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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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Won't be under pressure in Aus Open final vs Djokovic: Medvedev

Won't be under pressure in Aus Open final vs Djokovic: Medvedev

Melbourne, Feb 19 (IANS) Russia's Daniil Medvedev admitted that he won't be under too much pressure in the Australian Open final against Novak Djokovic who has never lost a summit clash in Melbourne.Medvedev reached his first Australian Open final on Friday after beating Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas ...

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Australian Open: Medvedev beats Tsitsipas to book final berth against Djokovic

Australian Open: Medvedev beats Tsitsipas to book final berth against Djokovic

Melbourne [Australia], February 19 (ANI): Russia's Daniil Medvedev advanced to the Australian Open final for the first time with a dominant 6-4, 6-2, 7-5 victory against Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semi-final on Friday.With this win, world no. 4 extended his winning streak to 20 matches as he outclass...

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Sabalenka to focus on singles after winning Aus Open doubles crown

Sabalenka to focus on singles after winning Aus Open doubles crown

Melbourne, Feb 19 (IANS) Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka won their second Grand Slam doubles title on Friday at the Australian Open but the pair won't be competing together in Grand Slams for the rest of the season. Sabalenka said after the match that she will be concentrating on her singles caree...

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Aus Open: Medvedev beats Tsitsipas, sets up final against Djokovic

Aus Open: Medvedev beats Tsitsipas, sets up final against Djokovic

Melbourne, Feb 19 (IANS) Russian fourth seed Daniil Medvedev on Friday beat Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach his first Australian Open final. Medvedev was clinical throughout the match and dismantled Tsitsipas in straight sets with the score reading 6-4 6-2 7-5 at the Rod Laver Arena.This is Med...

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Ankita wins her 1st WTA title with doubles crown at Phillip Island

Ankita wins her 1st WTA title with doubles crown at Phillip Island

Melbourne, Feb 19 (IANS) India's Ankita Raina and her Russian partner Kamilla Rakhimova on Friday won the Phillip Island Trophy WTA 250 tennis tournament in Melbourne. The pair beat Russia's Anna Blinkova and Anastasia Potapova 2-6, 6-4, 10-7. This is Ankita's first title on the WTA tour.The win wil...

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AITA u-16 tennis: Shivaraj tames two seeds in a day, enters final

AITA u-16 tennis: Shivaraj tames two seeds in a day, enters final

Bengaluru, Feb 18 (IANS) Juggling time spent in school and tennis courts, Shivaraj Chandan has been a story of hard work and perseverance. On Thursday, his hard work paid off when he sent second seed Vivaan Gupta packing in straight sets in semifinals to reach the finals of the AITA under-16 tennis ...

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Australian Open: Djokovic brushes aside Karatsev's challenge, enters final

Australian Open: Djokovic brushes aside Karatsev's challenge, enters final

Melbourne: Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic on Thursday stormed into the final of the ongoing Australian Open.The 33-year-old defeated Russia's Aslan Karatsev 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 at the Rod Laver Arena on Thursday.Now, Djokovic will lock horns with either Daniil Medvedev or Stefanos Tsitsipas in the f...

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Aus Open: Djokovic breezes past Karatsev to reach 9th final

Aus Open: Djokovic breezes past Karatsev to reach 9th final

Melbourne, Feb 18 (IANS) Serbian world no.1 Novak Djokovic on Thursday got closer to winning his ninth and third consecutive Australian Open title by crushing Russian qualifier Aslan Karatsev 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in the semi-finals at the Rod Laver Arena.Djokovic was utterly dominant throughout the match a...

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Serena's search for 24th Grand Slam title continues

Serena's search for 24th Grand Slam title continues

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) American Serena Williams, 39, and winner of 23 Grand Slam titles, on Thursday made a tearful exit from Australian Open after losing to 23-year-old Japanese Naomi Osaka 3-6, 4-6 in the women's singles semi-finals. Serena is still one Grand Slam title away from legendary Austr...

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