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Chonburi (Thailand), March 6 (IANS) Japan's Hiroshi Iwata edged closer to making his return to the world's oldest Major after a first round four-under-par 68 saw him take his place atop the leaderboard at the Open Qualifying Series - Thailand Thursday.
Johannesburg, Mar 6 (ANI): Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer has said that he feels his best tennis is 'just around the corner' as he seeks to back up his Dubai title win on Saturday with a record fifth Indian Wells crown, which, if successful, would be his 79th career title.
Washington, March 6 (IANS) In a setback to those who have switched to low-saturated fat diets for better heart health, a leading US cardiovascular research scientist has claimed diets low in saturated fat or based on Omega 6 fats do not curb heart disease risk or help you live longer.
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) The Election Commission Wednesday warned people not to carry large amounts of cash without proper documentation to prevent seizure by authorities.
London, Mar. 04 (ANI): Tennis player Andy Murray's coach Ivan Lendl has advised his protege to get back into the world's top four before Wimbledon this year so that he can successfully defend his title.
Johannesburg, Mar 4 (ANI): Australian Open champion Li Na has defended her decision to skip the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (ITPL) tournament, citing a packed schedule as the reason behind her opting out of the Indian Premier League (IPL)-style event.
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META), which begins March 4, will bring together and celebrate the best of Indian theatre from the year gone by.
Mulheim an der Ruhr (Germany), March 2 (IANS) Seasoned campaigner Arvind Bhat reached a new high in his badminton career when he defeated Danish Hans-Kristian Vittinghus to clinch the men's singles title of the $120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold here Sunday.
Singapore, March 2 (IANS) US golfer Paula Creamer holed a 75-foot eagle putt on the second sudden-death playoff hole to win the HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore Sunday, beating her powerful competitor, Spain's Azahara Munoz.
Acapulco (Mexico), March 2 (IANS) Dominika Cibulkova beat American Christina McHale 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4 to win the women's final at the Mexican Open. In the men's final, fourth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria defeated South African Kevin Anderson, seeded fifth, 7-6 (1), 3-6, 7-6 (5).
London, Mar. 02 (ANI): World number eight Roger Federer won the Dubai Tennis Championship for the sixth time after beating Tomas Berdych in the finals on Saturday.
Dubai, March 2 (IANS) Roger Federer has won the Dubai Duty Free Tennis championship for the sixth time, rallying from a set and a break down to defeat Tomas Berdych 3-6, 6-4, 6-3.
Mulheim an der Ruhr (Germany), March 1 (IANS) Indian shuttler Arvind Bhat struck the form of his life at the $120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold as he stormed into the men's singles final here Saturday.
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Rashid Khan of India claimed a play-off victory over Bangladeshi Siddikur Rahman at the SAIL-SBI Open with a birdie on the first extra hole at the Delhi Golf Course (DGC) here Saturday.
Chicago, March 1 (IANS) India's top squash player Saurav Ghosal beat higher-ranked Tarek Momen of Egypt to enter the quarterfinals of the $115,000 PSA Windy City Open here.
Johannesburg, Mar 1 (ANI): Swiss ace Roger Federer has said that he may play tennis for another decade after reaching the semi-finals of the Dubai Open on Thursday.
London, Mar 1 (IANS) Following are the results of the snooker Welsh Open at Newport Friday, according to Xinhua:
Johannesburg, Mar 1 (ANI): Czech tennis star Tomas Berdych has reached the final of the Dubai Open for the second successive year on Friday following a semi-final victory over seventh-seeded German Philipp Kohlschreiber.
Johannesburg, Mar 1 (ANI): Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer is reportedly hoping to come back to his best after ending top-seeded Novak Djokovic's defence of the Dubai Open title by beating him for the first time in 18 months on Friday.
Sydney, Feb 28 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer-turned professional golfer Dean Jones has said that former captain Ricky Ponting can become a 'dual professional' by mastering both golf and cricket.
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Mitsubishi Electric is developing predictive technology that will suggest a route based on your previous driving history, come up with an alternative route if you hit a traffic jam, and make it simple as pushing a button to find that radio program, make those phone calls, and even adjust the air conditioning to boot.
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova and her Chinese counterpart Li Na have reportedly withdrawn from the fledgling International Premier Tennis League (ITPL) tournament that is set to make its debut in Asia this November.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 28 (IANS) Tennis world No. 1 Rafael Nadal has signed a deal with the sports marketing agency owned by Brazilian football legend Ronaldo.
Johannesburg, Feb 28 (ANI): Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer has earned a showdown with defending champion Novak Djokovic after reaching the semi-finals of the Dubai Open on Thursday by defeating Czech Lukas Rosol.
Sao Paulo, Feb 28 (IANS) Following are the results from the fourth day of the ATP Brazil Open Thursday (prefix number denotes seedings), according to Xinhua.
Mulheim an der Ruhr (Germany), Feb 27 (IANS) Former Indian national badminton champion Arvind Bhat continued his good form by progressing to the men's singles quarter-finals of the $120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold here Thursday.
Mülheim an der Ruhr (Germany), Feb 27 (IANS) Former Indian national champion Arvind Bhat continued his good form by progressing to the men's singles quarter-finals of the $120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold here Thursday.
Sao Paulo, Feb 27 (IANS) German tennis player Tommy Haas lived up to his top billing as he beat qualifier Potito Starace 7-6 (2), 6-3 to reach the Brazil Open ATP quarterfinals.
Sao Paulo, Feb 27 (IANS) Second-seeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain, a three-time winner in the Brazilian Open clay court event here, has been upset by Federico Delbonis of Argentina 6-3, 3-6, 2-6.
Mexico City, Feb 27 (IANS) Top-seeded David Ferrer, three-time winner, has reached the Mexican Open ATP quarterfinals by defeating fellow-Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 7-6 (1), 6-2 Wednesday.
Mulheim an der Ruhr (Germany), Feb 26 (IANS) On a good day for Indians, rising shuttler H.S. Prannoy pulled off one of the biggest upsets of his career by beating fellow countryman and friend Parupalli Kashyap at the $120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold here Wednesday.
Dubai, Feb 26 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and his Uzbek partner Denis Istomin advanced to the second round of men's doubles while Somdev Devvarman was knocked out of the singles second round at the Dubai Duty Free Championships here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian prospect Rashid Khan shot a spectacular 11-under-par 61 to snatch a five-shot lead in the first round of the season-opening SAIL-SBI Open at the Delhi Golf Club here Wednesday.
Mulheim an der Ruhr (Germany), Feb 26 (IANS) H.S. Prannoy caused one of the biggest upsets of his career by beating top Indian male shuttler and friend Parupalli Kashyap at the $120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold here Wednesday.
Dubai, Feb 26 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman lost to Tunisian Malek Jaziri in the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Championships here Wednesday.
Mülheim an der Ruhr (Germany), Feb 26 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Anand Pawar and Arvind Bhat progressed to the third round of the men's singles of the $120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold at the RWE-Sporthalle here Wednesday.
London, Feb 26 (IANS) World No.1 Rafael Nadal is expected to earn $1 million a night in the International Tennis Premier League (ITPL) to be held later this year. The tournament, modelled on the lines of cricket's Indian Premier League, is the brainchild of Indian tennis veteran Mahesh Bhupathi and its players' auction will take place in Dubai over the weekend.
Johannesburg, Feb 26 (ANI): Serbian tennis ace Novak Djokovic has said that although his game is not where he wants it to be, he is happy with his successful start following his straight-sets win over Uzbekistan's Denis Istomen in the Dubai Open on Tuesday.
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) Wildcard Somdev Devvarman entered the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships here Tuesday after second seed Juan Martin del Potro was forced to retire mid-way with an injury. Devvarman had won the first set 7-6 (3) when the Argentine decided to walk off the court.
New Delhi, Fe Feb 25 (IANS Indian trap shooters Ronjan Sodhi and Manavjit Singh Sandhu Tuesday launched the Indian Shotgun Open to make the sport more accessible to the rising talent . The tournament begins here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri will be shooting for a historic hat-trick of victories when he defends his title at the season-opening SAIL-SBI Open, starting Wednesday.
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) At an age when badminton players usually hang up their raquets, former national champion Trupti Murgunde has decided to prolong her career by forging an on-court partnership with husband Abhijeet Naimpally.
Birmingham, Feb 25 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal has been seeded seventh in the $400,000 All England Open Badminton Championships to be held here March 4-9.
Johannesburg, Feb 25 (ANI): Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer has expressed confidence that his game still has the potential to reach its former levels after he entered the second round of the Dubai Open and began the bid to revive his former fortunes.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman's win at the ATP Delhi Open paid him the dividend as the top-ranked Indian jumped 18 places to 78th position in the latest ATP rankings.
London, Feb. 24 (ANI): Current World No.1 Spanish tennis ace, Rafael Nadal, beat Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov in a return from his back injury at the Rio Open final.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 24 (IANS) Rafael Nadal brushed aside his injury concerns by winning the Rio Open, beating Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3, 7-6 (3).
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Southern composer Anirudh Ravichander, known for his work in films such as "3" and "Ethir Neechal", will for the first time feature in a song with actor Sivakarthikeyan in upcoming Tamil romantic-comedy "Maan Karate".
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman put up a dominant performance as he outplayed top seed Aleksandr Nedovyesov in the men's singles final to win the $100,000 ONGC GAIL Delhi Open ATP Challenger here Sunday.
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Second seed Somdev Devvarman beat top seeded Aleksandr Nedovyesov of Kazakhstan in the final of the $100,000 ONGC GAIL Delhi Open ATP Challenger here Sunday.
Doha, Feb 23 (IANS) Tristan Flore of France won the Under 21 men's singles table tennis title beating India's Harmeet Desai at the $3.5 million ITTF World Tour Qatar Open here.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 23 (IANS) Top-seeded Rafael Nadal suffered a fright before progressing to the final of the Rio Open with a 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (10) win over fellow- Spaniard Pablo Andujar.
Johannesburg, Feb 23 (ANI): American tennis ace Venus Williams has silenced her critics who said she could never make a significant comeback at the age of 33 by winning the WTA Dubai Open on Saturday.
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) The Navratna Ahmedabad golfing team claimed top honours in the Rs.1.2 crore Louis Philippe Cup on Saturday.
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Doha, Feb 22 (IANS) Harmeet Desai entered the final of the under-21 men's singles final beating Brazilian Hugo Calderano 11-6, 11-4, 11-8, 11-5 at the $3.5 million Qatar Open Super Series Table Tennis Championships here.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Second-seed Somdev Devvarman marched into the men's singles final of the $100,000 ONGC GAIL Delhi Open ATP Challenger with a convincing victory over fourth-seed Evgeny Donskoy here Friday.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 22 (IANS) World No.1 Rafael Nadal cruised into the Rio Open semifinals with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Portugal's Joao Sousa.
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Irish golf ace Padraig Harrington has revealed that he has undergone treatment for skin cancer, in a bid to raise awareness for the dreaded disease.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman entered the men's singles semifinals of the $100,000 ONGC GAIL Delhi Open ATP Challenger at the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA) Complex here Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Top Indian tennis player Somdev Devvarman entered the men's singles semifinals of the $100,000 ONGC GAIL Delhi Open ATP Challenger at the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA) Complex here Friday.
Dubai, Feb 21 (IANS) World No.1 Serena Williams of the United States beat Ana Ivanovic from Serbia 6-2, 6- 2 to advance to the semifinals of the 22nd Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Northern Irish golfer Rory McIlroy, Englishman Justin Rose and world number three Henrik Stenson have suffered second-round exits at the WGC World Match Play in Arizona on Thursday.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 21 (IANS) World No.1 Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Rio Open with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over fellow Spaniard Albert Montanes.
Johannesburg, Feb 21 (ANI): American tennis ace Venus Williams has said that it would be fantastic if she plays against her younger sister Serena in the finals of the Dubai Open following her third straight sets win that earned her a place in the semi-finals of the tournament.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 21 (IANS) Following are the results Thursday from the fourth day of the ATP and WTA Rio Open (prefix number denotes seeding), according to Xinhua.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Indian duo Saketh Myneni and Sanam Singh Thursday advanced to the men's doubles semi-final of the $100,000 ONGC GAIL Delhi Open ATP Challenger tennis tournament with a hard-fought win over compatriot N. Sriram Balaji and his partner Ti Chen of Chinese Taipei.
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New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The season-opening SAIL-SBI Open has attracted a stellar line-up of stars from the Asian Tour with five players from the top-10 of last year's final Order of Merit and 13 of the top-20 committed to the tournament next week.
London, Feb. 20 (ANI): former world number one Pete Sampras has said that 17-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer could play for another four years.
Johannesburg, Feb 20 (ANI): World number one Rafael Nadal is reportedly taking easy at the Rio Open and is hoping that his back injury gets better.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman Wednesday eased into the men's singles quarterfinal of the ONGC GAIL Delhi Open ATP Challenger tennis tournament while Yuki Bhambri's poor run continued as he was ousted in the men's doubles quarterfinal.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Second seed Somdev Devvarman advanced to the men's singles quarterfinal of the $100,000 ONGC GAIL Delhi Open ATP Challenger tennis tournament with an easy win over China's Di Wu here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman progressed through to the quarter-finals of the men's singles at the $100,000 ONGC GAIL Delhi Open ATP Challenger tennis tournament here Wednesday.
Johannesburg, Feb 19 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams has revealed that she had requested a wildcard entry for the Dubai Championships to battle boredom once she believed her back injury was on the mend.
Beijing, Feb 19 (ANI): Chinese tennis ace Li Na has reached her highest world ranking after climbing to the No.2 spot in the latest Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings following her second Grand Slam crown at the Australian Open last month.
Dubai, Feb 19 (IANS) Ana Ivanovic, world no.12, from Serbia Tuesday beat Germany's Angelique Kerber 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) in the first round of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships here.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 19 (IANS) Following are the results from the second day of the ATP Rio Open Tuesday (prefix number denotes seeding), according to Xinhua.
Johannesburg, Feb 19 (ANI): Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki has said that she was inspired by the imminence of her wedding to golf star fiancee Rory McIlroy after beating Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki in the first round of the Dubai Open.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Second-seed Somdev Devvarman of India advanced to the second round of the men's singles at the ONGC GAIL Delhi Open $100,000 ATP Challenger tennis tournament with a straight-set win. However, compatriots Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni were knocked out of the opening round here Tuesday after losing their respective matches.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Second-seeded Somdev Devvarman progressed through to the second round of the men's singles at the ONGC GAIL Delhi Open $100,000 ATP Challenger tennis tournament with a straight-set win here Tuesday.
Johannesburg, Feb 18 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams has said that she feels like she wants to keep going, warning her younger rivals that she remains as potent as ever before her first competitive match in more than four weeks at the Dubai Championships on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) India's Sanam Singh was knocked out of the men's singles opening round at the ONGC-GAIL Delhi Open while compatriot Yuki Bhambri progressed to the second round of the men's doubles here Monday.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) India's Sanam Singh was knocked out of the opening round of the ONGC-GAIL Delhi Open, losing to eighth seed Illya Marchenko of Ukraine at the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA) complex here Monday.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 17 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Rafael Nadal revealed his delight at kicking-off Rio's local football derby between Vasco da Gama and Flamengo at the Maracana Stadium here.
Yangon, Feb 17 (IANS) Myanmar's opposition party, National League for Democracy (NLD), and 88 Generation Peace and Open Society Group, a former students group formed to work for peace and promote civil society in Myanmar, will jointly push for amendments to the country's 2008 constitution, according to a joint statement of the two organisations Monday.
Johannesburg, Feb. 17 (ANI): Thomas Aiken, ranked 113 in the world, has won the Africa Open.
Buenos Aires, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) Spain's David Ferrer defeated Italy's Fabio Fognini 6-4, 6-3 Sunday in the final of the Copa Claro clay-court event, winning his third straight title in Buenos Aires.
Brasilia, Feb 16 (IANS) World No.1 Rafael Nadal will face fellow Spaniard Daniel Gimeno-Traver in the first round of the Rio Open Tuesday, officials said.
Johannesburg, Feb 16 (ANI): Young Argentine golfer Emiliano Grillo has earned a two-shot lead after the third round of the Africa Open by producing his lowest score on the European Tour on Saturday with a nine-under-par 62.
Chennai, Feb 15 (IANS) India's top rider Sarath Kumar, astride a CBR 150, took the top honours in the Group C 165cc Open class in the first round of the 2014 FMSC National Motorcycle Racing Championship here Saturday.
Bangalore, Feb 15 (IANS) Mithun Perera of Sri Lanka came up with a resolute one-under-71 in the final round of the PGTI Eagleburg Open to bag his second title in two weeks here Saturday.
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Feb.15 (ANI): Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, who injured his back while warming up for the Australian Open final almost three weeks ago, and eventually lost to Swede Stanislas Wawrinka, is likely to take part in next week's Rio Open.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 15 (IANS) World No.1 Rafael Nadal has confirmed he will play in next week's Rio Open after recovering from a back injury.
Bangalore, Feb 14 (IANS) Mithun Perera of Sri Lanka seemed to be unstoppable in round three of the PGTI Eagleburg Open as he carded a splendid eight-under-64 to build a massive six-stroke lead here Friday.
Doha (Qatar), Feb.14 (ANI): Top seed Li Na experienced a bewildering loss to a qualifier in the third round of the Qatar Open on Thursday.
Johannesburg, Feb. 14 (ANI): Ricardo Santos reportedly claimed the first round at the Africa Open Golf Challenge at the East London Golf Club nine-under-par 62, inspite of windy afternoon conditions.
Buenos Aires, Feb 13 (IANS) Second-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy and third-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain reached the quarterfinals of the Copa Claro Wednesday.
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 12 (IANS) Former champion Lee Westwood of England has confirmed his entry for the Maybank Malaysian Open golf tournament to be held in April.
Bangalore, Feb 11 (IANS) The Professional Golf Tour of India and Eagleton Golf Resort will conduct the second PGTI-Eagleburg Open here from Feb 12 to 15 with a prize purse of Rs.30 lakh.