World Tennis Weekly #15 – Federer, Serena Triumph in Cincinnati

While World No. 1 Serena Williams triumphed in Cincinnati, it was the third-ranked Roger Federer who upset the world’s top two players to win the men’s title at the Western & Southern Open. Here’s our recap of the week in world tennis. Roger Federer wins the title in Cincinnati Federer Proves He’s Still Got It

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Wimbledon 2015: Mirza, Bopanna In Quarters; Paes Out

There were mixed fortunes for Indian players on Monday at Wimbledon 2015 as Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna won their respective doubles matches to enter the quarter-finals but Leander Paes crashed out. While Sania and Martina Hingis scored a straight-set victory, Bopanna and Florin Mergea dropped a set to reach the last-eight. Easy outing for

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Wimbledon 2015: Jankovic Ousts Kvitova; Paes Wins Twice

The All England Club was left reeling from a major shock on Saturday as defending women’s champion Petra Kvitova was shown the exit door by former World No. 1 Jelena Jankovic at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships. Kvitova, who started the match brilliantly, lost her footing midway through the third round contest to slump to a

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Wimbledon: Sharapova, Djokovic Sizzle; Ivanovic Out

Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova sizzled on a day when temperatures soared to a record high and heat became the biggest talking point at the Wimbledon Championships which is usually known for rain. Players started to feel dizzy and a ball boy collapsed as mercury touched 35.7 degrees Celsius – the highest recorded

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2015 Wimbledon: Leander Paes Wins, Purav Raja Out

Eleventh seeds Leander Paes and Daniel Nestor entered the men’s doubles second round of 2015 Wimbledon Championships but it was the end of the road for Purav Raja as he and partner Fabrice Martin crashed out in the opening round on Wednesday. 2015 Wimbledon: Easy win for Leander The Indo-Canadian pairing of Leander Paes and

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Rohan Bopanna And Florin Mergea Lose Halle Final

Second seeds Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea came up short in the men’s doubles final of the Gerry Weber Open in Halle on Sunday as they lost to the unseeded pairing of Raven Klaasen and Rajeev Ram. Bopanna-Mergea went down 6(5)-7, 2-6 in a match that lasted 72 minutes. The Indo-Romanian duo was chasing their

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Rohan Bopanna And Florin Mergea Reach Halle Final

Indian doubles ace Rohan Bopanna and his Romanian partner Florin Mergea continued their good run on the ATP Tour as they reached the final of the Gerry Weber Open in Halle on Saturday. In a tight contest, Bopanna and Mergea edged past Eric Butorac and Scott Lipsky 7-6(10), 4-6, 13-11. Bopanna/Mergea put up an immaculate

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Leander Paes: Leading From The Forefront

Leander Paes won the 700th doubles match of his career in the first round of the French Open, with his 99th partner Daniel Nestor. Paes’ win made him only the eighth player to have won 700 matches, an elite list, by all standards. Predictably, the achievement brought tennis fans – across the world – to

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French Open: Federer, Sharapova Cruise; Indians Impress

Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova booked their places in the second week of the French Open as the third round began on Friday. While the Swiss maestro looked at his flawless best against Bosnian Damir Dzhumur, defending women’s champion Sharapova comfortably came through a potentially tricky test against former runner-up Samantha Stosur. Another former winner

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French Open Day 6: Indian Tennis Stars Impress

Day 6 of the French Open turned out to be a bright day for Indian tennis fans as all the Indians in action progressed to the third round of their respective events. In women’s doubles, top seeds Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis thrashed French pair of Stephanie Foretz and Amandine Hesse 6-3, 6-4. The top

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