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French Open 2020 to allow up to 60 pc spectators inside stadium

French Open 2020 to allow up to 60 pc spectators inside stadium

Paris [France], July 2 (ANI): The French Open 2020 on Thursday confirmed that it will allow up to 60 per cent spectators inside the stadium amid coronavirus threat.The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has adopted a responsible organisation strategy that limits the number of spectators inside the stadi...

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Adria Tour aftermath shows the health risk that exists: Sania

Adria Tour aftermath shows the health risk that exists: Sania

New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Tennis ace Sania Mirza feels that the aftermath of World No.1 Novak Djokovic's infamous Adria Tour will make players think twice before getting back to the tour. Sania's comeback year has been hampered because of the coronavirus pandemic that has enforced a break in competit...

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Gauff can change the world for the better, feels Navratilova

Gauff can change the world for the better, feels Navratilova

London, July 2 (IANS) Legendary tennis player Martina Navratilova heaped praise on 16-year-old America sensation Coco Gauff for her powerful speech at a 'Black Lives Matter' protest recently.Gauff had delivered a strong message last month during a demonstration at Delray Beach in Florida in the afte...

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Djokovic and wife Jelena test negative for COVID-19

Djokovic and wife Jelena test negative for COVID-19

Belgrade, July 2 (IANS) Tennis World No.1 Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena have both tested negative for coronavirus, the player's media team said on Thursday. Djokovic was the fourth player to test positive after participating in his Adria Tour which ended up producing a cluster of coronavirus ca...

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I know Federer is all for the money at the top: Harris

I know Federer is all for the money at the top: Harris

Sydney, July 1 (IANS) Australia tennis player Andrew Harris trained his guns towards big-ticket players for failing to do anything for lower-ranked players, who according to him, have suffered the most during these unprecedented times put forward by coronavirus pandemic."The general public don't hav...

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'It's my fault, leave the man alone': Serbia Prime Minister defends Novak Djokovic

'It's my fault, leave the man alone': Serbia Prime Minister defends Novak Djokovic

An exhibition tour amid the COVID-19 crisis has literally turned into a nightmare for World No.1 Novak Djokovic.  Djokovic, who has come under severe scrutiny for not following the social-distancing norms and other protocol to control the spread of COVID-19 during the Adria Tour, has found supp...

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Sumit Nagal wins PSD Bank Nord Open tournament in Germany

Sumit Nagal wins PSD Bank Nord Open tournament in Germany

 Rising tennis star Sumit Nagal has become the first Indian to win an international tournament in the COVID-19 era after he lifted the PSD Bank Nord Open trophy, a locally organised clay court tournament in Germany.Nagal, who is currently India's highest-ranked singles player at 127, recently d...

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Zverev breaks quarantine protocol; Kyrgios, Becker involved in war of words

Zverev breaks quarantine protocol; Kyrgios, Becker involved in war of words

New Delhi [India], June 30 (ANI): As Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios criticised Alexander Zverev for not following quarantine rules, veteran Boris Becker called the Aussie star a 'rat'.Following this jibe, a war of words broke out between Kyrgios and Becker. The Australian also called the vetera...

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Kyrgios, Becker engage in Twitter war after Australian slams Zverev

Kyrgios, Becker engage in Twitter war after Australian slams Zverev

Sydney: Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios and German great Boris Becker engaged in a war of words on Twitter after the former criticised German world no.7 Alexander Zverev for not following social distancing norms. Becker called Kyrgios "rats" for "telling off" a fellow sportsperson."Don't like no...

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Serbian PM throws weight behind under-fire Djokovic

Serbian PM throws weight behind under-fire Djokovic

Belgrade, June 30 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has found support in his country's Prime Minister Ana Brnabic who has backed the Serbian after he was heavily criticised following the Adria Open fiasco."Every part of him. He tried to do something good for the whole region," Brnabic s...

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