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Gilchrist wants to quit Test cricket on his own terms
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) Adam Gilchrist has been a one-man wrecking crew through a glorious Test career now into its 10th year, but the national selectors and the man dubbed a once-in-a-generation talent must now ensure his retirement does not destroy the foundations he helped to build.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 10:51:36 AM

Dhoni refuses to take questions on Dravid and Ganguly
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni refused to take questions on the exclusion of Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly from India's One-Day cricket side for next month's triangular series, but defended the timing of the team announcement Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 10:49:21 AM

Gilchrist wants to play Tests for at least another year
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) Adam Gilchrist Tuesday revealed he could play Test cricket for at least another year, leaving the door open for a fourth tour of England.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 10:08:29 AM

Bhupathi-Sania move into semis getting walkover in quarters
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian pair Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza moved into the mixed doubles semi-finals by default as their quarterfinals opponents seventh-seeded Martin Damm and Kveta Peschke of the Czech Republic pulled out here Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 9:21:00 PM

Sania-Bhupathi enter quarterfinals
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) The unseeded pair of India's Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi entered the quarterfinals of the mixed doubles in the Australian Open, routing the second seed pair Lisa Raymond of US and her Swedish partner Simon Aspelin 6-3, 2-6, 10-7 here Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 4:09:12 PM

Federer is not invincible, shows Tipsarevic
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Roger Federer's emergence as an undisputed monarch of the game has left other players in the tennis circuit wondering how to challenge the Swiss's supremacy.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 3:05:03 PM

Jankovic beats Serena to reach Australian Open semis
Melbourne, Jan 22 (DPA) Jelena Jankovic claimed her third career Grand Slam semi-final spot as she dismantled petulant holder Serena Williams 6-3, 6-4 in a dazzling display in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open here Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 12:42:19 PM

Fly-girl Jelena hopes to take control over Melbourne
Melbourne, Jan 22 (DPA) Jelena Jankovic is hoping to alleviate her various aches and pains with a shot of adrenaline with a helicopter run over Melbourne during her Wednesday's day off at the Australian Open.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 12:40:17 PM

Shanghai to get a taste of Open on public big screen
Melbourne, Jan 22 (DPA) With speculation growing that cash-flush Asian entities are considering a bid to move or rotate the Australian Open into the region, fans in Shanghai will get a close look at the on-court action on the final weekend.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 12:37:20 PM

Hewitt admits overnight match was detrimental
Melbourne, Jan 22 (DPA) Lleyton Hewitt admits that the Australian Open may have got it a bit wrong by starting his weekend match with Marcos Baghdatis at nearly midnight.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 12:35:15 PM

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