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India out of luck as Uzbekistan win 2

India out of luck as Uzbekistan win 2

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Commonwealth Games bronze medallist pair of Sania Mirza and Rushmi Chakravarthi lost the decisive doubles rubber as India suffered a 1-2 defeat against Uzbekistan and faced relegation to the Asia Oceania Group II in the Fed Cup here today. It was India’s second consecutive defeat in Pool A of Asia Oceania Group I in as many... 

Australian Open, where it all begins

Australian Open, where it all begins

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Records are broken wherever Rafael Nadal goes these days, and Melbourne will be no exception. It’s an all new year but the battlefield is the same as the quest for Grand Slam glory starts all over again at Melbourne Park. The opening Grand Slam tournament of the year is on the wish list of players for various reasons. Andy... 

Next step beckons for champion-slayer Soderling at Melbourne Park

Next step beckons for champion-slayer Soderling at Melbourne Park

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MELBOURNE: Big-hitting Robin Soderling’s aggression has taken him to the verge of two Grand Slam triumphs, but adopting the stereotypical “cool Swede” demeanour may be key to him going from champion-slayer to champion at the Australian Open. The baseline pounder with a thunderbolt serve revels in attack and... 

Top seed Maria Sharapova sent packing in Auckland

Top seed Maria Sharapova sent packing in Auckland

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Maria Sharapova has been knocked out of the ASB Classic tennis tournament in Auckland by a player ranked just 88th in the world. Sharapova, who struggled mightily with her serve and her range-finding, was dumped in straight sets by the unknown Greta Arn. Despite being paid a substantial appearance fee, Sharapova then declined... 

Somdev gets Australian Open wildcard

Somdev gets Australian Open wildcard

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Somdev Devvarman has been given a wildcard in the 2011 Australian Open, starting on January 17, and he will make his maiden appearance at the Melbourne Park. Kai-chen Chang of Chinese Taipei is the other Asian player to be handed a wildcard, in the women’s singles, Tennis Australia announced on Thursday. Somdev, 25, is currently... 

Richard Gasquet exits Chennai Open

Richard Gasquet exits Chennai Open

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Richard Gasquet became yet another big-name casualty in the Chennai singles, who lost in three sets to Bjorn Phau. The unexpected exits of Marin Cilic and Somdev Devvarman created news on the first two days of the Chennai Open and Day Three at the SDAT Centre, Nungambakkam, provided yet another shock result. Fourth seed Gasquet... 

Berdych blasts out Dodig

Berdych blasts out Dodig

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Marquee act Tomas Berdych made the quarterfinals of the Aircel Chennai Open with a 6-2, 6-4 debellation of Croatia’s Ivan Dodig on Wednesday. The World No. 6 toyed with Dodig on centre court, realising a second round victory without having to resort to any special playmaking. A difference in ranking of over 80 places was... 

At 30, Rohan Bopanna is just starting

At 30, Rohan Bopanna is just starting

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That Rohan Bopanna is 30 is anything but a deterrent. The player from Coorg is finally enjoying his tennis and getting the results that are expected from him, says Bikash Mohapatra. At an age when most players contemplate retirement, he is looking forward to what could potentially be the best year of his career. Having made... 

Paes: We still have what it takes

Paes: We still have what it takes

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While one of the top-three Indian doubles teams in the Chennai Open fell by the way side, another just about survived a scare. The disappointment of the first-round exit of Asian Games gold medallists Somdev Devvarman and Sanam Singh was quickly forgotten as Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi eked out a narrow three-set win in... 

Nishikori has the measure of Cilic

Nishikori has the measure of Cilic

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Double defending champion Marin Cilic lost another battle to his nemesis, Kei Nishikori, crashing out in the first round of the Chennai Open in three sets on Monday. The Croatian was sent packing by the 21-year-old Japanese, who came back from being a set down and added this win over to his 2010 U.S. Open triumph over the same... 

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