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I'm done: Emotional Williams abruptly ends Aus Open press conference

I'm done: Emotional Williams abruptly ends Aus Open press conference

Melbourne: American tennis great Serena Williams broke down in tears and ended her press conference abruptly after her defeat to Naomi Osaka in the semi-finals of the 2021 Australian Open on Thursday.The defeat ended her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title and her second consecutive sem...

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Aus Open: Brady to face Osaka in final after edging past Muchova (Ld)

Aus Open: Brady to face Osaka in final after edging past Muchova (Ld)

Melbourne, Feb 18 (IANS) American 22nd seed Jennifer Brady reached her first Grand Slam final on Thursday after beating 25th seed Czech Karolina Muchova 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in an Australian Open semi-final encounter that lasted nearly two hours.She faces Naomi Osaka in the final as the Japanese beat 23-ti...

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Australian Open: Jennifer Brady beats Muchova, to face Naomi Osaka in final

Australian Open: Jennifer Brady beats Muchova, to face Naomi Osaka in final

Melbourne [Australia], February 18 (ANI): Jennifer Brady beat Czech tennis player Karolina Muchova on Rod Laver Arena in three gruelling sets to earn a finals berth against Japan's Naomi Osaka in the Australian Open on Thursday.The American won the 115-minute long match against Muchova 6-4, 3-6, 6-4...

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Aus Open: Osaka crushes Williams's 24th Grand Slam title bid

Aus Open: Osaka crushes Williams's 24th Grand Slam title bid

Melbourne, Feb 18 (IANS) Japanese world No.3 Naomi Osaka on Thursday beat 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams at the Rod Laver Arena to reach her second Australian Open final. In the one hour and 15 minutes-match, Osaka rebounded from a poor start to beat 'her idol' Serena Williams in straight...

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Australian Open: Naomi Osaka secures spot in final after win over Serena Williams

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka secures spot in final after win over Serena Williams

Melbourne [Australia], February 18 (ANI): Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka secured a spot in the women's singles final of the ongoing Australian Open after an impressive win over Serena Williams here on Thursday. In the semi-final match, Osaka registered a comfortable 6-3, 6-4 win over Williams to...

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Sree Tanvi beats top seed, enters quarters of AITA under-16 event

Sree Tanvi beats top seed, enters quarters of AITA under-16 event

Bengaluru, Feb 17 (IANS) : Little known Sree Tanvi Dasari shocked top seed Ridhi Choudhary to enter the quarter-finals of the AITA under-16 tennis tournament being hosted by Amogha Sports Tennis Academy at the Palace Grounds here on Wednesday.In a pre-quarterfinal tie, 14-year-old Tanvi overcame her...

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Australian Open: Tsitsipas stuns Nadal in five-set thriller, storms into semis

Australian Open: Tsitsipas stuns Nadal in five-set thriller, storms into semis

Melbourne: Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal on Wednesday bowed out of the Australian Open after suffering a defeat in the quarter-finals against Stefanos Tsitsipas. Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Nadal 3-6, 2-6 7-6, 6-4, 7-5 at the Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday and as a result, he has pr...

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Aus Open: Medvedev beats Rublev to reach semi-finals

Aus Open: Medvedev beats Rublev to reach semi-finals

Melbourne: Russian world No.4 Daniil Medvedev on Wednesday beat compatriot Andrey Rublev to reach the semi-final of the 2021 Australian Open at the Rod Laver Arena.Medvedev beat the seventh seed Rublev 7-5, 6-3, 6-2 and will now face either world No.5 Stefanos Tsitsipas or 20-time Grand Slam champio...

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Aus Open: Nadal falls to Tsitsipas in five-set thriller (2nd Ld)

Aus Open: Nadal falls to Tsitsipas in five-set thriller (2nd Ld)

Melbourne, Feb 17 (IANS) World No.2 Rafael Nadal on Wednesday fell to fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open in a five-set thriller that stretched to over four hours. Tsitsipas fought back from two sets down to beat Nadal 3-6, 2-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 7-5 at t...

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Sofia Kenin undergoes emergency surgery after Australian Open exit

Sofia Kenin undergoes emergency surgery after Australian Open exit

Melbourne [Australia], February 17 (ANI): American tennis player Sofia Kenin on Wednesday revealed that she underwent emergency surgery to remove her appendix.Kenin bowed out of the Australian Open in the second round after suffering a defeat against Kaia Kanepi 3-6, 2-6."Hey guys! I want to share w...

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