Posts Tagged Uzbekistan

Russian woman elected VP of wrestling federation

The widow of two-time Olympic wrestling champion Ivan Yarygin has become the first female vice president of the sport’s governing body.

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Davis Cup: Australia back into World Group in 2015

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Lleyton Hewitt and Chris Guccione put Australia back in the top-tier Davis Cup World Group for 2015 after beating Uzbekistan’s Denis Istomin and Farrukh Dustov 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-2 in doubles on Saturday to give the host an unassailable 3-0 lead.

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Jovanovski vs. Knapp for Tashkent Open final

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) — Top seed Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia will defend her Tashkent Open title in the final after outlasting local wild card Nigina Abduraimova 6-4, 7-5 on Friday.

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2013 champ Jovanovski reaches Tashkent semis

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) — Top seed Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia moved her Tashkent Open title defense into the semifinals with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over Urszula Radwanska of Poland on Thursday.

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Jovanovski wins match of ex-Tashkent Open champs

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) — Defending champion Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia endured 11 double faults and unrelenting pressure on serve to beat 2010 champ Alla Kudryavtseva of Russia 7-6 (6), 3-6, 6-3 to reach the Tashkent Open quarterfinals on Wednesday.

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