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Aryna Sabalenka wins Linz Title; replaces Serena Williams in top 10 ranking

On November 16, 2020, Aryna Sabalenka won the Linz Open. The 22-year old Belarusian traded places with Serena Williams who has dropped to 11th in ranking. Serena has not played since French Open due to her Achilles injury. Aryna Sabalenka She is a Belarusian Tennis player. She has been ranked at number 9 in singles ..

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Rafael Nadal wins French Open, 2020

On October 11, 2020, Rafarl Nadal won the French Open, 2020 beating Novak Djokovic. This is Nadal’s 20th Grand Slam and 13th French Open title. Highlights Under female category of French Open, 2020, Iga Swiatek won the title. She was the first player from Poland to win a Grand Slam. Iga Swiatek She is ranked ..

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COVID-19: Wimbledon cancelled for the First Time since World Wars

On April 1, 2020, Wimbledon was cancelled due to the threats of Corona Virus. This is the first time the tournament is being cancelled since the World War II. Highlights Wimbledon was scheduled between June 29, 2020 and July 12, 2020 in the outskirts of London. However, it was cancelled considering lock down situation and ..

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Ankita Raina led India to progress to World play-offs

Ankita Raina, was seen in news as she delivered an outstanding game in the ongoing Federation Cup Tennis tournament, which led India to progress to the World play-offs. The Indian team created history by progressing to the play-offs for the first time ever, as it has been in the regional group since 2016. In the ..

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Djokovic wins Dubai Tennis Championships

World number one Novak Djokovic has recently won the Dubai Tennis Championships for the first time since 2013. In the summit match of the men’s singles, the 32-year-old Serb star defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets and clinched the title. Novak has now won 21 matches consecutively. In 2010-11, he had won 43 matches consecutively.

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