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Injured Jankovic guides Serbia to thrilling Hopman Cup victory
Perth, Jan 2 (IANS) World no. 3 Jelena Jankovic recovered from a right leg injury, that forced her to retire from her singles tie, to combine with Novak Djokovic in mixed doubles and give Serbia a remarkable 2-1 victory over France in the Hopman Cup Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 3:49:11 PM

Hogg hogs the limelight alongside Symonds
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Australian left-arm spinner Brad Hogg played a different role on the opening day of the second Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). Coming in at the fall of Adam Gilchrist with only the tail to follow, Hogg (79) hit his maiden half-century and gave Andrew Symonds (137 batting) solid support as the pair put on 176 runs for the seventh wicket to bail out the hosts.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 3:00:41 PM

Symonds leads Australia to 376/7 (Roundup, Stumps Day One)
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Andrew Symonds, with an unbeaten 137, and Brad Hogg (79) wrenched the second Test out of India's grasp and steered Australia to a position of strength on the first day at the SCG Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 2:43:18 PM

We had specific plans for the batsmen: Rudra Pratap
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Left-arm pacer Rudra Pratap Singh said that bowling to a specific plan against each batsman helped India to peg back Australia early in the first innings on the first day of the second Test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 2:27:02 PM

Rain may rob Aussies of record 16th win
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) The forecast of rain for the final three days of the ongoing second Test against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is worrying the Australians as it could jeopardise their charge towards a record-equalling 16th Test win on the trot.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 1:48:42 PM

India-Australia Test match scoreboard - Stumps Day One
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Opening day's scoreboard Wednesday of the second Test match between India and Australia being played at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 1:21:22 PM

Symond's ton guides Australia to 376/7
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Andrew Symonds hit an unbeaten 137 to guide Australia to 376 for the loss of seven wickets at the close of play on the first day of the second Test match against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 12:45:47 PM

Davenport reaches New Zealand quarterfinals
Auckland, Jan 2 (DPA) Three-time Grand Slam winner Lindsay Davenport continued the charge through her tennis comeback reaching her third quarter-final in as many events with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 defeat of Annabel Medina Garrigues at the ASB Classic here Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 12:16:34 PM

Jankovic doubtful for Australian Open
Perth, Jan 2 (DPA) World No.3 Jelena Jankovic lasted for just 14 points as she pulled a right hamstring muscle, retiring after a game and a half in her Hopman Cup match Wednesday against Tatiana Golovin.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 11:45:19 AM

Aussie media stumbles on India's diet chart
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) It is unclear whether the Australian media stumbled upon an old diet chart given to every Indian player or if it is something new. But it seems as if India has come up with a secret plan to end Australia's dominance by telling its players to follow a new fat-busting diet to snap their lethargy.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 11:26:12 AM

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