Second Round

  • Juan Martin del Potro beats Somdev Devvarman in Dubai February 27, 2013

    Dubai: Juan Martin del Potro ended Somdev Devvarman's spirited challenge in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship here Wednesday beating the Indian 6-4, 6-4 in the second round. Devvarman, who pulled off a fine win against Russian Igor Kunitsyn in the first round, fell short against the formidable World No.7. A...
  • Radwanska, Kerber register easy wins in second round January 16, 2013

    Melbourne: Agnieszka Radwanska continued her 2013 unbeaten streak, extending it to 11 matches, with a comfortable 6-3 6-3 second round victory over Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu at the Australian Open on Wednesday. The world number four, who won the Auckland and Sydney tournaments before the grand slam began and is yet to...
  • Murray ready to dodge Karlovic challenge June 28, 2012

    London: Andy Murray will have to dodge "bombs" and watch a lot of balls whistle past his ears when he comes face to face with the tallest man in tennis in his second-round match at Wimbledon on Thursday. Man mountain Ivo Karlovic, who caused one of the biggest Wimbledon upsets when...
  • Krishna, Clinton discuss Tri-Valley issue February 13, 2011

    New York: External Affairs Minister S M Krishna and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today discussed bilateral ties and her upcoming visit to India for the next round of Indo-US strategic dialogue. In a 15-minute telephonic conversation, they also talked about the Tri-Valley university Indian student issue and the recent events...
  • Sania Mirza moves into the third round August 30, 2007

    New York: Sania Mirza quelled a late challenge from Laura Granville to down the unseeded American 6-3, 7-5 and move into the third round of the US Open on Thursday. Seeded 26th, Sania was made to sweat for one hour and 22 minutes and the win pits the Indian against sixth...
  • Favourites sizzle but Barca slump June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Liverpool triumphed 2-1 at Barcelona to upset the odds while three other Champions League ties ended in draws. Barcelona imposed themselves immediately, as Saviola, Messi and Ronaldinho ran rings around the Liverpool defence. Zambrotta slipped past Gerrard to cross in for Deco to power it in at the...
  • Clijsters, Hingis on collision course June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Belgium's Kim Clijsters continued her winning start to 2007 by dispatching Japan's Akiko Morigami 6-3, 6-0 in the Australian Open on Thursday, staying on course for a quarter-final clash with former champion Martina Hingis. 2005 US Open champion Clijsters is quitting at the season's end to start a...
  • Sania makes early exit from OZ Open June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza has been courting inconsistency for quite some time now. She did it again in her second round match against Japan's Aiko Nakamura. World number 53 Sania was definitely not at her best in her first round encounter against Olga Savchuk. In her second match, she looked completely...
  • Marat marches on, sets up Roddick clash June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Mercurial Russian Marat Safin lived up to his reputation of being the Marathon Man after going through yet another five-setter to beat Dudi Sela of Israel in the second round of the Australian Open on Wednesday. After winning the first set 6-3, Safin lost the next two sets. But...
  • Federer, Roddick continue win march June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: World number one Roger Federer showed some stunning form in his march towards a third Australian Open title. Federer thrashed Sweden's Jonas Bjorkman in straight sets 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 to enter the third round at the Melbourne Park on Wednesday. The match that lasted just over an hour-and-half was...