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U-14 national ranking tennis: Pune players bring home titles

City-based tennis players – Manas Dhamne and Ruma Gaikaiwari showed their class to lift respective titles at the MSLTA Yonex Sunrise Hotel Ravine under-14 national ranking tennis tournament at Ravine Hotel courts in Panchgani on Saturday. Dhamne, Class 6 student of Bishop’s School, defeated eighth-seeded Skandha Rao of Karnataka 6-2, 6-1 to claim the title. […]

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Johanna Konta stuns Kiki Bertens to reach Italian Open final

Britain’s Johanna Konta fought back from a set down to seal victory on her fourth match point against Kiki Bertens to reach the final at the Italian Open on Saturday. Konta, ranked 42, came through 5-7, 7-5, 6-2 against sixth seed Bertens, winner of the Madrid Open last week, after almost three hours on the […]

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Under -14 national tennis: Dhamne cruises into round two

City-based player Manas Dhamne entered round two of the MSLTA Yonex Sunrise Hotel Ravine under-14 national ranking tennis tournament at Ravine hotel courts on Monday. Top seeded for the tournament, Dhamne easily defeated state-mate Arjun Abhyankar 6-2, 6-1. Joshua John Eapen, another Maharashtra player, also entered round two with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over fifth […]

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Roger Federer saves two match points in 1200th win

Roger Federer survived two match points against French maverick Gael Monfils to extend his claycourt comeback and reach the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open on Thursday. Roger Federer survived two match points against French maverick Gael Monfils to extend his claycourt comeback and reach the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open on Thursday. The evergreen Swiss […]

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Ankita enters last eight

Second seed Ankita Raina sailed past Yue Yuan of China 6-2, 6-3 in the pre-quarterfinals of the $60,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament on Thursday. Other results: $162,480 Challenger, Busan, Korea: Doubles (quarterfinals): Toshihide Matsui (Jpn) & Vishnu Vardhan bt Jonathan Erlich (Isr) & Sriram Balaji 6-4, 7-5. $54,160 Challenger, Shymkent, Kazakhstan: Doubles (quarterfinals): Denis Yevseyev […]