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Djokovic, new king of tennis in 2011

Wednesday, 21 December 2011 16:12
Beijing, Dec 21: With three Grand Slam and five Masters titles, the world number one ranking, a 70-6 win-loss record and a record prize money haul of $12.6 million, Serb Novak Djokovic was arguably the king of tennis in 2011.…

I am focusing on Australian Open: Sania

Monday, 19 December 2011 20:12
Mumbai, Dec 19: India’s tennis star Sania Mirza says she has set her sights on the 2012 Australian Open. “I am focusing on Australian Open and preparing hard for it. There is a lot of time to go for the…

SAFF Cup: Spirited Nepal held 1-1 by Maldives

Friday, 02 December 2011 22:11
New Delhi: spirited Nepal were unfortunate to be held 1-1 by the Maldives while traditional rivals Pakistan and Bangladesh played out a goalless draw on the opening day of the SAFF Cup football tournament at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here…

Federer wins his first Paris Masters 1000 title

Monday, 14 November 2011 06:55
Paris, Nov 14: World No. 4 Roger Federer has claimed his first BNP Paribas Masters 1000 title with a 6-1, 7-3 (3), victory over sixth-seeded Frenchman Joe Wilfried Tsonga. The Swiss superstar will take a 12-match unbeaten streak to defend…

Bopanna-Qureshi win Paris Masters

Sunday, 13 November 2011 23:54
Paris, Nov 13: India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi captured their first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title when they outclassed Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut 6-2, 6-4 in the BNP Paribas Masters final here Sunday. The Indo-Pak Express…

Federer to take on Tsonga in Paris final

Sunday, 13 November 2011 05:54
Paris, Nov 13: World No 4 and third seed here Roger Federer cruised past fifth seed and 2005 champion Tomas Berdych and will meet 2008 winner Jo-Wilfred Tsonga in his first BNP Paribas Masters final Sunday. Federer, who has won…

Bopanna, Qureshi enter Paris semi-finals

Saturday, 12 November 2011 09:45
Paris, Nov 12: India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisamul Haq Qureshi have barged into the semi-finals at the BNP Paribas Masters, upsetting second-seeded Michael Llodra of France and Serbia's Nenad Zimonzic in the super tie-break. The Indo-Pakistani pair,…

Myneni, Marsalek in final of ITF Futures

Friday, 11 November 2011 21:49
Chennai, Nov 11: Sanketh Myneni justified his wildcard entry as he advanced to the final of the TNTA-ITF Futures tennis tournament by defeating fourth seeded Roberto Ortega Olmedo of Spain 6-3, 6-3, here Friday. Myneni, a graduate of the Alabama…

Djokovic. Murray, Federer advance to third round

Thursday, 10 November 2011 18:51
Paris, Nov 10 Serb Novak Djokovic, overcoming a shoulder injury that bothered him in the Swiss Indoors, scored an easy 6-4, 6-3, win over Croat Ivan Dodig in the second round of the Paris Masters Wednesday. The World No.1 missed…