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French Open champion Ostapenko makes season-ending WTA Finals

French Open champion Ostapenko makes season-ending WTA Finals

Undated, Oct 4 (Reuters) French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko became the seventh player to qualify for the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore, the WTA said on Wednesday. The Latvian, who will make her first appearance in the Oct. 22-29 event, joins Garbine Muguruza, Simona Halep, Karolina Pliskova, Elina Svitolina, Venus Williams and Caroline Wozniacki. "I'm extremely happy to qualify for my very first WTA Finals," the 20-year-old said on the WTA website (www.wtatennis.com). "I've had a great season and hope I can continue to play my best tennis in front of all the fans in Singapore." Ostapenko, who is through to the third round of the China Open in Beijing, won the second of her two career titles at the Korea Open in Seoul last month. The top eight singles players at the 7 million US dollar prize money event will face off in a round-robin format for the Billie Jean King Trophy. One place is still available for the showpiece with Britain's Johanna Konta currently holding eighth place in the WTA Race to Singapore standings. Konta, a reserve last year, has suffered five straight defeats, however, and several players could still overhaul her. REUTERS KU 1927

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Asia Cup: India post 285 runs against Hong Kong, Shikhar hits ton

Asia Cup: India post 285 runs against Hong Kong, Shikhar hits ton

18 Sep 2018 | 9:19 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) Shikhar Dhawan smashed century, as India set a target of 286 runs against Hong Kong in their opening match of six-nation Asia cup on Tuesday at Dubai in UAE.

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Kin of Pakistan captain pray for Indian team

18 Sep 2018 | 8:06 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) Mehboob Hasan, kin of Pakistan cricket team captain Sarfaraz Ahmed, strongly desires that India win Asia Cup, besides Wednesday's match to be played against Pakistan.

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Mohun Bagan scripted history by becoming unbeaten CFL champions after 8 years

18 Sep 2018 | 8:01 PM

Kolkata, Sep 18 (UNI) Conceding a goal in the 72nd minute, Mohun Bagan rallied
brilliantly in the fag end to score two goals in a gap of seven minutes to emerge
unbeaten Calcutta Football League (CFL) for the first time in eight years with 2-1
triumph over Mohammedan Sporting in a mini derby at Salt Lake Stadium here
on Tuesday
The Mariners became the champ for the first time this season after 2009 following
their win in the previous game against Calcutta Customs by two goals last week, but
question was there if they remain undefeated in the last play of the 12-team fixture
for premier division league.

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Wrestler Sunil Kumar wins gold at World Firefighters games

18 Sep 2018 | 7:46 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18, (UNI) Indian wrestler Sunil Kumar clinched gold in the 84 kg category at 13th World Firefighters Games in Chungju, South Korea, on Monday.

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BFC announces 25-member squad for ISL

18 Sep 2018 | 7:01 PM

Bengaluru, Sep 18 (UNI) Bengaluru Football Club (BFC) have named their 25-man squad for Indian Super League which kicks off later this month, the club announced on Tuesday.

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