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Italian Open: Bopanna and Cuevas goes down fighting

Italian Open: Bopanna and Cuevas goes down fighting

20 May 2017 | 6:12 PM

Rome, May 20 (UNI) Rohan Bopanna of India and Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay faced defeat in the quarterfinals of the Italian Open Tennis Tournament.

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Sania-Shvedova enter Italian Open semis

Sania-Shvedova enter Italian Open semis

20 May 2017 | 5:31 PM

Rome, May 20 (UNI) Ace India tennis player Sania Mirza and her partner Yaroslava Shvedova from Kazakhstan stormed in the semi-finals of the ongoing Italian Open after an easy win in the quarters.

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Italian Open: Bopanna and Cuevas enters pre-quarterfinals

Italian Open: Bopanna and Cuevas enters pre-quarterfinals

18 May 2017 | 6:28 PM

Rome, May 18 (UNI) Rohan Bopanna of India and Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay have entered the pre-quarterfinals of the Italian Open tennis tournament.

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Sharapova's sponsor backs French Open snub, blames WADA

Sharapova's sponsor backs French Open snub, blames WADA

18 May 2017 | 1:04 PM

Undated, May 18 (REUTERS) Maria Sharapova's racket sponsor backs French Open's decision to deny the former world number one a wildcard entry and blames the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for her exclusion.

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Bouchard lawyers accuse USTA of destroying footage of fall

Bouchard lawyers accuse USTA of destroying footage of fall

17 May 2017 | 12:34 PM

By Rory Carroll

Undated, May 17 (Reuters) Attorneys for Eugenie Bouchard accused the United States Tennis Association of erasing security camera footage of her fall in the trainer's room at the 2015 U.

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Haas, Karlovic well past 30-all in veteran encounter

Haas, Karlovic well past 30-all in veteran encounter

16 May 2017 | 12:48 PM

Undated, May 16 (Reuters) German Tommy Haas and Croatian Ivo Karlovic will make a stand for the senior citizens on the circuit when they face off in the oldest ATP match in terms of combined ages since 1982 at the Rome Masters today.

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Sharapova targeting return to the top

Sharapova targeting return to the top

16 May 2017 | 11:35 AM

Undated, May 16 (Reuters) Former world number one Maria Sharapova says she is not looking too far ahead after returning from a doping suspension but concedes she is eager to be competing for the biggest titles in tennis again.

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World number one Kerber gets injury boost ahead of French Open

World number one Kerber gets injury boost ahead of French Open

15 May 2017 | 11:08 PM

Undated, May 15 (Reuters) World number one Angelique Kerber is confident the left hamstring injury she picked up at last week's Madrid Open will not threaten her French Open hopes.

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Nadal ends Djokovic hoodoo to reach another Madrid final

Nadal ends Djokovic hoodoo to reach another Madrid final

13 May 2017 | 10:32 PM

By Richard Martin MADRID, May 13 (Reuters) Rafael Nadal ended a seven-match losing streak against Novak Djokovic in emphatic fashion by thrashing the world number two 6-2 6-4 today to reach the final of the Madrid Open and move within a step of a third consecutive clay-court title.

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Djokovic eases into quarter-finals of Madrid Open

Djokovic eases into quarter-finals of Madrid Open

11 May 2017 | 9:25 PM

MADRID, May 11 (Reuters) World No.

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Ear infection delays Nadal's Madrid Open start

Ear infection delays Nadal's Madrid Open start

08 May 2017 | 9:12 PM

MADRID, May 8 (Reuters) Rafael Nadal has asked to begin his participation in the Madrid Open a day later than planned due to an ear infection, meaning he will face Italian Fabio Fognini on Wednesday.

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Wimbledon organisers unveil prize hike for 2017 championship

Wimbledon organisers unveil prize hike for 2017 championship

03 May 2017 | 6:07 PM

By Ossian Shine

LONDON, May 3 (Reuters) This year’s Wimbledon singles tennis champions will receive 2.

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Vijaya Bank sponsor financial assistance to Sai Dedeepya

Vijaya Bank sponsor financial assistance to Sai Dedeepya

29 Apr 2017 | 11:13 PM

Hyderabad, Apr 29 (UNI) Vijaya Bank today announced the sponsorship financial assistance of Rs five lakhs to tennis payer Y Sai Dedeepya, who is played National and International championships, under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Scheme.

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All eyes on Stuttgart as Sharapova poised for return

All eyes on Stuttgart as Sharapova poised for return

24 Apr 2017 | 6:56 PM

By Martyn Herman LONDON, Apr 24 (REUTERS) Not much phases Roberta Vinci after 16 years on Tour but the maelstrom swirling around her opening match in Stuttgart against Maria Sharapova will test even the Italian's vast experience.

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ITF launch Nastase investigation after Serena Williams comments

ITF launch Nastase investigation after Serena Williams comments

22 Apr 2017 | 7:26 PM

CONSTANTA, Romania, Apr 22 (Reuters) The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has launched an investigation into Romanian Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase after allegations the former world number one had made a derogatory comment about Serena Williams' unborn child.

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Bopanna and Cuevas advances in Monte Carlo Masters

Bopanna and Cuevas advances in Monte Carlo Masters

20 Apr 2017 | 7:08 PM

Monte Carlo, Apr 20 (UNI) India's Rohan Bopanna and Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas have entered the pre-quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Masters Tennis Tournament.

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Leander Paes beaten in doubles q-finals

Leander Paes beaten in doubles q-finals

20 Apr 2017 | 3:16 PM

Chandigarh, Apr 20 (UNI) Ace Indian tennis player Leander Paes along with his Brazilian partner Andre Sa were beaten by Stefan Kozlov of US and Peter Polansky of Canada 6-3, 3-6, 10-7 in the quarter-final of the 100,000 dollars Sarasota Open Challenger (US) in one hour and 29 minutes here today.

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Murray back from layoff to reach Monte Carlo round three

Murray back from layoff to reach Monte Carlo round three

19 Apr 2017 | 7:37 PM

PARIS, Apr 19 (Reuters) World number one Andy Murray beat Luxembourg's Gilles Muller 7-5 7-5 to reach the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters as he made his return from a five-week injury layoff today.

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Defeating Graf biggest moment of my career: Arantxa

17 Apr 2017 | 4:10 PM

New Delhi, Apr 17 (UNI) Veteran tennis player of Spain Arantxa Sanchez believes that the biggest moment of her life was to defeat then number one player Steffi Graf of Germany in 1989.

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World Badminton Ranking: Sindhu slips to no 5

World Badminton Ranking: Sindhu slips to no 5

13 Apr 2017 | 7:48 PM

New Delhi, Apr 13 (UNI) Rio Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu after winning India Open had reached her career best ranking at no 2, but after facing an early exit in the first round of the Malaysia Open, the ace shuttler has slipped to three places at no 5, according to the latest World Badminton Ranking.

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War of Words: Paes displeased over leaked conversation

War of Words: Paes displeased over leaked conversation

10 Apr 2017 | 8:59 PM

New Delhi, Apr 10 (UNI) Ace Indian tennis stars Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have yet again found themselves in a new controversy following India's triumph against Uzbekistan in the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group 1 Round 2 match in Bangalore.

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BPTL 2017 held at BTA Complex, Salt Lake from the April 18 to 22

BPTL 2017 held at BTA Complex, Salt Lake from the April 18 to 22

08 Apr 2017 | 4:05 PM

Kolkata, Apr 8 (UNI) Bengal premier tennis league (BPTL) 2017 will be held for the first time at the BTA Complex, Salt Lake from the April 18 to 22, Tournament Director Sujoy Kr Ghosh today said.

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CAS upholds Mexican player's appeal against match-fixing ban

CAS upholds Mexican player's appeal against match-fixing ban

08 Apr 2017 | 9:39 AM

LONDON, Apr 8 (REUTERS) Mexican player Daniel Garza has successfully appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against a six-month ban and 5,000 dollar fine for match-fixing, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) said.

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Ramnathan puts India go 1-0 up against Uzbekistan

Ramnathan puts India go 1-0 up against Uzbekistan

07 Apr 2017 | 7:26 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 7 (UNI) In a spirited display, Ramkumar Ramanathan put India 1-0 up defeating Temur Islamov of Uzbekistan 6-2, 5-7, 6-2, 7-5 in marathan first singles of Davis Cup Asia Oceania Group 1 second round tie played at KSLTA Stadium here today.

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Kyrgios fells Isner to put Australia 2-0 up

Kyrgios fells Isner to put Australia 2-0 up

07 Apr 2017 | 3:34 PM

MELBOURNE, Apr 7 (REUTERS) Nick Kyrgios eased past John Isner 7-5 7-6(5) 7-6(5) in a duel of big servers to fire Australia to a 2-0 lead over the United States in their Davis Cup quarter-final in Brisbane today.

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Leander bitter over exclusion from playing against Uzbeks

Leander bitter over exclusion from playing against Uzbeks

07 Apr 2017 | 12:45 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 6 (UNI) India's doubles tennis ace Leander Paes today strongly felt that his exclusion from the Davis Cup tie against Uzbekistan starting here tomorrow was uncalled for and different criteria on selection process had led to it.

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Malaysia Open: Sindhu, Saina crash out in 1st round

Malaysia Open: Sindhu, Saina crash out in 1st round

05 Apr 2017 | 5:48 PM

Kuching (Malaysia) Apr 5 (UNI) India's ace shuttlers P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal crashed out of the 1st round of the Malaysia Open Super Series here today in their respective singles event.

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Leander Paes begins practice ahead of Davis Cup tie against Uzbeks

Leander Paes begins practice ahead of Davis Cup tie against Uzbeks

05 Apr 2017 | 2:56 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 5 (UNI) With the Indian Doubles pair against Uzbekistan in the April 7-9 second round encounter in the Asia Oceania Group I still remaining a hitchcock mystery, Indian Ace Leander Paes, among the reserves, took to the courts at the KSLTA Stadium here today.

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Focus on winning three points against Uzbeks: Bhupathi

Focus on winning three points against Uzbeks: Bhupathi

04 Apr 2017 | 4:59 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 4 (UNI) Barely three days to go for the India- Uzbekistan Davis Cup tie here the home team is uncertain about the doubles pair.

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