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Federer needs a fight to pass first round(Australian Open round-up)
Melbourne, Jan 19 (DPA) Swiss champion Roger Federer clawed into the second round of the Australian Open Monday night with a demanding 2009 Grand Slam opening win over Italy's Andreas Seppi 6-1, 7-6 (7-4), 7-5.

Monday, January 19, 2009 8:05:35 PM

Federer will inevitably break my record: Sampras(Australian Open Diary)
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) American tennis legend Pete Sampras is sure that Swiss star Roger Federer will surpass his record of 14 Grand Slams.

Monday, January 19, 2009 7:57:56 PM

Tomic becomes youngest-ever winner at Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 19 (DPA) Reigning junior champion Bernard Tomic proved himself a rising force at the senior level as a first-round victory Monday made him the youngest male winner of a match at the Australian Open.

Monday, January 19, 2009 3:47:35 PM

Sania sails to the second round of Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza breezed into the second round of the Australian Open tennis with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Poland's Marta Domachowska at Melbourne Park here Monday.

Monday, January 19, 2009 3:29:46 PM

Fan charged with racial abuse against Morkel
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Racism returned to haunt cricket when a member of the crowd was charged with abusing South African pacer Morne Morkel during the second One-dayer against Australia at Hobart Sunday.

Monday, January 19, 2009 3:18:10 PM

Quick-fire Federer fulfils his social obligation (Australian Open Notebook)
Melbourne, Jan 19 (DPA) Roger Federer was all business at the Australian Open player party, putting in a quick appearance before making an exit out the back door to return to his peace and tranquillity prior to his Monday start.

Monday, January 19, 2009 11:46:42 AM

Tsonga recovers in time for Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 19 (DPA) Australian Open organisers were breathing a sigh of relief Monday after 2008 finalist Jo-Wilfried Tsonga declared himself fit enough to play after a back injury scare.

Monday, January 19, 2009 11:09:59 AM

Australian Open: Ivanovic, Roddick make winning starts
Melbourne, Jan 19 (DPA) Ana Ivanovic led a trio of seeds to opening-day victories Monday at the Australian Open, with Serbia's former number one defeating German Julia Goerges 7-5, 6-3.

Monday, January 19, 2009 10:17:37 AM

Strong earthquake hits South Pacific
Wellington, Jan 19 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale jolted Kermadec Islands north of New Zealand early Monday, the US Geological Survey reported.

Monday, January 19, 2009 6:03:02 AM

Australia score thrilling five-run win over Proteas
Hobart, Jan 18 (IANS) Australia snatched a thrilling five-run win over South Africa in the second One-Day International to level the five-match here Sunday.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 8:04:41 PM

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