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Clinical Djokovic clinches 9th Australian Open crown

Clinical Djokovic clinches 9th Australian Open crown

Melbourne, Feb 21 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic on Sunday dismantled Russia's Daniil Medvedev in straight sets to win a record-extending ninth Australian Open title at the Rod Laver Arena. The win moves world No 1 Djokovic, 33, within two of Swiss great Roger Federer and Spain's Rafael Nadal's reco...

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Djokovic dismantles Medvedev to win 9th Australian Open

Djokovic dismantles Medvedev to win 9th Australian Open

Melbourne, Feb 21 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic on Sunday blew away Russia's Daniil Medvedev in straight sets to win a record-extending ninth Australian Open title at the Rod Laver Arena. The win moves world No 1 Djokovic within two of Swiss great Roger Federer and Spain's Rafael Nadal's record tot...

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Djokovic defeats Medvedev to win his 9th Aus Open title

Djokovic defeats Medvedev to win his 9th Aus Open title

Melbourne [Australia], February 21 (ANI): World-number one Novak Djokovic on Sunday defeated Russia's Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 in the finals of the Australian Open 2021 here at the Rod Laver Arena to clinch his 9th Australian title.This is the 18th Grand Slam win for the Serbian player.The Serb...

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Australian Open: Dodig, Polasek win men's doubles title

Australian Open: Dodig, Polasek win men's doubles title

Melbourne, Feb 21 (IANS) Ivan Dodig and Filip Polasek won their first Grand Slam doubles title together by comprehensively defeating defending champions Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury at the Australian Open on Sunday at the Rod Laver Arena.Croatian Dodig and Slovakian Polasek beat Ram and Salisbury 6-...

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Naomi Osaka beats Jennifer Brady to win 2nd Australian Open title

Naomi Osaka beats Jennifer Brady to win 2nd Australian Open title

Melbourne, Feb 20 (IANS) Japanese tennis sensation, Naomi Osaka won her second Australian Open title by beating American Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 in the women's singles final here on Saturday for her fourth Grand Slam title.Before this, Osaka had won the 2019 Australian Open and 2018 and 2020 US Open...

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Australian Open: Medvedev looks to challenge Djokovic in men's final

Australian Open: Medvedev looks to challenge Djokovic in men's final

Melbourne, Feb 20 (IANS) Daniil Medvedev, who is looking to become Russia's first Grand Slam champion since Marat Safin in 2005, said he is pleased to see himself playing with an amount confidence that can scare his opponents. The 25-year-old Medvedev faces Serbian top seed Novak Djokovic in the fin...

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Naomi Osaka clinches second Australian Open title

Naomi Osaka clinches second Australian Open title

Melbourne, Feb 20 (IANS) Naomi Osaka of Japan won her second Australian Open title by beating American Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 in the women's singles final here on Saturday. This is Osaka's fourth Grand Slam title.Before this, Osaka had won the 2019 Australian Open and 2018 and 2020 US Open crowns.T...

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Naomi Osaka beats Jennifer Brady, wins 2nd Aus Open title

Naomi Osaka beats Jennifer Brady, wins 2nd Aus Open title

Melbourne [Australia], February 20 (ANI): Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka on Saturday won her second Australian Open title and as a result her fourth Grand Slam.Osaka defeated America's Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 in the final of the Australian Open on Saturday here at the Rod Laver Arena. Before thi...

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I fight the hardest in the finals: Osaka ahead of Aus Open final

I fight the hardest in the finals: Osaka ahead of Aus Open final

Melbourne: Japan's Naomi Osaka faces American Jennifer Brady in the final of the Australian Open later on Saturday as she aims to win her fourth Grand Slam title.The 23-year-old Osaka has never lost a Grand Slam final, winning all four of them. She also holds a 2-1 career head-to-head against her Am...

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AITA under-16 tennis: Pranav, Amodini emerge champions

AITA under-16 tennis: Pranav, Amodini emerge champions

Bengaluru, Feb 19 (IANS) Rethin Pranav and Amodini Vijay, seeded No.4 in the boys and girls respectively, emerged champions in the AITA under-16 tennis tournament at the Palace Grounds here on Friday.While Pranav stopped the giant-killer Shivaraj Chandan in the final with a 2-6, 6-2, 6-0 verdict, Am...

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