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Other Sport 28 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

France’s Pierce out for six months

Mary Pierce, who collapsed on court with a serious knee injury at the WTA event here, will be out for six months following surgery, her fitness coach said yesterday.

Other Sport 06 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Out to stop the Russian charge

Scottish teen sensation Andy Murray missed out on a possible 'Battle of Britain' semi-final against Tim Henman at the Legg Mason Classic. Now Murray will try to deny a potential all-Russian final.

Other Sport 04 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Borg backs Federer to break the duck

Tennis great Bjorn Borg, the last man to win the French Open and Wimbledon in the same year, believes that Roger Federer will one day succeed at Roland Garros, the only Grand Slam to elude the Swiss star.

Other Sport 10 May 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Razzano too strong for 14th-seeded Sugiyama

Virginie Razzano of France upset 14th-seeded Ai Sugiyama of Japan 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 on Monday in the first round of the German Open.

Other Sport 17 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

FedEx in a class of his own

Roger Federer's defeat in the last match of 2005 ended 11 months of virtual invincibility that had stamped his name all over tennis for the second year in succession.

Other Sport 11 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Courier leads class of four inductees into Hall of Fame

B>NEWPORT (Rhode Island): /B>With four Grand Slam titles and two Davis Cup championships, Jim Courier was inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday along with Frenchman Yannick Noah, Czech Jana Novotna and fellow American Butch Buchholz.

Other Sport 04 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Fast FedEx just too good

Roger Federer claimed a hat-trick of Wimbledon men's singles titles with a comfortable 6-2, 7-6, 6-4 victory over American Andy Roddick yesterday.

Other Sport 27 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Federer keen to erase Grand Slam misery on grass

Roger Federer is desperate to clinch a third successive Wimbledon title to erase the misery of his 2005 Grand Slam flops at the Australian and French Opens.

Other Sport 07 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Thrilling men’s matches spark ‘equal money’ debate

Rafael Nadal's thrilling French Open triumph is set to re-ignite the explosive war of words over equal prize money for men and women at the Grand Slams.

Other Sport 26 May 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

You haven’t seen the last of me, says Kuerten

TRIPLE French Open winner Gustavo Kuerten plans to return to Roland Garros in 2006 and wipe out the misery of his first round defeat on Tuesday, his worst performance here in 10 years.