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Rain delays start of KSLTA-AITA Pro Circuit tennis opener

Rain delays start of KSLTA-AITA Pro Circuit tennis opener

Bengaluru, Oct 11 (IANS) Heavy rains over the weekend delayed the start of the Rs 2-lakh Pro Circuit 2021 tennis tournament for men and women, organised by Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSLTA) and All-India Tennis Association (AITA), the main rounds of which were to begin at the KSLTA Ten...

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AITA announces seven ITF World Tennis Tour events in Nov-Dec

AITA announces seven ITF World Tennis Tour events in Nov-Dec

New Delhi [India], October 11 (ANI): The All India Tennis Association (AITA) on Monday announced as many as seven ITF World Tennis Tour events which are scheduled to be held in the country later this year.These ITF World Tennis Tour events carry a total prize money of $125,000 and will be held in No...

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Indian Wells: Azarenka sinks Kvitova; Fernandez, Sasnovich advance

Indian Wells: Azarenka sinks Kvitova; Fernandez, Sasnovich advance

California [USA], October 11 (ANI): Former Indian Wells champion Victoria Azarenka cruised into the round of 16 following a tense 7-5, 6-4 victory over rival Petra Kvitova, upsetting the No. 7 seed to claim their ninth career meeting.In 1 hour and 49 minutes, there was little to separate the two maj...

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Indian Wells: Murray schools Alcaraz; Tsitsipas shines under lights

Indian Wells: Murray schools Alcaraz; Tsitsipas shines under lights

California [USA], October 11 (ANI): Former world number 1 Andy Murray moved into the third round of the BNP Paribas Open after defeating Carlos Alcaraz at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on Sunday.Battling it out at Stadium 2, 2009 runner-up moved into the next round with a three-hour 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 w...

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Alexander Zverev qualifies for 2021 ATP Finals

Alexander Zverev qualifies for 2021 ATP Finals

London [UK], October 11 (ANI): Germany's Alexander Zverev has become the fourth singles player to qualify for the 2021 ATP Finals, to be held at the Pala Alpitour in Turin from November 14-21.The 24-year-old, who lifted the 2018 ATP Finals trophy in London, will compete in the season finale for the ...

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Azarenka edges past Kvitova; Halep eliminated in Indian Wells

Azarenka edges past Kvitova; Halep eliminated in Indian Wells

Indian Wells, Oct 11 (IANS) World No. 32 Victoria Azarenka of Belarus got the better of world No. 11 Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in a tight, 7-5, 6-4, match to reach the fourth round at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday (IST). In the latest chapter of a rivalry that dates back more than a decad...

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Murray, Tsitsipas secure third-round berths at Indian Wells

Murray, Tsitsipas secure third-round berths at Indian Wells

Indian Wells, Oct 11 (IANS) Former world No. 1 Andy Murray of Great Britain came back from a set down to win a battle of the generations, seeing off 18-year-old US Open quarterfinalist, Carlos Alcaraz of Spain, at the BNP Paribas Open in three sets on Monday (IST).The Scot, in his 13th Indian Wells ...

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Indian Wells: Andreescu, Pliskova advance; Muguruza, Sakkari suffer upset

Indian Wells: Andreescu, Pliskova advance; Muguruza, Sakkari suffer upset

California [USA], October 10 (ANI): 2019 champion Bianca Andreescu withstood a strong charge from American Alison Riske to win 7-6(2), 5-7, 6-2 and advance to the third round of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on Saturday.Andreescu, 21, remains unbeaten in eight career matches...

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Indian Wells: Rublev, Medvedev cruise; Schwartzman survives thriller

Indian Wells: Rublev, Medvedev cruise; Schwartzman survives thriller

California [USA], October 10 (ANI): Men's seeds kicked off their BNP Paribas Open campaign at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on Saturday in a thrilling line-up featuring America's top players as well as some of the ATP's next generation of top talent.World No. 2 and the US Open champion Daniil Medve...

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Coco Gauff, Barbora Krejcikova advance at Indian Wells

Coco Gauff, Barbora Krejcikova advance at Indian Wells

Indian Wells, Oct 10 (IANS) American teenager Coco Gauff had a winning debut at the BNP Paribas Open with a 6-3, 6-7(2), 6-1 victory over former top-10 player Caroline Garcia of France here on Sunday (IST).In her first match in over a month, since losing to compatriot Sloane Stephens in the second r...

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