IMAGE: Martina Hingis of Switzerland and Leander Paes of India compete during the Australian Open. Photograph: Pat Scala/Getty Images Indian tennis ace Leander Paes and his Swiss partner Martina Hingis crashed out of the mixed doubles competition of the Australian Open with a straight-set defeat in the quarter-finals, in Melbourne, on Thursday. Paes and Hingis lost 3-6, 2-6 to the local pair of Sam Groth and Samantha Stosur in a quarterfinal match that lasted 55 minutes. The Australian duo ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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IMAGE: Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia thanks the crowd after losing her semi-final match against Serena Williams. Photographs: Pat Scala/Getty Images Mirjana Lucic-Baroni offered no excuses for her meek departure from the Australian Open semi-finals at the hands of Serena Williams on Thursday, keener to discuss the career-high ranking that will follow her stunning run at Melbourne Park. The 34-year-old Croatian was ranked 79th in the world coming into the year's first grand slam ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Images from Day 6 of the Australian Open in Melbourne, on Saturday. Dimitrov easily tames Gasquet to reach last 16 IMAGE: Grigor Dimitrov in action in his third round match. Photograph: Pat Scala/Getty Images Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov produced a brilliant display to end Richard Gasquet's promising Australian Open campaign with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 victory in the third round on Saturday.Dimitrov, who ended a 2-1/2 year trophy drought by winning the Brisbane International title in the run up to the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Aus Open PIX: Murray, Kerber race into round four; Coco, Wawrinka fight back Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Devvarman backs Nagal in scathing letter to AITA Why youngster Nagal was dropped from India's Davis Cup India's outgoing Davis Cup captain Anand Amritraj has clarified that he has not sought action against young player Sumit Nagal, saying that the All India Tennis Association (AITA) should be lenient towards him. It is learnt that Nagal was dropped from the Indian Davis Cup team because of disciplinary issues, which the 19-year-old has refuted. But his claims of innocence were challenged ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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