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Nadal, Dimitrov, Wozniacki hold strong at Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Although it was far from easy, all the big names like Rafael Nadal, Grigor Dimitrov and Caroline Wozniacki made it through to the quarter-finals on Sunday, with the Day 7 action…

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Australian Open: Paes-Raja crash out

Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Veteran Indian tennis star Leander Paes and his compatriot Purav Raja crashed out of the men’s doubles competition at the Australian Open following a straight sets loss to Juan Sebastian Cabal…



Suarez beats Anett Kontaveit, in quarters

Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro has qualified for the quarterfinals of the Australian Open, this year’s first Grand Slam, after beating Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit in the round of 16. The Spanish player…


Wozniacki reaches Australian Open quarterfinals

Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark on Sunday thrashed Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova 6-3, 6-0 to reach the quarterfinals of the Australian Open. Wozniacki, a former world No. 1, had not reached the last-8…






Ovunc, Herman win ITF juniors tennis meet

Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) Selin Ovunc of Turkey, seeded second in the girls singles under-18 draw, made a remarkable comeback to lift the title at the 26th ITF Juniors tennis championships held at the red…



Berdych reaches Australian Open last-16

Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic on Saturday defeated Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 to earn a place in the fourth round of the Australian Open for…






Kyrgios to meet Dimitrov in Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Australia’s Nick Kyrgios, world No.17, on Friday made it through the Australian Open third round for the second time in his career after defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France 7-6(7-5), 4-6, 7-6(8-6),…