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Zverev overpowers Berrettini for Madrid Open title

Zverev overpowers Berrettini for Madrid Open title

Madrid, May 10 (IANS) Germany's Alexander Zverev earned his second Madrid Open title when he defeated Matteo Berrettini 6-7(8), 6-4, 6-3 to lift his fourth ATP Masters 1000 trophy.The fifth seed, who was unable to convert a set point at 7/6 in the first-set tie-break, claimed three service breaks in...

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Battled depression, anxiety after wrist injury at 2008 Olympics: Sania

Battled depression, anxiety after wrist injury at 2008 Olympics: Sania

New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India's tennis ace Sania Mirza battled depression after she had to pull out of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games due to a wrist injury.The injury, which kept the six-time Grand Slam winner in doubles out of competitive tennis for a year, left her a mental wreck, unable to 'come...

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Sania Mirza opens up on her battle with depression after 2008 Olympics

Sania Mirza opens up on her battle with depression after 2008 Olympics

New Delhi [India], May 10 (ANI): India tennis star Sania Mirza has opened up on her battle with depression and how she had issues with mental health after she had to pull out of the Beijing Olympics in 2008.Sania Mirza had retired with a wrist injury against Czech Republic's Iveta Benesova in the fi...

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Alexander Zverev clinch Madrid Open with comeback win over Matteo Berrettini

Alexander Zverev clinch Madrid Open with comeback win over Matteo Berrettini

Madrid [Spain], May 10 (ANI): German tennis player Alexander Zverev continued his sensational form to earn his second Madrid Open on Sunday and lift his fourth ATP Masters 1000 trophy.The German fifth seed came from behind as he recovered from a set down to beat Matteo Berrettini 6-7(8), 6-4, 6-3 in...

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Sabalenka beats world No.1 Barty to win Madrid Open (Ld)

Sabalenka beats world No.1 Barty to win Madrid Open (Ld)

Madrid, May 9 (IANS) Aryna Sabalenka turned the tables on world No.1 Ashleigh Barty to win the Madrid Open title.Sabalenka, one of the biggest hitters on tour, powered her way through the final in three games for a 6-0 3-6 6-4 triumph and a 10th career title on Saturday, DPA reports.Two weeks ago, B...

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Berrettini beats Ruud to set up Madrid Open final against Zverev

Berrettini beats Ruud to set up Madrid Open final against Zverev

Madrid, May 9 (IANS) Matteo Berrettini will take on Alexander Zverev in the Madrid Open final on Sunday after overcoming Casper Ruud 6-4, 6-4 in the last four.Eighth seed Berrettini, 25, has enjoyed a superb debut tournament in the Spanish capital, dropping just one set on his way to becoming the fi...

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Sabalenka beats world No.1 Barty bags Madrid Open

Sabalenka beats world No.1 Barty bags Madrid Open

Madrid, May 9 (IANS) Aryna Sabalenka turned the tables on world No.1 Ashleigh Barty to win the Madrid Open title.Two weeks ago, Barty came from a set down to defeat Sabalenka in the final of the WTA event in Stuttgart, and it looked as if history would repeat itself when the Australian assumed the m...

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Zverev gets the better of Thiem, enters Madrid final

Zverev gets the better of Thiem, enters Madrid final

Madrid, May 8 (IANS) Germany's Alexander Zverev took sweet revenge for last years US Open final loss to Dominic Thiem, defeating the Austrian 6-3, 6-4 to reach his second Madrid Open final on Saturday.The World No. 6 earned 11 break points and broke serve on three occasions to snap a four-match losi...

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Osaka, Billie Jean King get Laureus World Sports Awards

Osaka, Billie Jean King get Laureus World Sports Awards

Monaco, May 8 (IANS) World No. 2 tennis player Naomi Osaka has been named 'Sportswoman of the Year' at the Laureus World Sports Awards for her achievements on and off the court, while tennis legend Billie Jean King was awarded the 'Lifetime Achievement Award' by the Laureus Academy.This is Osaka's s...

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Italian Open: Mouth-watering Serena-Osaka clash on cards in Q-F

Italian Open: Mouth-watering Serena-Osaka clash on cards in Q-F

Rome, May 8 (IANS) Japanese tennis ace and world No. 2 Naomi Osaka could clash with Serena Williams in a mouth-watering quarter-final match of the Italian Open (May 8-16), the draw for which was announced on Saturday.In another interesting quarter-final match-up, No. 1 seed from Australia, Ashleigh ...

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