Tennis

US Open 2017: Rafael Nadal’s victory overshadowed by 19-year-old Naomi Osaka’s upset of Angelique Kerber

New York: Rafael Nadal took his US Open first-round record to 13-0 but it was Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka who stole the headlines by knocking out defending champion Angelique Kerber as torrential rains caused more than 50 matches to be shelved ...

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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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