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Netflix to stream documentary on Japan's tennis sensation Naomi Osaka

Netflix to stream documentary on Japan's tennis sensation Naomi Osaka

Washington DC [USA], Feb 13 (ANI): Netflix will be streaming a documentary series on Japan's tennis sensation Naomi Osaka.The series will be covering Osaka's breakthrough year and it will also include footage from the US Open in August last year, reported Variety.Title and the streaming date for the...

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Motivated to build a team for 2021: Leander Paes

Motivated to build a team for 2021: Leander Paes

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Indian tennis veteran Leander Paes on Tuesday said that he is focused on building a future team for 2021 after announcing 2020 as his last year on the court. "My whole team is so motivated to let's now build a new team for 2021. I think that there is a ti...

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Choosing partners in doubles' tennis is something I instinctively know: Leander Paes

Choosing partners in doubles' tennis is something I instinctively know: Leander Paes

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Indian tennis veteran Leander Paes on Tuesday said that he has always had an instinct towards choosing his partners for the doubles event. The tennis star further laid out the important qualities, which he thought should exist between doubles partners."So...

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Leander Paes reveals why he came up with 'One Last Roar' slogan

Leander Paes reveals why he came up with 'One Last Roar' slogan

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Indian tennis veteran Leander Paes on Tuesday revealed why he came up with the 'One Last Roar' slogan and also shed light on why he has decided to call time on his international career after the end of this year."You have to be clear on this fact, every t...

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Sania Mirza lost 26kgs in 4 months, shares photo on social media

Sania Mirza lost 26kgs in 4 months, shares photo on social media

Mumbai: Tennis sensation Sania Mirza floored her fans with a post on social media where she shared her weightloss journey and how she shed 26 kgs in four months aiming to make a comeback after a long layoff."89 kilos vs 63. we all have goals.. everyday goals and long term goals .. take pride in each...

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Federer, Nadal charity match draws over 50k spectators in SA

Federer, Nadal charity match draws over 50k spectators in SA

Cape Town: Tennis greats Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal played a charity exhibition in front of 51,954 spectators at Cape Town Stadium in South Africa, in what organisers said was the largest-ever crowd for a tennis match.Dubbed "The Match in Africa," the exhibition was organised on Friday by the Ro...

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Federer-Nadal match breaks record of highest attendance in a tennis match

Federer-Nadal match breaks record of highest attendance in a tennis match

Cape Town [South Africa], Feb 8 (ANI): The exhibition match between Switzerland's Roger Federer and Spain's Rafael Nadal has set a world record for the highest attendance in a tennis match.After the match, the organisers confirmed the official attendance figure as 51,954 which surpassed the previous...

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Playing in South Africa will be special, says Federer

Playing in South Africa will be special, says Federer

Cape Town [South Africa], Feb 6 (ANI): Ahead of the exhibition match against Rafael Nadal, Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer has said that playing a match in South Africa will be special for him as it is his first time playing in the country.The arch-rivals Federer and Nadal will take on each other...

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Former tennis player Billie Jean King to attend ICC Women's T20 World Cup final

Former tennis player Billie Jean King to attend ICC Women's T20 World Cup final

Dubai [UAE], Feb 3 (ANI): Former world number one tennis player Billie Jean King will attend the ICC Women's T20 World Cup final on International Women's Day.The American will be at the final to be part of this historic opportunity to set a new record for attendance at a women's sporting fixture.The...

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Novak Djokovic lifts 8th Australian Open title, defeats Thiem in five-set battle

Novak Djokovic lifts 8th Australian Open title, defeats Thiem in five-set battle

Melbourne: The Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic defeated Austria's Dominic Thiem on Sunday in a five-set thriller to win his eighth Australian Open title.In a marathon final that lasted almost for four hours, Djokovic beat Thiem 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 at Rod Laver Arena.With this win, the Serbian...

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