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Tag: Grand Slam

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Novak Djokovic Denied Visa For Australian Open | The Story So Far

Novak Djokovic Denied Visa For Australian Open | The Story So Far

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Ankita Raina Becomes Fifth Indian Woman To Feature In Grand Slam Main Draw
Ankita Raina Becomes Fifth Indian Woman To Feature In Grand Slam Main Draw

Melbourne: Ankita Raina on Sunday became only the fifth Indian woman tennis player in Open era to secure a place in the main draw of a Grand Slam as she made the cut for the women’s doubles event of the Australian Open. The year’s first Grand Slam starts here on Monday. After missing out on […]

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Nadal Equals Federer's Grand Slam Record With 13th French Open Title

Paris: Rafael Nadal on Sunday won a record-extending 13th French Open title after beating his rival and world No.1 Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 in the final. This is Nadal’s 20th Grand Slam title that equals Roger Federer’s record for most major wins for a male singles player. This was also his 100th win at the […]

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Coronavirus Effect: French Open postponed to September 2020

The 2020 French Open has been postponed to September 20 amid the rising concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. The organisers tweeted on Tuesday that it will be held from September 20 to October 4. The clay court Grand Slam was originally scheduled to be held from May 18 to June 7. “The Roland Garros tournament […]

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Nadal beats Medvedev in marathon match to win US Open

New York: Spanish ace Rafael Nadal has won the US Open for the fourth time, slogging through a marathon five-set thriller against Russia’s Daniil Medvedev in the men’s singles final. Nadal outlasted Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 in four hours and 49 minutes in front of an electric Arthur Ashe Stadium on Sunday, surviving […]

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Cabal-Farah Clinch Men's Doubles US Open Title

New York: Top seeded Colombian pair of Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah created history as they defeated Marcel Granollers of Spain and Horacio Zeballos of Argentina in straight sets to win the men’s doubles title at the US Open. After becoming the first players from their nation to lift a men’s doubles Grand Slam […]

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US Open: Nagal Takes A Set From Federer Before Exiting

New York: The fighting spirit shone through in Sumit Nagal’s dream Grand Slam debut as he took a set off the iconic Roger Federer before fizzling out at the US Open, here. In the much-anticipated clash, the 22-year old from Jhajjar lost 4-6 6-1 6-2 6-4 after giving a glimpse of his talent at the […]

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Barty routs Vondrousova to win French Open

Paris: Australia’s Ashleigh Barty won the French Open, winning her maiden Grand Slam singles title, with a lopsided victory over Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic. The 23-year-old Barty, who has enjoyed a meteoric rise up the rankings after resuming her tennis career following a hiatus to play professional cricket, earned a 6-1, 6-3 win […]

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It's Federer vs Nadal in Indian Wells semi final

Indian Wells (California): Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, arguably the two greatest men’s tennis players of all time, have set up a dream semi-final at the BNP Paribas Open with straight-set victories. In the day’s first quarter-final on Friday, Federer quickly seized control of his match against Hubert Hurkacz by breaking the 67th-ranked Pole’s serve […]

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Top seed Halep loses in US Open first round

New York: Top seed Simona Halep’s US Open campaign was cut short in the first round after losing to Kaia Kanepi, who needed just two sets to score the first big upset of the season’s last Grand Slam at 6-2, 6-4. The Romanian on Monday became the first top seeded woman to lose in the […]

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French Open: Simona Halep wins maiden Grand Slam title

Paris: Top-ranked Romanian Simona Halep beat Sloane Stephens in full sets to claim her first Grand Slam title at the French Open here on Saturday. Halep extended her winning streak over her American opponent to five matches after triumphing at 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, reports Xinhua news agency. Halep recorded 0-3 in her previous Grand Slam […]

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Babos-Mladenovic pair claims 1st Grand Slam title

Melbourne: Hungarian Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic of France on Friday won the women’s doubles title at the Australian Open tennis tournament after defeating the second seeded Russian pair of Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova 6-4, 6-3. It took the fifth-seeded Hungarian/French duo one hour and 20 minutes to win their first Grand Slam title […]

World's best tennis players set to attend 2018 Australian Open

Canberra: The 2018 Australian Open has been officially launched with the world’s top tennis players committed to playing in the tournament. Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley on Tuesday announced that the top 100 men’s and women’s players would compete at the first Grand Slam of the year despite many having suffered injuries in 2017, […]

Nadal wins the US open to clinch his 16th Major title

Bhubaneswar/New York: World number 1 tennis player Rafael Nadal beat Kevin Anderson at the US Open to clinch his second grand slam of the year and 16th of his career. Nadal, whose resurgence after repeated periods of injury laybacks defied all odds to claim the title by beating Anderson of South Africa, 6-3, 6-3, 6-4, […]

US Open to hand out $50.4 million in prize money, says USTA

New York: The total prize money up for grabs at this year’s US Open tennis Grand Slam will reach $50.4 million, the organisers said here. The United States Tennis Association (USTA) on Tuesday said in a statement that the tournament purse had been increased by $4 million, which once again makes the tournament the richest […]

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Wimbledon increases prize money to $40.8 million

London: The All England Lawn Tennis Club, host of the Wimbledon Grand Slam tournament, announced on Wednesday that this year’s edition will pay out 31.6 million pound sterling ($40.8 million) in prize money, 12.5 per cent more than last year. In addition, organisers of the tournament reported that the winners of the singles competitions will […]

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Sania-Martina clinch Wimbledon crown

Wimbledon: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza defied all odds to win her maiden women’s doubles title at a Grand Slam event by clinching the Wimbledon crown with Swiss veteran Martina Hingis here. The top seeded duo made a remarkable comeback to beat Russian second seeds Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 5-7, 7-6(4), 7-5 in two […]

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