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US Open: Kashyap, Prannoy to lock horns for title

US Open: Kashyap, Prannoy to lock horns for title

23 Jul 2017 | 1:58 PM

Anaheim, Jul 23 (UNI) Ace Indian shuttlers P Kashyap and H S Prannoy will lock horns for the summit clash at the 120,000 Dollars US Open Grand Prix Gold here.

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Tennis tourney: Shashikant Rajput enters boys U-16, U-18 semis

19 Jul 2017 | 8:43 PM

Chandigarh, July 19 (UNI) Chandigarh Academy of Rural Tennis (CHART) trainee Shashikant Rajput advanced into the boys under-18 as well as Under-16 singles semi-finals of the CLTA-AITA Championship Series (CS-7) Tennis Tournament at Tennis Stadium here today.

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Federer qualifies for ATP Finals for record 15th time

Federer qualifies for ATP Finals for record 15th time

18 Jul 2017 | 3:49 PM

Undated, Jul 18 (Reuters) Roger Federer has secured his place in the ATP Finals for a record 15th time after the Swiss world number three won a record eighth Wimbledon title on Sunday, the Association of Tennis Professionals confirmed yesterday.

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ATP ranking: Ramkumar scoots to career best 168th rank

ATP ranking: Ramkumar scoots to career best 168th rank

17 Jul 2017 | 7:42 PM

New Delhi, Jul 17 (UNI) Indian tennis player Ramkumar Ramanathan scooted ahead by 16 places in the ATP Rankings to his career best rank to 168 in singles released today.

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Federer wins record eighth Wimbledon title as Cilic crumbles

Federer wins record eighth Wimbledon title as Cilic crumbles

16 Jul 2017 | 8:59 PM

LONDON, Jul 16 (Reuters) Ruthless Roger Federer thrashed suffering Croat Marin Cilic 6-3 6-1 6-4 to become the first man to win eight Wimbledon singles crowns today, five years after landing his seventh.

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Wimbledon champion Muguruza eyes more trophies not rankings

Wimbledon champion Muguruza eyes more trophies not rankings

16 Jul 2017 | 4:45 PM

By Simon Evans LONDON, Jul 16 (Reuters) Newly crowned Wimbledon women's champion Garbine Muguruza says she would rather be ranked tenth in the world and win more Grand Slams than focus on reaching the top of the rankings.

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Cilic ready to step up against record-chasing Federer

Cilic ready to step up against record-chasing Federer

16 Jul 2017 | 4:13 PM

LONDON, Jul 16 (Reuters) Marin Cilic is confident he can build on last year's heartbreak and prevent Roger Federer from winning a record eighth Wimbledon men's singles crown when the pair meet in today's title showdown on Centre Court.

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Federer out to claim record against fresh face Cilic

Federer out to claim record against fresh face Cilic

16 Jul 2017 | 1:51 PM

By Toby Davis LONDON, Jul 16 (Reuters) For the first time in eight grand slam finals over the same amount of years, Roger Federer will not play someone called Andy, Novak or Rafa when he bids for a record eighth Wimbledon title today.

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Makarova and Vesnina cruise to women's doubles title

Makarova and Vesnina cruise to women's doubles title

16 Jul 2017 | 9:54 AM

LONDON, Jul 16 (Reuters) Russians Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina won the Wimbledon women's doubles title for the first time with a crushing 6-0 6-0 victory over the pairing of Taiwan's Hao-Ching Chan and Romanian Monica Niculescu.

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Muguruza blows away Venus to take first Wimbledon crown

Muguruza blows away Venus to take first Wimbledon crown

15 Jul 2017 | 9:48 PM

By Toby Davis LONDON, Jul 15 (Reuters) Garbine Muguruza clinched a maiden Wimbledon title today with a stunning 7-5 6-0 demolition of Venus Williams, whose dreams of a fairytale victory at the age of 37 were blown apart in a devastating second set.

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Indian challenge ends at Canada Open

Indian challenge ends at Canada Open

15 Jul 2017 | 2:38 PM

Calgary, Jul 15 (UNI) The Indian campaign at the ongoing Canada Open Grand Prix badminton tournament came to an end as third seed pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy in men's doubles and the mixed doubles pair comprising Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy suffered defeats in their respective matches here today.

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Wimbledon 2017: Bopanna-Dabrowski lose in mixed doubles' quarters; Indian challenge ends

Wimbledon 2017: Bopanna-Dabrowski lose in mixed doubles' quarters; Indian challenge ends

14 Jul 2017 | 7:28 PM

London, Jul 14 (UNI) The Indian challenge at Wimbledon came to an end today after Rohan Bopanna and her Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski lost in the quarterfinals here today.

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Hingis hails "amazing" Venus Williams for reaching final at 37

Hingis hails "amazing" Venus Williams for reaching final at 37

14 Jul 2017 | 5:50 PM

By Simon Cambers LONDON, Jul 14 (Reuters) Former world number one Martina Hingis said on Friday it was "amazing" that her old rival Venus Williams has reached the Wimbledon final at the age of 37.

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Canada Open: Prannoy, Shivani crash out in singles, Manu Attri-B Sumeeth Reddy in Men's Doubles Quarters

Canada Open: Prannoy, Shivani crash out in singles, Manu Attri-B Sumeeth Reddy in Men's Doubles Quarters

14 Jul 2017 | 5:43 PM

Calgary, Jul 14 (UNI) India shuttlers HS Prannoy and Ruthvika Shivani Gadde's campaign came to an end at the ongoing Canada Open Grand Prix while second seeds Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy advanced to the quarterfinals here today.

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Federer set to continue march towards record eighth title

Federer set to continue march towards record eighth title

14 Jul 2017 | 4:33 PM

By Pravin Char LONDON, Jul 14 (REUTERS) The path to an eighth Wimbledon title appears wide open for Roger Federer as the Swiss goes into today's semi-final against Tomas Berdych in imperious form and heavily favoured to claim a record-extending 19th grand slam crown.

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Canada Open: Prannoy, Shivani enter next round, Parupalli Kashyap crashes out

Canada Open: Prannoy, Shivani enter next round, Parupalli Kashyap crashes out

13 Jul 2017 | 5:38 PM

Calgary, Jul 13 (UNI) Second seed Indian shuttler HS Prannoy and Ruthvika Shivani entered the next round of men's and women's single event while 16th seeded Parupalli Kashyap campaign came to an end at the ongoing Yonex Canada Open here today.

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Wimbledon: Bopanna progresses to mixed doubles quarters, Sania crashes out

Wimbledon: Bopanna progresses to mixed doubles quarters, Sania crashes out

13 Jul 2017 | 4:47 PM

London, Jul 13 (UNI) India's ace tennis star Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski inched towards quarter-finals in mixed doubles of Wimbledon while Sania-Dodig pair crashed out.

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With Venus on horizon, Wimbledon spotlight shines on Konta

With Venus on horizon, Wimbledon spotlight shines on Konta

13 Jul 2017 | 3:31 PM

LONDON, Jul 13 (Reuters) The Wimbledon spotlight will shine brighter than ever on Britain's Johanna Konta when she faces American veteran Venus Williams in the semi-finals on Centre Court today.

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Konta humbled to be facing stellar Venus

Konta humbled to be facing stellar Venus

13 Jul 2017 | 10:31 AM

LONDON, Jul 13 (Reuters) Britain's Johanna Konta will be feeling humble when she steps on Centre Court to face five-times Wimbledon singles champion Venus Williams in their semi-final today.

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Canada Open Badminton: Prannoy, Kashyap enter round two

Canada Open Badminton: Prannoy, Kashyap enter round two

12 Jul 2017 | 6:01 PM

Alberta, Jul 12 (UNI) India's badminton stars H S Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap won their respective men's singles Canada Open Badminton tournament here entering into the second round.

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Roof protects Murray and Federer from lingering rain

Roof protects Murray and Federer from lingering rain

12 Jul 2017 | 3:58 PM

LONDON, Jul 12 (Reuters) The rain is expected to ease off in time for men's quarter-final action at Wimbledon today but even if it does not defending champion Andy Murray and seven-times winner Roger Federer will have the Centre Court roof to keep them dry.

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Venus draws on spirit of Serena in Wimbledon quest

Venus draws on spirit of Serena in Wimbledon quest

12 Jul 2017 | 1:13 PM

Undated, Jul 12 (Reuters) Five-times champion Venus Williams is drawing on the emotional support of her absent sister Serena at Wimbledon as the 37-year-old American remains on course to seize one of her sibling's records should she go on to claim an eighth grand slam title.

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Djokovic muscles in on women's quarter-final day

Djokovic muscles in on women's quarter-final day

11 Jul 2017 | 8:16 AM

LONDON, Jul 11 (Reuters) It is women's quarter-finals day at Wimbledon today, with Johanna Konta, Simona Halep and Jelena Ostapenko among those looking to make their mark, but Novak Djokovic gets the action underway on Centre Court 1630 IST in a fourth round match pushed back.

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Tomic got off lightly for 'bored' comments says Gilbert

Tomic got off lightly for 'bored' comments says Gilbert

08 Jul 2017 | 8:45 AM

 LONDON, Jul 8 (Reuters) Brad Gilbert, former coach to Andre Agassi and Andy Murray, believes Australian Bernard Tomic got off lightly for his comments about being bored at Wimbledon and could have been suspended from the game.

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Nishikori's eye on the prize ahead of Bautista Agut clash

07 Jul 2017 | 12:31 PM

LONDON, Jul 7 (Reuters) Kei Nishikori has his eye on the main prize at Wimbledon this year and, if his body holds up, the Japanese ninth seed should get past Roberto Bautista Agut today and into the second week of the grasscourt grand slam.

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Brit pack progress makes no difference to Murray focus

07 Jul 2017 | 12:30 PM

Undated, Jul 7 (Reuters) World number one and defending champion Andy Murray is glad to see three other British players in the third round at Wimbledon but remains focused on progressing to the final stages of the competition next week, the 30-year-old has said.

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Murray and Nadal lead third-round Wimbledon charge

07 Jul 2017 | 8:31 AM

LONDON, Jul 7 (Reuters) Defending champion Andy Murray and fourth seed Rafael Nadal will lead the men's charge at Wimbledon today as they play their third-round matches on Centre Court.

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Heather Watson v Victoria Azarenka - head-to-head

07 Jul 2017 | 8:31 AM

Undated, Jul 7 (Reuters) Facts and figures ahead of today's third-round clash between Britain's Heather Watson and Victoria Azarenka of Belarus at Wimbledon: Watson Azarenka Head-to-head 0 4 WTA world ranking 102 683 Age 25 27 Height 1.

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Heather Watson v Victoria Azarenka - player profiles

07 Jul 2017 | 8:31 AM

Undated, Jul 7 (Reuters) Here's a look at the form and previous records of Heather Watson and Victoria Azarenka ahead of their third round match at Wimbledon today: Heather Watson (Britain) The 25-year-old arrived at the championships on the back of a semi-final appearance in Eastbourne and has boosted her credentials as a grasscourt player with consecutive two-set victories this week.

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Wimbledon 2017: Raja, Sharan and Sania advances into second round

Wimbledon 2017: Raja, Sharan and Sania advances into second round

06 Jul 2017 | 7:41 PM

London, Jul 6 (UNI) Ace Indian double's duo Purav Raja and Divij Sharan and tennis star Sania Mirza along with her Belgian partner Kirsten Flipkens have entered the second round of the men's and the women's doubles respectively at the Wimbledon tennis championship here today.

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