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Tokyo Olympics: Zverev becomes first German singles tennis player to win gold at Games

Tokyo Olympics: Zverev becomes first German singles tennis player to win gold at Games

Tokyo [Japan], August 1 (ANI): Tennis player Alexandar Zverev on Sunday became the first German player to win Olympic gold in the singles event.Zverev defeated Karen Khachanov of Russia 6-3, 6-1 in the gold medal match, and hence the German walked away with the top prize.The German tennis player won...

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Tokyo Olympics: Krejcikova, Siniakova secure women's doubles gold

Tokyo Olympics: Krejcikova, Siniakova secure women's doubles gold

Tokyo [Japan], August 1 (ANI): Czech duo of Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova claimed gold by beating Swiss singles champion Belinda Bencic and Viktorija Golubic in the final of women's doubles tennis here at Ariake Tennis -- Centre Court on Sunday.Czech pair added the Olympic women's double...

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Returning Nadal to begin US Open tune-up with Citi Open

Returning Nadal to begin US Open tune-up with Citi Open

Washington DC, Aug 1 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal will begin his tune-up for the US Open in August-September with the Citi Open -- an ATP 500 hard-court tournament -- which commences here on Monday.After having skipped Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympics the world No. 3 begins his quest for an 89th tour...

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Tokyo Olympics: Djokovic loses bronze medal match to Pablo Busta

Tokyo Olympics: Djokovic loses bronze medal match to Pablo Busta

Tokyo [Japan], July 31 (ANI): World number one Novak Djokovic missed out on a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics as he lost against Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta here at the Ariake Tennis Centre Court on Saturday.Carreno defeated Djokovic 6-4, 6-7, 6-3 in a three-set affair and as a result, Spain adde...

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Tokyo Olympics: Number one seed Djokovic bows out, loses to Zverev

Tokyo Olympics: Number one seed Djokovic bows out, loses to Zverev

Tokyo [Japan], July 30 (ANI): Number one seed Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic on Friday was knocked out of the men's singles event in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics after losing the semi-final clash. Germany's Alexander Zverev defeated Djokovic 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 in the men's singles event.As a result o...

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Olympics: Djokovic defeats Nishikori to enter semi-finals

Olympics: Djokovic defeats Nishikori to enter semi-finals

Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic cruised into the semi-finals of men's singles event at the Tokyo Olympics here at Ariake Tennis Park on Thursday.The world number one registered a dominant straight-sets 6-2, 6-0 win over Japan's Kei Nishikori in just 72 minutes.Djokovic, whos...

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Tokyo Olympics: Medvedev outlasts Fognini to move into QFs

Tokyo Olympics: Medvedev outlasts Fognini to move into QFs

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): Russian Olympic Committee's Daniil Medvedev defeated Italy's Fabio Fognini in a three-set marathon here at Ariake Tennis Centre Court in Men's singles third round of the Tokyo Olympics. Medvedev overcame Fognini 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 amid the scorching Tokyo heat as he marched ...

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Tokyo Olympics: Number two seed Naomi Osaka knocked out

Tokyo Olympics: Number two seed Naomi Osaka knocked out

Tokyo [Japan], July 27 (ANI): World number two Naomi Oska was knocked out of the women's singles event in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday. Czech Republic's Marketa Vondrousova defeated Osaka in straight sets 6-1, 6-4.In the first set, it seemed like Osaka did not turn up, and she was able to w...

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Croatia Open: Teenager Carlos Alcaraz stuns Richard Gasquet to win first ATP Tour title

Croatia Open: Teenager Carlos Alcaraz stuns Richard Gasquet to win first ATP Tour title

Umag [Croatia], July 26 (ANI): Spain's 18-year-old Carlos Alcaraz won his first ATP Tour title on Sunday evening in Umag and became the youngest champion in more than a decade.The teenager defeated former World No. 7 Richard Gasquet emphatically 6-2, 6-2 to triumph at the Plava Laguna Croatia Open U...

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Tokyo Olympics: Sumit Nagal loses to Medvedev in second round

Tokyo Olympics: Sumit Nagal loses to Medvedev in second round

Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): India tennis star Sumit Nagal on Monday bowed out of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics after losing the second round match against Daniil Medvedev here at the Ariake Tennis Court 1.Medvedev defeated Nagal 6-2, 6-1 in the second round to progress further ahead in the Olympics. ...

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