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Nadal wins in 1000th match, Raonic withdraws with injury

Posted by on 27/03/2017
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Nadal wins in 1000th match, Raonic withdraws with injury

Nadal wins in 1000th match, Raonic withdraws with injury

MIAMI: Rafa Nadal celebrated his 1,000th tour level match with a come-from-behind victory over German veteran Philipp Kohlschreiber to reach the fourth round of the Miami Open on Sunday. World number 31 Kohlschreiber was on fire early, ripping through the first set in only 21 minutes but fifth seed Nadal flipped the switch and turned […]

Federer defeats Wawrinka to claim Indian Wells title

Posted by on 20/03/2017
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Federer defeats Wawrinka to claim Indian Wells title

Federer defeats Wawrinka to claim Indian Wells title

INDIAN WELLS: Forget the comeback talk. Roger Federer is back.  He defeated Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5 to win a record-tying fifth BNP Paribas Open title in an all-Swiss final Sunday to go with his record 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in January after missing most of last year with various injuries. “For […]

Kuznetsova, Vesnina set up all-Russian final

Posted by on 18/03/2017
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Kuznetsova, Vesnina set up all-Russian final

Kuznetsova, Vesnina set up all-Russian final

INDIAN WELLS: Svetlana Kuznetsova toppled world number three Karolina Pliskova 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/2) on Friday to book an all-Russian Indian Wells final against Elena Vesnina. Vesnina powered past France’s Kristina Mladenovic 6-3, 6-4, continuing a sparkling campaign that has seen her shock German’s soon-to-be world number one Angelique Kerber in the fourth round and […]

Kyrgios stuns Djokovic again as Federer races past Nadal

Posted by on 16/03/2017
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Kyrgios stuns Djokovic again as Federer races past Nadal

Kyrgios stuns Djokovic again as Federer races past Nadal

INDIAN WELLS: Nick Kyrgios overpowered Novak Djokovic for the second time in as many weeks on Wednesday to book an Indian Wells quarter-final against Roger Federer, who swatted aside old foe Rafael Nadal. Kyrgios put on another stellar serving display in a 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) triumph that ended three-time defending champion Djokovic’s 19-match winning streak […]

Kuwait Eighth Open Tennis tournament concludes, Mohammad Al-Ghareeb honored

Posted by on 15/03/2017
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Kuwait Eighth Open Tennis tournament concludes, Mohammad Al-Ghareeb honored

Kuwait Eighth Open Tennis tournament concludes, Mohammad Al-Ghareeb honored

KUWAIT: Kuwait Eighth Open Tennis Tournament came to a conclusion Tuesday evening under the patronage of President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Abdallah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. The tournament saw 500 players of both genders in various age groups, as 302 matches were played. The final match and closing ceremony also attended by […]

Kerber survives three-set marathon at Indian Wells

Posted by on 14/03/2017
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Kerber survives three-set marathon at Indian Wells

Kerber survives three-set marathon at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS: Poised to return to the top spot in next week’s world rankings, Angelique Kerber narrowly avoided an upset at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday. Kerber outlasted Pauline Parmentier of France 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 in the third round when temperatures soared to the upper 90s (36 C) under cloudless skies in the Southern […]

Over 50 players to be honoured at Kuwait Eighth Tennis tourney

Posted by on 13/03/2017
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Over 50 players to be honoured at Kuwait Eighth Tennis tourney

Over 50 players to be honoured at Kuwait Eighth Tennis tourney

KUWAIT: Kuwait Eighth Tennis Open Tournament will come to a conclusion tonight under the patronage of President of Arab Tennis Federations, as more than 50 players will be honored during the closing ceremony. Tournament Director Abdelreda Ghareeb called upon fans to attend the closing ceremony and enjoy the final match between Mohammad Siddiq and Bijorn […]

Dimitrivic reaches final of Kuwait Eight Tennis tourney

Posted by on 12/03/2017
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Dimitrivic reaches final of Kuwait Eight Tennis tourney

Dimitrivic reaches final of Kuwait Eight Tennis tourney

KUWAIT: Kuwait Eighth Tennis Tournament has reached its final rounds as it will conclude Thursday. Zoran Dimitrivic reached the final of the pioneers above 55 by defeating Majdi Khamis 6-2, 6-3. In the pioneers individuals above 45: Mohammad Tounaih defeated Krishna Kumar 6-2, 6-3 and Jarkola Chowdary defeated Simon Atkison 6-2, 6-0. In the men’s […]

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber honored for support of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Tournament

Posted by on 07/03/2017
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Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber honored for support of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Tournament

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber honored for support of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Tournament

KUWAIT: President of Kuwait and Arab Tennis Federation Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Abdallah Al-Sabah attended the final match and closing ceremony of the 25th Dubai Duty Free Tennis Open 2017 which was won by Britain’s Andy Murary who defeated Fernando Verdasco 6-3-6-2. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Abdallah also attended the meeting of West Asians Tennis Federations Presidents […]

Kuwait 8th Open Tennis Tournament

Posted by on 05/03/2017
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Kuwait 8th Open Tennis Tournament

Kuwait 8th Open Tennis Tournament

KUWAIT: Kuwait 8th Open Tennis Tournament continues with heavy participation of players both citizens and expats in various groups. In the Under 11 category Abdelrahman Al-Abdallah defeated Mohammad Al-Falakawi 9-2, Fahad Al-Ameera defeated Hamza Al-Sibzali 9-0, Haidar Al-Saleh defeated Fahad Al-Daihani 9-3, Abdallah Dihrab defeated Antonios Al-Samrani 9-1, Abdallah Al-Sarhan defeated Khalid Al-Mutairi 9-0 and […]

Murray claims 45th career title with Dubai triump

Posted by on 04/03/2017
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Murray claims 45th career title with Dubai triump

Murray claims 45th career title with Dubai triump

DUBAI: World number one Andy Murray won his first title of 2017 with a 6-3 6-2 victory over unseeded Spaniard Fernando Verdasco in the Dubai Tennis Championships final yesterday. Murray lost his first two service games of the match but overcame that poor start to win in Dubai for the first time. “Obviously I’m very […]

World No 2 Djokovic battles into Acapulco quarter-finals

Posted by on 02/03/2017
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World No 2 Djokovic battles into Acapulco quarter-finals

World No 2 Djokovic battles into Acapulco quarter-finals

ACAPULCO: World number two Novak Djokovic battled into the quarter-finals of the ATP Acapulco event on Wednesday, rallying for a 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 triumph over Juan Martin del Potro. The Serbian star led a parade of the top four seeds into the last eight, with secondseeded Rafael Nadal, number three Marin Cilic and fourth-seeded defending […]

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