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Barbora triumphs in all-Czech final to win Prague title

Barbora triumphs in all-Czech final to win Prague title

Prague, July 19 (IANS) This year's French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova fired 26 winners in 14 games to win an all-Czech final at the Prague Open over Tereza Martincova, beating her compatriot 6-2, 6-0 in just 65 minutes.It was the 25-year-old Barbora's third title of the year, and first on hard ...

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Carreno Busta earns maiden ATP 500 trophy in Hamburg

Carreno Busta earns maiden ATP 500 trophy in Hamburg

Hamburg, July 19 (IANS) Second seed Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain won his first ATP 500 trophy and sixth tour-level title, overcoming Filip Krajinovic of Serbia 6-2, 6-4 in the Hamburg European Open final."It's an incredible feeling," Carreno Busta said in an on-court interview on Sunday evening. "I ...

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Coco Gauff tests positive for Covid-19, pulls out of Tokyo Olympics

Coco Gauff tests positive for Covid-19, pulls out of Tokyo Olympics

New York [US], July 19 (ANI): American tennis player Coco Gauff has tested positive for Covid-19, and as a result, she has withdrawn herself from the upcoming Tokyo Olympics."I am so disappointed to share the news that I have tested positive for Covid-19 and won't be able to play in the Olympic Game...

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Carreno Busta reaches Hamburg Open final

Carreno Busta reaches Hamburg Open final

Hamburg, July 18 (IANS) Second seed Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain continued his quest for a second ATP Tour title of the season as he overcame Federico Delbonis of Argentina 7-6(2), 6-3 to reach the final at the Hamburg European Open.Carreno Busta will now have the opportunity to claim a sixth tour-l...

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Ivanisevic, Martinez inducted in tennis Hall of Fame

Ivanisevic, Martinez inducted in tennis Hall of Fame

London, July 18 (IANS) Former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic became the first Croatian to earn an induction in the tennis Hall of Fame during virtual ceremony on Saturday evening.The former world No. 2, who is among the current world No. 1 Novak Djokovic's coaching staff, had won the Wimbledon ...

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French Open finalist Tsitsipas stunned in Hamburg Open

French Open finalist Tsitsipas stunned in Hamburg Open

Hamburg, July 17 (IANS) Serbian Filip Krajinovic, ranked 44th in the world, shocked top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 at the Hamburg European Open to reach the semifinals and claim a third top-10 win of his career.The sixth seed fought back after losing the first five games on Frid...

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No words can express my emotions: Sumit Nagal after securing Tokyo Olympics' berth

No words can express my emotions: Sumit Nagal after securing Tokyo Olympics' berth

New Delhi: Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal on Friday fell short of words to describe the feeling of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics seven days before the start of the Games.Nagal qualified for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics on the basis of withdrawals in the men's singles.All India Tennis Associatio...

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Tokyo Olympics: Sumit Nagal has qualified for Games, confirms AITA Secretary General

Tokyo Olympics: Sumit Nagal has qualified for Games, confirms AITA Secretary General

By Nitin SrivastavaNew Delhi [India], July 16 (ANI): Indian ace tennis player Sumit Nagal has qualified for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics on the basis of withdrawals in the men's singles.All India Tennis Association (AITA) Secretary General Anil Dhupar confirmed to ANI that Sumit Nagal has qualified o...

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Rafael Nadal to play Citi Open in front of full-capacity crowds

Rafael Nadal to play Citi Open in front of full-capacity crowds

Washington, DC [USA], July 16 (ANI): World number three, Rafael Nadal will make his Washington debut in front of 100 per cent fan capacity, Citi Open confirmed on Thursday.After last year's event was cancelled due to the pandemic, MDE Sports also announced that the tournament would pay full prizemon...

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Novak Djokovic confirms he will play Tokyo Olympics

Novak Djokovic confirms he will play Tokyo Olympics

New Delhi [India], July 16 (ANI): Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic has confirmed his participation in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.The 34-year-old player took to Twitter to inform that he had booked his flight for Tokyo and will proudly be joining Team Serbia at the Olympics."Cannot disappoint my l...

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