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Nikki Poonacha, Vanshita off to good start in tennis nationals
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Men's top seed Nikki Poonacha and unseeded woman player Vanshita Pathania warmed up for tougher battles ahead by scoring contrasting victories in the first round of the Fenesta Open national tennis championships here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Berrettini secures ATP Finals berth alongside Djokovic and Medvedev
Turin, Oct 26 (IANS) Italy's Matteo Berrettini will make his second Nitto ATP Finals appearance after becoming the sixth singles player to qualify for the 2021 season finale, to be held at the Pala Alpitour in Turin from November 14-21.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
No quarantine for fully vaccinated players at Australian Open
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Fully vaccinated players will not have to undergo mandatory two weeks of hotel quarantine or live in a bio-secure bubble in Australia for next year's Australian Open tennis tournament while un-vaccinated players will have to undergo two weeks of quarantine on reaching Australia for the event in Melbourne.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Nadal crosses over to Kia's electric-powered EV6
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Spanish star Rafael Nadal, who electrifies the tennis court with his game, will be using an electric-powered EV6 crossover made by Korean car manufacturer Kia Corporation.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic might skip Australian Open as Victoria bars unvaccinated players
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Even as world No.1 tennis player, Novak Djokovic of Serbia, is refusing to reveal his Covid-19 vaccine status, casting doubt over Australian Open participation next year, the state of Victoria has said that no athlete who has not been fully vaccinated will be allowed to participate in major events, which includes the Australian Open in January 2022.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
Tennis ace Naomi Osaka shares stunning pictures of Greek vacation
Athens, Oct 18 (IANS) Japanese tennis ace and four-time major winner, Naomi Osaka, has shared stunning pictures of her vacationing in Mykonos in Greece, as she celebrates her 24th birthday with her family and friends in the island paradise.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Greece,Sports,Tennis
Cameron Norrie wins at Indian Wells, becomes new British No. 1 tennis player
Indian Wells, Oct 18 (IANS) Great Britain's world No. 26, Cameron Norrie, became the first male tennis player ranked outside the top-25 since Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia (2010) to clinch the BNP Paribas Open title, defeating Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 at Indian Wells on Monday (IST).
2021-10-18
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Paula Badosa clinches Indian Wells title, set for huge ranking leap
Indian Wells, Oct 18 (IANS) Spain's No.21 seed Paula Badosa overcame No.27 Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 7-6(5), 2-6, 7-6(2) to win the BNP Paribas Open championship in Indian Wells, the final WTA 1000 event of the season on Mionday (IST).
2021-10-18
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Norrie sets up Indian Wells final against Basilashvili
Indian Wells, Oct 17 (IANS) Great Britain's Cameron Norrie dismissed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 6-2, 6-4 to make his maiden ATP Masters 1000 final at the BNP Paribas Open here on Sunday (IST).
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Yuki Bhambri to lead Delhi in 3rd edition of Tennis Premier League
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Ace Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri will lead the challenge for the Delhi Binny's Brigade during the third edition of the Tennis Premier League (TPL), which will be played from December 9 to 14 at the Celebration Club in Mumbai.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Rishi, Vanshita clinch titles at KSLTA-AITA Pro Circuit 2021
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Karnataka's Rishi Reddy and Vanshita Pathania clinched the men's and women's title respectively in the Rs 2-lakh prize money KSLTA-AITA Pro Circuit 2021 tennis tournament, here on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Rafa becomes 'adopted son' of flood-ravaged Spanish town
Madrid, Oct 16 (IANS) Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal has been honoured at a ceremony in Mallorca for the help he provided Sant Llorenc des Cardassar in October 2018 after torrential rain and flash flooding devastated the town.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Badosa beats Jabeur, to meet Azarenka in final at Indian Wells
Indian Wells (USA), Oct 16 (IANS) Spain's Paula Badosa continued her dream run in the WTA event at the BNP Paribas Open here as she defeated Ons Jabeur of Tunisia to set up a clash in the final with Victoria Azarenka of Belarus.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Fritz saves two match points to upset Zverev at Indian Wells
Indian Wells (USA), Oct 16 (IANS) American Taylor Fritz came back from the verge of defeat and saved two match points before going on to stun World No. 4 Alexander Zverev in the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open, making it to his first ATP Masters 1000 semi-final.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Bopanna-Shapovalov lose in quarters at Indian Wells
Indian Wells, Oct 15 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov have crashed out of the men's doubles competition in the ATP event at the BNP Paribas Open.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Paula Badosa, Ons Jabeur to clash in semis at Indian Wells WTA event
Indian Wells (USA), Oct 15 (IANS) Paula Badosa became the first Spanish woman since 2003 to advance to the semi-finals of the WTA event at the BNP Paribas Open, defeating 2019 finalist Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-3 in the quarter-finals here. Badosa, seeded 21 here, will face Tunisia's Ons Jabeur in the semi-finals, with the winner advancing to the biggest final of their careers.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Dimitrov overcomes Hurkacz, storms into semis at Indian Wells
Indian Wells (USA), Oct 15 (IANS) Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov's grand comeback continued at the BNP Paribas Open as he rallied from a set down to defeat Poland's Hubert Hurkacz in three sets to back up his stunning victory over top seed Daniil Medvedev in the previous round.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Ostapenko seals semis date with Azarenka in Indian Wells
Indian Wells (USA), Oct 14 (IANS) Former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko advanced to her first WTA 1000 semi-final in three years, coming back from the brink in the final set to defeat unseeded Shelby Rogers 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in the BNP Paribas Open here.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Dimitrov stuns Medvedev with grand comeback at Indian Wells
Indian Wells (USA), Oct 14 (IANS) Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov rallied from a set and a double-break down to shock top seed Daniil Medvedev to reach the quarter-finals at the ATP Tour BNP Paribas Open here.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Tsitsipas struggles on way to Indian Wells win; Berrettini ousted
Indian Wells, Oct 13 (IANS) Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece came back from a set and a break down to hold off former world No. 9 Fabio Fognini of Italy in the third round at the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday (IST).
2021-10-13
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Jabeur, Kerber in Indian Wells quarters; Leylah Fernandez exits
Indian Wells, Oct 13 (IANS) Tunisian star Ons Jabeur has boosted her chances of becoming the first Arab woman to qualify for the WTA Finals after making her first BNP Paribas Open quarterfinal here on Wednesday (IST), defeating Russian qualifier Anna Kalinskaya, 6-2, 6-2 in the fourth round.
2021-10-13
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Ishaque, Ramya given top billing at Pro Circuit tennis event
Bengaluru, Oct 12 (IANS) The 2010 Asian Games medallist Vishnu Vardhan of Telangana will be among the favourites for the men's singles title when the main draw of the Rs 2 lakh prize money KSLTA-AITA Pro Circuit 2021 event starts here on Wednesday.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Medvedev endures rain delay to reach Indian Wells pre-quarters
Indian Wells, Oct 12 (IANS) Top seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia endured a lengthy rain delay to oust Serbian 27th seed Filip Krajinovic 6-2, 7-6(1) and reach the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open here on Tuesday (IST).
2021-10-12
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Kerber advances; former champion Andreescu bows out at Indian Wells
Indian Wells, Oct 12 (IANS) Germany's Angelique Kerber, the No.10 seed at the BNP Paribas Open, overcame a strong challenge from 20th seed from Russia Daria Kasatkina 6-2, 1-6, 6-4, to reach the fourth round of the WTA 1000 event here for the sixth time on Tuesday (IST).
2021-10-12
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Rain delays start of KSLTA-AITA Pro Circuit tennis opener
Bengaluru, Oct 11 (IANS) Heavy rains over the weekend delayed the start of the Rs 2-lakh Pro Circuit 2021 tennis tournament for men and women, organised by Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSLTA) and All-India Tennis Association (AITA), the main rounds of which were to begin at the KSLTA Tennis Stadium here on Monday.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Azarenka edges past Kvitova; Halep eliminated in Indian Wells
Indian Wells, Oct 11 (IANS) World No. 32 Victoria Azarenka of Belarus got the better of world No. 11 Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in a tight, 7-5, 6-4, match to reach the fourth round at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday (IST).
2021-10-11
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Murray, Tsitsipas secure third-round berths at Indian Wells
Indian Wells, Oct 11 (IANS) Former world No. 1 Andy Murray of Great Britain came back from a set down to win a battle of the generations, seeing off 18-year-old US Open quarterfinalist, Carlos Alcaraz of Spain, at the BNP Paribas Open in three sets on Monday (IST).
2021-10-11
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Coco Gauff, Barbora Krejcikova advance at Indian Wells
Indian Wells, Oct 10 (IANS) American teenager Coco Gauff had a winning debut at the BNP Paribas Open with a 6-3, 6-7(2), 6-1 victory over former top-10 player Caroline Garcia of France here on Sunday (IST).
2021-10-10
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Medvedev sails into third round with commanding win at Indian Wells
Indian Wells, Oct 10 (IANS) Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev arrived in Indian Wells with a 3-3 record at the BNP Paribas Open. But the world No. 2 consolidated his status as tournament favourite with a resounding 6-4, 6-2 win against American Mackenzie McDonald to reach the third round here on Sunday (IST).
2021-10-10
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Soha bags fourth title of the season at AITA women's tennis event
Bengaluru, Oct 9 (IANS) Soha Sadiq came back from a set down to beat Akanksha Nitture of Maharashtra in the final as she bagged her third singles crown of the season at the AITA women's tennis tournament played under the aegis of KSLTA here on Saturday.
2021-10-09
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Emma Raducanu sent packing by world No. 100 at Indian Wells
Indian Wells, Oct 9 (IANS) World No.100 Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus ended Emma Raducanu's 10-match winning streak on Saturday (IST), defeating the reigning US Open champion 6-2, 6-4 in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open here. Sasnovich will face 2015 champion Simona Halep of the US for a spot in the Round of 16 on Sunday.
2021-10-09
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Murray advances to Alcaraz showdown at Indian Wells
Indian Wells, Oct 9 (IANS) Former world No. 1 Andy Murray of Great Britain eliminated tricky Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-3, 6-2 to reach the second round of the BNP Paribas Open here. The Scot will next play Spain's Carlos Alcaraz, the US Open quarterfinalist this year, for a spot in the third round.
2021-10-09
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Khanna, Kirrtane, Vasant win double crowns in ITF seniors event
Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) Fancied players Aditya Khanna, Nitin Kirrtane and Mayur Vasant lived up to the expectations in their respective age groups to walk away with double glory in the GSTA S200 ITF Mumbai 2021 tennis tournament here on Friday.
2021-10-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Tennis
Kyrgios, girlfriend in separate quarantine after a verbal argument
Adelaide, Oct 8 (IANS) A verbal argument between Australia's mercurial tennis star Nick Kyrgios and his girlfriend Chiara Passari during quarantine on return from abroad became such a nuisance that police had to be called to settle the issue. The pair have been separated in hotel quarantine, asked to stay in different rooms.
2021-10-08
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Tennis
Soha, Akanksha win doubles title in AITA women's tennis event
Bengaluru, Oct 8 (IANS) Local lass Soha Sadiq and Akanksha Nitture of Maharashtra teamed up to win the doubles crown of the AITA Rs 1 lakh prize money women's tennis tournament played under the aegis of KSLTA here on Friday. They will be on the opposite ends of the court in the singles final and one of them will complete a grand double on Saturday.
2021-10-08
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Siniakova stops returning Clijsters; Gauff to meet Garcia in Indian Wells
Indian Wells, Oct 8 (IANS) Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic put a halt to the comeback of two-time champion Kim Clijsters of Belgium in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open here, while former world No.4 Caroline Garcia of France and former world No.11 Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia were also among the early winners on Day 2, as each came from a set down to advance to the second round.
2021-10-08
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Murray gets his wedding ring and shoes back after Instagram appeal
Indian Wells (US), Oct 8 (IANS) Less than 24 hours after reporting that his wedding ring and special tennis shoes had been stolen, two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray of Great Britain said on Friday (IST) that he had recovered his prized possessions.
2021-10-08
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Murray in trouble 'back home' after wedding stolen in the US
Indian Wells (USA), Oct 7 (IANS) British tennis star Andy Murray has landed in trouble with his wife Kim Sears after he had his wedding ring and special tennis shoes stolen following a training session in Indian Wells, the United States, where is currently preparing for the Indian Wells Masters.
2021-10-07
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Yashaswini stuns Prathiba to enter quarterfinals of AITA women's tennis
Bengaluru, Oct 6 (IANS) Unseeded Yashaswini Singh of Madhya Pradesh stunned fifth seed and home favourite Prathiba Prasad Narayan to enter the quarterfinals of the AITA Women's tennis tournament here on Wednesday.
2021-10-06
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
AITA women's tennis: Apoorva in pre-quarters with upset win; Samhita wins
Bengaluru, Oct 5 (IANS) Karnataka's Apoorva SB recorded the first upset victory of the tournament when she ousted sixth seed Veda Varshita of Tamil Nadu 7-5, 6-1 to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the AITA Rs 1 lakh Women's tennis tournament played under the aegis of KSLTA here on Tuesday.
2021-10-05
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Medvedev, Tsitsipas favourites as Indian Wells action set to begin
Indian Wells, Oct 5 (IANS) Top two seeds, Russian Daniil Medvedev and Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas, will be bidding for a maiden Indian Wells trophy in the absence of the past five champions when the ATP Tour returns for the penultimate Masters 1000 event of the season at the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday.
2021-10-05
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Clijsters set to make a comeback at Indian Wells; Raducanu top attraction
Indian Wells, Oct 5 (IANS) Three-time US Open champion and two-time winner at Indian Wells, Belgium's former world No. 1 Kim Clijsters, will be making her first appearance at the BNP Paribas Open in a decade, and will meet Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic in the opening-round at Indian Wells.
2021-10-05
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Former world No 1 Osaka drops out of top 10 in latest WTA Rankings
Florida, Oct 4 (IANS) The former world No. 1 Naomi Osaka dropped out of the women's top 10 for the first time since winning the 2018 US Open title, in the latest WTA Rankings, released on Monday.
2021-10-04
Category: International, Puerto Rico,Sports,Tennis
ATP opens investigation into domestic abuse allegations against Alexander Zverev
London, Oct 4 (IANS) The ATP Tour, the men's tennis body, on Monday confirmed that it has opened an investigation into domestic abuse allegations levelled against Alexander Zverev by former partner Olya Sharypova.
2021-10-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Soha breezes into PQFs of AITA Women's Championship
Bengaluru, Oct 4 (IANS) Top seed Soha Sadiq breezed past Kaavya Palani of Tamil Nadu to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the AITA Rs 1 lakh Womens tennis championship played under the aegis of KSLTA, here on Monday.
2021-10-04
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Raducanu's success gives tennis multi-million dollar boost in Britain
London, Oct 4 (IANS) The British government has announced a 40.7 million US dollar package to refurbish 4,500 public tennis courts in deprived areas following the success of 18-year-old Emma Raducanu.
2021-10-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Vishnu back to winnings ways with AITA Men's event title
Bengaluru, Oct 2 (IANS) Former Asian Games medallist and Davis Cupper Vishnu Vardhan of Telangana was back to winning ways as he claimed the AITA Rs 1 lakh men's tennis title here on Saturday, beating Karnataka's Maanva Jain in straight sets in the final.
2021-10-02
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Vishnu Vardhan to meet Maanav Jain in final of AITA men's event
Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) Former Asian Games medallist Vishnu Vardhan defeated Odissa's Kabir Hans in straight sets to storm into the final of the AITA Rs 1 lakh men's tennis tournament at the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSLTA) courts here on Friday.
2021-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Jason, Gagana claim titles in AITA U-18 Champions Series 7
Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) Top seed Jason Michael David lived up to his billing as he annexed the boys' U-18 title in the AITA Champions Series 7 U-18 tennis tournament that concluded here on Friday.
2021-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Rishi advances to quarterfinals of AITA men's event
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) Top seed Rishi Reddy quelled the challenge of Rajasthan's Rishiraj Shekawat to advance to the quarterfinals of the AITA Rs 1 lakh men's tennis championship here on Wednesday. The Bengalurean emerged as 6-1, 6-2 winner over his opponent from Rajasthan.
2021-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis