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I want to leave the game on a high like Pele, Ali: Leander Paes

I want to leave the game on a high like Pele, Ali: Leander Paes

15 Sep 2014

Bangalore: Indian tennis legend Leander Paes says he aspires to exit from the game just like global icons Pele and Mohammad Ali who bid adieu to their respective sports when they were at the pinnacle of their careers.

Leander Paes,   Pele,   Mohammad Ali,   Indian tennis star,  
Roger Federer fires Switzerland into Davis Cup final

Roger Federer fires Switzerland into Davis Cup final

15 Sep 2014

Geneva: Roger Federer secured Switzerland's place in the final of the Davis Cup for the first time since 1992 by comfortably beating Italy's Fabio Fognini in Geneva on Sunday.

Roger Federer,   Switzerland tennis,   Davis Cup,   Italy tennis,   Fabio Fognini,  
Yuki goes down tamely, India lose Play-off tie 2-3 to Serbia

Yuki goes down tamely, India lose Play-off tie 2-3 to Serbia

15 Sep 2014

Bangalore: India's agonising wait to return to the World Group continued as the hosts lost 2-3 to Serbia in the rain-hit playoff tie after Yuki Bhambri surrendered tamely in the decisive fifth rubber against Filip Karjinovic on Monday.

India tennis,   World tennis,   India vs Serbia,   Yuki Bhambri,   Filip Karjinovic,  
Somdev records heroic win but India hopes hanging by thread

Somdev records heroic win but India hopes hanging by thread

15 Sep 2014

Bangalore: Somdev Devvarman fought like a true warrior to lock the tie with his stunning victory in the fourth rubber while Yuki Bhambri was locked in an engrossing battle in the decider, halted by rain mid-way, as India's hopes were still hanging by thread in the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie against Serbia.

Somdev,   heroic win,   India,   sports,   tennis,   Davis cup,  
There is no action in modern <strong>tennis</strong>: Serbian great 'Bobo'

There is no action in modern tennis: Serbian great 'Bobo'

11 Sep 2014

Bangalore: Slobodan Zivojinovic, the first Serb to become a global tennis star, says nothing could have been better for the game than Marin Cilic and Kei Nishikori competing for the US Open title since the modern game has been deprived of "action" due to the top four's domination.

Slobodan Zivojinovic,   Marin Cilic,   Kei Nishikori,   US Open title ,  
Davis Cup: We have 50-50 chance in doubles rubber, says Somdev

Davis Cup: We have 50-50 chance in doubles rubber, says Somdev

13 Sep 2014

Bangalore: Somdev Devvarman said they have 50-50 chance of winning Saturday's doubles rubber to put India on board after the hosts came a cropper in both the singles ties on the opening day of the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie against Serbia here.

Somdev Devvarman,   Davis Cup,   World Group play-off,   Serbia,   India vs Serbia,   World tennis,   Davis Cup tennis,   India tennis team,  
Rohan Bopanna to get Davis Cup Commitment Award

Rohan Bopanna to get Davis Cup Commitment Award

12 Sep 2014

Bangalore: Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna will be presented the Davis Cup Commitment Award during the World Group play-off tie against Serbia which begins on Friday.

Rohan Bopanna,   Davis Cup,   India tennis,   Tennis awards,   Bopanna tennis,  
Roger Federer seeks Davis Cup glory

Roger Federer seeks Davis Cup glory

11 Sep 2014

Paris: Roger Federer will spearhead Switzerland's bid to reach the Davis Cup final for the first time against Italy in Geneva this weekend and in so doing put himself within striking distance of one of the few prizes that have eluded him.

Roger Federer,   Davis Cup,   Federer tennis,   World tennis,   Tennis tournament,  
AITA removes Karti Chidambaram from vice-president’s post

AITA removes Karti Chidambaram from vice-president’s post

13 Sep 2014

Bangalore: The internal politics in the All India Tennis Association (AITA) got messier as the parent body on Saturday removed its vice-president Karti Chidambaram citing conflict of interest while the aggrieved official has decided to move court to challenge his expulsion.

Bangalore,   internal politics,  All India Tennis Association,   AITA,   vice-president,   Karti Chidambaram,   expulsion,   Anil Khanna,  
Del Potro delays comeback from wrist surgery

Del Potro delays comeback from wrist surgery

11 Sep 2014

MELBOURNE: Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro has delayed his comeback from a long layoff following wrist surgery in March and will miss tournaments in China, Japan and Malaysia over the next two months.

U.S. Open,   Juan Martin del Potro,   tennis injury,   World tennis,  

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