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PV Sindhu wins maiden Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold title

Lucknow [India], Jan. 29 : Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu on Sunday came out with yet another dominating performance as she defeated Indonesia’s Gregoria Mariska to clinch her maiden Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold women’s singles title. Sindhu, the Rio

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Federer beats Nadal to clinch fifth Australian Open title

Melbourne [Australia], Jan. 29 (ANI): Swiss legend Roger Federer on Sunday kept his nerves to fend off 14-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal in a pulsating summit clash to clinch the men’s singles title of the Australian Open. The Swiss

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Peers-Kontinen clinch men’s doubles title of Australian Open

Melbourne [Australia], Jan. 28 : Australian John Peers and his Finnish partner Henri Kontinen defeated the American pair of Bob and Mike Bryan to lift the men’s doubles title of the Australian Open here on Saturday. The fourth seeded pair

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Serena sinks Venus to win magic 23rd slam

MELBOURNE  – Serena Williams reigned supreme in tennis’s great sibling rivalry, edging an emotion-charged clash with sister Venus to claim her seventh Australian Open on Saturday and a record 23rd grand slam title in the professional era. Beset by nerves

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It’s Federer vs Nadal in Australian Open finale

Fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal on Friday came out with a spirited performance to overcome Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria to enter the finals of the Australian Open. Nadal defeated Dimitrov 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (4-7), 6-4 in a

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Federer survives Wawrinka scare to reach Australian Open final Seventeen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer overcame a spirited challenge from Swiss star Stan Wawrinka in a five-set thriller to book his place in the finals of the season-opening Australian Open

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Murray, Kerber out in 4th round in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Australia  — It was tough at the top for Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber on Sunday at the Australian Open, with both the No. 1 seeds going out in fourth-round upsets. Five-time finalist Murray lost 7-5, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4

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Despite Doha loss, Murray atop ATP rankings

Johannesburg [South Africa], Jan. 9: British tennis ace Andy Murray remained on top of the latest ATP rankings released on Monday, despite losing the Qatar Open against Novak Djovokic, who is at the second spot. Djokovic defeated Murray in a

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Djokovic edges past Murray to clinch Qatar Open title

Johannesburg [South Africa], Jan. 8 : World No. 2 Novak Djokovic on Saturday defeated Andy Murray in a three-set thriller Qatar Open final, thus bringing the Briton’s 28-match winning streak to an end in Doha. Djokovic beat Murray 6-3, 5-7,

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Somdev Devvarman calls it quits, retires from professional tennis

Indian tennis player Somdev Devvarman announced his retirement from professional tennis on Sunday. He took to Twitter to make the announcement. “Starting 2017 on a new note, retiring from pro tennis. Thanks to everyone for the love and support over the

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Women’s SAFF Championship: India rout Afghanistan 5-1 in opener

ri [India], Dec.28:The Indian women’s football team kicked off their South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship 2016 campaign in style as they crushed Afghanistan by a whopping 5-1 margin in the Group B opener at the Kanchenjunga Stadium here last

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Perpetual Loyal wins Sydney to Hobart race in record time

The gruelling Sydney to Hobart yacht race has been won in record time. Perpetual Loyal finished the 628 nautical miles (1,163km) in one day, 13 hours, 31 minutes and 20 seconds – almost five hours faster than the previous course

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Indian beat Korea 3-0 to win Bronze at U-18 Asia Cup

Bangkok (Thailand) Dec. 22 : India beat Korea 3-0 at the 4th Women’s U18 Asia Cup, 2016 to win the Bronze medal in the tournament on Thursday. In the initial fist half the two teams played out a goal-less with

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Vijender Singh knocks out Francis Cheka to defend WBO Asia Pacific title

NEW DELHI: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh defended his WBO Asia Pacific super middleweight title in style with a knock-out win over challenger and former world champion Francis Cheka on Saturday. The ten-round contest did not last the distance as

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Mercedes want Williams’ Valtteri Bottas as Lewis Hamilton’s team

Williams driver Valtteri Bottas is Mercedes’ first choice to replace Nico Rosberg as Lewis Hamilton’s team-mate, BBC Sport has learned. But Williams have rejected an initial offer to release Finn Bottas from his 2017 contract. In a separate development, Mercedes

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