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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

Warne doesn't believe Australia's reign is coming to an end
Sydney, Jan 22 (IANS) Legendary legspinner Shane Warne doesn't believe Australia's domination of world cricket is over after India stopped them winning their 17th Test on the trot at Perth.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 12:22:58 PM

Pakistan may play in Australia, not at neutral venue
Sydney, Jan 22 (IANS) Pakistan would be willing to play in Australia if the scheduled tour to the subcontinent nation in March is scrapped because of security fears, the Sydney Morning Herald has reported.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 11:42:58 AM

India's attack poor man's swing ensemble, says Hussey
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Mike Hussey rates India's attack a poor man's swing ensemble compared with the English one that destroyed Australia in the 2005 Ashes series, the Herald Sun has reported.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 11:42:06 AM

Terry Jenner's advice to Hogg is to flight more
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Spin guru Terry Jenner wants Brad Hogg to tinker with his bag of tricks to help save his place in the Australian Test team, Herald Sun has reported.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 11:36:48 AM

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