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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: Britain’s Murray reaches semis


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andy Murray moved a step closer to becoming Britain's first Olympic singles tennis medallist since 1920, reaching the semi-finals with a straight-sets win over ... Read more...

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Chen stumbles into semis of ITF meet


June 14th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Top seed Ti Chen (Chinese Taipei) survived a scare while overcoming un-seeded Ashwin Vijayragavan 7-6 (7), 6-3 in 102 minutes en route to the semi-finals of ... Read more...

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Smooth sailing for seeds in Bangalore ITF


June 13th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) Barring seventh seed Kittiphong Wachiramanowong from Thailand who retired due to stomach ailment after losing the first set, the other fancied players, including top ranked Ti ... Read more...

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Indian women bag Asian Squash title, men lose to Pakistan


May 6th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Kuwait, May 5 (IANS) Indian women created history by winning their maiden title as they beat Hong Kong 2-0 in the final of the Asian Team Squash championship here Saturday. ... Read more...

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Balaji, Espasandin in ITF tennis title clash


May 4th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 4 (IANS) India's Sriram Balaji and Swiss Joss Espasandin entered the singles final of the MCC-SR Subramaniam Memorial ITF Men's Futures tennis tournament with contrasting victories here Friday.Fifth ... Read more...

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Wozniacki reaches Copenhagen WTA semi-finals


April 14th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 14 (IANS) Former World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the semi-finals of the Copenhagen WTA tournament after beating Alice Cornet of France 6-0, 6-3 in the quarter-finals.Top-seed Wozniacki ... Read more...

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Indian wrestler Yogeshwar qualifies for London Olympics


March 30th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt booked his London Olympics berth after he qualified for the final of the Asian qualification event in Astana, Kazakhstan.According to information ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Djokovic marches on; Roddick retires (Roundup)


January 19th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic continued his rich vein of form, thrashing Colombian Santiago Giraldo at the Rod Laver Arena while a hamstring injury forced 15th ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Top seeds advance to second round (Roundup)


January 16th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Big names Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Caroline Wozniacki, Victoria Azarenka advanced to the second round of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park here Monday.Federer, seeded ... Read more...

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Top seed out of ASB Tennis Classic in Auckland


January 5th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Jan 5 (IANS) Top seed Sabine Lisicki of Germany was forced to retire injured in her ASB Tennis Classic quarterfinal against compatriot Angelique Kerber here Thursday.Kerber won the ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi enter first ATP Tour 1000 Masters final


November 13th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 12 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi entered their first ATP World Tour 1000 Masters final, stopping Canadian Daniel Nestor and Max Mirnyi ... Read more...

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Fatehdeep to meet Karan in U-16 tennis nationals


October 21st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Second seed Fatehdeep Singh and Karan Salwan will square off in the U-16 boys' finals while second seed Simran Sethi will clash with Tarannum Handa ... Read more...

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Yuki overcomes Myneni, plays Vishnu in the final


October 14th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Second seed Yuki Bhambri survived a fright from qualifier Saketh Myneni to set up a men's singles final showdown with top seed Vishnu Vardhan, ... Read more...

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National Tennis: Vishnu, Yuki breeze into semis


October 13th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Top seed Vishnu Vardhan proved too good for S.V. Abhishek, winning 6-2, 6-3 on his way to the men's singles semifinals of Fenesta National ... Read more...

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Tennis Nationals: Mayneni outplays Kanan


October 10th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Former champion Vijay Kanan made a first round exit from the Fenesta Open National Tennis Championship when he lost 4-6, 3-6 to Hyderabad's Saketh Myneni ... Read more...

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Spanish clubs move to end domination of big two


September 7th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 7 (IANS) Spanish football club Sevilla President Jose Maria del Nido has said he is meeting every club president in the Primera Liga, with the exception of those ... Read more...

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Rishika sails into ITF tournament’s second round


June 20th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) India's Rishika Sunkara breezed past Anastasiya Prenko of Turkmenistan 6-3, 6-3 to enter the second round of the $10,000 ITF women's tournament at the DLTA ... Read more...

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Ratnika upsets fifth seed Scimone in ITF tournament


June 14th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India's Ratnika Batra overcame a second-set slump to upstage fifth-seeded Italian Stephani Scimone 7-5, 0-6, 6-3 in the first round of the $10,000 ITF women's ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Paes-Bhupathi in men’s doubles semis (Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi stormed into the men's doubles semi-finals but it was the end of road for Paes in the mixed doubles event of the ... Read more...

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Serena saves Williams pride as Venus knocked out (Lead)


June 30th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (DPA) Holder Serena Williams salvaged family pride at Wimbledon Tuesday as the top seed advanced after her elder sister Venus was knocked out in the quarter-finals. Serena dispatched China's ... Read more...

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French Open: Paes-Dlouhy advance, Bhupathi-Mirnyi out


May 29th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 29 (IANS) Defending champions Leander Paes of India and Lukas Dlouhy of the Czech Republic advanced to the third round while Mahesh Bhupathi and Max Mirnyi of Belarus crashed ... Read more...

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Yuki in quarterfinals of ITF tournament


May 12th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Second seed Yuki Bhambri of India stormed into the quarterfinals of the $15,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament demolishing China's Wan Gao 6-3, 6-1 at the DLTA ... Read more...

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Gajjar crashes out, Yuki reaches second round of ITF (Lead)


May 11th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Fourth-seeded Rohan Gajjar of India failed to get the measure of Chinas' Yu Chang losing 6-7(4), 6-2, 3-6 while second-seeded Yuki Bhambri advanced to the second ... Read more...

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Gajjar, Yuki reach second round of ITF


May 11th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Fourth-seeded Rohan Gajjar of India fought hard before losing 6-7(4), 6-2, 3-6 to China's Yu Chang in the opening round of the $15,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) ... Read more...

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Paes-Dlouhy, Bhupathi-Mirnyi advance at Miami


March 29th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, March 29 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi advanced with their partners to the second round of the men's doubles event at the Sony Ericsson Open here. Third seeds ... Read more...

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Federer moves through smoothly as Murray stumbles in Miami


March 28th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, March 28 (DPA) Roger Federer took control on a court where balls were flying as the top seed opened his bid for a third Miami Masters title winning 6-3, 6-3 ... Read more...

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Fed Cup: India promoted to Asia-Oceania Group I


February 6th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) India returned to Group I with a 3-0 defeat of Kyrgyzstan in the Asia-Oceania promotional play-offs at National Tennis Centre in Kuala Lumpur Saturday. Rushmi Chakravarthi and Sania ... Read more...

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Sania and Poojashree too good for Malaysians


February 5th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Sania Mirza and Poojashree Venkatesh won their singles matches, dropping a game in each set, as India beat Malaysia 3-0 to top Group II Pool. They ... Read more...

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Somdev advances, Harsh-Huey ousted from Charlottesville challenger


November 4th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Charlottesville (Virginia), Nov 4 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman was stretched to three sets by Hungarian wildcard Denes Lukacs before winning 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 in the first round of $50,000 Association of ... Read more...

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Somdev, Prakash in Seoul Challenger second round


October 27th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 27 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and Prakash Amritraj entered the second round of the $125,000 Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Challenger here Tuesday. Somdev, seeded fourth, advanced after South ... Read more...

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Poojashree, Rushmi in Dehradun ITF final


September 25th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Sep 25 (IANS) Top seed Poojashree Venkatesha will meet Rushmi Chakravarthi in an all-Indian final at the $10,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament here Saturday. Poojashree, 19, Friday overcame a ... Read more...

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Nicolas Keifer Loses Tennis Battle Against Rafael Nadal


September 5th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Rafael Nadal faced a good challenge for the U.S.Open championship from German contender Nicolas Keifer on September 4th, in the 2nd round of the U.S. Open at the Arthur Ashe ... Read more...

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Federer sets up Hewitt meeting, Nadal gains winning confidence (Lead)


September 3rd, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (DPA) Roger Federer will bid for a 14th straight win over longtime rival Lleyton Hewitt as both reached the third-round at the US Open. Top seed Federer had ... Read more...

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Tursunov manages Indy win after a month off


July 22nd, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Bill Scott Indianapolis (Indiana), July 22 (DPA) Out-of-form top seed Dmitry Tursunov had to work his way past German Michael Berrer, winning 6-3, 2-6, 6-0 to reach the second round at ... Read more...

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