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Kannur
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Palakkad
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Sunday, July 22, 2018

tennis

Ramkumar Ramanathan enters semifinal

Ramkumar Ramanathan notched up a straight set win over Canada’s Vasek Pospisil to reach his first ever ATP semi-finals but veteran Leander Paes...

Michael Stich, Helena Sukova to join Tennis Hall of Fame

Michael Stich of Germany and 14-time Grand Slam doubles champion Helena Sukova of the Czech Republic will be inducted on Saturday into the Internatio...

Victoria Azarenka misses direct entry for US Open

Two-time US Open runner-up Victoria Azarenka is ranked just below the cutoff for direct entry into the year's last Grand Slam tournament. Azarenka, a...

US Open champions to get 3.8 million USD each

The US Open women’s and men’s singles champions will each get $3.8 million and the Grand Slam tennis tournament’s total prize money...

Novak Djokovic Back in Top 10

Novak Djokovic's fourth Wimbledon win propelled him back into the top 10 of the latest ATP rankings released on Monday. Djokovic beat Kevin Anderson ...

I feared Serena might die, says husband

The husband of Serena Williams admitted Sunday that he feared the tennis superstar would die after giving birth to their daughter last year. Alexis O...

Misfiring Jelena Ostapenko blames ‘slow’ Centre Court

Jelena Ostapenko blamed a ‘slow’ Centre Court after her power game misfired against Germany’s Angelique Kerber .  The 21-year-...

‘Different’ Novak Djokovic books his place in the final four

Novak Djokovic felt he was a different player to the Wimbledon winner of old but comparisons were inevitable on Wednesday as the Serb rolled into the...

Roger Federer suffers shock loss in Wimbledon quarterfinal

Roger Federer suffered a stunning Wimbledon exit as the defending champion blew a two-set lead and wasted a match point in a 2-6, 6-7 (5/7), 7-5, 6-4...

Sharan and Sitak out of Wimbledon after close defeat

Divij Sharan and Artem Sitak's remarkable run at the Wimbledon championships came to an end following a close defeat against experienced Americans Mi...

Serena into Wimbledon semi-finals with win over Camila Giorgi

Serena Williams survived a scare to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals with a comeback victory over hard-hitting Italian Camila Giorgi.The 23-time Grand...

Isner into last eight and a match away from tweeting for Trump

  President Donald Trump, visiting London later this week, can expect a Tweet from John Isner if the experienced American player gets through to ...

First ever Grand Slam quarterfinal for Divij and Sitak

Divij Sharan has reached the Grand Slam quarterfinals for the first time in his career as he combined with Artem Sitak to stage yet another dramatic ...

Kevin Anderson keeps African Wimbledon hopes alive

It used to be said Andy Murray required broad shoulders to carry British hopes at Wimbledon but spare a thought for Kevin Anderson — a lone sta...

Roger Federer breezes into 4th round of Wimbledon

Defending champion Roger Federer continued his serene progress at Wimbledon with a straightforward victory over Jan-Lennard Struff.The Swiss ace need...

Bopanna and partner crash out of Wimbledon

Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin crashed out of the Wimbledon Championships after they retired mid-way from their second r...

Advantage Serena as Wimbledon seeds keep falling

Serena Williams's chances of winning an eighth Wimbledon and 24th Grand Slam title were boosted Friday when Madison Keys became the seventh top 10 se...

Wimbledon giantkiller happy to come out as gay

Wimbledon giantkiller Alison van Uytvanck said she was comfortable coming out as gay, saying "it is not a disease".The 24-year-old Belgian stunned de...

Garbine Muguruza out of Wimbledon

Defending champion Garbine Muguruza was sensationally knocked out of Wimbledon by journeywoman Alison van Uytvanck, leaving just one of the top six s...

Roger Federer signs deal with Uniqlo

Tennis legend Roger Federer has signed a deal with Japanese clothing company Uniqlo after ending his decades-long partnership with Nike.The new contr...

Murray won't rule out Wimbledon withdrawal

Andy Murray is fighting to be fit for Wimbledon, but the former champion admits he could still be forced to pull out.Murray is scheduled to play in h...

Federer eyes 9th Wimbledon title but wary of Nadal threat

Having seen longtime rival Rafael Nadal tighten his iron-grip on Roland Garros, Roger Federer aims to extend his personal dominance of Wimbledon by c...

Yuki knocked out of Libema Open

  India's top singles player Yuki Bhambri crashed out of the ATP Libema Open following a straight set defeat at the hands of world number 52 Dani...

'Physically easier to watch Nadal on TV', says Thiem

Beaten French Open finalist Dominic Thiem hailed Rafael Nadal's 'exceptional' 11th Roland Garros triumph on Sunday, joking that it was easier to watc...

Efforts to tackle age fraud in tennis begin

  To tackle the menace of age fraud, the AITA has made it mandatory for players to submit a report of TW3 age verification test for registration ...

Federer hasn''t thanked me for beating Nadal, jokes Soderling

Robin Soderling joked that he's still waiting for Roger Federer to thank him for becoming the first man to beat Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros which a...

Nadal, del Potro reach semi-finals of French Open

Defending champion Rafael Nadal reached his 11th French Open semi-final by ruthlessly turning around his rain-delayed quarter-final against Argentine...

No pressure, no expectations as Halep eyes fourth Slam final

Simona Halep insists she feels "no pressure, no expectation" as she looks to reach a fourth Grand Slam final at the French Open. The 26-year-old Roma...

Novak Djokovic 'unsure' on playing Wimbledon

Three-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic says he "doesn't know if I am going to play on grass" after losing in the French Open quarter-finals.Djo...

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