Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Tag Archives: tennis

Tennis: Sharapova to plead case for French Open wild card

PARIS: Maria Sharapova will meet with French Tennis Federation (FFT) chief Bernard Giudicelli to plead her case for a wild card at Roland Garros as the two-time champion makes her return from a doping ban. Giudicelli told that he had agreed to meet the Russian superstar despite his initial reservations after ...

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Pakistan win Davis Cup tie against Iran

ISLAMABAD: Time-tested pair of Aisam-ul-Haq and Aqeel Khan gave Pakistan unassailable 3-0 lead in the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group-I, after thrashing Anosha Shahgholi/Alborz in straight sets. The rain threat was also looming over the match but it stayed away till Pakistan won the third set and the match. Aisam was ...

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Ana Ivanovic announces her retirement from professional tennis

PARIS: Ana Ivanovic announced her retirement from professional tennis in a video on her Facebook page on Wednesday. Ivanovic said her health is the main reason behind her decision, as she is no longer able to perform at 100% fitness due to various injuries. A former WTA No. 1 in 2008, Ivanovic struggled ...

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