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Rafael Nadal beats Djokovic to win French Open

Rafael Nadal created history by winning a record-extending 13th French Open title as he lifted his 20th Grand Slam trophy and equalled Roger Federer’s record for most Major titles. The Spaniard defeated Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 in 2 hours and 41 minutes at Court Philippe-Chatrier in Paris. In 2018, Federer became the first men’s […]

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Djokovic ejected out of the US open

World No 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has been disqualified for the US open after he inadvertently hit a ball at one of the line judges. The ball hit the line judge on the throat and she could be seen gasping for air. Djokovic apologised and though everyone agreed that it was not done on […]

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An applause for Sumit Nagal’s first Grand Slam win

India has high hopes from Sumit Nagal and the 23-year-old tennis seed did not disappoint while playing in the US Open. Nagal recorded his first-ever win in a Grand Slam event when he beat Bradley Klahn of the United States 6-1, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in the opening round of the US Open.  With this Nagal […]

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Nadal, Murray to play tennis tournaments online 

You must have read the idiom, necessity is the mother of invention. Now it seems, coronavirus is letting people become creative sitting home. While we already told you about the cancelled games and sports tournaments, cheer up because the ace tennis players are coming online for a fight. Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, John Isner, Kiki […]

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US Open to go ahead as planned 

Wimbledon and Olympics may have been cancelled and postponed, but the US Open is still due to take place as planned. The US Open at Flushing Meadows in New York, which begins on August 24, could be vulnerable, though organisers said it was business as planned. The US Agency is carefully monitoring the rapidly-changing environment […]

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Coronavirus: Wimbledon cancelled 

Wimbledon has been cancelled for the first time since the Second World War, with All England Club chiefs making the tough decision at an emergency board meeting.  The coronavirus pandemic has put paid to many sporting events, and The Championships are the next to fall. It was considered impossible for the tournament to be moved […]

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Major sporting events cancelled or postponed due to Covid 19 

Coronovirus has shocked the world, and sports persons are no exception. While many sports events have been postponed, few committees have taken a bold decision to cancel few tournaments altogether. However, the fate of this year’s biggest sport event, Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games, is still not decided. The Japanese Olympic committee wants to go ahead […]

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Maria Sharapova retires from tennis 

Maria Sharapova is retiring from professional tennis at the age of 32 after five Grand Slam titles and time ranked No. 1. She has been dealing with shoulder problems for years. Sharapova played only two matches this season and lost both. She burst onto the tennis scene at 17 when she won Wimbledon in 2004 […]

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Djokovic wins 8th Australian Open title 

Novak Djokovic won his eight Australian Open title to stand on top of the game, and rankings. The Serbian star fought back to beat fifth-seeded Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 over three hours and 59 minutes in Sunday’s final for his 17th Grand Slam championship crown.  Only Roger Federer (20) and Rafael […]

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Tennis: Serena Williams first win in three years 

It has been three years since tennis star Serena Williams won any title. The drought finally came to an end when she lifted the trophy at the ASB Classic after defeating fellow American Jessica Pegula 6-3, 6-4. She donated all her $43,000 (around Rs30 lacs) prize money to Australian bushfire relief. The 38-year-old is mom […]

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