Tennis

Cincinnati Masters: Kyrgios rips Nadal to reach semis

CINCINNATI: Australia’s Nick Kyrgios humbled new world number one Rafael Nadal 6-2, 7-5 on Friday, winning twice in one day to reach the WTA and ATP Cincinnati Masters semi-finals. On a day when defending champion Karolina Pliskova won twice in one day for the third time ...

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Alexander Zverev ends Roger Federer’s winning streak to win Roger Cup title

Alexander Zverev beats Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4 in the Rogers Cup final on Sunday for his 10th consecutive victory and fifth tournament title this year, same as the Swiss although two of Federer’s triumphs were at majors. Alexander Zverev’s hot ...

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Montreal Masters: Rafael Nadal stunned by Canadian teen Denis Shapovalov, Roger Federer through to quarters

The 18-year-old Shapovalov, who needed a wild card to get into the tournament, continued his giant killing form at the hardcourt tournament by rallying to beat Nadal in three sets, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) on Thursday. Nadal would have returned ...

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US Open: Parupalli Kashyap to face HS Prannoy in final

Kashyap eked out a hard-fought 15-21, 21-15, 21-16 win over Korean Kwang Hee Heo in the second semifinal which lasted an hour and six minutes. Anaheim (California): The Indian juggernaut in men’s badminton continued to roll with former Commonwealth Games ...

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Karamjyoti Dalal wins bronze at World Para Athletics Championships

NEW DELHI: India extended their medal tally to three during the World Para Athletics Championships 2017 with discus-thrower Karamjyoti Dalal claiming a Bronze medal. In the Women’s F55 category, Dalal, at the last moment, managed a throw of 19.02m, just overtaking Baharain’s Alomari Roba, ...

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