The first of the four Grand Slams tennis events to be played in a year, The 108th edition of the Australian Open began on Monday, 20th January 2020 in Melbourne and conclude on the 2nd of February 2020. The first grand slam of the year 2020 will feature the defending champions of the event in ..
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The 23 years old Australian, Ashleigh Barty has been voted as the WTA player of the year after reaching the top of the world women’s tennis association’s (WTA) ranking capturing her maiden grand slam singles title. Ashleigh Barty, the 2019 French Open winner, garnered 82 percent of the media votes to beat other 2019 grand ..
Novak Djokovic from Serbia defeated Rafael Nadal to win his 7th Australian Open Men’s Singles title at Melbourne on 28th January 2019. The resurgent world No.1 outplayed the second-ranked Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 in a largely one-sided match. With this, Djokovic has surpassed American legend Pete Sampras to elevate himself to outright third on the ..
Naomi Osaka from Japan has won the women’s singles 2019 Australian Open Tennis Tournament. She beat Czech Petra Kvitova in a seesaw Australian Open final by 7-6 (7-2) 5-7 6-4 to win back-to-back Grand Slams and become the new World No.1. Osaka is known for her multi-ethnic background and her shy, candid personality. On the ..
India signs agreement to set up Vivekananda Chair at Chicago University India has signed at agreement with the University of Chicago to set up a Vivekananad Chair at the University. The agreement has been signed between India’s Ministry of Culture and the University. This agreement entails the consideration of a 1.5 million dollar grant for ..
Events & HappeningsPPP X Change – MumbaiPPPX change is a bi-annual Public Private Partnership workshop launched by Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Union Ministry of Finance at Mumbai. This aims at enhancing the Public Private Sector partnerships. Awards & HonorsPunjabi Shiromani Sahit Awards – 2009Noted writer Kartar Singh Duggal selected ..