Australian Open

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Novak Djokovic returned to his dominant best to win his third consecutive Australian Open title, denying Andy Murray a second major championship with a 6-7 (2), 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-2 victory Sunday night at Rod Laver Arena. The top-ranked Djokovic is the first man in the Open era to win three straight Au...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 25th, 2013
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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Andy Murray has beaten Roger Federer for the first time in a Grand Slam event to advance to the Australian Open final against top-ranked Novak Djokovic. Murray, who became the first British man to win a major in 76 years when he beat Djokovic in last year’s U.S. Open f...
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Sep 8th, 2012
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Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka stormed into the final of the US Open with crushing victories in yesterday’s semis to set up a classic showdown between the greatest player of her generation and the current world number one. Williams was at her ruthless best as she demolished Italian Sara ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 5th, 2012
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World No. 4 tennis player Andy Murray has pulled out of the Madrid Open with a back injury. Murray was due to compete in the event, which starts this weekend, alongside top players Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, but has issued a statement explaining his absence. “It is with reg...
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May 5th, 2012
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M. Barthel 1st Round J. Goerges May 5, 3:00 PM (ET) 8 N. Li 1st Round G. Muguruza Blanco May 5, 1:00 PM (ET) I. Benesova 1st Round K. Zakopalova May 5, 1:00 PM (ET) S. Arvidsson 1st Round C. McHale May 5, 12:30 PM (ET) 10 V. Zvonareva 1st Round P. Cetkovska May 5, […]...
By benim
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Feb 26th, 2011
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Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer for the second time in a month, a 6-3, 6-3 victory Saturday for his third consecutive Dubai Championships title. Djokovic extended his unbeaten streak in 2011 to 12 matches with his 20th title. The third-ranked Serb beat Federer in the semifinals on his way to wi...
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Jan 30th, 2011
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Andy Murray’s Grand Slam final misery continued on Sunday as the British No 1 was comprehensively beaten by Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open. Murray looked out of sorts from the off and was second best throughout a one-sided encounter as Djokovic followed up his 2008 success in Melbourne w...
By benim
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Jan 29th, 2011
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The former world No 1, who has suggested she will retire again at the end of the season, recovered from dropping the first set on Rod Laver to record a 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory. Li had appeared on course to become the first Chinese player to win a major after claiming the first set of […]...
By benim
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Jan 25th, 2011
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MELBOURNE — Roger Federer cruised into his eighth consecutive Australian Open semi-final and a potential showdown with Novak Djokovic after dominating his Swiss teammate Stanislas Wawrinka on Tuesday. It was a no-contest as the all-time Grand Slam champion eased to a 6-1, 6-3, 6-3 win against the mis...
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Jan 23rd, 2011
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Roger Federer equalled Jimmy Connors’ Grand Slam record of 27 consecutive quarter-final appearances as he overcame Tommy Robredo in four sets at the Australian Open on Sunday. The Swiss defending champion and second seed took 2hr 25min to wear down the unseeded Spaniard, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2. The...