Sumit Nagal Qualifies For US Open Main Draw, To Face Roger Federer In 1st Round

Sumit Nagal Qualifies For US Open Main Draw, To Face Roger Federer In 1st Round

Sumit Nagal, ranked 190 in the world, will face 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer at US Open's showpiece court, the Arthur Ashe Stadium, in the first round.

Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova To Clash In US Open First Round
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Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova To Clash In US Open First Round

Serena Williams is looking to match the all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles won by Margaret Court when the year's final major championship gets under way Monday.

India-Pakistan Davis Cup Tie Postponed Over Security Fears
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India-Pakistan Davis Cup Tie Postponed Over Security Fears

An Indian tennis team last played a Davis Cup tie in Pakistan in 1964, when they beat the hosts 4-0.

Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka Named US Open Top Seeds
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Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka Named US Open Top Seeds

Former world number one Roger Federer, seeking a 21st Grand Slam crown, is seeded third for the tournament.

AITA Meet With ITF Over Pakistan Tie Called Off: Mahesh Bhupathi
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AITA Meet With ITF Over Pakistan Tie Called Off: Mahesh Bhupathi

The all-important meeting, which was postponed to Tuesday from Monday, has now been called off.

Lee Duck-hee Becomes First Deaf Player To Win ATP Main Draw Match
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Lee Duck-hee Becomes First Deaf Player To Win ATP Main Draw Match

Lee Duck-hee admits that his disability can make life on court frustrating: he can't hear line calls or the umpire's call of the score and relies on gestures to sort out any confusion.

AITA-ITF Teleconference On Pakistan Tie Postponed To Tuesday: Mahesh Bhupathi
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AITA-ITF Teleconference On Pakistan Tie Postponed To Tuesday: Mahesh Bhupathi

The meeting which was initially supposed to take place on Monday will now take place on Tuesday.

Daniil Medvedev Makes Top Five Debut In ATP Rankings
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Daniil Medvedev Makes Top Five Debut In ATP Rankings

Daniil Medvedev became the first Russian player in history to win a Masters title, ousting David Goffin in the Cincinatti Open finals on Sunday.

Daniil Medvedev Comes Good With Cincinnati Masters Title
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Daniil Medvedev Comes Good With Cincinnati Masters Title

Daniil Medvedev lifted a first Masters 1000 trophy after settling for runner-up finishes to Nick Kyrgios in Washington and Rafael Nadal in Montreal.

AITA On Sticky Wicket Ahead Of Talks With ITF Security Consultants
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AITA On Sticky Wicket Ahead Of Talks With ITF Security Consultants

ITF though has agreed to address AITA's concern and will ensure that its security consultants speak with them. Bhupathi will also be part of the tele-conference, scheduled for Monday.

Top Seeds Novak Djokovic, Ashleigh Barty Toppled In Cincinnati Masters Semis
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Top Seeds Novak Djokovic, Ashleigh Barty Toppled In Cincinnati Masters Semis

Novak Djokovic wilted under pressure from Daniil Medvedev, falling 6-3, 3-6, 3-6 to the ninth-seeded Russian in the Cincinnati Masters semi-finals.

Ashleigh Barty Reaches Cincinnati Masters Semis, Naomi Osaka Retires With Knee Injury
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Ashleigh Barty Reaches Cincinnati Masters Semis, Naomi Osaka Retires With Knee Injury

Ashleigh Barty, the Australian top seed, engineered her second comeback in as many days, overhauling Maria Sakkari 5-7, 6-2, 6-0.

Novak Djokovic Motors Into Cincinnati Quarters As Roger Federer Ousted
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Novak Djokovic Motors Into Cincinnati Quarters As Roger Federer Ousted

Novak Djokovic was never in danger in his 6-3, 6-4 triumph over 53rd-ranked Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta.

"Planning To Make A Comeback By January": Sania Mirza To NDTV
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"Planning To Make A Comeback By January": Sania Mirza To NDTV

Sania Mirza, in an exclusive chat with NDTV, said that she is looking to stage a comeback to the international circuit by January.

ITF Snubs AITA, Refuses To Shift Or Postpone Davis Cup Tie Against Pakistan
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ITF Snubs AITA, Refuses To Shift Or Postpone Davis Cup Tie Against Pakistan

The ITF has shared their security plans with AITA and offered them to have a discussion on Monday with their security consultants.

Postpone Tie Or Shift Venue Suo Moto: AITA Tells ITF On Davis Cup In Pakistan
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Postpone Tie Or Shift Venue Suo Moto: AITA Tells ITF On Davis Cup In Pakistan

The AITA said that the ITF needs to take note of the fact that Pakistan has downgraded diplomatic relations with India and asked the Indian Ambassador to leave.

Cincinnati Masters: Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer Advance As Serena Williams Pulls Out
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Cincinnati Masters: Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer Advance As Serena Williams Pulls Out

World number one Novak Djokovic got his US Open build up off to a smooth start with a straight-sets win in Cincinnati.

Indian Players Request AITA To Ask For Neutral Venue
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Indian Players Request AITA To Ask For Neutral Venue

Surprised with the fact that AITA has sought just a security re-check from the International Tennis Federation, Mahesh Bhupathi said, "We have asked AITA to request for a neutral venue".

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