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Russia choose low-ranked players for Davis Cup tie


September 4th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is set to include a pair of virtual unknown tennis players in its five-man team to play Brazil in a match that ... 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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Brazil makes world group playoffs in Davis Cup


April 9th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 9 (IANS) Brazil advanced to the Davis Cup world group playoffs after Thomaz Bellucci defeated Colombia's Santiago Giraldo in straight sets in Sao Jose do ... Read more...

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Bhambri upsets Istomin in dead rubber


April 8th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Namangan (Uzbekistan), April 8 (IANS) India won the two dead rubbers to lose the Davis Cup Group I tie against Uzbekistan 2-3 here Sunday, when 295th ranked Yuki Bhambri ... Read more...

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Brazil, Colombia battle for Davis Cup playoff


April 6th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 6 (IANS) Brazil and Colombia will play for a spot in the Davis Cup world group playoff when they meet on the clay surface of ... Read more...

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France’s Monfils makes himself available for Davis Cup clash


February 8th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Feb 8 (IANS) World No.13 Gael Monfils has confirmed he will be in the line-up for France's Davis Cup tie against Canada starting Friday after injuring his knee ... 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: Vishnu, Prerna lead men’s and women’s field


October 9th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Vishnu Vardhan and Yuki Bhambri have got top billing in the men's singles while Prerna Bhambri will spearhead the challenge in the women's ... Read more...

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We need another player in world’s top-100: Somdev


September 20th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India's top tennis star Somdev Devvarman said here Tuesday that it is high time India had another singles player in the world's top-100.Somdev said ... Read more...

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Switzerland defeats Australia 3-2 in Davis Cup play-off


September 19th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 19 (IANS) Switzerland beat Australia 3-2 in the Davis Cup World Group play-off after Stanislas Wawrinka dispatched former World No.1 Lleyton Hewitt in five sets at the ... Read more...

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I pushed Nishikori to step-up his game: Vardhan


September 18th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 18 (IANS) Davis Cup debutant Vishnu Vardhan felt he played some of his best tennis against World No.55 Kei Nishikori and forced the Japan's top player to ... Read more...

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India relegated, Japan through to Davis Cup World Group(Lead)


September 18th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 18 (IANS) India are relegated to Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group I after a crushing 1-4 loss in the World Group play-off to Japan, who are now ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Japan takes unbeatable 3-1 lead against India


September 18th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 18 (IANS) Japan booked a place in the elite Davis Cup World Group for the first time since 1985 after Kei Nishikori dispatched Vishnu Vardhan 5-7, 3-6, ... Read more...

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Somdev’s strained shoulder makes him doubtful for reverse singles


September 17th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 17 (IANS) India's slim chance of putting it across Japan in the Davis Cup World Group play-off received a jolt with their No.1 Somdev Devvarman nursing a ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Bhupathi-Bopanna keep India alive by winning doubles


September 17th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 17 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna Saturday warded off a spirited challenge from Japan's Tatsuma Ito and Yuichi Sugita in the doubles to keep India alive ... Read more...

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Federer beats Hewitt to level Davis Cup play-off at 1-1


September 16th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 16 (IANS) Following Bernard Tomic's early win Friday, Swiss tennis star Roger Federer defeated Lleyton Hewitt to level the Davis Cup World Group playoff tie between Australia ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev and Bopanna outclassed, India go 0-2 down


September 16th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 16 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman and Rohan Bopanna were simply outclassed in the opening singles and India went 0-2 behind Japan in the Davis Cup World Group play-off ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Bopanna loses to Nishikori, India trail 0-2


September 16th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 16 (IANS) Rohan Bopanna lost 3-6, 2-6, 2-6 to Kei Nishikori in the second singles to leave India 0-2 against Japan on the first day of the ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Sugita gives Japan 1-0 lead against India


September 16th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 16 (IANS) Yuichi Sugita defeated India's Somdev Devvarman 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 in the first singles to give Japan a 1-0 lead in the Davis Cup World Group ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev happy with weather and courts


September 15th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 15 (IANS) India's No.1 Somdev Devvarman is happy with the hot conditions here for their Davis Cup World Group play-off against Japan, beginning Friday, and expect the ... Read more...

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Federer arrives in Australia for Davis Cup tie


September 14th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 14 (IANS) Swiss tennis superstar Roger Federer arrived in Australia and had his first practice Wednesday for the Davis Cup starting Friday.The winner of a record 16 ... Read more...

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Paes to miss Davis Cup tie against Japan


September 13th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Doubles exponent Leander Paes will miss India's Davis Cup World Group play-off tie against Japan because of back spasms he suffered during his US ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi crash out of US Open men’s doubles semis


September 10th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi crashed out of the men's doubles semi-final at the US Open Tennis Championships with a ... Read more...

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Aircel to sponsor Indian Davis Cup team


September 9th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Telecom major Aircel will be the sponsor of the Indian tennis team for the Davis Cup play-off against Japan in Tokyo Sep 18-20.The Aircel ... Read more...

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US Open: Injured Paes withdraws from mixed doubles


September 9th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) India's chances in Davis Cup World Group play-off received a setback after Leander Paes' back spasms during his US Open Tennis Championships men's doubles ... Read more...

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India to play Japan in Davis Cup World Group play-off


July 13th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India have been drawn to play an away tie against Japan in the Davis Cup World Group play-off Sep 16.India had lost to World ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Somdev knocked out of men’s singles (Second Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman bowed out of the Wimbledon men's singles second round with a 2-6, 4-6, 4-6 defeat to 18th seed Mikhail Youzhny of Russia.It ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Somdev in round two, Sania doubtful for doubles


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman entered the Wimbledon men's singles second round after Germany's Denis Gremelmayr retired hurt.Somdev was leading 6-4, 4-2 when the German decided to ... Read more...

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India may go back to grass if they play at home


June 20th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The performance of Indian men at the All-England Championships at Wimbledon will be watched keenly by the All India Tennis Association (AITA), which is ... Read more...

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India lose to China in Jr Davis cup


April 19th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India went down tamely to sixth seeded China 0-3 in the Junior Davis Cup in the Asia-Oceania final qualifying at Delhi Lawn Tennis Association ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s upset win is their second against England in 15 ODIs (Match Highlights)


March 12th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chittagong, March 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's two-wicket win against England in a World Group B match Friday was their second in 15 One-day Internationals played between the two teams.The other highlights:Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: India go down 1-4 to defending champions Serbia (Roundup)


March 7th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Novi Sad (Serbia), March 6 (IANS) India lost the Davis Cup World Group first round tie to defending champions Serbia 1-4 after Somdev Devvarman and Karan Rastogi went down ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev goes down fighting, India lose to Serbia (Lead)


March 6th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Novi Sad (Serbia), March 6 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman failed to reproduce his opening day's performance, going down 4-6, 2-6, 5-7 to Viktor Troicki in the first reverse singles ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Serbia take an improbable 3-1 lead against India


March 6th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Novi Sad (Serbia), March 6 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman went down in straight sets to Viktor Troicki 4-6, 2-6, 5-7 in the first reverse singles as the defending champions ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Bopanna-Somdev lose marathon doubles match, India down 1-2 (Lead)


March 6th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Novi Sad (Serbia), March 5 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Somdev Devvarman dug in deep but could not stop Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bozoljac from giving defending champions Serbia ... Read more...

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