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Gilles Simon goes down to Xavier Malisse at Wimbledon (Roundup)


June 29th, 2012 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Frenchman Gilles Simon's Wimbledon campaign ended in the second round of the men's singles, losing to Xavier Malisse 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (5).Simon, seeded 13th, was ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna crash out of Aegon Championships


June 16th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Amid controversy over India's doubles pairing for the London Olympics, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna, and Leander Paes and his South African partner Kevin Anderson ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Goffin ousts Malisse


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Little David Goffin pulled off a stunning 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 win against fellow-Belgian and former champion Xavier Malisse, seeded seventh, to advance to the second ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Tough draw for Somdev, Yuki (Lead)


December 31st, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 31 (IANS) Davis Cuppers Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri can find themselves running into two of the hottest players in the $450,000 Aircel Chennai Open tennis, defending ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Somdev to face Frenchman Prodon in first round


December 31st, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 31 (IANS) India's top singles player Somdev Devvarman will meet Swiss third seed and defending champion Stanislas Wawrinka in the second round if he gets past Frenchman ... Read more...

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Tipsarevic eying maiden Chennai Open title


December 30th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) If Serbian Janko Tipsarevic fancies himself as a top contender for the title in the 2012 ATP Aircel Chennai Open, then it is not without ... Read more...

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Two Indian pairs get Wild Cards for Chennai Open


December 28th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 28 (IANS) Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and N. Sriram Balaji along with Ramkumar Ramanathan and Mohit Mayur have been given wild card entries into the doubles main draw of ... Read more...

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Injured Cilic drops out of Chennai Open


December 13th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 13 (IANS) Two-time Aircel Chennai Open singles champion Marin Cilic of Croatia has been ruled out of the 2012 edition of India's only ATP World Tour event due ... Read more...

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Strong field for Chennai Open


November 24th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) World No.9 Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia heads a strong field that includes three former singles champions in the 17th ATP Aircel Chennai Open tennis tournament, ... Read more...

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US Open: Somdev hopes to play a competitive match against Murray (Preview)


August 28th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) India's No.1 singles player Somdev Devvarman is looking forward to a "competitive" match against World No.4 Andy Murray in the opening round even as ... Read more...

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US Open: Somdev takes on Murray, Sania plays Peer


August 26th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 26 (IANS) India's top men's singles player Somdev Devvarman plays Britain's World No.4 Andy Murray while the country's number one woman player Sania Mirza takes on ... Read more...

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US Open: Somdev plays Andy Murray, Sania meets Sahar Peer


August 26th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 26 (IANS) India's top singles player Somdev Devvarman, plays Britain's World No. 4 Andy Murray while the country's number one woman player Sania Mirza takes on ... Read more...

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Somdev, Bopanna beaten at Leg Mason Tennis Classic


August 5th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman stretched seventh seed Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus before going down in three sets in his second-round match while his countryman Rohan Bopanna ... Read more...

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Somdev-Huey go down in Farmer’s Classic final


August 1st, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles (US), Aug 1 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and Treat Huey of the Philippines went down fighting 6-7(3), 6-7(10) to Mark Knowles of the Bahamas and Xavier Malisse ... Read more...

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Somdev to play Starace in opening round at Miami


March 22nd, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Miami (Florida), March 22 (IANS) Indian No.1 Somdev Devvarman has been drawn to play World No.47 Potito Starace of Italy in the first round of the Sony Ericsson Open ... Read more...

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Somdev reaches career best 73 in singles


March 21st, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman climbed 11 places to reach his career-best ranking of 73 in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings released Monday.Somdev had ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi lose in semi-finals of Indian Wells


March 18th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 18 (IANS) The Indo-Pak express of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi was halted in the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas ATP Tour 1000 tournament here ... Read more...

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Playing World No.1 was a great experience: Somdev (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 17 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman says it was a great experience playing his idol as he went down fighting, 5-7, 4-6, to World No.1 Rafael ... Read more...

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Somdev knocks out Xavier Malisse, to meet Nadal


March 15th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 15 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman won the last five points in the third-set tie-break to knock out Belgian Xavier Malisse 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (5) ... Read more...

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Qualifier Somdev stuns Baghdatis, enters third round


March 13th, 2011 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 13 (IANS) India's No. 1 Somdev Devvarman pulled off a stunner at the PNB Paribas tennis tournament by knocking out 19th seed Marcos Baghdatis in ... Read more...

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Federer, Djokovic into fourth round of Australian Open


January 21st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 21(ANI): Defending champion Roger Federer on Friday breezed into the fourth round of the Australian Open by beating Belgian Xavier Malisse 6-3, 6-3, 6-1.Federer, who endured a gruelling five-set ... Read more...

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A perfect start: Wawrinka


January 9th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) A perfect week was how Stanislas Wawrinka described his victory in the Aircel ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament here Sunday as he looked ahead to ... Read more...

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Wawrinka clinches Chennai title


January 9th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) Stanislas Wawrinka will not have any regrets for changing his mind at the last moment and deciding to play in the Aircel ATP Chennai Open as ... Read more...

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Malisse enters final of Chennai Open


January 8th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Xavier Malisse proved that age is not necessarily a factor at the competitive level as he ousted a younger Janko Tipsarevic, the sixth seed, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, to ... Read more...

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Tipsarevic survives Nishikori scare


January 8th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Serbian Davis Cupper Janko Tipsarevic, the sixth seed, ended Kei Nishikori's dream run in the Aircel ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament here Friday by defeating ... Read more...

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Chennai Open tennis: Berdych, Malisse in semis


January 7th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Top seed Tomas Berdych, despite struggling with his serve, had enough firepower to knock out unfancied Blaz Kavcic 6-3, 6-3, to enter the semi-finals of the ... Read more...

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Wawrinka survives Goffin scare


January 7th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Qualifier David Goffin showcased raw talent and the freshness of youth to stretch third seed Stanislas Wawrinka who eventually survived two tie-breaks to book his ... Read more...

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Aircel ATP: Tipsarevic through to last 8


January 6th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 6 (IANS) Serbian Davis Cupper and sixth seed Janko Tipsarevic kept his emotions in check to ward off a stiff second set challenge from Russian qualifier Alexandre ... Read more...

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Indians knocked out of Chennai Open singles (Roundup)


January 5th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) It was a black Tuesday for home players as Somdev Devvarman, Rohan Bopanna and Yuki Bhambri were knocked out of the singles competition in the Aircel ATP ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Yuki crashes out, Berdych sails through


January 4th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Top seed and World No.6 Tomas Berdych from Czech Republic gave a merciless 6-0, 6-1 hiding to unheralded Portugese Frederico Gil in a mere 45 minutes ... Read more...

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2010 Chennai Open promises high-octave action


January 2nd, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) There is a lot riding on top seed Tomas Berdych going into the Aircel ATP Chennai Open commencing here Monday and it has much to ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Bopanna starts campaign against Wawrinka


January 1st, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) Top seed and title favourite Tomas Berdych, the World No.6 from the Czech Republic, will take on Portuguese journeyman and 101 ranked Frederico Gil in the first ... Read more...

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Roddick recovers to reach Atlanta semi-finals


July 24th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta (Georgia), July 24 (DPA) Andy Roddick repeated a victory from 2001 as he struggled past Belgian Xavier Malisse 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the semi-finals of the Atlanta Tennis Championships. Nearly ... Read more...

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Back to the future for Roddick; Hewitt crashes out


July 23rd, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, July 23 (DPA) Andy Roddick will relive his past - against an opponent he beat for the title in his previous appearance at the Atlanta Tennis Championships - after posting ... Read more...

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Nadal survives as Djokovic out, Murray interrupted


June 11th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (DPA) Rafael Nadal had to struggle with bad weather, poor conditions and an injury scare to finally get past Denis Istomin 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 6-4 and reach the ... Read more...

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