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Polish teen Iga Swiatek conquers Paris

But for nearly an hour and a half before that and on the grandest stage of her young life, the 19-year-old from Poland couldn’t put a foot wrong even if she tried.
Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 10, 2020. Poland's Iga Swiatek celebrates during the final against Sofia Kenin of the U.S. REUTERS/Charles Platiau(REUTERS)
Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 10, 2020. Poland's Iga Swiatek celebrates during the final against Sofia Kenin of the U.S. REUTERS/Charles Platiau(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 10, 2020 11:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAditya Iyer (Chief Cricket Writer)

Australian Open 2019: Medvedev cruises to set up Wawrinka last-16 clash

Wawrinka, a former world number three who has never returned to his best since knee surgery in 2017, said he was happy to be in the second week of a Slam once again.
Russia's Daniil Medvedev celebrates after his match.(REUTERS)
Russia's Daniil Medvedev celebrates after his match.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 25, 2020 05:31 PM IST
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Melbourne | ByAgence France-Presse

Australian Open: Tennis player asks ball-girl to peel banana for him, gets scolded by umpire - WATCH

Australian Open 2020: The tennis player signalled the young ball kid to peel the banana for him, which did not go down well with the umpire John Blom. 
Elliot Benchetrit asks ballkid to peel his banana.(Screenshot/Twitter)
Elliot Benchetrit asks ballkid to peel his banana.(Screenshot/Twitter)
Updated on Jan 21, 2020 08:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Satwik-Chirag end second-best in French Open

In what turned out to be a one-sided final, the Indian duo was outclassed 18-21, 16-21 in just 35 minutes by the top seeds from Indonesia on Sunday.
File image of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty(AP)
File image of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty(AP)
Updated on Oct 28, 2019 09:43 AM IST
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Paris | ByIndo Asian News Service

Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap crash out in opening round of French Open

While Srikanth fought hard for 55 minutes against second seed Chou Tien Chen of Chinese Taipei before losing 15-21 21-7 21-14, Kashyap was no match for Hong Kong’s Ng Ka Long Angus, losing 11-21 9-21.
A file photo of India's Srikanth Kidambi.(PTI)
A file photo of India's Srikanth Kidambi.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 23, 2019 07:06 PM IST
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Paris | ByPress Trust of India

French Open 2019: Ashleigh Barty ends Australia’s 46-year wait for Roland Garros title

Eighth seed Barty got off to a strong start and never looked back, winning 6-1, 6-3 after only 70 minutes to claim her maiden Grand Slam title.
Ashleigh Barty celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic.(REUTERS)
Ashleigh Barty celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 08, 2019 09:49 PM IST
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Paris | ByAFP

French Open 2019: Novak Djokovic to face Dominic Thiem for a spot in final

Top seed and world number one Djokovic won 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 and will face Austrian fourth seed Dominic Thiem in what will be his 35th Grand Slam semi-final.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic in action during his quarterfinal match against Germany's Alexander Zverev.(REUTERS)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic in action during his quarterfinal match against Germany's Alexander Zverev.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 06, 2019 09:04 PM IST
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Paris | ByAFP

French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal braced for ‘trouble’ in Roger Federer showdown

Defending champion Nadal is chasing a 12th title on the crushed red brick of Paris where he has lost just twice in 93 matches.
File image of Rafael Nadal(REUTERS)
File image of Rafael Nadal(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 06, 2019 04:54 PM IST
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Paris | ByAFP

Dominic Thiem tames Gael Monfils to advance into last eight in French Open

Dominic Thiem will next face either Russian Karen Khachanov or Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro for a place in the last four, where he could meet Serbian Djokovic.
Austria's Dominic Thiem celebrates after winning against France's Gael Monfils.(AFP)
Austria's Dominic Thiem celebrates after winning against France's Gael Monfils.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 03, 2019 11:54 PM IST
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Paris | ByReuters

French Open: Djokovic beats qualifier, ready for ‘real deal’ in Paris

Djokovic has never lost a Grand Slam match to a player ranked as low as Caruso, and never looked like doing so as he breezed to two match points, needing just one of those to put Caruso, the world number 147, out of his misery.
French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - June 1, 2019. Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts after winning his third round match against Italy's Salvatore Caruso. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY(REUTERS)
French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - June 1, 2019. Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts after winning his third round match against Italy's Salvatore Caruso. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 02, 2019 01:20 PM IST
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Paris | ByReuters

Alexander Zverev through to French Open fourth round after another five-setter

Alexander Zverev threw away a two-set lead against the 30th seed on Court Simonne Mathieu before setting up a meeting with Fabio Fognini.
Germany's Alexander Zverev returns the ball to Serbia's Dusan Lajovic.(AFP)
Germany's Alexander Zverev returns the ball to Serbia's Dusan Lajovic.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 01, 2019 07:10 PM IST
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Paris | ByReuters

French Open 2019: Tsitsipas first Greek in 83 years to reach Roland Garros last 16

The sixth seed led by two sets overnight, with the match suspended at 5-5 in the third due to darkness at 9:52 p.m. local time, and saw Serbia’s Krajinovic launch a comeback.
Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas eyes the ball(AFP)
Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas eyes the ball(AFP)
Updated on Jun 01, 2019 06:15 PM IST
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Paris | ByAFP

Aditi makes cut at the US Women’s Open

Aditi was one-over 143 and placed Tied-33rd as there were still many players yet to complete the round.
Aditi Ashok of India(AFP)
Aditi Ashok of India(AFP)
Published on Jun 01, 2019 02:18 PM IST
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Charleston | ByPTI

French Open 2019: Serena Williams cruises into round three

The 10th seed, chasing a first major since the 2017 Australian Open, survived a first-set fright in her opening match, but there was no hiccup this time.
Serena Williams of the U.S. reacts during her second round match against Japan's Kurumi Nara.(REUTERS)
Serena Williams of the U.S. reacts during her second round match against Japan's Kurumi Nara.(REUTERS)
Updated on May 31, 2019 12:10 AM IST
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Paris | ByReuters

French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal crushes Yannick Maden to enter third round

The 17-time Grand Slam champion was in dominant form for the majority of the match and will play Belgian 27th seed David Goffin for a place in the second week.
Spain's Rafael Nadal in action during his second round match against Germany's Yannick Maden.(REUTERS)
Spain's Rafael Nadal in action during his second round match against Germany's Yannick Maden.(REUTERS)
Updated on May 29, 2019 06:40 PM IST
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Paris | ByAFP

Italian Open: ‘The ultimate challenge’ - Djokovic to meet Nadal in the final

Djokovic -- winner at the Madrid Open last weekend -- has had to battle through his last two matches in Rome.
File image of Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal (L).(Getty Images)
File image of Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal (L).(Getty Images)
Updated on May 19, 2019 09:06 AM IST
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Rome | ByAFP

Maria Sharapova withdraws from French Open

The 32-year-old, who has won five Grand Slam titles, has not played since the end of January and underwent shoulder surgery at the end of February.
File image of Russian Tennis star Maria Sharapova.(REUTERS)
File image of Russian Tennis star Maria Sharapova.(REUTERS)
Updated on May 16, 2019 08:51 AM IST
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Paris | ByReuters

French Open increases prize money for 2019

Roland Garros remains the Grand Slam event with the least prize money on offer for the winners, some way short of the $3.8 million claimed by last year’s US Open champions.
File image of Rafael Nadal with the French Open trophy.(AFP)
File image of Rafael Nadal with the French Open trophy.(AFP)
Updated on Mar 21, 2019 06:28 PM IST
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Paris | ByAFP

Virat Kohli meets Roger Federer on the sidelines of Australian Open in Melbourne

Federer is taking part in the first slam of the year, the Australian Open, where he has already sealed a place in the last 16 of the competition.
Virat Kohli, Roger Federer and Anushka Sharma. (L-R)(Virat Kohli/ Instagram)
Virat Kohli, Roger Federer and Anushka Sharma. (L-R)(Virat Kohli/ Instagram)
Updated on Jan 19, 2019 02:06 PM IST
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Australian Open 2019: Agassi-fuelled Dmitrov beats Fabbiano to enter last 16

The 27-year-old Bulgarian won 7-6 (7/5), 6-4, 6-4 in just over two hours under the roof at Melbourne Arena to stay on course for a potential quarter-final against second seed Rafael Nadal.
File image of Tennis player Grigor Dmitrov(AFP)
File image of Tennis player Grigor Dmitrov(AFP)
Published on Jan 18, 2019 02:00 PM IST
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Agence France-Presse | ByAFP

PV Sindhu breezes past Beiwen Zhang into 2nd round of French Open

PV Sindhu, seeded third, disposed off unseeded Beiwen Zhang 21-17 21-8 in just 34 minutes to avenge her loss at the hands of the same opponent in the opening round of the Denmark Open, last week.
PV Sindhu won his 1st round match in just 34 minutes.(AFP)
PV Sindhu won his 1st round match in just 34 minutes.(AFP)
Updated on Oct 23, 2018 11:40 PM IST
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Paris | ByPTI

Aditi Ashok pulls out of women’s Indian Open

The fast-rising 20-year-old from Bengaluru has decided to play at the Buick LPGA, a co-sanctioned event by the China Golf Association, the LPGA and the CLPGA, which will be held on the same dates in Shanghai, China.
Aditi Ashok hits her tee shot on the 8th hole during the second round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at Kemper Lakes Golf Club.(USA TODAY Sports)
Aditi Ashok hits her tee shot on the 8th hole during the second round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at Kemper Lakes Golf Club.(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Sep 26, 2018 07:08 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPTI

Aditi Ashok bounces back to make cut at Scottish Open, lies 17th

Aditi Ashok bogeyed the first three holes and was in danger of going down further and missing the cut, which ultimately fell at 2-over.
Aditi Ashok is nine shots behind the leader Tiffany Joh.(USA TODAY Sports)
Aditi Ashok is nine shots behind the leader Tiffany Joh.(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Jul 28, 2018 10:06 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Gullane | ByPress Trust of India

Sourabh Verma, Mithun Manjunath enter semifinals of Russian Open

Eighth seed Sourabh Verma, who qualified for the Asian games after recovering from injuries, defeated Israel’s third seed Misha Zilberman 21-14, 21-16 in 36 minutes.
Sourabh Verma won his match in just 36 minutes.(PTI)
Sourabh Verma won his match in just 36 minutes.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 27, 2018 06:34 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Vladivostok | ByPress Trust of India

Francesco Molinari wins British Open, becomes first-ever Italian Major winner

Carnoustie crowned a new major champion on Sunday as Francesco Molinari secured The Open title.
Francesco Molinari is the first Italian to win a golf Major.(REUTERS)
Francesco Molinari is the first Italian to win a golf Major.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 22, 2018 11:57 PM IST
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Omnisport, Carnoustie (Scotland) | ByOmnisport

Shubhankar Sharma returns even par, Tiger Woods roars with 66 at the British Open

Shubhankar Sharma made three birdies and three bogeys on a day when conditions were most ideal to post a low score.
India's Shubhankar Sharma leaves the 1st tee during his third round on day 3 of The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie.(AFP)
India's Shubhankar Sharma leaves the 1st tee during his third round on day 3 of The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 21, 2018 11:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Carnoustie (Scotland) | ByJoy Chakravarty

Fast Carnoustie fairways give Tiger Woods hope of another British Open win

Tiger Woods may not have won after his back surgery, but this could be the week when he changes all that.
US golfer Tiger Woods smiles as he putts on the 9th green during a practice round at The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie, Scotland.(AFP)
US golfer Tiger Woods smiles as he putts on the 9th green during a practice round at The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie, Scotland.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 18, 2018 01:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByJoy Chakravarty

Ruthless Rafael Nadal crushes Juan Martin del Potro to reach French Open final

Rafael Nadal will take on Dominic Thiem in French Open final. The Spaniard, chasing his 11th title at Roland Garros, has never lost in the final of the clay-court major.
Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning his French Open semi final match against Argentina’s Juan Martin Del Potro.(REUTERS)
Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning his French Open semi final match against Argentina’s Juan Martin Del Potro.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 08, 2018 10:40 PM IST
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Agence France-Presse, Paris | ByAgence France-Presse

Sloane Stephens downs Madison Keys again to reach French Open final

Sloane Stephens, who had never gone past the fourth round in Paris, will take on twice French Open runner-up and world number one Simona Halep of Romania in Saturday’s final.
Sloane Stephens celebrates winning her French Open semi final match against Madison Keys.(REUTERS)
Sloane Stephens celebrates winning her French Open semi final match against Madison Keys.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 07, 2018 11:04 PM IST
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Reuters, Paris | ByReuters

Top seed Simona Halep stops Garbine Muguruza to reach third French Open final

Simona Halep, who will also keep hold of the world number one ranking as a result of the victory, made a flying start and was 5-0 in quick time as Garbine Muguruza made some wild errors.
Romania's Simona Halep will play either Madison Keys or Sloane Stephens in the French Open final.(AFP)
Romania's Simona Halep will play either Madison Keys or Sloane Stephens in the French Open final.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 07, 2018 10:26 PM IST
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Reuters, Paris | ByReuters
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