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Palakkad
Pathanamthitta
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Saturday, August 24, 2019

tennis

US Open 2019:Rafael Nadal fit and ready for hardcourt challenge

Rafa Nadal was forced out of the U.S. Open last year in the semi-finals with a knee injury but the in-form Spaniard on Friday declared himself fit an...

Djokovic, Osaka named US Open top seeds

World number ones and defending champions Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka were named as top seeds for the US Open. Djokovic, who will be chasing a 17t...

India expect ‘positive’ verdict on Davis Cup tie against Pakistan

The All India Tennis Association (AITA) is hopeful its security concerns for next month’s tie against hosts Pakistan will be addressed after th...

Prajnesh goes down to top seed Benoit Paire; ousted from Winston Salem Open

A profligate Prajnesh Gunneswaran went down to world No.30 Benoit Paire in the second round to crash out of the Winston Salem Open ATP 250 tournament...

Sloane Stephens splits with coach Sven Groeneveld ahead of U.S. Open

American Sloane Stephens has parted ways with her coach Sven Groeneveld less than a week before the U.S. Open gets underway, the former champion has ...

Murray bows out, Lee makes history at Winston-Salem Open

Andy Murray bowed out in the Winston-Salem Open first round, while Lee Duck-hee made history on a rain-hit Monday (August 19). Murray, playing his se...

Injured Naomi Osaka retains top spot in WTA Rankings

Naomi Osaka holds on to the top of the WTA rankings on Monday despite injury and elimination from the Cincinnati Masters. The Japanese lost to 20th p...

Serena to return to Auckland for Australian Open warm-up

Serena Williams announced Tuesday she will warm-up for January’s Australian Open at the Auckland Classic, a tournament that has mixed memories ...

Lee Duck-hee becomes first deaf player to win an ATP main draw match

Lee Duck-hee became the first deaf player to win an ATP Tour main draw match on Monday when the South Korean defeated Henri Laaksonen 7-6(4) 6-1 in t...

Medvedev comes good with Cincinnati Masters title

Daniil Medvedev, coming off back-to-back ATP finals defeats, held off David Goffin 7-6 (7/3), 6-4 on Sunday to win the ATP Cincinnati Masters. The ni...

Barty reaches Cincinnati semis

Ashleigh Barty edged closer to a return to the top WTA ranking, reaching the WTA semi-finals as current number one Naomi Osaka retired with a knee in...

Naomi Osaka’s knee injury lends uncertainty to US Open

Naomi Osaka felt a strange sensation in her left knee, different than anything she’d experienced. The U.S. Open champion left the court worried...

Dominic Thiem returns to China Open

Two-time Grand Slam winner Dominic Thiem will take part in the upcoming China Open after a three-year absence, tournament officials announced here on...

Djokovic advances to quarters in Cincinnati

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic defeated Pablo Carreno Busta of the United States 6-3, 6-4 to reach the quaterfinals of the ATP Cincinnati Masters on Thur...

Andy Murray to play singles in Winston-Salem Open next week

Andy Murray will play in the singles at next week’s Winston- Salem Open as he continues his comeback from hip surgery, tournament officials tol...

Federer won't let Cincy setback spoil US Open prep

Roger Federer remains determined to enter the US Open on full throttle despite taking a 6-3, 6-4 third-round loss to Andrey Rublev at the ATP Cincinn...

Novak Djokovic shakes off rust, Roger Federer rolls in Cincinnati

Novak Djokovic survived a nervous start to see off Sam Querrey 7-5 6-1 at the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday as the world number one returned to compe...

Still in recovery after surgery, Juan Martin del Potro ruled out of US Open

Former champion Juan Martin del Potro, who had surgery in June to repair a broken right kneecap, won't be ready for the US Open, organisers said Tues...

Indian players request AITA to ask for neutral venue

The Indian Davis Cup team wants the tie against Pakistan in Islamabad next month to be shifted to a neutral venue and is baffled that the national fe...

US Open: Andy Murray will not play singles

Former World No.1 Andy Murray has announced that he would not be competing at the singles event in the upcoming US Open beginning August 26. Murray's...

Rafael Nadal withdraws from Cincinnati Open

Rafael Nadal withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters for the second year in a row after polishing off his US Open preparation with a Montreal title on S...

Nadal stays at number two as Djokovic rules rankings

Rafael Nadal’s Rogers Cup win in Montreal at the weekend marked a significant step for the Spaniard as he prepares for the US Open but it wasn&...

Naomi Osaka returns to number one in WTA rankings

US and Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka returned to the world number one spot in the WTA rankings on Monday. The 21-year-old lost to Serena Willi...

Serena Williams retires injured in Toronto final

Serena Williams’ first US Open tune-up ended in dramatic fashion as the tearful American was forced to retire with a back injury while trailing...

India want Davis Cup tie moved from Pakistan over Kashmir issue

India have asked the International Tennis Federation to shift their upcoming Davis Cup tie from Pakistan to a neutral venue due to escalating politic...

Andy Murray set for Zhuhai Championships, China Open

Andy Murray has entered next month’s Zhuhai Championships and China Open as the former world number one steps up his singles return. Murray wil...

Nadal eyes second straight Canadian crown

Rafael Nadal is homing in on a second straight ATP title in Canada after reaching the Montreal Masters final without hitting a shot on Saturday. The ...

Serena Williams powers past No. 1-bound Osaka, Halep retires hurt

Serena Williams won the rematch Friday, dominating Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-4 to ensure the Japanese star won’t leave Toronto with a title to go with...

Andy Murray to return to singles in Cincinnati next week

Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray said on Friday he will return to singles competition next week at the ATP Cincinnati Masters, seven months...