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Oudin beats Jankovic in AEGON Classic final


June 18th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.208 in tennis Melanie Oudin has completed a surprise win at the AEGON Classic in Birmingham after beating former world No.1 Jelena Jankovic in ... Read more...

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AITA confident of getting Sania to play in Olympics


May 30th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) All India Tennis Association (AITA) secretary-general Anil Khanna is confident that a way could be found for Sania Mirza to play at the London ... Read more...

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French Open: Sania-Bethanie hope to make a strong start


May 28th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (IANS) Having won the Brussels Open tennis event in their run-up to Roland Garros, India's Saina Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands will be hoping ... Read more...

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Sania-Mattek win Brussels Open


May 28th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 28 (IANS) American-Indian pair Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sania Mirza recorded a straight set victory over Alicja Rosolska of Poland and China's Zheng Jie to win the Brussels ... Read more...

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Sania-Bethanie in final of WTA Brussels Open


May 24th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 24 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands qualified for the final of the WTA Brussels Open tennis beating Anastasia Rodionova and Casey Dellacqua 6-3, ... Read more...

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Sania-Vesnina reach finals of Indian Wells


March 17th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 17 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina had to battle hard against the Czech team of Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka to ... Read more...

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Jakupovic wins ITF women’s tennis tournament title


March 10th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad, March 10 (IANS) Dalila Jakupovic, the 20-year-old top seed from Slovenia, completed a double as she rallied out second seeded Peangtarn Plipuech of Thailand 6-4, 7-5 in the final ... Read more...

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Pattaya Open: Sania out of singles, doubles hopes alive


February 10th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Pattaya, Feb 10 (IANS) Sania Mirza's campaign in the singles of the WTA Pattaya Open tennis ended Friday with her 5-7, 3-6 quarterfinal defeat to Chinese Taipei qualifier Su-Wei Hsieh. ... Read more...

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Brisbane Open: Hantuchova in finals after Clijster retires


January 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Jan 6 (IANS) Four-time Grand Slam winner Kim Clijsters pulled out mid-way with an hip injury in her semifinal tie against Daniela Hantuchova in the WTA Brisbane International tennis ... Read more...

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Wozniacki desperate for Grand Slam title in 2012


December 1st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 1 (IANS) Women's world No.1 tennis player Caroline Wozniacki Thursday said she will put all her efforts into winning a Grand Slam title in 2012.The 21-year-old Danish star, ... Read more...

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Somdev, Sania unchanged in rankings


October 24th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and Sania Mirza's singles ranking remained unchanged on the ATP and WTA charts Monday.Somdev continues to be at 84 in the ... Read more...

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Sharapova and Serena pull out of China Open


September 30th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) World No.2 Maria Sharapova of Russia and American Serena Williams pulled out of the China Open Friday, a day before the beginning of the WTA ... Read more...

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Sania Mirza fails to make Cincinnati main draw


August 15th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 15 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza failed to make the main draw of the $2,050,000 Western and Southern tennis tournament at Cincinnati for the second successive year ... Read more...

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Stella McCartney to make tennis dress


June 16th, 2011 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Fashion designer Stella McCartney will customise dress for female tennis stars to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships.The British designer has tied up ... Read more...

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Sania-Vesnina win Indian Wells women’s doubles title


March 20th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Indian Wells, Mar 20(ANI): Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina have defeated eighth-seeded Americans Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Meghann Shaughnessy 6-0, 7-5 to capture the 2011 BNP Paribas Open women's doubles ... Read more...

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Maria Sharapova and Sasha Vujajic Got Engaged!


October 23rd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Maria Sharapova and Sasha Vujajic planned to take their relationship to the next level by getting engaged. The net has gone viral since the time, the ... Read more...

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Sania-Gallovits clinch doubles title at Guangzhou


September 19th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Sep 19 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Romania's Edina Gallovits clinched the $220,000 Guangzhou International Women's Open tennis doubles title here Sunday. Sania-Gallovits beat China's Xinyun Han and Wanting Liu 7-5, 6-3 ... Read more...

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Dominating Williams wins fourth Wimbledon title (Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (DPA) Serena Williams comprehensively overpowered Russian Vera Zvonareva 6-3, 6-2 Saturday to win her fourth Wimbledon title and 13th singles Grand Slam. The American world number one now owns ... Read more...

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Zvonareva aims to upset Williams in Wimbledon final


July 1st, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (DPA) Holder Serena Williams and Russian Vera Zvonareva saw off challenges from youngsters Thursday to meet in the Wimbledon women's final. The top seed Williams will be bidding for ... Read more...

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Italy’s Schiavone makes history to win French Open


June 5th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 5 (DPA) Francesca Schiavone made history for Italy as she defeated Australian Samantha Stosur 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) to win the French Open Saturday. The 29-year-old from Milan is the first Italian ... Read more...

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Beaten Henin keeps her Wimbledon expectations low


May 31st, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (DPA) Justine Henin said Monday she will take a day to digest her first French Open defeat in six years, with the former number one adding that she would ... Read more...

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Clijsters returns into WTA top 10 after Miami triumph


April 5th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 5 (DPA) Kim Clijsters of Belgium returned to the top 10 of women's tennis for the first time since her comeback last year while American Serena Williams remained first ... Read more...

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Williams lifts level to keep 14-match win streak alive


March 31st, 2010 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Miami, March 31 (DPA) Three-time Miami Masters winner Venus Williams assured herself of a return to the world number three ranking after defeating Poland's sixth seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3, 6-1 in ... Read more...

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New lenses give Henin clear view of final (Australian Open Notebook)


January 30th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 30 (DPA) Justine Henin has a clear view of her Australian Open final with Serena Williams, thanks to disposable contact lenses. The revelation was made to Melbourne's Herald Sun, with ... Read more...

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Ivanovic to square off with Henin in Brisbane semis


January 7th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Jan 7 (DPA) Serb Ana Ivanovic has become the next challenge in the 2010 comeback story of Justine Henin as the two former French Open champions meet in the semi-final of ... Read more...

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Australia storm past US to stay in Hopman finals chase


January 5th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 5 (DPA) Double Grand Slam champions Samantha Stosur and Lleyton Hewitt combined in lethal fashion Tuesday to knock the US out of the race at the Hopman Cup mixed teams ... Read more...

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Fujiwara to meet Jovanovski in Pune ITF final


November 20th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 20 (IANS) Sixth-seeded and 237th-ranked Rika Fujiwara of Japan Friday set up a title clash with third-seeded Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia at the $50,000 NECC-ITF Women's Tennis championships here. In the ... Read more...

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Royal Jet wins World Travel Award


November 9th, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 9 (WAM) The Royal Jet, a leading private charter jet company headquartered here in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has won the World Travel Award (WTA) for the third ... Read more...

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Serena Williams tops season-ending rankings


November 9th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Nov 9 (DPA) Serena Williams takes the women's world number one rankings into 2010 as she topped this year's final list issued by the WTA Monday. Williams regained first place from ... Read more...

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Injured Safina pulls the plug, Williams back to number one


October 29th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, Oct 29 (DPA) The tight race for the year-ending world number one ranking ended in sudden and dramatic fashion Wednesday at the Sony Ericsson Championships when a tearful Dinara ... Read more...

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Williams leads WTA top 10


October 19th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Oct 19 (DPA) Serena Williams of the United States leads a nearly unchanged women's tennis rankings top 10 issued Monday by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). Williams has 7,945 points for ... Read more...

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Sania out of Japan Open


October 17th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Osaka (Japan), Oct 17 (IANS) Sania Mirza's fine run at the WTA Japan Open tennis came to an end after she lost 2-6, 1-6 to fourth seeded Francesca Schiavone in the semi-finals ... Read more...

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Serena Williams dethrones Safina atop women’s rankings


October 12th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Oct 12 (DPA) Serena Williams of the United States returned to the top of the women's tennis rankings in the latest list issued Monday by the WTA, dethroning Russian Dinara ... Read more...

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Nadal struggles to overcome Blake in China Open


October 8th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 8 (DPA) Rafael Nadal broke five times as he struggled before finally controlling James Blake in a battling 7-5, 6-7 (4-7), 6-3 win into the quarter-finals of the China ... Read more...

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Safina heads unchanged women tennis rankings


September 28th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Sep 28 (DPA) Dinara Safina remains top of an unchanged tennis rankings released Monday by the WTA. Russia's Safina has 8,340 points, followed by Serena Williams on 7,807 and sister Venus ... Read more...

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