Roger Federer makes
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Roger Federer makes 'big racquet' by reaching Hamburg quarters

Federer, who faces Germany's Florian Mayer in Friday's quarter-final, squandered 10 of his 13 break points against Hajek, including five match points in the eighth game of the second set, but prevailed in 72 minutes.

Davis Cup: Jan Hajek puts Czech Republic in front
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Davis Cup: Jan Hajek puts Czech Republic in front

Jan Hajek of Davis Cup holders the Czech Republic lifted his team 1-0 up against the hosts Kazakhstan in Astana on Friday, beating local favourite Mikhail Kukushkin in straight sets on Friday.

Somdev breezes past his Czech opponent in only 69 minutes
Press Trust of India

Somdev breezes past his Czech opponent in only 69 minutes

On paper, Somdev was no match for his 106th ranked Czech opponent but India's top singles player proved his fitness which is a positive sign ahead of country's Davis Cup tie against South Korea in Delhi.

Djokovic starts Indian Wells campaign with easy win
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Djokovic starts Indian Wells campaign with easy win

Novak Djokovic may not be off to another perfect start to the year, but at least he is consistent when it comes to winning his opening match at the ATP/WTA Indian Wells Tournament.

Nadal makes shaky start at US Open
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Nadal makes shaky start at US Open

Rafael Nadal launched his US Open title defence with a battling 6-3, 7-6 (7/1), 7-5 victory over Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan, but the straight-sets win was anything but easy.

Monaco gives Argentina 1-0 lead over Kazakhstan
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Monaco gives Argentina 1-0 lead over Kazakhstan

Juan Monaco defeated Andrey Golubev 6-3, 6-0, 6-4 to give Argentina a 1-0 lead over Kazakhstan in the Davis Cup quarter-finals on Thursday.

Kazakhstan leads Czech Republic 1-0 in Davis Cup
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Kazakhstan leads Czech Republic 1-0 in Davis Cup

Kazakhstan took a 1-0 lead over the Czech Republic after Andrey Golubev outlasted Jan Hajek 7-6 (4), 6-7 (3), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3 in the opening singles match in the first round of the Davis Cup on Friday.

Davis Cup: Hajek to open against Golubev
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Davis Cup: Hajek to open against Golubev

Jan Hajek of the Czech Republic will face Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan in the opening singles match of their Davis Cup first-round series.

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