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Jankovic shrugs off ranking danger after upset loss
Melbourne, Jan 25 (DPA) World number one Jelena Jankovic suffered a 1-6, 4-6 loss to Marion Bartoli which put her top WTA ranking in danger at the Australian Open Sunday.

Sunday, January 25, 2009 1:23:51 PM

Simon hails Tsonga
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) Gilles Simon reached the fourth round of a grand slam tournament for the first time Saturday and then paid tribute to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for instilling genuine belief in France's new generation of stars.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 9:24:27 PM

Mauresmo determined to come back to top-10
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) Former world No.1 Amelie Mauresmo is determined to halt her slide out of the top 10, highlighted by her third-round loss in Australian Open.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 9:23:51 PM

Dokic to concentrate on her singles campaign
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) Australian Jelena Dokic withdrew from mixed doubles in preparation for her fourth-round clash with Russian Alisa Kleybanova in the Australian Open.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 9:19:54 PM

Jelena's father apologises to her
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) Jelena Dokic's estranged father Damir has apologised for ruining his daughter's life and spurning Australia at the height of her tennis career.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 8:31:34 PM

Impressive Nadal mows down Haas
Melbourne, Jan 24 (DPA) Rafael Nadal maintained momentum in his chase for a career-first Australian Open tennis title, hammering Tommy Haas 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 to power into the fourth round here Saturday.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 8:12:30 PM

Shy Serena shunts aside image of Melbourne streaker
Melbourne, Jan 24 (DPA) Victoria Azarenka remained undefeated this season after eliminating former champion Amelie Mauresmo 6-4, 6-2 Saturday to move into the second week of the Australian Open.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 8:12:08 PM

Yuki top seed in juniors at the Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) India's Yuki Bhambri has been top seeded in the juniors singles at the Australian Open, clearly marking him down as a player to watch out.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 6:02:21 PM

Discovery to help trick body into accepting transplants
Sydney, Jan 24 (IANS) A discovery can trick the body into accepting tissues or transplants as its own, eliminating the necessity for immunity suppressing medicines.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 2:50:17 PM

Bhupathi in doubles third round, Bopanna crashes out
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi continued his surge in the Australian Open doubles as he advanced to the third round with partner Mark Knowles of the Bahamas at the Melbourne Park here Saturday.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 2:48:48 PM

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