Sharapova to grab her first Olympic gold in the women's singles tennis Saturday.Fourth seed Williams blew ... Read more...

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Superb Saina wins India’s third medal at London Olympics (India Round-up)


August 4th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Saina Nehwal etched her name in India's sporting history winning the country's maiden medal from badminton and becoming the second Indian woman to stand on the ... Read more...

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Azarenka takes tennis bronze for Belarus


August 4th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka beat Russia's Maria Kirilenko in straight sets to take the bronze for Belarus in the women's singles tennis at the ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Federer plays Murray in repeat of Wimbledon final (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Swiss World No.1 Roger Federer has survived a marathon semifinal in his quest to win a singles gold medal at the London Olympics tennis tournament ... Read more...

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Olympics: Vijay shoots silver as boxer Vikas exits (Overall India Roundup)


August 4th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Army shooter Vijay Kumar made India proud by winning a welcome silver medal at the London Olympics here Friday, hours before boxer Vikas Krishan was controversially ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Paes-Sania’s quarterfinal match stoppped


August 4th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) India's mixed doubles pair of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza were down 5-7, 2-3 against the top seeded Belarusian pair of Victoria Azarenka and Max Mirnyi ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Williams sets up final with Sharapova


August 4th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serena Williams thrashed Belarusian top seed Victoria Azarenka in the semifinal of Olympic tennis Friday to set up a battle for gold with Russia's ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Sharapova in women’s singles final


August 4th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Maria Sharapova ousted Maria Kirilenko in straight sets in an all-Russian semifinal at the Olympic tennis tournament here Friday.Sharapova swept past Kirilenko 6-3, ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Paes-Saina in quarters, to face Azarenka-Mirnyi (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Putting aside their off-the-court differences, India's Leander Paes and Sania Mirza played an excellent game to book a quarterfinal berth in the Olympics tennis mixed doubles ... Read more...

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Azarenka digs deep to beat Begu at Olympics


July 30th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka of Belarus dropped a set before beating Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu to move into the second round of the women's tennis singles ... Read more...

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Murray handed tricky Olympics first-round match


July 26th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Andy Murray is to face a tricky opponent in the first round of the Olympic tennis tournament at Wimbledon after being drawn against ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bhupathi-Bopanna seeded seventh, Federer top seed


July 26th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) India's men's doubles pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna has been seeded seventh while Swiss Roger Federer, who reclaimed the top spot after winning ... Read more...

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Federer, Azarenka top seeds at London Olympics


July 24th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) World number one players Roger Federer and Victoria Azarenka will head the list of seeded players in the draws for the London Olympics' tennis tournament.The ... Read more...

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Paes-Vesnina in Wimbledon mixed doubles quarters


July 6th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina beat the formidable Max Mirnyi and Victoria Azarenka for a place in the mixed doubles quarter-finals ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Bopanna-Zheng out of mixed doubles


July 6th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and his Chinese partner Jie Zhang crashed out of the mixed doubles after they lost their quarterfinal match in Wimbledon here Thursday.Bopanna ... Read more...

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