Tennis

Sania-Cara enter WTA Finals summit clash

Singapore, Oct 25 (IANS) — Indo-Zimbabwean women’s doubles tennis combine Sania Mirza and Cara Black came back... (more...)

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Coric shocks Nadal to reach Swiss Open semis

Basel, Oct 25 (IANS) — Borna Coric stunned Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal to reach the Swiss Indoors semifinals. The... (more...)

Nadal to skip Paris Masters

Paris, Oct 25 (IANS) — French Open winner Rafael Nadal will be missing the Paris Masters 2014, the French Tennis Federation... (more...)

AITA president Khanna rubbishes resignation reports

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) — All India Tennis Association (AITA) president Anil Khanna Friday rejected reports that the... (more...)

Doubles tennis title for Myneni and Sanam

Pune, Oct 24 (IANS) — The Indian camp had some consolation as Saketh Myneni, who lost his singles semi-final match,... (more...)

Nadal withdraws from Paris Masters

Paris, Oct 24 (IANS) — World No.3 Spaniard Rafael Nadal Friday withdrew from the ATP Paris Masters, slated for next... (more...)

Myneni makes semi-finals

Pune, Oct 23 (IANS) — Saketh Myneni maintained his winning momentum and entered the singles semi-finals and the doubles... (more...)

ATP Pune Challenger: Pavlasek knocks out Devvarman

Pune, Oct 22 (IANS) — Third seeded and Davis Cupper Somdev Devvarman’s disappointing run on the ATP Tour continued... (more...)

Djokovic names his new-born son Stefan

Paris, Oct 22 (IANS) — World’s top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic of Serbia announced Wednesday that his... (more...)

Somdev, Yuki make progress

Pune, Oct 21 (IANS) — Davis Cuppers Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri, along with winner of the Indore ATP event Saketh... (more...)

CTL’s Bangalore franchise launched

Bangalore, Oct 21 (IANS) — The Bangalore franchise team, owned by Air Asia chief executive Mittu Chandilya, was Tuesday... (more...)

India’s Karman Thandi wins WTA Future Stars title

Singapore, Oct 20 (IANS) — India’s Karman Kaur Thandi dispatched Chinese Taipei’s Huan Hsiang-Wen 6-4,... (more...)

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Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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