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ITF World Women's Tour C'ships: Pranjala beats Vaidehi to reach semis

ITF World Women's Tour C'ships: Pranjala beats Vaidehi to reach semis

Bengaluru, Dec 3 (IANS) Pranjala Yadlapalli reached the semi-finals of the 15K KSLTA ITF World Women's Tour Championships after beating Vaidehi Chaudhari 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-4 in an intense quarterfinal match, here on Friday.Fourth seed Pranjala beat fourth sixth seed Vaidehi 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-4 in a matc...

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ATP backs WTA, asks China to come clean on tennis player Peng Shuai's wellbeing

ATP backs WTA, asks China to come clean on tennis player Peng Shuai's wellbeing

New York, Dec 3 (IANS) The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) has thrown its weight behind the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), expressing concern over the well-being of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, who disappeared from public view for three weeks after accusing a top Chinese government o...

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ATP urges for direct communication between Peng Shuai and WTA

ATP urges for direct communication between Peng Shuai and WTA

Turin [Italy], December 3 (ANI): ATP Chairman Andrea Gaudenzi on Thursday issued a statement regarding the Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai situation and urged for a line of open direct communication between the player and the Women's Tennis Association (WTA)."The situation involving Peng Shuai contin...

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ITF World Tennis Tour C'ship: Akanksha beats Sathwika to reach quarters

ITF World Tennis Tour C'ship: Akanksha beats Sathwika to reach quarters

Bengaluru, Dec 2 (IANS) Akanksha Nitture registered an upset victory over her experienced rival Sathwika Sama to reach the quarter-finals of the 15K KSLTA ITF World Tennis Tour Women-s Championship at the KSLTA, here on Thursday.The 18-year-old Akanksha, who went through two tough qualifying rounds ...

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Still concerned about safety of Peng Shuai, WTA suspends all tournaments in China

Still concerned about safety of Peng Shuai, WTA suspends all tournaments in China

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI): The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has announced that it would suspend all tournaments in China as the body is concerned about the safety of Peng Shuai.Over the course of the last few weeks, WTA has been involved in a tussle with Beijing regarding Shuai's well-be...

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Rashmika sends Zeel toppling at KSLTA ITF Women's World Tour Championship

Rashmika sends Zeel toppling at KSLTA ITF Women's World Tour Championship

Bengaluru, Dec 1 (IANS) Just when the proceedings of the first round matches of the on-going KSLTA ITF World Women's Tour seemed to be going according to the script, the last match at the centre court of the KSLTA Stadium saw 19-year-old qualifier Shrivalli Rashmikaa Bhamidipaty take the day's honou...

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Former World No 4 Johanna Konta announces retirement

Former World No 4 Johanna Konta announces retirement

London, Dec 1 (IANS) Three-time Grand Slam semi finalist and former World No.4 Britains Johanna Konta has announced her retirement from professional tennis on Wednesday. Konta posted a message about her retirement on Instagram."Grateful: This is the word that I've probably used the most during my ca...

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Johanna Konta announces retirement from tennis at age of 30

Johanna Konta announces retirement from tennis at age of 30

London [UK], December 1 (ANI): British tennis player Johanna Konta announced that her playing career has "come to an end".The former World No.4 said she was "incredibly fortunate" to live her dream of playing professional tennis."My playing career has come to an end, and I am so incredibly grateful ...

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Rohan Bopanna presented with Rajyotsava Award by Karnataka CM

Rohan Bopanna presented with Rajyotsava Award by Karnataka CM

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], November 30 (ANI): Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna was presented with the Rajyotsava Award by Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday.Rajyotsava award is conferred in 24 categories, and each winner secures a gold medal and a purse of Rs one lakh."It's an ...

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Tennis: EU wants 'verifiable proof' of tennis player Peng's safety

Tennis: EU wants 'verifiable proof' of tennis player Peng's safety

Brussels, Nov 30 (IANS) The European Union (EU) wants China to release "verifiable proof" that a three-time Olympian and former top-ranked doubles player Peng Shuai is safe. The EU also urged China to conduct a thorough and transparent investigation into her sexual assault allegations.Peng only has ...

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