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Hingis at peace with Olympic decision


August 1st, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Aug 1 (IANS) On the eve of the start of the mixed doubles event at the London Olympics, tennis legend Martina Hingis has said she has no regrets ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Federer moves into third round


July 30th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Swiss Roger Federer Monday kept on course for adding the Olympic title to his Wimbledon crown, beating Julien Benneteau of France in straight sets ... Read more...

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Roddick to take on Djokovic at Olympics


July 30th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.2 Novak Djokovic of Serbia will meet former U.S. Open champion Andy Roddick in the second round of the Olympic tennis tournament after ... Read more...

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Olympics: Federer acknowledges he’s favourite


July 27th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Wimbledon champion and world No.1 Roger Federer has acknowledged he is the favourite for Olympic gold.For all Federer's 17 Grand Slam titles, an Olympic ... Read more...

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Defeat no tragedy, it’s just a match: Nadal


June 29th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French Open champion Rafael Nadal was philosophical about his shock second-round defeat to 100th-ranked Czech Lukas Rosol at the Wimbledon.The Spanish second seed looked ... 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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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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Djokovic eases through, Li Na exits at US Open (Lead)


August 31st, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) Top seed Novak Djokovic enjoyed a comfortable walk through into the second round of US Open Tuesday as his opponent retired trailing 6-0, 5-1, ... Read more...

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Djokovic ends seven year Federer-Nadal domination at the top


July 4th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic, who has won 48 of his 49 matches this year, replaced Rafael Nadal as the new World No.1 Monday.Nadal, who lost ... Read more...

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Cameron beats Boris Becker in charity tennis match


May 1st, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron defeated German tennis legend Boris Becker in a tennis match, proceeds from which went to a charity organisation.The prime minister ... Read more...

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Murray has two years to win grand slam title: Becker


January 16th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.16 (ANI): Former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker has said that British tennis star Andy Murray has only two years left to possibly win a grand slam title, and adds that after ... Read more...

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Murray needs to acquire in your face attitude to win Grand Slam: Henman


December 1st, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.1 (ANI): Former British number one Tim Henman and ex-Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic have advised World number four Andy Murray to acquire an in your face attitude if he ever ... Read more...

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Boris Becker admits getting facelift


November 28th, 2010 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Tennis legend Boris Becker is conscious about his looks too, and so he decided to go under the knife to maintain his youthfulness.The 43-year-old revealed on a TV ... Read more...

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Boris Becker says he had a facelift when he was 43


November 27th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Tennis legend Boris Becker has shocked fans by confessing that he had a facelift at the age of 43.The former Wimbledon champion made the revelation in an interview ... Read more...

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Oz coach Pat Cash says Tomic not team’s only hope for the future


November 12th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.12 (ANI): Former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash, who is presently the coach of the Australian tennis team, isn't pinning his hopes on youngster Bernard Tomic just yet, even as many others ... Read more...

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Chris Evert vows not to get ‘within 20 feet of a married man’


August 30th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 30 (ANI): Former Wimbledon champion Chris Evert has vowed never to get hooked to married man again after breaking up from her third husband, golf star Greg Norman.Sport's golden couple ... Read more...

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Nadal continues to top tennis rankings


July 19th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 19 (DPA) Rafael Nadal of Spain continues to lead the latest ATP tennis rankings issued Monday. In an unchanged top 10, the French Open and Wimbledon champion has 10,745 points, ... 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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Nadal leads in unchanged ATP top 10


July 12th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 12 (DPA) Rafael Nadal of Spain led the way in an unchanged top 10 in the ATP tennis rankings issued Monday. The French Open and Wimbledon champion Nadal, who watched ... 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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Rusty Davydenko to open for Russia; Spain without Nadal


July 8th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (DPA) Out-of-form Nikolay Davydenko starts the campaign for hosts Russia with an opening rubber against Argentine David Nalbandian after the draw Thursday for their Davis Cup World Group ... Read more...

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Nadal out as Davis Cup champion Spain faces France


July 6th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 6 (DPA) Holder Spain will make do without Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal this weekend as the four-time tournament champion face France in a Davis Cup World Group quarter-final starting ... Read more...

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Nadal faces huge battle to complete career Grand Slam at US Open


July 6th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 6 (ANI): World No.1 and Wimbledon champion Rafa Nadal has said that he faces a huge battle to complete his career Grand Slam at the US Open, - despite ... Read more...

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Boris Becker — star born at Wimbledon 1985


July 5th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 5 (DPA) A slight nod and a brief smile - that is how Boris Becker in a television ad looks at the defining moment of his tennis career: the ... Read more...

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Federer enters fourth round at Wimbledon


June 26th, 2010 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (DPA) Roger Federer shunted aside the stuttering start of past days Friday as the six-time champion hit full flow in a rousing 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 defeat of Arnaud ... Read more...

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China determined to produce Wimbledon champ


June 21st, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 21 (ANI): China's elite sports schools appear determined to make the country a sporting superpower, and the current aim is to create a Wimbledon champion.Take for example, the Xiannongtan ... Read more...

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Williams pumps up the volume with pre-Wimbledon rock outing


June 20th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (DPA) Women's holder Serena Williams has used a live London concert of her favourite band Green Day to work in some experience with high decibles as she prepares ... Read more...

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Sharapova bags 70-mn dollar eight-year Nike deal


January 12th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 12 (ANI): Nike has extended its association with former Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova by eight years for 70 million dollars, just days before the start of the Australian Open.The ... Read more...

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Becker accused of ‘dodging’ 21K pound charity auction pledge


November 26th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.26 (ANI): Former Wimbledon Champion Boris Becker is apparently ignoring pleas to honour a 21,000 pound charity donation.Forty-two-year-old Becker offered a day's tennis and trip to his Majorcan mansion at a ... Read more...

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Indians lose in ITF tennis


November 18th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 18 (IANS) India's Nirupama Sanjeev, Poojashree Venkatesha, Sanaa Bhambri and lucky loser Sheetal Goutham crashed out of the singles event of the $50,000 NECC-ITF Women's Tennis championships here Wednesday. Uzbek wild ... Read more...

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Agassi reveals his father gave him drugs to take before matches


November 1st, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Eight time Grand Slam winner and one of the finest tennis players, Andre Agassi's revelation that his father Mike Agassi asked him to take the drug speed before ... Read more...

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Agassi admits drug use, lying to tennis authorities


October 28th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (DPA) Eight-time grand slam winner Andre Agassi has admitted he failed a drugs test but escaped a ban by lying to tennis authorities. The American has revealed in his new ... Read more...

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Boris Becker says ‘cupboard sex’ was actually on stairs!


October 15th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Tennis ace Boris Becker has revealed that his much-publicised "broom cupboard" restaurant romp actually happened on some stairs.The former Wimbledon champion had sex with model Angela Ermakova on ... Read more...

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Giant killer Del Potro believes he is the biggest tennis star on the circuit


September 16th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep.16 (ANI): Argentine tennis player Juan Martin Del Potro still can't believe he has won this US Open, but now believes he is the biggest new star in tennis."It's ... Read more...

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US Open Finals Results


September 16th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez The US Open this year has been a tournament springing many surprises. From stalwart performances by many rising sensations in the tennis world to the fall of the mighty ones, ... Read more...

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