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Ashleigh Barty wins ‘The Don’ award

Ashleigh Barty has won ‘The Don’ award at the annual Sport Australia Hall of Fame and was recognized as currently the top Australian athlete. She won the 2019 French Open tennis tournament and is currently the top-ranked WTA player in the world. Barty became only the 2nd tennis player to win the prestigious award after ..

Novak Djokovic wins 2019 Japan Open tennis title

Novak Djokovic, World No. 1 won his 76th tour-level title by defeating Aussie John Millman 6-3, 6-2 to win the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships. It is the 10th time the Serbian has lifted a trophy on his main draw debut at a tour-level event.

Sumit Nagal becomes first Indian tennis player to win on South American clay court

In Tennis, Sumit Nagal from Haryana has won the men’s singles title of 2019 ATP Challenger Tournament at Buenos Aires in Argentina. He defeated local favourite Facundo Bognis in straight-sets 6-4, 6-2 to claim the $54,160 prize money. With this feat, Nagal   became first Indian to win on South American clay court. Earlier, Nagal ..

Bianca Andreescu wins 2019 edition of women’s singles US Open Tennis title

Bianca Andreescu has won the 2019 edition of women’s singles US Open Tennis title by defeating  Serena Williams in the final by 6-3, 7-5. With this, she became the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam singles title. 

Rafael Nadal wins 2019 edition of men’s singles US Open Tennis title

Spain’s Rafael Nadal has won the 2019 edition of men’s singles US Open Tennis title by defeating Daniil Medvedev in a five-set epic with a thrilling 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4. This is his 4th US Open title and 19th Grand Slam trophy. He moved one shy of Roger Federer’s all-time men’s record 20 Grand ..

Bianca Andreescu becomes 1st teen to reach US Open semi-finals in decade

The 19-year-old Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu has become the first teen to reach US Open semi-finals in a decade since Caroline Wozniacki in 2009. To spot in the final, she defeated Belgium’s Elise Mertens  by 3-6, 6-2, 6-3. Andreescu could become the first teen to win a Grand Slam title since Maria Sharapova captured the ..

Smriti Mandhana conferred with 2018 Arjuna Award

Star Indian cricketer Smriti Mandhana and ace tennis player Rohan Bopanna have been conferred with the 2018 Arjuna Awards by Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Kiren Rijeju at a ceremony held in New Delhi. She is currently ranked no. 1 in the ICC ODI Batting rankings. Playing for India, Mandhana has already registered 1951 ..

Simona Halep wins women’s title at 2019 Wimbledon tennis tournament

In Tennis, Simona Halep defeated Serena Williams in the final by 6–2, 6–2 to win the Ladies’ Singles tennis title at the 2019 Wimbledon Championships. Halep became the first Romanian female player to reach and win the Wimbledon final. At 37 years 291 days, Williams is the oldest Grand Slam women’s singles finalist to compete ..