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Dominant Nadal thrashes Kyrgios to win China Open title

Dominant Nadal thrashes Kyrgios to win China Open title
Tennis - China Open - Men's Singles Finals - Beijing, China - October 8, 2017 - Rafael Nadal of Spain bites his trophy after winning the match against Nick Kyrgios of Australia. REUTERS

Undated, Oct 8 (REUTERS) World number one Rafael Nadal produced a ruthless performance to win his 75th singles title, beating Australian Nick Kyrgios 6-2 6-1 in the China Open final on Sunday. The Spaniard, appearing in the 110th final of his career, cruised to his first China Open title since 2005 as eighth-seeded Kyrgios was hindered by his own inconsistency and rarely troubled the top seed. World number 19 Kyrgios, who was looking for his first title of the year, held his opening two service games, but faded as Nadal broke twice to grab the first set. The 31-year-old almost shut out Kyrgios in the second set and took a 5-0 lead before the Australian won his solitary game to slightly delay the inevitable as Nadal sauntered to his 12th consecutive win. The victory marks the first time since 2013 that Nadal has won at least six titles in a year and puts him ahead of Roger Federer and Alexander Zverev, who have both won five each this season. The loss dented Kyrgios's chances of making it to the season-ending ATP finals as he stands 20th in the Race to London standings. REUTERS SDR 1948

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At 14, J&K’s Soham tops Fide rated player category

19 Jan 2018 | 2:39 PM

Jammu, Jan 19 (UNI) Just at the age of 14, Soham Kamotra of Jammu and Kashmir has becomes Top fide rated player of the State after his brilliant show in International Grandmaster events held in Bhopal and New Delhi recently.

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Dimitrov beats Rublev to reach last 16 in Aus Open

19 Jan 2018 | 2:30 PM

By Martyn Herman
Melbourne, Jan 19 (UNI) Surviving a tricky test in fierce heat, third seed Grigor Dimitrov defeated Andrey Rublev to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open on Friday.

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ICC U19 World Cup: India thrash Zimbabwe, enter quarters

ICC U19 World Cup: India thrash Zimbabwe, enter quarters

19 Jan 2018 | 2:13 PM

Mount Manganui, Jan 19 (UNI) Continuing their winning streak, India outclassed Zimbabwe by 10 wickets here on Friday to enter the quarterfinals of the ongoing ICC Under 19 World Cup.

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Djokovic is 'physically extraordinary' to win Aus Open: Agassi

Djokovic is 'physically extraordinary' to win Aus Open: Agassi

19 Jan 2018 | 2:06 PM

Melbourne, Jan 19 (UNI) Mentor Andre Agassi on Friday said that Novak Djokovic is 'physically extraordinary' to win the Australian Open by emulating Roger Federer in his first tournament for six months.

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Palace's Loftus-Cheek doubtful for World Cup after ankle injury

19 Jan 2018 | 2:03 PM

London, Jan 19 (UNI) Crystal Palace midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek down with ankle injury appears doubtful for the World Cup in Russia, informed club manager Roy Hodgson on Thursday.

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