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Nadal admits lack of intensity, confidence led to `shock` Monte Carlo defeat  Apr 19, 11:18 am
London, Apr 19 (ANI): World No.1 Rafael Nadal has admitted that it had been harder for him after his Australian Open exit to find again the intensity, confidence and the inside power that he used to have following his Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final defeat.
Nadal, Wawrinka join Federer, Djokovic in quarter-finals of Monte Carlo Masters  Apr 18, 9:06 am
Johannesburg, Apr 18 (ANI): World No.1 Rafael Nadal and Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka have eased into the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday, where they were joined by defending champion Novak Djokovic and Swiss ace Roger Federer.
Nadal retains top spot in new ATP rankings  Apr 8, 9:03 am
Johannesburg, Apr 8 (ANI): World No.1 Rafael Nadal has retained his spot on top of the recent men's tennis rankings issued by the ATP.
Finch defends Oz's decision to snub 'specialist spinners' for World T20 game against Bangladesh  Apr 2, 5:17 pm
Sydney, Apr 2 (ANI): Australian opener Aaron Finch has defended his team's decision to snub specialist spinners for the dead rubber World Twenty20 match against Bangladesh, saying that it was the right call.
'Disappointed' Finch says he, Warner responsible for Oz's World T20 flop  Apr 2, 1:02 pm
Sydney, Apr 2 (ANI): Australian opener Aaron Finch has said that he and fellow opener David Warner are responsible for Australia's disastrous World Twenty20 campaign.
Al-Amin Hossain fined for 'abusive' send-off to Warner in World T20 match  Apr 2, 9:20 am
Sydney, Apr 2 (ANI): Bangladeshi fast bowler Al-Amin Hossain has reportedly been slapped with a fine for abusing Australian opener David Warner during the two teams' World Twenty20 Super-10 clash on Tuesday at Dhaka.
Serena claims 7th Miami WTA title by beating Li Na in Sony Open   Mar 30, 8:45 am
Johannesburg, Mar 30 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams has won the Miami WTA title for the seventh time in her career following her 7-5, 6-1 win over Chinese star Li Na in the Sony Open finals on Saturday.
Oz's Meg Lanning smashes T20 records in women cricket's history in `record` win against Ireland  Mar 28, 9:27 am
Sydney, Mar 28 (ANI): Australian opener Meg Lanning has etched her name in the Twenty20 history of women's cricket by smashing the highest individual score in the format in her team's record-breaking 78-run win over Ireland in the women's World T20.
Li 'still loving tennis life' despite 'lucky to win two Grand Slams' digs  Mar 12, 3:15 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 12 (ANI): Chinese tennis ace Li Na has said that she is still loving her 'tennis life' despite elevated expectations and criticisms that her two Grand Slam titles are a fluke.
Federer feeling `Zen on court` again following BNP Paribas Open win  Mar 12, 9:05 am
Johannesburg, Mar 12 (ANI): Four-time Indian Wells champion Roger Federer has said that he feels like he has regained his 'Zen' on the court after beating Russian player Dmitry Tursunov in straight sets at the BNP Paribas Open, which is the first ATP Masters of the year.
Djokovic insists has 'tools' to 'jump-start' 2014 campaign despite Oz Open failure   Mar 9, 2:59 pm
Johannesburg, Mar. 09 (ANI): Tennis star Novak Djokovic has reportedly admitted that losing the Australian Open crown in January this year was not what he expected but he also insisted that he has the 'tools' to turn things around.
Swann says Warner's claims of enjoying sledging 'mere bravado'  Mar 8, 1:27 pm
Sydney, Mar. 08 (ANI): Former England spinner Graeme Swann has slammed Australian opener David Warner's claims of enjoying sledging by opponents, saying that Warner will struggle to maintain his confrontational style when he fails to perform.
Warner, Harris move to `career-high` spots in ICC Test player rankings   Mar 7, 10:44 am
Sydney, Mar 7 (ANI): Australian opener David Warner and veteran fast bowler Ryan Harris have moved up to career-high positions in the ICC Test player rankings following their impressive contributions in Australia's series-winning third Test defeat of South Africa in Cape Town.
Warner joins Proteas, Oz legends with 'milestones' in SA Test series  Mar 5, 9:38 am
Sydney, Mar 5 (ANI): Australian opener David Warner has recorded a series of milestones with his impressive performances in the Tests against South Africa, etching his name along with other Australian and South African legends.
'Packed' schedule pushed Li out of making Bhupathi-backed ITPL commitment  Mar 4, 9:55 am
Johannesburg, Mar 4 (ANI): Australian Open champion Li Na has defended her decision to skip the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (ITPL) tournament, citing a packed schedule as the reason behind her opting out of the Indian Premier League (IPL)-style event.
Kallis blames Warner's 'ball scuffing' six for prodigious reverse swing in second Test  Mar 1, 11:02 am
Johannesburg, Mar. 01 (ANI): Recently retired South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis has said that Australian opener David Warner had helped them aid the devastating reverse swing which led to Australia's dramatic downfall in the second Test match.
'Confident' Federer hoping to come 'back to best' after stunning Djokovic in Dubai Open  Mar 1, 9:25 am
Johannesburg, Mar 1 (ANI): Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer is reportedly hoping to come back to his best after ending top-seeded Novak Djokovic's defence of the Dubai Open title by beating him for the first time in 18 months on Friday.
Warner fined 15 pc match fee for accusing De Villiers of 'ball tampering'  Feb 28, 8:57 am
Melbourne, Feb 28 (ANI): Australian opener David Warner has reportedly been fined 15 per cent of his match fee- an amount of 2900 dollars, for accusing South African batsman AB de Villiers of ball tampering during the second Test at Port Elizabeth.
Proteas fans slam 'w(h)iner' Warner for 'ball tampering' remarks  Feb 27, 2:37 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 27 (ANI): South African fans have reportedly slammed Australian opener David Warner for his suggestion that South Africa, especially AB de Villiers, tampered with the ball to get advantage in the second Test, which they won by 231 runs.
Proteas coach says Warner's 'ball scuffing' remarks fueling hosts' confidence for 3rd Test  Feb 27, 10:55 am
Johannesburg, Feb 27 (ANI): South African coach Russell Domingo has said that Australian opener David Warner's claim that the hosts tampered with the ball during the second Test is fueling their confidence ahead of the series-deciding third Test at Cape Town.
Rogers admits was aware of being in danger of losing Test place to Shane Watson   Feb 26, 2:04 pm
Sydney, Feb 26 (ANI): Australian opener Chris Rogers is admitted he was aware that he was in danger of losing his Test place in the second match against South Africa at Port Elizabeth, which his team lost by 231 runs following a 281-run victory in the first Test.
Rogers call on Oz to score heavily in first innings of 3rd Test to snare series win against Proteas  Feb 26, 1:35 pm
Sydney, Feb 26 (ANI): Australian opener Chris Rogers has said that his team will need to score heavily in the first innings of the third Test at Newlands if they want to become the first team in five years to snare a series win against South Africa.
Proteas management slams Warner for 'sour grapes' comments on 'ball scuffing'  Feb 26, 1:35 pm
Sydney, Feb 26 (ANI): The South African management has slammed Australian opener David Warner for his comments questioning whether the hosts were acting within the limits with scuffing of the ball in their second Test victory, which was secured with devastating reverse swing bowling.
Djokovic says happy with 'successful start' in Dubai Open despite 'error-filled' game  Feb 26, 10:26 am
Johannesburg, Feb 26 (ANI): Serbian tennis ace Novak Djokovic has said that although his game is not where he wants it to be, he is happy with his successful start following his straight-sets win over Uzbekistan's Denis Istomen in the Dubai Open on Tuesday.
Warner blames excessive 'ball scuffing' by Proteas for prodigious 'reverse swing'  Feb 25, 11:55 am
Sydney, Feb 25 (ANI): Australian opener David Warner has said that his team would seek clarification from umpires over South Africa, especially batsman AB de Villiers, potentially overworking the ball, implying that excessive ball 'scuffing' may be behind South Africa's fast bowlers' superior ability to bowl reverse swing.