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Asiad 2018: Indians advance in tennis competition

Jakarta, Aug 20 (IANS) Indian tennis players enjoyed a successful day at the 18th Asian Games with Ramkumar Ramanathan, Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ankita Raina registering comprehensive victories in their respective matches here on Monday. Ramanathan…

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Defending champion Muguruza out of Cincinnati Masters

Cincinnati, Aug 16 (IANS) Defending champion and seventh seed, Spain’s Garbi?e Muguruza lost to Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko at the Cincinnati Masters tennis tournament here. Tsurenko, ranked 44th, overturned a first set deficit to send Muguruza,…





Azarenka beats Suarez at Cincinnati Masters

Cincinnati (US), Aug 14 (IANS) Victoria Azarenka of Belarus eliminated Spain’s Carla Suarez to advance to the second round of the women’s singles category at the Cincinnati Masters tennis tournament, hoping to take the title…



Nadal not to play 2018 Cincinnati Open

Madrid, Aug 13 (IANS) Spain’s Rafael Nadal announced on Monday his withdrawal from the 2018 Cincinnati Open to have some rest, following his recent victory at the Canadian Open. On Sunday, Nadal claimed his 33rd…





Nadal eliminates Wawrinka at Toronto Masters

Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal has asserted his authority on court and defeated Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 7-6(4) in the Round of 16 at the Masters 1000 in Toronto. Nadal, however,…




Djokovic wins opener in Rogers Cup

Toronto, Aug 8 (IANS) Reigning Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic has gotten off to a solid start in the North American summer hard-court season, defeating Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Mirza Basic 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) in the first…


Halep remains on top of WTA rankings

Madrid, Aug 6 (IANS) Romania’s Simona Halep continued to lead the Women’s Tennis Association rankings released on Monday with 7,511 points, followed by Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki. Sloane Stephens of the United States came third, followed…


Nadal maintains 1st spot in ATP rankings

Madrid, Aug 6 (IANS) Spain’s Rafael Nadal continued to lead the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 9,310 average points, ahead of Switzerland’s Roger Federer. Top-10 players are holding…