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Ankita Raina progresses to semi-finals of ITF in Luan

New Delhi, May 10 (UNI) Indian tennis player Ankita Raina came back strongly after first set defeat against much lower-ranked Hong Kong's Eudice Wong inching to the semi-finals in the women's singles of the the ITF tournament in Luan, China on Friday.

After losing first set, the 2018 Asian Games bronze medallist came back strongly beating her opponent 2-6, 6-4, 7-5 a game that lasted for two hours of the quarter-final.
Ankita ranked 175 scored 88 points while 497 ranked Eudice fell two points short.
They broke each other seven times in the match.
Ankita next faces seventh seed Duan Yingying of China in the semi-final on Saturday and would like to settle for her third final of the season.
She had won a USD 25k event in Singapore and ended runner-up at a USD 60k tournament in Istanbul.
Earlier on Thursday Ankita edged out China's Yue Yuan in straight sets 6-2 6-3 in the round of 16.
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Myneni/Nedunchezhiyan advance to second round in Kaohsiung Open

Myneni/Nedunchezhiyan advance to second round in Kaohsiung Open

19 Sep 2019 | 9:12 AM

Chandigarh, Sept 19 (UNI) Indian pair of Saketh Myneni and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan rallied to beat Australian combination of Alex Bolt and Jacob Grills 4-6, 6-4, 10-8 in the men's doubles first round outing in the $ 162,480 ATP Challenger in Kaohsiung Open (Taiwan) on Thursday.

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Ramanathan moves into pre-quarters in Glasgow

Ramanathan moves into pre-quarters in Glasgow

19 Sep 2019 | 8:51 AM

Chandigarh, Sept 19 (UNI) Unleashing 11 aces and committing a solitary double fault, fifth seed India's Ramkumar Ramanathan moved into the prequarter-finals in the men's singles of the €46,600 Murray Trophy Challenger Tennis Tournament in Glasgow (Great Britain) on Wednesday.

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Argentina to play Germany, Ecuador in friendlies

19 Sep 2019 | 7:14 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Sept 19 (Xinhua) Argentina will meet Germany and Ecuador in friendlies next month as part of their preparations for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) said on Wednesday.

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Paris 2024, Dakar 2022 sign cooperation agreement

19 Sep 2019 | 7:13 AM

PARIS, Sept 19 (Xinhua) The Organising Committees of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Dakar 2022 Youth Olympic Games signed a cooperation agreement on Wednesday that aims to contribute to the success of Dakar 2022 and share the positive impact of the first Youth Olympic Games to be held in Africa, the Paris 2024 committee announced.

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Bayern win, Leverkusen lose in UEFA Champions League

19 Sep 2019 | 7:11 AM

BERLIN, Sept 19 (Xinhua) Bayern Munich reaped their 16th straight win in their opening game after beating Red Star Belgrade 3-0, while Lokomotiv Moscow upset Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 with two first-half goals to take all three points at the first round in the Champions League's group stage on Wednesday.

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