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Russia's Andrey Rublev qualifies for 2021 ATP Finals in Turin

Russia's Andrey Rublev qualifies for 2021 ATP Finals in Turin

London [UK], October 24 (ANI): Andrey Rublev became the fifth singles player to qualify for the 2021 ATP Finals, to be held at the Pala Alpitour in Turin from November 14-21, after the Erste Bank Open draw was published on Saturday.The Russian star, who reached a career-high No. 5 in the ATP Ranking...

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World No 1 Ashleigh Barty pulls out of WTA Finals to focus on Australian Open preparations

World No 1 Ashleigh Barty pulls out of WTA Finals to focus on Australian Open preparations

Queensland [Australia], October 23 (ANI): The world number one, Ashleigh Barty has ended her stellar 2021 session on Saturday as she turns her attention to Australian Open 2022 preparations.The two-time singles major champion has decided not to contest the WTA Finals in Guadalajara, Mexico. Notably,...

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Nadal crosses over to Kia's electric-powered EV6

Nadal crosses over to Kia's electric-powered EV6

Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Spanish star Rafael Nadal, who electrifies the tennis court with his game, will be using an electric-powered EV6 crossover made by Korean car manufacturer Kia Corporation.At an event held at the Rafa Nadal Academy in Manacor, Mallorca in Spain, Kia handed over the EV6 GT-Line ...

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Maria Sakkari becomes first Greek woman to qualify for WTA Finals

Maria Sakkari becomes first Greek woman to qualify for WTA Finals

Florida [USA], October 22 (ANI): The WTA announced Thursday that World No.7 Maria Sakkari has qualified for the 2021 WTA Finals Guadalajara, becoming the fifth singles player to secure her place at the crown-jewel event.Sakkari joins Ashleigh Barty, Aryna Sabalenka, Barbora Krejcikova and Karolina P...

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AFC Women's Asian Cup a stepping stone for young girls, says Bala Devi

AFC Women's Asian Cup a stepping stone for young girls, says Bala Devi

New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI): The impending football fever in India is fast approaching as today marks the three-month countdown for Asia's flagship tournament for women's football - AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022, set to commence on January 20 next year.The best 12 teams from the continent...

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Doubles team of Dodig-Polasek qualify for ATP Finals

Doubles team of Dodig-Polasek qualify for ATP Finals

London [UK], October 20 (ANI): Ivan Dodig and Filip Polasek became the fifth doubles team to qualify for the 2021 ATP Finals, to be held from November 14-21 at the Pala Alpitour in Turin, the association announced on Tuesday.Roland Garros champions Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut have now ea...

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Djokovic might skip Australian Open as Victoria bars unvaccinated players

Djokovic might skip Australian Open as Victoria bars unvaccinated players

Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Even as world No.1 tennis player, Novak Djokovic of Serbia, is refusing to reveal his Covid-19 vaccine status, casting doubt over Australian Open participation next year, the state of Victoria has said that no athlete who has not been fully vaccinated will be allowed to partici...

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Three doubles teams qualify for 2021 WTA Finals

Three doubles teams qualify for 2021 WTA Finals

Florida [USA], October 19 (ANI): The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) announced on Monday that the doubles teams of Nicole Melichar-Martinez and Demi Schuurs, Elise Mertens and Hsieh Su-Wei, and Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai have secured qualification for the 2021 WTA Finals Guadalajara.They join ...

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WTA Rankings: Jabeur becomes first Arab player in top-10; Badosa jumps to 13th

WTA Rankings: Jabeur becomes first Arab player in top-10; Badosa jumps to 13th

Florida [USA], October 18 (ANI): Tunisia's Ons Jabeur has made her Top 10 debut in WTA rankings of singles on Monday where she has become the first Arab woman or man to enter tennis' elite ranking bracket.Jabeur solidified her spot in the Top 10 debut following her win over Estonia's Anett Kontaveit...

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Tennis ace Naomi Osaka shares stunning pictures of Greek vacation

Tennis ace Naomi Osaka shares stunning pictures of Greek vacation

Athens, Oct 18 (IANS) Japanese tennis ace and four-time major winner, Naomi Osaka, has shared stunning pictures of her vacationing in Mykonos in Greece, as she celebrates her 24th birthday with her family and friends in the island paradise.Osaka, who turned 24 on October 16, posted several pictures ...

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