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Paes, Somdev in doubles semifinals in respective ATP events


New Delhi: Leander Paes and his Italian partner Daniele Bracciali today stormed into the semifinals of the Thailand Open in Bangkok after defeating Colombian pair of Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert F

WTA boss says women 'ready, willing' for five sets


Singapore: Women's tennis boss Stacey Allaster Tuesday insisted her players were "ready and willing" to play five sets at Grand Slams after Andy Murray became the latest to call for equal match lengt

Rafael Nadal wins second US Open, 13th Grand Slam title


New York: Rafael Nadal claimed his second US Open title and 13th Grand Slam crown on Monday when he defeated world number one Novak Djokovic, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in a lung-busting, big-hitting final.

Fifthe US Open crown for Serena Williams


New York:  World number one Serena Williams captured her fifth US Open title and second in a row by outlasting second-ranked Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-7 (6/8), 6-1 Sunday to claim her 17th career Gran

Rafael Nadal the favourite as US Open 2013 heads into the semis

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Even the slightest traces of sluggishness that defined his body language in what was, at least as far he was concerned, a forgettable match have vanished and the Rafaela Nadal, who can, with his nimb

Roger Federer- A shadow of the past

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Age, the ardent fans of Roger Federer would hate to know, is not just a number. For close to a decade, Federed was a player without parallel in the world of tennis. But, if one fact has become glarin

Players defend sport in wake of doping cases

Washington: ATP players defended their sport and the tour's updating of anti-doping information in the wake of drugs cases involving 15th-ranked Croatia's Marin Cilic and Serbian Viktor Troicki."Tenn

Djokovic looks to avenge 2010 Berdych loss

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LONDON: Novak Djokovic tackles Tomas Berdych for a place in the Wimbledon semi-finals Wednesday still feeling the raw pain of his defeat to the Czech at the All England Club three years ago.

I almost quit, says wounded winner Del Potro

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LONDON: Juan Martin del Potro admitted he almost quit Wimbledon after suffering a horror fall in the first game of his quarter-final against David Ferrer on Wednesday.       Del Potro, the Argentine

Monica pins down fifth seeded Errani

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Monica Puig has fallen in love with the All England Club, yet the 19-year-old player from Puerto Rico refused to be overawed on court at Wimbledon on Monday.Playing in her first grass court tournamen

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.