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Tennis

Raonic secures crucial win for Canada
Agencies/HTC
Paris, February 04, 2013
First Published: 23:34 IST(4/2/2013)
Last Updated: 23:35 IST(4/2/2013)

Short-handed five-time champions Spain crashed out of the Davis Cup on Sunday when Canada completed a famous World Group triumph while 32-time winners United States edged Brazil 3-2 in a dogfight.

Milos Raonic secured the crucial winning point in Canada's 3-2 victory in Vancouver by beating Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 to send them into their first Davis Cup quarter-final.  Meanwhile, Tomas Berdych beat Stanislas Wawrinka in the reverse singles to grab victory for Czech Republic, who were leading 2-1 after the doubles rubber, against the Swiss.

Maini takes WSK victory
New Delhi: Khush Maini (12) took the first ever win by an Indian in a World Series Karting event when he won the final of the opening round of the seven round series at the La Conca kart circuit in Italy on Sunday in the 60 Mini category. Maini's elder brother Arjun and the reigning FIA-CIK KF3 Asia Pacific champion Jehan Daruvala were also competing in the KF Junior category.

Chance to experience BIC thrills
Greater Noida: Motor enthusiasts will be able to zoom on their favorite F1 track when the Buddh International Circuit holds an open track day on Feb 17. One session at the circuit will cost Rs. 4000 on a car and Rs. 3000 on a bike. Taxi rides on Mercedes cars will also be available.


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