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Rutuja-Zeel win doubles, India pull off consolation win against Latvia

Rutuja-Zeel win doubles, India pull off consolation win against Latvia

Jurmala (Latvia), April 18 (IANS) The pair of Rutuja Bhosale and Zeel Desai pulled one back as India won the double match against Latvia to end their Billie Jean King Cup World Group play-off campaign on a positive note after having lost all three singles matches.Zeel and Rutuja defeated Daniela Vis...

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Rublev sets up Tsitsipas final in Monaco

Rublev sets up Tsitsipas final in Monaco

Berlin, April 17 (IANS) Andrey Rublev reflected on an 'amazing feeling' as he booked a Monte Carlo Masters final appearance against Stefanos Tsitsipas.The Russian has had a remarkable week at the Masters 1000 event that included a stunning win over 11-time champion Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals...

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India slip back to Asia/Oceania zone after 0-3 loss to Latvia

India slip back to Asia/Oceania zone after 0-3 loss to Latvia

Jurmala (Latvia), April 17 (IANS) Ankita Raina gave a valiant fight to Anastasija Sevastova before the Latvian top-ranked tennis player overpowered the Indian 6-0, 7-6(4) to help her country take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the Billie Jean King Cup play-offs match on Saturday.The loss meant that Ind...

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Billie Jean King Cup: Ostapenko defeats Ankita Raina, Latvia take 2-0 lead over India

Billie Jean King Cup: Ostapenko defeats Ankita Raina, Latvia take 2-0 lead over India

Jurmala [Latvia], April 17 (ANI): Anastasija Sevastova and Jelena Ostapenko won their opening singles matches against respective Indian opponents Karman Kaur Thandi and Ankita Raina to give Lativa the perfect start to their Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas play-off tie in Jurmala.Latvian No. 1 Se...

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BJK Cup: Raina, Thandi lose, India 0-2 down against Latvia

BJK Cup: Raina, Thandi lose, India 0-2 down against Latvia

Jurmala (Latvia), April 17 (IANS) India's top-ranked singles tennis player Ankita Raina and young Karman Kaur Thandi lost their opening matches in the Billie Jean King Cup play-off tie to Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko and Anastasija Sevastova, respectively to begin their campaign on a disappointing note...

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Rublev stuns Nadal in Monte Carlo; Evans backs up Djokovic win

Rublev stuns Nadal in Monte Carlo; Evans backs up Djokovic win

Berlin, April 17 (IANS) Rafael Nadal was dumped out of the Monte Carlo Masters as Andrey Rublev completed a superb 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 victory in their quarter-final clash.Nadal went into the meeting with a 73-5 record at the event but Russian Rublev was in inspired form and stunned his Spanish opponent, ...

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Fighting Raina goes down to Ostapenko

Fighting Raina goes down to Ostapenko

Jurmala (Latvia), April 17 (IANS) Indian tennis star Ankita Raina gave a good account of herself, taking a set off world No. 52, Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko, before going down 6-2, 5-7, 7-5 in the opening match of the Billie Jean King Cup World Group play-off tie on Friday.A day after the top-ranked I...

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AITA U-14: Ganapathy, Snigdha champs

AITA U-14: Ganapathy, Snigdha champs

Bengaluru, April 16 (IANS) Top seed Arya Ganapathy made short work of fourth seed Gandharv GK 6-2, 6-3 to clinch the boys' title in the Sree Gokulam Floresta AITA U-14 CS tournament here on Friday. Second seed Snigdha Kanta created a minor upset, overcoming top seed Zynah Amber Salar 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 t...

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Djokovic falls, Nadal beats Dimitrov at Monte Carlo Masters

Djokovic falls, Nadal beats Dimitrov at Monte Carlo Masters

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 16 (IANS) Novak Djokovic admitted he played an "awful" match against Dan Evans at the Monte Carlo Masters as Rafael Nadal advanced with ease to the quarter-finals.World number one Djokovic, playing in his first tournament since winning a ninth Australian Open in...

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More than ready for challenge against Latvia: Ankita

More than ready for challenge against Latvia: Ankita

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) India tennis star Ankita Raina said that she is fine with playing three matches in the team's upcoming Billie Jean King Cup World Group Play-off tie against Latvia. Ankita plays two singles matches and a doubles match on April 16 and 17, thus taking part in all of India's ...

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