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KSLTA u-14 Talent Series tennis: Venkatesh, Meghana upset top seeds
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Venkatesh Subramanya and Meghana G.D. stunned the top seeds in the boys' and girls' categories respectively to enter the semifinals of the KSLTA under-14 Talent Series here on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Amodini, Adith win Championship Series under-18 title
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Amodini Vijay Nayak continued to display her brilliant run of form to grab the AITA Championship Series under-18 honours at the Fortune Sports Academy here on Wednesday. In the finals, Amodini, 14, brushed aside the challenge of Siri Patil in just about an hour with a clinical 6-0, 6-2 victory.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
AITA under-18 tennis: Amodini, Amarnath enter finals
Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) Amodini Vijay Nayak, who won the under-16 crown last week, is in line for a second straight title as she entered the title round in the girls' category of the under-18 AITA Championship Series here on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Tennis Talent Series: Kothapalli, Disha in quarters with upset wins
Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) Gandharv Kothapalli didn't like anything about his game and squarely blamed on his opponent's performance that he felt was not up to the potential. In the process, the 13-year-old student of the Whitefield Global School ousted fourth seed Abhishek Subramaniam in straight sets 6-1, 6-0 to enter quarterfinals of the KSLTA under-14 Talent Series on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Osaka climbs to second, Medvedev third on tennis rankings
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) Naomi Osaka climbed one spot to second in the latest women's WTA rankings released after the Australian Open. The 23-year-old Japanese won her fourth Grand Slam title and second at the Rod Laver Arena.
2021-02-23
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
Ruhan scores upset win at KSLTA u-14 Talent Series tennis
Bengaluru, Feb 22 (IANS) Ruhan Komandur came through three qualifying rounds to make it to the main draw. On Monday, he shocked fifth seed Mohammed Zaahir Salar to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the KSLTA under-14 Talent Series tennis tournament.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
As long as they go, I'll go: Djokovic on Federer, Nadal
Melbourne, Feb 22 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic has set his eyes on eclipsing the 20 Grand Slam titles tally held by Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer and also the overall singles records held by Serena Williams and Margaret Court.
2021-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Ramkumar Ramanathan knocked out of Singapore Open in 1st round
Singapore, Feb 22 (IANS) India's Ramkumar Ramanathan on Monday was knocked out of the Singapore Open ATP 250 tournament in the first round. Ramanathan lost to American-born Japanese player Taro Daniel 3-6, 7-6(3), 3-6 in a hard-fought first round match.
2021-02-22
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic to 'focus more on Grand Slams' after 9th Aus Open win
Melbourne, Feb 22 (IANS) Tennis world No.1 Novak Djokovic could be set for a period on the sidelines after his ninth Australian Open win due to a tear in his abdominal muscle he suffered during the tournament. After the final against Daniil Medvedev, Djokovic revealed the nature of the injury that he had suffered during a third round match in Melbourne.
2021-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Shourya top seeded in second event of KSLTA jr tennis tour
Bengaluru, Feb 21 (IANS) Shourya Bhattacharya has been handed the No.1 seed in the boys' category of the second event on the KSLTA Tattvam Junior Tour beginning with the AITA under-14 Talent Series tournament here from Monday.
2021-02-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Clinical Djokovic clinches 9th Australian Open crown
Melbourne, Feb 21 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic on Sunday dismantled Russia's Daniil Medvedev in straight sets to win a record-extending ninth Australian Open title at the Rod Laver Arena. The win moves world No 1 Djokovic, 33, within two of Swiss great Roger Federer and Spain's Rafael Nadal's record total of 20 major victories.
2021-02-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic dismantles Medvedev to win 9th Australian Open
Melbourne, Feb 21 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic on Sunday blew away Russia's Daniil Medvedev in straight sets to win a record-extending ninth Australian Open title at the Rod Laver Arena. The win moves world No 1 Djokovic within two of Swiss great Roger Federer and Spain's Rafael Nadal's record total of 20 major victories.
2021-02-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Australian Open: Dodig, Polasek win men's doubles title
Melbourne, Feb 21 (IANS) Ivan Dodig and Filip Polasek won their first Grand Slam doubles title together by comprehensively defeating defending champions Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury at the Australian Open on Sunday at the Rod Laver Arena.
2021-02-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Naomi Osaka beats Jennifer Brady to win 2nd Australian Open title
Melbourne, Feb 20 (IANS) Japanese tennis sensation, Naomi Osaka won her second Australian Open title by beating American Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 in the women's singles final here on Saturday for her fourth Grand Slam title.
2021-02-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Australian Open: Medvedev looks to challenge Djokovic in men's final
Melbourne, Feb 20 (IANS) Daniil Medvedev, who is looking to become Russia's first Grand Slam champion since Marat Safin in 2005, said he is pleased to see himself playing with an amount confidence that can scare his opponents. The 25-year-old Medvedev faces Serbian top seed Novak Djokovic in the final of the Australian Open on Sunday. Djokovic has won the Australian Open title eight times and will be gunning for his ninth title here.
2021-02-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Naomi Osaka clinches second Australian Open title
Melbourne, Feb 20 (IANS) Naomi Osaka of Japan won her second Australian Open title by beating American Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 in the women's singles final here on Saturday. This is Osaka's fourth Grand Slam title.
2021-02-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
I fight the hardest in the finals: Osaka ahead of Aus Open final
Melbourne, Feb 20 (IANS) Japan's Naomi Osaka faces American Jennifer Brady in the final of the Australian Open later on Saturday as she aims to win her fourth Grand Slam title.
2021-02-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
AITA under-16 tennis: Pranav, Amodini emerge champions
Bengaluru, Feb 19 (IANS) Rethin Pranav and Amodini Vijay, seeded No.4 in the boys and girls respectively, emerged champions in the AITA under-16 tennis tournament at the Palace Grounds here on Friday.
2021-02-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Won't be under pressure in Aus Open final vs Djokovic: Medvedev
Melbourne, Feb 19 (IANS) Russia's Daniil Medvedev admitted that he won't be under too much pressure in the Australian Open final against Novak Djokovic who has never lost a summit clash in Melbourne.
2021-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Sabalenka to focus on singles after winning Aus Open doubles crown
Melbourne, Feb 19 (IANS) Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka won their second Grand Slam doubles title on Friday at the Australian Open but the pair won't be competing together in Grand Slams for the rest of the season. Sabalenka said after the match that she will be concentrating on her singles career this year.
2021-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Aus Open: Medvedev beats Tsitsipas, sets up final against Djokovic
Melbourne, Feb 19 (IANS) Russian fourth seed Daniil Medvedev on Friday beat Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach his first Australian Open final. Medvedev was clinical throughout the match and dismantled Tsitsipas in straight sets with the score reading 6-4 6-2 7-5 at the Rod Laver Arena.
2021-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Australian Open: Elise and Aryna win women's doubles crown
Melbourne, Feb 19 (IANS) Second-seeded pair Elise Mertens of Belgium and Aryna Sabalenka of Bulgaria beat Czech Republic's Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova 6-2, 6-3 to win the women's doubles title of the Australian Open on Friday. This is the second Grand Slam title for the pair, having earlier won the 2019 US Open.
2021-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Ankita wins her 1st WTA title with doubles crown at Phillip Island
Melbourne, Feb 19 (IANS) India's Ankita Raina and her Russian partner Kamilla Rakhimova on Friday won the Phillip Island Trophy WTA 250 tennis tournament in Melbourne. The pair beat Russia's Anna Blinkova and Anastasia Potapova 2-6, 6-4, 10-7. This is Ankita's first title on the WTA tour.
2021-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
AITA u-16 tennis: Shivaraj tames two seeds in a day, enters final
Bengaluru, Feb 18 (IANS) Juggling time spent in school and tennis courts, Shivaraj Chandan has been a story of hard work and perseverance. On Thursday, his hard work paid off when he sent second seed Vivaan Gupta packing in straight sets in semifinals to reach the finals of the AITA under-16 tennis tournament. The 16-year-old boy won 6-1, 7-5.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Aus Open: Djokovic breezes past Karatsev to reach 9th final
Melbourne, Feb 18 (IANS) Serbian world no.1 Novak Djokovic on Thursday got closer to winning his ninth and third consecutive Australian Open title by crushing Russian qualifier Aslan Karatsev 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in the semi-finals at the Rod Laver Arena.
2021-02-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Serena's search for 24th Grand Slam title continues
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) American Serena Williams, 39, and winner of 23 Grand Slam titles, on Thursday made a tearful exit from Australian Open after losing to 23-year-old Japanese Naomi Osaka 3-6, 4-6 in the women's singles semi-finals. Serena is still one Grand Slam title away from legendary Australian Margaret Court's record of singles titles.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Aus Open: Brady to face Osaka in final after edging past Muchova (Ld)
Melbourne, Feb 18 (IANS) American 22nd seed Jennifer Brady reached her first Grand Slam final on Thursday after beating 25th seed Czech Karolina Muchova 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in an Australian Open semi-final encounter that lasted nearly two hours.
2021-02-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
I'm done: Emotional Williams abruptly ends Aus Open press conference
Melbourne, Feb 18 (IANS) American tennis great Serena Williams broke down in tears and ended her press conference abruptly after her defeat to Naomi Osaka in the semi-finals of the 2021 Australian Open on Thursday.
2021-02-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Aus Open: Osaka crushes Williams's 24th Grand Slam title bid
Melbourne, Feb 18 (IANS) Japanese world No.3 Naomi Osaka on Thursday beat 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams at the Rod Laver Arena to reach her second Australian Open final. In the one hour and 15 minutes-match, Osaka rebounded from a poor start to beat 'her idol' Serena Williams in straight sets 6-3, 6-4 to book her place in the Australian Open final.
2021-02-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Sree Tanvi beats top seed, enters quarters of AITA under-16 event
Bengaluru, Feb 17 (IANS) : Little known Sree Tanvi Dasari shocked top seed Ridhi Choudhary to enter the quarter-finals of the AITA under-16 tennis tournament being hosted by Amogha Sports Tennis Academy at the Palace Grounds here on Wednesday.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Aus Open: Nadal falls to Tsitsipas in five-set thriller (2nd Ld)
Melbourne, Feb 17 (IANS) World No.2 Rafael Nadal on Wednesday fell to fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open in a five-set thriller that stretched to over four hours. Tsitsipas fought back from two sets down to beat Nadal 3-6, 2-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 7-5 at the Rod Laver Arena.
2021-02-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Aus Open: Medvedev beats Rublev to reach semi-finals (Ld)
Melbourne, Feb 17 (IANS) Russian world No.4 Daniil Medvedev on Wednesday beat compatriot Andrey Rublev to reach the semi-final of the 2021 Australian Open at the Rod Laver Arena.
2021-02-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Aus Open: Top-ranked Barty stunned by Muchova in quarter-finals
Melbourne, Feb 17 (IANS) World No.1 and former champion Ashleigh Barty was ousted from the 2021 Australian Open in the quarter-final stage on Wednesday after being stunned by Czech world No.25 Karolina Muchova over three sets at the Rod Laver Arena.
2021-02-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Mexican Open confirms presence of 3 top 10 players
Mexico City, Feb 17 (IANS) Three of the world's top 10 men's tennis players have confirmed their presence at next month's Mexican Open, tournament director Raul Zurutuza said on Tuesday.
2021-02-17
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Tennis
Nidi enters 2nd round after hard-fought win in AITA under-16 event
Bengaluru, Feb 16 (IANS) : Eighth seed Nidi Buvila Sreenivasa survived a first-round exit scare before prevailing over unfancied Disha Behera in the girls category of the AITA under-16 tennis tournament being hosted by Amogha Sports Tennis Academy at the Palace Grounds here on Tuesday.
2021-02-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Aus Open: Williams beats Halep, faces Osaka in semi-finals
Melbourne, Feb 16 (IANS) American 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams on Tuesday reached the semi-final of the 2021 Australian Open after beating Romanian world No.2 Simona Halep in straight sets at the Rod Laver Arena. Williams beat Halep 6-3, 6-3 to set up a semi-final clash against Japanese third seed Naomi Osaka.
2021-02-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Aus Open: Osaka cruises into semis with straight-set win over Hsieh
Melbourne, Feb 16 (IANS) Japanese world number three Naomi Osaka eased into the semi-final of the 2021 Australian Open with a straight sets win over South Korea's Hsieh Su-Wei on Tuesday at the Rod Laver Arena. The three-time Grand Slam champion, seeded third for the tournament, beat Hsieh 6-2, 6-2.
2021-02-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
AITA under-16 tennis: Dhruv scores lone upset of day
Bengaluru, Feb 15 (IANS) Dhruv Adiga scored the lone upset of the day when he sent eighth seeded Suchir Chethan home with a facile 6-3, 6-2 victory in the opening round of the AITA under-16 tennis tournament here on Monday.
2021-02-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Australian Open: Nadal gets past Fognini to enter quarters
Melbourne, Feb 15 (IANS) World number two Rafael Nadal on Monday entered the Australian Open quarter-finals for the 13th time after getting past Fabio Fognini in their fourth round contest.
2021-02-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Medvedev storms into Australian Open quarters
Melbourne, Feb 15 (IANS) Fourth seed Daniil Medvedev on Monday entered the men's singles quarter-finals of the Australian Open for the first time after a commanding straight-sets win over Mackenzie McDonald.
2021-02-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Serena battles past Sabalenka to enter Australian Open quarters
Melbourne, Feb 14 (IANS) Twenty three-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams on Sunday entered the quarter-finals of the Australian Open after fending off a stern challenge from No.7 seed Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus.
2021-02-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Soha overcomes top seed to win AITA Women's C'ship title
Bengaluru, Feb 13 (IANS) Bengaluru girl Soha Sadiq made the home crowd proud when the second seed made a superb comeback win against the top Seed Humera Baharmus of Telengana to wrest the title in the Rs.1 lakh AITA Women's Championship at the PBI-CSE Tennis Academy, Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence here on Saturday.
2021-02-13
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Remedios and Shravya wins AITA Talent Series tennis titles
Mandya (Karnataka), Feb 12 (IANS) Stephen Dylan Remedios upset second seed Ranveer Singh Pannu 7-5, 6-3 to win the boys under-12 singles title of the AITA Talent Series 7 PET Cup on Friday.
2021-02-12
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Australian Open: Thiem beats Kyrgios, Djokovic through
Melbourne, Feb 12 (IANS) Austrian third seed Dominic Thiem completed a dramatic comeback from two sets down to beat Australian star Nick Kyrgios in a five-set thriller on Friday at the Australian Open. Thiem beat unseeded Kyrgios 4-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to progress to the fourth round where he faces Bulgarian 18th seed Grigor Dimitrov.
2021-02-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Australian Open: Williams to face Sabalenka for Q/F berth
Melbourne, Feb 12 (IANS) Twenty three-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams on Friday battled past a determined effort from Russian teenager Anastasia Potapova to book her place in the last 16 of the Australian Open.
2021-02-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Australian Open to continue without fans despite Melbourne lockdown
Melbourne, Feb 12 (IANS) Spectators will not be allowed at the Australian Open as Melbourne heads into a hard five-day lockdown announced by the Victorian government in response to the Holiday Inn Covid-19 cluster.
2021-02-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Health/Medicine,Tennis
Australian Open: Nadal, Barty through to third round
Melbourne, Feb 11 (IANS) Estonia's unseeded Kaia Kanepi sent defending champion and fourth seed Sofia Kenin of America packing in the women's singles of the Australian Open on Thursday while 20-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal advanced to the third round.
2021-02-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Dylan topples top seed Diganth, enters final of Talent Series
Mandya (Karnataka), Feb 11 (IANS) Stephen Dylan ousted top seed Diganth M. to earn a spot in the final of the boys' under-12 category of the AITA Talent Series 7 PET Cup at the Top Serve Tennis Academy here on Thursday.
2021-02-11
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
AITA Women's Championship: Soha, Pratibha enter semis
Bengaluru, Feb 11 (IANS) The top four seeds on Thursday entered the semi-finals of the Rs.1 lakh AITA Women's Championship at the PBI-CSE Tennis Academy, Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence.
2021-02-11
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Australian Open: Defending champion Sofia Kenin bows out in 2nd round
Melbourne, Feb 11 (IANS) Defending champion Sofia Kenin crashed out of the Australian Open after suffering a straight-sets defeat to Estonia's Kaia Kanepi in their second-round contest here on Thursday.
2021-02-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis