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Rishi Reddy captures AITA men's tennis title in style

Rishi Reddy captures AITA men's tennis title in style

Bengaluru, Jan 23 (IANS) The final match between top seed Rishi Reddy of Karnataka and Gujarat's Madhwin Kamath promised to be an exciting affair, but eventually ended up in a one-sided affair with the former grabbing the top honurs in the Rs.1 lakh prize money All India Tennis Association Men's Cha...

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AITA c'ships: Reddy to meet Kamath in final

AITA c'ships: Reddy to meet Kamath in final

Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) Top seed Rishi Reddy of Karnataka will meet Gujarat's Madhwin Kamath in the summit clash of the AITA men's tennis championship being held at the PBI-CSE Tennis Academy, Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence.In the semifinals played here on Friday, Reddy quelled the ch...

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AITA Championship: Anirudh upsets 6th seed, reaches semis

AITA Championship: Anirudh upsets 6th seed, reaches semis

Bengaluru: Telangana's Tarun Anirudh sent the sixth seed Bharat Kumaran of Tamil Nadu enroute to the semi-finals of the Rs.1 lakh prize money AITA Tennis Championship being held at the at the PBI-CSE Tennis Academy, Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence, here on Thursday.Anirudh had to dig de...

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Djokovic says demands for Australian Open players 'misconstrued'

Djokovic says demands for Australian Open players 'misconstrued'

Canberra: World number one Novak Djokovic said his demands for tennis players in quarantine ahead of the Australian Open were "misconstrued".In an open letter to the Australian public published from hotel quarantine in South Australia, Djokovic defended his "good intentions", reports Xinhua news age...

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KSLTA announces 'Tattvam Junior Tour'

KSLTA announces 'Tattvam Junior Tour'

Bengaluru: The Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSLTA) has signed up with real estate entity - 'Tattvam Sustainable Life Spaces' for a monthly event for junior players across the age groups of 12, 14 and 16.Aimed at talent identification, the players will now have a chance to compete in the ...

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Jain creates biggest upset at AITA Men's Championship

Jain creates biggest upset at AITA Men's Championship

Bengaluru: Young Manav Jain created the biggest upset of the Rs.1 lakh prize money AITA Men's Championship here on Wednesday when he defeated second seed Suraj Prabodh to enter quarterfinals.The 17-year-old Jain, the youngest player in the tournament, beat Prabodh 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 at the at the PBI-CSE...

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Positive Covid tests by Oz Open players believed to be 'virus shedding'

Positive Covid tests by Oz Open players believed to be 'virus shedding'

Sydney: Positive Covid-19 tests attributed to two Australian Open players are now suspected to be instances of 'virus shedding' following evidence of past infections, authorities confirmed on Wednesday.Victoria's Minister for Emergency Services Lisa Neville has clarified the total number of cases li...

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Sania Mirza reveals she had contracted coronavirus

Sania Mirza reveals she had contracted coronavirus

New Delhi: Indian tennis player Sania Mirza on Tuesday revealed that she had tested positive for coronavirus at the beginning of this year, but she has now fully recovered.She also revealed that staying away from her two-year-old child was the toughest thing she faced after testing positive for Covi...

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9 people linked to Australian Open test positive for coronavirus

9 people linked to Australian Open test positive for coronavirus

Melbourne: Nine people associated with the upcoming Australian Open have so far tested positive for coronavirus, according to Victoria State Premier Daniel Andrews on Monday.Out of those nine people, an unnamed player participating in the showpiece event has tested positive for COVID-19.Speaking at ...

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AITA Men's Championship: Top seeds have it easy

AITA Men's Championship: Top seeds have it easy

Bengaluru, Jan 18 (IANS) The top seeds had easy going while progressing to the last-16 of the Rs.1 lakh prize money AITA Men's Championship here on Monday.Rishi Reddy, ranked No.1 due to late withdrawal of Nikki Poonacha and Prajwal Dev, both seeded No.1 and No.2, brushed aside the challenge of Krit...

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