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Kuwait defeat Saudi, S Lanka in U-16 World Cup Tennis tournament

Posted by on 21/02/2017
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Kuwait defeat Saudi, S Lanka in U-16 World Cup Tennis tournament

Kuwait defeat Saudi, S Lanka in U-16 World Cup Tennis tournament

KUWAIT: Kuwait National Juniors Tennis team defeated Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka with the same score 3/0 each, during the World Cup Tennis tournament for U-16 being held in New Delhi, India. 15 Asian countries participating in the tournament are Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Bangladesh, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Bhutan, Vietnam […]

Kuwait’s eighth open tennis tournament begins March 2

Posted by on 20/02/2017
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Kuwait’s eighth open tennis tournament begins March 2

Kuwait’s eighth open tennis tournament begins March 2

KUWAIT: Kuwait Tennis Federation gives ranking points to clubs players participating in Kuwait’s Eighth open tennis tournament as the deadline for registration in the event is approaching which is 27th February, 2017. The tournament will start on March 2nd and continues until March 14th, as the board of directors agreed to give ranking points to […]

Kuwait Tennis Federation U-18 tournament concludes

Posted by on 15/02/2017
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Kuwait Tennis Federation U-18 tournament concludes

Kuwait Tennis Federation U-18 tournament concludes

KUWAIT: Kuwait Tennis Federation U-18 tournament concluded earlier in the week at Qadisiya Sports Club Courts. The final match saw Tamim Al-Hallaq from Kuwait Sports Club defeat Kazima’s player 6/1 – 6-1, winning first place, while Kazma’s Abdallah Maayouf took second while third place went to Essa Qabazard from Yarmouk Club. In the doubles Tamim […]

US beat Germany in Fed Cup tie marred by anthem gaffe

Posted by on 13/02/2017
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US beat Germany in Fed Cup tie marred by anthem gaffe

US beat Germany in Fed Cup tie marred by anthem gaffe

LOS ANGELES:  CoCo Vandeweghe defeated Andrea Petkovic Sunday to deliver the killing blow in a nightmare Fed Cup tie for Germany that had kicked off with a first-day national anthem gaffe.  Petkovic and her teammates were angered Saturday when an American soloist sang an old version of the German anthem that begins with a stanza […]

8th Kuwait Open Tennis Tournament

Posted by on 13/02/2017
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8th Kuwait Open Tennis Tournament

8th Kuwait Open Tennis Tournament

KUWAIT: President of Kuwait Tennis Federation Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Abdallah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah announced that registration for the 8th Kuwait Open Tennis Tournament 2017 scheduled to start March 2 has begun. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber, chairman of the Higher Organizing Committee said that due to the popularity of KOTT each year because it is the largest […]

Teenager Sabalenka puts Belarus into Fed semis

Posted by on 12/02/2017
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Teenager Sabalenka puts Belarus into Fed semis

Teenager Sabalenka puts Belarus into Fed semis

MINSK: The 18-year-old Aryna Sabalenka put Belarus into the Fed Cup semi-finals yesterday with a straight-sets win over Michaella Krajicek of the Netherlands in the World Group opening round tie. Sabalenka, who is 142 in the world, won 7- 6 (7/5), 6-4 her first ever meeting with Krajicek, 28, to give the hosts Belarus an […]

India beat N Zealand 4-1 in Davis Cup

Posted by on 05/02/2017
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India beat N Zealand 4-1 in Davis Cup

India beat N Zealand 4-1 in Davis Cup

PUNE: Ramkumar Ramanathan and Yuki Bhambri scored back-to-back wins over New Zealand yesterday to give India a 4-1 victory on the final day of the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I tie in Pune. New Zealand’s Finn Tearney and Jose Statham both lost their reverse singles matches, with Ramanathan beating Tearney in the fourth match 7-5, […]

Federer outlasts Nadal for 18th grand slam

Posted by on 29/01/2017
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Federer outlasts Nadal for 18th grand slam

Federer outlasts Nadal for 18th grand slam

MELBOURNE:  Roger Federer came out on top after a rollercoaster ride in the 35th chapter of his rivalry with Rafa Nadal to win his fifth Australian Open 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 and clinch a first grand slam title in four and a half years yesterday. The 35-year-old capped his triumphant return from knee surgery […]

Serena sinks Venus to win magic 23rd sl

Posted by on 28/01/2017
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Serena sinks Venus to win magic 23rd sl

Serena sinks Venus to win magic 23rd sl

MELBOURNE: Serena Williams reigned supreme in tennis’s great sibling rivalry, edging an emotion-charged clash with sister Venus to claim her seventh Australian Open yesterday and a record 23rd grand slam title in the professional era. Beset by nerves early in the tense family affair, the American needed all her firepower and famed mental strength to […]

Nadal wins epic to set up Federer final

Posted by on 27/01/2017
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Nadal wins epic to set up Federer final

Nadal wins epic to set up Federer final

MELBOURNE: Rafael Nadal set up an Australian Open final against his great rival Roger Federer after edging Grigor Dimitrov in a classic five-set semi-final which stretched for nearly five hours yesterday. The 14-time Grand Slam champion pulled off one of his toughest victories in denying Bulgaria’s Dimitrov, 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (7/5), 6-7 (4/7), 6-4 in […]

Williams sisters, Federer in Australian Open finals

Posted by on 26/01/2017
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Williams sisters, Federer in Australian Open finals

Williams sisters, Federer in Australian Open finals

MELBOURNE: It was one, two and three for the ages as Venus and Serena Williams set up another all-sisters final and Roger Federer ensured he’ll contend for another Australian Open title. They’re calling it Throwback Thursday at Melbourne Park: three players with a combined 46 Grand Slam titles and a combined age of 106 advanced […]

Nadal closes in on Federer final

Posted by on 25/01/2017
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Nadal closes in on Federer final

Nadal closes in on Federer final

MELBOURNE: Rafael Nadal edged closer to a muchanticipated Australian Open final with his great rival Roger Federer after marching into the semi-finals yesterday. The 14-time Grand Slam champion was too powerful for injury-hit world number three Milos Raonic, winning 6-4, 7-6 (9/7), 6-4 in two hours 44 minutes. The Spanish superstar will play Bulgaria’s 15th […]

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